Preliminaries |

**INVITED LECTURES** |

1 |
Using Mixed Discretisation Schemes in Multi-Physics Simulation
M. Cross, T.N. Croft, D. McBride, A.K. Slone and A.J. Williams |

2 |
Is the Whole the Sum of its Parts? - On Similarities and Differences in Discontinuous Modelling Frameworks
N. Bicanic |

3 |
Stochastic Structural Optimisation with Quadratic Loss Functions
K. Marti |

4 |
Mixed and Hybrid Stress Elements for Biphasic Media
J.A. Teixeira De Freitas, I.D. Moldovan and M. Toma |

5 |
Formulation and Finite Element Implementation of Dynamically Consistent Gradient Elasticity
H. Askes, I.M. Gitman and T. Bennett |

**CONTRIBUTED PAPERS** |

6 |
Computational Modelling in Spinal Biomechanics: A Combined Multi-Body Dynamics / Finite Element Approach
V. Esat and M. Acar |

7 |
On an Inverse Problem in Soft Tissue Elastography
Z.Y. Guo and N. Bicanic |

8 |
Aspects of Modelling and Large Scale Simulation of Arterial Walls
D. Brands, A. Klawonn, O. Rheinbach and J. Schröder |

9 |
Investigation of an Implant for the Treatment of the Fracture of Cortical and Trabecular Bones
V.L. Kidgell, O. Hassan and Y. Feng |

10 |
Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations on an Idealised Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Model
S. Kelly and M. O'Rourke |

11 |
A Combined Experimental and Numerical Investigation into Early Atherosclerosis
N.M. Quinn, A. Ivankovic and A. Karac |

12 |
Mechanical Analysis of Bamboo Stems
A. Lengyel and E. Pintér |

13 |
Flux-Continuous Schemes for Solving EEG Source Localization Problems
M. Pal, D. Gupta, M.G. Edwards and C.J. James |

14 |
A Hyperelastoplastic ALE Formulation based on Spatial and Material Forces
Z. Uthman and H. Askes |

15 |
Compact Plasticity Algorithm for Pressure-Sensitive Media
T. Li and R. Crouch |

16 |
Drying of a Multilayer Ceramic Shell Body
Z. Harun, D.T. Gethin, R.W. Lewis and W.J. Ferguson |

17 |
Finite Elements and Lattice Boltzmann for Heat Transfer: Compared and Combined
I.W. Haslam and R.S. Crouch |

18 |
Finite Element Solution of Coupled Chemo-Poroelasticity
W. Pao, S.W. Wong and R.W. Lewis |

19 |
Modelling of Transport Processes in Concrete at Elevated Temperatures
K. Kukla, C.J. Pearce, C.T. Davie and N. Bicanic |

20 |
Thermomechanical Analysis of an Elastic-Plastic Semi-Infinite Medium in Sliding Contact with a Fractal Surface
A. Ozer and H. Sofuoglu |

21 |
Scale Transition for Computational Homogenization
L. Kaczmarczyk, C.J. Pearce and N. Bicanic |

22 |
Micromechanical based Model for Cementitious Composite Materials
A.D. Jefferson and T. Bennett |

23 |
A Framework for Stochastic Micromechanics
S.C. Baxter and T.O. Williams |

24 |
Towards Hybrid Equilibrium Elements for Microcontinua
E.A.W. Maunder and C.W. Smith |

25 |
Some Finite Elements for Elasticity with Microstructure and Gradient Elasticity
A. Zervos |

26 |
Towards the Micro-Structural Analysis of Open-Celled Foams through the Compaction Regime
F.J. Calvo, L. Margetts and I.M. Smith |

27 |
An Algorithm for Statics of Dry Masonry
T. Koziara and N. Bicanic |

28 |
Three-Dimensional Imaging Techniques for Material Characterisation
V. Bui Xuan, P. Young, G. Tabor and G. Limbert |

29 |
Hybrid-Trefftz Elements for Cohesive Crack Propagation in Quasi-Brittle Materials
L. Kaczmarczyk and C.J. Pearce |

30 |
Laminated Plate Modelling: Total Lagrange Formulation with Transverse Shear Strains
A.J. Shaw and P.D. Gosling |

31 |
Comparison of Various Kinematics for the Analysis of Functionally Graded Materials Plates
E. Carrera, S. Brischetto and A. Robaldo |

32 |
Finite Element Analysis of Composite Patch Repaired Plates with Circular Stress Raisers used for SIF Reduction
G.J. Tsamasphyros, K. Kalkanis, Th.K. Papathanassiou and C. Vrettos |

33 |
Modular Modelling in Computational Mechanics Research
R.A. Hiley, P.D. Gosling and M. Rouainia |

34 |
A Simple Method to Evaluate Trimming Operations on Hot Forged Blade Components
B. Lu, H. Ou and C.G. Armstrong |

35 |
Investigation of the Traffic Flow on an Intersection using a Cellular Automaton Model
H.D. He, W.Z. Lu, A.Y.T. Leung and L.Y. Dong |

36 |
Numerical Simulation of Spanish Bell Ringing
S. Ivorra, E. Segovia, R. Irles and F. Pallarés |

37 |
Velocity Mapping Procedures for Tidal Stream Turbines in an Arbitrary Flow Field and the Implications on Performance Due to Non-Uniform Flow
J. Chapman, J.A.C. Orme and I. Masters |

38 |
Smooth Finite Element Methods
S. Bordas, N.X. Hung, T. Rabczuk and N.D. Hung |

39 |
Area Bubble Functions for Stabilization of Mixed Finite Tetrahedral Elements
R. Mahnken, I. Caylak and G. Laschet |

40 |
A Theory of Finite Elements and Its Application
P.O. Tuominen |

41 |
Locally Enriched Finite Elements for the Helmholtz Equation
O. Laghrouche and M.S. Mohamed |

42 |
Follower Tension Buckling of Columns using Fourier p-elements
J. Fan and A.Y.T. Leung |

43 |
A New Objective Function for Mesh Untangling, Smoothing, Refinement and Coarsening
X. Gu and B. Svendsen |

44 |
Flux Continuous Finite Volume Schemes with Full Pressure Continuity
H. Zheng, M.G. Edwards and M. Pal |

45 |
Further Research on a Self-adapt SOR Solver for Linear Equation Systems
G. Duan and A.H.C. Chan |

46 |
Adaptive Space-Time Boundary Element Method for Three-Dimensional Scalar Wave Propagation
J.X. Zhou, T. Koziara and T.G. Davies |

47 |
Solving Two-Dimensional Orthotropic Potential Cauchy Problems of Thin Bodies using the Boundary Element Method
H.L. Zhou, Z.W. Guan and Z.R. Niu |

48 |
A FEM-SBFEM Coupled Method for Fully-Automatic Modelling of Cohesive Discrete Crack Propagation
Z.J. Yang and A.J. Deeks |

49 |
First Attempts at A Posteriori Error Estimation in eXtended Finite Element Methods
S. Bordas and M. Duflot |

50 |
Adaptive Generation of Arbitrary Grids and its Application in Finite Difference Analysis of Three-Dimensional Continua
G.M. Cocchi |

51 |
An Enriched Meshfree Method for Multiple Cracks in Three Dimensions
T. Rabczuk, S. Bordas and G. Zi |

52 |
A Novel Generalized Continuum Approach for Modelling Size-Scale Effects and Oriented Material Behaviour
S. Skatulla and C. Sansour |

53 |
The Stochastic Meshless Method and the Immune Algorithm for Structural Reliability
S.H. You, X.Q. Li, Z.J. Chen and X.P. Wan |

54 |
The Implementation of an Element by Element Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Solver for a Novel Multithreaded Array Processor
V. Szeremi and L. Margetts |

55 |
Parallel Modal Analysis using Distributed Objects
B.C.P. Heng and R.I. Mackie |

56 |
FPGA-Based Acceleration of the Three-Dimensional Finite Difference Floating Point Solution of the Laplace Equation
J. Hu, E.J.C. Stewart, S.F. Quigley and A.H.C. Chan |

57 |
Equilibration of Configurational Forces in the Tendon Layout Optimisation of Pre-stressed Concrete Structures
S. Eurviriyanukul and H. Askes |

58 |
Controlling Single-Node Connections in Plane and in Space
V. Pomezanski |

59 |
Optimum Design and Sensitivity Analysis of Shallow Space Structures using an Improved Meta-Heuristic Method
A. Csébfalvi and G. Csébfalvi |

60 |
Multi-Objective Optimization of Laminated Composite Plates Subjected to Uniform Loading using the MFD method
U. Topal |

61 |
Large-Scale Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulation of Viscoplastic and Fracturing Thin-Shells Subjected to Shocks and Detonations
F. Cirak, R. Deiterding and S.P. Mauch |

62 |
A Partitioned Approach for the Solution of Three-Dimensional Time-Dependent Incompressible Fluid-Structure Interaction
C. Wood, A.J. Gil, O. Hassan and J. Bonet |

63 |
Size Effect of Cohesive Delamination Fracture Triggered by Sandwich Skin Wrinkling
Z. Bazant and P. Grassl |

64 |
Numerical Simulation of Large Deformation Response of Hyperelastic Fibre Reinforced Composites
Z.Y. Guo, X.Q. Peng and B. Moran |

65 |
Collapse of Composite Tubes made from a Carbon and Glass Fibre Combination under Uniform External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, M. Engelhardt and A.P.F. Little |

66 |
Higher Resolution Convection Schemes for Porous Media Flow Computation on Highly Distorted Unstructured Grids
S. Lamine and M.G. Edwards |

67 |
A Damage-Based Diffusivity Model for Moisture Transport in Cementitious Media
A.H. Al-Gadhib, W. Pao, S.W. Wong and R.W. Lewis |

68 |
Numerical Modelling of the Required Pressures for Advancing Water to Overcome Capillary Valve Hindrance in a Lab-on-a-CD
N. Leal, G. Silva and V. Semião |

69 |
Flow Path Simulation and Stress Analysis of a HP Bypass Valve
T.V.K. Bhanuprakash, L. Vishnuvardhan and K. Ramesh |

70 |
A CFD Analysis of a Complete Double Entry Centrifugal Pump
R.R.G. Spence and J. Amaral-Teixeira |

71 |
Numerical Modelling of the Impact Behaviour of High Aspect Ratio Aluminium Foam Filled Sections
F. Teixeira-Dias, V. Miranda and J. Pinho-da-Cruz |

72 |
Effective Stress Analysis of Gravity Quay Walls under Earthquake Loading
M. Alyami, M. Rouainia and S.M. Wilkinson |

73 |
Metal Shear Panels as an Innovative System for Seismic Upgrading of Existing RC Buildings: From Numerical Analyses to Full-Scale Experimental Tests
A. Formisano, G. De Matteis, S. Panico and F.M. Mazzolani |

74 |
Numerical Methods for the Design of Face Worm Gears with Double-Lead Worm
A. Gessner |

75 |
Design Charts for the Plastic General Instability of Ring-Stiffened Conical Shells under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A.P.F. Little, R. Allsop, C. Smith and M. Engelhardt |

76 |
Computational Modelling of Metal-to-Metal Seals
A.D. Taft, A.W. Lees and M. Cross |

77 |
An Approach for Shape Error Quantification in Forging Compressor Blades using FE Modelling and CMM Inspection
J. Makem, H. Ou and C.G. Armstrong |

78 |
Coupling Methods for Modelling Nonlinear Soil-Structure Interaction
H.Z. Jahromi, B.A. Izzuddin and L. Zdravkovic |

79 |
A Numerical Procedure for Fitting the Parameters used by the Kosugi Model to Predict Hydraulic Properties of Bi-Modal Soils
L. Jendele and M. Kutilek |

80 |
Do Lumped-Parameter Models Provide the Correct Geometrical Damping?
L. Andersen |

81 |
Numerical Modelling of Time-Dependent Effects in Concrete Structures
J.I. Lee and A. Scanlon |

82 |
Modelling of the Fracture Process Zone of Concrete
P. Grassl and M. Jirásek |

83 |
On the Modelling of Temperature Loading of Concrete using a Discrete Approach
C.J. Pearce and P. Grassl |

84 |
A Multi-Scale based Stochastic Modelling of Discrete Elements with Rough Surfaces
J. Kato and Y.T. Feng |

End matter / Index |