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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. Arranged along a radius or arc. In Revit Architecture - when you create a ______ array - the elements in the array are arranged along a curve.

2. A symbolic representation of a material in a drawing. (For example - sand is represented by a stipple pattern.) You can place ______ on flat and cylindrical surfaces - and you can define them for families. You can also place ______ on cut component s

3. The file format for projects created using Google SketchUp - a general purpose modeling and visualization tool. You can import ______ files into a Revit project.

4. A vertical plane in a wall that is used for dimensioning. You create a wall by sketching the ______ of the wall in a plan view or a 3D view. You specify what to use for the ______ in the element properties of the wall: the wall centerline - core cent

5. A line that provides information but is not intended to represent actual geometry in an element. For example - when creating a door family - you might sketch ______ in an elevation view to represent a door swing. ______ are visible parallel to the vi

6. An elevation tag that refers to an existing elevation or drafting view. When you add a ______ to a project - Revit Architecture does not create a new view for it. Instead - the reference elevation uses an existing elevation - allowing you to indicate

7. A uniform distance from an element or line - along which the element or line will move - or a new element or line will be created. For example - when creating walls - you might specify an ______ of 5 meters. When you select an existing wall - Revit A

8. A graphic representation of an annotation element or other object. ______ are sometimes referred to as tags. Revit Architecture uses ______ for annotations - moment frames - cantilever connections - and other elements.

9. A symbol indicating a dependent view to which the primary view is linked.

10. A dashed line representing an edge or surface that cannot be seen in a view. For example - in the following image - 2 bolts go through the stud. The view shows the ______ of one bolt but does not show the ______ of the second bolt.

11. A tabular display of information. In Revit Architecture - a ______ is extracted from the properties of elements in a project. It is displayed in a ______ view. Using Revit Architecture - you can create many types of ______ - including quantities - ma

12. A Revit element that contains all objects (such as blocks and xrefs) from an imported drawing. When you move the cursor over the imported objects - Revit Architecture shows information about the ______. You can explode an ______ to convert it into in

13. A visualization tool that you use to create a 3D view of a building model. When you place a camera in a 2D view - you can control the target point - the ______ level - and the focal point of the ______. The following views show a camera positioned in

14. A user interface mechanism that you use to select elements within a defined area by dragging the cursor around them. To create a ______ - place the cursor near the elements to select - click and hold the left mouse button - and drag the cursor diagon

15. A model graphics style in which Revit Architecture shows the image with all surfaces shaded according to their material color settings and project light locations. A default light source provides illumination for the ______ elements.

16. A group of view-specific elements that are associated with a model group. For example - an ______ may be comprised of door tags and window tags.

17. A joint at a 45-degree angle - or evenly angled between the joined elements. ______ can apply to walls - wall sweeps - railings - structural floors - roof fascia - curtain wall mullions - and other model elements. When 2 walls join - you can edit the

18. A wall that is inserted into another wall of a different type or construction. ______ are useful - for example - when you need to create a storefront on a building exterior. The following image shows a curtain wall embedded in a host wall.

19. A method of annotating drawings to identify building materials - describe assembly instructions - or provide special instructions or explanations. ______ help to standardize information related to the building design and can help reduce clutter in dr

20. A representation of a building model that simulates a person walking through the model along a defined path. The following ______ view shows the ______ path in red.

21. A list of the subcomponents or materials of any Revit family. ______ have all the functionality and characteristics of other schedule views - but they allow you to show more detail about the assembly of a component. Any material that is applied to a

22. To change the magnification of a view. In a 3D context - ______ moves the camera in and out. In a 2D context - ______ moves up and down perpendicular to the view. To ______ in is to increase the magnification - making the building appear larger. To _

23. To restrict the movement of an element using the _____ tool. When you ______ an element - you cannot move it by dragging or using the Move tool. However - changes in other attached elements may result in movement of the ______ element.

24. A sketched line that connects to itself - creating a 2-dimensional shape. A ______ cannot contain coincident or intersecting segments. In Revit Architecture - you sketch ______ to create floors - ceilings - plan regions - openings in walls and roofs

25. The structural part of a compound wall or other host element. When you use Revit Architecture to design a compound wall - you specify the layers and materials that compose the ______ of the wall - as well as the interior and exterior layers of the wa

26. The process of generating a photorealistic illustration of a building design. Rendered images are often used to present building designs to clients. Revit Architecture renders 3D project views with various effects - such as lights - plants - decals -

27. The gross building area plan at ground level that is exported to an ADSK file when exporting a building site to a civil engineering application - such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.

28. The amount of material that must be excavated and removed from a site to prepare it for construction. For example - in the following drawing - the red area indicates the ______ - and the blue area indicates the fill volume required to level the site

29. An Autodesk product. ______ integrates a physical model for layout - coordination - and documentation with an independently editable analytical model for building design and analysis. Using a single building information model and dynamic linking to t

30. A file format for fill patterns. A pattern file is a text file that contains definitions for model or drafting patterns in a project.

31. A set of model elements that are placed together in a building design. ______ are useful when you need to create entities that represent repeating units or are common to many building projects (such as hotel rooms - apartments - or repeating floors).

32. Text displayed in a callout tag when a reference callout is created in the plan view - or text displayed in a section head when a reference section is created in the plan view.

33. Controlled by parameters. In a Revit project - parameters define the relationships between elements of the building model. These relationships are created automatically by Revit Architecture and by you as you create the design. As you work in drawing

34. Representations of AutoCAD objects. Revit Architecture supports ______ from AutoCAD files. Unlike AutoCAD objects - ______ have no intelligence.

35. To change the size of a model element. For example - in Revit Architecture you can ______ a wall or a foundation to adjust to changing specifications.

36. A text file that maps each Revit category or subcategory to a preconfigured layer name for the CAD software. For example - a Revit door object automatically maps to the A-DOOR layer in AutoCAD. The layer names are preconfigured in the text file - but

37. A file format supported by MicroStation of Bentley Systems - Inc. Revit Architecture can import and export ______ files.

38. A model element that exists in 3D space and is visible in all views of a Revit project. You can use ______ to represent 3D geometry in a building design - such as cords or cables that secure a tarp. You can sketch straight - curved - arc - circular -

39. Part of the Revit interface that shows a logical hierarchy for all views - schedules - sheets - families - groups - and linked Revit models in the current project.

40. Available in the conceptual design environment - ______ mode is a transparent view that displays the underlying geometric skeleton of a form.

41. Vegetation used to create a landscape around a building design. Revit Architecture provides a library of ______ families. You can also create or download additional plants.

42. A mechanism for eliminating or including the display or selection of elements in a view - based on their properties. In Revit Architecture - you can use ______ in the following ways: To select or deselect elements in a view. - To override the graphic

43. Text used in a building model - such as for signage. You can add ______ in a project view and in the Family Editor for families that can be represented in 3D - such as walls - doors - windows - and furniture. An instance of ______ is a model element.

44. A graphic (shaped like a cloud) that indicates changes in a construction document. In Revit Architecture - you can sketch ______ in all views except 3D views. The cloud is visible only in the view in which it is sketched.

45. A method of defining 3D geometry for a building model. You begin a solid ______ by sketching 2D shapes on a plane. Revit Architecture then ______ the sketch between a start point and an endpoint. You can also create a void ______ by cutting a shape o

46. A 2D drawing of a building model that shows the layout of walls and other building components. In Revit Architecture - a ______ is also referred to as a floor plan view.

47. A 2D - view-specific graphic. You can use ______ to represent various surfaces - such as concrete or compacted earth. You can add a ______ to a detail view - a drafting view - or an annotation family. For each ______ - you can specify a boundary line

48. To explicitly join elements (such as walls or columns) to other modeling components. For example - you can ______ walls to floors - ceilings - and roofs. You can ______ columns to roofs - floors - ceilings - reference planes - structural framing memb

49. Non-uniform rational B-spline. A mathematical model commonly used in computer graphics for representing and generating curves and surfaces. In Revit Architecture - you can create roofs and curtain systems on ______.

50. A file format developed by the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI). ______ provides an interoperability solution between ______-compatible software applications in the construction and facilities management industry. The format has esta