**MODELING AND SIMULATION OF COMPOSITE AND ADAPTIVE STRUCTURES** SESSION ORGANISED BY C.M. MOTA SOARES |

1 |
The Finite Spectral method for Composite Structures
A.Y.T. Leung |

2 |
Development of Latticed Towers Using Advanced Composite Materials
A. Ochonski, D.J. Polyzois and I.G. Raftoyiannis |

3 |
Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Phenomena of a Composite Rocket Nozzle
J.F.P. Pitot de la Beaujardiere, E.V. Morozov and G. Bright |

4 |
Damping Optimisation of Sandwich Composite Structures
A.L. Araújo, P. Martins, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares |

5 |
A Layerwise Mixed Least-Squares Finite Element Model for Static Analysis of Multilayered Composite Plates
F. Moleiro, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy |

6 |
Optimisation of Composite Adaptive Response with Experimental Validation
N.L. Mulcahy, G. Prusty and C.P. Gardiner |

7 |
Buckling of Ageing Elastic and Viscoelastic Beam-Columns of Composite Material
B.F. Oliveira and G.J. Creus |

8 |
Adaptive Methods for Analysis of Composite Beams and Plates with Radial Basis Functions
A.M.A. Neves, A.R.H. Heryudono, T.A. Driscoll, A.J.M. Ferreira and C.M.M. Soares |

9 |
Analysis of Laminated Plates with Third Order Plate Theory and with the Natural Neighbour Radial Point Interpolation Method
L.M.J.S. Dinis, R.M. Natal Jorge and J. Belinha |

10 |
Effect of the Failure Criterion on the Minimum Weight of Laminated Composites
R.H. Lopez, M.A. Luersen and E.S. Cursi |

11 |
Active-Passive Damping Treatment for Elastoacoustic Problems
J.F. Deü, W. Larbi and R. Ohayon |

12 |
Environmental Effects on the Mechanical Properties of a Graphite Plate as Related to Applications in a Fuel Cell
B. Kim, Y.H. Lee, Y.M. Kim, H.S. Lee, S.M. Yang and S.H. Ahn |

13 |
Evaluation of the Buckling Critical Load of Bars Subjected to their Self-Weight
A.M. Wahrhaftig, R.M.L.R.F. Brasil and M.A.S. Machado |

14 |
Cost-Weight Trades for Stiffened Composite Panels Under Compression
P. Apostolopoulos and C. Kassapoglou |

15 |
An Improved Numerical-Experimental Method for Damage Location in Structures
H.M.R. Lopes, J.V. Araújo dos Santos, C.M. Mota Soares, R.M. Guedes and M.A. Vaz |

**MULTI-SCALE NUMERICAL MODELING OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES** SESSION ORGANISED BY J.Q. YE AND Y. SHENG |

16 |
Three-Dimensional Coupled Discrete Element - Finite Element Model: Parameter Identification and Coupling with Shells
J. Rousseau, E. Frangin, P. Marin, L. Daudeville and S. Potapov |

17 |
Distinct Element Modelling of Masonry Wall Panels with Openings
V. Sarhosis, S.W. Garrity and Y. Sheng |

18 |
A Numerical Study of the Elastic Behaviors of Carbon-Epoxy Lamina under Uni-Axial Compression Using the Discrete Element Method
D.M. Yang, Y.Q. Tan, J.Q. Ye and Y. Sheng |

**NUMERICAL DESIGN OF PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES** SESSION ORGANISED BY N. GEBBEKEN |

19 |
Architectural Concepts to Reduce the Effects of Explosions
N. Gebbeken and T. Döge |

20 |
Ballistic Resistance of Double-Layered Metal Plates
T. Børvik, S. Dey, O.S. Hopperstad, T. Wierzbicki and X. Teng |

21 |
Numerical Safety Assessment of a Transport and Storage Cask for Radioactive Materials without Impact Limiters by the 0.3m Drop Test onto an Unyielding Target
L. Qiao, U. Zencker, G. Wieser and H. Völzke |

22 |
Simulation of the Crushing of Wood Filled Impact Limiters for Packages of Radioactive Material
M. Neumann and F. Wille |

**MODELLING OF COMPOSITE BEAMS** SESSION ORGANISED BY J. MURIN |

23 |
A Geometric Nonlinear Sandwich Composite Bar Finite Element with Transversal and Longitudinal Variation of Material Properties
R. Duriš and V. Goga |

24 |
An Effective Multiphysical Functionally Graded Material Beam-Link Finite Element with Transversal Symmetric and Longitudinal Continuous Variation of Material Properties
J. Murín, V. Kutiš and M. Masný |

25 |
Stability of a Composite Beam-Column with Transversal and Longitudinal Variation of Material Properties
V. Kutiš and J. Murín |

26 |
Analytical Calculation of Composite Beams According to Second Order Theory
M. Aminbaghai and R. Binder |

27 |
The Shear Deformation Effect in the Flexural-Torsional Vibration of Composite Beams Using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and J.A. Dourakopoulos |

**MECHANICS OF COMPOSITES, FUNCTIONALLY GRADED AND PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS** SESSION ORGANISED BY T. KANT |

28 |
Axisymmetric Bending of Thick Functionally Graded Circular Plates Using Fourth-Order Shear Deformation Theory
S. Sahraee and A.R. Saidi |

29 |
On Non-Linear Vibration of Laminated Composite Piezoelectric Plates
M. Tanveer and A.V. Singh |

30 |
A Shear-Deformation Theory for Composite and Sandwich Plates Using Improved Zigzag Kinematics
A. Tessler, M. Di Sciuva and M. Gherlone |

31 |
Electromechanical Response of Piezoelectric, Functionally Graded and Layered Composite Cylinders
T. Kant and P. Desai |

32 |
Thermal Buckling Analysis of Thick Functionally Graded Circular Plates Using Unconstrained Third-Order Shear Deformation Plate Theory
A.R. Saidi and S. Sahraee |

33 |
Material Forces for Simulation of Brittle Crack Propagation in Functionally Graded Materials
R. Mahnken |

34 |
Finite Element Analysis of Crack Initiation in PZT Transducers
J. Novak |

35 |
Modeling with Uncertainty and Robust Control of Smart Beams
A. Moutsopoulou, A. Pouliezos and G.E. Stavroulakis |

36 |
Mesh Generation for Cavity Damage Identification in Piezoelectrics
R. Palma, G. Rus, J.L. Pérez-Aparicio and R. Gallego |

**SPECTRAL AND WAVE ELEMENT METHODS FOR STRUCTURAL RESPONSE PREDICTION AND DAMAGE DETECTION** SESSION ORGANISED BY J.R. ARRUDA |

37 |
Models of Space Energetics of Coupled Plates for High Frequency Vibrations
V.S. Pereira and J.M.C. Dos Santos |

38 |
Vibration and Wave Propagation Approaches Applied to Assess Damage Influence on the Behavior of Euler-Bernoulli Beams: Part I Direct Problem
K.M. Fernandes, L.T. Stutz, R.A. Tenenbaum and A.J. Silva Neto |

39 |
Vibration and Wave Propagation Approaches Applied to Assess Damage Influence on the Behavior of Euler-Bernoulli Beams: Part II Inverse Problem
K.M. Fernandes, L.T. Stutz, R.A. Tenenbaum and A.J. Silva Neto |

40 |
Modelling Wave Propagation in Laminated Composite Structures
G. Inquiété, P. Saad, B. Petitjean, B. Troclet, M.N. Ichchou and L. Jezequel |

41 |
Building Spectral Elements from Finite Element Models of Waveguide Slices
J.R.F. Arruda and R.F. Nascimento |

42 |
Dynamic Stiffness Matrix of an Axisymmetric Shell and Distributed Loads
M.A. Khadimallah, J.B. Casimir, M. Chafra and H. Smaoui |

43 |
Spectral Element Modeling for the Dynamics of Flexible Rotor Systems
J. Lee and U. Lee |

44 |
Wave Finite Element Method for Modelling of Constrained Layer Damping Treatment in Laminated Plates
E. Manconi and B.R. Mace |

45 |
A Wave Based Prediction Technique for the Dynamic Response Analysis of Plates with Random Point Mass Distributions
K. Vergote, B. Van Genechten, B. Pluymers, D. Vandepitte and W. Desmet |

46 |
On the Forced Response of Multi-Layered Systems Using the Modified Wave Finite Element Method
J.-M. Mencik |

**EVOLUTIONARY AND NON-DETERMINISTIC METHODS IN STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION** SESSION ORGANISED BY M. DOMASZEWSKI |

47 |
Evolutionary Computation Based Optimum Design for Non-Linear Elastic Steel Frames
G. Sánchez and P. Martí |

48 |
Optimum Design of Unbraced Steel Frames to the LRFD-AISC Code Using Particle Swarm Optimization
E. Dogan and M.P. Saka |

49 |
An Evolutionary Approach for the Topology Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms
E. Veguería, O. Oyarzabal, R. Ansola, J. Santamaría, A. Maturana, E. García and J. Canales |

50 |
A Harmony Search Algorithm for Optimum Topology Design of Single Layer Lamella Domes
S. Carbas and M.P. Saka |

51 |
Optimization of Truss and Grillage Structures by a Non-Deterministic Method
D. Chamoret, K. Qiu, N. Labed and M. Domaszewski |

**STOCHASTIC OPTIMIZATION METHODS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIMAL DESIGN** SESSION ORGANISED BY K. MARTI AND G.I. SCHUËLLER |

52 |
Approximative Solutions of Stochastic Control Problems by Means of Convex Approximation
K. Marti |

53 |
Optimal Design of Trusses Considering Uncertainty: A Comparison of Two Approaches
S. Zier |

54 |
Fuzzy Probabilistic Models in Structural Reliability
A. Omishore, Z. Kala and L. Puklický |

55 |
Sensitivity Analysis of Computer Models of Structures with Green's Functions
F. Hartmann and T. Kunow |

56 |
Optimal Control of Robots in the Case of Random Initial Conditions
M. Schacher |

57 |
Efficient Strategies for Solving Reliability-Based Optimization Problems
M.A. Valdebenito and G.I. Schuëller |

**SOFT COMPUTING AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING** SESSION ORGANISED BY Y. TSOMPANAKIS AND N. LAGAROS |

58 |
Seismic Safety Assessment of the Tower of the S. Maria Maggiore Cathedral in Guardiagrele, Italy
G. Camata, L. Cifelli, E. Spacone, J. Conte, M. Loi and P. Torrese |

59 |
Assessment of Design Recommendations for Torsionally Unbalanced Structures Using Structural Optimization
N. Bakas, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis |

60 |
Optimum Design of Arch Dams Including Hydrodynamic Effects for Earthquake Loading Using the Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation Method
J. Salajegheh, E. Salajegheh, S.M. Seyedpoor and S. Gholizadeh |

61 |
Multi-Objective Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
St. Tsivouraki, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis |

62 |
Artificial Intelligence Techniques in the Simulation of Viscoplasticity of Polymeric Composites
M.S. Al-Haik, M.Y. Hussaini and C.S. Rogan |

**DIFFERENTIAL QUADRATURE, GENERALIZED METHODS AND RELATED DISCRETE ELEMENT ANALYSIS METHODS** SESSION ORGANISED BY C.N. CHEN |

63 |
Plastic Collapse Analysis of Arch Structures by Using the Differential Quadrature Element Method with a Global Secant Relaxation-Based Accelerated Iteration Procedure
C.N. Chen |

64 |
Timoshenko Beam Structures Resting on a Two-Parameter Elastic Foundation Solved by the Differential Quadrature Element Method
C.N. Chen |

65 |
Time Domain Analysis of Dam Reservoir Foundation Interaction Using the Differential Quadrature and Finite Difference Methods
M.R. Koohkan, R. Attarnejad and S. Aliamiri |

**APPLICATION OF FINITE ELEMENT METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES** SESSION ORGANISED BY E.S. MISTAKIDIS |

66 |
Numerical Simulation of Bending Response of Reinforced Concrete and Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Beams
K.A. Georgiadi-Stefanidi, E.S. Mistakidis and P.C. Perdikaris |

67 |
Flange and Web-Triggered Local-Distortional Mode Interaction in Cold-Formed Steel Lipped Channel Beams: Finite Element Analysis
P.B. Dinis and D. Camotim |

68 |
A Rotating Magnetic Field for Detection of Cracks in Metal Welded Joints and Quality Control
M. Buonsanti, M. Cacciola, G. Megali, F.C. Morabito, D. Pellicanò and M. Versaci |

69 |
Buckling Behaviour of Thin-Walled Cold Formed Steel Platforms Subjected to Bending
K.A. Tzaros and E.S. Mistakidis |

70 |
A Crack Model with Delayed Embedded Discontinuities for the Numerical Prediction of Crack Widths in Concrete Structures
Y. Theiner and G. Hofstetter |

71 |
The Application of an Exact Finite Strip for Calculation of Initial Post-buckling Stiffness of Channel Section Struts
H.R. Ovesy and S.A.M. Ghannadpour |

**STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION IN ACOUSTICS AND VIBRATIONS** SESSION ORGANISED BY M. MATOS NEVES AND J.F. AGUILAR MADEIRA |

72 |
Time-Space Topology Optimization
J.S. Jensen |

73 |
Plate Eigenfrequency Optimization with Genetic Algorithms and Random Keys
J.F. Aguilar Madeira, H.L. Pina and H.C. Rodrigues |

74 |
Attenuation of the Flow Induced Vibration of a Plate by Topology Optimization of the Properties of the Supports
F.J.P. Lau and A.A. Gomes |

75 |
Transient Topology Optimization of Two-Dimensional Elastic Wave Propagation
R. Matzen, J.S. Jensen and O. Sigmund |

76 |
Detection of an Inclusion in a Membrane Using a Genetic Algorithm
D. Rabinovich, D. Givoli and S. Vigdergauz |

77 |
Design of New Materials for Passive Vibration Control
T. Lopes, Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria and H.C. Rodrigues |

78 |
Optimization of H_infinity Controller with Preview for Semi-active Magnetorheological Suspension Systems
R.S. Prabakar, S. Narayanan and C. Sujatha |

79 |
On the Optimal Block Length of a Frequency Domain Adaptive Algorithm for an Active Noise Control System Using a Simultaneous Equations Method
K. Fujii, Y. Iwamatsu, T. Ujino and M. Muneyasu |

80 |
Optimal Acoustic Design of Floors Subjected to Impact Forces
A. Neves e Sousa |

81 |
Simulation of Sound Propagation between Two Closed Spaces Using the Method of Fundamental Solutions
L.M.C. Godinho, F.G. Branco and P. Amado Mendes |

82 |
An Adaptive Method for State Estimation of a Sound Environment System with Unknown Structure and Fuzzy Observation
H. Masuike and A. Ikuta |

83 |
Sound Power Radiated from Rectangular Plates with Unconstrained Damping Layers
J.P. Arenas and K.H. Hornig |

84 |
Modelling Wave Propagation Problems in Acoustics and Vibrations Using the Boundary Element Method
P. Santos |

85 |
Modeling of the Human Cochlea using the Finite Element Method
T. Koike, T. Yamamoto, S. Murakami and K. Homma |

86 |
A Robust Component Mode Synthesis Method for Stochastic Vibroacoustic Problem
Q.H. Tran, M. Ouisse and N. Bouhaddi |

87 |
Modeling a Class of Mechanical Complementary-Slackness Systems
Q. Feng and R.Y. Shen |

88 |
A Cancellation Method of Background Noise for a Sound Environment System with Unknown Structural Characteristics
A. Ikuta and H. Masuike |

89 |
Comparison Between Local Wall Impedance and More Refined Poroelastic Models in Vibroacoustics
W. Larbi, J.F. Deü and R. Ohayon |

90 |
Finite Element Analysis of Surface Acoustic Waves in High Aspect Ratio Electrodes
M.B. Dühring, V. Laude and A. Khelif |

91 |
Ultrasound Propagation in Asphalt
I. Chilibon and S. Velizar |

92 |
Multiscale Characterisation of Urban Acoustic Diffusion Processes
P. Woloszyn |

93 |
Micro-polar Continuum Modelling of a Lattice Structure: Theory and Experiment
A. Salehian and D.J. Inman |

94 |
Free Vibration Analysis of Open Conical and Spherical Shells Supported on Parts of the Edges
S. Kandasamy and A.V. Singh |

95 |
On Computational Issues for Free Vibration Response Using the Constant Hysteretic Damping Model
M.M. Neves and N. Maia |

96 |
The Timoshenko Beam: State-of-the-Art
M.P. Coleman |

97 |
Vibration Amplitude Maps Obtained by Non-Contact Measurement Techniques: A Survey
D.N. Borza and I. Nistea |

98 |
A Design Method for a Cluster Control System Using a Cluster Vector Strategy
N. Tanaka |

99 |
Analysis and Optimization of Acoustic Transmission Loss of Double Glazing Windows on a Maglev Transrapid Vehicle
W.K. Jiang, Q.G. Liu and Q. Wan |

100 |
Modal Identification and Vibration Analyses for Noise Reduction in the CUORE Cryogenic Experiment
R. Ardito, C. Brofferio, C. Gargiulo and S. Morganti |

101 |
Monitoring Pumping Systems Using Vibration Signal Analysis
S. Al-hashmi |

102 |
Dynamic Properties of a Tooling Structure: Hydraulic Clamping versus Standard Screw Clamping in a Lathe Application
H. Åkesson, T. Smirnova, L. Håkansson, I. Claesson and T. Lagö |

103 |
The Wake Influence on the Vibration Behaviour of a Ship Structure
L. Moraru, I. Bosoanca and R. Pirvulescu |

104 |
Thermal Vibrational Convection and Applications
V.A. Demin, I.A. Babushkin and A.F. Glukhov |

**PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES AND OPTIMISATION FOR STRUCTURAL MECHANICS** SESSION ORGANISED BY A. ELHAMI AND M. KARAMA |

105 |
Topology Optimization Based on the Level-Set Method for Passive Damping of Structures
S. Bouzidi, M.L. Bouazizi, M. Guedri and N. Bouhaddi |

106 |
Towards Efficient Reliability Methods with Applications to Industrial Problems
I. Papaioannou, H. Heidkamp, A. Düster, E. Rank and C. Katz |

107 |
Reliability Based Design Optimisation of Laminated Composite Plates
R.H. Lopez, J.E. Rojas, E.S. Cursi and A. El-Hami |

108 |
A Hybrid Method for Reliability and Redundancy Allocation in a Complex System
W. Elalem, A. El Hami, R. Ellaia and M. Souissi |

109 |
Probabilistic Analysis of Buckling Loads of Bridges
K. Ikeda |

110 |
Structural Optimization Using a Stochastic Method
W. Elalem, A. El Hami and R. Ellaia |

111 |
Acceleration-Based Optimum Design of Offshore Platforms Subjected to Ice Loading
G. Li, X. Liu and G.D. Cheng |

112 |
Convergence Control of Structural Optimization and Reliability Analysis Algorithms Based on Chaos Theory
D.X. Yang and G.D. Cheng |

**DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION** SESSION ORGANISED BY C.A. PAPADOPOULOS |

113 |
A Coherence Analysis Based Approach for Locating Nonlinear Components in Multi-Degree of Freedom Systems
Z.Q. Lang and Z.K. Peng |

114 |
Damage Identification Using Uniform Random Load Surface Spectral Strain Energy
W.L. Bayissa and N. Haritos |

115 |
Damping Associated with Porosity in Porous Rectangular Plates
K.M. Stamatopoulos, I.T. Chondrou and S.D. Panteliou |

116 |
Inverse Problem Sensitivity to System Uncertainties for Damage Detection in Piezoelectrics
G. Rus, R. Palma, R. Gallego and J.L. Pérez-Aparicio |

117 |
Damage Analysis of Metallic Open-Lattice Cellular Cores Under Static and Dynamic Loading
G.N. Labeas, M.M. Sunaric and V.P. Ptochos |

118 |
Fault Diagnosis of Journal Bearings Based on Artificial Neural Networks and Measurements of Bearing Performance Characteristics
K.M. Saridakis, P.G. Nikolakopoulos, C.A. Papadopoulos and A.J. Dentsoras |

119 |
Applying External Excitation to a Rotor for Wear Identification of the Non-Linear Fluid-Film Bearings
P.G. Nikolakopoulos, A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos |

120 |
Wear Identification in Rotor-Bearing Systems by Volumetric and Bearing Performance Characteristics Measurements
K.P. Gertzos, P.G. Nikolakopoulos, A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos |

121 |
Cracked and Unbalanced Rotating Shaft Behaviour During Start Up: Analyzing the Response by Conventional Fourier Transform and Wavelets
J.C. Gómez-Mancilla and J.A. Meda-Campaña |

122 |
Crack Identification Using External Excitation and Coupled Response of a Continuously Modeled Rotor with Internal Damping, Mounted on Nonlinear Fluid Film Bearings
A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos |

123 |
Non-Linear Vibration Technique for Crack Detection in Beam Structures Using Frequency Mixing
K. Zacharias, E. Douka, L.J. Hadjileontiadis and A. Trochidis |

124 |
Crack Identification in Vibrating Beams and Fracture Mechanics Applications
T.G. Chondros |

**COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS FOR EARTHQUAKE AND STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS** SESSION ORGANISED BY S.H. LO |

125 |
Open Issues in Retaining Wall-Soil-Structure Dynamic Interaction
G. Papazafeiropoulos, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos |

126 |
GENQKE: A Computer Program for Generating Artificial Earthquake Accelerograms and Elastic Response Spectra
H.H. Tsang and N.T.K. Lam |

127 |
Computational Tools for Analysis of Responses to Transient Loading
N.T.K. Lam and H.H. Tsang |

128 |
Finite Element Modelling of a New Earthquake Protection Method Involving Soil-Structure Interaction
S.H. Lo, X. Xu, H.H. Tsang and M.N. Sheikh |

129 |
Yield Curvature for the Design of Normal- and High- Strength Circular Reinforced Concrete Columns
M.N. Sheikh, H.H. Tsang and T.J. McCarthy |

130 |
Implementation of a Low-Cost Structural Dynamics Investigative System
N. Haritos |

**NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS** SESSION ORGANISED BY M. AMABILI |

131 |
Nonlinear Vibrations of Plates with Fluid-Structure Interaction
M. Amabili and S. Carra |

132 |
The Dynamic Analysis of Beams Subjected to Large Amplitude Transverse Vibrations
F.Q. Melo, R. Valente and R.C. Barros |

133 |
Nonlinear Stability of Shells Conveying Fluid Flow
M. Amabili, K. Karagiozis and M.P. Païdoussis |

**FINITE ELEMENT METHODS** |

134 |
A New Triangular Flat Shell Element with Drilling Rotations
L. Damkilde |

135 |
The Wavelet-Based Theory of Spatial Naturally Curved and Twisted Linear Beams
E. Zupan, D. Zupan and M. Saje |

**FINITE ELEMENTS: PLASTICITY** |

136 |
Strict Bounds for Quantities of Interest for Plasticity Problems
M. Wynant, P. Ladevèze and E. Florentin |

**FINITE ELEMENTS: MODELLING AND DESIGN** |

137 |
A Study of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Typical Indian Railway Track System
K. Ganesh Babu and C. Sujatha |

138 |
Strength Shaping of Dished Heads of Pressure Cylindrical Vessels
L. Wittenbeck and K. Magnucki |

139 |
Inelastic Buckling of Geometrically Imperfect Tubes under External Hydrostatic Pressure
A.P.F. Little, C.T.F. Ross, D. Short and G.X. Brown |

140 |
Numerical and Experimental Study into Behaviour of Cylinders Under Edge Shear Force and External Pressure
J. Blachut and O.R. Jaiswal |

141 |
Plastic General Instability of Ring-Stiffened Conical Shells under External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A.P.F. Little and G. Andriosopoulos |

142 |
Structural Behaviour of Expanded Metal Sheets
G. Martínez, C. Graciano, E. Casanova and O. Pelliccioni |

143 |
Collapse of Carbon-Glass Composite Tubes under Uniform External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A.P.F. Little, Y. Haidar and A. Al Waheeb |

**BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS** |

144 |
Prediction of Low Frequency Sound Transmission by a Vibrating Single Structure
P. Santos and D. Mateus |

145 |
Nonlinear Elastic Nonuniform Torsion of Bars of Arbitrary Cross Section Using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and V.J. Tsipiras |

146 |
Elastoplastic Boundary Element Method Formulation for Plates with Geometrical Non-Linearity
L. Waidemam, W.S. Venturini and H.B. Coda |

147 |
A Boundary Element - Differential Equation Method Coupling for Plate-Beam Interaction
J.B. Paiva and A.V. Mendonça |

**PLATE PROBLEMS** |

148 |
Elasto-Plastic Post-Buckling Strength of Uniformly Compressed Plates
M. Rosmanit |

149 |
A Refined Five-Node Transition Plate Bending Element Based on Kirchhoff Plate Theory
H. Gedikli and H. Sofuoglu |

150 |
On the Spurious Mechanisms of an Eight-Node Mindlin Plate Finite Element Model
J.E. Abdalla Filho, I.M. Belo and R.D. Machado |

**DAMAGE AND IDENTIFICATION PROBLEMS** |

151 |
An Approach to Automated Modal Parameter Identification for Structural Health Monitoring Applications
C. Rainieri, G. Fabbrocino and E. Cosenza |

152 |
Finite Element Analysis of Periodic Structures and their Application for Structural Health Monitoring
W.J. Zhou and M.N. Ichchou |

153 |
Anisotropic and Unilateral Damage: Application to Concrete
O. Bélaidi Chabane Chaouche, Y. Labadi and N.E. Hannachi |

154 |
Inference Models for Structural Systems Integrity Monitoring: Neural Networks and Bayesian Enhancements
S. Arangio |

155 |
A Method for the Deterministic and Stochastic Time Domain Identification of Structures
P. Cacciola, N. Maugeri and G. Muscolino |

156 |
Modal Material Identification Method Using a Dissipative Finite Element Model
M. Matter, Th. Gmür, J. Cugnoni and A. Schorderet |

157 |
An Anisotropic Damage Model for Concrete in Coupled Problems
T. Koudelka and T. Krejcí |

158 |
Structural Analysis of Corroded Pipelines Containing Complex Defects
R.D. Machado, J.E. Abdalla F. and H.Y. Shang |

**SHAKEDOWN ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

159 |
Optimal Shakedown Design of Frames Under Stability Conditions
J. Atkociunas and A. Venskus |

160 |
A Static Shakedown Theorem for Materials with Temperature-Dependent Elastic Modulus
A. Oueslati and G. de Saxcé |

161 |
Reliability Based Limit Analysis and Shakedown of Framed Structures with Limited Residual Strain Energy Capacity
J. Lógó, M. Movahedi Rad, J. Knabel and Z. Hortobágyi |

**ANALYSIS OF TRUSSES, FRAMES AND SPACE STRUCTURES** |

162 |
Displacement and Force Control in Pin-Jointed Assemblies
A.S.K. Kwan |

163 |
Planar Truss Structures with Multi-Symmetry
A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari |

164 |
A New Approach for the Analysis of Bending Elements with Variable Thickness
R. Attarnejad and S. Aliamiri |

165 |
Coupling Dynamic Buckling Analysis of Framed Structures Using a Spline Finite Element
H. Yang and A.Y.T. Leung |

166 |
Interrelation of Group Products and Graph Products in Configuration Processing of Symmetric Structures
A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht |

167 |
The Nonlinear Analysis of Frames with Semi-Rigid Connections and Shear Deformations
H. Görgün and S. Yilmaz |

168 |
An Enhanced Positional Finite Element Formulation for Geometrical Non-Linear Analysis of Three-Dimensional Laminate Frames
H.B. Coda |

169 |
Estimation of Critical Flutter Load of a Cracked Shaft Simultaneously Subjected to a Follower Force with an Axial Force
I. Takahashi |

**STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION** |

170 |
Response Surface Based Structural Optimization with Single-Cut Strategy for Fuzzy Limit Problems
C.J. Shih and H.W. Lee |

171 |
Optimisation of the Computational Dimensioning Process with Consideration of Manufacturing Aspects
K. Thielemann |

**SHAPE AND TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION** |

172 |
Shape and Size Optimisation of Concrete Shells Respecting the Original Design Form
A. Tomás and P. Martí |

173 |
Numerical Design Optimisation for the Karoo Array Telescope
N.J.D. Joubert and G. Venter |

174 |
Topology Optimization of Trusses Modeled Similar to Truss-like Structures
V. Pomezanski |

175 |
Three-Dimensional Structural Shape Optimisation Incorporating Surface Point Mapping
G. Baylor and D. Kelliher |

176 |
Topology Optimization Using the Optimality Criterion Method
M.A. Hendel and K.Z. Truman |

177 |
Optimization of Contact Problems Using a Topology Derivative Method
A. Myslinski |

**RELIABILITY DESIGN** |

178 |
Road Tankers Load Distribution Design and Rollover Stability Simulation
A.S. Papadogiannis, P. Michaelides, G. Michalos and T.G. Chondros |

179 |
Probabilistic Parametric Analysis of the Thermal Conducting LTCC Substrate for an LED Lamp
S.C. Lin, R.F. Huang, C.C. Lin and Y.T. Lin |

**RELIABILITY ANALYSIS AND MODELLING** |

180 |
Stochastic Finite Element Stability Analysis of Shells with Non-Gaussian Material and Thickness Properties
G. Stefanou, V. Papadopoulos and M. Papadrakakis |

181 |
Solving the Dynamic Reliability Equations of the Theory of Stimulated Dynamics
I. Cañamón and J.M. Izquierdo |

182 |
A Time-Variant Reliability Approach for Ageing Marine Structures with Non-Linear Behaviour
J.Y. Cognard, M. Mejri and M. Cazuguel |

**PROBABILISTIC ENGINEERING PROBLEMS** |

183 |
Numerical Structural Monitoring for Textile Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Structures
F. Steinigen, W. Graf, M. Kaliske and J.-U. Sickert |

**DYNAMICS AND VIBRATION** |

184 |
Computational Modelling of the Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Wind Turbine Tower Structures
A. da S. Sirqueira, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, J.G.S. da Silva, L.R.O. de Lima and S.A.L. de Andrade |

185 |
Model Reduction in Finite Element Analysis for a Fluid Filled Pipe Using an Orthogonal Vector Set
R.J. Alkhoury, M.H. Chikhalsouk, R.B. Bhat and K.D.P. Nigam |

186 |
Dynamic Analysis of the High Speed Steel Bars Cutting Structure
J. Bencat and D. Papán |

187 |
Estimation of the Dynamic Validity Range of Linearised Structural Mechanical Models
M. Lazanowski, H. Kärcher, H. Li, S. Kern and M. Schäfer |

188 |
Validation of Simulation Approaches for Catenary-Pantograph Dynamics
J.R. Jimenez-Octavio, M. Such, A. Carnicero and O. Lopez-Garcia |

189 |
Estimation of an Active Boring Bar's Control Path Frequency Response Functions by Means of its Three-Dimensional Model with Coulomb Friction
T. Smirnova, H. Åkesson, L. Håkansson, I. Claesson and T. Lagö |

190 |
Analytical Solutions for Vibrating Fractal Rods
M.T. Alonso Rasgado and K. Davey |

191 |
The Fractal Generalized Finite Difference Method in Elastodynamics
G.M. Cocchi and P. Tiriaca |

**PASSIVE DAMPING SYSTEMS** |

192 |
Rheological-Dynamical Theory of Vibrations of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Structures: Design of Viscoelastoplastic Dampers
D.D. Milašinovic and A. Borkovic |

193 |
Optimization of the Location and Damping Constants of Viscous Dampers
R. Lewandowski |

194 |
A New Bidirectional Rolling Tuned Mass Damper for the Wind Control of Tall Buildings
E. Matta |

**SEISMIC ENGINEERING** |

195 |
Contribution to Reliability Assessment of Concrete Dams under Dynamic Effects
R.C. Silva and L.J. Pedroso |

196 |
Seismic Analysis of Plane Frame Structures
D. Mestrovic and L. Miculinic |

197 |
Automated Baseline Correction, Fling and Displacement Estimates from the Chi-Chi Earthquake using the Wavelet Transform
A.A. Chanerley and N. Alexander |

198 |
Optimization of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Buildings
I.A. Naziris, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis |

199 |
Fragility Based Critical Assessment of Design Codes
Ch.Ch. Mitropoulou, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis |

200 |
Dynamic Analysis of Cylindrical Roof Shells for Earthquake Resistant Design
S. Ostovari Dailamani and J.G.A. Croll |

201 |
Minimizing the Uncertainties of Seismological-Geotechnical Source Parameters using a Genetic Algorithm Approach
A. Nicknam, R. Abbasnia, M. Bozorgnasab, Y. Eslamian, A. Nicknam |

202 |
High Performance Computing Applied to the Seismic Finite Element Analysis of an Historic Structure: The Temple of Athena in Paestum
G. Zaccone and L. Stendardo |

203 |
Estimating the Seismological Source Parameters of the 2006 Silakhor Earthquake, Iran, Using a Genetic Algorithm
A. Nicknam, R. Abbasnia, Y. Eslamian, M. Bozorgnasab and A. Nicknam |

204 |
Roof-Garden Tuned Mass Dampers for Seismic Mitigation: The Translational and the Pendulum Alternatives
E. Matta and A. De Stefano |

205 |
The Dynamic Response of Seismic Intensity Indicators
C.S. Belsham |

**WAVE PROPAGATION PROBLEMS** |

206 |
A New Consistent Mass Matrix for Timoshenko's Flexural Model
J.E. Laier and C.C. Noronha |

207 |
Dynamics of Shells Under Shock Loading: An Asymptotic Approach
L.Yu. Kossovich and I.V. Kirillova |

**CONTACT-IMPACT PROBLEMS** |

208 |
Simulation of a Foreign Object Damage Test on a Silicon Nitride Specimen
R. Dotoli, D. Lisi, D. Bardaro and O. Manni |

209 |
Modelling of Glass Fibre Composites Subjected to Low Velocity Impact
J. Fan, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell |

210 |
Equilibrium Configurations of Heavy Elastica Beams Under Unilateral Contact Constraints
M. Abdel-Jaber, S. Al-Sadder, A. Shatnawi and M. Mahdi |

211 |
Simulation of Contact Among Rigid Surfaces by Using Short Range Force Fields
A. Contento, A. Di Egidio and A. Tatone |

**STEEL STRUCTURES** |

212 |
Restraining Progressive Collapse of Pallet Rack Structures
A.L.Y. Ng, R.G. Beale and M.H.R. Godley |

213 |
Performance Assessment of Steel Structures Subject to Fire Action
C. Crosti and F. Bontempi |

214 |
On Welded Rail and Temperature Stressing for the Taiwan High Speed Railway
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, C.M. Huang and T.T. Yao |

215 |
Effect of Support Stiffeners on Columns Strengthened by Plates in Rigid Connections
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari |

216 |
A Finite Element Model for Three-Dimensional Steel Beam-to-Column Joints
A. Moreno, A. Loureiro, R. Gutiérrez and J.M. Reinosa |

217 |
Stress State and Displacements of Cold Formed Thin Walled Channel Beams
P. Paczos, P. Zawodny and K. Magnucki |

218 |
Sensitivity Analysis of Stability Problems with Steel Plane Frames
Z. Kala, A. Omishore and L. Puklický |

219 |
Buckling Behaviour of Steel Columns Subjected to Fire
T. Hozjan, I. Planinc, M. Saje and S. Srpcic |

220 |
Analytical Evaluation of Local Buckling Behaviour in Square Steel Tube Members
T. Ohtsuka and S. Motoyui |

**REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES: DESIGN** |

221 |
A Study on the Application of Expansion Anchor Reinforcement in Construction Engineering
Y.C. Shiau, C.S. Huang and P.L. Yen |

222 |
Stress-Strain Material Diagrams for Profiled Steel Sheeting Reinforcement for In-Situ Cast Concrete Slabs
E. Chaparanganda |

223 |
The Stress-Strain Material Deformation Model Based Calculation Method for Normal Composite Cross-Sections
E. Chaparanganda |

224 |
A Hybrid Approach for the Non-Linear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Cross Sections
T. Löhning, J. Schenk and U. Starossek |

225 |
Two-Layer Pre-Stressed Beams Consisting of Normal and High Strength Steel Fibred Concrete
I. Iskhakov and Y. Ribakov |

**REINFORCED CONCRETE: ANALYSIS** |

226 |
Modelling of Concrete Fracture and Damage Due to High Temperatures
J. Cervenka, L. Jendele and J. Surovec |

227 |
The Influence of Elevated Temperatures on Tunnel Linings
P.P. Prochazka and S. Peskova |

228 |
Non-Linear Bond Modelling for Reinforced Concrete
M.F.E. Eltayeb and C.T. Morley |

**FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE** |

229 |
Computational Verification of Experimental Research on Fibre Reinforced Concrete
J.R. Cigánek and A. Materna |

230 |
Computational Research on Fibre Reinforced Concrete
J. Ciganek and A. Materna |

**SHELL STRUCTURES** |

231 |
An Application of Probabilistic Methods for Estimation of Optimal Factors of Building Structures Found by Empirical Methods
M.A. Danieli (Danielashvili) |

232 |
A Study of the Effect of Three-Dimensional Imperfections on the Nonlinear Behaviour of Hyperboloid Reinforced Concrete Cooling Towers
A. Mutoh |

233 |
Buckling Analysis of Shells of Revolution Under Bending Loads
P. Jasion and K. Magnucki |

234 |
Safety of Storm-Stressed Thin Reinforced Concrete Shells in Power Industries
W.B. Krätzig, M. Graffmann, R. Harte and U. Montag |

**MASONRY STRUCTURES** |

235 |
Analysis of Homogenized Structural Models with Input Uncertainities
A. Materna, L. Kalocova, L. Lausova and J. Brozovsky |

236 |
Seismic Behaviour of an Unreinforced Masonry Building with Various Floor Systems
M.E. Stavroulaki and Ch.K. Amanatidou |

237 |
Static Analysis of Masonry Structures Based on Chen Criteria
J. Brozovský and O. Sucharda |

238 |
Modelling the Seismic Behaviour of a Historical Masonry Building with Internal Wooden Structure
A.J. Morais and J.V. Lemos |

239 |
Masonry Bridge Finite Element Modelling Based on Digital Photogrammetry and Ground Penetrating Radar Tests
I. Lubowiecka, J. Armesto, F.I. Rial and P. Arias |

240 |
Stability of Double-Hinged Nonlinear Masonry Members under Combined Load
I. Mura |

**CRACK PROPAGATION: MODELLING** |

241 |
Numerical Modelling of Crack Growth in Concrete Gravity Dams Based on the Discrete Crack Method
A.R. Lohrasbi and R. Attarnejad |

242 |
An Efficient Computational Algorithm to Evaluate Fatigue Crack Growth under Variable Amplitude Loading from Strain-Life Data
J.T.P. Castro, M.A. Meggiolaro and A.C.O. Miranda |

243 |
Practical Aspects Concerning the Numerical Implementation of the Fatigue Growth of Curved Cracks
M.A. Meggiolaro, A.C.O. Miranda, L.F. Martha and J.T.P. Castro |

244 |
A Novel Implementation Strategy for Cohesive Crack Propagation
G. Geißler and M. Kaliske |

245 |
A Heterogeneous Cohesive Crack Model for Quasi-brittle Materials Considering Spatially Varying Random Fracture Properties
Z.J. Yang and X.F. Xu |

**TIMBER STRUCTURES** |

246 |
Lateral Buckling of Timber Arches
U. Rodman, I. Planinc, M. Saje and D. Zupan |

247 |
Collapse Analysis of Timber Structures
P.H. Kirkegaard and J.D. Sørensen |

248 |
Sensitivity Analysis of the Behaviour of Wood Joints Made with Double-Sided Punched Metal Plate Fasteners
T. Zhu and Z.W. Guan |

249 |
Seismic Behaviour of Lightweight Structures
D. Mestrovic, V. Rajcic, D. Cizmar, M. Stepinac and L. Miculinic |

**MICROSTRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND MODELLING** |

250 |
Simulation of Fragile Structures Using the Mechanics of Continuous Damage
O. Bélaidi Chabane Chaouche, M. Almansba, Y. Labadi and N.E. Hannachi |

251 |
Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Modelling of Compression of Pure Aluminum
Z.Y. Jiang, H.J. Li, J.T. Han, D.B. Wei, H.C. Pi and A.K. Tieu |

252 |
On the Dynamics of Multifield Structured Continua
M. Bruggi, C. Cinquini and P. Venini |

253 |
Numerical Solutions for some Axisymmetric Elastic Micropolar Orthotropic Bodies
A. Taliercio, D. Veber and A. Mola |

**POLYETHYLENE MATERIALS** |

254 |
Ring-Stiffness Evaluation and Optimization of Structured-Wall Polyethylene Pipes
F. Fuerle, J. Sienz, M. Innocente, J.F.T. Pittman, V. Samaras and S. Thomas |

255 |
Creep Properties of Medium Density Polyethylene and High Performance Polyethylene
Z.W. Guan and J.C. Boot |

**CONSTITUTIVE MODELLING** |

256 |
A New Efficient Explicit Numerical Integration of Constitutive Equations: Application to Sheet Metal Forming Simulations
M. Halilovic, M. Vrh and B. Štok |

**MATERIALS MODELLING** |

257 |
Macro Modeling and Homogenization for Identification of Material Parameters to Simulate Phase Transformations
R. Mahnken, A. Schneidt and T. Andretter |

258 |
On the Correlation of Theory and Experiment for Transversely Isotropic Nonlinear Incompressible Solids
M.H.B.M. Shariff, B.A. Mahad and A.A. Zainal |

**MATERIALS MODELLING: CONCRETE** |

259 |
Micromechanical Modelling and Optimisation on Cement Paste Performance
V. Šmilauer, Z. Vitingerová, M. Lepš |

260 |
Two Scale Modelling of Internally Cured Concrete by Means of Porous Media Mechanics
D. Gawin, M. Wyrzykowski and F. Pesavento |

261 |
Numerical Simulation of Textile Reinforced Concrete Using a Microplane-Type Model with Initial Anisotropy
A. Scholzen, R. Chudoba and J. Hegger |

262 |
A Comparison of Computational Strategies for Two-Dimensional Analysis of Concrete Specimens
P. Konecný, M. Mynarz and J. Brozovský |

263 |
Modelling the Effect of Chloride Binding on Chloride Diffusion in Concrete Structures
A.H. Al-Gadhib, I.A. Mahmoud, M.A. Shazali and M.H. Baluch |

264 |
Confluence of Chloride Diffusivity Influence Functions in Unsaturated Concrete
M.A. Shazali, A.H. Al-Gadhib, M.K. Rahman and M.H. Baluch |

**SPACE STRUCTURES** |

265 |
Numerical Investigation of a New Aluminium Alloy Reticular Space Structure
A. Formisano and F.M. Mazzolani |

266 |
Generating Geometric Configurations of Varax Domes Using Formian
U.A. Girhammar and D.H. Pan |

267 |
Feasibility Study of a Large Span Tensegrity Spline Arch Supported Membrane
S. Adriaenssens |

**CABLE-NET, CABLE AND TENSION STRUCTURES** |

268 |
Limit Analysis of Inflatable Beams
J.C. Thomas, M. Chevreuil and C. Wielgosz |

269 |
Bimodal Planar Galloping of Suspended Cables in 1:1 Internal Resonance
D. Zulli, A. Luongo and G. Piccardo |

270 |
Simplified Numerical Experiments on the Effect of Hysteretic Damping of Cross-Ties on Cable Oscillations
P.G. Papadopoulos, A. Diamantopoulos, P. Lazaridis, H. Xenidis, C. Karayannis and S. Kyrgidis |

271 |
Form Finding and Structural Optimization of Tension Structures Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms
S.P. Triantafillou and V.K. Koumousis |

272 |
Parameters to be Considered in the Analysis and Design of Cable Nets
H.A. Zien-ElDin, F.A. Fathelbab, E.A. Elkordy and E.E. Hendy |

273 |
The Series Iterative Method for Planar Rectangular Prestressed Cable Nets
R.J. Shang, Z.Q. Wu and J.L. Liu |

274 |
Post-Elastic Analysis of Prestressed Cable Trusses
S. Kmet and M. Tomko |

**OFFSHORE STRUCTURES** |

275 |
Offshore wind turbines: Basis of Structural Design
K. Gkoumas, F. Petrini, S. Manenti and F. Bontempi |

**AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING** |

276 |
Validation Study of Failure Prediction in Crash Analysis
A. Reyes, C. Dørum, O.S. Hopperstad, M. Langseth, O.-G. Lademo and M. Eriksson |

277 |
Development of a Granular-Medium-Based Energy Management System for Automotive Bumper Applications
F.-M. Mwangi and K. Kanny |

**PAVEMENT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

278 |
Dynamic Analysis of a Damaged Flexible Pavement Using the Falling Weight Deflectometer Technique
A. El Ayadi, B. Picoux and C. Petit |

**FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING** |

279 |
Safety Performance Evaluation of Steel Structures Subject to Fire Action Using Non-Linear Analysis
C. Crosti and F. Bontempi |

280 |
Risk Analysis and Modelling Techniques for Structural Fire Safety
K. Gkoumas, C. Crosti and F. Bontempi |

**BRIDGE ENGINEERING** |

281 |
Determination of Bridge Natural Frequencies Using a Moving Vehicle Instrumented with Accelerometers and a Geographical Positioning System
A. González, E. Covián and J. Madera |

282 |
The Behaviour of a Long Span Suspension Bridge under the Action of Low Frequency Earthquakes
L. Bahbouh, H. Yamada, H. Katsuchi and E. Sasaki |

283 |
Dynamic Response of a Multi-Span Continuous Bridge with a Damper Settled on a Bridge Abutment
T. Mazda, H. Miyamoto and Y. Taniguchi |

284 |
The Old Steel Bridge: Dynamic Analysis Utilization for Estimating the Bridge Structure Ultimative Capacity
J. Bencat and D. Papán |

285 |
Improved Modal Pushover Analysis of Multi-Span Continuous Bridges
H.G. Kwak and D.K. Shin |

286 |
Finite Element Analysis of a Composite Steel-Concrete Bridge
T. Chaisomphob, J. Sa-nguanmanasak and E. Yamaguchi |

**BUILDING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

287 |
On the Modern Use of the Bòvedas Tabicadas
S. Benfratello, A. Caffarelli, L. Palizzolo, F. Giambanco and R. Urso |

288 |
Normal Flow Algorithm Method for Modal Adaptive Pushover Analysis of Buildings
R. Tabatabaei, H. Saffari and M.J. Fadaee |

289 |
Application of the Digital-Image-Correlation Technique to Measure the Deformation of a Seismic Retrofitted Column for a Two-Storey Building
S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih and Y.S. Yang |

290 |
Non-Planar Coupled Shear Walls with Stiffening Beams
E. Emsen, O. Aksogan, R. Resatoglu, M. Bikçe, H.M. Arslan and H. Görgün |

291 |
Modeling for Progressive Collapse Mitigation Using Nonlinear Static Analysis Procedures
O.A. Mohamed and M.S. Keshawarz |

**MODELLING RETROFITTED AND REPAIRED STRUCTURES** |

292 |
Finite Element Simulation of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Externally Bonded Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer
C.A. Issa and G.A. Saad |

293 |
Computational Analysis for Cable Supported Structures
N. Kiraç and M. Dogan |

294 |
A Computational Stiffness Approach for Environmentally Damaged and Cable-Strengthened Metal Structures
K.A. Liolios and A.A. Liolios |

**COMPOSITE STRUCTURES** |

295 |
Optimal Design of Composite Lateral Wing Upper Covers Based on Non-Linear Buckling Analysis
E. Barkanov, S. Gluhih, O. Ozolinš, E. Eglitis, F. Almeida, M.C. Bowering and G. Watson |

296 |
Optimization of Multi-Functional Sandwich Panels Using Genetic Algorithms
X.H. Tan and A.K. Soh |

297 |
Numerical Simulations of Ultra-Lightweight Steel-Concrete-Steel Sandwich Composite Panels Subjected to Impact
S.C. Lee, K.M.A. Sohel and J.Y.R. Liew |

298 |
A Global Bolted Joint Model for Finite Element Simulations of Large-scale Composite Structures
P.J. Gray and C.T. McCarthy |

299 |
Analysis of Two-Layer Elastic Beams Considering Interlayer Slip and Uplift
A. Kroflic, I. Planinc, M. Saje and B. Cas |

300 |
Buckling by General Instability of Cylindrical Components of Deep Sea Submersibles
C.T.F. Ross, K.O. Okoto and A.P.F. Little |

301 |
Vibration of an Axisymmetric Laminated Cylinder
P.P. Prochazka, A.E. Yiakoumi and S. Peskova |

302 |
The Effect of Shear Connectors on the Behaviour of Steel Concrete Composite Beams
Y.A. Daou and O.M. Baalbaki |

303 |
Numerical Modelling of Shear Connections for Composite Slabs
N. Seres, A.L. Joó and L. Dunai |

304 |
Vibration Analysis of Long Span Joist Floors Submitted to Dynamic Loads from Human Activities
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade, L.R.O. de Lima and R.R. de Almeida |

**COMPOSITES: DAMAGE MODELLING** |

305 |
A Three-Dimensional Damage Model for Composites with Non-linear Shear Behaviour
C.T. McCarthy and R. O'Higgins |

306 |
A Stochastic Approach to the Damage Resistance Analysis of Stiffened Composite Panels
C. Sellitto, A. Riccio and D. Tescione |

307 |
A Novel Directional Damage Model for Composites
J.L. Curiel Sosa |

**COMPOSITE MATERIALS** |

308 |
The Out-Of-Plane Natural Frequencies of Curved Composite Beams Including the Effect of the Rotary Inertia and Shear Deformation
B. Ayhan and F. Kadioglu |

309 |
Critical Buckling of Delaminated Composite Plates Using Exact Stiffness Analysis
M. Damghani, C.A. Featherston and D. Kennedy |

310 |
A Random Unit Cell Finite Element Model for the Elastic Modulus of Concrete Composites with Interfacial Transition Zone
S. Abdelmoumen, E. Bellenger, B. Lynge and M. Quéneudec-t'Kint |

311 |
Development of a Statistically Equivalent Representative Volume Element for a Fibre Reinforced Composite
T. Vaughan, C. McCarthy and C. Soutis |

312 |
The Effect of Matrix Non-linearity on the Properties of Unidirectional Composite Materials for Multi-Scale Analysis
A. Keane, C.T. McCarthy and N.P. O'Dowd |

313 |
Modelling Brittle Failure of Glass Fibre Composites Subjected to Static Loading
J. Fan, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell |

314 |
Optimal Design of Laminated Plates with Central Circular Holes
M. Walker and M. Ndebele |

315 |
A Numerical Model for the Bending Fatigue Behaviour of Composite Materials
E. Akay and H.S. Türkmen |

316 |
Finite Element Modelling of Phenolic Resin Impregnated Aramid Paper Adopted in Foldcore Sandwich Cores
S. Kilchert, A.F. Johnson and H. Voggenreiter |

317 |
Compressional Stability Behaviour of Composite Plates with Multiple Through-the-Width Delaminations by Using First Order Shear Deformation Theory
H.R. Ovesy and M. Kharazi |

318 |
A Genetic Algorithm Based Blending Scheme for Design of Multiple Composite Laminates
O. Seresta, M.M. Abdalla and Z. Gürdal |

319 |
Simulation of Three-Dimensional Interlock Composite Preforming
E. De Luycker, P. Boisse, F. Morestin and D. Marsal |

320 |
Response of Circular GLARE Fiber-Metal Laminates under Lateral Indentation
G.J. Tsamasphyros and G.S. Bikakis |