Leverage the Power of BIM with Revit MEP 2011
No matter which system you're designing—mechanical, electrical, or plumbing—this book shows you how to use Autodesk's Revit MEP building information modeling (BIM) software to make it happen more efficiently. Master the MEP interface and tools, get hands-on practice in setting up Revit projects and templates, and discover real-world techniques and tricks that only pros who use the software on a daily basis know.
Whether you're evaluating building loads, setting up electrical circuits, or designing water systems, this in-depth reference and tutorial will show you how to quickly get professional results.
Exploring the Revit MEP 2011 user interface and setting up project templates
Integrating Revit into your workflow and following best practices for worksharing
Preparing models for analysis and importing/exporting gbxml (green building xml) files
Doing solid modeling, creating symbols, and setting up parameters
Using Revit MEP for mechanical design, including performing building load analysis, designing ductwork and piping, and more
Using Revit MEP for electrical design, including lighting, power, communications, and circuits
Using Revit MEP for plumbing design, including water systems, fixtures, and sanitary piping
Apply the Power of BIM to Your Mechanical, Electrical,or Plumbing Design Process
Master the Revit MEP Interface, Tools, and Menus
Discover Real-World Tricks and Tips from Revit and MEP Experts
Learn Best Practices for Setting Up Workflows and Worksharing
Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples and Hands-On Tutorials