Course Outline


  • What is AutoCAD Plant 3D?
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D vs. traditional AutoCAD
  • Overview of AutoCAD Plant 3D features and architecture
  • Benefits of using AutoCAD Plant 3D in plant design projects

Understanding Plant Design

  • The lifecycle of a plant design project
  • How AutoCAD Plant 3D facilitates efficient plant design
  • Key concepts and terminology in plant design

Getting Started

  • Setting up the Development Environment
  • Installing AutoCAD Plant 3D as a standalone application
  • Configuring the initial project settings
  • Navigating the AutoCAD Plant 3D interface

Creating Plant Models

  • Adding equipment and structures to the model
  • Designing piping systems with AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Utilizing pre-built catalogs and specifications
  • Ensuring consistency in design using standard components

Generating Drawings

  • Producing isometric and orthographic drawings
  • Documentation best practices in AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Annotating and detailing plant layouts

Integrating AutoCAD Plant 3D with Other Tools

  • Collaborating with Autodesk Navisworks
  • Interoperability with AutoCAD MEP for multidisciplinary projects


  • Common issues in AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Effective debugging techniques
  • Tips for improving performance

Summary and Next Steps


  • An understanding of basic CAD concepts
  • Experience with AutoCAD software
  • No programming experience required


  • Engineers
  • Designers
  • Professionals in the plant design and engineering fields
 14 Hours

Testimonials (3)