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How To Measure the Benefits of BIM - A Case Study Approach

Abstract As a term and method that is rapidly gaining popularity, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is under the scrutiny of many building professionals questioning its potential benefits on their projects. A relevant and accepted calculation methodology and baseline to properly evaluate BIM's benefits have not been established, thus there are mixed perspectives and opinions of the benefits of BIM, creating a general misunderstanding of the expected outcomes. The purpose of this thesis was to develop a more complete methodology to analyze the benefits of BIM, apply recent projects to this methodology to quantify outcomes, resulting in a more a holistic framework of BIM and its impacts on project efficiency. From the literature, a framework cal... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Barlish, Kristen Caroline (Author) / Sullivan, Kenneth T. (Advisor) / Kashiwagi, Dean T. (Committee member) / Badger, William W. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Benefits of BIM / Building Information Modeling (BIM) / Framework Model / Performance Information
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 102 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Construction 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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