Introduction to Autodesk Plant Design, Plant 3D

This course will teach delegates how to use AutoCAD Plant 3D software to complete a plant design project. The course provides a comprehensive overview that includes all common workflows for plant design plus a focus on project setup and administration.

"Thanks to Geoff Alder at Excitech for the excellent training over the last couple of days. We all enjoyed it and found it very useful. Thanks should also be extended to the ladies on reception, for our warm welcome." - Mark C.


An understanding of process design concepts and terminology is recommended


Day One
  • Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D
    • AutoCAD Plant 3D interface
    • Project Manager
    • Data Manager
    • Working in a project
    • Opening a drawing
  • Managing Layers and colours
    • AutoCAD P&ID
    • Creating and Adding Existing Drawings
    • Equipment and Nozzles
    • Piping
    • Instruments and Instrument Lines
    • Tagging concepts
    • Annotation Concepts
    • Editing techniques
    • Data manager and reports
    • Custom one off symbols
    • Offpage connectors
    • Solve validation issues
    • P&ID Admin for users
    • Generating Reports
Day Two
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D
    • Creating 3D projects
    • Steel modelling
    • Equipment modelling
    • Piping basics
    • Piping editing
    • Using P&ID in Plant 3D
    • Creating and annotating Orthographic Drawings
    • Creating Isometric Drawings
Day Three
  • Administering a plant project
    • Overview of Plant project
    • Project Structure
    • Customising the Data manager
    • Creating and editing Templates
    • Configuring project specs with the spec editor
    • Loading and developing Catalogues
    • Iso setups
    • Creating and Managing Report Configurations
    • Setting up SQL Express for AutoCAD Plant 3DExporting Reports

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