Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 13
Page No. 5111 - 5115

Analysis of the Benefits for Adopting Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Iraq

Authors : Wadhah A. Hatem, Abbas M. Abd and Nagham N. Abbas

Abstract: Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a unified and comprehensive system for all what is associated with the construction project which includes a set of effective policies, procedures and computer applications that increase the level of performance in construction project during its life cycle. This study investigated the potential benefits of using BIM in Iraq. The quantitative approach was adopted by conducting a questionnaire directed to professionals in the field of construction projects in the public and private sectors. (300 copies) were distributed to the private companies and governmental institutions and departments. The data were subjected to the appropriate statistical analysis and the results showed that the three highest potential benefits of using BIM in Iraq showed saving on the cost of the project, providing high quality and fast data documentation system was minimizing change orders.

How to cite this article:

Wadhah A. Hatem, Abbas M. Abd and Nagham N. Abbas, 2018. Analysis of the Benefits for Adopting Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Iraq. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13: 5111-5115.

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