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BIM Handbook

 

BIM Handbook:A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors
Authors:Chuck Eastman,Paul Teicholz,Rafael Sacks,Kathleen Liston
Discover BIM: A better way to build better buildings


Building Information Modeling (BIM) offers a novel approach to design, construction, and facility management in which a digital representation of the building process is used to facilitate the exchange and interoperability of information in digital format. BIM is beginning to change the way buildings look, the way they function, and the ways in which they are designed and built.

The BIM Handbook, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of BIM technologies, the business and organizational issues associated with its implementation, and the profound advantages that effective use of BIM can provide to all members of a project team. Updates to this edition include:

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  • Completely updated material covering the current practice and technology in this fast-moving field
  • Expanded coverage of lean construction and its use of BIM, with special focus on Integrated Project Delivery throughout the book
  • New insight on the ways BIM facilitates sustainable building
  • New information on interoperability schemas and collaboration tools
  • Six new case studies

Painting a colorful and thorough picture of the state of the art in building information modeling, the BIM Handbook, Second Edition guides readers to successful implementations, helping them to avoid needless frustration and costs and take full advantage of this paradigm-shifting approach to construct better buildings that consume fewer materials and require less time, labor, and capital resources.

Publication Date: April 19, 2011

ISBN-10:0470541377| ISBN-13:978-0470541371

Edition: 2

 

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