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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2012

ISBN: 978-1-118-06681-2
648 pages
August 2011
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The best tutorial and reference to provide extensive coverage of Revit MEP

This perfectly paced Autodesk Official Training Guide covers all the core concepts and functionality of Revit MEP, Autodesk's hot mechanical, engineering, and plumbing software. Hands-on, real-world tutorials reinforce the detailed discussions on a variety of Revit MEP topics, including interface, project setup and templates, worksharing, as well as such mechanical concerns as building loads and ductwork, such electrical concerns as lighting and communications outlets, and such plumbing concerns as fixtures and water systems.

  • Serves as the only hands-on reference and tutorial to cover Autodesk Revit MEP in exhaustive detail
  • Explores the interface and walks you through creating and using project templates
  • Devotes extensive coverage to each aspect of Revit MEP: mechanical, electrical, and plumbing
  • Includes chapters on solid modeling, creating symbols, using parameters, creating equipment, and more
  • Shares tips, tricks, and real-world exercises that only professionals who use the software every day can provide

To strengthen the learning experience, readers can download before-and-after tutorial files from the supporting web site so they can jump into any tutorial and immediately compare their work to that of the professionals.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: General Project Setup.

1 Exploring the Revit MEP 2012 User Interface.

2 Creating an Effective Project Template.

3 Worksets and Worksharing.

4 Project Collaboration.

5 Multiplatform Interopability: Working with 2D and 3D Data.

6 Parameters.

7 Schedules.

Part 2: Revit MEP for Mechanical.

8 HVAC Cooling and Heating Load Analysis.

9 Creating Logical Systems.

10 Mechanical Systems and Ductwork.

11 Mechanical Piping.

Part 3: Revit MEP for Electrical.

12 Lighting.

13 Power and Communications.

14 Circuiting and Panels.

Part 4: Revit MEP for Plumbing.

15 Plumbing (Domestic, Sanitary, Other).

16 Fire Protection.

Part 5: Managing Content in Revit MEP.

17 Solid Modeling.

18 Creating Symbols and Annotations.

19 Creating Equipment.

20 Creating Light Fixtures.

21 Creating Devices.

22 Details.

23 Sheets.

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Author Information

Don Bokmiller is BIM Manager at Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering in Norfolk, Virginia, and also provides training and support for Revit MEP through Inlet Technology, an Autodesk Channel Partner. He has worked in the architectural/engineering design community for more than 14 years, has been a valued member of the beta testing team since Revit MEP's first release, and is an active and well-known AUGI forum participant. Simon Whitbread has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has been teaching Revit to students of all experience levels for the past 7 years. He is part of the Revit beta testing group and provides implementation, training, and support services. He is also a committee member for Revit Technology Conference (RTC). Joel Londenberg is the BIM Manager for ACH Mechanical, an HVAC contractor. He has also been a training and implementation consultant specializing in Revit MEP and has many years of MEP design experience on a wide range of projects.

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Do you think you've discovered an error in this book? Please check the list of errata below to see if we've already addressed the error. If not, please submit the error via our Errata Form. We will attempt to verify your error; if you're right, we will post a correction below.

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1 15 Text correction: Incomplete step in "View Control Bar" exercise
Step 1. in the instructions should read:
1. Open the Ch1_Project.rvt file found at www.sybex.com/go/masteringrevitmep2012 and open the 3D view under HVAC in the Project Browser
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