ENGR 114 Chapter 2: Scale and Projections Scale Scales are used to measure distances on technical drawings. Types of scales Mechanical Engineers Scale (Fractional divisions) Civil Engineer’s Scale (Division of 10) Metric Scale Architectural Scale (Fractional divisions)
A rectangular box on a drawing with the scale of 2:1 has the measured dimensions 10” W x 16” L x 20” H. How large is the actual box?
You are looking at drawings for a proposed golf course. The distance from the tee-box to the hole is 12 inches. If the scale on the drawing is 1”:50’, how far is it from the tee-box to the hole.