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. thesis proposal .

. depth . lighting .

The four spaces chosen for the lighting were the North Entrance, Lobby, Lecture Hall, and Cafeteria.
An extra space, the Large Patio, was also analyzed. The schematic concept designs for these spaces
were created to match the occupants and the architecture. They were then presented at Lutron to
professional lighting designs and their critiques will be used to improve on the conceptual designs. Next
semester, design development and construction documents phases will show the feasibility of the
concepts and the methods to achieve this.


. depth . electrical .

For the electrical depth, two options must be studied, a branch circuit distribution redesign for the four lighting spaces performed as well as a short circuit analysis. The two electrical breadths are a study of Cooper Bus Ducts vs. Aluminum Bus Duct and the design of a Motor Control Center.

. breadth . architectural .

The ceiling in the Lecture Hall will be redesidned to succesfully integrate with the new lighting scheme.


. breadth . acoustical .

The changed ceiling will have an effect on the acoustics of the space and this will be analyzed.


. full proposal | revised full proposal (1/14/2011) .

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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 Angelica Santana. 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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