Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating retaining walls, part of Creating Concrete Buildings with Revit Structure.
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…Let's talk about retaining walls.…Not only does Revit know the…difference between architectural and structural walls, it…know the difference between a typical structural…foundation wall and a structural retaining wall.…In this video, we will leave the model we've been working…on and use a new model with a site pre-set up.…To get started, open the model called retaining.rvt and follow along.…Now notice we have a site with a giant chunk of earth taken out of it.…The objective here is to get a retaining wall holding this earth back.…
Lets go ahead and jump down to our site level.…In our site level we have a clear definition…line of where we want to place our retaining wall.…On the structure tab, click the wall drop down.…Let's go wall structural.…In the type selector, hit the drop down, let's scroll…down towards the bottom, and grab retaining 12 inch concrete.…For the location line, let's go to finish face exterior.…For the base constraint let's go down to top of footing…for the base offset let's type in a zero and hit enter.…
- Creating levels
- Creating a structural grid
- Adding single and multiple columns
- Laying foundations
- Creating perimeter framing and pan joists
- Placing concrete slabs
- Reinforcing with rebar
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting the Stage
4. Concrete Framing
5. Structural Slabs
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