Autodesk Revit         Architecture 2009
for Architects & Designers
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and 
Chatterjee M
, CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-932709-53-7
Paperback, 768 Pages

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009 for  Architects & Designers is a comprehensive textbook that explains the concepts and principles of Autodesk Revit Architecture through practical examples, tutorials, and exercises. This enables users to harness the power of Autodesk Revit Architecture  for their specific use. A number of "Architectural and Interior Designing" examples have been used as projects to ensure that the user can relate his knowledge of this book with the real-world designs.

This textbook consists of 16 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering the Basic Building Components, Site Features, Massing, Annotations, Schedules, Cost Estimation, Rendering, Solar studies, and Walkthroughs. Each chapter begins with a command section that provides a detailed explanation of the commands and tools in Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Following are the additional features of this book:
 Detailed explanation of Autodesk Revit Architecture commands and tools
 Real-world architectural and interior designing projects as tutorials and with step-by-step explanation
 Emphasis on why and how with explanation
 Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
 768 pages of heavily illustrated text  
 Self-Evaluation Tests, Review Questions, and Exercises at the end of each chapter

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Autodesk Revit Architecture
Chapter 3: Creating the First Project
Chapter 4: Using Basic Building Components-I
Chapter 5: Using the Editing Tools
Chapter 6: Working with Datum and Creating Standard Views
Chapter 7: Using Basic Building Components-II
Chapter 8: Using Basic Building Components-III
Chapter 9: Adding Site Features
Chapter 10: Using Massing Tools
Chapter 11: Adding Annotations and Dimensions
Chapter 12: Creating Project Details and Schedules
Chapter 13: Creating Drawing Sheets and Plotting
Chapter 14: Creating 3D Views
Chapter 15: Rendering Views and Creating Walkthroughs
Chapter 16: Using Advanced Features

Evaluation Chapters of Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009 for Architects & Designers textbook 
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  table-of-contents-revit-2009-eval  (88KB)
c01-revit-2009-eval  (616 KB)
c02-revit-2009-eval  (456 KB)
c03-revit-2009-eval  (602 KB)
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Autodesk Revit Architecture Files (zipped files)
Files used in tutorials and illustrations of the book
  c02_revit_2009 (3.05 MB),     c03_revit_2009 (14.2 MB)
c04_revit_2009 (18.9 MB),     c05_revit_2009 (81.1 MB)
c06_revit_2009 (50.5 MB),     c07_revit_2009 (29.7 MB)
c08_revit_2009 (51.6 MB),     c09_revit_2009 (28.4 MB)
c10_revit_2009 (56.4 MB),     c11_revit_2009 (27.3 MB)
c12_revit_2009 (20.2 MB),     c13_revit_2009 (16.1 MB)
c14_revit_2009 (32.4 MB),     c15_revit_2009 (21.8 MB) 
c16_revit_2009 (36.6 MB)  
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