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Introducing Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 / Patrick Davis ; with stephen Stafford ... [et al.].

Author/Creator:
Davis, Pat, 1968-
Publication:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., c2011.
Series:
Autodesk official training guide.
Autodesk official training guide
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 682 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Autodesk Revit.
Architectural drawing -- Computer-aided design.
Architectural design -- Data processing.
Summary:
"A fast, focused introduction to Revit functions, tools, and conceptsAs the leading Building Information Modeling software package, Revit is praised for its ease of use, power, and sophistication. Authored by a high profile team of Revit professionals, this reference and tutorial quickly has readers building skills to an intermediate level by exploring Revit tools and tasks, putting parametric modeling to use, detailing the basics of views and constraints, and working with detailing, massing, rendering, interior design, and more.Based on real-world workflows and projects, this book shows you readers how to model, document, present, and share designs using Revit just the way the pros do. Discussions and workflows are reinforced with tutorials drawn from the authors' extensive experience, and a beautiful 16-page color insert focuses on real-world Revit projects. Helps novice-to-intermediate level users learn Revit and its functions, tools, and concepts easily and efficiently Contains straightforward explanations, real-world examples, beautiful illustrations, and practical tutorials that focus intently on accomplishing vital Revit tasks Features in-depth discussions reinforced by comprehensive step-by-step exercises that show you how to model, document, present, and share your designs Includes a beautiful 16-page color insert with inspirational and instructional images drawn from the authors' professional experience This book is the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who want to quickly accomplish crucial Revit tasks"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: 1 The Revit User Interface.2 Navigations Tools, Views, and View Properties.3 Constraints and Dimensions.4 Modeling Basics.5 Advanced Modeling.6 Visibility Controls.7 Introduction to Families.8 Creating Families.9 Massing.10 Groups.11 Rendering.12 Working with other files.13 Rooms and Ares.14 Tags, Schedules, and Keynotes.15 Detailing.16 Sheets.17 Design Options.18 Phasing.19 Revit for Interiors.20 Worksharing.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
Contributor:
Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
ISBN:
1118029968
9781118029961 (pbk.)
9781118141654 (ebk.)
9781118141595 (ebk.)
9781118141571 (ebk.)
Publisher no.:
99947766808
Web link:
The Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections Home Page
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