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1983-2018: 35 Years of Civil-Comp Conferences
PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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1PROFESSIONAL ISSUES  
1.1 The Use of Information Technology in Construction Related Consultancies
B.E. Tuckwood
1
1.2 The Computer in the Construction Industry
F.T. Najafi
9
1.3 PC CAD Comes of Age
L.A. Cheney and R.A. Ryder
17
1.4 Constructability and Detailed Design
G.F. Jergeas, A.H. Tyler and R. McCaffer
23
2THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT  
2.1 Computer Aided Construction Project Management
R.M.W. Horner,A.J. Mair, K.M. Peebles and R. Zakieh
29
2.2 MFMR: Micro-Computerized Five Minute Rating
F-S. Liou
39
2.3 A Contract Valuation System
D.J. Schofield
45
2.4 Dynamic Simulation Applied to Materials Handling in High Rise Construction
D.A. Wijesundera, P.O. Olomolaiye and F.C. Harris
51
2.5 A STE based Data Capture and Information System for the Construction Industry
M.T. James and A. Thorpe
57
2.6 Using Computers to Aid Integraton of Some Construction Management Tasks
M.J. Mawdesley, W.H. Askew and J. Taylor
63
2.7 Application of Database Management Systems in Productivity Analysis
R.M.W. Horner and B.T. Talhouni
69
2.8 Time and Cost Risk Analysis
G. Willmer
77
2.9 A Software Package for Cost Analysis and Estimating for Masonry Contractors
F-S. Liou
85
2.10 Computerized Crane Selection and Placement for the Construction Site
C.W. Farrell and K.C. Hover
91
3COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN  
3.1 Interactive Computer-Aided Formwork Design
J.H.M. Tah and A.D.F. Price
95
3.2 Computer Aided Design/Drafting Management within the United States Air Force Logistics Command Civil Engineering Organization
W.D. Alley
105
3.3 The Need for an Integrated 2D/3D CAD System in Structural Engineering
A.S. Watson and C.J. Anumba
111
3.4 A Teachning Company Programme to Introduce CAD into a Medium Sized Consultancy Practice
A.J. Chadwick, M.H. Dawes, S. Bryant and S. Ratledge
119
4PRE AND POST PROCESSING FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN  
4.1 Elements of Formian
H. Nooshin and P. Disney
127
4.2 A Connectivity Coordinate System for Node and Element Ordering
A. Kaveh
149
5ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES  
5.1 Functional Modelling of the Constructional Steelwork Industry
P.B. Hirst and A.S. Watson
157
5.2 Production Related Design of Heavy Steelwork Box Columns
M.M.M. Zayyat, N.J. Smith and D.A. Nethercot
171
5.3 Automatic Design System for Steel Frames
Y-B. Yang and C-C. Kuo
177
6ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES  
6.1 Second Stage Concrete Stress Analysis Around a Pelton Turbine
E.C. Kalkani and A. Nicolopoulos
183
6.2 Instability of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Walls
S.E. El-Metwally, A.F. Ashour and S.A. Saafan
191
6.3 Study of Bond Strength Reliability of RC Beams
S.A. Mirza
203
6.4 Life-Cycle Studies of a Concrete Structure using Simulation on a Microcomputer
S. Gowripalan, J. Shakil and G. Singh
209
7STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
7.1 Saint-Venant Torsional Properties of Concrete Sections
D. Johnson
217
7.2 Application of the Finite Difference Technique to the Analysis of Flexible Riser Systems
P.A. Brown, A. Soltanahmadi and R. Chandwani
225
7.3 A Time Saving Numerical Technique with Displacement Control for the Analysis of Frame Structures
S.E. El-Metwally and H.M. Hosny
233
7.4 Numerical Analysis of Sandwich Beams
T.A.M. Salet and S.A. Hamelink
237
7.5 Static Analysis of Helicoidal Bars
S.A. Al-Ghamdi and J.J. Tuma
247
7.6 Exact Geometry Considerations in Buckling Analysis of Trusses
R. Levy, O. Vilnay and K.B. Archampong
259
7.7 Some Recent Applications of the Discrete Element Method
H.B. Harrison
269
7.8 Force Recovery Procedures in Nonlinear Analysis
Y-B. Yang and L-J. Leu
275
7.9 Airport Pavement Evaluation based on Falling Weight Deflectometer Measurements
A.A.H. Sha'ath
281
7.10 Higher Order Theories for Thick Layers of Transversely Isotropic Material with Loading Symmetric About the Middle Plane
S. Faraji
287
7.11 Residual Strength of Space Trusses with Damaged Members
H-S Shen, Z. Yuan and S-P. Lin
293
7.12 Improving the Efficiency of Preconditioning for Iterative Methods
M. Papadrakakis and M.C. Dracopoulos
297
8FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS SYSTEMS  
8.1 Recent Developments in the LUSAS Finite Element System
L.P.R. Lyons, A.J. Rent, A.P. Bell and A.J.L. Crook
307
8.2 Large Concrete Structure Computing Involving a Microcomputer Implementation of the FEM
J. Texereau and R. Souchet
315
8.3 The FELASH Suite of Programs for the Analysis of Axisymmetric Shells
J.M. Rotter
323
9NON-LINEAR FINITE ELEMENT STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS  
9.1 Non-Linear Finite Element Dynamic Analysis of Two-Dimensional Concrete Structures
F.B.A. Beshara and K.S. Virdi
329
9.2 General Eigenvalue Test for Nonlinear Finite Elements
W. Liu and Y-B. Yang
345
9.3 Numerical Study of Speciment Subjected to Shear Compression Stress Field
J. Davies
351
9.4 Use of Noneleastic Stress Fields in the Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
P. Bhatt and M. Benredouane
361
9.5 Crack Propagation Analysis in Civil Engineering Structures
T. Taniguchi
371
10ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TENSION STRUCTURES  
10.1 Interactive Graphic CAD for Tension Structures
C.F. Ong, D.S. Wakefield and M.R. Barnes
1
10.2 Three Dimensional Cable Elements
K. Ahmadi-Kashani
7
10.3 Aids for the Conceptual Design of Prestressed Membrane Structures
D.A. Chamberlain
15
10.4 The Responses of Air-Supported Structures to Gust Loading
M.R. Barnes
21
11DYNAMIC ANALYSIS  
11.1 Dynamic Analysis of Layered Beams
M. Heininsuo, S. Malmi and A. Miettinen
29
11.2 On the Accuracy of a Mode Superposition Method in Nonlinear Dynamics
M.T.H. Elkatt and M.A. Millar
37
11.3 Computing Crowd Loads using a Nonlinear Equation of Motion
A. Ebrahimpour, R.L. Sack and P.D. Van Cleek
47
12BRIDGE ENGINEERING  
12.1 Effect of Change of the Flexural Rigidity in Oblique Directions on the Behaviour of Anisotropic Skew Plates
M. Kamel
53
12.2 Dynamic Instability of Suspension Bridges
T.J.A. Agar
63
13EARTHQUAKE AND SEISMIC ENGINEERING  
13.1 Sensitivity Study of Optimum Seismic Intensity based on Minimization Method of Expected Total Cost
M. Matsushima, K. Matui and S. Ide
73
13.2 Behaviour of Tunnels under Seismic Loads
A.K. Akl, M. Sobaih and M.M. Maher
81
14ANALYSIS OF PLATES AND SHELLS  
14.1 Computer Generated Elasto-Plastic Design Data for Pressure Loaded Circular Plates
G.J. Turvey and M. Salehi
89
14.2 Analysis of Radically Tapered Circular Plate Sectors by Finite Difference
A.K. Azad, M.K. Abdullah and M.H. Baluch
103
14.3 Transition Elements in Plate/Shell Problems
C.K. Choi, Y.M. Park, J.W. Seo and W.H. Lee
111
15STRUCTURAL RE-ANALYSIS  
15.1 Norm Optimization Techniques for Improved Structural Reanalysis
S. Taye
117
16OPTIMUM STRUCTURAL DESIGN  
16.1 Feasibility and Optimality in Structural Design
U. Kirsch
125
16.2 Minimum-Cost Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
S. Kanagasundaram and B.L. Karihaloo
133
16.3 Optimum Design of Steel Frames with Stability Constraints
M.P. Saka
141
16.4 Minimum Weight Design of Steel Frames
H.F. Erbatur and M.M. Al-Hussainy
157
16.5 A Numerical Model for the Computer-Aided Optimum Design of Steel Frames
V.N. Alekhin and Y.I. Ol'kov
161
16.6 Analysis of Optimized Plates for Buckling
R. Levy and A. Ganz
167
16.7 Optimum Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Space Trusses
M.P. Saka and M. Ulker
175
17WATER AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING  
17.1 Computer Modelling of a Hydrological Forecasting System for Catchment Areas
D.A. Fernando and K.S. Fernando
185
17.2 A Method of Optimizing Water Supply Systems
J. Bauerle and L. Grundig
197
17.3 A Program for Design of MEL Culverts
L.T. Isaacs
203
18GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING  
18.1 Load Displacement Relationship for Horizontal Rectangular Anchors in Sand
B.M. Das and V.K. Puri
207
18.2 Stability and Dynamics of Piles Subjected to Nonconservative Loads
M.A. de Rosa
213
18.3 The Management of Site Investigation Data using "STRATA 3"
L.M. Greenshaw, S.P. Bentley and S.M.M. Rice
223
18.4 Undrained Finite Element Analysis of Soil for Collapse Load with the Effective Stress Method
E.X. Song and A. Verruijt
229
18.5 Bearing Capacity of Strip Foundation on Top of a Clay Slope
B.M. Das and V.K. Puri
235
18.6 Microcomputer based Reliability Analysis in Geotechnics
G. Singh and C.M. Chung
241
18.7 New Developments in Comuter Aided Prediction of Soil Base Settlements
A.N. Alekhin and B.V. Nikulin
249
18.8 Analysis of Trail Track Structures (ARTS)
G.P. Raymond
255
18.9 Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Plates on Winkler Soil
C. Franciosi and V. Franciosi
263
19TRANSPORT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING  
19.1 Toll Booth Management via Simulation
E. Kopanezou, S. Lambropoulos and N. Manolopoulos
275
19.2 The Contribution of Expert Opinion to the Design of High Capacity Bus Priority Systems
N.A. Tyler
285
19.3 A Time Series Model for Daily Traffic Volume Forecasting
H. Kopanezou and Th. Trivellas
295
20DATA ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING  
20.1 A Novel Dynamic Deflection Measurement System for Large Structures
J.G. Leitch, A. Thompson and T.D. Sloan
301
20.2 CAT: Computer Aided Testing System
I. Shehata
307
20.3 Development of an Automatic Data Collection System for a Major Box Girder Bridge
T.D. Sloan and A. Thompson
313
21COMPUTERS AND EDUCATION  
21.1 HYPOL - A Computer Aid for Teaching Hydraulic Design
L.T. Isaacs
319
21.2 The Use of Computer Graphics for Computer Assisted Learning in Civil Engineering
I.N.A. Cheah
323