4/24/14 CPEP complete & ready for final review
4/17/14 Reflection Posted
4/10/14 Final Presentation Posted
4/08/14 Thesis Research Posted
4/07/14 Final Report & Executive Summary Posted
3/31/14 Presentation Outline Posted
1/16/14 Thesis Proposal Updated
12/12/13 Thesis Proposal Posted
11/20/13 Tech Report 4 & Presentation Posted
10/28/13 Tech Report 1 Updated
10/23/13 Building Statistics Part II Posted
10/18/13 Tech Report 3 & Presentation Posted
10/16/13 Thesis Abstract Updated
9/27/13 Tech Report 2 Posted
9/27/13 Thesis Abstract Posted
9/23/13 Tech Report 1 Posted
9/11/13 Student Bio Posted
9/11/13 Building Statistics Posted

CPEP Launched

7/10/13 Owner Permission Received




Thesis Research

American Institute of Steel Construction. (2003). Steel Design Guide 11: Floor Vibrations Due to Human Activity (2nd printing). United States of America: AISC.

American Institute of Steel Construction. (2011). Steel Construction Manual (14th ed.). United States of America: AISC.

American Society of Civil Engineers. (2010). ASCE 7-10: Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

Bentley Systems, Inc. (2010, June 11). RAM Modeler Tutorial.

DeStefano, J. (2005, November). Fire Protection of Structural Steel…For Dummies. Structure Magazine, 17-20.

Hanagan, L. M. (n.d.). Walking-Induced Floor Vibration Case Studies. Journal of Architectural Engineering, March 2005, 14-18.

Hanagan, L. M., & Chattoraj, M. C. (2006). A Whole Building Cost Perspective to Floor Vibration Serviceability. Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering Conference, ASCE, March 26 – April 1, 2006.

Holtermann, T. J. (2004, September). 10 Tips for Designing with Steel Joists. Modern Steel Construction.


International Code Council. (2006). International Building Code.


Nucor Vulcraft Group. (2008). Vulcraft Steel Roof & Floor Deck. Steel Design Institute.


RSMeans, a division of Reed Construction Data, LLC. (2013). RSMeans Building Construction Cost Data (71st ed.). United States of America: RSMeans.

Steel Joist Institute. (2005). Standard Specifications: Load Tables and Weight Tables for Steel Joist and Joists Girders (42nd ed.). United States of America: SJI.


Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.. (2006). Virginia Construction Code: Part I of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.


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