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Availability of New BIM Publication: Plain Language BIM

Bentley Institute Press, publisher of a broad array of textbooks and professional reference works dedicated to BIM advancements in the architectural, engineering, construction, operations, geospatial, and educational communities, today announced the availability of their newest title, Plain Language BIM, now available as both a print publication and as an eBook for Kindle and iOS devices.

BIM Advances – Annual Conference Summary

The Building Information Modeling (BIM) standardization progress has been the transversal theme of the Annual Conference on Infrastructures, held in Singapore in October. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the #YII2017 hashtag in those days, here is a summary. The journey This time I had to travel from Nicaragua, a country where I

BIM – the irreversible trend of CAD

bim levels

In our Geo-engineering context, is no longer novel the BIM (Building Information Modeling) term, which allows that different real life objects can be modeled, not only in its graphical representation but in their different life cycle stages. This means that a road, a bridge, a valve, a channel, a building, from its conception can have

What brings back GEO5 in its version 15?

A few years ago I did a review of this software, which I think is the best for soil mechanics. This week has left us quite concerned the release of the GEO5 new version, which we believe will have an acceptance by users of this tool, which incidentally excels in the geo-engineering field without strong

Practical use of historic images from Google Earth

It was one of the best Google Earth changes implemented in version 5, while allowing us to see what images are published annually, enables us to use the ones which have better resolution or relevance for our purposes. In many cases, because the most recent image has clouds that hide the object of our interest

Bentley’s Dr. Thomas Walski Honored by Water & Wastes Digest

Publication’s 50th Anniversary Special Edition Recognizes Individuals Who Have Shaped the Water and Wastewater Industry Bentley Systems, Incorporated,  announced that Water & Wastes Digest has honored Dr. Thomas Walski, P.E., Bentley senior product manager for water distribution and sewer modeling software products. The publication recognized Dr. Walski in its 50th Anniversary Special Edition 1961-2011 as

Projects Course with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. For engineering projects, involving housing estates, roads, topography and pipe networks development, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 is still a valuable tool. After the evolution that has been happening to this software, in 2011 version can be seen a much users maturity on getting

Brazilian Utility Sabesp Deploys Bentley’s WaterCAD, Reduces Water Loss in Sector of its East Business Unit by 57 Percent

Saves US$170,000 per Month Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that the Brazilian utility Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo (Sabesp – East Business Unit) has decreased water losses in its 272-kilometer-long Passagem Funda distribution system (Cidade Tiradentes & Santa Etelvina Sectors) by 57 percent through its use of Bentley’s WaterCAD product for

Create contours with Global Mapper

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Global Mapper is one of those rare programs that are worth very little to pirate and for that reason tend to go unnoticed. What I’m going do in this exercise I’ve done with other programs before: With Bentley Site… it took me a

eGeomate, 4 websites that I recommend today

I am traveling, again.  I would like to dedicate this post to recommend some pages that I have high a admiration sense, two in the Spanish farm. This is a very good site with free content about construction in Spain. Although it offers many utilities, something which I found very well are the online

Bentley Systems and Tekla Advance Interoperability of BIM

By Enabling Data Exchange Between Tekla Structures and Bentley’s Integrated Structural Modeling Methodology, the Two Companies Will Significantly Increase the Productivity of Their Mutual Users Bentley Systems, a Company providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, including structural analysis, design, and documentation software, and Tekla Corporation, a software provider and driver of digital information models

Bentley Announces AECOsim Family

Helps Deliver High Performance, Intelligent Buildings; AECOsim Compliance Manager Is Immediately Available, and AECOsim Building Designer and AECOsim Energy Simulator Are Continuing Early Adopter Programs Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today introduced at this annual gathering of infrastructure professionals its new AECOsim family of information

Bentley Institute Press Announces Release of New Guide to Water Loss Reduction

  Water Distribution Systems Around the World Are Losing an Average of 26 Percent of Treated Water EXTON, Pa. – May 19, 2011 – Bentley Institute Press, publisher of cutting-edge university textbooks and professional reference works for the architectural, engineering, construction (AEC), geospatial, owner-operator, and educational communities, announced the release of its newest title, Water

Will PCs die for CAD/GIS users?

With what it has cost us to take out the drawing board from the office… Do technical drawing-men have to return to that position? The issue is being discussed in general terms, and not without reason. I’m sure we’re about to see the PC desktop as the print post office, only for special mailings. This

Alibre, the best for 3D mechanical design

Alibre is the name of a company whose name has its origins in the Latin word Liber, whence comes freedom, liberalism, free, in short a sense of freedom. Hence, the intention of this company is to offer a high quality product at a very surprising price. History shows that the software price for 3D design

What will be seen in the Be Inspired 2010

A couple of days ago came the invitation to attend this year will be between 19 and 20 October 2010 Be Inspired. There will be no event in the Americas, only in Europe, and what a better place than Holland, which in this kind of technology is almost the European showcase. Cadastres as the National

CD Only for Engineering Premium 2010

On the occasion of their fifth birthday, portal has prepared some strategies for growth, sustainability and dissemination which have drawn our attention this morning. The first is the willingness of the CD known as CD Only for Engineering Premium 2010, consisting of a collection of the best works that for 5 years have been