Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)

by: Willem Kymmell


Abstract: In-depth information on BIM techniques and tools being used by major construction companies. This is the first in-depth explanation of Building Information Modeling concepts, tools, and techniques as applied to both new and retro fit construction projects. By using this combination of 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) and 4D animations, you can dramatically improve communication, coordination, andplanning of construction projects while reducing risks and costs.
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Title: Building Information Modeling: Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2008 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071494533

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Willem Kymmell is a practicing architect with more than 30 years of experience in the field. He is also an Associate Professor of Construction Management at California State University (Chico), where he teaches building information modeling and construction documentation, construction document analysis, specifications, building code analysis, and architectural history. Mr. Kymmell’s private practice includes residential and commercial commissions, consultations, and virtual building software training.

Description: In-depth information on BIM techniques and tools being used by major construction companies. This is the first in-depth explanation of Building Information Modeling concepts, tools, and techniques as applied to both new and retro fit construction projects. By using this combination of 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) and 4D animations, you can dramatically improve communication, coordination, andplanning of construction projects while reducing risks and costs.