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CAD

The ISO 4217 currency code for Canada Dollar.

CAD

ISO 4217 code for the Canadian dollar. The dollar traces its antecedents to the dollar of the Province of Canada, which was issued in 1858 and gradually adopted by the territories of British North America as they formed modern Canada over the course of the next century. The Canadian dollar was pegged to the United States dollar at various values, often at par, until 1950. The currency began to float that year, though it briefly reverted to the U.S. dollar peg between 1962 and 1970.

CAD

see COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN.

CAD

(1) See cash available for distribution. (2) See central appraisal district. (3) See computer-aided design.

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Integration of 2D CAD Models of Turned Components with CAPP, Engineering with Computers, Springer-Verlag London Ltd, Volume 17, Number 3, October 2001, pp.
For years, engineering students were forced to sketch their ideas in two dimensions, first on paper and then on the computer with the first generation of 2D CAD software.
A limitation of 2D CAD is that it doesn't readily allow for bend radiuses so that getting it right often required drawing the spec a second time," says Gadberry.
1 also includes several new 3D and 2D CAD parts and assemblies formats, including AutoCAD 2004.
The software is used in engineering, design, manufacturing and construction environments to enable team members to view and markup all project files, including 3D and 2D CAD drawings, graphic files and documents, without requiring access to the native software.
It offers design guidelines, a catalog, downloadable 2D CAD files, and a form for requesting a quote.
Its web site proclaims: "If you're designing with 2D CAD, you're working way too hard.
Solid modeling requires substantially more computer resources than 2D CAD.
Many SMEs have realized the benefits of 3D CAD over 2D CAD software, providing 3D CAD software vendors with several opportunities to enhance their market potential and presence.
The CAD market in Australia can be segmented into two product segments: 3D CAD and 2D CAD.
As an emerging technical tool one that is heralded as the next generation of computer aided design and construction after 2D CAD drawing design and construction teams are still in the process of integrating and implementing the technology into everyday practice.