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software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing

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Many computer-aided drafting (CAD) classes are taught in a manner similar to the traditional board drafting classes they replaced.
But computer-aided drafting packages, or CAD, which are commonly used by architects, may not be the best option for space planning.
The lab gives students hands-on experience with computer-aided drafting and manufacturing.
As consumers offer feedback, designers instantly tweak products or packages using computer-aided drafting (CAD) systems.
In 1982 he founded Autodesk and helped make the company the world's leading supplier of computer-aided drafting and design software, with AutoCAD as the flagship product.
Architects have long been interested in the potential of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) and Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM).
Intergraph and AutoCad computer-aided drafting systems are employed on nearly all projects, giving The Eggers Group advanced production capabilities and allowing the firm to produce drawings quickly and accurately.
Computer-aided drafting capabilities ensure a consistent, high-quality drawing format.
DX capability is for somebody who might be doing quite a bit of object-oriented type software, like computer-aided drafting or massive spreadsheets," he explains.
The evolution of geoprocessing spans almost three decades, dating back to computer-aided drafting (CAD) in the 1960s and automated mapping in the 1970s.
Students use the AutoCAD computer-aided drafting program to generate their paper airplane patterns and to add graphics and personalized text before outputting the pattern to a Houston Instruments' DMP 52 plotter.
Many architectural firms, for example, use computer-aided drafting techniques to speed time-consuming processes.
The company's principals, Bruce Waschuk, 31, Dale Murphy, 31, and Kevin Routledge, 34, have the credentials to be what they are; leading Canadian consultants in the field of computer-aided drafting.
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