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.


AISC 13th Edition Steel Construction Manual published in December 2005 by the American Institute of Steel Construction

ASCE/SEI 7-05 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures published in 2006 by the American Society of Civil Engineers

IBC 2006 International Building Code published in January 2006 by the International code Council, Inc.

Geschwindner, Louis F. Unified Design of Steel Structures. New York: Wiley, 2008.

Vulcraft Steel Roof and Floor Deck published 2007 by The Nucor Corporation.

Jeske, Stewart. Antiterrorism: Blast-Resistant Glazing Systems and the Moving Target. Online. 4 Dec 2008. Retrieved April 5, 2010.

Waier, Philip R. R.S. Means Building Construction Cost Data 2010. 68th ed. Published 2009 by R.S. Means, 2008.

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