Chapter 11Mechanical Piping

Mechanical piping is the lifeblood of a heating and cooling system. Incorrect piping can lead to problems in the field, and locating the pipes may take months. There are simple two-pipe systems and more complex multi-pipe systems. When using the Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2016 software to lay out your systems, you can easily see your routing options and even calculate the total volume of fluid in your system.

In this chapter, you will learn to do the following:

  • Adjust the mechanical pipe settings
  • Select the best pipe routing options for your project
  • Adjust pipe fittings
  • Adjust the visibility of pipes

Mechanical Pipe Settings

When setting up the mechanical piping to route, you need to apply the appropriate pipe material. ...

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