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AutoCAD Electrical Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD Electrical features and capabilities.

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AutoCAD Electrical: The Complete Guide

AutoCAD Electrical Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD Electrical features and capabilities. Every course is designed to use all learning styles from text, audio, video, interactivity, quizzes and practical “Let Me Try” examples.

You’ll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning the steps to wire components together, editing Ladder Diagrams, working with connectors and circuits, using Wiring Diagrams, creating and editing Reports, and creating your own symbols to use in the drawings.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic .within the course and take advantage of the different tools and activities to help to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the hundreds of real-world, Let Me Try examples.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical
    • Getting Started
    • Interface Components
    • Invoking Commands
    • Saving the Work
    • Workspaces
    • Getting Help
  2. Working with Projects and Drawings
    • Creating a New Project
    • Working with Drawings
    • Working with Project Drawings
    • Copying/Deleting a Project
    • Other Options in the Project Manager
  3. Working with Wires
    • Inserting Wires into a Drawing
    • Modifying Wires
    • Wire Types
    • Wire Numbers
    • Inserting Wire Markers/Labels in a Drawing
    • Troubleshooting Wires
  4. Creating Ladders
    • Inserting a New Ladder
    • Grid Labels
  5. Schematic Components
    • Inserting Schematic Components
    • Inserting Components Using the Catalog Browser
    • Annotating and Editing the Symbols
    • Assigning Catalog Information and Editing the Catalog Database
    • Inserting Components from the Equipment List
    • Inserting Components from Panel Lists
    • Swapping and Updating Blocks
  6. Schematic Editing
    • Changing Component Location
    • Updating Components
    • Auditing Drawings and Projects
    • Retagging Drawings
    • Using Tools for Editing Attributes
  7. Connectors, Point-to-Point Wiring Diagrams, and Circuits
    • Inserting Connectors
    • Editing Connectors
    • Using Point-to-point Wiring Diagrams
    • Working with Circuits
    • Building a Circuit
    • Multiple Phase Circuits
  8. Panel Layouts
    • Creating Panel Layouts
    • Annotating and Editing Footprints
    • Inserting Footprints
    • Setting the Panel Drawing Configuration
    • Adding Balloons to a Component
    • Item Numbers, Nameplates and DIN Rail
  9. Schematic and Panel Reports
    • Generating Schematic Reports
    • Report Generator Dialog Box
    • Changing Report Formats
  10. PLC Modules
    • Inserting Parametric PLC Modules
    • Inserting Nonparametric PLC Modules
    • Editing a PLC Module
    • Inserting Individual PLC IO Points
    • Creating and Modifying Parametric PLC Modules
    • Creating PLC I/O Wiring Diagrams
  11. Terminals
    • Inserting Terminal Symbols
    • Adding and Modifying Associations
    • Selecting, Creating, Editing, and Inserting Terminal Strips
    • Terminal Tables
    • Resequencing Terminal Numbers
  12. Settings, Configurations, Templates, and Plotting
    • Setting Project Properties
    • Setting Drawing Properties
    • Reference Files
    • Mapping the Title Block
    • Updating Title Block Settings
    • Creating Templates
    • Plotting the Project
    • Project Task List
  13. Creating Symbols
    • Creating Symbols
    • Naming Convention of Symbols
    • Customizing the Icon Menu
    • Miscellaneous Tools
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