Autodesk Revit 2018 MEP Fundamentals

Autodesk Revit 2018 MEP Fundamentals Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This course is intended to introduce students to the software’s user interface and the basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components that make the Autodesk Revit software a powerful and flexible engineering modeling tool. This course will also familiarize students with the tools required to create, document, and print the parametric model. The examples and practices are designed to take the students through the basics of a full MEP project from linking in an architectural model to construction documents.

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Course Prerequisites for Autodesk Revit 2018 MEP Fundamentals

  • » This course introduces the fundamental skills in learning the Autodesk Revit MEP software. It is highly recommended that students have experience and knowledge in MEP engineering and its terminology.

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Autodesk Revit 2018 MEP Fundamentals Course Objectives

  • » Working with the Autodesk Revit software’s basic viewing, drawing, and editing commands
  • » Inserting and connecting MEP components and using the System Browser
  • » Working with linked architectural files
  • » Creating spaces and zones so that you can analyze heating and cooling loads
  • » Creating HVAC networks with air terminals, mechanical equipment, ducts, and pipes
  • » Creating plumbing networks with plumbing fixtures and pipes
  • » Creating electrical circuits with electrical equipment, devices, and lighting fixtures and adding cable trays and conduits
  • » Creating HVAC and plumbing systems with automatic duct and piping layouts
  • » Testing duct, piping and electrical systems
  • » Creating and annotating construction documents
  • » Adding tags and creating schedules
  • » Detailing in the Autodesk Revit software

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Autodesk Revit 2018 MEP Fundamentals Course Outline

      1. Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit
        1. BIM and Autodesk Revit
          1. Workflow and BIM
          2. Revit Terms
          3. Revit and Construction Documents
        2. Overview of the Interface
        3. Starting Projects
          1. Opening Projects
          2. Starting New Projects
          3. Saving Projects
        4. Viewing Commands
          1. Zooming and Panning
          2. Viewing in 3D
          3. Visual Styles
      2. Basic Sketching and Modify Tools
        1. Using General Sketching Tools
          1. Drawing Aids
          2. Using Dimensions as Drawing Aids
          3. Reference Planes
        2. Inserting Components
          1. Loading Components
        3. Selecting and Editing Elements
          1. Selecting Multiple Elements
          2. Filtering Selection Sets
        4. Working with Basic Modify Tools
          1. Moving and Copying Elements
          2. Rotating Elements
          3. Mirroring Elements
          4. Creating Linear and Radial Arrays
      3. Basic Systems Tools
        1. Connecting Components
          1. Testing Connections
        2. Working with Additional Modify Tools
          1. Aligning Elements
          2. Splitting Linear Elements
          3. Trimming and Extending
          4. Offsetting Elements
        3. Creating Systems - Overview
          1. Using the System Browser
      4. Starting Systems Projects
        1. Linking in Revit Models
          1. Managing Links
        2. Setting Up Levels
          1. Creating Plan Views
        3. Copying and Monitoring Elements
        4. Batch Copying Fixtures
          1. Batch Copying Fixtures
        5. Coordinating Linked Models
      5. Working with Views
        1. Setting the View Display
          1. Hiding and Overriding Graphics
          2. MEP System Filters
          3. View Properties
          4. Using View Templates
        2. Duplicating Views
          1. Duplication Types
        3. Adding Callout Views
          1. Modifying Callouts
        4. Creating Elevations and Sections
          1. Elevations
          2. Sections
          3. Modifying Elevations and Sections
      6. Setting Up Spaces
        1. Preparing a Model for Spaces
        2. Adding Spaces
          1. Creating Individual Spaces
          2. Space Properties
        3. Working with Spaces
          1. Special Space Situations
      7. Heating and Cooling Loads Analysis
        1. Creating Zones
          1. Using the System Browser with Zones
        2. Applying Color Schemes
        3. Analyzing the Heating and Cooling Loads
      8. HVAC Networks
        1. Adding Mechanical Equipment and Air Terminals
          1. Mechanical Equipment
          2. Air Terminals
        2. Adding Ducts and Pipes
          1. Mechanical Settings
          2. Adding Ducts and Pipes
          3. Creating Parallel Pipes
        3. Modifying Ducts and Pipes
          1. Adding Fittings & Accessories
          2. Duct and Pipe Sizing
          3. Converting Ducts and Pipes
          4. Adding Insulation and Lining
          5. Modifying the Justification
      9. Plumbing Networks
        1. Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Equipment
          1. Mechanical Equipment
          2. Plumbing Fixtures
        2. Adding Plumbing Pipes
          1. Adding Pipes
          2. Sloped Piping
          3. Creating Parallel Pipes
        3. Modifying Plumbing Pipes
          1. Pipe Fittings & Accessories
          2. Changing the Slope
          3. Converting Pipes
          4. Adding Insulation
          5. Modifying the Justification
        4. Adding Fire Protection Networks
      10. Advanced Systems for HVAC and Plumbing
        1. Creating and Modifying Systems
          1. Modifying Systems
        2. Creating Automatic Layouts
        3. Testing Systems
          1. Showing Disconnects
          2. System Inspector
          3. Duct and Pipe Color Fill Legends
          4. Analyzing Systems with Schedule
      11. Electrical Systems
        1. About Electrical Systems
          1. Electrical Settings
        2. Placing Electrical Components
          1. Electrical Equipment
          2. Electrical Devices
          3. Lighting Fixture
        3. Creating Electrical Circuits
          1. Editing Circuit Paths
          2. Adding Wires
        4. Setting up Panel Schedules
          1. Creating Panel Schedules
          2. Modifying Panel Schedules
        5. Adding Cable Trays and Conduit
          1. Creating Parallel Conduit Runs
          2. Modifying Cable Tray and Conduit
          3. Adding Fittings
        6. Testing Electrical Layouts
      12. Creating Construction Documents
        1. Setting Up Sheets
          1. Sheet (Title Block) Properties
        2. Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
        3. Printing Sheets
          1. Printing Options
      13. Annotating Construction Documents
        1. Working with Dimensions
          1. Modifying Dimensions
          2. Setting Constraints
        2. Working With Text
          1. Editing Text
          2. Spell Checking
          3. Creating Text Types
        3. Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
          1. Using Symbols
        4. Creating Legends
      14. Adding Tags and Schedules
        1. Adding Tags
          1. Tagging in 3D Views
        2. Working with Schedules
          1. Modifying Schedules
          2. Modifying a Schedule on a Sheet
      15. Creating Details
        1. Setting Up Detail Views
          1. Referencing a Drafting View
          2. Saving Drafting Views
        2. Adding Detail Components
          1. Detail Components
          2. Repeating Details
        3. Annotating Details
          1. Creating Filled Regions
          2. Adding Detail Tags

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.

Bio:

Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.

Bio:

Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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