The AE Senior Thesis is a valuable learning tool to provide insight to the real world while using the past five years of knowledge. This project requires a student to start and finish from design concept through to equipment specification and system impact analysis. For the amount of work required, time management was a key issue that needed to be planed carefully. It was important to set personal deadlines, which is a major part of the professional work environment. The class showed that you needed to have an extensive working knowledge within our own disciplines and take into consideration impacts on other disciplines.


The CPEP is a valuable tool to display the entire thesis project. Advisors and students have easy access to all coursework. It is also an exceptional portfolio to show off to prospective employers.  IT was also helpful to see projects from past years to understand the expectation of the faculty .





This page was last updated on 04/23/2012, by Matt Trethaway and is hosted by the AE Department © 2012
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 Matthew Trethaway. 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.