AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016 for Designers, 3rd Edition

Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and
CADCIM Technologies,
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

Paperback, 332 Pages

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AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016 for Designers book introduces the readers to AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016, one of the world’s leading application, designed specifically to create and modify P&ID’s and plant 3D models. In this book, the author emphasizes on the features of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016 that allow the user to design piping & instrumentation diagrams and 3D piping models. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this book very effective in learning the features and capabilities of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016.

Special emphasis has been laid in this book on tutorials and exercises, which relate to the real world projects, help you understand the usage and abilities of the tools available in AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016. You will learn how to setup a project, create and edit P&IDs, design a 3D Plant model, generate isometric/orthographic drawings, as well as how to publish and print drawings.

Salient Features of the Textbook:

  • Consists of 10 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.

  • Comprehensive coverage of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016 concepts and techniques.

  • Tutorial approach to explain the concepts of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2016.

  • Detailed explanation of all commands and tools.

  • Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.

  • Hundreds of illustrations for easy understanding of concepts.

  • Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.

  • More than 9 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials.

  • Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.

  • Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help the users assess their knowledge.

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  • Additional learning resources at

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D
Chapter 2: Creating Projects and P&IDs
Chapter 3: Creating Structures
Chapter 4: Creating Equipment
Chapter 5: Editing Specifications and Catalogs
Chapter 6: Routing Pipes
Chapter 7: Adding Valves, Fittings, and Pipe Supports
Chapter 8: Creating Isometric Drawings
Chapter 9: Creating Orthographic Drawings
Chapter 10: Managing Data and Generating reports

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