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Technical Report 1: Click HERE

Technical Report 1 is a study of the existing structural design used in the South Patient Tower.
Included are descriptions of the structural system, verification of the various loads, calculation of wind and seismic loading, and gravity checks on serveral gravity members.


   04.28.12     CPEP Completed and Ready
                    for Review     
Thesis Reflection Posted
Thesis Research Posted
     Final Presentation Slides

04.04.12    Final Report Posted
03.25.12    Presentation Outline Posted
  03.25.12    Sample Slides Posted
01.27.12    Revised Thesis
                    Proposal Posted

01.26.12    Question Posted to
                    Discussion Board
01.16.12    Building Statistics Part
                    II Posted

01.12.12    Proposal Revision Posted
12.15.11    Thesis Proposal Posted
11.18.11    Technical Report 3 Posted  
10.24.11    Thesis Abstract Posted 
10.19.11    Technical Report 2 Posted
09.23.11    Technical Report 1 Posted
09.12.11    Building Statistics Part I Posted
09.08.11    Owner Permission
                    Form Received
09.08.11    Student Biography Posted
08.26.11    Building Statistics Draft

Technical Report 2: Click HERE

Technical Report 2 is a study of existing floor system as well as a comparison of three alternative
flooring systems which are designed in this report. The existing system is a two-way flat slab with drop panels, and the three systems chose to design were:

          Post-Tensioned Concrete
          Composite Steel Framing with Composite Steel Deck
          One-Way Slab and Beams





Technical Report 3: Click HERE

Technical Report 3 is a lateral system analysis of the Sout Patient Tower. The lateral system for the building primarily consists of 7 shear walls and concrete moment frames. Seismic and wind loads were calculated and both were found to control different areas of the structure. Two different models were created to complete this report.


  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 progess for this thesis
  project. Modifications and changes related to the
  original building design and construction methodo-
  logies for this senior thesis project are solely the
  intrepretation of Nathan McGraw. Changes and
  discrepancies in now way imply the 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 orginal design.
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