Third Bridges Viaducts Symposium Begins

📩 24/11/2018 17:24

Third Bridges Viaducts Symposium Starts: The 3rd Bridges Viaducts Symposium, hosted by the Bursa Branch of the Chamber of Civil Engineers (İMO), will be held between May 8-10.
The announcement of the symposium supported by Bursa Technical University and Orhangazi University was made at a press conference held at Bursa Academic Chambers Campus. Basri Akyıldız, Head of İMO Bursa Branch, announced the scientific program that will last for two days.
Pointing out that there are historical bridges bearing the traces of ancient civilizations in our country, Akyıldız said: “It is a human duty to pass on historical bridges to future generations. Examining and discussing the restoration procedures to be applied to historical bridges is of great importance in terms of preserving the authenticity of these structures. Other bridges and viaducts are engineering structures that fulfill a very important need today. Developments in science and technology, technologies to be applied in bridge design and construction increase expectations. One of the important duties of civil engineers is to respond to these expectations: "
be discussed by experts in the field of bridge applications in Turkey and abroad and Akyildiz, indicating that useful for civil engineers in terms of professional knowledge and development of the examined, "since the year 2011 is an important bridge and viaduct projects in our country was implemented. Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Highway, Bay Crossing, 3rd Bosphorus Bridge are among the most important. The 3rd Bridges Viaducts Symposium will bring together our academicians, experts and practitioners, and will prepare the ground for the sharing of suggestions for the development of the issues within the scope of bridge design, calculation and construction and to solve the problems that arise. " he spoke.
Akyıldız noted that during the symposium, 40 papers and special presentations prepared by academicians, practitioners and company representatives on the subject can be followed. Akyıldız, during the two days of scientific presentations within the scope of the symposium, was an expert in bridge design, construction and earthquake engineering. Dr. Hakkı Polat Gülkan, Civil Engineer Altok Kurşun and Dr. He said that they will also host Khaled Mahmoud as speakers.
Uludağ University Civil Engineering Department Head Prof. Dr. Adem Doğangün said, “Designers, engineers and academicians who took part in national and international projects in the symposium will share their knowledge with the participants. I believe that the symposium will contribute to the participants and will be successful. " said.
Orhangazi University Research Assistant Sedat Özaydın noted that he appreciated the work of the İMO Bursa Branch and said, "I think this symposium will support developments in bridge and viaduct design and open new horizons for us." he spoke.

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