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Old 10-17-2012, 05:51 PM   #21
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The one thing I can't easily do with a pencil and paper is visualize how parts interact in three dimensions. Say I have a box, and I want to pass a tube through it at a weird angle. With a D CAD program, I can rotate the model around and see how much clearance there is around the parts, visualize it from the front as well as the side, etc.
CAD will excel at that. It'll tell you clearances or interferences, you can move the parts around, and if you're feeling ambitious, you can even animate assemblies. At least the packages I'm familiar with; not sure you're gonna find much in the free programs.
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Old 10-17-2012, 06:11 PM   #22
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I can rotate the model around , visualize it from the front as well as the side, etc.
Joe, in sketchup it is easy to manipulate models


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