11 enero 2011

Drawing scales

Drawing to Scale
The whole idea behind creating scale drawings is to allow the drafter to create a drawing which is proportionately the same as the artifact it represents. Using a measuring device called a scale, we can create accurate drawings of both very large objects or very small objects and fit either on a standard size piece of paper.
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To practice, try to calculate the scale of this piece of the map of Santander. Click on "ver mapa mas grande" to know the equivalence between what you see on the screen and the reality

Ver mapa más grande

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