Importance of auto cad

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Brief intro on why cad is important to a group of 2nd formers in Jamaica.

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Importance of auto cad

  1. 1. IMPORTANCE OF AUTOCAD Prepared by Mr. B Clarke Subject: Mechanical Engineering
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES OF TODAY’S LESSON  State correctly the meaning of AutoCAD.  Summarizes the history of AutoCAD.  Give examples of five careers which involve AutoCAD.
  3. 3. DEFINITION OF AUTOCAD  AutoCAD is a computer software that can be used to create accurate two and three dimensional drawings. CAD is an acronym which means Computer Aided Design.
  4. 4. BRIEF HISTORY OF AUTOCAD  The technology known as AutoCAD was first developed in 1982 for two-dimensional applications. There have been many upgrades since that time that feature advanced 3D functions for creating design models and fully-rendered drawings, resulting in many jobs that use AutoCAD.
  5. 5. EXAMPLES OF DRAWINGS IN AUTOCAD
  6. 6. CAREERS INVOLVING AUTOCAD  Architect  Mechanical Design Engineer  Automotive Design Engineer  CAD Teacher  Structure Design Engineer  CAD Operator  CAD Manager
  7. 7. VIDEO SHOWING A CAD OPERATOR
  8. 8. CLASS ACTIVITY  Form four groups and write a summary of what was taught in today’s class. Groups should include at least one member from each form class. The summary should follow the format of the stated objectives.

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