Dimensioning irregular curves

Irregular curves may be dimensioned by the use of ordinates. To illustrate the use of ordinates, a section through the hull of a boat is shown (Fig. 14.14). Since the hull is symmetrical about the vertical centre line it is not necessary to draw both halves in full and if the curve is presented in this manner then two short thick parallel lines are drawn at each end of the profile at right angles to the centre line. The outline is also extended slightly beyond the centre line to indicate that the shape is to be continued. Ordinates are then positioned on the drawing and the outline passes through each of the chosen fixed points.

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