## How do you convert an architectural scale?

To convert a scaled measurement up to the actual measurement, simply multiply the smaller measurement by the scale factor. For example, if the scale factor is 1:8 and the smaller length is 4, multiply 4 × 8 = 32 to convert it to the larger actual size.

## How do you turn a drawing into a scale?

Drawings can be scaled up or down using either a calculator or a scale rule. To scale a drawing using a calculator: divide the measurement by the scale if you want to reduce the drawing in size, or. multiply the measurement by the scale if you want to increase it in size.

**How do you convert to scale 1 50?**

You could also say, 1 unit in the drawing is equal to 100 units in real life. So, if we were drawing a table that measured 100cm wide by 200cm long at a scale of 1:50, you would draw the table 2cm wide by 4cm long on your piece of paper. This is worked out by dividing the real life size (100cm) by 50 (1:50 scale).

**What is 1/8 on a architect scale?**

Architectural Scales

DRAWING SCALE | SCALE FACTOR | VIEWPORT SCALE |
---|---|---|

1/8″ = 1′-0″ | 96 | 1/96xp |

3/16″ = 1′-0″ | 64 | 1/64xp |

1/4″ = 1′-0″ | 48 | 1/48xp |

3/8″ = 1′-0″ | 32 | 1/32xp |

### How do you calculate scale model size?

You have to divide your real measurement to the model. For example, if your real measurement is 5m and your model is 20cm, divide 5/20 =1/4 and that means the ratio would be 1:4. I am having trouble calculating the size of the Viking’s stadium. The scale provided says 1cm=55 ft.

### What size is 1/10 scale in inches?

How Big is a 1:10 Scale Car? When shopping for 1:10 RC cars, you will find that they start around 17.5 inches but can be as large as 22 inches in length, particularly if they emulate the look of classic American muscle cars.

**How is architectural scale factor calculated?**

For calculating the scale factor from an engineering drawing scale, only multiply the feet by 12….For calculating scale factor out of architectural drawing scale:

- Choose your scale. For example: 1/4” = 1”
- Invert the fraction and multiply by 12 to get: 4/1 x 12 = 48.
- Your scale factor is 48.

**How does AutoCAD calculate scale?**

How to scale down in AutoCAD – Window select the object(s) in AutoCAD, type SCALE, and then specify a number between 0 and 1. Hit Enter. The size of the object(s) will SCALE DOWN by that factor.