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Trimble UK staff and influencers discuss subjects of interest, provoke questions and provide advice.

  • Push the boundaries with parametric design

    Push the boundaries with parametric design

    Links between different softwares facilitates the use of parametric design for bridges and other structures.

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  • 8 stage guide to implementing BIM on a project

    8 stage guide to implementing BIM on a project

    What does BIM mean for Structural Engineers and what are the benefits?

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  • Aligning temporary works with the digital plan of works

    Aligning temporary works with the digital plan of works

    Understand the benefits of incorporating digital temporary works processes on a project.

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  • BIM: Bringing collaboration and coordination to steel construction

    BIM: Bringing collaboration and coordination to steel construction

    Explore the use of digital technology within steel detailing and fabrication where it is now moving beyond BIM to incorporate AR and mixed reality.

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  • This is Concrete - Innovation

    This is Concrete - Innovation

    Digital innovation in the concrete industry - Trimble comments.

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  • Five common issues encountered by concrete contractors

    Five common issues encountered by concrete contractors

    Explore five common practical issues encountered by concrete contractors and how digital technology within the workflow can help.

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  • Are precast manufacturers reaping the benefits of DfMA?

    Are precast manufacturers reaping the benefits of DfMA?

    Precast concrete, DfMA and how Tekla Structures can facilitate detailed design, manufacture and site coordination. Discuss.

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  • DfMA and BIM - Hot topics or misunderstood processes?

    DfMA and BIM - Hot topics or misunderstood processes?

    Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) are ideal partners, or are they? Duncan Reed explains why the construction industry should consider DfMA.

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  • How can steel fabricators reduce requests for information?

    How can steel fabricators reduce requests for information?

    How can steel fabricators reduce the requests for information (RFIs) from site? Steve Insley explains.

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  • Slab deflections made easy with Tekla Structural Designer

    Slab deflections made easy with Tekla Structural Designer

    Over 5000 tonnes of rebar were used to create this three storey basement using a top down approach. Tekla Structures was used to design the RC detailing for the reinforced concrete elements.

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  • Streamlining bridge construction with BrIM

    Streamlining bridge construction with BrIM

    Stuart Campbell, Business Development Manager, Engineering at Trimble discussed the six ways BrIM can help bridge construction projects succeed.

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  • What does Level 3 BIM mean for the steel industry?

    What does Level 3 BIM mean for the steel industry?

    What does Level 3 BIM mean for the UK's construction industry and in particular Steel Fabricators?

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  • 4 ways constructible models are reducing waste in the concrete industry

    4 ways constructible models are reducing waste in the concrete industry

    Most construction waste can be reduced or eliminated by adopting a constructible process.

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  • Algorithm enabled parametric BIM: 5 steps to getting started

    Algorithm enabled parametric BIM: 5 steps to getting started

    These five steps will help you get started with algorithm enabled parametric design. Welcome to more productive and efficient workflows, and rapid iterations in the design of complex structures.

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  • Overcoming the limitations of creating complex shapes with parametric modelling

    Overcoming the limitations of creating complex shapes with parametric modelling

    Today engineers need to be more productive and, at the same time, structural design is becoming more complex. This has driven structural engineers to explore algorithm enabled parametric modelling.

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  • The benefits of parametric design for structural engineers

    The benefits of parametric design for structural engineers

    Parametric design offers structural engineers many benefits that both improve the quality of the design and streamline the project workflow.

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  • Parametric design: Design expressed in rules not geometry

    Parametric design: Design expressed in rules not geometry

    Parametric design offers a more comprehensive and automated approach to 3D modelling but also challenges the traditional ways of structural design.

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  • How IFC4precast plans to modernise data exchange in the precast industry

    How IFC4precast plans to modernise data exchange in the precast industry

    The precast industry is moving forward with technology that allows improved, effective processes. Read about the potential and benefits of the IFC4precast.

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