ABET Outcomes
for AE 481W/897

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A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering





B. An ability to analyze and interpret data





C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs





D. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems





E. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility





F. An ability to communicate effectively





G. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context





H. An ability to engage in life-long learning





I. A knowledge of contemporary issues





J. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice






Senior Thesis Reflection

The 5th year senior thesis is a phenomenal program of Architectural Engineering department here at Penn State. It allows students to apply all the knowledge learned over the past five years, as well as, professional ethics, communication, and project organization to their own building. The amount of exposure to real-life problems and deadlines it a great preparation for students entering the professional practice. This project was the perfect way to end my five years in Architectural Engineering, I now have a better understanding of building analysis and am more confident to enter the professional field.


CPEP Discussion Board Reflection

The CPEP Discussion Board is an invaluable resource for students. The ability to have access to practicing professionals anytime is very incredible. The response by the profession was second to none, especially given their hectic schedules. The knowledge gained by reading their responses to students' questions, questions some many never have thought of, is extremely helpful in aiding students progression as engineers. Thank you for your amazing contributions to the AE program.





Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Christopher Ankeny. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.


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