About the Book :
The new Essentials series from Sybex helps you quickly learn and use Autodesk software. This beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Revit Architecture, teaching readers what they need to become quickly productive with this popular building information modeling (BIM) architectural design software. By following the book's clear explanations, practical tutorials, and step-by-step exercises, you'll cover all the essentials of a typical design workflow. Topics include how to best use the interface, creating floor plans, adding walls and curtain walls, generating color fill plans, preparing documentation, as well as annotating, collaborating, and more. This four-color Essentials guide provides you with the fast and thorough grounding you need in Revit Architecture.
Introduction.Introducing Revit and the User Interface.Schematic Design.Walls and Curtain Walls.Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings.Stairs, Ramps, and Railings.Adding Families.Modif ying Families.Groups and Phasing.Rooms and Color Fill Plans.Worksharing.Details and Annotations.Creating Drawing Sets.Workf low and Other Revit Essentials.Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting.Appendix Revit Certif ication.Index
Interesting Facts :
Exclusively Endorsed and Promoted: This Autodesk Official Training Guide will be promoted by Autodesk's to their 2500 worldwide Authorized Training Centers, on Autodesk web sites, in emails, at Autodesk University, and in other channels.Compelling, Unique Resource: The full-color Revit Essentials book features approachable, real-world, hands-on exercises and additional learning tutorials that will allow new users to quickly become productive with the civil engineering program.Hot Software: Revit Architecture remains Autodesk's fastest-growing software package, and continued growth is expected as the industry is recovering from the recession and Autodesk is putting significant marketing and promotional muscle behind this release.Incredible Authors: Eddy Krygiel has close ties to the development team and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Phil Read helped create the software before Autodesk acquired it and has very high visibility in the community, as does James Vandezande given his Revit user group involvement, high profile projects, and NYU classes.
About the Author :
Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects and has used Revit to complete projects of all scopes and sizes. Eddy is responsible for implementing BIM at his firm and also consults for other architecture and contracting firms looking to implement BIM. He also teaches Revit to practicing architects and architectural students and lectures around the nation on the use of BIM in the construction industry. Phil Read is an industry leader in research and development on BIM, visualization, and cloud-based collaboration. He maintains a popular Revit blog (www.architecture-tech.com), is a popular presenter at Autodesk University, and played a leading role in providing training and ongoing support for the engineers on the Freedom Tower World Trade Center Initiative in New York. James Vandezande is an Associate and Senior Manager of Virtual Design + Construction at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, where he has pioneered its BIM implementation strategies. James is also the president of the New York City Revit Users Group and an adjunct professor at NYU, where he also teaches Revit.