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.
- Art drawing
- Geometrical drawing
- Engineering drawings (Click Here for Engineering Drawings)
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.
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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.
Size |
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.
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