Publications

SCI Papers

  1. Mezrea P.E., İspir M., Binbir E., Bal İ.E., and İlki A. (2016) “External Jacketing of Unreinforced Historical Masonry Piers with Open-Grid Basalt Reinforced Mortar”, Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE (accepted for publication). [Impact Factor of 2.483 in 2015]
  1. Bal, İ.E., and Smyrou, E. (2016) “Simulation of the earthquake-induced collapse of a school building in Turkey in 2011 Van Earthquake”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering (2016). doi:10.1007/s10518-016-0001-x. [Impact Factor of 2.210 in 2015]
  1. Smyrou E., Bal İ. E., Tasiopoulou P., and Gazetas G. (2016) “Wavelet analysis for relating soil amplification and liquefaction effects with seismic performance of precast structures”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, published online on Jan 14, 2016, DOI:10.1002/eqe.2701. [Impact Factor: 2.127 in 2015]
  1. Işık E., Kutanis M., and Bal, İ. E.(2016), “Displacement of the Buildings According to Site-Specific Earthquake Spectra”, PERIODICA POLYTECHNICA-CIVIL ENGINEERING, 60(1), pp:37-43, DOI: 10.3311/PPci.7661 [Impact Factor of 0.271 in 2015]
  1. Yuksel E., Karadogan H. F., Bal İ. E., İlki A., and İnci P. (2015) “Seismic behavior of two exterior beam-column connections made of normal-strength concrete developed for precast construction”, Engineering Structures, 99, pp. 157-172. [Impact Factor of 2.540 in 2015]
  1. Toprak A. E, Bal İ. E., and Gülay F. G. (2015), “Review on the macro-modeling alternatives and a proposal for modeling coupling beams in tall buildings”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s10518-014-9720-z. [Impact Factor of 2.210 in 2015]
  1. Smyrou, E., Tasiopoulou, P., Bal I. E., and Gazetas, G. (2011) “Ground Motions Versus Geotechnical and Structural Damage in the Christchurch February 2011 Earthquake”, Seismological Research Letters, 82(6), pp 882-892. [Impact Factor of 2.570 in 2011]
  1. Tezcan S. S., Bal I. E., and Gülay G., (2011), “P25 scoring method for the collapse vulnerability assessment of R/C buildings”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 34(6), pp. 769-781. [Impact Factor of 0.390 in 2011]
  1. Bal, I.E., Bommer, J.J., Stafford, P.J., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2010) “The Influence of Geographical Resolution of Urban Exposure Data in an Earthquake Loss Assessment Model”, Earthquake Spectra, 26(3), pp. 619-634. [Impact Factor of 5.20 in 2010]
  1. Bal, I. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2008) “Displacement-Based Earthquake Loss Assessment for an Earthquake Scenario in Istanbul”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 12(1), pp.12-22. [Impact Factor of 0.99 in 2008]
  1. Gülay F.G., Bal, I. E., and Gökçe, T. (2008) “Correlation Between Detailed and Preliminary Assessment Techniques in the Light of Real Damage States”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Volume 12(1), pp.129-139. [Impact Factor of 0.99 in 2008]
  1. Strasser, F.O., Bommer, J.J., Şeşetyan, K., Erdik, M., Çağnan, Z., Irizarry, J., Goula, X., Lucantoni, A., Sabetta, F., Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., and Lindholm, C. (2008) “A Comparative Study of European Earthquake Loss Estimation Tools for a Scenario in İstanbul”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, , Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 12(1), pp.246-256. [Impact Factor of 0.99 in 2008]
  1. Bal, I. E., Crowley, H., Pinho, R., and Gulay, G. (2008) “Detailed Assessment of Structural Characteristics of Turkish RC Building Stock in Northern Marmara Region for Loss Assessment Models”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 28(10-11), 914-932. [Impact Factor of 1.81 in 2008]
  1. Tezcan, S. S., Kaya, E., Bal, I. E., and Ozdemir, Z., (2002) “Seismic Amplification at Avcilar, Istanbul ”, Engineering Structures, Elsevier Publishers, 24(2), pp. 661-667. [Impact Factor of 0.62 in 2002]

International Conference Proceedings

  1. Vatan M., Bal İ. E., and Gülay F.G. (2014) “Structural and Non-Structural Damages of Turkish Vernacular Timber Frame Structures”, 9th International Symposium on the Conservation of Monuments in the Mediterranean Basin, Ankara, Turkey
  2. İlki A., Demir C., İspir M., Mezrea P. E., Yılmaz İ. A, Cömert M., Bal İ. E., and Özel O. (2014) “Recent ITU Research on Behavior and Retrofit of Historical Masonry and Implementation on Real Monumental Structures”, Protection of Cultural Heritage Symposium: Restoration Implementations, Istanbul.
  3. Mezrea P. E., Yılmaz İ. A., İspir M., Bal, İ. E., and İlki A. (2014)”Shear Retrofitting of Historical Masonry Walls with Open-Grid Reinforced Mortar”, 11th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Istanbul.
  4. Yılmaz İ. A., Mezrea P. E., İspir M., Bal, İ. E., and İlki A. (2014) “Confinement of Historical Brick Masonry Piers with Basalt TRM”, 2nd International Conference on Protection of Historical Constructions, Antalya.
  5. Özkaynak H., Güllü A., Gökçe T., Khajehdei A., Mahdavi M., Azizzisales F., Bal, İ. E., Smyrou E., Yüksel E., Karadoğan F. (2014), Energy Dissipative Steel Cushions, 2nd ECEES, Istanbul, Turkey.
  6. Smyrou E., Bal İ.E., Tasiopoulou P., and Gazetas G. (2014), Seismic Behavior of Shallow-Foundation Long-Period Structures in Liquefiable Soils”, 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, US.
  7. Bal İ.E., Smyrou E., Tasiopoulou P., and Gazetas G. (2014), “Estimation of Site Effects on Seismic Performance of Precast Structures Using Wavelet Analysis”, 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, US.
  8. Smyrou E., Karantzikis M. J., and Bal İ. E. (2013), “ FRP versus Traditional Strengthening on a Typical Mid-Rise Turkish RC Building”, Second Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, Istanbul, Turkey.
  9. Yılmaz İ. A., Mezrea P. E., İspir M., Bal, İ. E., and İlki A. (2013) “External Confinement of Brick Masonry Columns with Open-Grid Basalt Reinforced Mortar”, Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, Melbourne, Australia.
  10. Kolyvas C., Bal İ.E., Bernakos A., and Triantafillou T. (2013) “Advanced Composite Mortar System for Strengthening Historic Masonry”, Second Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, Istanbul, Turkey.
  11. Tasiopoulou P., Smyrou E., Bal İ.E., and Gazetas G. (2012) “Bridge-Pile-Abutment-Deck Interaction in Laterally Spreading Ground: Lessons from Christchurch”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  12. Bal İ.E., Smyrou E., Tasiopoulou P., and Gazetas G. (2012), “Understanding the Characteristics of Christchurch Earthquake (2011) by Observing SDOF Systems”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  13. Bal İ.E., Kutanis M., Beyen K., and Gülkan P. (2012) “A Review of the Nonlinear Static Assessment Procedure in the Turkish Earthquake Code” , 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  14. Özcebe S., Crowley H., and Bal İ.E. (2012) “Distinction Between No and Slight Damage States for Existing RC Buildings using a Displacement-Based Approach”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  15. Crowley H., Silva V., Bal İ.E., and Pinho R. (2012), “Calibration of Seismic Design Codes using Loss Estimation” , 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  16. Toprak E., Gülay F.G., and Bal İ.E. (2012) “Numerical Evaluation of Plastic Region Propagation in Coupled Wall Systems”, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.
  17. Smyrou E., Karantzikis M. J., and Bal İ. E. (2012) “Seismic Retrofit of a Typical RC Building in Turkey – Comparison of FRP Technology versus Traditional Techniques”, 10th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, 17-19 October 2012 Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  18. Kolyvas C., Bal İ.E., Bernakos A., and Triantafillou T. (2012), «Design Examples of a Textile Mortar System for Strengthening of Historical Masonry Structures», 10th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, 17-19 October 2012 Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  19. Tasiopoulou, P., Smyrou, E., Bal, İ.E. and Gazetas, G. (2011) “Correlation of Ground Motion Characteristics with Liquefaction in the Christchurch February 2011 Earthquake”, 4th Japan-Greece Workshop – Seismic Design of Foundations, Innovations in Seismic Design and Protection of Cultural Heritage, Kobe, Japan.
  20. Smyrou, E., Tasiopoulou, P., Bal, İ.E., Gazetas, G. and Vintzileou, E. (2011) “Structural and Geotechnical Aspects of the Christchurch and Darfield Earthquakes in N.Zealand”, 7th National Turkish Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7UDMK), Istanbul, Turkey.
  21. Külekçi S., and Bal İ.E. (2011) “Aseismic Design of Skopje Airport”, 7th National Turkish Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7UDMK), Istanbul, Turkey.
  22. Kutanis M., Beyen K. and Bal İ.E. (2011), “Consistency of Code Assessment Procedures with Earthquake Performance of Structures”, 7th National Turkish Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7UDMK), Istanbul, Turkey.
  23. Kasapgil E., and Bal İ. E. (2011), “Important FRP Strengthening Projects in and Around Turkey”, 7th National Turkish Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7UDMK), Istanbul, Turkey.
  24. Beyen, K., Kutanis M, and Bal İ. E. (2010) “Investigation on Possibility of Matching Vulnerability Assessment with Field Observations for Real Structures”, International Balkans Conference on Challenges of Civil Engineering, BCCCE, May 19-21, 2011, Tirana, Albania.
  25. Bal İ. E., Gülay F. G., and Smyrou, E. (2010) “A Nonlinear Analysis Approach for Defining the Seismic Behaviour of Historical Masonry Buildings: Case Study of Atik Ali Paşa Mosque in Istanbul”, Proceeding of the Turkish-Saudi Workshop on Structural and Earthquake Engineering, (Ilki et al. Eds), ITU, Istanbul.
  26. Kamran Ayub Shah, S., Bal İ. E., and Crowley H., (2011), “Review of a Stiffness-based Sway Index for Infilled RC frames”, International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, (ICEES 2011), NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, April 25-26.
  27. Bal. İ. E., Kutanis, M., and Beyen, K. (2010) “Testing Assessment Procedures with a Damaged Real Building”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM).
  28. Kumar, M., Bal. İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2010) “Period-Height and Displacement Capacity Equations for Embedded Beam RC Structures”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM).
  29. Gülay. G., Gökçe T., and Bal. İ. E. (2010) “Parametric Study on Seismic Performance of an Existing RC Building”, Advances and Trends in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation – Zingoni (Ed.), Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN 978-0-415-58472-2, Cape Town, South Africa.
  30. Kutanis, M., Işık, E., and Bal, İ.E. (2010) “Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment of Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM).
  31. Karantzikis, M., and Bal, İ. E. (2010) “Selected Projects of Structural Strengthening and Seismic Upgrade using Advanced Composite Systems”, 9th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Trabzon, Turkey.
  32. Gülay, F., Bal, İ. E., Gökçe T., and Çelik, N. (2010) “Field Applications of P25 Preliminary Assessment Method for Identifying the Collapse Vulnerability of Existing RC Structures”, 9th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Trabzon, Turkey.
  33. Avşar, Ö., Kuran, F., Bal, İ. E., and Kocaman, C. (2009) “Investigation on the Strain Limits Defined in the Nonlinear Assessment Procedure of the Recent Turkish Earthquake Code”, International Sakarya Earthquake Symposium, October 1-3, Sakarya, Turkey (in Turkish).
  34. Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2009) “Displacement Based Loss Assessment for an Expected Scenario Earthquake in Istanbul”, UNESCO-IPRED-ITU Workshop, July 6-7, 2009, Istanbul Tech. Univ., Turkey.
  35. Bal, İ. E., Vatan, M., (2009) “Earthquake Resistance of Traditional Houses in Turkey: Timber-Frame Infilled Structures”, Halic – IASS Conference on Timber Spatial Structures: From Antiquity to the Present, June 25-26, Istanbul, Turkey.
  36. Bal, İ. E., Gulay, F. G., (2009) “Investigation of Material Quality Effect on Seismic Performance of Existing R/C Buildings”, COMPDYN 2009 ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 22-24 June, Rhodes, Greece.
  37. Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2008) “Development of a Displacement-Based Earthquake Loss Assessment Method for Turkish Buildings”, paper no: 10-0036, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
  38. Bal, İ. E., Gülay, F.G., and Tezcan, S.S. (2008) “A New Approach for the Preliminary Seismic Assessment of RC Buildings: P25 Scoring Method”, paper no: 09-01-0121, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
  39. Vuran, E., Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2008) “Determination of Equivalent SDOF Characteristics of 3D Dual RC Structures”, paper no: S15-031, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
  40. Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2008) “Displacement-Based Earthquake Loss Assessment of Turkish Masonry Structures”, paper no: 05-04-0044, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
  41. Bal, İ. E., Sadan, O.B., Smyrou, E., and Gulay, F.G. (2007) “Earthquake Resistance of Beyazit II Mosque, Istanbul”, IASS 2007 Conference, Shell and Spatial Structures: Structural Architecture – Towards the future looking to the past, December, Venice, Italy.
  42. Bal, İ. E., Sadan, O.B., Smyrou, E., and Gulay, F.G. (2007) “Beyazit II: A Retrofitted Mosque Five Centuries Ago”, SEWC 2007: 3rd Structural Engineers World Conference, November, Bangalore, India.
  43. Sadan, O. B., Bal, İ. E., and Smyrou, E. (2007) “Structural Analysis of Istanbul Beyazit Mosque Retrofitted by Mimar Sinan”, SHH’07: International Symposium on Studies on Historical Heritage, September, Antalya, Turkey.
  44. Bal, İ. E., Ozdemir, Z. (2006) “The Adverse Effects of Perimeter Frame Discontinuity on Earthquake Response of RC Buildings”, 7th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, October 11-13, 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.
  45. Bal, İ. E., Crowley, H., Pinho, R., and Gulay, G. (2006), “Structural Characterization of Turkish RC Building Stock for Loss Assessment Applications”, First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, September 3-8, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, Paper No:603.
  46. Bal, İ. E., Tezcan, S. S., and Gulay, G. (2006) “Advanced Applications of the P25 Scoring Method for the Rapid Assessment of RC Buildings”, First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, September 3-8, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland, Paper No:67.

National Conference Proceedings

  1. Mezrea P. E., Yılmaz İ. A., İspir M., Bal, İ. E., and İlki A. (2013) “Tarihi Tuğla Duvarların Tekstil Donatılı Harç (TRM) İle Güçlendirilmesi”, 4. Tarihi Eserlerin Güçlendirilmesi ve Geleceğe Güvenle Devredilmesi Sempozyumu, Istanbul.
  2. Mezrea P. E., Yılmaz İ. A., İspir M., Bal, İ. E., and İlki A. (2013) “Tarihi Tuğla Duvarların Güçlendirilmesine Yönelik Deneyler”, Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları 4. Toplantısı, Trabzon.
  3. Bal İ. E., Crowley, H., and Pinho R. (2011), “Proposal for a New Structure-Dependant Displacement-Based Intensity Measure”, 7th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Istanbul Tech. University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  4. Bal İ. E. (2011), “Lifli Polimer Uygulamalarında Kalite Kontrolü”, 7nci Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  5. Külekçi S., ve Bal İ. E. (2011), “Üsküp Havaalanı’nın Depreme Karşı Tasarımı”, 7nci Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  6. Kasapgil E. ve Bal İ. E. (2011) “Türkiye ve Çevresinde Tamamlanan Önemli Lifli Polimer İle Güçlendirme Projeleri”, 7nci Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  7. Kutanis M., Beyen K., ve Bal İ. E. (2011) “Binaların Gözlenen Deprem Performanslarının Hesaplanmasında Mevcut Yöntemlerin Tutarlılığı”, 7nci Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  8. Beyen K., Kutanis M. ve Bal İ. E. (2011) “Çevrel Ve Zorlama Kuvvet Titreşimleri Altında 17 Ağustos 1999 Kocaeli Depremi’nde Hasar Almış Binaların Yapı Tanı Çalışmaları”, 7nci Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  9. Smyrou E., Tasiopolou P., Bal İ. E., Gazetas G., and Vintzileou E. (2011), “Structural and Geotechnical Aspects of the Christchurch (011) and Darfield (2010) Earthquakes in New Zealand”, 7th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Istanbul Tech. University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  10. Bal, İ. E., Tezcan, S. S., and Gulay, G. (2007) “Betonarme Binaların Göçme Riskinin Belirlenmsi İçin P25 Hızlı Değerlendirme Yöntemi”, 6ncı Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).
  11. Bal, İ. E., Gulay, F.G., Gorgulu O., and Baysal T. (2007) “Adana Bölgesindeki B/A Yapı Stoğu Karakteristiklerinin Hasar Kayıp Tahmin Modelleri Açısından İncelenmesi” , 6ncı Ulusal Deprem Müh. Konferansı, İTÜ, İstanbul (in Turkish).

International Book Chapters

  1. Bal İ. E., Gülay F. G., Vatan M., and Smyrou E. (2015), “Chapter 22: Historical Earthquake Damages to Domed Structures in Istanbul”, Handbook of Research on Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Historical Structures, Eds. Panagiotis G. Asteris, IGI Global.
  2. Pinto J., Gülay F.G., Vieira J., Vatan M., Varum H., Bal İ. E., and Costa A. (2014) “Save the Tabique Construction”, Structural Rehabilitation of Old BuildingsBuilding Pathology and Rehabilitation, Volume 2, pp 157-185, Springer.
  3. Bal, İ.E., Gülay, G. and Tezcan, S.S. (2010). “Use of Analytical Tools for Calibration of Parameters in P25 Preliminary Assessment Method”, in Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering, Papadrakakis et al. (Eds.),  ECCOMAS Series, Springer Books.
  4. Tezcan, S.S., Bal, İ. E., and Gülay, F. G. (2009) “Risk Management and a Rapid Scoring Technique for Collapse Vulnerability of R/C Buildings”, Chapter 4 in the book of “Seismic Risk Assessment and Retrofitting with Special Emphasis on Existing Low Rise Structures”, Ilki, A., Karadogan, F., Pala, S., Yuksel, E. (Eds.), published by Springer.

Scientific Reports

  1. Tasiopoulou P., Smyrou E., Bal İ. E., Gazetas G., and Vintzileou B. (2011) “Geotechnical and Structural Field Observations from Christchurch, February 2011 Earthquake, in New Zealand”, Research Report, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
  2. Bal, İ.E., Crowley, H., and Pinho, R. (2010) “Displacement-Based Earthquake Loss Assessment: Method Development and Application to Turkish Building Stock”, ROSE Research Report 2010/02, IUSS Press, Pavia, Italy.
  3. F.G. Gülay, İ.E. Bal, and S. S. Tezcan (2008) “Calibration of the P25 Scoring Method developed for the seismic safety of reinforced concrete buildings and its application on a pilot region (Binaların Deprem Güvenliği Konusunda Geliştirilen P25 Puanlama Yöntemi’nin Kalibrasyonu ve Pilot Bölge Uygulaması)”, Final Report, Research Project No 106M278, (TUBITAK) Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (in Turkish).
  4. Bal İ.E., Crowley H., Pinho R. and Gülay, G. (2007) “Structural characteristics of Turkish building stock in Northern Marmara Region for Loss Assessment Applications” ROSE Research Report 2007/03, IUSS Press, Pavia, Italy.
  5. Ural D., İskender H., Bal İ. E., and Özay O. (2004) “Disaster Management Evaluation Report of November 15&20 2003, Istanbul Terrorist Attacks”, Center of Excellence for Disaster Management, Istanbul Technical University Publications, ITUPress, ISBN : 975–561–258–0, September 2004, Istanbul, also published by FEMA as an ITU CEDM Report by the support of USAID.
  6. Tezcan S.S. ve Bal İ. E. (2003) “Reconnaissance Report for May 1, 2003 Bingol Earthquake (1 Mayıs 2003 Bingöl Depremi Ön İnceleme Raporu)”, Turkish Earthquake Foundation Publications, Issue: TDV / DR 012-84, May 2003, Istanbul (in Turkish).

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