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PROCEEDINGS OF THE ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL, STRUCTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
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Preliminaries
STRUCTURAL CONTROL: COMPUTATIONAL METHODS, EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION AND APPLICATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY V. GATTULLI
1 On the Influence of Sun radiation to the Deformation of St. Vitus' Cathedral, Prague
P. Beran and J. Máca
2 Dynamic Identification of the Tower of the Provincial Administration Building, Bari, Italy
M. Diaferio, D. Foti and V. Sepe
3 Dynamic Modeling and Testing of a Cable-Stayed Pedestrian Bridge
J. Bencat and D. Papán
4 HYMOSTRUC: An Advanced Program for Prediction of Mechanical Properties and Durability of Civil Engineering Structures
G. Ye, E. Koenders and K. van Breugel
5 Base Isolation of a Non-Symmetric Rigid Block Representing a Monolithic Art Object
A. Contento and A. Di Egidio
6 Structural Displacement Tracking by Eigenstrain Actuation: Computational and Experimental Validations
H. Irschik, M. Krommer, M. Nader, Ch. Zehetner and M. Zellhofer
7 Mitigation of Three-Dimensional Vibrations of a Frame Structure using Magnetorheological Dampers
R. Carneiro, V. Gattulli, M. Lepidi and F. Potenza
8 Performance Evaluation of Semi-Active Tuned Mass Dampers with Variable Stiffness
O. Ben Mekki, F. Bourquin and F. Maceri
9 Vibration Control of Wind Turbine Blades using Tuned Liquid Dampers
J. Arrigan and B. Basu
10 Time History Analysis for Wind Excited Tall Buildings with Tuned Mass Dampers
W.H. Lee
11 Auto-Parametric Post-Critical Behaviour of a Spherical Pendulum Damper
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer
12 Vibrations of a Taut Cable with a Transverse Hysteretic Device
M. Lepidi, R. Del Re and V. Gattulli
13 Passive Control Mitigation of the Wind Buffeting Effects on a Suspended Bridge
M. Domaneschi
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN GEOTECHNICAL AND GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY P.J. FOX
14 Three-Dimensional Finite Element Modelling of Stacked Geotextile Tubes for Embankment Stabilization
M. McElroy Jr., M. Pervizpour and S. Pamukcu
15 Interaction Modelling for Earth Retaining Structures using Evolutionary Computation
M.A. Demarzo and M. Tacitano
16 Finite Element Modelling for Optimal Track Subgrade Design
J. Jíra, O. Jirou¬šek and L. Hornícek
17 Numerical Analysis of Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls
V.N. Georgiannou, D. Giannopoulos, A. Leventakis and I.D. Lefas
18 Finite Element Analysis of a Structure with a Sliding Joint Affected by Deformation Loading
R. Cajka and P. Manásek
19 Angular Displacement of a Normal in the Foundation-Subsoil Contact Area
R. Cajka and D. Sekanina
20 Efficient Finite Element Calculation of Ngamma
J. Clausen, L. Damkilde and K. Krabbenhøft
21 Re-examination of the Shear Strength of Municipal Solid Waste for Landfill Design
S. Singh and M. Wooster
22 Seismic Stability Assessment of Landfills
V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos
23 Reliability Assessment of Theoretical Profiles in Concrete Gravity Dams
R.C. Silva and L.J. Pedroso
24 Experimental and Computational Research on Consolidation-Induced Solute Transport
P.J. Fox and J. Lee
STEEL AND COMPOSITE STEEL-CONCRETE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES
25 Dynamic Analysis of Composite Floors Subject to Human Rhythmic Activities
J.K. Loose, W.G. Ferreira and J.G.S. da Silva
26 Finite Element Modelling of Steel Beams with Web Openings
F. Rodrigues, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, L.R.O. de Lima, S.A.L. de Andrade and J.G.S. da Silva
27 Parametric Analysis of Rectangular Hollow Section "T" Joints under Static Loading
L.R.O. de Lima, L.F. Costa Neves, J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and S.A.L. de Andrade
28 Dynamic Response of Steel Portal Frames with Semi-Rigid Joints
R.A. Castro, J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, L.R.O. de Lima, S.A.L. de Andrade and L.F. da C. Neves
29 A Computational and Experimental Study of Composite Slabs with Profiled Steel Sheeting
T. Tsalkatidis and A. Avdelas
30 Numerical Modelling of the Effect of Opening Location in Composite Beam Flanges with Deformed Decking Floors
R.Y. Xiao and S. Baharom
31 Equivalent Flat Plate Models of Composite Floors
T. Zheng and T. Ji
STRUCTURAL OPTIMISATION AND SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS
SESSION ORGANISED BY A. CSÉBFALVI
32 Parametric Study on Optimal Topologies in Case of Probabilistic Loading
J. Lógó and M. Ghaemi
33 Optimum Design of Steel Sway Frames to BS5950 using the Harmony Search Algorithm
M.P. Saka
34 A Three-Dimensional Topology Optimization Technique Considering Both Static and Dynamic Characteristics of the Structures
S.J. Lee and J.E. Bae
35 Comparing the End-Results of the TNO and SIMP Methods of Topology Optimization
V. Pomezanski
36 Design of Optimal Reinforced Concrete Bases with Automatic Result Verification
A.B. Kocsis and A.E. Csallner
37 Ant Colony Optimization Applied to the Continuous and Discrete Design of Space Trusses
A. Csébfalvi and G. Csébfalvi
38 Automatic Verified Shear Force Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams
A.E. Csallner and A.B. Kocsis
PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY M. KARAMA AND A. EL HAMI
39 Structural Reliability Analysis by Random Field Modelling with Robustness Methods and Adaptive Response Surfaces
V. Bayer, D. Roos and U. Adam
40 Efficient Iterative Solution of Stochastic Finite Element Equations
D.C. Charmpis
41 A Procedure for Structural Reliability Analysis based on Meshless Methods
J.E. Rojas, F.A.C. Viana, A. El Hami and D.A. Rade
42 Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Hydro-Elastic Problems
O. Bendoau, A. Makhloufi, D. Borza and A. El Hami
43 Reliability Prediction in Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems
J.E. Rojas, O. Bendaou, A. El Hami and D.A. Rade
44 Topology Opimization Solution using the Subdomains Method
A. Makrizi, B. Radi and A. El Hami
HIGH-SPEED TRAINS: VEHICLE AND RAILWAY TRACK DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND RELATED ENVIROMENTAL PROBLEMS
SESSION ORGANISED BY Z. DIMITROVOVÁ, J. AMBRÓSIO AND J. POMBO
45 Ground Vibrations Induced by High-Speed Trains in Regions with Sudden Foundation Stiffness Change
Z. Dimitrovová, J. Varandas and M.A.G. Silva
46 Influence of the Aerodynamic Forces on the Pantograph-Catenary System for High Speed Trains
J. Pombo, J. Ambrósio, M. Pereira, F. Rauter, A. Collina and A. Facchinetti
47 The Influence of Damping on Vibration Induced by High-Speed Trains
Z. Dimitrovová and J.N. Varandas
48 Track-Train Dynamic Behaviour on Transition Zones of High Speed Railway Lines
A.C. Ribeiro, R. Calçada and R. Delgado
49 Train Induced Vibrations in the Vicinity of High Speed Rail Lines: A Parametric Study
N. Santos, R. Calçada and R. Delgado
50 Vibration Control of High-Speed Railway Bridges using Viscoelastic Dampers
E. Moliner, M.D. Martínez-Rodrigo and J. Lavado
51 Dynamic Model Validation of Very High-Speed Railway Tracks for Dynamic Behaviour and Vibration Prediction
P.A. Ferreira
52 Actions on Railway Tracks at Very High-Speeds
A. López Pita, P.F. Teixeira, C. Casas-Esplugas, A. Bachiller and P. Afonso
53 Wavelet Analysis of Surface Vibration due to a Fast Train Moving in a Tunnel
P. Koziol, C. Mares and I. Esat
54 Assessment of High-Speed Slab Track Design
V.L. Markine and C. Esveld
55 Analysis and Design of the LR55 Tram Track System
F.A. Mohammad
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
56 Modern Object-Oriented Design of Structural Engineering Software
P. Komodromos, L. Papaloizou, P. Polycarpou and E. Mavronicola
GRID COMPUTING AND WWW
57 A Semantic Document Management System for Engineering On-Line Collaboration
M. Dolenc, R. Klinc, K. Kurowski and A. Gehre
PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
58 Lessons Learnt from using .NET for Distributed Finite Element Analysis
R.I. Mackie
59 A Parallel Explicit-Implicit Overlapping Mesh Method for Solving Three-Dimensional Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Problems
K. Morgan, Z.Q. Xie, O. Hassan and N.P. Weatherill
60 Dynamic Non-linear TFETI Domain Decomposition Based Solver
J. Dobiᬚ, S. Pták, Z. Dostál and V. Vondrák
61 Modelling of Imperfect Bond using the FETI Method
J. Kruis and P. ¬Štemberk
62 PyPLiC: A High-Level Interface to the Parallel Model Reduction Library PLiCMR
V. Galiano, A. Martín, H. Migallón, V. Migallón, J. Penadés and E.S. Quintana-Ortí
63 A High Performance Tool for Parallel Access to netCDF Files from High Level Languages
V. Galiano, H. Migallón, V. Migallón and J. Penadés
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: PLANNING, MANAGEMENT, CONTROL AND SAFETY
64 Time Advance Synchronization in Concurrent Discrete-Event Simulation and Animation of Construction Operations
P.V. Rekapalli and J.C. Martinez
65 Modelling Uncertainty for Civil Engineering Projects by Questioning the Inputs
M. El-Cheikh, A.H.C. Chan and J. Lamb
66 A Data Model for Pavement Supporting Systems
M. Yamasaki, R. Hori and K. Noguchi
67 A Management System for Road Information Properties
S. Kusano, M. Yamasaki, R. Hori and K. Noguchi
68 Fuzzy Applications in Cost Estimating and Construction Planning
M. El-Cheikh, A.H.C Chan and J. Lamb
69 Multiple-User Support System using a Synthetic Environment
M. Al-Bataineh and S.M. Abourizk
70 Automation of Project Controls
N. Eldin and L. Schilling
71 An Empirical Safety Framework for Assessing Construction Safety Programs
N.S. Al-Kaabi
TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
72 Modelling Pedestrian Support Based on Space Perception
K. Monobe, S. Tanaka, H. Furuta and D. Mochinaga
73 Development of a Highway Sustainability Index based on Multi-attribute Decision Making
E. Kokoli, A.P. Chassiakos and D.D. Theodorakopoulos
74 An Optimal Alignment Search System for Highway Design using Genetic Algorithms and Three-Dimensional CAD
M. Yamasaki, T. Mori, A. Kobayashi, T. Yatabe and T. Terao
75 Traffic Calculations using Stereo Video Cameras
H. Yoshida, H. Muraki, S. Tanaka, H. Furuta, Y. Nishita and S. Fujimaki
BUILDING ENGINEERING
76 Towards Building Information Modelling for Existing Structures
Y. Arayici and J. Tah
77 Context Sensitive Emergency-Navigation-System for Buildings
U. Rüppel and K. Stübbe
BUILDING STRUCTURES: ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS
78 Determining the Thermal Characteristics of Buildings using Data Loggers
P. Gardner
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
79 A Finite Element Model for the Numerical Simulation of Hydrodynamic Transport Phenomena: An Effective Tool for the Evaluation of Human-Induced Impacts in Coastal Areas of High Environmental and Economical Value
I. Colominas, F. Navarrina, M. Casteleiro, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, H. Gómez, J. Fe and A. Soage
80 Inverse Analysis for Radiating Components in a Free Turbulent Steam Jet
I. Jancskar and A. Ivanyi
81 Using Reference Models for Assessing Agriculture Water Management in Burkina Faso
Y.M. Wang, S. Traore and T. Kerh
82 Modelling Tide-Induced Transport of Lead in the Mersey Estuary
M. Hartnett and A. Berry
83 The Development of a Management Information System for the Stream Habitat within a Reservoir Watershed
Y.C. Shiau, H.C. Yang, S.J. Jang and J.Y. Tsai
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
84 Development of an SXF Data Identity Determination Component
K. Monobe, S. Tanaka, H. Furuta and T. Kashiyama
85 Modelling the Spatial Temporal Utilization of Construction Space Requirements using 4D CAD
D.K.H. Chua, K.W. Yeoh and Y. Song
NUMERICAL METHODS
86 Investigation of the Influence of the Parameters Affecting the Accuracy of the Moving Least Square Approximation
A. Kiasat, M. Moradi and H. Hashemolhosseini
87 Intermediate Reduction Steps Improve Automated Multi-Level Substructuring
K. Elssel and H. Voss
OPTIMISATION: TECHNIQUES AND SOLUTIONS
88 A Static Response Based Parameter Identification Algorithm using Optimality Criterion Optimization
A.S. Terlaje III and K.Z. Truman
89 Mixed Finite-Elements for Eigenvalue Optimization of Incompressible Media
M. Bruggi and C. Cinquini
90 Robust Optimization of a Slat Track taking into account the Uncertainty of the Design Parameters
G. Steenackers and P. Guillaume
FUZZY METHODS: ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT
91 A Solution Method for Large Problems with Fuzzy Parameters
P. ¬Štemberk and J. Kruis
92 Fuzzy Classification of Seismic Accelerograms based on its Damage Potential
A. Elenas
RELIABILITY: ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT
93 Reliability Analysis of Steel Frames with Semi-Rigid Joints
G. Bayramoglu, G. Guclu and A. Ozgen
94 An Adaptive Response Surface Approach for Structural Reliability Analyses based on Support Vector Machines
T. Most
FINITE ELEMENT STUDIES
95 Numerical Analysis of the Behaviour of a Human Head with a Helmet during a Drop Test
J. Jíra, V. Krumphanzl, J. Jírová and M. Micka
96 Numerical and Experimental Study on the Use of a New Security System for Slab Formwork in Building Construction
F.J. Pallarés, J.M. Adam, P.A. Calderón, I.J. Payá, S. Ivorra, T.M. Pellicer and Y.A. Alvarado
97 A Design Chart for the Inelastic Instability of Imperfect Circular Cylinders under External Hydrostatic Pressure
A.P.F. Little, C.T.F. Ross and A. Nagappan
98 Numerical Experiment for Determination of Critical Hole Length
P.G. Papadopoulos, P. Lambrou and D. Plasatis
NON-LINEAR FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
99 Stability Analysis of Nonlinear Hysteretic Field Problems
Z. Sari and A. Ivanyi
100 Coupled Thermo-Elastic Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Thin-walled Structures
H. Bossong, S. Lentzen and R. Schmidt
CONTACT PROBLEMS
101 Model Reduction applied to the Simulation of Mechanical Behaviour with Contact
B. Lefèvre, F. Druesne, J.L. Dulong and P. Villon
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS
102 Introducing the Infinite Element for Scaled Boundary Analysis of an Initial Valued Non-Homogeneous Elastic Half Space
G.H. Lee, A.J. Deeks, H.W. Lee and H.J. Chung
103 Shear Deformation Effect in Flexural-Torsional Buckling Analysis of Beams using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and J.A. Dourakopoulos
BEAMS, PLATES AND SHELLS
104 An Integrated and Membrane Locking Free Curved Beam Element
Y.L. Pi, M.A. Bradford and F. Tin-Loi
105 An Optimisation Approach towards Lock-Free Finite Elements
B.A. Izzuddin
106 A Patch Recovery Method for Reissner-Mindlin Plates
M. Perälä
107 Numerical Homogenization of Perforated Plates with Application to Buckling
A. Somolová and J. Zeman
108 Estimation of Critical Flutter Load of a Polar-Orthotropic Annular Plate
I. Takahashi
109 Non-Stationary Asymptotic Analysis of Combined and Stiffened Shells
L.Yu. Kossovich and I.V. Kirillova
110 Linear and Geometrically Nonlinear Analysis of Shell Elements with Rotational Degrees using the Quadrilateral Area Coordinates Method
L. Kang and Q.L. Zhang
MATERIALS MODELLING
111 Thermal Expansion Compatibility of Repair Materials
P. Beran and M. Drdácký
112 Construction of a Statistically Equivalent Periodic Unit Cell for an Asphalt Mixture
R. Valenta, J. ¬Šejnoha and M. ¬Šejnoha
113 Micro-Plane Damage based Model for Concrete under Monotonic and Cyclic Loadings
M. Labibzadeh and S.A. Sadrnejad
114 Assessment of the Interfacial Transition Zone Percolation in Concrete
D. Rypl
115 Modelling of Sequential Casting Procedure of Foundation Slabs
T. Koudelka, T. Krejcí and J. ¬Šejnoha
116 A Model for Hydro-Thermo-Mechanical Analysis for use in Civil Engineering
L. Jendele, J. Niewald and J. Cervenka
117 Modelling the Sequential Casting Procedure of Foundation Slabs: Continuous Model for Concrete Creep
T. Krejcí, T. Koudelka and J. ¬Šejnoha
COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
118 Free Vibration of Sandwich Beams using the Dynamic Finite Element Method
E. Adique and S.M. Hashemi
119 A Procedure for Optimally Designing Laminated Structures with Manufacturing Tolerances
M. Walker and P.Y. Tabakov
120 Fatigue Life Prediction Reduced Order (Mesoscale) Model for Composite Materials
E. Gal, Z. Yuan, W. Wu and J. Fish
121 Effective Properties of Imperfect Woven Composites: A Mori-Tanaka Approach
J. Zeman, J. Skocek and M. ¬Šejnoha
122 Finite Element Analysis of Elastic Properties of Rubberized Concrete Composites by a Random Unit Cell Method
S. Abdelmoumen, E. Bellenger and M. Quéneudec-t'Kint
123 Measurement of Diffuse Damage due to Environmental Stress in Polymer Matrix Composites Laminates
M. Gigliotti and A. Riccio
124 Stacking Sequence Optimization for a Laminated Cylindrical Shell using the Simplex Algorithm
M.H. Yas, M. Shakeri and R. Khaksar
125 Three-Dimensional Spline Finite Strip Analysis of Laminated Panels
K.M.Z. Attallah, J.Q. Ye and D. Lam
PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS
126 Analysis of Laminated Cylindrical Shells with Piezoelectric Layers using the Layerwise Finite Element Method
M. Shakeri, M.R. Saviz and M.H. Yas
127 Modification of the Stiffness for Shifting Natural Frequencies of a Functionally Graded Materials Plate Actively Controlled by Piezoelectric Sensor-Actuator Pairs
R. Mirzaeifar, H. Bahai and S. Shahab
128 Vibration Control using Smart Piezoelectric Materials and Response Surface Metamodels
C.P. Providakis, D.-P.N. Kontoni and M.E. Voutetaki
NANOTECHNOLOGY
129 Torsional Buckling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
A.Y.T. Leung and X. Guo
STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
130 Symmetric Finite Element Formulation using Linear Algebra and Canonical Forms: Truss and Frame Elements
A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht
131 Some Aspects of Finite Element Structural Modelling using a Link Finite Element
D. Kovacevic and R. Folic
132 Implementation of an Hybrid-Mixed Stress Model for Gradient Plasticity Analysis
L.M. Santos Castro
133 Material-Point Method Analysis of Bending in Elastic Beams
S. Andersen and L. Andersen
134 Reducing a Two-Point Nonlinear Boundary Value Problem of a Deformable System to a Sequence of Linear Problems
A.G. Razdolsky
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, MODELLING AND DESIGN
135 The Modular Group Supermatrix Procedure in Structural Analysis
G.M. Zlokovic
136 Eigenproblems of Symmetric Planar Frames
A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami
137 Buckling Analysis of Thin-Walled Elastic Beam-Type Structures Considering Joint Behaviour
G. Turkalj, G. Vizentin and D. Lanc
138 Analysis and Design of Double-Cabled and Girder-Stiffened Suspension Structures
V. Kulbach and J. Idnurm
DESIGN OF STRUCTURES
139 Analysis of Trussed Columns for Power Transmission Lines and Optimum Design of a Support Structure
F. Orbán
140 A Computer-Assisted Wind Load Evaluation System for the Design of Cladding of Spatial Structures
Y. Uematsu, R. Tsuruishi, T. Hongo and H. Kikuchi
DYNAMICS OF STRUCTURES
141 Free Vibration of a Moving Timoshenko Beam using the Dynamic Stiffness Theory
J.R. Banerjee and W.D. Gunawardana
142 Dynamic Response of Structures due to Microtremors
J. Bencat and D. Papán
NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS
143 Dependability and Integrity of Nonlinear Elastic Structures
G.N. Liu and J. Agarwal
ALUMINIUM STRUCTURES
144 Numerical Analyses on Stiffened Bracing Type Pure Aluminium Shear Panels
G. De Matteis, G. Brando, S. Panico and F.M. Mazzolani
145 Expected Variations in Stress in Aluminium Lap Joints when Designing to Eurocode 9
J.W. Bull, C.H. Woodford and E.A. Charles
STEEL STRUCTURES
146 Fire Resistance of Fixed-Ended Stainless Steel Tubular Columns
E.C.Y. To and B. Young
147 An Analytical Study of the Hysteretic Behaviour of Circular Steel Columns
G.C. Jang, K.H. Chang and C.H. Lee
148 Finite Element Modelling of Laser Welded Connections for Built-Up Cold-Formed Steel Beams
R. Landolfo, F. Portioli, O. Mammana, G. Di Lorenzo and M.R. Guerrieri
149 Analysis, Structural Design and Tests of an Hockey Hall in Kosice
S. Kmet, J. Kanocz and M. Tomko
150 Dynamic Response of Pre-Stressed Steel Columns
R.R. de Araujo, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, J.G.S. da Silva and S.A.L. de Andrade
151 Numerical Evaluation of Residual Stresses in Dissimilar Welds between Carbon and Stainless Steels
C.H. Lee, K.H. Chang, G.C. Jang and H.C. Park
152 A Design Method of Calculating the Rotational Restraint in Cold-Formed Steel Purlin-Sheeting Systems with Thermal Insulation
K.B. Katnam, R. Van Impe and G. Lagae
153 Numerical Modelling of Semi-continuous Composite Connections with High Strength Steel
S. Taufik and R.Y. Xiao
CABLE STRUCTURES
154 Form-Finding of a Cable Net Joined to Steel Trusses
Q.L. Zhang and X.Q. Luo
155 Dynamic Analysis of Cable Domes
J. Song and Q.L. Zhang
GLASS STRUCTURES
156 The Influence of Finite Element Modelling Parameters on the Stress Distribution in Bolted Glass Connections
M. Overend and I. Maniatis
TIMBER STRUCTURES
157 Fire Analysis of Wooden Composite Beams with Interlayer Slip
S. Schnabl, M. Saje, I. Planinc and G. Turk
REINFORCED CONCRETE: ANALYSIS, MODELLING AND ASSESSMENT
158 Multi-Layer Visco-Elastic Creep Model for Time-Dependent Analysis of Concrete Structures
P.L. Ng, J.Y.K. Lam and A.K.H. Kwan
159 Interaction of Explosive Blasts with Reinforced Concrete Structures
E. Kochavi, Y. Kivity, E. Gal and G. Ben-Dor
160 Advanced Approach in Numerical Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Frames Loaded by Seismic Actions
D. Kovacevic
161 Inelastic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Structures Considering the Bond-Slip Effect
H.G. Kwak, C.K. Na, S.W. Kim and S.T. Kang
162 Statistical Modeling of Post-Heating Residual Strength for Portland Cement Concrete
R.H. Haddad and A. Qudah
163 Analysis of Three-Dimensional Reinforced Concrete Beams with Hybrid Geometry
L. Svoboda and D. Rypl
164 Nonlinear Multilevel Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams
J.Y.K. Lam, P.L. Ng and A.K.H. Kwan
165 Cross-Sectional Analysis of Spatial Reinforced Concrete Frame Elements
T. Löhning, J. Schenk and U. Starossek
166 New Tension Stiffening Model for Reinforced Concrete Members
M.M. Smadi and K.A. Belakhdar
167 Computational Analysis of Precast Concrete Frames with Post-Tensioned Tendons
O. Oddbjornsson, N.A. Alexander, C.A. Taylor and R. Sigbjornsson
FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
168 Continuous Unidirectional Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Beams
M. Salehi and M.N.S. Hadi
169 Effects of Column Loading on the Behaviour of Concrete Joints Reinforced with Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Laminates
M. Safari Gorji and K. Bargi
170 Influence of Plate Modulus of Elasticity on the Structural Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Plastic Plated Reinforced Concrete Beams
M. Hassanen and M. Raoof
ANALYSIS AND DESIGN: REINFORCED CONCRETE AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES
171 Limit Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Rectangular Plates with One Free Edge
I. Mura
172 Two-Dimensional Finite Element Model for Materially Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams
T. Dede and Y. Ayvaz
173 Predicting Unfavorable Deformations of Bridge Beams using Grid Technology
A.A. Sipos and G. Domokos
174 Modelling of High Strength Concrete Reinforced with Helical Reinforcement
M.N.S. Hadi
175 Numerical and Experimental Study of RC Columns Strengthened by Steel Jacketing
J.M. Adam, S. Ivorra, E. Giménez, P.A. Calderón and F.J. Pallarés
176 Investigating the Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Framed Structures to Sustain Loss of Primary Load-Carrying Members
O.A. Mohamed
177 Numerical Analysis of the Inelastic Buckling Length of Non-Sway Reinforced Concrete Columns
A. Bendito, M.L. Romero, J.L. Bonet, P.F. Miguel and M.A. Fernandez
178 Computing the Effect of Stirrup Step Spacing on the Stress-Strain Curve of Confined Concrete
M. Dogan and E. Ünlüoglu
179 Structural Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Ribbed Slabs
W.C. de Paula, M.E. da N. Tavares and J.G.S. da Silva
180 Determination of Prestressing Forces in Statically Indeterminate Structures
Y. Arfiadi and M.N.S. Hadi
181 Quasi-Plastic Analysis of Slabs on Grade
D.W. O'Dwyer, R.P. West and T. Tchrakian
DAMAGE MODELLING AND ASSESSMENT
182 Recognition of Cracks in Concrete Structures by Applying Evolutional Image Processing
I. Nakajima, M. Hirokane, H. Furuta and H. Takiuchi
183 Investigation of the Cracks Observed in a Reinforced Concrete Structure
M.J. Fadaee and S. Gilani
184 Diagnosis of a Flexible Pavement using Falling Weight Deflectometer Technology and Numerical Modelling of Dynamic Response
B. Picoux, A. Millien, C. Petit, A. Phelipot-Mardelé and L. Ulmet
185 Anisotropic Damage Evolution and Failure of Dynamically Loaded Thin-Walled Structures: Modelling, Finite Element Simulation and Experimental Study
R. Schmidt and M. Stoffel
186 Damage Assessment in Beams using Vibration Characteristics
H.W. Shih, D. Thambiratnam and M. Humphreys
187 Wavelet Based Experimental Damage Calibration using Beam-Moving Load Interaction Model
V. Pakrashi, A. O'Connor and B. Basu
BRIDGE ENGINEERING
188 Rain-Wind Induced Vibrations in the Subcritical and Critical Range of Flow
C. Seidel and D. Dinkler
189 The Structural Reliability of Bridges subject to Time-Dependent Deterioration
A. Bordallo-Ruiz, C. McNally, E.J. OBrien and C.C. Caprani
190 Dynamic Response of Railway Bridges, Part I: Development and Verification of a Numerical Model for Bridge-Train Dynamics
M. Majka and M. Hartnett
191 Dynamic Response of Railway Bridges, Part II: Parametric and Case Studies on Bridge-Train Dynamics and Interaction
M. Majka and M. Hartnett
192 A Statistical Analysis of the Dynamic Response of Reinforced Concrete Highway Bridge Decks
R.S. de Almeida, J.G.S. da Silva and W.G. Ferreira
193 On the Influence of the Transition Slabs on the Dynamic Behaviour of Highway Bridge Decks
J.G.S. da Silva, M.E. da N. Tavares and A.C.C.F. Sieira
194 Aeroelasticity of Slender Bridges Equipped with Wind-Screen Barriers
A. Tesar
195 Applicability of Improved Modal Pushover Analysis for Bridges
H.G. Kwak and D.K. Shin
196 The Use of Ramp Superposition to Analyse the Influence of Road Irregularities on Maximum Beam Stresses due to a Moving Load
D. Cantero, A. González and E.J. O'Brien
197 Flood Damage to Bridges Analyzed within a Geographic Information System
M. Mihola and V. Tomica
198 A Fragility-Based Seismic Risk Prioritization Method for Highway Bridges
A. Ebrahimpour, D.B. Porter, R.L. Sack and B. Luke
SEISMIC AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
199 Influence of the Location of Resistant Cores on the Seismic Response of a Reinforced Concrete Three-Dimensional Frame Equipped with HDRB Base Isolation Devices
M.T. Braz César and R.C. Barros
200 Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Erected on Hard Soils
D. Perez and A. Mébarki
201 An Insight on the Influence of Damping in Seismic Isolation
E. Figueiredo and R.C. Barros
202 On the Classification of Steel Members in Seismic Areas
M. Brescia, O. Mammana and R. Landolfo
203 A Seismic Safety Index System for High-Rise Buildings in China
M.J. Qiao
204 Modelling Non-Linear Effects in Seismic Data from Estimates of Bispectra using Linear Prediction and Volterra Kernels
A.A. Chanerley, H. Nabijou, N. Alexander and R. Sigbjornsson
205 Evolutionary Power Spectral Densities Compatible with a Given Response Spectrum
P. Cacciola
206 An Improved Saddle-Like Connection with Rigid Behaviour
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari
207 Seismic Performance Investigation of a Knee Braced Frame for Vulnerability Control of Frame Elements
M. Naeemi and M.A. Barkhordari
208 A Computational Analysis of Bagdadi and Himis Structures
N. Kiraç and M. Dogan
209 Effects of Using Low Yield Point Steel instead of Normal Steel in Steel Shear Walls
M.J. Fadaee and B. Bayat
210 Dynamic Analysis of Buildings with Coupled Shear Walls under Seismic Loading: Simplified Method to Estimate Natural Vibration Period of Buildings
M. Rahman and M. Hassanen
211 A Study of a Variable Friction Damper with a Stepped Force Characteristic
B. Blostotsky and Y. Ribakov
212 Shear Locking-Free Analysis of Thick Plates Subjected to Earthquake Excitations
Y.I. Özdemir and Y. Ayvaz
213 Variability and Limitations of Seismic Analysis and Modelling Techniques
O.A. Mohamed
FLUID FLOW PROBLEMS
214 A Discontinuous Taylor-Galerkin Procedure for Solution of the Boltzmann-BGK Equation in Two Dimensions
B. Evans, K. Morgan and O. Hassan
215 The Development and Use of CFD Models for Water Treatment Processes
J. Bridgeman, B. Jefferson and S.A. Parsons
216 Numerical Simulation of Interfacial Waves over a Permeable Seabed
S.J. Williams and D.S. Jeng
217 Phenomenological Transient Finite Element Modelling of a Two-Phase Flow with Dynamic Phase Change
Z. Sari, I. Jancskar, L. Szakonyi and A. Ivanyi
218 Simulation of Fresh Concrete Flow with Level Set Method
B. Patzák and Z. Bittnar
FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
219 Numerical Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction for Wind-Induced Dynamic Response of a PVC Coated Fabric Sheet on a Renewable Advertisement Billboard
Z.H. Liu, Q.L. Zhang and Y. Zhou
MASONRY STRUCTURES
220 Numerical Analysis of In-plane Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Retrofitted with Fiber Reinforced Polymers
M.Z. Kabir and M. Farrin
221 Modelling and Analysis of Post-Tensioned Masonry
R. Cajka and L. Kalocova
222 Constitutive Model for Two-Dimensional Modelling of Masonry
J. Brozovský and A. Materna
223 Damage Interface Models for Brick Masonry Walls
C. Pelissou, F. Fouchal, F. Lebon and I. Titeux
224 Seismic Analysis of a Historical Masonry Building
A.J. Morais and J.V. Lemos
SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
225 A Complete Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis for the Effects of Surface Explosions on Buried Structures
N. Nagy, M. Mohamed and J.C. Boot
226 Analytical Study of Soil-Structure Interaction Effects on Seismically Isolated Bridge Piers
C.C. Spyrakos and Ch.A. Maniatakis
227 Lumped-Parameter Models for Wind-Turbine Footings on Layered Ground
L. Andersen and M.A. Liingard
228 Buckling of Blinding Struts in Cut and Cover Excavations
J.M. Abela, R.L. Vollum, B.A. Izzuddin and D.M. Potts
229 Development of a Computer Program for the Analysis and Design of Buried Pipelines
I.M. Asi, S.N. Abduljauwad, H.N. Al-Ghamedy, N.A. Al-Shayea and J.A. Siddiqui
230 Investigation for Optimizing the Location of Contraction-Expansion Joints in a Concrete Canal Lining
H. Ahmadi, H. Rahimi and J. Abdollahi
GEOMECHANICS
231 Application of the Chaos Theory to Rock Analysis by Hammer Tests
Y. Chen, Y. Nomura, T. Ito, M. Hirokane and H. Furuta
232 Risk Analysis and Optimization in Tunnel Design
P. Cucino, S. Fuoco, A. Laner and P. Mazzalai
OFFSHORE ENGINEERING
233 Non-Linear Spectral Analysis of Offshore Structures
M. Hartnett
234 Vibration Control of an Offshore Wind Turbine with a Tuned Liquid Column Damper
S. Colwell and B. Basu
235 Internal Stresses of an Offshore Monopile under Combined Wind, Hydrodynamic and Soil Loading: A Parametric Study
Y. Zheng and D.S. Jeng
236 Noise Reduction Design and Calculation of Super Large Floating Production Storage and Off-loading Systems
D.Q. Yang, Q. Wang and G. Chen
WATER ENGINEERING
237 A Nested Version of the Combined Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Model, DIVAST
S. Nash
238 Maximum-Entropy Design of Water Distribution Networks using Discrete Pipe Diameters
T.T. Tanyimboh and Y. Setiadi
239 Double Pipe Looped Networks: A New Approach to Design and Maintenance
M. Malafaya-Baptista
240 Non-Parametric Approach to Probabilistic Analysis of Structural Failures of Cast Iron Pipes
A. Dehghan, K.J. McManus and E.F. Gad
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