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He originally designated zero as the boiling point of water and 100º as freezing point. The scale was later reversed. Centigrade A temperature scale using the freezing point of water as zero and the boiling point of water as 100º. The scale is now officially called celsius (see above) to avoid confusion in Europe where the word can mean a measure of plane angle and equals 1/10 000 part of a right angle. Fahrenheit (ºF) A scale of temperature still used in the USA which gives the freezing point of water as 32º and boiling point as 212º.

150 flow (direction of watercourse) ramp (arrow points up) General Information 27 Drawing conventions – continued Landscape contour – existing gate contour – proposed fence line of no cut/no fill hedge – existing cut volume (in section) hedge – proposed fall of ground (arrow points down) bank (arrows point down) tree – existing cutting (arrows point down) tree – proposed grass tree – protection (of existing) planting bed 28 Architect’s Pocket Book Drawing conventions – continued Masonry brickwork blockwork lightweight block stonework engineering brick brickwork running bond stonework running bond stonework random rubble blocking (any type) softwood machined all round hardwood machined all round Timber rough sawn (any type) Site-formed materials concrete plaster / render screed granular fill asphalt macadam mulch topsoil subsoil hard fill plywood glass sheet insulation quilt insulation board Manufactured materials membrane board layer sheet – small scale blockboard sheet – large scale veneered blockboard General Information 29 Drawing conventions – continued Doors Windows hinged leaf hinged leaf (alternative) hinged leaf normally closed (reverse if normally open) hinged leaf opening 180o F fixed light side hung (arrow points to hinge) top hung bottom hung horizontal pivot hinged leaf opening both ways bi-parting pair of hinged leaves vertical pivot vertical pivot reversible horizontal hinge projecting out (H window) sliding leaf horizontal sliding revolving leaves vertical sliding sliding/folding leaves end hung slide and tilt sliding/folding leaves centre hung tilt and turn Source: BS 1192 : Ϫ 5 : 1998 Construction drawing practice.

A0 is twice A1 which is twice A2 and so on. Where larger sizes than A0 are needed the A is preceded by a figure, thus 4A is four times A0. The B series are sizes intermediate between any two A sizes. This series is used mostly for posters and charts. The C series are envelopes to suit the A sizes. DL or long sizes are obtained by dividing the A and B series into three, four or eight equal parts parallel to the shorter side so that the proportion of 1 : ͱ2 is not maintained. In practice, the long sizes should be produced from the A series only.

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