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What is not BIM

BIM is an acronym for Building Information Model. BIM is not a program. You do not get BIM just because you have a file that can be opened by a “BIM” program like Revit. Information is critical to the Building Information

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Calibration

Selective sections from GSA BIM Guide Series 03 – BIM Guide For 3D Imaging Calibration Errors from an improperly calibrated instrument are systematic errors and result in an offset or bias in the measurements. This offset may be constant, linear,

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3D Imaging (laser scanning) vs. Traditional As-Built Documentation Methods

Selective sections from GSA BIM Guide Series 03 – BIM Guide For 3D Imaging   The economic decision to use 3D imaging systems versus other methods depends on several factors…. Important factors affecting the decision include project requirements (e.g., measurement

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What is 3D Imaging (Laser Scanning)

Selective sections from GSA BIM Guide Series 03 – BIM Guide For 3D Imaging The benefits of determining the spatial environment and as-built conditions have played a key role in reducing costs and delivering a higher quality engineering effort. 3D

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Accuracy of Measurement

Selective sections from GSA BIM Guide Series 03 – BIM Guide For 3D Imaging 3.1.1. Sources of Error All measurements contain errors. Even measurements from a calibrated instrument are subject to random fluctuations or “noise”. Besides random errors, systematic errors

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