Airtightness and air leakage in buildings

Tanrıbilir, Arif Hakan


Experimental investigation of the seismic behaviour of panel buildings
Yüksel, S. Bahadır; Atımtay, Ergin; Department of Civil Engineering (2003)
Shear-wall dominant multi-story reinforced concrete structures, constructed by using a special tunnel form technique are commonly built in countries facing a substantial seismic risk, such as Chile, Japan, Italy and Turkey. In 1999, two severe urban earthquakes struck Kocaeli and Düzce provinces in Turkey with magnitudes (Mw) 7.4 and 7.1, respectively. These catastrophes caused substantial structural damage, casualties and loss of lives. In the aftermath of these destructive earthquakes, neither demolished ...
Thermal bridge detailing in tunnel form buildings with passive house principles
Yılmaz, Derya; Tanyer, Ali Murat; Department of Building Science in Architecture (2014)
As a result of depleting fossil fuels, increased energy prices and global warming, the growing importance of energy efficiency given birth to spread construction of energy saving buildings and use of new technologies around the world. Since thermal bridges in buildings may cause excessive heat loss, mold growth and deterioration of indoor air quality; to eliminate thermal bridges becomes very crucial both in existing buildings and in energy efficient buildings. In this thesis, energy demand of a six storey ...
Modelling of strengthened hollow brick infills
BARAN, MEHMET; Ozcelik, Ramazan; Sevil, Tugce; Canbay, Erdem (2013-02-01)
Strengthening the existing hollow brick infill walls by bonding high-strength precast concrete panels or applying steel fibre reinforced mortar was found to be an occupant-friendly seismic retrofitting technique for the buildings in use with deficient reinforced concrete structural systems. Both techniques convert the existing non-structural hollow brick infill walls into load-carrying structural members. To verify the effectiveness of the techniques, 20 reinforced concrete frames with hollow brick infill w...
Seismic vulnerability assessment of existing reinforced cocrete buildings in Turkey
Aydoğan, Volkan; Özcebe, Güney; Yücemen, M. Semih; Department of Civil Engineering (2003)
Modeling of Multi Open Phase Fault Condition of Multi-phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors
Fei, Marco; Zanasi, Roberto (2011-09-10)
This paper deals with the modeling of multi-phase permanent magnet synchronous motors under multi open phase fault condition. The presented model is suitable for generic number of phases, generic shape of the rotor flux and generic number of open circuit faults. The motor model in fault condition can be used for faults occurring on both adjacent and not adjacent phases. The model can be very useful both for simulation and implementation of fault-tolerant control strategies.
Citation Formats
A. H. Tanrıbilir, “Airtightness and air leakage in buildings,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1994.