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Accession Number ADA584094
Title Ontology for Life-Cycle Modeling of Electrical Distribution Systems: Model View Definition.
Publication Date Jun 2013
Media Count 74p
Personal Author G. Williams K. K. Fallon O. Fadojutimi R. A. Feldman T. Chipman
Abstract Previous efforts by the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL) to develop a life-cycle building model have resulted in the definition of a core building information model that contains general information describing facility assets such as spaces and equipment. To describe how facility assets (i.e., components) function together, information about assemblies of assets and their connections must also be defined. The definitions of assets, assemblies, and connections for the various building-information domains are discipline-specific. The work documented here addresses the process flow and data exchange requirements for the design of electrical distribution systems in typical Army facilities. This ontology advances the state of the art by defining an Industry Foundation Class (IFC) Model View for electrical system design supporting end users in developing compliant BIM models suggesting potential areas of automation in electrical system design.
Keywords Bim(Building information modeling)
Cobie(Construction operations building information exchange)
Electric power distribution
Ifc(Industry foundation class)
Information exchange
Life cycles

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 97I - Electric Power Production
41G - Quality Control & Reliability
89D - Structural Analyses
Corporate Author Construction Engineering Research Lab. (Army), Champaign, IL. Engineer Research and Development Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1402
Contract Number CRADA-07-CERL-02

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