Why do a floor plan or mechanical drawing ?
- 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)
Imperial vs Metric
- Imperial or English(Architectural)
- Metric (Decimal)
- Global (Metric + Imperial)