Schematic Design. Room-by-room scaled drawings defining the size
and arrangement of areas in a building or building configuration
as a basis for design development.
Section 2807, Title 10, U.S.C. The appropriate committees of
Congress must be notified of the intent to award a contract for
architectural and engineering services and construction design
for the proposed military construction project if the estimated
cost of such services exceeds 0,000. This notification must
include the scope of the proposed project and the estimated cost
of such services and must be made not less than 21 days before
the initial obligation of funds for such services.
Semi-Permanent. For the purposes of medical MILCON construction,
any structure designed to last between 5 and 25 years of useful
life. An example is an overseas free-standing contingency
Service Elevator. An elevator that is "narrow and deep" in
configuration to move patients and vehicular type traffic between
Shall. Indicates a mandatory requirement, synonymous with
Surgical Handpiece Drive Air.
Should. Indicated a recommendation or alternative that is highly
advised but not absolutely required.
SID. Structural Interior Design. That portion of basic design
services concerned with establishment of "motif," color and
finish selection usually very early in the Concept Design phase
of all fixed, "structurally related" finishes, i.e., walls,
floors, ceilings, columns, fixtures, casework, equipment,
exteriors, etc. as opposed to comprehensive Interior Design (CID)
which is an option to design services and relates to moveable,
unity of color selection and design, both the SID and the CID
must be compatible, conform to the finish schedule, and
coordinate early and throughout the design, procurement,
construction, and installation processes. (See Sections 2 and
Simulation. The use of a computer program as a model of a real
Supervision Inspection and Overhead.
A corridor with a single entry and exit
Smoke Barrier. A continuous membrane, or a membrane with
discontinuities created by protected openings, where such
membrane is designed and constructed to restrict the movement of