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Certified Drafting Exam

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1. Arc Part of two circles that touch.

2. Formed using a brake die mandrel roller or similar tools.

3. Relief typically added to a sheet metal part to relieve stress or the tear that occurs when a portion of a piece of material is bent.

4. A circular curve in which all of the points are an equal distance from the center point.

5. A line that normally runs between two extension lines has arrows or ticks at its ends and has a value at its center.

6. A rectangle or polygon near the edge of the drawing sheet that defines the usable drawing area of the drawing sheet. Borders may also include zone numbers and center marks.

7. To draw one figure within another figure.

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

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

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

11. A grouping of one or more design components.

12. Actual size of framing member

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

14. An arrangement of copies of a feature around an imaginary cirlce a designated number of times and at a specified distance apart.

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

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

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

19. The center of model mass where balance occurs.

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

21. 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

22. Parameters that control the size location and position of model elements including sketches and features.

23. Horizontal section through building shows width and depth of building

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

25. The perimeter of a circle.

26. A surface formed by patching the space within a selected closed region.

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

28. A line connecting opposite corners of a figure.

29. Heavy line used to outline visible edges of an object.

30. American Society of Mechanical Engineers

31. A dimensioning method that provides coordinates from established datums that are usually located at the corner of the part or the axis of a feature.

32. Used in architecture to show exterior views of buildings

33. Menu in which only items associated with the current work environment and application are available.

34. The figure formed by two lines coming together.

35. The distance from any point on a circle to the circles center.

36. To draw around.

37. The first view placed in a drawing to which all other views are added.

38. Counter space requirements on either side of sink

39. Used to represent visible lines on a drawing

40. Subordinate nodes that create are associated with or are consumed by the parent node item.

41. A figure or character used in place of a word.

42. The overall working environment within which secondary environments exist.

43. Fillets and rounds that have a curve radius that does not change.

44. A drawing of an object as it appears to the eye.

45. The heaviest line used in drafting acts as a "frame" for the drawing.

46. A dimensioning method in which the size and location of features are given in reference to a datum.

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

48. The inside radius of a formed feature.

49. Describes a polygon in which the flats are tangent to an imaginary circle; circumscribed polygons are measured across the polygon flats.

50. A CADD drawing aid formed by a network of uniformly spaced points or lines on the screen.