Structural Systems Design of the Lincoln Fire Department Headquarters
For the purpose of the Structural Systems Design course in which this project was completed, students were to develop a structural design to withstand all loads and meet code requirements for a certain project. Given were the architectural drawings for a fire department building to be located in Lincoln, Nebraska, geotechnical report for the building site, and design deadlines. The main objectives of the design were to choose materials and systems to carry expected gravity and lateral loading in accordance with local codes and the requirements of the architect and mechanical and plumbing engineers. ...
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