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AutoCAD Plant 3D


AutoCAD Plant 3D Complete Guide is designed to give you a solid understanding of AutoCAD Plant 3D features and capabilities.  Every course is designed to use all learning styles from text, audio, video, interactivity, quizzes and practical “Let Me Try” examples.

You’ll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning to model and document process plants, generate and share isometrics, orthographics, and materials reports.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic .within the course and take advantage of the different tools and activities to help to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the hundreds of real-world, Let Me Try examples.​

   Course Outline

Lesson 1 : New For AutoCAD
  • User Interface & Configuration Changes
  • Documentation and Design Enhancements
  • 3D Updates
  • Point Cloud Improvements
Lesson 2 : Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • ​​​Starting AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D User Interface
  • Different Workspaces and Invoking Commands in AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Tool Palettes and Dialog Boxes
  • Creating Backup Files and Closing a Drawing
  • Opening Drawings and Quitting Plant 3D
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D Help
 Lesson 3 : Creating Projects and P&IDs
  • Introduction to Creating Projects and P&ID
  • Designing a P&ID
  • Validating the Drawing
  • Editing the Drawing
Lesson 4 : Creating Structures
  • ​​​Creating a Grid and Adding Members
  • Creating Stairs
  • Creating Railing
  • Creating Ladder
  • Creating a Plate/Grate
  • Creating Footing
  • Editing the Structural Members
  • Visibility Options
  • Exchanging Data with Other Applications​
Lesson 5 : Creating Equipment
  • ​​​Creating Equipment
  • Placing Equipment in the Drawing
  • Creating a Customized Equipment
  • Modifying Equipment
  • Converting Solid Models into Equipment
  • Attaching and Detaching Objects from an Equipment
  • Adding Nozzles to a Customized Equipment
  • Adding Nozzles to a Converted Equipment
  • Modifying Nozzles
Lesson 6 : Adding Specifications and Catalogs
  • ​​​Getting Started with AutoCAD Plant 3D Spec Editor and Creating a New Spec File
  • Adding and Editing Spec Sheets
  • Adding to and Editing Specs
  • Working with the Catalog Editor
  • Modifying the Branch Table
Lesson 7 : Routing Pipes
  • ​​​Selecting a Spec and Working with the Spec Viewer
  • Routing a Pipe
  • Creating Branches, Weld Connections and Autodesk Connection Points
Lesson 8 : Adding Valves, Fittings and Pipe Supports
  • ​​​Adding Valves and Fittings
  • Pipe Supports
  • Insulating a Pipe and Modifying the Pipe Components Using Grips

Lesson 9 : Creating Isometric Drawings
  • ​​​Isometric Drawings
  • Creating a Quick or Production Isometric Drawing​
  • Placing Iso Messages and Annotations and Exporting a Component File
  • Configuring Isometric Drawing Settings​
Lesson 10 : Creating Orthographic Drawings
  • ​​​Creating an Orthographic Drawing
  • Using Different Views
Lesson 11 : Managing Data and Creating Reports
  • ​​​Finding the Data in a File
  • Working with the Data Manager and Report Creator​​


​A working knowledge of AutoCAD or completion of AutoCAD 2D and AutoCAD Advanced online or Instructor-led course

    Access Term

​12 Months


$295.00 - Flexible course delivery allows full access to any area of the course. Because it is not structured, it is not eligible for Autodesk Certificates of Completion, but it does contain all the same content as the Guided version, including the lecture quizzes for your own assessment. Flexible courses are also available to you for one full year after registration. This allows you to find what you need, whenever you need it.


Last updated 8/4/2021 4:49 AM