Disney's 4-D software predicts scheduling problems in construction projects

Posted Monday, October 13, 2003 5:01 AM | Contributed by Chernabog

A Disney software project that combines 3-D modeling and scheduling orchestrates the coordination of different contractors, including those for the new Expedition Everest. The product was used extensively in the construction of Disney's California Adventure and is being sold outside of the company. The software helps predict conflicts between different parts of the project and therefore prevents cost overruns.

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Monday, October 13, 2003 5:18 AM
As an engineering geek, this gives me chills! That's some cool stuff, and if nothing else, talking this over will help to stall my construction scheduling class for at least a good half hour! ;)

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2003: (new) SFMM, KBF, PGA, SFMW, PKD, SFGAdv, Dorney (old) CP [17], KP [5], SFWoA [7], Hershey [2] ... What a summer!

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Monday, October 13, 2003 5:20 AM
I was about to say that if you know anything about construction you will see what a valuable tool this will be.

Very interesting article.

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Monday, October 13, 2003 12:02 PM
Enough with this naming stuff "4D" crap already.

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