AutoCAD• 2D, 3D Drafting and Modeling• First Released In December 1982 (128 KB)• AutoCAD was derived from a 1977 program called Interact CAD, which was written in aproprietary language (SPL) by inventor Michael Riddle who later co-founded Autodesk tomarket AutoCAD• First Release With 3D capabilities 1988• AutoCAD For Mac OS 1992• MS Windows, Mac OS X & iOS And Android• Latest Version AutoCAD 2014• 30 Years Of Taking The Design Further
Variants• AutoCAD LT• AutoCAD LT is the lower cost version of AutoCAD, with reduced capabilities, first released inNovember 1993.• AutoCAD WS• is a mobile application enabling registered users to view, edit, and share AutoCAD files viamobile device using a limited AutoCAD feature set.• Student versions• AutoCAD is licensed at a significant discount over commercial retail pricing to qualifyingstudents and teachers, with a 36-month license available.
BIM• Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a digital representation of physical and functional characteristicsof a facility.• A BIM is a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility forming a reliable basis fordecisions during its life-cycle; defined as existing from earliest conception to demolition.• (National BIM Standard - United States)• Iran Building Information Modeling Association (IBIMA)
Revit Architecture• Revit Architecture is a powerful, complex piece of BIM• The most robust Tools• 3D modeling and rendering• Revit version 1.0 was released on April 5, 2000• The latest released version is Revit Architecture / Structure / MEP 2014 (April, 2013) and thecorresponding suites• Works with families and Templates
Variants• Revit Architecture, for architects and building designers• Revit MEP• Revit Structure for structural engineers and designers.• Revit One Box was introduced as part of the 2013 product release. It includes all threeflavors of Revit in one installation and is part of the Building Design Suite Premium andUltimate editions• Revit LT is being introduced in 2013 with some features crippled.
3DS-Max• 3D animations, models, and images• TV commercial studios and architectural visualization studios. It is also used for movieeffects and movie pre-visualization.• The original 3D Studio product was created for the DOS platform by the Yost Group andpublished by Autodesk• Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8• 2014 / March 27
Trimble Skechup• 3D modeling programme• Developed by Trimble Navigation under Google• First Release August 2000• Used for broad range of applications such as architectural, civil, mechanical, films as well asvideo game design• Available in Free and Professional Versions• 3D Ware-House, Online Deposit Of Assemblies (Doors, Windows, Automobiles….)• Last Version May 21, 2013; 1 Day Ago• Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8• Mac OS
• (Matrix Laboratory) is a numerical computing environment.• Developed by Math Works• Allows plotting of functions.• As well As Scientific calculations• Communicates as CLI Most Of the time as well as GUI• Users come from various backgrounds of engineering, science, and economics.• MATLAB 1.0 1984• MATLAB 8.1 R2013a 29 March 2013Mat-Lab
• Microsoft Project is a project management software program.• developed and sold by Microsoft.• which is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks,tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.• The first commercial version of Project was released for DOS in 1984• In 1991 a Macintosh version was released• IT’s Stable Release December 11, 2012; 5 months ago• Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012MS Project
• Project is available in two editions, Standard and Professional.• The Professional edition includes all the features of the Standard version, and additionallyincludes the features identified separately below.• 32-64 bit of OSVariants
• Primavera software are designed to support the project management needs of organizationsthat manage large numbers of projects one time• Supports Gantt-Chart (Henry Gantt (1861-1919), the father of planning and control techniques)• More Powerful Than MS Project• Offers Variety of facilities• Latest Version Primavera V8• Functions in Stand-Alone and Sever ModesPrimavera