AutoCAD MEP 2009

Plumbing Tutorial

April 2008

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Contents

Chapter 1

Starting a Plumbing Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Using This Tutorial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Lesson 1: Starting a Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Exercise 1: Specifying a Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Exercise 2: Specifying a Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Exercise 3: Viewing Configuration Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Exercise 4: Inserting a Reference Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Chapter 2

Drawing Plumbing Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Lesson 2: Creating a Sanitary System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 1: Adding Plumbing Fixtures . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 2: Adding a Waste Line and Connecting to the Fixtures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3: Connecting Sinks to the Waste Line . . . . . . . . Exercise 4: Adding Vent Lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 5: Adding Annotation: Labels, Fixture Tags, and MText for Stacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lesson 3: Creating a Domestic Water System . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 1: Adding Hot Water Lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 2: Adding Cold Water Lines to Sinks . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3: Adding Cold Water Lines to the Remaining Fixtures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 . . 17 . . 33 . . 43 . . 50 . . . . . 62 . 73 . 73 . 81

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Exercise 4: Sizing Plumbing Line Segments and Adding Annotation (Labels, Valves, and Reducers) . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Lesson 4: Creating a Riser Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Exercise 1: Starting the Sanitary Waste Lines . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Exercise 2: Completing the Sanitary Waste Lines . . . . . . . . . 111 Exercise 3: Drawing the Sanitary Vent Lines . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Exercise 4: Annotating the Riser Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

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Starting a Plumbing Drawing

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In this tutorial, you learn how to create part of a plumbing system for a research laboratory. In the process, you learn the primary concepts of how to use AutoCAD® MEP to draw plumbing systems and produce construction documents. In the first lesson, you learn how to start a drawing. You also learn how to work with a project, and you learn some important settings for drawing plumbing systems.

Using This Tutorial
This tutorial is divided into lessons, each of which addresses a particular task. Each lesson contains step-by-step exercises you can perform to achieve the goal of the lesson. Drawings, referred to as datasets, are included in the project files. You must extract the project files in order to complete any part of this tutorial. You can complete the tutorial from beginning to end or, if you are an experienced user, you can proceed to a specific lesson. The lessons in this tutorial are designed to build upon your knowledge of AutoCAD®. If you are not familiar with basic AutoCAD functions and commands, see the online AutoCAD Help. These lessons also assume you are familiar with basic AutoCAD MEP features such as tool palettes, the Properties palette, and MEP snaps. If you are not familiar with these features, see “Getting Started” in the AutoCAD MEP Help.

Extracting the Project Datasets
You must extract the project files in order to complete any part of this tutorial. If you edit any of the project files, you can extract the files again to reset the

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project to its original state. You can search My Documents\Autodesk\MyProjects to see if the Research Laboratory dataset has already been extracted. To extract the project datasets, go to http://www.autodesk.com/autocadmep-tutorials. Locate the tutorial ZIP file for your language; for example, the English language version of the tutorial files is english_tutorials_AutoCAD_MEP_2009.zip. Follow the steps in the corresponding readme.txt file to download the ZIP file and extract its contents to your hard drive. NOTE This tutorial references Windows XP file paths. If you run Windows Vista, they might be different.

Working with Metric Content
This tutorial requires that the Global content pack be installed as part of the AutoCAD MEP installation for your workstation. The Global content pack is made up of metric content, metric templates, and an AutoCAD MEP (Global) user profile. While you may be accustomed to using imperial units in your day-to-day work, the lessons in this tutorial cover all of the same tasks necessary for you to complete designs and create construction documents using either metric or imperial units.

Verifying the Current Profile
In order to complete the tutorial, you must have your current profile set to AutoCAD MEP (Global). To check the profile setting, in AutoCAD MEP click

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Format menu ➤ Options. The name of the current profile is indicated at the top of the Options dialog.

If AutoCAD MEP (Global) is not the current profile, select it from the list and click Set Current. If AutoCAD MEP (Global) is not listed as a choice in the Options dialog, this means that the Global content pack was not installed when AutoCAD MEP was installed on your workstation. To add the Global content pack to your AutoCAD MEP installation at any time, rerun the installer, and select the Add or Remove Features option. To rerun the installer, open the Add or Remove Programs dialog in the Control Panel, and click Change/Remove. For more information, refer to the online AutoCAD MEP installation guides. If you installed a shortcut for the Global profile, double-click the shortcut to launch AutoCAD MEP with the Global profile set as current.

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Lesson 1: Starting a Drawing
In this lesson, you learn how to configure a project, and use the Project Navigator to start a drawing. You also learn how to reference a floor plan drawing in a current drawing.

Exercise 1: Specifying a Project
First, you create a new project using the Project Browser. After you set the new project as the current one, you use the Project Navigator to create directories for the AutoCAD MEP drawings. Specify the current project 1 If you do not have a drawing open, click QNEW Standard toolbar to create a drawing. 2 On the Workspaces toolbar, specify Plumbing. on the

3 Open the Project Browser using one of the following methods:
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On the Navigation toolbar, click Project Browser Click File menu ➤ Project Browser.

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4 In the lower-left corner of the Project Browser click New Project . 5 In the Add Project dialog:
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For Project Number, enter 1. For Project Name, enter Plumbing Sample.

Click OK. In the Project Browser, the new project is highlighted to indicate that it is the current project. The right pane contains an HTML

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page. You can create and store HTML pages in the project folder, and share project information.

6 Click Close. The Project Browser is closed, but the project is still active until you change to another project. When you start AutoCAD MEP, the current project is the last one specified before the software was closed.

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Use the Project Navigator 7 The Project tab in the Project Navigator displays project information.

8 To add a level, click the Edit Levels icon as shown.

9 In the Levels dialog, click Add Level

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10 To edit values, such as floor elevation or height, click in the field and enter the desired value.

You assign construct drawings to floors, and then use those floor assignments when creating view drawings. 11 Click OK. 12 Review the other tabs in the Project Navigator. These tabs in the Project Navigator are used to manage different types of drawings:

Constructs are drawings that model a unique portion of a building system. For example, a plumbing plan for one floor can be a construct. You create constructs of building plans, then reference them onto views and sheets to create construction documents. Because the views reference the constructs, and the sheets reference the views, you only need to modify the construct drawings. Views and sheets are updated either automatically, or by simply regenerating a view. Views are one or more constructs that show a specific view of a building. For example, you can create a view of a plumbing plan for an entire floor. You can create general views, detail views, and section/elevation views. Sheets are construction documents or presentation documents that contain fully-annotated views and details, and are generally plotted or published to DWF™.

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13 To minimize the Project Navigator automatically to make more room for drawing space, click Autohide.

When you move your cursor off the Project Navigator, it minimizes so that just the title bar is visible. To open it, move your cursor over the title bar. Create a plumbing constructs directory 14 Click the Constructs tab. 15 Select the Constructs directory, right-click, and select New ➤ Category. 16 Change the name of the new category to Plumbing. In this exercise, you learned how to create a project and use the Project Navigator to specify floor levels. You also created a new construct category.

Exercise 2: Specifying a Template
A drawing template contains information such as layer key styles, object style definitions, system definitions, and display settings. Template files are specified in the project settings. View the default template for the project 1 Click the Project tab in the Project Navigator. 2 In the Current Project heading, click Edit Project.

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3 In the Project Properties dialog, under Templates, move the cursor over the field next to Common Model/View Template. A tooltip displays the complete file path. This is the default template you use when starting a new construct drawing. 4 Click OK. Create a new construct drawing 5 In the Project Navigator, click the Constructs tab. 6 Under Constructs, select Plumbing. 7 Right-click, and select New ➤ Construct. 8 In the Add Construct dialog, for Name, enter Plumbing Sample. 9 Move your cursor over the Drawing Template field to view the full file path. This is the default template specified in the project settings. 10 Select Level 0 to assign the construct to the ground floor.

11 Click OK. The new construct drawing is added to the Plumbing category under Constructs. When you create a new construct drawing, it

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is not automatically opened in the software. You can open a new drawing from the Project Navigator by double-clicking the drawing name. TIP In addition to creating a new drawing from the Constructs tab, you can also add an existing drawing to a project. Open the drawing, right-click the construct category where you want to place it, and click Save Current Dwg as Construct. In this exercise, you learned how to use a template to create a new construct drawing.

Exercise 3:Viewing Configuration Settings
In the Project Navigator, you viewed project settings such as building levels, elevations, and templates. In this exercise, you view other important configuration settings, such as preferences and system definitions. These settings control how your plumbing systems look and function in the drawing. Open a construct drawing 1 In the Project Navigator, on the Constructs tab, expand Plumbing. 2 Double-click Plumbing Sample to open it. Next, you view layer key settings for objects. Layer keys are used to add layers automatically as you draw plumbing systems. You do not need to create layers as you draw. View layer key settings 3 Click Format menu ➤ Layer Management ➤ Layer Key Styles. 4 In the left pane of Style Manager, click Global - Descriptive (256 Colors) (MEP). 5 In the right pane, click the Keys tab.

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6 Scroll to the layer key PFIXT.

The layer specified is P-SanitaryFixture-G. The template you specified for this drawing, Aecb Model (Global), contains a custom, descriptive layer key system. The first part of the layer name indicates the discipline, the second part indicates the element, and the last part indicates the data type. For the P-SanitaryFixture-G layer name, the P indicates plumbing, SanitaryFixture indicates the part, and G indicates the data type is graphics. Because this layer standard is descriptive, the element is described rather than assigned a code. Layer keys are configured for parts and systems. When you add a part, you specify a system for it before placing it in the drawing. The layer on which the part is placed is based on the layer keys for the part type and system definition. TIP Layer keying allows you to efficiently manage layers in your drawing. For example, you can use filters in Layer Manager to turn off a layer for a specific system, or use filters to turn off specific objects on the layer. 7 Click Cancel.

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Next, you view system definitions. These settings control the appearance and function of parts in a system. View system definitions 8 Click Plumbing menu ➤ Plumbing System Definitions. 9 In the left pane of Style Manager, click Domestic Cold Water. 10 In the right pane, click the Defaults tab. These are the default parts that are inserted during plumbing layout. You can modify different systems to use different default parts. 11 Click the Design Rules tab. Note the layer key and the system settings. System groups allow you to connect multiple systems. 12 Click the Rise and Drop tab. This tab specifies the rise and drop style to use to display vertical directions in the system. 13 Click the Display Properties tab. This tab specifies general display settings for the system components. You can use it to override the display properties for objects. 14 Click Cancel. View fixture unit tables 15 Click Plumbing menu ➤ Plumbing Tools ➤ Fixture Unit Table Definitions. 16 In the left pane of Style Manager, click Standard. 17 In the right pane, click the Table tab. The fixture unit values for plumbing fixtures are located here. These values can be used to size plumbing lines. 18 Click Cancel. View a supply plumbing line sizing table 19 Click Plumbing menu ➤ Plumbing Tools ➤ Supply Sizing Table Definitions. 20 In the left pane of Style Manager, click Standard. 21 In the right pane, click the Equivalent Plumbing Line Lengths tab.

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Like the fixture units table, these values are also used when calculating plumbing line sizes. 22 Click Cancel. View plumbing preferences 23 Click Plumbing menu ➤ Plumbing Line ➤ Preferences. You can use these settings to automatically add labels, such as size, to plumbing line segments as you draw them. 24 Click Cancel. In this exercise, you viewed important configuration settings for plumbing. You viewed system definitions, which control how the plumbing lines display and function, and you viewed plumbing preferences, which control how plumbing lines behave as you draw them.

Exercise 4: Inserting a Reference Drawing
In this exercise, you insert an architectural floor plan as a reference drawing. Reference drawings are also referred to as xrefs (for external references) in the software. Add an external reference 1 Verify that Plumbing Sample is the current drawing. If not, double-click it on the Constructs tab of the Project Navigator. 2 Open the Project Browser project. Click OK. , and select the Research Laboratory

3 In the Project Navigator, browse to \Constructs\Architectural\Floor Plans. 4 Right-click 2nd Floor, and click Xref Overlay. 5 On the Navigation toolbar, click Zoom Extents .

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The floor plan displays in the drawing window. All elements in the xref floor plan drawing are automatically screened as gray.

When you add an xref drawing, you can attach it or overlay it. For construct drawings, overlays are recommended. If you attach a drawing as an xref, you add all of the reference drawing data to the current drawing. An overlay does not add its drawing data to the current drawing, thus it can help minimize file size. For view drawings, however, it is recommended that you attach xrefs if you want the reference drawing geometry to display on the sheet. It is recommended that you use 0,0,0 for the XYZ insertion coordinates. As you develop construct drawings based on this floor plan, you can xref them into views and other constructs by inserting them at 0,0,0. This maintains accurate locations for each subsequent system designed around the floor plan. TIP When you are working with a Drawing Management project, add an xref by dragging it from the Constructs tab of the Project Navigator onto the current drawing. Xrefs that are not added in this way are lost when the project is refreshed. When you add an xref by dragging it from the Project Navigator onto a drawing, it is attached instead of overlaid, referenced using its full file path, and placed at the X,Y coordinates of 0,0. Its elevation (Z coordinate value) is also updated to a value relative to the host drawing, and it is determined using the elevations of the levels to which the 2 drawings are assigned. Next, you clip the reference drawing to display only the west side in the drawing. This makes it easier to work on this specific portion of the building. Clip the reference drawing 6 Select the floor plan by moving the cursor over any linework, and clicking. The floor plan is highlighted.

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7 Right-click, and select Clip Xref. 8 On the command line, enter n for New boundary. 9 Enter r to define a rectangular boundary. 10 Click outside of the lower-left corner of the building to specify the first point of the rectangular boundary. 11 Move the cursor to the second point as shown, and click to specify the opposite corner.

The west side of the floor plan is visible, and the east side has been clipped from view.

12 On the Navigation toolbar, click Zoom Extents

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13 Close the current drawing, and click No when prompted to save the drawing. In this lesson, you created a new drawing based on a template. You also viewed plumbing settings that affect the construction and appearance of your plumbing systems. You also added a reference to an architectural floor plan drawing, and clipped it so that you could focus on the portion of the drawing you will be working in. In the next lesson, you add plumbing fixtures to the floor plan, and draw a plumbing plan.

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The exercises in the following lessons offer instructions on how to use AutoCAD MEP features to draw plumbing plans.

Lesson 2: Creating a Sanitary System
In this lesson, you learn how to add plumbing fixtures such as sinks and toilets. NOTE In this tutorial, toilet is referenced interchangeably with water closet (WC).

Exercise 1:Adding Plumbing Fixtures
In this exercise, you add various plumbing fixtures, including toilets, urinals, sinks, and drains. Specify the tutorial project 1 On the Workspaces toolbar, verify that Plumbing is the current workspace.

When the Plumbing workspace is active, the Plumbing menu is available from the menu bar, and the Plumbing tool palettes group opens.

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2 Open the Project Browser using one of the following methods:
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On the Navigation bar, click Project Browser Click File menu ➤ Project Browser.

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If you are prompted to repath, click Yes.

3 In the Project Browser, double-click Research Laboratory to specify it as the current project. If the Research Laboratory is not displayed, browse to My Documents\Autodesk\My Projects. The Windows default location for My Documents is C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\My Documents. If the Research Laboratory tutorial project is not in this location, it may not have been extracted. See Extracting the Project Datasets on page 1. 4 Click Close. Open the dataset drawing 5 In the Project Navigator, click the Constructs tab. 6 Expand Plumbing, Lesson 2. 7 Double-click Plumbing_L02_E01 to open it.

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Add toilets 1 On the application status bar, select Ortho Mode 2 Right-click Object Snap , and click Settings. .

3 In the Drafting Settings dialog, on the Object Snap tab, select the Endpoint, Midpoint, Intersection, and Nearest snap modes, and click OK.

4 Pan and zoom to the women’s restroom (231). 5 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Equipment tool palette, and click the Fixture - WC tool.

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6 In the Add Multi-view Parts dialog, on the Part tab, select Wall-Mounted Flush Valve Toilet.

TIP To minimize the dialog while the command is active, click the Pushpin in the upper-right corner. When you move the cursor off the dialog, it minimizes so that just the title bar is visible. To restore it, move the cursor over the title bar. NOTE If you are running Windows Vista, the Pushpin is not available.

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7 In the drawing, specify the insertion point, rotate the toilet, and press ENTER.

8 Snap the toilet to the wall at the midpoint of the stall. 9 Select the toilet, right-click, and click AEC Modify Tools ➤ Center. 10 Press ENTER. 11 Specify the basepoints on the corners of the stall and center along the axis.

12 Press ENTER to end the command. 13 Select the toilet, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy. 14 Specify the basepoint at the lower-left corner of the stall.

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15 Place 3 more toilets in the stalls.

16 Press ENTER to end the command. 17 Select one of the toilets, right-click, and click Select Similar. 18 On the Properties palette, under Location, set Elevation to 100.

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19 Press ESC to deselect the toilets. 20 Select the 2 toilets on the left. 21 Right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Mirror. 22 Specify the midpoint snaps.

23 Press ENTER to end the command. Add urinals 24 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Equipment tool palette, and click the Fixture - Urinal tool.

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25 In the Add Multi-view Parts dialog, on the Part tab, select Wall-Hung Urinal.

26 In the drawing, place the first urinal.

27 Select the urinal and click the top location grip.

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28 Move the urinal to the right, and enter 500.

29 Select the urinal, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy.

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30 Click on the urinal.

31 Move the cursor to the right and click to place the second urinal.

32 Select the urinal on the left, and on the Properties palette, under Location, for Elevation, enter 450. 33 Press ESC to deselect the urinal.

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34 Select the urinal on the right, and on the Properties palette, for Elevation, enter 250. 35 Press ESC to deselect the urinal. Add sinks 36 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Equipment tool palette, and click the Fixture - Sink tool. 37 In the Add Multi-view Parts dialog:
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Select Oval Basin under Plumbing ➤ Basins. For Part Size Name, verify 525 x 475 mm Oval Basin.

38 In the drawing, move the cursor to the wall, and click the midpoint snap.

39 Rotate the sink, click to place it, and press ENTER.

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40 Select the sink, click the location grip, and move the sink to the right onto the countertop.

41 Select the sink, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Move. 42 Specify the midpoint, and move the cursor up to place the sink.

43 Select the sink, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy. 44 Click the midpoint, and move the cursor down to place the second sink.

45 Select both sinks.

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46 Right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy. 47 Specify the basepoint and the insertion point.

48 Press ENTER to end the command.

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49 Select the sinks, and on the Properties palette, under Location, for Elevation, enter 850.

50 Press ESC to deselect the sinks.

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51 Zoom to view the plumbing fixtures added so far.

Add floor drains to the handicapped stalls 52 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Equipment tool palette, and click the Fixture - Drain tool. 53 In the Add Multi-view Parts dialog:

Select Round Floor Drain.

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For Part Size Name, select 150 mm Round Floor Drain.

54 In the drawing, place the floor drain in the location shown.

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55 To replicate the drain in the same corresponding stall in the men’s restroom (231), select the drain, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy. 56 Specify the first and second points, as prompted on the command line. 57 Press ENTER to end the command.

58 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you added a variety of plumbing fixtures including toilets, sinks, urinals, and floor drains. In the next exercise you will add a waste line and connect the toilets and urinals to the waste line.

Exercise 2:Adding a Waste Line and Connecting to the Fixtures
In this exercise, you add a waste line from the cleanout to the stack. Then you connect the toilets and urinals to the waste stack. Dataset

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On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L02_E02 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2. Add a waste line 1 On the application status bar, select Object Snap Tracking 2 Right-click Object Snap , and click Settings. .

3 In the Drafting Settings dialog, on the Object Snap tab, select Midpoint, and click OK. 4 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Fittings tool palette, and click the General Plumbing Fitting tool. 5 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style under General to open the Select a style dialog. 6 On the Select a style dialog, scroll down, select Rodding Eye to Fall, and click OK. 7 On the Properties palette:
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For System, select Sanitary Black Water. For Elevation, enter -200.

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8 In the drawing, zoom to the location between the two sets of sinks. 9 Locate the midpoint of the wall, move the cursor to the right, and click to place the fitting.

10 Rotate the fitting 180 degrees, click to place the fitting, and then press ENTER to end the command.

11 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Fittings tool palette, and click the General Plumbing Fitting tool. 12 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style under General to open the Select a style dialog. 13 On the Select a style dialog, choose Elbows from the Category list, then select Elbow Up, and click OK. 14 On the Properties palette:

For System, select Sanitary Black Water.

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For Elevation, enter -200.

15 In the drawing, zoom to the location at the other end of the chase. 16 Locate the midpoint of the chase, move the cursor to the right, and click to place the fitting.

17 Rotate the fitting and enter 180 (degrees).

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18 Press ENTER to end the command.

19 View both fittings.

20 In the drawing, select the rodding eye to fall (floor cleanout), and then click the add grip. 21 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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For Style: Black Pipe For Nominal size: 100

22 In the drawing, specify the endpoint for the waste line by clicking the Pipe End Connector.

23 Press ENTER to end the command. Specify the slope of the waste line 24 Select the waste line.

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25 On the Properties palette, click Set Plumbing Line Slope to Slope). 26 On the Plumbing Line Slope dialog:

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Click Select Start Point of Run , and in the drawing, click the beginning of the waste line at the rodding eye to fall.

Click Select End Point of Run , and in the drawing, click the end of the waste line at the stack. For Calculation, select End Elevation. For Rise, enter -15.

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27 Press TAB to calculate the end elevation.

28 Click OK.

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Connect fixtures to waste line 29 Click to select the toilet, and then click the add grip.

30 On the Properties palette, verify the following settings:
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For System: Sanitary Black Water For Style: Black Pipe For Nominal size: 80

31 Specify the endpoint by clicking the Pipe Curve Connector on the vent line.

32 In the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, select Adjust the slope.

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33 Press ENTER to end the command. 34 Repeat the previous steps to connect the remaining toilets in the women’s restroom (231) to the waste line.

35 To connect the first fixture in the men’s restroom (231), select sanitary tee.

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36 Click the add grip, and then click the Pipe End Connector on the toilet. 37 In the Select Connector dialog, verify that Connector 2: Waste is selected, and click OK.

38 In the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, verify that Add a riser is selected.

39 Press ENTER to end the command.

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40 Repeat the previous steps to connect from the tees on the waste line to the remaining fixtures in the men’s restroom (231).

Convert each double sanitary tee to a double swept tee with boss 41 Select the tee between the toilet and urinal.

42 Right-click, and click Select Similar. 43 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog.

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44 On the Select a style dialog, select Double Swept Tee with Boss and click OK. 45 Press ESC to deselect the tees.

46 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you added a waste line from the cleanout to the stack. You also connected the toilets and urinals to the waste line. Finally, you converted each sanitary tee to a tee with boss.

Exercise 3: Connecting Sinks to the Waste Line
In this exercise you connect the sinks to the waste line. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L02_E03 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2. Connect men’s restroom (231) sinks to the waste line 1 On the application status bar, select Ortho Mode Snap Tracking , and Object Snap . , Object

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2 Select the first sink in Men (231), and click the add grip on the drain.

3 On the Properties palette:
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For Style, verify Black Pipe. For System, verify Sanitary Black Water. For Rise, enter 0. For Elevation, enter 500.

4 In the drawing, move the cursor over the wall behind the sink and click to place.

5 Use tracking to align the waste line with the drain of the bottom sink, click the wall, and then click the drain.

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6 In the Select Connector dialog, verify that Connector 3: Waste is selected, and click OK.

7 In the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, select Add riser to the fixture. 8 Press ENTER to end the command.

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9 Select the main waste line, and click the add grip.

10 On the Properties palette, verify that Rise is set to 15. 11 In the drawing, use tracking to draw the plumbing line straight down and across.

12 Click to connect the plumbing line.

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13 In the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, select Add a riser. The tee is added automatically. 14 Press ENTER to end the command. Check the slope of the plumbing line 15 Select the plumbing line segment between the sinks.

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16 On the Properties palette, click Set Plumbing Line Slope 17 On the Plumbing Line Slope dialog:

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Click Select Start Point of Run , and in the drawing, click the beginning of the selected segment.

Click Select End Point of Run , and in the drawing, click the end of the selected segment where it connects to the sinks. For Calculation, select End Elevation.

18 Click OK.

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Connect women’s restroom (231) sinks to the waste line 19 Repeat the previous steps (from the start of this section) to connect the sinks in the women’s restroom (231) to the waste line.

20 Select the sanitary tee, and click the flip grip to change the orientation of this tee.

21 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you connected fixtures to the waste line.

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Exercise 4:Adding Vent Lines
In this exercise you add vent lines to the sanitary system. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L02_E04 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2. Add vent lines to toilets 1 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Fittings tool palette, and click the General Plumbing Fitting tool. 2 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style. 3 On the Select a style dialog, select Tee Up and click OK. 4 On the Properties palette:
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For System, select Sanitary Vent. For Elevation, enter 2800.

5 In the drawing, use tracking to place a tee to the left of the vent stack. 6 Click to rotate the tee.

7 Press ENTER to end the command.

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8 Select the double swept tee, and click the add grip.

9 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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For Nominal size: 50 For System: Sanitary Vent For Elevation: 2800 For Rise: 0 .

10 On the application status bar, deselect Ortho Mode

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11 In the drawing, draw the first vent line at a 60-degree angle, and click to place the endpoint at the location.

12 Continue drawing the vent line up and then to the left. Use tracking to align with the vent stack.

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13 Click to connect to the sanitary vent.

14 Repeat the previous steps to connect the remaining double swept tees for the toilets and drain to the vent line.

Add vent lines to sinks 15 Select the pipe segment in the women’s restroom (231).

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16 Right-click, and click Add Selected. 17 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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For Style: Black Pipe For Nominal size: 50 For System: Sanitary Vent For Rise: 0

18 Pan to the sink area in the women’s restroom (231). 19 Hover over the center of the fitting, and using tracking, move the cursor up at a 60 degree angle and click to place. 20 Move the cursor back to the fitting and click the fitting to connect.

21 On the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, select Add a riser.

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22 Press ENTER to end the command. 23 Select the vent line just drawn, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Copy. 24 Click the center of the fitting where you want to copy from. 25 Click the fitting in the same location in the men’s room where you want to copy to. 26 Press ENTER to end the command.

27 Select the vent line just copied, and on the Properties palette, verify that the Elevation is set to 2800. 28 Deselect the vent line.

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29 Select the vent line shown, and click the add grip.

30 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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31 In the drawing, extend the vent line to the right, and click to place.

32 Use tracking to draw a vent line down and to the left to the same location at the men’s restroom (231) sinks.

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33 Press ENTER to end the command.

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34 Select the sanitary vent and click the add grip.

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35 Draw a plumbing line across to the right.

36 Press ENTER to end the command.

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Use associative movement to move a plumbing line and equipment 37 Select the vent line.

38 Click the location grip, move the grip down, and click to place.
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Result

Notice that the connected plumbing lines adjust as well. 39 Deselect the plumbing line just moved. 40 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you connected the fixtures to the vent line. You also used associative movement to move plumbing lines and equipment.

Exercise 5:Adding Annotation: Labels, Fixture Tags, and MText for Stacks
In this exercise, you resize plumbing lines, add labels to plumbing lines, add tags to fixtures, and add MText to vent and waste stacks. For reference, a completed drawing named Completed_Sanitary_System is included in the Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2 category. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L02_E05 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2.

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Resize plumbing lines 1 In the drawing, select the plumbing line segments shown.

2 On the Properties palette, for Nominal size, enter 80.

3 Press ESC to deselect the plumbing lines.

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Add labels 4 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Annotation tool palette, and click the Label tool. 5 On the Properties palette, verify these settings:
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For Label Style: Standard For Layout method: One by one

6 Select the plumbing line segments shown and press ENTER.

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7 Specify the location for each label.

8 Press ESC to deselect the plumbing line segment.

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9 Repeat the previous steps in this section to resize plumbing lines to a nominal size of 50 mm and to add labels.

Add fixture tags 10 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Tag and Schedule tool palette, and click the Plumbing Fixtures & Piping Connections - Text tool.

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11 Select the toilet in the women’s room to the right of Lab Support (231), and specify an insertion point for the tag.

12 On the Edit Property Set Data dialog:
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For MarkAbbreviation, enter W-2. For MarkNumberDisplayToggle, select False. For MarkSpacingToggle, select False.

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For MarkUnderlineTextToggle, select False.

13 Click OK to place the tag. 14 Press ENTER to end the command. 15 Repeat the previous steps in this section to select and tag the remaining plumbing fixtures. Edit MarkAbbreviation with the appropriate fixture abbreviations as follows:
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Other toilet in handicapped stall: W-2 Remaining toilets in Women’s and Men’s room: W-1 Urinals: U-1 Laboratory sinks: L-1 Floor drains: FD-1

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Add property set data for plumbing line connections 16 Select a toilet, right-click, and click Select Similar. 17 On the Extended Data tab of the Properties palette, click Add Property Sets .

18 On the Add Property Sets dialog: click Clear All and then click to select the property sets for:
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GEquipmentCommonObjects GTagEquipmentObjects

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PFixtureConnectionSpecificObjects

19 Click OK. 20 Click to select one of the urinals, right-click, and click Select Similar. 21 Repeat the previous steps to add the same property sets for the urinals. 22 With the urinals still selected, on the Properties palette, click the Extended Data tab, scroll to GEquipmentCommonStyles, and specify the following:

Under GEquipmentCommonObjects:

For BasisOfDesign-Manufacturer, enter Plumbing Fixture Mfg. Co. For BasisOfDesign-ModelOrSeriesNumber, enter U-WM-100. For Description, enter Urinal, Wall-Mounted.

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For ColdWaterConnectionSize, enter 15 mm. For WasteConnectionSize, enter 50 mm.

23 Press ESC to deselect the urinals. 24 Repeat the previous steps to modify the tags for the remaining plumbing fixtures. Use the information in the fixture table below to enter the data.

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You can also use the completed drawing named Completed_Sanitary_System which is included in the Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 2 category for reference.

Add an MText for waste and vent stack 25 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Annotation tool palette, and click the Text (Straight Leader) tool. 26 In the drawing, zoom to view the vent stack. 27 On the application status bar, right-click Object Snap click Settings. , and

28 In the Drafting Settings dialog, on the Object Snap tab, select Nearest. Click OK. 29 In the drawing, draw a text arrow to the left of the waste stack.

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30 On the command line, enter Connect 2nd Floor Sanitary Waste Piping to 125 mm W Stack.

31 With the command still active, draw a text arrow to the left of the vent stack.

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32 On the command line, enter Connect 2nd Floor Sanitary Vent Piping to 125 mm V Stack.

33 Press ENTER to end the command. 34 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you added labels, resized plumbing lines, added tags to fixtures, and added MText to vent and waste stacks.

Lesson 3: Creating a Domestic Water System
In this lesson, you learn how to add hot and cold water lines to sinks and other fixtures. You also size plumbing line segments and add annotation.

Exercise 1:Adding Hot Water Lines
In this exercise, you add hot water lines and connect them to the sinks. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L03_E01 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 3.

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Add hot water lines 1 On the application status bar, make sure that Ortho Mode Object Snap Tracking , and Object Snap are selected. ,

2 Select the vertical stack for hot water, located to the left of Lab Hood 1 (248), and click the add grip.

3 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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For System: Domestic Hot Water For Style: Copper Tube - Table X For Nominal size: 54

4 In the drawing, draw the hot water line. Use tracking to align with the hot water line on the sink in the men’s restroom (231), and click to specify the endpoint.

NOTE As you draw each segment, click twice in succession to place the point.

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5 Press ENTER to end the command.

Connect men’s and women’s restroom (231) sinks to the hot water line 6 Select the sink in the men’s restroom (231), and click the add grip for the hot water.

7 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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8 In the drawing, draw the hot water line to the middle of the wall and click to place.

9 On the Properties palette, for Elevation, enter 2650. 10 In the drawing, click to connect to the hot water line.

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11 Repeat the previous steps for the remaining sinks in the men’s restroom (231) and also the women’s restroom (231).

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Use associative movement to move plumbing lines 12 Select the hot water line, and click the location grip.

13 Move the hot water line to the right, and click to place closer to the wall.

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All of the connected plumbing lines adjust as well.

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14 Select the hot water line shown, and click the location grip.

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15 Move the hot water line down, and click to place closer to the wall.

In this exercise, you added hot water lines and connected them to the sinks. You also used associative movement to move the plumbing lines closer to the walls.

Exercise 2:Adding Cold Water Lines to Sinks
In this exercise, you add cold water lines and connect them to the sinks. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L03_E02 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 3.

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Add cold water lines 1 On the application status bar, select make sure that Ortho Mode , Object Snap Tracking , and Object Snap are selected.

2 Select the vertical stack for cold water, and click the add grip.

3 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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4 In the drawing, draw the cold water line. Use tracking to align with the cold water connection on the sink in the men’s restroom (231).

5 Press ENTER to end the command.

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Connect men’s and women’s restroom (231) sinks to the cold water line 6 Select the first sink located in the men’s restroom (231) to connect, and click the add grip.

7 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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8 In the drawing, draw the cold water line to the middle of the wall and click to place.

9 On the Properties palette, for Elevation, enter 2700. 10 In the drawing, click the pipe end connector on the cold water line.

11 Press ENTER to end the command.

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12 Repeat the previous steps to connect the remaining sinks in both restrooms.

NOTE If prompted by the Plumbing Line - Elevation Mismatch dialog, select Adjust the connecting plumbing line elevation.

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Use associative movement to move plumbing lines 13 Select the cold water line, and click the location grip.

14 Move the cold water line down, and click to place closer to the wall.

All of the connected plumbing lines in the drawing adjust as well.

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15 Select the cold water line, and click the location grip.

16 Move the cold water line to the right, and click to place closer to the wall.

17 Continue to adjust other plumbing lines as desired.

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In this exercise, you added cold water lines and connected them to the sinks. You also used associative movement to move the plumbing lines closer to the walls.

Exercise 3:Adding Cold Water Lines to the Remaining Fixtures
In this exercise, you add cold water lines and connect them to the toilets and urinals. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L03_E03 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 3.

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Add cold water lines to connect toilets and urinals 1 Select the first toilet in the women’s restroom (231), and click the add grip.

2 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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3 In the drawing, draw the cold water line into the chase.

4 On the Properties palette, for Elevation, enter 2700.

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5 In the drawing, draw the plumbing line and connect to the cold water line.

6 Connect the remaining toilets and urinals in both restrooms.

In this exercise, you added cold water lines and connected them to the remaining fixtures.

Exercise 4: Sizing Plumbing Line Segments and Adding Annotation (Labels,Valves, and Reducers)
In this exercise, you resize plumbing line segments. You also add annotation, including labels, valves, and reducers. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L03_E04 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 3. For reference, a completed drawing named Completed_Water_System is included in the Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 3 category.

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Resize plumbing lines 1 In the drawing, select the plumbing line segments near the sinks.

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2 On the Properties palette, for Nominal size, select 54.

3 Press ESC to deselect the plumbing line segments.

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4 In the drawing, select the plumbing line segments near the toilets.

5 On the Properties palette, for Nominal size, select 54.

6 Press ESC to deselect the plumbing line segments. Add labels 7 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Annotation tool palette, and click the Label tool. 8 On the Properties palette, verify these settings:
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For Style: Standard For Layout method: One by one

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9 Select the plumbing line segments shown and press ENTER.

10 Specify the location for each label.

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11 Repeat the previous steps to resize plumbing lines and add additional labels.

12 Press ENTER to end the command. Add valve symbols 13 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Fittings tool palette, and click the Plumbing Valve - Gate tool. 14 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog.

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15 On the Select a style dialog, under Gate for Category, select Gate Valve Lever and click OK.

16 In the drawing, specify the insertion point for the symbols in the upper right corner of the layout, and click to place.

17 Press ENTER to end the command. Add transition symbols 18 Zoom to the women’s restroom (231) sink area.

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19 On the Plumbing tool palettes group, open the Fittings tool palette, and click the Plumbing Fitting - Transition tool. 20 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog. 21 On the Select a style dialog, under Transitions for Category, select Concentric Transition and click OK.

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22 In the drawing, specify the insertion point for the symbols in the locations shown and click to place.

23 Press ENTER to end the command. 24 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you resized plumbing line segments and added annotation.

Lesson 4: Creating a Riser Diagram
In this lesson, you learn how to use schematic features to draw a riser diagram. This riser diagram represents the waste system for the second floor of the research laboratory.

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Exercise 1: Starting the Sanitary Waste Lines
In this exercise, you start drawing the riser diagram. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L04_E01 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 4. Draw the main schematic plumbing lines 1 On the Workspaces toolbar, select Schematic.

2 Right-click Object Snap

, click Settings.

3 On the Drafting Settings dialog, scroll to AutoCAD MEP, verify that the Schematic Curve and Schematic Connector are selected, and click OK. 4 On the Isometric Plumbing tool palette, click the Schematic Line tool. 5 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:
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For Isoplane: Right

6 Specify a start point anywhere in the drawing, move the cursor straight down, and enter 2000 (mm).

7 On the command line, enter n to start a new run.

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8 Move the cursor to the approximate location shown on the line, and click on the schematic curve connector to start the new run.

9 On the Properties palette, for Isoplane, specify Top. 10 Move the cursor out as shown, and enter 3700 (mm).

11 End the command. Add a double lateral 12 On the command line, enter symboladd. 13 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog. 14 On the Select a style dialog, under <current drawing> for Drawing file, select Double Lateral and click OK. 15 On the Properties palette, specify these settings:

For System: P-Sanitary Black Water (BW)

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For Orientation: Isometric For Isoplane: Top

16 Insert a double lateral in the approximate location shown.

17 Move the cursor directly up the line to orient the fitting as shown, and click to place it.

18 End the command. Create an array of the double lateral 19 Select the double lateral, right-click, and click Basic Modify Tools ➤ Array. 20 Specify these array settings:
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Rows: 1 Columns: 5

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Row offset: 0 Column offset: 500 Angle of array: 0.0

21 Click Preview. 22 When prompted on the command line, right-click to accept the array.

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Add fixture branches for toilets 23 Select one of the schematic lines, right-click, and click Add Selected. 24 Click on the first double lateral and drag the cursor to the right as shown.

25 Move the cursor out as shown, and enter 200 (mm).

26 Enter n for new run.

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27 Move the cursor over the other side of the lateral, click the schematic end snap, move the cursor out as shown, and enter 200 (mm).

28 End the command. 29 On the command line, enter symboladd. 30 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog. 31 On the Select a style dialog, select Water Closet Connection and click OK. 32 On the Properties palette:
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For Orientation, select Isometric. For Isoplane, select Top.

33 Click the schematic end snap on the pipe, and place the fixture symbol in the orientation shown.

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34 Place another fixture on the other pipe as shown.

35 End the command. 36 Repeat the previous steps to add lines and toilet symbols to the connections. Next, you place different connections on the unconnected laterals.

You can also use the COPY command to copy pipes and symbols from one lateral to the others. You can use Object Snaps in addition to AutoCAD MEP snaps to ensure exact placement.

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Add fixture branches for floor drains 37 Draw a schematic pipe from the second lateral as shown, and enter 600 mm.

38 Draw another pipe on the other side of the lateral using the same length. 39 On the command line, enter symboladd. 40 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog. 41 On the Select a style dialog, select P-Trap Connection 1 and click OK. 42 On the Properties palette, verify these settings:
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For Orientation: Isometric For Isoplane: Top

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43 Place the floor drain p-traps at the ends of each pipe as shown.

Add fixture branches for urinals 44 Draw the first segment of a pipe from the lateral as shown, and enter 200 mm.

45 On the Properties palette, change Isoplane to Right.

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46 In the drawing, draw the next pipe segment straight up at 450 mm.

TIP You can also use the command line options to change previous Properties palette settings. When the schematic line command is active, enter MO to access the orientation and isoplane settings as you draw lines. 47 On the command line, enter symboladd. 48 On the Properties palette, click the image next to Style to open the Select a style dialog. 49 On the Select a style dialog, select P-Trap Connection 3 and click OK. 50 Place the urinal p-trap as shown.

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51 Use the COPY command to copy the urinal p-trap and pipe to the other lateral as shown.

52 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you started the sanitary waste lines for the riser diagram.

Exercise 2: Completing the Sanitary Waste Lines
In this exercise, you complete the sanitary waste lines for the riser diagram. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L04_E02 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 4. Start the sink connection lines 1 Verify that Schematic is set as the current workspace.

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2 Copy the last double lateral to the location shown.

TIP You can also start the SYMBOLADD command by selecting a symbol, right-clicking, and clicking Add Selected. 3 Using the top isoplane setting, draw the first 2 segments of a pipe out from the lateral at 1200 mm, and back 200 mm.

4 On the Properties palette, for Isoplane, select Right.

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5 In the drawing, draw the next segment straight up at 450 mm.

6 Start a new run, and draw a pipe back 200 mm and up 450 mm in the approximate location shown. Change the isoplane settings as needed to get the desired layout.

7 Use the SYMBOLADD command to add a symbol with the P-Trap Connection 4 style to the end of the pipe.

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8 Add a single sink p-trap to the other pipe. 9 Repeat this process to add a sink trap to the other side of the lateral.

Add a line cleanout symbol 10 Use the SYMBOLADD command to add a Line Cleanout symbol to the end of the main sanitary line as shown.

11 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you completed the sanitary waste lines for the riser diagram.

Exercise 3: Drawing the Sanitary Vent Lines
In this exercise, you add sanitary vent lines to the riser diagram. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L04_E03 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 4.

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Start vent lines 1 Verify that Schematic is set as the current workspace. 2 Select any of the existing schematic pipes, and click the add grip.

3 On the Properties palette, for System, select P-Sanitary Vent (SV). 4 Draw the vent pipe using the lengths and orientation shown. Change isoplane settings as needed to achieve this layout, and connect the last segment to the waste line using the schematic end snap.

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5 Draw pipes to connect the single sink connections to the vent line. When you start a new pipe from the end of a sanitary waste pipe, remember to change the system to sanitary vent. You can draw the first segment straight up at 550 mm, and then use schematic curve snaps to connect the second segment to the vent line.

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6 Draw a vent line starting from the sink vent line as shown.

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Connect the rest of the fixtures to the vent line 7 From the first double lateral, draw a vent line straight up, and then across the main vent line.

8 Trim the line. 9 Draw vent lines from the next 2 double laterals and trim as needed.

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10 Draw vent lines to connect the urinal pipes to the main vent line, and trim as needed.

Set drawing order correctly 11 Zoom to the area where the vent line crosses the main waste stack.

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Note that the vent line appears to be in front of the waste stack, but should actually appear behind it.

12 To set the view order correctly, select the main waste stack. 13 Right-click, and select Basic Modify Tools ➤ Display Order ➤ Bring Above Object. 14 When prompted to Select reference object, select the vent line that crosses it, and press ENTER. 15 Select the vent line, right-click, and select Basic Modify Tools ➤ Display Order ➤ Send Under Object. 16 Select the main waste stack as the reference object.

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The lines are now ordered correctly.

17 Repeat this process as needed to verify that vent lines and waste lines are ordered correctly. 18 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you added sanitary vent lines to the riser diagram.

Exercise 4:Annotating the Riser Diagram
In this exercise, you annotate the riser diagram. Dataset On the Constructs tab in the Project Navigator, double-click Plumbing_L04_E04 under Constructs ➤ Plumbing ➤ Lesson 4. Add a property set and label 1 Verify that Schematic is set as the current workspace.

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2 Select the toilet symbol as shown.

3 On the Properties palette, expand Advanced. 4 For ID, verify W-2. 5 On the Annotation tool palette, click the Symbol ID tool. 6 Click the toilet symbol in the drawing to place the tag. 7 On the Edit Property Set Data dialog, verify W-2 is set for ID (under SchematicSymbolId) and id (under SymbolObjects), and then click OK.

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The tag appears in the drawing, as shown.

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8 Repeat this process to tag the remaining fixtures.

Add text 9 On the Annotation tool palette, click the Text (Straight Leader) tool.

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10 Place the leader line, and for text, enter waste stack.

11 Add another text with leader line to identify the vent stack.

12 Close the drawing without saving. In this exercise, you annotated the riser diagram.

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