Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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Webinar

Webinar

A Three Part Webinar Series: Advanced BIM

The Advanced BIM webinars (series of three) include 1) Setting up Navisworks Files & Working with Clash Reports; 2) Communication & Meetings; and 3) Documentation and “Taking the Model to the Field”.  

Advanced Navisworks is designed specifically for SMACNA members eager to learn the essential concepts of 3D Clash Detection and MEP Coordination. Advanced Navisworks is designed for sheet metal contractors wanting to increase their knowledge and proficiency in Navisworks. This series of webinars will increase your knowledge of the software while providing information on how to leverage Navisworks for 3D Coordination and Collaboration. 

June 13, 2012, 11:00 a.m. ET (60 minutes)
Part I – Setting up Navisworks Files & Working with Clash Reports covers:
  • Setting Up Files
  • Creating work sets, searches, filters and reports 
  • Create Simulations & 4D scheduling 
  • Identify “Real” Issues  
  • Facilitate Clash Detection 
  • Effectively Navigate in a Federated Model 

Handouts

SMACNA Demo Screenshots

Advanced BIM Part I Slides (1 per page)

Advanced BIM Part I Slides (3 per page)

 

June 20, 2012, 11:00 a.m. ET (60 minutes)
Part II – Communication & Meetings 
  • BIM Execution Plan
  • Prepare for Meetings 
  • Communicate Effectively with Coordination Team 
  • BIM Issue Log 
  • Attacking RFI’s 
  • Jobsite Meetings vs. Web Meetings (Required Attendees) 
  • Space Allocation & Understanding Building Constraints 
  • Understanding the team’s capabilities 
  • Updating Clash Reports 

Handouts

Advanced BIM Part II Slides (1 per page)

Advanced BIM Part II Slides (3 per page)

 

June 27, 2012, 11:00 a.m. ET (60 minutes)
Part III – Documentation and “Taking the Model to the Field” 
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Signed Off Drawings & Models 
  • Navisworks Freedom Viewer 
  • Sequencing of Trades 
  • Onsite Implementation 

Handouts

Advanced BIM Part III Slides (1 per page)

Advanced BIM Part III Slides (3 per page)

 

The webinars will be presented by Steven M. Hunt, BIM/CAD Manager, for Dee Cramer in Holly, Michigan.  Mr. Hunt is a Sheet Metal Workers Cad/Detailing Class Instructor at Dee Cramer.  Mr. Hunt began his career with an Accounting major, went through Local 7 Sheet Metal Apprentice Training and has worked at Dee Cramer since 1989. 

This series of webinars is recommended for SMACNA Contractors, Managers, Project Managers, Estimators, BIM coordinators.