The BIM Execution Planning Guide focuses on the development of a method for defining the appropriate use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) on a project along with the best methods to implement the BIM initiatives.

The chapters in the guide include
  1. Introduction to BIM
  2. Benefits of BIM
    • Design, Construction and Operational visualization
    • Data modeling efficiency and effectiveness
    • Design analysis / simulation
    • Digital fabrication
  3. Implementation of BIM by Project Phase
    • Planning / Programming
    • Design (Architectural and Engineering)
    • Construction
    • Operations
  4. BIM Capabilities
    1. Design
      • Architectural
      • Structural Engineering
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Lighting Design
      • Site engineering
    2. Construction
      • Estimating
      • Scheduling
      • Coordination
    3. Operations
      • Space planning
      • Building Management System Integration
      • Maintenance Planning System Integration
  5. Developing a BIM Execution Plan for a Project
    • BIM Scope Definition
    • Defining an Organizational Structure for BIM Development
    • Model management
    • Procuring BIM Services
    • Legal Issues
  6. Conclusions


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