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Unformatted text preview: Dimensioning Rules: (must sometimes be violated) 1. First row of dimensions at 3H, 2 nd row at 2H, where H = height of characters (text) 2. Place a dimension between views sharing a dimension 3. Place dimension on most descriptive view 4. Dimension visible features, not hidden features 5. Leave the last dimension black in a chain of dimensions when you also give an overall dimension Refers to 5 and 10 6. Mark reference dimensions 7. Try not to clutter drawings 8. Dont put dimensions inside your view 9. Dimensioning lines should not cross each other (unless necessary) 10. Extension lines may cross other lines if they must...
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- Spring '06
- Mechanical Engineering