BIM Open Web Steel Joist Design

Sponsored by New Millennium

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain how steel joist design improves BIM project development: Proven advantages and benefits to steel construction.
  2. Describe how BIM supports steel joist design: Key benefits and two methods of adoption – Partial BIM, Full BIM
  3. Delineate BIM process management steps: Joist Kickoff Meeting, Ongoing Coordination Meetings, Pre-Construction Meetings.
  4. Discuss collaboration and interoperability: Proven outcomes and higher expectations for BIM-based steel joist project design.


This test is no longer available for credit
This course documents the cost and performance advantages of BIM when applied to steel joist design. Successful BIM joist design process management is demonstrated and independent research is shared regarding the need for greater adoption of BIM based steel joist and deck design.


New Millennium Building Systems New Millennium engineers and manufactures a wide range of steel building systems. We offer online, on-demand AIA LU/HSW credit hour courses on many structural steel topics. Courses are designed to help you explore and specify structural steel building systems that meet both your design objectives and lower the costs of building construction. For more information visit: