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Machine Drawing with AutoCAD by Goutam Ghosh, Goutam Pohit

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Chapter 4

Dimensioning in AutoCAD

Chapter Outline

GENERAL CONCEPTS AND STANDARD PRACTICES

Dimensions enable us to indicate the true shape and size of different objects in a drawing. It also helps us to understand the positions of these objects in realtion to one another or with some reference points or objects. When you draw an object on the computer screen, you represent the physical shape of the object. It will not be meaningful until and unless you associate these shapes with their ...

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