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Revit_Tutorial__1a - Revit Tutorial Elevations, Structural...

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Revit Tutorial – Elevations, Structural Grid, Foundation & Footings and Floor Systems Establishing Elevations Placing grid lines Placing foundation walls Placing footings Foundation slab floor Floor & Roof systems
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Entering the Rvit Architecture program, the page will look like the one above. Click on the “R” in the upper left had corner and go to New then Project. A message box will come up, click on Browse, then select the Construction template and click Open.
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Setting Building Elevations There are two important elements to establish first, before continuing a new Revit file, the horizontal limits and the vertical limits. Vertical refers to the z coordinate, heights in the building that this tutorials refers to as Elevations . In the Revit program it is called a Level . Horizontal Is the x and y coordinates. This is the 2D view where the Structural Grid will be laid out. Start first with the z coordinate, Elevations or Level .
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Go to Building Elevations and then East . Double click on the East Elevation in the Project Browser. The template chosen at the beginning has already preloaded elevations. However, these will have to change to reflect the correct elevations for this project. The next slides gives an explanation how to create and modify them to suit the project. Establishing Elevations
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The Level icon and the Grid icon are both in the Home menu. As the project sets up these icons will be used. However, much of the set up for Elevations can be achieved by altering the data within the Elevations .
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By hovering over the Level icon, the tab can be seen. To create new Levels, click on the Level icon. Or, as will mostly be the case here, the existing Elevations can be altered.
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This project has its own unique features and the Elevations are part of that. Levels or Elevations for this project are set or named, Top of Footings (TO Footings), Basement Level, Main Level, Top of Foundation, Top of Roof framing (TOS), Roof Level, Top of Parapet #1 (TOP 1), Top of Parapet #2 (TOP 2) , and Top of Parapet #3 (TOP 3) . There will eventually be ten (10) Levels or Elevations that are part of the project.
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Notice that currently there are seven (7) levels identified. The project will require ten (10) different levels. To begin, double click on any level name and then change it to something that will be needed for the project. Always answer “yes” to the box that asks if you would like to rename corresponding views.
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By clicking on each Level line, they can be dragged . The software locks them together (see the paddle lock symbol). This means that when you move one level then all that are locked together will move too. To insert additional levels, click on the Level icon, click and drag the new level until it lines up with the others.
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and adding levels, they all should look like this. By clicking the little squiggly
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