Training Course Syllabus

Session 1
1: Overview and Basic Drawing Tools * Building Information Modeling * Revit Terminology * Overview of the Revit Interface * Starting Revit Projects * Viewing Commands * General Drawing Tools * Editing Revit Elements * Modifying Tools 2: Datum Elements – Levels and Grids * Setting Up Levels * Importing CAD Files (Covered in more detail in a later class) * Creating Structural Grids * Adding Columns 3: Drawing and Modifying Walls * Drawing and Modifying Walls (Creating custom walls is in a later class) * Helpful Editing Tools 4: Adding Doors and Windows * Adding Doors and Windows * Loading Door and Window Types from the Library * Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes * Creating Storefront Windows
Session 2
1: Floors * Creating Floors * Creating Openings * Creating Building Sections 2: Roofs * Creating Roofs by Footprint * Setting Up a Roof Plan * Reference Planes and Work Planes * Creating Roofs by Extrusion * Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections 3: Vertical Circulation * Adding Callout Views * Creating Standard and Custom Stairs * Creating Ramps * Adding and Modifying Railings 4: Reflected Ceiling Plans * Creating Ceilings * Adding Ceiling Fixtures
Session 3
1: Interiors * Duplicating Views * Setting the View Display * Adding Furniture and Fixtures to a Project * Creating Interior Elevations 2: Construction Documents * Setting Up Sheets * Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets * Printing Sheets 3: Annotating Construction Documents * Working with Text * Adding Detail Lines and Symbols * Working with Dimensions 4: Tags, Schedules & Quantities * Adding Tags * Working with Schedules (Creating custom schedules / Quantities)
Session 4
1: Project Phasing and Design Options * Project Phasing * Design Options 2: Groups and Links * Using Groups * Linking Revit Files * Links and Groups * Visibility and Graphic Overrides in Linked Views * Interference Checking 3: Importing and Exporting * Importing Vector Files * Working with Imported Files * Importing Raster Image Files * Exporting Files
Session 5
1: Advanced Modeling Tools * Creating Sloped Floors, Roofs, and Slabs * Creating Dormers 2: Curtain Walls * Creating Curtain Walls * Adding Curtain Grids * Creating Curtain Wall Types with Automatic Grids * Working with Curtain Wall Panels louvers * Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids 3: Site Design * Creating Topographical Surfaces * Property Lines and Building Pads * Modifying Toposurfaces * Annotating Site Plans * Site Components * Shared Coordinates
Session 6
1: Detailing in Revit Architecture * Setting Up Detail Views * Creating Details * Annotating Details * Patterning 2: Schedules * Creating Schedules * Creating Material Takeoff Schedules 3: Advanced Annotation * Keynoting and Keynote Legends * Creating Legends * Revision Tracking 4: Advanced View Setup * View Templates * Working with Dependent Views * Enhancing Views
Session 7
1: Massing Studies * Basic Mass Elements * Custom Mass Elements * From Massing to Building * Working with SketchUp Files 2: Space Planning & Area Analysis * Space Planning * Area Analysis * Creating Color Schemes 3: Visualization * Perspectives * Creating Walkthroughs * Solar Studies 4: Rendering * Basic Rendering * Working with Lighting * Enhancing Renderings
Session 8
1: Creating Custom Templates * Preparing Templates * Presetting Annotation Styles * Creating Titleblocks * Creating Object Styles * Materials and Fill Patterns 2: Custom Walls, Roofs, & Sections * Creating Wall, Roof, and Floor Types * Adding 3D Profiles * Vertically Stacked Walls * Vertically Compound Walls 3: Family Concepts & Techniques * Introduction to Families * Creating Parametric Dimensions * Creating Family Elements * Creating Family Types * Adding Family Parameters * Visibility Display Settings 4: Creating Specific Families * Creating Custom Doors and Windows * Creating In-Place Families * Creating Profiles * Creating Angled Cornices and Copings * Creating Custom Railings * Adding Custom Posts * Creating Annotation Families * Working with Shared Parameters
Session 9
1: Adding Columns and Walls * Placing Structural and Slanted Structural Columns * Drawing and Modifying Structural Walls 2: Adding Foundations * Strip Footings * Step and Spread Footings * Piers and Pilasters * Structural Slabs
Session 10
1: Structural Reinforcement * Cover Depth * Adding Rebar * Area and path reinforcement * Rebar Coupler 2: Beams and Framing systems * Adding Beams and Beam Systems * Modifying Beams * Labeling Framing 3: Brace Frames * Framing Elevations * Adding Bracing
Session 11
1: Floors, Shafts and Stairs * Creating Floor Systems * Creating and Framing Shaft Openings * Understanding Stairs and Ramps 2: Structural Trusses * Pratt Trusses * Scissors Trusses * Warren Trusses * Fink or W Trusses * Warren with Cambered Top Chord Trusses
Session 12
1: Steel * Fabrication and Connections * Plate, Bolt, and Welds 2: Analytical Model * Boundary Conditions * Loads, Load cases, and Load Combinations * Supports
Session 13
1. Introduction to Revit MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) * New MEP Project * Linking an Architect Revit file * Copy – Monitor Level and Grid * Copy –Monitor MEP Fixture
Session 14
1. HVAC * Mechanical Setting –Duct * Air Terminal and Mechanical Equipment * Ducts and Duct Fittings * Adding and Modifying Fittings * Duct Systems * Automatic Ductwork Layout * Duct Sizing * Checking System * Heating & Cooling Load Report * Creating HVAC Families and Adding Connectors * Fabrication Parts & Configuration * Creating Mechanical and HVAC families
Session 15
1. Pipe and Plumbing * Piping System * Plumbing and Pipe Work * Mechanical Setting – Pipes * Piping Systems * Adding Pipes * Modifying Pipes * Adding and Modifying Fitting * Generate Pipe Layouts * Sprinklers and Fire Safety System * Pressure Loss Report * Creating Pipe and Plumbing families
Session 16
1. Electrical * Adding light fixtures * Adding receptacles * Adding & circuiting panel board * Creating panel schedule * Creating a switch system * Circuiting receptacles * Adding wiring * Modifying panel schedule * Creating lighting circuit * Adding voltage definition * Creating distribution system * Conduit & Cable Trays * Creating Electrical families
						

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