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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Identify the need for BIM strategies within your organization
  • Learn how to identify the areas within your company's workflow that may need changing to align with an architecture, engineering, and construction workflow
  • Develop a training strategy for key users and trainers
  • Develop standards to make symbol creation, data management, and project structure simpler and more consistent

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

This class will cover some of the challenges faced when adopting AutoCAD Electrical software for use in the design of substation control and communications systems. We will also look at the Solutions found during a single company's journey from simple 2D AutoCAD software drawings to a fully integrated Building Information Modeling (BIM) approach. Topics will include strategies for adaptation, possible areas of interest within your company, and thoughts on training and standards.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Electric Utility Industry Professionals interested in using AutoCAD Electrical for Substation Control Design

Speakers

Speakers

Joe Weaver

Joe Weaver is the principal associate engineer in the Control Design section at Nashville Electric Service. He has spent the past 29 years designing electrical substation protection, control, and communications systems. Over the years the tools used for drafting and design have evolved from vellum and pencils through many versions of AutoCAD software, leading to the adoption of AutoCAD Electrical software in 2010. During this time Joe has also served as CAD manager for this section, as well as for many other sections in the Engineering department. Joe is currently developing and adapting the AutoCAD Electrical and Substation Design Suite software toolkits for Nashville Electric Service.

William Starling

Todd Starling,Sr. Assoc. Eng., Control Design, Nashville Electric Service, Nashville , Tn

Tags

Published

  • 2014
  • UT4962-P
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • AutoCAD Electrical, Vault

Industries

  • Architecture
  • Construction and Utilities

Topics

  • Utilities and Telecommunications