Architectural Engineering Thesis 2011

R. Bryan Peiffer

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 Bryan Peiffer 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.



Steel Construction Manual 13th edition. Chicago, Illinois: American Institute of Steel Construction, 2005

Building Code Requirements of Structural Concrete (ACI 318-08) and Commentary: an ACI Standard. Farmington Hills, Michigan: American Concrete Institute, 2008

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010.

RSMeans, 2009, Assemblies Cost Data, 34th Edition, Reed Construction Data, Kinston, MA