A Technical Document is a document which has one or more editions or revisions. The following types of document in a CEMDC environment can be classified as Technical Documents:

  • Drawing [or Technical Drawing]
  • Schedules of items, typically on a Drawing, such as
    • Bending Schedule - list of reinforcing bars in a concrete structure
    • Cable Schedule - list of cables in a building
  • Specification [e.g. of Works]
  • Scope of Works
  • Bill of Quantities

When a Technical Document is issued to a [sub] contractor or supplier it is in itself a Work Instruction. It is necessary therefore that before this occurs the Technical Document has been "Approved" as being fit for its purpose.


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