Dr. Semra  Kurama

Dr. Semra Kurama

Professor
Anadolu University, Turkey


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Engineering from Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey

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Area of Interest:

Engineering
100%
Production Design
62%
Ceramic Materials
90%
Electronics Applications
75%
Metal Forming
55%

Education

2004

Ph.D.

Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey

Engineering

Selected Publications

  1. Sakarya, O., S. Kurama, and G. Gunkaya, 2017. Effect of Al2O3 Nanofiller on ion conductivity, transmittance, and glass transition temperature of PEI:LiTFSI:PC:EC polymer electrolytes. J. Polym. Res., .
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  2. Kurama, S. and G. Saydam, 2017. Investigation properties of BaO/RO-Al2O3-R2O3-B2O3-SiO2 glass-ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cell. J. Australian Ceram. Soc., 53: 293-298.
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  3. Gültekin, E.E., G. Topateş and S. Kurama, 2017. The effects of sintering temperature on phase and pore evolution in porcelain tiles. Ceram. Int., 43: 11511-11515.
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  4. Avcioglu, S. and S. Kurama, 2017. Spark plasma sintering of translucent dy–y dopedα-sialon: study of sintering parameters influenceon the optical properties by using taguchi method. Acta Phys. Polonica A, 131: 174-177.
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  5. Avcioglu, S. and S. Kurama, 2017. Investigation of the influence of initial powder size on the optical properties of Dy-α-SiAlON ceramics fabricated by gas pressure sintering.. Ceram. Int., 43: S449-S454.
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  6. Mihalic, F. and S. Kurama, 2016. Design of alternative composite material to available tractor Cabins. J. Australian Ceramic Soc., 52: 78-82.

  7. Gultekin, E.E., H. Sari and S. Kurama, 2016. The effect of sintering temperature of sanitarywares on physical properties and non-destructive test method. Anadolu Univ. J. Sci. Technol. Applied Sci. Eng., 172: 438-446.

  8. Kurama, S., S. Avcioglu and E. Ayas, 2015. Optimization of the optical properties of α-SiAlON through a decrease in starting powder size. J. Eur. Ceramic Soc., 35: 3229-3235.
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  9. Kaplan, S.S., S. Kurama and G. Gunkaya, 2015. 2015 Spinel nitrides transparent ceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 35: 3255-3262.
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  10. Gultekin, E.E., Z.B. Ozturk and S. Kurama, 2015. The effect of porosity and glassy phase amount of porcelain tiles on ultrasonic velocity. J Aust. Cer. Soc., 51: 120-124.
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  11. Kurama, S. and E.E. Gultekin, 2014. Characterization of silicate ceramics using ultrasonics test method. Adv. Sci. Technol., 92: 194-202.
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  12. Eren, E., Z.B. Ozturk and S. Kurama, 2014. Image analyses for porosity characterization of porcelain tiles with different thickness. Afyon Kocatepe Univ. Fen ve Muhendislik Bilimleri Dergisi, 14: 147-151.
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  13. Sari, H. and S. Kurama, 2013. Effects of modification of glassy phase composition on sintering temperature of sanitaryware. J. Facu. Eng. Arch. Gazi Univ., 28: 445-454.

  14. Eren, E. and S. Kurama, 2013. Defect Detection in Porcelain Tiles Using Ultrasound. In: Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, Buyukozturk, O. and M.A. Taşdemir, Springer, Dordrecht,: ISBN 978-94-007-0722-1 pp 381-386.

  15. Kurama, S.and E.R.E.N. Elif, 2012. Characterization of mechanical properties of porcelain tile using ultrasonics. Gazi Univ. J. Sci., 25: 761-768.

  16. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2012. Improvement in the oxidation resistance of β-sialon ceramics produced from mechanically milled powders. J. Nano Res., 18: 281-290.
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  17. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2012. A comparison of sintering techniques using different particle sized β-SiAlON powders. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 32: 1343-1347.
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  18. Eren, E., S. Kurama, G. Stultz and S. Sorensen, 2012. Resonant inspection of ceramic tiles. Key Eng. Mater., 544: 450-454.
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  19. Eren, E., S. Kurama and R. Janssen, 2012. Ultrasonic characterization of defective porcelain tiles. Bol. Soc. Esp. Cerám. Vidrio, 51: 211-216.

  20. Eren, E., S. Kurama and I. Solodov, 2012. Characterization of porosity and defect imaging in ceramic tile using ultrasonic inspections. Ceram. Int., 38: 2145-2151.
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  21. Kurama, S., I. Schulz and M. Herrmann, 2011. Wear properties of -and / -SiAlON Ceramics obtained by gas pressure sintering and spark plasma sintering. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 31: 921-930.

  22. Eren, E., S. Kurama and S. Gorgulu, 2011. Goruntü işleme tekniği ile porselen karoların incelenmesi. Eskişehir Osmangazi Universitesi Muhendislik Mimarlık Fakultesi Dergisi, 24: 133-143.

  23. Ozel, E. and S. Kurama, 2010. Effect of the processing on the production of cordierite–mullite composite. Ceram. Int., 36: 1033-1039.
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  24. Eser, O., S. Kurama and G. Gunkaya, 2010. The production of β-SiAlON ceramics with low amounts of additive, at low sintering temperature. J. Europ. Ceram. Soc., 30: 2985-2990.
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  25. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2010. The effect of the wet-milling process on sintering temperature and the amount of additive of SiAlON ceramics. Ceram. Int., 36: 1283-1288.
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  26. Kurama, S., I. Schulz and M. Herrmann, 2009. Wear Behaviour of -and / -SiAlON Ceramics Stabilized with Nd2O3 and Y2O3. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 29: 155-162.

  27. Kurama, S. and E. Ozel, 2009. The influence of different CaO source in the production of anorthite ceramics. Ceram. Int., 35: 827-830.
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  28. Corapcioglu, G. and S. Kurama, 2009. Oxidation behaviour and kinetics of α-SiAlON ceramics. Mater. High Temp., 26: 145-151.
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  29. Ozel, E. and S. Kurama, 2008. Production of cordierite ceramic by aqueous tape casting process. J. Mater. Process. Technol., 198: 68-72.
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  30. Kurama, S., 2008. The effect of processing on the  sialon transformation during cycling heat treatments. Mater. Sci. Eng., 487: 278-288.

  31. Kurama, S. and H. Kurama, 2008. The reaction kinetics of rice husk based cordierite ceramics. Ceram. Int., 34: 269-272.
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  32. Kurama, S., A. Kara and H. Kurama, 2007. Investigation of borax waste behaviour in tile production. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 27: 1715-1720.
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  33. Kurama, S. and M. Herrmann, 2007. Densification of Sr-Mg doped SiAlONs with GPS and SPS. Mater. Sci. Forum, 554: 95-100.

  34. Kurama, S., G. Cigdemir, H. Mandal and M. Herrmann, 2006. Sr2+–Mg2+‐doped SiAlON ceramics. J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89: 714-716.
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  35. Kurama, S., A. Kara and H. Kurama, 2006. The effect of boron waste in phase and microstructural development of a terracotta body during firing. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 26: 755-760.
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  36. Kurama, S., E. Ozel and N. Ay, 2004. Synthesis and sintering of cordierite at low temperature from kaolin and magnesium hydroxide. Key Eng. Mater., 264: 925-928.
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  37. Kurama, S. and M. Herrmann, 2004. Thermal stability of yittrium -and-neodymium-doped-SiAlON Ceramics. Silicate Ind. Spec., 69: 241-248.

  38. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Microstructural evolution r-α-SiAlON ceramics (R=Y, Y+Sm and Sm). Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1103-1106.
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  39. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Mg+2 and Ce+3 doped α-SiAlON ceramics. Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1111-1114.
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  40. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Formation of α-SiAlON ceramics containing scandium. Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1107-1110.
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  41. Kara, A., H. Kurama, Y. Kara and S. Kurama, 2004. Utilization of coal combustion fly ash in terracotta bodies. Key Eng. Mater., 264: 2513-2516.
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  42. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2003. The design of compositions for multi-cation doped α-β SiAlON ceramics by the rietveld method. Key Eng. Mater., 237: 59-64.
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  43. Ozel, E., S. Kurama and N. Ay, 2002. How active silica affects slip properties of Sanitaryware. Am. Ceram. Soc. Bull., 81: 42-45.

  44. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2002. The effect of processing conditions, amount of additives and composition on the microstructures and mechanical properties of α-SiAlON ceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 22: 109-119.
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  45. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2002. Improvement of elongated α-SiAlON ceramics by variation of the processing conditions and amounts of additives. Key Eng. Mater., 206-213: 1009-1012.
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  46. Kurama, S. and N. Ay, 2002. Effect of grinding time and MgO source on cordierite formation. Ceram. Soc. Bull., 81: 58-61.
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  47. Herrmann, M., S. Kurama and H. Mandal, 2002. Investigation of the phase composition and stability of the α-SiAlONs by the rietveld method. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 22: 2997-3005.
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