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  • BIM in Principle and Practice

  • Barnes, Peter Thomas and Nigel Davies

  • ICE Publishing
  • February 2014
  • 9780727758637
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  • 160
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This new book will enable you to answer questions such as: What is BIM and how can I apply it in practice? How can it be developed in the future for both practical and legal levels? BIM in Principle and in Practice provides construction professionals with an overview of this emerging field to enable informed discussion with clients and colleagues.
BIM in Principle and in Practice is intended to assist in understanding BIM and how it can be used and provide answers to many of the common questions. Providing insight for all construction professionals, consultants, contractors, designers, architects, project managers, surveyors, site managers, facilities managers, lawyers - and their clients all relevant to all companies and projects whatever the size and geographical market. The advice and illustrative case studies within this book form the ultimate practical guide to current practice and a valuable vision for the future. BIM in Principle and in Practice: •Stresses the importance of integrated practice and collaboration and interoperability of data and any models •Sets out the details that a typical Protocol Document may contain, to provide the project team with a road map to understanding the aims and objectives of the BIM, its rules and how it may be assembled •Provides comprehensive consideration of the legal issues surrounding implementation of BIM on a project
This new book will enable you to answer questions such as: What is BIM and how can I apply it in practice? How can it be developed in the future for both practical and legal levels? BIM in Principle and in Practice provides construction professionals with an overview of this emerging field to enable informed discussion with clients and colleagues.
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Contents: •Introduction •An overview of BIM •How BIM works •Incorporating BIM •Managing BIM •Design liability and ownership •Contracts •Insurance, liability and risk •Case study 1 – BIM as applied to a large underground railway station •Case study 2 – BIM as applied to precast concrete fabricators •Case study 3 – A sample COBie spreadsheet •Conclusion