Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2015: Autodesk Official Press
The definitive guide to Autodesk Revit MEP The expert author team for this Autodesk Official Press book has employed their years of experience to develop this exhaustive reference and tutorial, which is perfectly paced to cover all the core concepts and functionality of Revit MEP including: * Navigating the interface * Project setup and templates * Worksharing * Mechanical concerns such as building loads and ductwork * Electrical concerns such as lighting and communications outlets * Plumbing concerns such as fixtures and water systems This revision covers all of Revit MEP’s new features and includes more advanced electrical and plumbing information. In addition, the book features real-world sidebars and hands-on tutorials that reinforce the detailed discussions, along with downloadable before-and-after tutorial files to help you complete the hands-on projects. This Autodesk Official Press book is the perfect resource for becoming a Revit MEP expert.
About the Author
Don Bokmiller is a Design Technologist at Clark Nexsen, Inc. He has 17 years of experience working in the AEC industry and is a frequent speaker at the Revit Technology Conference (RTC) events in North America. Simon Whitbread has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, has taught Revit to students of all experience levels, and is a committee member for RTC. Dan Morrison has over 20 years experience as a mechanical engineer and has presented at numerous RTCs and other BIM conferences; he is VDC engineer with BGC Posco international in Perth, Australia, managing all aspects of BIM from design through handover.
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e-Design is the first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book, the reader will understand…* Basic design principles and all-digital design paradigms.* CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks.* How to put an integrated system together to conduct All-Digital Design (ADD).* Industrial practices in employing ADD and tools for product development. * Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage on essential elements for practicing all-digital design (ADD)* Covers CAD/CAE methods throughout the design process, including solid modelling, performance simulation, reliability, manufacturing, cost estimates and rapid prototyping * Discusses CAD/CAE/CAM/RP/CNC tools and data integration for support of the all-digital design process* Reviews off-the-shelf tools for support of modelling, simulations, manufacturing, and product data management * Provides tutorial type projects using ProENGINEER and SolidWorks for readers to exercise design examples and gain hands-on experience* A series of running examples throughout the book illustrate the practical use of the ADD paradigm and tools
About the Author
Dr. Kuang-Hua Chang is a Williams Presidential Professor for the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) at the University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman, OK. He received his diploma in Mechanical Engineering from National Taipei Institute of Technology, Taiwan, in 1980; an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 1987 and 1990, respectively. Since then, he joined the Center for Computer-Aided Design (CCAD) at Iowa as Research Scientist and CAE Technical Area Manager. In 1997, he joined OU. His areas of interest include Virtual Prototyping, CAD, Fatigue and Reliability Analysis; Tools and Information Integration for Concurrent Design and Manufacturing; Solid Freeform Fabrication, as well as bioengineering applications. His research has been published in three books and more than 130 articles in international journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Chang has also received numerous awards in both teaching and research in the past few years. He is a recipient of the SAE Ralph R. Teetor Award (2006), Best Paper Award of iCEER-2005 iNEER Conference for Engineering Education and Research, Outstanding Asian American Award (2003), and Public Employee Award of OKC Mayor’s Committee Award on Disability Concerns (2002). In addition, he received awards from OU, including: Alumni Teaching Awards (spring and fall 2007, fall 2008, spring 2009), Regents’ Award on Superior Research and Creative Activities (2004), BP AMOCO Good Teaching Award (2002), and Junior Faculty Award (1999). He was named Williams Presidential Professor in 2005 for meeting the highest standards of excellence in scholarship and teaching. Dr. Chang has worked with aerospace and automotive industry, and created Reverse Engineering testbed to support MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul). He has also served as technical consultants to US industry and foreign companies, such as LG-Electronics, and Seagate Technology.
About the Author
Donnie Gladfelter is a highly visible and respected thought leader in the CAD community. He is well known for the CAD Geek blog (www.thecadgeek.com), has written many articles for AUGIWorld magazine, and is a popular speaker at Autodesk University and other industry events. He has worked with the development team at Autodesk to help shape future versions of AutoCAD, and the company has featured him on many occasions, including in numerous video interviews. Donnie also helps empower CAD professionals locally and across the world as a Business Development Manager for CADD Microsystems (an Autodesk Platinum Partner) and as a former member of the Autodesk User Group International Board of Directors.
Go from beginner to guru quickly with the ultimate Revit Architecture 2016 guide Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Required is your ultimate hands-on guide for mastering this essential BIM software. With step-by-step instruction and a continuous tutorial approach, this invaluable guide walks you through the design of a four-story office building. You’ll be led through the entire design, documentation, and presentation process with expert instruction and helpful tips, so you can quickly become confident and productive. You’ll follow a real-world workflow as you jump right into modeling, first placing doors and windows, then building floors layer-by-layer, adding roofs and ceilings, stairs, ramps, and railings. Coverage includes crucial information on detailing, view and match line information, and printing, plus advanced topics like curtain walls, sweeps, embedded families, and formulas. You’ll delve into site considerations including grading and topsurface features, and integrate them into your design at the rendering stage. The companion website provides downloadable tutorial files so you can jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. Revit is the industry-leading Building Information Management software, hailed for its power and sophistication. This guide helps you get the most out of the software, with expert instruction and plenty of practice. * Master the interface, tools, views, and editing capabilities * Work with structural objects, text, dimensions, and multi-story buildings * Generate construction documentation, schedules, and material takeoffs * Explore phase management, work sharing, and working with various formats BIM is the emerging paradigm for architects and others in the construction and engineering fields. Revit is the industry leader, and is quickly becoming a mandatory skillset. Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 No Experience Required provides everything you need to get up to speed and down to work.
About the Author
Eric Wing is an architectural engineer and the Building Information Modeling manager at a New York engineering firm. An Autodesk Certified Instructor, he is also director of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) Training Program and the Revit columnist for AUGIWorld Magazine. Eric is a popular speaker at Autodesk University and frequently addresses other industry events, including the American Institute of Architects, CSI, and AUGI user groups.