How do I draw a plumbing pipe in Revit?

There are a number of file types that can be imported into or exported from a Chief Architect plan file; 2D CAD files, images, PDF files, and 3D symbols can all be imported into a plan file. Similarly, 2D CAD versions, high res images, and 3D models of your plan can all be exported.

How do you add a pipe fitting in Revit?

The easiest way is to click on the Pipe button in Home tab, go to Properties, select piping system which will use this element as fitting and click on Edit Type. Go to Fitting, click on a fitting type and select loaded element.

What is Revit MEP?

Autodesk Revit MEP is a building information modeling (BIM) software created by Autodesk for professionals who work in MEP engineering. MEP stands for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing which are the three engineering disciplines that are addressed by Revit MEP.

How do I create a pipe schedule in Revit?

Solution:

  1. In Manage > Project parameters, create a shared project parameter called “Unit Number” (or as desired); make sure it is an instance parameter.
  2. In the Parameter Properties dialog box, choose Pipes from the selection list at right, as well as Pipe accessories and fittings if desired.

Is MEP included in Revit?

Autodesk Revit MEP is part of Autodesk’s BIM (Building Information Modelling) software portfolio and is designed for mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers working either in isolation or as part of a BIM project.

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How do you measure a pipe in Revit?

Length of a standard pipe can by read by Annotation Family and Pipe Schedule. To get the length of a pipe: Use Revit Pipe Category instead of the Generic Model. Place a Pipe Annotation Tag which contains a Length label to read the length property from a pipe.

How do you find the length of a pipe in Revit?

In the Schedule View’s Properties, go to the Format tab. From the list on the left, select the field you wish to be totaled. Then, towards the bottom, enable the option for “Calculate Totals”.

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