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Construction specifications writing

Mark Kalin

Construction specifications writing

principles and procedures

by Mark Kalin

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark Kalin ... [et al.].
ContributionsRosen, Harold J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH425 .R59 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 506 p. ;
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24586023M
ISBN 100470380365
ISBN 109780470380369
LC Control Number2009051013
OCLC/WorldCa460061963

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InterSpec offers key solutions to those involved in the commercial construction industry. Almost 20 years ago, InterSpec developed e-SPECS ®, the most effective spec writing software available for architects and virtuosobs.com, e-SPECS is the industry-leading specification solution. Guide to Specification Writing. For U.S. Government Engineers. by John Oriel, NAVAIR TSD. Introduction Bibliography Basic Grammar Review A Quick Course in Specification Writing. The following articles will lead you through the high points of this guide. Read these articles and the articles that they point to.

Aug 08,  · The “Unofficial” Standard Specifications for Construction (hereinafter referred to as the Unofficial Specifications Book) incorporates, to the best of the Agency’s ability, all modifications made to the Standard Specifications by General Special Provision. The Agency has also fixed any small errors or errata, such as incorrect. Book Reviews: Construction Specifications Writing: Principles and Procedures Measuring Quality of Writing of Construction Specifications. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management August Show more Show less Author. James T. O'Connor, P.E., Ph.D. C. T. Wells Professor of Project Management University of Texas at Austin.


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According to the Dictionary of Architecture & Construction a specification is, “a written document describing in detail the scope of work, materials to be used, methods of installation, and quality of workmanship for a parcel of work to be placed under contract; usually utilized in conjunction with working (contract) drawings in building construction.”.

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According to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Document A, the Contract Documents for a construction project consist of “the Agreement, Conditions of the Contract, Drawing, Specifications, Addenda ”, as well as other miscellaneous documents associated with the contract between the project Owner and the Contractor hired to complete the work.

October Construction Specifications CHAPTER 16 CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS INTRODUCTION This chapter defines Standard Specifications and Special Provisions. It provides details on the format and guidelines for writing Special Provisions, and describes the approval process for both Standard and Project Special Provisions.

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