University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) - Research portal

Logo BOKU Resarch Portal

Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Simon Aaron Franziskowski (2023): Abwasser 4.0 - Chancen und Herausforderungen der BIM-Methode in der Abwasserwirtschaft.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Siedlungswasserbau, Industriewasserwirtschaft und Gewässerschutz (SIG), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 160. UB BOKU obvsg FullText

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
Abstract:
Building Information Modelling (BIM) focuses on object-based data management, communication and collaboration between all project participants throughout the entire life cycle of an asset. The method is becoming the international standard for large-scale building construction and infrastructure projects. Protagonists in urban water management are also dealing with the topic, but the literature on BIM in wastewater management is currently still limited. This master's thesis uses expert interviews and literature research to investigate to which extent aspects of the BIM method have already found their way into wastewater management and what opportunities and challenges are associated with its implementation and application. It is shown that first projects in the wastewater industry are already being carried out with BIM. In particular, this involves the erection and extension of sewage treatment plants and special structures. Planning offices are currently still making advance payments for the introduction and application. There is a lack of sector-specific object catalogues, clear definitions of contracts and the exploitation of potentials for the operation-phases of wastewater assets. Nevertheless, some users have recognised the added value already and have adapted their processes. Through object-based modelling, construction projects and construction processes can be better visualised. Model-based plan derivation and mass determination offer significant benefits. In addition, BIM brings the collection, exchange and storage of relevant data into focus. The insights into data management in BIM processes can be valuable for the entire wastewater industry. The present work confirms the added value that BIM holds for the wastewater industry, as the built infrastructure is difficult to access after construction. In addition, knowledge about facilities often only lies with individuals. However, in order to be able to use the method comprehensively and in a targeted manner, some further developments are still necessary, for which project participants, software producers and clients should work together intensively.

Beurteilende*r: Ertl Thomas
1.Mitwirkender: Kretschmer Florian

© BOKU Wien Imprint