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BIM for reinforced concrete - it's in the details

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a critical part of how structural building and infrastructure systems are designed and built today, but the reinforced concrete industry has been lagging behind structural steel when it comes to its adoption of BIM. This is due to the highly fragmented nature of its supply chain which requires a number of different designers and suppliers to collaborate and simultaneously deliver the final product. 

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BIM for Reinforced Concrete – Rebar clash prevention

This article is the continuation of a conversation that I started with the blog post depicting the value of BIM for Concrete and continued with from 2D to 3D with rebar detailing. If you’ll remember, I’ve described what I see as four main benefits for a BIM-centric approach to concrete:

  1. Combines the versatility of 2D documentation with the higher level of fidelity and accuracy of 3D modeling of steel reinforcement and concrete accessories,
Pawel Piechnik

New Structural Content in Revit 2018.2

New Precast Content

New Precast families for beams, columns, slabs, and foundations are now available.

Revit users can choose between various types of I-shape, T-shape, trapezoidal and many other beam cross sections. Columns having different corbels configurations and top supporting conditions for beams have been created. TT slabs and isolated foundations,

Tomasz Fudala

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

Structural engineers, detailers and fabricators struggle with siloed teams, disconnected workflows, and varying software platforms that do not integrate seamlessly. This requires manual processes to bridge gaps which can lead to expensive errors and fabrication waste.

To help address these challenges, we have added Advance Steel software to the AEC Collection.

Philippe Bonneau

Tracking modifications in a structural steel 3D model has never been easier!

Understanding what has changed between two versions of a design is a challenge for structural engineers.

BIM 360 Team provides a tool which helps project managers, designers, and engineers better understand design changes across the different versions of a 3D model. Using this tool, users can compare two versions of a Revit file and get the differences being highlighted with color-coding.

Philippe Bonneau

Structural Precast Extension for Revit Software Overview

Revit 2018.1 New Feature - Free Form Rebar Distribution

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