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Method of Dimensioning & Arrangement of Dimensions

An engineering drawing, besides illustrating the shape of an object, must also show the size and any other relevant details essential for the construction of the object. Indicating on a drawing, the sizes of the object and other details essential for its construction and function using lines, numerals, symbols, notes, etc., is called dimensioning. The dimensions are given to indicate the sizes of various features of the object and their locations. Indicated dimensions of an object should not be mistaken as those which are required to make the drawing. The dimensions indicated on engineering drawings are those which are essential…