Writing Engineering Specifications: 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Writing Engineering Specifications

2nd Edition

By Paul Fitchett, Jeremy Haslam

Routledge

224 pages

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Engineers need to understand the legal and commercial context in which they draw up technical specifications. This thoroughly up-dated edition of Haslam's successful Writing Engineering Specifications provides a concise guide to technical specifications and leads the reader through the process of writing these instructions, with clear advice to help the student and professional avoid legal disputes or the confusion and time wasting caused by poor drafting. Designers and project managers should find this invaluable, and it should be helpful to insurers, lawyers, estimators and the like.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Specifications in Context. 2. Recent Developments and Standard Forms. 3. Presenting Specifications. 4. The Effect of Specifications. 5. Writing Specifications. 6. Grammar. 7. Model Specifications and Layout. 8. Claims. Conclusion.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC035000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Reference