Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations / Edition 1

Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations / Edition 1

by Willem Kymmell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071494537

ISBN-13: 9780071494533

Pub. Date: 04/24/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Improve Planning and Management on Any Construction Project with Powerful BIM Tools

Building information modeling (BIM) integrates 3D drawings and 4D animations to dramatically improve the communication, coordination, and planning of construction projects, while reducing risks, errors, and costs. Building Information Modeling is an in-depth

Overview

Improve Planning and Management on Any Construction Project with Powerful BIM Tools

Building information modeling (BIM) integrates 3D drawings and 4D animations to dramatically improve the communication, coordination, and planning of construction projects, while reducing risks, errors, and costs. Building Information Modeling is an in-depth resource that shows architects and building professionals how to capitalize on BIM concepts, tools, and techniques for their own building projects.

  • An in-depth explanation of BIM concepts, tools, and techniques
  • Guidance on applying BIM to new and retrofit construction projects
  • More than 200 photos, charts, diagrams, and details of the BIM process
  • Detailed case studies

Inside this Comprehensive Guide to BIM Technology


Background: • The Setting for BIM • Current Practice • Legal Considerations
Building Information Modeling: • BIM Concepts • BIM Planning • BIM Implementation
Software Tools: • Modeling Tools • Model Production • Model Analysis • Specific SoftwareOptions
Learning BIM: • Learning Methods • Skill Sets • The Learners
Case Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071494533
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/24/2008
Series:
Construction Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Background

Chapter 2. Building Information Modeling

Chapter 3. Software Tools

Chapter 4. Learning BIM

Chapter 5. Case Studies

Glossary

Index

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