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A Learning by Doing Approach in Teaching the Fundamentals of the Structural Desing of Trusses
This paper reports the findings of a study, conducted with second year students of civil engineering enrolled in the course of Engineering Mechanics at the Civil Engineering Department of Istanbul Kultur University, ...
Performance of Aerated Autoclaved Brick Masonry Walls Strengthened by Plaster with GFRP Net and Fibers
Recently, the autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) has increased its popularity in construction industry where its lightness, thennal insulation properties and workability are particularly appreciated. Mainly, its lightness ...
Case Study About Theseismic Behavior and Possible Retrofit Ofhistorical Masonry Minaret
The paper deals with the dynamic behaviour and proposed retrofit method of a block masonry minaret, towerlike structure, of a historical mosque in Istanbul. There are large number of historical mosques and large number of ...
Increasing Seismic Capacity of Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings by the Use of FRP and Steel Fuse Elements
Two of major problems for seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings are the necessity of evacuation of the occupants from the basis of the construction works and the limited time frame available for the actual ...
ISO 14000 Environmental Management System and General Look on Turkish Construction Firms
In recent years, the ISO 14000 environmental management system (EMS) has been widely used within all sectors throughout the world. There are some methods needed in order to maintain and develop the environmental performance ...