Modelling for behavior of a strip footing on reinforced soil

Sigutri, Mustafa


Seismic upgrading of reinforced concrete frames with structural steel elements
Özçelik, Ramazan; Binici, Barış; Department of Civil Engineering (2011)
This thesis examines the seismic internal retrofitting of existing deficient reinforced concrete (RC) structures by using structural steel members. Both experimental and numerical studies were performed. The strengthening methods utilized with the scope of this work are chevron braces, internal steel frames (ISFs), X-braces and column with shear plate. For this purpose, thirteen strengthened and two as built reference one bay one story portal frame specimens having 1/3 scales were tested under constant grav...
The Effect of infill walls on the seismic performance of boundary columns in reinforced concrete frames
Fenerci, Aksel; Binici, Barış; Department of Civil Engineering (2013)
Reinforced concrete frames with unreinforced masonry infill walls constitute a significant portion of the building stock throughout the world. Infill walls in these buildings are generally considered as non-structural elements and neglected during design and assessment. On the other hand, observations after several earthquakes revealed that infill walls may have detrimental effects on the adjacent frame members. This observation brings out the requirement for further research on the effects of infill walls ...
Numerical simulations of reinforced concrete frames tested using pseudo-dynamic method
Mutlu, Mehmet Başar; Binici, Barış; Department of Civil Engineering (2012)
Considering the deficiencies frequently observed in the existing reinforced concrete buildings, detailed assessment and rehabilitation must be conducted to avoid significant life and value loss in seismic zones. In this sense, performance based evaluation methods suggested in the regulations and codes must be examined and revised through experimental and analytical research to provide safe and economical rehabilitation solutions. In this study, seismic behavior of three reinforced concrete frames built and ...
Simulation of channel connector behavior using finite element method
Aydoğmuş, Can; Topkaya, Cem; Department of Civil Engineering (2013)
Channel shear connectors are fairly new alternatives to the shear connectors. In this thesis two of the previously done experimental studies were simulated using FEM. First, push-out tests consisted of ten specimens which include European channel sections as shear connectors were modeled in ANSYS. The models with simplistic materials and 2D elements were analyzed. Analysis results were compared with the experimental results. Comparisons showed that, 2D models with bilinear materials were sufficient enough t...
Influence of the shear wall area to floor area ratio on the seismic performance of existing reinforced concrete buildings
Günel, Ahmet Orhun; Burak Bakır, Burcu; Department of Civil Engineering (2013)
An analytical study is performed to evaluate the influence of shear wall area to floor area ratio on the behavior of existing mid-rise reinforced concrete buildings under earthquake loading. The seismic performance of five existing school buildings with shear wall ratios between 0.00% and 2.50% in both longitudinal and transverse directions and their strengthened counterparts are evaluated. Based on the structural properties of the existing buildings, additional buildings with varying shear wall ratios are ...
Citation Formats
M. Sigutri, “Modelling for behavior of a strip footing on reinforced soil,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, 1992.