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Investigation and Implementation of a Live Connection between Configura CET and Revit Architecture 2009
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, PELAB - Programming Environment Laboratory.
2009 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Building Information Modeling -BIM- is an innovative method to seamlessly bridgecommunication within the architecture, engineering and construction industries.With BIM software you can exchange information during the design, construction,and maintaining. BIM can be seen as a continuation of the CAD software, wherethe users exchanged information by word of mouth, now is made automatically.To get the effect required for BIM one or more CAD-systems have to work togetherto exchange information. Revit Architecture is an application by Autodeskwhere BIM is used from the design and construction to the documentation andmaintaining of a building. Configura is one of the major software developers of interiorsolutions and want to integrate their software with Revit Architecture. Theconcept of objects in both software system suit well to be used in BIM and witha live connection these could be shared between the applications. One of the conclusionsin this investigation was that the only way to have integration betweenthe applications was to use the API provided by Autodesk. And therefore theimplementation is limited to the function in it. Revit API is a powerful programmingenvironment that let 3rd party software extend the functionality in Revit.The results show how Remote Procedure Call as a communication tool can beused to exchange data between the applications, how different type of data can berepresented in both applications, and why we cannot have a live synchronization.

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2009. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
RPC, Component Software, DLL, Communication, BIM
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-17357ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-A--09/008--SEOAI: diva2:208793
2009-02-13, Donald Knuth, IDA, Linköpings universitet, Linköping, 10:15 (Swedish)
Available from: 2009-03-23 Created: 2009-03-20 Last updated: 2009-03-23Bibliographically approved

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