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
1X
2X
3X
4X
5X
6X
7X
8X
9X
10X
11X
12X
13X
14X
15X
16X