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BIM content development : standards, strategies, and best by Robert S. Weygant

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By Robert S. Weygant

"From the state-of-the-art of expertise comes this e-book on construction details Modeling (BIM), the latest expertise within the AEC that enables the pro to create 3D types of a construction that incorporates even more info than a standard 2nd CAD dossier. constructing BIM content material explains the kind of info which can pass right into a BIM version from a vendor-neutral point of view and explores diverse tools for organizing content material. For someone drawn to growing feature-rich BIM item and versions that paintings on any platform, this can be a must-have reference"--"Provides an outline of the several criteria at the moment getting used (CSI's Masterformat, Uniformat, and Omniclass; beginning sessions) and the way you could leverage them while growing gadgets and types Walks via what the different sorts of knowledge are (parameters, attributes, constraints, and prerequisites) and the way they inter-relate the right way to use this data to create and enforce a knowledge administration method on your gadgets and versions. The concepts and top practices defined during this booklet are vendor-neutral; they are often utilized by any specialist, whatever the software program platform in use"-- learn more... pt. 1. Getting began -- pt. 2. BIM content material fundamentals -- pt. three. BIM content material kinds

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What this means is that if the BIM changes, the specification will change, and if the specifications change, the BIM will change. indd 30 3/17/11 10:40:36 AM Parameters 31 work in both directions there is a considerable risk for inaccurate information and confusion as to which is correct, the model or the specification. As the level of information contained in a model increases, the types of documentation used will likely change as well. While there will be a need for a traditional construction project manual for the foreseeable future, it is far more effective to capture the information in a tabular form as well.

Indd 27 3/17/11 10:40:34 AM 28 Chapter 3 Understanding Parameters, Attributes, and Constraints without the extra work of changing the shape of the wall that they are placed in. Once wall assemblies are placed, the user can determine which walls can or cannot be moved, and lock in mobile walls accordingly. Downstream, this will help the user determine what can and cannot be changed to suit the needs of the project as additional components are added. Interior load-bearing walls and wet walls are great example of this.

These decisions may affect other decisions regarding placement of walls and openings, so the benefit of parametrics is further compounded by limiting possible solutions. By understanding which walls can and cannot move, we can easily make decisions regarding component and opening locations. Once all the components are added to a model, a schedule can be created that lists all the components in a given category, or all the components in the project, for that matter. Since the attributes of each component are parametric, the information can be viewed, manipulated, and updated quickly and easily in a tabular form, instead of our having to hunt and peck to change the material of each cabinet or the type of glass in each window.

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