Checking loads in your Revit model¶
Title: SOFiSTiK Analysis + Design for Revit: Checking loads in your Revit model | Quality: 1080p HD | Captions: English
Load are sometimes difficult to check in large Revit models. This video shows how Filter Loads can help.
In this video, the model is ready for a Finite Element analysis: it has a clean analytical model, boundary conditions and loads. To check quickly if all the required loads are defined correctly in the model, in SOFiSTiK Analysis, under group Utilities, click on the arrow. It displays the additional command Filter Loads. Pin it to the task bar if you want it to stay visible.
Start the Filter Loads. A window appear listing you all load cases which loads are visible in the active view. Click on one load case to display only the loads belonging to this load case. Use the keyboard keysand to select several load cases together.
For example, you can display exclusively the loads in wind direction X and wind direction Y load cases. Click on Keep View to interact with the Revit model. Filter Loads automatically creates and apply a Revit filter in the active view. If wanted you can see this filter in the Revit dialog and copy, rename or adjust it to your needs.
To return to the initial state with all the loads visible:
Click again on Filter Loads
Do not select any load case
Click on Keep View
Now, all loads are again visible in the view.
See also the following related watch and learn or command reference pages:
Command Reference Filter Loads
The YouTube tutorial videos are recorded with resolution 1920x1080 (1080p HD), therefore it is recommended to set the YouTube Quality to 1080p when watching the videos.
The video contains English captions, therefore you can follow the online video without audio.