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 Intermediate
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Eric Wing, and welcome to MEP Families in Revit. In this course, we'll look at electrical power, lighting, mechanical and piping families. I'll start by showing you what families are, then I'll show you how to create reference planes, parameters, and all of the 3D shapes needed to build a proper MEP family. We'll learn how to model electrical devices, panels, mechanical equipment, and duct and pipe fittings, and accessories. We'll be covering all these features, plus plenty of other tools and techniques. Now, let's get started with MEP Families in Revit.
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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