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Evaluation of the accuracy of equivalent linear analysis method for seismic isolated buildings
Mutlu, Sezer; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-12-1)
Earthquakes have been the leading cause of loss of lives and properties since the beginning of human history. After major earthquakes, we see that even the buildings constructed using modern engineering solutions suffer se...
Bioactive agent loaded hydrogel systems for dental tissue engineering applications
Atila, Deniz Hazal; Tezcaner, Ayşen; HASIRCI, VASIF; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9-07)
Use of tissue engineered oral restoration products is currently a popular approach for treating dental defects that adversely affect oral health in ageing populations. Among scaffolds composed of long-lasting porous cerami...
LANTHANUM DOPED DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE MIXED WITH GRAPHENE OXIDE BONE CEMENTS AS A POTENTIAL MATERIAL IN BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Motameni, Ali; Evis, Zafer; -, -; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9-06)
In this thesis, mesoporous particles of β-tricalcium phosphate (βTCP, βCa3(PO4)2) and lanthanum (La) doped βTCP were synthesized by wet precipitation method attached with a microwave refluxing system. Pure dicalcium phosph...
3D Porous Composite Scaffold of PCL-PEG-PCL/Sr2+ and Mg2+ Ions Co-Doped Borate Hydroxyapatite for Bone Tissue Engineering
Yedekçi, Buşra; Evis, Zafer; Tezcaner, Ayşen; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9-6)
Bioceramic/polymer composite systems have gained importance in treating hard tissue damages using bone tissue engineering (BTE). In this context, it was aimed to develop 3D porous composite PCL-PEG-PCL scaffolds containing...
COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE ROCKING BEHAVIOR OF SEISMIC ISOLATED BRIDGES
Tabiehzad, Pourya; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9-06)
In this thesis study a comprehensive roadmap is proposed for detailed modeling of rocking behavior of superstructure deck. Furthermore, a parametric study is conducted to determine effect of the superstructure rocking in e...
Torsional response of seismic isolated buildings considering actual distribution of design coefficient of friction among curved surface sliders
Yaşar, Uğur Sergen; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9-3)
In this study, torsional response of seismic isolated buildings with curved surface slider (CSS) isolators are investigated considering actual distribution of design coefficient of friction in the CSS isolator. For this pu...
DEVELOPMENT OF STRENGTH REDUCTION FACTORS FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED SEISMIC DESIGN OF BRIDGES IN FAR-FAULT SEISMIC REGIONS
Rabaia, Tareq Z. S.; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9)
In this thesis, a methodology to develop strength reduction factors for performance-based seismic design of bridges in far-fault seismic regions is presented. The presented methodology is mainly based on performing linear ...
Optimal input design and system identification for an agile aircraft
Millidere, Murat; Akgül, Ferhat; Leblebicioğlu, Mehmet Kemal; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-9)
This doctorate study aims to provide a methodology for developing aerodynamic and engine thrust models using simulated flight test data for the F16 fighter aircraft. An accurate and comprehensive representation of an aircr...
Effect of the number of stories and aspect ratio on the seismic performance of base-isolated buildings
Zerman , Oğuz; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2021-2-5)
Despite the advanced engineering solutions, earthquakes remain to be one of the causes of casualties and property damage for humankind among natural disasters. To ensure that the essential services are not interrupted afte...
Effect of girder spacing on the construction cost and seismic performance of slab-on-prestressed concrete girder highway bridges
Duran, Burak Çağrı; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2020)
This study examines the effect of using different girder spacing on the total bridge construction cost in varied seismic zones. For this purpose, a number of structural models are built utilizing the finite element analysi...
An Investigation of the increase in variability of standard penetration test results for gravelly soils
Pehlivan, Alper; Yılmaz, Mustafa Tolga; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
Variability in the results of standard penetration tests (SPT) due to nonuniformity of particle size distribution in soil layers is a known issue in geotechnical applications. Such phenomenon may result in artificial incre...
Effect of achilles tendon vibration at adapting to different sensory conditions
Carlak, Renan Arda; Gürses, Senih; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
The aim of the study is to investigate the effect of Achilles tendon vibration (ATV) on postural sway behavior and backward body tilt (fall) response at adapting to different sensory conditions. The effect of anticipation ...
Analytical solutions for evolution and runup of longwaves over a sloping beach
Ceylan, Nihal; Kanoğlu, Utku; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
The initial value problem of the linear evolution and runup of long waves on a plane beach is analyzed analytically. The shallow water-wave equations are solved by integral transform and eigenvalue expansion methodologies....
An Exploration of numerical approaches to Boltzmann equation regarding hydrodynamics
Şahin, Alper; Tarman, Işık Hakan; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
The Lattice Boltzmann Method (LBM) has become an alternative tool in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques. While traditional CFD methods are based on Navier-Stokes equations that describe the fluid in terms of mac...
Development of design equations to estimate live load effects in hammer-head bridge piers
Demir, Çağrı.; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
In this study, design equations are proposed to calculate the internal forces in hammer-head bridge pier components under the effect of live loads. For this purpose, first a four span benchmark bridge representative of the...
Proposed minimum restoring force equations for seismic isolated structures
Görgülü, Ali Günalp; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2019)
In this research study, a new set of restoring force equations are proposed for seismic isolated structures subjected to far fault ground motions (FFGM) and near fault ground motions (NFGM). For this purpose, 110 FFGM and ...
Negative bending of strain hardening curved beam in the elastoplastic states of stress
Çakır, Gamze; Eraslan, Ahmet Nedim; Department of Engineering Sciences (2018)
This thesis is mainly focused on comparative seismic assessment of bridges with multi-colum pier bent and hammerhead pier under soft to stiff soil conditions. Soil and structure interaction (SSI) plays a vital role in brid...
Development of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) based topology optimization codes in OpenFOAM
Şenol, Niyazi; Eraslan, Ahmet Nedim; Akay, Hasan Umur; Department of Engineering Sciences (2018)
Optimization has been commonly used by engineers in industry to design and fabricate products efficiently, since it has a great impact on the performance. The recent decades have witnessed an important amount of work in de...
Comparative seismic assessment of continuous slab on girder bridges with multi column pier bent and hammerhead pier for soft and stiff soil conditions
İmamoğlu, Çağrı; Dicleli, Murat; Department of Engineering Sciences (2018)
This thesis is mainly focused on comparative seismic assessment of bridges with multi-colum pier bent and hammerhead pier under soft to stiff soil conditions. Soil and structure interaction (SSI) plays a vital role in brid...
Postural responses of patients with bilateral vestibular loss and healthy subjects to sinusoidal tilts
İmir, Mehmet; Gürses, Senih; Department of Engineering Sciences (2017)
Posture control to maintain the stability of upright posture is a very complex task. It requires sensorimotor integration of all sense organs. If one of these organs loses its functionality, the person may have difficultie...
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