Design Integration Using Autodesk Revit 2020 - Daniel John Stine

Design Integration Using Autodesk Revit 2020

By Daniel John Stine

  • Release Date: 2019-04-24
  • Genre: Computers


• Covers all three disciplines of Autodesk Revit in one book 
• Guides you through creating a two story law office while teaching you the BIM process 
• Uses step-by-step tutorials and starts at an introductory level
• Bonus chapters include an introduction to lighting design, multi-story stairs, building performance analysis and much more 

Design Integration Using Autodesk Revit 2020 is designed to provide you with a well-rounded knowledge of Autodesk Revit tools and techniques. All three disciplines of the Revit platform are introduced in this textbook. This approach gives you a broad overview of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process. The topics cover the design integration of most of the building disciplines: Architectural, Interior Design, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical. Civil is not covered, but adding topography to your model is.

Throughout the book you develop a two story law office. The drawings start with the floor plans and develop all the way to photo-realistic renderings similar to the one on the cover of this book. Along the way the building’s structure, ductwork, plumbing and electrical (power and lighting) are modeled. By the end, you will have a thorough knowledge of many of the Revit basics needed to be productive in a classroom or office environment. Even if you will only be working with one component of Revit in your chosen profession, this book will give you important knowledge on how the other disciplines will be doing their work and valuable insight into the overall process.

The first four chapters cover many of the Revit basics needed to successfully and efficiently work with the software. Once the fundamentals are covered, the remaining chapters walk you through a building project which is started from scratch so nothing is taken for granted by you or the author.

Table of Contents

1.   Getting Started with Autodesk Revit 2020 
2.   Quick Start: Small Office 
3.   Revit Basics: Overview of Linework and Modify Tools 
4.   Revit Basics: Drawing 2D Architectural Content 
5.   Floor Plans 
6.   Roof, Floors and Ceilings 
7.   Vertical Circulation 
8.   Structural System 
9.   Annotation 
10. Elevations, Sections and Details 
11. Interior Design 
12. Schedules 
13. Mechanical System 
14. Electrical System 
15. Site and Renderings 
16. Construction Documents Set 
17. Introduction to Phasing and Worksharing 
18. Introduction to Revit Content Creation 
19. Introduction to Computers for CAD/BIM Users 
      Appendix A: Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification Exam 
      Appendix B: Finding Missing Elements in Revit 
      Appendix C: Roof Study Workbook 
      Appendix D: Rooms and Spaces; Revit’s Unbuilt Elements 
      Appendix E: Lighting Design in Revit using ElumTools 
      Appendix F: Introduction to working with 3D PDF 
      Appendix G: Building Performance Analysis in Revit 2020 and Insight 360 
      Appendix H: Introduction to Multi-Story Stairs


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