Civil and Environmental Engineering - Master's degree
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)The construction cost of reactor buildings has escalated substantially over time primarily for three reasons. First, new safety requirements, such as the post-9/11 airplane crash measures, have been imposed. Second, labor ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)This thesis presents a design-oriented methodology for the design, optimization and construction of sequentially erected elastic timber gridshells. A multi-objective approach toward simultaneous optimization of the overall ...