Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Externally referencing architecture, part of AutoCAD: Creating Sprinkler and Fire-Alarm Systems.
- We're not going to get very far…if we don't have an architectural background…to define the boundaries of our sprinkler systems.…Sure, we could always add sprinkler heads…and pipes with no background,…but that would certainly not be the best practice.…The objective of this video is…to properly externally reference an architectural file,…making sure the settings…for the references are the way we want them.…We will then save our file…as something we can retrieve later.…To get started, let's open up AutoCAD MEP.…In the Getting Started dialog, under Templates,…let's click the little drop-down arrow to the right.…
Let's scroll down and find…Ae cb Model /US Imperial. Ctb.dwt,…or you can use whatever template your company uses.…I'm going to click this.…This will open up AutoCAD.…If you don't have your external references palette open,…type x+r at the command prompt and hit Enter.…With your external references dialog open,…go ahead and click on the DWG Attach.…Browse to where you're keeping your architectural underlay,…
- 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
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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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