March 8th, 2018 USPS restrictions and Scale drawing

posted Mar 8, 2018, 4:16 AM by Mr Becker

What are the USPS restrictions/approval processes on street-side mailboxes, what research is needed for the project, and how can a Project Management Plan be developed?  Use the following links to answer these questions and record your answers in your engineering notebook.


USPS street-side mailbox restrictions



House Model Assessment

Given the following house floor plan, create a scale drawing of the house showing just the rooms and closets.  

Use a scale factor of 1 inch: 12 feet (an industry standard). Print this out from this file an record all relevant computations.

 http://checkout.plan-store.com/house-plans/media/import/WebArt/common/plans/images/NGA5/NGA617/NGA617-LVL1-LI-BL-LG.GIF




This project requires the construction of a scale model of a Mail Delivery System. In order to complete the model, you must be able to sketch and draw a smaller version of a real situation and then construct the smaller version. The mathematics needed for this project is found in the study of scale factors. Scale factors require attention to units and also can be represented as functions.





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