Autodesk Revit Structure 2017 Fundamentals

Autodesk Revit Structure 2017 Fundamentals Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

To take full advantage of Building Information Modeling, the Autodesk Revit 2017 Structure Fundamentals course has been designed to teach the concepts and principles from building design through construction documentation using the Autodesk Revit 2017 Structure software.

This course is intended to introduce students to the user interface and the basic building components of the software that makes it a powerful and flexible structural modeling tool. The goal is to familiarize you with the tools required to create, modify, analyze, and document the parametric model.

Learning Modalities
- Instructor-led Classroom Training
- Online Training
- Corporate Training
- Onsite Training
- One-on-One Training

What's Included
- Facilitated Training
- Books
- Labs

Next Class Dates

Feb 26, 2018 – Mar 1, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Apr 30, 2018 – May 3, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Aug 27, 2018 – Aug 30, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Oct 29, 2018 – Nov 1, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Autodesk Revit Structure 2017 Fundamentals Course

  • » Structural Engineers
  • » Structural Technicians
  • » Structural Designers

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Autodesk Revit Structure 2017 Fundamentals Course Objectives

  • » Introduction to the Autodesk Revit software
  • » Basic drawing and editing tools
  • » Setting up levels and grids
  • » Working with views
  • » Starting a structural project based on a linked architectural model
  • » Adding structural columns and walls
  • » Adding foundations and structural slabs
  • » Structural reinforcement
  • » Beams, trusses, and framing systems
  • » Analytical models and placing loads
  • » Project practices to reinforce learning
  • » Construction documents
  • » Annotating construction documents
  • » Detailing
  • » Scheduling

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Autodesk Revit Structure 2017 Fundamentals Course Outline

      1. Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit
        1. BIM and Autodesk Revit
        2. Overview of the Interface
        3. Starting Projects
        4. Viewing Commands
      2. Basic Sketching and Modify Tools
        1. Using General Sketching Tools
        2. Editing Elements
        3. Working with Basic Modify Tools
        4. Working with Additional Modify Tools
      3. Starting Structural Projects
        1. Linking and Importing CAD Files
        2. Linking in Revit Models
        3. Setting Up Levels
        4. Copying and Monitoring Elements
        5. Coordinating Linked Models
      4. Structural Grids and Columns
        1. Adding Structural Grids
        2. Placing Structural Columns
      5. Foundations
        1. Modeling Walls
        2. Adding Wall Footings
        3. Creating Piers and Pilasters
        4. Adding Isolated Footings
      6. Structural Framing
        1. Modeling Structural Framing
        2. Modifying Structural Framing
        3. Adding Trusses
      7. Working with Views
        1. Setting the View Display
        2. Duplicating Views
        3. Adding Callout Views
        4. Elevations and Sections
      8. Adding Structural Slabs
        1. Modeling Structural Slabs
        2. Creating Shaft Openings
      9. Structural Reinforcement
        1. Structural Reinforcement
        2. Adding Rebar
        3. Modifying Rebar
        4. Reinforcing Walls, Floors, and Slabs
      10. Structural Analysis
        1. Preparing Projects for Structural Analysis
        2. Viewing Analytical Models
        3. Adjusting Analytical Models
        4. Placing Loads
      11. Project - Concrete Structure
        1. Start a Structural Project
        2. Create Foundation Elements
        3. Frame a Concrete Structure
      12. Creating Construction Documents
        1. Setting Up Sheets
        2. Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
        3. Printing Sheets
      13. Annotating Construction Documents
        1. Working with Dimensions
        2. Working with Text
        3. Adding Tags
        4. Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
        5. Creating Legends
      14. Creating Details
        1. Setting Up Detail Views
        2. Adding Detail Components
        3. Annotating Details
      15. Scheduling
        1. Structural Schedules
        2. Graphical Column Schedules
        3. Working with Schedules

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.


Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.
Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.


Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.

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Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

I thought our professor did a great job, and I would definitely take another class from him & we had a great classroom.

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The instructor was very patient with all the questions and issues. Very helpful instructor.

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