Nuri Ersoy

Title: 
Associate Professor
Room / Office: 
M4335
Phone Number: 
+90 212 359 7360
Fax Number: 
+90 212 287 2456
nuri.ersoy@boun.edu.tr
Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. 1998. Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • M.S. 1992. Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • B.S. 1990. Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Experience: 
  • 2011-to date Assoc. Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2004-2011 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2002-2004 Research Associate, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • 2001-2002 Research Associate, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of West England, Bristol, UK
  • 1999-2001 Fatigue and Durability Testing Specialist, Product Development Department, Ford Otosan, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1999- 2000 Part Time Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1990- 1999 Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 1995- 1995 Visiting Researcher, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware USA.
Courses Taught: 
  • ME 120 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 210/212 Materials Science and Engineering
  • ME 345 Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 523 Elasticity
  • AUTO 543 Fatigue and Fracture
  • ME 626 Mechanics of Composite Materials
Research Interests: 
  • Wind Energy Applications, design, analysis and manufacturing of composite wind turbine blades
  • Manufacturing and mechanical properties of nanocomposites, filled and reinforced engineering plastics and rubber.
  • Characterization of plastic materials (cure kinetics and crystallization using DSC, DTMA) for process modeling.
  • Processing of advanced fiber reinforced composites and nanocomposites
  • Modeling and Measurement of Residual Stresses
  • Finite element modeling of thermoplastic and thermoset composites processing including heat transfer, crystallization/curing, material response, shrinkage, residual stress development and warpage
  • Fatigue and fracture of metallic materials
  • Elastic-plastic modeling of cyclic loading in metals.
  • Road simulation testing of automotive components and substructures
Publications: 
  • Kenan Çınar and Nuri Ersoy, "3D finite element model for predicting manufacturing distortions of composite parts", Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 50 (27), pp. 3791-3807, NOV 2016
  • Murat Koc, Fazil O. Sonmez, Nuri Ersoy, and Kenan Cinar, "Failure behavior of composite laminates under four-point bending", Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 50 (26), pp. 3679-3697, NOV 2016
  • Umud Esat Ozturk, Lutfi Ucar, Kaveh Shahidi, Nuri Ersoy, Onur Zobi, Umit Bagdat, Rıfat Yanarocak, and Serkan Elmali, "Custom Design Multi-Axial Engine Mount Load-Cell Development for Road Load Identification and Fatigue Life Estimation", SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, vol. 9 (3), pp. 642-648, AUG 2016 
  • Kenan Çınar, Nuri Ersoy, “"Effect of fibre wrinkling to the spring-in behaviour of L-shaped composite materials", Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 69, pp. 105-114, FEB 2015
  • Kenan Çınar, Umud Esat Öztürk, Nuri Ersoy, and Michael R. Wisnom, "Modelling manufacturing deformations in corner sections made of composite materials", Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 48 (7), pp. 799-813, MAR 2014
  • Nuri Ersoy, Tomasz Garstka, Kevin Potter, Michael R. Wisnom, David Porter, Martin Clegg, Graeme Stringer, "Development of the properties of a carbon fibre reinforced thermosetting composite through cure", Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 41(3), pp 401-409, 2010.
  • Nuri Ersoy, Tomasz Garstka, Kevin Potter, Michael R. Wisnom, David Porter, Graeme Stringer, "Modelling of the spring-in phenomenon in curved parts made of a thermosetting composite", Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 41(3), pp 410-418, 2010.
  • Ersoy, N., ; Tugutlu, M., "Cure kinetics modeling and cure shrinkage behavior of a thermosetting composite". Polymer Engineering and Science, 50(1), 84-92, 2010
  • Cuneyt Bagcioglu, Esra Altuntas, Sinan Sen, M Bora Islier, Osman G Ersoy, Nuri Ersoy, Turgut Nugay, and Nihan Nugay, "Exfoliation targeted toughness enhancement in polypropylene-blend-montmorillonite nanocomposites," Polymer International, 57:1395–1403 (2008)
  • Garstka, T; Ersoy, N; Potter, KD, et al., "In situ measurements of through-the-thickness strains during processing of AS4/8552 composite," Composites Part A-Applied Science And Manufacturing , 38:: 2517-2526 (2007)
  • Michael R. Wisnom, Kevin D. Potter, and Nuri Ersoy, "Shear-Lag Analysis of the Effect of Thickness on Spring-in of Curved Composites," Journal of Composite Materials, 41 (11): 1311-1324 (2007)
  • M. R. Wisnom, M. Gigliotti, N. Ersoy, M. Campbell and K. D. Potter, "Mechanisms Generating Residual Stresses and Distortion during Manufacture of Polymer Matrix Components," Composites Part A-Applied Science And Manufacturing , 37: 522–529 (2006)
  • Ersoy N, Potter K, Wisnom MR, et al. Development of spring-in angle during cure of a thermosetting composite Composites Part A-Applied Science And Manufacturing 36 (12): 1700-1706 2005
  • Ersoy N, Potter K, Wisnom MR, et al. An experimental method to study the frictional processes during composites manufacturing Composites Part A-Applied Science And Manufacturing 36 (11): 1536-1544 2005