Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Design of High-Rise Structures CIV445 7 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites Not available

Language English
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. Murat Emre KARTAL
Goals Design of high-rise buildings and teaching design principles.
Contents Introduction; load-bearing systems; design provisions of high-rise structures; bearing of vertical loads; bearing of lateral loads; secondary effects; need of preliminary design; approximate calculation of planar and three-dimensional systems; fundamental periods of structural systems; modal analysis; ductility and capacity-demand relations; foundations of high-rise structures; constructive rules; examples.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To learn design provisions of high-rise buildings.
2 To learn calculation principles of high-rise buildings.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Learning by writing and teaching items on the board, question-answer.
Assessment Methods Exam.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, load-bearing systems Review dynamics of structures Lecture notes.
2 Design provisions of high-rise structures review sources
3 Bearing of vertical loads. review sources
4 Bearing of lateral loads. review sources
5 Secondary effects; need of preliminary design. review sources
6 Approximate calculation of planar and three-dimensional systems. review sources
7 Fundamental periods of structural systems. review sources
8 Fundamental period of structural systems. review sources
9 Modal analysis. review sources
10 Modal analysis. review sources
11 Ductility and capacity-demand relations. review sources
12 Ductility and capacity relations. review sources
13 Foundations of high-rise structures. review sources
14 Constructive rules, examples. review sources

Textbook Lecture notes
Additional Resources 1) K. Özden, Betonarme Yüksek Yapılar, İTÜ İnş. Fak. Matbaası, 1993. 2) Z. Hasgür, A. N. Gündüz ; Betonarme Çok Katlı Yapılar, Beta Dağıtım, 1996. 3) E. Atımtay ; Betonarme Sistemlerin Tasarımı, Cilt I-II, Meta Press, 2000 4) TS 500 Betonarme Yapıların Tasarım ve Yapım Kuralları, 2000. 5) Afet Bölgelerinde Yapılacak Yapılar Hakkında Yönetmelik, 2007.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 8 8
Projects 1 12 12
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 139
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.63
ECTS Credit of the Course 5