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Design And Modeling Vocab

Subject : engineering
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1. A line type that is used to indicate the axis of symmetry for a part or feature.

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

3. A triangle that has a 90 degree angle.

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

5. To imagine the visual form of an object or situation that one cannot see.

6. Lying in the same straight line.

7. Explanatory notes added to a drawing.

8. The measurement or extent of something from side to side.

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

10. Attach or position securely.

11. 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

12. Parallel to the X axis.

13. To add explanatory notes to.

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

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

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

17. 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

18. Having the dimensions of height - width - and depth.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. Dimensions that show the exact location of parts of an object.

27. Circles or arcs that share the same center.

28. A small angled surface formed between two surfaces.

29. A sequential record of the construction steps in a 3D modeling program

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

31. 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.

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

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

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

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

36. At an angle of 90

37. Occupying the same area in space.

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

39. Views is shorthand for multiview projection - which is a system used to view an object. The six mutually perpendicular directions any object may be viewed are top - front - right- side - rear - left- side - and bottom. Top - front - and right- side v

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

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

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

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

44. A change or correction made as a result of editing.

45. Construct or manufacture an industrial product.

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

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

48. The amount by which something is out of line.

49. 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

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