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Tips and Tricks with Revit Structure

Autodesk Revit to Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis – Send Options

Happy New Year and look forward to all the good things planned for 2017! A few Autodesk Revit Releases back (Revit Structure 2015), Autodesk made a change to the integration with Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis to allow the transfer of … Continue reading

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Revit 2017 Quick Reference Card

Here is an updated version of our popular Autodesk Revit Quick Reference Card for Revit 2017! Click the link Below for a PDF Download. Revit 2017 Quick Reference Card

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Autodesk Inventor 2016 R2- Shape Optimisation for Structural Connections

Within the release of Autodesk Inventor 2016 R2 is the Shape Generator tool for the design of efficient, light weight structural systems based on typical boundary conditions and loads that you specify. Although this technology is currently not within the … Continue reading

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Revit Structure – Controlling the stick symbol location for Beams

Earlier this week a client contacted me and asked about how to control the position of the stick symbol in climbing beams (see image below). Now this actually has a very simple solution but this was something that I had … Continue reading

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Revit 2016 to Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2016 – New bi-directional load transfer

The Autodesk Structural Analysis Toolkit 2016 has been released for a few weeks now and I have been testing and using this during training and consultancy days and have discovered that the workflow now supports loads modelled in Robot and … Continue reading

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Revit 2016 Quick Reference Card

Here is an updated version of our popular Autodesk Revit Quick Reference Card for download! Download from this Link: Revit 2016 Quick Reference Card LawrenceH

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Revit Structure – Using Load Take Down for Internal Dead Loads

Here is a very quick tip and trick for modelling dead loads from internal walls to your analysis programs. You will first need to ensure that you have the Load Take down tool added to Revit which can be download from … Continue reading

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