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The CSI specifications practice guide

Author: Construction Specifications Institute.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011.
Series: CSI Practice Guides.
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"The Specifications Practice Guide is focused on the roles and responsibilities of the specifications professional in meeting the challenges of the changing world of construction. In this volume, guidelines on topics like writing quality construction specifications and product selection are meshed with best practices for managing project information, working with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Specifications Handbooks, manuals, etc
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CSI specifications practice guide.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011
(DLC) 2010019503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Construction Specifications Institute.
ISBN: 9780470904855 0470904852
OCLC Number: 708563302
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages).
Contents: The CSI Construction Specifications Practice Guide; Contents; Introduction; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Practices; 1.1 Project Manual Concept; 1.2 Specifications Production; 1.3 Profile of a Specifier; 1.3.1 Educational Background; 1.3.2 Beneficial Traits; 1.3.3 Proficiency; 1.4 Developing Specifications; 1.4.1 Gathering Information; 1.4.2 Product Selection Decisions; 1.5 Specifications Organization and Preparation; 1.5.1 Basic Procedural Decisions; 1.5.2 Format; 1.5.3 Method of Specifying; 1.5.4 Specification Language; 1.5.5 Preparing Specifications. 1.5.6 Division 01-General Requirements1.5.7 Section Title List; 1.5.8 Coordinating with Consultants; 1.6 Specifying Workmanship; 1.7 Considerations during Development of Specifications; 1.7.1 Economic Implications of Each Choice; 1.7.2 Work Results Structure; 1.7.3 Industry Conditions and Availability of Products; 1.8 Specifying Quality Assurance and Quality Control; 1.8.1 Quality Assurance in the Conditions of the Contract; 1.8.2 Quality Control in the Conditions of the Contract; 1.8.3 Division 01-General Requirements; 1.8.4 Specifications; 1.9 Preparing the Specifications. 1.9.1 Writing/Editing Preparation1.9.2 Specification Illustrations; 1.10 Producing a Project Manual; 1.11 Coordination of the Specifications; 1.12 Preliminary Review and Coordination of the Project Manual; 1.13 Final Preparation of the Project Manual; 1.13.1 Proofreading; 1.13.2 Table of Contents; 1.13.3 Reproduction and Distribution; 1.14 Variations Required by Project Delivery Methods; 1.14.1 Document Variations for Design-Negotiate- Build Project Delivery Method; 1.14.2 Document Variations for Construction Management Project Delivery. 1.14.3 Document Variations for Design-Build Delivery Method1.14.4 Document Variations for Owner-Build Project Delivery Method; Chapter 2 Language; 2.1 Specification Language; 2.2 Writing Style; 2.3 Vocabulary; 2.4 Spelling; 2.5 Sentence Structure; 2.5.1 Imperative Mood; 2.5.2 Indicative Mood; 2.6 Abbreviations; 2.7 Symbols; 2.8 Numbers; 2.9 Capitalization; 2.10 Punctuation; 2.11 Grammar; 2.11.1 Subject/Verb Agreement; 2.11.2 Parallel Construction; 2.12 Inappropriate Terms; 2.13 Pronoun Reference; 2.14 Unnecessary Words; 2.15 Prepositional Phrases; 2.16 Streamlining; 2.17 Specification Detail. Chapter 3 Methods3.1 Methods of Specifying; 3.1.1 Descriptive Specifications; 3.1.1.1 Preparing Descriptive Specifications; 3.1.2 Performance Specifications; 3.1.2.1 Application of Performance Specifying; 3.1.2.2 Decision to Use Performance Specifying; 3.1.3 Reference Standard Specifications; 3.1.3.1 Know the Standard; 3.1.3.2 Incorporate the Standard Properly; 3.1.3.3 Enforce the Requirements of the Standard; 3.1.4 Proprietary Specifications; 3.1.4.1 Closed and Open Proprietary Specifications; 3.1.4.2 Selection of Proprietary Methods; 3.1.4.3 Nonrestrictive Specifications; Chapter 4 Formats.
Series Title: CSI Practice Guides.
Other Titles: Construction Specifications Institute specifications practice guide
Responsibility: Construction Specifications Institute.
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