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Mensuration and Geometrical Shapes Applications in Various Fields

Elena Gilbert*

Department of Mathematics, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria

*Corresponding Author:
Elena Gilbert
Department of Mathematics, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Received: 27-May-2023, Manuscript No. JSMS-23-100306; Editor assigned: 29-May-2023, Pre QC No. JSMS-23-100306 (PQ); Reviewed: 13-Jun-2023, QC No. JSMS-23-100306; Revised: 20-Jun-2023, Manuscript No. JSMS- 23-100306 (A); Published: 27-Jun-2023, DOI: 10.4172/J Stats Math Sci.9.2.010

Citation: Gilbert E. Mensuration and Geometrical Shapes Applications in Various Fields. J Stats Math Sci. 2023;9:010.

Copyright: © 2023 Gilbert E. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Mensuration is a branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement of geometric shapes and figures. It involves calculating the various properties of geometric figures, including area, volume, surface area and perimeter. Mensuration is essential in numerous fields, including engineering, architecture, physics, and construction. It is an important tool for solving real-world problems and designing and constructing objects with precise measurements. One of the most fundamental concepts in mensuration is the measurement of distance. Distance measurement typically refers to the measurement of the length of a line, segment, or path. The most common units of distance measurement include meters, feet, inches, and centimetres. Mensuration also involves calculating the area of shapes, which refers to the amount of space occupied by a shape on a two-dimensional plane. The area of basic shapes such as triangles, rectangles, and circles can be calculated using simple formulae. However, more complex shapes require more advanced formulas and techniques. Volume is another important concept in mensuration. It is the quantity of space occupied by a three-dimensional object, typically measured in cubic units. Common examples of objects with volume include cubes, spheres, prisms, and pyramids. To calculate the volume of such objects, mensuration involves multiplying the area of the base by the height.

Surface area is another essential concept in mensuration. It refers to the total area of all the exposed surfaces of a three-dimensional object. Surface area is essential in determining the quantity of materials needed to construct an object or the amount of surface area exposed to heat or chemical reactions. In engineering, mensuration is used to calculate the area, volume, and other properties of different shapes and objects. It is used to measure the size and dimensions of various components in machines, buildings, and bridges. Engineers use mensuration to design and construct structures that can withstand the forces of nature and human use. In architecture, mensuration is used to measure the area, volume, and perimeter of buildings and other structures. It is used to ensure that buildings comply with building codes and regulations. Architects use mensuration to create blueprints and floor plans that accurately represent the dimensions of a building. In physics, mensuration is used to measure physical quantities such as length, mass, time, and temperature. It is used to calculate the speed, acceleration, and other properties of moving objects. Physicists use mensuration to understand the behavior of the physical world and to develop theories and models that explain these phenomena. In fashion design, mensuration is used to measure the body size and shape of models and customers. It is used to create clothing that fits well and looks good on different body types. Fashion designers use mensuration to create patterns and designs that are tailored to the individual measurements of their clients.


Mensuration is a powerful tool that has numerous applications in various fields. It is used to measure the size and dimensions of different shapes and objects, to calculate physical quantities, and to design and construct structures and clothing that are tailored to individual measurements. As technology continues to advance, the power of mensuration will only continue to grow, opening up new possibilities for innovation and discovery in different fields.