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Revit Structure 2012 Training

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  • Revit Structure 2012 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD or Online
  • Over 19 Hours of training by a Certified Autodesk Instructor
  • Exercise Files


CADLearning for Autodesk Revit Structure 2012 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 analysis and collaboration.


  • Microsoft Windows XP (32bit), 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


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.

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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.
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Getting Started
•     Overview of CADLearning for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012
•     Starting Revit Structure
•     Opening a Project File
•     Identifying the User Interface Components
•     Introduction to 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 the Recent Files Window
•     Starting a New Project from the Application Menu
•     Using the Mouse: Fundamentals
•     Using the Keyboard: Fundamentals
•     Managing Windows
•     Saving and Closing Files
•     Closing the Application

Modeling Essentials
•     Introduction to Modeling with Revit Structure
•     Introduction to the Concepts of Families, Types and Instances
•     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 Snap Increments
•     Working with Snaps
•     Working in 3D Views to Aid in Modeling

Walls - An In-Depth Look
•     Understanding Wall Drawing Aids
•     Creating Structural Walls
•     Modifying Wall Properties
•     Placing Wall Sweeps
•     Placing Wall Reveals
•     Modifying Wall Profiles
•     Creating a Wall Opening
•     Modifying Walls by Attach Top or Base
•     Adjusting and Aligning Model Patterns

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 Foundation Slab Edges
•     Creating Floors
•     Modifying Floor Properties
•     Modifying Floor Slope
•     Creating Floor Openings
•     Creating Floor Slab Edges
•     Structural Beam Types
•     Adding Steel Beams
•     Adding Concrete Beams
•     Understanding the Beam Properties
•     Sloping Beams Using 3D Snapping
•     Sloping Beams by Setting to a Workplane
•     Beam Joins and Coping
•     Beam Openings
•     Creating Beam Systems
•     Adding Structural Braces
•     Adding Trusses
•     Placing Rebar
•     Placing Area Reinforcement
•     Area Reinforcement Symbols
•     Placing Path Reinforcement
•     Path Reinforcement Symbols
•     Edit Rebar Cover
•     Customizing Rebar Cover Settings
•     Rebar Abbreviations

Components and Families
•     Placing Components from the Project Browser
•     Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
•     Loading Families as Groups
•     Finding Components using Autodesk Seek
•     Understanding the TitleBlock Family Editor User Interface
•     Creating a Custom TitleBlock
•     Creating and Modifying TitleBlock Labels

Basic Modify and Reporting Tools
•     Understanding Ways to Select Objects
•     Copying and Moving Objects
•     Rotating Objects
•     Arraying Objects
•     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 vs. Dimensioning Objects
•     Understanding Element ID’s
•     Understanding the Nature of Warnings and Reviewing Warnings
•     Reporting and Displaying Coordinates
•     Creating and Dividing Parts
•     Creating Assemblies
•     Creating Assembly Views

Views and Sheets
•     Creating Plan Views
•     Creating a Plan Region
•     Creating Exterior Elevation Views
•     Creating Shearwall Elevation Views
•     Creating Framing Elevation Views
•     Changing the Elevation Symbol
•     Creating a Section View
•     Breaking Section Lines
•     Controlling Section View and Depth
•     Segmenting a Section View
•     Creating Callout Views
•     Modifying a Callout
•     Tag Visibility Behavior
•     Creating Drafting Views
•     Creating a Reference View
•     Modifying the Clip Plane in a View
•     Duplicating Views
•     Duplicating as Dependent Views
•     Creating Match Lines and View References
•     Creating Sheets
•     Placing Views on a Sheet
•     Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
•     Configuring System Family Coarse Scale Cut Patterns
•     Managing Sheet Issues and Revisions
•     Creating Revision Clouds and Tags
•     Modifying Titleblocks into Sketch Titleblocks
•     Creating Revised Schedules
•     Managing Revision Schedules
•     Creating Supplemental Drawings
•     Working with Viewports on Sheets

View Graphics
•     Introduction to View Properties
•     Working with Visual Styles
•     Understanding Scale and Level of Detail
•     Understanding View Discipline Graphics Settings
•     Understanding Plan View Range
•     Managing and Applying View Templates
•     Introduction to Object Styles and Visibility Graphics/Overrides
•     Understanding Visibility Graphics Overrides
•     Creating Element and Category Graphics Overrides in Views
•     Creating Filter Overrides in Views
•     Understanding Crop Regions
•     Understanding Annotation Crop Regions

Dimensions and Constraints
•     Introduction to Dimensions and Constraints
•     Using Temporary Dimensions
•     Modifying Temporary Dimension Settings
•     Controlling Temporary Dimension Appearance
•     Working with Permanent Dimensions
•     Modifying Dimensions
•     Setting Dimension Preferred Edges
•     Overriding Dimension Text
•     Creating and Modifying Dimension Styles
•     Locking Dimensions
•     Controlling Dimensions Using Equality Constraints
•     Controlling Dimension Units
•     Dimensioning Spot Coordinates and Spot Elevations
•     Dimensioning Spot Slopes Design Analysis
•     Introduction to the Analytical Model
•     Controlling the Analytical Model Visibility Settings
•     Adjusting the Analytical Model
•     Analytical Structural Settings
•     Creating Loads

Schedules and Tags
•     Introduction to Schedule and Tag Parameters
•     Introduction to Tag Concepts
•     Introduction to Schedule Concepts
•     Placing Element Tags
•     Managing Loaded and Default Tags
•     Creating a Schedule and Specifying Fields
•     Modifying Schedules with Filters
•     Modifying Schedules with Sorting and Grouping
•     Modifying Schedule Formatting
•     Modifying Schedule Appearance
•     Placing Schedules on Sheets
•     Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
•     Material Takeoff Schedules
•     Working with Calculated Values in Schedules
•     Beam Annotations Tools
•     Graphical Column Schedules

•     Creating Text Annotation
•     Adding Symbols to Text
•     Modifying Text and Adding Leaders
•     Checking Spelling in a View
•     Using Find and Replace in Text Annotation
•     Modifying Text Type Properties
•     Creating Keynotes
•     Modifying Keynotes
•     Managing Keynote Settings
•     Creating a Keynote Legend
•     Creating a Symbol
•     Using Symbols in a Note Block
•     Creating a Legend
•     Annotating Legend Components
•     Span Direction Symbol

Publishing and Printing
•     Introduction to Printing
•     Managing Print Settings
•     Selecting Print Range and Options
•     Printing to PDF
•     Publishing DWF to Buzzsaw
•     Publishing DWG to Buzzsaw
•     Publishing Files to Share with Autodesk Seek

•     Introduction to the Concept of Worksharing
•     Revit Worksharing Terminology
•     Enabling Worksharing and Creating the Central File
•     Creating the First Local File and Relinquishing
•     Creating Worksets
•     Understanding Workset Visibility
•     Worksets Display Settings
•     Understanding How Central and Local Files Communicate
•     Closing a Workshared Project
•     Understanding Editing Requests
•     Understanding the Active Workset
•     Specifying Open Worksets
•     Managing Linked Revit File Worksets
•     Working Offline and Recovering Project Data
•     Viewing History and Project Comments
•     Restoring and Rollback of a Workshared Project
•     Detaching a File from Central

Leveraging Other Files
•     Importing, Placing and Managing Image Files
•     Linking Revit Files
•     Importing and Linking CAD Files
•     Importing DWF Markups
•     Linking Point Clouds
•     Managing Linked Files
•     Creating and Using Nested Links
•     Using imported CAD Files to Create Building Model Objects
•     Importing an Autodesk Exchange File
•     Controlling Lineweights in Imported CAD files
•     Controlling Visibility and Constraints in Linked Project Files
•     Understanding How Schedules Interact with Links
•     Publishing and Acquiring Shared Coordinates

Advanced Modeling
•     An Overview of Form Creation
•     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

Managing Your Projects
•     Managing Project Information
•     Creating and Using Project Parameters
•     Managing Project Browser View Organization
•     Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
•     Understanding Mirror a Project
•     Understanding Purge Unused
•     Introduction to the Coordinate Systems
•     Displaying and Working with the Coordinate Systems
•     Understanding Project Template Files
•     Managing Project Standards
•     Inserting Views from File
•     Setting the Starting View

Managing Settings
•     Understanding Model and Drafting Patterns
•     Managing Fill Patterns
•     Understanding the Property Set Libraries
•     Defining Your Materials
•     Managing Line Styles
•     Managing Line Weights
•     Managing Line Patterns
•     Managing Halftone/Underlay Settings

Managing Application Settings
•     Managing File and Template Locations
•     Managing the Places Bar
•     Customizing the User Interface
•     Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
•     Temporary Display Settings
•     Using the Macro Manager
•     Setting Macro Security

•     Introduction to Groups
•     Creating a Model Group
•     Creating and Managing Groups of Model and Annotation Elements
•     Creating Detail Groups
•     Editing Groups
•     Converting Groups to Links
•     Saving and Loading Groups

Drafting and Detailing
•     Understanding Detailing Methodology
•     Loading and Placing Detail Components
•     Placing Repeating Details
•     Creating a Repeating Detail Type
•     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
•     Placing Annotation on Details
•     Leveraging Detail Groups
•     Saving Detail Views to a File
•     Inserting 2D Elements from File

•     Introduction to Collaboration Tools
•     Using the Monitor Tool within a Single Project
•     Using the Copy-Monitor Tool with Linked Projects
•     Performing a Coordination Review
•     Checking For Interference in a Single Project or Between Linked Projects
•     Exporting Revit Views to 2D CAD Files
•     Controlling Layers in exported CAD Files
•     Exporting to 3D CAD
•     Exporting to 2D and 3D DWF
•     Exporting and Importing IFC Format Information
•     Exporting Family Types

•     Introduction to Phases
•     Understanding Element States in Phases
•     Managing Phases
•     Phases in Project Templates
•     Demolishing Elements
•     Assigning Phases and Phase Filters to a View
•     Managing Phase Filters and Graphic Overrides

Design Options
•     Introduction to Design Options
•     Working with Design Options and Sets
•     Editing Design Options
•     Creating Design Option Views
•     Understanding the Impact of Design Options on Documentation
•     Promoting and Accepting Design Options

Presentation Views
•     Creating an Orthographic 3D View
•     3D View Properties
•     Rotating a 3D View
•     Enabling a Section Box in a 3D View
•     Creating a Perspective 3D View
•     Storing a 3D View’s Home and Default Orientation
•     Modifying with Orient to Other Views
•     Save Orientation and Lock View for 3D Tagging

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