The AutoCAD® Electrical Fundamentals course covers the indispensable core topics for working with the AutoCAD® Electrical software. In this student guide, students learn how to use many of the powerful electrical drawing creation tools in the AutoCAD Electrical software. Students create schematic drawings (ladder logic and point to point), panel drawings, and PLC-I/O circuits using automated commands for symbol insertion, component tagging, wire numbering, and drawing modification. In addition, students are introduced to methods of customizing AutoCAD Electrical symbols, circuits, and databases. Other topics covered include titleblock linking, reporting tools, templates, and project files.
- Understanding project files.
- Creating and editing schematic and panel drawings.
- Working with PLC symbols.
- Creating custom symbols.
- Generating reports.
Before taking this course, students need to have a good working knowledge of the AutoCAD® software and electrical terminology.