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Modeling Plumbing Systems

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

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  • Lesson 4: Modeling Plumbing Systems

Exercise 4.4.1: Placing Plumbing Fixtures in the Architectural Model

In this exercise, students will learn how to:

  • Place plumbing fixture components in restrooms.
  • Copy plumbing fixtures to similar locations on other levels.
Figure 4.4.1 - Placing a lavatory plumbing fixture component

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Student Exercise

Download Unit4_Lesson4_Exercise1_Start.zip: Imperial or Metric
Revit
  • Open the model for this exercise in Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software.
  • Place toilet and urinal fixtures in the restrooms on level 1 of the building as shown in Figure 4.4.2.
  • Copy the plumbing fixtures to similar locations on levels 2, 3, and 4.

 

Figure 4.4.2 - Plumbing fixtures placed in the restrooms

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