Typically, when writing a prescriptive specification, the engineer must know exactly how the product should be installed and what is expected for the finished product.
Like prescriptive specifications, performance specifications are very detailed but eliminate unnecessary "how to" and "review/approve all steps and processes" and allow the Contractor to provide the best means and methods for completing the project on time and on budget.
For that reason, the specifications for I-15 project are generally a blend of performance specifications and prescriptive specification
In this case, the state hopes doing so will help it avoid overly prescriptive specifications
and encourage innovation and a broader range of solutions on the part of proposers.
of more standard column and slab mixes, is sure to instill confidence in prospects open to Breckenridge Material's case for performance versus prescriptive specifications
MATERIALS TESTING IS A CRITICAL ISSUE FOR PLASTICS COMPOUND AND MASTERBATCH PRODUCERS WHO MUST FULFIL CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS AND DEMONSTRATE THAT THEIR PRODUCTS SATISFY PRESCRIPTIVE SPECIFICATIONS.
Construction codes for concrete today are based largely on prescriptive specifications