computer-aided design

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computer-aided design

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(Computer Science) the use of computer techniques in designing products, esp involving the use of computer graphics. Abbreviation: CAD
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Noun1.computer-aided design - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 7, 2019-: Global CAD Software Market 2019 Trends, Opportunity, Projection Analysis And Forecast 2025
With the CAD tools available today, it is a relatively simple process to create a schematic and pass the netlist or connectivity information to the PCB layout portion of the CAD software and create a printed circuit board layout.
eMachineShop launched as the world's first online machine shop in 2003, offering no-minimum manufacturing and free CAD software to make part design easy.
Shift from license based to subscription based model, and increasing mergers & acquisitions between CAD software providers are some of the trends observed in this market.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 28, 2016-3D CAD software Reseller CADD Edge Merges with Stratasys 3D Printer Reseller TriMech
For design engineers with less complex PCB prototypes that need to be completed in a hurry, ExpressPCB CAD Software combined with Miniboard and MiniBoardPro manufacturing is the solution of choice.
Many of these companies operate in environments consisting of various solutions from different CAD software vendors.
New software licenses revenue is realized from the fee earned by vendors by providing CAD software to end-users.
At the end of the day, CAD software is used to design something that is going to be manufactured.
New and recent versions of CAD software are thus more versatile in design functionality.
Engineers used CAD software from SolidWorks in Concord, Mass., to test those scenarios and develop prototypes.