Preliminaries |

**HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING: NOVEL ARCHITECTURES AND APPLICATIONS** SESSION ORGANISED BY G.A. GRAVVANIS |

1 |
Parallel Iterative Methods Based on Finite Element Approximate Inverses on Uniprocessor and Multicomputer Systems
K.M. Giannoutakis and G.A. Gravvanis |

2 |
Acceleration of an Element-by-Element Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Solver for Three-Dimensional Tetrahedral Finite Elements using Field Programmable Gate Arrays
J. Hu, S.F. Quigley and A.H.C. Chan |

3 |
WebComV: A Framework to Virtualise Parallel Computing Resources
T. Enright, J.P. Morrison and I. Banicescu |

4 |
Reliable Performance Prediction for Parallel Scientific Software in a Multi-Cluster Grid Environment
G. Romanazzi, P.K. Jimack and C.E. Goodyer |

5 |
Supporting MiG and WebCom Interaction
R. Andersen, B. Vinter, D.A. Power and J.P. Morrison |

6 |
A Parallel Implementation for Finding the Longest Common Subsequence
P.D. Michailidis and K.G. Margaritis |

**PARTITIONED METHODS FOR THE COMPUTATION OF FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS** SESSION ORGANISED BY H. BIJL |

7 |
Fluid-Structure Coupling for Large Simulations Using Radial Basis Functions
T.C.S. Rendall and C.B. Allen |

8 |
Fluid-Structure Interaction Coupling Techniques Based on Sensitivities
J. Degroote, P. Bruggeman, R. Haelterman and J. Vierendeels |

9 |
A Modular and Efficient Simulation Environment for Fluid-Structure Interactions with Large Domain Deformation
M. Mehl, M. Brenk, I.L. Muntean, T. Neckel and T. Weinzierl |

10 |
Dynamic Fluid Structure Interaction on Parallel Clusters
A.K. Slone, A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft and M. Cross |

**QUANTIFICATION OF UNCERTAINTY IN SIMULATIONS** SESSION ORGANISED BY M.Y. HUSSAINI AND S.V. POROSEVA |

11 |
Assessment of Imprecise Probability Using Efficient Probabilistic Re-Analysis
F. Farizal and E. Nikolaidis |

12 |
Deterministic Propagation of Model Parameter Uncertainties in Compressible Navier-Stokes Calculations
T.J. Barth |

13 |
A Multimodel Approach Based on Evidence Theory for Reducing Uncertainty in Simulations
S.V. Poroseva |

14 |
Quantification of Uncertainty Associated with Low-Fidelity Simulations
G. Klopfer, M.Y. Hussaini, P. Ngnepieba and A. Zatezalo |

15 |
Uncertainty Quantification with Adaptive Mesh Refinement in a Chemical System
L. Mathelin and O.P. Le Maître |

16 |
Unsteady Adaptive Stochastic Finite Elements for Quantification of Uncertainty in Time-Dependent Simulations
J.A.S. Witteveen and H. Bijl |

17 |
Multirate Sampled Data System Robustness: Frequency Analysis
J. Salt, P. Albertos, C. Camiña and J. Sandoval |

**ADVANCES IN MODELLING AND COMPUTATION OF INTERFACES** SESSION ORGANISED BY F. LEBON |

18 |
Modelling of the Energy Dissipation Generated by Friction in Granular Flow Using the Discrete Element Method
V.D. Nguyen, J. Fortin, M. Guessasma, E. Bellenger and P. Coorevits |

19 |
Stabilized Finite Elements for Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Problems
W. Habchi, D. Eyheramendy, P. Vergne and G. Morales-Espejel |

20 |
The Smoothed Extended Finite Element Method
S. Natarajan, S. Bordas, Q.D. Minh, H.X. Nguyen, T. Rabczuk, L. Cahill and C. McCarthy |

21 |
Microstructure Interaction in Biological Tissue
M. Buonsanti and A. Pontari |

22 |
Homogenization Methods for Interface Modelling in Damaged Masonry
A. Rekik and F. Lebon |

23 |
External Fluid Pressure Effects on the Contact Conditions of a Mechanical Seal
H. Kawashima |

24 |
The Element Embeddded Interfaces Approach for Modelling Damaged Interfaces
M. Cuomo and L. Contrafatto |

**DECISION MAKING IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT** SESSION ORGANISED BY N.F. PAN |

25 |
A Construction Influence Information Management System for Coastal Engineering
Y.C. Shiau, C.T. Lian, D.H. Chu and D.J. Chu |

26 |
A Study for the Establishment of a Knowledge Base for Innovative Building Materials
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, C.C. Ko and S.C. Yang |

27 |
A Development Planner for Resort Investment
R.J. Dzeng, N.F. Pan and H.Y. Lee |

28 |
On Landslides of the Shihmen Reservoir Watershed and the Development of its Management System
Y.C. Shiau, C.S. Huang, C.A. Lin and D.J. Chu |

29 |
Factors Affecting Engineering Decision Making in the International Environment
N.S. Al-Kaabi |

30 |
The "Qualified Lowest Bid" Award Mechanism in the Electronic Tendering Age
R.Y. Huang |

31 |
Construction Technological Strategy Planning Based on Patent Analysis
W.D. Yu, S.S. Lo and T.M. Cheng |

32 |
Evaluating the Effect of Multiple Factors on Unit Prices for Supporting Bid Price Decisions
W.C. Wang, C.H. Hsu, S.S. Wang and C.C. Lin |

33 |
Analysis of Maintenance Cost for Large Hospital Buildings in Taiwan
S.J. Guo and T.P. Lo |

34 |
Knowledge Value Adding Model for Quantitative Performance Evaluation of the Community of Practice in a Consulting Firm
W.D. Yu, H.H. Yao, S.J. Liu and P.L. Chang |

35 |
Mining Association Rules in a Bridge Deterioration Database
N.F. Pan, R.J. Dzeng and H.H. Chang |

36 |
Estimating Bridge Performance Using Time Series Analysis
N.F. Pan, H.H. Chang and T.C. Lin |

**MULTISCALE SIMULATION** SESSION ORGANISED BY D. ROOSE |

37 |
A Micro-Macro Method for the Simulation of Plant Tissue Deformation
P. Ghysels, G. Samaey, B. Tijskens, H. Ramon and D. Roose |

38 |
A Hybrid Molecular Continuum Method Using Point Wise Coupling
N. Asproulis, M. Kalweit and D. Drikakis |

39 |
Coupled Discrete and Continuum Approach to the Behaviour of Ballast
M. Hammoud, D. Duhamel, K. Sab and F. Legoll |

40 |
A Multiscale Method for Transient Dynamic Analysis of Assemblies with Friction
D. Odièvre, P.-A. Boucard and F. Gatuingt |

41 |
Computational Homogenization of Perfused Deforming Tissues
E. Rohan, R. Cimrman and V. LukeĀš |

42 |
Development of Multiscale Modeling Techniques for Composite Scarf Joints
Y.W. Kwon, T.R. Greene and S. Bartlett |

43 |
Extension of the LaTIn Framework for Multi-Scale Computation of Fluid-Structure Interaction
E. Vergnault, O. Allix and S. Maison-Le-Poëc |

44 |
Parallel Computing Features of a Multiscale Strategy with Space and Time Homogenization
J.C. Passieux, P. Ladevèze and D. Néron |

**COMPUTATIONAL FLUID MECHANICS** SESSION ORGANISED BY N.C. MARKATOS |

45 |
Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Shape Optimization of a Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition System Using Evolutionary Algorithms
T.C. Xenidou, A.G. Boudouvis and N.C. Markatos |

46 |
The Effects of Thermo-Electrically Induced Convection in Alloy Solidification
A. Kao, K. Pericleous, M. Patel and V. Voller |

47 |
Modelling the Behaviour of an Oil Spill in Marine Environments
N.C. Markatos and M.G. Psaltaki |

48 |
Numerical Fluid-Structure Interaction Study of a Cantilevered Pipe Discharging or Aspirating Fluid via a Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element Analysis Model
D.B. Giacobbi, C. Semler and M.P. Païdoussis |

49 |
Numerical Simulation of the Dispersion of Toxic Pollutants from Large Tank Fires
C.D. Argiropoulos, M.N. Christolis, Z. Nivolianitou and N.C. Markatos |

50 |
Turbulence Model Performance in Continuous Casting Simulations
K. Pericleous, G. Djambazov, J.F. Domgin and P. Gardin |

**MESH GENERATION AND ADAPTION** SESSION ORGANISED BY J. SARRATE RAMOS AND J.M. ESCOBAR SÁNCHEZ |

51 |
Alignment of Surface Triangulations for Approximating Interior Curves
J.M. Escobar, E. Rodríguez, R. Montenegro and G. Montero |

52 |
Automatic Generation of Structured Hexahedral Meshes for Non-Simply Connected Geometries Using Submapping
J. Sarrate and E. Ruiz-Gironés |

53 |
Discretization of Multi-Phase Microstructures Using Recursive Subdivision and the Advancing Front Technique
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar |

54 |
Studying the Quality Measures for Finite Element Meshes with Triangular Elements
J. Radó, F. Hartung and P. Iványi |

**NEW METHODS OF CHARACTERISATION OF BONE QUALITY** SESSION ORGANISED BY L. HADJILEONTIADIS |

55 |
Microdamage Evaluation in Human Trabecular Bone Using Non-Linear Ultrasound
K. Zacharias, E. Balabanidou, I. Hatzokos, L.J. Hadjileontiadis, E. Douka, I. Rekanos and A. Trochidis |

56 |
A Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Validation of a Bone Remodelling Model for the Assessment of Osteoporotic Bone Quality
L. Santos, P.G. Coelho, J.E. Fonseca, H.C. Rodrigues and P.R. Fernandes |

57 |
Stress Distribution in the Mandible influenced by Nobel Biocare, 3i and Neoss Implant Thread Designs
H. Guan, R.C. van Staden, Y.C. Loo, N.W. Johnson and N. Meredith |

58 |
Microstructural Finite Element Models for the Assessment of Overall Mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone
O. JirouĀšek and J. Nemecek |

59 |
The Influence of the Pelvic Bone on the Acetabular Component Analysis
S. Barreto, J. Folgado, J. Monteiro and P.R. Fernandes |

**ANALYSES OF PERFORMANCE AND FAILURES OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES** SESSION ORGANISED BY H.M. AL-HUMAIDI AND F.C. HADIPRIONO |

60 |
Bridge Failure Analysis Using Fuzzy Fault Tree Methods
H.M. Al-Humaidi and F. Hadipriono Tan |

61 |
Database Design on International Classification of Building Diseases
C.Y. Chang, C.P. Huang and C.Y. Lin |

62 |
Construction Project Delay Analysis Using Fuzzy Sets
H.M. Al-Humaidi and F. Hadipriono Tan |

**INFORMATION MODELING AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION** SESSION ORGANISED BY Q.V. CHEN AND F.C. HADIPRIONO |

63 |
A Decision Support System for Planning Highway Life Cycle Investments
A.P. Chassiakos, D.D. Theodorakopoulos and E. Kokoli |

64 |
Physical Interface Object Modelling in Construction
Q. Chen and G. Reichard |

65 |
Measuring the Impact Cost of Work Disruption
W. Lo, Y.T. Chen and W.S. Lin |

66 |
Cost Optimization of Projects with Repetitive Activities Using Genetic Algorithms
E. Elbeltagi and E.M. ElKassas |

67 |
An Evolutionary Algorithm for the Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Problem
J. Magalhães-Mendes |

68 |
To Integrate or Not to Integrate: Software for Mobile Computing Devices
Q. Chen and T. Mills |

**NUMERICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL LINEAR ALGEBRA** SESSION ORGANISED BY R. BRU |

69 |
Strategies for Improving Automated Multi-Level Sub-Structuring
T. Hilgert and H. Voss |

70 |
Incomplete Factorization for Preconditioning Shifted Linear Systems Arising in Wind Modelling
E. Flórez, M.D. García, E. Rodríguez-Jiménez, H. Sarmiento, A. Suárez and G. Montero |

71 |
Spectral Low Rank Preconditioning for Computational Electromagnetics Applications
J. Marin, N. Malla and E. Pascual |

72 |
A Numerical Study of Newton-Like Methods for Nonlinear Systems with a Singular Jacobian
J.L. Hueso, E. Martínez and J.R. Torregrosa |

73 |
Two-Stage Methods Based on ILU Factorizations for Mildly Nonlinear Systems
H. Migallón, V. Migallón and J. Penadés |

74 |
Generalized Top and Bottom Binary n-Tuples
L. González |

75 |
Quasi-Newton Preconditioners for the Solution of Large Nonlinear Systems in Porous Media
L. Bergamaschi, R. Bru, A. Martínez and M. Putti |

76 |
Preconditioning of Iterative Methods Based on an Aggregation Algorithm
J. Kruis and P. Mayer |

**GENETIC ALGORITHMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS IN ENGINEERING** SESSION ORGANISED BY B.H.V. TOPPING |

77 |
CardiffGA: A New Genetic Algorithm Framework
H. Chen, J.C. Miles and A.S.K. Kwan |

78 |
Real-Coded Genetic Algorithms Enhanced Using a Niching Strategy for Solving Multi-Modal Problems
A. Kucerová and M. LepĀš |

79 |
Constrained Particle Swarm Optimisation Using a Multi-Objective Formulation
G. Venter and R.T. Haftka |

80 |
Particle Swarm Optimization Approach for Fuzzy Control of Smart Structures
Y. Marinakis, M. Marinaki and G.E. Stavroulakis |

81 |
Optimum Design of Cellular Beams Using the Harmony Search Method
F. Erdal and M.P. Saka |

82 |
Computational Heuristics and their Use in Optimisation of Two-Dimensional Trusses
G.F. Moita and J.P.G. Pereira |

83 |
An ANGEL Heuristic Method for Combined Shaping and Sizing Optimization of Bridges
A. Csébfalvi |

84 |
Autonomous Behaviour Acquisition Method Using Multi-Agents Equipped with Integrated Sensors
N. Hoshikawa and M. Ohka |

85 |
Heuristic Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Road Vault Underpasses
A. Carbonell, V. Yepes and F. Gonzalez-Vidosa |

86 |
Soft Computing Based Approaches for High Performance Concrete
A.H. Alavi, A.A. Heshmati, H. Salehzadeh, A.H. Gandomi and A. Askarinejad |

**PARALLEL COMPUTATIONS** |

87 |
Non-Linear Dual Domain Decomposition Method for Multiscale Analysis of Structures
J. Pebrel, P. Gosselet and C. Rey |

88 |
Evaluation of Different OpenMP-Oriented Implementations for the Wave Model WAM Cycle 4.5
S. Moghimi, M.F. Doustar and A. Behrens |

89 |
FETI-DP for Variational Inequalities with Corners on the Contact Interface
D. Horák and Z. Dostál |

90 |
A High Performance Strategy for the Simulation of Composites at the Mesoscale
F. Bordeu, P.A. Boucard, G. Lubineau and H. Leclerc |

91 |
Solving Contact Problems Using the Domain Decomposition Method with an Interface Preconditioner
A. Lotfi and G. Molnárka |

**DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING** |

92 |
On the Use of a Service Oriented Architecture for Web Mining Systems
T.M.R. Dias and G.F. Moita |

93 |
Component-Oriented Distributed Finite Element Analysis
R.I. Mackie |

94 |
High-Throughput Computing in Engineering
M. Dolenc and M. DolĀšek |

95 |
An Approach to Distributed Simulations with SystemC
V. Galiano, H. Migallón, D. Pérez-Caparrós, M. Martínez and J.A. Palomino |

**COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS: ANALYSIS, SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION** |

96 |
Numerical Study of a New Model for the Magnetohydrodynamic Flow of Micropolar Magnetic Fluids in Straight Square Ducts
P.K. Papadopoulos, P. Vafeas and P.M. Hatzikonstantinou |

97 |
Numerical Simulation of Wave-Structure Interactions Using the Least-Squares Finite Element Method
S.J. Liang |

98 |
Viscoelastic Low-Reynolds-Number Flows in Mixing-Separating Cells
A. Afonso, M.A. Alves, R.J. Poole, P.J. Oliveira and F.T. Pinho |

99 |
An Integrated Gradient Scheme for the Preservation of Symmetry in Lagrangian Hydrodynamics
H. Yong |

100 |
Comparison and Development of Mesh Motion Using Radial Basis Functions
T.C.S. Rendall and C.B. Allen |

101 |
A Framework for Generic High-Fidelity Fluid-Dynamic Optimisation
A.M. Morris, C.B. Allen and T.C.S. Rendall |

102 |
Aerodynamic Wing Optimisation Using Domain Element Parameterisation
A.M. Morris, C.B. Allen and T.C.S. Rendall |

103 |
Hydrodynamics and Energetic Advantages of Burst-and-Coast Swimming by Undulatory Propulsion
M.H. Chung |

104 |
A Detailed Study of the Plenum and Discharge Jet Produced by Air Curtains
J.E. Jaramillo, C.D. Perez-Segarra and A. Oliva |

105 |
A Numerical Study of the Flow Structure in a Gravel River Bed
X.Y. Wang, W.Z. Lu, Q.Y. Yang and X.K. Wang |

**FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION** |

106 |
An Energy Model for Mid-High Frequency Elasto-Acoustic Problems Using the Finite Element Method
M. de Rochambeau, M. Ichchou, L. Jezequel and B. Troclet |

107 |
Reducing a Rational Eigenproblem in Fluid-Solid Vibration by Automated Multi-Level Substructuring
H. Voss |

108 |
Examples of Problems in Fluid-Structure Interaction Based on the Fluid Velocity Potential
S.M. Souza, A.N. Barbosa and L.J. Pedroso |

109 |
Dynamic Behaviour Analysis of a Cylindrical Rod Bundle Structure by Considering the Fluid-Structure Interaction
K.H. Yoon, J.Y. Kim, K.H. Lee, Y.H. Lee and H.K. Kim |

110 |
A Study of Static and Dynamic Coupling of Structures Through an Acoustic Medium
A.N. Barbosa and L.J. Pedroso |

**MODELLING MULTI-PHYSICS PROBLEMS** |

111 |
Prediction of the Thermal Spalling Risk of Concrete Structures During Fire by Means of a Finite Element Model
F. Pesavento, B.A. Schrefler, D. Gawin and J. Principe |

**COUPLED PROBLEMS** |

112 |
Aeroelastic Tailoring of a Formula One Car Rear Wing
G.A.A. Thuwis, R. De Breuker and M.M. Abdalla |

113 |
A Partitioned Strategy for Fluid Structure Interaction Applied to Model Waves Impact on Submerged Structures
C. Kassiotis, A. Ibrahimbegovic and H.G. Matthies |

**MULTI-GRID METHODS** |

114 |
A Local Adaptive Grid Refinement Strategy for Block-Structured Finite-Volume Solvers
F. Gauß and M. Schäfer |

**MULTI-BODY SYSTEMS AND DYNAMICS** |

115 |
Mathematical Modelling and Simulation of a Washing Machine: A Robotic Approach
M.P. Lazarevic and V. Vasic |

116 |
Automatically Generated Parallel Robot System Equations Based on a Hierarchical Software Architecture
M. Rose, S. Algermissen and R. Keimer |

**COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING, ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION** |

117 |
A Finite Element Model of Drilling
W. Mieszczak and J. Kosmol |

118 |
Quasi-Static and Dynamic Analysis of Delamination Growth Using New Interfacial Decohesion Elements
A. Elmarakbi, N. Hu and H. Fukunaga |

119 |
Coupling Optimization to the Algorithm for a Mixer-Settler System
E.F. Gomes, G.A. Pinto, M.M.L. Guimarães and L.M. Ribeiro |

120 |
Thermo Mechanical Characterisation of an Epoxy Resin Bounded Sand
I. Caylak and R. Mahnken |

121 |
Residual Stress in Thermally Sprayed Coatings
A.M. Kamara and K. Davey |

122 |
Creation of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate by Domain Structure Inversion with a Scanning Electron Microscope
A. Nagyváradi and G. Almási |

**COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION** |

123 |
Simulation and Optimization of a Chain Conveyor
V.S. Siromiatnikov, M.G. Ortega, E. Podzharov, J.M. García and L.A. Zamora |

124 |
Optimal Design of Dynamic Vibration Neutralizers on Rotating Systems
C.A. Bavastri and F.J. Doubrawa F. |

**ELECTRODYNAMIC PROBLEMS** |

125 |
Order Reduction of Linear Time-Invariant Finite-Integration-Technique Discretized Structures with Length and Frequency Parameterization
K.S. Stavrakakis, T. Wittig, W. Ackermann and T. Weiland |

**THE EXTENDED FINITE ELEMENT METHOD** |

126 |
The Extended Finite Element Method: A Review
L. Cahill, C. McCarthy and S. Bordas |

**MESHLESS METHODS** |

127 |
Calculation of Elastic Stresses and Strains inside a Medium with Multiple Isolated Inclusions
J. Novák |

128 |
Differential Reproducing Kernel Particle Methods
Y.M. Wang, C.P. Wu, P.W. Chen and K.H. Chiu |

**DISCRETE FINITE ELEMENT METHODS** |

129 |
Development of a Continuum-Consistent Discrete Element Model for Solids Using the Triangle Finite Element
V. Vadluga and R. Kacianauskas |

130 |
Discrete Modelling of the Fragmentation of Granular Media under Compressive Forces: Application to the Grinding Process
A. Kimbonguila, M. Guessasma, P. Coorevits, J. Fortin and E. Bellenger |

131 |
The Failure Mechanism of a Concrete Cube
C.C. Yu, S.H. Tung and M.C. Weng |

**FINITE ELEMENT SOLVER TECHNOLOGY** |

132 |
Coarsening Finite Element Meshes for a Multifrontal Solver
M.E. Guney and K. Will |

**FINITE ELEMENT METHODS** |

133 |
A Theory of Finite Elements with Axisymmetric Spherical Shell Examples
P.O. Tuominen |

**STOCHASTIC FINITE ELEMENT METHODS** |

134 |
Bayesian Emulators and the Stochastic Finite Element Method
F.A. Díaz De la O and S. Adhikari |

**BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS** |

135 |
Analyzing Infinite Three-Dimensional Problems with an Alternative Non-Homogeneous BEM Technique
D.B. Ribeiro and J.B. Paiva |

136 |
Evaluation of Singular Integrals in the Two-Dimensional Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method
W.F. Yuan |

**NUMERICAL METHODS** |

137 |
The Influence of Parametrization on Integrating Rotations from Angular Velocities
E. Zupan and M. Saje |

**NANO-MECHANICS** |

138 |
Modelling of Nanocrack Evolution in Body-Centred-Cubic Iron
D.B. Wei and Z.Y. Jiang |

139 |
Phase Transformations in Finite Length Nanowires: Analysis with Mesoscopic Models
L.X. Wang and R. Melnik |

140 |
Temperature-Dependent Phase Stability of CdS Quantum Dots from First-Principle Molecular Dynamic Calculations
B. Wen and R. Melnik |

141 |
Modelling Nanoindentation of Cement Pastes
J. Nemecek and P. Kabele |

142 |
Accessing Mechanical Properties of Engineering Materials via Virtual Nanoindentation
V. Gountsidou and H.M. Polatoglou |

143 |
Modelling Nonlinear Electro-Mechanical Effects in Nano-Heterostructures Using Domain-Decomposition Methods
L.X. Wang, M. Willatzen and R.V.N. Melnik |

144 |
Numerical Modelling of Electrical Conductivity and Piezoelectricity of Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites
N. Hu, Y. Karube and H. Fukunaga |

**PARTICLE THERMODYNAMICS** |

145 |
Microscopic Derivation of the Equation of State for Perfect Crystals
V.A. Kuzkin and A.M. Krivtsov |

**HYSTERESIS COMPUTATIONS** |

146 |
Magnetic Field Computation with Stress Dependent Hysteresis
A. Sipeky and A. Ivanyi |

**COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING** |

147 |
Information Modelling for Configurable Components
K.A. Jørgensen |

148 |
DUTOGL: A User-Friendly Environment for Duct Analysis
R.M. Júnior, A.V. Mendonça and J.B. Paiva |

149 |
A New Sketch-Based Computer Aided Engineering Pre-Processor
P. Company, N. Aleixos, F. Naya, P.A.C. Varley, M. Contero and D.G. Fernández-Pacheco |

150 |
Application of Binary Spatial Partitioning to Computer Aided Design
A.A. Stamos |

151 |
A Spatial Model for Multi-Scale Product Design and Simulation
K. Sakita |

**COMPUTER VISION** |

152 |
Registration and Assisted Segmentation for Stereo Images of Planar Piecewise Environments
J.-F. Vigueras and M. Rivera |

153 |
Correction of the Effects of the Light Source on Quasi-Spherical Objects: Application to Modelling Spherical Fruits
J. Gómez-Sanchis, E. Moltó, N. Aleixos, G. Camps-Valls, L. Gómez-Chova and J. Blasco |

**DATA COLLECTION** |

154 |
Mobile Measurement of Rut Depth Using Close Range Photogrammetry
M.A. Saif and A.M. Ibrahiem |

**CELLULAR AUTOMATA** |

155 |
Heat Conduction Analysis Using Cellular Automata
W.F. Yuan and K.H. Tan |

**BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING** |

156 |
An Engineered System of Care: Development of the Body Mass Distribution Index
J. Duane |

157 |
An Engineered System of Care: Body Mass Index and Body Mass Distribution Index Changes with Scaled Activity Plan
J. DeGroat, J. Duane, J. Moeller and W. Conway |

**BIOMECHANICS** |

158 |
Denture Crown Modelling for Customized Dental Fabrication
T.H. Kuo and J.J. Fang |

159 |
Numerical Simulation of Hodgkin-Huxley Model on Stochastic Resonance in Tactile Sensing
M. Ohka, C. Abdullah and S. Kondo |

160 |
Two Different Approaches to Hip Joint Reconstruction
D. Kytyr, J. Vycichl, J. Jirova and J. Jira |

161 |
Computational Biomechanics, Stochastic Motion and Team Sports
E. Grimpampi, A. Pasculli and A. Sacripanti |

162 |
Mathematical Modeling of Human Skin Using a Fractional Derivative Model and the Frequency Domain
Z. Vosika, J. Simic, D. Koruga and M.P. Lazarevic |

**ROCK MECHANICS** |

163 |
Damage-Plastic Model for Numerical Simulation of Rock Fracture in Dynamic Loading
T. Saksala |

164 |
Prediction of Rock Burst in Elastic-Brittle-Plastic Rock
S.K. Sharan |

165 |
Characterizing the Deformation Behavior of Weak Sandstone from Micro-Vision
M.C. Weng, S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih, C.C. Yu and Y.T. Huang |

**SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION** |

166 |
Analysis of Explosion Induced Shock Waves Interaction with an Underground Lined Tunnel by the Coupled Godunov-Variational Difference Approach
Y.S. Karinski, V.R. Feldgun and D.Z. Yankelevsky |

167 |
Numerical Simulation of Soil-Structure-Interaction of Towers and Tanks via Finite and Infinite Elements
R. Harte and E. Mahran |

168 |
Simplified Three-Dimensional Models for Twin Tunnels to Account for the Seismic Interaction Caused by Surface Waves
A.L. Sánchez-Merino and C. Navarro |

169 |
Transverse Seismic Analysis of Twin Lined Tunnels
A.L. Sánchez-Merino and C. Navarro |

170 |
Finite Element Analysis of Conical Shell Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi, R.J. Aziz and A.A. Al-Ani |

171 |
Equivalent Linear Soil Approximation in Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction
D. Pitilakis |

**GEOPHYSICS** |

172 |
A Numerical Study of the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability and Mixing in Stratified Cylindrical Shells
L. Wang |

**GEOMECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING** |

173 |
Non-Linear Wave-Induced Pore Pressure Accumulations in a Porous Seabed
D.-S. Jeng |

174 |
Creep-Generated Settlement of Canisters with Highly Radioactive Waste
R. Pusch, L. Zhang, R. Adey and J. Kasbohm |

175 |
Utilisation of Computational Intelligence Techniques for Stabilised Soil
A.H. Alavi, A.A. Heshmati, A.H. Gandomi, A. Askarinejad and M. Mirjalili |

176 |
Vibrations Due to Moving Harmonic Loads on a Porous Multilayered Ground
G. Lefeuve-Mesgouez and A. Mesgouez |

177 |
Modeling of Landslides with the Material Point Method
S. Andersen and L. Andersen |

178 |
Three-Dimensional Poro-Elastoplastic Model for Wave-Induced Pore Pressure in a Porous Seabed around Breakwater Heads
J. Ou, D.S. Jeng and A.H.C. Chan |

179 |
Effects of Fault Rupture Propagation on Earth Structures
V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos |

180 |
Optimum Design of Pile Foundations
Ch. Letsios, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis |

181 |
Three-Dimensional Numerical Investigation of the Efficiency of Piled Rafts with a Central Pile Group
A.A. Hemada and A.Y. Akl |

182 |
Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Analysis of Large Piled Rafts: A Proposed Simplified Modelling
A.A. Hemada, T.T. Abdel-Fattah and A.Y. Akl |

**GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: SEEPAGE, GROUNDWATER AND WATERSHED PROBLEMS** |

183 |
Herbert Hoover Dike Phase 1A Groundwater Modelling
H.-P. Cheng, B.P. Donnell, S.M. England, H.-C. Lin, E.V. Edris and R. Weeks |

184 |
Seepage Analysis of Soil-Bentonite Cutoff Wall through Landfill
A.F. Branch |

185 |
Research Demonstration of a Decomposition Approach for Large-Scale, Coupled Surface-Subsurface Watershed Model Calibration and Validation
H.-P. Cheng, S.M. England, H.-C. Lin, J.-R.C. Cheng, E.V. Edris, S.L. Ashby and D.R. Richards |

186 |
A Feasibility Study of the Air Lifting Method for a Mineral Spring Water Pump
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, Y.C. Lin and S.C. Yang |

**GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: FOUNDATIONS** |

187 |
Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Deep Beams on Winkler Type Elastic Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi, I.A. Al-Shaarbaf and A.N. Al-Mosawi |

188 |
Numerical Analysis of Deep Beams on Non-Uniform Elastic Compressional and Frictional Winkler Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi |

189 |
Impedance of Bucket Foundations: Torsional, Horizontal and Rocking Motion
L. Andersen, L.B. Ibsen and M.A. Liingaard |

190 |
A Study of Foundations in Low Bearing Capacity Soil Using a Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shell
C.J. Martins, O.S. Figueiredo, R.A.F. Peixoto and L.A. Martins |

191 |
Large Deflection of Rectangular Plates on Elastic Foundations
A.A. Al-Azzawi and B. Mohsen |

**ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING** |

192 |
Analyzing and Forecasting Urban Atmospheric Pollution in China
M.J. Qiao |

**MODELLING STEAM AND WATER NETWORKS** |

193 |
Entropic Flow Patterns and Partially Double Pipe Methodology in Looped Systems Design
M. Malafaya-Baptista |

194 |
Measurement Based Flow Regime and Velocity Profile Calculation of a High Pressure Steam Network in a Saturated State
L. Szakonyi, P. Ivanyi and Z. Sari |

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