Task 8 Describe the documentation required for particular applications (such as design briefs, specification sheets, request for change orders). Documentation 1.Design Briefs 2.Specification Sheets 3.Request for change orders 1. Design briefs • Instructions stating the following: What the part is Market research results Sales focus Size of the part Colour(s) of the part Features of the part Life expectancy Working conditions (water, dust, heat, cold) Essential elements/parts/functions Reference to British Standards or other specifications 2. Specification sheets • These sheets are documents such as: – British Standards – Company standards – Customer requirements • They may contain information such as: – Manufacturing processes – Materials to be used 3. Request for changes or modifications • These are documents will allow an engineer to do the following: • Instigate a change being made to a part, a model or drawing. • Assess the require change. • Acts as a change notification to inform all necessary personnel that a change has been made.