GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS of HISTORICAL BUILDINGS/5121355
Course Title: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS of HISTORICAL BUILDINGS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  English
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Dr. Ali İhsan Ünay
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/unay
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  unay@gazi.edu.tr, unay@metu.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To create a structural understanding within historical perspective
To enable the architects to model buildings by CAD techniques
To enable the students interpret the outputs of the structural analysis results






 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  Engineering Problems in Architecture
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  An overview for general types of structures, basic issues in the analysis of structures.
2. Week  A general overview of structural characteristics of historical structures.
3. Week  Behavior of structural elements and components (Arches, vaults, domes and pandentives).
4. Week  Structural behavior and materials characteristics of historical timber buildings
5. Week  Basic principles of structural analysis. Loads and other environmental effects
6. Week  Structural problems and assessment of structural capacity.
7. Week  Computer analysis of structures, general principles of analytical modeling.
8. Week  Introduction to finite element analysis.
9. Week  Examples of analytical modeling of historical buildings.
10. Week  Examples of analytical modeling of historical buildings.
11. Week  Examples of analytical modeling of historical buildings.
12. Week  Interpretations and criticism of analysis result.
13. Week  Evaluation of safety level of historical structures.
14. Week   Presentation of term projects.
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  HEYMAN, J., “The Stone Skeleton, Structural Engineering of Masonry Architecture”, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995, ISBN 0-542-47270-9. MARK, R., “Architectural Technology Up To The Scientific Revolution – The Art and Structure of Large Scale Buildings”, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1993, ISBN 0-262-13287-7. CROCI, G., “The Conservation and Structural restoration of Architectural Heritage”, Computational Mechanics Publications, Southampton, UK, 1998
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
1
60
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
5
6
30
 Searching in Internet and Library
2
6
12
 Designing and Applying Materials
2
12
24
 Preparing Reports
4
10
40
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
6
6
 Final and Studying for Final
1
6
6
 Other
2
10
20
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
180
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.2
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Has the advanced knowledge and understanding necessary for providing the basic work on area of architecture, planning and design on the basis of competencies gained at the undergraduate level.X
2Has a critical awareness of the problems related to the nature of the information, sources of information and the production and testing of knowledge through interfaces in between. Architecture / planning / design and the other fields.X
3Manages and converts the earned knowledge, understanding and problem-solving skills in new environments, outside the usual, broad, interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary areas that may be above context, complex or unpredictable working or learning contextsX
4Has the specialized problem-solving skills which are necessary to develop new knowledge and methods in the Related research field and to integrate information coming from different areas.X
5Defines an academic study. Executes it with a critical and an independent manner. Academic dialogue is conducted for critical and categorical results. Presents and publishes papers at national and international congresses and media.X
6Contributes to the practical knowledge and applications of the teams working at the filed on the related research area and /or assume responsibilities for reviewing the strategic performance.X
7Mesleki yüksek lisansta mesleki uygulama yeterliliği için geçerli sertifikasyonu kazanmak için gerekli yetkinliklere sahiptir.X
8Show that he/she can develop dialectical thinking on social norms and relationships, and leads to change.X
9Knows and uses at least one foreign language, at least European Language Portfolio B2 General Level, together with information on the required level of computer software and communication technologies as an interactively.X
10Being aware of the social and ethical responsibilities arising from the implementation of information and decisions he/she makes, handles complex cases and integrates knowledge and produces decisions with incomplete or limited informationX
11Develops strategies, policies and implementation plans on the related field and evaluates the results obtained from the work in the framework of quality processes.X