An Overview of Phasing in Revit

December 31, 2013 By Adrianna Schneider Leave a comment

Many are not familiar with the use of Phasing in Revit. It is not a complicated task, but a user does need to understand where the storage of Phases are located and how Phasing affects a Revit model. This short video presents an overview of Phasing, to help users understand the fundamentals of the command.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFRb9zJvuIA

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Tagged with Design, Building information modeling, Project planning, Training, AEC, BIM, Technology, Revit, Phasing, Autodesk

Autodesk Vehicle Tracking 2014

December 05, 2013 By Rob Wiederman Leave a comment

Autodesk has released Autodesk Vehicle Tracking 2014. The software can be used for vehicle sweep path analysis, along with planimetric parking stall and roundabout creation tools. The software runs on top of Civil 3D, Map 3D, Utility, Plant 3D, or AutoCAD. Here are some captures of the what the user interface looks like.

Ribbon
Parking Standards
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Tagged with Vehicle Tracking, Infrastructure, Autodesk Vehicle Tracking 2014, Swept path analysis, Autodesk

Custom Arrow Head Styles in Civil 3D

December 02, 2013 By Rob Wiederman Leave a comment

"Can I change my arrow head style in Civil 3D?" I had this question come up recently, and the short answer is sort of. In order to create a custom arrow head style within a Civil 3D label, we need to choose an arrow head style that is currently not being used.

From the list of arrow head styles, we can choose an arrow head style such as box filled. After we have chosen this style, we can simply hit APPLY and OK to get out of the label style composer. Now we can run the block command as seen below and redefine the _Boxfilled block to whatever object we select. In the screen capture below, I have chosen a helix.

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Tagged with Custom Arrow Head, Infrastructure, Arrow Head, Civil 3D

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