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Mastering Revit® Structure 2010 by David J. Harrington, Jamie D. Richardson, Thomas S. Weir

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Chapter 5. Floor Slabs and Roof Decks

Floors and roofs are two of the main elements for any building project, and you must contend with them when you are modeling a structure. The various floor construction types that you will encounter on a regular basis include concrete slabs-on-grade and supported decks constructed with concrete and metal, wood, or formed concrete. Along with modeling the basic slab or deck profile, you will be required to add slab edges, depressions, ramped floors, and openings to your project in order to accurately develop the design.

Although the techniques seem similar, roof modeling is quite different from floor modeling because you will be spending a lot of time and effort sloping the roof for drainage purposes. Roofs ...

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