ASCE7-05: Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

Design Guide 20: Steel Plate Shear Walls, American Institute of Steel Construction.

Geschwindner, Louis F.,  Unified Design of Steel Structures.  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2008.

International Building Code 2006.

RAM Frame Manual, RAM Structural System, 2008.

Steel Construction Manual 13th Edition, American Institute of Steel Construction, 2005.







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 Carol Gaertner. 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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