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CPEP Reflection

The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) was an effective tool throughout the senior thesis project that allowed for the real time sharing of the AE Senior Capostone project progression through the year. The goal of the CPEP project was to increase communication between fellow students, faculty, and industry professionals and to allow a platform to view the individual student's course work during the year. Knowledge attained going through the process of creating a fully functioning website could prove a vital asset to me in the future.


Senior Thesis Reflection

The AE senior thesis capstone is the culmination of 5 years of course study. The year long project tests a student's knowledge in their concentration are of study along with other multi dispensary topics . This project creates real world situations and scenarios practicing engineers face, making students challenge their depth of knowledge and make project desions based on analysis and individual research. I feel the capstone project allows students to show case their skills and help prepare us for real world engineering decision making. Overall, AE senior thesis will allow me to achieve my goals and give us as students a strong foundation for embarking on our journey in becoming world class engineers.



















ABET Outcome Survey
Important Note:  These outcomes reflect a personal (student) assessment of the course, not the instructor's assessment.


ABET Outcomes
for AE 481W/482

Outcome not able to be assessed

Level of ability demonstrated but below acceptable

Minimum acceptable level of ability demonstrated

More than minimum level of ability demonstrated

(Score of 0)

 (Score of 1)

(Score of 2)

(Score of 3)

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering





b. An ability to analyze and interpret data





c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs





e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems





f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility





g. An ability to communicate effectively





h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context





i. An ability to engage in life-long learning





j. A knowledge of contemporary issues





k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice





o. Engineering design capabilities in at least two (2) of the (3) basic curriculum areas of architectural engineering, and that design has been integrated across the breadth of the program





p. Communication and interaction with other design professionals in the execution of building projects









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“ This page was last updated on September 6, 2012, by Dominick Lovallo and is hosted by the AE Department © 2012/ 2013"

“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 Dominick Lovallo. 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.”