10.01.2018

Revit Tip: How to Slope Horizontal Steel Beam

How to Slope Horizontal Steel Beam (with images)


Issue:
You have an existing beam that has a level as its work plane. You want to set its work plane to be a sloped reference plane, but only the reference planes or levels parallel to the beam are available when you edit the beam.

Solution:
To make the existing steel beam align with a sloped reference plane.

Open an elevation or section view of the beam.

Draw a reference plane parallel to the beam/slab using the Reference Plane tool on the Basics tab of the Design bar and name it by editing the reference plane properties.

Select the beam.

Click Edit Work Plane on the Options bar.

Select Name and select the reference plane that you just created from the drop-down menu and then click OK. Draw a sloped reference plane using the Reference Plane tool and name it.

Click Align to align the horizontal reference plane to the sloped reference plane. That's it.

Bottom-line:
After you made it, you can copy the sloped beam one by one along the sloped reference plane.

Source: AUTODESK KNOWLEDGE NETWORK

9.08.2018

1ST BIM PHILIPPINES


The Autodesk Community Philippines will be holding the very FIRST BIM Conference in the Philippines. It will be held in DE LA SALLE SANTIAGO ZOBEL SCHOOL AYALA ALABANG on SEPTEMBER 15 and 16, 2018 from 9:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

What is BIM?
BIM (Building Information Modeling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct and manage buildings and infrastructure.

We'll be having seminars/talks on 
1. How BIM can help you optimize your work and company processes.
2. Explore the latest research and perspectives on BIM today and what's in store for the future.
3. Find out how customers are using BIM to transform how they design and construct building and infrastructure projects around the world.


We'll be having workshops/seminars on
1. Introducing Building Information Modeling (BIM) using Autodesk Revit
2. Migrating from Autodesk AutoCAD to Autodesk Revit
3. Architectural Rendering using Autodesk 3ds Max
4. BIM 360 and Fusion 360 workshop.
5. Digital tools for Sustainability and Green buildings

We'll also conduct Autodesk Certified User and Certified Professional Examination.
*Seminars in this 1st BIM Day Philippines conference have been applied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit units.
*A reasonable conference fee of Php 1,500.00 for Students and Php 2,800.00 for Professionals shall be charged per participant. This shall be inclusive of AM/PM snacks, lunch and certificate.

*For reservation kindly send the following detail to AutodeskCommunityPhilippines@gmail.com
• Full Name as seen on your school or PRC ID
• Mobile Number
• Email address
• Profession
• PRC License Number
• Expiration Date

Note: Reservation must be made first before payment.
Your presence will be a big part in moving the Philippines forward with BIM best practices and technology.

Stay tuned for MORE UPDATES!

Let us all be part of the 1st BIM Day Philippines 2018!

9.05.2018

What Wrong With Corbel?

Issue:
Why the beam isn't connected with corbel column?. Although blue dots is centre to centre with the column.
precast beam to concrete beam

Solution:
The column material for Model Behavior is set as Precast Concrete.
This means that the element is not joining with other Concrete elements, like the beam. You can set the material to Concrete and the beam will join correctly.
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Alternatively, you can make the beam Precast Concrete and adjust the cutback.

Source: Autodesk Forum

Bottom line:

Revit behaves as it was like in a real-world scenario. How could it possible if precast column corbel can be connected to a cast in situ beam. Maybe there's a possible way for this kind of connection technology. Any thoughts?
what wrong with corbel