An introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Author: IStructE BIM Panel

Date published

23 February 2021

Price
Free
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An introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Guidance
An introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM)
Date published

23 February 2021

Author

IStructE BIM Panel

Price

Free

Author

IStructE BIM Panel

This introduction to BIM will help structural engineers and technicians to understand how it can support their work. It clearly explains what BIM is and how it affects the structural engineering profession.

The digitalisation of the built environment is one of the most profound changes to our industry and profession. BIM (Building Information Modelling) is one of the primary enablers of this change.

Written by the Institution’s BIM Panel, this toolkit is broken down into key areas and is accessed in downloadable PDF format. The PDF is split into easy to manage sections.

The toolkit adopts terms defined by UK national standards unless stated otherwise.


Contents


Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - The need for collaboration in BIM
Section 3 - BIM: Level of definition and digital plan of work
Section 4 - BIM: Design and detailing
Section 5 - BIM: Fabrication, construction and sub-contractors
Section 6 - BIM: Existing structures, alteration and addition
Section 7 - Contractural implications

 

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
38

Tags

BIM Guidance BIM Panel

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