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Revit Structure 2013 Training Course Tutorials  on DVDs

Training tutorials for Revit Structure 2013 Beginners through Advanced LevelsOur Revit Structure 2013 training tutorials will show you how to effectively use the program for optimal performance when working with structural design and analysis. Consisting of 29 hours of training on two (2) DVDs, our course will provide you with the necessary skills to get your work done. The tutorials range from the fundamentals of getting started to much more advanced concepts such as managing projects, advanced modeling, design analysis and collaboration. The large scope of lessons makes this course the perfect tool for both novice and seasoned users of Revit.

After viewing the 370 individual lessons you may be interested in practicing some of the skills and exercises you have learned. We have included the exercise files on the training DVD so you can open them and recreate what the instructor has taught you, using your own copy of the Revit Structure software.

As our instructor led course takes you step-by-step through each detailed lesson, you can improve your skills and productivity in no time.

Revit Structure 2013 Training curriuclum on DVD

Your Revit Structure 2013 Course Instructor

Your instructor for this program is Rebecca Frangipane who is both a Structural Technician and BIM Consultant. Rebecca has worked exclusively with Autodesk Revit Structure for several years, and is a member of AUGI - Autodesk User Group International.

Training Tutorials cover the following topics

Getting Started with Revit Structure 

  • Introduction and Starting the Program
  • Opening a File
  • User Interface Components
  • The Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Options Bar
  • Application Menu
  • InfoCenter Toolbar
  • Project Browser
  • Properties Palette
  • Type Selector
  • Status Bar
  • Drawing Area
  • View Controls
  • Navigation Bar
  • ViewCube
  • SteeringWheels
  • Options Dialog
  • Units and Snaps
  • Beginning a New Project from Recent Files
  • Using the Application Menu to Start a New Project
  • The Mouse
  • Working with the Keyboard
  • Managing Windows
  • Saving and Closing Files
  • Closing the Application
  • Revit App Store

Walls  - An In-Depth Look

  • Drawing Aids
  • Wall System Families and Types
  • Structural Walls
  • Creating Walls by Picking Lines
  • Creating a Wall by Face
  • Wall Properties
  • Changing Wall Type as the Design Evolves
  • Stacked Walls
  • Wall Profiles
  • Wall Openings
  • Wall Layer Functions
  • Base and Top Extension of Walls
  • Attach Top or Base to Modifying Walls
  • Adjusting and Aligning Model Patterns
  • Adding Sweeps to Customize Vertical Wall Structure
  • Customizing Vertical Wall Structure by Adding Reveals
  • In-Place Wall Sweeps
  • In-Place Reveals

Building Structure

  • Structural Symbolic Representation Settings
  • Structural Columns
  • Slanted Columns
  • Isolated Foundations
  • Wall Foundations
  • Stepped Foundations
  • Foundation Slabs
  • Floors
  • Floor Properties
  • Floor Slope
  • Floor Openings
  • Slab Edges
  • Creating a Roof by Footprint
  • Creating a Roof by Extrusion
  • Structural Beam Types
  • Creating Beams
  • Beam Properties
  • Sloping Beams Using 3D Snapping
  • Sloping Beams by Setting to a Workplane
  • Beam Joins and Coping
  • Openings in Beams
  • Beam Systems
  • Structural Braces
  • Trusses
  • Placing Rebar
  • Area and Path Reinforcement
  • Fabric Reinforcement
  • Tagging Reinforcement
  • Rebar Cover
  • CustomizedRebar Abbreviations

Modeling Essentials

  • Modeling with Revit
  • Model Objects
  • Sketch-Based Objects
  • Project Datum
  • Creating and Modifying Levels
  • Creating and Modifying Grids
  • Datum Visibility
  • Limiting Visibility of Datum Using Scope Boxes
  • Setting and Showing the Active Work Plane
  • Reference Planes
  • Length and Angle Snap Increments to Model Accurately
  • Object Snaps
  • Visualization Aids When Working in 3D Views

Construction Modeling

  • Understanding Construction Modeling and Creating Parts
  • Visibility of Parts
  • Dividing Parts
  • Gaps and Profiles
  • Merging and Excluding Parts
  • Scheduling Parts
  • Wall Joins and Parts
  • Parts from Linked Models
  • Assemblies
  • Creating and Modifying Assembly Views

Components and Families

  • Understanding Families
  • Placing Components from the Project Browser
  • Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
  • Using Autodesk Seek to Find Components
  • Editing Component Families within a Project

Basic Modify and Reporting Tools

  • Selecting Objects
  • Saving Selection Sets
  • Copying and Moving
  • Rotating
  • Linear Arrays
  • Radial Arrays
  • Scaling
  • Mirroring
  • Flipping
  • Clipboard used for Copy and Paste
  • Splitting Objects
  • Using Match Type and Create Similar to consistently create Elements
  • Aligning Objects
  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Offsetting Objects
  • Pinning Objects in Place
  • Deleting Objects
  • Measuring versus Dimensioning Objects
  • Element IDs
  • Warning Messages
  • Reporting and Displaying Coordinates

Views and Sheets

  • Plan Views
  • Plan Region
  • Building  and Framing Elevation Views
  • Elevation Symbol
  • Creating and Segmenting a Section View
  • Callout Views
  • Drafting Views
  • Reference View
  • View Discipline
  • Duplicating Views
  • Match Lines and View References
  • Creating and Using Sheets
  • Guide Grid to Align Views on Sheets
  • Placing Schedules on Sheets
  • Sheet Lists and Placeholder Sheets
  • Custom TitleBlock
  • Key Plan
  • Sheet Issues and Revisions
  • Revision Clouds and Tags
  • Revision Schedule to a Titleblock
  • Supplemental Drawings
  • Viewports
  • Inserting Views from File
  • 2D Elements from File

View Graphics

  • Visual Styles
  • Scale and Detail Level
  • Plan View Range
  • Understanding and Creating View Templates
  • Applying and Assigning View Templates
  • View Types
  • Object Styles
  • Visibility Graphics Overrides
  • Element and Category Graphics Overrides in Views
  • Filter Overrides in Views
  • Temporary Hide or Isolate and Viewing Hidden Elements
  • Crop Regions
  • Annotation Crop Regions
  • Configuring System Family Coarse Scale Cut Patterns

Dimensions and Constraints

  • Understanding Dimensions and Constraints
  • Temporary Dimensions
  • Modifying Temporary Dimension Settings
  • Permanent Dimensions
  • Modifying Dimensions
  • Overriding Dimension Text
  • Creating and Modifying Dimension Styles
  • Locking Dimensions
  • Equality Constraints to Control Dimensions
  • Controlling Dimension Units
  • Dimensioning Entire Walls
  • Spot Elevations
  • Spot Coordinates
  • Spot Slopes

Design Analysis

  • Analytical Model
  • Visibility Settings
  • Modify Model Properties
  • Adjusting Analytical Models
  • Analytical Structural Settings
  • Analytical Model Checks
  • Creating Loads

Schedules and Tags

  • Schedules and tags Concepts
  • Placing Element Tags
  • Tagging Beams
  • Material Tags
  • Create a Schedule and Specifying Fields
  • Modifying Schedules with Filters
  • Sorting and Grouping 
  • Schedule Formatting and Appearance
  • Material Takeoff
  • Calculated Values
  • Graphical Column
  • Working with View List
  • Importing and Exporting Schedule Views


  • Text Annotation
  • Keyboard Controls and Adding Symbols
  • Checking Spelling
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Text Type Properties
  • Creating and Modifying Keynotes
  • Keynote Settings and Legends
  • Symbols and Note Blocks
  • Working with Legends
  • Arrowheads
  • Span Direction Symbol

Publishing and Printing

  • Concepts of Printing and Publishing
  • Printing and Print Settings
  • Printing to PDF
  • Buzzsaw


  • Concepts and Terminology
  • Enabling Worksharing in a Project File
  • Central Model
  • Local Model
  • Worksets and Workset Visibility
  • How Central and Local Files Communicate
  • Closing a Workshared Project
  • Editing Requests
  • Active Workset
  • Worksharing Display Modes
  • Specifying Open Worksets
  • Worksets in Linked Revit Files
  • Working Offline and Editing at Risk
  • Workshared Project History
  • Rolling Back Workshared Projects
  • Detaching a File from Central

Leveraging Other Files

  • Importing and Managing Image Files
  • Linking Revit Files
  • Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • Linked Files
  • Create Building Model Objects Using CAD Files
  • Autodesk Exchange Files
  • Line Weights of Imported CAD Files
  • Controlling the Display of Elements in Linked Project Files
  • Scheduling Elements from Linked Project Files
  • Shared Coordinates
  • Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
  • Point Clouds
  • Exporting to DWF
  • DWF Markups
  • Exporting to 2D CAD Formats
  • Exporting to 3D CAD
  • Exporting and Importing IFC Format Information
  • Exporting Family Types
  • Exporting Views to Image Files

Creating Stairs by Component

  • Landing Components
  • Support Components
  • Components by Sketching
  • Modifying Components
  • Stair Documentation
  • Understanding Stair by Component Properties
  • Creating Stairs by Sketching the Run
  • Sketched Stairs
  • Stair by Sketch Properties
  • Sketching Stairs with Landings
  • Stairs by Sketching Boundaries and Riser Lines
  • Spiral Stairs
  • Multi-Story Stairs and Shafts
  • Ramps
  • Placing Railings on a Host
  • Creating Railings by Sketch
  • Modifying Railings
  • Railing Properties

Advanced Modeling

  • In-Place Modeling Tools
  • Solid Extrusions and Blends as an In-Place Component
  • Solid Revolves as an In-Place Component
  • Solid Sweeps and Swept Blends as an In-Place Component
  • Void Forms as an In-Place Component
  • Complex Forms with Cut and Joined Geometry
  • Splitting the Face of an Element
  • Applying Materials as Paint
  • Model Text and Model Lines

Managing Your Projects

  • Project Information
  • Specifying the Location, Weather and Site
  • Project Parameters
  • Project Browser View Organization
  • Parameters and Filters for Browser Organization
  • Project Browser Sheet Organization
  • Coordinate Systems
  • Relocating a Project
  • Rotating True North and Project North
  • Mirroring a Project
  • Project Template Files
  • Transferring Project Standards
  • Deleting Unused Items
  • Setting the Starting View

Managing Application Settings

  • User Interface Components
  • File and Template Locations
  • Places List
  • Customizing the User Interface
  • Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Temporary Display Settings

Managing Settings

  • Model and Drafting Patterns
  • Fill Patterns
  • Materials and Material Libraries
  • Material Properties and Material Assets
  • Line Styles
  • Line Weights
  • Line Patterns
  • Halftone and Underlay Settings


  • Introducing Groups
  • Model Group
  • Creating and Managing Model Groups and Attached Detail Groups
  • Detail Groups
  • Editing Groups
  • Excluding Elements from Groups
  • Converting Groups to Links
  • Saving and Loading Groups

Drafting and Detailing

  • Understanding Detailing
  • Loading and Placing Detail Components
  • Creating and Placing Repeating Details
  • Detail Lines
  • Showing Hidden Lines in a Detail View
  • Cut Profile of Model Elements
  • Overriding Linework in a View
  • Filled Regions
  • Masking Regions
  • Batt Insulation
  • Placing Annotations in Detail Views
  • Leveraging Detail Groups
  • Saving Detail Views to a File
  • Inserting Views and 2D Elements


  • Monitoring and Coordinating Changes within a Project
  • Using Copy/Monitor in a Single Project or with Linked Projects
  • Coordination Review with Linked Projects
  • Checking For Interferences


  • Concept of Phases
  • Managing Phases
  • Assigning Phases and Phase Filters to Views
  • Phase Filters and Graphic Overrides
  • Demolishing Elements
  • Setting Up Phases in Project Templates

Design Options

  • Design Options and Option Sets
  • Editing Design Options
  • Duplicating and Deleting
  • Design Option Views
  • Impact on Documentation
  • Promoting and Accepting Design Options

Presentation Views

  • Creating 3D Views
  • Properties of 3D Views
  • Backgrounds
  • 3D View Rotation
  • Section Boxes
  • Perspective 3D View
  • Perspective Camera Position
  • Home and Front Orientation
  • Orienting 3D Views to Other Views
  • Locking the Orientation
  • Creating Decals
  • Decal Types
  • Photographic Exposure
  • Shadows

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AutoDesk Revit Structure 2013 Training DVDs
Course Outline

29 Hours of Tutorials
370 Individual Lessons

 Set of 2  DVDs
Reg Price: $279.00
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