Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing truss materials, part of Revit 2020: Essential Training for Structure (Imperial).
- [Narrator} With our trusses in…they're actually pretty sloppy.…The first thing I notice,…is the actual material that we're using.…Not a big fan of the W shapes. So what I want to do,…is configure these trusses to be wood members.…So open Truss zero two.…Let's insert some wood.…Click on insert.…Click on load family.…Scroll out of this directory.…
We're in US imperial.…Let's scroll down to structural framing.…Let's go to wood.…Let's grab some dimension lumber.…Got some choices here.…I'm going to scroll down, I'm going to grab a four by eights,…found by ten, four by twelve.…Let's click OK.…I'm going to pan around til I can grab any one of my trusses…and select it.…
Let's click edit type.…Now we can change the structural framing type right here.…Instead of set framing type,…I'm going to grab four by tens up there.…For my vertical webs, we use four by eights for this.…For my diagonal webs, I'll grab four by eights for that.…Scroll down to bottom cord.…Framing type.…I'm going to grab four by twelve for that puppy.…
Let's click apply.…
- Linking architecture
- Creating levels
- Creating view templates
- Adding steel columns
- Creating foundations with footings, piers, and pilasters
- Designing retaining walls
- Adding framing with beam systems
- Creating a slab floor
- Reinforcing with rebar
- Adding brace frames
- Creating stairs and ramps
- Detailing and annotating drawings
- Creating schedules
- Adding and attaching trusses
- Plotting and sharing files
- Adding connections with the Steel tab tools
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1. Setting Up the Project
2. Grids and Columns
4. Steel Framing
5. Floors and Slabs
7. Steel Brace Frames
8. Stairs, Ramps, and Slopes
9. Detailing and Annotating
10. Schedules and Tagging
12. Project Management
13. The Steel Tab
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