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Engineering-centric BIM

Wilkins, C and Kiviniemi, A 2008, 'Engineering-centric BIM' , ASHRAE Journal, 50 (12) , pp. 44-48.

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Building information modeling (BIM) is the next generation of computer-automated building design. The theory is that all building data would be maintained in a single data format that allows all applications to share data with all other applications. This includes intradiscipline and interdiscipline data sharing. One example of interdiscipline data sharing is the ability to exchange data directly between the architect’s physical model and the engineer’s load/energy model. Another multidisciplinary application is automated interference checking (sometimes referred to as clash detection). Many readers may believe these types of applications are already in use. In reality, significant technical and process limitations exist, which are preventing full implementation of these and other BIM applications.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
Journal or Publication Title: ASHRAE Journal
Publisher: ASHRAE
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0001-2491
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Funders: Granlund Engineering
Depositing User: AO Kiviniemi
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2013 16:55
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:58

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