Autodesk Revit Structure Advanced Concepts
The Complete Guide

This course gives you a solid understanding of Revit Structure advanced concepts, focused on modeling, structural families and reforcement.

Intermediate, and Advanced
Course Length: 25 Hours

What you'll learn

  • What’s New for Revit
  • Setting Up the Revit Structure Interface
  • Family Concepts and Techniques
  • Creating Custom Families
  • Creating Trusses
  • Using Trusses in Projects
  • Creating Structural Walls and Floors
  • Creating Foundations
  • Reinforcement
  • Structural Column Families
  • Creating Specific Family types
  • Structural Analysis
  • Project Team Collaboration

Course Description

Autodesk Revit Structure Advanced Concepts The Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of Revit Structure and its advanced features. It emphasizes on family concepts and techniques, foundation modeling, reinforcements, and structural column families. Also, the course covers the various stages involved in structural analysis and project collaboration.

Autodesk Revit Structure provides tools specific to structural design for buildings and infrastructure projects. This course is specially meant for professionals and students in structural engineering, civil engineering and allied fields in the building industry; it helps them improve multidiscipline coordination of structural design documentation by minimizing errors and enhancing project team collaboration.

Autodesk Certification Objectives: The “!” Symbol indicates an Autodesk Certification Exam Objective. Focus on these areas to prepare for your certification exam.

Course Outline

Revit Structure Advanced Concepts Course Outline

What’s New in Revit

  • Slant Walls
  • Managing Links
  • Template Dropdown
  • Section Head Markers
  • Filters
  • Categories

Setting Up the Revit Structure Interface

  • Revit Structure Interface
  • Setting up Revit Structure File Locations

Family Concepts and Techniques

  • Family Types
  • Adding to the Family

Creating Custom Families

  • Creating a Composite Metal Deck Family
  • Creating a Tapered Concrete Column Family

Creating Trusses

  • Truss Techniques and Concepts
  • Finishing the Truss Family

Using Trusses in Projects

  • Adding a Truss to a Project
  • Attaching a Truss to a Roof or Slab

Creating Structural Walls and Floors

  • Architectural Walls and Structural Walls
  • Structural Floor Placement and Options
  • Using Structural Beam Systems

Creating Foundations

  • Isolated and Wall Foundations
  • Slab and Floor Slab Foundations


  • Rebar and Fabric Settings
  • Reinforcement Settings

Structural Column Families

  • Setting Up a Structural Column Family
  • Finishing Off the Family Geometry

Creating Specific Family Types

  • Typical Concrete Corbelling Profile
  • Typical Annotation Arrow Symbol

Structural Analysis

  • Preparing Projects for Structural Analysis
  • Creating Analytical Views

Project Team Collaboration

  • Introduction to Worksets
  • Working with Worksets

Certification Objectives

Autodesk Revit Professional Certification Exam Objectives


  • Copy and monitor elements in a linked file
  • Use Worksharing
  • Import DWG and image files
  • Use Worksharing Visualization
  • Assess review warnings in Revit


  • Create and modify filled regions
  • Place detail components and repeating details
  • Tag elements (doors, windows, etc.) by category
  • Use dimension strings
  • Set the colors used in a color scheme legend
  • Work with phases


  • Change elements within a curtain wall (grids,
  • panels, mullions)
  • Create compound walls
  • Create a stacked wall
  • Differentiate system and component families
  • Work with family Parameters
  • Create a new family type
  • Use Family creation procedures


  • Create a building pad
  • Define floors for a mass
  • Create a stair with a landing
  • Create elements such as a floors, ceilings, or roofs
  • Generate a toposurface
  • Model railings
  • Edit a model element’s material (door, window,
  • furniture)
  • Change a generic floor/ceiling/roof to a specific type
  • Attach walls to a roof or ceiling
  • Edit room-aware families


  • Define element properties in a schedule
  • Control visibility
  • Use levels
  • Create a duplicate view for a plan, section,
  • elevation, drafting view, etc.
  • Create and manage legends
  • Manage view position on sheets
  • Organize and sort items in a schedule

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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