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Author Bokmiller, Don.

Title Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014 / Don Bokmiller, Simon Whitbread, Plamen Hristov
Published Indianapolis, Ind. : Sybex, [2013]
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Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 General Project Setup -- ch. 1 Exploring the User Interface -- The Ribbon -- Using Tabs -- Using Contextual Tabs -- Using Family Editor Tabs -- Customizing the Ribbon -- Quick Access Toolbar -- User Interface Features -- Options Bar -- Properties Palette -- View Control Bar -- Status Bar -- Info Center -- Exchange Apps -- User Interface Control -- Menus and Settings -- Keyboard Shortcuts -- Graphics -- Context Menus -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 2 Creating an Effective Project Template -- Understanding Templates -- Understanding the Project Browser Organization -- Determining Which Views Are Grouped Together -- Sorting Views within Groups -- Determining the Number and Types of Views Needed -- Setting the Number of Levels -- Working with Plan Types -- Creating a Working View -- Choosing Display Settings for Views -- Visibility Settings for Template Views -- Visibility Settings Shortcut: View Templates -- Schedule Views -- Establishing Project Settings -- Object Styles -- Drafting Line Settings -- Export Settings -- Annotation Styles -- Project Units -- Project Phases -- Defining Preloaded Content and Its Behavior -- Annotation Families -- Component Families -- System Families -- MEP Settings -- Creating Sheet Standards -- Titleblocks -- Sheet Organization -- Preset Sheets (Not Placeholder Sheets) -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 3 Worksets and Worksharing -- Understanding Central Files -- Creating a Central File -- Creating a New Workset -- Working with Local Files -- Creating a Local File -- Synchronizing a Local File with the Central File -- Managing and Using the Power of Worksets -- Taking Ownership of Worksets -- Working with Model Elements and Their Worksets -- Controlling Visibility and Worksets -- Enhancing Communication -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 4 Project Collaboration -- Preparing Your Files for Sharing -- Working with Linked Revit Files -- Linking Revit Files -- Using Shared Coordinates -- Managing Revit Links -- Controlling Visibility of Revit Links -- Coordinating Elements within Shared Models -- Monitoring Elements -- Responding to Change Alerts -- Reconciling Hosting -- Maintaining Project Coordination -- Working with Files from Other Applications -- Linking CAD Files -- Exporting Your Revit File to a CAD Format -- Using Image Files in a Revit Project -- Setting Options for Quality Control -- Using Autodesk Revit Server -- Using Cloud-Based Solutions -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 5 Multiplatform Interoperability: Working with 2D and 3D Data -- 2D Data Types -- MicroStation 2D DGN -- DXF -- 2D Data for Standard Details -- 2D Data for Plans, Sections, and Elevations -- 3D Data Types -- Revit Project File -- Revit Family File -- ADSK -- IFC -- AutoCAD DWG -- SketchUp -- Other File Formats -- Point Clouds -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 6 Parameters -- Understanding Parameter Basics -- Choosing the Correct Parameter -- Naming Parameters -- Using Type Parameters -- Using Instance Parameters -- Setting Parameter Discipline, Type, and Grouping -- Using Parameters in Families -- Dimensional Parameters Lock Function -- Parameter Types -- Type Catalogs -- Formulas -- System Parameters -- Lookup Tables -- Using Shared Parameters -- Using Parameters in Projects -- Project Parameters -- Parameters in Schedules -- Creating and Using Parameters in Families and Schedules -- View and Sheet Parameters -- Working with Formulas -- Sample Conditional Statements -- Rounding -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 7 Schedules -- Defining Schedules -- The Fields Tab -- The Filter Tab -- The Sorting/Grouping Tab -- The Formatting Tab -- The Appearance Tab -- Editing a Schedule -- Scheduling Component and System Family Data -- Mechanical Equipment Schedules -- Lighting Fixture Schedules -- System Family Schedules -- Model Component Schedules -- Using Schedules for Design and Analysis -- Schedule Keys -- Panel Schedules -- Using Schedules for Project Management -- Sheet List -- View List -- Note Block -- The Bottom Line -- pt. 2 Autodesk Revit MEP for Mechanical Design -- ch. 8 HVAC Cooling and Heating Load Analysis -- Modeling Spaces for Building Load Analysis -- Creating Spaces -- Placing Spaces -- Creating a Space Properties Schedule -- Modifying Space Properties -- Creating Zones -- Setting Building Construction Options -- Performing Heating and Cooling Load Analysis -- Load Analysis -- Weather Data -- Outdoor Air Infiltration -- Sliver Spaces -- Details -- Heating and Cooling Loads Report -- Performing Conceptual Energy Analysis on Your Building -- Setting Up the Model -- Keeping It Simple -- Performing Energy Simulation -- Analyzing Duct and Pipe System Pressure -- Exporting gbXML Data to Load-Simulating Software -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 9 Creating Logical Systems -- Managing Systems -- Why Are Systems Important? -- Mechanical Settings -- System Browser -- Setting Up Air Systems -- Understanding Parameters -- Creating Mechanical Systems -- Setting Up Piping Systems -- Understanding Parameters -- Creating Pipe Systems -- Creating Fire-Protection Systems -- Setting Display Properties of Systems -- Understanding Child and Parent Relationships in Revit Systems -- Using System Filters -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 10 Mechanical Systems and Ductwork -- Air Distribution Components -- Mechanical Equipment Components -- Air Conditioning/Handling Units -- VAV Boxes -- Ductwork -- Duct Types and Routing -- Creating New Duct Types -- Using Automatic Duct Routing -- Using Manual Duct Routing -- Duct Sizing -- Choosing a Duct Sizing Method -- Using the Duct Routing Tools -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 11 Mechanical Piping -- Mechanical Pipe Settings -- Creating Piping Systems -- Creating Pipe Types -- Defining Fitting Angles -- Selecting Fittings for Routing Preferences -- Choosing Pipe Materials and Sizes -- Adjusting the Pipe Sizing Table -- Using the Fluids Table -- Pipe Routing Options -- Automatic Pipe Routing -- Manual Pipe Routing -- Pipe Fittings -- Using Pipe Fitting Controls -- Placing Valves -- Adding Piping Insulation -- Defining Systems Visibility through Filters -- The Bottom Line -- pt. 3 Autodesk Revit MEP for Electrical Design -- ch. 12 Lighting -- Efficient Lighting Design -- Spaces and Lighting -- The Reflected Ceiling Plan -- Lighting Worksets -- Lighting Analysis -- Hosting Options for Lighting Fixtures and Devices -- Lighting Fixtures in a Ceiling -- Lighting Fixtures in Sloped Ceilings -- Ceiling Changes -- Overhead Fixtures in Spaces with No Ceiling -- Wall-Mounted Lights -- Switches -- Site Lighting -- The Site Plan -- Site Lighting Layout -- Site Lighting Analysis -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 13 Power and Communications -- Modeling Methods for Power and Systems Devices -- Using Annotation Symbols -- Using Face-Hosted Families -- Avoiding Interference of Symbols -- Creating Circuits -- Placing Devices and Equipment Connections -- Disconnect Switches -- Distribution Equipment and Transformers -- Switchboards -- Panels -- Other Equipment -- Creating Power Distribution Systems -- Power Diagrams -- Tips for Creating Power Diagrams -- Creating a Fire Alarm System Model -- Fire Alarm Riser Diagram -- Fire Alarm Diagram Using Drafting Tools and Symbols -- Modeling Conduit and Cable Tray -- Defining Electrical Settings -- Placing Conduit in a Model -- Placing Cable Tray in a Model -- Creating Family Types -- The Bottom Line -- ch
14 Circuiting and Panels -- Establishing Electrical Settings -- Wiring Settings -- Voltage Definitions -- Distribution Systems -- Load Calculations -- Creating Circuits and Wiring for Devices and Fixtures -- Editing Wiring -- Editing Circuits -- Drawing Wires Manually -- Controlling Wire Display -- Managing Circuits and Panels -- Circuit Properties -- Wire Properties -- Panel Properties -- Other Panels and Circuits -- Using Schedules for Sharing Circuit Information -- The Bottom Line -- pt. 4 Autodesk Revit MEP for Plumbing -- ch. 15 Plumbing (Domestic, Sanitary, and Other) -- Configuring the Plumbing Views -- Global Settings and View-Specific Settings -- Defining Systems Visibility through Filters -- Working with Plumbing Fixtures -- Working with Architectural Linked-in Plumbing Models -- Creating Custom Pipe Assemblies -- Copying/Monitoring Plumbing Fixtures -- Choosing Pipe Settings and Pipe Routing Options -- Sloping Pipe -- Annotating Invert Elevation and Slope -- Using Fittings -- Using Pipe Fitting Controls -- Placing Valves -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 16 Fire Protection -- Understanding the Essentials of Placing Fire-Protection Equipment -- Point of Connection -- Fire Pump Assembly -- Fire Riser Assembly -- Sprinkler Heads -- Creating Fire-Protection Systems -- Creating a Fire-Protection Wet System -- Filtering Fire-Protection Systems -- Using Mechanical Joint Fittings -- Routing Piping and Adjusting Settings -- The Bottom Line -- pt. 5 Managing Content in Autodesk Revit MEP -- ch. 17 Solid Modeling -- Solids and Voids -- Extrusions -- Blends -- Revolves -- Sweeps -- Swept Blends -- Joining Geometry -- Voids -- Reference Planes and Lines -- Constraints and Dimensions -- Visibility Control -- In-Place Massing -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 18 Creating Symbols and Annotations -- Using Drafting Tools in Revit -- Drawing Arcs -- Using Other Drawing Tools -- Creating Filled Regions --
Note continued: Building a Symbol Library -- Generic Annotations -- Subcategories -- Text and Labels -- Detail Components -- Controlling Visibility of Lines, Regions, and Annotations -- Using Visibility Parameters -- Using Constraints -- Using Labels and Tags -- Label Format Options -- Labels and Linework -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 19 Creating Equipment -- Modeling MEP Equipment -- Hosting Options -- Family Categories -- Detail Level -- Geometry for Connection Points -- Equipment Pads -- Adding Connectors to Equipment Families -- Duct Connectors -- Pipe Connectors -- Electrical Connectors -- Multiple Connectors in Families -- Creating Clearance Spaces -- Adding Parameters and Constraints -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 20 Creating Lighting Fixtures -- Understanding Types of Lighting Fixture Families -- Nonhosted Lighting Fixtures -- Face-Hosted Lighting Fixtures -- Face-Hosted Families for Wall-Mounted Lights -- Fixture Types Based on Dimensions -- Fixture Types Based on Fixture Performance and Lighting Characteristics -- Naming Conventions -- Performing a Lighting Analysis -- Light Source Location -- Light Source Definitions -- Light Source Parameters -- Using Fixture Families as Intelligent Objects -- Using Parameters -- Adding Connectors -- Representing Light Fixtures on Construction Documents -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 21 Creating Devices -- Modeling Device Geometry -- Category and Parameters -- Geometry and Reference Planes -- Using Annotations for Devices -- Adding Parameters and Connectors -- Using Parameters for Labels -- Adding Connectors -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 22 Details -- Drafting and Detailing Tools -- Line Styles -- Regions -- Detail Components -- CAD Details -- Using Drafting Views -- Converting Details -- Strategies for Creating a Detail Library -- Inserting 2D Elements -- Inserting Views -- Model Detail Views -- Plan Callouts -- Section Callouts -- The Bottom Line -- ch. 23 Sheets -- Creating a Titleblock -- Using Existing CAD Graphics -- Using Text and Labels -- Using Logos and Images -- Working with Sheets in a Project -- Organizing Project Browser Sheets -- Placing Views on Sheets -- Working with Viewports -- Adding Annotations -- Placing Schedules -- Using Sheet Lists -- Making Sheet Revisions -- Printing Sheets -- Exporting Sheets -- The Bottom Line -- Appendix The Bottom Line -- ch. 1 Exploring the User Interface -- ch. 2 Creating an Effective Project Template -- ch. 3 Worksets and Worksharing -- ch. 4 Project Collaboration -- ch. 5 Multiplatform Interoperability: Working with 2D and 3D Data -- ch. 6 Parameters -- ch. 7 Schedules -- ch. 8 HVAC Cooling and Heating Load Analysis -- ch. 9 Creating Logical Systems -- ch. 10 Mechanical Systems and Ductwork -- ch. 11 Mechanical Piping -- ch. 12 Lighting -- ch. 13 Power and Communications -- ch. 14 Circuiting and Panels -- ch. 15 Plumbing (Domestic, Sanitary, and Other Piping) -- ch. 16 Fire Protection -- ch. 17 Solid Modeling -- ch. 18 Creating Symbols and Annotations -- ch. 19 Creating Equipment -- ch. 20 Creating Lighting Fixtures -- ch. 21 Creating Devices -- ch. 22 Details -- ch. 23 Sheets
Notes Print version record
Subject Autodesk Revit.
Architectural drawing -- Computer-aided design.
Buildings -- Mechanical equipment -- Design and construction -- Data processing.
Plumbing -- Design and construction -- Data processing.
Form Electronic book
Author Hristov, Plamen.
Whitbread, Simon, 1962-
ISBN 1118604199
1118741374
111875817X
9781118604199
9781118741375
9781118758175