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

ISBN-10: 0470185287

ISBN-13: 9780470185285

Edition: 2008

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BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors is the first thorough treatment of BIM technology, tools and processes, written by a team of leading innovators and researchers in Building Information Modeling. It presents the technology and processes behind BIM and how architects, engineers, contractors and sub-contractors, construction and facility owners (AECO) can take advantage of the new technologies.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Preface
Foreword
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)
BIM Tools and Parametric Modeling
Executive Summary
History of Building Modeling Technology
Varied Capabilities of Parametric Modelers
Overview of the Major BIM Model Generating Systems
Conclusion
Interoperability
Executive Summary
Introduction
Different Kinds of Exchange Formats
Background of Product Data Models
XML Schemas
Portable, Web-Based Formats: DWF and PDF
File Exchange Versus Building Model Repositories
Summary
BIM for Owners and Facility Managers
Executive Summary
Introduction: Why Owners Should Care About BIM
BIM Application Areas for Owners
Types of Owners: Why, How Often, and Where They Build
How Owners Build
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
BIM for Architects and Engineers
Executive summary
Introduction
Scope of Design Services
BIM Use in Design Processes
Building Element Models and Libraries
Considerations in Adoption for Design Practice
New and Changed Staffing within Design Firms
New Contractual Opportunities in Design
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
Implications for Contract and Organizational Changes
BIM Implementation
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
The Future: Building with BIM
Executive Summary
Introduction
The Development of BIM Up To 2007
Current Trends
Vision 2012
Drivers of Change and BIM Impacts up to 2020
BIM Case Studies
Introduction to BIM Case Studies
Flint Global V6 Engine Plant Expansion
United States Coast Guard BIM Implementation
Camino Medical Group Mountain View Medical Office Building Complex
Beijing National Aquatics Center
San Francisco Federal Building
100 11th Avenue, New York City
One Island East Project
Penn National Parking Structure
Hillwood Commercial Project
U. S. Courthouse, Jackson, Mississippi
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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