Column: AEC
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AEC From the Ground Up--Software Strategy: CAD Options for AEC   1 Feb, 2005

Last month's column discussed the major BIM (building information modeling) software packages in the AEC arena. This month we focus on a range of other CAD products for AEC design. Many of these products have the advantages of lower prices and less complexity, which makes them easier to learn and...More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up--Software Strategy: Building Modeling Options   1 Jan, 2005

How does BIM software stack up with the 3D model concept?More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up--Software Strategy: Building Modeling Options   1 Jan, 2005

How does BIM software stack up with the 3D model concept?More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Manage AEC Projects Online   15 Dec, 2004

Stay on schedule with these Internet-based optionsMore>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: The Building Information Model   1 Nov, 2004

Is BIM the future for AEC design?More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Plant and Piping Software   1 Oct, 2004

A Large segment of the CAD industry is dedicated to plant piping software. Designers and engineers in any industry that moves or manufactures liquids use this genre of software. Piping systems are found in locations as diverse as oil platforms, atomic energy plants, and food and beverage...More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Are You Up to Standards?   15 Sep, 2004

One of the best ways to ensure that your CAD department is productive is to create and work according to a set of CAD standards. Doing so helps new employees learn their jobs quickly, speeds projects to completion with greater accuracy, and facilitates more effective data exchange with clients and...More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Multimedia Presentation Tools   16 Aug, 2004

For 2004, industry trends are heading toward high-quality digital presentations for presentation boards, the Internet, and CD-ROM and DVD.More>>

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AEC FROM THE GROUND UP: CAD and GIS Integration   1 Jul, 2004

New tools help combine drawing and analysis.More>>

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Keeping the Civil Data Chain Intact   1 Jun, 2004

Object-based 3D civil software maturesMore>>