Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018

Author: Lance Kirby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119414353
Release Date: 2017-06-28
Genre: Computers

The best-selling Revit guide, now more complete than ever with all-new coverage on the 2018 release Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 for Architecture is packed with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and real-world examples to help you get up to speed quickly on the latest version of Autodesk Revit for Architecture. Organized according to how you learn and implement the software, this book provides expert guidance for all skill levels. Hands-on tutorials allow you to dive right in and start accomplishing vital tasks, while compelling examples illustrate how Revit for Architecture is used in every project. The companion website features before-and-after tutorial files, additional advanced content, and an hour of video on crucial techniques to help you quickly master this powerful software. From basic interface topics to advanced visualization techniques and documentation, this invaluable guide is your ideal companion through the Revit Architecture workflow. Whether you're preparing for Autodesk certification exams or just want to become more productive with the architectural design software, practical exercises and expert instruction will get you where you need to be. Understand key BIM and Revit concepts and master the Revit interface Delve into templates, work-sharing, and managing Revit projects Master modeling and massing, the Family Editor, and visualization techniques Explore documentation, including annotation, detailing, and complex structures BIM software has become a mandatory asset in today's architecture field; automated documentation updates reduce errors while saving time and money, and Autodesk's Revit is the industry leader in the BIM software space.

Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture No Experience Required

Author: Eric Wing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119243304
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Genre: Computers

The only Revit tutorial guide based on a real project workflow Autodesk Revit Architecture No Experience Required is the ultimate real-world guide for mastering this increasingly prevalent BIM software package. Using a continuous, step-by-step tutorial, this book walks you through all project phases as you learn the basics of Revit by designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building. You'll begin by learning your way around the interface and conventions, then jump right into design by placing walls, doors, and windows. Next you'll work with grids, beams, foundations, dimensions, and text as you build floors layer by layer, join walls, create ceilings and roofs, and place stairs, ramps, and railings. The instruction covers construction documentation, advanced detailing, and families, as well as site considerations including grading and top surface features to provide a well-rounded, real-world Revit skill set. The companion website features downloadable 'before and after' tutorial files that allow you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. The shift from 2D drafting to 3D building information modeling has made Revit a must-have skill for an increasing number of design, engineering, and construction professionals. This book is designed to teach you the basics quickly, using a real-world workflow, process, and pacing. Get acquainted with the Revit interface, then immediately start building Learn to place structural components, text, dimensions, and more Understand views, grids, editing, importing, exporting, and work sharing Generate construction documentation including schedules and material takeoffs This simple yet engaging tutorial brings together all of the major skills a Revit user needs to know to complete real workplace projects. Whether read from beginning to end as a comprehensive lesson, or used as 'dip-in' reference for unfamiliar tasks, Autodesk Revit Architecture No Experience Required provides invaluable practical BIM instruction for every phase of a project.

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015

Author: Eddy Krygiel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118863015
Release Date: 2014-05-19
Genre: Computers

The Ultimate Guide to Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Responding to reader and instructor feedback, the expert author team updated and refreshed the book's content to make it even more useful, complete, and approachable. Mastering Revit Architecture is organized by real-world workflows and features detailed explanations, interesting real-world examples, and practical tutorials to help readers understand Revit and BIM concepts so that they can quickly start accomplishing vital Revit tasks. Part I discusses key BIM and Revit concepts before giving readers a hands-on look at the Revit interface. Part II explores today's Revit workflows and introduces readers to templates, worksharing, and managing Revit projects. Part III dives into modeling and massing and offers detailed information on the crucial Family Editor as well as visualization techniques for various industries. Part IV covers documentation, including annotation and detailing, and explains how to work with complex walls, roofs and floors as well as curtain walls and advanced stair and railings. The companion website features before-and-after tutorial files (metric and Imperial sets), additional advanced content, and an hour of video on crucial techniques. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced Revit user, this book offers the detailed instruction you need to get the most out of this powerful software product.

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016

Author: James Vandezande
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044659
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Genre: Computers

The Autodesk-endorsed guide to real-world Revit Architecture mastery Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 provides focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling, real-world examples to help you get the most out of the Revit Architecture 2016 software. Information is organized to reflect the way you learn and implement Revit, featuring real-world workflows, in-depth explanations, and practical tutorials that help you understand Revit and BIM concepts so you can quickly start accomplishing vital tasks. The thorough coverage makes this book an ideal study guide for those preparing for Autodesk's certification exam. The companion website features before-and-after tutorials, additional advanced content, and video on crucial techniques to help you quickly master important tasks. This comprehensive guide walks you through the software to help you begin designing quickly. Understand basic BIM concepts and the Revit interface Explore templates, work-sharing, and project management workflows Learn modeling, massing, and visualization techniques for other industries Work with complex structures, annotation, detailing, and much more To master what is quickly becoming an essential industry tool, Mastering Revit Architecture 2016 is your ultimate practical companion.

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016

Author: Simon Whitbread
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059387
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Computers

Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains Revit MEP tools and functionality in the context of professional design and provides the practical insight that can only come from years of experience. Coverage includes project setup, work sharing, building loads, ductwork, electrical and plumbing, and much more, with clear explanation every step of the way. The companion website features downloadable tutorials that reinforce the material presented, allowing you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. This is your guide to master the capabilities of this essential productivity-enhancing tool. Generate schedules that show quantities, materials, design dependencies, and more Evaluate building loads, and design logical air, water, and fire protection systems Create comprehensive electrical and plumbing plans tailored to the project Model your design with custom parameters, symbols, fixtures, devices, and more If you're ready to get on board this emerging design, collaboration, and documentation paradigm, Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 is the one-stop resource you need.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials

Author: Ryan Duell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059561
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Computers

Put Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 to work for you with this real-world focused guide Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials helps you get acquainted and quickly become productive with the leading Building Information Modeling software. With a real-world focus and a tutorial-based approach, this invaluable guide features concise, straightforward explanations and hands-on exercises that walk you through the entire design process. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals, and then briskly moves into step-by-step instruction illustrated by compelling full-color screen shots. This new edition includes expanded information on rendering and visualization, and a new discussion surrounding effective work sharing, details and annotations, drawing sets, and professional workflows. The companion website features additional tutorials, plus downloadable data sets that allow you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. Revit Architecture 2016 is a powerful, sophisticated BIM application designed to boost productivity with automated documentation for every design and update. This guide takes you through the entire design process, and shows you how to get the most out of Revit every step of the way. Design walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, stairs, ramps, railings, and more Work with families, groups, and phasing, and add color fills and rendering Create compelling drawing sets with details and annotations Learn the tips and tricks experts use to get the most out of Revit Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials gets you up to speed quickly, so you can win more bids and expedite the project approval process.

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014

Author: James Vandezande
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118741283
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Genre: Computers

Learn Revit Architecture with expert instruction from this Autodesk Official Press guide The new edition of this bestselling Revit book is the most useful and approachable Mastering Revit Architecture yet. Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide to Autodesk's industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) software features in-depth explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials help you grasp crucial tools, techniques, and concepts so you can quickly start doing real work in Revit. You will learn core BIM concepts and best practices for everything from putting together impressive building designs to producing solid documentation, creating visualizations that impress clients, and more. Hands-on exercises with downloadable before-and-after files provide plenty of opportunities to practice the real-world scenarios and hone all the crucial Revit skills. Explains the user interface, general concepts, best practices, and new features of Revit 2014 Teaches modeling, massing, and visualization with Revit Helps users develop extended modeling skills for walls, stairs, floors, and more Features detailed documentation and presentation techniques Provides detailed instruction, step-by-step tutorials, and numerous examples Includes downloadable starting and ending files and additional advanced content Offers information to help readers prepare for Autodesk's certification exams This detailed reference and tutorial is the perfect resource for becoming an expert with Autodesk's powerful BIM software.

Revit Architecture 2017

Author: Munir Hamad
Publisher:
ISBN: 1944534644
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Architecture

Covering all of the major techniques, this book uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion files to set up drawing exercises and projects and to see all of the book's figures. Revit 2017 Architecture includes over 100 exercises or "mini-workshops" that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of these workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in Revit Architecture 2017. Features: - Designed for novice users of Revit 2017 Architecture. Most useful for "teach yourself" or instructor-led Revit training. No previous CAD experience is required - Uses both English and metric units in examples, exercises, projects, and descriptions - Accompanied by companion files that feature drawings, practice and finished plots, figures, etc. - Includes over 50 "mini-workshops" and hundreds of figures that complete small projects - Helps you to prepare for the Revit Architecture Certified Professional exam - Exercises and projects included for use as a textbook

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 No Experience Required

Author: Eric Wing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118862148
Release Date: 2014-05-19
Genre: Computers

Learn Revit Architecture the hands-on way For those who like to learn by doing, this Autodesk Official Press book shows you how to build a four-story office building one step at a time, providing you with real-world practice you might expect to encounter on the job. Concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and an engaging hands-on tutorial make this book the perfect way to learn Revit Architecture. In addition, you can download starting files for each chapter from the website in order to compare your work to the authors, or start fresh with any chapter in the book. Expert author Eric Wing first introduces the interface and Revit conventions, and then moves directly into building modeling. You'll learn to place walls, doors, and windows, work with structural grids, beams, and foundations; add text and dimensions, and use dimensions as a design tool. As the building takes shape, you'll discover how to generate construction documentation, create schedules, work with families, consider site issues, and use Revit's rendering capabilities. Here are some of the skills you can acquire from this book: Understanding Revit's interface, views, and grids Creating and editing roofs, railings, stairs, and ceilings Generating documentation and construction schedules Using advanced features like creating hosted families, system families, and formulas Autodesk Revit Architecture: No Experience Required is a completely self-paced guide. You can work along with the tutorial from cover to cover or jump in anywhere. No matter how you use this book, you'll be able to transfer the useful concepts to your professional practice.

The Aubin Academy Revit Architecture

Author: Paul F Aubin
Publisher: G3b Press
ISBN: 0692470395
Release Date: 2015-06-24
Genre: Architecture

The Aubin Academy Revit Architecture combines a straightforward, reader-friendly style with detailed project-focused exercises that encourage you to learn by doing. Readers will gain practical, firsthand experience with the powerful and popular Autodesk(R) Revit(R) Architecture software; purpose-built for Building Information Modeling (BIM), which industry leading architects and building design professionals are using to move beyond traditional Computer Aided Design (CAD) and drafting to manage complex projects, foster collaboration and boost productivity. With tools for early schematic design and planning, detailed design development studies and tools to create complete sets of deliverables including traditional construction document sets and modern digital output, Revit offers the modern architect everything they need to be successful in today's competitive market. Within these pages you will find a concise manual focused squarely on the rationale and practicality of creating architectural projects within the BIM paradigm. The emphasis is on proven best-practice procedures rather than a series of independent commands and tools. The goal of each lesson is to help readers complete building design projects successfully. You will find equal emphasis on "why" individual tools and features are used, not just "how" to performs the picks and clicks. The text and exercises seek to give the reader a clear sense of the value of the tools, while remaining focused on practical examples from architectural practice. The Aubin Academy: Revit Architecture provides resources designed to shorten your learning curve, raise your comfort level, and, most importantly, give you real-life, tested, and practical advice on the usage of the software to create architectural Building Information Models. Features: - Thorough coverage of the essential skills required to use Revit Architecture to create building design projects including: modeling tools, setting up views, composing sheets, working with design options, linked files and team collaboration with worksharing. - The author combines his extensive experience as an educator and architectural professional with a straightforward, engaging writing style, making even complex material easier for readers to master and apply to real projects. - Practical, project-focused exercises encourage readers to "learn by doing," giving them a deeper understanding of the BIM process and the tools and techniques used to complete it. - Power User/BIM Manager tips throughout the text offer readers practical insights on what is required to manage building information modeling in a modern architectural setting. - Dataset and practice files are included with the text and available for download from the author's website. Files are provided for each chapter, so you can skip to just the topics you need, or follow the lessons from start to finish. - Check your progress by comparing your results to the completed versions provided in each chapter's downloadable dataset. - Use the text to help you prepare for Autodesk Professional Certification. Icons next to pertinent topic headings throughout the text help you prepare for the certification exam. - Use the book with Autodesk(R) Revit(R), Autodesk(R) Revit(R) Architecture, or Autodesk(R) Revit(R) LT software.

Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044840
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Computers

The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.

Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit 2018

Author: Daniel John Stine
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630570941
Release Date: 2017-05
Genre: Computers

Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit 2018 is designed for the architectural student using Revit 2018. The intent is to provide you with a well-rounded knowledge of tools and techniques for use in both school and industry. This text takes a project based approach to learning Revit's architectural tools in which you develop a three story office building. Each book also includes access to nearly 100 video tutorials designed to further help you master Autodesk Revit. General building codes and industry standard conventions are covered in a way that is applicable to the current exercise. The first two chapters are intended to get you familiar with the user interface and many of the common menus and tools of Revit 2018. A small office is created in chapter two to show you just how easy it is to get started using Autodesk Revit. By the end of chapter two you will be excited and prepared to take on a much larger project. Throughout the rest of the book you develop a three story office building. The drawings start with the floor plans and develop all the way to photo-realistic renderings like the one on the cover of this book. In these chapters many of the architectural tools and features of Revit 2018 are covered in greater detail.

Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013

Author: Jeffrey Harper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118238479
Release Date: 2012-08-30
Genre: Computers

Get professional training in 3ds Max from this Autodesk Official Training Guide Extremely popular with video game designers as well as architects, 3ds Max offers integrated 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing tools designed to streamline production. If you already have a working knowledge of 3ds Max basics, this official guide will take your skills to the next level. Detailed tutorials cover all the latest features of 3ds Max. From modeling, texturing, animation, and architectural visualization to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book provides professional-level instruction on 3ds Max. Those who are proficient in 3ds Max basics can take their 3D animation skills to the next level with this Autodesk Official Training Guide Offers industry-level training, with diverse tutorials that showcase techniques used in actual animations for games, film, TV, and architectural visualization Covers modeling, texturing, animation, visual effects, and high-level techniques as well as all the latest features of 3ds Max Also recommended as a preparation guide to Autodesk's 3ds Max Associate and Professional exams Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max will help intermediate to advanced 3ds Max users develop and sharpen their skills in this popular animation and effects software.

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

Author: Cyndy Davenport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059738
Release Date: 2015-09-03
Genre: Computers

Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 for a real-world workflow with these expert tricks and tips Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 is a complete, detailed reference and tutorial for Autodesk's extremely popular and robust civil engineering software. With straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials, this invaluable guide walks you through everything you need to know to be productive. The focus is on real-world applications in professional environments, with all datasets available for download, and thorough coverage helps you prepare for the AutoCAD Civil 3D certification exam with over an hour's worth of video on crucial tips and techniques. You'll learn how to navigate the software and use essential tools, and how to put it all together in the context of a real-world project. In-depth discussion covers surveying, alignments, surface, grading, cross sections and more, and instructor support materials provide an ideal resource for training and education. This book will take you from beginner to pro, so you can get the most out of AutoCAD Civil 3D every step of the way. Understand key concepts and get acquainted with the interface Create, edit, and display all elements of a project Learn everything you need to know for the certification exam Download the datasets and start designing right away With expert insight, tips, and techniques, Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 helps you become productive from the very beginning.

Mastering AutoCAD Release 12

Author: George Omura
Publisher: Sybex Incorporated
ISBN: 0782111343
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A comprehensive guide to computer-aided design with AutoCAD covers the latest AutoCAD release, providing clear, hands-on guidance in every feature and function of AutoCAD release 12.