BIM Methodology and Technical Databases (BIM-ProNIC)

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Paula Margarida Couto


The course aims to provide trainees with knowledge in the following areas:
• The BIM environment and the new way of preparing, organizing and managing the railway rehabilitation project process;
• Information and classification systems to be used in the organization and management of the railway rehabilitation project process.

Requirements on previous knowledge

• Noções básicas de gestão da construção e registo de informação (bases de dados).


• Maturity and implementation of BIM
• Digitalization of construction and BIM modelling
• Classification systems for construction
• Standardization of technical information (ProNIC)
• Interoperability between information systems
• Application of BIM in railway rehabilitation

Recommended literature

• ISO 12006-2: 2015. Building construction - Organization of information about construction works - Part 2: Framework for classification.
• Uniclass.
• ProNIC, Memorando ProNIC. pp. 1–11, 2015.
• American Institute of Architects (AIA). Building Information Modeling and Digital Data Exhibit, 2013.
• British Standards Institution (BSI). Specification for information management for the capital / delivery phase of construction projects using building information modelling, 2013.
• Eastman C., Teicholz, P., Sacks, R. and Liston, K. BIM Handbook A guide to Building information Modeling for Owner, Manager, Designers, Engineers, and Contractors. ISBN 9780470541371, 2011.


Report (80%) and its presentation (20%).

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