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Will Ikerd

MP3870: MEP Design-to-Coordination: Best Practices for Building a Design Model in Autodesk® Revit® MEP and Autodesk® Navisworks®

(Duration 01:11:05)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Explain the coordination process for designers, including specs, file transfer, collaboration, and deliverables
  • Use Revit MEP scheduling and the model as a deliverable to contractors
  • List tips and tricks for using Autodesk® Revit® MEP tools to reduce modeling time and increase accuracy
  • Design models that can also be easily used for coordination

Description

Description

This class will provide an in-depth discussion of best practices for building a design model for use in both 2D construction documentation and 3D trade coordination. As more projects are designed in 3D from the beginning, architectural, structural, and other trade models can be used by MEP designers when laying out their systems. We will address the how and why of making a model for both documentation creation and 3D coordination in step-by-step descriptions of best practices based on real-world examples where this workflow has been successful. The class will also include a handout that describes the Building Information Modeling (BIM) coordination process and lists best practices for designers who are interested in providing coordination as a service to the construction team.

Target Audience

Target Audience

CAD/BIM Manager, Project Manager/Engineer, General contractors, owners, BIM managers, trade contractors, developers, mechanical engineers, drafters, and subcontracted modelers for trades

Speakers

Speakers

Will Ikerd

Mr. Will Ikerd PE, CWI, LEED AP is principal at IKERD Consulting, an engineering firm that specializes in consulting for owners, contractors, trade contractors and designers in integrated projects using VDC with BIM. Mr. Ikerd currently co-chairs both the Structural Engineering Institutes national BIM Committee and the Designers Forum of the AGC BIM Forum. He has also been a member of AISC's TI committee for the steel industry, ACI's 131 Committee on BIM and Concrete and GANA’s BIM Taskforce for the glass industry. Mr. Ikerd is the only speaker to be awarded "Best Presentation" two year in row at the international ASCE Structures Congress ('08 and '09) for his work in BIM and structural engineering. Additionally, he has been awarded Top 30 by Glass Magazine (2009), top 10 most influential people in Structural Design and Engineering magazine’s 2010 "Power List" and Building Design and Construction magazine’s 2011 Top 40 Under 40 award. Email is: AU@IKERD.com.

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Published

  • 2012
  • MP3870

Software

  • Autodesk Revit for MEP Engineers
  • Autodesk Navisworks Manage

Industries

  • Engineering Service Providers
  • Buildings
  • Architecture & Construction Service Providers

Topics

  • MEP Engineering and Design
  • Architecture and Building Design