The growing importance of BIM and its implementation in companies and constructions is an outstanding challenge for all participants regarding new processes, technologies and organisational concepts. Precast companies play a crucial role in the worldwide construction industry, therefore they have to deal with BIM and its consequences to their whole value added chain.
In chapter 5 of the book "MODERNISATION, MECHANISATION & INDUSTRIALISATION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES" Thomas Leopoldseder und Susanne Schachinger (both Precast Software Engineering GmbH) discuss amongst others the following topics using a continuous example:
- history of BIM
- different implementation levels from all over the world
- process to provide data for BIM
- BIM process in the precast industry
The book will be published in april 2017. More information on the book can be found here.