Faculty Advisor

Ault, Holly Keyes

Faculty Advisor

Barnett, Jonathan Ross

Center

Melbourne, Australia

Abstract

The project topic is the evaluation of the implementation of Performance-based Design (PBD) in Melbourne, Australia, working with the sponsor, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. The evaluation came from a series of case studies performed on buildings in Melbourne, as well as interviews of engineers, building owners, and others involved in the building process. From this data, the make recommendations for further research and changes to Melbourne's implementation of PBD to improve safety and communication.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2007

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Advisor Department

Fire Protection Engineering

Project Center

Melbourne, Australia

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