COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Masonry Materials and Construction Techniques
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
MMIR 223
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to explain structural properties of curvilinear elements
  • Will be able to identify natural stone types and degradation processes
  • Will be able to explain the structure and elements of masonry
  • Will be able to explain the processes of removal and processing of stone from the first age to the present
  • Will be able to explain conservation interventions
Course Description To be able to analyze the use of masonry materials and construction technology in different periods.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to traditional structure, definition of masonry structure and structural elements. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 1
2 Establishing the relation between material - structure - construction system and analysis on system details. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 2
3 Tiles, arches, vaults, dome and top cover transition elements. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 3
4 Megalithic structures, Ancient Greek knitting techniques and types of surface treatment. Roman architecture masonry masonry systems. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 4
5 Stone making system in Byzantine, Principalities, Seljuk and Ottoman Architecture. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 5
6 Physical - chemical - mechanical properties of natural stones. Defining the types of stones in the Historic Peninsula of Istanbul. Identification of deterioration of stones. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 6
7 Site Trip
8 Mid-term
9 The processes of extraction and processing of stone from the first Age to the present day. Stone tools, Stone processing, Stone carving. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 7
10 Properties, production and use of terracotta materials. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 8
11 Traditional mortars, content and production of plasters, binders and aggregate types. Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 9
12 Conservation Interventions I Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 10
13 Conservation Interventions II Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007. Bölüm 10
14 Student Presentations
15 Review
16 Final Examination
Course Notes/Textbooks

Uluengin, Fatin. Bülent Uluengin, Mehmet Bengü Uluengin. Osmanlı Anıt Mimarisinde Klasik Yapı Detayları, YEM Yayın, İstanbul, 2007

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
8
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exams
1
5
    Total
82

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Will be able to have knowledge about the basic technical information of the architectural restoration, methods and tools.

X
2

Will be able to transfer basic knowledge and skills about the field to the practice, will be able to interpret and transfer comments through written and oral communication.

3

Will be described as a restorer who is sensitive to the protection of cultural heritage, respects professional ethics and ethical values, and has knowledge of basic values of conservation.

4

Will be able to handle individual works in the architectural restoration filed.

X
5

Will be able to transmit educational knowledge into an advanced level of education or professional practice.

6

Will be acquainted with the importance of occupational health and safety, will fulfill their requirements.

7

As a required intermediate technical staff in the sector; will be able to relate collection, interpretation and announcement of the data on the architectural restoration field in the framework of ethical principles.

8

Will be able to communicate with colleagues and follow the knowledge in the architectural restoration field by using English at A2 General Level of European Language Portfolio.

9

Will be able to use informatics and communication technologies with computer programs in a level that required by the architectural restoration field.

10

Will be able to adopt a lifelong learning approach, and will be able to do studies for renewing and improving their knowledge continuously.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest