OU Children's Medical Office Building
Oklahoma City, OK
Jonathan Ebersole - Structural Option
Final Report (PDF)
Executive Summary (PDF)
The thesis report sumarizes the Oklahoma University Children's Medical Office Building existing reinforced concrete structure to provide a context for the structural redesign. The structure was redesigned using composite steel for the gravity system. The lateral system was also redesigned, incorporating both steel bracecd frames and steel moment frames. Two breadths were also conducted as part of the thesis research. The first breadth analyzes the potential for an extensive green roof to be used instead of the existing roof. The second breadth analyzes the cost and schedule differences between the existing structural system and the new system.
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-progress 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 Jonathan Ebersole. 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.
This page was last updated on April 30, 2013, by Jonathan Ebersole and is hosted by the AE Department