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CAD And Drafting

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

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

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

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

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

6. Nominal size of a framing member

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

8. Exact drawing representation of a given thread type

9. 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.

10. The amount of matter an object contains.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. Mass divided by volume.

30. Simple method of drawing threads on an orthographic drawing

31. Actual size of framing member

32. Turning around an axis or center point.

33. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

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

35. Counter space requirements on either side of sink

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

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

38. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

39. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

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

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

42. 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.

43. 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

44. To cut internal threads.

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

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