BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best by Robert S. Weygant

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By Robert S. Weygant

"From the state-of-the-art of know-how comes this booklet on construction info Modeling (BIM), the latest expertise within the AEC that permits the pro to create 3D types of a development that comes with even more info than a standard second CAD dossier. constructing BIM content material explains the kind of details that may pass right into a BIM version from a vendor-neutral viewpoint and explores diverse tools for organizing content material. For a person attracted to developing feature-rich BIM item and types that paintings on any platform, it is a must-have reference"--"Provides an summary of the several criteria presently getting used (CSI's Masterformat, Uniformat, and Omniclass; starting place periods) and the way you could leverage them whilst developing items and types Walks via what the different sorts of data are (parameters, attributes, constraints, and prerequisites) and the way they inter-relate the way to use this knowledge to create and enforce an information administration procedure on your gadgets and versions. The options and top practices defined during this booklet are vendor-neutral; they are often utilized by any expert, whatever the software program platform in use"-- learn more... pt. 1. Getting began -- pt. 2. BIM content material fundamentals -- pt. three. BIM content material varieties

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Level 1, or the division, will contain only the very basic information that might apply to all work performed in the division. Rather than the specification becoming tremendously large in order to take into consideration all of the work within the division, it is best looked at as a high-level overview that contains only the information that is associated with all of the components; the general requirements for that division, if you will. Level 2 narrows the scope of the division to a slightly more specific “section,” containing relevant information that applies to all work in a given category.

Constraining parameters can also lock down text attributes so they cannot be modified from within the project. 4 Common types of constraints Creating Conditional Statements Conditional statements are created as a series of “IF” statements, which drive how the component appears or behaves. Typically, only dimension, integer, number, or Boolean (Yes/No) parameters may be controlled with a conditional statement. There are exceptions to this, but in most cases these are the only parameters that really need to be controlled in this way.

Indd 32 3/17/11 10:40:37 AM Constraints and Conditions 33 CONSTRAINTS AND CONDITIONS What Are Constraints? Constraints are used in a project to limit the possibilities to those that are actually available or possible. A wall can be constrained to a specific location such that it cannot be moved, a window can be located such that it is equidistant between two walls, or a door could be limited such that it is only available in red, white, or blue. Constraining objects can limit the possibility or potential of user error, but when too many constraints are added, a project can become computationally large, causing the software to slow down and efficiency to suffer.

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