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CAD And Drafting

Subject : it-skills
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1. A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. 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

9. To cut internal threads.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

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

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

20. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

21. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

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

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

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

25. 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.

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

27. Mass divided by volume.

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

29. The amount of matter an object contains.

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

31. Vertical cut through house - used to show construction components of building

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

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

34. Nominal size of a framing member

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

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

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

38. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

39. 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.

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

41. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

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

43. Actual size of framing member

44. Turning around an axis or center point.

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

46. Counter space requirements on either side of sink