Phase 2 New Building

John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA



Construction Management Option

This is a student-generated Capstone Project e-Portfolio (CPEP) produced in conjunction with the AE Senior Thesis e-Studio.



ABET Outcome Survey

Place a check in the box that best describes the correlation between the ABET Outcomes and what you learned in AE 481W/482: Senior Thesis.

Highlight the box and type a capital X.

ABET Outcomes


AE 481W/482

Outcome not able to be assessed

(Score of 0)

Level of ability demonstrated but below acceptable

(Score of 1)

Minimum acceptable level of ability demonstrated

(Score of 2)

More than minimum level of ability demonstrated 

(Score of 3)

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



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



f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility


g. An ability to communicate effectively



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



i. An ability to engage in life-long learning



j. A knowledge of contemporary issues


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



o. Engineering design capabilities in at least two (2) of the (3) basic curriculum areas of architectural engineering, and that design has been integrated across the breadth of the program


p. Communication and interaction with other design professionals in the execution of building projects



AE 481W/882 Course Reflection

Throughout the course of the last year, I was able to gain a valuable and better understanding of building systems through the research and analysis involved with the AE Senior Thesis project. The fall semester (AE 481W) was beneficial to learn about the existing project design and construction. The spring semester (AE 882) was also very enjoyable and beneficial through individual research into alternative building methods and systems. I learned a great deal about the John Tyler Community College's Phase 2 New Building Project and aspects of it's construction process. There was a great deal of contact to various industry professionals from which I took valuable lessons learned through discussions with those individuals and will be able to apply this knowledge throughout my career.

CPEP & Discussion Board Reflection

The Capstone E-Portfolio management was a very interesting and valuable requirement for the AE Senior Thesis Project. I have had no previous experience designing and maintaining a website, and little training was provided. However, throughout the year, I have gained a great deal of understanding and appreciation for website management. Posting my thesis work on this website will serve as a valuable tool for the John Tyler Project, my colleagues, and potential future employers to view my thesis requirements and final work.


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