What is Computer Aided Drafting?

Drawing is considered to be a universal language which is understood by most of people as compared to same piece of information running into pages of text. Drafting in similar lines is a technical drawing generally used by designers to graphically present ideas and represent objects necessary for a designed environment. A set of these drafted illustrations are composed of construction document. The technical sketch, mechanical drafting and computer-aided drafting all fall under the umbrella of drafting. When we use computers to prepare the drafting documents, they are specifically referred a...
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Advantages of CAD Drafting over Manual Drafting

Computer Aided Design (CAD) has been a real breakthrough in the AEC industry by becoming the primary source of communicating design intent. Before the advent of CAD, the only source for draftsmen was pencil and paper for drawing sketches. The traditional method of manual drafting is iterative and time consuming. However, now there has been a paradigm shift from traditional manual drafting to cad design and drafting. Some of the benefits of CAD Drafting are as follows: Data storing and Accessibility – One of the advantages of CAD drafting is that the drawings need not be filed and sto...
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