Chapter 10

Mechanical Systems and Ductwork

Ductwork, like pipework, is a system family through which the Autodesk® Revit® MEP platform can calculate airflow rates and pressure drops on any correctly defined system. Ductwork also provides the graphics for the traditional “drawn” documentation and the variety of ways this can be represented on a drawing sheet at different stages of a project, regardless of whether the duct is presented as a single line at concept design or as a fully coordinated double line for a construction issue.

The three main types of duct are rectangular, round, and oval. These three types are the basis for your design and documentation. There are two ways of using ducts, either with the Duct tool or the Placeholder Duct ...

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