CareerVision Training

AutoCAD MEP 2015 Beginner to Advanced Training DVDs

CareerVision Training

£ 166 - (Rs 13,534)

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The following course, offered by Career vision, will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!

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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

  • AutoCAD MEP 2015 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD
  • Also inculeds AutoCAD Essentials 2015 Training (15 Hours)
  • Over 13 Hours of training by a Certified Autodesk Instructor
  • Exercise Files

CADLearning® for AutoCAD® MEP 2015 teaches all aspects of the AutoCAD MEP engineering design and drafting application. You'll learn how to accurately create and modify 2D and 3D geometry that represents MEP engineering components. Video lessons cover how to control the display geometry, how to apply intelligent data to objects, such as HVAC, electrical, and plumbing and piping information, how to create a complete set of construction documents and more.

CADLearning® for AutoCAD 2015 Essentials teaches the basic skills to get you up and running with AutoCAD® 2015. You'll gain the essentials skills needed to use AutoCAD for creating two-dimensional drawings. Video lessons cover basic concepts for Getting Started in the application and provide demonstrations on Drafting Settings, Display Control, Managing Layers, Object Properties, Utility and Inquiry Tools, Complex Objects, and Modifying Objects using manipulation and alteration commands.

Our video tutorial courses 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 course 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.

  • 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 included.

What will CadLearning Courses do for me?

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

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

Getting Started
Introducing the New Tab
Understanding How Tools are Organized
Understanding Color Schemes
Switching Workspaces
Adjusting Workspace Settings
Using the Application Menu
Using the Quick Access Toolbar
Using the InfoCenter
Using and Controlling the Help System
Understanding Ribbon Fundamentals
Controlling the Display of the Ribbon
Changing the Location of the Ribbon
Working with Floating Panels
Introducing the Status Bar
Introducing the Drawing Grid
Changing Screen Colors
Working with User Profiles
Working Within the Drawing Window
Working with Multiple Drawings
Understanding Model and Layout Tabs
Understanding File Tabs
Understanding the Command Line
Typing Commands
Understanding Dialog Box Fundamentals
Understanding Palette Fundamentals
Starting a New Drawing from a Template File
Setting the Default Drawing Template File
Saving Drawings Using SAVE and QSAVE
Saving Drawings Using QSAVE and SAVEAS
Understanding the Autosave Options
Understanding Backup Files
Saving Drawings to Different Versions and Other Save Options
Opening Drawings in Partial Open and Read-Only Modes
Opening Drawings Using the Sheet Set Manager
Importing and Exporting DGN Files
Using a Mouse in AutoCAD
Understanding the In-Canvas Viewport Controls
Understanding the Navigation Bar
Understanding the UCS Icon
Understanding the ViewCube
Understanding the SteeringWheels
Understanding the Pull-Down Menus
Using CleanScreen
Using a 3D Mouse

2D Drawing Basics
Drawing Lines Using the Command Line
Drawing Lines Using Dynamic Input
Drawing Lines Using the Right-Click Menu
Repeating the Last Command
Understanding Command Options
Drawing Rectangles
Drawing Rectangles Using the Area Option
Drawing Rectangles Using the Dimensions Option
Drawing Rectangles Using the Rotation Option
Drawing Rectangles with Fillets
Drawing Rectangles with Chamfers
Drawing Rectangles Using the Width Option
Resetting the Rectangle Default Options
Using the Undo and Redo Commands
Drawing Circles Using Radius and Diameter
Drawing 2 Point and 3 Point Circles
Drawing Circles Using the TTR and TTT Options
Drawing Circles Using the Default Method
Drawing Arcs
Drawing Arcs by Specifying 3 Points
Understanding Coordinate System Concepts
Using Absolute Coordinates
Using Relative Coordinates
Understanding Drawing Units and Angle Measurements
Erasing Objects by Picking
Selecting Objects by Window and Crossing
Selecting Objects by Window Polygon and Crossing Polygon
Selecting Objects by Fence and Last
Selecting Objects Using Undo and Previous
Selecting Objects Using the Box Option
Selecting Objects Using Implied Selection
Selecting Objects Using a Lasso
Selecting Objects Using Select Similar
Adding New Objects Using Add Selected
Hiding and Isolating Objects
Restoring Erased Objects with OOPS
Selecting and Deselecting Objects
Selecting All Objects
Controlling Selection Settings
Using Selection Cycling

Drafting Settings
Using and Adjusting the Grid
Using Snap Mode
Using Ortho Mode
Using Direct Distance Entry and Dynamic Input
Using Polar Tracking with Absolute Angles
Using Polar Tracking with Relative Angles
Using Polar Tracking and Polar Snaps
Using Polar Tracking with Incremental and Additional Angles
Understanding Object Snap Concepts
Understanding Running Object Snaps
Understanding Parallel Object Snap
Understanding Extension Object Snap
Using the Object Snap Overrides
Using Object Snap Tracking from One Point Orthogonally
Using Object Snap Tracking from Two Points Orthogonally
Using Object Snap Tracking from One Point with Polar Angles
Using Object Snap Tracking from Two Points with Polar Angles
Using Object Snap Tracking with a Temporary Track Point
Using Object Snap Overrides with Mid Between 2 Points
Using Options to Control Object Snap System Variables

Display Control
Zooming and Panning Using the Wheel Mouse
Using Real-Time Pan and Zoom
Zooming Using the Ribbon
Panning Using the Ribbon Panel
Zooming and Panning Using the Navigation Bar
Using the View Back and View Forward Tools
Using the SteeringWheels
Creating Tiled Viewports
Naming Tiled Viewports
Resizing Tiled Viewports

Managing Layers
Introducing Layer Concepts
Establishing the Current Layer
Understanding the On and Off Layer States
Understanding the Freeze and Thaw Layer States
Understanding the Unlock and Lock Layer States
Understanding the Lock Layer Fade Control
Controlling the Layer Color
Introducing the Layer Properties Manager Palette
Adjusting Columns in the Layer Properties Manager
Controlling the Linetype of a Layer
Controlling the Transparency of a Layer
Controlling the Plot or No Plot Layer State
Controlling the Viewport Freeze Layer State
Controlling the New Viewport Freeze Layer State
Creating a New Layer Frozen in All Viewports
Freezing Layers in All But the Current Viewport
Freezing Layers in All Viewports
Thawing Layers in All Viewports
Isolating Selected Layers
Merging Layers Using the Layer Properties Manager
Adjusting Other Layer Settings Using the Shortcut Menu
Controlling Other Layer States on a Per-Viewport Basis
Creating a New Layer
Deleting a Layer
Adding a Layer Description