Tagged: Geometric Construction

Construction of a Hexagon (3 Methods) 0

Construction of a Hexagon (3 Methods)

Regular Hexagon in a Given Circumscribed Circle Many bolt heads and nuts are hexagonal (six-sided) in shape. Figure 4-26 shows a method of constructing a regular hexagon in a given circumscribed circle. The diameter...

Bisecting an Angle 0

Bisecting an Angle

To bisect an angle means to divide it in half. If you know the size of the angle, you can bisect it by simply dividing the size by 2 and laying off the result...

Transferring an Angle 0

Transferring an Angle

There is a geometric construction for laying off, on another part of the same drawing or on a different drawing, an angle equal in size to one that is already drawn. This procedure, called...