Modeling Plumbing Systems

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of copying the model levels, grids, and fixtures into the MEP host model.
  • Explore modeling pipe systems between fixtures to create specific plumbing systems.
  • Appreciate the logic for sanitary pipe routing options in a multistory building.
  • Devise simple fire protection systems in ceilings.