Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Contemporary Structure De. * MIM   335 5 2 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMUSTAFA YEĞİN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMUSTAFA YEĞİN2. Öğretim Grup:A
Gaining the ability to analyze, identify, design and evaluate modern carrying systems
System definition and classification of the structures, requirements for modern carrier systems, superficial stuructures´ definition, importance and classification, plane surface structures, surface curvature structures, the definition of the space lattice structures, the importance of the components of the system, the principles of the formation of the space lattice structures, space frame structures, types of ambitions principles, the definition and examples of tensile structures, rare items (cover), utility items, classification, formation of vine-tension structure, blow molding (pneumatic) systems´ definition and importance, blow molding elements of structure, classification, application forms and principles of operation, many storey building grid systems, and examine examples of the most versatile and interrogations, final exam will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Gains required information in the field of architecture, can use theoretical and practical knowledge together in architectural practice.
Gains required foreign language knowledge about his/her occupancy at B1 level.
Designs using the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the field of architecture, examines and interprets facts and phenomenons by using scientific methods and techniques.
Develops himself/herself continously by specifying his/ her needs toward his/her interest and talents, scientific, cultural, artistic and social areas as well as occupancy improvement.
Collects data, develops designs, evaluates conclusions, identifies problems and develops solutions in the field of architecture.
Takes responsibility , leads and works effectively as an individual and /or within a team.
Prepares plans and projects individually for any kind of work in the field of architecture, does consulting and peer-reviewing.
Takes responsibility in solving problems individually or as a team member, plans and manages activities concerning the development of subordinates.
Defines the educational needs in the field of architecture, undertakes literature review, reaches knowledge and uses databases.
Develops an attitude in favour of lifelong learning and uses gathered knowledge for public benefit.
Generates public awareness in the field of architecture, acquires skills for sustainable use of design parameters.
Effectively uses written and oral communication skills, follows and organizes seminars and meetings in the field of architecture, prepares projects and follows foreign publications using foreign language skills.
Uses computer software, technologies of informatics and communication needed in the field of architecture.
Applies basic architectural principles in the levels of building, interior design and urban design.
Gains consciousness for identification and preservation of historical settings, prepares documents on historical monuments and sites, knows and uses required techniques for preparation of restoration projects.
Develops sustainable architectural and urban design decisions, protects naturally and culturally significant buildings and sites and generates healthy buildings and environments.
Develops, evaluates and applies an architectural project with a comprehensive plan from the design phase to the phase of application project (structural and environmental systems, safety issues, seperators, etc.).
Understands the role of training, right and liabilities of employer and trainee in career development.
Understands and interprets guidelines of structures under vertical and horizontal forces and development and implementation of contemporary structural systems.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 System Definition and Classification of Structures Source reading
2 Need for Contemporary Structural Systems Source reading
3 Surface Structure Definition and Classification Source reading
4 Plane Surface Structures Source reading
5 Curvature of Surface Structures Source reading
6 Space Frame Structure Definition, Importance, System Creator Items Source reading
7 Space Frame Structure Formation Principles / mid-term exam Source reading
8 Types of Space Truss Structure, Basic Principles, Examples Source reading
9 Hanging Tension Structure Definition, Principal Items (Cover), Utility Items, Classification Source reading
10 The Formations Tensile Structure Source reading
11 Blow (pneumatic) Systems Definition, Importance, Source reading
12 Items Blow Structure, Classification, and Operation of the Application Forms. Source reading
13 Multi-Storey Building Structural Systems. Source reading
14 Versatile and examine examples and queries Source reading
15 Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Additional Resources
Moaveni, S., (2003), Finite Element Analysis-Theory and Application with ANSYS, Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey.