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Nawy, Edward G. Prestressed Concrete: a Fundamental Approach. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2000. Print.

Building Construction Cost Data. Kingston, MA: R.S. Means, 2012. Print.

Committee 318. Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. [S.l.]: Curran Associates, 2008. Print.

Connor, J. J. Introduction to Structural Motion Control. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Pearson Education, 2003. Print.

FEMA. “Quantification of Building Seismic Performance Factors.” <> (April 3, 2012).

Kelly, James M. Earthquake-resistant Design with Rubber. London: Springer-Verlag, 1993. Print.

Komodromos, Petros I. Seismic Isolation for Earthquake-resistant Structures. Southampton, UK: WIT, 2000. Print

Lepage, Dr. Andres. "Advanced Computer Modeling." AE 597A - Advanced Computer Modeling. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. 2011. Lecture.

Memari, Dr. Ali M. "Design of Structures with Seismic Isolation." AE 538 - Earthquake Resistant Design. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. 2011. Lecture.

   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
 Naeim, Farzad. The Seismic Design Handbook. New York: Springer Science + Buisness Media,  LLC, 2001. Print.

 Old Castle. Web. 03 Apr. 2012. <>.

 Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings SEI/ASCE 41-06. American Society of Civil  Engineers, 2006. Print.

 Skinner, R. Ivan, William H. Robinson, and G. H. McVerry. An Introduction to Seismic Isolation.  Chichester: Wiley, 1993. Print.

 University of California. “Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center: NGA Database.”
 <> (April 3, 2011).

 Waier, P. R., ed. (2012). RS Means Building Construction Cost Data 2012, 70th ed., RS Means  Company, Kingston, MA.

 Wight, James K., and James G. MacGregorReinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design. Upper  Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2009. Print.

 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings And Other Structures SEI/ASCE 7-05. Amer Society of  Civil Engineers, 2005. Print.

  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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