CONS07054 2019 BIM Collaboration

General Details

Full Title
BIM Collaboration
Transcript Title
BIM Collaboration
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Subject Area
CONS - Construction
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
07 - NFQ Level 7
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Kieran Gallagher
Programme Membership
SG_TADWO_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Adv Wood Sust Building Tech SG_SCONS_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Project Management and Applied Technology

This module will provide students with the knowledge and skills to create operate and manage a fully coordinated BIM model. The module will provide students with the ability to work collaboratively in a BIM environment. The module will provide an understanding of the BIM process and standards required for successful delivery of a BIM level 2 project.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Create, operate and manage fully coordinated models using collaboration software.


Identify and resolve coordination issues within the BIM model.


Create a shared BIM project using appropriate on line cloud based tools and practices.


Interpret the regulations and regulatory environment applied to BIM and the BIM process.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered using blended learning techniques. This will include lectures, practical demonstrations and tutorial assistance. Students will be required to undertake assignments during classes and will be required to undertake additional project work in private study time. Moodle will be used to upload educational material (i.e. presentations and recordings of lectures plus supplementary reading material).

Module Assessment Strategies

This module is 100% Continuous Assessment.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Continuous Assessment.

Module Dependencies

CONS07053 201900 BIM MEP CONS06039 201900 BIM Advanced CONS06038 201900 BIM Fundamentals

Indicative Syllabus


Linked Projects: Managing, monitoring and coordinating.

Collaboration: Work sets and central files.

Virtual collaboration: Online tools and practices.


Fundamentals: Workspace, appending files, file types,

Model Review: Navigation, object settings, viewpoints rendering and animation.

Clash Detection: Overview, selection, settings, rules, results and reporting.

Regulatory Environment:

PAS 1192.

ISO 19650

CIC BIM protocols.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Individual Model Project Individual Project 50 % End of Semester 1,2
2 Group Work Project Group Project 25 % End of Semester 3
3 BIM Standards Continuous Assessment Assessment 25 % Any 4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Building Modelling 2 Weekly 2.00
Practical Computer Laboratory BIM Standards 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

BIM Collaboration with Autodesk Navisworks, by Paul Aubin (2014)

BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices 2011. Eastman, Teicholz, Sacks, Liston.

BIM and Construction Management Proven Tools, Methods, and Workflows. By Brad Hardin, Dave McCool (2015)  

Autodesk Revit 2019: Fundamentals for MEP (Metric Units): Autodesk Authorized Publisher, Software Version 2019. 2018 by Ascent - Center for Technical Knowledge.

Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 by Marcus Kim, Eddy Krygiel, and Lance Kirby.

Journal Resources


Other Resources


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