Akademik Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions


Ders Kod Ders Adı Kredi
CE 501 Advanced Mechanics of Materials (3+0+0) 3
Bending of beams with different type of cross-section. Shear stress at thin unsymetric cross-section beam. Shear center.Bending and torsion at open and closed tube. St.Venant Torsion. Torsion of beams with axial distorsion. Plane elasticty theory. Plane stress , plane strain problem.
CE 502 Advanced Dynamics (3+0+0) 3
Kinematics of rigid bodies.Langrange equation. Kinetics of rigid bodies. Euler equation of motion. Euler Angles. Integration of Lagrange equation. Hamilton equation. Hamilton-Jacobi equation. Generalized impulse and momentum.
CE 503 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3+0+0) 3
General terms; Effect of microstructure on mechanical behaviour,elastic,plastic and fatigue deformations. Effect of constant and periodic loads on materials. Formation and progression of fractures. Mechnical faults situations. Rupture, fatigue rupture and plastic instability. Material behaviour at high temperature.
CE 504 Composite Materials (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to composite materials. Classification of composite materials. Matrix and fibers material. Mixture rule. Isotropic elasticity and unisotropic elastic behaviour. Physical and mechanical characteristics of composite materials. Application of Hooke's law in unisotropy. Damage mechanism of composite material.
CE 505 Theory of Plasticity and Viscoelasticity (3+0+0) 3
Mechanical models of viscoelasicity, plastic and viscoplastic behaviour in case of simple shear and uniaxial stress. constitituve equations in case of three-dimensional stress-strain. technical problems in Civil Engineering practices.
CE 507 Theory of Elasticity (3+0+0) 3
Kinematics of deformations, stress analysis, strain energy. Equations and general theorems of elasticity. Torsion, two-dimensional boundary value problems in case of torsion, bending and plane problems. Special problems in three-dimensional elasticity.
CE 508 Micromechanics (3+0+0) 3
Basic theories, analytical techniques, mathematical basics of micromechanics, mathematical theory of dislocations, stress-strain theory of Eshelby-eigen, basics theory of composite materials, determination of material constants, meso-plasticity, damage theory, crystal plasticity, homogenization techniques of periodic materials.
CE 511 Theory of Structural Stability (3+0+0) 3
Elastic stability based on statics, dynamics and energy principles. Linear and nonlinear stability analysis of beams and plates considering classical shear effects. Stability of frames and shells with aproach of Ritz, Galerkin and finite elements method. Nonconservative and tracer loads.
CE 512 Earthquake Engineering (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to plate techtonic and seismology. Collapse mechanisms, intensity measurement, relationship between formation of earhquake and geologic-techtonic behaviour. Probobilistic seismic damage analysis. Strong movement of ground in case of earhquake.Side effects of ground movement, structural reactions, soil-structure interactions, design criteria, codes.
CE 513 Earthquake-Resistant Design (3+0+0) 3
Design of structure resistant to earthquake and other dynamic effect. Characterisation of earthquake, improvement of design criterias according to elastic and inelastic behaviour, seismic performance of various structures. Foresight of nonlinear seismic behaviour. Basic codes for design. Design of steel and RC structures. Repair operations.
CE 516 Nonlinear Structural Analysis (3+0+0) 3
Theory of structural analysis in case of material and geometrical nonlinearity, modelling and calculation methods. Examination of nonlinearities. Solutions under static and dynamic loads. Modelling of inaleastic members and materials. Large deformations .Stability analysis. Practices.
CE 517 Advanced Structural Dynamics (3+0+0) 3
Principles of dynamics, Hamilton Principle, Lagrange equations. Linearization of equation of motion. Free and damped vibrations, free and damped vibrations of continious system. Torsional and axial vibration of bars.Lateral vibration of beams. Plate and membranes. Perturbation and iteration methods.
CE 521 Mathematical Methods in Engineering (3+0+0) 3
Boundary and initial value problems of ordinary differantial equations. Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions. Series expansion of functions; Fourier series and integral transforms. Serial solution of special functions and differantial equations. Variational calculations. Pertubation methods. Finite difference and finite element methods.
CE 561 Design of Steel and Composite Structures (3+0+0) 3
Genaral behaviour and design of steel shear walls and plates. Design of members that are exposed to torsion. Design of composite beams, column and beam-columns. General behaviour and design of semi-rigid sytems. Selection and design of steel and composite sytems.
CE 562 Plastic Analysis (3+0+0) 3
Design of continious beams,roofs, bridges, frames, arc, hoop, space frames and suspension bridge. Methods of plastic design. Inelastic bending of beams and frames. Secondary stresses. Connections. Prestressed concrete. Thin shells.
CE 563 Plates and Shells (3+0+0) 3
General mathematical formulation of elastic thin shell theory. Linear membrane and bending theories; finite deformation theories, flattened shells, static and dynamic problems. New researchs.
CE 564 Reinforced Concrete Structures (3+0+0) 3
Analysis and design of RC members in general buildings and bridges. RC materials. Axial load, bendiing shear effect, methods of seismic analysis, general principles. Examination of earthquake resistant structures, frames, foundations and shear walls. Earthquake resistant bridges.
CE 565 Masonary Structures (3+0+0) 3
Design and analysis of reinforced and unreinforced masonary structures with perspective of advanced analytic technique and desing criteria. Material properties, stability and buckling of unreinforced masonary structure. Bending strength,shear strenght, ductililty and stifness of masonary structures. Earthquake calculations.
CE 582 Matrix Methods in Structural Analysis (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to Matrix Methods; Comparisons of different Methods: One dimensional elements: Flexibility and stiffness properties, considering the second order effects of axialforces, inertia forces etc., a general algorithm for mechanical properties of member elements including material nonlinearity. Coordinate Transformations, Introduction to Matrix Force Method ,Matrix Displacement Method: static loads, assembly of global stiffness matrix. Static condensation, Substructuring. Nonlinear Behavior of Structural Planar Systems; Geometrically Nonlinear Structures; buckling loads, stability loads, Materialwise nonlinearity. inplane dynamic loads: Step by step integration techniques, Free vibration analyses, Modal superposition, Spectrum analysis, Performance Based Design.
CE 585 Advanced Numerical Analysis (3+0+0) 3
Root Finding: Newton-Raphson Method, Müller's Method. Interpolation, Extrapolation, Spline Fitting. Finite Difference Methods: Explicit and Implicit Methods. Spectral Methods: Fourier Series, FFT, Chebyshev Polynomials. Numerical Linear Algebra: Cholesky Decomposition, LU Decomposition, Gauss-Seidel iteration, Singular Value Decomposition, QR Factorization, Gram-Schmidt Process, Least Squares Problems.
CE 500 Graduate Seminar Non-credit
Presentations directed to application and research of civil engineering topics by graduate students, guest speakers or lecturers.
CE 580 Term Project Non-credit
Non-thesis option. Detailed study of a civil engineering research topic supervised by instructor.
CE 590 Master Thesis Non-credit
Thesis option. Preparation of master thesis by graduate student supervised by instructor.