Preliminaries 
1  FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS: STUDIES 

1.1 
Finite Element Modelling of Sewer Linings
M.N. Pavlovic, S. Arnaout and D. Hitchings 
1 
1.2 
A Study of the Response of an Unbonded Sandwich Panel to an Impact Load using Finite Element Models
F.L. Wong 
13 
1.3 
Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Dual Skin Composite Structures
A.D. Jefferson and H.D. Wright 
19 
1.4 
Finite Element Analysis of Accumulated Stresses Due to Dead Weight in RCC Dams
C. Du and G. Liu 
33 
1.5 
Finite Element Stress Analysis of Composite Shafts of Variable CrossSection and Experimental Validation
M. Ozbay 
39 
2  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES 

2.1 
Integrated Computer Analysis and Design of Steel Structures
J.P. Papangelis and N.S. Trahair 
45 
2.2 
Derived Moment Rotation Curves for Partially Restrained Connections
M.K. Elsalti and R.M. Richard 
55 
2.3 
Optimum Design of Steel Frames with Tapered Members
M.P. Saka 
63 
2.4 
Overall Imperfection Method in Computer Aided Design of BeamColumn Steel Structures
F. Papp 
81 
2.5 
GIRDER  Software to Automate Checking of Stiffened Plate and Box Girders to BS 5400 Pt 3
D.J. Danson, N.A. Adam and J.R. Fraser 
87 
2.6 
Design of Steel Arches
J.P. Papangelis and N.S. Trahair 
97 
3  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAM STRUCTURES 

3.1 
Lateral Buckling Analysis of R/C Girders using Multifiber Beam Elements
F.J. Ulm and J.L. Clément 
103 
3.2 
Data Processing and Numerical Modelling in Research into Moment Redistribution in Reinforced Concrete Beams
R.H. Scott 
113 
3.3 
Numerical and Analytical Investigation of Shear in Reinforced Concrete Beams Subjected to Dynamic Loads
M.A. Iyengunmwena and K.S. Virdi 
123 
3.4 
Elastic Deflection and Moment Redistribution of RC Continuous Beams
W. ElTahan and S. Seleim 
135 
3.5 
Direct Design for Multiple Load Cases
P. Bhatt and J. Moussa 
145 
3.6 
Biaxial Moment Interaction of Irregular Reinforced Concrete Sections
A.A. Nassar 
157 
4  MODELLING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES 

4.1 
Modelling Aspects of Dynamic Concrete Plasticity
O.O. Famiyesin, N. Bicanic and D.R.J. Owen 
165 
4.2 
NonLinear Finite Element Analysis in Offshore Concrete Structural Engineering Computing
K. Waagaard 
179 
4.3 
An Improved Interface Element for Cracking of Structural Concrete
Z.P. Wu and J. Blaauwendraad 
187 
4.4 
Behaviour of a Reinforced Concrete Flat Slab Over the Column Support Designed using Nonlinear Stress Fields
P. Bhatt and A. Bensalem 
195 
4.5 
Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Metallic Silos
S. Bouchend'Homme, J. Texereau and R. Souchet 
205 
5  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CONCRETE PAVEMENTS 

5.1 
The Finite Element Analysis of Precast Concrete Pavement Units and the Laboratory Verification for Aircraft OverRunning
J.W. Bull, Y.B. Luheshi and C.H. Woodford 
213 
5.2 
Structural Rehabilitation of Road Pavements: The Development of a Finite Element based Optimization Programme
A.A. Sha'at 
221 
6  ANALYSIS OF DAMAGED STRUCTURES 

6.1 
Application of Orthogonalised LoadDeflection States to the Collapse Behaviour of Grout Filled Damaged Tubular Members
A. Saleh and S. Parsanejad 
229 
6.2 
NonLinear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Members Affected by AlkaliAggregate Reaction
H.X. Wen, I.M. May and R.J. Cope 
237 
7  SOIL AND FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION 

7.1 
Employment of Infinite Element in Dynamic SoilStructure Interaction Analysis
S. Samaan, A.Y. Akl and F.H. Sadek 
243 
7.2 
Interface Element in Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of SoilStructure Interaction
A.Y. Akl 
253 
7.3 
Dynamics of Submerged Shells of Arbitrary Geometry using Improved Transmitting Boundaries
N. Akkas and K. Tuncay 
265 
7.4 
SoilStructure Interaction Analysis of Buildings using Strong Motion Accelerograms
M. Eetemaadi and H. Hosseinian 
275 
7.5 
Finite Element Analysis of Floor Slabs under Warping Effect
M. AlNasra 
281 
8  STABILITY AND POSTBUCKLING ANALYSIS 

8.1 
Stability Analysis of Frames with Flexible Connections by Transfer Matrices
E.S. Kameshki and S. Syngellakis 
289 
8.2 
Elastic Buckling Analysis of Pallet Rack Structures
X. Feng, M.H.R. Godley and R.G. Beale 
297 
8.3 
Major Considerations on Postbuckling Analysis of Space Structures
Y.B. Yang 
307 
9  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF SPACE STRUCTURES 

9.1 
Large Span Multilayered Spaceframe Roofs
P. Kneen 
313 
10  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CABLE STRUCTURES 

10.1 
Adaptive Cable Stayed Roof Systems under Uplift
P. Kneen 
319 
10.2 
Computer Aided Design of One Way Cable Supported Spaceframe Roofs under Gravity Loads
P. Kneen 
325 
11  DESIGN LOADINGS 

11.1 
Semiactive Control of Floor Systems
A. Ebrahimpour, W.N. Patten, R.L. Sack, A. Hamam and H.J. Shui 
329 
12  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FRAMES 

12.1 
Drift Analysis of Flexibly Loaded Frames
T.H. Almusallam 
339 
12.2 
Optimum Design of Frames with Variable Cross Sections under Stability Constraints
M.S. Hayalioglu and M. Ulker 
345 
13  EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING AND SEISMIC DESIGN 

13.1 
Analysis of Seismically Excited Structures using a Finite Element Fragmentation Algorithm
D.L. Rice and E.C. Ting 
355 
13.2 
Assessment of Seismic Retrofit Techniques for Bridge Pier Walls
S.A. Mourad, M.A. Haroun and G.C. Pardoen 
365 
13.3 
Optimal Design of Steel Frames to Resist Seismic Loads
A.M. Memari and M. Madhkhan 
371 
13.4 
Optimising the Performance of Multi Storey Buildings Subjected to Earthquakes
S.E. Nassiri, D.P. Thambiratnam and H.J.B. Corderoy 
379 
14  MASONRY STRUCTURES 

14.1 
Computer Analysis of DryStone Walls using Distinct Element Code
J.G. Dickens, M.G. Mansell and P.J. Walker 
385 
14.2 
The Effect of the Number of Mortar Joints on the Strength of Masonry Walls: An Analytical Investigation
J. Morton, M.D. Kotsovos, M.N. Pavlovic and S.M. Seraj 
391 
15  GRAPHICS AND INTERFACES 

15.1 
An Interactive PreProcessor with Graphic Input for Tall Building Analysis
H.C. Chan, Y.K. Cheung and S.P. Shang 
397 
15.2 
A Different Approach to the Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
T. Isakovic and M. Fischinger 
403 
15.3 
Animation of Ground Surface 3D Movements During an Earthquake
H. Hao, S.F. Yap, B.S. Bay and S.K. Kuan 
409 
16  EDUCATION 

16.1 
Experiences in Teaching Technical Computing in an Undergraduate Civil Engineering Course
P. Kneen 
417 
16.2 
The Use of Interactive Stress Animation as an Aid to the Teaching of Structural Analysis
A.G. Smyrell 
425 
16.3 
Structural Computing for Built Environment Learners in a Changing Educational Environment
M.R. Seden 
431 