AutoCAD MEP 2013 has some great enhancements to the Duct Routing Preferences which will help you to route and lay out duct systems per design specification. The Duct Routing Preferences may now be linked to Duct System Definitions. When the Duct System is changed on the Properties palette, the routing preference will change accordingly. You can apply the changes to all segments and fittings connected to the object, and it will continue until it comes to an MVPart, reducer, tee, or cross.
These changes to the system are:
- Linked to Duct System Definitions
- Changeable on the Properties palettes
- Can apply changes to all segments and fittings
Watch the video: AutoCAD MEP 2013: Duct System Routing Enhancement
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Senior Application Specialist MEP/AEC Solutions
Bill has over 25 years experience in applying MEP & AEC design solutions for large commercial companies, this has led to actively developed Autodesk® Revit® implementation strategies, techniques, and procedures for architectural and MEP companies. He has worked for TEECOM Design Group, GTE/GTEL, Greg LeDoux and Associates, and Scottish Power in England. Bill is an Autodesk MEP Implementation Certified Expert, and has been the Lead Designer for several multi-million dollar communication sites which have included structural, electrical, HVAC, conduit, cable plans and equipment layouts. He graduated from the Pasadena Institute of Technology and has a Sustainable Design Certification from the University of California at Berkeley.