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Modeling Plumbing Systems

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

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  • Lesson 4: Modeling Plumbing Systems

Exercise 4.4.2: Copying Shared Elements into a Plumbing Model

In this exercise, students will learn how to:

  • Copy shared levels and grids into a Revit MEP host project.
  • Create working views for plumbing design in Revit MEP.
  • Copy plumbing fixtures from the architectural model into Revit MEP.
Figure 4.4.3 - Copying plumbing fixtures to the Revit MEP host project

Video Tutorial

Student Exercise

Download Unit4_Lesson4_Exercise2_Start.zip: Imperial or Metric
Revit 
  • Open the model for this exercise in Revit MEP software.
  • Copy the plumbing fixtures from the architectural model into the Revit MEP plumbing model using the Batch Copy option to copy all of them.
  • Open the 3D Plumbing view to verify that the fixtures are copied into the Revit MEP plumbing model.

 

Figure 4.4.4 -  Plumbing fixtures copied into the Revit MEP host project

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