Here are some groups of words that commonly occur in Design Specifications, with examples from different disciplines. Click on Example to see them. The tasks following will help you practise using some of these phrases.
Word Groups in Design Specifications
|(This is) due to / This is because||Example|
|The reason for||Example|
|Can be + past participle + by||Example|
|Verb ‘to be’ + measured/determined/calculated + by||Example|
If you are writing a Design Specification, you might also find this language useful:
Design Specifications need to give reasons for their choice of design. Look at the sentences below on the left and match one reason to each by dragging the reason to the correct space on the right.