IMPORTANCE OF AUTOCAD
Prepared by Mr. B Clarke
Subject: Mechanical Engineering
OBJECTIVES OF TODAY’S LESSON
State correctly the meaning of AutoCAD.
Summarizes the history of AutoCAD.
Give examples of five careers which involve
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.
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.
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
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