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Revit MEP 2012 Beginner to Advanced Training DVDs

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Revit MEP 2012 Beginner to Advanced Training DVDs

Over 16 hours of
training by a Certified Autodesk Instructor

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CADLearning for Autodesk Revit MEP 2012 teaches users about the key building information modeling (BIM) features and functions used by mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers. Lessons and demonstrations cover basic and advanced topics including: creating accurate 2D documents and 3D models for BIM, setting up a project in Revit MEP, managing dynamic schedules and tags, creating and controlling views, creating and managing families and customizing your Revit MEP application.

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HVAC Airside
General Piping

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This is a Distance Learning Course on DVD-ROM. The Instructors are all experts in their field and many have authored multiple training courses and books. This is a Distance Learning Course on DVD-ROM. The Instructors are all experts in their field and many have authored multiple training courses and books.

Course programme

Revit MEP Basics
• Introduction to the CADLearning Series for Revit MEP 2012
• Revit Created for BIM
• Revit MEP Workflow with Bi-directional Associativity
• Recognizing Parametric Relationships in Revit MEP
• Understanding Elements and Their Properties
• Understanding Families and Identifying Kinds of Families
• Working with Revit MEP Categories
Getting Started
• Starting Revit
• Opening a Project File
• Identifying the User Interface Components
• Introduction to the Ribbon
• Understanding the Quick Access Toolbar
• Understanding the Options Bar
• Understanding the Application Menu
• Understanding the InfoCenter Toolbar
• Understanding the Project Browser
• Understanding the Properties Palette
• Understanding the Status Bar
• Understanding the Drawing Area
• Understanding the View Controls
• Understanding the Navigation Bar
• Understanding the ViewCube
• Understanding the Options Dialog
• Understanding Units and Snaps
• Starting a New Project from Recent Files
• Starting a New Project from the Application Menu
• Using the Keyboard - Fundamentals
• Saving and Closing Files
• Managing Windows
• Closing the Application
RMEP Setup and Workflow
• Understanding Revit MEP Project Setup
• Understanding Revit MEP Design Intent Workflow - All Disciplines
• Understanding Spaces
• Placing Spaces
• Placing Space Separators
• Understanding HVAC Zones
• Placing HVAC Zones
• Coordinating Between Mechanical and Electrical Disciplines
• Mechanical Duct Settings
• Mechanical Pipe Settings
• Electrical Settings
RMEP General Modeling
• Introduction to Modeling with Revit
• Creating Simple Equipment Families
• Modeling Using Sizing Tools - Mechanical
• Modeling - Best Practice Distribution Layout - Mechanical
• 3D Views - Risers, Equipment Rooms and Isometrics
• Best Practice - Hosting, Non-Hosting, Hosting Reconciliation
• Modeling - Placing Mechanical Equipment
• Mechanical - Understanding Ducts, Duct Fittings and Duct Types
• Mechanical - Understanding Pipes, Pipe Fittings and Pipe Types
Virtual Systems
• Why Do We Have Virtual Systems?
• Mechanical - Checking Systems
• Electrical - Checking Systems
Energy and Load Modeling
• Understanding Engineer’s Modeling Process
• Conceptual Energy Analysis
• Specifying Energy Settings: Common Elements
• Specifying the Weather, Location and Site
• Specifying Energy Settings: Service, Infiltration and Construction
• Specifying Energy Settings: Phase, Sliver Spaces, Complexity, Defaults and Reporting
• Calculating Heating and Cooling Loads
• Exporting GBXML Files
HVAC Airside
• Understanding Revit HVAC Airside Workflow
• Systems - Focus on Airside Named Systems
• Creating Named Systems
• Modeling - Understanding Duct Modeling
• Modeling - Placing Duct Placeholder
• Modeling - Placing Air Terminals
• Modeling - Duct CFM Placeholders
• Modeling - Placing Main Ductwork
• Modeling - Placing and Connecting Branches
• Modeling - Adding Duct Accessories
• Modeling - Modifying Ductwork and Fittings
• Modeling - Adding Duct Insulation
• Modeling - Troubleshooting HVAC Airside Systems
• Understanding Airside Scheduling
• Understanding HVAC Tags
HVAC Piping
• Understanding Revit HVAC Piping Workflow
• Systems - Focus on HVAC Piping Named Systems
• Creating HVAC Piping Named Systems
• Understanding HVAC Piping Scheduling
• Understanding HVAC Piping Tagging
• Understanding Revit Plumbing Supply Workflow
• Understanding Revit Waste and Vent Workflow
• Understanding Revit Storm Workflow
• Systems - Focus on Plumbing Named Systems
• Copy/Monitor for Plumbing Fixtures
• Creating Plumbing Named Systems - Domestic Supply
• An Approach - Hot Water Recirculation Systems
• An Approach - Plumbing Venting Transition Parts
• Creating Plumbing Named Systems - Waste and Vent
• Methods of Layout of Plumbing in Restroom Groups - Supply
• Methods of Layout of Plumbing in Restroom Groups - Waste and Vent
• Formatting of Plumbing Views: Risers and Underfloor
• An Approach - Cleanouts
• Understanding Plumbing Scheduling
• Understanding Plumbing Tags
General Piping
• Modeling - Understanding General Methods of Pipe Modeling
• Modeling - Placing Main Piping
• Modeling - Piping Placeholders
• Modeling - Connecting to Equipment, Placing Endcaps and Activating Systems
• Modeling - Pipe Flow Placeholders
• Modeling - Parallel Pipe Layout
• Modeling - Single Line vs. Double Line Piping
• An Approach to Pipe Accessories
• Modeling - Pipe Accessories
• Modeling - Modifying Piping and Fittings
• Modeling - Adding Pipe Insulation
• Modeling - Troubleshooting Piping Systems
• Modeling - Sloped Pipe
General Electrical
• Understanding Revit Electrical Workflow
• Demand Factors and Load Categories
• Circuiting - Placing Panelboards
• Circuiting - Creating a Circuit
• Circuiting - Showing Wiring on a Circuit
• An Approach - Wiring Sizing and Voltage Drop
• Circuiting - Creating Panelboard Schedules
• Understanding Circuiting Tags
• Modeling - Conduit
• Focus on Systems - Power Systems Parent-Child Relationships
• Focus on Systems - Head End Power Parent-Child Relationships
• Modeling - Placing, Circuiting and Wiring Power Outlets
• Modeling - Connecting to Mechanical or Other Power Loads
• Modeling - Placing and Circuiting Electrical Head End Equipment
• Understanding Power Scheduling
• Understanding Revit Lighting Workflow
• Spaces and Lighting Design Parameters
• Lighting Fixtures and Photometric Data
• Modeling - Placing Lighting Fixtures
• Copy/Monitor for Lighting Fixtures
• Focus on Systems - Lighting Parent-Child Relationships
• Modeling - Configuring, Placing and Naming Lighting Switching
• Understanding Lighting Scheduling
• Understanding Lighting Tags
• Using Lighting in Design Rendering
Low Voltage
• Focus on Systems: Low-Voltage Parent-Child Relationships
• Modeling - Placing, Circuiting and Wiring Low-Voltage Systems
• Modeling - Cable Tray
Components and Families
• Introduction to Components and Families
• Understanding Content - Mechanical
• Placing Components from the Project Browser
• Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
• Finding Components and Using Autodesk Seek
• Editing Component Families within a Project
Basic Modify and Reporting Tools
• Selecting Objects
• Copying and Moving Objects
• Rotating Objects
• Arraying Objects
• Scaling Objects
• Mirroring Objects
• Flipping Objects
• Using the Clipboard for Copy and Paste
• Splitting Objects
• Creating Elements Consistently with Match Type and Create Similar
• Aligning Objects
• Trimming and Extending Objects
• Offsetting Objects
• Pinning Objects in Place
• Deleting Objects
• Measuring Versus Dimensioning Objects
Views and Sheets
• Creating Plan Views
• Creating Reflecting Ceiling Plan Views
• Creating a Plan Region
• Creating a Section View
• Segmenting a Section View
• Creating Callout Views
• Modifying a Callout
• Tag Visibility Behavior
• Creating Drafting Views
• Creating Reference Views
• Duplicating Views
• Duplicating as Dependent Views
• Creating Match Lines and View References
• Creating Sheets
• Placing Views on a Sheet
• Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
View Graphics
• Introduction to View Properties
• Working with Visual Styles
• Understanding Scale and Level of Detail
• Understanding View Discipline Graphics Settings
• Understanding Plan View Range
• Managing and Applying View Templates
• Understanding Object Styles
• Understanding Visibility Graphics Overrides
• Creating Element and Category Graphic Overrides in Views
• Creating Filter Overrides
• Understanding Crop Regions
• Understanding Annotation Crop Regions
Schedules and Tags
• Parameters for Schedules and Tags
• Tag Concepts
• Schedule Concepts
• Tags - Placing Tags
• Tags - Managing Loaded and Default Tags
• Tags - Creating Simple Element Tags
• Tags - Creating Advanced Element Tags
• Tags - Special Formatting for Tags
• Tags - Space and Room Tags
• Schedules - Creating a Schedule and Specifying Fields
• Schedules - Filtering
• Schedules - Sort/Group
• Schedules - Formatting
• Schedules - Appearance
• Schedules - Placing on Sheets
• Schedules - Creating a Quantity
• Schedules - Spaces
• Schedules - Adding Calculated Values
• Sheet Schedules - Creating and Managing
• View Schedules - Creating and Managing
• Creating Text Annotation
• Modifying Text and Adding Leaders
• Checking Spelling in a View
• Using Find and Replace in Text Annotation
• Modifying Text Type Properties
• Understanding Keyed Notes and Legends
• Creating and Editing the Keynote File
• Managing the Keynote Settings
• User Keynotes
• Element Keynotes
• Modifying Keynote Graphics
• “By Sheet” Keynote Legends
• “By Keynote” Keynote Legends
Printing and Publishing
• Introduction to Printing
• Managing Print Settings
• Selecting Print Range and Options
• Printing to PDF
• Printing to DWF and Buzzsaw
• Printing to DWG and Buzzsaw
• Publishing Files to Share with Autodesk Seek
• Publishing to DWF
• Creating Revision Clouds and Tags
• Managing Sheet Issues and Revisions
• Modifying Titleblocks into Revision Titleblocks
• Creating Supplemental Drawings
Worksets and Worksharing
• Concepts of Revit Worksharing
• Revit Worksharing Terminology
• Enabling Worksharing in a Project File
• Creating the Central File
• Creating the First Local File
• Creating Worksets
• Understanding Worksets
• Understanding How Central and Local Files Communicate
• Viewing History and Project Comments
• Restoration and Rollback of a Workshared Project
• Detaching a File from Central
Leveraging Other Files
• Introduction to Working with External Files
• Linking Revit Building Models and Managing Datum
• Managing Linked Files
• Mining Views from Linked Revit Files
• Using Shared Coordinates from Linked Files
• Importing/Linking CAD Files
• Managing Visibility in Imported CAD Files
• Importing, Placing and Managing Image Files
Managing Your Projects
• Managing Project Information
• Setting Project Units
• Creating and Using Project Parameters
• Managing Project Browser View Organization
• Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
• Displaying and Working with Coordinate Systems
• Understanding Relocating a Project
• Understanding Rotate True North and Project North
• Orienting View to True North or Project North
• Understanding Project Template Files
• Managing Project Standards
• Inserting Views from File
• Understanding Purge Unused
Managing Project Settings
• Managing Object Styles
• Managing Line Styles
• Managing Line Weights
• Managing Line Pattern Properties
• Managing Halftone/Underlay Settings
Managing Application Settings
• Managing the User Interface Components
• Managing File and Template Locations
• Managing the Places Bar
• Customizing the User Interface
• Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
• Temporary Display Settings
• Introduction to Collaboration Tools
• Understanding the Copy/Monitor Tool
• Understanding Coordination Review
• Checking for Interferences
• Exporting Revit Views to 2D CAD Files

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