## What scale is used for building plans?

**The architect’s scale** is used by architects and builders for obtaining measurements from scaled drawings of buildings and other structures. It is typically three-sided with 11 scales or flat with 4 scales. It is available in lengths ranging from 4″ to 36″ although 12″ models are most common.

## What is the scale of 1 50?

What does a 1:50 scale mean. Using the same method of calculation, a 1:50 scale is **simple representing an object and/or subject 50 times smaller that its real size.**

## What does a 1/100 scale mean?

Ratio scales

If the scale of the plan is 1 : 100, this means **the real measurements are 100 times longer than they are on the plan**. So 1 cm on the plan represents a real length of 100 cm (1 metre)

## How do you calculate scale model size?

To find the Scale of your Model: **Take the length of the Full Size Ship in Feet, multiply (x) by 12 to get the Length in Inches**. Take that number and Divide it by the Length of your model (also in Inches), and you will have determined the Scale.

## How do you convert to scale?

To scale an object to a smaller size, you **simply divide each dimension by the required scale factor**. For example, if you would like to apply a scale factor of 1:6 and the length of the item is 60 cm, you simply divide 60 / 6 = 10 cm to get the new dimension.

## What is the scale of 1 25?

Well, 1:25 means that **1 ‘unit’ on the plan is 25 ‘units’ in real life**, so 1cm = 25cm, 1ft=25ft etc.