Accession Number : AD0697540

Title :   PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING COMPONENTS.

Descriptive Note : Current papers,

Corporate Author : BUILDING RESEARCH STATION WATFORD (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Harrison,H. W.

Report Date : SEP 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The paper discusses the purpose of building component performance specifications and their likely conditions of use. A procedure successfully used in preparing a performance specification is described. It is concluded that the use of performance specifications demands a more systematic approach to design that has been common hitherto. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BUILDINGS, STRUCTURAL MEMBERS), (*STRUCTURAL MEMBERS, *SPECIFICATIONS), DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, PROCUREMENT, GREAT BRITAIN

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE