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BIM Handbook A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors

ISBN-10: 0470541377
ISBN-13: 9780470541371
Edition: 2nd 2011
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
BIM Handbook Introduction
Executive Summary
Introduction
The Current AEC Business Model
Documented Inefficiencies of Traditional Approaches
BIM: New Tools and New Processes
What Is Not BIM Technology
What Are the Benefits of BIM? What Problems Does It Address?
What Challenges Can Be Expected?
Future of Designing and Building with BIM (Chapter 8)
Case Studies (Chapter 9). Chapter 1 Discussion Questions
BIM Design Tools and Parametric Modeling
Executive Summary
The Evolution to Object-based Parametric Modeling
Parametric Modeling of Buildings
Beyond Parametric Shapes
BIM Environments, Platforms and Tools
Overview of the Major BIM Design Platforms
BIM Platforms
Lightweight Modeling Applications
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Interoperability
Executive Summary
Introduction
Different Kinds of Exchange Formats
Background of Product Data Models
Other Efforts Supporting Standardization
The Evolution from File-based Exchange to Building Model Repositories
Summary
Discussion Questions
BIM for Owners and Facility Managers
Executive Summary
Introduction: Why Owners Should Care About BIM
BIM Application Areas for Owners
BIM Tool Guide for Owners
An Owner and Facility Manager's Building Model
Leading the BIM Implementation on a Project
Barriers to Implementing BIM: Risks and Common Myths
Guidelines and Issues for Owners to Consider When Adopting BIM
Discussion Questions
BIM for Architects and Engineers
Executive Summary
Introduction
Scope of Design Services
BIM Use in Design Processes
Considerations in Adoption for Design Practice
New and Changed Staffing within Design Firms
Discussion Questions
BIM for the Construction Industry
Executive Summary
Introduction
Types of Construction Firms
Information Contractors Want from BIM
Processes to Develop a Contractor Building Information Model
Reduction of Design Errors Using Clash Detection
Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimating
Construction Analysis and Planning
Integration with Cost and Schedule Control and Other Management Functions
Use for Offsite Fabrication
Use of BIM Onsite: Verification, Guidance, and Tracking of Construction Activities
Synergies of BIM and Lean Construction
Implications for Contract and Organizational Changes
BIM Implementation
Discussion Questions
BIM for Subcontractors and Fabricators
Executive Summary
Introduction
Types of Subcontractors and Fabricators
The Benefits of a BIM Process for Subcontractor Fabricators
BIM-Enabled Process Change
Generic BIM System Requirements for Fabricators
Major Classes of Fabricators and Their Specific Needs
Adopting BIM in a Fabrication Operation
Conclusions
Discussion Questions
The Future: Building with BIM
Executive Summary
Introduction
The Development of BIM Up to 2010
Current Trends
Vision 2015
Drivers of Change and BIM Impacts up to 2020
BIM Case Studies
Introduction
Aviva Stadium
Courtyard by Marriott
Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley
Maryland General Hospital
Crusell Bridge
100 11<sup>th</sup> Avenue, New York City
One Island East Project, Hong Kong
Helsinki Music Centre
Hillwood Commercial Project
United States Coast Guard BIM Implementation
Glossary
Bibliography
Index.

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