Orthographic Projections, Continued
Space views on your drawings to give the appearance of a balanced drawing.
In general, the top and bottom margins are equal and the left and right
margins are equal. Sometimes the spacing of the views is technically correct
but the image interferes with the placement of the title block or appears off
balance. If the object allows arbitrary choice with regard to the designation
of views, you can improve the spacing by changing the designation.
views in a drawing of a circular object is like spacing letters -you must try
to equalize the areas of space around and between the views.
Figure 6-28 shows technically correct spacing and improved spacing for a
three-view drawing of a rectangle.
Figure 6-28.The spacing of views: A. Technically
correct, and B. Visually improved.
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