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Computer Aided Drafting and Design CADD stands for Computer Aided Drafting and Design By using the computer for the functions normally utilized by hand a greater amount of efficiency can be attained By drawing lines with a computer on a screen corrections can be made without erasing the entire product CADD is a lot like a word processor letting people draw whatever they choose print it and if corrections are needed only a small amount of time is needed to correct it CADD has the speed of a technical sketch in the accuracy of a normal drawing CADD programs can utilize different methods in the way they draw their pictures Some use co-ordinates which is the standard method and some might use inches or centimeters The standard method of co-ordinates gives a product which is compatible with other systems One co-ordinate point might represent 110 of a millimeter in actual space Then 1 millimeter is 10 co-ordinate points CADD systems were developed along with the computer They were developed very slowly They went from being very large clumsy elaborate machines which needed lots of human intervention to one program on a floppy disk When the power of computers increased so did the possibilities of CADD Images on CADD systems are drawn with the aid of a keyboard mouse or tracking ball One selects the starting point of a line the ending point and the line is drawn A scale at the bottom of the screen tells how long the line will be On some CADD systems the computer itself can measure how long the line will be while the operator inputs the length of the line Lines are the basis of all drawings Straight lines are fairly simple and quick to make but what about curved or wavy lines Thats what different CADD commands are made for Different CADD commands make different things on the screen possible There are commands
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