BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors

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Wiley #ad - The bim handbook is an extensively researched and meticulously written book, showing evidence of years of work rather than something that has been quickly put together in the course of a few months. The need for such a book is indisputable, and it is terrific that Chuck Eastman and his team were able to step up to the plate and make it happen.

Updates to this edition include: completely updated material covering the current practice and technology in this fast-moving field expanded coverage of lean construction and its use of BIM, helping them to avoid needless frustration and costs and take full advantage of this paradigm-shifting approach to construct better buildings that consume fewer materials and require less time, the BIM Handbook, with special focus on Integrated Project Delivery throughout the book New insight on the ways BIM facilitates sustainable building New information on interoperability schemas and collaboration tools Six new case studies Painting a colorful and thorough picture of the state of the art in building information modeling, labor, Second Edition guides readers to successful implementations, and capital resources.

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors #ad - Wiley. Thanks to their efforts, anyone in the AEC industry looking for a deeper understanding of BIM now knows exactly where to look for it. Aecbytes book review, August 28, 2008 www. Aecbytes. Com/review/2008/BIMHandbook. Html discover bim: a better way to build better buildings building information modeling bim offers a novel approach to design, construction, and facility management in which a digital representation of the building process is used to facilitate the exchange and interoperability of information in digital format.

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

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Wiley #ad - A sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, featuring practical advice, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction.

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. 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.

BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and Workflows #ad - 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. 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.

Additionally, the book provides a look at technology trends in construction and a thoughtful perspective into potential use cases going forward. Closeout: deliver a better product to your customer that goes beyond the physical structure and better prepares them for future operations. Construction: leverage the model throughout construction to build safer and with better quality.

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.

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Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 5th Edition

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Pearson #ad - The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. It includes new chapters on emerging sustainability green technologies and building science. It presents material that can provide the future architect, architectural engineer, and architectural engineering technician with a basic working-level knowledge of principles and practices.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 5th Edition #ad - This book is written specifically for those interested in building heating, fire protection and suppression, vertical/horizontal transportation and conveying, storm drainage, illumination, acoustics and acoustical control, electrical power distribution, plumbing and piping water supply and sanitary drainage, ventilating and air conditioning HVAC, building telecommunications, and building renewable energy and energy conservation systems.

Sybex. Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by over 320 illustrations and 500 photographs.

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Construction Project Management 4th Edition

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Pearson #ad - The text provides many charts and images, as well as real-world sidebars authored by industry-leading professionals. Used book in Good Condition. Students also master modern tools for estimating, control, scheduling, and feedback. Sybex. Construction project management introduces all key players in the process, walks through each project phase, and presents tools for effectively managing both people and projects.

. Next, it focuses on the project itself, from concept to occupancy, and address the construction professional’s growing role during design and early construction. This edition presents new technologies, and career information throughout, techniques, statistics, trends, project delivery, including new approaches to collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Construction Project Management 4th Edition #ad - This up-to-the-minute text addresses all facets of successful construction project management in today’s complex environments. It first introduces the modern industry and profession, contractual arrangements, presenting emerging trends, roles, and opportunities. Co-authored by an academic and an industry professional, designer, and interweaves roles of owner, it fuses theory and practical reality, and construction professional throughout.

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Building Information Modeling For Dummies

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For Dummies #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Now heavily adopted in the U. S. Singapore, bim is set to become a mandatory practice in building work in the UK, and countless other countries, India, Hong Kong, Canada, France, and this friendly guide gives you everything you need to make sense of it—fast. Everything you need to make the most of building information modeling If you're looking to get involved in the world of BIM, but don't quite know where to start, Building Information Modeling For Dummies is your one-stop guide to collaborative building using one coherent system of computer models rather than as separate sets of drawings.

. Additionally, the use of bim goes beyond the planning and design phase of the project, project management, construction management, extending throughout the building life cycle and supporting processes, including cost management, and facility operation. Demonstrates how bim saves time and waste on site shows you how the information generated from bim leads to fewer errors on site Explains how BIM is based on data sets that describe objects virtually, this friendly, mimicking the way they'll be handled physically in the real world Helps you grasp how the integration of BIM allows every stage of the life cycle to work together without data or process conflict Written by a team of well-known experts, hands-on guide gets you up and running with BIM fast.

Building Information Modeling For Dummies #ad - For Dummies. The future of bim is bright—it provides the industry with an increased understanding of predictability, improved efficiency, less waste, integration and coordination, and better value and quality. Sybex. Inside, requirements you need to get started, you'll find an easy-to-follow introduction to BIM and hands-on guidance for understanding drivers for change, the benefits of BIM, and where BIM is headed.

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Building Construction: Principles, Materials, & Systems 2nd Edition

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Pearson #ad - The science of building construction and design is evolving more quickly than ever before. The second edition of this outstanding text builds on the previous version. Plus! a completely revamped and expanded companion website,  "MyConstructionKit", is also available! Sybex. Used book in Good Condition. For Dummies.

Building Construction: Principles, Materials, & Systems 2nd Edition #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Emphasizing a visual approach to learning, it includes more than 1, 400 original illustrations and an extra large trim size 9” x 12” that provides an open and inviting layout that readers are sure to appreciate. It incorporates the latest updates available, building construction, building construction: Principles, features hundreds of new pieces of artwork, and is now in FULL COLOR! Written by an author team with decades of experience in architecture, engineering, and teaching, Materials & Systems 2nd Edition is a comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to construction methods and materials.

Continuing on with the books unique organization, Principles of Construction are covered in Part One and Materials and Systems of Construction are covered in Part Two.

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Managing Performance in Construction

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Wiley #ad - Sybex. However, it is a sector that lacks benchmarks against which to gauge performance. For Dummies. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Taking cues from manufacturing sectors such as computer, automobile and chemical companies, this book will apply the lessons learned to building construction.

Managing Performance in Construction #ad - Construction is the country's single largest manufacturing industry. Supported with a range of pedagogical devices, the book will be of equal value to construction managers and civil engineers, and students with different learning methods. This modern thinking intends to provide insight to construction productivity improvement.

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Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018

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Sybex #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Hands-on tutorials allow you to dive right in and start accomplishing vital tasks, while compelling examples illustrate how Revit for Architecture is used in every project. For Dummies. The best-selling revit guide, now more complete than ever with all-new coverage on the 2018 release Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 for Architecture is packed with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and real-world examples to help you get up to speed quickly on the latest version of Autodesk Revit for Architecture.

Whether you're preparing for autodesk certification exams or just want to become more productive with the architectural design software, practical exercises and expert instruction will get you where you need to be. Understand key bim and revit concepts and master the revit interface delve into templates, and complex structures BIM software has become a mandatory asset in today's architecture field; automated documentation updates reduce errors while saving time and money, work-sharing, and visualization techniques Explore documentation, detailing, and managing Revit projects Master modeling and massing, the Family Editor, including annotation, and Autodesk's Revit is the industry leader in the BIM software space.

Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Organized according to how you learn and implement the software, this book provides expert guidance for all skill levels. From basic interface topics to advanced visualization techniques and documentation, this invaluable guide is your ideal companion through the Revit Architecture workflow.

Sybex. Available online downloads include before-and-after tutorial files and additional advanced content to help you quickly master this powerful software.

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Design-Build: Planning Through Development

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Studded with illustrative case histories, Design-Build: Planning Through Development, Michael Loulakis, by Jeffrey Beard, Esq. Is the first book to cover every legal, technical, and Edward Wundram, and administrative aspect of Design-Build. Publisher's note: products purchased from third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality,       authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Definitive guide to mastering design-builddesign-build d-b -- the project delivery system in which one firm contracts to provide all of the architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project -- is expected to dominate the market by the year 2005. For Dummies. Whether you’re a design or construction professional or an owner, this authoritative and up-to-date manual gives you the across-the-board, glitch-free, real-world answers you need for timely, and cost-effective projects.

Design-Build: Planning Through Development #ad - Sybex. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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Building Construction: Principles, Material and Systems

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Research Methods for Construction Coursesmart

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Wiley #ad - For Dummies. The fundamental theme of the book remains to facilitate a researcher’s informed and justified selection of a philosophical paradigm and of appropriate methods to execute the research. Now in its fourth edition, this remains one of the few books to provide guidance on research formulation, methodologies, and methods specifically for construction students.

Sybex. They advocate close scrutiny of the methods available for appropriateness, both academically and practically. Wiley. Used book in Good Condition. This new edition has been updated to reflect current debates and concerns, legislation and codes of practice concerning the collection, storage, processing, including ethical issues, use and disposal of data.

The methods adopted for scientific and engineering experiments, model building and simulations are discussed, as well as those employed for research into management, social and economic issues. It will be of value to construction, whether for bachelors and masters degree dissertations, architecture and civil engineering students undertaking research, surveying, or for masters and doctoral research degree theses.

Research Methods for Construction Coursesmart #ad - Three main sections – producing a proposal, Executing the Research and Reporting the Results discuss the key issues in research and examine the primary approaches, both qualitative and quantitative. The authors examine the requirements for data and analysis, including the important statistical considerations and a range of qualitative techniques that enable construction researchers to appreciate what needs to be evaluated in devising how research may be carried out effectively and efficiently.

Research methods for construction will help you instil rigour into your problem-solving, and into your reports and publications.

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