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What is CAD software?

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March 01, 2010 7:33PM

CAD stands for "computer aided design". Typically it's a

drafting application or an automated circuit board design or other

automated designing product. Autocad is one of the most recognized


C.A.D is computer-aided-design and it means that you can create

anything using computers !

CAD (computer aided design) was originally a 2D drafting

application back in the 1970's. However, it is now fully integrated

3D engineering and architectural software which coordinates all

engineering disciplines allowing for a fully coordinated designs of

just about anything you can think of. In addition to creating

engineering and architectural drawings, it can do bill of material

take-offs from those drawings. CAD is widely used by the Department

of Defense, Department of Transportation and engineering companies


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