navisworksThis textbook has been written keeping in mind the requirements of building and plant industries. The author has specifically covered a number of pain-points that the users face on day-to-day basis in their work. Real-world BIM and Plant models have been used as tutorials and are also available to those who purchase this textbook. The following are some salient features of this textbook:

  • More than 690 pages of in-depth coverage of all modules of Autodesk Navisworks Simulate and Manage.
  • Detailed discussion of the Autodesk Navisworks tools and concepts followed by Plant and BIM tutorials.
  • Around 450 pages of tutorials on real-world Plant and Building models.
  • Tutorial on performing clash test with point cloud data.
  • Project-based chapter on Autodesk BIM 360 Glue App for Autodesk Navisworks.
  • Project-based chapter on Autodesk Navisworks for Factory Design Suite.
  • Special tutorial on the animation of the subsea Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).
  • Special tutorials showing the Animator and Scripter scenes with crane animations.
  • Timeliner simulation linked with animator animations showing construction sequences and  movement of crane and semitrailers at the construction site.
  • Detailed coverage of the Clash Detective module and the switchback functionality.
  • Timeliner based clash tests included in tutorials.
  •  “What I do” sections describing some real world challenges that Autodesk Navisworks users face and the author’s approach in those situations.
  • End of chapter skill evaluation to review the concepts learnt in the chapter.
  • Complimentary access to the teaching resources for faculty members.

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