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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/578568
Title:
Design of Multistory Historical LEED Building
Author:
Brambila, Gabriela; Moleres, Mireya; Amarillas, Joel; Brennan, Blake; Koesters, Haley; Sadeq, Nawar
Issue Date:
2015
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The goal of this project was to design a multipurpose three-story building that creates a new hub for businesses and student housing, encompassing a complete transportation, hydrological, structural, and geotechnical design of the building and site while adhering to all applicable building codes. Based on calculations of expected daily trips, turning movement analysis, and Highway Capacity Software analysis, the new site plan is designed to optimize parking spaces, landscaped areas, and access. Along with a newly designed grading plan, a hydrological flood analysis was done to design underground stormwater storage tanks and the final grading plan. The building itself was designed as a steel-braced moment frame designed to support gravity, wind, and seismic loading per the LRFD procedure. Utilizing the LRFD critical load combination the most economical size of structural members including beams, columns, girders, lateral bracing, and connections where chosen. The design was then entered into SAP2000 to model the building behavior. Given the column loads and soil properties, the site s soil bearing capacity was calculated to design isolated footings with reinforcing tensile rebar. Decisions were made to use recycled materials and energy and water efficient systems in order to achieve LEED Platinum accreditation.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.C.E.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Civil Engineering
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Mathieu, Michael

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleDesign of Multistory Historical LEED Buildingen_US
dc.creatorBrambila, Gabrielaen
dc.contributor.authorBrambila, Gabrielaen
dc.contributor.authorMoleres, Mireyaen
dc.contributor.authorAmarillas, Joelen
dc.contributor.authorBrennan, Blakeen
dc.contributor.authorKoesters, Haleyen
dc.contributor.authorSadeq, Nawaren
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractThe goal of this project was to design a multipurpose three-story building that creates a new hub for businesses and student housing, encompassing a complete transportation, hydrological, structural, and geotechnical design of the building and site while adhering to all applicable building codes. Based on calculations of expected daily trips, turning movement analysis, and Highway Capacity Software analysis, the new site plan is designed to optimize parking spaces, landscaped areas, and access. Along with a newly designed grading plan, a hydrological flood analysis was done to design underground stormwater storage tanks and the final grading plan. The building itself was designed as a steel-braced moment frame designed to support gravity, wind, and seismic loading per the LRFD procedure. Utilizing the LRFD critical load combination the most economical size of structural members including beams, columns, girders, lateral bracing, and connections where chosen. The design was then entered into SAP2000 to model the building behavior. Given the column loads and soil properties, the site s soil bearing capacity was calculated to design isolated footings with reinforcing tensile rebar. Decisions were made to use recycled materials and energy and water efficient systems in order to achieve LEED Platinum accreditation.en
dc.typetexten
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.S.C.E.en
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplineCivil Engineeringen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
dc.contributor.advisorMathieu, Michaelen
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