Lasten- und Pflichtenheft

09:03 Feb 15, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Lasten- und Pflichtenheft
Hilfä!!! ;-) Here´s the sentence:"Die Firma hat dieses IT-system nach Erstellung eines Lasten- und Pflichtenheftes in die Systemwelt der Fabrik integriert, also in einzelnen Parametern an die werksspezifischen Abläufe angepasst."

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naSpecifications, Set of Specifications
Rolf Bueskens
naFunctional Specifications and System Specifications
Anil Kelkar
nacustomer specification (customer requirements); enginering specification
Tom Funke
naa book of accumulated data entries
Allan Salmond



11 mins
a book of accumulated data entries

I think that you can word the sentence to inform the reader that the system was built according to specifications defined in the data sheets or a book of accumulated data entries.

This will make it easier to understand since the English language just does not have one simple term to describe a "Lasten- und Pflichtenheftes"

or something along those lines...
Hope it helps.

Allan Salmond
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customer specification (customer requirements); enginering specification

>>Lastenheft: Gesamtheit der Forderungen des Auftraggebers an die Lieferungen und Leistungen eines Auftragnehmers [DIN 69 905]. Im Lastenheft wird definiert, was für eine Aufgabe und wofür sie zu lösen ist sowie welche Rahmenbedingungen und speziellen Kundenforderungen zu berücksichtigen [VDA6, S. 62].---
Pflichtenheft: Vom Auftragnehmer erarbeitete Realisierungsvorgaben aufgrund der Umsetzung des Lastenheftes. Im Pflichtenheft wird definiert, wie und womit die Forderungen des Lastenheftes zu realisieren sind.<<<--- (How about something like : >>>>Once the customer specifications and engineering specifications had been completed, the company integrated this IT system into the existing systems of the plant, adapting it to plant-specific processes at the level of individual parameters.<<)

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Functional Specifications and System Specifications

or System Requirements Document for the latter

Anil Kelkar
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Specifications, Set of Specifications

I translate many Lasten- und Pflichenhefte for a major German manufacturer, and in English the above concept always appears to be adequately covered by the term 'specifications'.

Rolf Bueskens
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