Mastering Revit Structure 2009
By Thomas S Weir, Eric Wing, Jamie D Richardson, David J Harrington
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: November 2008
Pages: 840

Structure Your Designs the BIM Way

Whether you're a structural engineer, designer, or draftspersonmaking the move to BIM, you'll dramatically increase productivityand become a Revit Structure expert with the techniques, workflows,and previously undocumented tips and tricks in this thoroughreference and tutorial.

The expert authors combine their years of Revit and engineeringexperience to offer you a solid foundation in Revit Structureconcepts, before moving to the structural modeling of such elementsas walls, frames, and slabs. You'll learn advanced family creation,standards development, and model documentation andpresentation—as well as such crucial topics as annotation,dimensioning, exporting data, 3D visualization, templates,publishing, collaboration, and more. With detailed tutorials andreal-world solutions you can implement right away, this is theperfect resource for anyone who wants to master Revit Structure2009.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding how parametric modeling frees you to focus on yourdesigns

  • Exploring the broad array of tools in Revit Structure's userinterface

  • Viewing and referencing plan, section, elevation, and modelviews—simultaneously—while you design

  • Applying scheduling, annotation, and dimensioning info as yougo, for speedier workflows

  • Creating and presenting 3D visualizations that bring yourdesigns to life

  • Using analytical models to test and simulate, then refine yourdesigns

  • Adding custom content and building your own componentlibraries

  • Increase Your Productivity, Speed, and Accuracy with RevitStructure

  • Create Dynamic Structural Models Using Best Practices

  • Design, Draw, Detail, and Draft in a Virtual World

  • Compare Your Designs to Those of Revit Professionals on theCompanion Website

  • View Striking Revit Structure Examples in the Full-ColorInsert

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