FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Cevdet Kaynak

Prof. Dr. Cevdet Kaynak
Room No: 
D-303
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5920
Fax: 
+90 (312) 210-2518
E-mail: 
ckaynak@metu.edu.tr
Education: 
  • Ph.D. Middle East Technical University, Turkey (1994) 
  • M.S. Middle East Technical University, Turkey 
  • B.S. Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Research Interests: 
  • Polymers and Polymer Macro-,Micro-,Nano-Composites
Publications: 
  • O. Polat and C. Kaynak, “Use of Boron Oxide and Boric Acid to Improve Flame Retardancy of an Organophosphorus Compound in Neat and Fiber Reinforced Polyamide-6”, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 22 (3), 300-310 (September 2016)
  • B. Sari and C. Kaynak, “Effects of Montmorillonite Content and Maleic Anhydride Compatibilization on the Mechanical Behavior of Polylactide Nanocomposites”, International Polymer Processing, 31 (4), 454-462 (August 2016)
  • C. Kaynak and B. Dogu, “Effects of Accelerated Weathering in Polylactide Biocomposites Reinforced with Microcrystalline Cellulose”, International Polymer Processing, 31 (4), 410-422 (August 2016)
  • D. Doganay, S. Coskun, C. Kaynak and H. E. Unalan, “Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Aligned Silver Nanowire/Polylactide Nanocomposite Films”, Composites Part B, 99, 288-296 (August 2016)
  • H. Kaya, C. Kaynak and J. Hacaloglu, “Thermal Degradation of Polystyrene Composites. Part II. The Effect of Nanoclay”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 120 , 194-199 (July 2016)
  • Y. Meyva and C. Kaynak, “Influences of Three Different Ethylene Copolymers on the Toughness and other Properties of Polylactide”, Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, 45 (5) , 189-198 (July 2016)
  • C. Kaynak and A.R. Erdogan “Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polylactide/Talc Microcomposites: Before and After Accelerated Weathering”, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 27 (6) , 812-822 (June 2016)
  • H. Kaya, E. Ozdemir, C. Kaynak and J. Hacaloglu,, “Effects of Nanoparticles on Thermal Degradation of Polylactide/Aluminium Diethylphosphinate Composites”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 118 , 115-122 (March 2016)
  • C. Kaynak and B. Sari, “Accelerated Weathering Performance of Polylactide and its Montmorillonite Nanocomposite”, Applied Clay Science, 121 (121-122) , 86-94 (March 2016)
  • B. Dogu and C. Kaynak, “Behavior of Polylactide/Microcrystalline Cellulose Biocomposites: Effects of Filler Content and Interfacial Compatibilization”, Cellulose, 23 (1) , 611-622 (February 2016)
  • C. Kaynak and I. Kaygusuz, “Consequences of Accelerated Weathering in Polylactide Nanocomposites Reinforced with Halloysite Nanotubes”, Journal of Composite Materials, 50 (3) , 365-375 (February 2016)
  • Y. Meyva and C. Kaynak, “Toughening of Polylactide by Bio-based and Petroleum-based Thermoplastic Elastomers”, International Polymer Processing, 30 (5) , 593-602 (November 2015)
  • C. Kaynak and S. Sankal, “Effects of Oxidative Functionalization and Aminosilanization of Carbon Nanotubes on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polyamide-6 Nanocomposites”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 28 (9) , 1321-1333 (September 2015)
  • I. Kaygusuz and C. Kaynak, "Influences of Halloysite Nanotubes on Crystallisation Behaviour of Polylactide", Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, 44 (2) , 41-49 (March 2015)
  • C. Kaynak and O. Polat "Influences of Nanoclays on the Flame Retardancy of Fiber Filled and Unfilled Polyamide-6 with and without Aluminum Diethylphosphinate", Journal of Fire Sciences,33 (2), 87-112 (March 2015)
  • C. Kaynak and Y. Meyva "Use of Maleic Anhydride Compatibilization to Improve Toughness and Other Properties of Polylactide Blended with Thermoplastic Elastomers", Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 25 (12) , 1622-1632 (December 2014)
  • A.R. Erdogan, I. Kaygusuz and C. Kaynak, "Influences of Aminosilanization of Halloysite Nanotubes on the Mechanical Properties of Polyamide-6 Nanocomposites", Polymer Composites, 35 (7) , 1350-1361 (July 2014)
  • C. Kaynak and S. Sankal, "Effects of Oxidative Functionalized and Aminosilanized Carbon Nanotubes on the Crystallization Behaviour of Polyamide-6 Nanocomposites", Polymer Bulletin, 71 (4), 855-873 (April 2014)
  • C. Kaynak and E. Ibibikcan, "Contribution of Nanoclays to the Flame Retardancy of Polyethylene-Based Cable Insulation Materials with Aluminum Hydroxide and Zinc Borate", Journal of Fire Sciences; 32 (2) ,121-144 (March 2014)
  • E. Ibibikcan and C. Kaynak, "Usability of Three Boron Compounds for Enhancement of Flame Retardancy in Polyethylene-Based Cable Insulation Materials", Journal of Fire Sciences; 32 (2) , 99-120 (March 2014)
  • C. Kaynak and A.C. Ozkaraca, “Use of Zinc Borate as the Third Component of a Traditional Brominated Flame Retardant System in Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene”, Fire and Materials,  37 (7) , 491-502 (November 2013)
  • C. Kaynak and B.M. Sipahioglu, “Effects of Nanoclays on the Flammability of Polystyrene with Triphenyl Phosphate Based Flame Retardants”, Journal of Fire Sciences,  31 (4) , 339-355 (July 2013)
  • S. Sankal and C. Kaynak, “Using Various Techniques to Characterize Oxidative Functionalized and Aminosilanized Carbon Nanotubes for Polyamide Matrix”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites,   32 (2) , 75-86 (January 2013)
  • N.A. Isitman and  C. Kaynak, “Effect of Partial Substitution of Aluminum Hydroxide With Colemanite in Fire Retarded Low-density Polyethylene”, Journal of Fire Sciences,  31 (1) , 73-84 (January 2013)
  • H. Balakrishnan, A. Hassan, N.A. Isitman, and C. Kaynak , “On the Use of Magnesium Hydroxide Towards Halogen-Free Flame-Retarded Polyamide-6/Polypropylene Blends”, Polymer Degradation and Stability,  97 (8) , 1447-1457 (August 2012)
  • N.A. Isitman, M. Dogan, E. Bayramli, C. Kaynak, “The Role of Nanoparticle Geometry in Flame Retardancy of Polylactide Nanocomposites Containing Aluminium Phosphinate”, Polymer Degradation and Stability 97 (8) ,1285-1296 (August 2012)
  • N.A. Isitman, B.M. Sipahioglu and C. Kaynak, “Nanomorphology and Fire Behaviour of Polystyrene/Organoclay Nanocomposites Containing Brominated Epoxy and Antimony Oxide”, Polymers for Advanced Technologies 23 (6) , 984-991 (June 2012)
  • A.C. Ozkaraca and C. Kaynak , “Contribution of Nanoclays to the Performance of Traditional Flame Retardants in ABS”, Polymer Composites 33 (3) , 420-429 (March 2012)
  • T. Orhan, N.A. Isitman, J. Hacaloglu and C. Kaynak , “Thermal Degradation Mechanism of Organophosphorus Flame-Retardant Poly(methyl methacrylate) Nanocomposites Containing Nanoclay and Carbon Nanotubes”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  97 (3) , 273-280 (March 2012)
  • N.A. Isitman, M. Aykol, and C. Kaynak , “Interactions at Fiber/Matrix Interface in Short Fiber Reinforced Amorphous Thermoplastic Composites Modified with Micro- and Nano-Fillers”, Journal of Materials Science47 (2) , 702-710 (January 2012)
  • N.A. Isitman and C. Kaynak , “Nanostructure of Montmorillonite Barrier Layers: A New Insight into the Mechanism of Flammability Reduction in Polymer Nanocomposites”, Polymer Degradation and Stability96 (12) , 2284-2289 (December 2011)
  • T. Orhan, N.A. Isitman, J. Hacaloglu and C. Kaynak , “Thermal Degradation Mechanisms of Aluminium Phosphinate, Melamine Polyphosphate and Zinc Borate in Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  96 (10) , 1780-1787 (October 2011)
  • N.A. Isitman, M. Dogan, E. Bayramli, C. Kaynak, “Fire Retardant Properties of Intumescent Polypropylene Composites Filled with Calcium Carbonate ”, Polymer Engineering & Science  51 (5) , 875-883 (May 2011)
  • C. Kaynak and N.A. Isitman, “Synergistic Fire Retardancy of Colemanite, a Natural Hydrated Calcium Borate, in High-Impact Polystyrene Containing Brominated Epoxy and Antimony Oxide”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  96 (5) , 798-807 (May 2011)
  • C. Kaynak, H.O. Gunduz and N.A. Isitman, “Use of Nanoclay as an Environmentally Friendly Flame Retardant Synergist in Polyamide-6”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology  10 (11) , 7374-7377 (November 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman and C. Kaynak , “Tailored Flame Retardancy via Nanofiller Dispersion State: Synergistic Action Between a Conventional Flame-Retardant and Nanoclay in High-Impact Polystyrene”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  95 (9) , 1759-1768 (September 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman and C. Kaynak , “Nanoclay and Carbon Nanotubes as Potential Synergists of an Organophosphorus Flame-Retardant in Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  95 (9) , 1523-1532 (September 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman, M. Aykol, and C. Kaynak , “Nanoclay Assisted Strengthening of the Fiber/Matrix Interface in Functionally Filled Polyamid 6 Composites”, Composite Structures  92 (9) , 2181-2186 (August 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman, M. Aykol, G. Ozkoc, G. Bayram, and C. Kaynak , “Interfacial Strength in Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene / Polyamide 6 Blends”, Polymer Composites 31 (3) , 392-398 (March 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman , H.O. Gunduz and C. Kaynak, “Halogen-Free Flame Retardants That Outperform Halogenated Counterparts in Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyamides”, Journal of Fire Sciences  28 (1) , 87-100 (January 2010)
  • N.A. Isitman , H.O. Gunduz and C. Kaynak, “Nanoclay Synergy in Flame Retarded / Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyamide 6”, Polymer Degradation and Stability  94 (12) , 2241 -2250 (December 2009)
  • C. Kaynak, G.I. Nakas and N.A. Isitman “Mechanical Properties, Flammability and Char Morphology of Epoxy Resin / Montmorillonite Nanocomposites”, Applied Clay Science  46 (3) , 319 -324 (November 2009)
  • H.O. Gunduz, N.A. Isitman, M. Aykol, and C. Kaynak, "Interfacial Interactions and Flammability of Flame Retarded and Short Fiber Reinforced Polyamides", Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 48 (10) , 1046 -1054 (October 2009)
  • G.I. Nakas and C. Kaynak, "Use of Different Alkylammonium Salts in Clay Surface Modification for Epoxy-Based Nanocomposites", Polymer Composites 30 (3), 357 -363 (March 2009)
  • C.C. Tasan and C. Kaynak, "Mechanical Performance of Resol Type Phenolic Resin / Layered Silicate Nanocomposites", Polymer Composites 30 (3), 343 -350 (March 2009)
  • C. Kaynak, E. Akgul and N.A. Isitman "Effects of RTM Mold Temperature and Vacuum On the Mechanical Properties of Epoxy/Glass Fiber Composite Plates", Journal of Composite Materials 42 (15), 1505-1521 (July 2008)
  • M. Aykol, N.A. Isitman, E. Firlar and C. Kaynak, "Strength of Short Fiber Reinforced Polymers: Effect of Fiber Length Distribution", Polymer Composites 29 (6), 644-648 (June 2008)
  • C. Kaynak and C.C. Tasan, "Effects of Production Parameters on the Structure of Resol Type Phenolic Resin / Layered Silicate Nanocomposites", European Polymer Journal 42 (8), 1908-1921 (August 2006)
  • C. Kaynak and S. Boylu"Effects of SiC Particulates on the Fatigue Behaviour of an Al-Alloy Matrix Composite", Materials & Design 27 (9), 776-782 (June 2006)
  • C. Kaynak and O. Cagatay, "Rubber Toughening of Phenolic Resin by Using Nitrile Rubber and Amino Silane", Polymer Testing 25 (3), 296-305 (May 2006)
  • C. Kaynak and Y.O. Kas, "Effects of Injection Pressure in Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) of Woven Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites", Polymers & Polymer Composites 14 (1), 55-64 (February 2006)
  • C. Kaynak, E.S. Erdiller, L. Parnas and F. Senel"Use of Split-Disk Tests For The Process Parameters of Filament Wound Epoxy Composite Tubes", Polymer Testing 24 (5), 648-655 (August 2005)
  • C. Kaynak, O. Orgun, and T. Tincer, "Matrix and Interface Modification of Short Carbon Fiber Reinforced Epoxy", Polymer Testing 24 (4), 455-462 (June 2005)
  • Y.O. Kas and C. Kaynak "Ultrasonic (C-scan) and Microscopic Evaluation of Resin Transfer Molded Epoxy Composite Plates", Polymer Testing, 24 (1), 114-120 (February 2005)
  • C. Celikbilek, G. Akovali, and C. Kaynak "Modification of Epoxy by a Liquid Elastomer and Solid Rubber Particles", Polymer Bulletin, 51(5-6), 429-435, (April 2004)
  • C. Kaynak, C. Celikbilek, and G. Akovali, "Use of Silane Coupling Agents to Improve Epoxy-Rubber Interface", European Polymer Journal, 39(6), 1125-1132, (June 2003)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Arikan, and T. Tincer, "Flexibility Improvement of Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy by Using a Liquid Elastomer", Polymer, 44 (8), 2433-2439 (April 2003)
  • A. Arikan, C. Kaynak, and T. Tincer, "Influences of Liquid Elastomer Additive on the Behaviour of Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy", Polymer Composites, 23 (5), 790-805, (October 2002)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Ozturk, and T. Tincer, "Flexibility Improvement of Epoxy Resin by Liquid Rubber Modification", Polymer International, 51(9), 749-756, (September 2002)
  • C. Kaynak, E.Sipahi-Saglam, G. Akovalı, "Effects of Scrap Rubber Particles on the Mechanical Behaviour of Epoxy", International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 51 (1-2), 133-150, (2002)
  • A. Ozturk, C. Kaynak, and T. Tincer, "Effects of Liquid Rubber Modification on the Behaviour of Epoxy Resin", European Polymer Journal, 37(12), 2353-2363, (December 2001)
  • C. Kaynak, and O. Mat, "Uniaxial Fatigue Behaviour of Filament-Wound Glass-Fiber /Epoxy Composite Tubes", Composites Science and Technology, 61(13), 1833-1840, (October 2001)
  • C. Kaynak, E.Sipahi-Saglam, G. Akovalı, "A Fractographic Study of Recycled Rubber Toughening in Epoxy", Polymer, 42(9), 4393-4399, (April 2001)
  • E.Sipahi-Saglam, G. Akovalı, C. Kaynak, M.Yetmez and N. Akkas"Studies on Epoxy Modified with Recycled Rubber", Polymer Engineering and Science, 41(3), 514-521, (March 2001)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Ankara and T.J. Baker , "Inclusion Induced Anisotropy of Short Fatigue Crack Growth in Steel", Materials Science and Technology, 12(7), 557-562, (July 1996)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Ankara and T.J. Baker , "Initiation and Early Growth of Short Fatigue Cracks at Inclusions", Materials Science and Technology, 12(5), 421-426, (May 1996)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Ankara and T.J. Baker , "A Comparison of Short and Long Fatigue Crack Growth in Steel", International Journal of Fatigue, 18(1), 17-23, (January 1996)
  • C. Kaynak, A. Ankara and T.J. Baker , "Effects of Short Cracks on Fatigue Life Calculations", International Journal of Fatigue, 18(1), 25-31, (January 1996)
  • C. Kaynak and A. Ankara , "Short Fatigue Crack Growth in Al 2024-T3 and Al 7075-T6", Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 43(5), 769-778, (November 1992)