All conduit and fitting tools now have more detailed properties in AutoCAD MEP 2011. Draw new conduit runs or modify existing layouts using the Properties palette. User can now be more productive and design more efficiently with all the conduit properties available on the Properties Palette for improved access and ease of use.
In addition, AutoCAD MEP 2011 now supports the nominal size, sometimes referred to as trade size, for conduit and conduit fittings. Outside diameter and nominal size are now provided for conduit bends and elbows that support industry-standard radius values. See how you can layout conduit with nominal diameters through the Properties palette and ensure that they meet local standards and codes in this video.