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PROCEEDINGS OF THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
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IINTERNET APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
1 Exchanging Geotechnical Data through the World Wide Web
D.G. Toll and A.C. Cubitt
2 E-Commerce in Construction: Barriers and Enablers
K. Ruikar, C.J. Anumba, P.M. Carrillo and G. Stevenson
IIINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
3 The IT Concerns of Small and Medium Sized Construction Businesses in the Information Age
J.H.M. Tah, V. Carr and S. Hoile
4 A Quality Management Tool for a Public-Private Partnership Highway Project
J. Rankin, A.J. Christian and B. Lundrigan
5 Information Management in a Decision Support System for Pavement Management
A.P. Chassiakos, D.D. Theodorakopoulos and I.D. Manariotis
6 A Platform for the Integration of Civil Engineering Services and Tools
Z. Turk and R.J. Scherer
IIICONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
7 Managing Geotechnics in a Mega-Project: The Egnatia Motorway Case in Greece
S. Lambropoulos and E. Sakoubenta
8 The Implementation of a Multi-Agent System for Construction Claims Negotiation
Z. Ren, C.J. Anumba and O.O. Ugwu
9 Component State Model and its Application in Constructablity Analysis of Construction Schedules
D.K.H. Chua and Y. Song
IVCOMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
10 Basic Study for Creating 3D Model Spaces from 2D Digital Images with Photogrammetric Technology
S. Tanaka, H. Furuta, E. Kitagawa, H. Noda and H. Muraki
11 Data Extraction for Design and Construction Integration: An Application in Petrochemical Industry
K. Lueprasert and L. Meepradit
12 The Ideal Method of Using Digital Data in Highway Construction Works: From Design to Administration
M. Yamasaki, T. Hongou and Y. Chiba
VSOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
13 Efficient Object-Oriented Implementation of Boundary Element Software
I.A. Jones, P. Wang, A.A. Becker, D. Chen and T.H. Hyde
VIDATA ACQUISITION, MONITORING AND CONTROL
14 Practical Application of an Advanced Real Time Structural Monitoring System
A. Goodier and S.L. Matthews
VIICOMPUTERS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
15 Efficient Graph Theoretical Methods for Examining the Rigidity of Planar Trusses
A. Kaveh and F.N. Ehsani
VIIICOMPUTERS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
16 Three-Dimensional Structural Modelling of Multi-Storey Buildings for Obtaining Moment Envelopes
T.M. Nahhas and M.H. Imam
17 Behaviour of Pre-Damaged T-Shaped Reinforced Concrete Beams
M.B. Emara and A.G. Sherif
18 Behaviour of Steel-Concrete Composite Beam with Flexible Shear Stud
H.G. Kwak and Y.J. Seo
19 The Effects of Infill Walls on the Behaviour of Frames under Horizontal Loads
A. Karaduman, Z. Polat and M.Y. Kaltakci
20 The Influence of Repaired Slabs in Coupled Shear Walls
A. Nadjai and D. Johnson
21 Segmentation of Structures into Planar Elements: An Error-tolerant Computation Method
S.P. Manikandan and B. Emmanuel
22 A Study of the Effect of Crack Propagation and Fracturing on Rock Slope Stability Analysis by Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
R. Naderi
IXANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TENSION STRUCTURES
23 Development of an Advanced System for Analysis and Design of Tensile Structures
T.H. Zhang and S.L. McCabe
24 A Cable and Membrane Pseudo Stiffness Implementation
J. Muylle and B.H.V. Topping
XSTRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: BUCKLING & STABILITY COMPUTATIONS
25 The Influence of Column Base Connectivity on the Carrying Capacity of Columns
H.H. Lau, M.H.R. Godley and R.G. Beale
26 A Lateral Torsion Buckling Analysis of Elastic Beam under Axial Force and Bending Moment
K.M. Hsiao and W.Y. Lin
27 A New Beam Finite Element for Tapered Members
N. Boissonnade and J.P. Muzeau
28 Dynamic Buckling of Columns Considering Shear Deformation and Rotary Inertia
M. Ghorashi
29 Buckling Behaviour of FRP Thin-Walled Lipped Channel Members
N. Silvestre and D. Camotim
30 Elastic Flexural-Torsional Buckling and Postbuckling of Arches subjected to a Central Concentrated Load
Y.L. Pi and M.A. Bradford
31 Lateral Buckling Analysis of Thin-walled Composite I-section Beams
J. Lee and S. Lee
32 Optimal Design of Stiffened Plates for Buckling under in-plane Forces and Bending Moments
M. Ghorashi, A. Askarian and M. Gashtasby
XISTRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: DYNAMIC COMPUTATIONS
33 Impact Envelope Formula of Simple Beams due to High Speed Trains
J.D. Yau and Y.B. Yang
34 Dynamical Analysis of Composite Steel Decks Floors Subjected to Rhythmic Load Actions
J.G.S. da Silva, F.J. da C.P. Soeiro, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade and R. Werneck
35 A New Method for Dynamic Modelling of a Suspension Bridge for Aerodynamic Instability
C.P. Pagwiwoko, M.A.M. Said and C.K. Keong
XIIEARTHQUAKE AND SEISMIC COMPUTATIONS
36 Seismic Hazard Assessment in The State of Kuwait
A.W. Sadek
37 Study of the Dynamic and Equivalent Static Analysis Methods for Seismic Design of Bridges: Ranges of Applicability, Effect of Modelling Assumptions, and Support Conditions
M.M. Bakhoum and S. Athanasious
38 Design Optimization of Seismic-Resistant Steel Frames
H. Moharrami and S.A. Alavinasab
39 A Review of Procedures used for the Correction of Seismic data
N.A. Alexander, A.A. Chanerley and N. Goorvadoo
40 Distress and Restoration of an Old Building damaged by the 07.09.99 Athens Earthquake
I.D. Lefas and V.N. Georgiannou
41 Modelling of Continuous Slab-Girder Bridges for Seismic Analysis
S. Maleki
42 Non-linear Finite Element Analysis of Slab Effects in Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Earthquake Loads
M.B. Emara and H.M. Hosny
XIIIANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES
43 Non-linear Analysis of Steel I-Girders Curved in-plan under a Uniformly Distributed Load
M.A. Bradford, B. Uy and Y.L. Pi
44 Practical Non-linear Analysis for 3D Semi-rigid Frames
S.E. Kim
45 Collapse Load of Optimally Designed Unbraced Flexibly Connected Steel Frames
E.S. Kameshki
46 Optimum Design of Pitched Roof Steel Frames with Haunched Rafters by Genetic Algorithm
M.P. Saka
47 Modelling of the Structural Fire Response of Steel Framed Buildings
A.Y. Elghazouli and B.A. Izzuddin
XIVANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CONNECTIONS AND FASTENERS
48 Design of Bolted Joints in Pressure Vessels by Dynamic Modelling
M. Ghorashi
49 Finite Element Modelling of Threaded Fastener Loosening due to Dynamic Forces
M. Holland and D. Tran
XVANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
50 An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Normal and Lightweight Reinforced Concrete Corbels and Analysis with Truss/Strut-and-Tie Model
M.Y. Kaltakci and G. Yavuz
51 Cracking Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Tension Members using Polynomial Strain Distribution Function
H.G. Kwak and J.Y. Song
52 Thermal Load Produced Part-Through Cracks in Cement Mortar Layer on Foamed Concrete System Floors
J.H.J. Kim
53 Efficient Procedure for Stress Integration in Concrete Sections using a Gauss-Legendre Quadrature
J.L. Bonet, P.F. Miguel, M.A. Fernandez and M.L. Romero
54 Effects of Torsion on the Flexural Stiffness of the Rectangular Reinforced Concrete Sections
M.J. Fadaee and M. Banihashemi
55 Derivation and Parametric Study of a Damaged Reinforced Concrete Element
Y. Liu, C.K. Soh and Y.X. Dong
56 Analytical Solutions for Uniaxial Bending Design of Reinforced Concrete T Cross Sections according to The Eurocode 2 Standard
M. Skrinar
57 Optimum Design of Reinforced Concrete Continuous Beams by Genetic Algorithms
M.N.S. Hadi
XVICOMPUTATIONAL MODELLING OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
58 Free Vibration of Sandwich Beams using the Dynamic Stiffness Method
J.R. Banerjee
59 Theoretical Study of Anisotropic Laminated Shells with Shear Deformation
I.N. Kwun, J.Y. Kim and T.J. Kwun
60 Homogenization Method in Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of some 1D Composite Structures
M. Kaminski
61 Mechanical and Thermal Fatigue of Curved Composite Beams
L. Figiel and M. Kaminski
62 Three-Dimensional Progressive Damage Analysis of Composite Joints
P. Perugini, A. Riccio and F. Scaramuzzino
XVIIFIRE RESISTANCE OF STRUCTURES
63 Fire Performance of Single Leaf Masonry Walls
A. Nadjai, M. O'Gara and F. Ali
64 Finite Element Analysis of the Fire Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Columns
X.X. Zha, L.Y. Li and J.A. Purkiss
65 Fire Resistance of Slim Floors Protected using Intumescent Coatings
W. Sha
66 Non-linear Fire Resistance Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames
S. Bratina, G. Turk, M. Saje and I. Planinc
67 Fire Resistance of Protected Asymmetric Slim Floor Beams
W. Sha
XVIIIFINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
68 Finite Element Analyses of Steel Beam to Concrete-Filled Circular Steel Tube Column Connections
C.C. Chen and H.L. Li
69 Finite Element Simulation of Post-Elastic Strain Energy Release Rate for Ductile Thin Wall Structure
D. Tran
70 The Effects of Temperature Variation on the Creep Behaviour of Pressure Vessels using Theta Projection Data
M. Law, W. Payten and K. Snowden
XIXWAVE PROPAGATION PROBLEMS
71 Wave Problems in Infinite Domains
M. Premrov and I. Spacapan
72 Special Finite Elements for High Frequency Elastodynamic Problems: First Numerical Experiments
O. Laghrouche, P. Bettess and D. Le Houédec
73 Wave Motion In Infinite Inhomogeneous Waveguides
I. Spacapan and M. Premrov
XXNON-LINEAR ANALYSIS
74 A Study on the Effect of Static and Cyclic Loading and Linear and Non-Linear Material Properties in the Analysis of Flexible Pavements by Finite Element Modelling
M.N.S. Hadi and B.C. Bodhinayake
75 Updated Lagrangian Formulation using ESA Approach in Large Rotation Problems of Thin-Walled Beam-Type Structures
G. Turkalj, J. Brnic and J. Prpic-Orsic
76 Non-linear Analysis of Composite Floor Slabs with Geometric Orthotropy
B.A. Izzuddin, X.Y. Tao and A.Y. Elghazouli
77 Non-linear Behaviour, Failure Loads and Inelastic Buckling of Multispan Cable-Stayed Bridges
M.M. Bakhoum, G. Helmy, W.A. Attia and M. Mourad
78 Geometric Non-linear Analysis of General Shell Structures Using a Flat Triangular Shell Element
M.H. Jang, J.Y. Kim and T.J. Kwun
79 Insitu Considerations for Non-linear Buckling Analysis
S.H. Lee
XXICOMPUTATIONAL METHODS
80 Grid Generation Using Finite Fourier Series
T. Ohkami and S. Goto
81 Constitutive Error Estimator for the Control of Contact Problems involving Friction
J.Ph. Combe, F. Louf and J.P. Pelle
82 The Dynamic Behaviour of a Cracked Beam Subjected to a White Noise Input
P. Cacciola, N. Impollonia and G. Muscolino
83 About Sensitivity Analysis for Elastoplastic Systems at Large Strains
T. Rojc and B. Stok
84 Determination of Constitutive Material Parameters for Sheet Metal Forming
M. Kompis and T.G. Faurholdt
85 Local Error Estimator for Stresses in 3D Structural Analysis
E. Florentin, L. Gallimard, P. Ladevèze and J.P. Pelle
86 The Three-Dimensional Beam Theory: Finite Element Formulation based on Curvature
D. Zupan and M. Saje
87 Element-Free Crack Propagation by Partition of Unity Weighted Quadrature
A. Carpinteri, G. Ferro and G. Ventura
88 Sensitivity of Inverse Boundary Element Techniques to Errors in Photoelastic Measurements
P. Wang, A.A. Becker, I.A. Jones and T.H. Hyde
XXIIPARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS
89 Influence of Domain Decomposition on Solution of Equation Systems
J. Kruis and Z. Bittnar
90 An Explicit Parallel Procedure for Non-linear Structural Mechanics with Distributed Computing
M.L. Romero, J.I. Aliaga, J.L. Bonet, M.A. Fernandez and P.F. Miguel
91 Generation of All-Quadrilateral Meshes Using a Triangular Mesh Generator
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar
92 Convergence of the Iterative Group-Implicit Algorithm for Parallel Transient Finite Element Analysis
Y. Dere and E.D. Sotelino
XXIIIOPTIMIZATION
93 Quantitative Stiffness-based Optimal Design of Tall Buildings using a Condensed Lateral Stiffness Matrix
H.J. Lee, D.H. Lee, H.W. Lee and H.S. Kim
94 Multiobjective Optimal Design of Structures under Stochastic Loads
H. Jensen
95 Extended Study on Limit Analysis of Masonry Wall with Openings
A. Miyamura, A. DeStefano, Y. Kohama and T. Takada
96 A Review of the Self-Designing Structures Approach on the Optimisation of Engineering Structures
J.W. Bull and Z. Pitouras
97 Topological Optimization of an Aircraft Engine Mount via Bit-masking Oriented Genetic Algorithms
L. Iuspa, F. Scaramuzzino and P. Petrenga
98 Shape Optimization Problem for Incompressible Viscous Flow based on Optimal Control Theory
T. Ochiai and M. Kawahara
99 A Computational Methodology to Select the Best Material Combinations and Optimally Design Composite Sandwich Panels for Minimum Cost
M. Walker and R. Smith
100 Optimum Design of Cable-Stayed Bridges with Imprecise Data
L.M.C. Simões and J.H. Negrão
101 Structural Optimisation of an Orthotropic Plate
D. Tran
102 Application of Simulated Annealing to Optimal Barreling of Externally Pressurised Shells
J. Blachut
XXIVGEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
103 Development of a Database Oriented Software for Construction Material Selection in Contaminated Soils
A.J. Puppala, V. Mohan, E.C. Crosby and S. Valluru
104 Geotechnical Parameter Prediction from Large Data Sets
I. Davey-Wilson
105 Enhancing Geotechnical Education using Interactive Multimedia Simulations
M. Budhu
XXVGEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
106 Numerical Modeling of Nailed Soil Walls in Vertical Excavation
Y.S. Hong, R.H. Chen, C.S. Wu
107 A Limit Analysis Method for Nailed Earth Slopes
Y.S. Hong
108 Lateral Pile Response due to Interface Yielding
W.D. Guo
109 Finite Element Predictions of Centrifuge Tests on Liquefiable Reinforced Soils
O.O.R. Famiyesin, A.A. Rodger and A. Matheson
110 A Microstructural Computation Simulation Model of Loess Soils
S.C. Dibben, I.F. Jefferson and I.J. Smalley
111 Finite Element Analysis of an Offshore Pipeline Buried in a Porous Seabed: Effects of Cover Layer
D.S. Jeng and P.F. Postma
112 Subgrade Modulus for Laterally Loaded Piles
W.D. Guo
113 Modelling of the Effect of an Impulse on a Ground Anchorage System
R.D. Neilson, A. Ivanovic, A. Starkey and A.A. Rodger
114 Numerical Modelling of Ground Anchorages Employed in the Field
A. Ivanovic, A. Starkey, R.D. Neilson and A.A. Rodger
115 Propagation of Vibrations from a Railway Track Lying on a Semi-Infinite Soft Ground
B. Picoux, G. Lefeuve-Mesgouez and D. Le Houédec
116 Combined Structural and Coastal Loads on an Offshore Pile: A Numerical Study
J.A. Eicher, H. Guan and D.S. Jeng
117 A Software with Integrated Graphics Platform for Limit Analyses of Geotechnical Problems
L. Santos da Silva, M.M. Farias and C.L. Sahlit
118 Finite Element Predictions of the Dynamic Effects on an adjacent Structure
A. Rouaiguia and I. Jefferson
119 Computer Monitoring of Load Test on Piles
G. Lipnik, B. Kovacic and P. Sparl
120 Computer Simulation and Video for Consolidation Testing
U.F.A. Karim and J. de Goeijen
121 Consolidation of Soft Clays with Large Strains
C.J. Leo and K.H. Xie
122 Behaviour of Landfill Liners under Earthquake Loading
S.P.G. Madabhushi and S. Singh
XXVISOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION: ANALYSIS AND MODELLING
123 Implicit Integration of Elastoplastic Constitutive Equations of Interface Element
F. Cai and K. Ugai
124 Dynamic Analysis of a Steam Turbine Support Structure
V. Karthigeyan, G.K.V. Prakhya and K. Vekaria
125 Effect of Base Level to Internal Forces of a Structure in case of Earthquake
J. Györgyi and S. Ádány
XXVIIWATER ENGINEERING: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
126 Regional Flood Frequency Analysis using L-Moments
G. Onusluel, S.D. Ozkul and N.B. Harmancioglu
127 Assessment of Information related to Floods
N.B. Harmancioglu, C.P. Cetinkaya and S.D. Ozkul