Metric architectural drawing: a manual for designers and draftsmen
Demonstrates and explains the implications of the metric system for the fields of architectural design and construction. Covers metric usage, metric drawing practices, and metric building materials in detail. Also discusses the current state of metric conversion in the U.S. Contains sample metric designs and working drawings of actual buildings.
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12.7 mm GYPSUM air film base units building industry calculations Celsius centimetre components concrete construction industry conversion factor cubic metre decimal marker Density derived units dimension lines dimensional coordination drawing sheet elevations example Fiberboard Figure floor plan fN fN fN fN rn fN rv g g g grid hard-converted heat flow Ibf/sq inch/pound system Inside Border joists kilogram kilonewton kilopascal Length line thicknesses litre load M-Day manufacturers Mass per unit materials measurement Megapascals metre per second metric design metric drawing metric system millimetres Nominal Actual Nomenclature paper sizes R-value ratios recommended reference rn rn RSI Value Sample Drawings scale scale ratios section modulus sectors sheathing shingle sion sizes slope Soft converted special name square metre standard steel supplementary units Table thermal resistance unit name unit symbol vapor barrier vd vd vertical Wall section