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Design And Modeling Vocab

Subject : engineering
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1. A sequential record of the construction steps in a 3D modeling program

2. A closed geometric figure in a plane formed by connecting line segements endpoint to endpoint with each segment intersecting exactly two others. Polygons are classified by the number of sides they have - such as a triangle has three sides - a quadril

3. A proportion between two sets of dimensions used in developing accurate - larger or smaller prototypes - or models of design ideas.

4. A full- scale working model used to test a design concept by making actual observations and necessary adjustments.

5. Parallel to the Y axis.

6. A rounded interior blend between two surfaces. Some uses are to strengthen joining surfaces or to allow a part to be removed from a mold.

7. A heavy solid line used on a drawing to represent the outline of an object.

8. A visual - mathematical - or three- dimensional representation in detail of an object or design - often smaller than the original. A model is often used to test ideas - make changes to a design - and to learn more about what would happen to a similar

9. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

10. A realistic way of drawing objects in three dimensions using a horizon line - a key edge - and two vanishing points.

11. Circles or arcs that share the same center.

12. Standardization of lines used on technical drawings by line weight and style.

13. Thin lines capped with arrowheads - which may be broken along their length to provide space for the dimension numerals.

14. A thin solid line perpendicular to a dimension line - indicating which feature is associated with the dimension.

15. Occupying the same area in space.

16. Parallel to the X axis.

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

18. An outline of something as seen from one side.

19. The documents that are required for something or that give evidence or proof of something. A drawing or printed information that contains instructions for assembling - installing - operating - and servicing.

20. A form of pictorial drawing in which all three drawing axes form equal angles of 120 degrees with the plane of projection.

21. Having the dimensions of height and width - height and depth - or width and depth only.

22. Designed to be practical and useful.

23. A method of realistic drawing in which the part of an object closest to the viewer is a planar face - and all the lines describing sides perpendicular to that face can be extended back to converge at one point - the vanishing point

24. Lines - planes - or surfaces side by side and having the same distance continuously between them.

25. A form of pictorial drawing in which vanishing points are used to provide the depth and distortion that is seen with the human eye.

26. A line type that represents an edge that is not directly visible because it is behind or beneath another surface.

27. The measurement of someone or something from head to foot or from base to top.

28. A flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points would wholly lie.

29. A rough drawing representing the main features of an object or scene and often made as a preliminary study.

30. A preliminary visual of a possible idea for a design. Most thumbnail sketches are not full- size and have little detail. They are intended to quickly explore possible alternative designs.

31. The use of a computer to assist in the process of designing a part - circuit - building - etc.

32. Also called line width. The thickness of a line - characterized as thick or thin.

33. Used to describe the size and location of individual geometric shapes.

34. A limit to a design process. Constraints may be such things as appearance - funding - space - materials - and human capabilities. A limitation or restriction.

35. Lines that are thin and used to connect a specific note to a feature.

36. A method of representing three- dimensional objects on a plane having only length and breadth.

37. Turning around an axis or center point.

38. Cut off irregular or unwanted parts.

39. To add explanatory notes to.

40. A model devised to expose its parts for study - training or testing.

41. Construct or manufacture an industrial product.

42. A measurable extent - such as the three principal dimensions of an object of width - height - and depth.

43. Attach or position securely.

44. A distinctive attribute or aspect.

45. A conical- shaped recess around a hole that is often used to receive a tapered screw.

46. To move in a circle about a central axis.

47. Restrictions applied to geometric entities; for example - horizontal - parallel - perpendicular - and tangent.

48. At an angle of 90

49. A point in space - usually located on the horizon - where parallel edges of an object appear to converge.

50. Make larger in area.