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BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and Workflows

Author/EditorHardin, Brad & McCool, Dave (Author)
McCool, Dave (Author)
ISBN: 9781118942765
Pub Date19/06/2015
BindingPaperback
Pages416
Edition2nd Ed
Dimensions (mm)231(h) * 185(w) * 23(d)
A sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, featuring practical advice, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction.
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A sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, featuring practical advice, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction. Updated to align with the latest software editions from Autodesk, Trimble and Bentley, this book provides a common sense approach to leveraging BIM to provide significant value throughout a project's life cycle. This book outlines a results-focused approach which shows you how to incorporate BIM and other technologies into all phases of construction management, such as: Project planning: Set up the BIM project to succeed right from the start by using the right contracts, the right processes and the right technology Marketing: How to exceed customer expectations and market your brand of BIM to win. Pre-construction: Take a practical approach to engineer out risks in your project by using the model early to virtually build and analyze your project, prior to physical construction. Construction: Leverage the model throughout construction to build safer and with better quality.
Field work: Learn how mobile technologies have disrupted the way we work in the field to optimize efficiencies and access information faster. Closeout: Deliver a better product to your customer that goes beyond the physical structure and better prepares them for future operations. Additionally, the book provides a look at technology trends in construction and a thoughtful perspective into potential use cases going forward. BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition builds on what has changed in the construction landscape and highlights a new way of delivering BIM-enabled projects. Aligning to industry trends such as Lean, integrated delivery methods, mobile platforms and cloud-based collaboration this book illustrates how using BIM and technology efficiently can create value.

A sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, featuring practical advice, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction. Updated to align with the latest software editions from Autodesk, Trimble and Bentley, this book provides a common sense approach to leveraging BIM to provide significant value throughout a project's life cycle. This book outlines a results-focused approach which shows you how to incorporate BIM and other technologies into all phases of construction management, such as: Project planning: Set up the BIM project to succeed right from the start by using the right contracts, the right processes and the right technology Marketing: How to exceed customer expectations and market your brand of BIM to win. Pre-construction: Take a practical approach to engineer out risks in your project by using the model early to virtually build and analyze your project, prior to physical construction. Construction: Leverage the model throughout construction to build safer and with better quality.
Field work: Learn how mobile technologies have disrupted the way we work in the field to optimize efficiencies and access information faster. Closeout: Deliver a better product to your customer that goes beyond the physical structure and better prepares them for future operations. Additionally, the book provides a look at technology trends in construction and a thoughtful perspective into potential use cases going forward. BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition builds on what has changed in the construction landscape and highlights a new way of delivering BIM-enabled projects. Aligning to industry trends such as Lean, integrated delivery methods, mobile platforms and cloud-based collaboration this book illustrates how using BIM and technology efficiently can create value.

BRAD HARDIN, RA, LEED AP, is the Chief Technology Officer for Black & Veatch, a global engineering and construction firm. An architect, construction manager and technology executive, he participates in industry events all over the world to further the cause of BIM and technology in the design and construction market. Brad is a co-founder of Virtual Builders, a nonprofit software, certification, and open-source development community. DAVE MCCOOL is the Director of Virtual Design and Construction at McCarthy Building Companies. He holds a master's degree in engineering, DBIA, and LEED accreditation, and has lectured at multiple university and industry events. Dave is also a co-founder of Virtual Builders, and has held chair positions for AIA and NBIMS committees.

Introduction xvii Chapter 1 Why Is Technology So Important to Construction Management? 1 The Promise of BIM 2 Processes 4 Technologies 5 Behaviors 7 The Value of BIM in Construction 8 Where Does BIM Play a Role in Construction Management? 15 Team Engagement 16 Project Pursuit and Business Development 16 Planning for BIM Success 19 Using Contracts in Planning 19 Scheduling 20 Logistics 22 Estimating Cost 23 Constructability 25 Analyzing Data in BIM 27 Designing for Prefabrication 29 Coordinating Construction 31 Using Mobile Devices 32 Controlling Schedules 33 Controlling Cost 34 Managing Change 35 Material Management 37 Tracking Equipment 37 Closeout 38 Managing Facilities 39 Knowledge Platform Population 40 Where the Industry Is Headed 42 Leadership Buy-In 42 The Evolving Role of the BIM Manager 43 What Have Been the Results? 43 Summary 44 Chapter 2 Project Planning 45 Delivery Methods 46 Design-Bid-Build 47 Construction Manager at Risk 52 Design-Build 56 Integrated Project Delivery 62 BIM Addenda (Contracts) 63 AIA: Document E202 65 AGC: ConsensusDocs 301 65 DBIA: Document E-BIMWD 65 AIA: Document E203 66 Contracts Summary 66 The Fundamental Uses of BIM 67 Level of Development 68 Model-Based Coordination 69 Model-Based Scheduling 72 Model-Based Estimating 72 Model-Based Facilities Management 73 Model-Based Analysis 74 BIM Execution Plan 75 History of the BIM Execution Plan 75 Communication 77 Expectation 83 Organization 85 Summary 89 Chapter 3 How to Market BIM and Win the Project 91 BIM Marketing Background 92 Building Your Team 94 Marketing Your Brand of BIM 97 Does What You Are Proposing Show Clear and Demonstrable Value? 98 Is This a Proven Tool or Process, a Developing One, or an Innovative One? 99 Can You Show Real Results from the Impact of Implementation? 102 Is This What the Owner Wants? 104 Is This Something You Can Deliver? 105 Using BIM to Enhance the Proposal 108 Addressing BIM in the RFP 108 Project Pursuit Images 110 Project Simulations 112 Project Pursuit Virtual/Augmented Reality Simulations 113 Other Marketing Tools 116 Tailor-Fit Your Offerings 116 Client Alignment 117 Pushing the Envelope 118 Seeking Value and Focusing on Results 118 Summary 121 Chapter 4 BIM and Preconstruction 123 Leaning on the Past 124 The Empire State Building 125 Adopting New Technology 132 The Journey to BIM 134 The Kickoff 136 Getting the Right People in the Room 136 Creating the Vision 138 Opening the Lines of Communication 139 Accounting for the Expectation Bias 139 Scheduling Design 139 Design Structure Matrix 145 Scheduling the LOD 148 Constructability Review 149 Leverage the Plans 150 Leverage the Details 153 Leverage the People 158 Estimating 163 Revit Schedules for Estimating 164 Cost Trending with Assemble 171 Analysis 175 The 2030 Challenge 176 Overview of Sustainability and BIM 177 Sustainability Analysis with Sefaira 182 Logistics and Planning 188 Summary 190 Chapter 5 BIM and Construction 191 Overview of BIM in Construction 192 Model Coordination 194 BIM and Site Coordination 194 Clash Detection 196 Navisworks Conflict Exercise 196 Fabrication 208 BIM Scheduling 213 Scheduling Software 217 Completing the Feedback Loop 226 Systems Installation 228 Installation Management 228 Installation Verification 232 Construction Activity Tracking 234 Field Issue Management 235 BIM and Safety 236 Producing Better Field Information 238 Beginning with the End in Mind 239 What Information Do You Need to Build? 242 Model Redlining Exercise 242 Video E

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