AUTOCAD computer-aided design (CAD) information

AutoCAD is referred to as a commercial computer-aided desaaign (CAD) and drafting software tool. It is widely utilized across an array of industries by architects, engineers, project managers and several other professionals.

AutoCAD is known term when it comes to 3D and 2D CAD design. AutoCAD software is a tool that facilitates the process of designing and communicating the end results with others. In this age most structures that are built are based on CAD drawings. The majority of them use AutoCAD.

Most people associate AutoCAD with architectural house design; however, there are many different industries that use AutoCAD. For example, many: geographical, mechanical, electronic, AEC, multimedia, electrical, surveying, engineering, town planning, and even garment companies’ use AutoCAD.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) features have also been recently added to the list of things that AutoCAD can do.

·       Understanding of CAD, CAM and CAE. 

·       Sketching, Editing and Drawing aids. 

·       Creating & modifying annotations. 

·       Concepts of constraints and tolerance. 

·       Working with blocks and block attributes.


Features of AutoCAD 

When we say ‘features’, we do not mean the commands offered by AutoCAD in the context of this article. Instead, we highlight the differences between AutoCAD and other CAD software that make AutoCAD a popular drafting tool.


Powerful Drafting: Built primarily as a drafting tool, AutoCAD offers unparalleled drafting capabilities. 


Analyze Object Details: The features included in AutoCAD allow in depth analysis and visualization of 2D and 3D models.


Plug-ins: Since AutoCAD is extremely popular, there is a huge number of plug-ins that are available which make the software more useful and friendly.


Integration: AutoCAD allows API integration with spreadsheets, document editors and other utilities. This is extremely useful when sharing the output of the software.


Training Options: Since AutoCAD is very popular, there are training institutes that teach the software from beginner level to the advanced level.


Date : 13 Dec, 2019

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