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Autodesk Navisworks Essentials   

Level 1 - Beginners

This courseware is designed for new users of Autodesk Navisworks users for the review, 4D simulation, and clash testing, and presenting of existing 3D geometry files.



 R5,390.00  excl vat (Per Person, Includes Certified Training Manual, Dataset CD, AutoCAD Civil 3D Trial)


2 Days


It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of one or more of the following:

•    Basic understanding of 3D design.
•    Basic understanding of task scheduling software.
•    Know how to read and interpret a technical drawing or the 1 day "Introduction to Technical Drawing" course
•    Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Win

Course Outcomes:

After Completing this course, you will be able to:
•    Describe the main features and functionality of Autodesk® Navisworks®.
•    Open and append 3D files of different formats and save in Navisworks format.
•    Create links to object properties files and scheduling files in external databases.
•    Perform visual project model reviews using the built-in review and reporting tools.
•    Create construction simulations of a project model to check validity of construction schedules.
•    Use Animator and Scripter to create interactive animations for presentations and demonstrations
•    Add true-to-life materials, and lighting and backgrounds to project models, to create photorealistic output.
•    Perform interference detection tests between 3D files of different disciplines to check integrity of the design.

Delivery Method:

In Class Full-Time & Weekends
Reach your full potential through our instructor led classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in field experience.

On Site & Group Bookings
Our on-site training option brings world-class Learnfast training to your site or a convenient nearby location. On-site training saves money by eliminating travel and hotel expenses. Do you have 3 or more people to book? We can offer customized and well priced solutions for group bookings.

Distance Learning
We have re-defined learning via Assisted Distance Learning by ensuring that the student never gets left alone to do only self-study. We have combined our Assisted Distance Learning methods with online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises/assignments to ensure constant communication is kept with all students making the amount of contact time the same as our part time students.

Getting Started
•    Workspace Overview
•    Opening and Appending Files in Navisworks
•    Saving, Merging and Refreshing Files

3D Model Review
•    Navigation
•    The Autodesk Navisworks Engine Works
•    Selection Tree and Selecting Objects
•    Hiding Objects and Overriding Materials
•    Object Properties
•    Measuring and Moving Objects
•    Selection and Search Tools
•    Viewpoints
•    Comments and Redlining
•    Animations
•    Sectioning
•    Links
•    Comparing Models
•    Switchback
•    Naviswork Real-Time Rendering

•    Timeliner Overview
•    Creating Tassks
•    Gantt View
•    Import Tasks from External Project Files
•    Timeliner Simulation
•    Configuring and Defining a Simulation
•    Simulation Export

•    Animator Overview
•    Creating a Basic Animation
•    Cameras and Camera Viewpoints
•    Manipulate Geomerty Objects in an Animation Set
•    Section Plane Sets
•    Controlling Animation Scene Playback

•    Scripter Overview
•    Creating and Managing Scripts
•    Events
•    Creating and Configuring Actions

Presenter Basics
•    Presenter Overview
•    Apply Materials to Model Items
•    Adding Lighting Effects to a Scene
•    Adding Background Effects
•    Rendering Effects
•    Ground Planes
•    Outputting Rendered Images
•    Outputting Animations (Videos)

Presenter Advanced Features
•    Editing and Managing Materials
•    Advanced Material Editing
•    Individual Light Effects
•    Light Scalttering
•    Image-Based Lighting
•    Environment Backgrounds and Reflections
•    Creating Custom Rendering Effects
•    Custom Environments
•    RPC (Rich Photorealistic Content)

Clash Detective
•    Clash Detective Overview
•    Setting Clash Rules
•    Clash Results
•    Clash Test Reporting
•    Audit Checks
•    Create and Save Batches of Clash Tests
•    Export and Import Clash Tests
•    Custom Clash Tests
•    Laser Scan Data Clashing
•    Holdng and Releasing Objects
•    SwitchBack in Clash Detective
•    Timebased Clashing

 In-Class    Onsite    Distance Learning

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