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Structural Drawings - Structural Drawings Chapter 23...

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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 1 Structural Drawings Chapter 23
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 2 Motivation http://dynfb.com/apps/appPlant/gateway.asp
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 3 Structures Structural engineering is generally associated with commercial steel and concrete buildings, and in some situations, it is also used for the structural design of residential buildings
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 4 Introduction Structural drafting techniques are generally the same as mechanical drafting; usually they are a combination of mechanical and architectural methods used Differences develop due to raw materials used, methods of fabrication, & standards.
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 5 Structural Shapes I beam Tee Channels Angle Plates Refer to figure 23.1 of textbook
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 6 Line work Lines used in structural drafting are generally the same as those used in mechanical drafting Lines may heavier or thinner than normal depending on the emphasis & size of the drawing Dimension lines may be drawn with a space for the numeral or the numeral may be placed above the dimension line Dimension lines may be capped with arrowheads, slashes, or dots
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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 7 Lettering Structural lettering is generally slanted gothic style and freer in style than mechanical lettering Lettering heights : All lettering, except titles: 1/8” to 5/32” (3- 4mm) Titles: 3/16” to ¼” (5-6 mm)
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