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BIM for Piping Systems






Course Overview

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Course Content

Module 1

Understanding the Principles of BIM

- Fundamentals of a BIM Approach

- The Management People Inside a BIM Project Team
- Staffing for BIM
- Understanding Project Roles
- Establishing a BIM Execution Plan
- Optimizing BIM Processes
- Identifying and Planning BIM Uses
- Integrating Tools Inside a BIM Workflow
- What Is Revit?

Module 2

Introduction of Revit MEP

- User interface with Project setup

- Working with Basic Tools

- Setting up Project Templates and Standards

- Organizing Discipline in Project Browser

- Setting up Spaces and Zones

Module 3

Heating and Cooling Loads Analysis

- System Analysis (Adding Analytical Systems, Zones and Spaces)

- Preparing file for heating and Cooling Loads

- Importing Load Analysis from gbXML File

- Data Assembly reference for Heating and Cooling Loads

- Calculation reference for Heating and Cooling Loads

Module 4

Mechanical Designing

- Creating Logical Systems

- Mechanical Systems and Ductworks

- Mechanical Piping

Module 5

Electrical Analysis

- Introduction to Lighting Calculations

- Load Calculations

- Demand Load Calculations

Module 6

Electrical Designing

- Adding Lighting Fixtures

- Power and Communications

- Circuiting and Panels

Module 7

Working with Piping Systems

- Creating Plumbing model (Domestic, Sanitary, Drainage and others)

- Creating Fire Protection Discipline model

Module 8

Collaboration tools for Level 2 BIM 

- Collaborating with a team

- Interoperability with other BIM tools

Module 9

Extracting Documentation

- Detailing your Design

- Documenting your Design (GFCs, WDs)

- Annotating your Design

Module 10

Introduction to Navisworks

- Getting to know Navisworks

- Files and File types

- Navigating around the model

- Climbing the selection tree

- Model Screenshots : Viewpoints and Sections

Module 11

Navisworks Clash Detection

- Clash Detection

- Inter-disciplinary vs Intra-Disciplinary clashes

- Rule Based Clash Detection

- Deriving BIM Audit report

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