|School||Cardiff School of Engineering|
|External Subject Code||H290|
|Number of Credits||10|
|Language of Delivery||English|
|Module Leader||Dr Haijiang Li|
A combination of lectures, literature review and practical labs held in computer rooms are used as a vehicle for explaining fundamental concepts for BIM. The sequence of topics reflects the understanding that BIM are best understood after a firm grounding in practical lecture, lab, and relevant discussion/review.
The module is assessed 100% through coursework, which includes a comprehensive BIM execution plan and case study. In order to pass the module and obtain 10 credits the minimum overall pass mark of 50% must be achieved.
Building And Infrastructure Information Modelling
Building Information Modelling concept
Overview of the relevant worldwide standards, manuals, principles
Overview of the relevant organizations
Overview of the existing relevant software solutions
Overview of the existing relevant computing technologies
Object Oriented / Semantics / Knowledge Engineering
Parametric 3D design
Collaboration - linking
Integration - Work Sets
Integration - Clash detection
Integration - 4D / 5D and nD
Please see Background Reading List for an indicative list.
BIM Handbook: A guide to building information modeling for owners, managers, designers, engineers, and contractors, Eastman, C, 2008
BIM and construction management: proven tools, methods, and workflows, Hardin, B, 2009
BSI, Constructing the business case - building information modelling. 2010.
BuildingSmart, Investors Report - Building Information Modeling (BIM). 2010.
McGraw_Hill_construction, The Business Value of BIM in Europe. 2010.
NBIMS, United States National Building Information Modeling Standard Version 1 - Part 1 - overview principles and methodologies. 12/2007.
UKCabinetOffice, Government Construction Strategy. 05-2011.