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Autodesk Revit Architecture

Subject : it-skills
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1. 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






2. The characteristic of being visible in one project view only.






3. The thickness of a line. You can specify the ______ as part of the line style for model lines - perspective lines - and annotation lines used in Revit Architecture. To define line weights - click Manage tab > Settings panel > ______.






4. A mechanism for determining which elements are selected (for modification or manipulation) based on their family types or element parameters.






5. 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.






6. To move a component from one host to another. For example - you can use the Rehost tool to move a window from one wall to another wall.






7. A copy of the project file that resides on the computer system of the team member who is working on the file. When worksharing is used to distribute project work among team members - each member uses a ______ to work on his or her workset (functional






8. 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






9. A setting that determines the appearance or behavior of an element - type - or view. Also called a property.






10. A combination (blending) of 2 shapes to create a 3D shape. You can create ______ using solid geometry and void geometry. For example - the 2D shapes below are ______ to create the solid extrusion that follows.






11. 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.






12. A parameter that defines a relationship between elements in a building design. For example - you can specify the top ______ for a wall as Level 2. If Level 2 moves upward - the height of the wall increases to maintain the relationship.






13. An end of a wall that does not join to another wall. The unjoined end of the wall is exposed. You can specify whether compound wall layers wrap at ______. For example - the following image shows a cross-section of a compound wall that uses interior w






14. A line that you draw in a view to define areas that are used for different purposes - when a wall between the rooms is not desired. ______ are visible in plan views - 3D views - and perspective views. For example - the following floor plan uses room






15. A wall that holds back earth (for example - at the edge of a terrace or excavation). In Revit Architecture - you can specify that a wall type functions as a retaining wall in the type properties.






16. A group of view-specific elements - such as text and filled regions.






17. A set of initial conditions for a project. Revit Architecture provides several ______ - and you can create your own ______. Any new project based on a ______ inherits all families - settings (such as units - fill patterns - line styles - line weights






18. A sketch line that indicates where to split a view for a dependent view - as shown.






19. The North/South and East/West coordinates of an individual point with respect to the shared coordinate system for a group of linked Revit projects.






20. The amount of fill (material) required to prepare a site for construction. For example - in the following drawing - the red area indicates the cut volume - and the blue area indicates the ______ required to level the site for a building.






21. For a subcomponent of a family - a property that defines its display (the line weight - line color - and line pattern). For example - you can assign one ______ to the wood trim of a window and another ______ to the glass.






22. The framed hole (opening) in a wall into which a manufactured window or door is installed. In Revit Architecture - you can specify the height and width of the ______ for a window type or door type.






23. 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.






24. A component family that either has connectors or has the capability of hosting connectors that become functional when linked in a civil engineering application - such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.






25. 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






26. The file format for a Revit project.






27. Comments or revision instructions from someone who reviewed a building design. When you publish construction documents as DWF files - the files can be ______ up electronically using a program such as Autodesk Design Review. Then the ______ can be lin






28. A user interface mechanism that defines the slope of a roof - floor - or ceiling plane - using a line in the direction of the slope. Use a ______ when you know the height at the top and bottom of the object's plane rather than the slope. For example






29. 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.






30. A tool that displays links to information about product updates and announcements. To access the ______ - click the satilite dish in the InfoCenter toolbar in the upper right corner of the Revit window.






31. A graphical icon in the Revit drawing area that you can use to reverse the position or orientation of an element in the drawing area. For example - when you click the ______for a compound wall - the wall flips over - so its layers reverse.






32. A detailed drawing of part of a view. In Revit Architecture - the ______ appears in a separate view. In the ______ - you can add annotations and detail - which will not display in the parent view. In the parent view - the ______ area is marked with a






33. The settings used in a project that you want to apply to another project. ______ include family types - line weights - materials - view templates - and object styles.






34. A 3D view that shows a building model in which all components are the same size - regardless of the camera's distance from them.






35. To secure a dimension or the location of an element so that it cannot be changed. When you select a ______ dimension or element - a ______ control displays next to it. The following drawing shows a ______ dimension.






36. A horizontal plane that helps to define the view range in a floor plan or reflected ceiling plan. By default - the ______ is the same as the bottom clip plane. However - you can specify the ______ to show elements (such as foundation footings) below






37. A schedule (list) of all views in a project. The schedule includes the view parameters that you specify. You can use a ______ to manage the views in a project.






38. 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.






39. The order in which elements display in a view - as if layered on a flat surface. You can move an element backward or forward in the ______ - or bring it to the front or back of a stack of elements.






40. A divided surface on which geometric shapes have been applied. These patterns become part of the surface and (depending on their shape) will require a specific number of grid cells when applied.






41. A Revit file that contains all information about a building design.






42. A Revit family that can be used as a building block for creating families. Revit Architecture provides ______ for floors - walls - ceilings - roofs - drawing sheets - viewports - and other elements. You cannot delete ______.






43. Stairs that consist of one solid piece of material - such as concrete. In Revit Architecture - you can specify that stairs are ______ in the stair type properties. You can also specify the material for ______.






44. A class of elements in a category. A ______ groups elements with a common set of parameters (properties) - identical use - and similar graphical representation. Different elements in a ______ may have different values for some or all properties - but






45. A line of a particular pattern - weight - and color - used to indicate different effects. For example - in the following site plan - a red dashed line indicates the zoning setback. Revit Architecture predefines several ______ and uses them for defaul






46. A collection of predefined resources that you can use in a Revit project. For example - you can access ______ of templates - detail components - entourage - materials - and families of model elements and annotation elements. Revit Architecture provid






47. A panel of buttons providing quick access to functions that control the current view. Use the ______ to change the scale - detail level - model graphics style - shadowing - crop views - and display of elements or categories in the view. The ______ is






48. 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 -






49. 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






50. The Autodesk file format for publishing design data. It offers an alternative to generating PDF (Portable Document Format) files. DWF files are significantly smaller than the original RVT files - making them easy to send by email or to post to a web