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CAD And Drafting

Subject : it-skills
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1. Pictorial drawing of mechanism to show how parts interrelated to each other

2. Turning around an axis or center point.

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

4. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

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

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

7. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

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

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

10. 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.

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

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

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

14. Actual size of framing member

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

16. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

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

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

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

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

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

22. Nominal size of a framing member

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

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

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

26. Counter space requirements on either side of sink

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

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

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

30. 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

31. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

32. 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.

33. Mass divided by volume.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. To cut internal threads.

44. The amount of matter an object contains.

45. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

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