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AutoDesk AutoCad Electrical

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Course Objective:

AutoCAD® Electrical Training Follow real-world examples in this training course for a quick start to using Autodesk's AutoCAD Electrical. The lessons of instructor-led training in this course will introduce the AutoCAD Electrical user to the full capabilities of the application. The lessons include new drawing setup, working with ladders, creating and managing PLCs, interfacing with external spreadsheets, creating components, symbols, reports and much more. AutoCAD® Electrical is a 2D design solution created for electrical control designers by electrical control designers. This AutoCAD-based application enables you to create and modify electrical control drawings while maintaining a seamless integration with the AutoCAD

Outline

 

Design Environment

  • Environment Comparisons
  • User Interface & Help System
  • Symbol Libraries and Search Paths

 

Basic Workflow

  • Inserting rungs, wire, and standard components
  • Insert Relays and Contacts
  • Add Wire Numbers and Create BOM Report

 

Project Manager

  • Project Manager Description
  • Creating a New Project

 

Project Drawing List

  • Creating New Drawings
  • Editing the Drawing List
  • Adding Drawing Descriptions and Sections
  • Changing the Drawing List Display

 

Batch Plotting

 

Moving Through Project Drawings

  • Selecting Drawings in the Project Manager

 

Managing Projects

  • Opening, Activating, and Closing Projects
  • The Project File
  • Copying Projects

 

Wires and Ladders

  • About Wires and Wire Type Layers
  • Inserting and Trimming Wires
  • Defining and Inserting Ladders
  • Revising Ladders and Inserting Rungs
  • Location Referencing

 

Point-to-Point Wiring

  • Introduction and the Multiple Wire Bus Tool
  • Insert Splice, Bend Wire and Auto Routing

 

Wire Numbers and Leaders

  • About Wire Numbers
  • Adding Wire Numbers and Wire Number Copies.
  • Editing Wire Numbers
  • Wire Number Leaders and Configuration Options

 

Source and Destination Signal Arrows

  • Inserting Source and Destination Signals
  • Completing a Source and Destination Signal Circuit

 

Inserting Schematic Symbols

  • Insert Component Icon Menu Interface
  • Insert/Edit Component Dialog Box-Part1
  • Insert/Edit Component Dialog Box-Part2
  • Insert/Edit Component Dialog Box-Part3

 

Connectors

  • Parent-Child Connectors
  • Creating Parametric Connectors
  • Editing Parametric Connectors

 

Terminals, Multiple Level Terminals, and Jumpers

  • About Terminals
  • Multiple Level Terminal Associations
  • Terminal Jumpers

 

Circuits

  • Moving, Copying, and Inserting Circuits
  • Saving and Inserting Circuits to the Icon Menu

 

Multiple Phase Circuits

  • Creating Multiple Phase Circuits

 

Schematic Reports

  • Report Types and Report Generator
  • Report Generator Formatting
  • Component, Wire From/To, and Component Wiring Reports

 

Creating Panel Layouts

  • Inserting Footprints from the Icon Menu.
  • Inserting Footprints from a Schematic List
  • Inserting Multiple Footprints from a Schematic List
  • Inserting Nameplates

 

Using the Terminal Strip Editor

  • Using the Terminal Strip Editor, Selection and Editing
  • Adding Spares and Accessories, and Inserting as Graphical and Tabular data.

 

Panel Layout Annotation and Reports

  • Panel Configuration Settings
  • Annotating panel footprints by assigning item numbers and balloons.
  • Panel Reports

 

Creating Wire Types

  • Creating and Managing Wire Types

 

Using Reference Files

  • Using Reference Files

 

Drawing Properties

  • Drawing Properties and Default Settings, Pt.1
  • Drawing Properties and Default Settings, Pt.2
  • Drawing Properties and Default Settings, Pt.3
  • WD_M Block

 

Project Properties

  • Project Properties and Default Settings
  • Settings Compare

 

Schematic Symbols

  • Schematic Symbol Definition and Naming Convention
  • Symbol Data, Wire Connection, and Link Attributes
  • Symbol Builder Tool, Standard Attributes
  • Symbol Builder Tool, Wire Connections and Other Attributes

 

Icon Menu System

  • Icon Menu Wizard
  • Adding a Submenu and Managing Icons

 

Panel Footprints

  • Defining Panel Footprints
  • Creating a Panel Footprint
  • Footprint Lookup Database

 

Managing Part Catalog Databases

  • Defining the Part Catalog Database
  • Adding a Part Catalog Number
  • Adding a Part Catalog SubAssembly
  • Adding Multiple Catalog items.

 

Editing the Pin List Database

  • About the Pinlist Database and How It Works
  • Adding a New Entry to the Pinlist Database

 

Updating Title Block Attributes

  • Title Block Mapping Options and Formatting
  • Using the Title Block Setup Tool
  • Updating the Title Block Attributes

 

Updating Schematics from Spreadsheets

  • Updating Schematics Using an External Editor

 

Generating Automatic Reports

  • Creating Report Format Files
  • Creating Report Groups and Generating Reports Automatically

 

Working with Autodesk Vault

  • Logging into Vault and Checking in Projects and Drawings
  • Checking Out Drawings and File Status

 

Using PLC I/O Modules

  • Basic PLC Components
  • Inserting Parametric PLC Modules

 

Using the PLC Database File Editor

  • Module Specifications and Attribute Data
  • Terminal List and Settings

 

PLC I/O Address-Based Tagging

  • PLC I/O Address-Based Tagging for Components and Wire Numbers

 

Using the Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility

  • Spreadsheet PLC I/O Utility Setup and Configuration
  • Spreadsheet Layout and Formatting

 

Adding Wire Data to Footprints

  • Editing Wire Connection Sequences
  • Transferring Wire Connection Data From Schematic to Panel Drawings

 

Managing Cables

  • Using the Cable Marker Symbols and Wire Fan In/Fan Out Utilities, Part 1.
  • Using the Cable Marker Symbols and Wire Fan In/Fan Out Utilities, Part 2.

 

 

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