BIM Fundamental – Free online BIM Course

 Introduction. There are both concept and practice modules in this course. The concept modules introduce the fundamental BIM knowledge an engineer should know. The topics discussed include Definition of BIM, From CAD to BIM, Necessity of BIM, Benefits of BIM, LOD, IFC, and BPMN. The practice modules provide detailed operational steps and explanations about the principles of BIM modeling. You will learn how to create and modify BIM elements such as columns, beams, floors, windows, etc. What you’ll learn Students will learn BIM model process and basic knowledge of Building Information Modeling. Register for the BIM fundamental course here. 
Target Learners
People who have basic knowledge of civil engineering.
Course Features. We will introduce the process of BIM Model by Revit. In the course, a student will learn how an engineer creates a BIM model in details.
Course Syllabus
Module 1 – Initiation
Module 2 – Fundamental BIM Knowledge
Module 3 – View & Retrieve Information from BIM Models
Module 4 – Fundamental BIM Modeling
Module 5 – BIM Product and Process Modeling
Module 6 – Closure
Quiz 50%
Assignment &Peer review 50%
1. 3D CAD Fundamental
2. 3D CAD Application
 Author of the Course
Prof. Shang-Hsien (Patrick) Hsieh
Founding Member, India BIM Association
Professor and Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University

Dr. Hsieh is a Professor in the Computer-Aided Engineering Division of Department of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently serving as Chairman of Department of Civil Engineering in NTU and Director of the Research Center for Building & Infrastructure Information Modeling and Management in the Department. He is a member of Board of Directors of the International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering Since 1999 and served as the society’s President from 2006 to 2008. He has a wide range of research interests, including engineering & construction simulations, engineering information & knowledge management systems, innovative engineering education, parallel and distributed engineering computing, earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, and object-oriented software development.

Dr. Hsieh received his B.S. in civil engineering in 1985 from NTU, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from Cornell University, U.S.A. in 1990 and 1993, respectively. From 1993 to 1995, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Civil Engineering at Purdue University, U.S.A. He joined the Department of Civil Engineering at NTU in 1995 and had since served NTU as the Chief of Extracurricular Activities Section in Office of Student Affairs, Vice-Chairman of Department of Civil Engineering, and Deputy Dean for Office of International Affairs.

For queries, contact Prof. Patrick here.

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