Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

AutoCAD is used in multiple disciplines across industries, one of which is Electrical Designing. AutoCAD Electrical 2016 is a powerful tool used for electrical systems modeling. As the demand for AutoCAD Electrical professionals is high globally, it opens up great career opportunities for enthusiastic specialists in this domain. Undergo an authorized AutoCAD Electrical training course to develop your skills and knowledge and become a proficient designer.

NetCom Learning offers the most sophisticated, structured and Autodesk-authorized AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals Training course for keen students and working professionals. The all-inclusive AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals software training is provided through online, classroom and boot camp training mediums.

Electrical CAD courses from expert trainers at NetCom covers different concepts of the software, including panel drawings, PLC-I/O circuits, AutoCAD Electrical symbols, circuits, and databases, design a wiring schematic, and more. The learners will learn about different tools, features and functionalities employed for designing with electrical components and systems.

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Intended Audience for this Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals Course

  • » AutoCAD professionals
  • » Electrical engineers / designers
  • » Aspirants willing to work in engineering and designing sectors
  • » Anyone keen to create electrical system designs with AutoCAD

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Course Prerequisites for Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals

  • » Working knowledge of AutoCAD software
  • » Knowledge of electric terminology

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Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals Course Objectives

  • » Understand AutoCAD Electrical user interface, and basic electrical project design workflow
  • » Understand project files, manage projects, and know about multiple drawing and inter-drawing relationships
  • » Create and edit schematic and panel drawings, create custom symbols, insert and annotate schematic symbols
  • » Work with PLC symbols
  • » Create Bill of Material, Wiring and other reports by extracting information from drawings
  • » Create drawing templates, change project and drawing configurations
  • » Generate reports

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Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Fundamentals Course Outline

      1. Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical
        1. What is AutoCAD Electrical?
        2. Drawing Files
        3. Electrical Components and Wires
        4. Design Methodologies
      2. Project Files
        1. Project Manager Interface
        2. Accessing Project Files
        3. Opening a Drawing
        4. Creating a Drawing
        5. Add a Drawing to a Project File
        6. Managing Drawings in Projects
        7. Project Manager Drawing List
      3. Schematics I - Single Wires/Components
        1. Referencing
        2. Ladders
        3. Insert Wires
        4. Edit Wires
        5. Add Rungs
        6. Wire Setup
        7. Wire Numbers
        8. Source & Destination Signal Arrows
        9. Insert Component
        10. Parent/Child Components
      4. Schematics II - Multiwire and Circuits
        1. Dashed Link Lines
        2. Phase Ladders
        3. Multiple Wire Bus
        4. 3-Phase Components
        5. 3-Phase Wire Numbering
        6. Cable Markers
        7. Fan In/Out
        8. Insert Saved Circuits
        9. Save Circuits to Icon Menu
        10. WBlock Circuits
        11. Copy Circuit
        12. Move Circuit
        13. Circuit Clipboard
        14. Circuit Builder
      5. Editing Commands
        1. Edit Component
        2. Updating Drawings
        3. Scoot
        4. Move Component
        5. Copy Component
        6. Align
        7. Delete Component
        8. Surfer Command
        9. Copy Catalog Assignment
        10. Copy Installation/Location Code Values
        11. Attribute Editing Commands
      6. Panel Drawings
        1. Insert Footprint (Icon Menu)
        2. Insert Footprint (Schematic List)
        3. Insert Component (Panel List)
        4. Edit Footprint
        5. Assign Item Numbers
        6. Add Balloons
      7. Terminals
        1. Insert Terminal Symbols
        2. Multiple Level Terminals
        3. Multiple Insert Component Command
        4. Insert Jumpers
        5. Terminal Strip Editor
        6. DIN Rail Command
      8. PLC Symbols
        1. Insert PLC (Parametric)
        2. Insert PLC (Full Units)
        3. Insert Individual PLC I/O Points
        4. PLC Based Tagging
        5. Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility
      9. Point-to-Point Wiring Drawings
        1. Insert Connectors
        2. Edit Connectors
        3. Insert Splices
        4. Insert Multiple Wires
        5. Bend Wires
      10. Symbol Creation
        1. Schematic Symbols
        2. Naming Convention
        3. Icon Menu Wizard
        4. AutoCAD Electrical Databases
        5. Project Database
        6. Catalog Database
        7. Footprint Lookup Database
        8. PLC Database
      11. Titleblocks
        1. Update Titleblocks
        2. Titleblock Setup
      12. Reporting Tools
        1. Create Reports
        2. Configure Report Templates
        3. Running Automatic Reports
        4. Electrical Audit
      13. Settings and Templates
        1. Project Properties
        2. Drawing Properties
        3. Panel Drawing Configuration
        4. Template Files
        5. Sharing Symbol Libraries and Databases
      14. Drawing Update Tools
        1. Project-Wide Update/Retag
        2. Project-Wide Utilities
        3. Plot Project
        4. Export to Spreadsheet
        5. Update from Spreadsheet
        6. Copy Project
        7. Swap/Update Block
        8. Mark/Verify Drawings

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.


Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.


Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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