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BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and Workflows

Book Description

Offering practical advice and tested techniques, this book serves as the first and only building information modeling (BIM) integration guide for the construction industry. You'll explore crucial construction tasks such as estimating, staging, sustainability testing, multiple model trade coordination, and digital detail resolution. In addition, the book also looks at facility management models and offers a clear picture of how the featured tools, techniques, and workflows can benefit each discipline.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dear Reader
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Author
  6. Foreword
  7. Introduction
  8. BIM and Construction Management
    1. The Value and Potential of BIM Technology
    2. Existing Delivery Methods
    3. A New Concept of Delivery
    4. A New Concept of Process
    5. Ten Steps for Successfully Implementing BIM
    6. Conclusion
  9. BIM and Preconstruction
    1. Planning a BIM Project
    2. Contracts
    3. Defining Responsibilities and Ownership
    4. Digital Information Transfer Standards
    5. Estimating
    6. Site Coordination
    7. Conclusion
  10. BIM and Construction
    1. Scheduling
    2. Constructability
    3. Trade Coordination
    4. Conclusion
  11. BIM and Updates
    1. Overview of BIM and Updates
    2. BIM and Prebid
    3. BIM and Estimate Updates
    4. BIM and Model Updates
    5. Clash Detection Updates
    6. BIM and Budget Management
    7. Conclusion
  12. BIM and Construction Administration
    1. Overview of BIM and Construction Administration
    2. BIM and RFIs
    3. Training the Superintendent
    4. Setting Up the Job Trailer
    5. BIM and Site Coordination
    6. BIM and Punch Lists
    7. Conclusion
  13. BIM and Sustainability
    1. Overview of BIM and Sustainability
    2. USGBC and LEED
    3. Green BIM and Preconstruction
    4. Sustainable Construction
    5. Salvaging and Recycling
    6. Conclusion
  14. BIM and Facility Management
    1. Costs of Maintaining a Facility
    2. Owners and BIM
    3. Record BIMs
    4. One BIM = One Source of Information
    5. Information in a Record BIM
    6. How to Maintain a Model
    7. Investment and Logistics for FM BIM
    8. Conclusion
  15. The Future of BIM
    1. What Will BIM Be?
    2. BIM and the Future from the Past
    3. BIM and the New Construction Manager
    4. BIM and the New Team
    5. BIM and the New Process
  16. Applications Supported by Navisworks
  17. Index