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Remote social touch: a framework to communicate physical interaction across long distances
Alsamarei, Ali Abdularazzaq Abbood; Şener Pedgley, Bahar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-1-13)
In this day and age, there is a large group of people who have to live away from their loved ones due to various reasons such as work, study, or certain health-related concerns (e.g. infection diseases). Living away from t...
Numerical and experimental investigation of acoustophoretic microfluidic devices
Şahin, Mehmet Akif; Özer, Mehmet Bülent; Department of Mechanical Engineering (2021-1)
Acoustophoresis is one of the techniques to manipulate suspended particles to intended positionsin continuous flow. In this study, a numerical simulation methodologythatcouples electro-mechanic, solid,and ac...
Automated detection of discontinuity properties using terrestrial laser scanning data
Ünlüsoy, Deniz; Süzen, Mehmet Lütfi; Department of Geological Engineering (2020-12-24)
Traditional ground surveying methods for the determination of rock mass discontinuity characteristics are costly and time consuming when large survey areas are involved. In addition, some rock mass surfaces cannot be obs...
A multidimensional analysis of Turkish German low carbon energy transitions
Bayraktar, Alparslan; Tanrısever, Oktay Fırat; Özdemir, Özlem; Department of Earth System Science (2020-12-10)
Long-term structural changes in energy systems, commonly referred as “energy transition”, have occurred in the past and still occur worldwide. This global energy transition is being observed in multiple fields. Energy syst...
3D imaging via binary wavefront modulation for lidar and machine vision applications
Yüksel, Çağdaş Anıl; Yüce, Emre; Department of Micro and Nanotechnology (2020-11-2)
Autonomous vehicles have proven to be very efficient in daily routine jobs and their impact will continue to increase given the recent developments in artificial intelligence, boosted by increased computation capacity. T...
An ideation method in design for iot: Creating object personas via sensor data
Tuna, Nur Nagihan; Hasdoğan, Gülay Fatma; Department of Industrial Design (2020-11-2)
Internet of things (IoT) introduced some challenges as well as many opportunities for designers. Enhanced capabilities of the things transformed them from being passive assistants of humans to active agents that can coll...
INCORPORATING COMPLEXITY INTO RISK MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED RISK ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR MEGA CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
Erol, H. Hüseyin; Dikmen Toker, İrem; Department of Civil Engineering (2020-11)
Complexity and risk are inherent components of mega construction projects due to their unique characteristics. However, existing project management practices fail to incorporate complexity-based thinking into risk manageme...
Thermodynamic properties of the high-pressure phases in solid nitrogen close to phase transitions
Akay, Özge; Yurtseven, Hasan Hamit; Department of Physics (2020-11)
In this thesis,the physical properties of solid nitrogen are investigated in a wide range of temperature and pressure by analyzing experimental data from the literature.For this investigation, various models are implemente...
SENSITIVITY OF THE SHiP EXPERIMENT TO HIDDEN PARTICLES AT THE CERN SPS
Akmete, Atakan; Güler, Ali Murat; Department of Physics (2020-11)
New Physics (NP) can be explored by connecting the Hidden Sector to the Standard Model (SM) through new (hidden) particles, which are very feebly interacting and have masses below the Fermi scale. The SHiP (Searching for ...
Design, fabrication, and characterization of micro thermal actuators
Gülcüler, Buğrahan; Azgın, Kıvanç; Department of Mechanical Engineering (2020-11)
This thesis presents the design, fabrication, and characterization of V-Type thermal actuators, which will be used in an actuator system that is planned to be a tensile and compressive test setup to characterize the expand...
Development of a new testing procedure to measure thermal fatigue performance of asphalt concrete
Shabani, Reza; Güler, Murat; Department of Civil Engineering (2020-11)
In the scope of this study, a new test procedure is developed to investigate the thermal fatigue performance of asphalt concrete materials. To achieve this, test samples are compacted using different mixtures to be designe...
Network density estimators and density-aware wireless networks
Eroğlu, Alperen; Onur, Ertan; Department of Computer Engineering (2020-11)
New network architectures and communication technologies continue to emerge to meet rapidly increasing and changing user demands requiring continuous connectivity and high data rate transmissions. These ubiquitous infrastr...
A stochastic disassembly line balancing problem with hazardous tasks
Göksoy Kalaycılar, Eda; Batun, Sakine; Department of Industrial Engineering (2020-11)
In this thesis, we study a Stochastic Disassembly Line Balancing Problem (SDLBP) with hazardous tasks. We define success and failure events for each hazardous task and describe several scenarios over all hazardous tasks. O...
Incorporating complexity into risk management: an integrated risk assessment process for mega construction projects
Erol, H. Hüseyin; Dikmen Toker, İrem; Department of Civil Engineering (2020-11)
Complexity and risk are inherent components of mega construction projects due to their unique characteristics. However, existing project management practices fail to incorporate complexity-based thinking into risk manageme...
Evaluation of the architects' concern of the accessibility in intensive care units referring to evidence-based design
Sioofy Khoojine, Negar; Erkılıç, Mualla; Department of Architecture (2020-11)
Due to the technological and medical improvements and awareness of the patient- centered approach, architectural design interventions of nursing units in healthcare centers are becoming very important to provide a suitable...
Adapting the quality function deployment method to design appropriate building facades
Deljavan, Nastaran; -, -; Department of Building Science in Architecture (2020-11)
Advances in technology have changed the lifestyles of most people around the world, thus causing an increase in energy consumption and environmental pollution. Since buildings’ facade can play an important role in providin...
Urban morphological study as a method of urban design assessment in the historic context of Iranian cities: a case study on Urmia
Soleimani, Meysam; Bilsel, Fatma Cânâ; Department of Architecture (2020-11)
A controversial large-scale project at the historic core of the city of Urmia in Iran, has been the starting point of the present study. The Imam Square project was enthusiastically proposed as a solution for the revitaliz...
Age-aware scheduling in communication networks
Beytur, Hasan Burhan; Uysal, Elif; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2020-10-30)
In next-generation communication networks, various types of data traffic with different requirements will coexist. This type of coexistence requires new techniques based on new metrics to distinguish the various types of ...
Designing for new generation electronic musical instruments: Strategies to improve interaction, user experience and live performance
Öke, Ethem Hürsu; Pedgley, Owaın Francıs; Şener Pedgley, Bahar; Department of Industrial Design (2020-10-30)
Since the turn of the 21st century, ground-breaking advancements in technology have led to the emergence of a completely new ‘species’ of electronic musical instrument. These instruments, which are heavily driven or depe...
A research on the design criteria of subway stations
Öztürk, Özgür; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira; Department of Architecture (2020-10-30)
Subway systems are complex infrastructural elements that require the cooperation of various engineering and architectural disciplines. In addition, by being buried, subway stations lack the visibility to be a part of an ...