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PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping, G. Montero and R. Montenegro

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IMESH GENERATION AND ADAPTION
SESSION ORGANISED BY J.M. ESCOBAR SÁNCHEZ AND J. SARRATE
1 Mesh Adaptation with Refinement and Derefinement for a Three-Dimensional Wind Field Model
J.M. González-Yuste, E. Rodríguez, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar and G. Montero
2 Evaluation of Simplification Details for Adaptive Shape Modelling of Components
R. Ferrandes, P.M. Marin, J.C. Léon and F. Giannini
3 Unstructured Dual Meshes for Co-Volume Integration Schemes
I. Sazonov, O. Hassan, K. Morgan and N.P. Weatherill
4 An Adaptive Mesh Method for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
J. Felcman and P. Kubera
5 A New Interpolation Method for Finite Element Analysis Using a Remeshing Technique
A. El Hraiech, H. Borouchaki, P. Villon and L. Moreau
6 A Comparative Analysis of Sweeping Schemes Based on Affine Mapping Projections
X. Roca and J. Sarrate
7 A Pragmatic Coupled Approach to Fit Three-Dimensional Meshes onto CAD Geometries
F. Ledoux, E. Brière de l'Isle and J.-C. Weill
IIFRACTIONAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY J.J. TRUJILLO JACINTO DEL CASTILLO
8 Fractional Differential Equations in Electrochemistry
K.B. Oldham
9 Generalised Fractional Differential Equations using 'Proper' Primitives
P.W. Krempl
10 Space Fractional Diffusion in a Bound Domain
M.C. Néel, L. Di Pietro and N. Krepysheva
11 From a Fractional Mechanical Model to a Fractional Generalization of the Dirac Equation
D. Usero, L. Vázquez and T. Pierantozzi
12 On the Fractional Derivative of Stationary Stochastic Processes
M.D. Ortigueira and A.G. Batista
13 The Krätzel Function as the H-Function and the Evaluation of Integrals
A.A. Kilbas, M. Saigo, R.K. Saxena and J.J. Trujillo
14 Complex Powers for Slightly Non-Negative Operators
C. Martínez, M. Sanz and A. Redondo
15 Caputo Sequential Linear Fractional Differential Equations
B. Bonilla, M. Rivero, L. Rodríguez-Germá and J.J. Trujillo
16 A Theory of Elliptic Equations with Variable Nonlinearity
S. Antontsev and S. Shmarev
17 A Solution to the Fundamental Linear Complex-Order Differential Equation
J.L. Adams, T.T. Hartley, L.I. Adams and C.F. Lorenzo
18 Comparing the Fractional and the Classical Solute Transport Equations with Data on Solute Breakthrough in Soil Columns
F. San Jose Martinez, Y.A. Pachepsky and W.J. Rawls
19 Analysis of the Numerical Methods for a Fractional Dirac Equation
S. Jiménez and Y.F. Tang
20 A Numerical Study of Fractional Evolution-Diffusion Dirac-like Equations
T. Pierantozzi and L. Vázquez
21 Computer Simulations for a Fractional Calculus Derived Internet Traffic Model
C. Aguirre, D. Campos, P. Pascual and L. Vázquez
22 Adaptive Numerical Methods for Integro-Differential Equations of Fractional Order
E. Cuesta
IIIPOLYMER PROCESSING
SESSION ORGANISED BY O.S. CARNEIRO
23 Solving the Twin Screw Extrusion Configuration Problem: A Plasticating Modelling Program
C. Teixeira, R. Faria, J.A. Covas and A. Gaspar-Cunha
24 Design of Profile Extrusion Dies: An Automatic Approach
J.M. Nóbrega and O.S. Carneiro
25 Optimising the Calibration System Layout in Profile Extrusion
J.M. Nóbrega, O.S. Carneiro and A. Gaspar-Cunha
26 Crystallization and Injection Molding
P.K. Kennedy and R. Zheng
27 Masked Heaters: Revisiting Heating to Control the Thickness of Thermoformed Parts
F.M. Duarte and J.A. Covas
IVORTHOGONAL FUNCTIONS: COMPUTATION AND APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE
SESSION ORGANISED BY P. GONZÁLEZ-VERA
28 Numerical Investigation into the Interaction between Buried Structures and Surface Footings Subject to Impact Loads
N. Nagy, J.C. Boot, M.H.A. Mohamed and K.V. Horoshenkov
29 The Statistical Significance of Some Numerical Algorithms to Identify Rational Structures in Causal Time Series Models
C. González-Concepción, M.C. Gil-Fariña and C. Pestano-Gabino
30 Computing Rational Gauss-Chebyshev Quadrature Formulas with Complex Poles
K. Deckers, J. Van Deun and A. Bultheel
31 A Numerical Approach for Gaussian Rational Formulas to Handle Difficult Poles
J.R. Illán González and G. López Lagomasino
VMATHEMATICAL MODELS BASED ON CELLULAR AUTOMATA
SESSION ORGANISED BY A. HERNÁNDEZ ENCINAS AND G. RODRÍGUEZ SÁNCHEZ
32 Modelling of Forest Fire Spreading by Using Hexagonal Cellular Automata
A. Hernández Encinas, L. Hernández Encinas, S. Hoya White, A. Martín del Rey and G. Rodríguez Sánchez
33 A Cellular Automaton for a Surface Reaction: Stabilization of Chaotic States
M.C. Lemos and A. Córdoba
34 Epidemiology through Hexagonal Cellular Automata
A. Hernández Encinas, L. Hernández Encinas, R. Álvarez Mariño, S. Hoya White, A. Martín del Rey and G. Rodríguez Sánchez
35 Simulation of Crowd Behaviour in Emergency Evacuations Using Cellular Automata for an Underground Shopping Street
T. Mazda, M. Ohno and J. Arioka
36 Symmetric Block Ciphers Based on Cellular Automata
A. Hernández Encinas, L. Hernández Encinas, A. Martín del Rey and G. Rodríguez Sánchez
37 Linear Modelling of Stream Ciphers by Concatenation of Cellular Automata
A. Fúster-Sabater and P. Caballero-Gil
38 Cellular Automata Encryption System
E. Franti and M. Dascalu
39 On the Interleaved Sequences Generated by Cellular Automata
A. Peinado
VIEVOLUTIONARY METHODS, GENETIC ALGORITHMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS IN ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY B.H.V. TOPPING AND P. IVÁNYI
40 Optimum Design of Space Trusses under Earthquake Loading Using Ant Colony Optimization
H. Saffari, M.J. Fadaee, H. Nezamabadi and M. Mohammadpourmir
41 Structural Damage Identification Using Particle Swarm Optimization
O. Begambre and J.E. Laier
42 An Improved Particle Swarm Optimization Method and Its Application in Civil Engineering
L.J. Li, F.M. Ren, F. Liu and Q.H. Wu
43 Shape Design of Noise Barriers Using Evolutionary Optimization and Boundary Elements
D. Greiner, J.J. Aznárez, O. Maeso and G. Winter
44 An Evolutionary Optimization Method for Screw-Type Machines
M. Fathi and S. Berlik
45 An Artificial Immune System Algorithm for Structural Optimization
C.J. Shih and B.S. Chen
46 Improving the Performance of Evolutionary Algorithms for Large Scale Optimization of Bridge Deck Repairs
T. Hegazy and H. Elbehairy
47 Identifying the Damage Mechanisms Present in Paper Using the Acoustic Emission Monitoring Technique
D. Kao, D. Graham, B. Knight, K. Pericleous and M.K. Patel
48 Failure Modelling in Pin-Loaded Joints Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Approach
S. Shirazi Kia, S. Noroozi, B. Carse, J. Vinney and M. Rabbani
49 Application of Genetic Algorithms for Balancing Assembly Lines
J. Zurek, O. Ciszak and R. Staniek
50 A Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm Model for Time-Cost Trade-Off Analysis of Construction Projects
A. Senouci and H.R. Al-Derham
51 Fitness Evaluation for Structural Optimisation Genetic Algorithms Using Neural Networks
K. Ward and T.J. McCarthy
52 Neural Network Based Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Hat-Shaped Beams
D. Honfi
53 Optimization of Double Arch Dams Using Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks
M.J. Fadaee and J. Ghabel
54 An Inverse Method of Load Determination Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithms, Artificial Neural Networks and Finite Element Analysis
M. Rabbani, S. Noroozi, J. Vinney and S. Shirazi Kia
55 Intrinsic Evolvable Hardware Chip Design for a Nonlinear Process Control Plant
B. Rama Murthy, P. Subbaiah and I. Venu Gopal
56 Selection of Important Input Parameters Using Neural Network Trained with Genetic Algorithm for Damage to Light Structures
N.Y. Osman, A.W.M. Ng and K.J. McManus
57 The Solution of the Traveling Salesman Problem of Solid Waste Routing in Cities Using Real Genetic Algorithms
A.R. Awad, I. Von Poser and M.T. Aboul-Ela
58 Application of Genetic Algorithms to the Implementation of Fractional Electromagnetic Potentials
I.S. Jesus, J.A. Tenreiro Machado and J. Boaventura Cunha
59 Wind Blade Chord and Twist Angle Optimization Using Genetic Algorithms
J. Méndez and D. Greiner
60 Optimum Design of Arch Dams with Frequency Constraints Using Wavelet Neural Networks
J. Salajegheh, E. Salajegheh, S. Gholizadeh and S.M. Seyedpoor
61 Back Analysis of Structural Model Parameters: The Application of Neural Networks
S. Arangio
62 The Application of Artificial Intelligence in Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structures
M. Rabbani, S. Noroozi, J. Vinney and S. Shirazi Kia
63 An Intelligent Neural System for Predicting Structural Response Subject to Earthquakes
S. Gholizadeh and E. Salajegheh
64 Predictions of Compressive Strength for Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Artificial Neural Networks
F.A.M. Mirza and M.S. Al-Bisy
65 A Comparison of ANN Models for Local Scour around a Pier
D.S. Jeng, S.M. Bateni and E. Lockett
66 Optimum Design of Grillage Systems Using the Harmony Search Algorithm
F. Erdal and M.P. Saka
VIIMODELLING OF DECISION MAKING AND RISK ANALYSIS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
SESSION ORGANISED BY N.F. PAN
67 Cross-Organization Process Re-Engineering for a Design-Build Project Team Using a Multi-Agent System
M.Y. Cheng and M.H. Tsai
68 Construction Simulation Using Fuzzy Durations
T.M. Cheng, W.D. Yu and N.F. Pan
69 A Genetic Algorithm Simulation Mechanism for Time-Cost Trade-Off Analysis
T.M. Cheng and Y.L. Chen
70 A Model of Performance Improvement Strategy Planning for a Construction Knowledge Management System
W.D. Yu, P.L. Chang and S.J. Liu
71 Construction IT: Application and Strategy
A.S. Chang and Y.W. Tsai
72 Decision Making Practice in Pre-Project Planning
Y.R. Wang and G.E. Gibson Jr.
73 A Sequential Bargaining Model for Pricing Decisions in Joint Venture Projects
W. Lo and M.R. Yan
74 A Probabilistic Model for Setting the Bid-Cutting Limit
L.C. Chao and C.N. Liou
75 Application of Space Syntax for Resolving Working Space Conflicts in Building Construction
L.W. Wu, J.C. Chang and S.J. Guo
76 Analysis of Life Cycle Costs and their Assessment in High-Tech Projects
L.K. Lin and C.C. Chang
77 A Portable Maintenance Management System for Sidewalks
L.K. Lin and C.Y. Jian
78 The Development of a Reliability-Based Component Deterioration Model for Bridge Life Cycle Cost Analysis
R.Y. Huang and W.Z. Hsu
79 Automatic Modelling for Seismic Assessment of School Buildings Using a Structural Component Model Database
H.M. Chen and W.K. Kao
80 A Neural Based Model for Financial Credit Rating of Contractors
C.H. Kao and C.H. Wang
81 Failure Assessment Using Fuzzy Fault Tree Analysis
N.F. Pan
82 Predictions Using Fuzzy Regression Models
N.F. Pan
83 Information and Process Models for the Maintenance of Concrete Highway Bridges
S. Kubota and I. Mikami
VIIICOMPUTATIONAL AND NUMERICAL LINEAR ALGEBRA
SESSION ORGANISED BY R. BRU
84 Efficient Preconditioners for Krylov Subspace Methods in the Solution of Coupled Consolidation Problems
L. Bergamaschi, M. Ferronato and G. Gambolati
85 A Domain Decomposition Iterative Solver based on a Hierarchical h-Adaptive Finite Element Code
J.J. Ródenas, J. Albelda, C. Corral and J. Mas
86 Incomplete Factorization for Preconditioning Shifted Linear Systems
H. Sarmiento, A. Suárez and G. Montero
87 Iterative Preconditioned Methods for the Solution of Contact Problems by the Finite Element Method
C. Corral, I. Giménez, M. Tur and J.J. Ródenas
88 The Effect of Ordering on the Convergence of the Conjugate Gradient Method for Solving Preconditioned Shifted Linear Systems
E. Flórez, M.D. García, A. Suárez and H. Sarmiento
89 Inexact Constraint Preconditioners for Optimization Problems
L. Bergamaschi, M. Venturin and G. Zilli
90 Nodal Collocation Methods Using a Triangular Mesh
T. Barrachina, D. Ginestar and G. Verdú
91 Alternating Two-Stage Methods for the Parallel Solution of Linear Systems
H. Migallón, V. Migallón and J. Penadés
92 High Level User Interfaces for Numerical Linear Algebra Libraries: PyScaLAPACK
L.A. Drummond, V. Galiano, V. Migallón and J. Penadés
93 Algorithms Based on Diagonal Dominance: H-Matrix, Perron Vector and Reducibility
C. Corral, I. Giménez and J. Mas
94 A Composite Linear Time Invariant System and its Applications to Convolutional Codes
J. Climent, V. Herranz and C. Perea
95 A Scalable Parallel Genetic Algorithm for Solving Linear Systems
G. Molnárka
IXCOMPUTATIONAL MODELLING IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY A. PÉREZ-FOGUET
96 Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Plume Dispersions in City Canyons
N. Al-Khalidy
97 The Use of CFD and Mesoscale Air Quality Modelling Systems: A Madrid Case Study
R. San José, J.L. Pérez, J.L. Morant and R.M. González
98 High Performance Computer Simulations Using Third Generation Air Quality Modelling Systems
R. San José, J.L. Pérez, F. García Merayo and R.M. González
99 Parallel Finite Volume Method Using Domain Decomposition, MPI and SSE Instructions: Applications
M.J. Castro, J.A. García, J.M. González and C. Parés
100 A Three-Dimensional Mass Consistent Wind Model Using Terrain Adapted Tetrahedral Meshes
E. Rodríguez, G. Montero, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar and J.M. González-Yuste
101 Finite Element Simulation of Chimney Emissions: A Proposal for Near Field Impact Assessment in Highly Complex Terrains
A. Pérez-Foguet, A. Oliver, J.M. Escobar and E. Rodríguez
102 Numerical Solution of Direct and Inverse Problems in Solute Leaching Modelling
M.I. Asensio, L. Ferragut, M.S. Rodríguez-Cruz and M.J. Sánchez-Martín
XCONTACT MECHANICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY F. LEBON
103 A Damage-Friction Formulation for the De-Cohesion Analysis of Adhesive Joints
N. Valoroso and L. Champaney
104 Linear and Nonlinear Numerical Approaches to Brake Squeal Noise
F. Massi, L. Baillet and A. Sestieri
105 Scalable Algorithms for Contact Problems with Additional Nonlinearities
J. Dobiáš, S. Pták, Z. Dostál and V. Vondrák
106 Dual Methods for Unilateral Contact Problems
F. Kuss and F. Lebon
XISOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
107 A Hybrid Concept for Numerical Applications in Java
M. Baitsch, N. Li and D. Hartmann
108 On the Development of a Neutral Format with Intelligent Element Classification for Data Sharing between Finite Element Programs
D.M.L.M. Oliveira, M.C. Pinheiro and G.F. Moita
109 Design Patterns in Object-Oriented Finite Element Programming
B.C.P. Heng and R.I. Mackie
110 Object Oriented Platform for Analysis of Three Dimensional Building Structures
S. Astarlioglu and A. Scanlon
111 Object-Oriented Design of Pre-conditioned Iterative Equation Solvers using .NET
R.I. Mackie
112 Intraprocedural Adjoint Code Generated by the Differentiation-Enabled NAGWare Fortran Compiler
M. Maier and U. Naumann
XIIVIRTUAL REALITY AND VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGIES
113 Learning and Planning in Virtual Scenarios
A.Z. Sampaio and P.G. Henriques
114 Displaying the Four-Dimensional Virtual Reality in Steel Construction
H. Xie, W. Shi and R.R.A. Issa
115 A Study of a Virtual-Reality-Based Real-Time Container Terminal Operation Management System
F. Shu, Y.F. Huang, W.J. Mi and Z.Q. Xu
XIIIPARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
116 A Parallel Model Reduction Algorithm for Efficient Power Flow Prediction in Vibrating Systems
X. Li
117 Parallel Linear Solution of Large Structures on Heterogeneous PC Clusters
O. Kurc and K.M. Will
118 A Mixed Eulerian Lagrangian Approach to High Speed Collision between Solid Structures on Parallel Clusters
A.K. Slone, T.N. Croft, A.J. Williams and M. Cross
119 Solution of the Three-Dimensional Finite Difference Equations Using Parallel Reconfigurable Hardware Accelerators
E.J.C. Stewart, J. Hu, S.F. Quigley and A.H.C. Chan
120 A Parallel Implementation of Three-Dimensional Modal Analysis of Building Structures
J.M. Alonso and V. Hernández
121 Parallel Discrete Element Simulation of a Heterogeneous Particle System
R. Kacianauskas, A. Maknickas, A. Kaceniauskas, D. Markauskas and R. Balevicius
XIVGRID AND COLLABORATIVE COMPUTING
122 A Grid Service Development for Three-Dimensional Structural Analysis
J.M. Alonso, V. Hernández, R. López and G. Moltó
123 An Application of Dynamic Relaxation Finite Element Analysis Using Grid Computing
K. Takehara, I. Mikami and T. Yamaguchi
124 Parametric Studies on the InteliGrid Platform
M. Dolenc, J. Zevnik and K. Kurowski
125 System Integrated Simulation for an Urban-Scale Earthquake Hazard
M. Hassanien Serror, J. Inoue, M. Hori and Y. Fujino
XVINTERNET APPLICATIONS
126 An Internet-based Platform for Structural Analysis Using Component Models
S. Shin, S. Woo and H. Park
XVIKNOWLEDGE-BASED TECHNIQUES
127 A Knowledge-Based System for Pavement Management
A.P. Chassiakos, G. Panos and D.D. Theodorakopoulos
128 Dynamic Information Granulation and Information Processing with Imprecision and Uncertainty
A. Holland and M. Fathi
XVIICASE-BASED REASONING
129 CBR-Conveyor: Solving the Inverse and Constraint Problems to Assist the Design of Pneumatic Conveyors
B. Knight, F.L. Woon, M.K. Patel and M. Petridis
130 A Case-Based Reasoning Prototype for Construction Subcontractor Registration
S.T. Ng and C.D.T. Luu
XVIIICOMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND MODELLING
131 A Spatial Model for a Multi-Scale Product Design and Simulation System
K. Sakita
132 Computational Methodology for Analysis of Historic Composite Structures
S. Stoyanov, P. Mason and C. Bailey
133 Computer Aided Determination of the Assembly Sequence of Machine Parts and Sets
O. Ciszak
134 Pedestrian Hood Panel Robust Design Using First Design Methodology
L. Jézéquel, G. Lavaud and Y. Tourbier
135 A Modelling Framework for the Determination of Optimal Finite Element Models in Engineering Design
E. Bellenger, N. Troussier and Y. Benhafid
136 Representation of the Geometry of Tunnels in Description Logic
M. Cristani, C.E. Majorana and V. Salomoni
137 Detecting Multicultural Customer Differences for Product Concept Development
D.F. Chang, W. Yan, Y.F. Huang, W.J. Mi and F. Shu
XIXIMAGE PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS
138 Calibration of the Image Distortion Induced Error for a Plane Strain Field Measured Using Digital Image Correlation Techniques
S.H. Tung, J.C. Kuo and M.H. Shih
139 The Application of Image Analysis in Machine Technology
A. Sokolowski and E. Galuszka
140 Fuzzy-Rule Based Smoothing of Thermal Images
I. Jancskar and A. Iványi
XXCONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS
141 A Deterministic Optimization Model Proposed to be Used in the Pavement Management System of a Portuguese Municipality
A. Ferreira and S. Meneses
142 Current and Future IT in Malaysian Construction
M.J. Sulaiman, C.D. Theng, J. Adnan and R. Usop
143 The Architecture of an IT System for Payment Methods in the Construction Industry
I.A. Motawa and A. Kaka
144 Integration of Cost and Scheduling Data: A Framework for an Automated Project Control Procedure
N. Eldin and L. Schilling
145 Building of Tunnels: Computational Coupling of Geotechnical, Structural and Cost Models
U.F.A. Karim and M.M.J.D. Slijkerman
146 Automation of Construction Project Schedules
N. Eldin, E. Sener and C. Hubach
XXITRAFFIC ENGINEERING
147 A Visual and Statistical Study of a Real World Traffic Optimization Problem
J.J. Sánchez, M.J. Galán and E. Rubio
148 Estimation of Approach Saturation Flow Rate Using Cumulative Vehicle Discharge Curves
M.A. Saif
149 A Dynamic Distribution and Assignment Simulation Model for Pedestrian Transportation Planning
J.D. Canca, A. Zarzo, J.A. Parejo and J. Racero
XXIIENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
150 Development of an Environmental Protection Management Information System for the Watershed of the Shih-Men Dam
Y.C. Shiau and S.J. Sung
151 Assessing the Environmental Impact of Slate Quarrying Using Bayesian Networks and GIS
J.M. Matías, T. Rivas, C. Ordóñez and J. Taboada
XXIIIWATER SYSTEMS, RIVER AND COASTAL ENGINEERING
152 Optimisation Methods Applied to River Basin Management
C.P. Cetinkaya and N.B. Harmancioglu
153 The Development and Application of an Integrated Surface-Subsurface Modelling Tool to Evaluate Diffuse Pollution Loading into a Coastal Lagoon
L. Galbiati, F. Bouraoui, F.J. Elorza and G. Bidoglio
154 Prediction Model Using Probabilistic Neural Network for Serviceability Deterioration of Stormwater Pipes
D.H. Tran, A.W.M. Ng, K.J. McManus and N.Y. Osman
155 Calibration of the Model of an Operational Water Distribution System
A. Vassiljev and T. Koppel
156 Water Supply Systems: Topology, Energy, Pipe Failure and Network Performance
M. Malafaya-Baptista
XXIVGEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: MODELLING AND ANALYSIS
157 Pseudo-Static Three-Dimensional Bearing Capacity Analysis of Shallow Foundations Using the Discrete Element Method
A.A. Mirghasemi and A.R. Majidi
158 Nonlinear Response of a "Shear-Wedge" Model
F.E. Michou and V.K. Koumousis
159 Monitoring Systems for Checking Freeway Soil Nailing on Gravel Slopes
S.Y. Lin, Z.T. Wu and S.T. Hsu
160 Micro-Macro Behaviour of Material in Soil Mechanics
P.P. Procházka and M. Válek
161 Analysis of Reinforced Earth Using the Discrete Element Method
A.A. Mirghasemi and G.H. Roodi
162 Multi-Criteria Parameter Identification Methodology for Unsaturated Soils
A. Udías, R. Rodríguez, J. Robles, I. Cañamón and F.J. Elorza
163 A BEM-FEM Model for Studying Dynamic Impedances of Piles in Elastic Soils
L.A. Padrón, J.J. Aznárez and O. Maeso
164 Three Dimensional Numerical Modelling of Dynamic Saturated Soil and Pore Fluid Interaction
J.H. Ou and A.H.C. Chan
XXVGRANULAR MATERIALS
165 Elastic Deformation and Anisotropy of Granular Media
K. Kaneko, S. Tsutsumi, T. Sakacho, M. Kudoh and K. Kumagai
166 Micromechanical Behaviour of Granular Media: Effects of Contact Stiffnesses
R. Moreno-Atanasio and S.J. Antony
XXVIROCK AND GEOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
167 Numerical Modelling of Blast Induced Fracture in Rock Masses
A.D.R. Lima, C. Romanel and D. Roehl
168 Fracturing In and Around a Natural Discontinuity in Rock: A Comparison between Boundary and Discrete Element Models
B. Debecker, A. Vervoort and J.A.L. Napier
169 Stereological Analysis of Fracture Networks along Cylindrical Galleries
A.K. Gupta and P.M. Adler
170 Recovery of the Velocity and the Shape of the Interface of a Geological Layer
S. Zein, E. Canot, J. Erhel and N. Nassif
XXVIISOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
171 Soil-Structure Interaction with Random Soil Height
M. Badaoui, M.K. Berrah and A. Mebarki
172 Hybrid Shaking Table Tests for Soil-Structure Interaction
J.N. Song, J.W. Bae, J.K. Kim and S. Shin
XXVIIICOMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
173 Drag and Lift Prediction Using a Finite Element Solver and Mesh Adaptation Strategy
L. Remaki and W.G. Habashi
174 Modelling of the Cooling of a Hot Gas Using a Water Spray in a Duct
J.L. Xia, J. Järvi, E. Nurminen, E. Peuraniemi and M. Gasik
175 Computational Aerodynamics and Experimental Investigations of an Inflatable Wing
E. Crosbie, T. Calder, C. Chang, P. Marzocca, Z. Gürdal and J. Hol
176 A Dynamic Model for a Settler Unit Using a Kinetic Formulation
E.F. Gomes, M.M.L. Guimarães, G.A. Pinto and L.M. Ribeiro
177 A Penalization Method for Compressible Fluid Flows
G. Chiavassa and R. Donat
178 Investigation of a Self-directing Liquid Holder with Computational Fluid Dynamics
Z.X. Yu, Y.R. Shi, H.Y. Hsu and L.X. Kong
XXIXFLOW AND WAVE PROBLEMS
179 Solving the Shallow Water Equations on a Sphere
L. Gavete, B. Alonso and J. Herranz
180 A Numerical Study of Condensation in a Wet Steam Flow under Dynamic Loading
L. Szakonyi, I. Jancskar and Z. Sari
181 Wave-Current Interaction with a Vertical Cylinder in Cross Flow: A Semi-Analytical Approach
I.K. Chatjigeorgiou, S.A. Mavrakos and N.I. Xiros
XXXFLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
182 Working Process Simulation of a Hydraulically Damped Rubber Mount Using Finite Element Analysis with Fluid-Structure Interaction
L.R. Wang, J.C. Wang, Z.H. Lü and I. Hagiwara
183 Stochastic Stability of Linear and Nonlinear Fluid Structure Coupled System with Non-Gaussian Multiplicative Noise
F. Poirion, B. Puig and I. Zentner
XXXINANOTECHNOLOGY
184 Singular Trefftz Functions for Modelling Material Reinforced by Hard Particles
V. Kompiš, M. Kompiš, M. Kaukic and D. Hui
185 Computer Simulation of Nanoelements: Formation, Interaction and Self-Organization
A.V. Vakhrouchev and A.A. Vakhrouchev
186 Creep Effects in Nanoindentation of Cement Pastes
J. Nemecek, P. Kabele, L. Kopecký and Z. Bittnar
XXXIIBIOMECHANICS
187 Detecting and Tracking Effect of Mechanical Stimulation on the Osteoporotic Bone of OVX Rats Using In-Vivo Micro-CT and Micro Finite Element Analysis
C.Y. Ko, T.W. Lee, D.G. Woo, B.Y. Lee and H.S. Kim
188 Regional Variation for Morphology and Mechanical Characteristics of Vertebral Trabecular Bone Analysed Using Micro-Computed Tomography and Micro Finite Element Analysis
C.Y. Ko, T.W. Lee, D.G. Woo and H.S. Kim
189 Numerical Modelling of the Mechanical Behaviour of a PHILOS Plate and a PHN Nail in the Treatment of a Proximal Humeral Fracture
C. Pereira, F.V. Antunes, M.C. Gaspar, A. Mateus, A. Foruria de Diego and M.T. Carrascal Morillo
190 Numerical Analysis of the Stress State of the Pelvic Bone after Hip Hemiarthroplasty
J. Jíra, J. Jírová, D. Kytýr, M. Micka and J. Bartonícek
191 Damage Initiation and Growth in a Long Bone under Increasing Monotonic Loading Using the Continuum Damage Mechanics Principle
M.H. Kargarnovin, M. Bagher-Ebrahimi and H.R. Katoozian
XXXIIIHYSTERESIS
192 Non-Linear Field Computation with Hysteresis
A. Schiffer and A. Iványi
193 Identification of a Preisach-Based Stress and Frequency Dependent Magnetic Hysteresis Model
A. Sipeky and A. Iványi
194 Novel Statistical Modelling of Two-Dimensional Vector Hysteresis
Z. Sari and A. Iványi
195 Parameter Estimation of Bouc-Wen Hysteretic Systems Using a Sawtooth Genetic Algorithm
A.E. Charalampakis and V.K. Koumousis
XXXIVFORMING AND ROLLING PROBLEMS
196 A Metal Forming Analysis Using the Point Collocation Method with a Boundary Layer of Finite Elements
Y.M. Guo
197 Enhanced Algebraic Multigrid Methods for Simulating Incremental Forming Processes
F. Schmid and M. Schäfer
198 An Influence Function Method to Analyse Thin Strip Rolling with Work Roll Edge Contact
Z.Y. Jiang, H.T. Zhu, D.B. Wei and A.K. Tieu
XXXVCOMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION
199 Computational Simulation of the Influence of Moving Solid Particles on Species Diffusion and Chemical Reactions
W.M. Gao, L.X. Kong, D.M. Fabijanic and P.D. Hodgson
200 Numerical Methods for the Computation of Radiation and Moisture Effects in Fire Spread
L. Ferragut, M.I. Asensio and S. Monedero
201 Free-Floating Space Robots: Two Approaches for Dynamics Computation
B. Schäfer, B. Rebele and R. Krenn
202 A Computational Method for the Thermohydrodynamic Performance of Journal Bearings Using a Mixed FEM-FVM-BEM Scheme
J. Durany, J. Pereira and F. Varas
203 Superconducting RF Accelerating Cavity Structural Analyses
E. Zaplatin
204 Simulation of Fresh Concrete Flow
B. Patzák and Z. Bittnar
205 Finite Element Analysis of a Polymer to Polymer Wearing Process
H. Lin, H.Y. Lin and L.X. Kong
206 Finite Element Analysis of Shearing Processes
S. Isbir, H. Darendeliler and M.I. Gökler
XXXVICRASH SIMULATION
207 Crash Simulations of Road Safety Barriers Using LS-DYNA on MPP Computing Platforms
M. Borovinsek, M. Vesenjak, M. Ulbin, B. Alzahabi and Z. Ren
208 A Crash Simulation of a Trailer Underride Guard
A. Goetrz, B. Alzahabi and Z. Ren
XXXVIISTOCHASTIC AND RELIABILITY SIMULATION
209 Probabilistic Regulatory Networks: Modelling Genetic Networks
M.A. Avino-Diaz and O. Moreno
210 A Mathematical Model to Evaluate the Unavailability of a Technical System
L. González
XXXVIIIMESHFREE METHODS
211 A Numerical Comparison of Different Approximation Techniques in Meshfree Methods
A. Emdadi, N.A. Libre, M. Rahimian and M. Shekarchi
XXXIXADAPTIVE METHODS
212 A Recovery Error Estimator for Singular Problems Using Singular+Smooth Field Splitting
J.J. Ródenas, E. Giner, J.E. Tarancón and O.A. González
213 An Adaptive Method for Bingham Fluids
F.A. Pérez, L. Ferragut and J.M. Cascón
XLFUZZY METHODS
214 Numerical Treatment of Hybrid Fuzzy Systems
S. Pederson and M. Sambandham
XLIITERATIVE METHODS
215 A New Efficient Preconditioner for Crack Growth Problems
A. Meyer and M. Scherzer
216 Sequential Numerical Study of some Variations of a Second-Degree Iterative Method: Application to the Neutron Diffusion Equation
O. Flores, V. Vidal, G. Verdú, J. Garayoa and P. Flores
XLIIDESIGN SENSITIVITY AND OPTIMIZATION
217 Semi-Analytical Design Sensitivity Analysis of a Coupled Problem with a Commercial Finite Element Package
T.H. Lee, M.U. Lee and J.H. Yoo
218 Gradient-Based Optimisation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers
M. Secanell, A. Suleman and N. Djilali
XLIIIMESHING AND REMESHING
219 A New Adaptive Mesh Generation Strategy for Structural Shape Optimization Problems Using Evolutionary Algorithms
G. Bugeda, J.J. Ródenas, E. Pahl and E. Oñate
220 A Two-Dimensional Triangular Delaunay Grid Generator for the Simulation of Rock Features
B. Debecker and A. Vervoort
221 Generation of Semi-Structured Meshes over Generalized Extruded Volumes
D. Rypl
222 Adaptive Unstructured Remeshing Using Gradient-Only Optimisation Algorithms for Shape Optimisation
D.N. Wilke, S. Kok and A.A. Groenwold
XLIVGRAPH THEORY TECHNIQUES
223 A New Algorithm for Detecting Graph Symmetry for Use in Engineering Problems
M. Salari
XLVTRAINING AND EDUCATION
224 An Integrated Approach to Computer-Based Process Improvement, Consulting and Staff Training in Industry
J.R. Boehmer