The term CAD (Computer Aided Design) applies to a wide range of programs that allow th user to created drawings, plans, and designs electronically. AutoCAD is one such program and it main claim to fame is that it is relatively easy to use, it is very comprehensive in its ability to create 2D and some 3D drawings, and it is very popular. Seventy percent of the CAD users in the world use AutoCAD. AutoCAD is helping users produce quality designs in less time with significant improvements.
AutoCAD now includes industry-specific features and libraries for architecture, mechanical design, electrical design, and more.
• Design ductwork, electrical conduit, and circuiting for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical with MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing).
• Automate floor plans, sections, elevations, and other drawings.
• Draw piping, plumbing, and ducting for faster design with mechanical tools.