Technical Drawing - Traditional Drafting Techniques - Discussion

Discussion :: Traditional Drafting Techniques - General Questions (Q.No.2)


A line drawn with a long section, short dash, and another long section is a ________.

[A]. hidden feature
[B]. center of a circle
[C]. center axis of a hidden cylinder
[D]. center of a radius

Answer: Option C


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Anuj said: (Feb 4, 2011)  
What is logic behind this. ?

Or its a normal angle arc question.

Tracy said: (May 1, 2011)  
A long section, short dash, and another long section is a representation of axis.

Parthiban said: (Aug 28, 2011)  
It is the representation of axis.

Arun said: (Dec 15, 2011)  
It standard representation of a basic center line in engg drawing.

Nitin Khedekar said: (Feb 8, 2012)  
Why it is called center axis of hidden cylinder?

Ashish said: (Feb 27, 2012)  
It represents the axis as X-X.

Kumaraguru said: (Mar 12, 2012)  
We can use centre lines for showing the centre of circle.

Digvijay Singh said: (Sep 17, 2012)  
The center line has 6:1 ratio and it is used to represent center axis of any section.

Chand Basha said: (Jun 25, 2013)  
It is the general representation of the central axis for any object. Basics are very much important for everyone.

Louis said: (Nov 6, 2013)  
I can't understand your explanations guys. Somebody explain the answer fully for me?

Sunil said: (Jan 31, 2014)  
We can't represent hidden part of object by continuous line so we have to used hidden lines it's systematic way to show hidden parts of object.

Alice Eke said: (Oct 6, 2015)  
What did they mean by long section?

Sanjeevkumar K said: (Feb 27, 2016)  
The standard center hidden lines are indicated by short dashes and long lines in engineering drawing.

Selvakani said: (May 7, 2017)  
I can't understand it. Please explain briefly.

Avijit Kundu said: (Jun 6, 2017)  
Why it specified for particular a hidden cylinder?

Tushar Khandare said: (Jan 29, 2018)  
But the long section then point then again long section is also a axis presentation, isn't it?

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