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Revit Architecture 2011: A Comprehensive Guide, CourseSmart eTextbook

By H. Edward Goldberg

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Jul 1, 2010

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For beginning and advanced courses in AutoCAD Architecture 2009.


Written from the perspective of a practicing architect, this self-paced text introduces students to the interface, commands, and features of the AutoCAD® Architecture 2009 drawing program. Organized to develop skills incrementally, this text contains numerous walk-throughs, step-by-step illustrations and over 150 hands-on exercises that acquaint users with the robust features and functions of this program. Using the author’s knowledge of architecture, education and AutoCAD® Architecture 2009, the text gives students an opportunity to learn how to operate the program, improve their own productivity and apply their skills to a commercial design problem.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The BIM and Revit Architecture: The Building Information Model and BIM Software


Part One Getting Started

Chapter 2 Getting Started


Part Two Sections and Tutorials

Chapter 3 Walls

Chapter 4 Doors

Chapter 5 Windows

Chapter 6 Components and Families

Chapter 7 Roofs and Ceilings

Chapter 8 Floors

Chapter 9 Curtain Walls and Glazing

Chapter 10 Stairs, Railings, and Ramps (Circulation)

Chapter 11 Room and Area

Chapter 12 Dimensions, Annotations, and Detailing

Chapter 13 Structure, Levels, Grids, Columns, Beams, and Trusses

Chapter 14 Massing & Site

Chapter 15 Views

Chapter 16 Manage

Chapter 17 Modify Ribbon

Chapter 18 Rendering


Part Three Putting It All Together

Chapter 19 Tutorial Project




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$46.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-510380-7