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Unformatted text preview: 3 Dimensions Generally, much more formal drawings are required for the machine shop. However, in some cases, you may want to add dimensions to a simple drawing for clarity New software sketch tools • Google: Sketchup • Cornell: 3D Journal • These design tools are also being added to larger Computer aided design packages. Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing: CAD/CAM • Computer aided design • Build objects in 3D – automatically produce the appropriate shop drawings. • CAD drawings can be linked directly to Rapid Prototyping machines for producing models, or to CNC machines for fabrication of finished parts. • CAD is not a substitute for sketching because it cannot be done quickly. • CAD Software: e.g. Autocad, Pro-Engineer, Solid Works...
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- Spring '08
- Computer-aided design, machine shop, ruler orthographic face, New software sketch, horizontal midline axes