The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP 2011

By Paul F. Aubin, Darryl McClelland, Martin J. Schmid & Gregg Stanley

About the Book

Publisher: Cengage Learning
Paperback: 720 pages
ISBN-10: 1111137927
ISBN-13: 978-1111137922

The Aubin Academy Series: AutoCAD MEP 2011 focuses on the rationale and practicality the process of creating projects in MEP, rather than a series of independent commands and tools. The goal of each lesson in this concise manual is to help you complete your projects successfully. Tools are introduced together in a focused process, with a strong emphasis on "why" as well as "how". The book and itsexercises will provide you with a clear sense of the value of the tools and a clear indication of each tool's potential. The Aubin Academy Series: AutoCAD MEP 2011 is a resource designed to shorten your learning curve, raise your comfort level and, most importantly, give you real life tested practical advice on using the software to create mechanical, electrical and plumbing designs and calculations. Empowered with the information in this book, you will learn how to use AutoCAD MEP to create construction documents that are reflective of industry standards and expectations.

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Table of Contents

Quick Start General Overview
Section I Introduction and Methodology
Chapter I User Interface
Chapter 2 Conceptual Underpinnings of AutoCAD MEP
Chapter 3 Project Navigator
Section II Working with MEP Objects
Chapter 4 Energy Analysis
Chapter 5 Mechanical Systems
Chapter 6 Piping Systems
Chapter 7 Electrical Systems
Chapter 8 Conduit Systems
Section III Content and Display
Chapter 9 Content Creation – Styles
Chapter 10 Content Creation – Equipment
Chapter 11 Content Creation – Fittings
Chapter 12 Display Control
Section IV Drawing Documentation and Coordination
Chapter 13 Sections
Chapter 14 Managing Updates and Interference Detection
Chapter 15 Annotation, Property Sets and Schedules
Chapter 16 Plotting and Publishing
Section V Appendices
Appendix A Rise/Drop

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