A Method for the evaluation of the ultimate safety of historical masonry structures

Ünay, Ali İhsan


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For developing countries in earthquake-prone regions, two main issues in seismic damage estimation are identification of seismic hazard in the region of interest and up-to-date information of the existing building stock. This study proposes an approach to handle these key issues and to obtain reliable measures for regional seismic damage estimation. The approach makes use of the basic structural information for different types of construction. This information can be readily available or may have been obtai...
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Conservation and re-adaptation of industrial heritage has been a quite important aspect in the sense of continuity of the historic industrial character of the place for future generations. Industrial buildings usually lost their functions due to the fast technological developments and changing within production/consumption systems. This inevitable functional loss caused the obsolete structures which are regarded as industrial heritage. It is essential to conserve and recover the post-industrial landscapes t...
A detailed analysis for evaluation of the degradation characteristics of simple structural systems
Kurtman, Burak; Erberik, Murat Altuğ; Department of Civil Engineering (2007)
Deterioration in the mechanical properties of concrete, masonry and steel structures are usually observed under repeated cyclic loading in the inelastic response range. Therefore such a behavior becomes critical when these types of structures are subjected to ground motions with specific characteristics. The objective of this study is to address the influence of degrading behavior on simple systems. The Structural Performance Database on the PEER web site, which contains the results of cyclic, lateral-load ...
A methodology for reliability-based design of rock slopes
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A reliability-based methodology for the design of rock slopes, that can easily be implemented by the practicing engineers is proposed. The advanced first-order second-moment (AFOSM) method is adopted as the reliability assessment model and its application is illustrated for the case of plane failure. A model is developed within the framework of first-order second-moment approach to analyze the uncertainties underlying the in situ shear strength properties of rock discontinuities. Here, particular emphasis i...
A Finite element model for partially restrained steel beam to column connections
Köseoğlu, Ahmet; Sarıtaş, Afşin; Department of Civil Engineering (2013)
In the analyses of steel framed structures it is customary to assume the beam to column connections as either fully rigid which means that all moments are transferred from beam to column with negligible rotation or ideally pinned that resists negligible moment. This assumption is reasonable for some types of connections. However when considering steel connections such as bolted-bolted double web angle connections it can be seen that the behavior of these connections is in between the two extreme cases. Thus...
Citation Formats
A. İ. Ünay, “A Method for the evaluation of the ultimate safety of historical masonry structures,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1997.