Specification & Performance Validation Strategies

When designing civil engineering projects, the primary objective for the engineer of record should be to ensure that the completed project performs as designed. Understanding the role of specifications in project execution, along with the different types of specifications and the benefits of each, is critical to success.

In this webinar, we will discuss different types of specifications and how each ensures performance. We’ll also cover the importance of understanding how different types of design methods require different specification approaches to ensure performance.

Specific learning objectives will include:
  • Material, means and methods, and performance specifications
  • Benefits and limitations of each type of specification
  • Understanding how design methods impact specification effectiveness
  • How specifications affect project risk and which party holds that risk
  • The need for performance validation testing