AutoCAD Utility Design - Basics

Product Method Length
Autodesk® AutoCAD®
Classroom
2 Days

Course Description

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Windows based computer operating system, an understanding of civil engineering terminology, & experience with Autodesk AutoCAD-based products are all assets for this course.

Expectations: Using the functionality of Autodesk Utility Design features, students learn to design, edit, & analyze above ground & underground electrical distribution, telecommunications, water, & gas utilities in a rules-driven workflow.  This class is for currently owned Autodesk Utility Design 2017 or previous versions only.

Topics Covered:

  • Working with industry models & design features
  • Understanding the design explorer
  • Configuring Utility Design
  • Adding base map data (Map 3D GIS feature data)
  • Extracting & merging data
  • Learning how to layout design
  • Connections, containment, & tapping
  • Annotating drawings & objects
  • Validating utility designs
  • Creating material lists
  • Exporting, reporting, & publishing maps & data
  • Updating GIS model