AutoDesk Revit Structure 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training


Course Code: LNCV52

AutoDesk Revit Structure 2013 Training Package Includes:-

> Revit Structure 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD or Online

> Over 29 Hours of training

> 370 Video Tutorials

> Instructor: Rebecca Frangipane

> 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® Structure 2013 teaches you how to fully and efficiently utilize the software for performing structural design and analysis. In this course, you’ll learn everything from the basics of getting started to advanced concepts, including managing projects, advanced modeling, design anlaysis and collaboration.

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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  • Repeatable as often as needed to assure full understanding and retention.
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  • 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
Introduction to CADLearning for Autodesk Revit Structure 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 View Controls
Understanding the Navigation Bar
Understanding the ViewCube
Understanding the SteeringWheels
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
Using the Revit App Store
> Modeling Essentials
Understanding Modeling with Revit
Understanding Model Objects
Understanding Sketch-Based Objects
Understanding Project Datum
Creating and Modifying Levels
Creating and Modifying Grids
Controlling Datum Visibility
Limiting Visibility of Datum Using Scope Boxes
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
> Walls - An In-Depth Look
Understanding Wall Drawing Aids
Understanding Wall System Families and Types
Creating Structural Walls
Creating Walls by Picking Lines
Creating a Wall by Face
Understanding Wall Properties
Changing the Wall Type as Your Design Evolves
Creating a Stacked Wall
Modifying Wall Profiles
Creating a Wall Opening
Introducing Wall Layer Functions
Customizing the Base and Top Extension of Walls
Modifying Walls by Attach Top or Base
Adjusting and Aligning Model Patterns
Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Adding Sweeps
Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Adding Reveals
Creating In-Place Wall Sweeps
Creating In-Place Reveals
> Building Structure
Managing Structural Symbolic Representation Settings
Creating Structural Columns
Adding Slanted Columns
Creating Isolated Foundations
Creating Wall Foundations
Creating Stepped Foundations
Creating Foundation Slabs
Creating Floors
Modifying Floor Properties
Modifying Floor Slope
Creating Floor Openings
Creating Slab Edges
Creating a Roof by Footprint
Creating a Roof by Extrusion
Understanding Structural Beam Types
Creating Beams
Understanding the Beam Properties
Sloping Beams Using 3D Snapping
Sloping Beams by Setting to a Workplane
Beam Joins and Coping
Creating Openings in Beams
Creating Beam Systems
Creating Structural Braces
Creating Trusses
Placing Rebar
Placing Area and Path Reinforcement
Placing Fabric Reinforcement
Tagging Reinforcement
Customizing Rebar Cover
Customizing Rebar Abbreviations
> Construction Modeling
Understanding Construction Modeling
Creating Parts
Controlling the Visibility of Parts
Dividing Parts
Dividing Parts with Gaps and Profiles
Merging and Excluding Parts
Scheduling Parts
Understating Wall Joins and Parts
Creating Parts from Linked Models
Creating Assemblies
Creating Assembly Views
Modifying Assembly Views
> Components and Families
Understanding Families
Placing Components from the Project Browser
Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
Finding Components Using Autodesk Seek
Editing Component Families Within a Project
> 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
Flipping 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
> Views and Sheets
Creating Plan Views
Creating a Plan Region
Creating Building Elevation Views
Creating Framing Elevation Views
Changing the Elevation Symbol
Creating a Section View
Segmenting a Section View
Creating Callout Views
Creating Drafting Views
Creating a Reference View
Understanding View Discipline
Duplicating Views
Creating Match Lines and View References
Creating Additional View References
Creating and Using Sheets
Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
Placing Schedules on Sheets
Using a Sheet List and Placeholder Sheets
Creating a Custom TitleBlock
Creating a Key Plan
Managing Sheet Issues and Revisions
Creating Revision Clouds and Tags
Adding a Revision Schedule to a Titleblock
Creating Supplemental Drawings
Working with Viewports on Sheets
Inserting Views from File
Inserting 2D Elements from File
> 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 Graphics Overrides
Creating Element and Category Graphics Overrides in Views
Creating Filter Overrides in Views
Understanding Temporary Hide or Isolate and Viewing Hidden Elements
Understanding Crop Regions
Understanding Annotation Crop Regions
Configuring System Family Coarse Scale Cut Patterns
> Dimensions and Constraints
Understanding Dimensions and Constraints
Using Temporary Dimensions
Modifying Temporary Dimension Settings
Working with Permanent Dimensions
Modifying Dimensions
Overriding Dimension Text
Creating and Modifying Dimension Styles
Locking Dimensions
Controlling Dimensions Using Equality Constraints
Controlling Dimension Units
Dimensioning Entire Walls
Working with Spot Elevations
Working with Spot Coordinates
Working with Spot Slopes
> Design Analysis
Introducing the Analytical model
Controlling the Analytical Model Visibility Settings
Modifying the Analytical Model Properties
Adjusting the Analytical Model
Analytical Structural Settings
Running Analytical Model Checks
Creating Loads
> Schedules and Tags
Understanding Schedules and tags
Placing Element Tags
Tagging Beams
Working with Material Tags
Creating a Schedule and Specifying Fields
Modifying Schedules with Filters
Modifying Schedules with Sorting and Grouping
Modifying Schedule Formatting
Modifying Schedule Appearance
Working with Material Takeoff Schedules
Working with Calculated Values in Schedules
Working with Graphical Column Schedules
Creating and Managing a View List
Importing and Exporting Schedule Views
> Annotation
Working with Text Annotation
Using Keyboard Controls and Adding Symbols to Text
Checking Spelling in a View
Finding and Replacing Text
Modifying Text Type Properties
Creating Keynotes
Modifying Keynotes and Keynote Settings
Creating a Keynote Legend
Working with Symbols and Note Blocks
Working with Legends
Managing Arrowheads
Placing the Span Direction Symbol
> 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
> Leveraging Other Files
Importing and Managing Image Files
Linking Revit Files
Linking and Importing CAD Files
Managing Linked Files
Using CAD Files to Create Building Model Objects
Working with Autodesk Exchange Files
Controlling Line Weights of Imported CAD Files
Controlling the Display of Elements in Linked Project Files
Scheduling Elements from Linked Project Files
Understanding Shared Coordinates
Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
Working with Point Clouds
Exporting to DWF
Working with DWF Markups
Exporting to 2D CAD Formats
Exporting to 3D CAD
Exporting and Importing IFC Format Information
Exporting Family Types
Exporting Views to Image Files
> Creating Stairs by Component
Creating Landing Components
Creating Support Components
Creating Stair Components by Sketching
Modifying Stair Components
Customizing Stair Documentation
Understanding Stair by Component Properties
Creating Stairs by Sketching the Run
Modifying Sketched Stairs
Understanding Stair by Sketch Properties
Sketching Stairs with Landings
Creating Stairs by Sketching Boundaries and Riser Lines
Creating Spiral Stairs
Creating Multi-Story Stairs and Shafts
Creating Ramps
Placing Railings on a Host
Creating Railings by Sketch
Modifying Railings
Understanding Railing Properties
> Advanced Modeling
Introducing the In-Place Modeling Tools
Creating Solid Extrusions and Blends as an In-Place Component
Creating Solid Revolves as an In-Place Component
Creating Solid Sweeps and Swept Blends as an In-Place Component
Creating Void Forms as an In-Place Component
Creating Complex Forms with Cut and Joined Geometry
Splitting the Face of an Element
Applying Materials as Paint
Creating Model Text and Model Lines
> Managing Your Projects
Managing Project Information
Specifying the Location, Weather and Site
Creating and Using Project Parameters
Managing Project Browser View Organization
Using Parameters and Filters for Browser Organization
Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
Working with Coordinate Systems
Relocating a Project
Rotating True North and Project North
Mirroring a Project
Understanding Project Template Files
Transferring Project Standards
Deleting Unused Items from a Project
Setting the Starting View
> Managing Settings
Understanding Model and Drafting Patterns
Managing Fill Patterns
Managing Materials and Material Libraries
Managing Material Properties and Material Assets
Managing Line Styles
Managing Line Weights
Managing Line Patterns
Managing Halftone and Underlay Settings
> Managing Application Settings
Managing User Interface Components
Managing File and Template Locations
Managing the Places List
Customizing the User Interface
Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
Understanding Temporary Display Settings
> Groups
Introducing Groups
Creating a Model Group
Creating and Managing Model Groups and Attached Detail Groups
Creating Detail Groups
Editing Groups
Excluding Elements from Groups
Converting Groups to Links
Saving and Loading Groups
> Drafting and Detailing
Understanding Detailing
Loading and Placing Detail Components
Placing Repeating Details
Creating a Repeating Detail
Creating Detail Lines
Showing Hidden Lines in a Detail View
Modifying the Cut Profile of Model Elements
Overriding Linework in a View
Creating Filled Regions
Creating Masking Regions
Creating Batt Insulation
Placing Annotations in Detail Views
Leveraging Detail Groups
Saving Detail Views to a File
Inserting Views and 2D Elements from a File
> Collaboration
Monitoring and Coordinating Changes Within a Single Project
Using Copy/Monitor in a Single Project
Using Copy/Monitor with Linked Projects
Performing a Coordination Review with Linked Projects
Checking For Interferences
> Phases
Introducing Phases
Understanding Phases
Managing Phases
Assigning Phases and Phase Filters to Views
Understanding Phase Filters and Graphic Overrides
Demolishing Elements
Setting Up Phases in Project Templates
> Design Options
Introducing Design Options
Working with Design Options and Option Sets
Editing Design Options
Duplicating and Deleting Design Options
Creating Design Option Views
Understanding the Impact of Design Options on Documentation
Promoting and Accepting Design Options
> Presentation Views
Creating 3D Views
Understanding 3D View Properties
Specifying the Background for a 3D View
Rotating a 3D View
Using Section Boxes in 3D Views
Creating a Perspective 3D View
Modifying the Perspective Camera Position
Setting a 3D View Home and Front Orientation
Orienting 3D Views to Other Views
Locking the Orientation of a 3D View
Creating Decals
Managing Decal Types
Managing Photographic Exposure
Managing Shadows


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