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Revit Training Courses in Orlando, with Alfredo Medina

 

General information:

  • Type of course: on site, lab classroom, hands-on, working on a sample project
  • Instructor: Alfredo Medina

  • List of Courses:
    • Revit Architecture, Level 1
    • Revit Architecture / Revit Level 2
    • Revit Structure
    • Revit MEP
  • Hours : 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with breaks, on Saturdays
  • Snacks at break time and sandwiches at noon are provided
  • Dates, length for each course, and price
    • Revit Architecture, Level 1, (24 hours in 4 days) : March 18, 25, April 1, 8  / 2017 | price : $ 1200
    • Revit Level 2 : (18 hours in 3 days) : April 15, 22, 29 / 2017 | price : $900
    • Revit Structure : (24 hours in 4 days) May 6, 13, 20, 27 / 2017 | price : $1200
    • Revit MEP : (24 hours in 4 days) : June 3, 10, 17, 24 / 2017| price: $1200
  • Pre-requisites:
    • Familiarity with Windows operating system and its applications
    • Previous experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry.
  • More information:
    • Contact the instructor Alfredo Medina at info@planta1.com   | cellphone: 305 298 9996
    • The instructor prefers to be contacted by email during business hours or by phone in the evening.
    • Free online conversation available upon request, during evening hours, to answer questions about these courses, or to help you choose your courses.
  • Payments:
    • Planta1.com sends an invoice to the email of the student(s) who want to take these courses, through Paypal. Paypal sends confirmation receipts to both parties.
    • There will be buttons, soon, on this page to buy the course(s) and pay with debit or credit card. In the meantime, please contact the instructor to sign up, or leave your contact information using this form.
  • Disclaimer:
    • These courses are about the usage of Autodesk Revit for the development of projects for the Architecture and Engineering industry. These courses are not about how to design a building that complies with construction codes and regulations in all these disciplines. The student is responsible for applying his or her own expertise to the sample project.
    • Alfredo Medina is teaching these courses as an independent instructor, not affiliated with Autodesk,  nor with an Autodesk reseller,  or any other institution.
    • The list of topics of the courses is subject to changes.
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 Syllabus

    • Revit Architecture, Level 1

      Day 1

      Class 1

      Introductions, Main concepts about working with Revit & about BIM models

      Elements of the interface / Visual control bar – part 1 / Methods of Selection

      Class 2

      Visual control bar / View templates / Visibility Graphics / Creating views, types of views

      Class 3

      Enabling worksets, central files, local files / Setting up worksets / Working as a team

      Day 2

      Class 1

      Starting a sample project / Usage of levels and grids / architectural plan layout / walls, wall types / inserting components, families / drawing and editing tools – part 1 /

      Class 2

      Working on the site plan view / Usage of a CAD civil drawing for location of building on the site / Drawing and editing tools, part 2 /

      Class 3

      Creating openings, doors and windows / creating new types in families / working on the exterior elevations / Schedules level 1

      Day 3

      Class 1

      Creating curtain walls / curtain wall panels families / mullion families

      Class 2

      Structural elements by the architect: floors, columns, beams, beam systems / footings / working on building sections

      Class 3

      Vertical circulation: stairs, railings, ramps

      Day 4

      Class 1

      Creating ceilings and adding lighting fixtures / Working on the ceiling plan

      Class 2

      Creating roofs /  working with profile families / Working on the roof plan

      Class 3

      Creating your titleblock / Project Information / Putting views on sheets / Printing & exporting

       


      Revit Level 2

      Day 1

      Class 1:

      Using linked models / Visibility Graphics for links / location of links (Coordinates, Project Base Point, Survey Point)

      Class 2:

      Creating a topography

      Class 3:

      Design Options

      Day 2:

      Class 1

      Phases

      Class 2

      Section details / detail components / Working on wall sections

      Class 3

      Plan Details / Detail components

      Day 3:

      Class 1

      Enlarged plans and interior elevations with annotations (dimensions, text, tags, material tags, keynotes) / Legends, note block

      Class 2

      Schedules, part 2. / Project parameters, Shared parameters

      Class 3:

      Using model in place to create custom elements / voids / roofs by face / walls by face / curtain system

      Day 3:

      Class 1

      Introduction to Revit families – part 1 / annotation families, detail item family

      Class 2

      Introduction to Revit families – part 2 / a sample parametric generic model family

      Class 3

      Introduction to Revit families – part 3 / a sample generic model family with the adaptive template


      Revit Structure

      Day 1

      Class 1

      Introductions, Main concepts about working with Revit & about BIM models

      Class 2

      Elements of the interface / Visual control bar / Methods of Selection / Drawing and editing tools

      Class 3

      Visibility Graphics / View templates / Analytical model / Creating views, types of views

      Day 2

      Class 1

      Enabling worksets, central files, local files / Setting up worksets / Working as a team

      Linking the architectural model / using copy monitor / grids and levels

      Class 2

      Creating structural columns / column families, creating new types / graphical column schedules

      Structural floors / shafts / floor types

      Class 3

      Structural Framing / beams, trusses, bracing / working on the framing elevations

      Structural walls,  openings in walls, coordination with architecture

      Day 3

      Class 1

      Footings / schedules and quantities / working on the foundation plan

      Class 2

      Structural connections: base plates, gusset plates

      Class 3

      Reinforcing bars / annotation

      Day 4

      Class 1

      Structural Details

      Class 2

      Placing loads / exporting model to other applications

      Class 3

      Legend of symbols / Schedule of sheets / Presenting your work on sheets


      Revit MEP

      Day 1

      Class 1

      Introductions, main concepts about working with Revit & about BIM models / presentation of the workflow for Revit MEP

      Class 2

      Elements of the interface / Visual control bar  / Methods of Selection / Drawing and editing tools / Creating views, types of views

      Class 3

      Enabling worksets, central files, local files / Setting up worksets / Working as a team

      Day 2

      Class 1

      • Starting the mechanical sample project with a template / linking models of other disciplines / setting up views
      • HVAC work / analyze building / creating spaces and zones / building types / construction type / heating and cooling loads
      • Inserting families / placing diffusers, return grilles, exhaust grilles / using schedules to control number of fixtures required

      Class 2

      • Placing equipment families / Creating systems / supply air, return air, exhaust air / usage of the System Browser
      • Reviewing routing configurations and other settings in the template
      • Working with mechanical ducts / Connecting fixtures and equipment to HVAC ducts

      Class 3

      • Adding annotations to your fixtures and ducts / tags, notes / Creating a legend of mechanical symbols / Creating schedules of air terminals and mechanical equipment
      • Adding details or schemes in drafting views
      • Coordination review / Presenting your work on sheets

      Day 3

      Class 1

      • Starting the plumbing and/or fire protection sample project with a template / linking models of other disciplines / setting up views
      • Plumbing settings / reviewing routing configurations and other settings in the template
      • Plumbing fixtures / Hosted vs non-hosted families / Using copy-monitor / Placing your own plumbing fixture families with connectors

      Class 2

      • Placing equipment families / Creating systems / domestic, sanitary, ventilation, or hydronic supply and return, or fire protection
      • Working with pipes/ Connecting fixtures and equipment to pipes / adding pipe accessories and fittings
      • Adding annotations to your fixtures and ducts / tags, notes

      Class 3

      • Creating a legend of plumbing symbols / Creating schedules of plumbing fixtures, accessories, fittings, or pipes
      • Adding details or schemes in drafting views
      • Coordination review / Presenting your work on sheets

      Day 4

      Class 1

      • Starting the electrical and/or lighting sample project with a template / linking models of other disciplines / setting up views
      • Electrical settings / reviewing routing configurations and settings in the template
      • Electrical fixtures / Hosted vs non-hosted families / Using copy-monitor / Placing your own plumbing fixture families with connectors

      Class 2

      • Placing equipment families / Creating circuits/ creating wire
      • Working with conduit/ Connecting fixtures and equipment to conduit/ working with cable tray
      • Adding annotations to your fixtures and wire/ tags, notes / Creating a legend of electrical symbols / Creating schedules of fixtures and equipment

      Class 3

      • Creating panel schedules
      • Adding details or schemes in drafting views
      • Coordination review / Presenting your work on sheets
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