Category: Structure

Revit Structure topics

Revit Structural Deck Line Types

For a few releases now Revit has had the capability to model composite decks with 2D graphics to display the metal deck when in sections.  While working with a client the question came up on what determines the line weights

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RTC 2014

My blog has gone dark for a while in case you didn’t know my family was blessed with a beautiful baby girl, aka #BIMbino. I was planning on taking a break for a while and then start blogging again once

Posted in Architecture, Navisworks, Platform, Revit, Structure

Tie Beams to Columns

When first using Revit Structure it can be frustrating that when the height of a column moves or changes, the beams that were associated to the top of the column didn’t change elevation with the column.  This condition was changed

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Beam End Symbols

With beam members there has always been the ability to show a start or end connection symbols.  In the early releases connection symbols were limited to Moment Frame and Cantilever Moment.  These symbols could have any graphics desired, but they

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Automatic Radius for Coping Beams

When coping beams, especially steel beams, there are many complaints that the cope doesn’t include an automatic radius.  However, if a custom beam is created such that the flanges have a slight radius to them, this shape will be used

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