University of Nottingham, England/ Theoretical Mechanics
Doctoral Degree Thesis;
Vibrations of Composite Laminated Circular Cylindrical Shells
Master`s Degree» Graduated in 1987
Trakya University/ Physical Science Institute
Bachelor`s Degree» Graduated in 1983
Çukurova University, Mechanical Engineering
» Academic Titles
Professor Doctor» In 2011
Trakya University Mechanical Eng. Dept.
Associate Professor Doctor» In 2004
Trakya University Faculty of Engin. and Arch., Mechanical Engineering Department
Assistant Professor Doctor» In 1996
Trakya University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Mechanical Eng. Dept.
» Academic and Administrative Positions
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Head of Mechanics Main Branch » Ongoing since 18 November 2015
International Relations Office
Institutional Coordinator of Erasmus/Farabi Exchange Programmes » Between 20 September 2012 - 11 August 2016
» Professional Experience
Trakya Univ. Mechanical Engineering Dept.
Head of Department » Between 11 December 2012 - 11 December 2015
T.Ü. Engineering and Architecture Faculty
Member of Adminstration Board 2005-2011 » Between 15 September 2005 - 12 September 2011
T.Ü. Engineering and Architecture Faculty
Member of Faculty Board » Between 12 September 2005 - 12 September 2011
T.Ü. Research Fund
Member of Adminstration Board 2000-2001 » Between 14 September 2000 - 14 September 2001
T.Ü. Mechanical Eng. Dept.
Vice-Head of the Department » Between 14 September 1999 - 14 September 2000
T.Ü. Kırpınar School of Higher Education of Sport
Member of Faculty Board » Between 14 November 1997 - 15 December 1998
T Ü. , Mechanical Engineering Department
Head of Main Branch of Machine Theory and Dynamics (1996-2005) » Between 09 April 1996 - 20 June 2005
T. Ü. Mechanical Eng. Dept.
Faculty Member » Ongoing since 26 February 1996
University of Nottingham; Theoretical Mechanics Department
Teaching Assistant » Between 28 September 1992 - 26 August 1994
SCI-SSCI or SCI Expanded Articles
Static analysis of thin-walled laminated composite closed-section beams with variable stiffness. Composite Structures 182 (2017) 67–78 by GÜNAY MG and TİMARCI T. (August 2017)
Stacking sequence optimization of composite beams wıth different layer thicknesses
by:Karacam, F and Timarci, T Advances in science and technology-research journal
volume: 9 issue: 26 pages: 7-11 published: jun 2015 (ESCI)
Buckling of symmetric cross-ply square plates with various boundary conditions
By: Timarci, T; Aydogdu, M
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES Volume: 68 Issue: 4 Pages: 381-389 Published: MAY 2005
Times Cited: 12
Vibration analysis of cross-ply laminated square plates with general boundary conditions By: Aydogdu, M; Timarci, T COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Volume: 63 Issue: 7 Pages: 1061-1070 Published: MAY 2003 Times Cited: 23 (May 2003)
Vibrations of angle-ply laminated circular cylindrical shells subjected to different sets of edge boundary conditions By: Timarci, T; Soldatos, KP JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Volume: 37 Issue: 1-3 Pages: 211-230 Published: FEB 2000 Times Cited: 14 (May 2000)
COMPARATIVE DYNAMIC STUDIES FOR SYMMETRICAL CROSS-PLY CIRCULAR CYLINDRICAL-SHELLS ON THE BASIS OF A UNIFIED SHEAR-DEFORMABLE SHELL THEORY
By: TIMARCI, T; SOLDATOS, KP
JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION Volume: 187 Issue: 4 Pages: 609-624 Published: NOV 9 1995
cited 4 (2014) / 53 / 2.65 (June 1995)
A UNIFIED FORMULATION OF LAMINATED COMPOSITE, SHEAR-DEFORMABLE, 5-DEGREES-OF-FREEDOM CYLINDRICAL-SHELL THEORIES
By: SOLDATOS, KP; TIMARCI, T
Conference: 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONF ON COMPOSITE STRUCTURES ( ICCS/7 ) Location: UNIV PAISLEY, PAISLEY, SCOTLAND Date: JUL, 1993
Sponsor(s): UNIV PAISLEY; SCOTTISH ENTERPRISE; NATL ENGN LAB; USA, EUROPEAN OFF AEROSP RES & DEV; USA, RES DEV & STAND GRP UK; STRATHCLYDE BUSINESS DEV; RENFREW DISTRICT COUNCIL
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES Volume: 25 Issue: 1-4 Pages: 165-171 Published: 1993- cited 5 (2014)/ 72 / 3.27 (July 1993)
Karaçam, F., Tımarcı, T., “Stacking sequence optimization of composite laminated beams for the minimization of maximum normal and shear stresses”, Materials, Methods & Technologies, Volume 7, Part 1, ISSN: 1313-2539, 195-203, 2013 (Mayıs 2013) (May 2013)
International Conference Proceedings
Taner TİMARCI and M. Gökhan GÜNAY, “Buckling behavior of thin-walled composite box-beams with variable stiffness” USNCCM14, (14th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics) 14. Birleşik Devletler Ulusal Hesaplamalı Mekanik Kongresi, 17-20 July, 2017.Montreal, Kanada. (July 2017)
Günay , G. and Timarci, T. Free vibration of thin-walled beams with arbitrary cross-section, Proceedings of ICCE-22 (Composites-Nano Engineering) Malta, July 14-19, 2014. (July 2014)
Meydanlik, N., Karaçam, F. and Tımarcı, T. “Bending analysis of laminated composite beams by use of a finite element method package” Proceedings of AMTECH-07, II-132-136, Int. Scientific Conf. Gabrovo, Bulgaristan, (2007).
Karaçam, F., Tımarcı, T., “Minimization of the bending stresses of laminated composite beams by genetic algorithm”, International Scientific Conference, UNITECH’12, Proceedings Volume II, ISSN 1313-230X, p.p.II, 107-112, Gabrovo, BULGARIA, 2012 (
Karaçam F. and Tımarcı, T. “Bending of cross-ply beams with different boundary conditions” Proceedings of UNITECH-05, II-137-142, Int. Scientıfıc Conf. Gabrovo, Bulgaristan, (2005).
Meydanlık, N. and Tımarcı, T. “An investigation on the relatıonship between the cold deformation and fracture toughness,” Proceedings of UNITECH-03, Int. Scientıfıc Conf. Gabrovo, Bulgaristan, (2003).
Meydanlık, N ve Tımarcı, T. “Yüksek oranda soğuk şekil değiştirmenin kırırılma tokluğuna etkisinin araştırılması”, Uluslararası 6. Kırılma Konferansı, Konya, 205-212. (2003).
Aydoğdu, M. ve Tımarcı, T., “Buckling and vibration analyses of laminated composite plates on the basis of a higher-order plate theory,” Proceedings of ECCM-2001, European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Cracow, Polonya, (2001).
Soldatos, K.P. and Tımarcı, T., “Vibrations of laminated cylindirical shells on the basis of a unified shell heory,” Proceedings of ICCM/9, International Conference on Composite Materials, (4),291-298, Madrid, İspanya, (1993).
Ece, M.C. and Tımarcı, T., “Unsteady flow due to counter_rotating vortex pair above a flat plate of finite length.” Proceedings of EUROMECH 272, Response of shear flows to imposed unsteadiness, Aussois, Fransa, (1991).
International Conferences and Symposiums
Tımarcı, T. and Soldatos, K.P., “A unified formulation of laminated composite 5DOF cylindrical shell theories,” Book of Abstracts, BTMC-93, British Theoretical Mechanics Colloquium, University of Stratchclyde, pp-63, Glasgow, İskoçya, (1993).
Tımarcı, T. and Soldatos, K.P., “Axisymmetric vibrations of angle_ply laminated cylindrical shells on the basis of a unified shear deformable shell theory, Book of Abstracts, 3rd EUROMECH Solid MechanicsConference, pp-252, Stockholm, İsveç, (1997).
Tımarcı, T. and Karaçam F., “Bending of angle-ply beams subjected to the various boundary conditions” Book of Abstracts , FUDoM 09, Finno-Ugric International Conference of Mechanics, pp-21, Rackeve, Macaristan, (2009).
National Conference Proceedings
M. Gökhan GÜNAY ve Taner TİMARCI, “Değişken sertlikli kompozit kutu kirişlerin gerilme analizi” 20. Ulusal Mekanik Kongresi, 5-9 Eylül 2017, Uludağ Üniversitesi Bursa (September 2017)
Chapters translated into Turkish from the book of Mechanical Vibrations.
Mekanik Titreşimler. Singiresus S. RAO NOBEL Yayınevi (Mechanical Vibrations, 5th edt. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2011) 5. baskıdan çeviri.
Chapters translated:8.Sürekli sistemler (continuous Systems) 9. Titreşim Kontrolü (vibration control) (December 2016)
Taner TIMARCI, Selcuk ERDOGAN, Erol AKATA, “ Levels of Technical Education in Turkey, Entrance System to the University, Student Practical Training”, 1st Interbalkan Meeting of Rectors and Deans of Technical University Institutions, 1st session, Thessaloniki, 20-21 September 2002, Yunanistan
Taner TIMARCI, Studies for Composite Structures on the basis of A Unified Shear Deformable Theory , Helsinki University of Technology, Lightweight Structures Lab., April, 2006, Helsinki, Finlandiya. (The lecture given in ERASMUS exchange Programme)
» Courses Given
Introduction to the mechanics of composite Materials