Turhan Bilir

Turhan Bilir
İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa · Civil Engineering

PhD

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63
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29 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
August 2018 - present
İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
May 2018 - August 2018
Istanbul University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
May 2017 - February 2018
Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi
Position
  • Head of Department
Education
December 2005 - September 2010
Eskisehir Osmangazi University
Field of study
  • Materials of Construction
August 2002 - February 2005
Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi
Field of study
  • Materials of Construction
September 1997 - June 2001
Eskisehir Osmangazi University
Field of study
  • Civil Engineering

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Publications (63)
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Waste marble is a byproduct that is produced as a result of cutting and reshaping marble stone that is commonly used in the construction sector. From a sustainability perspective, waste marble can be a potential alternative to limestone sand with slightly reduced ecological footprint which is aligned with novel concepts, such as circularity of cons...
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In this research, it is studied the crack and flexural behavior of reinforced concrete beams with various bottom ash ratios (BARs) considered as fine aggregate in an experimental and numerical investigation. For experimental purposes, different concrete series are considered varying aggregate sizes ranging from 0 to 25 mm. To supplement concrete, b...
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This review presents a comprehensive state-of-the-art technology at ECC that summarizes and critically revises research on PZT, self-sensing, and self-healing concrete. Concepts, methods, and applications used in cement-based sensors are reviewed, and missing aspects and suggestions for future studies are presented. Recent studies have shown that a...
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With the development of new cement-based raw materials, foaming agents and fillers used for special applications of foam concrete, the use of foam concretes has become widespread. Foam concrete is a type of concrete that stands out with its lightness, waste potential, controlled low strength, thermal insulation, acoustics performance, and durabilit...
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This paper examines the compressive, flexural and tensile strength, ultrasonic pulse velocity, unit weight, water absorption, freeze-thawing, thermal and abrasion resistance, and microstructural properties of Interlocking Concrete Block Paving (ICBP) containing major industrial and agricultural wastes along with an assessment of their environmental...
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Every manufacturing process generates waste. The amount of generated wastes increases as total production in every sector increases around the world. These wastes need to be managed somehow. Some byproducts and wastes can be utilized for using in construction sector and construction materials offer great potential about recycling wastes. For instan...
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In this review, steel slag usage in the cement and concrete industry and its environmental effects were examined. Also, its physical and chemical structure, its effect on the characteristics of concrete, and its applications in different usage areas were specified. Within the scope of the study, literature was examined by reviewing investigations o...
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Use of industrial by-products as waste-based materials in the building industry has recently received significant attention to develop eco-friendly building materials. This paper presents an experimental study on properties of bricks containing clay, ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) and fly ash (FA) at 850, 950 and 1050 °C. Physical, mec...
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h i g h l i g h t s We investigate the effect of air temperate on the rheological properties. We also attempt to determine the effect of time on SCC rheology. We calculate rheological parameters of SCC during different time periods. We suggest the time for sufficient rheology under different temperatures. a b s t r a c t In this study, two mixtures...
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In this study, the crack pattern and propagation in a random concrete surface has been examined using machine learning algorithm called voronoi diagrams. A random photo of a concrete crack located on the surface is taken from a common source and the crack dimensions and directions have been measured. After then, the crack has been divided into 12 p...
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Chitosan-g-POEGMA (Chitosan-g-poly[oligo(ethyleneglycol) methyl ether methacrylate]) graft copolymers are prepared by grafting of oligo (ethylene glycol methyl ether) methacrylate (OEGMA) on chitosan via redox free radical polymerization method using ceric ammonium nitrate (CAN) as the initiator at 40 °C. Then the resulting copolymers are sulphated...
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Nowadays, fast developing space-borne and airborne remote sensing technologies became indispensable for land related engineering disciplines such as mapping, geology, environment, mining and forestry. The new technologies, provide more qualified and rapid achievable outcomes, are adopted permanently. The description of the topographic surface becam...
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There are many types of loads that have a significant effect on structures. One of these loads is blast loading due to explosions. This research focused on the behavior of reinforced concrete beams subjected to blast loading. Two beams were studied; one traditional reinforced concrete beam and one which is strengthened with Carbon Fiber Reinforced...
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There are large amounts of waste plastics that are generated globally and much of them are disposed of in landfill sites. This would cause huge environmental problems in addition to the negative impact on the local and global economy. Their utilization and recycling in construction applications would be advantageous. This paper is part of an ongoin...
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This paper presents a study of the properties and behavior of self-compacting concretes (SCC) in the hot climate. The effect of curing environment and the initial water curing period on the properties and behavior of SCC such as compressive strength, ultrasonic pulse velocity (UPV) and sorptivity of the SCC specimens were investigated. Three Water/...
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In the ceramic industry, huge amounts of wastes are generated during manufacturing and transportation processes. In order to decrease the need for landfill areas and increase environmentally harmful effects of such wastes, this industry is under pressure to finding effective ways for recycling its wastes and by-products. In addition, the constructi...
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Abrasion resistance is one of the most important durability properties of concrete. Especially, highway, airport and industrial floor pavements should be resistant to abrasion. Recently, many research studies have been carried out on the utilization of industrial by-products in concrete. Granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS) and bottom ash (BA) are...
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Abrasion resistance is one of the most important durability properties of concrete. Especially, highway, airport and industrial floor pavements should be resistant to abrasion. Recently, many research studies have been carried out on the utilization of industrial by-products in concrete. Granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS) and bottom ash (BA) are...
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In recent years, the growth in the industrial production and the consequent increase in the corresponding consumption have led to a fast decline in available natural resources. However, a high volume of the industrial production has generated a considerable amount of waste materials which have a number of adverse impacts on the environment. In this...
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Shrinkage is an important parameter affecting crack development of mortars and concrete. With the occurrence of shrinkage cracks, the concrete starts to be exposed to the corrosion which significantly decreases the durability of concrete or mortars. In this study, the results of free shrinkage tests determining the length changes and ring test dete...
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The building construction industry consumes large amounts of energy and creates substantial pollution by producing a large portion of CO2 emissions. In addition to the energy consumed from the operation of the building, the energy consumed from both materials in the construction phase must be reduced to minimize the life-cycle energy use of a build...
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Earthquakes cause a high risk in reinforced concrete (RC) structures with respect to life and property loss. As a result of the earthquake occurred on October 23, 2011, and November 9, 2011, in Van, a large-scale loss of life and property has been observed. A lot of constructive problems were determined after the examinations of demolished or damag...
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Coal power plants produce million tons waste fly ash worldwide that cause environmental problem and threaten people health. Moreover, its depoting costs are high and need extensively large depot areas. Recycling is a strategy to consume waste content left from several industries. Although fly ash has been used in cement and concrete technology. In...
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Kuruma rötresi terimi, genellikle sertleşmiş beton özeliği olarak kullanılan bir terimdir. Sertleşmiş betonda meydana gelen su kaybı nedeniyle oluşan şekil değiştirmeyi ifade eder. Bünyesel rötre, beton hidratasyonu sırasında kendi kendine kururken oluşan kuruma rötresinin özel bir halidir. Karbonatlaşma rötresi de, kuruma rötresinin hidrate olmuş...
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Shrinkage is an important parameter affecting crack development of mortars and concrete. With the occurrence of shrinkage cracks the concrete starts to be exposed to the corrosion which significantly decreases the durability of concrete or mortars. In this study, the results of free shrinkage tests determining the length changes and ring test deter...
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Abrasion resistance is one of the most important durability properties of concrete. Especially, highway, airport and industrial floor pavements should be resistant to abrasion. Recently, there are many researches on the utilization of industrial by-products in concrete. Granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS) and bottom ash (BA) are two of these by-pr...
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ABSTRACT Concrete is one of the most common used and effective construction material for the last century. Due to its large use in the structures and thus in human life, it directly affects many areas such as economy, environment, social lives, life safety, etc. It has many variations regarding the material component types and the amounts of these...
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In this study, the effect of non-ground coal bottom ash (NGCBA) and non-ground granulated blast furnace slag (NGGBFS) on permeability properties regarding durability of concrete is investigated. The mentioned by-products have been used as fine aggregate substitute in the production of concrete. Some permeability–durability tests have been conducted...
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The objective of this research was to develop an economical, structurally effective, and practically applicable steel fiber reinforced mortar (SFRM) which could be applied onto the hollow brick infills of a reinforced concrete (RC) structure. Masonry walls were almost converted into strong and rigid infills with the application of SFRM. Two differe...
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In this study, the effect of non-ground-granulated blast-furnace slag (n-GGBS) as fine aggregate in mortars on shrinkage cracking was investigated The n-GGBS replaced fine aggregate by weight. The replacement ratios ranged from 0 to 100% in increments of 10%. Unit weight, ultrasonic pulse velocity, flexural strength, compressive strength, and lengt...
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In the last decade, advances in computer technologies and software's, such as data modeling, interpolation, extrapolation methods, has been widely used in geotechnical investigations with a restricted data. The obtained data from Standard Penetration Tests (SPT) are frequently used by determining the bearing capacity, liquefaction potential of soil...
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Drying shrinkage is generally classified as an important hardened concrete property. It expresses the strain occurring in hardened concrete due to the loss of water. During the drying process, free and absorbed water is lost from the concrete. When the drying shrinkage is restrained, cracks can occur, depending on the internal stresses in the concr...
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In recent times, many researchers are attempting to predict the elastic properties of concrete by using previous work or composite models. In this study, it is aimed to apply composite material models to estimate the modulus of elasticity of slag concrete. The compressive strengths of wet cured slag concrete with different slag content and water to...
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In this study, the effect of the nonground bottom ash (BA), as fine aggregate in mortar or concrete, on shrinkage cracking is observed on mortar specimens. The replacement was made by weight; the replacement ratios for BA as fine aggregate were 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, and 100%. After that, unit weights, ultrasonic pulse velocity, fle...
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In this study, the usage of ground elastic wastes such as rubber in SCC is investigated. Rubber has replaced aggregates at the contents of 60, 120 and 180 kg/m3 in SCC by weight. Four different mixture proportions have been prepared. Moreover, 24 series have been produced by using six different viscosity agents in both SCC and rubberized self-compa...
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Concrete is generally known as a two-phase composite material containing cement matrix and aggregate particles. The effect of transition zone between aggregates and cement paste on compressive strength is well known for traditional concrete but its effect on modulus of elasticity is not yet obvious. İn this study, it is aimed to apply composite mat...
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Day by day, the amount of the marble dust (MD) as a waste material is significantly of increasing in Turkey. Therefore, the utilization of the waste MD in self-compacting concrete (SCC), as filler material, is the main objective of this study. Besides, the MD is used directly without attempting any additional process. Thus, this would be another ad...
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Use of waste glass or glass cullet (GC) as concrete aggregate is becoming more widespread each day because of the increase in resource efficiency. Recycling of wastes is very important for sustainable development. When glass is used as aggregate in concrete or mortar, expansions and internal stresses occur due to an alkali-silica reaction (ASR). Fu...
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In recent years, the usages of by-products and wastes in industry have become more important. The importance of the sustainable development is also of increasing. The utilizations of wastes, as mineral admixture or fine aggregate, reduce the consumption of the natural resources and improve the durability of concrete. In this study, the effect of th...
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The paper presents investigation of how the usage of bottom ash (BA), granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS), and combination of both of these materials as fine aggregate in concrete affects the concrete durability. To assess durability characteristics of concrete, durability tests were conducted and the results were evaluated comparing with referenc...
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This paper describes the results of research aimed at studying the possible usage of bottom ash (BA) and granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS) in production of plain concrete elements. Sufficient number of briquettes, paving blocks and kerbs specimens containing GBFS and BA as fine aggregate replacement were produced in laboratory. Then, some of tes...
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This paper reports the results of some experimental studies on the use of non-ground-granulated blast-furnace slag (NGGBFS) as fine aggregate in concrete. Two groups of concrete samples were produced. The NGGBFS/sand ratios were 0% (reference), 25, 50, 75, and 100%. The first group (C1) contains only 0 to 7 mm (0 to 0.276 in.) sand as fine aggregat...
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Bottom ash (BA) is a kind of solid waste from coal-fired thermal power plants. In Turkey, there is not any usage field of this waste and dumping this waste to landfills requires high costs day after day. In this study, a possible usage of bottom ash (BA) as fine aggregate in concrete briquette production was researched. The research is constituted...

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