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

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Chapter 6. Walls

Walls are one of the most profound features of Revit Structure. As a wall is modeled, all aspects of that wall's functions are considered—the structural usage, the type of wall, and even architectural considerations. Also within the initial design of a wall, the cover for reinforcing is specified. Learning how to create and work with wall systems is a must, but it is easy to accomplish.

Walls, like slabs, floors, and roofs, are unique in that they are all system families. This means they are completely controlled, manipulated, and created within the current structural model. You do not import a wall type into a model. It also means that walls can change dynamically as the model changes. When a wall is "constrained" between two ...

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