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Air Distribution Components Revit mep

Air distribution componentscome in many shapes and sizes. Depending on the design, they can be mounted in a variety of ways, such as the following: Diffusers in a ceiling •u Duct-mounted sidewall diffusers •u Wall mounted •u Suspended •u In each of these instances, the designer must decide whether to …

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Mechanical Systems and Ductwork Revit mep

Ductwork, like pipework, is a system family through which Revit MEP can calculate airflow rates and pressure drops on any correctly defined system. Ductwork also provides the graphics for the traditional “drawn” documentation and the variety of ways this can be represented on a drawing sheet at different stages of …

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Filters Save the Day Revit mep

James has been working on a medical facility in Revit MEP 2012. When he completes the project, he submits it to the state review board to make sure that the plans meet the state requirements for standards of care for health facilities. The only comments from the reviewer are that …

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System Filters Revit mep

To set up system filters, you need to select the View tab on the ribbon and then choose Visibility/Graphics Filters (see Figure 9.20). You will then notice that, in the Filters dialog box, there are several filter names that are in Revit MEP by default. You will also notice that …

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Setting Display Properties of Systems Revit mep

New to Revit MEP 2012 are system families for systems. These can be found in the Project Browser. System families can have additional types created in the same way as other loadable families, by right-clicking on any one of the existing types in the Project Browser and duplicating. It is …

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Creating Fire-Protection Systems Revit mep

Fire-protection systems in Revit MEP are a sort of hybrid between air systems and hydronic systems. Sprinklers, from a system standpoint, are similar to air terminals. Sprinklers are designed to distribute a fluid evenly over a given area, with pressure as the driving force of distribution. In the case of …

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Creating Pipe Systems Revit mep

You will need pipe types defined, some fitting families loaded, and something to which they will all connect. Equipment is the source of the system, and the pipe and fittings connect everything. It seems pretty simple, but there are several things to consider when setting up the components of a …

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Understanding Parameters Revit mep

Parameters for piping are similar to the parameters for air systems such as Flow Factor, Calculated, Preset, Flow Direction, and so on. The available pipe system types are as follows: Hydronic Supply This pipe system can also be used for chilled water supply, cold water supply, steam, hot water supply, …

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Setting Up Piping Systems Revit mep

Mechanical piping benefits greatly from systems in Revit MEP 2012. Graphics, annotations, flow, and pressure loss can all be handled with a small amount of setup in your project template. Pipe systems also allow filters to apply to all components in the system, including the fittings. As discussed earlier in …

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Creating Mechanical Systems Revit mep

Now that you have reviewed the parameters of the mechanical systems that exist, you will now learn how to apply them in a simple exercise: 1. Open the Chapter9_Dataset.rvtfile found at www.sybex.com/go/ masteringrevitmep2012. 2. Download the Supply Diffuser – Perforated – Round Neck – Ceiling Mounted.rfafamily. Next choose Insert Load …

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