Application of BIM in Structural Engineering

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2014 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 1 Issue 5
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Arpit A. Bhusar, Ashish R. Akhare
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Arpit A. Bhusar, Ashish R. Akhare, "Application of BIM in Structural Engineering," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 1,  no. 5, pp. 1-5, 2014. Crossref,


This paper explores how the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be a beneficial platform for structural engineers. The current state of BIM is analyzed, giving a general overview on how architectural; engineering and construction firms are applying it on their projects. The interlinking of BIM with structural analysis softwares like ETABS, SAP2000 and Robot Structural Analysis is evaluated. Also, an independent structure is modelled in BIM and is analyzed and designed in Robot Structural Analysis software. Apart from it, the ease in redesigning and modifying the structure is discussed


BIM, Revit, Robot Structural Analysis, Structural Engineering,


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