The Autodesk Revit 2021 Black Book is the 2nd edition of our series on Autodesk Revit. This book is designed to help beginners in understanding the workflow in Revit and how simple BIM models are created. The book follows a step by step methodology. In this book, we have tried to give real-world examples with real challenges in designing. We have tried to reduce the gap between educational use of Autodesk Revit and industrial use of Autodesk Revit. The book covers almost all the information required by a beginner to master Autodesk Revit. The book covers Architectural Design, Structural Design, Project Management, Revit Family Components, MEP, Mass and Site Creation, Drafting, Data Management and Collaboration, Macros, Visual Scripting, and Precast. A residential building project is given in this book which revises major topics discussed throughout the book. Some of the salient features of this book are: In-Depth explanation of concepts Every new topic of this book starts with the explanation of the basic concepts. In this way, the user becomes capable of relating the things with real world. Topics Covered Every chapter starts with a list of topics being covered in that chapter. In this way, the user can easy find the topic of his/her interest easily. Instruction through illustration The instructions to perform any action are provided by maximum number of illustrations so that the user can perform the actions discussed in the book easily and effectively. There are about 1000 small and large illustrations that make the learning process effective. Tutorial point of view At the end of concept's explanation, the tutorial make the understanding of users firm and long lasting. Major topics of the book have tutorials that are real world projects. Also, most of the tools in this book are discussed in the form of tutorials. For Faculty If you are a faculty member, then you can ask for video tutorials on any of the topic, exercise, tutorial, or concept.
The SolidWorks 2020 Black Book is the 7th edition of our series on SolidWorks. With lots of additions and thorough review, we present a book to help professionals as well as learners in creating some of the most complex solid models. The book follows a step by step methodology. In this book, we have tried to give real-world examples with real challenges in designing. We have tried to reduce the gap between university use of SolidWorks and industrial use of SolidWorks. In this edition of book, we have included many new features of SolidWorks like Sketch Ink, Silhouette Entities, 3D Textures, Mesh Modeling, DriveWorksXpress, Markup, SolidWorks Inspection, and so on. New practice questions have been added in this edition. The book covers almost all the information required by a learner to master the SolidWorks. The book starts with sketching and ends at advanced topics like Mold Design, Sheetmetal, Weldment, SolidWorks CAM, Rendering, and MBD. In-Depth explanation of concepts Every new topic of this book starts with the explanation of the basic concepts. In this way, the user becomes capable of relating the things with real world. Topics Covered Every chapter starts with a list of topics being covered in that chapter. In this way, the user can easy find the topic of his/her interest easily. Instruction through illustration The instructions to perform any action are provided by maximum number of illustrations so that the user can perform the actions discussed in the book easily and effectively. There are about 1350 illustrations that make the learning process effective. Tutorial point of view At the end of concept's explanation, the tutorial make the understanding of users firm and long lasting. Almost each chapter of the book has tutorials that are real world projects. Moreover most of the tools in this book are discussed in the form of tutorials. Project Free projects and exercises are provided to students for practicing. For Faculty If you are a faculty member, then you can ask for video tutorials on any of the topic, exercise, tutorial, or concept. New Addition If anything is added in this edition but is not available in the previous editions, then it is displayed with New symbol in table of content.
Autodesk Revit 2021 Architecture Basics is geared towards beginning architectural students or professional architects who want to get a jump-start into 3D parametric modeling for commercial structures. This book is filled with tutorials, tips and tricks, and will help you get the most out of your software in very little time. The text walks you through from concepts to site plans to floor plans and on through reflected ceiling plans, then ends with an easy chapter on how to customize Autodesk Revit to boost your productivity. The advantages of working in 3D are not initially apparent to most architectural users. The benefits come when you start creating your documentation and you realize that your views are automatically defined for you with your 3D model. Your schedules and views automatically update when you change features. You can explore your conceptual designs faster and in more depth. Learning to use Revit will allow you to communicate your ideas and designs faster, more easily, and more beautifully.
Autodesk Revit 2021 Architecture Certification Exam Study Guide is geared toward users who have been using Autodesk Revit for at least six months and are ready to pursue their official Autodesk Revit certification. This fast paced book will get you ready for the certification exams quickly with fun and easy to follow instructions, covering everything from masses to views to documentation. Autodesk offers two levels of certification exam: the Autodesk Certified User exam and the Autodesk Certified Professional exam. This book covers both of the Autodesk Revit certification exams using step-by-step instructions and is packed with valuable information you’ll want to know before taking either of these exams. This book will get you up to speed quickly on the nature of these exams' questions so you will know exactly what to expect on exam day. This book is the most comprehensive and thorough preparation for these exams available. Included are exercises, practice questions and exam simulations which are intended to simulate knowledge users should have in order to pass the certification exams. Also included with this book are two complete practice exams: one for the certified user exam and the other for the certified professional exam. These practice exams are programs that can be run on your Windows computer. Each exam is timed and designed to simulate the type of questions you might encounter during the exams. Each chapter is organized into a few sections. The first part of every chapter gives you an overview of the topics covered in that chapter. Next is a series of exercises designed to prepare you for the Certified User exam. After that is a series of exercises designed to prepare you for the Certified Professional exam. Finally, every chapter concludes with two quizzes, modeled around the two exams, to test your knowledge of the information covered in that chapter. The competition for jobs is steep, and employers can afford to be picky. Being a certified Autodesk Revit User or Professional is an excellent way to distinguish yourself amongst other professionals and prove to employers that you possess a high level of knowledge and skills.
The best-selling Revit guide, now more complete than ever with all-new coverage on the 2020 release Mastering Autodesk Revit 2020 is packed with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and real-world examples to help you get up to speed quickly on the latest version of Autodesk Revit. Organized according to how you learn and implement the software, this book provides expert guidance for all skill levels. Hands-on tutorials allow you to dive right in and start accomplishing vital tasks, while compelling examples illustrate how Revit for Architecture is used in every project. Available online downloads include before-and-after tutorial files and additional advanced content to help you quickly master this powerful software. From basic interface topics to advanced visualization techniques and documentation, this invaluable guide is your ideal companion through the Revit workflow. Whether you're preparing for Autodesk certification exams or just want to become more productive with the architectural design software, practical exercises and expert instruction will get you where you need to be. Understand key BIM and Revit concepts and master the Revit interface Delve into templates, work-sharing, and managing Revit projects Master modeling and massing, the Family Editor, and visualization techniques Explore documentation, including annotation, detailing, and complex structures BIM software has become a mandatory asset in today's architecture field; automated documentation updates reduce errors while saving time and money, and Autodesk's Revit is the industry leader in the BIM software space.
Everything you need to know to get started with Revit 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, & 2020! About This Video Build a project using the tools and library provided by Autodesk Improve your drawing skills and get tips and tricks from an industry professional In Detail The course will start you off on the basics, from the terminology Revit uses to its tools and interface. We then begin to build on our project, introducing new tools and features as we progress. Then we add in datum elements such as levels and grids; structural components such as structural and architectural columns; and major and minor components such as walls, windows, doors, floors, stairs, ceilings, curtain walls, and roofs. We then take it to the next level and learn how to create 2D details, how to tag components, how to create schedules and legends, and how to create render images and video walk-throughs. Throughout this course, you will be using the 2018 metric version of Autodesk in conjunction with the UK component library. If you are using the Imperial version and/or a different regional library, don't worry; all the steps and processes will be the same. When you complete this course, you will have the skills and knowledge you need to take a project from start to finish using the tools and library provided by Autodesk.