P-141, Change 4
1. GENERAL CRITERIA STATEMENT
Chapter 3. Each file type shall have its own
FOR CADD DELIVERABLES
directory on the CD-ROM named as follows:
"/MODEL/", "/SHEET/", and "/PDF/".
In addition to the required hardcopy
2.1 Model Files.
documents, the A/E shall provide digital
Model files contain
deliverables which can be directly transferred
elements which represent the physical built or
to, displayed on, edited within, and output
natural environment. These elements must
from the core CADD software currently in use
always be created at their "real world" size
by SOUTHDIV. Additional software (often
using the appropriate unit of measurement
referred to as "third party" software) other
(foot or meter). Scaled views of model files
than the core CADD software may be used in
are used to provide the correctly sized
the preparation of the digital deliverables as
graphics for plans, elevations, sections,
long as the above requirement is fulfilled
isometrics, and perspectives on sheet files.
without the presence of the additional
2.2 Sheet Files. Each final hardcopy output
software on SOUTHDIV's system.
content of these digital deliverables shall
sheet in the construction document set shall
conform to the Tri-Service CADD/GIS
have its own digital sheet file. This file
Technology Center (TSTC) "A/E/C CADD
contains all sheet border graphics, text, and
Standards Manual", in addition to specific
symbology and all other elements which exist
requirements in this document.
on the hardcopy output, including electronic
requirements are not intended to direct a
seals and signatures where allowed by the
change in the firm's internal procedures; they
state licensing agency. Elements of this file
apply only to files delivered to SOUTHDIV.
shall be vector, text, dimensions, and other
element types native to the core CADD
2. FILES REQUIRED FOR DIGITAL
software. This file may be composed from
views of "reference" model files or "XREF"
model files, as long as the methodology is
There are three types of files that compose the
noted in accompanying documentation and the
CADD deliverables: model files, sheet files,
model file which is referenced is provided in
and Portable Document Format (.pdf) files.
the digital data set. Bit-mapped or raster
These files must be named in accordance with
images may be used only to present digital
photographic images or filled logos, and the
recommendations of the emerging National
preferred file format for raster is standard
CADD Standard. The syntax for the model
"JPEG" or ".jpg".
and sheet file names is presented in the
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
publication, Uniform Drawing System (UDS),
Drawing Set Organization module, and also in
the "A/E/C CADD Standards Manual",