Course code BūvZ3096

Credit points 2

Three Dimensional Building Design

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for laboratory classes24

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation16.04.2014

Responsible UnitDepartment of Structural Engineering

Course developer

author lect.

Arturs Gaurilka

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Arhi1020, Construction Graphics

BūvZ2037, Designing in AutoCad

Course abstract

Using the Revit Structure software in structure design. The possibilities and environment of the software. Modeling the main building parts - walls, foundations, columns, beams, floors, seiling slabs, stairs and roofs. Visualisations and renderings. Compatibility of differnt file (jpg, dwg, pdf etc.) with Revit Structure software.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

1. Knowledge and understanding about principles using the Revit Structure software in structure design - test. 2. Skills to use the main commands for design - test. 3. Competence to set up the task, to choose design method and tools - independent work. 4. Create unique 3D model of building - independent work.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. The possibilities and environment of the software.
2. Grid tool.
3. Using Level tool to define a vertical height or story within a building.
4. Wall tools. Wall creation options.
5. Structural Columns.
6. Wall Foundations. Isolated Foundations. Foundation Slabs.
7. Floors.
8. Stair tools.
9. Railings.
10. Ceiling.
11. Wall opening. Window tool. Door tool.
12. Roof tools.
13. Site.
14. Section and Callout.
15. Export/Import format.
16. Placing Views on Sheets.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Credit test is passed if unique 3D model of building is carried out, as well as conversation on related topic achievs a positive results.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

During practical work student is working on individual 3D model of building.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Credits will be enrolled if the student is able to prove his/her skills defending individual design.

Compulsory reading

1. Gaurilka A. Datorprogrammas Revit Structure 2009 iespējas un darba vide. Palīgmateriāls studiju priekšmetā Būvju telpiskā projektēšana. [tiešsaiste]. Jelgava: LLU, 2011. 23 lpp. Nav liel. Latvijas b-kās. Pieejams: http://estudijas.llu.lv/pluginfile.php/32408/mod_resource/content/0/Dazadi/Revit/Metod_BUV-TELP-REVIT.pdf [skatīts 13.10.2014.]

Further reading

1. Weir, Thomas S.: Mastering Revit structure 2010 /Thomas S. Weir, Jamie D. Richardson, David J. Harrington. Indianapolis, Indiana : Wiley Publishing, c2009. 865 lpp. LLU FB UDK 004.9 Šifrs 09/792
2. Gaurilka A. Datorprogrammas Revit Structure 2015 iespējas un darba vide. Palīgmateriāls studiju priekšmetā Būvju modelēšana.
Pieejams: https://estudijas.llu.lv/pluginfile.php/181785/mod_resource/content/2/Metod_BUV-MODEL.pdf
3. Gaurilka A. Datorprogrammas Revit Structure 2010 iespējas un darba vide. Palīgmateriāls studiju priekšmetā Būvju telpiskā projektēšanā.
Pieejams:
https://estudijas.llu.lv/pluginfile.php/140245/mod_resource/content/1/Pal%C4%ABgmateri%C4%81ls%20darb%C4%81%20ar%20Revit%20Structure%202010.pdf
4. www.revitcity.com/index.php.
5. http://images.autodesk.com/adsk/files/rac_help.pdf
6. http://designbuildacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/REVIT_Walkthrough_getting-Started.pdf

Notes

Optional Course for the Professional Bachelor’s study programme “Civil Engineering” and for the Second level professional higher educational programme “Civil Engineering”