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Placing Fittings Revit mep

When you need to add valves to your piping, select the Home tab and then select Pipe Accessories. Use the Type Selector to select the type of valve you want to use. Most valves are break intotypes, so you can place them into a pipe run, and they will break …

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Manual Pipe Routing Revit mep

Manual routing of piping is the next method. When routing, manually start the piping run at the elevation that you know will most likely be out of the way of other disciplines. Use the following steps to set up and place mechanical equipment, create a hydronic supply and return, and …

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Automatic Pipe Routing Revit mep

Ideally, you have everything set up in your Pipe Types before you begin routing piping. To start automatic pipe routing, first assign your equipment to a Pipe System. Select two or more pieces of mechanical equipment and, from the Modify | Mechanical Equipment tab, click Create Systems Piping (see Figure …

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Pipe Routing Options Revit mep

The size of a mechanical piping model can grow quite large because of the amount of fluids constantly transferred, so it is very important that routing is closely coordinated. Using Revit MEP 2012, you can improve visual coordination with color-coded systems and use interference checking to monitor conflicts with cable …

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Using the Fluids Table Revit mep

You can add information concerning temperature, viscosity, and density to the fluids table. To do this, choose Home Plumbing And Piping and select the small arrow in the lower-right corner of the panel. This opens the Mechanical Settings dialog box. Next, choose Pipe Settings Sizes. Then duplicate one of the …

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Adjusting the Pipe Sizing Table Revit mep

If you want to adjust the sizing table, choose Home Plumbing And Piping, and select the small arrow in the lower-right corner of the panel. This opens the Mechanical Settings dialog box. Next, choose Pipe Settings Sizes. You can duplicate the schedule of pipe and apply the wall thickness as …

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Choosing a Pipe Material Revit mep

To access the pipe material settings, choose Home Plumbing And Piping and then select the small arrow in the lower-right corner of the ribbon. This opens the Mechanical Settings dialog box. (Alternatively, choose Manage MEP Settings Mechanical Settings.) Next, choose Pipe Settings Sizes. If you want to create a new …

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Selecting Fittings for Pipe Types Revit mep

Under the Fitting Parameters group, there are Elbow, Preferred Junction Type, Tee, Tap, Cross, Transition, Union, and Flange settings. Before you can adjust the rest of your system Pipe Type parameters, you need create the fittings that go with your system Pipe Types. To accomplish this, you must go to …

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Creating Pipe Types Revit mep

To understand Revit MEP Pipe Types, imagine them from the perspective of the installer. The Pipe Type is related to the material and style of fitting used. For instance, both chilled and hot water mechanical pipes, 3″in diameter and under, are commonly constructed from copper with soldered or brazed sweat …

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Creating Piping Systems Revit mep

New to Revit MEP 2012 is the concept of systemsthat exist separately from the fixtures and equipment that were previously required to define them. There is also an additional hierarchy level for defining systems (see Figure 11.1). You can see the Piping Systems required in all projects in the Project …

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