AutoDesk Revit MEP 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training


Course Code: LNCV49

AutoDesk Revit MEP 2013 Training Package Includes:-

> AutoDesk Revit MEP 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD or Online

> Over 21 Hours of training

> 226 Video Tutorials

> Instructor: Jason Boehning

> Exercise Files Included

Enrolment Fee £366.00

Enrol today and pay only £305.00

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

CADLearning for Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2012 teaches users about the key building information modeling (BIM) features and functions used by mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers. Lessons and demonstrations cover basic and advanced topics including modeling essentials, design analysis views and sheets, and worksharing.

Please note that once the seal is broken on the DVD it is non-returnable as the key cannot be used again.


  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • 5.5 GB of Disk Space for installation
  • DVD-ROM Drive to load media
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+
  • Adobe Flash Plugin
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 1 GHz Processor or faster
  • 1024x768 color display
  • Mouse (or other pointing device) needed for navigation
  • Sound Card and Speakers

Course Features

Our training DVDs put the control in your hands. Use when wanted or needed to answer a question, and watch again and again as often as you need.

A full-featured training course DVD-ROM covering beginner to advanced concepts, and everything in between.

For instant technical support use our powerful search function to quickly locate and view short 'how-to' lessons. Get answers to all of your first level technical support issues 'instantly' with this in-house resource.

As a flexible CAD training solution, you can sort the lessons and progress from beginner to advanced topics; or just review seldom used commands and added functionality of new releases.

  • No Internet connection is needed because you install and authorize CADLearning directly on your PC.
  • No CAD software required.
  • Train at home, at the office or on the road.
  • Easy-to-use, visual interface for following step-by-step tutorials while listening to an actual instructor.
  • Built-in Help Desk with powerful keyword search functionality that easily and quickly answers CAD questions and addresses unique needs as they occur.
  • Intelligent History that tracks completed lessons allows users to resume where they left off and easily view and manage individual professional development.
  • Datasets and drawing files are included

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In today's highly competitive world, organizations and individuals need to stay on top of their game. Our CADLearning DVDs empower users to: 

  • Increase productivity by providing lessons and courses that improve competencies, enabling more to be accomplished in less time.
  • Maximize the quality of their work. CADLearning lessons keep users up-to-date on the latest design software, sharpening the skills and expertise that drive better results.

Gain better control of time management by offering lessons that are:

  • Easily accessible from home or office, minimizing disruption from daily work.
  • Repeatable as often as needed to assure full understanding and retention.
  • Self-paced with real-world examples taught by industry experts.
  • Easily assess skills and measure competency gained through benchmarking against peers and competition.
  • Evaluate and pinpoint areas where improvement is needed.
  • With hosted eLearning Centers, corporate users can even tailor learning around identified areas of weakness.
  • Prepare for Autodesk Certification Exams.
Course Outline
> Getting Started
Introducton to CADLearning for Autodesk Revit MEP 2013
Starting Revit
Starting Revit for the First Time
Opening a Project FIle
Identifying the User Interface Components
Understanding the Ribbon
Understanding the Quick Access Toolbar
Understanding the Options Bar
Understanding the Application Menu
Understanding the InfoCenter Toolbar
Understanding the Project Browser
Understanding the Properties Palette
Understanding the Type Selector
Understanding the Status Bar
Understanding the Drawing Area
Understanding the View Controls
Understanding the Navigation Bar
Understanding the ViewCube
Understanding the Steering Wheels
Understanding the Options Dialog
Understanding the Units and Snaps
Starting a New Project from Recent Files
Starting a New Project from the Application Menu
Using the Mouse
Using the Keyboard
Managing Windows
Saving and Closing Files
Closing the Application
Understanding Ways to Select Objects
Using the Revit App Store
> Elements and Families
Understanding Revit
Understanding Bidirectional Associativity
Recognizing Parametric Relationships
Understanding Families
Working with Model Elements
Working with View-Specific Elements
Placing Elements from the Project Browser
Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
Finding Families Using Autodesk Seek
Editing Families Within a Project
> Modeling Essentials
Understanding Revit MEP Workflow
Linking an Architectural Model
Understanding Datum Elements
Creating and Modifying Levels
Controlling Datum Visibility
Understanding Spaces
Placing Spaces
Placing Space Separators
Understanding HVAC Zones
Creating HVAC Zones
Setting and Showing the Active Work Plane
Creating Reference Planes
Modeling Accurately with Length and Angle Snap Increments
Working with Object Snaps
Using Visualization Aids When Working in 3D Views
Coordinating Between Mechanical and Electrical Disciplines
Understanding Mechanical Settings
Understanding Electrical Settings
> Basic Modify and Reporting Tools
Selecting Objects
Saving Selection Sets
Copying and Moving Objects
Rotating Objects
Creating Linear Arrays
Creating Radial Arrays
Scaling Objects
Mirroring Objects
Using the Clipboard for Copy and Paste
Splitting Objects
Creating Elements Consistently with Match Type and Create Similar
Aligning Objects
Trimming and Extending Objects
Offsetting Objects
Pinning Objects in Place
Deleting Objects
Measuring versus Dimensioning Objects
Understanding Element IDs
Understanding and Reviewing Warning Messages
Reporting and Displaying Coordinates
> Design Analysis
Enabling the Sun Path Diagram
Creating a Solar Study
Controlling Construction Types
Understanding Building and Space Type Settings
Specifying Energy Settings
Performing an Energy Analysis
Calculating Heating and Cooling Loads
Exporting gbXML Files
Rendering Views to Analyze Lighting
Managing Lighting with Groups
> HVAC Airside
Understanding HVAC Airside Workflow
Adding Mechanical Equipment
Placing Air Terminals
Creating Duct Systems
Modeling Ductwork
Placing Duct Placeholders
Defining Duct Routing Preferences
Generating Duct Layouts
Sizing Ductwork
Adding Duct Accessories
Modifying Ductwork and Fittings
Adding Duct Insulation
Analyzing Duct Systems
Checking Duct Systems
Creating Duct Pressure Loss Reports
Understanding HVAC Airside Scheduling
Understanding HVAC Airside Tags
> General Piping
Modeling Piping
Placing Pipe Placeholders
Defining Pipe Routing Preferences
Adding Pipe Accessories
Modifying Piping and Fittings
Adding Pipe Insulation
Creating Parallel Pipes
Modeling Sloped Pipe
> HVAC Piping
Understanding HVAC Piping Workflow
Creating Piping Systems
Generating Pipe Layouts
Sizing Pipe
Analyzing Piping Systems
Checking Piping Systems
Creating Pipe Pressure Loss Reports
Understanding HVAC Piping Tags
> Plumbing
Understanding Plumbing Workflow
Adding Plumbing Fixtures
Using Copy/Monitor for Plumbing Fixtures
Placing Pipe Connectors
Creating Plumbing Systems
Creating Piping System Types
Working with Piping Components
Laying Out Plumbing Systems
Creating Risers and Underfloor Views
Understanding Plumbing Scheduling
Understanding Plumbing Tags
> Electrical
Specifying Demand Factors and Load Classifications
Modeling Cable Trays
Modeling Conduit
Creating Parallel Conduits
Adding Electrical Devices
Creating Low Voltage Systems
> Power
Understanding Power Workflow
Adding Electrical Equipment
Placing Electrical Fixtures
Creating Circuits
Wiring Circuits
Connecting Mechanical Equipment and Other Power Loads
Checking Circuits
Creating Panel Schedules
> Lighting
Understanding Lighting Workflow
Understanding Lighting Fixtures and Photometric Data
Placing Lighting Fixtures
Using Copy/Monitor for Lighting Fixtures
Adding Switches
Creating a Switch System
Powering Lighting Systems
Analyzing Lighting Systems
Understanding Lighting Scheduling
Understanding Lighting Tags
> Views and Sheets
Creating Plan Views and Reflected Ceiling Plan Views
Creating a Plan Region
Creating Section Views
Segmenting a Section View
Creating Callout Views
Creating Drafting Views
Creating a Reference View
Duplicating Views
Creating Matchlines and View References
Creating Additional View References
Creating and Using Sheets
Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
Placing Schedules on a Sheet
Using a Sheet List and Placeholder Sheets
Creating Custom Titleblocks
Creating a Key Plan
Managing Sheet Issues and Revisions
Creating Revision Clouds and Tags
Adding a Revision Schedule to a Titleblock
Creating Supplemental Drawings
> View Graphics
Working with Visual Styles
Understanding Scale and Detail Level
Understanding Plan View Range
Understanding View Templates
Creating View Templates
Applying and Assigning View Templates
Creating View Types
Understanding Object Styles
Understanding Visibility and Graphic Overrides
Creating Element and Category Graphic Overrides in a View
Creating Filter Overrides
Understanding Temporary Hide or Isolate and Viewing Hidden Elements
Understanding Crop Regions
Understanding Annotation Crop Regions
> Schedules and Tags
Placing Element Tags by Category
Creating a Schedule and Specifying Fields
Modifying Schedules with Filters
Modifying Schedules with Sorting and Grouping
Modifying Schedule Formatting
Modifying the Schedule Appearance
> Annotation
Working with Text Annotations
Checking Spelling in a View
Finding and Replacing Text
Modifying Text Type Properties
Creating Keynotes
Modifying Keynotes and Keynote Settings
Creating a Keynote Legend
Managing Arrowheads
> Printing and Publishing
Understanding Printing and Publishing
Printing and Managing Print Settings
Printing to PDF
Publishing Files to Buzzsaw
> Worksharing
Introducing Worksharing Concepts
Understanding Worksharing Terminology
Enabling Worksharing in a Project File
Creating the Central Model
Creating a Local Model
Creating Worksets
Understanding Workset Visibility
Understanding How Central and Local Files Communicate
Closing a Workshared Project
Understanding Editing Requests
Understanding the Active Workset
Understanding Worksharing Display Modes
Specifying Open Worksets
Managing Worksets in Linked Revit Files
Working Offline and Editing at Risk
Viewing the Workshared Project History
Rolling Back Workshared Projects
Detaching a File From Central


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