Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and…

Hardcover | May 15, 2008

byWillem Kymmell

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Improve Planningand 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 ImplementationSoftware Tools: • Modeling Tools • Model Production • Model Analysis • Specific SoftwareOptionsLearning BIM: • Learning Methods • Skill Sets • The LearnersCase Studies

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Improve Planningand 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 ...

Willem Kymmell is a practicing architect with more than 30 years of experience in the field. He is also an Associate Professor of Construction Management at California State University (Chico), where he teaches building information modeling and construction documentation, construction document analysis, specifications, building cod...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 9.5 × 7.5 × 0.94 inPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071494537

ISBN - 13:9780071494533

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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