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04.24.13 final report split into report and appendix for faster downloading
04.24.13 final presentation updated for final competition
04.18.13 course reflection & CPEP comments posted
04.18.13 ABET outcomes posted
04.09.13 thesis research posted
04.08.13 final presentation posted
04.03.13 final report executive summary posted
04.03.13 final report posted
03.26.13 presentation outline posted
01.11.13 proposal breadths updated
01.11.13 building statistics part II posted
01.11.13 proposal revision 1 posted
12.11.12 proposal posted
11.10.12 technical report 3 posted
10.10.12 technical report 2 posted
10.03.12 technical report 1 updated
09.27.12 abstract posted
09.16.12 techinical report 1 posted
09.16.12 student bio posted
09.05.12 building statistics posted
08.21.12 owner permission received
thesis research resources

“2009 International Building Code.” International Code Council, Inc., 2009. Print.


Caprani, Colin, PhD. “Structural Analysis.” Dublin Institute of Technology, 2013. <http://www.colincaprani.com/files/notes/Salll/Plastic %20Analysis %200910.pdf> (12 November 2012).


Horne, Michael Rex. “Plastic Theory of Structures.” Pergamon Press, 1979. Print.


Lepage, Andres, PhD. “Computer Modeling of Building Structures.” The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2012. Lecture.


Memari, Ali, PhD. “Building Enclosure Science and Design.” The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2013. Lecture.


Memari, Ali, PhD. “Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings.” The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2012. Lecture.


 “MetalWrapTM Series.” CENTRIA, 2013, <http://www.centriaperformance.com/products/wall/insulated_metal_back-up_panels/metalwrap/met
alwrap.aspx> (18 February 2013).


“Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures ASCE/SEI 7-05.” American Society of Civil Engineers, 2005. Print.


Parfitt, M. Kevin. “Building Performance Failures and Forensic Techniques.” The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2012. Lecture.


Redman, Steve. CMC Steel, Personal communication (21 March 2013).


“RSMeansOnline,” Reed Construction Data Inc., 2013. <meanscostworks.com> (12 October 2012).


Sakai, Tadaaki. “Practical Calculation Formulae of Parallel Chord Vierendeel Trusses with Constant Stiffness for Full Loads Derived from ‘Differenzengleichung’ Method.” Hokkaido University, 1939. Print.

The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio [CPEP] is a web‐based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year‐long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultant, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.
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