hospitalization. Such beds shall not be considered in
calculating occupied-bed days by MTFs.
Construction Management Plan.
Central Material Service.
Code. A document containing only mandatory provisions using the
word shall to indicate requirements and in a form generally
suitable for adoption into law.
COE. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, also shown as USACE .
A refrigerated area large enough for personnel to
. The gases, volatilized
liquids and solids,
particulate matter, and ash generated by combustion.
Commission of Fine Arts (CFA). A regulatory body in the U.S.
National Capital Region (NCR) which helps determine applicability
of all Federal MILCON funded facilities within the U.S. National
Capital Region. [See National Capital Planning Commission
Common Path of Travel. That portion of exit access that must be
traversed before two separate and distinct paths of travel to two
exits are available. Paths that merge are common paths of
travel. Common path of travel is measured in the same manner as
travel distance but terminates at the point where two separate
and distinct routes become available.
Compaction. A waste-handling methodology whereby the volume of
waste materials is reduced for ease of disposal.
Composite Healthcare (Computer) Systems (CHCS). Successor of
Tri-Service Medical Information Service (TRIMIS) which was a part
of the "new- generation" design concept. The TRIMIS Program
Office initiative to implement a standardized, Tri-service,
integrated health care management information system throughout
the three MILDEPS.
Concepts. The first phase of design which includes Block Plans
(S1), Schematics (S2), Design Development (S3) and the final 35
percent submission (S4). The basis on which a Programmed Amount
(PA) can be set for the Budget Submission. Approximately 35
percent of the design effort, as opposed to the second phase of
design which is called the "working drawings" phase of design.
Conductive. Not only those materials, such as metals, that are
commonly considered electrically conductible, but also that class
of materials which have a resistance not exceeding 1,000,000
ohms. Such materials are required where electrostatic
interconnection is necessary.