About Us

Paradigm is a registered training provider under the RIAI CPD links and Engineers Ireland CPD programmes.

Our Location

Dundrum Office Park
Main Street
Dundrum
Dublin 14TOX8

Contact Details

Telephone:  01 2960155

 
Autodesk Revit MEP 2017 Essentials

 

Learn about Building Information Modelling and the tools for parametric MEP systems design and documentation using Autodesk Revit® MEP 2017. Begin the three-day guide by learning the fundamental features of Autodesk Revit MEP, then progressing through system design, system analysis and construction documentation.

 

Course Outline

Basic Schedules and Legends

  • Scheduling Components

  • Style Schedules

  • Legends

Mechanical Systems                                                    

  • Mechanical Settings

  • Duct Types & fittings

  • Creating duct & Piping systems

  • Insulating & lining ductwork

  • Plant & equipment

  • Mechanical Pipework, flanges and fittings

  • Checking and Fixing Interference Conditions

 

Electrical Systems & Circuits                                     

  • Equipment, devices & fixtures

  • Wiring, cable tray and conduit modelling

  • Circuits and Switch Systems

 

Plumbing Systems                                                       

  • Plumbing settings

  • Plumbing fixtures

  • Creating plumbing systems

  • Creating sanitary systems

  • Domestic hot & cold water systems

  • System browser

 

Spaces, Zones, Areas & Volumes                              

  • Differentiate between Spaces, Zones, Areas & Volumes

  • Defining spaces, bounding elements, tags & schedules

  • Computation for areas and volumes

  • Using Space data outside of Revit

  • Colour schemes and Legends

 

2D Drafting & Annotation                                            

  • Introducing Annotation tools and component categories

  • Detail component libraries

  • Repeating Details

  • Lines & arcs

  • Text, Tags & Keynotes

 

Sheet Compilation & Publication                               

  • Project browser organisation

  • Creating & populating sheets

  • Working with schedules

  • Publishing & document management

Building Information Modelling                                

  • Building Information Modelling for MEP Engineering

  • Introducing Revit as a BIM tool

 

UI Tour, Project Navigation and View Creation      

  • Exploring the User Interface

  • Placement & Properties of Grids, Levels & Dimensions

  • Working with Revit Elements and Families

  • Managing Views

  • Controlling Object Visibility

  • Working with Section and Elevation Views

  • Creating and Modifying 3D Views

 

Element Selection & Manipulation

  • Element Properties & Manipulation

  • Instance & Type Parameters

  • Modify tools, Nodes & Snaps

 

Visibility Control & Categorisation

  • Project Wide Settings

  • View Specific Overrides

  • Element Specific Overrides

  • Individual Line Overrides

 

Establishing a Project                                                 

  • Project Units – Common, HVAC, Electrical & Piping

  • MEP settings, Symbols & Schematic Design

  • Project Commencement & Collaboration

  • Linking CAD & Revit Architecture

  • Coordination Review

 

 Introduction to Building Elements

  • Basic Wall definitions, floors, roofs & ceilings

  • Sketching Rules and relating slabs to walls & supports

  • Slabs slopes, Roof design and Ceiling definitions

  • System Family editing

 

Equipment, Fixtures & Fittings                                   

  • Family Terminology

  • Component Placement

  • Selecting the correct Level

  • MEP Workflow

 

Introducing Systems

  • Setting up a Project Profile

  • Main Systems

    • Mechanical

    • Electrical

    • Pumbing

  • System Browser


 

 

Prerequisite

It is recommended that students have a working knowledge of MEP engineering principles.

 

Materials Provided

AutoCAD Training Manual