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AutoCAD MEP 2016: Designing Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing


AutoCAD MEP 2016: Designing Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing, Singapore SKillsFuture elarning online course

Course Description

CADLearning for AutoCAD® MEP 2016 teaches the use of AutoCAD MEP 2016 as a design tool for the mechanical, electrical, piping, and plumbing disciplines. You will gain all the necessary skills needed to complete a system design using the program. Lessons cover adding MEP content from standardized catalogs; connecting intelligent MEP objects to form systems; project management tools to help speed up design, analysis tools for optimal system performance, and collaboration tools.


Course Objectives

1. Understand Modeling MEP Systems
2. Know about Managing and Using Content Libraries
3. Know about Annotations and Documentation
4. Understand about Documenting Parts
5. Know what is System Analysis and Validation
6. Knows about Implementing Preferences and Standards
7. Understand about Interoperability and Collaboration


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Content

Course Resources

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Exercise File Download - Course
Exercise File Download - Assessment

Getting Started

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Starting AutoCAD MEP

Starting AutoCAD MEP after initial installation

Understanding AutoCAD MEP Workspaces

Using workspaces in AutoCAD MEP

Understanding the Project Browser

How to use the Project Browser to open and activate projects

Understanding the Project Navigator

Understanding the Project Navigator to access files within its drawing management system

Reviewing the Project Tab of Project Navigator

Understanding the Projects tab within the Project Navigator

Reviewing the Constructs Tab of Project Navigator

Understanding the Constructs tab of the Project Navigator

Reviewing the Views Tab and Sheets Tab of Project Navigator

Understanding the functions of the Views tab and Sheets tab within the Project Navigator

Understanding XRefs and Project Files in Project Navigator

An overview of how the Project Navigator manages files and xrefs

Creating Categories in Project Navigator

Creating a category in the Project Navigator

Adding Client Drawings as Elements with Project Navigator

Attaching client drawings as elements

Creating Constructs in Project Navigator

Creating a new construct in the Project Navigator

Modifying Constructs in Project Navigator

Copying Constructs, Properties, Xrefs

Adding Backgrounds to Constructs in Project Navigator

Referencing constructs to constructs

Creating Views in Project Navigator

Creating a view drawing in the Project Navigator

Creating Section and Elevation Views in Project Navigator

Creating a section and elevation view drawings in the Project Navigator

Creating Sheets and Adding Views to Sheets in Project Navigator

Adding Sheets and Locating Views on a Sheet

Using the Repath Project Command in Project Navigator

Repath the project now or later

Using Solution Tips

Using Solution Tips

Using MEP Snaps

Using MEP Snaps

Using the MEP Compass

Using the MEP Compass to connect objects

Understanding Display Configurations

Understanding best practices for using display configurations

Controlling Tab and Panel Visibility on the Ribbon

Controlling the ribbon interface tab and panel display

Leveraging Option Settings for MEP Users

Reviewing AutoCAD options for MEP users

Schematic Drawings

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Understanding Schematic Drawings

Overview of the schematic workspace and tool palettes

Creating a Schematic View Drawing

Creating the Schematic View Drawing

Creating Schematic Systems

Understanding how Schematic systems work

AddingSchematic Lines

Adding and modifying schematic lines

Adding Schematic Symbols

Adding schematic symbols to a diagram

Understanding Schematic Line Styles and Priorities

Understanding how schematic line styles and priorities affect a diagram

Designing with Space and Zone Objects

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Understanding Spaces and Zones as Objects

Overview of Spaces, Zones and Ceiling Grids

Generating Spaces

Adding Spaces to a building layout

Understanding Space Properties and Engineering Data

Understanding how engineering data and other properties are assigned to a space

AddingZones

Adding zones and associating with spaces

Exporting and Importing Space Engineering Data

Exporting and Importing Space Engineering Data for external use

Setting Space Hatching

Setting the display of hatching in a Space

Modifying Spaces

Modifying spaces by divide and edit in section view

Adding Ceiling Grids to Spaces

Add Ceiling Grids to Spaces

Adding Holes to a Ceiling Grid

Adding a hole to a ceiling grid

Leveraging Autodesk 360 Energy Analysis Tools with AutoCAD MEP

Using an AutoCAD MEP space and zone model with Autodesk 360 Whole Building Energy Analysis

Modeling an MEP System

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Understanding Matching the Design Process

Understanding the three-step process of AutoCAD MEP for modeling MEP systems

Understanding MvParts and Connectors

Understanding multi-view parts and their connectors

Displaying a Ceiling Grid in an MEP Model

Displaying a Ceiling Grid in an MEP - Editing the Representation by Object Features

Adding HVAC Equipment

Adding HVAC target and source equipment, such as air handling units, air terminals and other air-related equipment

Adding Electrical Equipment and Panels

Adding Electrical Equipment and Panels - Sources - Panels and Electrical Equipment

Adding Light Fixtures and Devices

Adding Light Fixtures and Devices - Targets - Light Fixtures, Power Receptacles

Adding Piping Equipment

Adding Piping Equipment - Targets and Sources - Tanks and Pumps

Adding Plumbing Fixtures

Adding Plumbing Fixtures - Water closets, sinks and other fixtures

Editing MvPart Styles and Instance Properties

Editing MvPart style and instance settings

Using Anchors

Anchoring objects to other objects

Setting Duct Layout Preferences

Setting Duct Part Routing Preferences

Setting Duct Engineering Units

Setting Duct Engineering Units for Duct Sizing

Setting HVAC System Definitions and Options

Review HVAC System Definitions and MEP options

Adding Duct

Creating Duct Layouts, reviewing Duct Routing Features, and using Reducing Elbows

Creating Duct Layout

Duct layout tips for risers, sloped duct, routing solutions, and duct transitions

Sizing Duct

Calculating duct sizes with AutoCAD MEP tools

Setting Pipe Layout Preferences

Setting Pipe Layout Preferences for labels, slope, angle, elevation and other overrides

Setting Pipe Routing Preferences

Setting Pipe Routing Preferences for fittings

Setting Piping System Definitions and Options

Review Piping System Definitions and MEP options

Adding Piping

Creating Piping layouts

Creating Pipe Layouts

Extra Tips for Piping layouts

Replacing Pipe and Duct Fittings Globally

Editing multiple pipe and duct fittings

Setting Conduit Preferences

Setting Conduit Preferences for fittings and routing

Setting Cable Tray Preferences

Setting Cable Tray Preferences for fittings and routing

Setting Electrical System Definitions and Options

Reviewing and setting Electrical System Definitions and MEP options

Adding Conduit

Creating Conduit layouts

Adding Cable Tray

Creating Cable tray layouts

Modifying Runs

Using the Modify Run tool on pipe, conduit and duct

Setting Display Control Options

Overview of Display Control settings for centerlines of duct and hidden lines of all objects

Adding Labels

Adding labels while laying out pipe, duct, conduit and cable tray

Setting Plumbing Line Styles and System Definitions

Setting Plumbing line styles and system definitions

Adding Plumbing Lines

Adding 2D plumbing lines to a model

Adding Accessories to 2D Plumbing Lines

Adding Fittings, valves and accessories to 2D plumbing lines

Adding Universal Connectors

Creating pipe connections between AutoCAD MEP, Plant 3D and Civil 3D software programs

Using a Navisworks Coordination Model

Using a Navisworks model file to coordinate 3D objects and detect interferences

Electrical Systems

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Setting Electrical Preferences

Default voltage definitions, circuit settings and the electrical project database

Creating an Electrical Project Database

Adding panels and associating with an electrical project database

Using the Circuit Manager

An overview of the circuit manager

Defining Circuits

Creating circuits with the Circuit Manager

Circuiting Devices

Circuiting existing devices and adding circuited devices

Adding Wiring and Home Runs

Adding wiring manually and generating wiring by circuit and creating a multi-circuit

Analyzing Systems

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Checking Connections

Tools for Checking Connections

Detecting Interferences

Running Interference Detection tools

Processing Interferences

Processing Interferences and generating a report

Reviewing Electrical Circuits and Power Totals

Reviewing Power totals, circuit properties and circuit information

Creating and Exporting Circuit Reports

Creating and Exporting Circuit Reports to Excel

Detailing

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Creating an Enlarged 3D Floor Plan View

Creating an Enlarged 3D View of a Floor Plan with a callout

Creating an Enlarged 2D Floor Plan View

Creating an Enlarged 2D View of a Floor Plan with a callout

Creating an Elevation View

Creating an Elevation in a View using a callout

Creating a Section View

Creating a Section in a View using a callout

Creating a Detail View

Creating a Detail View that is not linked to the model

Placing a Title Mark

Placing a Title Mark in a View Drawing

Editing Section and Elevation Styles

Modifying Section/Elevation Styles and Setting the Display Set

Using the Refresh and Regenerate Section Tools

Understanding the differences between the Refresh, Regenerate and Batch Refresh Section tools

Annotation

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Adding Tags

Adding block based tags to a view

Adding Schedule Tables

Adding schedules to view, and linking to a model

Defining Schedule Table Groups

Editing Schedules to place data into groups

Adding Panel Schedules

Adding panel schedules to a view

Adding AutoCAD Annotations

Adding AutoCAD Annotations

Construction Documents

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Creating Sheets

Creating sheets in the Project Navigator

Adding Views to Sheets

Adding views to sheets

Editing Sheets

Renumbering and renaming sheets, and adding multiple views

Managing Subsets and Sheet Templates

Defining and editing Subsets and managing sheet templates

Adding a Drawing List

Adding a drawing list to a cover sheet using a field based table

Publishing Project Drawings

Batch plotting project drawings

Transmitting and Archiving Projects

Transmitting and archiving projects

Exporting to PDF Documents

Exporting Sheets and Views to PDF file format

Creating Rendered Images

Creating a rendered image from a model using the Rapid RT Render tool

Using Revision Clouds

Using the Rev Cloud Features

Project Management

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Creating a New Project

Creating a Project from scratch in AutoCAD MEP

Understanding Basic Project Properties

Creating and editing basic project property fields

Understanding Advanced Project Properties

Renumbering and renaming sheets, and adding multiple views

Leveraging Project Drawing Templates

Understanding drawing templates and applying them in the project environment

Creating Typical Project View Drawings

Creating your most commonly used view drawings in a master project or project template

Customizing Project Sheets and Titleblocks

Creating project sheet templates and editing titleblock fields

Setting Project Template MEP Options

Setting Template Specific Options for MEP Objects and System

Organizing Sheet Set Subsets

Organizing Sheet Set Subsets for large and small projects

Checking Project Standards

Configuring, checking and using Project Standards tools

Comparing Project Drawings

Using the Visual Compare tool in a project

Style Manager

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Understanding Object Types and Styles

An overview of the various Objects and Styles in AutoCAD MEP

Reviewing Style Manager Tabs and Tools

An overview of the General, Display and Version History tabs in the Style Manager

Understanding System Definitions

Defining System Design Rules, Rise and Drop, Shrinkwrap

Leveraging Layer Key Styles

Leveraging layer keys styles and understanding their relationship to parts and systems

Reviewing Rise Drop Styles

Defining Rise and Drop Styles

Reviewing Part Group Definitions

Defining Part Groups for electrical cable tray layouts

Reviewing Part Routing Preferences

Defining Part Routing Preferences for piping and conduit layouts

Defining Electrical Device Styles

Defining and Editing Electrical Device Styles for design rules, views, connectors, classifications, and display properties

Defining Symbol Categories

Defining Symbol Categories for organizing Symbol Styles

Defining Electrical Load Categories

Defining Load Category Definitions for calculating loads

Defining Wire Styles

Defining Wire Style specification and annotation settings

Understanding Fixture Unit Tables

Overview of Fixture Unit Table Definitions for Plumbing

Understanding Pipe Sizing Tables

Overview of Pipe Sizing Table Definitions for Plumbing

Understanding Property Set Definitions

Understanding Property Set Definitions - Application and Types

Defining Property Set Definitions Manually

Creating a Manual Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Property Set Definitions Automatically

Creating an Automatic Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Property Set Definitions - Formula

Creating a Formula Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Location Property Set Definitions

Creating a Location Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Property Set Definitions - Classifications

Creating a Classification Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Project Property Set Definitions

Creating a Project Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Anchor Property Set Definitions

Creating an Anchor Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining Property Set Definitions for Graphics

Creating a Graphic Property Set Definition for Engineering Objects

Defining List Definitions within the Property Set Definitions

Creating a List Definition

Defining Property Data Format Styles

Using Data Format styles to add suffixes and prefixes to scheduling data

Sharing Styles with Other Drawings

Sharing MEP Styles with other Drawings

Understanding the Style Browser

Using the Style Browser to add style based objects to a drawing

Using the Style Browser to Load MEP Styles

Using the Style Browser to add system definition and other MEP styles to a drawing

Using the Style Browser to Add and Edit Objects

Using the Style Browser to edit or add style based objects to the drawing

Display System

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Understanding the Display Manager

Overview of the Display Manager dialog and tools

Defining Display Configurations and Sets

Understanding Display Configurations and Representation Sets for Objects

Defining Object Representations

Understanding Display Representations for Objects

Setting Style and System-Based Display Controls

Understanding Style Level Display Control

Setting Object-Based Display Controls

Setting and Overriding the Default Display Properties of Objects

Setting Layers versus Layer Keys per Display Component

Using Layers instead of Layer Keys to control object visibility

Defining 2D Section and Elevation Styles

Defining Section and Elevation Display Styles

Content Development

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Reviewing the Catalog Libraries

Learning where AutoCAD MEP stores Content Libraries

Reviewing the Content Builder

Learning how the Content Builder works

Reviewing the Catalog Editor

Learning how the Catalog Editor works

Creating 3D Model and Plan Symbols for Block-Based Parts

Creating the Geometry for block-based parts

Defining Multiview Parts from Blocks

Defining the MvPart from a block

Adding MEP Connectors to Multiview Parts

Adding piping, duct and other Connectors to the Block

Adding and Editing 2D Symbol Content by Workplane

Adding and Editing 2D Symbols in Valve MvParts

Modifying Block-Based Parts

Making changes to existing MvPart content

Creating a Custom Catalog

Creating catalogs to store your custom content

Creating a Parametric Fitting Part

Changing a Parametric Duct Fitting - Selecting and Creating the New Part

Defining the Formulas of a Parametric Fitting

Changing a Parametric Duct Fitting - Editing the Part Formulas and Model Parameters, and Setting Part Behavior

Editing the Parameters and Catalogs of Parametric Fittings

Changing a Parametric Duct Fitting - Making Changes in the Catalog Editor and Setting Parameter Behavior

Using the Parametric Part Wizard

Using the parametric part wizard to create custom content

Creating Custom Tags

Creating custom block-based tags with property set definitions

Creating Custom Schedule Tables

Creating custom schedules

Managing Schematic Content

Adding schematic symbols from the catalog drawings

Importing and Using ADSK Content

Using ADSK files to add multiview blocks and parts

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