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Daniel Mccloskey

CS125283: Concrete Lift Drawings in Revit—People, Process, and Product

(Duration 01:01:24)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn how to use technical Revit tools and tips used for creating CIP lift drawings
  • Understand what concrete lift drawings need to provide to make field crews successful
  • Learn how to develop a process and engage people in the lift drawing process to make it successful for all concrete team members
  • Learn how to use data in the concrete lift drawings model to save time and increase quality in the layout process

Description

Description

This class will cover how to create concrete lift drawings in Revit software. We'll cover the people who need to be engaged, the processes from developing an estimate to providing field-layout data, and the final product of quality lift drawings that add value for the entire project team. You will learn how the concrete Revit model can become the hub for the whole concrete team and second-tier subs, and also you'll learn how to greatly enhance communication with the design team and the general contractor. This class will discuss the technical aspects of creating and maintaining a construction-level concrete model, including families, parts, and the use of pour sequence parameters. We'll demonstrate what information is important to concrete field crews, and how to effectively communicate that through Revit software-based lift drawings. You will also learn how to use geometry in Revit to create point data, and then how to use that point data downstream in the layout process.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Concrete subcontractors, general contractors that self-perform concrete work, and BIM/VDC managers who want to use Revit to create concrete lift drawings

Speakers

Speakers

Daniel Mccloskey

Dan McCloskey received his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. After spending 2 years designing bridges for URS Corporation, Dan attended Purdue University, where he obtained a master’s degree in structural engineering. Dan then moved to Denver, Colorado, where he worked as a structural design engineer and then structural project engineer for S.A. Miro. During his 5 years with Miro, Dan became an in-house expert in Revit Structure, and he helped develop BIM-based structural detailing services. In 2011, Dan co-founded MB BIM Solutions as a BIM-focused consultancy that provides construction-level modeling of structural systems and components for its clients. Dan is active in the Denver-area BIM community with Rocky Mountain Building Information Society, has taught several classes at Autodesk University, has been published in AUGIWorld magazine, is a Revit Beta contributor, and is also a Revit Gunslinger participant.

ERICH BRETZ

Erich Bretz's ability to quickly and effectively solve engineering challenges has given him the opportunity to work on a wide range of construction projects including healthcare, educational, institutional, multifamily residential, resort, office, and retail projects. In the recent past, he has established himself as a leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) technology. His extensive knowledge of these technologies has given him the opportunity to bring real value to owners, general contractors, fabricators, architects, and engineers on many projects. Bretz holds a BS in civil engineering with a minor in computer science, and an MS in structural engineering, all from the University of Illinois.

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Published

  • 2017
  • CS125283
  • AU Las Vegas;

Software

  • Revit Structure
  • BIM 360 Layout
  • Point Layout
  • Navisworks Simulate

Industry

  • Construction Services

Topics

  • Building Construction
  • MEP & Structural Fabrication
  • Building Information Modeling