Unknown Data Center Expansion

Somewhere, USA

Daniel Suter - Construction Management Option

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Senior Thesis Final Report
Senior Thesis Final Report: This report is intended to discuss the findings and conclusions of the four analyses mentioned in the proposal of the Unknown Data Center. The analyses include: looking into alternative roofing systems, risk management, facade redesign/tilt-up, and tablet PCs. The topics are centered on a theme of improving efficiency in the construction industry: project procurement efficiency, construction efficiency (schedule and cost), and energy efficiency. The findings in this report do not reflect any perceived mistakes by the actual project team. They are purely a theoretical analyses performed for the purpose of the senior thesis capstone project.
To view the final report, click HERE
To view executive summary, click HERE



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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 Daniel Suter. 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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