Fairfield Inn & Suites
Pittsburgh, PA





The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web‐based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.















ABET Assessment and Reflections Posted 04.25.10
Thesis Research Posted 04.23.10
Presentation Slides Posted 04.12.10
Final Report Posted 04.06.10
Draft of Presentation Slides 03.25.10
Milestone #3 03.05.10
Milestone #2 02.12.10
Milestone #1 01.29.10
Updated Thesis Proposal 01.13.10
Thesis Proposal 12.11.09
Technical Assignment III 12.01.09
Technical Assignment II 10.25.09
Technical Assignment I 09.30.09
Building Statistics - Part II 09.30.09
Thesis Abstract 09.30.09
Website Setup
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This page was last updated on April 25, 2010 by Amanda Smith and is hosted by the AE Department ©2010

User 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 Amanda Smith. 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.