AutoCAD MEP2018-08-24T10:28:51+00:00

Engineering design and drafting application. You’ll learn how to accurately create and modify 2D and 3D geometry that represents MEP engineering components. how to apply intelligent data to objects, such as HVAC, electrical, and plumbing and piping information, how to create a complete set of construction documents and more.

Getting Started
• Starting AutoCAD MEP
• Understanding AutoCAD MEP Workspaces
• Understanding the Project Browser
• Understanding the Project Navigator
• Reviewing the Project Tab of Project
• Reviewing the Constructs Tab of Project
• Reviewing the Views Tab and Sheets Tab
of Project Navigator
• Understanding XRefs and Project Files in
Project Navigator
• Creating Categories in Project Navigator
• Adding Client Drawings as Elements with
Project Navigator
• Creating Constructs in Project Navigator
• Modifying Constructs in Project Navigator
• Adding Backgrounds to Constructs in
Project Navigator
• Creating Views in Project Navigator
• Creating Section Views and Elevation
Views in Project Navigator
• Creating Sheets and Adding Views to
Sheets in Project Navigator
• Using the Repath Project Command in
Project Navigator
• Using Solution Tips
• Using MEP Snaps
• Using the MEP Compass
• Understanding Display Configurations
• Controlling Tab and Panel Visibility on the
• Leveraging Option Settings for MEP Users
Schematic Drawings
• Understanding Schematic Drawings
• Creating a Schematic View Drawing
• Creating Schematic Systems
• Adding Schematic Lines
• Adding Schematic Symbols
• Understanding Schematic Line Styles and
• Annotating the Schematic Diagram
Designing with Space and Zone
• Understanding Spaces and Zones as
• Generating Spaces
• Understanding Space Properties and
Engineering Data
• Adding Zones
• Exporting and Importing Space Engineering
• Setting Space Hatching
• Modifying Spaces
• Adding Ceiling Grids to Spaces
• Adding Holes to a Ceiling Grid
• Leveraging Autodesk 360 Energy Analysis
Tools with AutoCAD MEP
Modeling an MEP System
• Understanding Matching the Design Process
• Understanding MvParts and Connectors
• Displaying a Ceiling Grid in an MEP Model
• Adding HVAC Equipment
• Adding Electrical Equipment and Panels
• Adding Light Fixtures and Devices
• Adding Piping Equipment
• Adding Plumbing Fixtures
• Editing MvPart Styles and Instance
• Using Anchors

Setting Duct Layout Preferences
• Setting Duct Engineering Units
• Setting HVAC System Definitions and
• Adding Duct
• Creating Duct Layout
• Sizing Duct
• Setting Pipe Layout Preferences
• Setting Pipe Routing Preferences
• Setting Piping System Definitions and
• Adding Piping
• Creating Pipe Layouts
• Replacing Pipe and Duct Fittings Globally
• Setting Conduit Preferences
• Setting Cable Tray Preferences
• Setting Electrical System Definitions and
• Adding Conduit
• Adding Cable Tray
• Modifying Runs
• Setting Display Control Options
• Adding Labels
• Setting Plumbing Line Styles and System
• Adding Plumbing Lines
• Adding Accessories to 2D Plumbing Lines
• Adding Universal Connectors
Electrical Systems
• Setting Electrical Preferences
• Creating an Electrical Project Database
• Using the Circuit Manager
• Defining Circuits
• Circuiting Devices
• Adding Wiring and Home Runs
Analyzing Systems
• Checking Connections
• Detecting Interferences
• Processing Interferences
• Reviewing Electrical Circuits and Power
• Creating and Exporting Circuit Reports
• Creating an Enlarged 3D Floor Plan View
• Creating an Enlarged 2D Floor Plan View
• Creating an Elevation View
• Creating a Section View
• Creating a Detail View
• Placing a Title Mark
• Editing Section/Elevation Styles
• Using the Refresh and Regenerate Section
• Adding Tags
• Adding Schedule Tables
• Defining Schedule Table Groups
• Adding Panel Schedules
• Adding AutoCAD Annotations
• Creating Sheets
• Adding Views to Sheets
• Editing Sheets
• Managing Subsets and Sheet Templates
• Adding a Drawing List
• Publishing Project Drawings
• Transmitting and Archiving Projects
Project Management
• Creating a New Project
• Understanding Basic Project Properties
• Understanding Advanced Project Properties
• Leveraging Project Drawing Templates
• Creating Typical Project View Drawings
• Customizing Project Sheets and Titleblocks
• Setting Project Template MEP Options
• Organizing Sheet Set Subsets
• Checking Project Standards
• Comparing Project Drawings
Style Manager
• Understanding Object Types and Styles
• Reviewing Style Manager Tabs and Tools
• Understanding System Definitions
• Leveraging Layer Key Styles
• Reviewing Rise Drop Styles
• Reviewing Part Group Definitions
• Reviewing Part Routing Preferences
• Defining Electrical Device Styles
• Defining Symbol Categories
• Defining Electrical Load Categories
• Defining Wire Styles
• Understanding Fixture Unit Tables
• Understanding Pipe Sizing Tables
• Understanding Property Set Definitions
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Manual
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Automatic
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Formula
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Location
• Defining Property Set Definitions –
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Project
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Anchors
• Defining Property Set Definitions – Graphics
• Defining Property Set Definitions – List
• Defining Property Data Format Styles
• Sharing Styles with Other Drawings
Display System
• Understanding the Display Manager
• Defining Display Configurations and Sets
• Defining Object Representations
• Setting Style and System-Based Display
• Setting Object-Based Display Controls
• Setting Layers versus Layer Keys per
Display Component
• Defining 2D Section and Elevation Styles
• Reviewing the Catalog Libraries
• Reviewing the Content Builder
• Reviewing the Catalog Editor
• Creating 3D Model and Plan Symbols for
Block-Based Parts
• Defining Multiview Parts from Blocks
• Adding MEP Connectors to Multiview Parts