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Technical report 1 is a study of the existing structural design used in the University Medical Center at Princeton. The first technical report includes the analysis and description of the structural system by veryifying the dead, live, and snow loads. Wind, seismic, and snow drift calcutaions were performed to help anyalize the strucutre. Only the existing gravity system was analyzed in this report.


Technical Assignment 1




Technical Assignment 2

The second technical compared three different structural flooring systems to which design would work best for the owner. Cost, consructability, and floor system thickness are some of the more crucail design requierments compared to see which design is most viable. The three systems that were compared were a flat slab, solid one-way slab with beams, and a hollow core concret on steel beams.




Technical Assignment 3

The third and final tech report analized the lateral system of the UMCP. An ETABS model was constructed to help back up the hand calculations of the lateral system due to wind and siesmec affects. The lateral system consists of steel moment frames in the longdirection on both the North and South end walls. Plus braced frames in East and West direction, as well as scattered throughout the building near vertical sharfts, and other lateral reinforced areas

















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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 Alexander Burg. 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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