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Ian Robinson

A Guide to InfraWorks Smart Labelling

A Guide to InfraWorks Smart Labelling
So, you’ve seen lots of posts about Infraworks and all the clever things it can do. But sometimes, it’s the simplest things that can make a dramatic difference. Take labels for example. In Infraworks ...
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Rob Merriman

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment
A lot of the models we create in Advance Steel have objects that are replicated throughout, but the positioning or angles may be different. For example, a model containing a stair with 20 flights migh...
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Simon Locke

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One
This tutorial will take you through the process of transforming the circuit references in Revit. To start with we are going to create two new parameters for Phase and Way using a shared parameter file...
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Simon Locke

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo
One of the things I get asked regularly whilst teaching the electrical section of a Revit MEP course is whether you can re-format the circuit references for 3 phase circuits so that they look more lik...
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Adam Butcher

Get Into The Habit Of Using The Inventor Assembly Bill Of Materials

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We all need an accurate bill of materials (BOM) at the end of the day, and most of us don’t even use the fantastic bill of materials option, which is available in the Autodesk Inventor assembly enviro...
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Alan Johnson

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry
If you have created an Autodesk Revit family by importing a 3Ddwg or SAT file for example, it will help to follow this handy tip for assigning a material (and colour). The imported 3D geometry will ha...
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Alan Johnson

Creating Revit Families From Imported 3D Geometry

Creating Revit Families From Imported 3D Geometry
One of the big advantages of using Autodesk Revit family creation is that you can import 3D geometry from supported file formats and applications. This functionality leverages sophisticated technology...
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Michael Arnott

Introducing Autodesk Nastran In-CAD

Introducing Autodesk Nastran In-CAD
Autodesk’s Nastran In-CAD software is one of the foremost Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools for manufacturers to simulate their designs, offering a range of features to maximise your manufacturing p...
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Adam Butcher

A Guide To Autodesk Inventor Level Of Detail

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Following up on our guide to Inventor Positional Representations I thought I would take the time to go through the Autodesk Inventor level of detail . By default, in an assembly file there are four le...
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Adam Butcher

A Guide To Autodesk Inventor Positional Representations

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Most of the designs we create using Autodesk Inventor are built as fixed non-moving assemblies that never reflect the intended purpose of the finished product. Positional representations can be used t...
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