eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction : Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018), September 12-14, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark book cover
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eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction
Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018), September 12-14, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

ISBN 9781138584136
Published August 14, 2018 by CRC Press
492 Pages

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Book Description

eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2018 collects the papers presented at the 12th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018, Copenhagen, 12-14 September 2018). The contributions cover complementary thematic areas that hold great promise towards the advancement of research and technological development in the modelling of complex engineering systems, encompassing a substantial number of high quality contributions on a large spectrum of topics pertaining to ICT deployment instances in AEC/FM, including:

• Information and Knowledge Management
• Construction Management
• Description Logics and Ontology Application in AEC
• Risk Management
• 5D/nD Modelling, Simulation and Augmented Reality
• Infrastructure Condition Assessment
• Standardization of Data Structures
• Regulatory and Legal Aspects
• Multi-Model and distributed Data Management
• System Identification
• Industrilized Production, Smart Products and Services
• Interoperability
• Smart Cities
• Sustainable Buildings and Urban Environments
• Collaboration and Teamwork
• BIM Implementation and Deployment
• Building Performance Simulation
• Intelligent Catalogues and Services

eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2018 represents a rich and comprehensive resource for academics and researchers working in the interdisciplinary areas of information technology applications in architecture, engineering and construction.

In the last two decades, the biennial ECPPM (European Conference on Product and Process Modelling) conference series, as the oldest BIM conference, has provided a unique platform for the presentation and discussion of the most recent advances with regard to the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) applications in the AEC/FM (Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management) domains.

Table of Contents

BIM implementation and deployment

Experiences from Norway on implementing BIM in existing bachelor engineering curriculum
E. Hjelseth

Understand the value of knowledge management in a virtual asset management environment
C. Mirarchi, L. Pinti, M. Munir, S. Bonelli, A. Brizzolari & A. Kiviniemi

Integrated information management for the FM: Building information modelling and database integration for the Italian Public Administration
L. Pinti, S. Bonelli, A. Brizzolari, C. Mirarchi, M.C. Dejaco & A. Kiviniemi


Building performance simulation and nD modelling

Use-case analysis for assessing the role of Building Information Modeling in energy efficiency 31

A. Alhamami, I. Petri & Y. Rezgui

A new design for gas dehydration units
D. Asgari

Fast track BIM integration for structural fire design of steel elements
L. Beltrani, L. Giuliani & J. Karlshoj

BIM tools for structural analysis in the Wenchuan earthquake aftermath
G. Cere, Y. Rezgui & W. Zhao

A tool for IFC building energy performance simulation suitability checking
G.N. Lilis, G. Giannakis, K. Katsigarakis & D.V. Rovas

Implications of operational, zoning-related, and climatic model input assumptions for the results of building energy simulation
G. Pilati, G. Pernigotto, A. Gasparella, T. Farhang & A. Mahdavi

BIM-to-BEPS conversion tool for automatic generation of building energy models
M. Regidor, M. Andrés & S. Álvarez

Energy-saving potential of large space public buildings based on BIM: A case study of the building in high-speed railway station
N. Wang, J.L. Wang, C.H. Liu & L. Liu

Multi-objective optimization design approach for green building retrofit based on BIM and BPS in the cold region of China
H. Yang & C. Liu


Collaboration methods

IPD/BIM collaboration requirements on oil, gas and petrochemical projects
A.H. Fakhimi, J.M. Sardroud, S.R. Ghoreishi & S. Azhar

Towards level 3 BIM process maps with IFC & XES process mining
S. Kouhestani & M. Nik-Bakht

An agenda for implementing semi-immersive virtual reality in design meetings involving clients and end-users
S. Mastrolembo Ventura & F. Castronovo

Improving the integration between BIMs and agent-based simulations: The Swarm Building Modeling – SBM
G. Novembri, F.L. Rossini & A. Fioravanti

Holistic methodology to understand the complexity of collaboration in the construction process
S.F. Sujan, A. Kiviniemi, S.W. Jones, J.M. Wheatcroft, E. Hjelseth, B. Mwiya, O. Alhava & A. Haavisto


Integrated modelling of the built environment, incl. smart cities

Building/city information model for simulation and data management
T. Delval, A. Jolibois, S. Carré, S. Aguinaga, A. Mailhac, A. Brachet, J. Soula & S. Deom

Defining quality metrics for photogrammetric construction site monitoring
F. Eickeler, A. Borrmann & A. Mistre

HBIM acceptance among carpenters working with heritage buildings
S.A. Namork & C. Nordahl-Rolfsen

Towards the application of the BIMgrid framework for aged bridge behavior identification
M. Polter & R.J. Scherer

Collaborative platform based on standard services for the semi-automated generation of the 3D city model on the cloud
I. Prieto, J.L. Izkara, A. Mediavilla, J. Arambarri & A. Arroyo

Visualizing earthwork and information on a linear infrastructure project using BIM 4D
L. Schneider Jakobsen, J. Lodewijks, P.N. Gade & E. Kjems


Interoperability and standardization of data structures and platforms

Multi-LOD model for describing uncertainty and checking requirements in different design stages
J. Abualdenien & A. Borrmann

NovaDM: Towards a formal, unified Renovation Domain Model for the generation of holistic renovation scenarios
A. Kamari, C. Schultz & P.H. Kirkegaard

Software library for path planning in complex construction environments
K. Kazakov, S. Morozov, V. Semenov & V. Zolotov

Delivering COBie with ProNIC—compliance and implementation
P. Meda, J. Moreira & H. Sousa

Automatic development of Building Automation Control Network (BACN) using IFC4-based BIM models
R. Sanz, S. Álvarez, C. Valmaseda & D.V. Rovas

Design-to-design exchange of bridge models using IFC: A case study with Revit and Allplan
M. Trzeciak & A. Borrmann


IoT, sensor and industrialized production

Modeling construction equipment in 4D simulation
R. Amrollahibuki & A. Hammad

IoT 2.0 for BIM, Bluetooth technology applied to BIM facility management oriented
S. Giangiacomi & R. Seferi

A specialized information schema for production planning and control of road construction
E. Haronian & R. Sacks

Formwork detection in UAV pictures of construction sites
K. Jahr, A. Braun & A. Borrmann

Fostering prefabrication in construction projects—case MEP in Finland
R.H. Lavikka, K. Chauhan, A. Peltokorpi & O. Seppänen

RenoBIM: Collaboration platform based on open BIM workflows for energy renovation of buildings using timber prefabricated products
A. Mediavilla, X. Arenaza, V. Sánchez, Y. Sebesi & P. Philipps


Modelling of design, construction, operation, maintenance management processes

BIM model methods for suppliers in the building process
A. Barbero, M.D. Giudice & F. Manzone

Implementation framework for BIM-based risk management
I. Björnsson, M. Molnár & A. Ekholm

BIM-based model checking in a business process management environment
P.N. Gade, R. Hansen & K. Svidt

Building Information Modelling (BIM) value realisation framework for asset owners
M. Munir, A. Kiviniemi & S. Jones

BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: A myth or a tangible future?
E. Papadonikolaki, M. Leon & A.M. Mahamadu

Schema-based workflows and inter-scalar search interfaces for building design
P. Poinet, M. Tamke, M.R. Thomsen, F. Scheurer & A. Fisher

4D BIM model adaptation based on construction progress monitoring
K. Sigalov & M. König


Ontology, semantic web and linked data

A novel workflow to combine BIM and linked data for existing buildings
M. Bonduel, M. Vergauwen, R. Klein, M.H. Rasmussen & P. Pauwels

Linking sensory data to BIM by extending IFC—case study of fire evacuation
R. Eftekharirad, M. Nik-Bakht & A. Hammad

Semantic BIM reasoner for the verification of IFC Models
M. Fahad, N. Bus & B. Fies

Modular concatenation of reference damage patterns
A. Hamdan & R.J. Scherer

A graph-based approach for management and linking of BIM models with further AEC domain models
A. Ismail & R.J. Scherer

A building performance indicator ontology
A. Mahdavi & M. Taheri

From patterns to evidence: Enhancing sustainable building design with pattern recognition and information retrieval approaches
E. Petrova, K. Svidt, R.L. Jensen & P. Pauwels

Managing space requirements of new buildings using linked building data technologies
M.H. Rasmussen, C.A. Hviid, J. Karlshoj & M. Bonduel

Linked building data for modular building information modelling of a smart home
G.F. Schneider, M.H. Rasmussen, P. Bonsma, J. Oraskari & P. Pauwels

Ontology and data formats for the structured exchange of occupancy related building information
M. Taheri & A. Mahdavi

Graph representations and methods for querying, examination, and analysis of IFC data
H. Tauscher & J. Crawford

Integration of an ontology with IFC for efficient knowledge discovery in the construction domain
Z.S. Usman, J.H.M. Tah, F.H. Abanda & C. Nche

The RIMcomb research project: Towards the application of building information modeling in Railway Equipment Engineering
S. Vilgertshofer, D. Stoitchkov, S. Esser, A. Borrmann, S. Muhič & T. Winkelbauer

SolConPro: Describing multi-functional building products using semantic web technologies
A. Wagner, L.K. Möller, C. Leifgen & U. Rüppel


Regulatory and legal aspects

Semantic topological querying for compliance checking
N. Bus, F. Muhammad, B. Fies & A. Roxin

BIM-based compliance audit requirements for building consent processing
J. Dimyadi & R. Amor

Contract obligations and award criteria in public tenders for the case study of ANAS BIM implementation
F. Semeraro, N. Rapetti & A. Osello

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Jan Karlshoj is Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark. He has more than 20 years experience in consulting engineering companies, and has participated in research, development and deployment activities on interoperability, ie a seamless digital communication with high semantic content. He has experience in the design of structures of office buildings and cultural institutions.
He has participated in research and development projects on digital construction, economic gains through the use of IT in construction, sustainable solutions based on the use of building information modeling in Danish, Nordic and international level. He has participated in and led standardization activities of ISO. He's participation in the development of standards in building smart, several of which are adopted by ISO and CEN as official standards.

Raimar J. Scherer is head of the Institute for Construction Informatics at the Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany. Raimar is chairperson of ECPPM 2018.