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AutoCAD MEP 2013 Training


 
List Price: £195.00 Exc VAT
Our Price: £179.00 Exc VAT

Product Code: CDAMEP13

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PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • AutoCAD MEP 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD or Online
  • Over 12 Hours of training by a Certified Autodesk Instructor
  • Exercise Files


COURSE INTRODUCTION

CADLearning for AutoCAD MEP 2013 offers lessons for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineers, designers and drafters that cover topics including: accurately creating and modifying 2D and 3D geometry that represent MEP engineering components, applying intelligent data to objects, and using 3D models to produce construction documents.

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (32bit), Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • 8 GB of Disk Space for installation
  • DVD-ROM Drive to load media
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+
  • Adobe Flash Plugin
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 1 GHz Processor or faster
  • 1024x768 color display
  • Mouse (or other pointing device) needed for navigation
  • Sound Card and Speakers



COURSE FEATURES

Our training DVDs put the control in your hands. Use when wanted or needed to answer a question, and watch again and again as often as you need.

A full-featured training course DVD-ROM covering beginner to advanced concepts, and everything in between.

For instant technical support use our powerful search function to quickly locate and view short 'how-to' lessons. Get answers to all of your first level technical support issues 'instantly' with this in-house resource.

As a flexible CAD training solution, you can sort the lessons and progress from beginner to advanced topics; or just review seldom used commands and added functionality of new releases.

  • No Internet connection is needed because you install and authorize CADLearning directly on your PC.
  • No CAD software required.
  • Train at home, at the office or on the road.
  • Easy-to-use, visual interface for following step-by-step tutorials while listening to an actual instructor.
  • Built-in Help Desk with powerful keyword search functionality that easily and quickly answers CAD questions and addresses unique needs as they occur.
  • Intelligent History that tracks completed lessons allows users to resume where they left off and easily view and manage individual professional development.
  • Datasets and drawing files are included



What will CadLearning DVDs do for me?

In today's highly competitive world, organizations and individuals need to stay on top of their game. Our CADLearning DVDs empower users to:

  • Increase productivity by providing lessons and courses that improve competencies, enabling more to be accomplished in less time.
  • Maximize the quality of their work. CADLearning lessons keep users up-to-date on the latest design software, sharpening the skills and expertise that drive better results.


Gain better control of time management by offering lessons that are:

  • Easily accessible from home or office, minimizing disruption from daily work.
  • Repeatable as often as needed to assure full understanding and retention.
  • Self-paced with real-world examples taught by industry experts.
  • Easily assess skills and measure competency gained through benchmarking against peers and competition.
  • Evaluate and pinpoint areas where improvement is needed.
  • With hosted eLearning Centers, corporate users can even tailor learning around identified areas of weakness.
  • Prepare for Autodesk Certification Exams.


TESTIMONIALS

With offices located in different parts of the world, we needed a way to provide continuous training, documentation and tutorials for anyone who needed them, anytime, anywhere.
- Vincent Poon, CAD/BIM Manager, Kohn Pederson Fox Architects.


CADLearning is advantageous for all skill levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced alike. You pay only for what you need. You get what you pay for as many times as you need it, whenever you need it.
- John H. Backensto, SFC, US Army (ret).


We needed a way to vary the learning experience and make it available anytime, anywhere. We use our CADLearning site in the classroom as a different way of presenting to our students. Then we take it to the next level, allowing students to log on and continue learning - anywhere in the world and whenever they need it (Network Version).
- J.C. Malitzke, Dept. Chair, Computer Integrated Technologies, Moraine Valley Community College


"I would just like to say Thank You for offering such an informative and easy to use training solution.  As a project manager with no formal training in Autodesk Architectural Desktop, I have found your training videos to be just what I needed to understand the various tools included in the program.  The step by step techniques shown in your videos is just what I needed to start being productive with the software. Actually, your training program showed me things that I did't even realise the program was capable of.  With the help of your training video, I'm able to see a return on my investment in the software. I have your product installed on my laptop so that it goes where I go. It is quick and easy to reference your training video sections as I'm working on a project. I'm currently budgeting more copies of your training solutions so that each of our operators have it available on their workstations. Thanks again for a great product."
- Brian Gutschow



COURSE OUTLINE

Getting Started
Introduction to CADLearning for AutoCAD MEP 2013
Starting AutoCAD MEP
AutoCAD MEP Workspaces
Overview - The Project Browser
Overview - The Project Navigator
Project Navigator Overview - Project Tab
Project Navigator Overview - Constructs Tab
Project Navigator Overview - Views Tab and Sheets Tab
Project Navigator Overview - XRefs and Project Files
Project Navigator - Creating Categories
Project Navigator - Adding Client Drawings as Elements
Project Navigator - Creating Constructs
Project Navigator - Modifying Constructs
Project Navigator - Adding Backgrounds to Constructs
Project Navigator - Creating Views
Project Navigator - Creating Views - Sections and Elevations
Project Navigator - Creating Sheets and Adding Views to Sheets
Project Navigator - Repath the Project
Solution Tips
Using MEP Snaps
Using the MEP Compass
Understanding Display Configurations

Schematic Drawings
Overview - Schematic Drawings
Creating the Schematic View Drawing
Using Schematic Systems
Adding Schematic Lines
Adding Schematic Symbols
Controlling Schematic Content
Setting Line Styles and Priorities
Annotating the Schematic View

Spaces and RCPs
Overview - Spaces and RCPs
Generating Spaces
Understanding Space Properties and Engineering Data
Adding Zones
Export and Import Space Engineering Data
Setting Space Hatching
Modifying Spaces
Adding Ceiling Grids to Spaces
Adding Holes to a Ceiling Grid

Modeling an MEP System
Understanding How AutoCAD MEP Matches Design Process
Understanding MVParts and Connectors
Display 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 MVParts
Using Anchors
Setting Duct Layout Preferences
Editing HVAC Drawing Settings
Setting HVAC System Definitions and Options
Adding Duct
Extra Tips for Duct Layout
Sizing Duct
Setting Pipe Layout Preferences
Setting Pipe Routing Preferences
Setting Piping System Definitions and Options
Adding Piping
Extra Tips for Pipe Layout
Global Replacement of Pipe and Duct Fittings
Setting Conduit Preferences
Setting Cable Tray Preferences
Using Electrical System Definitions and Options
Adding Conduit
Adding Cable Tray
Modifying Runs
Setting Display Control Options
Adding Labels
Setting Plumbing Lines Styles and System Definitions
Adding Plumbing Lines
Adding Fittings, Valves and Accessories
Adding Universal Connectors

Electrical Systems
Setting Electrical Preferences
Panels and the 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 Totals
Creating and Exporting Circuit Reports

Detailing
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 Refresh, Regenerate and Batch Refresh Section Tools

Annotation
Adding Tags
Adding Schedule Tables
Adding Schedule Table Groups
Adding Panel Schedules
Adding AutoCAD Annotations

Construction Documents
Creating Sheets
Adding Views
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
Creating Project Sheets and Titleblocks
Setting Project Template MEP Options
Organizing Sheet Set Subsets
Checking Project Standards

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 - Classifications
Defining Property Set Definitions - Project
Defining Property Set Definitions - Anchor
Defining Property Set Definitions - Graphics
Defining Property Set Definitions - List Definitions
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 Controls
Setting Object-Based Display Controls
Setting Layers Versus Layer Keys per Display Component
Defining 2D Section/Elevation Styles

Content Development
Reviewing the Catalog Libraries
Reviewing the Content Builder
Reviewing the Catalog Editor
Creating 3D Model and Plan Symbols for Block Based Parts
Defining Multi-View Parts from Blocks
Adding MEP Connectors to Multi-View Parts
Adding and Editing 2D Symbol Content by Workplane
Modifying Block-Based Parts
Creating a Custom Catalog
Modifying a Parametric Fitting - Creating the Part
Modifying a Parametric Fitting - Defining Parameters
Modifying a Parametric Fitting - Editing Parameters and Catalogs
Using the Parametric Part Wizard
Creating Custom Tags
Creating Custom Schedule Tables
Working with Inventor Fusion



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