Kaleida Health Global Vascular Institute
University at Buffalo CTRC/Incubator
Buffalo, NY

William C. McDevitt
Structural Option

Technical Reports
Technical Report #1 - Structural Concepts and Existing Conditions  
  This report includes a structural system overview, codes and references, a list of construction materials, a gravity and lateral load analysis, and various typical floor spot checks.
  To view a PDF version of this report, click here.
Technical Report #2 - Structural Study of Alternate Floor Systems  
  This report includes the design and analysis of three alternative floor systems for a typical 31’-6” by 31’-6” interior bay on the fourth floor of GHVI. These alternative floor systems include:
  - Flat Slab with Drop Panels
- Pre-Cast Hollow Core Plank
- One-Way Joist and Beam
  To view a PDF version of this report, click here.
Technical Report #3 - Lateral System Analysis and Confirmation Design  
  This report includes an investigation of the lateral system of GHVI, through the use of both ETABS and hand calculations.
  To view a PDF version of this report, click here.





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‐inprogress 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 William McDevitt. 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 originaldesign.

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