This session will present the new National Institute of Steel Detailers (NISD) curriculum for the Certificate of Detailing in Building Information Modeling (CD-BIM). This progressive new curriculum is free online and was done in a collaborative partnership with Autodesk, Inc. It highlights the foundational elements of BIM and additionally covers key topics such as model element Level of Development (LOD) in conjunction with the 2015 BIMForum’s LOD Specification. The course will show the fundamentals of creating and implementing good modeling practices as well as quality control and checking. It will also include the creation of shop drawings, details, erection drawings, and other fundamental elements of steel fabrication, such as advanced bills of materials. The curriculum is geared toward high school students and secondary education, and it introduces individuals to the structural steel industry, creating the next generation of steel detailers as well as structural engineers and steel fabricators.
- Discover the role of steel detailing and how to introduce more to the profession
- Discover the certification process for steel detailing
- Discover the role of Advance Steel in the process of structural steel fabrication and how it works with Revit Structure
- Discover NISD and the CD-BIM
Will Ikerd—PE, CM-BIM, LEED AP—is principal at IKERD Consulting, an internationally recognized consulting group in buildings, civil, and industrial construction markets specializing in using Building Information Modeling (BIM)-enabled Virtual Design and Construction (VDC). He serves as an expert consultant in design and construction cases involving BIM and VDC processes. Currently, he is on the board of directors of the national BIM Forum, and he was past chair of the Structural Engineering Institute’s national BIM Committee. He has won the Best Speaker award twice from the International Structures conference, and he was named Structural Engineering magazine’s “Top 10 Leaders in Structural Engineering,” Glass Magazine’s “Top 30 under 40,” and Building Design & Construction magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40.” He has served as PCI’s BIM consultant in that industry’s innovation initiatives.
Rebecca Stanford began her education with Autodesk, Inc., tools, and she started her career as a Building Information Modeling (BIM) professional in 2001 with a noted focus in structures. She was a pioneer at previous firms by teaching fundamentals of Revit software internally to the companies she served from early 2006. This soon caught on to clients interested in moving into BIM using Revit software, and she began hosting "Lunch and Learns" for local clients. Stanford brings a wide variety of 3D technology and experience from numerous construction projects, both in the United States and internationally. These projects range from $100-plus million schools and municipal buildings to some of the largest water treatment projects in the United States. Currently, Stanford is authoring sections of Autodesk’s Advance Steel software curriculum for drawing customization. This work builds on her 15-plus years in both design and detailing of structural systems. While at IKERD Consulting, she has been a contributor to the BIM Forum LOD Specification since its first edition in 2013.