AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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Does anyone have example schematics?

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12-16-2012 10:04 AM

I'm wondering if anyone has some examples of actual production schematics that they can give out.  Specifcally speaking, I'm looking for industrial control schematics.


I know  Autocad electrical has some demo schematics but I'm looking for more.


I am an entry level engineer and I'm trying to learn.


Thank you.

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Re: Does anyone have example schematics?

12-16-2012 12:35 PM in reply to: huyvu90

Most schematics will be of proprietary nature and cannot be divulged publicly.  That's why Autodesk included their demo projects, though admittedly they are very old and dated.  If you get your hands on a copy of NFPA-79 (can be downloaded from the Web) there are examples of ladder diagram style schematics included.  Their examples show the tagging format as %N%F (i.e. 105CR for a relay) but the majority of companies I have visited use %F%N (i.e. CR105 for a relay).  This is the default tagging format that AutoCAD Electrical's demo project is configured for as well.  This method makes it easier to sort component lists by family type.  I use this sort when I layout out a panel.  I can find all relays listed together, fuses listed together, etc.  Either tagging format is acceptable, but %F%N is my preference for ladder diagrams.

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Re: Does anyone have example schematics?

01-18-2013 11:46 AM in reply to: huyvu90

Here is a sample of a project with electrical schematics. I hope it helps.

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Re: Does anyone have example schematics?

01-18-2013 11:47 AM in reply to: metal_pro2

had to split the project into two files so here is second half

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Re: Does anyone have example schematics?

01-24-2013 12:39 PM in reply to: huyvu90

Hi Huyvu,


I have a set that I created based off of a cell that I built when I was a Control Systems Integrator, for obvious reason it is not exactly the same, and I cannot disclose which company that the original cell belongs too.


That said, this set is based on a cell that picked up a part processed it, and ran a check on the part and sorted it as good or bad. (hopefully more good parts than bad parts otherwise they would have stuck with some dude checking the parts!)


Anyway enjoy it, its not perfect, but it should give you an idea.




James Alger


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