Platform and Ladders. Provide platforms for all systems more than 4 feet
above the ground floor requiring access for operation and cleaning. Connect the
platforms to two means of exit.
Systems and access doors for inspection need only ladders.
Platforms shall have toe guards and railings.
Typhoon or Hurricane Considerations. Exterior mechanical equipment and
systems should be anchored, braced, or guyed to withstand the wind velocity specified
for design of structures (see MIL-HDBK-1002/2, Loads). Designs for construction,
installation, and anchorage of the typical mechanical features, as listed below, shall
be given special attention to ensure minimum damage due to typhoon or hurricane
18.104.22.168 Miscellaneous. Coal silos and conveying systems, cooling towers, evaporative
condensers and coolers, boiler stacks, outside boilers, duct work, and roof-mounted
22.214.171.124 Exterior Piping Systems. Steam, water, compressed air, and fuel distribution
lines mounted above ground on structural supports.
Refer to MIL-HDBK-1003/6, under Electrical Criteria.
system and subsystem, and each piece of equipment. Preparation of operating and
maintenance manuals shall be in accordance with the latest revision of Military
Specification MIL-M-38784, Manuals, Technical: General Style and Format Requirements.
Plant Operation and Maintenance Manual. The plant operation and maintenance
manual shall be divided into volumes separating mechanical and electrical systems. The
manual shall be composed of sections or parts, each covering a complete operating
system. Each section or part shall be formatted as follows:
126.96.36.199 System designation
188.8.131.52 Description of system and associated major equipment. Include pictures as
necessary. List special tools or test equipment that are needed or furnished with
equipment. Describe system function. Reference Equipment Data Manual for each piece of
equipment. List all valves, state valve function, and state normal valve position
(open, closed, or throttled). Include pipeline listing of pipeline section description,
pipe material, and thickness and type of insulation. List and describe all electrical