Digital twin

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Digital Construction (electrical)

term introduced first in PAS 1192 and updated in ISO 19650 framework, it depicts the process of specifying and delivery of project and asset information

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forms a framework that supports informed and consistent decision making by project teams, at each work stage, helping to deliver agreed and reliable information.

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Exchange Information Requirements (EIR) term introduced by BS EN 19650 replace the PAS 1192 term Employer Information Requirements (EIR) on all projects where BS EN ISO 19650 compliance is required.

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The term introduced by ISO 19650 typically describes the Tier 1 Main Contractor.

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breakdown structure to help plan the production of information

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schedule of information containers and delivery dates, for a specific task team

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An MPDT its old PAS 1192 term, the MPDT defines who produces what, when and to what level of detail.

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The digital twin is the virtual representation of a physical object or system across its life-cycle. It uses real-time data and other sources to enable learning, reasoning, and dynamically recalibrating for improved decision making.” [1]

Digital Twin concept representation

Digital twins are realistic digital representations of physical things [3]

• A dynamic model of an asset, with the input of current performance data from the physical twin via live data flows from sensors; feedback into the physical twin via real-time control.
• A static strategic planning model of a system, with the input of long-term condition data from the physical twin via corporate systems; feedback into the physical twin via the capital investment process. [4]

1 IBM., 2020. Cheat Sheet: What Is Digital Twin? Internet Of Things Blog. [online] Business Operations. Available at: [Accessed 31 December 2020].

2 Deloitte. n.d. Industry 4.0 And The Digital Twin | Deloitte China | Consumer & Industrial Products. [online] Available at: [Accessed 31 December 2020].

3 https://www.cdbb.cam.ac.uk/DFTG/GeminiPrinciples

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