Practical Modelling
Study plans 2016-2017 - BIM1023 - 15 ECTS

On the basis of

  • BIM1001 Basic Intelligent Modelling
  • BIM1012 Digital Modelling

Expected learning outcomes

On completing this course, students will have:

  • Practical buildingSMART knowledge and skills relevant for civil engineering in both public and private sectors.
  • Ability to lead and execute more complicated buildingSMART tasks connected with civil engineering projects for public authorities, architects, consultant engineers, contractors and building owners.


  • Information organisation
  • Building modelling externally including properties, including terrain modelling with associated properties
  • Building modelling internally including properties
  • Modelling new civil engineering projects compared with modelling that which is already in existence
  • Ground based laser scanning
  • Digitial interaction and data flows in accordance with standards
  • Working in accordance with buildingSMART principles, including information organisation and delivery

Teaching Methods

Group works

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Net based learning with conferences together with supervised project tasks.

Form(s) of Assessment

Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

7-8 project tasks giving a combined achievement grading

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Project tasks are periodically reviewed by external examiners
Delivered tasks are reviewed by internal examiners

Re-sit examination

By agreement with the Course Superviser

Teaching Materials

Software manuals (regularly updated on the net or as built-in system help files)
Miscellaneous lecture notes and web links

Replacement course for

GEO2291 Practical Modelling (from 2011/2012)