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Some Valuable Insights About Clash Detection in BIM

by Sarah Smith Engineering & Programming Services

Multiple stakeholders are active participants in any construction design project, for instance, architects, contractors, structural engineers, suppliers and vendors etc. With an increase in demand, the entire system of construction and building design is facing issues regarding the timely completion of projects. But equally important is the fact that one cannot compromise upon the accuracy and precision during the completion of a project within a fixed deadline.

The modernization and up-gradation of technology have started to leave a profound impact on the world of engineering design. One such boon of advanced technology to the construction industry is clash detection in BIM. There many benefits of clash detection as it immensely helps in accelerating the construction projects. It does so by identifying clashes between multiple models. All these happen during the design stage itself. Thus, contractors and architects can effectively eliminate chances of multi-level design alterations. Hence, we can say that 3D BIM clash detection is highly beneficial in preventing unnecessary expenses.

All About Clash Detection

Whenever we talk of BIM modelling process, we cannot miss out on its most significant element, i.e., clash detection. Basically, BIM modelling is all about designing as per multiple disciplines of engineering design. Architects, environmental engineers, MEP engineers and other professionals create design models. When all these models come together under the BIM modelling process, clash detection in BIM comes to the forefront.

One of the greatest benefits of clash detection is that it makes sure that all the aspects and parameters work simultaneously without any sign of incompatibility. Advanced stage computer-aided 3D BIM clash detection technology helps in overcoming the last-minute hurdles. It helps in saving precious time, money as well as effort.

How Does Clash Detection Work?

Before the advent of detecting and resolving clashes, the construction industry was suffering from issues like escalating budgets, project completion delays, last-minute surprises and so on. With the help of BIM clash detection, it is possible to take into consideration any kind of clashes in the design. Because of modern 3D graphics, detecting and resolving clashes with clash detection gets very easy. Because of 3D BIM clash detection, architects now are capable of detecting clashes much before the on-site construction process.

Computerized BIM process is capable of evaluating multiple federated models simultaneously. All the stakeholders of engineering design can thus coordinate with each other regarding a specific model.

Thus, we can see how beneficial it gets when we use clash detection in BIM. From reducing expenditure to enhancing the final output, this technology can accomplish everything with its efficient feat. 


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