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Computer Aided Design

What is CAD?
Computer Aided Design, the first step in creating digital content for fabrication or Virtual Reality.

How long can I spend using CAD?
The cube is open Mondays through Fridays, from 9AM to 8PM.

Which CAD software is available?
The cube has CAD packages that range from simple to industry-standard such as TinkerCAD, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Fusion360, and Autodesk Inventor.

Can I request a specific CAD application?
Discuss specific needs with a staff member in person or at cube@pacific.edu.

What types of files are created?
CAD software can create various types of files that allow designs to be taken to digital fabrication through additive manufacture (3Dprinting), Computer Controlled (CNC) machining, or into Virtual Reality environments.

How much does it cost to use the CAD systems?
The Cube is offering the use of CAD workstations free of charge for students, faculty, and staff.