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Информационное моделирование зданий — PLMpedia Материал из PLMpedia Информационное моделирование зданий (англ. Building Information Modeling, BIM) — процесс генерации и управления данными о здании (или иной строительной конструкции) на протяжении его (ее) жизненного цикла. BIM состоит в использовании средств архитектурно-строительного проектирования для создания единой информационной модели здания, над которой могут работать все команды, участвующие в разработке строительного проекта. Информационная модель здания содержит информацию о его геометрии, пространственных отношениях, географическом расположении, свойствах материалов и т.п. Спецификацией стандарта BIM и созданием программных средств для доступа к разрабатываемому формату занимается некоммерческий альянс buildingSMART. Краткая история терминологии В конце 1970х – начале 1980х эта концепция развивалось параллельно в Старом и Новом Свете, причем в США чаще всего употреблялся термин «Building Product Model», а в Европе (особенно в Финляндии) – «Product Information Model».
Building a Super Robust Robot Hand German researchers have built an anthropomorphic robot hand that can endure collisions with hard objects and even strikes from a hammer without breaking into pieces. In designing the new hand system, researchers at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, part of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), focused on robustness. They may have just built the toughest robot hand yet. The DLR hand has the shape and size of a human hand, with five articulated fingers powered by a web of 38 tendons, each connected to an individual motor on the forearm. The main capability that makes the DLR hand different from other robot hands is that it can control its stiffness. The video below shows the fingers moving and the hand getting hit by a hammer and a metal bar: The DLR team didn’t want to build an anatomically correct copy of a human hand, as other teams have. Another key element in the DLR design is a spring mechanism connected to each tendon. Why build such a super strong hand? More photos: Images: DLR
IfcOpenShell 20 Most Amazing Microscope Shots These microscope pictures are taken from the book ‘ Microcosmos’, created by Brandon Brill . This book includes many scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of insects, human body parts and household items. These are the most amazing images of what is too small to see with the naked eye. 01 – A wood or heathland Ant, Formica fusca, holding a microchip 02 – The surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip 03 – Eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin 04 – The surface of a strawberry 05 – Bacteria on the surface of a human tongue 06 – Human sperm (spermatozoa), the male sex cells 07 – The nylon hooks and loops of velcro 08 – Household dust which includes long hairs such as cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers, serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, plant and insect remains 09 -The weave of a nylon stocking 10 – The end of the tongue (proboscis) of a hummingbird hawkmoth 11 – The head of a mosquito 12 – A human head louse clinging to a hair
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Welcome to Eracobuild English - Statsbygg Statsbygg is the Norwegian government's key advisor in construction and property affairs, building commissioner, property manager and property developer. Statsbygg is a public sector administration company responsible to the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation (KMD), Statsbygg provides appropriate, functional premises to public sector enterprises, as well as realising prevailing sociopolitical objectives in relation to architecture, governmental planning interests, preservation of heritage sites and the environment. Our objectives and key strategies. Property Management Statsbygg manages approx. 2,7 million square metres of floor space, in Norway and abroad. On behalf of the Norwegian government, Statsbygg owns 2,350 buildings distributed among 600 property complexes at home and abroad. Have a look at our property portfolio. Construction As a building commissioner, Statsbygg plans, quality assures, budgets and follows up construction projects. Consultancy Development Organisation
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