Type of Drawing and Size Paper A Series
Type Of Drawings
Drawings is drawn in a paper function called drawings.
Drawings is classified into three parts.
1- Art drawing
The shape of object of the universe like (Trees, Animal, Natural Hills, Sceneries etc.) are drawn in a paper and the representation is called at drawing
2- Geometrical drawing
The geometrical related object (Square, Rectangle, Triangle, Cylinder, Sphere etc.) is drawn and the representation is called geometrical drawing.
3 Engineering drawing
The engineering related material (Building drawings, Machine drawings, Electrical fittings drawings etc.) are drawn and shown in a paper is called engineering drawing.
Type of Paper generally use in Drawings
Drawing sheets recommended by Indian Standard Institutions (IS: 10711 -1983) are given below
A Series Paper Sizes Chart.
Height x Width (mm)
Height x Width (in)
|4A0||2378 x 1682 mm||93.6 x 66.2 in|
|2A0||1682 x 1189 mm||66.2 x 46.8 in|
|A0||1189 x 841 mm||46.8 x 33.1 in|
|A1||841 x 594 mm||33.1 x 23.4 in|
|A2||594 x 420 mm||23.4 x 16.5 in|
|A3||420 x 297 mm||16.5 x 11.7 in|
|A4||297 x 210 mm||11.7 x 8.3 in|
|A5||210 x 148 mm||8.3 x 5.8 in|
|A6||148 x 105 mm||5.8 x 4.1 in|
|A7||105 x 74 mm||4.1 x. 2.9 in|
|A8||74 x 52 mm||2.9 x 2.0 in|
|A9||52 x 37 mm||2.0 x 1.5 in|
|A10||37 x 26 mm||1.5 x 1.0 in|
A Series Paper Sizes Formal Definition
The Definition of the A paper sizes is based on the following basis:
- The length divided by the width is 1.4142
- The A0 size has an area of 1 square meter.
- Each subsequent size A(n) is defined as A(n-1) cut in half parallel to its shorter sides.
- The standard length and width of each size is rounded to the nearest millimeter.