- Revit Structure
- Identify the structural objects to which you want to add boundary conditions.
- Open a 3D view to see the analytical model.
- Click Analyze tabBoundary Conditions panel Boundary Conditions.
Before you place a boundary condition type, you must load the boundary condition families into the project (for more information, see Loading and Saving Families
). Also, verify that the boundary condition family types are assigned in the Structural Settings menu (for more information, see Boundary Conditions Settings
- Click one of the following from the Place Boundary Conditions tabBoundary Conditions panel:
- On the Options bar, select either Fixed, Pinned, Roller, or User from the State drop-down
- In the drawing area, click the structural element to which you want to add the boundary condition.
NoteThe end of the analytical line will highlight when you have correctly placed your cursor over it.
If you select User to define the state of your boundary condition, you need to continue on to the following steps.
Setting User Boundary Conditions
- In the drawing area, click on the boundary condition you set as the user.
- On the Properties palette, set the x, y, and z force in and moment about values to meet your requirements.
For information about the default point boundary conditions, see the following tables: