A design of two structural systems for the New Residence Hall at WPI. One design was completed in steel, in accordance with AISC/ANSI 360‐05. The other design was of reinforced concrete, in accordance with ACI 318‐02. These designs were compared on the basis of cost, constructability, and available points toward LEED certification.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Civil and Environmental Engineering