Chapel Hill, NC

Daniel R. Hesington, LEED AP

Structural Option



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 Daniel Hesington. 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.


Final Report

The senior thesis final report is a culmination of research and work throughout the entire year. This report proposes a new gravity and lateral system for UNC - IRB and also includes a cost and schedule analysis of the redesign. In addition, a breadth on the redesign of a blast resistant facade is included as well. Below, you can choose between the final report, the final report with appendices, and appendices only.

Final Report only

Final Report with Appendices

Appendices only

Executive Summary

This page was last updated on April 19, 2010 by Daniel Hesington and is hosted by the AE Department 2009