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. JirouÂšek 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 N_{gamma}
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. DobiáÂš, S. Pták, Z. Dostál and V. Vondrák |

61 |
Modelling of Imperfect Bond using the FETI Method
J. Kruis and P. ÂŠtemberk |

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. ÂŠtemberk 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. ÂŠejnoha and M. ÂŠejnoha |

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. ÂŠejnoha |

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. ÂŠejnoha |

**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. ÂŠejnoha |

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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