Civil-Comp Logo
Civil-Comp Press
Computational, Engineering & Technology
Conferences and Publications
 
CTResources.info
full-text papers
now available from
CTResources.info
1983-2018: 35 Years of Civil-Comp Conferences
PROCEEDINGS OF THE TENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGY
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping, J.M. Adam, F.J. Pallarés, R. Bru and M.L. Romero

click on a paper title to read the abstract or obtain the full-text paper from CTResources.info

RAILWAY RESEARCH: VEHICLE DYNAMICS, INFRASTRUCTURE RESPONSE AND THEIR INTERACTION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J. POMBO, L. BAEZA AND Z. DIMITROVOVÁ
1 Influence of Pantograph Components on the Contact Quality of the Overhead System for High Speed Trains
J. Pombo, J. Ambrósio and M. Pereira
2 Design of Pantograph-Catenary Systems by Simulation
A. Bobillot, J.-P. Massat and J.-P. Mentel
3 An Efficient Method for the Mechanical Study of Pantograph-Catenary Interaction
J. Benet
4 Passive Safety of Railway Interiors using a Multibody Approach
M. Carvalho and J. Ambrosio
5 Nonlinear Dynamics of a Vehicle with a Semi-Active Suspension
A. Mitura and J. Warminski
6 Formation of Railway Transition Curves based on Advanced Dynamic Vehicle Models
K. Zboinski and P. Woznica
7 Simulation of Degraded Wheel-Rail Adhesion Conditions on a Scaled Roller Rig for Railway Bogies: The Effect of Wheel-Roller Contact on Control Performance
M. Malvezzi, E. Meli and L. Pugi
8 Application of the Moving Shape Functions Method to Curved Railroad Tracks
R. Chamorro and J.L. Escalona
9 Finite Element Analysis of Contact Problems with Complicated Properties
M.I. Chebakov, V.I. Kolesnikov, E.M. Kolosova and A.V. Nasedkin
10 Vertical Dynamic Studies of an Indian Railway Vehicle Moving on a Straight Track
H. Kumar and C. Sujatha
11 Dynamic Response of a Coupled Vehicle-Track System to Real Longitudinal Rail Profiles
C. Vale and R. Calçada
12 The Influence of Track Modelling Options on the Simulation of Train-Track Interaction
S. Alfi, S. Bruni and E. Di Gialleonardo
13 The Impact of Structural Deformations of Wheelset and Rail on Wheel-Rail Contact
I. Kaiser
14 Development and Implementation of a Finite Element based Wheel-Rail Contact Model for Multibody Applications
S. Magheri, M. Malvezzi, E. Meli and S. Papini
15 A Quasistatic Approach for the Thermoelastic Rolling Contact Problem with Graded Materials
A. Chudzikiewicz and A. Myslinski
16 Tribological Transformations of Surface: A Thermo-Mechanical Modelling
G. Antoni, T. Désoyer and F. Lebon
17 Improving the Speed and Accuracy of the Frictional Rolling Contact Model "CONTACT"
E.A.H. Vollebregt
18 Dynamic Analysis of High Speed Railway Traffic Loads on Ballast and Slab Tracks
J.M. Goicolea, K. Nguyen, F. Galbadón and M. Bermejo
19 A Settlement Model for Ballast at Transition Zones
J.N. Varandas, P. Hölscher and M.A.G. Silva
20 Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle-Track Dynamic Behavior at the Connection between Floating Slab and Non-Floating Slab Track
L. Wu, Z.F. Wen, X.B. Xiao, W. Li and X.S. Jin
21 Reduced Models for Vibration Analysis of Sleepers in High Speed Rail Long Tracks
E. Leon, D.C. Rizos and J.M. Caicedo
22 High Speed Train-Track-Bridge Dynamic Interaction in Transition Zones
A. Roda, J. Martínez, P. Vila and J. Carballeira
23 Modeling the Dynamic Response of a Railway Bridge and Vehicle System
F.L.M. Beghetto and J.E. Abdalla Filho
24 Train Bridge Interaction: Problems and Models
G. Diana, S. Bruni, A. Collina, R. Corradi and S. Alfi
25 The Validity of Simplified Dynamic Analysis of the New Årsta Bridge Response to Moving Trains
I. González
26 Lateral Dynamic Response of Railway Vehicles on Bridges: Numerical Model and Applications
P. Antolín, J.M. Goicolea, M.Á. Astiz and A. Alonso
27 The Effect of Track Defects on the Dynamics of Wagons under Brake-Traction Torque
Z. Zhang and M. Dhanasekar
28 Analysis of the Dynamic Forces in the Crossing of Railway Turnouts
V.L. Markine, M.J.M.M. Steenbergen and I. Shevtsov
29 Detection of Fatigue Crack Initiation at Welded Joints of Railway Steel Truss Bridges under the Dynamic Action of Moving Trains
W. Qu, Z. He, J. Liu and Y.-L. Pi
30 A Dynamic Finite Element Model for a Wheel Passing a Crossing Nose
M. Pletz, W. Daves and H. Ossberger
31 Modeling Vehicle and Rail Vibrations caused by High Speed Trains using a Coupled Finite Element Methodology
L.A. Matthews, J.C. Caicedo and D.C. Rizos
32 An Explicit Domain Coupling Procedure for Vibration Analysis of High Speed Rail Systems
J. Mulliken, D.C. Rizos and J.M. Caicedo
33 Implementation of a Three-Dimensional Time Domain Formulation for the Prediction of Vehicle Induced Vibrations
N. Correia dos Santos, J. Barbosa, R. Calçada, A. Azevedo and R. Delgado
34 Induced Vibrations because of High-Speed Train Passage on Ballast and Non-Ballast Tracks
P. Galvín, A. Romero and J. Domínguez
35 Potential of Inter-vehicle Lateral Damper for Improving Riding Comfort of High-speed Train
K. Tanifuji and T. Toshimitsu
36 Critical Velocity obtained using Simplified Models of the Railway Track: Viability and Applicability
Z. Dimitrovová and A.F.S. Rodrigues
37 Generalized Beam Theory Dynamic Analysis of a Two-Track High-Speed Railway Bridge Deck
R. Bebiano, N. Silvestre and D. Camotim
38 Interaction of a Beam and Supporting Continuum under a Moving Periodic Load
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer
39 The Free Vibration Response of Elastically Supported Beams traversed by Moving Loads and its Application to Railway Bridges
M.D. Martínez-Rodrigo, E. Moliner and J. Nasarre
40 Effects of the Variability on the Dynamic Certification Criteria: Application to Contact Variability
C. Funfschilling, G. Perrin, T.M. Nguyen and P.E. Gautier
41 A Novel Approach to Extract Reference Trajectories from Measured Data Sets of Urban Light-Rail Systems
M. Tiefenbacher and M. Kozek
42 Prediction of Forced Self-Sustained Oscillations using Anticipating Synchronization
T. Pyragiene
43 Evaluation of the Dynamic Behaviour of Very High-Speed Railway Tracks and their Vibration
P.A. Ferreira and A. López-Pita
DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION METHODS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J.V. ARAUJO DOS SANTOS AND H.M.R. LOPES
44 An Advanced Genetic Algorithm for Structural Damage Detection
J.D. Villalba and J.E. Laier
45 Multiple Crack Identification in a Beam using a Genetic Algorithm
K. Kumar, A. Dutta and S.K. Deb
46 Parameter Identification using Discrete Wavelet Transform
T. Ohkami and S. Koyama
47 Vibration-based Damage Identification in Sandwich Beams using Artificial Neural Networks
M. Sahin
48 Damage Localization based on Modal Parameters using the Finite Element Method and Neural Networks
A. Garcia-Gonzalez, A. Gonzalez-Herrera and A. Garcia-Cerezo
49 A Comparison of Neural Networks and Model Updating Methods for Damage Localization
A. Garcia-Gonzalez, A. Gonzalez-Herrera, J.F. Velasco, A. Garcia-Cerezo and J.M. Diaz Santiago
50 Damage Evaluation using Reflection Intensity from Damage in Metallic and Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Laminated Structures
N. Hu, H. Fukunaga, Y. Liu and Y. Li
51 Application of the Cross-Entropy Method to Estimate Stiffness Distribution in Plate-Type Structures
B.J. Walsh, A. González and D. Cantero
52 A Numerical-Experimental Method for the Damage Location in Composite Plates
D. Montalvão, A.M.R. Ribeiro and J. Duarte-Silva
53 An Improved Modal Strain Energy Method for Damage Assessment
B.L. Wahalathantri, D.P. Thambiratnam, T.H.T. Chan and S. Fawzia
54 Damage Localisation in Beams using the Ritz Method and Speckle Shear Interferometry
J.V. Araújo dos Santos, H.M.R. Lopes, J. Ribeiro, N.M.M. Maia and M.A. Pires Vaz
55 The Fourier Coefficient Method for Damage Detection in Beams
A. Morassi
56 The Complex Plane Representation Method for Structural Damage Detection
C. Valente, D. Spina, S. Gabriele and A. De Leonardis
57 On the Robustness of the Average Power Ratios in Damping Estimation: Application in the Structural Health Monitoring of Composites Beams
J. Morlier and H.P. Yin
58 Damage Analysis of Concrete Structures using Polynomial Wavelets
C.M. Silva and L.M.S.S. Castro
59 A Novel Plate Element with Kinematic Assumptions for Modelling Delamination
C. Fernández Casanova, J.L. Pérez-Aparicio and A. Gallego
60 A Neural Approach to Crack Identification in Shafts using Wave Propagation Signals
L. Rubio and B. Muñoz-Abella
61 Computational Simulation of a Non-Destructive Testing Technique for Steel Bar Sizing in Concrete Structures using Eddy Current Testing and Neural Networks
N.P. de Alcantara Jr, T. Marques, D.C. Costa, D. Guedes, G.P. Sanchis and P.S. da Silva
62 Evaluation of Structural Damage in Beam Structures using the Strain Energy Method
I. Štimac Grandic and D. Grandic
63 On the Effect of a Combination of Passive and Active Electric Potential Computer Tomography Methods using Piezoelectric Film for Crack Identification
S. Kubo, T. Sakagami, S. Ioka and K. Tsuboi
64 A Parallel Implementation of the Sigma-Point Kalman Filter
S. Eftekhar Azam, A. Ghisi and S. Mariani
65 Using the Digital Image Correlation Technique to Measure the Mode Shape of a Cantilever Beam
M.H. Shih, W.P. Sung and S.H. Tung
66 Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Modal Parameters in Structures Using the Expectation Maximization Algorithm
F.J. Cara, J. Carpio, J. Juan and E. Alarcon
COMPOSITE AND ADAPTIVE STRUCTURES: MODELING, SIMULATION AND TESTING
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY C.M. MOTA SOARES
67 A Simple C0 Continuous Higher Order Hellinger-Reissner Type Element for the Analysis of Magneto-Electro-Elastic Plates featuring Continuous Interlaminar Stresses
S.J. Hossain and S. Subhamoy
68 Finite Element based Simulation, Design and Control of Adaptive Lightweight Structures
M. Fischer, F. Dieringer, G. Iosifelis, K.-U. Bletzinger and R. Wüchner
69 Modelling and Characterization of Shear Actuated Piezoelectric Fibre Composites
M.A. Trindade and A. Benjeddou
70 A Constitutive Model for Unidirectional Plies: Implementation and Application in Finite Element Analyses
Th. Flatscher and H.E. Pettermann
71 Mechanical Modelling of Hybrid Sandwich Composites
C. Chambon and S. Diebels
72 A Finite Deformation Exact Geometry Four-Node Solid-Shell Element for Piezoelectric Composite Structures
G.M. Kulikov and S.V. Plotnikova
73 Analytical Solution for the Transient Response of Symmetric Magnetoelectric Laminated Beams
C. Orlando, A. Milazzo and A. Alaimo
74 A Smart Triangular Finite Element with Drilling Degrees of Freedom
M.A. Neto, R.P. Leal and W. Yu
75 Nonlinear Dynamic Behaviour of Laminated Plates subjected to Localised Blast Loading
Z. Kazanci and H.S. Turkmen
76 Analytical Approaches to Model the Stiffness Reduction in Multi-Layered Carbon Fiber Composites with Process-Induced Defects
D. Chrupalla, D. Hartung and I. Khattab
77 Issues in Finite Element Modelling for Laminated Composites
W.S. Chan, K.L. Lawrence and F. Alamgir
78 Optimization of Passive Vibration Damping of Rotor Blade Structures using Shunted Piezoelectric Elements
J.-F. Deü, A. Sénéchal and O. Thomas
79 A Physically Motivated and Layer-based Fatigue Concept for Fiber-Reinforced Plastics
H. Krüger and R. Rolfes
80 A Predictive Model for In-Plane Shear Behaviour of Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites
C.-G. Cho, M. Kwon, J.-S. Kim, C.-H. Cho, M.-H. Yoo, S.-J. Lee and Y.-S. Shin
81 Modelling and Testing of the Properties of Recovered Composite Material
J. Kers, D. Goljandin, K. Tall, A. Aruniit, E. Adoberg, M. Saarna and J. Majak
82 On the Enhanced Impact Resistance of Damped Composites
C. Toscano and F. Lenzi
83 Assessment of a Layerwise Mixed Least-Squares Model for Analysis of Multilayered Piezoelectric Composite Plates
F. Moleiro, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy
84 Determination of Stochastic Properties of Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composites
M.M. Shokrieh and R. Rafiee
85 Reliability Assessment of Composite Structures with Multiple Failure Modes
C.A. Conceição António and L.N. Hoffbauer
86 Using the Finite Element Method to Analyze Asymmetric Double Cantilever Beam Specimens
V. Mollón, J. Bonhomme, A. Argüelles and J. Viña
87 Damage Assessment in Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Plates based on Dynamic Measurements with Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors
J. Frieden, J. Cugnoni, J. Botsis and Th. Gmür
88 A Preliminary Study on Flutter Suppression Concepts for Aeronautical Components
L.D. Paulo, A.P. Pereira, P.V. Gamboa and J.M.A. Silva
89 Multiphysics Analysis of a Functionally Graded Material Conductor with Spatial Variation of Material Properties
J. Murín, V. Kutiš and J. Paulech
MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY I. PAYA-ZAFORTEZA AND J. TURMO-CODERQUE
90 Trends and Perspectives in Non-Linear Analysis of Concrete Structures under Complex Three-Dimensional Load Combinations
J.M. Bairán, S. Mohr and A.R. Marí
91 A General Analytical Integration of Reinforced Concrete Sections subject to Axial Force and Biaxial Bending
Z.G. Guan and J.Z. Li
92 Equilibrium Models for Lower Bound Limit Analyses of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
E.A.W. Maunder and A.C.A. Ramsay
93 Shear-Transfer Capacity of Reinforced Concrete
K.N. Rahal
94 Bending Moment-Shear Force Interaction for Elements without Stirrups: Improvement of the Eurocode 2 Shear Procedure
A. Cladera, J.L. Pérez and F. Martínez-Abella
95 A Study of the Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Sections with Fibre Reinforcement
C.S. Chin, R.Y. Xiao and Z.W. Gong
96 Calibration of Finite Element Models for Soil-Pile Interaction
J.M. Mayoral, J.Z. Ramírez and S.F. Zaldivar
97 Modelling the Response of Reinforced Concrete Columns under Biaxial Bending, Shear and Axial Forces
J.M. Bairán, E. Osorio and A.R. Marí
98 Modelling Columns Supporting Flat Slabs using Stiffened Shell Elements
A.M. Nafie
99 On the Behavior of Slab-Column Connections under Lateral Loads
E. El-Awady, M. Husian and M. Zaghlal
100 Numerical Study on the Influence of the Plate to Beam Eccentricity in Usual Building Slabs
H.B.S. Silva, J.B. Paiva and J.S. Giongo
101 Imperfection Sensitivity Factor in the Buckling of Single and Double Curvature Concrete Shells
A. Tomás, P. Martí and J.P. Tovar
102 On the Influence of Masonry Infills in Concrete Buildings
J. Leite and P.B. Lourenço
103 Numerical Modeling and Calibration of Impact Testing of Reinforced Concrete Panels
M. Abdel-Mooty and S. Shaabaan
104 An Iterative Form-Finding Method for Antifunicular Shapes in Spatial Arch Bridges
J.J. Jorquera Lucerga
105 A Unified Model Connecting Structural Analysis and Reinforcement Design
D. Xu, Y. Zhao and F.Y. Xu
106 A New Bridge over the River Palancia for the Motorway A-23 Sagunto-Somport
F. Gonzalez-Vidosa, J. Alcalá, F.J. Martínez and C. Perea
ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES
107 Computational Modelling of Beams Curved In-Plan
R.E. Erkmen and M.A. Bradford
108 Analytical Evaluation for Local and Overall Buckling Behaviour of Square Steel Tube Truss Members
T. Ohtsuka and S. Motoyui
109 Material Composition of Bucket Foundation Transition Pieces for Offshore Wind Turbines
A. Nezhentseva, L. Andersen, L.B. Ibsen and E.V. Sørensen
110 Tests and Ratings of Short-Span Railway Composite Bridges
J. Bencat and D. Papán
111 Towards an Optimized Layout of Steel and Concrete Composite Building Structures
C. Costa, L.F. Costa-Neves, L.R.O. de Lima and J.G.S. da Silva
112 Dynamic Analysis of Building Composite Floors Subjected to Human Walking
A.V. de A. Mello, J.G. Santos da Silva, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima
113 Vibration Analysis of a Production Platform induced by Mechanical Equipment
B.D. Rimola, J.G.S. da Silva, A.C.C.F. Sieira, L.R.O. de Lima and L.F. da C. Neves
114 Distortional Buckling of Stiffened Cold-Formed Steel Channel Sections
H.R. Naderian, M. Azhari and H.R. Ronagh
115 Computational Simulation of a Composite Flooring System under Fire Loading
R.Y. Xiao, Z.W. Gong and C.S. Chin
116 A Finite Element Formulation to Account for Shear-Lag Effects in Composite Bridges with Complex Structural Arrangements
M. Mursi, F. Gara, G. Ranzi and G. Leoni
CONNECTIONS IN STEEL AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES
117 Structural Behavior of Composite Beams Considering the Bond-Slip Effect
H.G. Kwak and J.W. Hwang
118 Application of Model Updating to Determine the Stiffness of a Bolted Joint and its Validation using Dynamic Testing
J. Abad-Blasco, J.M. Franco-Gimeno, M.P. González-Martínez, L. Lezáun-Martínez and J.L. Zapico-Valle
119 Introducing a Method to Enhance a Poor Rigid Connection
M.A. Barkhordari, M. Foroughi, S.M. Aqaee and H. Varaee
120 Determination of Bending Stiffness in Bolted Joints by the Finite Element Method and Experimental Validation
J. Abad-Blasco, J.M. Franco-Gimeno, M.P. González-Martínez, L. Lezáun-Martínez and J.L. Zapico-Valle
121 Advanced Steel Moment Connection Calculation using MS Excel and the Eurocode 3 Component Method
L. Borges, M. Thomann and S. Bouron
122 An Approximate Method for the Ultimate Strength of Horizontally Curved Composite Plate Girders
M. Basher, N.E. Shanmugam and A.R. Khalim
NON-GRADIENT METHODS IN OPTIMIZATION
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J.F. AGUILAR MADEIRA AND H. PINA
123 Pseudo-Adaptive Penalization to Handle Constraints in Particle Swarm Optimizers
M.S. Innocente and J. Sienz
124 Global Optimization using Particle Swarm Optimization and a Comparison with Evolutionary Algorithms and an Artificial Immune System
M. Szczepanik, A. Poteralski, W. Kus and T. Burczynski
125 Optimum Stacking Sequence Design of a Blended Laminated Wing Structure using Permutation Genetic Algorithms (permGA)
D. Liu, D.C. Barton, V.V. Toropov and O.M. Querin
126 A Cellular Genetic Algorithm for Structural Optimisation
S. Gholizadeh and E. Salajegheh
127 Discrete Sizing and Continuous Shaping Optimisation of Space Trusses using a Hybrid Metaheuristic Method
A. Csébfalvi
128 Multi-Objective Self-Adaptive Genetic Search for Structural Robust Design
C.A. Conceição António
129 Multi-Objective Optimisation of Hot Forging Processes using a Genetic Algorithm
C.F. Castro, C.C. António and L.C. Sousa
130 Optimum Design of Concrete Cantilever Retaining Walls using the Harmony Search Algorithm
A. Akin and M.P. Saka
131 Optimum Detailed Design of Reinforced Concrete Continuous Beams using the Harmony Search Algorithm
A. Akin and M.P. Saka
132 Evaluation of Recent Improvements in Harmony Search based Structural Optimization Algorithms
M.P. Saka, I. Aydogdu and O. Hasaçebi
133 A Symbolic-Numerical Algorithm for Material Parameter Identification
J. Majak, M. Pohlak, R. Küttner, M. Eerme, K. Karjust and J. Kers
134 Kriging Metamodel Based Statistical Global Optimization Technique
T.H. Lee and S.K. Cho
135 Ductile Damage Material Parameter Identification: Numerical Investigation
E. Roux, M. Thonnerieux and P.O. Bouchard
136 An Artificial Immune System in the Identification of Material Constants in Composites and Piezoelectrics
A. Poteralski, M. Szczepanik, W. Kus, W. Beluch, G. Dziatkiewicz and T. Burczynski
ASSESSMENT OF STRUCTURES USING NUMERICAL MODELS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY J.M. ADAM AND F.J. PALLARÉS
137 Seismic Reliability of Reinforced Concrete Structures including Soil-Structure Interaction
J. Salajegheh, E. Salajegheh, M.J. Fadaee and M. Khatibinia
138 The "Rognosa" Tower in San Gimignano: Digital Acquisition and Structural Analysis
M. Callieri, M. Corsini, M. Girardi, C. Padovani, A. Pagni, G. Pasquinelli and R. Scopigno
139 Numerical Modelling of Panel Joints
J. Brozovsky and A. Materna
140 Analysis of the Traffic Induced Vibrations on a 19th Century Heritage Chapel using Finite Element Modelling
P. Tamvakou, M.M. Paredes and R.C. Barros
141 Modelling Progressive Collapse of Structures
D. O'Dwyer and V. Janssens
142 Strong Ground Motion Variability Effects in the Seismic Response of an Urban Bridge Design
J.Z. Ramírez, J.M. Mayoral and F.A. Flores
143 Evaluation of Residual Strength of Pipelines Containing Corrosion Defects
J.E. Abdalla Filho, R.D. Machado, R.J. Bertin and M.D. Valentini
144 On the Numerical Simulation of Impacts for the Investigation of Earthquake-Induced Pounding of Buildings
P. Polycarpou and P. Komodromos
145 Damage Assessment of a Self-Weight Metallic Roof with Skylights using the Finite Element Method
J.J. Del Coz Diaz, F.P. Álvarez Rabanal, P.J. García Nieto and A. Lozano Martínez-Luengas
146 Assessment of the Resistance of Steel K-joints between Rectangular Hollow Sections with Galvanizing Holes using the Finite Element Method
J.J. Del Coz Diaz, C. López-Colina Pérez, M.A. Serrano López and F.P. Álvarez Rabanal
147 Investigation of the Gyroscopic Effect on a Wind Turbine Model with ANSYS
X. Liu, K.R. Leimbach and D. Hartmann
148 Assessment of Masonry Arch Behaviour through Photogrammetric Models and the Finite Element Method
J.C. Caamaño, A. Álvarez, J. Armesto and B. Riveiro
149 A New Damage Detection Method for Bridge Condition Assessment
A. Miyamoto and Z.H. Yan
COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURAL STABILITY
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY H.A. MANG
150 First Order Solutions of Cracked Timoshenko Columns
G. Vadillo, J.A. Loya and J. Fernández-Sáez
151 Numerical Wrinkling Prediction of Thin Hyperelastic Structures by Direct Energy Minimization
Y. Lecieux and R. Bouzidi
152 Implementation of a Direct Procedure for Critical Point Computations
J. Mäkinen, R. Kouhia, A. Fedoroff and H. Marjamäki
153 Computational Probabilistic Design of Time-Dependent Stability of Steel Beams
A. Kudzys, O. Lukoševiciene and A.K. Kvedaras
154 Optimisation of Stability-Constrained Geometrically Nonlinear Shallow Trusses using a Higher Order Path-Following Method
A. Csébfalvi
155 Elastic-Plastic Buckling of Cones under Combined Loading
J. Blachut
156 Compressional Stability Analysis of Composite Plates with Multiple Through-the-Width Delaminations by using Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory
M. Kharazi, M. Taghizadeh and H.R. Ovesy
157 Criterion for Elastic Buckling Analysis
R. Adman and M. Saidani
158 Post-Buckling Analysis of Composite Plates Containing Embedded Delaminations by using Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory
H.R. Ovesy, M. Kharazi and M. Taghizadeh
159 A Semi Energy Finite Strip Method for Post-Buckling Analysis of Relatively Thick Laminates
H.R. Ovesy, M. Hajikazemi and H. Assaee
160 Dynamic Stability of Functionally Graded Material Cylindrical Shells based on Higher-Order Theory using the Finite Strip Method
H.R. Ovesy and J. Fazilati
161 A Dual Energy Criterion for the Stability Analysis of Geometrically Exact Three-Dimensional Frames
H.A.F.A. Santos
CONTROL OF VIBRATION IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY R.C. BARROS AND A. BARATTA
162 Analysis of Displacement Vibration Isolation of Nonlinearly Damped Multi-Storey Building Structures using an Output Frequency Response Function
P.F. Guo, Z.Q. Lang and Z.K. Peng
163 Development of a Displacement-Dependent Damper for Base Isolated Structures
M. Ikenaga, K. Ikago and N. Inoue
164 Optimum Seismic Response Control of Multiple Degree of Freedom Structures using Tuned Viscous Mass Dampers
K. Ikago, Y. Sugimura, K. Saito and N. Inoue
165 Suppression of Plate Vibrations by using Attachments
K.A. Alsaif and M.A. Foda
166 Semi-Active Control of Structures using a Combined Genetic Algorithm - Neural Network - Fuzzy Controller
H. Ghaffarzadeh and V. Hamedi
167 Optimum Design of Active and Passive Cable Stayed Footbridges
F.L.S. Ferreira and L.M.C. Simoes
168 Numerical Investigation of Potential Usage of Rubber-Soil Mixtures as a Distributed Seismic Isolation Approach
E. Mavronicola, P. Komodromos and D.C. Charmpis
169 Semi-Active Vibration Control of a Three Degree-of-Freedom Scaled Frame with a Magneto-Rheological Damper
M.B. Cesar and R.C. Barros
170 Optimization of Viscoelastic Dampers as described by the Fractional Rheological Model
Z. Pawlak and R. Lewandowski
171 Seismic-Damper Robust-Design for Protection of Isolated Bridges against Near-Fault Excitations
A.A. Taflanidis
PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY A. ELHAMI
172 Numerical Modelling of Structures involving Random Spatial Variability
D.L. Allaix and V.I. Carbone
173 Statistics of Uncertain Dynamical Systems
R. Croquet and E. Souza de Cursi
174 Propagation of Uncertainties using the Method of Moments
M. Beckers and U. Naumann
175 Reliability-Based Design Optimization under Eigen-Frequency Constraints using a System Reliability Approach
Y. Aoues and A. El-Hami
176 Reliability-based Design Optimization of Soil Tillage Machines while considering Fatigue Life Performance
A. Abo Al-Kheer, Y. Aoues, A. El-Hami and M. Eid
177 Integration of Economical Requirements into the Probabilistic Approach for the Design of Soil Tillage Machines
A. Abo Al-kheer, Y. Aoues and A. El-Hami
178 Optimization of the Tube Hydroforming Process using Probabilistic Constraints on Failure Modes
A. Ben Abdessalem, A. El Hami and A. Cherouat
179 A Vector-Space Approach for Stochastic Finite Element Analysis
S. Adhikari
180 Reliability Based Geometry and Topology Optimization of Truss Structures
A.J. Torii, R.H. Lopez, F. Biondini and A. El-Hami
181 A Bilevel Approach to treat the Decomposed Topology Optimization Problem
A. Makrizi, B. Radi and A. El Hami
EIGENVALUES OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY S. ILANKO
182 Eigenvalues of Continuous Systems
S. Ilanko
183 Free Vibration of Beams Carrying Spring-Mass Systems: A Dynamic Stiffness Approach
J.R. Banerjee
184 Karhunen-Loéve Decomposition and Model Order Reduction applied to the Non-Linear Dynamics of an Extensible Cable
M.R. Escalante, C.P. Filipich and M.B. Rosales
185 Buckling in Corrugated Paperboard Structures by Analytical and Numerical Methods
C. Kueh, N. Navaranjan and M. Duke
186 Theory and Compact Program for the Sturm-Liouville Problem on Homogeneous Trees
W.P. Howson and A. Watson
187 On the Material Coupled Motion of a Composite Bar
W.P. Howson, A. Watson and B. Rafezy
188 The Boundedness of Gorman's Superposition Method for Free Vibration Analysis
Y. Mochida
189 Natural Frequencies of Tapered Cylindrical Shells by Wittrick-Williams Algorithm
N. El-Kaabazi and D. Kennedy
190 The Rayleigh-Ritz Method to solve Vibration Problems of Complex Structures
L.E. Monterrubio
191 The Superposition Method for Computing Free Vibration Eigenvalues of Elastic Structures
D.J. Gorman and S.D. Yu
SLENDER STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY I. DOLTSINIS AND V. DIAS DA SILVA
192 Numerical Modelling of Normal and High Strength Concrete Slender Columns
A.C. Barrera, J.L. Bonnet, M.L. Romero and M.A. Fernández
193 Numerical Simulation of Transient Vibrational Power Flows in Slender Heterogeneous Structures
É. Savin
194 LTB-UC: A Finite Element Tool for Lateral-Torsional Buckling Analysis of Tapered I-Beams
A. Andrade, P. Providência, D. Camotim and A.H. Duarte
195 Three-Dimensional Frames subject to Large Rotations
V. Dias da Silva
196 Local, Distortional and Global Post-Buckling Analysis of Frames using Generalised Beam Theory
C. Basaglia, D. Camotim and N. Silvestre
197 About the Numerical Non-Linear Modelling of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Structures
L. Vanalli, M.R. Scoaris, D.L. Araújo, R.R. Paccola and H.B. Coda
198 Nonlinear Three-Dimensional Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Slender Steel Arches
Y.-L. Pi, M.A. Bradford and W. Qu
199 High Accuracy Post-buckling Analysis of Box Section Struts using Three Different Versions of Finite Strip Method
S.A.M. Ghannadpour, H.R. Ovesy and M. Nassirnia
200 Refined Beam Models for Static and Dynamic Analysis of Wings and Rotor Blades
E. Carrera, E. Giorcelli, G. Mattiazzo and M. Petrolo
STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION AND OPTIMAL STRUCTURAL CONTROL UNDER UNCERTAINTY
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY K. MARTI, G.I. SCHUËLLER AND T. VIETOR
201 Stochastic Analysis in Parametric Finite Element Modelling
J.G. Sanchez, K. Kirchner and T. Vietor
202 Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Sandwich Plates with Metallic Foam Cores in the presence of Uncertain Parameters
M. Corradi, N. Daina, M. Di Sciuva, M. Gherlone and M. Mattone
203 Plastic Behaviour and Stability Constraints in the Reliability based Shakedown Analysis and Optimal Design of Skeletal Structures
J. Lógó, M. Movahedi Rad and M. Hjiaj
204 Ship Structure Design with Optimization under Uncertainty
J.M. Vasconcellos and G. Cury
205 Stochastic Mechanics for the Assessment of Ancient Masonry Constructions
A. Baratta and O. Corbi
206 Optimal Structural Control under Stochastic Uncertainty: Stochastic Optimal Open-Loop Feedback Control
K. Marti
207 Robust Performance Optimization of Linear Controlled Stochastic Systems
A.A. Taflanidis, J.T. Scruggs and J.L. Beck
208 Robust Control in Smart Structures using the Hinfinity Criterion and m-Analysis
A. Moutsopoulou, G.E. Stavroulakis and A. Pouliezos
209 Convergence of Successive Regression Approximations for Solving Noisy Equations
I. Deák
SMART STRUCTURE THEORIES MOTIVATED BY CONTINUUM PHYSICS FORMULATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY H. IRSCHIK
210 Control of Plate Vibrations with Piezo Patches using an Infinite Dimensional Port Controlled Hamiltonian System with Dissipation Formulation
T. Rittenschober and K. Schlacher
211 Finite Element Modeling for Coupled Electromechanical Behavior of Nonlinear Piezoelectric Shells as Material Surfaces
Yu. Vetyukov and A. Belyaev
212 The Multiplicative Decomposition in Continuum Mechanics applied to Smart Structures
A. Humer
213 Piezoelectric Vibrations of Elastic Structures with Spatial Local Nonlinearities
R. Heuer
214 Piezoelectric Actuator and Sensor Networks for Active Control of Continuous Structures
M. Krommer, D. Huber, M. Zellhofer and Y. Vetyukov
215 A Continuum Mechanics Approach for Smart Beams: Applications
C. Zehetner and J. Gerstmayr
216 A Continuum Mechanics Approach for Geometrically Nonlinear Shear-Deformable and Smart Beams
H. Irschik and J. Gerstmayr
217 A Three-Dimensional Continuous Material Model for a Pile of Thin Sheets and Frictional Contact
J. Gerstmayr, A. Pechstein and L.G. Aigner
NEW TRENDS IN THE SIMULATION OF MULTI-BODY SYSTEMS WITH CONTACT
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY S. DUMONT AND F. LEBON
218 The Influence of Contact Model, Friction and Lubrication on the Dynamics of Cylindrical Clearance Joints
C. Pereira, P. Flores, A. Ramalho and J. Ambrósio
219 Efficient Simulation of Structural Failure of Large Scale Complex Structures by using Multibody Dynamics
T. Sikiwat, M. Breidt and D. Hartmann
220 Simulation of Energy Absorption Effects during Helmet Collision with a Hard Obstacle
C. Mitrovic, N. Trišovic, T. Lazovic and A. Marinkovic
221 Numerical Modelling of Thermomechanic Couplings in Frictional Contact: Application to Tire Rolling
A. Kongo Kondé, I. Rosu, F. Lebon, N. Cocheteau and L. Seguin
222 Non Smooth Contact Dynamics Approach for Cohesive Multi-Contact Systems
H. Haddad, M. Guessasma and J. Fortin
223 Multiscale Approach for Modelling the Behaviour of Contact Interfaces
H. Hamza, S. Dumont, M. Guessasma and J. Fortin
224 Numerical Simulations of Controlled Collapse Considering Uncertainty
A. Piotrow and W. Graf
NUMERICAL MODELLING OF STEEL AND STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY M.L. ROMERO
225 Non-Linear Analysis of High Performance Steel Plate Girders subjected to Weak Axis Bending
A.N. Gergess and R. Sen
226 Numerical Modelling of the Mechanical Behaviour of Steel Pipes subject to Combined Loads
H.A. Sánchez Sánchez, M.J. Pérez de la Cruz and V. Flores Cobos
227 Residual Stress Measurement and its Numerical Calibration in Welded Steel Plate Girders
J. Nézo, L. Dunai and B.H.V. Topping
228 Stability of Stiffened Cold-Formed Steel I-Sections using the Bubble Finite Strip Method
H.R. Naderian, M. Azhari and H.R. Ronagh
229 Finite Element Modelling and Parametric Study of Three-Dimensional Semi-Rigid Composite Joints
B. Gil, R. Goñi and E. Bayo
230 Prediction of the Fire Resistance of Slender Concrete Filled Tubular Columns using a Three-Dimensional Numerical Model
A. Espinos, M.L. Romero, C. Ibañez and A. Hospitaler
231 Shear Test based Identification of the Hardening Behaviour of Stainless Sheets after the Onset of Necking using Cubic Spline Interpolation
M. Vrh, M. Halilovic and B. Štok
BUILT HERITAGE STRENGTHENED WITH COMPOSITE MATERIALS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY D. OLIVEIRA AND C. PELLEGRINO
232 Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Strengthened Masonry Buildings subject to Seismic Action
C. Maruccio, Z.X. Chen, D.V. Oliveira, G. Monti and P.B. Lourenço
233 In-Plane Behavior of Tuff Masonry Panels Strengthened with Fibre-Reinforced Plastic Cross Layout
G. Marcari, D.V. Oliveira, G. Fabbrocino and P.B. Lourenço
234 Seismic Upgrading Works carried out with Composite Materials on Historic Constructions
A. Borri, G. Castori, M. Corradi and A. Giannantoni
235 Twenty Years of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Applications in Italy for Restoration, Strengthening and Seismic Upgrade of Historical Structures: Materials and Case Studies
P. Casadei and E. Agneloni
236 Comparisons between Numerical and Experimental Results for Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Strengthened Concrete Elements
G. Mazzucco, V. Salomoni, C. Pellegrino and C. Majorana
237 A Thermo-Hygro-Chemo-Mechanical Numerical Approach to Prevent Problems of Repair of Concrete Structures
G. Sciumè and B.A. Schrefler
SIMULATIONS OF HUMAN AND ROBOTIC MOVEMENTS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY A. ERIKSSON
238 Finite Element Formulations for Fast Computation of Large and Moderately Large Deformations
D. Marinkovic and M. Zehn
239 Dynamic Interaction between Human Gait and Footbridges
J. Máca, M. Valášek, J. Machac and T. Vampola
240 Non-Linear Finite Element Modelling of a Test System for a Maintenance Robot
H. Marjamäki, J. Mäkinen and P. Pertola
241 Free-Time Optimization of Targeted Movements based on Temporal Finite Element Approximation
R. Pettersson, A. Nordmark and A. Eriksson
DIFFERENTIAL QUADRATURE, GENERALIZED METHODS AND RELATED DISCRETE ELEMENT ANALYSIS METHODS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY C.N. CHEN
242 An Element-by-Element Iteration Procedure for the Solution of Discrete Algebraic Systems of DQ-Related Discrete Element Analysis Methods
C.N. Chen
243 A Vectorial Approach for the Formulation of Finite Element Beams in Finite Rotations
S. Lopez and G. La Sala
244 Nonuniform Shear Deformable Axisymmetric Orthotropic Circular Plates Resting on a Two-Parameter Elastic Foundation Solved using the DQEM with a DQ Model
C.N. Chen
TIMBER STRUCTURES
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY P.H. KIRKEGAARD
245 Robustness Analysis of a Wide-Span Timber Structure with Ductile Behaviour
P.H. Kirkegaard, J.D. Sørensen, D. Cizmar and V. Rajcic
246 Finite Element Modelling of Shear Walls using Connector Shear Elements based on Continuum Plasticity
U.A. Girhammar, P.J. Gustafsson and B. Källsner
247 A Numerical Study on the Influence of Natural Varying Humidity on the Moisture State of Structural Timber Members
T. Hozjan, G. Turk and S. Svensson
VIBRATIONS OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS
SPECIAL SESSION ORGANISED BY A.V. SINGH
248 Bi-Linear Reduced Order Models
A. Saito and B.I. Epureanu
249 Identification of Fixed-Free Double-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Based Mass Sensor
C. Versaci, G. Muscolino and I. Elishakoff
250 An Analytical Approach to the Computation of the Frequency Response Function
M. Lázaro, J.L. Pérez-Aparicio and J.J. Gómez-Hernández
MESHLESS METHODS
251 A Local Radial Basis Function Interpolation Model to Simulate Time-Domain Acoustic Wave Propagation
L. Godinho, C. Dors, D. Soares Jr. and P. Amado-Mendes
FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING
252 Comparison of Different Finite Element Models for the Simulation of the Ring-Ball on Ring Test
J. Barredo, L. Hermanns, I. del Rey, A. Fraile and E. Alarcón
253 Comparison of Different Finite Element Models for the Transient Dynamic Analysis of Laminated Glass for Structural Applications
J. Barredo, M. Soriano, L. Hermanns, A. Fraile, M. López and M.S. Gómez
FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY
254 Special Finite Element Formulations based on Asymptotic Thin Layer Models
C. Sussmann and D. Givoli
255 A Co-Rotation Shell Element with Material Nonlinearities
J. Xu, K.H. Tan, Z.X. Li and C.K. Lee
EXTENDED FINITE ELEMENT METHOD
256 Accurate Stress Recovery for the Two-Dimensional Fixed Grid Finite Element Method
E. Nadal, S. Bordas, J.J. Ródenas, J.E. Tarancón and M. Tur
DISCRETE ELEMENT METHODS
257 Discrete Elements in the Evaluation of the Cracking Process in Concrete Beams
M.A.M. Shzu and G. Doz
258 The Distinct Element Method Simulation of Trap Performance of Check Dams used for Wood Contained Debris Flow
S. Katsuki and H. Shibuya
GRAPH TECHNIQUES
259 Canonical Forms and Graph Theory for Calculating the Eigenfrequencies of Symmetric Space Frames
A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari
260 Regular Graphs Factorization for Partitioning
M. Mahdavinia and Y. Navabzadeh Esmaeely
261 Eigensolution of Locally Modified Regular Structures using the Shifted Inverse Iteration Method
A. Kaveh and H. Fazli
AUGMENTED LAGRANGIAN METHOD
262 An Augmented Lagrange Method to Solve Large Deformation Three-Dimensional Contact Problems
M. Tur, J. Albelda, E. Giner and J.E. Tarancón
MICROSTRUCTURES
263 Hybrid Computing Model for Decomposed Partial Differential Equation Systems arising from Microstructural Three-Dimensional Problems
K. Schrader and C. Könke
NANOTECHNOLOGY
264 Numerical Analysis of Complex Systems Evolution with Phase Transformations at Different Spatial Scales
R.V.N. Melnik, R.P. Dhote, J. Zu, O.I. Tsviliuk and L.X. Wang
265 Electrospun Nanofiber Structures for Advanced Nanocomposites
L.Yu. Kossovich and Y. Salkovskiy
MODELLING DISCONTINUITIES
266 Two Fields Formulations for the Implementation of an Extrinsic Cohesive Law
F. Cazes, M. Coret and A. Combescure
267 Progress in the Formulation of Finite Elements with Embedded Discontinuities to Model Failure in Solids
F. Armero and J. Kim
CONCRETE MODELLING
268 Mesh Size Dependency and Related Aspects of Lattice Models
M. Vorechovský and J. Eliáš
269 Crack Prediction in Local and Non-Local Finite Element Models for Reinforced Concrete
S. Chan, A.D. Jefferson and R.J. Lark
270 Multi-Scale Modelling of Concrete Degradation such as Efflorescence and Laitance
L. Jendele, I. Smid and J. Cervenka
COMPOSITES: DAMAGE
271 Discrete Element Method Simulation of the Damage Evolution in Cross-Ply Laminate under Tensile Loading
D.M. Yang, J.Q. Ye, Y.Q. Tan and Y. Sheng
272 Simulating the Effect of Porosities on Stiffness and Strength of Composite Materials
R. Rolfes, S. Czichon, M. Vogler and E. Jansen
COMPOSITE MATERIALS
273 On Selected Cost Functionals for Laminated Composites
P. Procházka and Š. Pešková
274 The Development of a Program to Aid the Design of Composite Structures
A. Ramsaroop and K. Kanny
275 Numerical Analysis and Optimisation of Tubular Adhesive Joints under Tensile Loading
J.Y. Cognard, H. Devaux and L. Sohier
MODELLING OF FOAM COMPOSITES
276 Evaluation of the Stress State in Aluminium Foam Sandwiches
F. Palano, V. Dattoma, R. Nobile and F.W. Panella
COMPOSITE PLATES
277 Dynamic Response of a Laminated Composite Plate with Viscoelastic Stiffeners subject to Blast Load
O. Acar Ezer, D. Kececi Balkan, H.S. Türkmen and Z. Mecitoglu
278 Dynamic Behaviour of the Laminated Sandwich Plate with a Stepwise Graded Viscoelastic Core
E. Tengiz, D.K. Balkan, H.S. Türkmen and Z. Mecitoglu
279 An Analysis of Buckling Delamination of Composite Rectangular Thick Plates with an Inner Rectangular Crack
S.D. Akbarov, N. Yahnioglu and E.E. Karatas
NON-LINEAR MATERIALS
280 Explicit Nonlinear Formulation of Bridge Bearings with the Mullins Effect
M.H.B.M. Shariff
LAYERED, FUNCTIONALLY GRADED AND PIEZOELECTRIC COMPOSITE LAMINATES
281 A Reduced Order Model for Structural-Acoustic Internal Problems with Piezoelectric Shunt Damping
W. Larbi, J.-F. Deü and R. Ohayon
282 Some Finite Element Approaches with Symmetric Matrices for Modelling of Porous Piezocomposite Devices subject to Acoustic and Electric Loads
G. Iovane and A. Nasedkin
283 The Effects of Aspect Ratio on Postbuckling Behavior of Rectangular Plates of Functionally Graded Materials
H. Assaee, H.R. Ovesy, M. Hajikazemi and M.H. Sadr Lahidjani
284 Dynamic Equations for an Orthotropic Piezoelectric Plate
K. Mauritsson and P.D. Folkow
285 A Theoretical Investigation on the Free Vibration of Functionally Graded Beams
N. Wattanasakulpong, B.G. Prusty, D.W. Kelly and M. Hoffman
286 Thermal Buckling Analysis of Functionally Graded Plates using the Finite Strip Method
S.A.M. Ghannadpour, H.R. Ovesy and M. Nassirnia
287 A Higher-Order Exact Geometry Solid-Shell Element undergoing Finite Rotations
S.V. Plotnikova and G.M. Kulikov
PLATE AND SHELL STRUCTURES
288 A New Accurate yet Simple Shear Flexible Triangular Plate Element with Linear Bending Strains
L. Damkilde and R.R. Pedersen
289 Cross-Stiffened Circular Plates: An Elasto-Plastic Large Deflection Analysis
G.J. Turvey and M. Salehi
290 Dynamic Behaviour of Tapered Plates subjected to Blast Loading
S. Susler, Z. Kazanci and H.S. Turkmen
291 Geometrical and Material Non-Linear Analyses of Model Submarine Pressure Hulls
C.T.F. Ross, C. Bull, M. Al-Enezi and A.P.F. Little
METAL FORMING
292 The Stress in Thickness Direction in Simulations with Shell Elements
St. Kugler, P.A. Fotiu and J. Murin
293 An Experimental and Numerical Study of Ductile Damage for Cold Metal Forming Applications
P.O. Bouchard, S. Fanini and U. Ziarsolo
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD
294 Inelastic Nonuniform Torsion of Bars using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and V.J. Tsipiras
295 Sound Emission from a Three-Dimensional Enclosure with an Opening using a Boundary Element Method
L. Godinho, E.G.A. Costa, P. Amado-Mendes, J. Santiago and A. Pereira
296 Boundary Element Formulation for Contact Analysis using a Tangent Operator
E.D. Leonel and W.S. Venturini
297 Nonlinear Analysis of Timoshenko Beams on a Tensionless Three-Parameter Foundation
E.J. Sapountzakis and A.E. Kampitsis
BOUNDARY INTEGRAL METHODS
298 The Boundary Integral Equation Solution of Elastic Time-Harmonic Problems for Soil-Structure Interaction with an Intermediate Layer
M.Y. Antes, Y.S. Karinski and D.Z. Yankelevsky
HYBRID ELEMENT METHODS
299 Hybrid-Trefftz Displacement Elements for Incompressible Biphasic Media
J.A. Teixeira de Freitas and M. Toma
300 Hybrid-Mixed Stress Finite Element Models for the Dynamic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures
M.R.T. Arruda and L.M.S.S. Castro
301 Hybrid Computational Modelling of Heterogeneous Materials
J. Novák, L. Kaczmarczyk, P. Grassl and C.J. Pearce
302 A Hybrid Finite Element-Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method for Multiple Cohesive Crack Propagation
E.T. Ooi and Z.J. Yang
303 Time Integration Procedures with Hybrid-Mixed Stress Finite Elements
M.R.T. Arruda and L.M.S.S. Castro
304 A Hybrid Finite Element-Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method for Reinforced Concrete Modelling
E.T. Ooi and Z.J. Yang
305 Hybrid Displacement Finite Element Models for the Physically Nonlinear Analysis of Three-Dimensional Concrete Structures
J.M.A. Martins and L.M.S.S. Castro
306 Hybrid-Mixed Stress Finite Element Models for the Physically Non-Linear Analysis of Concrete Three-Dimensional Structures
C.S.R. Garrido and L.M.S.S. Castro
ELASTO-PLASTICITY PROBLEMS
307 Consistently Linearized Implicit Algorithm for Orthotropic Elasto-Plasticity with Mixed Hardening
M.A. Caminero and F.J. Montáns
308 Mixed Finite Elements with Enhanced Plastic Behavior
A. Bilotta, G. Garcea and L. Leonetti
309 Strategies for the Analysis of the Non-Linear Behaviour of an Adhesive in Bonded Assemblies
R. Créac'hcadec and J.Y. Cognard
310 The Finite Cell Method for Elasto-Plastic Problems
A. Abedian, J. Parvizian, A. Düster, H. Khademyzadeh and E. Rank
STRUCTURAL DESIGN
311 Design of Submarine Pressure Hulls under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, T. Whittaker and A.P.F. Little
RE-ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES
312 Reanalysis of Nonlinear Structures using a Reduction Method of Combined Approximations
M. Guedri, T. Weisser and N. Bouhaddi
STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION
313 A Bi-level Method for Shape and Member Sizing Optimization of Frame Structures
F. Flager, A. Adya and M. Fischer
314 Efficient Global Optimization of a Structural Frame
B. Horowitz, L.J.N. Guimarães and S.M.B. Afonso
315 Cost Optimum Design of Reinforced Concrete Simply Supported One-way Slabs
I. Merta and S. Kravanja
TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
316 Topology Optimization for Chiral Elastic Bodies
D. Veber and A. Taliercio
317 Conceptual Layouts and Angles of DiaGrid for Building Frames using Topological Optimization
D.K. Lee, J.H. Kim, I.H. Chang, U. Starossek and S.M. Shin
318 A Consistent and Efficient Unconstrained Multicriterion Approach for Topology Optimization
Y.-H. Chou and C.-Y. Lin
319 Reliability-Based Topology Optimisation of Space Structures using Ant Colony Optimisation
M.J. Fadaee, E. Salajegheh, J. Salajegheh and M. Mashayekhi
320 Heuristic Features of the Co-SIMP Algorithm in Topology Optimization: Numerical Examples
V. Pomezanski
CRASHWORTHINESS
321 The Dynamic Simulation of Crashworthy Landing Gear
T.U. Kim, S.C. Kim and I.H. Hwang
VEHICLE SAFETY
322 Safety Requirements and Crashworthiness for an Unbelted Occupant
B. Alzahabi
323 Optimum Design of a Rack and Pinion Gear Pair using the Taguchi Method
W.S. Chung, D.H. Jung, H.S. Song and Y.K. Seo
UNCERTAINTIES IN STOCHASTIC SYSTEMS
324 Frequency Response of Stochastic Dynamic Systems: A Modal Approach
S. Adhikari and B. Pascual
325 Stochastic System Identification using Kalman Filtering
S. Eftekhar Azam and S. Mariani
SEISMIC ENGINEERING
326 Corrected Ground Motion Functions in the Case of a Near-Fault Earthquake
J. Györgyi
327 Impact of Seismic Design Criteria on Progressive Collapse Investigation
O.A. Mohamed, A.N. Najmal and O.F. Abbas
328 Inelastic Time History Analysis of Steel Moment Frames subjected to Pulse-like Ground Motions
S. Yaghmaei-Sabegh
329 Evaluation of the Seismic Behaviour of Steel Transmission Towers with Different Boundary Conditions
T. Mazda, M. Matsumoto, N. Oka and N. Ishida
330 Probabilistic Study of the Seismic Behaviour of Structures
A. Yazdani
331 Numerical Analysis of Panel Buildings subject to Seismic Loading
J. Brozovsky and A. Materna
332 Implementing Modal Analysis Software on Multi-Core Computers: With Application to Seismic Analysis of Space Trusses
R.I. Mackie
DYNAMICS: GENERAL
333 Using a Rotational Periodicity Method for the Calculation of the Natural Vibration of a Turbine Blade of Progressive Design
P. Polach
334 The Finite Strip as a Spectral Element for Moving Load Analysis
I. Kozar, N. Toric and Z. Jericevic
NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS
335 Positional Finite Elements for Geometrical Non-Linear Dynamics of Shells
H.B. Coda
336 Nonlinear Dynamics of a Support Excited Portal Frame Structure
R.M. Brasil and L.M. Orbolato
DYNAMICS: HUMAN MOTION
337 A Topology Design of a Composite Dance Hall Roof
P. Rosko
338 A Spectral Method for Predicting Floor Vibration Produced by Rhythmic Crowd Loads
T. Ji and T. Zheng
PENALTY METHODS
339 The Bipenalty Method for Explicit Time Integration
H. Askes, M. Caramés-Saddler and A. Rodríguez-Ferran
340 Introducing Negative Penalty Functions in Least Square Optimisation
S. Ilanko and G.K. Bharathy
DAMPING
341 Bending Vibrations of Euler-Bernoulli Beams Treated with Non-Local Damping Patches
S. Gonzalez-Lopez and J. Fernandez-Saez
342 On Damping Experimental Estimation
C. Rainieri, G. Fabbrocino and E. Cosenza
ENGINEERING SIMULATION
343 Spatial Motion Analysis of a Floating Crane and a Cargo with Elastic Boom based on a Three-Dimensional Beam
K.P. Park, J.H. Cha and K.Y. Lee
ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
344 Static Modal Formulation of Aeroelastic Effects in Overall Aircraft Loads Models
I. Ruiz Juretschke, M. Calvo Blanco, J.M. Román García and J. López-Díez
345 Design and Analysis for a Drum Type Washing Machine with a Fixed Tub Structure
K.J. Kim, H.S. Seo, J.W. Kim, J.W. Chang, S. Jeon and H.T. Lim
MASONRY STRUCTURES
346 Numerical Modelling of Unreinforced Masonry Walls using Contact Elements
A.H. Akhaveissy
347 Analysis of Masonry Panels using the No-Tension Approach
A. Baratta and I. Corbi
348 Seismic Design of Masonry Walls subject to Out-of-Plane Bending
L. Reindl, J. Park, H. Norda and C. Butenweg
349 Evaluation of Nonlinear Behaviour of Historical Masonry Structures subject to Wind Load using Finite Element Analysis
A. Mutoh
350 Investigation of the Seismic Behaviour of Masonry Infilled Frames
M. Foroughi, M.A. Barkhordari and S.M. Aqaee
351 A Nonlinear Multimodal Procedure for Masonry Buildings
H. Norda, L. Reindl and K. Meskouris
352 Structural Assessment of Cantilevered Stone Stairs
D. O'Dwyer and O. Bashorun
353 Assessment of Masonry Arch Bridge Behaviour subject to Service and Flood Loads
M. Afraz Habibi and M.T. Ahmadi
354 A Numerical Study of Non Structural Masonry Walls with Bed Joint Reinforcement subject to Flexure
E.A. Oliveira, R.M. Silva and P.B. Lourenço
STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
355 An Improved Third-Order Mass Matrix for Timoshenko's Flexural Wave Propagation
J.-E. Laier
356 Estimation of the Critical Flutter Load of a Non-uniform Double-beam subjected to a Follower Force
I. Takahashi
357 An Innovative Timoshenko Beam Element
M. Memari and R. Attarnejad
CABLE, TRUSS AND SPACE STRUCTURES
358 Dynamic Analysis of Cable Roofs under Turbulent Wind using a Frequency Domain Approach
S.A. Ghafari Oskoei, G. McClure and I. Mahmoudzadeh Kani
359 Seismic Reliability of Double-Layer Grid Space Structures
E. Salajegheh and I. Mansouri
360 Influence of Joint-Rigidity on the Behaviour of Single-Layer Square Plan Structures
A.M. Altuna, A.L. Arancibia and I. Puente
361 Complex Nonlinear Analysis of a Cable Roof Structure based on Diagnostics and Tests
S. Kmet and M. Tomko
362 The Behaviour of Cable Structures subject to Supporting System Deformation
V. Kulbach and J. Idnurm
363 A Modular Truss System for Pedestrian Traffic and a Computer Implementation of an Algorithm for Creating the Truss Structure
M. Zawidzki
TALL BUILDINGS
364 Dynamic Analysis of Non-Planar Coupled Shear Walls with Stiffeners using a Continuous Connection Method
C.D. Turkozer, O. Aksogan, E. Emsen and R. Resatoglu
SYMBOLIC COMPUTING
365 Software Supported Implementation of Efficient Solid-Shell Finite Elements
S. Mattern and K. Schweizerhof