Preliminaries 
1  PLATES AND SHELLS 

1.1 
Some Remarks About Piezoelectric Shells
M. Bernadou and D. Haenel 
1 
1.2 
The Partial Selective Reduced Integration Method and Applications to Shell Problems
F. Brezzi 
9 
1.3 
Stabilized MITC Plate Bending Elements
M. Lyly and R. Stenberg 
11 
1.4 
Benchmark Finite Element Analysis of Cylindrical Shells
J. Pitkaranta, T. Léino and O. Ovaskainen 
17 
1.5 
Mixed hp Finite Elements for Plates
M. Suri and R. Stenberg 
21 
1.6 
A Quadrilateral Discrete Kirchhoff Finite Element for Building Slab Analysis
M.N. De Rezende and J. Batista de Paiva 
25 
1.7 
Mixed Finite Elements for ReissnerMindlin Plate Model
C. Chinosi and C. Lovadina 
33 
1.8 
The Locking Phenomenon when Solving ReissnerMindlin Problems with Finite Elements
L.D. Croce and T. Scapolla 
39 
1.9 
Analysis of the Behaviour and Performance of a Reformulated Four Node Shell Element
D. Briassoulis 
47 
1.10 
A NineNode Stress Resultant Integrally Stiffened Shell Element
M. Chipalo, P. Bettess and J.W. Bull 
57 
1.11 
Galerkin Elements for Vibration of Nonuniform Plates
A.Y.T. Leung 
63 
1.12 
Adaptive Mesh Generation on Arbitrarily Curved Shell Elements
M. Baumann, J. Riccius and K. Schweizerhof 
75 
2  INFINITE ELEMENTS 

2.1 
A Novel Infinite Element in Three Dimensional Analysis
A.S. Bazaraa, A.Y. Akl and N.A. ElEsnawy 
87 
3  BOUNDARY ELEMENTFINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS 

3.1 
Dynamic Interaction Effects of DamFoundationReservoir Systems Evaluated by an FEBE Method in the Time Domain
T. Ohmachi and S. Kataoka 
99 
3.2 
The FEM and BEM in Plane Elastic Bodies with Fractal Geometry of Boundaries and Interfaces
O.K. Panagouli and P.D. Panagiotopoulos 
107 
4  MATERIAL MODELLING 

4.1 
Microphysically based Material Model Applied to Nonlinear Structural Analysis
U. Kowalsky, M. Schwesig and H. Ahrens 
117 
4.2 
Numerical Analysis of Loacalization Phenomena in Ductile and Brittle Materials
T. Lodygowski, M. Lengnick and E. Stein 
127 
4.3 
Flows of Viscoplastic Materials: Models and Computations
T.C. Papanastasiou and A.G. Boudouvis 
135 
4.4 
Numerical Analysis of Discontinuities in Geomechanics
M.H.F. Melao Barros and M. Eugenia Rocha 
145 
4.5 
Nonlinear Analysis using RambergOsgood Equation on Eutectic TinLead Solder Joints
M.H.C. Cheng, C.M.L. Wu and J.K.L. Lai 
151 
4.6 
A Model with Tension Softening for Concrete Beams under Combined Torsion, Flexure, Shear and Prestressing
C.G. Karayannis 
161 
4.7 
Appraisal of Lade's ElastoPlastic StressStrain Model for Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin and G.J.W. King 
169 
4.8 
Rheology of Prestressed Cable Structures
S. Kmet 
185 
4.9 
Constitutive Modelling of Reinforced Concrete for Impact Failure Problems
L.J. Sluys 
201 
4.10 
Mechanical Behaviour of a Current Limiter Structure by a Homogenization Method
F. Stifkens and P. Thomas 
209 
5  COMPUTATIONAL PLASTICITY 

5.1 
The New Abilities of FEMMultielements
A.M. Protsenko 
215 
6  SOLUTION TECHNIQUES 

6.1 
A NonLinear Solution Procedure for Structures with StrainSoftening Material
Y. Duan and I.M. May 
223 
7  EDUCATION AND FINITE ELEMENT METHODS 

7.1 
New Challenges for FEM Educators
G. Rakowski and W. Gilewski 
231 