AutoCAD MEP 2015 Training

AutoCAD MEP 2015 Training Videos on DVD
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AutoCAD® MEP 2015 Training Course

(now includes the AutoCAD 2015 Essentials Series)
A full-featured AutoCAD MEP training course covering beginner to advanced concepts, and everything in between, for Autodesk's AutoCAD MEP 2015 engineering design and drafting application with 170 individual video tutorials and over 13 hours of instructor-led training.

Follow along as your instructor, David Butts, covers the essential concepts and guides you through the process of accurately creating and modifying 2D and 3D geometry that represent MEP engineering components; applying intelligent data to objects such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing and piping information; and using 3D models to more quickly and efficiently create and produce complete construction documents.

This training package includes 2 courses:

  1. AutoCAD MEP 2015 Training - 13 Hours
  2. AutoCAD 2015 Essentials Training (for beginners) - 15 Hours

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 | Autodesk 360 Online Tools

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.

Learn more about AutoCAD MEP

Features & Benefits of AutoCAD MEP 2015 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 2015 Training

Includes AutoCAD 2015 Essentials Training - Free ($99 value)

Part#: fd--acmep15 | Contents: 2 DVD-ROMs includes AutoCAD 2015 Essentials


Reg: $279.00
Sale: $179.00
*No tax except for Maryland (USA) residents.

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

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Order securely online or call 1-888-797-4040 (301-589-3349)

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Company PO's accepted (Net 30); Call for multi-user license

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 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 2015 Training Series:

(Total of 170 Individual Video Lessons - Over 13 Hours of Instructor-Led Training)

Getting Started

Starting AutoCAD MEP
Understanding AutoCAD MEP Workspaces 
Understanding the Project Browser 
Understanding the Project Navigator 
Reviewing the Project Tab of Project Navigator 
Reviewing the Constructs Tab of Project Navigator 
Reviewing the Views Tab and Sheets Tab of Project Navigator 
Understanding XRefs and Project Files in Project Navigator 
Creating Categories in Project Navigator 
Adding Client Drawings as Elements with Project Navigator 
Creating Constructs in Project Navigator 
Modifying Constructs in Project Navigator 
Adding Backgrounds to Constructs in Project Navigator 
Creating Views in Project Navigator 
Creating Section Views and Elevation Views in Project Navigator 
Creating Sheets and Adding Views to Sheets in Project Navigator 
Using the Repath Project Command in Project Navigator 
Using Solution Tips 
Using MEP Snaps 
Using the MEP Compass 
Understanding Display Configurations 
Controlling Tab and Panel Visibility on the Ribbon 
Leveraging Option Settings for MEP Users

Schematic Drawings

Understanding Schematic Drawings 
Creating a Schematic View Drawing 
Creating Schematic Systems 
Adding Schematic Lines 
Adding Schematic Symbols 
Understanding Schematic Line Styles and Priorities 
Annotating the Schematic Diagram

Designing with Space and Zone Objects

Understanding Spaces and Zones as Objects 
Generating Spaces 
Understanding Space Properties and Engineering Data 
Adding Zones 
Exporting and Importing Space Engineering Data 
Setting Space Hatching 
Modifying Spaces 
Adding Ceiling Grids to Spaces 
Adding Holes to a Ceiling Grid 
Leveraging Autodesk 360 Energy Analysis Tools with AutoCAD MEP

Modeling an MEP System

Understanding Matching the Design Process 
Understanding MvParts and Connectors 
Displaying 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 MvPart Styles and Instance Properties 
Using Anchors 
Setting Duct Layout Preferences 
Setting Duct Engineering Units 
Setting HVAC System Definitions and Options 
Adding Duct 
Creating Duct Layout 
Sizing Duct 
Setting Pipe Layout Preferences 
Setting Pipe Routing Preferences 
Setting Piping System Definitions and Options 
Adding Piping 
Creating Pipe Layouts 
Replacing Pipe and Duct Fittings Globally 
Setting Conduit Preferences 
Setting Cable Tray Preferences 
Setting Electrical System Definitions and Options 
Adding Conduit 
Adding Cable Tray 
Modifying Runs 
Setting Display Control Options 
Adding Labels 
Setting Plumbing Line Styles and System Definitions 
Adding Plumbing Lines 
Adding Accessories to 2D Plumbing Lines 
Adding Universal Connectors

Electrical Systems

Setting Electrical Preferences 
Creating an 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


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 the Refresh and Regenerate Section Tools


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

Construction Documents

Creating Sheets 
Adding Views to Sheets 
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 
Customizing Project Sheets and Titleblocks 
Setting Project Template MEP Options 
Organizing Sheet Set Subsets 
Checking Project Standards 
Comparing Project Drawings

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 - Anchors 
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 and 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 Multiview Parts from Blocks 
Adding MEP Connectors to Multiview 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 
Managing Schematic Content

Autodesk 360 Online Tools

About Autodesk 360 
Saving and Syncing Configuration Settings 
Configuring Online Options 
Saving and Opening Drawings Using Autodesk 360 
Saving Non-Project Documents to Autodesk 360 
Opening and Viewing AutoCAD MEP Drawings in Autodesk 360 
Sharing AutoCAD MEP Drawings in Autodesk 360

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Reg. price: $279.00
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Product Details
  • Part#: fd--acmep15
  • Contents: 2 DVD-ROMs includes AutoCAD 2015 Essentials
  • 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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