Archive for Ecotect

Note: Effective March 20, 2015, new licenses to Autodesk® Ecotect® Analysis software will no longer be available for purchase. Autodesk will integrate functionality similar to Ecotect Analysis into the Revit® product family.

CFD: Analysis Grid – Boundaries

Topics: Analysis Grid, Grid Management, Adjust Grid Extents, CFD Cell Blockages, CFD Grid Analysis, WinAir, Load CFD Data, Grid Settings, Data and Scale

Import 3D CAD Geometry: Export from Rhino, Import Into Ecotect

Topics: (Rhino) Quad Mesh, Exporting as 3ds; (Ecotect) Import 3D CAD Geometry, Unify Normals of Coincident Surfaces, Reverse Normals

Lighting Levels: Analysis Grid (3d)

Topics: Analysis Grid, Grid Management, Auto-Fit Grid to Objects, Lighting Levels, Grid Settings, Data and Scale, Volumetrics (Volumetric Rendering)

Lighting Levels: Radiance

Topics: Cameras (Horizontal and Vertical View Angles), Radiance, Image Viewer (Information Overlay)

Solar Access Analysis: Incident Solar Radiation (External) – Analysis Grid

Topics: Analysis Grid, Grid Management, Insolation/Solar Radiation (Annual Cumulative), Grid Settings, Data and Scale

Solar Access Analysis: Incident Solar Radiation (External) – Objects in Model (Thermal Zones)

Topics: Surface Subdivision, Thermal Zones, Surface Normals, Insolation/Solar Radiation (Annual Cumulative), Object Attribute Values