AutoCAD Electrical 2021 for Engineers and Designers
Prof. Sham Tickoo
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Publishing Date: September 2020
AutoCAD Electrical 2021 for Engineers and Designers textbook introduces the readers to AutoCAD Electrical 2021, one of the world’s leading applications designed specifically to create and modify electrical control systems. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the new features and functionality of AutoCAD Electrical 2021 that allows the users to create innovative electrical control systems while maintaining the existing workflows. The chapters in this textbook are arranged in a pedagogical sequence that makes it very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software.
World’s leading application designed specifically to create ad modify electrical control systems
- Tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing approach
- Projects based on real-world models
- Exercises which are based on real-world models
- Additional information is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes
- The text in this book is heavily illustrated with about 1500 diagrams and screen capture images
- Self-evaluation test, review questions, and exercises
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Using this textbook, the readers can learn the application of basic tools required for creating professional electrical-control drawings with the help of AutoCAD Electrical.
WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR
Textbook has been written to assist the engineering students and the practicing designers who are new to AutoCAD Electrical.
- Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical 2021
- Working with Projects and Drawings
- Working with Wires
- Creating Ladders
- Schematic Components
- Schematic Editing
- Connectors, Point-to-Point Wiring Diagrams, and Circuits
- Panel Layouts
- Schematic and Panel Reports
- PLZ Modules
- Settings, Configurations, Templates, and Plotting
- Creating Symbols
Prof. Sham Tickoo is currently working as a Professor at Purdue University, USA. He received MS in Industrial Technology from Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA; MS in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of lowa, lowa City, USA; and BS in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Srinagar, India. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer. Prof. Tickoo has authored/co-authored textbooks on several major CAD/CAE/Animation software packages like ANSYS, SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America. His textbooks have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. Prof. Tickoo has obtained over $24 Million software grant form ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens.
In 2003, Prof. Tickoo was awarded a US patent for one of his invention “Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles”. He is currently working on the design and fabrication of two new wind turbines that will significantly increase their power output and can be used to charge the batteries of an automobile. Prof. Tickoo is actively involved in consulting and has served as a consultant to over fifty companies in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, California, and Canada.