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CAD And Drafting

Subject : it-skills
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1. Vertical cut through house - used to show construction components of building

2. A conical-shaped recess around a hole - often used to receive a tapered screw.

3. Nominal size of a framing member

4. For a three-dimensional object - a line that cannot be seen because view of it is obstructed by part of the object or of another object

5. An estimated cost used by architects to begin schematic design process

6. Mass divided by volume.

7. Used to define specific size requirements of openings in the building

8. To draw a figure around another touching it at points but not cutting it.

9. User coordinate system - used in the construction of 3D solids in AutoCAD

10. To flip a shape over a line of symmetry and double the image.

11. Constant - non-numerical relationships between the parts of a geometric figure. Examples include parallel - perpendicular - and concentric.

12. A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length

13. A drawing that shows an object as it appears to the human eye - includes isometric and perspective drawings

14. Pictorial drawing of mechanism to show how parts interrelated to each other

15. Three dimensional drawing where the front faces forward - and the depth dimensions go back at angles - usually 15 - 30 - or 45 degrees. Used when most information on drawing is on the front of the object.

16. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

17. Actual size of framing member

18. A manufacturing process that forces material through a shaped opening.

19. Used by architect to design buildings to the client's wants and needs

20. A document that show the quantity of each type of direct material required to make a product

21. The sum of all the areas of all surfaces of a solid.

22. A straight line from the center to the circumference of a circle or sphere.

23. The amount of matter an object contains.

24. Used in AutoCAD to show various materials in sectional drawings

25. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

26. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

27. A two dimensional drawing of the front - top - and side views of an object

28. The amount of space occupied by a substance or object or enclosed within a container.

29. A line used to represent the middle of a circle in engineering drawings

30. A regular oval shape traced by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points is constant.

31. Counter space requirements on either side of sink

32. Amount of money that clients have to spend on cost of building

33. A straight line passing from side to side through the center of a circle or sphere.

34. Used to make lines of varying colors and widths on CAD drawings

35. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

36. Gradual diminution of width or thickness in an elongated object.

37. Turning around an axis or center point.

38. An orthographic drawing of multiple parts that shows relationship of parts to each other in a mechanism

39. A cylindrical recess around a hole - usually to receive a bolt head or nut

40. Used in perspectives for determining the direction of the depth lines

41. Three dimensional drawing that depth lines disappear to a vanishing point. Used mainly in architectural presentations

42. To draw a figure inside another touching it at points but not cutting it.

43. Three dimensional drawing made up of equal angles of 120 degrees - most common 3-D drawing used in industry

44. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

45. Horizontal section through building - shows width and depth of building

46. To cut internal threads.