Lecture    MP6600
Autodesk® Revit® Parameters: Much More Than Flexible Families
Jarrod Baumann, Don Bokmiller
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Parameters and the valuable data they contain make up one of the more powerful functions at the core of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Autodesk Revit products. In this class, we will cover parameters and their many uses in Revit in detail. This information is of special interest to MEP engineers and users who will learn how working with parameters in Revit affects project workflow, construction documentation, and the transfer of valuable data.

Key Learnings

  • Create, organize, and manage a shared parameters file
  • Use parameters in all types of schedules
  • List the various types of Revit parameters and explain how they affect your documents, workflow, and time
  • Effectively use parameters in the family and project environment


 Jarrod Baumann
Jarrod Baumann
Jarrod is currently the BIM Manager for Tilden-Coil Constructors, Inc. He is tasked with improving accuracy, communication and coordination of the construction process through the use of Building Information Modeling tools focusing primarily on the Autodesk® Revit® and Navisworks® software suites. Jarrod has extensive experience in creating custom content, and over 17 years design and building experience in the AEC industry.

 Don Bokmiller
Don Bokmiller
Don has been working in the AEC industry for 15 years, beginning as a CAD technician and working his way up to Electrical designer. Don has been influential in his company's Revit implementation and currently manages their BIM standards and processes. One of his chief responsibilities is to create custom MEP content for his firm. He worked for 2 years as an Application Specialist for a local Autodesk Reseller and is also a co-author of the Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions.

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