November 2016 Archives

Surveying Merit Badge

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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series November 2016

Surveying students jump into recruiting by hosting a surveying merit badge day. There are few challenges facing the profession of land surveying today that are as great as the need to revitalize our ranks with young and technologically savvy individuals. We all recognize the aging of our colleagues but cannot seem to identify the reasons […]

The Need for Civil BIM-level Objects

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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series November 2016

Alignment-based utilities are the key to BIM for civil engineering. It might sound odd to think that pipelines and conduit runs can play a key role in the evolution of BIM for civil engineering. In fact, you might wonder what I mean by “BIM for civil engineering.”BIM is a set of objects in a software […]