Introduction to HVAC-CAD: First class note

Why do a floor plan or mechanical drawing ?


Mechanical plan

  • deals with building systems such as HVAC system, plumbing, electricity, lighting, refrigeration and etc.


floor plan view = top view

  • deals with structure, looks at dimensions of the building
  • you do the layout to print it
  • .DWG extension is for layout files.


Types of AutoCAD verions

AutoCAD 2017 English (only basic autocad)


AutoCAD MEP 2017 English (Basic + Mechanical)

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical


Imperial vs Metric

  • Imperial or English(Architectural)
  • Metric (Decimal)
  • Global (Metric + Imperial)


Orthographic Projections

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