Complete Course in AutoCAD Electrical 2021

Complete Course in AutoCAD Electrical 2021

Complete Course in AutoCAD Electrical 2021

A Masterclass

Language: english

Note: 3.9/5 (600 notes) 48,044 students

Instructor(s): CADCIM Technologies

Last update: 2021-05-15

What you’ll learn

  • Students will get an in depth knowledge of Functionality of AutoCAD Electrical software. Using this knowledge, students can create professional electrical control drawings.



  • The instructor starts right from the basics so there are no prerequisites. However, knowledge of AutoCAD is an added advantage



AutoCAD Electrical is the software of the AutoCAD suite which is intended to help control designers with the creation and modification of control systems. This software has extended features to automate control engineering tasks, such as building circuits, numbering wires, and creating bills.

For electrical engineers it’s good for making circuit layout to power plant layout. This module include electrical schematic components, automatic report generation, PLC I/O drawing for spreadsheet, and so on.

This course is basically designed to assist the engineering students and the practicing designers. Keeping in view the varied requirements of the students, this course covers a wide range of tools and features such as schematic drawings, Circuit Builder, panel drawings, parametric and non-parametric PLC modules, stand-alone PLC I/O points, ladder diagrams, point-to-point wiring diagrams, report generation, creation of symbols, and so on. On the completion of this course, students will be able to create electrical drawings easily and effectively.

Salient Features of this Course:

  1. A comprehensive course consisting of 106 video lectures that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.

  2. Detailed explanation of all AutoCAD Electrical commands and tools.

  3. Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.

  4. Two projects at the end of the course to enable the users to apply

    the skills learned in the course

  5. Practice Test

  6. Certificate of Completion


Who this course is for

  • Degree/Diploma holders and Professionals in electrical field


Course content

  • Installation and Basic Interface Overview
    • Understanding AutoCAD Electrical installation steps
    • Overview of AutoCAD Electrical interface
  • Working with Project Manager
    • Creating a new project and opening an existing project
    • Creating a new drawing in the project
    • Understanding important project related and drawing related options
    • Copying and deleting the project
    • Understanding the location view tab in the project Manager
  • Working with Wires
    • Inserting straight and angled wires and modifying the wire
    • Inserting multiple wire bus into the drawing
    • Creating,, modifying, and changing wire types
    • Understanding types of wire numbers and inserting wire numbers
    • Working with wire numbers-I
    • Working with wire numbers-II
    • Inserting source and destination signal markers
    • Inserting fan in source and fan out destination markers and cable markers
    • Showing and editing wire sequences
    • Troubleshooting wires
  • Understanding Ladder Diagrams
    • Understanding and inserting ladders
    • Modifying ladders-I
    • Modifying ladders-II
    • Changing format reference style of a ladder and inserting X and X-Y grid labels
  • Schematic Components
    • Inserting schematic components using the ICON Menu tool
    • Inserting schematic components using the Catalog Browser tool
    • Edit the catalog database
    • Editing the schematic component
    • Creating parent child relationship
    • Creating project specific catalog database
    • Inserting schematic components from the Equipment List
    • Inserting schematic components from the Panel List
    • Inserting, schematic components from the User Defined List
    • Swapping and updating blocks
  • Schematic Editing
    • Repositioning, Copying, Aligning and Deleting the components
    • Updating the schematic component from catalog database and one line component
    • Surfing the component
    • Retagging Drawings
    • Auditing drawings -I
    • Auditing drawings -II
    • Using miscellaneous tools for editing the schematic components
    • Editing the attributes of schematic components
  • Connectors and Point to Point Wiring Diagrams
    • Inserting connectors
    • Inserting splices, connectors from the list, and multiple wire bus into the con
    • Editing connectors
    • Modifying connectors
  • Working with Circuits
    • Inserting saved circuit and moving the circuits
    • Saving circuit to an ICON menu
    • Copying the circuit
    • Saving the circuit by using the WBLOCK command and inserting the Wblocked circui
    • Building the circuit
    • Configuring the circuit
  • Panel Layouts
    • Understanding key features of panel Layout drawing and WD_PNLM block file
    • Creating panel layouts from schematic lists
    • Inserting panel footprints from the ICON Menu and using the Manual tool
    • Editing the panel footprints
    • Inserting, adding, and editing footprints from the User Defined List
    • Inserting footprints from the Equipment list
    • Inserting footprints from the vendor menus
    • Making Xdata visible and renaming panel layers
    • Adding balloons to the footprint
    • Adding multiple balloons to the footprint
    • Resequencing item numbers and copying the footprint
    • Inserting Nameplates
    • Inserting DIN Rails
    • Editing the Panel Footprint lookup Database FIle
    • Setting the Panel Drawing Configuration
  • Schematic and Panel Reports
    • Generating Schematic Bill of Material Reports
    • Generating Missing BOM and Component Report
    • Generating From/To Reports
    • Component wire List Report, Connector Plug Report and other Miscellaneous Schema
    • Generating Component Cross Reference Report and WIre SIgnal and Standalone Refer
    • Generating Panel Reports
    • Understanding the Report Generator Dialog Box
    • Changing Report Formats
    • Adding fields using the User Attributes Tool
    • Placing reports in the Drawing and Saving Reports to a FIle
    • Editing a Report and setting format file for Reports
    • Generating Cumulative Reports
  • PLC Modules
    • Understanding PLCs and Inserting Parametric PLC Modules
    • Inserting Non Parametric PLC Modules and Editing PLC Modules
    • Creating and Modifying Parametric PLC Modules
    • Creating PLC I/O Wiring Diagrams
    • Inserting Individual PLC I/O points, PLC address based tagging, Stretching and S
  • Terminals
    • Inserting Terminals Manually and using the ICON Menu Tool
    • Inserting Terminals from the Schematic List and the Panel List
    • Editing Terminal Symbols and Understanding Terminal Properties – I
    • Editing Terminal Symbols and Understanding Terminal Properties – II
    • Creating, Editing, and Inserting Terminal Strips – I
    • Creating, Editing, and Inserting Terminal Strips – II
    • Generating the Terminal Strip Table
    • Editing the Terminal Database Table
    • Resequncing Terminal Number, Copying Terminal Properties, and Editing Jumpers
  • Project Properties, Drawing Properties, and Reference Files
    • Understanding Project and Drawing Properties – I
    • Understanding Project and Drawing Properties – II
    • Understanding Reference Files
  • Title Blocks and Templates
    • Creating Templates
    • Setting and Updating Title Block
  • Symbol Creation and Miscellaneous Tools
    • Creating Symbols – I
    • Creating Symbols – II
    • Customizing the ICON Menu
    • Marking and Verifying Drawings
    • Exporting Data to the Spreadsheet and Importing Data from the Spreadsheet
    • Using Project Wide Utilities
  • Project 1
    • Motor Control Circuit Project – Part 1
    • Motor Control Circuit Project – Part 2
    • Motor Control Circuit Project – Part 3
  • Project 2
    • Panel Layout Project – Part 1
    • Panel Layout Project – Part 2
    • Practice Test


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