Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating fire-alarm display configurations, part of AutoCAD: Creating Sprinkler and Fire-Alarm Systems (2015).
- It's time to think low voltage electrical.…We certainly have come a long way…from 2D AutoCAD.…The reason I say that is the basic fact…that we can set up AutoCAD MEP…and the display configurations…to include a fire alarm configuration.…This allows us to turn on and off…specific disciplines all in one shot.…This video will include creating a new drawing…and linking in the architectural model.…We will then create a new fire alarm…display configuration and add some items…we'd like to see.…
So to get started, let's go to the get started area.…Underneath start drawing, let's click…the templates drop down.…Let's grab Aecb Model US Imperial Ctb.…If your external references palette isn't up,…type X R and hit enter.…Click on the attach dwg button…and browse to where you're keeping…your architectural file.…Then click open.…Let's set our reference type for overlay.…
We don't need to scale or an insertion point.…Let's click OK.…Double click your wheel button to zoom extents.…Now what I'd like to do is go…to the display manager.…
- Externally referencing architecture
- Setting up display configurations
- Adding room tags
- Setting up routing preferences and systems
- Adding piping and connectors
- Adding fire-alarm devices and control panels
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Setting Up the Sprinkler
2. Setting Up the Sprinkler Piping
3. Setting Up the Fire Alarm
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