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4D+Modeling+290411

4D+Modeling+290411 - 4D Modeling 4D = time 3D CEE100...

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4D Modeling 4D = time + 3D CEE100 April 29, 2011
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Personal History of 4D Modeling 1984: first work with 3D models 1987: saw first 4D model at Bechtel 1988: built 3D building information modeler 1993: built first 4D model 1996: prototyped VR interface for 4D modeling 1996: started research on automating 4D modeling 1998: developed easy-to-learn 4D modeling tool (now Common Point Project 4D) 1998: started research on computer-based analysis of schedules with 4D models 1999: started research on multi-screen group interaction with 4D models 2005: started research to extend 4D modeling beyond construction To date: helped deploy 4D models in many project phases on 40+ small and large projects totaling $5B+
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Visualize the construction of this schedule How much of the steel structure is erected when the air handler unit (AHU) arrives? Who else is working near the mechanical contractor when the AHU is installed? Where should the AHU be unloaded and how should it be moved to its final position? Where will the steel contractor have the cranes when the AHU is installed?
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AHU cannot be installed at this time
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