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    • Parametric Study of the Seismic Response of Base Isolated Liquid Storage Tanks with Lead-Core Elastomeric Bearings 

      Yazıcı, Gökhan (Polish Acad Sciences Inst Physics, Al Lotnikow 32-46, Pl-02-668 Warsaw, Poland, 2014-02)
      Field reports from past earthquakes indicate that liquid storage tanks are quite susceptible to earthquake related damages due to the sloshing motion of the contained liquid and that the failure of these structures can ...
    • Pavement Characteristics Affecting The Frequency Content Of Tire/Pavement Noise 

      Öngel, Aybike; Harvey, John (Inst Noise Control Engineering, Iowa State Univ, College Engineering, 212 Marston Hall, Ames, Ia 50011-2152 Usa, 2010-11)
      Tire/pavement noise is a major contributor to traffic noise at highway speeds. Annoyance is more closely related to frequency content than to overall A-weighted noise levels, therefore spectral content analysis of tire/pavement ...
    • Performance Of Alternative CFRP Retrofitting Schemes Used In Infilled RC Frames 

      Yüksel, Ercan; Özkaynak, Hasan; Büyüköztürk, Oral; Yalçın, Cem; Dindar, Ahmet Anıl; Sürmeli, M.; Taştan, D. (Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford Ox5 1Gb, Oxon, England, 2010-04)
      A number of experimental studies have been reported in recent literature about the beneficial effects of infill walls on the seismic response of reinforced concrete (RC) frames. The experimental study presented in this ...
    • Prediction of Lifetime for Different Asphalt Concrete Mixes 

      Öngel, Aybike; Harvey, John (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 4 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon Ox14 4Rn, Oxon, England, 2012)
      The California Department of Transportation has been using open-graded mixes to reduce traffic noise levels and to improve wet weather safety. There is a need to identify how long open-graded mixes last in terms of ...
    • Preparation Of Phase Change Material-Montmorillonite Composites Suitable For Thermal Energy Storage 

      Sarıer, Nihal; Önder, Emel; Özay, Serap; Özkılıç, Yılmaz (Elsevier Science Bv, Po Box 211, 1000 Ae Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011-09-20)
      A new type of organoclay composite (PMMT) with good heat storage and release capacity was produced by intercalating n-hexadecane with Na-montmorillonite (Na-MMT) in a surfactant-assisted medium. The expansion of Na-MMT ...
    • Principal Components Regression of Onboard Sound Intensity Levels 

      Öngel, Aybike; Kohler, Erwin; Harvey, John (ASCE-AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS, 1801 ALEXANDER BELL DR, RESTON, VA 20191-4400 USA, 2008-11)
      Roadways paved with open graded asphalt mixes typically generate lower traffic noise levels as compared to other types of pavements. A program was initiated in 2005 in California to evaluate the effectiveness of noise ...
    • Private Finance Initiative (PFI) For Road Projects In Uk: Current Practice With A Case Study 

      Dikmen, Seyyit Ümit; Akbıyıklı, Rıfat; Eaton, David (Svenciliste U Zagrebu, Fakultet Prometnih Znanosti, Vukeliceva 4, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia, 2011)
      The long-term sustainable provision of new and high quality maintained road stock is vitally important, especially in times of economic constraint such as Europe is currently experiencing. The Private Finance Initiative ...
    • Pro-environmental Behavior of University Students: Influence of Cultural Differences 

      Tezel, Ecem; Uğural, Mehmet Nurettin; Giritli, Heyecan (European Center Sustainable Development, Via Dei Fiori 34, Rome, 00172, Italy, 2018)
      Responsible Consumption and Production, among the Sustainable Development Goals, indicates that humans should be aware of environmental problems which are to some extent, direct or indirect consequences of their behaviors. ...
    • Production of PEG grafted PAN copolymers and their electrospun nanowebs as novel thermal energy storage materials 

      Sarıer, Nihal; Arat, Refik; Menceloğlu, Yusuf; Önder Karaoğlu, Emel; Boz, Ezgi Ceren; Oğuz, Oğuzhan (Elsevier Science Bv, Po Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016-11-10)
      This paper deals with the synthesis of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) grafted poly(acrylo nitrile) (PAN) copolymers as novel solid-solid phase change materials via two step free radical polymerization reaction. The structural ...
    • Quasi-Static And Pseudo-Dynamic Testing Of Infilled RC Frames Retrofitted With CFRP Material 

      Özkaynak, Hasan; Yüksel, Ercan; Büyüköztürk, Oral; Yalçın, Cem; Dindar, Ahmet Anıl (Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford Ox5 1Gb, Oxon, England, 2011-03)
      The intact infill walls in reinforced concrete (RC) frames have beneficial effects to overall behavior in terms of stiffness, strength and energy dissipation in the event of seismic actions. The rationale of this paper is ...
    • Results From A Comprehensive Global Navigation Satellite System Test In The CORS-TR Network: Case Study 

      Eren, Kamil; Uzel, Turgut; Gülal, Engin; Yıldırım, Ömer; Cingöz, Ayhan (Asce-Amer Soc Civil Engineers, 1801 Alexander Bell Dr, Reston, Va 20191-4400 Usa, 2009-02)
      This paper presents one of the most comprehensive tests conducted about the real-time kinematics (RTK) and continuously operating reference stations (CORS) network using instruments from three global positioning system ...
    • Retrofit Of The Masonry Minaret Of Historical Mosque With Frp: A Case Study 

      Türk, Ahmet Murat; Coşgun, Cumhur (Crc Press-Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway Nw, Ste 300, Boca Raton, Fl 33487-2742 Usa, 2010)
      This paper deals with the seismic behavior and a new retrofit strategy of block masonry minaret of a historical mosque in Istanbul. Today, it is a well known fact that earthquakes are one of the most important problems ...
    • River Sediment Transport And Coastal Erosion in The Southeastern Black Sea Rivers 

      Berkun, Mehmet; Aras, Egemen (Veda, Slovak Acad Sciences, Dubravska Cesta 9, 842 34 Brastislava, Slovakia, 2012)
      In the Southeastern Black Sea Region, rivers are dammed for hydroelectric power and irrigation. The natural course of fluvial alluvium transport is almost completely altered because of planned and constructed dams and ...
    • Rock slope stability assessment of limestone quarry; an example from Istanbul Cebeci region, Turkey 

      Yılmaz, Murat; Tuğrul, Atiye; Er, Selman; Ertin, Altay; Tokgöz, Nuray; Arel, Ersin (Springer International Publishing Ag, Gewerbestrasse 11, Cham, Ch-6330, Switzerland, 2015)
      The Cebeci Region is characterised by famous outcrops of Carboniferous Limestone which is mined out for aggregate production. The aim of this study is to investigate slope stability problems for heavily jointed karstic ...
    • Seismic Behaviour and Retrofit of Historic Masonry Minaret 

      Türk, Ahmet Murat; Coşgun, Cumhur (2012)
      The dynamic behaviour of block masonry minaret of a historical mosque in Istanbul is analyzed, and a seismic retrofit method is proposed. Due to high seismicity of the region, a 3D finite element model is used to determine ...
    • Seismic Response Analysis of Masonry Minaret and Possible Strengthening by Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) Materials 

      Türk, Ahmet Murat (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 410 Park Avenue, 15Th Floor, #287 Pmb, New York, Ny 10022 Usa, 2013)
      This paper presents the analytical study on the dynamic response of a natural stone block masonry minaret of a historical mosque located in Istanbul, Turkey. A three-dimensional finite element model of the whole minaret, ...
    • Seismic upgrade of RC buildings using CFRP sheets 

      Türk, Ahmet Murat; Cömert, Mustafa; Coşgun, Cumhur (2013)
    • Silver incorporated microencapsulation of n-hexadecane and n-octadecane appropriate for dynamic thermal management in textiles 

      Sarıer, Nihal; Önder, Emel; Ukuşer, Gökçen (Elsevıer Science Bv, Po Box 211, 1000 Ae Amsterdam, Netherlandi, 2015-08-10)
      This study concerns with interfacial in-situ encapsulation of n-hexadecane and n-octadecane cores in poly(urea-formaldehyde) shells to fabricate microcapsules, capable of absorbing and releasing high amounts of heat ...
    • Sloshing in Medium Sized Tanks Under Earthquake Load 

      Yazıcı, Gökhan (2015)
      This paper presents results obtained by numerical study of sloshing effects in medium sized rectangular tanks subjected to a long-period seismic excitation. The Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method is used, and ...
    • Snow induced collapse of hail protection canopies 

      Vatansever, Cüneyt; Seçkin, Edip; Yazıcı, Gökhan (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford Ox5 1Gb, England, 2017-09)
      This paper addresses the snow induced collapse of hail protection canopies of a major car dealership in Istanbul, Turkey. Each of them with different plan dimensions has been built to provide an enclosed space of over ...