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4D Planning for Turnarounds and Shutdowns

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Eckart Schenck
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Hi there,

I am looking for details on 4D planning/BIM and progress control used for turnarounds (e.g. for refineries or processing plants). Those schedules are very detailed and big, often with many hundred pieces of equipement, piping etc. and thousands of activities.

Can anyone share experience about this toppic?

Or are there any case studies available?


Thank you all!


Jaishankar Pandey
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Hello Eckart

You may use Naviswork Manage timeliner application to link your detailed schedule activities with the 3D model. 

You need to check the unique code of equipments / items from model and modify the corresponding activity description in your schedule accordingly.

Then you can import the Schedule in naviswork manage timeliner. This will allow you to link time with 3D model and that will result in 4D. You can use simulation to see the construction progress against time period.

Thank you