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Cm Member Of Slocoe Peace Conference Center Feasibility Study, Jackson Reynolds 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Cm Member Of Slocoe Peace Conference Center Feasibility Study, Jackson Reynolds

Construction Management

This paper describes the parking design and estimate portion of a whole feasibility study conducted by an interdisciplinary team. The interdisciplinary team consisted of three senior undergraduate industrial engineering students, and one senior undergraduate construction management student. This feasibility study was conducted for the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education (SLOCOE) to determine if it is feasible to construct a new, 400-person conference center on a site in San Luis Obispo, CA. The complete study includes analyses of the following topics: economic, utilities, traffic/road, approval from Chumash Tribe, social/historical, climate, geological, vegetation and wildlife, noise and pollution ...


Facilitating The Industrial Sector's Adoption Of Collaborative Project Delivery Methods, Xavier Wood-Aliberch 2021 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Facilitating The Industrial Sector's Adoption Of Collaborative Project Delivery Methods, Xavier Wood-Aliberch

Architectural Engineering -- Dissertations and Student Research

In an effort to improve outcomes in the civil and healthcare sectors, clients have adopted collaborative project delivery methods for the delivery of their capital projects. The success stories in these sectors have gathered the attention of clients in the industrial sector, where cost and schedule overruns have become the norm. The central objective of this thesis is to help clients make the transition to this new type of project delivery.

This thesis was written in a three-paper format, where each paper addresses a challenge with the adoption of collaborative delivery methods. The first paper investigates what type of industrial ...


Net-Zero Homes, The Homes Of The Future, Primo Guseppi Facchini 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Net-Zero Homes, The Homes Of The Future, Primo Guseppi Facchini

Construction Management

Net-Zero homes are the homes of the future (Holmes, 2018). What makes Net-zero homes unique is they rely on solar power, opposed to all standard housing that relies on the power grid. These homes use solar instead of other forms of energy generating technology because it is more affordable and better for the environment. California has blazed the trail for the rest of the United States and the world to follow with their Net-Zero housing proposition. Starting January 2020 California will require all residential buildings to be net-zero homes. Net-Zero homes are important because it is no secret that our ...


Indispensable Homes In Third World Countries: Constructing A Home In Tijuana, Mexico, Myles Hubers 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Indispensable Homes In Third World Countries: Constructing A Home In Tijuana, Mexico, Myles Hubers

Construction Management

This project was created to explore a way in which poverty around the world could ultimately be reduced. The way in which this project intends to demonstrate a method used to reduce poverty is by building a home for a specific family in Tijuana, Mexico. In doing so, this home will act as a model home for a manual, comprised of steps that should be taken to construct similar homes throughout any third world country. The goal of this project is to highlight the importance of poverty in the world while also creating a buildable solution in order to reduce ...


Bs News March/April, 2021 Technological University Dublin

Bs News March/April

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Resilient Micropolitan Areas In The Face Of Economic Shocks: A Stakeholder Collective Capacity Perspective, Cristina Poleacovschi, Arielle True-Funk, Monica A. Haddad, David J. Peters 2021 Iowa State University

Resilient Micropolitan Areas In The Face Of Economic Shocks: A Stakeholder Collective Capacity Perspective, Cristina Poleacovschi, Arielle True-Funk, Monica A. Haddad, David J. Peters

Community and Regional Planning Publications

Micropolitan areas (between 10,000 and 50,000 people) are not immune to economic shocks that threaten their vitality. Factors related to economic shocks can range from local companies leaving a town or national economic crises affecting local economies. Using the perspective of local micropolitan area stakeholders, this research seeks to identify why certain micropolitan areas recover from an economic shock while others do not. The research included the case study of two micropolitan areas in the U.S. Midwest (one resilient and one vulnerable), based on 22 interviews with key stakeholders representing diverse for-profit and government organizations. Our results ...


Building Services Engineering January/February, 2021 Technological University Dublin

Building Services Engineering January/February

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Ua3/1/1 President's Office-Cherry Reports, WKU Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Ua3/1/1 President's Office-Cherry Reports, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Reports made by Henry Cherry to the Board of Regents and departmental reports made to Henry Cherry.


Analysis Of Modern Barn Design, Gunther Soehnlen 2021 The University of Akron

Analysis Of Modern Barn Design, Gunther Soehnlen

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

The agriculture industry is always changing. Barn structures are one of the most important aspects of the agriculture industry. As the agriculture industry changes, so does the design and construction of barns. There are many types of barns, but over the last 300 years four of the most prevalent types have been the Bank Barn, Open Span Truss Barn, Hoop Barn, and Transverse Frame Barn. The Bank Barn and Transverse Frame Barn have been popularly built for over 200 years. The Hoop Barn and the Open Span Truss Barn have been recently introduced to the industry, becoming popular within the ...


Brazil, Big Hydro, And A Beautiful Monster: “Green” Energy Generation In The Xingu River Basin, Ian F. Hirons 2020 Clark University

Brazil, Big Hydro, And A Beautiful Monster: “Green” Energy Generation In The Xingu River Basin, Ian F. Hirons

Student Works

Brazil is quickly becoming an influential actor on the world stage of geopolitics. The nation has achieved global economic and environmental recognition due to the extensive development of its hydrological resources in the form of hydroelectric power plants. As the world’s second greatest generator of hydroelectricity, Brazil has proven a staunch adherence to building dams in the large-scale. Though these dams have brought electricity to millions of people across the country, the socio-ecological toll inflicted by their construction has been devastating to natural biomes and local inhabitants. This article traces Brazil’s proclivity for large-scale hydropower to four motivational ...


Shahar Sharoitida Avtomobilllarni Parkovkalashda Innovatsion Loyihalash Tizimi, Zohidjon Baxtiyor o`g`li Abdurahmonov, Jamshid Abdunazarov 2020 Jizzakh branch of the National University of Uzbekistan

Shahar Sharoitida Avtomobilllarni Parkovkalashda Innovatsion Loyihalash Tizimi, Zohidjon Baxtiyor O`G`Li Abdurahmonov, Jamshid Abdunazarov

Scientific-technical journal

Annotatsiya: Shahar ko`chalarida transport vositalarining soni ko`payishi sababli, transport bilan bog`liq bo`lgan muammolar ko`paymoqda. Bunga sabab qilib yo`lning infratuzilmasi va parkovka joylarining yetarli emasligini hamda mavjud parkovka joylari to`g`risida axborotni yetkazadigan tizimning yo`qligini misol qilib keltirish mumkin. Bu bir qancha salbiy oqibatlarga olib kelishi mumkin. Jumladan transport vositalaridan chiqayotgan zaharli moddalarning atrof – muhitga zarari ko`payishiga, yo`lning o`tkazish qobiliyatiga va haydovchining yo`lda ortiqcha vaqt sarflashlarga olib kelishi mumkin.

Yuqoridagi aytib o`tilgan muammolarni bartaraf etish uchun shahar parkovkalarini innovatsion intellektual loyihasini ishlab chiqish va uni hayotga tatbiq etish ...


Tanzanian Concrete Masonry Walls, Edward J. Kaminski 2020 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Tanzanian Concrete Masonry Walls, Edward J. Kaminski

Architectural Engineering

Walls that replicate masonry walls used in Tanzania are constructed and tested. The results from testing was compared with the respective predictions made using code guidelines from ASCE 7 and TMS 402.


Moisture Monitoring Of A Clt Structure In A Southern Climate, Elizabeth Poblete 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Moisture Monitoring Of A Clt Structure In A Southern Climate, Elizabeth Poblete

Theses and Dissertations

Understanding of moisture behavior in cross laminated timber (CLT) is critical to the widespread use of CLT in construction in the United States. Currently, very little data exists on the long-term impact of moisture on CLT. The objective of this research is to collect data regarding the long-term moisture variation in the CLT panel at the University of Arkansas Adohi Hall residence hall. The climate of Northwest Arkansas is different from previously monitored buildings, as they were in the Pacific Northwest. Comparatively, Northwest Arkansas has a warmer climate with higher average annual precipitation. Waterproofing efforts are usually employed to prevent ...


Recycling Cigarettes Into Concrete, Jonathan R. Rosete 2020 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Recycling Cigarettes Into Concrete, Jonathan R. Rosete

Construction Management

The objective of my senior project is to find a solution for the growing amount of improperly disposed cigarette butts on our planet. To accomplish this, I created and tested concrete cylinders mixed with different amounts of used cigarettes. It is my goal that we will be able to recycle cigarette butts and incorporate them into our everyday concrete use. By adding cigarettes to our mixes, I also understand their will be concerns with its potential strength. However with this in mind, it is my intention that these current mixes will only be used for non-structural concrete. In the following ...


Bs News November/December, 2020 Technological University Dublin

Bs News November/December

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Online Implementation Of Structural Analysis Tool For Remote Learning, Ghada El-Mahdy, Amany Micheal 2020 The British University in Egypt

Online Implementation Of Structural Analysis Tool For Remote Learning, Ghada El-Mahdy, Amany Micheal

Civil Engineering

The delivery of a structural analysis module to architectural or civil engineering students needs the visualization of certain diagrams, such as the internal force diagrams and the elastic line. These diagrams are difficult to grasp for students new to structural analysis and need a lot of practice to become proficient in drawing them. Current structural analysis textbooks with electronic platforms do not include tools to draw the internal force diagrams or deflection. This has led to the initiative of creating an online structural analysis tool to enable the student to easily apply different loadings on different statical systems to draw ...


Bs News September/October, 2020 Technological University Dublin

Bs News September/October

Building Services Engineering

No abstract provided.


Optimization Of Thermal Energy Storage Sizing Using Thermodynamic Analysis, Andrew Villanueva 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Optimization Of Thermal Energy Storage Sizing Using Thermodynamic Analysis, Andrew Villanueva

Masters Theses

The aim of this thesis is to examine the effect that Thermal Energy Storage (TES) sizing has on a building’s ability to meet heating and cooling demands in an energy and cost efficient manner. The focus of the research is the quantification the effects of TES for system sizing and boiler cycling. Research is accomplished by modelling TES systems with various storage capacities using thermodynamic analysis. Energy costs are subject to increase during peak usage periods due to a limited supply of energy. Peak heating and cooling periods also force thermal systems to be sized for loads that are ...


The Irish Construction Industry’S State Of Readiness For A Bim Mandate In 2020, Barry McAuley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West 2020 Technological University Dublin

The Irish Construction Industry’S State Of Readiness For A Bim Mandate In 2020, Barry Mcauley, Alan V. Hore, Roger P. West

Conference papers

It was recently announced that a BIM mandate for the Irish public sector is not imminent, suggesting that the sector is not yet ready for what such a mandate implies. Following on from a forward-looking BIM Roadmap for Ireland in 2017 and the publication by the authors of a detailed BIM in Ireland study in 2017 and 2019, what is the actual state of readiness for a more general BIM mandate in Ireland? This paper will review recent publications, seminars and industry initiatives on this topic of interest supported by an online survey to assess the current state of readiness ...


Can Public Construction And Demolition Data Describe Trends In Building Material Recycling? Observations From Philadelphia, Kimberlee Marcellus-Zamora, Patricia Gallagher, Sabrina Spatari 2020 Thomas Jefferson University

Can Public Construction And Demolition Data Describe Trends In Building Material Recycling? Observations From Philadelphia, Kimberlee Marcellus-Zamora, Patricia Gallagher, Sabrina Spatari

College of Architecture and the Built Environment Faculty Papers

There is a significant amount of waste generated during construction and demolition (C&D) activities, but few data to understand the sources, age, spatial origin, and its fate following entry into the waste management system. With few public records that track C&D waste flows, we turned to industry and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to quantify C&D data and meta-data using material flow analysis (MFA). LEED databases are not normally used to build life cycle inventories or material flow accounts because they do not house sufficiently detailed data. We propose using the geo-referenced data on reused ...


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