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Building Information Modeling

Framework for Structural Design, 1st Edition

By Nawari O. Nawari, Michael Kuenstle

CRC Press

284 pages

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BIM for Structural Engineering and ArchitectureBuilding Information Modeling: Framework for Structural Design outlines one of the most promising new developments in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). Building information modeling (BIM) is an information management and analysis technology that is changing the role of computation in t

Table of Contents

Introduction. Structure and Architecture Synergy Framework (SAS Framework). Introduction. Building Information Modeling. Modeling Elements. Architectural Elements. Structural Analysis. Index.

About the Authors

Dr. Nawari, (Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE) has over 20 years of experience in design, teaching, and research specializing in building structures and building information modeling. Currently, he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at the University of Florida. He has written and co-authored over 70 publications and three books. He is an active member of the U.S. National Building Information Modeling Standard Committee (NBIMS), BIM Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), and co-chair of the subcommittee on BIM in education and many other professional societies. Dr. Nawari is also a board certified professional engineer in the states of Florida and Ohio.

Michael W. Kuenstle, AIA, received his graduate architecture degree from Columbia University in New York City. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Houston. Kuenstle served as adjunct associate professor at the New York Institute of Technology from 1990 to 1993. He has been a professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Florida since 1993 where he teaches architecture design studio and advanced graduate structures courses. His building design projects have received several AIA design awards and have been published and exhibited throughout North America. A licensed architect, he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees to the Florida Foundation for Architecture.

Subject Categories

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General