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Building Information Modeling

ARC 224

Building Information Modeling

ARC 224

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: ARC 214 or permission of instructor.

Requires a basic knowledge of a Windows Operating System. Continues work with modeling software to successfully and efficiently produce building information models. Uses the entire software platform, while moving through a building project, in the design integration of the following building disciplines: Architectural, Interior Design, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical. Includes the generation of plans, elevations, section views and schedules. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Use reading and writing skills to gather information from technical texts.

Objectives:

  • Complete assignments by gathering information from reading.
  • Use the index of CAD texts to access information regarding commands and processes
  • Create a notebook as an essential reference
  • Record sufficient notes from which to work

Use BIM Software and a current operating system.

Objectives:

  • Open, save, and close a modeling file
  • Use a current saving device
  • Create a project file

Create three-dimensional geometry.

Objectives:

  • Create exterior, interior and curtain walls
  • Insert doors and windows
  • Complete floor and ceiling systems
  • Construct roof systems
  • Create girds, columns and beams
  • Create foundations and footings
  • Add annotations and tags

Generate elevation and section views.

Objectives:

  • Produce a complete set of exterior elevations
  • Develop views and create interior elevations
  • Prepare a wall section
  • Develop section detail views
  • Complete a building section
  • Apply section annotations

Create schedules from the three-dimensional model.

Objectives:

  • Add room and door tags
  • Generate a door schedule
  • Develop a room finish schedule
  • Create a graphical column schedule

Model mechanical and electrical systems.

Objectives:

  • Create views and load content
  • Place units for MEP systems and ductwork
  • Create a plumbing layout
  • Place panel board and power devices
  • Create light fixture and light switch layout

Produce realistic renderings.

Objectives:

  • Create a toposurface using site tools
  • Develop a realistic exterior rendering of the model
  • Create a realistic interior rendering

Assemble a construction document set.

Objectives:

  • Set up views on sheets
  • Create a sheet set index
  • Print a set of construction documents