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PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL, STRUCTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
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STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF STEEL AND STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR J.G. SANTOS DA SILVA AND PROFESSOR L.F. COSTA NEVES
1 An Experimental Study of the Long-Term Behaviour of Composite Beams with Trapezoidal Steel Sheeting
C.K.S. Moy, A. Ostinelli, G. Ranzi and P. Ansourian
2 Stability of Non-Sway Steel Frames with Semi-Rigid Connections
A.N.T. Ihaddoudène and J.P. Jaspart
3 Human Comfort Analysis and Vibration Control of Steel-Concrete Composite Floors subjected to Human Rhythmic Activities
C.M.R. Gaspar, J.G. Santos da Silva, W.D. Varela and L.F. Costa Neves
4 Inelastic Behavior of Lipped Channel Steel Cold Formed Sections Under Bending
M.T. Hanna and B.L. Gendy
5 On the Evaluation of Critical Lateral Buckling Loads of Prismatic Steel Beams
R. Aydin, A. Gunaydin, N. Kirac and H. Ozbasaran
6 Modelling of the Dynamic Behaviour of Tubular Steel-Concrete Composite Footbridges subjected to Pedestrian-Induced Vibrations
G.L. Debona, J.G. Santos da Silva, A.C.C.F. Sieira and L.F. Costa Neves
7 A Numerical Study on the Behaviour of Hollow and Concrete Filled Oval Columns in Fire
F. Ali, N. Goodfellow and A. Nadjai
8 The Relevance of Local-Distortional Interaction Effects in Lipped Channel Columns
A.D. Martins, P.B. Dinis, D. Camotim and P. Providência
9 Formulation of the Permissible Unsupported Length for Laterally Unbraced Beams
G.M. El-Mahdy and E.H.A.H. Ali
10 Design of Steel and Concrete Composite Floors Accounting for Vibration Related Human Comfort: A Time History Analysis Approach
L.F. Costa Neves, J.G. Santos da Silva, L.R.O. de Lima and P.C.G. da S. Vellasco
11 Numerical Finite Element Modelling of Prestressed Stayed Steel Columns
S.R. de Almeida, R.R. de Araujo, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, L.R.O. de Lima and S.A.L. de Andrade
12 Lateral Impact Response and Parametric Studies of Axially Loaded Square Concrete Filled Steel Tube Columns
S. Aghdamy, D.P. Thambiratnam, M. Dhanasekar and S. Saiedi
13 Capacity and Demand of Ductility for Shear Connections in Steel MRF Structures
A. Formisano, F. Gamardella and F.M. Mazzolani
14 Analysis of the Behaviour of Beam-To-Column Connections with Newly Reformed T-Stub Connections
S.-M. Shin, D.-K. Lee, H.-J. Park and H.-M. Kim
15 Investigation of Cold-Formed Steel Top-Hat Sections Under Bending
A. Uzzaman, A.M. Wrzesien, R. Hamilton, J.B.P. Lim and D. Nash
16 Numerical Simulations for the Problem of Rigid Transverse Stiffeners in Plated Structures
F. Sinur, S. Piculin and D. Beg
17 Innovative Perforated Shear Connectors in Composite Girders
L.F. Costa Neves, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, L.R.O. de Lima and J.G. Santos da Silva
18 Numerical Evaluation of CHS K Joints: A Comparison of Single Node vs. Truss Node
R.S. da Silva, L.R.O. de Lima, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, L.F. Costa Neves and J.G. Santos da Silva
19 Lateral Torsional Buckling of Double Angle and Tee Cantilevers: A Parametric Study
R. Aydin, H. Ozbasaran, N. Kirac and A. Gunaydin
RAILWAY RESEARCH: VEHICLE TRACK DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
SESSION ORGANISED BY DR J. POMBO, PROFESSOR R. CALÇADA AND DR V. MARKINE
20 Random Vibrations of a Bridge - Track Structure - High Speed Train System
M. Podworna and M. Klasztorny
21 Galerkin Finite Element Modelling and Monte Carlo Solutions for a Railway Bridge with Random Track Ballast
D. Bryja and R. Holubowski
22 Dynamic Interaction Between the Wheel and Crossing Nose
L. Xin, V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
23 On Rolling Contact Fatigue in Railheads: Analysis of Head Check Evolution
L. Sábitz, F. Kolonits and I. Zobory
24 Railway Track Damage Estimation
N. Bosso, A. Gugliotta and N. Zampieri
25 A Study on the Utilization of Wind Power Turbines for a Flywheel Energy Storage System Using Subway Train Traveling Wind
J.-M. Im, K.-B. Shin and D.-B. Lee
26 Analysis of Aerodynamic Impact induced by High Speed Trains
H. Friedl, M. Reiterer and H. Kari
27 Application of Simulated Annealing to Railway Routine Maintenance Scheduling
F. Heinicke and A. Simroth
28 Railway Traffic Monitoring by Use of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors
A. Minardo, G. Porcaro, D. Giannetta, R. Bernini and L. Zeni
29 Numerical Modelling of the Behaviour of Subgrades Reinforced with Geogrids and Columns
J. Jíra, J. Jírová, M. Micka, J. Pajkrt and D. Schmidt
30 Flexible Track Models in Railway Dynamics Using a Finite Element Formulation
J. Pombo, T. Almeida, H. Magalhães, P. Antunes and J. Ambrósio
31 A Two-Dimensional Numerical Model to Analyze the Critical Velocity of High Speed Infrastructure
R. Ferrara, G. Leonardi and F. Jourdan
32 A Study of the Comfort Level of a Railway Vehicle for Reduced Mobility Passengers
N. Zampieri, N. Bosso and A. Gugliotta
33 The Design of an Apparatus for a Vehicle Control Scheme in a Freight Transportation System to be installed in the Underground
J.-H. Lee and H.-B. Kweon
34 A Parametric Study of the Rail Geometry at Railway Crossings
C. Wan and V.L. Markine
35 Detection of Defects in Rails by Means of Guided Waves
S. Teidj, A. Khamlichi, A. Driouach and E. Jacquelin
36 Design of a Dynamic Testing Machine for Railway Seats
N. Zampieri, N. Bosso and A. Gugliotta
37 An Experimental Study on Crossing Nose Damage of Railway Turnouts in The Netherlands
V.L. Markine and I.Y. Shevtsov
CONTROL OF VIBRATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR R.C. BARROS AND PROFESSOR A. BARRATTA
38 Optimum Base-Isolation System Control using Force Restricted Viscous Mass Dampers
K. Ikago, M. Ikenaga, K. Kakemoto and N. Inoue
39 On the Damping of Wind-Induced Vibration in Tall Buildings
T.F. Oda, M.S. Hamed and S. Ghani
40 Dynamic Response of an Actively Damped Cantilever Beam subject to Stochastic Excitations
M. Pietrzakowski
41 Modal Response Characteristics of a Seismic Control Multi-Story Shear Building using a Tuned Viscous Mass Damper
K. Ikago, Y. Sugimura, K. Saito and N. Inoue
42 Numerical Assessment of a Stress Control Method Based on Rigid-Plastic Inertia-Limiters
M.C. Porcu
43 Synchronization of Chaotic Compliant Ocean Systems using a Genetic Algorithm based Backstepping Approach
R. Manikandan and N. Saha
44 A Study of Optimal Placement of Viscous Dampers using the Force Analogy Method
J.T. Qu and S. Tang
45 Design of a Lattice Wind Tower and a Comparison of the Structural Response With and Without a TMD
J.M. Henriques and R.C. Barros
46 The Dynamic Behavior and its Influence on Designing a Guyed Tower
C.A. Mendonça and R.C. Barros
47 Design of a Cantilever Sign Support and Comparison of the Structural Response When Subjected to Natural Wind Gusts With and Without a TMD
F. Paiva and R.C. Barros
48 Prediction of the Sound Insulation of the Body Structure of High-Speed Trains based on the Hybrid FE-SEA Method
D. Sansan, Z. Yanju, A. Tian and D. Jian
49 Operation of Tapered Steel Slit Dampers in Steel Structures Using the Endurance Time Method
A. Mirjalili, H.E. Estekanchi and M. Fakhri
50 Control of Wind Induced Buffeting Vibrations in a Long Span Suspension Bridge by TMDs
M. Domaneschi, L. Martinelli and E. Po
LINEAR AND NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY DR J. NÁPRSTEK AND PROFESSOR R.J. BANERJEE
51 Analysis of a Bar-System Solving Differential Equation on an Orientated Graph using a Dynamic Stiffness Matrix
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer
52 An Exact Dynamic Stiffness Element for Free Vibration Analysis of Beams Using a Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory
H. Su and J.R. Banerjee
53 On the Lyapunov Exponents Computation of Coupled Non-Linear Euler-Bernoulli Beams
J. Awrejcewicz, A.V. Krysko, V. Dobriyan, I.V. Papkova and V.A. Krysko
54 Nonlinear Dynamics of an Euler-Bernoulli Beam subjected to Moving Loads
P. Koziol
55 Estimation of Critical Flutter Load of A Double L-Shaped Beam subjected to Follower Forces (Out-of-plane Vibration)
I. Takahashi
56 A High-Order Integration Algorithm and Spurious Reflections
J.E. Laier
57 On the Numerical Description of the Contact Problem between a Rigid Flying Object and a Net Structure
P. Baranowski, J. Malachowski and T. Niezgoda
58 Dyamic Behaviour of Tapered Sandwich Plates using the Differential Quadrature Method
M. Tuna and H.S. Turkmen
59 Dynamic Response of Structures from Construction Machinery Effects
J. Bencat and D. Papán
60 Industry Production Machinery Effects on Structures, Buildings and People
J. Bencat and Z. Papánová
61 A Simplified Procedure for the Dynamic Analysis of Pile-Soil-Structure Interaction
I. Caliò, A. Greco and A. Santini
62 Linearly-Elastic Dynamic Analysis
H.R. Tanuwidjaja and G.K. Santoso
ANALYSIS, MODELLING AND DESIGN OF MASONRY STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR B.A. IZZUDDIN AND DR L. MACORINI
63 Enhanced Mesoscale Partitioned Modelling for Unreinforced Masonry Structures
L. Macorini and B.A. Izzuddin
64 A Multi-Level Interface Model for Damaged Masonry
M.L. Raffa, F. Lebon, E. Sacco and H. Welemane
65 Numerical Modeling and Experimental Investigation of Masonry Columns
J. Brozovsky, M. Jasek, O. Sucharda and D. Mikolasek
66 Non-Linear Analysis of Masonry Building Compounds: A Comparison of Numerical and Theoretical Results
A. Formisano, C. Castaldo and F.M. Mazzolani
67 Computational Limit Analysis of Masonry Panels with Cracking Units using Rigid Block Modelling
F. Portioli, L. Cascini, C. Casapulla and M. D'Aniello
68 Behaviour of Existing Masonry Strengthened with a GFRP Reinforced Mortar Coating
N. Gattesco, I. Boem and A. Dudine
69 Homogenization of Masonry Vault Bridges: Sensitivity to External Stone Arch
E. Reccia, A. Cecchi and A. Tralli
70 Identification of Brick-Masonry Material Properties Through Inverse Analysis and Genetic Algorithms
C. Chisari, L. Macorini, C. Amadio and B.A. Izzuddin
71 Mesoscale Modelling of Masonry Structures Accounting for Brick-Mortar Interaction
F.B. Xavier, L. Macorini and B.A. Izzuddin
72 Seismic Assessment of an Historical Masonry Building using Nonlinear Static Analysis
F. Bucchi, S. Arangio and F. Bontempi
73 Three-Dimensional Limit Analysis of Dry-Joint Masonry Walls using Rigid Block Modelling
F. Portioli, C. Casapulla, L. Cascini and R. Landolfo
MASONRY CONSTRUCTIONS: MODELS AND APPLICATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY DR M. GIRARDI
74 The Impact of the Type of Bond on the Thermal Stress of Historic Masonry
P. Beran
75 On Limit Analysis of Masonry Arches with Brittle Tensile Strength
A. Baratta and O. Corbi
76 Creep Behaviour of Brickwork: A Parametric Investigation
A. Cecchi and A. Taliercio
77 A New Computational Strategy for the Seismic Assessment of Infilled Frame Structures
S. Caddemi, I. Caliò, F. Cannizzaro and B. Pantò
78 Analysis of Rammed Earth Arches Strengthened with Natural Fibers
S. Briccoli Bati, M. Fagone, F. Loccarini and G. Ranocchiai
79 A Case Study for the NOSA-ITACA Project: The "Voltone" in Livorno
V. Binante, S. Briccoli Bati, M. Girardi, M. Lucchesi, C. Padovani and D. Pellegrini
80 Numerical Modelling of the Static and Seismic Behaviour of Historical Buildings: The Church of San Francesco in Lucca
M. Girardi, C. Padovani and G. Pasquinelli
81 Limit Analysis of Loaded Out-of-Plane Rubble Masonry : A Case Study in Portugal
G. Milani, Y.W. Esquivel, P.B. Lourenço, B. Riveiro and D.V. Oliveira
82 Optimal Reinforcement for Masonry Walls subject to Two-Way Bending
M. Bruggi, G. Milani and A. Taliercio
83 Limitations of Non Linear Static Analysis for Masonry Towers
B. Pintucchi and N. Zani
EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY DR A.G. SEXTOS
84 State-of-the-Art: Building Pounding, Link Elements and the Evaluation of Impact Forces and Energy Dissipation
H. Naderpour, R.C. Barros and S.M. Khatami
85 Evaluation of the Seismic Performance of a Highway Bridge considering the Subsidiary Fracture of the Rubber Bearings
T. Mazda, C. Joon-Ho and T. Nishimura
86 An Investigation into the Sensitivity Properties of the Global Response of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls
S. Marzban, M. Leipold and J. Schwarz
87 The Impact of Earthquake-Related Geohazards on Offshore Pipelines and Seaside Facilities of the Oil & Gas Industry in the Mediterranean Region
P.N. Psarropoulos, Y. Tsompanakis, A.A. Antoniou and D.C. Charmpis
88 Partitioned Modelling for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Earthquake Loading
B.A. Izzuddin, L. Macorini and G. Rinaldin
89 Decay Characteristics of Seismic Energy Input History in SDOF Systems
Z. Liu, W. Chen and K. Chen
90 Seismic Assessment of Pile-supported Bridges Considering the Rotational Excitation of Earthquake Ground Motion
E.-K. Mylona and A.G. Sextos
91 Earthquake Damage Indicators for Nuclear Power Plants
T.J. Katona and L. Tóth
92 A New Equation of Motion to Calculate the Impact Force and the Energy Dissipation
H. Naderpour, R.C. Barros and S.M. Khatami
STRUCTURAL AND MATERIAL INSTABILITIES: NEW ACHIEVEMENTS IN THEORETICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR N.L. RIZZI
93 Computational Modelling of Thermally-Induced Concrete Pavement Upheaval Buckling
M.A. Bradford
94 Geometric Nonlinear Analysis of Stiffened Prismatic Shell Structures using the Compound Strip Method
A. Borkovic
95 Three-dimensional Analysis of Cohesive Crack Growth Coupled with Nonlinear Thermoelasticity
J. Jaskowiec
96 Strength of Portal Frames Composed of Cold-Formed Lipped Channel Sections
G.M. El-Mahdy and M.T. Hanna
97 A New Criterion for Column Buckling Based on Four Flexibility Restraint Indices
R. Adman, M. Saidani and F. Ammari
98 A General Model for the Analysis of Beams Including Warping Effects
A. Genoese, A. Genoese, A. Bilotta and G. Garcea
99 On the Postbuckling Behaviour of Thin Walled Beams with In-Plane Deformable Cross-Sections
S. Gabriele, N. Rizzi and V. Varano
100 Buckling Analysis of Stiffened Thin-walled Sections under General Loading Conditions using the Compound Strip Method
A. Borkovic
MULTI-SCALE MODELING OF MATERIALS WITH CELLULAR MICROSTRUCTURE
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR J. NEMECEK AND DR O. JIROUSEK
101 Multi-Scale Modeling of Plain Weave Textile Composites
J. Vorel, E. Grippon, J. Nemecek and M. Sejnoha
102 Wang Tiling Aided Modelling of Closed Cell Foams
M. Doškár, J. Novák and J. Nemecek
103 Modeling Inelastic Properties of Metal Foam based on Results from Nanoindentation
J. Nemecek, P. Zlámal, V. Králík and J. Nemecková
104 Simulation of a Three-Point Bending Test on the Isolated Cell Wall of Aluminium Foam
T. Doktor, D. Kytyr, P. Zlamal, T. Fila, P. Koudelka and O. Jirousek
105 Inverse Estimation of Rat Vertebrae Stiffness using Large-Scale Micro-Structural Finite Element Models
O. Jirousek, P. Zlamal, I. Jandejsek, D. Kytyr and D. Schmidt
106 On the Modeling of the Compressive Behaviour of Metal Foams: A Comparison of Discretization Schemes
P. Koudelka, P. Zlamal, D. Kytyr, T. Doktor, T. Fila and O. Jirousek
107 Compressive Behaviour of Trabecular Tissue: Finite Element Modelling and Comparison using Digital Volume Correlation
P. Zlamal, O. Jirousek, T. Doktor, T. Fila and D. Kytyr
STOCHASTIC STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION: STATIONARY AND DYNAMIC PROBLEMS
SESSION ORGANISED BY PROFESSOR K. MARTI AND PROFESSOR M. BEER
108 Topology Optimization Considering Uncertain Loading Positions and Multiple Load Cases
J. Lógó and E. Pintér
109 Computing Stochastic Optimal Feedback Controls Using an Iterative Solution of the Hamiltonian System
K. Marti and I. Stein
HYDRO-ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF WAVE AND TIDAL POWER
SESSION ORGANISED BY DR S. NASH AND DR M. HARTNETT
110 Modelling Hydro-Environmental Impacts of a Tidal Turbine Array in the Shannon Estuary
M. Hartnett, N. O'Brien, D. Fallon and S. Nash
111 Optimising the Configuration of Tidal Turbine Arrays With Respect to Power Output and Hydrodynamic Impacts
S. Nash, D. McCaul, J. Martin and M. Hartnett
DESIGN, MODELLING AND VISUALIZATION
112 Three-Dimensional Modelling of Arsita Town in the Framework of the Reconstruction
F. Geremei, L. Moretti, A. Marzo, G. Marghella and M. Indirli
113 Comparison of Optimization Methods Based on Primitive Bodies of Machine Tools and Preliminary Design
J. Kosmol and P. Wilk
114 Nonlinear Analysis in Virtual Design
P. Fajman and Z. Bittnar
REINFORCED CONCRETE: STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS
115 Numerical Evaluation of the Non Linear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beams
A.V. Lopes, T.J. Lou and S.M.R. Lopes
116 Non-Linear Analysis of Cracked Tensile Reinforced Concrete Bars: A Comparison of Numerical Methods
U. Bajc, M. Saje, I. Planinc and S. Bratina
117 Numerical Modelling of a Reinforced Concrete Column subject to Fire
S. Ezekiel, R.Y. Xiao and I. Kraincanic
118 Numerical Analysis of the Post-Tensioning Anchorage Region of a Prestressed Beam
N. Dominguez and C. Hernandez-Millan
MODELLING, ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED-CONCRETE STRUCTURES
119 Methods used for Increasing Lateral Rigidity in Multi-Storey Reinforced Concrete Buildings
N. Kirac and S. Sivritepe
120 A Simplified Approach to Serviceability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Fire
S. Tattoni, F. Stochino and F. Caldara
121 A Simplified Method to Design Reinforced Concrete Membrane Elements
P.F. Miguel, J. Navarro-Gregori, J.L. Bonet and M.A. Fernández-Prada
122 Numerical Prediction of the Stresses in the Steel Bars of Reinforced Concrete Beams
S.M.R. Lopes, A.V. Lopes and T.J. Lou
123 Simplified Calculation of Shear Deformations in Reinforced Concrete Membrane Elements
K.N. Rahal
124 A Methodology for Cost Optimization of the Layout Design of Multi-Span Reinforced Concrete Beams
P. Sharafi, M.N.S. Hadi and L.H. Teh
125 The Harmonic Coupled Finite Strip Method Applied to Geometric Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Folded Plate Structures
D.D. Milašinovic, D. Goleš, M. Hajdukovic, M. Nikolic, P. Maric, Z. Zivanov P.S. Rakic, A. Borkovic and I. Milakovic
126 Computational Modeling of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Aramid and Steel Bars
R. Hawileh
TIMBER STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS, MODELLING AND DESIGN
127 Numerical Analysis of the Horizontal Capacity of Timber-Frame Wall Elements
E. Kozem Šilih, M. Premrov and S. Šilih
128 A Study on Shear Deformations of Deep Composite Box-Type Beams Used in Timber Building Structures
U.A. Girhammar and S.R. Atashipour
129 Strength Prediction of Recovered Softwood Beams for Structural Reuse
M. Smith, J.W. Bull, T. Morris and C. Underwood
BRIDGE ENGINEERING
130 An Innovative Prediction Model for Corrosion Processes on Weathering Steel Structures
V. Krivý, V. Urban and K. Vavrušová
131 A New Method for Quantifying the Contribution of Different Critical Agents to Railway Bridge Deterioration
M. Aflatooni, T.H.T. Chan and D.P. Thambiratnam
132 A Numerical Study of a New-type of Curved Steel Bridge Guard Fence subject to Vehicular Loading
L. Thanh and Y. Itoh
133 Seismic Analysis of US-89 Overpass in Montpelier, Idaho, using OpenSees Finite Element Software
A. Ebrahimpour and A.L. Miller
134 Preservation Management of Concrete Highway Bridges at Seismic Risk
P.K. Tsikas and A.P. Chassiakos
135 Computations of the Load Carrying Capacity of a Deficient Bridge Structure
N. Makhoul
136 A Bridge Management System (J-BMS) in Japan
A. Miyamoto
137 Damage Localization on a Suspension Bridge subject to Wind Induced Vibrations
M. Domaneschi, M.P. Limongelli and L. Martinelli
DESIGNING COLLAPSE-RESISTANT STRUCTURES
138 Design of Various Sized Novel Buildings to withstand the Full Force of Tornadoes
C.T.F. Ross, D. Tabner, G. Hockin, T. Smith and A.P.F. Little
139 Investigation of Blast Load Parameters of Internal Gas Deflagration
M. Mynarz and J. Brozovsky
140 A Comparative Study of Simplified and Numerical Structural Analysis of Offshore Structures subject to Explosion Loads
D.S. Han, G.S. Kim, J.J. Jung, W.S. Sim and H.S. Shin
141 A Blast Protective Composite Panel for Steel Columns: Numerical Studies
L. Mazurkiewicz, D. Kolodziejczyk, J. Malachowski, M. Klasztorny, P. Baranowski and K. Damaziak
142 Response of a Buried Tunnel to Surface Blast using Different Numerical Techniques
S. Koneshwaran, D.P. Thambiratnam and C. Gallage
143 Determination of Aerodynamic Coefficients for a Roof Steel Cover of Large Lights Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
H.A. Sánchez Sánchez and S. Oliveros García
144 Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Slab-Column Connections under Gravity Loading
S. Derogar, P. Mandal, C. Ince and T. Michellitsch
SPACE STRUCTURES
145 Analysis of Cable Structures using the Dynamic Relaxation Method
M. Hüttner, J. Máca and P. Fajman
146 Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Cable Domes
S. Kmet and M. Mojdis
147 The Reciprocalizer: A Design Tool for Reciprocal Structures
D. Parigi and P.H. Kirkegaard
PNEUMATIC STRUCTURES
148 Dynamic Response of Inflatable Offshore Fender Barrier Structures under Impact Loading
A. Aboshio, S. Green and J. Ye
GREEN BUILDINGS
149 Environmental Impact Assessment of the Life Cycle of a Timber Building
D.N. Kaziolas, I. Zygomalas, G.E. Stavroulakis and C.C. Baniotopoulos
150 Minimization of the Thermal Transmittance of Masonry Blocks by Topology Optimization
M. Bruggi and A. Taliercio
151 The Design and Application of a Green Building Assessment System
M. Zhang and S. Feng
BUILDING ENGINEERING AND DESIGN
152 Life Cycle Assessment of a Steel-Framed Residential Building
I. Zygomalas, D.N. Kaziolas, G.E. Stavroulakis and C.C. Baniotopoulos
153 Meta-Model Based Optimization of Building Thermal Performance Incorporating Local Comfort Analysis
A.R. Cowie, C.J. Noakes, P.A. Sleigh and V.V. Toropov
154 A Novel Formulation for Optimum Conceptual Design of Buildings of Rectangular Shapes
P. Sharafi, M.N.S. Hadi and L.H. Teh
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
155 Accurate Quantity Data Extraction from Low Level of Detail BIM Models
M. Zagorácz, J. Etlinger and P. Iványi
156 The BENIMPACT Suite: A Tool for 'Zero Energy Building' Whole Life Cycle Analysis and Optimization
S. Demattè, M.C. Grillo, A. Messina and A. Frattari
157 Cross-Submodel Consistency Preservation in Multi-Scale Engineering Models
J.R. Jubierre and A. Borrmann
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
158 Construction Project Cost Prediction using Text and Data Mining
T.P. Williams and J. Gong
159 Adoption of Offsite Manufacturing in the Construction Industry: The Role of Industry-Level Coordination and Leadership
A.Z. Fakhri and L. Liu
160 A Hybrid Method for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem with Hammock Activities
O. Eliezer and R. Levi
COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
161 Analysis of the Mechanical Behavior of Composite Beams
L. Vanalli, M.R. Scoaris, G.F.S. Romera and N.T. Mascia
162 Analysis of Dielectric Elastomer Minimum Energy Structures using Dynamic Relaxation
S. Siu, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Wagner and S. Adriaenssens
163 Laminate Shell Strain Enhancement to Ensure a Continuous Stress Distribution Following a Transverse Direction
M.S.M. Sampaio, H.B. Coda and R.R. Paccola
164 Optimization of the Damping Properties of CFRP Laminates with Embedded Viscoelastic Layers
J.M. Silva, P.V. Gamboa, R. Cláudio, N. Nunes and J. Lopes
165 Contact Stress Analysis of Fully Adherent Fiber-Matrix Elastic Two-Dimensional Composite Solids
M.S.M. Sampaio, R.R. Paccola and H.B. Coda
166 Statistical Analysis of the Load Slip Behaviour in Timber-Concrete Connections
A.M.P.G. Dias, A.R.D. Martins and L.M.C. Simões
MATERIALS MODELLING AND DESIGN
167 Finite Element Model of the Pull-Out Test for Concrete Strength Evaluation
D. Meloni, B. De Nicolo and M. Valdes
168 A Probability-Based Method for Estimating Effective Diffusivity with Application to Mortar
R.S.O. Keskin, M. Grigoriu and K.C. Hover
169 Application of Response Surface Methodology: Optimum Mix Design of Concrete with Slag as Coarse Aggregate
R.E. Regulacion and A.W.C. Oreta
SEISMIC AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
170 A Study of Nonlinear Vibration Characteristics of Reinforced Concrete Arches using Vibration Tests and Simulations
A. Mutoh
171 Three-Dimensional Simulation of Earthquake-Induced Pounding of Seismically Isolated Buildings
P.C. Polycarpou, P. Komodromos, L. Papaloizou and D.C. Charmpis
172 Evaluation of Vibration, Creep or Shrinkage and Thermal Effects of Shallow RC Shells using Measurements and Analysis
A. Mutoh, H. Komatsu and M. Sasaki
173 A Study of a Base Isolated Structure with Complex Damping for Displacement Control Design
M. Ikenaga, K. Ikago and N. Inoue
174 Tenso-Deformative Behaviour of Reinforced Precast Concrete-Polystyrene Sandwich Panels
L. Pani, M. Valdes, C. Armas and G. Concu
175 Overturning of Three-dimensional Monolithic Objects of Art under Seismic Excitation
A. Contento, D. Zulli and A. Di Egidio
REPAIR AND RETROFITTING OF STRUCTURES
176 Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Beams Externally Strengthened with a Hybrid Combination of Basalt and Carbon FRP Sheets
S. Choobbor, R. Hawileh and J. Abdalla
177 A Numerical Study of the Anchorages against Debonding of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer from a Reinforced Concrete Beam
L.H. Huang, L. Li and Y.F. Wang
178 Influence of Taper End FRP on Retrofitted Beam Behaviour
Y.T. Obaidat
DETECTION, NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING
179 Application of an Artificial Neural Network to the Evaluation of Pull-Off Adhesion of Concrete Layers
L. Sadowski and J. Hola
180 Identifying Impact Location using the Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm
A. El-Bakari, A. Khamlichi, R. Dkiouak and E. Jacquelin
181 Reconstruction of an Impact Force using a Bayesian Approach
S. Samagassi, A. Khamlichi, A. Driouach and E. Jacquelin
182 A Sensor Developed to Monitor Chloride Penetration in Coastal Concrete
C. Xu, W.-L. Jin and Z.-Y. Li
183 Identification of a Layer Change In Front of a Mechanized Tunnel Face Considering Uncertainties
S. Miro, D. Hartmann and T. Schanz
184 Beam-Like and Frame Structures with Singularities: Review and New Advances
S. Caddemi and I. Caliò
185 Damage Severity Assessment of Acoustic Emission Sources for Structural Health Monitoring
M. Kaphle and A.C.C. Tan
186 Structural Health Monitoring of a Grouted Foundation Part for Offshore Wind Turbines
R.R. Pedersen, P.H. Kirkegaard, B.J. Pedersen and L. Damkilde
187 Detection of Localized Damage of Beams using a Frequency Based Method
F. El Khannoussi, A. Khamlichi, A. Hajraoui and A. Limam
188 Structure Health Monitoring Using Acoustic Emission Techniques
M. Kaphle and A.C.C. Tan
GEOTECHNICAL MODELLING
189 Deformation Induced Dynamic Loading for Different Soil Types
M.I. Onur, A. Tuncan and M. Tuncan
190 The Influence of the Exact Evaluation of Soil Compressibility Properties on the Occurrence of the Limit States
M. Guri
191 Modeling the Soil Water Regime in the Framework of Climate Change Studies
M. Cisty, J. Skalova, M. Pasztorova, J. Bezak and T. Meszaros
192 Limit Analysis for Slope Failure Assessment
A. Baratta and I. Corbi
193 Hypoplastic Model for Clays: Issues Specific to the Finite Element Implementation
T. Janda
GEOMATICS AND COMPUTER VISION APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
194 Landscape Simulation Created using an Optimal Alignment Search System of Highway Design with Virtual Reality
M. Yamasaki and T. Terao
195 Development of a Road Condition Assessment System using Digital Movies, Vehicle Vibration and Sound
A. Miyamoto, T. Nakano and T. Yoshitake
SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
196 Simulating Piled Rafts in Layered Media using Finite Element - Boundary Element Formulations
D.B. Ribeiro and J.B. Paiva
197 A Numerical Investigation of the Artificial Stiffness Scaling in Zero Thickness Interface Elements for Soil-Structure Interaction
H. Stutz, T. Benz and F. Wuttke
FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
198 Theoretical Models and Numerical Methods for Adaptive Inflatable Structures
C. Graczykowski
199 Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Concrete Structures under Wave Impact
W.Z. Lim, R.Y. Xiao and T.Y.S. Hong
200 Modeling of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems with a Free Surface using a Particle-Based Method
R.A. Amaro Junior and L.Y. Cheng
UNCERTAINTY
201 Failure Prediction Model of Oil and Gas Pipelines
L. Parvizsedghy and T. Zayed
202 Advantages of Using a Recently Developed Full Characterization Method Over FORM
R.H. Lopez, L.F. Fadel Miguel, J.E.S. de Cursi and A. El-Hami
PARALLEL COMPUTATIONS
203 Parallel Meshless Simulation of a P-N Junction
G. Kosec and R. Trobec
204 Advanced Material Modeling and Parallel Computing for the Numerical Simulation of Multi-Phase Problems in Geotechnical Engineering
X. Ma, P. Gamnitzer and G. Hofstetter
205 Towards Efficient Adaptive Structural Analysis in Engineering Design
D. Rypl and B. Patzák
206 A Service-Oriented Approach to Facilitate Big Data Analytics on the Web
A. Cheptsov and B. Koller
207 Rare Event Sampling using the Science Experimental Grid Laboratory
Y. Dorozhko, K. Kratzer, Y. Yudin, A. Arnold, C.W. Glass and M. Resch
FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND STUDIES
208 The Applicability of Multiaxial Fatigue Approaches using Spectral Analysis Only
L. Ben Fekih, G. Kouroussis and O. Verlinden
209 Simplified Finite Element Assessment of Beams With and Without Shear Deformation
E.M. López, J.L. Romero, M.A. Ortega and O. Río
210 Numerical Efficiency of Minimum Energy Bases for the High Order Finite Element Method
C.F. Rodrigues and M.L. Bittencourt
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD
211 Nonuniform Shear Warping Analysis of Composite Beams of Arbitrary Cross Section using the Boundary Element Method
I.C. Dikaros and E.J. Sapountzakis
212 Cyclic Inelastic Response of Beam-Foundation Systems using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and A.E. Kampitsis
STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
213 Static Behaviour of 'Long' or 'Short' Barrel Vaults
A. de Leo, A. Contento and A. Di Egidio
214 Numerical Modelling and Static Computations for a Composite Rectangular Cover
M. Klasztorny and D. Nycz
215 Prediction of Carbonation and Chloride Ingress in Cracked Concrete Structures
V. Smilauer, L. Jendele and J. Cervenka
216 Plastic Buckling for Pressure Vessel Ends subjected to Corrosion Wall Thinning
J. Blachut
NON-LINEAR ANALYSIS
217 Structural Nonlinearities in a Corotational Probabilistic Approach
I. Siddique
218 Geometrical and Material Non-Linear Analyses of Corrugated Circular Cylinders, suffering Buckling, under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A. Waddington, D. Punjau, J. Dunn, A. Bayly, P. Sadler, J. Ashwell and A.P.F. Little
219 Preserving the Scalar Product of Vectors and the Nonlinear Finite Curved-Beam Element
Y.-L. Pi and M.A. Bradford
COUPLED PROBLEMS
220 Mechanical Damage Coupled with Heat Transfer
J. Kruis and T. Koudelka
PARTICLE BASED SIMULATION
221 Coupled Particle Based Simulation of Concrete Casting and Thermal Diffusion
F.K. Motezuki and L.Y. Cheng
222 Analysis of Building Drainage System Using Particle-Based Numerical Simulation
L.Y. Cheng, L.H. Oliveira and E.H. Favero
TOPOLOGY AND SHAPE OPTIMIZATION: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
223 The Application of Topology Optimisation to the Design of Steel I-Section Beam Web Openings
J.J. Kingman, K.D. Tsavdaridis and V.V. Toropov
224 Structural and Topology Optimization of Complex Civil Engineering Structures
F. Hald, P.H. Kirkegaard and L.V. Andersen
225 Design of Structures subject to Multiple Loading or Multiple Support Conditions with a SERA Method
C. Alonso Gordoa, R. Ansola Loyola and O.M. Querin
226 Optimal Shape Design of Membrane Structures
C.W. Lim and V.V. Toropov
STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION
227 Optimization of Cable Forces for Concrete Cable-Stayed Bridges
A.M.B. Martins, L.M.C. Simões and J.H.J.O. Negrão
228 Optimization of Structural Hollow Sections
T. Tiainen and M. Heinisuo
229 Sizing Optimization of Truss Structures Using the Firefly Algorithm
S.O. Degertekin and L. Lamberti
230 Parametric Optimization of a Lattice Aircraft Fuselage Barrel Using Metamodels Built with Genetic Programming
H. Lohse-Busch, C. Hühne, D. Liu, V.V. Toropov and U. Armani
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
231 The Influence of Traffic on the Design of Road Structures in Urban and Interurban Areas on a European Road in Romania
M. Iliescu, R.D. Cadar and N. Ciont
232 Maximization of the Amount of Traffic by Deleting Road Links
E. Kita, W. Nanya, Y. Wakita and T. Tamaki
WATER ENGINEERING
233 Use of the Real-Time Demands for Calibration of Water Distribution Systems
A. Vassiljev and T. Koppel
DATA PROCESSING
234 Automating Post-Processing of High Volumes of Velocity Time-Series: A Software Approach
M.A. Jesson, J. Bridgeman and M. Sterling
DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
235 Measuring Small Displacements using the Local Three-Dimensional Digital Image Correlation Method
S.-H. Tung, M.-H. Shih and W.-P. Sung
AUGMENTED REALITY
236 Development and Evaluation of a Localized Severe Rain Simulator based on the Augmented Reality Technique
S. Matsuoka, M. Hirokane, R. Tsujihara, J.-I. Tomatsu and R. Tokui
ELASTIC FOUNDATIONS
237 The Effect of Support Flexibility on Frequency Veering in Imperfect Beams Resting on Elastic Foundations
M.S. Abdeljaber and A.A. Al-Qaisia
COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
238 The Determination of the Air Entrained Distribution in Concrete using Micro-CT and Microscopic Techniques
B. Arslan, M. Canbaz and H.S. Sengel

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