Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a pipe system, part of MEP Families in Revit.
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- Since piping systems are a family, I should show it to you…in this Families course.…So what I want to do is get started with a project.…So let's go Projects, New.…I'm going to grab our Mechanical Template…and I'm going to click OK.…What I'd like to do is in the Project Browser, let's scroll…down until we find Families and drill into that.…I don't know if you knew this or not,…but all of the Families in our Project…are hiding out right here.…We can even drill into one and drag it…into our model, from here.…
But that's beside the point.…I'm going to scroll down to where we find Piping Systems…and we're going to double-click on that,…double-click on Piping System,…and I'm going to right-click on Other…and I'm going to Duplicate it.…I'm going to right-click on Other 2…and I'm going to rename it and I'm going to call it…GAS for gas, hit Enter.…Now I'm going to double-click on GAS…and I want to go into the Graphic Overrides.…
For the Color, let's click here.…I'm going to make it like a light green color.…I'm going to click OK.…
Author Eric Wing shows how to model MEP families on a topic-by-topic basic, so you can learn the ins and outs of family creation while modeling exactly what you need for your drawings today. The course starts with a review of the basics: parameters, connectors, dimensions, and various family modeling techniques. Then Eric investigates specific parts and systems that can be created with Revit families: electrical panels and junction boxes, recessed and track lighting, HVAC systems with ducting and air terminals, and pipe systems. Along the way, he introduces the reference planes, parameters, shapes, and hosting options necessary to build families on your own.
- What is a Revit family?
- Using the Revit Family Editor
- Working with family parameters
- Constraining families with dimensions
- Creating extrusions, sweeps, and blends
- Creating panels and junction boxes
- Creating electrical lighting
- Modeling mechanical HVAC systems
- Creating pipe systems
- Annotating families
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Migrating from AutoCAD to Revitwith Paul F. Aubin2h 18m Intermediate
1. Basic Families
2. Electrical Power
3. Electrical Lighting
4. Mechanical HVAC
6. Annotation Families
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