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PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
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IINTERNET APPLICATIONS
1 The Influence of Internet-Based Construction Portals
P.J. Gardner
2 Web Based Computation for Urban Earthquake Disaster Mitigation
P. Zhu, M. Abe and J. Kiyono
IISOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS AND APPLICATIONS
3 Data Extraction in Engineering Software using XML
M.E. Williams, G.R. Consolazio and M.I. Hoit
4 Extending Finite Element Software by Component-Oriented Technology
M. Dolenc
IIICONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: DESIGN, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT
5 Virtual Experiments for Innovative Construction Operations
H. Li and S. Kong
6 Spatio-Temporal Consistency Evaluation on Dynamic 3D Space System Model
Y. Song, D.K.H. Chua, C.L. Chang and S.H. Bok
7 Visual Product Chronology: A Solution for Linking Product Modelling Technology with Practical Construction Needs
K. Kähkönen and J. Leinonen
8 Analytic Modelling, Diagnostic and Change-Engineering Tools for Use by Management to Foster Learning in Construction Design Organisations
M. Phiri
9 The Application of an On-Site Inspection Support System to a Hydropower Plant
T. Sakata and N. Yabuki
10 Efficient Algorithms for Octree-Based Geometric Modelling
R.-P. Mundani, H.-J. Bungartz, E. Rank, R. Romberg and A. Niggl
IVSTRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND STRUCTURAL RE-ANALYSIS
11 An Efficient Method for Decomposition of Regular Structures using Algebraic Graph Theory
A. Kaveh and H. Rahami
12 Derivation and Implementation of a Flexibility-Based Large Increment Method for Solving Non-Linear Structural Problems
W. Barham, A.J. Aref and G.F. Dargush
13 The Theorems of Structural Variation for Rectangular Finite Elements for Plate Flexure
M.P. Saka
14 A Triangular Finite Element for the Geometrically Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Shells
E. Gal and R. Levy
VCHAOS
15 Spatial Chaos of Buckled Elastica using the Kirchhoff Analogy of a Gyrostat
A.Y.T. Leung, J.L. Kuang, C.W. Lim and B. Zhu
VIBOUNDARY AND FINITE ELEMENT METHODS: THEORY AND METHODS
16 Boundary Element Analysis of Contact Film Stiffness
R.S. Hack and A.A. Becker
17 Dynamics of a Tunnel: Coupling of Finite Element (FEM) and Integral Transform Techniques (ITM)
H. Grundmann and K. Müller
18 A Mixed Enthalpy-Temperature Finite Element Method for Generalized Phase-Change Problems
K. Krabbenhoft and L. Damkilde
19 On Multi-Field Approximation Methods
G. Romano, F. Marotti de Sciarra and M. Diaco
20 Automatic Differentiation in Computational Mechanics
P.R.B. Devloo and E.S.R. Santos
VIIMODELLING AND FINITE ELEMENT MESH GENERATION
21 Improvement of Mesh Quality by Combining Smoothing Techniques and Local Refinement
J.M. Escobar, R. Montenegro, G. Montero, E. Rodríguez and J.M. González-Yuste
22 hp Auto Adaptive Finite Element Method on 3D Heterogeneous Meshes
P.R.B Devloo, C.M.A.A. Bravo and E.C. Rylo
VIIISOLUTION METHODS FOR LARGE SCALE PROBLEMS
23 Modified Versions of QMR-Type Methods
M.D. García, E. Flórez, A. Suárez, L. González and G. Montero
24 Numerical Solution of Coupled Problems
J. Kruis, T. Krejcí and Z. Bittnar
IXFINITE ELEMENT STUDIES
25 The Fatigue Life Remaining in an Airfield Runway Following an Underground Explosion
J.W. Bull and C.H. Woodford
26 A Design Chart for the Design of Flexible Pavements Based on Finite Elements
B.C. Bodhinayake and M.N.S. Hadi
27 Modelling of Ferrule Strap Connections to uPVC Pipes
F. Pozzessere, N.A. Alexander and R. Potter
28 Finite Element Modelling of Interactions between Openings in OSB Webbed Timber I-Beams
E.C. Zhu, Z.W. Guan, P.D. Rodd, D.J. Pope
29 Finite Element Modelling of Glulam Beams Prestressed with Pultruded GRP
Z.W. Guan, P.D. Rodd and D.J. Pope
30 Numerical Study on Semi-Rigid Racking Frames
M. Abdel-Jaber, R.G. Beale and M.H.R. Godley
31 Numerical Evaluation of Required Ductility and Load Bearing Capacity for Aluminium Alloy Continuous Beams
M. Manganiello, G. De Matteis, R. Landolfo and F.M. Mazzolani
XANALYSIS OF PLATES
32 Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis of Functionally Graded Material Sector Plates
M. Salehi and M. Tayefeh
33 Micro as Required for Macromechanics of Circular, Annular and Sector Plates
M. Salehi and M. Tayefeh
34 An Explicit Geometric Stiffness Matrix of a Triangular Flat Plate Element for the Geometric Nonlinear Analysis of Shell Structures
J.-T. Chang and I.-D. Huang
35 Annular Sector Plates: Comparison of Full-Section and Layer Yield Predictions
G.J. Turvey and M. Salehi
36 Analysis of Stiffened Plates: An Effective Semi-Analytical Method
J.S. Kuang and H.X. Zhang
37 Reissner-Mindlin Plate Bending Elements with Shear Freedoms
B.A. Izzuddin and D. Lloyd Smith
38 Experimental Response and Numerical Simulation of Plates Submitted to Small Mass Impact
H. Lopes, R.M. Guedes, M.A. Vaz and J.D. Rodrigues
39 Analysis of Cracked Plates using Hierarchical Trigonometric Functions
Y.V. Satish Kumar and Y.S. Suh
40 On the Computation of Stress Resultants for Plates with Free Edges using the Ritz Method
C.M. Wang and Y. Xiang
41 Implementation of a Hybrid-Mixed Stress Model based on the Use of Wavelets
L.M. Santos Castro and A.R. Barbosa
XICOMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF STEEL STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY M. IVÁNYI
42 Buckling Modes of Flattened Edges Rectangular Hollow Members
A. Fülöp and M. Iványi
43 Object-Oriented Implementation of a Modified Heterosis Plate Finite Element
J. Balogh, M. Iványi and R.M. Gutkowski
44 Numerical Study on Eccentrically Loaded Hot Rolled Steel Single Angle Struts
S. Sambasiva Rao, S.R. Satish Kumar and V. Kalyanaraman
45 Integrated Explosion and Fire Analysis of Space Steel Frame Structures
H. Chen and J.Y.R. Liew
46 Finite Element Simulations of Lateral Torsional Buckling of Tapered Cantilever Beams
P. Buffel, G. Lagae, R. Van Impe, W. Vanlaere and M. De Beule
XIIREINFORCED CONCRETE MODELLING AND ANALYSIS
47 Hybrid-Mixed Stress Model for the Non-Linear Analysis of Concrete Structures
C.M. Silva and L.M. Santos Castro
48 Damage-Based Computational Model for Concrete
A.H. Al-Gadhib
49 An Advanced Concrete Model for RC and Composite Floor Slabs subject to Extreme Loading
B.A. Izzuddin and A.Y. Elghazouli
50 A Unified Failure Criterion for Finite Element Analysis of Concrete Structures
P.E.C. Seow, S. Swaddiwudhipong and K.K. Tho
51 Evaluation of the Fiber Orientation Effects on the Ductility of the Confined Concrete Elements
L. Anania, A. Badalà and G. Failla
52 Analytical Integration over Cross-Sections in the Analysis of Spatial Reinforced-Concrete Beams
D. Zupan and M. Saje
XIIIREINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
53 Combined Finite Strip and Beam Elements for Double Tee Slabs
M.A. Ghadeer, J.Q. Ye and A.H. Mansouri
54 Effect of Support Conditions on Strut-and-Tie Model of Deep Beams with Web Openings
H. Guan, J. Parsons and S. Fragomeni
55 Cyclic Response of RC Shear Walls
H.G. Kwak and D.Y. Kim
56 Modelling of Interior Column Loads Transmission through Flat-Plate Floors
S.A. Ali Shah and Y. Ribakov
57 Size Effect of Compressed Concrete in the Ultimate Limit States of RC Elements
A.P. Fantilli, I. Iori and P. Vallini
58 Limit Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Shells of Revolution and its Application
M.A. Danieli (Danielashvili)
XIVMATERIALS MODELLING
59 Adaptive Simulation of Materials with Quasi-Brittle Failure
D. Rypl, B. Patzák and Z. Bittnar
60 Modelling of High Strength Concrete Structures
J. Nemecek and Z. Bittnar
61 Flowable Concrete: Three-Dimensional Quantitative Simulation and Applications
M.A. Noor and T. Uomoto
62 Analytical Modeling of Rheology of High Flowing Mortar and Concrete
M.A. Noor and T. Uomoto
63 Material Sensitivity Studies for Homogenised Superconducting Composites
M. Kaminski
64 Discontinuous Models for Modelling Fracture of Quasi-Brittle Materials
K. De Proft, W.P. De Wilde, G.N. Wells and L.J. Sluys
XVSTATIC AND DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF STEEL AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY P.C.G. DA S. VELLASCO
65 Effect of Cooling on the Behaviour of a Steel Beam under Fire Loading including the End Joint Response
A. Santiago, L. Simões da Silva, P. Vila Real and J.M. Franssen
66 Influence of Joint Slippage on the Cyclic Response of Steel Frames
P. Nogueiro, L. Simões da Silva and R. Bento
67 Behaviour of Pin Connected Tension Joints
R. Simões and L. Simões da Silva
68 Characterisation of the Behaviour of the Column Web Loaded in Out-of-Plane Bending in the Framework of the Component Method
L.C. Neves, L. Simões da Silva and P.C.G. da S. Vellasco
69 Evaluation of the Post-Limit Stiffness of Beam-to-Column Semi-Rigid Joints using Genetic Algorithms
L.A.C. Borges, L.R.O. de Lima, L.A.P.S. da Silva and P.C.G. da S. Vellasco
70 The Influence of Structural Steel Design Models on the Behaviour of Slender Transmission and Telecommunication Towers
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade and M.I.R. de Oliveira
71 Partial-Strength Beam-to-Column Joints for High Ductile Steel-Concrete Composite Frames
O.S. Bursi, D. Lucchesi and W. Salvatore
XVIVIBRATION ENGINEERING
72 A Dynamical Parametric Analysis of Semi-Rigid Portal Frames
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade, L.R.O. de Lima and R. de K.D. Lopes
73 A Survey of Vibration Serviceability Criteria for Structures
A. Ebrahimpour and R.L. Sack
74 Free Vibration of Metallic and Composite Beams Exhibiting Bending-Torsion Coupling
H. Su, C.W. Cheung and J.R. Banerjee
75 Hybrid Finite Element Analysis of Vibrations of Anisotropic Cylindrical Shells Conveying Fluid
M.H. Toorani, A.A. Lakis and M. Gou
XVIIBEHAVIOUR OF STRUCTURES FOR DYNAMIC AND MOVING LOADS
SESSION ORGANISED BY D. LE HOUÉDEC AND L. FRÝBA
76 Stress Ranges in Bridges under High Speed Trains
L. Frýba, C. Fischer and J.-D. Yau
77 FEM and FEM-BEM Application for Vibration Prediction and Mitigation of Track and Ground Dynamic Interaction under High-Speed Trains
H. Takemiya and M. Kojima
78 Dynamic Behaviour of Ballasted Railway Tracks: a Discrete/Continuous Approach
L. Ricci, V.H. Nguyen, K. Sab, D. Duhamel and L. Schmitt
79 Modelling of Multilayer Viscoelastic Road Structures under Moving Loads
D. Duhamel, V.H. Nguyen, A. Chabot and P. Tamagny
80 Numerical and Experimental Comparison of 3D-Model for the Study of Railway Vibrations
B. Picoux and D. Le Houédec
81 Train-Bridge Interaction
G. De Roeck, E. Claes and H. Xia
82 Influence of the Second Flexural Mode on the Response of High-Speed Bridges
P. Museros and E. Alarcón
83 Modal Contributions to the Dynamic Response of Simply Supported Bridges for High Speed Vehicles
M.D. Martínez-Rodrigo, P. Museros and M.L. Romero
84 Dynamic Diagnosis of Bridges
J. Bencat
85 Influence of the High Speeds of Moving Trains on the Dynamic Behaviour of Multi-Span Bridges: Comparative Study with Various Types of French Bridges
K. Henchi, M. Fafard and C. Quézel
XVIIIBRIDGE, RAILWAY AND ROAD ENGINEERING: DYNAMICS AND MODELLING
86 Stochastic Analysis of Suspension Bridges for Different Correlation Functions
S. Adanur, A.A. Dumanoglu and K. Soyluk
87 Train-Induced Ground Vibrations: Experiments and Theory
A. Ditzel and G.C. Herman
88 Wheel-Rail Contact Elements Incorporating Rail Irregularities
C.J. Bowe and T.P. Mullarkey
89 Analysis of Bridge-Vehicle Interaction by Component-Mode Synthesis Method
B. Biondi, G. Muscolino and A. Sofi
90 Analysis of Cable-Stayed Bridges Under Propagating Excitation by Random Vibration and Deterministic Methods
K. Soyluk and A.A. Dumanoglu
91 Harmonic Excitation of Bridges by Traffic Loads
M.M. Husain and M.K. Swailem
92 Dynamic Effect of Vehicles on Multispan Pre-Stressed Concrete Bridges over Rivers
A.Z. Awad and M.K. Swailem
93 Development and Application of an IFC-Based Bridge Product Model
N. Yabuki and T. Shitani
94 High Performance Computing for High Speed Railways
L. Argandoña, E. Arias, J. Benet, F. Cuartero and T. Rojo
95 On the Analysis of Structure and Ground Borne Noise from Moving Sources
L. Andersen, S.R.K. Nielsen and S. Krenk
XIXCOMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR COMPOSITE MATERIALS
SESSION ORGANISED BY A. RICCIO
96 Influence of Loading Conditions on Impact Induced Delamination in Stiffened Composite Panels
A. Riccio and N. Tessitore
97 Optimisation of Fibre Arrangement of Filament Wound Liquid Oxygen Composite Tanks
R. Barboni, G. Tomassetti and M. de Benedetti
98 Simulating Damage and Permanent Strain in Composites under In-Plane Fatigue Loading
W. Van Paepegem and J. Degrieck
XXANALYSIS OF MASONRY STRUCTURES
99 Investigation of FRP Consolidated Masonry Panels
A. Baratta and I. Corbi
100 Finite Element Model of a Brick Masonry Four-Sided Cloister Vault Reinforced with FRPs
F. Portioli and R. Landolfo
101 Modelling Masonry Arch Bridges using Commercial Finite Element Software
T.E. Ford, C.E. Augarde and S.S. Tuxford
102 Collapse Analysis of Masonry Arch Bridges
T. Aoki and D. Sabia
103 Limit Analysis of No Tension Bodies and Non Linear Programming
A. Baratta and O. Corbi
104 The Computational Efficiency of Two Rigid Block Analysis Formulations for Application to Masonry Structures
H.M. Ahmed and M. Gilbert
XXISEISMIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
105 Site Effect Induced in the El-Asnam (Algeria) Earthquake of 10 October 10 1980
K. Tounsi and M. Hammoutène
106 Influence of Damping Systems on Building Structures Subject to Seismic Effects
J. Marko, D. Thambiratnam and N. Perera
107 A New Approach to Seismic Correction using Recursive Least Squares and Wavelet De-Noising
A.A. Chanerley and N.A. Alexander
108 Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of RC Frames under Earthquake Loading
H.G. Kwak and S.P. Kim
109 Probabilistic Model for Seismogenetic Areas in Seismic Risk Analyses
A. Baratta and I. Corbi
110 Behaviour of Solid Waste Landfill Liners under Earthquake Loading
S.P. Gopal Madabhushi and S. Singh
111 Energy Dissipation and Behaviour of Building Façade Systems under Seismic Loads
R. Hareer, D. Thambiratnam and N. Perera
112 Dam-Reservoir Interaction for Incompressible-Unbounded Fluid Domains using a New Truncation Boundary Condition
S. Küçükarslan
XXIIACTIVE AND PASSIVE CONTROL OF STRUCTURES
113 Geometrically Nonlinear Spring and Dash-pot Elements in Base Isolation Systems
C.P. Katsaras, V.K. Koumousis and P. Tsopelas
114 Design of Smart Beams for Suppression of Wind-Induced Vibrations
G.E. Stavroulakis, G. Foutsitzi, V. Hadjigeorgiou, D. Marinov and C.C. Baniotopoulos
115 Continuous Bounded Controller for Active Control of Structures
Y. Arfiadi and M.N.S. Hadi
XXIIISTRUCTURAL IDENTIFICATION AND DAMAGE DETECTION
116 Parameter Identification Method using Wavelet Transform
T. Ohkami, J. Nagao and S. Koyama
117 Damage Location Plot: A Non-Destructive Structural Damage Detection Technique
D. Huynh, J. He and D. Tran
XXIVSTRUCTURAL RELIABILITY: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
118 Simulation-Based Reliability Assessment of Tension Structures
S. Kmet, M. Tomko and J. Brda
119 Fuzzy Cluster Design: A New Way for Structural Design
B. Möller, M. Beer and M. Liebscher
120 Numerical Estimation of Sensitivities for Complex Probabilistically-Described Systems
R.E. Melchers and M. Ahammed
XXVWATER ENGINEERING
121 A Peaking Factor Based Statistical Approach to the Incorporation of Variations in Demands in the Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems
S. Surendran, T.T. Tanyimboh and M. Tabesh
122 Water System Entropy: A Study of Redundancy as a Possible Lurking Variable
Y. Setiadi, T.T. Tanyimboh, A.B. Templeman and B. Tahar
XXVIGEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
123 Analysis of Pipe-Soil Interaction for Pipejacking
K.J. Shou and F.W. Chang
124 Static and Pseudo-Static Retaining Wall Earth Pressure Analysis using the Discrete Element Method
A.A. Mirghasemi and M. Maleki-Javan
125 Numerical and Physical Modelling of the Behaviour of Vertical Anchor Walls in Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin
126 Ground Displacements around a Tunnel using Three Dimensional Modelling
M.K. Swailem and A.Z. Awad
127 Effects of Inertial Interaction in Seismic Soil-Pile-Structure Interaction
D.M. Chu and K.Z. Truman
128 Wave-Induced Pore Pressure and Effective Stresses in the Vicinity of a Breakwater
D.-S. Jeng and M. Lin
XXVIISTRUCTURAL OPTIMISATION
129 Multi-Objective Optimization Approach to Design and Detailing of RC Frames
M. Leps, R. Vondrácek, J. Zeman and Z. Bittnar
130 Design of Frames using Genetic Algorithms, Force Method and Graph Theory
A. Kaveh and M. Abdie
131 Topology Optimization using Homogenization
Y. Wang, M. Xie and D. Tran
132 Evolutionary Topological Design of Three Dimensional Solid Structures
S. Savas, M. Ulker and M.P. Saka
133 Reliability Based Optimization of Complex Structures using Competitive GAs
C.K. Dimou and V.K. Koumousis
134 Optimal Design of Curved Pre-Stressed Box Girder Bridges
N. Maniatis and V. Koumousis
135 A Simple Self-Design Methodology to Minimise Mass for Composite Structures
M. Walker, R. Smith and D. Jonson
XXVIIIPARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS
136 Distributed Finite Element Analysis and the .NET Framework
R.I. Mackie
137 A Low-Cost Parallel Architecture, the Hybrid System, for Solving a Large Linear Matrix System
C.S. Leo, G. Leedham, C.J. Leo and H. Schroder
138 Static Partitioning for Heterogeneous Computational Environments
P. Iványi and B.H.V. Topping
XXIXEDUCATION
139 EuroCADcrete, a Concrete Exercise with the Help of Computer Aided Learning
R. Weener and B. Kumar