Isometric piping drawings are used to portray pipe systems in an isometric diagram that can offer depth, length and width in a single view, making it easier to read and understand. The drawings are usually drawn on paper... More »

Common symbols used in piping drawings include function symbols, such as two circles, side-by-side, indicating instrument sharing in common housing and a diamond with a P in the middle indicating a purge or flush device.... More »

The formula of length x width x depth is used to calculate volume of box-shaped areas. For example, the formula can be used to calculate the volume of storage boxes, topsoil, yards, gardens, and concrete and cement fills... More »

To find the surface area of any space, multiply the length of that space by its width. To find the area of a room for carpeting, you need a measuring tape and a calculator. More »

Assuming length and width are whole numbers, a rectangle with an area of 64 units can be constructed in four different ways: 8 x 8, 4 x 16, 2 x 32 or 1 x 64. A square is a special case of a rectangle, as it has equal sid... More »

To calculate square footage of rectangular floor space, determine the length and width of the rectangular space in feet, then multiply them together. If floor space is not a perfect rectangle, break the space up into rec... More »

To calculate the area of a rectangle, multiply the length of the rectangle by its width. You need to know the length and width of the rectangle. A ruler, a pen, a paper and a divider are helpful in completing this task. More »