Modeling Structural Elements

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of copying the dimensional framework to facilitate structural systems modeling.
  • Understand and apply the concepts and techniques of modeling structural framing of differing material types—concrete and wood.
  • Appreciate the advantages and tradeoffs of modeling elements in 2D or 3D views.