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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
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Preliminaries
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING: NOVEL ARCHITECTURES AND APPLICATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY G.A. GRAVVANIS
1 Parallel Iterative Methods Based on Finite Element Approximate Inverses on Uniprocessor and Multicomputer Systems
K.M. Giannoutakis and G.A. Gravvanis
2 Acceleration of an Element-by-Element Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Solver for Three-Dimensional Tetrahedral Finite Elements using Field Programmable Gate Arrays
J. Hu, S.F. Quigley and A.H.C. Chan
3 WebComV: A Framework to Virtualise Parallel Computing Resources
T. Enright, J.P. Morrison and I. Banicescu
4 Reliable Performance Prediction for Parallel Scientific Software in a Multi-Cluster Grid Environment
G. Romanazzi, P.K. Jimack and C.E. Goodyer
5 Supporting MiG and WebCom Interaction
R. Andersen, B. Vinter, D.A. Power and J.P. Morrison
6 A Parallel Implementation for Finding the Longest Common Subsequence
P.D. Michailidis and K.G. Margaritis
PARTITIONED METHODS FOR THE COMPUTATION OF FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY H. BIJL
7 Fluid-Structure Coupling for Large Simulations Using Radial Basis Functions
T.C.S. Rendall and C.B. Allen
8 Fluid-Structure Interaction Coupling Techniques Based on Sensitivities
J. Degroote, P. Bruggeman, R. Haelterman and J. Vierendeels
9 A Modular and Efficient Simulation Environment for Fluid-Structure Interactions with Large Domain Deformation
M. Mehl, M. Brenk, I.L. Muntean, T. Neckel and T. Weinzierl
10 Dynamic Fluid Structure Interaction on Parallel Clusters
A.K. Slone, A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft and M. Cross
QUANTIFICATION OF UNCERTAINTY IN SIMULATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY M.Y. HUSSAINI AND S.V. POROSEVA
11 Assessment of Imprecise Probability Using Efficient Probabilistic Re-Analysis
F. Farizal and E. Nikolaidis
12 Deterministic Propagation of Model Parameter Uncertainties in Compressible Navier-Stokes Calculations
T.J. Barth
13 A Multimodel Approach Based on Evidence Theory for Reducing Uncertainty in Simulations
S.V. Poroseva
14 Quantification of Uncertainty Associated with Low-Fidelity Simulations
G. Klopfer, M.Y. Hussaini, P. Ngnepieba and A. Zatezalo
15 Uncertainty Quantification with Adaptive Mesh Refinement in a Chemical System
L. Mathelin and O.P. Le Maître
16 Unsteady Adaptive Stochastic Finite Elements for Quantification of Uncertainty in Time-Dependent Simulations
J.A.S. Witteveen and H. Bijl
17 Multirate Sampled Data System Robustness: Frequency Analysis
J. Salt, P. Albertos, C. Camiña and J. Sandoval
ADVANCES IN MODELLING AND COMPUTATION OF INTERFACES
SESSION ORGANISED BY F. LEBON
18 Modelling of the Energy Dissipation Generated by Friction in Granular Flow Using the Discrete Element Method
V.D. Nguyen, J. Fortin, M. Guessasma, E. Bellenger and P. Coorevits
19 Stabilized Finite Elements for Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Problems
W. Habchi, D. Eyheramendy, P. Vergne and G. Morales-Espejel
20 The Smoothed Extended Finite Element Method
S. Natarajan, S. Bordas, Q.D. Minh, H.X. Nguyen, T. Rabczuk, L. Cahill and C. McCarthy
21 Microstructure Interaction in Biological Tissue
M. Buonsanti and A. Pontari
22 Homogenization Methods for Interface Modelling in Damaged Masonry
A. Rekik and F. Lebon
23 External Fluid Pressure Effects on the Contact Conditions of a Mechanical Seal
H. Kawashima
24 The Element Embeddded Interfaces Approach for Modelling Damaged Interfaces
M. Cuomo and L. Contrafatto
DECISION MAKING IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
SESSION ORGANISED BY N.F. PAN
25 A Construction Influence Information Management System for Coastal Engineering
Y.C. Shiau, C.T. Lian, D.H. Chu and D.J. Chu
26 A Study for the Establishment of a Knowledge Base for Innovative Building Materials
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, C.C. Ko and S.C. Yang
27 A Development Planner for Resort Investment
R.J. Dzeng, N.F. Pan and H.Y. Lee
28 On Landslides of the Shihmen Reservoir Watershed and the Development of its Management System
Y.C. Shiau, C.S. Huang, C.A. Lin and D.J. Chu
29 Factors Affecting Engineering Decision Making in the International Environment
N.S. Al-Kaabi
30 The "Qualified Lowest Bid" Award Mechanism in the Electronic Tendering Age
R.Y. Huang
31 Construction Technological Strategy Planning Based on Patent Analysis
W.D. Yu, S.S. Lo and T.M. Cheng
32 Evaluating the Effect of Multiple Factors on Unit Prices for Supporting Bid Price Decisions
W.C. Wang, C.H. Hsu, S.S. Wang and C.C. Lin
33 Analysis of Maintenance Cost for Large Hospital Buildings in Taiwan
S.J. Guo and T.P. Lo
34 Knowledge Value Adding Model for Quantitative Performance Evaluation of the Community of Practice in a Consulting Firm
W.D. Yu, H.H. Yao, S.J. Liu and P.L. Chang
35 Mining Association Rules in a Bridge Deterioration Database
N.F. Pan, R.J. Dzeng and H.H. Chang
36 Estimating Bridge Performance Using Time Series Analysis
N.F. Pan, H.H. Chang and T.C. Lin
MULTISCALE SIMULATION
SESSION ORGANISED BY D. ROOSE
37 A Micro-Macro Method for the Simulation of Plant Tissue Deformation
P. Ghysels, G. Samaey, B. Tijskens, H. Ramon and D. Roose
38 A Hybrid Molecular Continuum Method Using Point Wise Coupling
N. Asproulis, M. Kalweit and D. Drikakis
39 Coupled Discrete and Continuum Approach to the Behaviour of Ballast
M. Hammoud, D. Duhamel, K. Sab and F. Legoll
40 A Multiscale Method for Transient Dynamic Analysis of Assemblies with Friction
D. Odièvre, P.-A. Boucard and F. Gatuingt
41 Computational Homogenization of Perfused Deforming Tissues
E. Rohan, R. Cimrman and V. Lukeš
42 Development of Multiscale Modeling Techniques for Composite Scarf Joints
Y.W. Kwon, T.R. Greene and S. Bartlett
43 Extension of the LaTIn Framework for Multi-Scale Computation of Fluid-Structure Interaction
E. Vergnault, O. Allix and S. Maison-Le-Poëc
44 Parallel Computing Features of a Multiscale Strategy with Space and Time Homogenization
J.C. Passieux, P. Ladevèze and D. Néron
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID MECHANICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY N.C. MARKATOS
45 Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Shape Optimization of a Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition System Using Evolutionary Algorithms
T.C. Xenidou, A.G. Boudouvis and N.C. Markatos
46 The Effects of Thermo-Electrically Induced Convection in Alloy Solidification
A. Kao, K. Pericleous, M. Patel and V. Voller
47 Modelling the Behaviour of an Oil Spill in Marine Environments
N.C. Markatos and M.G. Psaltaki
48 Numerical Fluid-Structure Interaction Study of a Cantilevered Pipe Discharging or Aspirating Fluid via a Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element Analysis Model
D.B. Giacobbi, C. Semler and M.P. Païdoussis
49 Numerical Simulation of the Dispersion of Toxic Pollutants from Large Tank Fires
C.D. Argiropoulos, M.N. Christolis, Z. Nivolianitou and N.C. Markatos
50 Turbulence Model Performance in Continuous Casting Simulations
K. Pericleous, G. Djambazov, J.F. Domgin and P. Gardin
MESH GENERATION AND ADAPTION
SESSION ORGANISED BY J. SARRATE RAMOS AND J.M. ESCOBAR SÁNCHEZ
51 Alignment of Surface Triangulations for Approximating Interior Curves
J.M. Escobar, E. Rodríguez, R. Montenegro and G. Montero
52 Automatic Generation of Structured Hexahedral Meshes for Non-Simply Connected Geometries Using Submapping
J. Sarrate and E. Ruiz-Gironés
53 Discretization of Multi-Phase Microstructures Using Recursive Subdivision and the Advancing Front Technique
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar
54 Studying the Quality Measures for Finite Element Meshes with Triangular Elements
J. Radó, F. Hartung and P. Iványi
NEW METHODS OF CHARACTERISATION OF BONE QUALITY
SESSION ORGANISED BY L. HADJILEONTIADIS
55 Microdamage Evaluation in Human Trabecular Bone Using Non-Linear Ultrasound
K. Zacharias, E. Balabanidou, I. Hatzokos, L.J. Hadjileontiadis, E. Douka, I. Rekanos and A. Trochidis
56 A Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Validation of a Bone Remodelling Model for the Assessment of Osteoporotic Bone Quality
L. Santos, P.G. Coelho, J.E. Fonseca, H.C. Rodrigues and P.R. Fernandes
57 Stress Distribution in the Mandible influenced by Nobel Biocare, 3i and Neoss Implant Thread Designs
H. Guan, R.C. van Staden, Y.C. Loo, N.W. Johnson and N. Meredith
58 Microstructural Finite Element Models for the Assessment of Overall Mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone
O. Jiroušek and J. Nemecek
59 The Influence of the Pelvic Bone on the Acetabular Component Analysis
S. Barreto, J. Folgado, J. Monteiro and P.R. Fernandes
ANALYSES OF PERFORMANCE AND FAILURES OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES
SESSION ORGANISED BY H.M. AL-HUMAIDI AND F.C. HADIPRIONO
60 Bridge Failure Analysis Using Fuzzy Fault Tree Methods
H.M. Al-Humaidi and F. Hadipriono Tan
61 Database Design on International Classification of Building Diseases
C.Y. Chang, C.P. Huang and C.Y. Lin
62 Construction Project Delay Analysis Using Fuzzy Sets
H.M. Al-Humaidi and F. Hadipriono Tan
INFORMATION MODELING AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION
SESSION ORGANISED BY Q.V. CHEN AND F.C. HADIPRIONO
63 A Decision Support System for Planning Highway Life Cycle Investments
A.P. Chassiakos, D.D. Theodorakopoulos and E. Kokoli
64 Physical Interface Object Modelling in Construction
Q. Chen and G. Reichard
65 Measuring the Impact Cost of Work Disruption
W. Lo, Y.T. Chen and W.S. Lin
66 Cost Optimization of Projects with Repetitive Activities Using Genetic Algorithms
E. Elbeltagi and E.M. ElKassas
67 An Evolutionary Algorithm for the Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem
J. Magalhães-Mendes
68 To Integrate or Not to Integrate: Software for Mobile Computing Devices
Q. Chen and T. Mills
NUMERICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL LINEAR ALGEBRA
SESSION ORGANISED BY R. BRU
69 Strategies for Improving Automated Multi-Level Sub-Structuring
T. Hilgert and H. Voss
70 Incomplete Factorization for Preconditioning Shifted Linear Systems Arising in Wind Modelling
E. Flórez, M.D. García, E. Rodríguez-Jiménez, H. Sarmiento, A. Suárez and G. Montero
71 Spectral Low Rank Preconditioning for Computational Electromagnetics Applications
J. Marin, N. Malla and E. Pascual
72 A Numerical Study of Newton-Like Methods for Nonlinear Systems with a Singular Jacobian
J.L. Hueso, E. Martínez and J.R. Torregrosa
73 Two-Stage Methods Based on ILU Factorizations for Mildly Nonlinear Systems
H. Migallón, V. Migallón and J. Penadés
74 Generalized Top and Bottom Binary n-Tuples
L. González
75 Quasi-Newton Preconditioners for the Solution of Large Nonlinear Systems in Porous Media
L. Bergamaschi, R. Bru, A. Martínez and M. Putti
76 Preconditioning of Iterative Methods Based on an Aggregation Algorithm
J. Kruis and P. Mayer
GENETIC ALGORITHMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS IN ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY B.H.V. TOPPING
77 CardiffGA: A New Genetic Algorithm Framework
H. Chen, J.C. Miles and A.S.K. Kwan
78 Real-Coded Genetic Algorithms Enhanced Using a Niching Strategy for Solving Multi-Modal Problems
A. Kucerová and M. Lepš
79 Constrained Particle Swarm Optimisation Using a Multi-Objective Formulation
G. Venter and R.T. Haftka
80 Particle Swarm Optimization Approach for Fuzzy Control of Smart Structures
Y. Marinakis, M. Marinaki and G.E. Stavroulakis
81 Optimum Design of Cellular Beams Using the Harmony Search Method
F. Erdal and M.P. Saka
82 Computational Heuristics and their Use in Optimisation of Two-Dimensional Trusses
G.F. Moita and J.P.G. Pereira
83 An ANGEL Heuristic Method for Combined Shaping and Sizing Optimization of Bridges
A. Csébfalvi
84 Autonomous Behaviour Acquisition Method Using Multi-Agents Equipped with Integrated Sensors
N. Hoshikawa and M. Ohka
85 Heuristic Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Road Vault Underpasses
A. Carbonell, V. Yepes and F. Gonzalez-Vidosa
86 Soft Computing Based Approaches for High Performance Concrete
A.H. Alavi, A.A. Heshmati, H. Salehzadeh, A.H. Gandomi and A. Askarinejad
PARALLEL COMPUTATIONS
87 Non-Linear Dual Domain Decomposition Method for Multiscale Analysis of Structures
J. Pebrel, P. Gosselet and C. Rey
88 Evaluation of Different OpenMP-Oriented Implementations for the Wave Model WAM Cycle 4.5
S. Moghimi, M.F. Doustar and A. Behrens
89 FETI-DP for Variational Inequalities with Corners on the Contact Interface
D. Horák and Z. Dostál
90 A High Performance Strategy for the Simulation of Composites at the Mesoscale
F. Bordeu, P.A. Boucard, G. Lubineau and H. Leclerc
91 Solving Contact Problems Using the Domain Decomposition Method with an Interface Preconditioner
A. Lotfi and G. Molnárka
DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
92 On the Use of a Service Oriented Architecture for Web Mining Systems
T.M.R. Dias and G.F. Moita
93 Component-Oriented Distributed Finite Element Analysis
R.I. Mackie
94 High-Throughput Computing in Engineering
M. Dolenc and M. Dolšek
95 An Approach to Distributed Simulations with SystemC
V. Galiano, H. Migallón, D. Pérez-Caparrós, M. Martínez and J.A. Palomino
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS: ANALYSIS, SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION
96 Numerical Study of a New Model for the Magnetohydrodynamic Flow of Micropolar Magnetic Fluids in Straight Square Ducts
P.K. Papadopoulos, P. Vafeas and P.M. Hatzikonstantinou
97 Numerical Simulation of Wave-Structure Interactions Using the Least-Squares Finite Element Method
S.J. Liang
98 Viscoelastic Low-Reynolds-Number Flows in Mixing-Separating Cells
A. Afonso, M.A. Alves, R.J. Poole, P.J. Oliveira and F.T. Pinho
99 An Integrated Gradient Scheme for the Preservation of Symmetry in Lagrangian Hydrodynamics
H. Yong
100 Comparison and Development of Mesh Motion Using Radial Basis Functions
T.C.S. Rendall and C.B. Allen
101 A Framework for Generic High-Fidelity Fluid-Dynamic Optimisation
A.M. Morris, C.B. Allen and T.C.S. Rendall
102 Aerodynamic Wing Optimisation Using Domain Element Parameterisation
A.M. Morris, C.B. Allen and T.C.S. Rendall
103 Hydrodynamics and Energetic Advantages of Burst-and-Coast Swimming by Undulatory Propulsion
M.H. Chung
104 A Detailed Study of the Plenum and Discharge Jet Produced by Air Curtains
J.E. Jaramillo, C.D. Perez-Segarra and A. Oliva
105 A Numerical Study of the Flow Structure in a Gravel River Bed
X.Y. Wang, W.Z. Lu, Q.Y. Yang and X.K. Wang
FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
106 An Energy Model for Mid-High Frequency Elasto-Acoustic Problems Using the Finite Element Method
M. de Rochambeau, M. Ichchou, L. Jezequel and B. Troclet
107 Reducing a Rational Eigenproblem in Fluid-Solid Vibration by Automated Multi-Level Substructuring
H. Voss
108 Examples of Problems in Fluid-Structure Interaction Based on the Fluid Velocity Potential
S.M. Souza, A.N. Barbosa and L.J. Pedroso
109 Dynamic Behaviour Analysis of a Cylindrical Rod Bundle Structure by Considering the Fluid-Structure Interaction
K.H. Yoon, J.Y. Kim, K.H. Lee, Y.H. Lee and H.K. Kim
110 A Study of Static and Dynamic Coupling of Structures Through an Acoustic Medium
A.N. Barbosa and L.J. Pedroso
MODELLING MULTI-PHYSICS PROBLEMS
111 Prediction of the Thermal Spalling Risk of Concrete Structures During Fire by Means of a Finite Element Model
F. Pesavento, B.A. Schrefler, D. Gawin and J. Principe
COUPLED PROBLEMS
112 Aeroelastic Tailoring of a Formula One Car Rear Wing
G.A.A. Thuwis, R. De Breuker and M.M. Abdalla
113 A Partitioned Strategy for Fluid Structure Interaction Applied to Model Waves Impact on Submerged Structures
C. Kassiotis, A. Ibrahimbegovic and H.G. Matthies
MULTI-GRID METHODS
114 A Local Adaptive Grid Refinement Strategy for Block-Structured Finite-Volume Solvers
F. Gauß and M. Schäfer
MULTI-BODY SYSTEMS AND DYNAMICS
115 Mathematical Modelling and Simulation of a Washing Machine: A Robotic Approach
M.P. Lazarevic and V. Vasic
116 Automatically Generated Parallel Robot System Equations Based on a Hierarchical Software Architecture
M. Rose, S. Algermissen and R. Keimer
COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING, ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION
117 A Finite Element Model of Drilling
W. Mieszczak and J. Kosmol
118 Quasi-Static and Dynamic Analysis of Delamination Growth Using New Interfacial Decohesion Elements
A. Elmarakbi, N. Hu and H. Fukunaga
119 Coupling Optimization to the Algorithm for a Mixer-Settler System
E.F. Gomes, G.A. Pinto, M.M.L. Guimarães and L.M. Ribeiro
120 Thermo Mechanical Characterisation of an Epoxy Resin Bounded Sand
I. Caylak and R. Mahnken
121 Residual Stress in Thermally Sprayed Coatings
A.M. Kamara and K. Davey
122 Creation of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate by Domain Structure Inversion with a Scanning Electron Microscope
A. Nagyváradi and G. Almási
COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION
123 Simulation and Optimization of a Chain Conveyor
V.S. Siromiatnikov, M.G. Ortega, E. Podzharov, J.M. García and L.A. Zamora
124 Optimal Design of Dynamic Vibration Neutralizers on Rotating Systems
C.A. Bavastri and F.J. Doubrawa F.
ELECTRODYNAMIC PROBLEMS
125 Order Reduction of Linear Time-Invariant Finite-Integration-Technique Discretized Structures with Length and Frequency Parameterization
K.S. Stavrakakis, T. Wittig, W. Ackermann and T. Weiland
THE EXTENDED FINITE ELEMENT METHOD
126 The Extended Finite Element Method: A Review
L. Cahill, C. McCarthy and S. Bordas
MESHLESS METHODS
127 Calculation of Elastic Stresses and Strains inside a Medium with Multiple Isolated Inclusions
J. Novák
128 Differential Reproducing Kernel Particle Methods
Y.M. Wang, C.P. Wu, P.W. Chen and K.H. Chiu
DISCRETE FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
129 Development of a Continuum-Consistent Discrete Element Model for Solids Using the Triangle Finite Element
V. Vadluga and R. Kacianauskas
130 Discrete Modelling of the Fragmentation of Granular Media under Compressive Forces: Application to the Grinding Process
A. Kimbonguila, M. Guessasma, P. Coorevits, J. Fortin and E. Bellenger
131 The Failure Mechanism of a Concrete Cube
C.C. Yu, S.H. Tung and M.C. Weng
FINITE ELEMENT SOLVER TECHNOLOGY
132 Coarsening Finite Element Meshes for a Multifrontal Solver
M.E. Guney and K. Will
FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
133 A Theory of Finite Elements with Axisymmetric Spherical Shell Examples
P.O. Tuominen
STOCHASTIC FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
134 Bayesian Emulators and the Stochastic Finite Element Method
F.A. Díaz De la O and S. Adhikari
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS
135 Analyzing Infinite Three-Dimensional Problems with an Alternative Non-Homogeneous BEM Technique
D.B. Ribeiro and J.B. Paiva
136 Evaluation of Singular Integrals in the Two-Dimensional Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method
W.F. Yuan
NUMERICAL METHODS
137 The Influence of Parametrization on Integrating Rotations from Angular Velocities
E. Zupan and M. Saje
NANO-MECHANICS
138 Modelling of Nanocrack Evolution in Body-Centred-Cubic Iron
D.B. Wei and Z.Y. Jiang
139 Phase Transformations in Finite Length Nanowires: Analysis with Mesoscopic Models
L.X. Wang and R. Melnik
140 Temperature-Dependent Phase Stability of CdS Quantum Dots from First-Principle Molecular Dynamic Calculations
B. Wen and R. Melnik
141 Modelling Nanoindentation of Cement Pastes
J. Nemecek and P. Kabele
142 Accessing Mechanical Properties of Engineering Materials via Virtual Nanoindentation
V. Gountsidou and H.M. Polatoglou
143 Modelling Nonlinear Electro-Mechanical Effects in Nano-Heterostructures Using Domain-Decomposition Methods
L.X. Wang, M. Willatzen and R.V.N. Melnik
144 Numerical Modelling of Electrical Conductivity and Piezoelectricity of Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites
N. Hu, Y. Karube and H. Fukunaga
PARTICLE THERMODYNAMICS
145 Microscopic Derivation of the Equation of State for Perfect Crystals
V.A. Kuzkin and A.M. Krivtsov
HYSTERESIS COMPUTATIONS
146 Magnetic Field Computation with Stress Dependent Hysteresis
A. Sipeky and A. Ivanyi
COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING
147 Information Modelling for Configurable Components
K.A. Jørgensen
148 DUTOGL: A User-Friendly Environment for Duct Analysis
R.M. Júnior, A.V. Mendonça and J.B. Paiva
149 A New Sketch-Based Computer Aided Engineering Pre-Processor
P. Company, N. Aleixos, F. Naya, P.A.C. Varley, M. Contero and D.G. Fernández-Pacheco
150 Application of Binary Spatial Partitioning to Computer Aided Design
A.A. Stamos
151 A Spatial Model for Multi-Scale Product Design and Simulation
K. Sakita
COMPUTER VISION
152 Registration and Assisted Segmentation for Stereo Images of Planar Piecewise Environments
J.-F. Vigueras and M. Rivera
153 Correction of the Effects of the Light Source on Quasi-Spherical Objects: Application to Modelling Spherical Fruits
J. Gómez-Sanchis, E. Moltó, N. Aleixos, G. Camps-Valls, L. Gómez-Chova and J. Blasco
DATA COLLECTION
154 Mobile Measurement of Rut Depth Using Close Range Photogrammetry
M.A. Saif and A.M. Ibrahiem
CELLULAR AUTOMATA
155 Heat Conduction Analysis Using Cellular Automata
W.F. Yuan and K.H. Tan
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
156 An Engineered System of Care: Development of the Body Mass Distribution Index
J. Duane
157 An Engineered System of Care: Body Mass Index and Body Mass Distribution Index Changes with Scaled Activity Plan
J. DeGroat, J. Duane, J. Moeller and W. Conway
BIOMECHANICS
158 Denture Crown Modelling for Customized Dental Fabrication
T.H. Kuo and J.J. Fang
159 Numerical Simulation of Hodgkin-Huxley Model on Stochastic Resonance in Tactile Sensing
M. Ohka, C. Abdullah and S. Kondo
160 Two Different Approaches to Hip Joint Reconstruction
D. Kytyr, J. Vycichl, J. Jirova and J. Jira
161 Computational Biomechanics, Stochastic Motion and Team Sports
E. Grimpampi, A. Pasculli and A. Sacripanti
162 Mathematical Modeling of Human Skin Using a Fractional Derivative Model and the Frequency Domain
Z. Vosika, J. Simic, D. Koruga and M.P. Lazarevic
ROCK MECHANICS
163 Damage-Plastic Model for Numerical Simulation of Rock Fracture in Dynamic Loading
T. Saksala
164 Prediction of Rock Burst in Elastic-Brittle-Plastic Rock
S.K. Sharan
165 Characterizing the Deformation Behavior of Weak Sandstone from Micro-Vision
M.C. Weng, S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih, C.C. Yu and Y.T. Huang
SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
166 Analysis of Explosion Induced Shock Waves Interaction with an Underground Lined Tunnel by the Coupled Godunov-Variational Difference Approach
Y.S. Karinski, V.R. Feldgun and D.Z. Yankelevsky
167 Numerical Simulation of Soil-Structure-Interaction of Towers and Tanks via Finite and Infinite Elements
R. Harte and E. Mahran
168 Simplified Three-Dimensional Models for Twin Tunnels to Account for the Seismic Interaction Caused by Surface Waves
A.L. Sánchez-Merino and C. Navarro
169 Transverse Seismic Analysis of Twin Lined Tunnels
A.L. Sánchez-Merino and C. Navarro
170 Finite Element Analysis of Conical Shell Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi, R.J. Aziz and A.A. Al-Ani
171 Equivalent Linear Soil Approximation in Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction
D. Pitilakis
GEOPHYSICS
172 A Numerical Study of the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability and Mixing in Stratified Cylindrical Shells
L. Wang
GEOMECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
173 Non-Linear Wave-Induced Pore Pressure Accumulations in a Porous Seabed
D.-S. Jeng
174 Creep-Generated Settlement of Canisters with Highly Radioactive Waste
R. Pusch, L. Zhang, R. Adey and J. Kasbohm
175 Utilisation of Computational Intelligence Techniques for Stabilised Soil
A.H. Alavi, A.A. Heshmati, A.H. Gandomi, A. Askarinejad and M. Mirjalili
176 Vibrations Due to Moving Harmonic Loads on a Porous Multilayered Ground
G. Lefeuve-Mesgouez and A. Mesgouez
177 Modeling of Landslides with the Material Point Method
S. Andersen and L. Andersen
178 Three-Dimensional Poro-Elastoplastic Model for Wave-Induced Pore Pressure in a Porous Seabed around Breakwater Heads
J. Ou, D.S. Jeng and A.H.C. Chan
179 Effects of Fault Rupture Propagation on Earth Structures
V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos
180 Optimum Design of Pile Foundations
Ch. Letsios, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis
181 Three-Dimensional Numerical Investigation of the Efficiency of Piled Rafts with a Central Pile Group
A.A. Hemada and A.Y. Akl
182 Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Analysis of Large Piled Rafts: A Proposed Simplified Modelling
A.A. Hemada, T.T. Abdel-Fattah and A.Y. Akl
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: SEEPAGE, GROUNDWATER AND WATERSHED PROBLEMS
183 Herbert Hoover Dike Phase 1A Groundwater Modelling
H.-P. Cheng, B.P. Donnell, S.M. England, H.-C. Lin, E.V. Edris and R. Weeks
184 Seepage Analysis of Soil-Bentonite Cutoff Wall through Landfill
A.F. Branch
185 Research Demonstration of a Decomposition Approach for Large-Scale, Coupled Surface-Subsurface Watershed Model Calibration and Validation
H.-P. Cheng, S.M. England, H.-C. Lin, J.-R.C. Cheng, E.V. Edris, S.L. Ashby and D.R. Richards
186 A Feasibility Study of the Air Lifting Method for a Mineral Spring Water Pump
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, Y.C. Lin and S.C. Yang
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: FOUNDATIONS
187 Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Deep Beams on Winkler Type Elastic Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi, I.A. Al-Shaarbaf and A.N. Al-Mosawi
188 Numerical Analysis of Deep Beams on Non-Uniform Elastic Compressional and Frictional Winkler Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi
189 Impedance of Bucket Foundations: Torsional, Horizontal and Rocking Motion
L. Andersen, L.B. Ibsen and M.A. Liingaard
190 A Study of Foundations in Low Bearing Capacity Soil Using a Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shell
C.J. Martins, O.S. Figueiredo, R.A.F. Peixoto and L.A. Martins
191 Large Deflection of Rectangular Plates on Elastic Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi and B. Mohsen
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
192 Analyzing and Forecasting Urban Atmospheric Pollution in China
M.J. Qiao
MODELLING STEAM AND WATER NETWORKS
193 Entropic Flow Patterns and Partially Double Pipe Methodology in Looped Systems Design
M. Malafaya-Baptista
194 Measurement Based Flow Regime and Velocity Profile Calculation of a High Pressure Steam Network in a Saturated State
L. Szakonyi, P. Ivanyi and Z. Sari
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