Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 31): Drawing nomenclature

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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1 September 2013

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 31): Drawing nomenclature

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The Institution of Structural Engineers
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1 September 2013
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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The Structural Engineer, Volume 91, Issue 9, 2013, Page(s) 4

Date published

1 September 2013

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

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The Structural Engineer, Volume 91, Issue 9, 2013, Page(s) 4

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Standard: £14.95 + VAT
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This note describes the basic knowledge required to read drawings produced by structural engineers.

Introduction
The reading of drawings is a much underrated skill, learnt primarily through being frequently exposed to them and driven by the need to understand their contents. Their sole purpose is to convey information in order for a
structure to be designed, measured and constructed. This is fundamental to every drawing produced by a structural engineer, be it a simple sketch in an email or an A0 sized General Arrangement drawing.

This Technical Guidance Note describes the basic knowledge required to read drawings that are produced by structural engineers. It explains the symbols and nomenclature used and also the relationship they have
with drawings produced by other members of the design team and/or sub-contractors. This guide has been written with bias towards building structures and therefore the contractual responsibilities highlighted, reflect this.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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