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MECH7023 - Revit MEP

Title:Revit MEP
Long Title:Revit Mech Electrical Plumbing
Module Code:MECH7023
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: NIALL MORRIS
Module Description: In this module the learner will use Revit 3D software to generate HVAC system layouts. The learner will use Revit software to estimate pipe sizes, duct sizes and understand the energy usage within buildings. From the information stored within the software Material Take Off lists and other reports will be generated.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Source and place mechanical equipment, pipework, duct work and electrical components, within a multi-discipline 3D model, using Revit software.
LO2 Estimate pipe sizes and duct sizes using Revit software.
LO3 Utilise Project Browser to generate and manage useful views.
LO4 Generate and print reports and schedules using Revit software.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
BIM Standards
Overview of Industry BIM Standards
Project Browser
Organisation of Project Browser. Duplicating and renaming of views. Use of Visibility Graphic. Plan views, sectional views, callout views.
Sourcing and inserting mechanical equipment. Sourcing and placing of plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, furniture. Autodesk Seek.
Piping Systems
Sourcing and inserting pipe work, pipe fittings, pipe accessories. Using pipe placeholder command. Using parallel pipe command. Introduction to pipe sizing methods.
Ducting Systems
Sourcing and inserting duct work, duct fittings, duct accessories. Using duct placeholder command. Introduction to duct sizing methods.
Electrical Systems
Sourcing and inserting electrical equipment devices and fixtures. Inserting cable tray and conduit. Wiring circuits connecting components.
Energy Analysis
Energy settings. Energy results.
Reports and Schedules
Generating schedules of components. Heating and cooling loads. Pipe pressure loss report. Duct pressure loss report. Electrical panel schedules.
Multi-Discipline interaction.
Sharing of models across multiple disciplines.
Clash Detection
Software for clash detection and methodology for dealing with clashes.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Class test – Source and place components 1,3,4 20.0 Week 4
Other Class test – Place and size pipes and ducts 1,2,3,4 30.0 Week 7
Project Design, draw and document the HVAC system for a small industrial building. 1,2,3,4 50.0 Week 13
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical based instruction 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical based instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • http://help.autodesk.com/view/RVT/2014/ENU/
  • ISO 2013, PAS 1192-2 Specification for information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects using building information modellin [ISBN: 9780580781360]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_EEPSY_8 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Engineering 8 Elective
CR_EBSEN_7 Bachelor of Engineering in Building Services Engineering 5 Mandatory
CR_EMEPB_7 Certificate in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing BIM Applications 2 Mandatory

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