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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. In an animation - a single image (for example - in a walkthrough animation or a solar study). In a building - a rigid structure built into a wall to hold a door - window - or other component. In Revit Architecture - you can specify the material and f

2. The file format for a Revit project.

3. One or more masses in a Revit project. ______ allow you to explore design ideas by using shapes to conceptualize a building model. When your conceptual design is complete - you can add building elements directly to these shapes.

4. The top of the view in the drawing area. When producing solar studies or rendered images - change the view orientation from ______ to True North to create accurate sunlight and shadow patterns for the project.

5. The size of a datum plane (a plane for a level - grid - or reference line). Datum planes are not visible in all views. If the datum does not intersect a view plane - it will not be visible in that view. You can resize datum planes so that they are vi

6. 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.

7. An architectural term that refers to the landscaping and other environmental features shown in a rendering of a building. For example - ______ can include plants - trees - people - cars - and signs. Revit Architecture provides a library of ______ fam

8. A model element that defines a boundary of a room. For example - walls - partitions - floors - ceilings - and roofs are room-bounding elements. Revit Architecture uses room-bounding elements when calculating the area or volume of a room. You can desi

9. A graphic style applied to an element when a view (such as a section view) cuts through the element - so that you are seeing a representation of its interior surface. For the ______ of an element - you can specify the line weight - color - and patter

10. A copy of a view. Use ______ when a view of the building model is too large to display on a single sheet - and you need to divide the model into smaller segments that fit on the sheets. The ______ remains synchronous with the primary view and other d

11. An Autodesk feature that allows you to drag and drop content from a web page into a Revit session. Using ______ - designers and developers have the power to create web pages that can easily be dragged and dropped into Autodesk design products that ar

12. A view-specific element that shows the size of an element or shows distances between elements or points in a building model. As you place an element - Revit Architecture displays temporary ______ so that you can place the element accurately. You can

13. 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.

14. A set of colors and fill patterns used to graphically designate rooms or areas in a floor plan. You can apply ______ based on any parameter value for a room or area. For example - if you want to color rooms by department - set the Department paramete

15. A set of horizontal planes that control the visibility and display of objects in a view. The horizontal planes are Top Clip Plane - Cut Plane - Bottom Clip Plane - and View Depth. Elements outside the ______ do not display in the view.

16. 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.

17. A subdivision within a family of elements. For example - the family of Concrete Round Columns is further divided into ______ such as Concrete Round 18" - Concrete Round 24" - and Concrete Round 30".

18. A line that is used to create a detail drawing. A ______ is visible only in the view in which it is drawn. You can use ______ as follows: To detail a view with part of the model visible - such as in a wall section or callout - In a drafting view to d

19. The substance of which an element is made. In Revit Architecture - the ______ assigned to an element determines how the element appears in a view or rendering. Revit Architecture includes several ______ in the default project templates - or you can d

20. A conceptual design and modeling environment that takes any overall building form described conceptually - and maps it to building elements - such as roofs - curtain walls - floors - and walls.

21. A drop-down list on the ribbon from which you can select a family type for the element being added or modified.

22. 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.

23. A dimension that Revit Architecture displays as you draw or place elements in a view. ______ can help you to position an element in the desired location - or to draw a line to the desired length or angle. When you finish drawing or placing an element

24. 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.

25. A building component consisting of panels - curtain grids - and mullions. In Revit a ______ usually does not have a rectangular shape.

26. In Revit Architecture - a section of a curtain wall or a curtain system. ______ are separated by mullions. ______ can consist of glass or different types of walls.

27. Topographical surface. A graphic representation of the terrain of a building site or plot. The ______ may include contour lines to represent elevations.

28. A column that adds architectural interest to a building. An ______ can be used to model box-outs around structural columns and for decorative applications.

29. A master project file for a model on which multiple team members are working. The model can be subdivided into functional areas (worksets) - such as interior - exterior - and site. The ______ stores the current ownership information for all elements

30. The clip plane that is at the side of the view farthest from the start point of an elevation view - a section view - a 3D view - or a walkthrough view. In the following floor plan - the green dotted line opposite the blue line represents the ______ f

31. (1) The distance that a wall sweep or wall reveal is offset from intersecting wall inserts. The ______ value allows you to place sweeps or reveals properly near window or door trims. You can define a default ______ for wall sweeps and wall reveals in

32. A collection of elements in a workshared project that can be worked on independently. A ______ is typically a discrete functional area - such as interior - exterior - or site. When you enable worksharing - you can divide a project into ______ - with

33. An annotation that consists of text and may include a leader line and arrow. You can add ______ to a detail view - drafting view - or a sheet.

34. A table of information that you create to simplify or automate data entry in other - larger schedules. A ______ can reduce the time required to produce a larger schedule and help to generate accurate cost estimates. For example - a room schedule for

35. The area covered by or required by an object. For example - the ______ of a toaster on your kitchen counter is the amount of countertop that the toaster covers. In Revit Architecture - you can create a roof or floor based on the ______ of the walls.

36. A filter with user-defined rules that determine the visibility/graphics settings for model elements in a particular view. For example - you can create a ______ that displays all fire-rated walls as solid red in a plan view to distinguish them from no

37. A group of elements that you use to model or document a building design. For example - ______ of model elements include walls - windows - columns - and beams. ______ of annotation elements include dimensions - tags - and text notes. ______ are organi

38. 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.

39. A construction document that has been reviewed and revised or commented on (marked up). Typically - the reviewer is the project designer - a client - or another building professional. When you export construction documents as DWF files - the files ca

40. 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 > ______.

41. 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 -

42. The beginning of a sketched line.

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

44. A Revit setting that determines the amount of geometry displayed in a view. ______ settings include coarse - medium - and fine - where coarse shows the least detail and fine shows the most detail. The following image illustrates the 3 ______ for a de

45. Parameters or settings that control the appearance or behavior of elements in a project. ______ are the combination of instance properties and type properties. To view or change ______ - select the element in the drawing area - click Modify <element>

46. The amount of rotation at an axis caused by downward force applied to a beam at a distance from its supporting members. A ______ connection is a connection that is designed to transfer ______ and other forces between a beam and its supporting members

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

48. 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

49. The ______ defines the origin (0 -0 -0) of the project coordinate system. It also can be used to position a building on a site and for locating the design elements of a building during construction.

50. A series of lines that you can use to help draw or place elements in a building design. ______ are useful in the design and documentation phases of a project. In Revit Architecture - ______ are datum elements.