Basis of design


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Basis of design

Includes design information necessary to accomplish the owner’s project requirements, including system descriptions; indoor environmental quality criteria; other pertinent design assumptions such as weather data; and references to applicable codes, standards, regulations, and guidelines.
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An example is the signature block on the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety (LADBS) Green Form 21 Basis of Design (Figure 1).
To briefly summarize, documentation should be provided to the owner to enable effective maintenance of the design intent, expressed in the basis of design, over time.
The film attracted wide interest and has been the basis of design modifications to inmold systems.
In the commissioning process, the basis of design is "a document that records the concepts, calculations, decisions, and product selections used to meet the owner's project requirements." (1) The author believes every designer has the professional responsibility to create a succinct narrative description of the basis of design for each design, whether or not it includes commissioning.
Beginning with a survey of information on the basis of design and formulation, applications and techniques considered here include pressure-sensitive adhesives of controlled water-absorbing capacity, removable and repositionable pressure-sensitive materials, UV-curable pressure-sensitive adhesives, and pressure-sensitive design and formulation in practice.
When commissioning is introduced in the earliest stages of a project, design review, along with assistance in the development of design intent and basis of design, becomes an essential part of the commissioning process.
The model, called a "fundamental advance in design practice for irrigation systems," serves as the basis of design for every part of the Grand Prairie system.
The award was won on the basis of design quality, machining, choice of materials, overall ergonomics, environmental compatibility, product longevity, functionality and innovation.
it is difficult to decide to use a new material with complete confidence without an adequate basis of design information.
Engineers typically meet that requirement by identifying the major equipment that makes up the basis of design for the job by make and often model.
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