Opportunities and Challenges of Structural Engineers When Using BIM

Technical Article on the Topic Structural Analysis Using Dlubal Software

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Daniel Dlubal's bachelor's thesis focuses on presenting and highlighting the chances, advantages, and opportunities of BIM when performing the structural analysis and design of buildings. The essential information of a structural analysis is shown and the data exchange between CAD and structural engineering software is explained in detail as well.
Moreover, the thesis focuses on the challenges, obstacles, and difficulties that can occur when using BIM. Deriving the structural system of a BIM model as one possible issue, as well as the limit of application, will be examined more closely.

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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Andreas Wopperer

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Andreas Wopperer

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BIM Building Information Modeling Structural design

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