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Revit Structure – Essentials


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Revit Structure - Essentials


Learn about building information modeling and the tools for parametric design and analysis and documentation using Autodesk Revit Structure. Begin the three-day guide by learning the fundamental features of Autodesk Revit Structure, then progressing through 3D parametric design tools for creating and analyzing a project, and finish with construction documentation, and design visualization.


3 Days (9:30am – 4:30pm)


Structural Engineering, drafting or architectural experience is highly recommended. No previous CAD experience is necessary. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/V7 will be needed.

Course Outline

Building Information Modelling

  • Building Information Modelling for Structural Engineering

Revit Structure Basics

  • Exploring the User Interface
  • Working with Structural Elements and Families

Viewing the Structural Model

  • Managing Views
  • Controlling Object Visibility
  • Working with Section and Elevation Views
  • Creating and Modifying 3D Views

Starting a New Project

  • Setting Up Projects
  • Adding & Modifying Levels
  • Creating & Modifying Grids

Creating Structural Columns & Walls

  • Working with Structural Columns
  • Working with Structural Walls

Creating Frames

  • Adding Floor Framing
  • Working with Beams & Beam Systems
  • Working with Structural Steel Frames
  • Working with Structural Concrete Beams

Creating Floors & Roofs

  • Floors
  • Creating Roofs & Adding Structural Framing

Creating Foundations

  • Adding Foundations

Stairs & Ramps

  • Creating Stairs
  • Creating Ramps

Creating Plan Annotations & Schedules

  • Adding Dimensions
  • Working with Text & Tags
  • Creating Legends
  • Working with Schedules

Creating Detailing

  • Working with Detail Views
  • Adding Concrete Reinforcement
  • Working with Drafting Views
  • Working with CAD Details

Creating Construction Documentation

  • Working with Sheets & Title Blocks
  • Printing Sheets
  • Exporting Content to CAD Formats
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