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

By Robert S. Weygant

"From the state-of-the-art of know-how comes this ebook on development details Modeling (BIM), the latest expertise within the AEC that permits the pro to create 3D types of a construction that comes with even more information than a conventional second CAD dossier. constructing BIM content material explains the kind of info which can move right into a BIM version from a vendor-neutral point of view and explores diversified tools for organizing content material. For someone attracted to growing feature-rich BIM item and versions that paintings on any platform, it is a must-have reference"--"Provides an summary of the several criteria at the moment getting used (CSI's Masterformat, Uniformat, and Omniclass; starting place sessions) and the way you could leverage them whilst growing gadgets and versions Walks via what the differing kinds of data are (parameters, attributes, constraints, and prerequisites) and the way they inter-relate the way to use this knowledge to create and enforce an information administration procedure in your gadgets and types. The ideas 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 begun -- pt. 2. BIM content material fundamentals -- pt. three. BIM content material varieties

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For instance, shelf life is not determined by a sum of the shelf life of sandwich materials. It is a function of the sandwich as a whole, so becomes an attribute of the sandwich. 3 shows us section views which detail the thickness and appearance of each material in the assembly. Later in the book, we will discuss specific attributes and considerations for the different types of assemblies. indd 18 3/17/11 10:39:58 AM What Goes into Objects and Assemblies? 3 Typical roof and wall assemblies WHAT GOES INTO OBJECTS AND ASSEMBLIES?

Additional formats are being developed that lend themselves to use within building information modeling platforms. Most notably, MasterFormat®, UniFormat™, and OmniClass are series of formats and standardized tables that allow information to be captured and organized so it is both logical and readable. The level of detail associated with many of the OmniClass tables is more than the design and construction disciplines need to digest, but they set the stage for more effective information exchange and better collaboration among all parties associated with a project.

We could add a parameter for the diameter, the color, and the material of the ball. If we assigned 2 inches to the diameter, red to the color, and rubber to the material, we have created a 2-inch-diameter red rubber ball. Because the object is parametric we could quickly and easily switch it to a 1-inch-diameter mill-finish steel ball, or a 12-inch-diameter blue plastic ball. 1 parameter 25 Dimension of the component that is being developed. Depending on whom we ask, parameters and attributes can be considered essentially the same thing.

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