Research and Markets: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012: No Experience Required. An Official Training Guide to New Users

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 5, 2011Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book " Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012: No Experience Required" to their offering.

The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly effective guide uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial to build your skills. You'll first get to know the Revit interface and basic conventions, then quickly move right into designing, documenting, and modeling a four-story office building. Place walls, windows, and doors; add floors ceilings, railings, and stairs; create construction documentation and that's just for starters!

You'll be amazed by how rapidly you can progress.

Key Features:

  • Teaches you how to use Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk s industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) software
  • Uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial that progresses through the book, teaching you how to design, document, and present a four-story building
  • Covers structural grids, beams, and foundations; adding text and dimensions; building floors layer by layer; joining exterior and interior walls; creating roofs and ceilings; and much more
  • Introduces embedded families and formulas, crucial site considerations, and importing and exporting to various formats
  • Includes a Web site with before-and-after tutorial files so readers can compare their work

Best of all, this guide is self-paced. Follow the tutorial sequentially or jump into just the chapters you want by downloading the project files from the companion Web site.

Key Topics Covered:

  • The Revit World
  • Creating a Model
  • Creating Views
  • Working with the Revit Tools
  • Dimensioning and Annotating
  • Floors
  • Roofs
  • Structural Items
  • Ceilings and Interiors
  • Stairs, Ramps, and Railings
  • Schedules and Tags
  • Detailing
  • Creating Specific Views and Match Lines
  • Creating Sheets and Printing
  • Creating Rooms and Area Plans
  • Advanced Wall Topics
  • Creating Families
  • Site and Topography
  • Rendering and Presentation
  • Importing and Coordinating Revit Models
  • Phasing and Design Options
  • Project Collaboration


Eric Wing

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