Projects

Project Title “Automated Repair Patch Production for Composites”

Keywords: Carbon fiber reinforced polymeric composites, graphene nano-integration, nanocomposites, interface modification, composite repair patch, stepped sanding, conical sanding
Duration June 2017-October 2019
Investigator Dr. M. Yildiz, role: postdoctoral researcher
Sabanci University & RWTH Aachen Germany
Funded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). Project No: 215M116

 

Project Title “Understanding and Modeling of 3-D Woven Composite Materials”
Keywords: 2D and 3D woven fabric, textile composites, Finite element analysis, structural analysis, stresses, failure, fatigue analysis, vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding, glass fibers, epoxy resin
Duration Oct 2013-Sep 2014
Role: Dr. S. Topal (PI), Prof. Stephen Ogin, Prof. Andrew Crocombe
Gazi University Turkey & University of Surrey United Kingdom

 

Project Title “Computational Methods for Hygrothermal Fracture Analysis of Advanced Materials”
Keywords functionally graded materials (FGMs), computational methods, Jk integral, J integral based method, numerical analysis, finite element analysis, hygrothermal stresses, fracture analysis
Duration 2010-2012
Investigators Prof. Serkan Dag (principal), Prof. Bora Yildirim
Contributor Dr. S. Topal
Funded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). Project No: 109M511

 

Project Title “Analytical and Computational Methods for Contact Mechanics Analysis of Functionally Graded Materials”
Keywords functionally graded materials (FGMs), computational methods, contact mechanics
Duration 2007-2009
Investigators Prof. Mehmet Ali Guler (principal), Prof. Serkan Dag
Researchers Dr. S. Topal, Dr. Tunc Apatay, Yusuf Fuat Gulver, Galip Kecelioglu
Funded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). Project No: 107M053