Computer-aided design (CAD)
Computer-aided design, or CAD, primarily refers to the use of design applications on computer systems to assist in the:
- analysis; and/or
of a structure.
It is used extensively in many environments and increasingly is also used in the production and support of an idea, model or prototype.
Yet CAD is not just about designing: it strongly promotes the principles of collaborative work and knowledge-sharing in the built environment.
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