Autodesk Training

Navisworks Essentials

Course Schedule

Course Length: 3 days

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Attendees should have experience of using the Windows operating system.


This course covers the basics of Autodesk Navisworks. Users are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modeling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation.  Users begin with learning the fundamental features of Autodesk Revit Architecture, and then progress through schematic design, construction documentation, and design visualization.
After completing this course delegates will be able to effectively use the range of tools in Navisworks for the following types of tasks:
Navigation and walk through simulations for client, in house reviews, and project coordination meetings.
Set up and manage Navisworks NWD, NWF and NWC files for effective coordination with all project stakeholders.
Create links to external databases such as Excel, Microsoft project and Primavera among others.
Create construction simulations for phasing, site planning, and validation of construction schedules.
Generate interactive animations for client presentations, marketing demonstrations and services.
Produce photorealistic stills and animations for quick presentations and effective project/client communications.
Effectively use the Clash Detective to perform clash tests across multiple file types for project coordination and design review.
Create Clash Reports for in house review and construction reports.
Course Outline
Module 00   Navisworks in a nutshell
Module 01   Introducing Navisworks as a BIM tool
Module 02   UI Tour
Module 03   Compiling and managing a project
Module 04   Exploring the model
Module 05   Reviewing, redlining, links and SwitchBack
Module 06   Viewpoint creation, sectioning and animation
Module 07   Animation and Interactivity
Module 08   Autodesk Rendering
Module 09   Simulation and the TimeLiner
Module 10   Interference management - Clash Detective
Module 11   Material Takeoff - Quantification 


The course duration is a guideline. Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.

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