The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP, 2012, 2013 and beyond

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The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP is a concise manual focused squarely on the rationale and practicality of the AutoCAD MEP process. The book emphasizes the process of creating projects in MEP rather than a series of independent commands and tools. The goal of each lesson is to help the reader complete their projects successfully. Tools are introduced together in a focused process with a strong emphasis on “why” as well as “how.” The text and exercises seek to give the reader a clear sense of the value of the tools, and a clear indication of each tool's potential. The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP is a resource designed to shorten your learning curve, raise your comfort level, and, most importantly, give you real-life tested practical advice on the usage of the software to create mechanical, electrical, and plumbing designs, and calculations. Empowered with the information within this book, the reader will have insight into how to use AutoCAD MEP to create construction documents that are reflective of their standards and expectations.***This edition is designed takes the core version 2012 text and makes it compatible with version 2013 by providing a 2013 format dataset download and noting differences where they occur. This book is fully compatible with version 2012, 2013 and beyond. Visit paulaubin.com for free downloads and PDF chapters***
 

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Contents

Chapter 1The User Interface
3
Prerequisite Skills
50
Summary
56
Chapter 2Conceptual Underpinnings of AutoCAD MEP
57
Object Styles
101
Content Library
109
Chapter 3Project Navigator for MEP
113
SECTION IIWORKING WITH MEP OBJECTS
185
Panel Schedules
470
Chapter 8Conduit Systems
475
SECTION IIICONTENT AND DISPLAY
499
Chapter 9Content CreationStyles
501
Panel Styles
532
Schematic Symbols
540
Rise Drop Styles
547
Line Styles
554

Chapter 4Energy Analysis
187
Chapter 5Mechanical Systems
245
Ductwork
264
Summary
312
Chapter 6Piping Systems
313
Summary
397
Chapter 7Electrical Systems Layout
399
Panel Placement
416
Circuit Manager
423
Electrical Equipment
436
Electrical Distribution Basics
454
Other Electrical Settings
461
Chapter 10Content CreationEquipment
557
Chapter 11Content CreationParametric Fittings
593
Parameters
620
Content Builder Tips
635
Chapter 12Display System
639
SECTION IVDOCUMENTATION AND COORDINATION
669
Chapter 13Sections
671
Chapter 14Managing Updates and Interference Detection
701
Chapter 15Annotation Property Sets and Schedules
723
Index
787
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Paul F. Aubin is the author of many CAD and BIM book titles including the widely acclaimed: "The Aubin Academy Mastering Series" titles and video training at www.lynda.com/paulaubin. Paul is an independent architectural consultant providing Revit(r) and AutoCAD(r) Architecture implementation, training, and support services. Paul's involvement in the architectural profession spans over 20 years, with experience that includes design, production, CAD management, mentoring, coaching, and training. 
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Darryl McClelland, LEED AP has 26 years of practical design experience in MEP engineering. Although his primary focus was the design of mechanical systems, he spent 11 of those 26 years designing electrical and plumbing systems as well. He also ran his own engineering business for eight years. 
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Martin J. Schmid, P.E. is a recovering design engineer, now working in product management. His current responsibilities include identifying requirements related to information modeling as it pertains to engineering analysis, as well as focus on the specific needs of users in various countries. Mr. Schmid has also worked in various roles in a variety of architecture and engineering firms, including electrical designer, engineering coordinator, and application developer.
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Gregg Stanley has over twenty two years experience in Mechanical Process Design focused on Water Wastewater treatment systems using AutoCAD based solutions since Release 1.1. He has also been in the position as a CAD Manager responsible for developing and instituting company specific customized applications, CAD standards and training. 
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