Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Repair and Strengthening of Structures IMS   432 8 3 3 5

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 Prof. Dr. Cengiz DÜNDAR
Assessment of the existing structures, Essentials of repairing and improving, methods of repair, Explanations of strengthening methods and principals of structures by examples.
Techniques and reasons for repairing and strengthening of structures. Repairing and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. Groups of repairing and strengthening. Necessary works to be made on the earthquake area, and urgent precautions. Materials and techniques used. Determination of level of repairing and strengthening and techniques. Some examples related to repairing and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. Strengthening of structures adding new structural elements.

Learning Outcomes
1) To investigate the repair and strentghening methods.
2) To detect damage on the buildings.
3) To determine damages in masonry and reinforced concrete structures
4) To do the preliminary study of the damaged zones.
5) The measured drawings can be done.
6) Undamaged examinations can be done.
7) Damaged examinations can be done.
8) To make repair projects on the buildings.
9) To make strengthening projects on the buildings.
10) To learn strengthening techniques on the buildings.
11) To understand repair and strengthening concept
12) Learning the causes and techniques of repairs or strengthening of constructions.
13) To decide and apply the strengthening method.
14) To make repair projects on the buildings.
15) To learn the materials used in repair and strengthening and usage techniques.