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Final Thesis Report

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Final Thesis Report Topics

Thermal Storage System - (MAE Topic- AE 557) - Performed a study to determing the financial benefits of a thermal ice storage system.

Variable Primary Flow System - (MAE Topic - AE 557) - Parametric Analaysis to learn the benefit of a VPF system over the orginal Primary-Secondary System.

Solar Photovoltaic System - Electrcial Breadth - Determine the benefit and financial benefit of a solar photvoltaic system

Construction & Logistics of Thermal Storage Compontenets - Construction Breadth - investigate contruction issues and schedule additions of installing a thermal storage system.


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About CPEP:
The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web-based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year-long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here [+].


This page was last updated 08.31.2010 by Christopher Putman and is hosted by the Pennsylvania State University Architectural Engineering Department. © 2010 All Rights Reserved.

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 Christopher Putman. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing code references, assumptions, requirements, & methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.