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BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and by Brad Hardin, Dave McCool

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By Brad Hardin, Dave McCool

A sleeker, extra finished method of building projects

BIM and development administration, moment Edition is an entire integration consultant, that includes useful suggestion, venture verified equipment and workflows, and tutorials for imposing construction details Modeling and expertise in building. up to date to align with the newest software program variants from Autodesk, Trimble and Bentley, this e-book offers a standard feel method of leveraging BIM to supply major price all through a project's lifestyles cycle. This e-book outlines a results-focused technique which exhibits you the way to include BIM and different applied sciences into all levels of building administration, corresponding to: Project planning: manage the BIM undertaking to be successful correct from the beginning by utilizing the correct contracts, the fitting techniques and the perfect technology

Marketing: easy methods to exceed buyer expectancies and marketplace your model of BIM to win.

Pre-construction: Take a pragmatic method of engineer out hazards on your undertaking through the use of the version early to almost construct and examine your venture, ahead of actual construction.

Construction: Leverage the version all through building to construct more secure and with higher quality.

Field work: learn the way cellular applied sciences have disrupted the best way we paintings within the box to optimize efficiencies and entry details faster.

Closeout: convey a greater product in your purchaser that is going past the actual constitution and higher prepares them for destiny operations.

Additionally, the e-book presents a glance at know-how tendencies in development and a considerate viewpoint into capability use situations going forward.

BIM and development administration, moment Edition builds on what has replaced within the development panorama and highlights a brand new approach of offering BIM-enabled initiatives. Aligning to tendencies similar to Lean, built-in supply tools, cellular systems and cloud-based collaboration this e-book illustrates how utilizing BIM and expertise successfully can create value.

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BIM Adoption by Player (2009–2012) Chapter 1: W h y I s T e c h n o l o g y S o I m p o rta n t t o C o n s t ru c ti o n M a n ag e m e n t ? ■ 10 2009 The percentage of companies using BIM jumped from 28% in 2007, to 49% in 2009, and to 71% in 2012. For the first time ever, more contractors are using BIM than architects. Source: The Business Value of BIM in North America: Multi-Year Trend Analysis and User Ratings SmartMarket Report, McGraw-Hill Construction, 2012. 3 Growth of BIM adoption since 2007 Some early adopters began integrating BIM technologies within their firms with the intention of differentiating themselves from their peers.

Though some of the information will be consistent between each project, it is important for a team to develop a methodology of selecting the right tools. Chapter Photo Courtesy: Leidos Engineering 1: W h y I s T e c h n o l o g y S o I m p o rta n t t o C o n s t ru c ti o n M a n ag e m e n t ? 9 Project visualization example As teams develop expertise in applying BIM in a variety of projects, the tools and processes become clearer and teams recognize opportunities to innovate as a result of enabling behaviors and cultures.

Image courtesy of Onuma Systems Chapter 1: W h y I s T e c h n o l o g y S o I m p o rta n t t o C o n s t ru c ti o n M a n ag e m e n t ? ■ 24 BIM estimating has grown significantly in sophistication and ease of use since early iterations of the software. Now tools have begun to make the process of BIM estimating more seamless, allowing for the integration of “non-model”-related data such as 2D PDFs and CAD drawings to be used in the takeoff process. Additionally, aspects of scope, such as general condition costs and equipment leasing, are now able to be integrated into an estimate, whereas before this they would have to be done in two separate environments.

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