Content of Courses for Civil Engineering MSc Program
- INS 701 Theory of Plates (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Theory of thin elastic plates (Kirchhoff theory), basic assumptions, strain-displacement relations, plate equation, boundary conditions, strain energy, rectangular plates, Navier and Levy type solutions, rectangular plates with various boundary conditions, plate strips, circular plates, energy methods, Ritz and Galerkin method, method of least squares, plates with various shapes, continuous rectangular plates, plates resting on elastic foundations, bending of anisotropic plates, numerical methods, finite difference, finite element and boundary element method, effect of transverse shear deformation on the bending of thin plates, large deflections of plates, vibrations of plates, buckling of plates.
- INS 702 Elastic Stability (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Definition, basic concepts, stability of rigid bars, dynamic, static, energy and initial imperfection methods, snap-through buckling, Euler's cases, elastica, general theory, various end conditions, bars with varying sections, stability of frames and continuous beams, energy method, Rayleigh-Ritz method, various approximate methods, stability in plastic domain, lateral buckling, stability of plates, stability of rings and arches, non conservative systems, dynamic stability, determination of cross sections and permissible loads.
- INS 703 Dynamics of Structures (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Dynamic loads, dynamic characteristics of structural systems. lumped parameter systems. free vibrations of single-degree-of-freedom systems (SDF), damped vibrations, response of SDF systems to harmonic loading, to periodic loading, to general dynamic loading, generalized SDF systems. Rayleigh method, vibration isolation Multi-degree-of-freedom systems (MDS), equations of motions, undamped free vibrations of MDS, free vibrations, orthogonality conditions, dynamic response, mode shapes, forced vibrations, mode superposition analysis, numerical methods for determination of mode shapes and frequencies, Rayleigh method, systems with distributed parameters, equations of motion, earthquake response of SDF systems, response spectra, earthquake response of MDF systems, methods for modal combination, numerical methods.
- INS 704 Earthquake Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Earthquake mechanism, spectrum concept, multi degree of freedom system, modal analysis in earthquake response, earthquake resistant design, main philosophy of earthquake codes, earthquake codes and design criteria, spectral analysis of structures and simplified approaches, behavior of reinforced concrete structures subjected to earthquake ground motion, plastic hinge concept, capacity concept in design, earthquake resistant design, safety to earthquakes, limit states, general behavior of structures, structural irregularities, design spectra, elastic equivalent earthquake load, effect of earthquake load, acceleration spectrum, ductility of structures, equivalent earthquake load, modal superposition method, structural systems, construction rules for reinforced concrete structures, story displacements, design of base isolated structures, retaining walls.
- INS 705 Structural Damages (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Definition of structural damage, Assessment, evaluation and classification of structural damage, Evaluation of earthquake safety of available structures. The damage of wall, slab, beam, column, beam-column connection, shear wall and foundation.Physical and chemical causes of damages. Corrosion and corrosion damages. Applications of evaluation of structural damages on reinforced concrete, masonry, steel, prefabricated/prestressed concrete structures. Case studies.
- INS 706 Shells (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Linear elastic plates, membrane and bending theory of shells, approximate treatment of edge effects, differential geometry of surfaces, linear and nonlinear plate and shell theories in curvilinear coordinates, anisotropic and laminated shells, stability and post-buckling behaviour, collapse analysis, analysis by using finite element methods.
- INS 707 Matrix Methods In Structural Engineering I (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Stiffness and loading matrices of frame elements, matrix displacement method, application to two and three-dimensional structures, stiffness and loading matrices of two dimensional frame elements, matrix force method, materially and geometrically non-linear structures, applications of matrix methods to dynamic analysis of structures.
- INS 708 Repair And Strengthening Of Structures (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction. Emergency measures for temporary protection. General principles of repair. Repair of structural elements. Repair and strengthening materials. Surface preparation and usage of repair mortars. Repair and strengthening by using shotcrete, epoxy resin, steel plates and carbon fiber reinforced plastics. Corrosion damage and its repair. General principles of strengthening. Design of strengthening elements, jacketing of columns, additional shear walls, strengthening of foundations. Strengthening details of structural elements. Damage assessment and evaluation of masonry structures. Repair and strengthening of masonry structures. Practical applications. Rehabilitation of structural systems.
- INS 709 Design Of Bridges (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction. General information. Classification of bridges due to various criteria. Prior investigations before design. Types of cross sections and longitudinal sections. Predesign of bridges. Loads. Dead loads. Traffic loads. Earthquake effects. Design of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete bridges. Design of prefabricated bridge beams. Frame and arch bridges. Box sections. Earthquake analysis. Design of bearings. Design of abutments, piers and walls. Design of substructure. Details of nonstructural elements. Numerical examples...
- INS 710 Reinforced Concrete Foundations (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction. Single foundations, Continious foundations in one direction. Continious foundations in two direction. Mat foundations. Pile foundations. Industrial building foundations. Special structure foundations foundations. Retaining walls.
- INS 711 Design of Reinforced Concrete Load-Bearing Systems (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Design principles of reinforced concrete structural systems Layout of reinforcement, structural regularity in plan, structural regularity in elevation. Principles of column and wall design. Examples on high-rise building systems. Frame systems, frames with shear walls, shells and slab systems. Examples on computer-aided design. Stairs, water tanks, and machine foundations.
- INS 712 Steel Load Resisting Structural Systems (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Definition of steel load-bearing systems. Steel buildings. Plane systems. Beam systems. Frame systems. Arc systems. 3-D truss systems. Suspended systems. Domes. Industrial structures. Steel warehouses. Steel bunkers and silos. Steel towers for TV and radio stations. Steel girder poles.
- INS 713 Numerical Methods In Civil Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Solution of non-linear algebraic equations, successive substitutions, Newton-Raphson, Levenberg-Marquardt methods, Solution of sets of equations, LU decomposition,
interpolation and polynomials, cubic spline, Chebyshev polynomials, Pade approximation, Fourier series, boundary value problems, the shooting method, finite-difference approximations, QR factorization, convergence and stability, parabolic and hyperbolic PDE, types of PDE, heat equations and wave equations, finite-difference approximations, explicit methods, Crank-Nicholson method, the finite elements method, Rayleigh-Ritz method, Galerkin method.
- INS 714 Pre-Stressed Reinforced Concrete Structures (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Materials, summary of prestressed concrete, classification of prestressed concrete, evaluation of concrete and steel stresses of the cracked section, control of sections, effects of shrinkage and creep, basic principles of composite beams, design procedure for composite sections, loading stages, loss of prestressing.
- INS 715 Advanced Hydrology (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Subjects of Engineering Hydrology. Statistical Techniques in Hydrology, Distribution Parameters, Important Distribution Functions, Analysis of Correlation and Regression. Analysis of Precipitation. Flood Hydrology, Methods of Flood Prediction.
- INS 716 Sediment Transportation In Coasts (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Definition of Coast, Hydrodynamics Equilibrium, Physical Characteristics of Coastal Materials. Long Shore Sediment Transport, Accretions and Erosions. Cross Shore Sediment Transport and Coastal Profiles. Variations Causing Coastal Structures. Numerical Models of Shoreline Changes.
- INS 717 Coastal Hydraulics (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Fundamental Concepts of Coastal and Harbour Engineering. Wave Mechanics, Linear Wave Theory, Nonlinear Wave Theories, Wave Transformation. Wave Climate and Statistics, Prediction of Wind Waves. Wave Loads in Coastal Structures, Breakwaters, Functions, Types.
- INS 718 Harbor Design (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Harbour Definition and Classify. Harbour Planning. Ship Transportation Types in Harbour Planning and Ship Characteristics. Harbour Structures. General Principles in Harbour Planning. Marinas and Fishery Harbours.
- INS 719 Advanced Soil Mechanics I (4 0 4) 6 ECTS
Index properties of soils, Soil classifications. Soil structure. Compaction theory and applications. Flow water in soil. Stress-strain in soil mass, Shear strength Theory and settlement analysis.
- INS 720 Advanced Soil Mechanics II (2 2 3) 6 ECTS
Traditional Shear Strength of soils, Compressilibity of Soils, SHANSEP and Obtaining Pre-Consolidation Pressure Techniques, Effective Stress Analysis (ESA), Undarined Strength Analysis (USA), Creep, Isotropic and Anisotropic Sress-Strain Relationship, Determine Shear Strength of Soils with Laboratory and In-Situ Test. Slope Stability Analysis.
- INS 721 Soil Dynamics (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Fundamental Vibration Theory, Elastic Wave Motion, Stress-Strain Relationship of Soils under Dynamic Loading. Determination of Dynamic Parameters of Soils with Laboratory and In-Situ Tests, Liquefaction, Compressibility of Soils under Dynamic Loading.
- INS 722 Advanced Foundation Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Geotechnical Investigation, Design of Shallow Foundation and Specials Cases, Bearing Capacity of Deep Foundation, Sheet Piles, Braced Cuts, Shaft Foundation, Foundation on Difficult Soil.
- INS 723 Theory Of Elasticity (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Mathematical foundations, analysis of stress, analysis of strain, conservation laws, linear elasticity, constitutive equations, generalized Hooke's Law, fundamental equations of theory of elasticity, stress problem, displacement problem, compatibility conditions, general theory of plane elasticity, plane stress (thin plate problem), plane strain (long cylinder problem), solutions in cartesian coordinates, stress functions, airy stress function, boundary conditions, polynomial solutions, biharmonic functions, examples, fourier series solutions, examples, solutions in polar coordinates. examples, three dimensional elasticity, Saint-Venant torsion and bending theory, Galerkin vector, Papkovich-Neuber solutions.
- INS 724 Theory Of Plasticity (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Phenomenological nature of plasticity, basic concepts and definitions, yield conditions, Tresca and von Mises Criteria, elastic-plastic analysis of beams, plasticity in structural members and collapse analysis, problems in plane plasticity. problems in axisymmetric plasticity, plastic bending of plates, plastic analysis of shell. Extremum principles and energy methods in plasticity, plastic buckling, dynamic plasticity, finite element method in plasticity.
- INS 725 Composite Materials In Civil Engineering (4 0 4) 6 ECTS
Stress and strain in an anisotropic continuum, generalized Hook's Law, behavior of orthotropic lamina, equations of a laminated anisotropic plate, analysis of orthotropic plates, general laminated plates, laminated cylindrical plates, bending, buckling and vibration behavior of laminated plate structures, post-buckling behavior and large amplitude vibration of laminated composite structures.
- INS 726 Advanced Programming (2 2 3) 6 ECTS
Object Oriented Programming. Structure and Classes. Visual Programming. Knowledge Based Systems. Programming for Qualitative Data. Parallel Programming.
- INS 727 Ductile Structural Systems (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction. Types and definiton of ductility. Confining and ductility relationships of RC member sections. Ductility of RC frame members (beams, columns, walls). Ductility of structural systems. Ductility demand and capacity of structures and structural members. Failure mechanism and ductility relations. Design principles of ductile structures. Ductility ratio of structural systems. Layout of reinforcement. Performance evaluation of structures.
- INS 729 Statistical Methods In Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Basic concept. Collecting of data and arrangement. Statistical programs and applications. Theory of probability. Continious and discontinious variables and probability distributions. Theory of prediction. Hypothesis test. Nonparametical statistics. Correlation and regression analysis. Variance analyze.
- INS 731 Advanced Concrete Technology (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Concrete as construction material, Hydration of Portland Cement, Mineral and chemical concrete additives, Properties of fresh concrete, Stresses in concrete, Tests and time-dependent deformations of hardened concrete, Durability of concrete, High strength concrete, Special concretes, Cement-polymer composites, Fiber concrete, Underwater concrete. Utilization of industrial wastes in concrete,
- INS 733 Environmental Hydraulics (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
River hydraulics, river ecosystems, river morphology and sediment transport, mountain streams, river restoration, air-water gas transfer, water treatment plants.
- INS 735 Scientific Research Methods in Civil Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction to history of science, scientific research methods, Modelling technique, writing a scientific paper, fuzzy logic method, fuzzy logic applications in civil engineering.
- INS 737 Hydromechanics (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Fundamental equations in fluid mechanics, energy and momentum principles, dimensional analysis and hydraulic modelling, properties of open channels, critical flow: its computation and applications, uniform flow, boundary layer theory, rapidly varied flows, energy dissipation and turbulence, hydraulic structures.
- INS 738 Special Concretes (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Historical development of concrete, high performance concept in concrete technology, properties of high strength concrete, design methods of high performance/strength concrete, lightweight agregate concrete, heavyweight aggregate concrete, polymer concrete, polymer modified concrete, roller compacted concrete, sprayed concrete, fiber reinforced concrete and composites, self compacting concrete, reactive powder concretes, controlled low-strength materials.
- INS 739 Durability of Concrete (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Durability concept on reinforced concrete structures, design philosophy regarding durability, transport mechanism in concrete, pore structure of concrete, transition zone between aggregate-concrete matrix and importance of transition zone in terms of durability, permeability properties of concrete, deterioration of concrete due to chemical and physical processes, alkali-silica reaction (ASR), reinforcing steel corrosion
- INS 740 Construction Management (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Characteristics and management of construction process. Phases of construction projects. Causes of construction management. Advantages and costs of construction management. Duties, responsibilities, and qualitative nature of project managers. Organizations in construction management. Basic tools and stages of construction planning. Success and failure in planning. Work audits. Controlling construction costs and time schedules. Project planning and controlling techniques. Gantt charts. Network analysis. Diagrams in project planning. Conclusive evaluation of construction projects.
- INS741 Construction Planning and Cost Analysis (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
General management. Management organization. Time planning and inspection. Cost planning and control. Contract preparation and solution of juridical problems. Preparation of registration and payment documents. Application problems. Planning techniques in construction works. Comparing different methods of time planning.
- INS742 Advanced Engineering Economics (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Present value. Future value. Equivalent homogeneous annual series. Capital recovery. Equivalent of capital. Present net value. Rate of return. Pay-back period. Profit-cost rate. Choosing the best investment alternative. Retirement of equipment. Redemption methods and taxes. Preperation and presentation of economic feasibility studies.
- INS743 Advanced Project Management (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Definition of project management. Success and fail in project management. Quality in project management. Quality-cost relation in project management. Time value of money. Economic analysis concept. Principles of economic analysis. Profit-cost analysis. Initial investment cost. Preliminary study. Indefiniteness in future. Factors of economic analysis. Comparison duration. Application of compound interest. Delay of profit. Absolute delay. Linear delay.
- INS 797 M.Sc. Seminar (0 2 0) 3 ECTS
The Course offers the M.Sc. students to prepare a text with a proper format by investigating literatures and to give an oral presentation to their departmental academic staff. The oral presentations enable the students to gain ability in interactively transfering knowledge and disscusion.
- INS 798 M.Sc. Field of Specialization (2 0 0) 15 ECTS
This is a theorical course offerred in semestre, semestre break and summer terms followed by appointment of the advisor for M.Sc. students. It provides M.Sc. students to obtain scientific ethic and discipline.
- INS 799 M.Sc. Thesis Research (0 1 0) 15 ECTS
This is a practical course offerred in year, semestre, semestre break and summer terms followed by appointment of the advisor for M.Sc. students.
Content of Courses for Civil Engineering PhD Program
- INS 802 Performance Analysis of Reınforced Concrete Structures (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Basic principles of force-based design, Introduction to displacement-based design, Nonlinear analysis of structural systems, Performance concepts on structures and structural elements, Structural damage-performance interactions, National and international performance evaluation methods, special applications.
- INS 824 Risk Management in Coastal Engineering (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Coastal engineering study and materials. Advantage of risk management in coastal engineering. Responsibility of design and construction. Risk defining, modeling and management. Indefinite sea state. Risks and construction technical in coastal structure. Effects of safety, health and environmental. Insurance in risk management. Strategies of goods and service purchase. Specific risk and strategy of risk control.
- INS 834 Admixtures for Concrete (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Introduction, historical development of concrete admixtures, classification of concrete admixtures, types of the chemical admixtures in concrete technology, effect of air entraining in concrete, water reducer chemical admixtures, superplasticizers, accelerators and set retarder chemical admixtures, effect of mineral admixtures on fresh and hardened concrete properties, corrosion inhibitors.
- INS 836 Binding Materials (3 0 3) 6 ECTS
Historical development of binding materials, classification of binding materials, lime, plaster (stucco), calcined clay, trass, fly ash, blast furnace slag, silica fume, Portland Cement, cement types, effect of binding materials on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete.
- INS 897 Ph.D. Seminar (0 2 0) 3 ECTS
The Course offers the Ph.D. students to prepare a text with a proper format by investigating literatures and to give an oral presentation to their departmental academic staff. The oral presentations enable the students to gain ability in interactively transfering knowledge and disscusion.
- INS 898 Ph.D. Field of Specialization (3 0 0) 15 ECTS
This is a theorical course offerred in year, semestre, semestre break and summer terms followed by appointment of the advisor for Ph.D. students. It provides Ph.D. students to obtain scientific ethic and discipline
- INS 899 Ph.D. Thesis Research (0 1 0) 15 ECTS
This is a practical course offerred in year, semestre, semestre break and summer terms followed by appointment of the advisor for Ph.D. students.