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Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture

This training course is designed to teach you the Autodesk Revit functionality as you would work with it throughout the design process. You begin by learning about the user interface and basic drawing, editing, and viewi... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy and Windows
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3 Days

Course Content

The Autodesk Revit World

  • The Revit Interface
  • The Revit Workflow
  • Using the Ribbon
  • The View Window
  • Object Selection
  • Modifying and Mirroring
  • Building on Existing Geometry
  • View Control and Object Display
  • The Project Browser
  • Windows
  • File Types and Families
  • System and Hosted Families (.rfa)
  • Using Revit Template Files (.rte)
  • Using Revit Family Files (.rft)
  • Are You Experienced?

Creating a Model

  • Placing Walls
  • Adding Exterior Walls
  • Using Reference Planes
  • Adding More Walls
  • Adding Interior Walls
  • Using Temporary Dimensions to Gain Control of Your Model
  • Editing Wall Joins
  • Displaying Wall Joins
  • Disallowing Wall Joins
  • Placing Doors and Windows
  • Adding Doors
  • Placing Openings in Your Walls
  • Adding Windows

Creating Views

  • Creating Levels
  • Adding Levels
  • Understanding the Composition of a Level
  • Making Other Level Adjustments
  • Creating and Modifying Building Sections
  • Adding a Building Section
  • Making Building Modifications in a Section
  • Adding Wall Sections
  • Creating Detail Sections
  • Using Crop Regions
  • Splitting a Section Segment
  • Creating Callouts
  • Creating and Modifying a Camera View
  • Adding a Camera View
  • Modifying the Camera
  • Creating an Elevation
  • Interior Elevations
  • Elevation Properties
  • Annotation Properties

Working with the Autodesk Revit Tools

  • The Basic Edit Commands
  • The Move Command
  • The Copy Command
  • The Rotate Command
  • The Array Command
  • Radial Array
  • Linear Array
  • The Mirror Command
  • The Align Tool
  • Locking an Alignment
  • The Split Element Command
  • The Trim Command
  • The Offset Command
  • Copy/Paste
  • Creating the Plans

Dimensioning and Annotating

  • Selecting and Applying Dimensioning
  • Aligned Dimensions
  • Linear Dimensions
  • Angular Dimensions
  • Radial Dimensions
  • Arc Length Dimensions
  • Using Dimensions as a Layout Tool
  • Constraining the Model
  • Using Dimensions to Move Objects
  • Using Dimension Text Overrides
  • Placing Text and Annotations
  • Adding Leader Text
  • Changing the Leader Type
  • Modifying the Text Placement
  • Changing Text Properties


  • Placing a Floor Slab
  • Creating the Slab
  • Sketching the Slab
  • Building a Floor by Layers
  • Adding Materials
  • Adding a Layer
  • Splitting the Floor Materials
  • Adding an Alternate Material
  • Splitting and Painting
  • Pitching a Floor to a Floor Drain
  • Creating Shaft Openings


  • Placing Roofs by Footprint
  • Flat Roofs by Footprint
  • Pitched Roofs by Footprint
  • Creating a Sloping Roof
  • Creating Roofs by Extrusion
  • Adding a Roof Dormer

Structural Items

  • Adding Structural Grids
  • Placing a Grid
  • Adding Structural Columns
  • Using Structural Framing
  • Adding a Beam System
  • Adding Bracing
  • Understanding Foundation Systems
  • Adding Structural Footings
  • Structural Slabs
  • Piers and Spread Footings
  • Using Structural Views

Ceilings and Interiors

  • Creating Ceilings
  • Modifying Ceiling Grids
  • Setting Ceiling Element Properties
  • Creating a Plan Region
  • Creating a Custom Ceiling
  • Creating Ceiling Openings and Soffits
  • Creating a Ceiling Opening
  • Creating a Soffit
  • Adding Light Fixtures to Ceilings
  • Adding Interior Design
  • Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Furniture
  • Adding Parabolic Troffers
  • Adding Casework and Furniture
  • Adding Alternate Floor Materials
  • Separating the Floor
  • Creating a Tile Material

Stairs, Ramps, and Railings

  • Creating Stairs by Using the Rise/Run Function
  • Modifying Boundaries
  • Configuring Railings
  • Creating a Winding Staircase
  • Stair and Railing Families
  • Creating a Custom Railing System
  • Creating Custom Stairs
  • Adding a Custom Landing
  • Adding a Gooseneck
  • Adding Ramps


  • Working with Line Weights
  • Drafting on Top of the Detail
  • Using Predefined Detail Components
  • Masking Regions
  • Repeating Details
  • Modifying a Detail Component
  • Modifying Filled Regions
  • Drawing Detail Lines
  • Specifying Drafting Line Weights
  • Adding Notes
  • Adding Textual Notations
  • Creating Blank Drafting Views
  • Creating a Detail Group
  • Adding a Section to Another View
  • Importing AutoCAD Files into a Drafting View
  • Adding 2D and 3D Lines to the Model

Creating Specific Views and Match Lines

  • Duplicating Views
  • Creating Dependent Views
  • Adjusting the Crop Regions
  • Adjusting the Annotation Crop Region
  • Adding Match Lines
  • Match-Line Appearance
  • Adding View References to a Match Line
  • Using View Templates

Creating Sheets and Printing

  • Creating and Populating Sheets
  • Sheet Organization
  • Modifying a Viewport
  • Viewport Properties
  • Adding Revisions to a Sheet
  • Addressing Project Parameters
  • Generating a Cover Sheet
  • Printing from Revit Architecture

Creating Rooms and Area Plans

  • Creating Rooms
  • Configuring Properties
  • Placing and Manipulating Room Tags
  • Adding a Room Schedule
  • Adding a Color-Fill Plan
  • Adding Room Separators
  • Creating an Area Plan
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 11th, 2017

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