Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (e-book)

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December 22, 2007


Electronic book text, 416 pages


0071595457 / 9780071595452

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Main description

In-depth information on BIM techniques and tools being used by major construction companies

This is the first in-depth explanation of Building Information Modeling concepts, tools, and techniques as applied to both new and retrofit construction projects. By using this combination of 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) and 4D animations, you can dramatically improve communication, coordination, and planning of construction projects while reducing risks and costs.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to BIM
Chapter 2. Simulations
Chapter 3. Tools
Chapter 4. Construction Management Education
Chapter 5. Case Studies

Author comments

Willem Kymmell is an architect with more than 30 years’ experience, and an Associate Professor of Construction Management at California State University (Chico), where he teaches architectural design, CAD – 3D modeling and construction documentation, construction documents analysis, specifications, building codes analysis, and architectural history. His private practice services include residential commissions, consultations, and virtual building software training.

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