AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training

AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training Videos on DVD
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AutoCAD® MEP 2016 Training Course

(now includes the AutoCAD 2016 Essentials Series)
A full-featured AutoCAD MEP training course covering beginner to advanced concepts, and everything in between, for Autodesk's AutoCAD MEP 2016 engineering design and drafting application with 170 individual video tutorials and 12 hours of instructor-led training.

AutoCAD MEP 2016 teaches the use of AutoCAD MEP 2016 as a design tool for the mechanical, electrical, piping, and plumbing disciplines. Follow along as your instructor, David Butts shows you how to 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.

This training package includes 2 courses:

  1. AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training - 12 Hours
  2. AutoCAD 2016 Essentials Training (for beginners)

This training covers the following areas:

  • Getting Started | Schematic Drawings | Designing with Space and Zone Objects
  • Modeling an MEP System | Electrical Systems | Analyzing Systems | Detailing
  • Annotation | Construction Documents | Project Management | Style Manager
  • Display System | Content Development

A more detailed course outline is provided below.

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.

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Features & Benefits of AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training:

  • Use at Your Office or at Home
    Training software can be installed on a PC or laptop.
  • Powerful Keyword Search
    Quickly locate relevant lessons or reference seldom used commands.
  • Sort Lessons By Skill Level
    Work your way from Beginner to Advanced level topics.
  • Exercise Files
    Make the most of your learning experience by opening the included exercise files directly in your own software (if you own a copy of the AutoCAD software) while following along with the instructor-led video tutorials; this training does not come with the AutoCAD software.
  • Intelligent History
    Track the lessons you’ve completed or restart a lesson exactly where you left off.
  • Multimedia DVD based Training
    With DVD based training, the lectures were video taped and then digitized and presented to you in Full Motion Video, Audio, & Graphics.

AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training

Includes AutoCAD 2016 Essentials Training - Free ($99 value)

Part#: fd-acmep16 | Contents: 4 DVD-ROMs includes AutoCAD 2016 Essentials Training

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Reg: $279.00
Sale: $279.00
*No tax except for Maryland (USA) residents.

Shipping: Economy shipping allow 4-7 business days for delivery*

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NOT COMPATIBLE with Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, ME, or MAC OS X.

User License: This is a single user licensed product and user can authorize the product on a maximum of 2 of his/her computers (for example, on a work machine and a home or laptop computer). Please call for multi-user license information.

Course Outline - AutoCAD MEP 2016 Training Series:

(Total of 170 Individual Video Lessons - 12 Hours of Instructor-Led Training)

Getting Started

Starting AutoCAD MEP (3:33)
Understanding AutoCAD MEP Workspaces (7:50)
Understanding the Project Browser (5:00)
Understanding the Project Navigator (2:11)
Reviewing the Project Tab of Project Navigator (3:14)
Reviewing the Constructs Tab of Project Navigator (2:33)
Reviewing the Views Tab and Sheets Tab of Project Navigator (2:34)
Understanding XRefs and Project Files in Project Navigator (3:04)
Creating Categories in Project Navigator (3:33)
Adding Client Drawings as Elements with Project Navigator (2:29)
Creating Constructs in Project Navigator (2:29)
Modifying Constructs in Project Navigator (2:38)
Adding Backgrounds to Constructs in Project Navigator (2:37)
Creating Views in Project Navigator (3:14)
Creating Section and Elevation Views in Project Navigator (6:08)
Creating Sheets and Adding Views to Sheets in Project Navigator (5:28)
Using the Repath Project Command in Project Navigator (2:23)
Using Solution Tips (1:23)
Using MEP Snaps (2:44)
Using the MEP Compass (1:59)
Understanding Display Configurations (4:27)
Controlling Tab and Panel Visibility on the Ribbon (3:34)
Leveraging Option Settings for MEP Users (3:25)

Schematic Drawings

Understanding Schematic Drawings (4:21)
Creating a Schematic View Drawing (3:37)
Creating Schematic Systems (4:51)
AddingSchematic Lines (5:00)
Adding Schematic Symbols (2:55)
Understanding Schematic Line Styles and Priorities (3:09)

Designing with Space and Zone Objects

Understanding Spaces and Zones as Objects (4:55)
Generating Spaces (4:35)
Understanding Space Properties and Engineering Data (5:22)
AddingZones (4:14)
Exporting and Importing Space Engineering Data (2:37)
Setting Space Hatching (4:39)
Modifying Spaces (3:21)
Adding Ceiling Grids to Spaces (3:30)
Adding Holes to a Ceiling Grid (2:17)
Leveraging Autodesk 360 Energy Analysis Tools with AutoCAD MEP (4:46)

Modeling an MEP System

Understanding Matching the Design Process (3:34)
Understanding MvParts and Connectors (5:45)
Displaying a Ceiling Grid in an MEP Model (2:40)
Adding HVAC Equipment (5:08)
Adding Electrical Equipment and Panels (7:29)
Adding Light Fixtures and Devices (7:01)
Adding Piping Equipment (4:00)
Adding Plumbing Fixtures (4:18)
Editing MvPart Styles and Instance Properties (4:44)
Using Anchors (2:29)
Setting Duct Layout Preferences (2:52)
Setting Duct Engineering Units (2:03)
Setting HVAC System Definitions and Options (4:40)
Adding Duct (8:05)
Creating Duct Layout (5:47)
Sizing Duct (5:48)
Setting Pipe Layout Preferences (4:13)
Setting Pipe Routing Preferences (2:28)
Setting Piping System Definitions and Options (5:53)
Adding Piping (9:32)
Creating Pipe Layouts (4:06)
Replacing Pipe and Duct Fittings Globally (2:47)
Setting Conduit Preferences (3:08)
Setting Cable Tray Preferences (5:18)
Setting Electrical System Definitions and Options (4:19)
Adding Conduit (6:42)
Adding Cable Tray (3:30)
Modifying Runs (3:33)
Setting Display Control Options (4:57)
Adding Labels (4:23)
Setting Plumbing Line Styles and System Definitions (4:33)
Adding Plumbing Lines (6:09)
Adding Accessories to 2D Plumbing Lines (5:21)
Adding Universal Connectors (2:44)
Using a Navisworks Coordination Model (6:34)

Electrical Systems

Setting Electrical Preferences (3:41)
Creating an Electrical Project Database (2:27)
Using the Circuit Manager (3:48)
Defining Circuits (6:08)
Circuiting Devices (5:08)
Adding Wiring and Home Runs (4:44)

Analyzing Systems

Checking Connections (2:35)
Detecting Interferences (4:48)
Processing Interferences (3:57)
Reviewing Electrical Circuits and Power Totals (2:33)
Creating and Exporting Circuit Reports (2:32)

Detailing

Creating an Enlarged 3D Floor Plan View (4:15)
Creating an Enlarged 2D Floor Plan View (3:55)
Creating an Elevation View (5:46)
Creating a Section View (5:50)
Creating a Detail View (3:13)
Placing a Title Mark (2:19)
Editing Section and Elevation Styles (3:25)
Using the Refresh and Regenerate Section Tools (4:25)

Annotation

Adding Tags (4:12)
Adding Schedule Tables (6:10)
Defining Schedule Table Groups (4:37)
Adding Panel Schedules (3:31)
Adding AutoCAD Annotations (3:57)

Construction Documents

Creating Sheets (4:42)
Adding Views to Sheets (2:59)
Editing Sheets (4:27)
Managing Subsets and Sheet Templates (5:28)
Adding a Drawing List (2:31)
Publishing Project Drawings (4:19)
Transmitting and Archiving Projects (4:38)
Exporting to PDF Documents (3:14)
Creating Rendered Images (5:33)
Using Revision Clouds (3:29)

Project Management

Creating a New Project (4:23)
Understanding Basic Project Properties (5:12)
Understanding Advanced Project Properties (3:46)
Leveraging Project Drawing Templates (4:45)
Creating Typical Project View Drawings (5:10)
Customizing Project Sheets and Titleblocks (4:29)
Setting Project Template MEP Options (4:53)
Organizing Sheet Set Subsets (4:07)
Checking Project Standards (3:31)
Comparing Project Drawings (3:38)

Style Manager

Understanding Object Types and Styles (4:56)
Reviewing Style Manager Tabs and Tools (4:41)
Understanding System Definitions (5:42)
Leveraging Layer Key Styles (5:32)
Reviewing Rise Drop Styles (4:13)
Reviewing Part Group Definitions (3:15)
Reviewing Part Routing Preferences (5:27)
Defining Electrical Device Styles (6:15)
Defining Symbol Categories (3:13)
Defining Electrical Load Categories (3:22)
Defining Wire Styles (5:18)
Understanding Fixture Unit Tables (4:07)
Understanding Pipe Sizing Tables (4:35)
Understanding Property Set Definitions (4:09)
Defining Property Set Definitions Manually (4:23)
Defining Property Set Definitions Automatically (4:16)
Defining Property Set Definitions - Formula (4:12)
Defining Location Property Set Definitions (3:27)
Defining Property Set Definitions - Classifications (4:31)
Defining Project Property Set Definitions (2:48)
Defining Anchor Property Set Definitions (3:22)
Defining Property Set Definitions for Graphics (2:21)
Defining List Definitions within the Property Set Definitions (3:05)
Defining Property Data Format Styles (2:47)
Sharing Styles with Other Drawings (3:41)
Understanding the Style Browser (4:29)
Using the Style Browser to Load MEP Styles (3:53)
Using the Style Browser to Add and Edit Objects (3:02)

Display System

Understanding the Display Manager (4:52)
Defining Display Configurations and Sets (4:36)
Defining Object Representations (3:04)
Setting Style and System-Based Display Controls (3:22)
Setting Object-Based Display Controls (2:18)
Setting Layers versus Layer Keys per Display Component (3:02)
Defining 2D Section and Elevation Styles (4:10)

Content Development

Reviewing the Catalog Libraries (3:41)
Reviewing the Content Builder (4:51)
Reviewing the Catalog Editor (5:04)
Creating 3D Model and Plan Symbols for Block-Based Parts (9:49)
Defining Multiview Parts from Blocks (3:38)
Adding MEP Connectors to Multiview Parts (6:47)
Adding and Editing 2D Symbol Content by Workplane (6:56)
Modifying Block-Based Parts (5:48)
Creating a Custom Catalog (3:47)
Creating a Parametric Fitting Part (5:33)
Defining the Formulas of a Parametric Fitting (6:46)
Editing the Parameters and Catalogs of Parametric Fittings (4:28)
Using the Parametric Part Wizard (3:25)
Creating Custom Tags (7:14)
Creating Custom Schedule Tables (5:21)
Managing Schematic Content (6:04)
Importing and Using ADSK Content (4:25)

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  • Part#: fd-acmep16
  • Contents: 4 DVD-ROMs includes AutoCAD 2016 Essentials Training
  • Economy Shipping: Allow 4-7 business days for delivery*
Payment Options
  • Order securely online or call 1-888-797-4040 (301-589-3349)
  • All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover)
  • PayPal: Pay online quickly with your PayPal account
  • Company PO's accepted (Net 30); Call for multi-user license
  • *No tax except for Maryland (USA) residents.
System Requirements
  • 1 GHz Processor (minimum)
  • DVD-ROM Drive (Does not play on TV DVD players)
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Sound Card
  • Available Hard Disk Space 500 MB
  • 1024x768 Screen Resolution & 32 bit true color display required
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Adobe® Flash® Plugin
  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • NOT COMPATIBLE with with Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, ME, or MAC OS X.
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