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Reducing marble-SO2 reaction rate by the application of certain surfactants
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003-01)
Sulfur dioxide (SO2), prevalent in the modern urban environment of industrial countries, attacks calcite (CaCO3) in marble. As a result, a gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O) crust is produced at rain-sheltered surfaces while areas exposed ...
Perceptions of process quality in building projects
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999-03)
A Delphi process and a questionnaire survey are conducted to investigate the differences in the perceptions of entry-level professionals and long-time practitioners with regard to process quality in building projects. The ...
Rising knowledge cities: The role of urban knowledge precincts
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2008)
Purpose - The paper seeks to investigate the changing and challenging spatial nature of the rising knowledge cities' knowledge precincts. Design/methodology/approach - The paper reviews the literature on recent knowledge ...
Evaluation of structural irregularities based on architectural design considerations in Turkey
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2011-08)
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to show significant points which can be used in the architectural design process by investigating the basic principles of earthquake resistant design (ERD) in a deductive format and ...
Turkish women architects in the late Ottoman and Early Republican era, 1908-1950
This article examines the public status and educational background of Turkish women architects from 1908 to 1950. Writings on the history of architecture in Turkey, as in the West, have focused on heroic male figures. Key ...
A review of planar scissor structural mechanisms: Geometric principles and design methods
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
This study deals with a review of planar scissor structural mechanisms (SSMs) and reports on how they can be easily transformed from a stowed to a deployed configuration. These mechanisms have an important transformation ...