Course Outline: This three-day course is aimed at professionals in structural design who wish to gain a comprehensive introduction to Autodesk Revit Structure in order to gain confidence using the software for Building Information Modelling (BIM). Autodesk Revit Structure software is highly valued for its flexibility and ease of revisions, as well as its potential as a tool for collaboration between different disciplines.

 

Entry Requirement: We recommend that you have an underlying knowledge of structural design, drafting or engineering practices, as well as a working understanding of Microsoft Windows. Experience of CAD packages is advantageous but not essential.

 

Key Learning Outcomes:

 

The course will cover:

 

-Autodesk Revit as a BIM tool

-Project navigation and view creation

-Element selection and manipulation

-Model development methodology

-Establishing a project

-Modelling basics (walls, columns, beams and bracing)

-Foundations and piling

-System family editing

-Basic schedules and legends

-Geometry formation and in-place families

-Slab and roof tiles

-Stairs, ramps and railings

-Beam and truss systems

-Construction sequencing (phasing)

-2D draughting and annotation

-Sheet compilation and publication

-Basic subdivision and collaboration

-Principles of family editing

-Considering options and alternatives