computer-aided design and drafting

computer-aided design and drafting

[kəm′pyüd·ər ‚ād·əd di′zīn ən ′draft·iŋ]
(computer science)
The carrying out of computer-aided design with a system that has additional features for the drafting function, such as dimensioning and text entry. Abbreviated CADD.
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Some foundrymen and engineers today are familiar with computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) programs, and with the advantages of this approach for the design of parts and for plotting of construction prints.
The 12-year, $400 million indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract provides geographic information systems, mapping, computer-aided design and drafting, asset management, public safety, environmental and related facility engineering solutions, including both Intergraph and third-party solutions.
A Hewlett-Packard file server supports all computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) documentation while the Falcon/DMS software allows users on both networks to share files seamlessly.
According to Robert Fassberg, AutoCAD LT product manager, "AutoCAD LT provides paper-based drafters a low-cost way to transition to computer-aided design and drafting.
MAGIC is a computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) system which enables communications companies to design new networks quickly and efficiently.
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