Ascent AutoCAD Electrical 2021 Fundamentals with NFPA Standards eBook

The AutoCAD® Electrical 2021: Fundamentals with NFPA Standards guide is designed for those using AutoCAD® Electrical 2021 with a Windows operating system. This guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software.

The AutoCAD® Electrical 2021: Fundamentals with NFPA Standards guide covers the indispensable core topics for working with the AutoCAD® Electrical software. In this guide, you will learn how to use many of the powerful electrical drawing creation tools in the AutoCAD Electrical software. You will 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, you are introduced to methods of customizing AutoCAD Electrical symbols, circuits, and databases. Other topics covered include titleblock linking, reporting tools, templates, and project files.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding project files
  • Creating and editing schematic and panel drawings
  • Working with PLC symbols
  • Creating custom symbols
  • Generating reports

  • Access to the 2021.0 version of the software, to ensure compatibility with this guide. Future software updates that are released by Autodesk may include changes that are not reflected in this guide. The practices and files included with this guide might not be compatible with prior versions (e.g., 2020).