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Autodesk On-Demand: Revit MEP Comprehensive


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Autodesk On-Demand: Revit MEP Comprehensive Course Outline

**Note: This is an On-Demand (self-study) course, 360-day unlimited 24/7 access via the internet**
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)
You may take this class at any time; there are no set dates. MEP refers to the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing tools within Revit which are used in the construction industry. This comprehensive bundle includes: Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for MEP, BMI Management-Template and Family Creation, Collaboration Tools, and Autodesk Navisworks: Fundamentals. Note: The 360-day access period begins at time of purchase.

About Autodesk On-Demand
This Online On-Demand (self-study) training course includes 360-day access to videos lessons. These video lessons provide instructorsí descriptions and demonstrations of key features and concepts. Step-by-step procedures that establish workflows for end-users. Hands-on practice exercises, including provided datasets, that take end-users through typical scenarios they will encounter using the software. Command summaries for quick-reference when using the software. Finally, graded review questions validate understanding and track progress and proficiency improvements.

**What You Need to Take this Training**
You will need the Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Navisworks Manage software and a high-speed internet connection. Students registering for this course may be eligible for free access to Autodesk software for a one-year period-please contact our office for details. Please note: this course is designed for a Windows OS.

Autodesk On-Demand Learner Profiles
Autodesk On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, Autodesk On-Demand is a great fit for experienced professionals have some experience with Autodesk and don't need traditional classes to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, Autodesk On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to Autodesk and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts. For a complete list of our Autodesk Training Classes, visit: Autodesk Training Classes & Certifications

Experience and knowledge in MEP engineering and its terminology along with a working knowledge of 3D design and task scheduling software is recommended. Knowledge of basic techniques is assumed. Additional prerequisites may be met by successfully completing each course in the order presented below.

Note: This Autodesk On-Demand class is in Imperial Units


- Fundamentals for MEP -

Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit
BIM and Autodesk Revit
Overview of the Interface
Starting Projects
Viewing Commands

Basic Sketching and Modify Tools
Using General Sketching Tools
Inserting Components
Selecting and Editing Elements
Working with Basic Modify Tools
Working with Additional Modify Tools

Introduction to Worksets
Introduction to Worksets

Starting System Projects
Linking and Importing CAD Files
Linking in Revit Models
Setting Up Levels
Copying and Monitoring Elements
Coordinating Linked Models
Batch Copying Fixtures

Working with Views
Modifying the View Display
Duplicating Views
Adding Callout Views
Creating Elevations and Sections

Setting up Spaces
Preparing a Model for Spaces
Adding Spaces
Working with Spaces

Heating and Cooling Loads Analysis
Creating Zones
Applying Color Schemes
Analyzing the Heating and Cooling Loads

Basic System Tools
Connecting Components
Creating Systems - Overview

HVAC Systems
Adding Mechanical Equipment and Air Terminals
Adding Ducts and Pipes
Modifying Ducts and Pipes

Plumbing Systems
Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Equipment
Adding Plumbing Pipes
Modifying Plumbing Pipes
Adding Fire Protection Systems

Advanced Systems for HVAC and Plumbing
Creating and Modifying Systems
Creating Automatic Layouts
Testing Systems

Electrical Systems
About Electrical Systems
Placing Electrical Components
Creating Electrical Circuits
Setting Up Panel Schedules
Adding Cable Trays and Conduit
Testing Electrical Layouts

Creating Construction Documents
Setting Up Sheets
Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
Printing Sheets

Annotating Construction Documents
Working with Dimensions
Working with Text
Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
Creating Legends

Adding Tags and Schedules
Adding Tags
Working with Schedules

Creating Details
Setting up Detail Views
Adding Detail Components
Annotating Details

- BMI Management: Template and Family Creation -

Creating Custom Templates
Preparing Project Templates
Customizing Annotation Types
Creating Title Blocks
Setting Up View Filters
Adding View Templates

Creating Schedules
Introduction to Schedules
Creating Building Component Schedules
Modifying Schedule Appearance
Additional Schedule Types
Advanced Schedule Options
Working with Project Parameters

Custom System Families
Creating Wall, Roof, Floor and Ceiling Types
Vertically Compound Walls
Stacked and Embedded Walls
Creating MEP System Families

Component Family Concepts
Creating Component Families
Creating the Parametric Framework
Creating Family Elements
Creating Family Types

Advanced Family Techniques
Additional Tools for Families
Visibility Display Settings

Additional Family Types
Creating 2D Families
Creating Line-based Families
Creating In-Place Families
Working with Shared Parameters

Creating Architectural-Specific Families
Creating Custom Doors and Windows
Creating Angled Cornices and Copings
Creating Custom Railings

Creating MEP-Specific Families

Creating Structural-Specific Families

- Collaboration Tools -

Phasing, Groups , and Design Options
Applying Project Phasing
Working with Groups
Using Design Options

Linking Models
Linking Models
Views and Linked Models
Copying and Monitoring Elements
Coordinating Linked Models

Importing and Exporting
Importing and Linking Vector Files
Modifying Imported Files
Importing and Linking Raster Image and PDF Files
Exporting Files
Exporting for Energy Analysis

Project Team Collaboration
Introduction to Worksharing
Enabling Worksharing
Setting up Worksets
Create a Central Model
Create a Local File from a Central Model
Working in a Workshared File
Visibility and Display Options with Worksharing
Worksharing and Linked Models
Best Practices for Worksharing

- Autodesk Navisworks Fundamentals -

Introduction to Autodesk Navisworks
What is Navisworks?
Overview of the Interface
Using Basic Viewing Tools

Consolidate Trade Models
Consolidating the Model
Aligning Models

Review Models
Saving and Retrieving Views
Sectioning the Model
Setting View Options
Setting up Appearances

Analyze Models
Selecting Items
Investigating properties
Using the Selection Tree
Finding Items and Saving Search Sets
Hiding and Unhiding Items

Communication: Review and Mark Up a Model
Using Measuring Tools
Marking Up Scenes for Review

Collaboration: Clash Detection
Overview of Clash Detective
Setting up Clash Tests
Reviewing Clash Results
Assigning Clash Fixes
Clash Grouping
Sharing Clash Test Results
Incorporating Model Updates

Quantification Overview
Setting Up A Quantification Project
Item and Resource Management
Model and Virtual Takeoffs
2D Takeoffs
Takeoff Data

Communication: Animator
Creating Tours
Animating Objects
Animation and Scripts

Communication: Scripter
Creating and Managing Events
Creating and Configuring Actions

Project Scheduling
Introduction to TimeLiner
Manually Creating a Construction Simulation
Importing an External Task List
Combining TimeLiner and Animator
Time-based Clashes

Communication: Rendering
Autodesk Rendering Overview
Material Mapping
Exposure Control
Photorealistic Rendering

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