Course code Mate3019

Credit points 1

Conceptions of CAD (Computer Aided Design) II

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes4

Number of hours for laboratory classes4

Independent study hours24

Responsible UnitDepartment of Structural Engineering

Course developer

author Būvkonstrukciju katedra

Atis Dandens

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Arhi1013, Construction Graphics II

Arhi1025, Construction Graphics

BūvZ2037, Designing in AutoCad

BūvZ2056, Building Materials I

BūvZ3087, Building materials II

Course abstract

Students are introduced to the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software Tekla Structures for structural design.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Students are able to create model in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software Tekla Structures – laboratory tasks, course project.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Introduction.

2. Tekla Structures:
2.1. Getting started with Tekla Structures;
2.2. Working with grids;
2.3. Creating foundations;
2.4. Creating concrete columns;
2.5. Creating concrete beams;
2.6. Creating concrete slabs;
2.7. Creating steel parts;
2.8. Creating steel connections;
2.9. Managing model information;
2.10. Creating drawings.

3. Presentation of independently made course projects.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Independently made course project presented.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Course project:
Tekla Structures – model according to course project assignment and the amount of laboratory tasks.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The course project is scored by points.

Compulsory reading

1. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION: INTERACTION BETWEEN BIM USERS AND NON-BIM USERS, Ngoc Quyet Le, Michael Er, Shankar Sankaran, ISEC PRESS, 2018;
2. MANAGING DESIGN PROJECTS: METHODS AND POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENTS USING BIM, Hisham Abou-Ibrahim, Farooh Hamzeh, ISEC PRESS, 2018;
3. BIM handbook: A guide to building information modelling for owners, designers, engineers, contractors, and facility managers, Rafael Sacks, Charles Eastman, Chang Lee, Paul Teicholz, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2018
4. Building Information Modelling (BIM) standardization, Poljansek Martin, Luxembourg: Publications Office, 2017;

Further reading

1. Tekla Campus.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Žurnāls “Būvinženieris”;
2. Žurnāls “Latvijas Būvniecība”.

Notes

Compulsory course in second level professional higher educational programme Civil Engineering.