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                            BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers, and Contractors
Chapter 1: BIM Handbook Introduction
	1.0: Executive Summary
	1.1: Introduction
	1.2: The Current AEC Business Model
	1.3: Documented Inefficiencies of Traditional Approaches
	1.4: BIM: New Tools and New Processes
	1.5: What Is Not BIM Technology?
	1.6: What Are the Benefits of BIM? What Problems Does It Address?
	1.7: What Challenges Can Be Expected?
	1.8: Future of Designing and Building with BIM (Chapter 8)
	1.9: Case Studies (Chapter 9)
	Chapter 1: Discussion Questions
Chapter 2: BIM Tools and Parametric Modeling
	2.0: Executive Summary
	2.1: The Evolution to Object-Based Parametric Modeling
	2.2: Parametric Modeling of Buildings
	2.3: Beyond Parametric Shapes
	2.4: BIM Environments, Platforms, and Tools
	2.5: Overview of the Major BIM Design Platforms
	2.6: BIM Platforms
	2.7: Lightweight Modeling Applications
	2.8: Conclusion
	Chapter 2: Discussion Questions
Chapter 3: Interoperability
	3.0: Executive Summary
	3.1: Introduction
	3.2: Different Kinds of Exchange Formats
	3.3: Background of Product Data Models
	3.4: Other Efforts Supporting Standardization
	3.5: The Evolution from File-Based Exchange to Building Model Repositories
	3.6: Summary
	Chapter 3: Discussion Questions
Chapter 4: BIM for Owners and Facility Managers
	4.0: Executive Summary
	4.1: Introduction: Why Owners Should Care About BIM
	4.2: BIM Application Areas for Owners
	4.3: BIM Tool Guide for Owners
	4.4: An Owner and Facility Manager's Building Model
	4.5: Leading the BIM Implementation on a Project
	4.6: Barriers to Implementing BIM: Risks and Common Myths
	4.7: Guidelines and Issues for Owners to Consider When Adopting BIM
	Chapter 4: Discussion Questions
Chapter 5: BIM for Architects and Engineers
	5.0: Executive Summary
	5.1: Introduction
	5.2: Scope of Design Services
	5.3: BIM Use in Design Processes
	5.4: Building Object Models and Libraries
	5.5: Considerations in Adoption for Design Practice
	5.6: New and Changed Staffing within Design Firms
	Chapter 5: Discussion Questions
Chapter 6: BIM for Contractors
	6.0: Executive Summary
	6.1: Introduction
	6.2: Types of Construction Firms
	6.3: Information Contractors Want from BIM
	6.4: Processes to Develop a Contractor Building Information Model
	6.5: Reduction of Design Errors Using Clash Detection
	6.6: Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimating
	6.7: Construction Analysis and Planning
	6.8: Integration with Cost and Schedule Control and Other Management Functions
	6.9: Use for Offsite Fabrication
	6.10: Use of BIM Onsite: Verification, Guidance, and Tracking of Construction Activities
	6.11: Synergies of BIM and Lean Construction
	6.12: Implications for Contract and Organizational Changes
	6.13: BIM Implementation
	Chapter 6: Discussion Questions
Chapter 7: BIM for Subcontractors and Fabricators
	7.0: Executive Summary
	7.1: Introduction
	7.2: Types of Subcontractors and Fabricators
	7.3: The Benefits of a BIM Process for Subcontractor Fabricators
	7.4: BIM-Enabled Process Change
	7.5: Generic BIM System Requirements for Fabricators
	7.6: Major Classes of Fabricators and Their Specific Needs
	7.7: Adopting BIM in a Fabrication Operation
	7.8: Conclusions
	Chapter 7: Discussion Questions
Chapter 8: The Future: Building with BIM
	8.0: Executive Summary
	8.1: Introduction
	8.2: The Development of BIM up to 2010
	8.3: Current Trends
	8.4: Vision 2015
	8.5: Drivers of Change and BIM Impacts up to 2020
Chapter 9: BIM Case Studies
	9.0: Introduction
	9.1: Aviva Stadium
	9.2: Courtyard by Marriott
	9.3: Sutter Medical Center, Castro Valley
	9.4: Maryland General Hospital
	9.5: Crusell Bridge
	9.6: 100 11th Avenue, New York City
	9.7: One Island East Project, Hong Kong
	9.8: Helsinki Music Center
	9.9: Hillwood Commercial Project
	9.10: United States Coast Guard BIM Implementation

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