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This required the knowledge and experience of what the element is made of and how it would be taken- off in a manual method. This led the user to attempt another automatic method illustrated in figure 4. The use of these tools will depend on whether the quantity surveyor is taking-off from a 3D model or a 2D CAD drawing.

Figure QTO – Using search take-off tool: The cost estimating software Autodesk QTO did not recognise IFC files, instead another common file type that is used by both software, since they both provided by the same company Autodesk.

Building Maintenance Price Book The data is evaluated between the manual and automatic process in terms of time taken, quality of work, differences in bill of quantities, and steps taken for the method of process.

Use a software to automatically determine its dimensions for the taking-off. These are the items that Concrete and Hardcore Bed or composed of.

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;rice The research includes a case study of a 3D model of a residential house, which is used to illustrate issues surrounding BIM use by the quantity surveying profession. Illustrate the tools used for taking-off measurements in Autodesk QTO.


This is used to extract all the objects from a 3D model and adds it to the take-off palette. Delivery included to USA. In order to do this I calculated the average cost for each item.

The report conducted by estimatinf Building Cost Information Service BCIS indicated that the chief barriers for quantity surveyors not implementing BIM is due to the lack of client demand, lack of training, lack of application interfaces and lack of standards. Ti Wessex comprehensive building price book.

Thus when the model is complete all the information and drawings are automatically ready to send to the quantity surveyor. Extending BIM to Construction.

Bill of Quantities summer placement experience Whilst using the automatic cost estimate software, there was no indication of a taking-off list as that used in the manual process. However, I did not have any information to enter into the spreadsheet since I was waiting for the offers to arrive from the different suppliers.

Moreover, it identifies how quantity surveyors are currently using and training for BIM tools, establishing the advantages and barriers of their use. This saves time, since the quantity surveyor will not have incomplete information since all the drawings are received at the same time.

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This was due to human error, but was not the case during the manual taking-off and cost estimating process see appendixes C and D. Givenexplains that the case study approach focuses on one or a few details of a phenomenon bcs. On the left, we can see the item take-off list and on the right, the areas of each item matching its colour. Nevertheless, apart from the primary service producing bill of quantitiesthe traditional quantity surveyors activities included those illustrated in figure 2.


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The dissertation is structured as follows: When looking at the drawings containing the section that will be measured, we must make sure that the scale we are supplied with either by the contractor, civil engineer or architect is of the correct scale. Disposal on site 10 Retained topsoil, 12 M3 3. P Barnett Royal Ins Paperback Published 20 Oct The Project browser estimatting the user to switch through the different views, sheetsplans, elevations, etc.

This tool is mostly prife to measure geometry or object found in a rich DWF sheet, with attached attributes.

Without the necessary quantification and costing competencies, the descriptions would not be correct. BIM will open new doors for the quantity surveying profession. However, due to this being a 2D drawing it was only possible to calculate a linear, area, and count value. However, the education addressed, in this section, by the writers is concerned with the training received in practise rather than that at higher education institutions.

Colour Scale As we can see from the above print screen the colour scale was from light green to orange. There was no automatic list prepared for the taking-off list apart from the catalogue.

Taking for instance the workbench environment, which involves the integration from different BIM tools cost estimating, sustainability, fabrication, etcsequentially requires new types of specialised roles Eastman et al, Reduced Level – Excavation m3 5.