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Course Name
Turkish Kargir İnşaat ve Onarım
English Masonry Construction and Repair
Course Code
MIM 4081 Credit Lecture
Semester 6
2 1 2 -
Course Language Turkish
Course Coordinator Ömer Dabanlı
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to examine the traditional/historic masonry building, its structural system and elements, materials and their characteristics, areas of use, durability behavior, building techniques, possible problems and conservation methods. In this framework, it aims to give information about conservation techniques by considering the properties of traditional building materials, structural system and relationship with building techniques, as well as possible problems.
Course Description The course focuses on the introduction of traditional/historic masonry building and its structural system, materials and building techniques, deterioration and damages and the corresponding conservation methods that can be applied. Structural elements of masonry building (wall, pier, column, buttress, arch, dome and vault), materials (natural stones, earth-based materials, bricks and tiles, traditional binders, traditional mortars and plasters); metals (iron, copper, lead, etc.); wood; usage areas and relations with building techniques, characteristic properties, behavior, deterioration and damage, conservation techniques.
Course Outcomes Students who successfully pass this course gain the following knowledge, skills and competencies:
1. To have knowledge about traditional / historic masonry buildings
2. To be able to relate traditional building materials and construction techniques,
3. To have knowledge about the structural system, elements and behaviour,
4. To be able to think about deterioration and problems in traditional building materials, and to be able to relate deteriorations and conservation techniques
Pre-requisite(s) MIM 231, MIM 231E
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