Electrical CAD for controls and schematic design
Autodesk® AutoCAD® Electrical design software is AutoCAD for electrical controls designers. It includes all the functionality of Autodesk® AutoCAD® software plus a complete set of electrical CAD features, including comprehensive symbol libraries and tools for automating electrical design tasks.
Autodesk® AutoCAD® Electrical features automate common design tasks and facilitate drafting productivity. AutoCAD Electrical includes all the functionality of Autodesk® AutoCAD® software, plus electrical engineering features such as symbol libraries, bill of materials (BOM) reporting, and PLC I/O design that make controls design faster and more efficient.
Electrical controls design
Real-time coil and contact cross-referencing. Keep track of parent/child contacts.
Generate PLC I/O drawings from spreadsheets. Automatically create PLCs with a spreadsheet.
Standards-based libraries. Use comprehensive manufacturer content libraries.
Automatic report generation. Generate and update customizable reports.
Collaboration with customers and suppliers. Share DWG™ drawings with stakeholders.
File and project organization. Use folders to organize drawings.
Flexible drag-and-drop file organization. Reorder files for electrical drafting projects.
Electrical panel layout
Smart electrical panel layout drawings. Bring components into your panel for layout.
Terminal design. Increase accuracy with the Terminal Strip Editor.
Marking menus for faster edits. Use marking menus to shorten editing time.
Electrical schematic design
Automatic wire numbering/component tagging. Reduce errors with automatic numbering/tagging.
Circuit design and reuse. Use Circuit Builder for electrical circuit design.
Electrical schematic symbol libraries. Use a rich content library of electrical symbols.
Real-time error checking. Catch problems with real-time error checking.
Windows® 8 Enterprise, Professional, or Standard edition, Windows XP® Home or Professional edition (SP3 or later),or Windows® 7 Enterprise, Business, Ultimate, or Home Premium edition operating system
Intel® Pentium® or AMD Athlon™ dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology for Windows XP, or Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology for Windows 8 or Windows 7
2 GB RAM
11 GB free disk space for installation (12 GB for a clean machine with no .NET installed)
1,280 x 1,024 display with true color (1,600 x 1,050 or higher recommended)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7 or later
Microsoft-compliant mouse pointing device