College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-04 07:45:24


Civil Engineering

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2021


This report presents a step-by-step guide in building a hypothetical residential dwelling in Wayne County, Ohio. The project begins with the initial site investigation phase, which gathers general information about the physical site of proposed construction as well as the requirements of the governing body of the area; applications for permits and inspections for example. Next, phase is the site design which includes creating plans for the building footprint, pavement areas, and utility locations. The next phase in the design will be the building plans which will include floor plans and associated material lists for the construction of the home. Lastly, the time frame and overall cost will be compiled. Each stage of the design and construction planning listed above will be researched and discussed in detail, creating a collaborative and complete plan of constructing a residential home.

Research Sponsor

Robert Bunnell

First Reader

Dr. Christopher Miller

Second Reader

Dr. David Roke

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Wieslaw Binienda



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