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PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGY
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SPECIAL SESSION: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF STEEL AND STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J.G. SANTOS DA SILVA AND PROFESSOR L.F. COSTA NEVES
1 Non-Linear Behaviour and Design of Centrally Loaded Thin-Walled Steel Angle Columns: State-of-the-Art Report
P.B. Dinis and D. Camotim
2 A Finite Element Connector based on Design Parameters for the Simulation of Bolted Assemblies
M.-F. Soulé de Lafont, P.-A. Boucard and P.-A. Guidault
3 A Direct Implementation for Influence Lines in Finite Element Software
M.S. Jepsen and L. Damkilde
4 Behaviour Characteristics of Form Finding for Space Structures by Means of Cable-Tensioning
J.W. Kim, J.H. Doh and Y.H. Son
5 Time-Dependent Deflection of Composite Concrete Slabs with Profiled Steel Decking
A. Gholamhoseini, R.I. Gilbert and M.A. Bradford
6 Linear and Non-linear Time-Dependent Analyses of Singly-Pinned Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Arches
Y.-L. Pi and M.A. Bradford
7 The Effect of Column Length and Size on the Maximum Achievable Load Carrying Capacity of Prestressed Stayed Columns
A. Maheri, A.I. Osofero and M. Corradi
8 A Consistent Approach for Numerical Solution Algorithms for Elasto-Viscoplasticity
F. De Angelis and D. Cancellara
9 Anisotropic Damage Model for the Numerical Simulation of Textile Reinforced Concrete Shell Structures
E. Sharei, A. Scholzen, R. Chudoba and J. Hegger
10 Analysis of Suspension Roof Systems using Fibre Reinforced Polymer and Hybrid Cables
A.M.A. ElGammal, M.S.A. Saafan and B. Tork
11 Vibration Control of Building Steel-Concrete Composite Floors subjected to Aerobics based on Optimization Techniques
C.M.R. Gaspar, J.G. Santos da Silva, F.J. da C.P. Soeiro, L.F. Costa Neves and T. Sá-Marques
12 Design of Multi Storey Steel Columns Using Microsoft Excel: Increasing Tender Efficiency
A. Berrais and D. Twist
13 A Probabilistic Approach to Detect Excessive Vibration in Steel-Concrete Composite Footbridges
J.M. Santos de Souza, J.G. Santos da Silva, L.F. Costa Neves and R.M.M.P. Matos
14 Moment-Curvature Analysis of Composite Steel-Concrete Cross-Sections of Arbitrary Shape
C.G. Chiorean
15 Advanced Nonlinear Inelastic Analysis of Three Dimensional Composite Steel-Concrete Frameworks
C.G. Chiorean, M. Buru and A. Chira
16 Non-Linear Analysis of Wide Flange Steel Beams Subjected to Point Bending
A.N. Gergess and R. Sen
17 Transient Response of Delaminated Torsion Stiff Composite Conical Shell Panels subjected to a Low Velocity Oblique Impact
S. Dey, T. Mukhopadhyay and S. Adhikari
18 Eigenvalue Analysis of Concrete-Steel Composite Beams based on a Timoshenko Model using the Isogeometric Collocation Method
H. Belgaid and A. Bouazzouni
19 Stiffness of RHS "T" Joints under Combined Brace Bending and Axial Loading
R.M.M.P. Matos, L.F. Costa Neves, L.R.O. de Lima, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and J.G. Santos da Silva
20 Numerical Analysis of the Effects of Fire on Steel Frame Structures
L. Lausova, I. Skotnicova and J. Brozovsky
21 Cost Efficiency Analyses of Optimally Sized Steel Frames for Economical Design of Medium-Rise Buildings
O. Hasançebi
SPECIAL SESSION: EIGENVALUES OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR D. KENNEDY, PROFESSOR S. ILANKO AND PROFESSOR J.R. BANERJEE
22 Buckling and Post-Buckling Behaviour of Shear-Deformable Composite Laminated Plates using an Exact Finite Strip Method
H.R. Ovesy, E. Zia-Dehkordi and S.A.M. Ghannadpour
23 Buckling of Beams by Refined Theories and Dynamic Stiffness Method
A. Pagani, E. Carrera and J.R. Banerjee
24 Finite Strip Buckling and Free Vibration Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates containing Delamination using a First Order Layerwise Theory
H.R. Ovesy, J. Fazilati and M.R. Mahmoudabadi
25 In-Plane Buckling of Shear-Deformable Columns with Variable Cross-Sections
L.J. Su and M.M. Attard
26 Lateral Buckling of Variable Cross-Sectional Beams considering Shear Deformations
L.J. Su and M.M. Attard
27 Hierarchical Layerwise Ritz Models for Vibration Analysis of Rectangular Piezolaminated Plates
L. Dozio, A. Spalluto and G.L. Ghiringhelli
28 Modal Orthogonality of a Strongly Coupled Rectangular Cavity
N. Tanaka and H. Iwamoto
29 Free Vibration Analysis of a Plate with a Hole using a Negative Plate
Y. Mochida and S. Ilanko
30 Dynamic Higher Order Functionally Graded Micropolar Plate Equations
H. Abadikhah and P.D. Folkow
31 Natural Frequencies and Modes of Vibration of Three-Dimensional Bodies
L.E. Monterrubio and S. Ilanko
32 Eigenfrequencies and Vibration Modes of Carbon Nanotubes
M. Strozzi, L.I. Manevitch, V.V. Smirnov, D.S. Shepelev and F. Pellicano
33 An Eigensolver for Free Vibration Analysis of Spatial Skeletal Structures using an Enhanced Dynamic Stiffness Method
Y. Wu, J.J. Xu, K.S. Ye and S. Yuan
34 Two Layer Model of Functionally Graded Plate with Varying Poisson's Ratio
D. Kennedy, S. Wei and F.J. Alcazar Arevalo
35 Accurate Local Buckling Analysis of Timber Box-Type Beams in Shear
U.A. Girhammar and S.R. Atashipour
36 An Analytical Solution for Free Transverse Vibration of Plates with Arbitrary Boundary Conditions
X. Liu, S. Papkov and J.R. Banerjee
37 Dynamic Stiffness and Eigenvalues of Nonlocal Nano-Beams
S. Adhikari and T. Murmu
38 Post-buckling of Panels with Multi-Term Displacement and Imperfection Modes
C. Kueh, S. Ilanko and N. Navaranjan
39 Approximate Solutions for Visco-Elastically Damped Beams
M. Lázaro, C.F. Casanova, L. Pallarés and P. Martín
SPECIAL SESSION: COMPUTATIONAL EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
ORGANISED BY: DR A. SEXTOS
40 The Combined Effects of Infill Walls and Steel Bracings in the Seismic Response of Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings
A. Andreadakis and Y. Tsompanakis
41 Investigation of the Effects of the Angle of Seismic Incidence on the Dynamic Response of Buildings during Pounding
P.C. Polycarpou, P. Komodromos, L. Papaloizou and D.C. Charmpis
42 Robustness Assessment using Nonlinear Analysis Methods: A Parametric Study
S. Kasinos and A. Palmeri
43 An ETABS Study on Linearly Dynamic Analysis
H.R. Tanuwidjaja, E.E. Tanuwidjaja and G.K. Santoso
44 Dynamic Behaviour of a Process Tower Anchored to Concrete Frame
H.A. Sánchez Sánchez and C. Cortés Salas
45 Stochastic Modeling and Synthesizing for Near-Fault Pulse-like Ground Motions
D.X. Yang and J.L. Zhou
46 Seismic Analysis of a Stadium Roof Structure
P. Rosko and A. Bekö
47 Least-Squares-Kernel-Machine Regression for Earthquake Ground Motion Prediction
J. Tezcan, Y. Dak Hazirbaba and Q. Cheng
48 Probabilistic Seismic Response Sensitivity of Nonlinear Frame Bending-Shear and Infill Model Parameters for an Existing Infilled Reinforced Concrete Structure
A.F. Mohammad, M. Faggella, R. Gigliotti and E. Spacone
49 Graphical Dynamic Earthquake Response of Two-Way Asymmetric Systems based on Directional Modal Participation Radii
M. Faggella
50 Investigation on Non-Linear Static Pushover Analysis of Existing Reinforced Concrete Framed Building
V. Bhikshma, D. Rupesh Kumar and P. Shivakrishna Yadav
51 Investigation of Buildings Collision Based on Mathematic Equation to Evaluate the Impact Force in Non-Linear Viscoelastic Model
H. Naderpour, R.C. Barros and S.M. Khatami
52 Seismic Fragility and Collapse Probability of Italian Precast Reinforced Concrete Industrial Structures
C. Casotto, V. Silva, H. Crowley, R. Nascimbene and R. Pinho
53 Seismic Design of Multi-Tiered Steel Braced Frames including the Contribution from Gravity Columns
A. Imanpour, K. Auger and R. Tremblay
54 Shake Table Tests for a Base-Isolated System Containing a Rotary Inertial Damper
K. Ikago, M. Ikenaga, S. Nakaminami, K. Saito and N. Inoue
55 A Rigid Body-Spring Method for Earthquake Collapse Simulation of Wooden Houses
H. Kawakami
56 A Novel Approach for Modeling Nonstationary Ground Motions
Y. Dak Hazirbaba and J. Tezcan
57 Finite Element Validation using Displacement Data from Shake Table Tests within a Virtual Laboratory
M. Mongelli, I. Roselli and G. De Canio
SPECIAL SESSION: CONTROL OF VIBRATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR A. BARATTA AND PROFESSOR R.C. BARROS
58 Dynamic Tests on a Highway Steel Arch Viaduct
J. Bencat
59 Deformation Analysis of Thin Cylindrical Pipes subjected to Radial Loads
L.R. Madureira, F.Q. Melo and R.C. Barros
60 Fuzzy Control for Vibration Suppression of Smart Plates
G. Tairidis, G. Foutsitzi, G. Tsagkaris and G.E. Stavroulakis
61 A Comparison of Different Base Isolation Systems for a Multi-Storey Reinforced Concrete Building
D. Cancellara and F. De Angelis
62 Optimization of Double Tuned Mass Dampers using Harmony Search
G. Bekdas and S.M. Nigdeli
63 Performance and Robustness of Different Feedback Controls for SDOF Structures
S.M. Nigdeli
64 Identification of Structure Characteristics for Seismic Mitigation with Semi-Active Dampers
N.P.K.V. Karunaratne, D.P. Thambiratnam and N.J. Perera
65 An Equivalent Elastic-Viscous Model of Shape Memory Alloy Supplemented Isolation Bearing
S.L. Ghodke and R.S. Jangid
66 Fuzzy Probabilistic Analysis of the Comfort Perceived by Pedestrians exposed to Traffic-Induced Vibrations of Bridge Structures
A. Giannico, G.C. Marano and G. Quaranta
67 Super-elastic SMA Dissipation and Re-centring Effect in Structures Subject to Dynamic Motion
A. Baratta and O. Corbi
68 Computational Coupling of One Dimensional and Two Dimensional Models for Elastic Structures
Y. Ofir, D. Rabinovich and D. Givoli
69 Sensitivity Analysis of Structures with Viscoelastic Dampers using the Adjoint Variable Method
R. Lewandowski
70 The Qualitative Differences in Dynamic Characteristics of Structures with Classical and Fractional Dampers
Z. Pawlak and R. Lewandowski
71 Structures subjected to Human Actions
A. Fraile, J. Fernández, L. Hermanns and E. Alarcón
72 Modifications in the Dynamic Properties of a Structure due to Human Actions
J. Fernández, L. Hermanns, A. Fraile and E. Alarcón
73 Free Vibration and Bifurcation Buckling Analysis of Folded-Plate Structures using the Harmonic-Coupled Finite Strip Method
P. Maric, D.D. Milašinovic, D. Goleš, Z. Zivanov and M. Hajdukovic
SPECIAL SESSION: SEISMIC ASSESSMENT AND RETROFIT OF HISTORIC AND MONUMENTAL CONSTRUCTIONS
ORGANISED BY: DR A. FORMISANO
74 Nonlinear Analyses of the Medieval "Ponte del Diavolo", Borgo a Mozzano, Italy
A. De Falco, M. Girardi and D. Pellegrini
75 Non-Standard Limit Analysis of Three-Dimensional Masonry Systems subjected to Out-of-Plane Loading
C. Casapulla, F. Portioli and L. Cascini
76 Application of a Three-Dimensional Rigid Block Model to the Limit Analysis of Large Scale Masonry Panels
F. Portioli, C. Casapulla and L. Cascini
77 Finite Element Modelling of the Archaeological Colonnade in Pompeii
G.P. Lignola, V. Giamundo and E. Cosenza
78 The Seismic Assessment of Historical Masonry Structures
S. Caddemi, I. Caliò, F. Cannizzaro and B. Pantò
79 Assessment of an Empirical Formulation for the Estimation of the Natural Periods of Existing Masonry Towers
F. Fabbrocino
80 Investigation of the Influence of Tie-Rods on the Seismic Behaviour of Slender Towers
E.G. Kouris and L.A. Kouris
81 The Effect of Friction Type Seismic Isolation on Ancient Multi-Drum Columns
L. Papaloizou, P. Komodromos and P. Polycarpou
82 Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting of a Cultural Heritage Building in Cento, Ferrara, Italy
A. Formisano and A. Marzo
83 Seismic Behaviour and Retrofitting of a School Masonry Building subject to the 2012 Emilia-Romagna Earthquake
A. Formisano
SPECIAL SESSION: MULTI-SCALE MODELLING OF MATERIALS WITH HETEROGENEOUS MICROSTRUCTURE
ORGANISED BY: DR J. NEMECEK AND DR. O. JIROUŠEK
84 Micromechanics Multiscale Approach for ITZ-Induced Crack Initiation in Concrete
M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, and C. Hellmich
85 On Modelling Nonlinear Phenomena in Deforming Heterogeneous Media using Homogenization and Sensitivity Analysis Concepts
E. Rohan and V. Lukeš
86 Variational Methods to Model Porous Materials with Non-Associated Flow Rules
L. Cheng, Y. Jia, W. Shen, A. Oueslati, D. Kondo and G. de Saxcé
87 A Homogenization Approach and its Application to Multi-Scale Material Modeling
R. Fleischhauer, C.M. Popa and M. Kaliske
88 Simulation of an Impact Test of a Composite with Closed Cell Aluminium Foam
J. Nemecek, O. Jiroušek, A. Jíra, V. Králík, P. Zlámal and P. Koudelka
89 Development and Validation of Material Models for Closed-Cell Metal Foam for Impact Simulation
O. Jirousek, P. Zlamal, P. Koudelka and T. Fila
90 An Investigation of Cross-Laminated Timber by means of a Multi-scale Framework
E.I. Saavedra Flores, F.A. DiazDelaO, P. González Soto and E. Pérez Pulgar
91 Experimental Characterisation and Multi-Physics Modelling of a Direct Bonded Interface
N. Cocheteau, A. Maurel-Pantel, F. Lebon, I. Rosu, F. Mazerolle, S. Ait-Zaid, I. Savin De Larclause and Y. Salaun
92 A Micro-Mechanical Model for Interfaces including Cracks and Roughness
M.L. Raffa and F. Lebon
93 A Discrete Element Method for Composite Material Modeling
H. Haddad, W. Leclerc, N. Ferguen, M. Guessasma, E. Bellenger, C. Pélegris, V. Sciamanna, N. Maurye, M. Gonon, R. Takapara, M. Duquennoy, G. Martic, L. Seronveaux and C. Courtois
SPECIAL SESSION: STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING
ORGANISED BY: DR H.-P. CHEN AND PROFESSOR R. CERAVOLO
94 Development of a Bus Monitoring System for Long Term Health Monitoring of Short- and Medium-Span Bridges
A. Miyamoto and H. Emoto
95 Recursive Multi-Model Updating of a Large-Scaled Frame Prototype
S. Zhu, A. De Stefano and E. Matta
96 Time-Dependent Reliability Assessment of Corrosion Affected Reinforced Concrete Structures
J. Nepal and H.-P. Chen
97 Non-Linear Characterisation of Kevlar and Silicon Carbide Fibres for Structural Health Monitoring Applications
E. Pinotti, L. Zanotti Fragonara, S. Jain, V. Lunkar, V. Bhanu, S. Caron, A. De Marchi, R. Ceravolo and C. Surace
98 Reliability Analysis of System and Structural Components of Complex Framed Structures
N. Xiao, J. Wan and H.P. Chen
99 Bridge Model Updating at Structural Member Joints using Measured Modal Data
H.-P. Chen, A. Haidarpour and T.-S. Maung
100 A Possible Interpretation of Data acquired from Monitoring Systems
S. Baraccani, G. Gasparini, M. Palermo, S. Silvestri and T. Trombetti
101 Gamma Process Modelling and Repair Planning of Fatigue Damaged Steel Bridge Members
T.-L. Huang, H. Zhou, W.-X. Ren and H.-P. Chen
102 Forecasting the Failure Consequences of Oil Pipelines
L. Parvizsedghy and T. Zayed
SPECIAL SESSION: OPTIMIZATION SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR C.C. ANTÓNIO AND PROFESSOR C.F. CASTRO
103 Structural Design Optimization of Wind Towers
N.D. Lagaros and M.G. Karlaftis
104 Thermal and Mechanical Performance of an Optimized Lightweight Masonry Block
L.C. Sousa, C.F. Castro, C.C. Antonio, H. Sousa and R. Sousa
105 Robust Design of Composites based on Weight Minimization and Uncertainty
C.A. Conceição António and L.N. Hoffbauer
106 A Memetic Algorithm for Multi-Objective Design of Composites and Material Selection
C.A. Conceição António
107 Feasible Domain and Optimum Topology of Frames subject to Frequency Constraints
G. Cheng and J. Yan
108 Compatible Interventions for Stone Systems: An Optimization Problem
A. Isebaert, L. Van Parys, D. Laplume, L. Leoskool and T. Descamps
109 Renewal Optimization for Sustainable Performance of Healthcare Facilities
A. Ali and T. Hegazy
110 A Functionality-Based Methodology for Ranking Subway Systems for Rehabilitation
M. Abouhamad and T. Zayed
SPECIAL SESSION: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR REPAIR, STRENGTHENING AND RETROFIT OF HERITAGE STRUCTURES
ORGANISED BY: DR D.V. OLIVEIRA AND DR. C. PELLEGRINO
111 Three-Dimensional Simulation of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Jacket for Concrete Columns
G. Mazzucco, C. Pellegrino, V.A. Salomoni and C. Majorana
112 Modelling the Structural Behaviour of Rammed Earth Components
R.A. Silva, D.V. Oliveira, L. Schueremans, P.B. Lourenço and T. Miranda
113 Reconstruction of XVIII Century Ribbed Vault: Experimental Tests and Numerical Analyses
G. Manfredi and G.P. Lignola
114 In-Plane Shear Behaviour of Stone Masonry Piers: A Numerical Study
A.S. Araújo, D.V. Oliveira, P.B. Lourenço, G. Magenes and A. Penna
115 Improvement of the Dynamic Behaviour of the Varesine-Garibaldi Footbridge in Milan, Italy by using Tuned Mass Dampers
R. Morbin, F. Faleschini, M.A. Zanini, M. Caldon, F.P. Marchesini, E. Maiorana and C. Pellegrino
116 Numerical Modelling of a Strengthened Masonry Arch
J. Brozovsky and M. Jasek
117 Improvement of Seismic Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings using Steel Frames
G. Buonocore, A. Gesualdo, M. Monaco and M.T. Savino
118 Databases and Data Warehouses in a Systemic Approach for Historical Building Reconstruction Projects
D.D. Perhavec
SPECIAL SESSION: DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION METHODS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J.V. ARAÚJO DOS SANTOS, PROFESSOR H.M. LOPES AND PROFESSOR P. MORENO-GARCÍA
119 Finite Element Updating using Cross-Entropy combined with Random Field Theory
M. Casero, A. González and E. Covián
120 A Maximum Entropy Supervised Learning Algorithm for the Identification of Skin/Core Debonding in Honeycomb Aluminium Panels
V. Meruane, V. del Fierro and A. Ortiz-Bernardin
121 Application of an Optimal Spatial Sampling Technique to Damage Localisation
J.V. Araújo dos Santos, H. Lopes, and P. Moreno-García
122 A Gaussian Process Approach to Locate Cracks in Plate-Like Structures
C. Surace, J. Hensman, M. Mattone, M. Gherlone and N. Corrado
123 MuDI: A Multilevel Damage Identification Platform
G. Acunzo, S. Gabriele, D. Spina and C. Valente
124 Application of a Bounded-Variable Least-Squares Algorithm for Damage Detection based on Natural Frequencies Changes
M. Caretto, A. Messina and N.I. Giannoccaro
125 Crack Identification and Localization in Beam Structures using Time-Frequency Analysis of Vibro-Acoustic Modulation Responses
A. Trochidis, L. Hadjileontiadis and K. Zaharias
SPECIAL SESSION: PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR A. EL-HAMI AND PROFESSOR B. RADI
126 Stochastic Stability of the Inverted Pendulum subjected to Support Motion
C. Floris
127 Probabilistic Capacity Estimation of Cold-Formed Steel Channel Sections with Type-1 Imperfections
H.S.S. Ahmed, A. Sable and S. Ghosh
128 Uncertainty Analysis of the Dynamic Response of a Randomly Parametrized Corrugated Skin
A. Kundu, F.A. DiazDelaO, M.I. Friswell and S. Adhikari
129 A Probabilistic Approach for the Reliability Assessment of Power Modules using Coupled Thermal-Mechanical Simulation
A. Makhloufi, Y. Aoues and A. El-Hami
130 Treatment of a Vibro-Acoustic Problem using Reliability Analysis
R. El Maani, M. Mansouri, B. Radi and A. El Hami
131 Reliability Analysis of a Tube Hydroforming Process using Metamodels
B. Radi and A. El Hami
132 The Influence of Material Ductility on the Robustness of Timber Truss Systems
D. Cizmar, I. Dzeba and M. Kljucani
SPECIAL SESSION: OPTIMAL DESIGN UNDER STOCHASTIC UNCERTAINTY
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR K. MARTI AND PROFESSOR J. LOGO
133 Proper Generalized Decomposition Virtual Charts for the Design of Space Launchers in an Uncertain Environment
M. Jessus, D. Néron and P. Ladevèze
134 Design of Reinforced and Unreinforced Timber Beams subject to Uncertainties
M. Corradi, A. Maheri and A.I. Osofero
135 Optimal Design of Regulators subject to Stochastic Uncertainty
K. Marti
136 An Adaptive Reliability-Based Design Optimization Approach using Modified Chaos Control Method
G. Li and Z. Meng
137 Plastic Limit Analysis of Lateral Piles for Uncertain Conditions
M. Movahedi Rad and Z. Fehér
138 On Optimal Structures considering Multiple Loadcases with Uncertain Loadings
J. Logo, B. Balogh and E. Pintér
139 Global Sensitivity Analysis and Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Electronic Packages subject to Thermal Loading
Y. Aoues, A. Makhloufi, A. El-Hami and P. Pougnet
SPECIAL SESSION: NUMERICAL AND NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS
ORGANISED BY: DR J. NÁPRSTEK AND PROFESSOR J.R. BANERJEE
140 Dynamic Stiffness Matrix Modal Characteristics Determination by means of the Lambda Matrix Strategy
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer
141 Wave Propagation in Phononic Plates: Spectral Decomposition, Polarization and Band Gaps
E. Rohan, B. Miara and R. Cimrman
142 An Adaptive Modal Correction Method for the Harmonic Response of Damped Systems
L. Li and Y.J. Hu
143 Geometrical and Physical Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Reinforced Plates and Shells
M.S.M. Sampaio, H.B. Coda and R.R. Paccola
144 Dynamic Analysis of Freestanding Rigid Blocks
A. Gesualdo, A. Iannuzzo, M. Monaco and M.T. Savino
145 Free Vibration Characteristics of Laminated Composite Cylindrical Panels: An Exact Solution Procedure
F.A. Fazzolari and J.R. Banerjee
146 Flutter Analysis using a Fully Coupled Density Based Solver for Inviscid Flow
H.I. Kassem, X. Liu and J.R. Banerjee
SPECIAL SESSION: UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT THROUGH BAYESIAN AND IMPRECISE PROBABILITY PERSPECTIVES
ORGANISED BY: DR F.A. DIAZDELAO, DR E. PATELLI, PROFESSOR M. BEER AND PROFESSOR S.K. AU
147 Bayesian Estimation with Imprecise Information described by Shadowed Sets
O. Hryniewicz
148 Uncertainty in the Aeroelastic Stability of Composite Wings using Bayesian Emulators
C. Scarth, P. Sartor, J.E. Cooper and G.H.C. Silva
149 An Imprecise Probability Description for Problems in Mechanics
A. Cicirello and R.S. Langley
150 A Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo Approach for the Estimation of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete Structures
S.A. Faroz, N.N. Pujari and S. Ghosh
151 Bayesian Inference for the Dynamic Response of a Corrugated Panel with Imprecise Data
F.A. DiazDelaO and A. Kundu
152 Response of Structures with Uncertain-but-Bounded Parameters subjected to Dynamic Actions
T. Alderucci, G. Muscolino and A. Sofi
SPECIAL SESSION: NONLINEAR BEAM AND PLATE MODELS WITH A VIEW TO APPLICATIONS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR N.L. RIZZI, DR V. VARANO AND DR S. GABRIELE
153 A Nonlinear Model for the Analysis of Composite Beams including Warping Effects
A. Genoese, A. Genoese, A. Bilotta and G. Garcea
154 Warping Effects on the Stability of Non-Trivial Equilibria for Thin-Walled Beams
M. Brunetti, E. Lofrano, A. Paolone and G. Ruta
155 A One-Dimensional Beam Model for Single-Wall Carbon Nano Tube Column Buckling
H. Amin Pour, N. Rizzi and G. Salerno
156 A One-Dimensional Nonlinear Thin Walled Beam Model derived from Koiter Shell Theory
S. Gabriele, N.L. Rizzi and V. Varano
157 A Continuum Mechanics based Beam Finite Element for Elastoplastic Large Displacement Analysis
K. Yoon and P.S. Lee
158 Analysis of Local and Global Buckling of Thin-Walled Structures using a Higher Order Beam Model
R.F. Vieira, F.B. Virtuoso and E.B.R. Pereira
SPECIAL SESSION: LINEAR AND NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS OF STRUCTURES
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J. AWREJCEWICZ AND PROFESSOR J.R. BANERJEE
159 Torsional Free Vibration of Functionally Graded Material Beams with Non-Circular Cross-Sections
J. Murin, M. Aminbaghai, J. Hrabovsky, V. Kutis and J. Paulech
160 Asymptotic Models for Flexural Edge Wave Propagation in Thin Isotropic Plates
L.Yu. Kossovich, I.V. Kirillova and E.L. Kossovich
161 A Proper Generalized Decomposition Approach for Low Frequency Dynamic Problems
P. Nargil, F. Louf and P.-A. Boucard
162 Natural Frequencies of Composite Cross-Ply Spherical Panels using the Dynamic Stiffness Method and the Wittrick-Williams Algorithm
F.A. Fazzolari and J.R. Banerjee
163 Frequency Response Sensitivity: An Accurate Complex Modal Superposition Method
L. Li, Y.J. Hu and X.L. Wang
SPECIAL SESSION: SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL-CONCRETE HYBRID STRUCTURES
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR A. DALL'ASTA AND PROFESSOR W. SALVATORE
164 Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Innovative Hybrid-Coupled Shear Walls
A. Zona, G. Leoni, H. Degée and A. Dall'Asta
165 Component-Based Model and Experimental Behavior of a Dissipative Steel Link for Hybrid Structures
M. Manfredi, F. Morelli and W. Salvatore
166 Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Innovative Steel Frames with Infill Walls
G. Leoni, S. Carbonari, M. Morici, L. Tassotti, A. Zona, G.E. Varelis and A. Dall'Asta
167 Structural Performance of an Innovative Composite Shear Wall System: Experimental Results
F. Morelli and W. Salvatore
168 Probabilistic Seismic Analysis of a Three-Dimensional Steel-Concrete Composite Structure
P. Sozonov, R. Pucinotti, N. Tondini, O.S. Bursi and G. Zanon
SPECIAL SESSION: BLACK-BOX GLOBAL OPTIMIZATION: FAST ALGORITHMS AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
ORGANISED BY: DR D. KVASOV
169 A Numerical Comparison of Some Deterministic and Nature-Inspired Algorithms for Black-Box Global Optimization
D.E. Kvasov, M.S. Mukhametzhanov and Y.D. Sergeyev
170 Panobbgo: Parallel Noisy Black-Box Global Optimization
H. Schilly
171 A Time-Space-Parameters Proper Generalised Decomposition Approach for Nonlinear Computational Mechanics
M. Vitse, D. Néron and P.-A. Boucard
172 Design Optimization of Low-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Frames with Thin-Walled Sections using the Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm
S. Carbas, I. Aydogdu, T. Tokdemir and M.P. Saka
173 An Expensive Optimization based Computational Intelligence Method for Railway Track Parameter Identification
A. Núñez, M. Oregui and M. Molodova
SPECIAL SESSION: UNCERTAIN TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR A. CSÉBFALVI
174 A New Algorithm for Robust Truss Optimization: Benchmark Results
A. Csébfalvi
175 Robust Topology Optimization Algorithm: Benchmark Results
A. Csébfalvi
176 Phase Field Based Structural Topology Optimization
A. Myslinski and M. Wróblewski
177 Facts and Fiction in Structural Topology Optimization
V. Pomezanski, G.I.N. Rozvany and E. Pinter
SPECIAL SESSION: MODELS AND MEASUREMENTS OF MASONRY DYNAMICS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR V. GATTULLI
178 Dynamics of the Roman Arches of Burnum using the Non-smooth Contact Dynamics Method
G. Lancioni, S. Lenci and E. Quagliarini
179 A Constitutive Three-Dimensional Interface Model for Masonry Walls subjected to High Strain Rates
P.B. Lourenço, S. Hashemi and J.M. Pereira
180 A Simple Kinematical Model of Frame-Masonry Shear-Wall Systems
S. Di Nino, F. D'Annibale and A. Luongo
181 Damage Propagation in Vibrating Masonry Elements using a Nonlocal Description
J. Toti, V. Gattulli and E. Sacco
SPECIAL SESSION: INVERSE PROBLEMS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR S. KUBO AND PROFESSOR L.M.C. SIMOES
182 Towards a Mechanical Characterization of Manufacturing Defects of Thermoplastic Composites
E. Barbarella, O. Allix, F. Daghia, T. Jollivet and J. Lamon
183 Inverse Analysis for the Adhesion Strength of a Titanium Coating Film using the Laser Spallation Method
M. Arai, Y. Sato, N. Sugiura, M. Nishimura, H. Ito and H. Cho
184 Inverse Problems in the Analysis of Timber Structures
D.L. Santo, A.G. Dias and L.M.C. Simões
SPECIAL SESSION: BRIDGE ENGINEERING: MODELLING, ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
ORGANISED BY: DR A. SEXTOS
185 Influence of the Ballasted Track on the Dynamic Properties of a Truss Railway Bridge
L. Bornet, A. Andersson, J. Zwolski and J.-M. Battini
186 A Study on the Skew Effect in Two Girder Rail Bridge Decks
D. Rupesh Kumar, V. Bhikshma and M.N. Murty
187 Structural Shape Optimization of a Bridge Pier
D. Rupesh Kumar, V. Bhikshma, Ch.U. Devi and S. Suresh
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
188 Light-Weight, Client-Side Engineering Computational Utilities
B.H. Dennis, B.P. Wang and K.L. Lawrence
META-MODELLING AND DECOMPOSITION
189 Construction of a Metamodel Based on Partially Converged Data in the Context of Assembly Design
N. Courrier, P.-A. Boucard and B. Soulier
190 A New PGD Approximation: Computation and Verification
P.-E. Allier, L. Chamoin and P. Ladevèze
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS
191 Comparative study of Boundary Element Formulations for the Analysis of Pile-Soil Interaction
A.K. Rosa and J.B. Paiva
192 Two Boundary Element Strategies for the Elastic Analysis of Raft Foundations on a Finite Layer Medium
A.V. Mendonça, V.S. Almeida and J.B. de Paiva
193 Level Set-Based Topology Optimization of Two Dimensional Heat Conduction Problems using the Boundary Element Method
G.X. Jing, H. Isakari, T. Matsumoto, T. Takahashi and T. Yamada
194 Free Vibrations considering the Effects of Shear Deformation and the Geometric Non-Linearity in Plate Bending
L. Palermo Jr.
195 A Numerical Study on Magneto-Hydrodynamic Mixed Convection Flow
C. Bozkaya
196 A Boundary Element Formulation applied to Discontinuity Propagation in Quasi-Brittle Materials
S.G.F. Cordeiro and E.D. Leonel
197 Composite Bars subject to Uniform Torsion with Deformable Shear Connection using the Boundary Element Method
V.G. Mokos and E.J. Sapountzakis
FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING
198 Structural Analysis of Composite Latticed Spoke of an Umbrella-Type Space Antenna
E.V. Morozov, A.V. Lopatin and V.D. Bakaenko
199 The Benefits of using Viscoelasticity in the Dynamic Simulation of Heavy Weight Deflectometer Tests
R. Ktari, M. Broutin, B. Picoux, J. Neji and C. Petit
200 Viscoelasticity Effects of Bituminous Materials in Dynamic Modelling of Flexible Pavements
R. Tautou, B. Picoux and C. Petit
201 Equivalent Orthotropic Material Properties for Stators Of Electric Cars
P. Millithaler, E. Sadoulet-Reboul, M. Ouisse, J.-B. Dupont and N. Bouhaddi
202 A Planar Finite Element Model for Axial Strain of Helical Structures
N. Karathanasopoulos and G. Kress
203 Finite Element Simulation of Contact Problems for Multilayered Antifriction Nanomodified Coverings and for Nanosized Bodies with Surface Effects
S.A. Danilchenko and A.V. Nasedkin
EXTENDED FINITE ELEMENT METHOD
204 Development of a Damage Propagation Analysis System based on the Extended Finite Element Method using the Cohesive Zone Model
T. Nagashima and M. Sawada
FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
205 Two-Dimensional Analysis of Wind Turbine Blade Profiles with Fluid-Structure Interactions
T. Grätsch and D. Pieper
MODELLING BIOMECHANICS PROBLEMS
206 Biomechanical Modeling of a Human Heart in Normal and Pathological States
A.A. Golyadkina, O.A. Grishina, I.V. Kirillova, L.Yu. Kossovich and N.O. Chelnokova
SHELL STRUCTURES
207 Toricones: Burst Pressures
J. Blachut and O. Ifayefunmi
208 Computational Analyses of Glass and Glass-Carbon Circular Cylinders under Uniform External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A. Liatsis, A.P.F. Little and P.T. Smith
209 Free-form Optimization of Shell Structure subject to Stress Constraints
M. Shimoda and M. Yonekura
210 A Mono-Dimensional Approach to the Modelling of Spherical Shells
A. de Leo, A. Contento and A. Di Egidio
211 Large Elastic Deformations in Bimetallic Non-Standard Geometries
V. Charpentier, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, O. Baverel and K. Schmidt
212 Curvilinear Non-linear Three-Dimensional Isoparametric Layered Shell Elements
L. Jendele and J. Cervenka
PLATE AND FOLDED PLATE STRUCTURES
213 A Hierarchic High-Order C1 Quadrilateral Plate Finite Element
L.J.F. Ferreira and M.L. Bittencourt
214 A Mixed Finite Element for Static and Buckling Analysis of Laminated Folded Plates
E.J. Barbero, A. Madeo, G. Zagari, R. Zinno and G. Zucco
215 Evaluation of Deflection of a Plate using Line Integrals
A. Pirrotta
STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION
216 An Enumeration Method of Various Optimal Truss Topologies using Optimal Solution by the Interior Point Method
T. Takada
217 A Binary Particle Swarm based Topology Optimization for the Design of Negative Permeability Dielectric Metamaterials
N. Di Cesare, M. Domaszewski and D. Chamoret
218 Mixed Finite Element Analysis and Topology Optimization of Viscoelastic Devices
M. Bruggi, G. Maurelli, P. Venini and C. Cinquini
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DYNAMICS
219 Estimation of the Critical Flutter Load of a Double L-shaped Beam subjected to Follower Forces (In-Plane Vibration)
I. Takahashi
220 Dynamic Equations for an Anisotropic Cylindrical Shell using a Power Series Method
R. Okhovat and A. Boström
CONTROL OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES
221 Control of Structural Seismic Response using Active Mass Dampers
G. Agranovich and Y. Ribakov
222 Optimization of Piezoelectric Patches in Smart Structures using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms
G. Foutsitzi, C. Gogos, G.E. Stavroulakis and N.A. Antoniadis
223 Multistage Friction Damping to Control the Response of a Base Isolated Structure
N. Hori, M. Ikenaga, K. Ikago and N. Inoue
SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT
224 On the Vulnerability of Low-rise Residential Buildings based on Observations
B. Bessason and J.Ö. Bjarnason
225 Structural Design of a High-Rise Building using Tuned Viscous Mass Dampers installed across Three Consecutive Storeys
M. Ogino and T. Sumiyama
226 Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Buildings using Ambient Vibration
F. Mirshafiei, A. Asgarian and G. McClure
227 Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Highway Bridges considering the Ultimate Behavior of Rubber Bearings
T. Mazda, C. Joon-Ho and H. Akinaga
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
228 Hydrostatic Collapse of Carbon and Carbon-Glass Fibre Composite Tubes involving Geometrical and Material Nonlinearity
C.T.F. Ross, M. Perello, A.P.F. Little and P.T. Smith
229 Reduced Order Finite Element Models for Sound Transmission Analysis through a Double Sandwich Panel with Viscoelastic Core
W. Larbi, J.-F. Deü and R. Ohayon
MODELLING AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
230 The Shear Problem in Reinforced Concrete Bending Structures
I. Iskhakov and Y. Ribakov
231 Optimum Design of RC Columns According to Effective Length Factor in Buckling
S.M. Nigdeli and G. Bekdas
232 Improving the Accuracy of Nonlinear Dynamic Analyses: The Contribution of Supplementary Progressive Collapse Resisting Mechanisms
M. Botez, L. Bredean and A.M. Ioani
MODELLING CONCRETE AND REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
233 Simulation of Damping Concrete under Severe Impact Loads using a Crushable Foam Model with Damage Mechanisms
L. Qiao, U. Zencker, E.-M. Kasparek and H. Völzke
234 Designing Precast Concrete Panels for Highway Maintenance and Repair
J.W. Bull, R.J.B. Duncan and M. Rahman
235 The Effect of Tendon Layout on the Behavior of Post-Tensioned Concrete Flat Slabs
H.O. Okail
236 Efficient Shakedown Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Three-Dimensional Frames subject to a Large Number of Loads
L. Leonetti, A. Bilotta and G. Garcea
237 Cost Comparison of Axially Symmetrical Cylindrical Walls With and Without Post-Tensioning Forces
G. Bekdas
238 Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling of the Pull-Out of Reinforcing Bars from Underwater Concrete
O.Y. El Masri and C.A. Issa
239 Numerical and Experimental Assessment of the Effects of Specimen Size on Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete
X.M. Zhou, W. Dong, O.G. Oladiran, Z.M. Wu and G. Kastiukas
240 Confined High Strength Concrete Columns subject to Flexure and Axial Loads
R. Meziani, M. Bentalha, A. Boufedah Badissi and B. Bousalem
ASSESSMENT OF MASONRY CONSTRUCTION: MODELS AND APPLICATIONS
241 Computational Homogenization in Masonry Structures
G.A. Drosopoulos, M.E. Stavroulaki, K. Giannis, L. Plymakis, G.E. Stavroulakis and P. Wriggers
242 Integrated Modeling and Evaluation of Masonry Bridges using Terrestrial Photogrammetry
M.E. Stavroulaki, B. Riveiro, G.A. Drosopoulos, P. Arias and G.E. Stavroulakis
243 Numerical Models and the Perception of Masonry
E. Della Bella
244 The Use of Composite Reinforcement in Masonry Buildings subjected to Mining Shock
T.Z. Tatara and F. Pachla
DAMAGE MECHANICS
245 Fully Coupled Moisture Transport in partially Damaged Materials
J. Kruis and T. Koudelka
MATERIALS MODELLING
246 A Study of the Constitutive Model for Impact Behavior of the Polyurethane Shock Programmer under Various Velocities of the Impactor
T.-H. Yang, Y.-S. Lee, T.-H. Kim, C.-W. Shul, M.-S. Yang, H.-W. Goo and G.-S. Lee
MODELLING COMPOSITE MATERIALS
247 Scale-Size Effects Analysis on Predicting the Mechanical Properties of Periodic Composite Materials
P.G. Coelho, J.M. Guedes and H.C. Rodrigues
248 An Enhanced Damage Computational Approach for Laminated Composites
H. Bainier, D. Néron and P. Ladevèze
249 Model Reduction of a Complex Constitutive Law for Ceramic Matrix Composites using the Singular Value Decomposition
O. Friderikos and E. Baranger
250 Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Flexural Behaviour of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Pultruded Material
S. Benfratello, A. Cirello, L. Palizzolo, A. Spada and P. Tabbuso
STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
251 Advances in Optimal Analysis of Structures: Regular Structures, Near-Regular Structures, Optimal Analysis and Design, and Modal Analysis
A. Kaveh and I. Shojaei
252 An Effective, Robust and Parallel Implementation of an Interior Point Algorithm for Limit State Optimization
N. Dollerup, M.S. Jepsen, C. Frier and L. Damkilde
BEAM STRUCTURES
253 Generalized Warping Analysis of Beams of Arbitrary Cross Section using Isogeometric Methods
E.J. Sapountzakis and I.N. Tsiptsis
254 Thermal Buckling Analysis of Thin-Walled Beam Structures
I. Pešic, D. Lanc and G. Turkalj
IMPACT LOADING
255 Strength Evaluation of Spacer Grid Assembly of Dual Cooled Fuel under Repeated Impact Loads
H.S. Lee, Y.S. Lee, H.L. Jin, H.S. Kang, J.Y. Kim and Y.H. Kang
TIMBER STRUCTURES
256 Behaviour of Screwed Cross-Laminated Timber Panels: Numerical and Experimental Analyses
L. Léoskool, T. Descamps, J. Noël and G. Puissant
CABLE, MEMBRANE AND SPACE STRUCTURES
257 Analysis of Cable-Membrane Structures: Dynamic Relaxation Method
M. Hüttner, J. Máca and P. Fajman
258 Time-Dependent Analysis of Cable Structures
S. Kmet and M. Mojdis
259 Structural Optimization of Free-Form Reciprocal Structures
D. Parigi
260 A Line Element for Hyperelastic Finite Element Analysis
K.K. Klinka and V.F. Arcaro
MULTIPHYSICAL MECHANICS OF MEMBRANES
261 Instabilities in Pressurized Membranes
A. Eriksson
GEOMATERIALS MODELLING
262 Three-Dimensional Coupled Finite Element Modelling and Programming of Partially Saturated Porous Media
D. Muraro, C.E. Majorana and V.A. Salomoni
263 Dynamic Sliding of Geosynthetically Reinforced Slopes
I. Tzavara, Y. Tsompanakis, V. Zania and P.N. Psarropoulos

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