Preliminaries 
RAILWAY RESEARCH: VEHICLE TRACK DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS ORGANISED BY Z. DIMITROVOVÁ, J. POMBO AND P. TEIXEIRA 
1 
Modelling the Impact of Substructure Solutions in the Reduction of Vibration Levels and Maintenance Needs of Railway Tracks

2 
Numerical Evaluation of Roadbed Performance subject to the Operation of Korean HighSpeed Trains
T. Koh and M. Sagong 
3 
Stationary Approach for the Modelling of the Ballast Track Behaviour subject to Cyclic Loading
S. Costa D'Aguiar and P. Sicsic 
4 
Stiffness Transitions of Railway Tracks on Soft Soils
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen 
5 
Improving Track Transitions of HighSpeed Lines

6 
An Enhanced Moving Window Method: Applications to HighSpeed Tracks

7 
Prediction of Environmental Vibrations Induced by Railway Traffic using a ThreeDimensional Dynamic Finite Element Analysis
G. Kouroussis, L. Van Parys, C. Conti and O. Verlinden 
8 
Prediction Models for Building Structure Response arising from Railway Traffic

9 
Noise from High Speed Trains: Harmonization of National and European Legislation
A. Bracciali, P. Firpo, S. Leth, L. Michelet and M. Sacchi 
10 
An Efficient Implementation for the Dynamic PantographCatenary Interaction considering a Set of Transition Spans
N. Cuartero, E. Arias, F. Cuartero, T. Rojo and J. Benet 
11 
Environmental and Track Perturbations on Multiple Pantograph Interactions with Catenaries in HighSpeed Trains

12 
Improving Engineer Efficiency in the Design of Railway Electrical Systems by using a High Performance Computing Platform
E. Arias, T. Rojo, D. Cazorla and F. Cuartero 
13 
Vibrations of a Beam on a Pasternak Foundation subject to an Inertial Moving Load
P. Koziol 
14 
Stochastic Modelling of Track Irregularities
G. Perrin, D. Duhamel, C. Soize and C. Funfschilling 
15 
Simulation of the Impact of Mechanical Property Variability on Railway Behaviour subject to Static Loading
V. Alves Fernandes, S. Costa d'Aguiar and F. LopezCaballero 
16 
NonDestructive Tests for Railway Infrastructure Stiffness Evaluation
S. Fontul, E. Fortunato and F. De Chiara 
17 
Improving the Performance of a Turnout by Optimising its Vertical Stiffness Properties
V.L. Markine, C. Wan and I. Shevtsov 
18 
Rail Straightness Control in Service
A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli and L. Di Benedetto 
19 
Development of an Analytical Model to study Railway Track Dynamics for the calculation of Vibration Levels arising from the Passage of Rail Vehicles

20 
Surface Damage and Fracture of Subway Rails
H.P. Rossmanith and E. Fischmeister 
21 
Modelling of Rail Rolling Contact Fatigue
C. Funfschilling, M.L. NguyenTajan, S. Dieudonne, C. Rivron and P.E. Laurens 
22 
Rail Damage and Impact Phenomena at Dissimilar Welded Rail Joints
T. Weisz and H.P. Rossmanith 
23 
The Influence of Worn Wheels on Railway Vehicle Dynamics and on their Interaction with the Track
J. Pombo and N. Kuka 
24 
Interaction of High Speed Train and Railway Structure including PostDerailment
M. Tanabe, H. Wakui, M. Sogabe, N. Matsumoto and Y. Tanabe 
25 
The Train Dynamics of Wheel Rail Contact and Longitudinal Lateral Interaction between Vehicles
L. Cantone, D. Negretti and V. Vullo 
26 
A Standard Procedure for Complex Bogie Modeling and Analysis: The Specific Case of the LDE21001668 Locomotive Design
A. Girotti, E. Salvati, F. Vivio and V. Vullo 
27 
On the Steady State Interaction between an Asymmetric Wheelset and Track
T. Mazilu and M. Dumitriu 
28 
Vibrations in Signalling Equipment: Limitations and Improvements of Current Standards
A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli and L. Di Benedetto 
29 
Comparison of the Linear and Nonlinear Analyses of the Stabilization of the Hunting Motion of Railway Vehicles
D. Baldovin and S. Baldovin 
SUSTAINABLE AND HEALTHY BUILDING TECHNOLOGY ORGANISED BY J.T. KIM 
30 
A Sustainability Appraisal Framework for the Design of SteelFramed Buildings
A.H. Oti and W. Tizani 
31 
Identifying Consumer Response to a Newly Developed Social Mix Building Technique for Healthy Communities
Y.S. Lee, K.M. Kim, J.Y. Lee, Y.W. Park and C.H. Ahn 
32 
Reconstruction in Urban Residential Areas and the Measurement of a Right to Sunshine
K.H. Moon, J.S. Do, C.S. Kim and Y.S. Kim 
33 
Identifying the Effect of an Alternative Environment to Improve the Care of the Elderly in Korea
Y.S. Lee, J.H. Hwang, Y.J. Lim, C.H. Ahn and H.S. Lee 
34 
An Analytical Investigation of the Deflection of Composite Beams with Storey Height Reduction Capability
G.T. Lim, W.K. Hong, S.C. Park and S.Y. Jeong 
35 
Window Design and Lighting Control for Low Carbon Buildings
H. Kim, H.J. Kong, J.D. Choi, J.T. Kim and G.Y. Yun 
36 
Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Emission used in the Transportation of Precast Concrete Members
C.Y. Lim, S.H. Lee, G.J. Lee and S.K. Kim 
37 
Bond Strength of Deformed Bars in PolymerModified Lightweight Aggregate Concrete
M.S. Kim, Y.H. Lee, D.J. Kim and H. Kim 
38 
A Comparison of the Luminous Environment in a Modern House and a Traditional House in Korea
E. Lim and J.T. Kim 
39 
Daylight and Energy Performance of a Light Pipe System in an Underground Carpark
J.Y. Shin, G.Y. Yun and J.T. Kim 
40 
A Comparative Analysis of the Luminous Environment of School Classrooms with Different Orientations
Y.J. Kim and J.T. Kim 
41 
Validation of a Sky Luminance Measurement System using the CIE Quality Control Test
H.J. Kong and J.T. Kim 
42 
A Study of Path Models for Analyzing Energy Saving Effects in Residential Areas of Apartments
S.H. Cho, N.N. Kang and T.K. Lee 
STEEL AND CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES, J.G.S. DA SILVA AND P.C.G. DA S. VELLASCO 
43 
On the Postbuckling Analysis of ThinWalled Frames
N.L. Rizzi and V. Varano 
44 
Fatigue Analysis of Composite SteelConcrete Highway Bridges subjected to the Dynamic Action of Vehicles

45 
Optimum Design of Steel Frames considering SemiRigid BeamColumn Connections

46 
Structural Analysis of Transmission Line Steel Towers subjected to Wind Induced Dynamic Actions
M.I.R. de Oliveira, J.G.S. da Silva, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima 
47 
Evaluation of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Standard Power Transmission Steel Tower in Japan during an Earthquake
T. Mazda, E.C. Kandemir, M. Matsumoto, N. Oka and N. Ishida 
48 
Failure Analysis of Transmission Towers subject to Downbursts
W. Qu, Y.L. Pi and M.A. Bradford 
49 
Composite SemiRigid Joints Optimization with Genetic Algorithms
F.B. Ramires, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima 
50 
A Novel ForceBased Element for Composite Beams in Frames
H.R. Valipour and M.A. Bradford 
51 
A Fast IncrementalIterative Procedure for Ultimate Strength Analysis and Design of Composite SteelConcrete CrossSections
C.G. Chiorean 
52 
Nonlinear ElasticPlastic Analysis of Composite SteelConcrete Members
Y.L. Pi, M.A. Bradford and W. Qu 
53 
Development of an Innovative HybridComposite Floor System
C.M. Abeysinghe, D.P. Thambiratnam and N.J. Perera 
54 
A Modeling and Experimental Study of Concrete Columns Highly Confined by Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Sheets
J.F. Jiang and Y.F. Wu 
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF MASONRY ORGANISED BY J.W. BULL 
55 
The Displacement Approach in NoTension Structures
A. Baratta and O. Corbi 
56 
The Effect of Openings and their Locations on Masonry Infill in Steel Structures
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari 
57 
Compatibility Thermal Dilatation Limits of the Repair Material for Historic Masonry

58 
Computational Analysis of Fibre Reinforced PolymerConfined Masonry Columns

59 
On the Statics of Masonry Helical Staircases
A. Baratta and I. Corbi 
60 
Finite Element Analysis of Adobe Masonry using Experimentally Derived Material Data
R. Illampas, D.C. Charmpis and I. Ioannou 
61 
Unilateral Analysis and Damage Identification in Masonry Structures
M.E. Stavroulaki, G.A. Drosopoulos and G.E. Stavroulakis 
DESIGN OF BUILDINGS: STRUCTURAL CONCEPTS AND MODELLING ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES AND L. LIMA 
62 
The Effect of Bracing Patterns on the Lateral Stiffness of a Simple Frame
X. Yu and T. Ji 
63 
Preventing the Progressive Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
M.N.S. Hadi and T.M.S. Alrudaini 
64 
Realistic Modeling of High Rise Structures subjected to Progressive Collapse
D. Stephen, J. Ye and D. Lam 
65 
Modelling of Steel Structures for Progressive Collapse Mitigation: The Contribution of Lateral Force Resisting Systems
O.A. Mohamed 
66 
A Conceptual Design of an Underwater Hotel
C.T.F. Ross, M. ElHajj, A.P.F. Little and R.J. RodriguezMcCullough 
67 
Numerical Modelling of Extended Endplate BeamtoColumn Joints Subjected to Bending Moment and Axial Force
M.C. Rodrigues, L.R.O. de Lima, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and J.G.S. da Silva 
68 
Numerical Modelling of the Lateral Buckling of Steel I Beams Subject to Different Boundary Conditions

BASE ISOLATION AND ENERGY DISSIPATION ORGANISED BY A. DUSI 
69 
Seismic Displacement Control Design of Base Isolated Structures using MagnetoRheological Dampers based on a PseudoComplexDamping Rule
M. Ikenaga, K. Ikago and N. Inoue 
70 
LowCost Seismic Base Isolation using Recycled Tire Cushions
Y. Tsompanakis, P.N. Psarropoulos and V. Drosos 
71 
A Performance Comparison of Isolated, Dissipated and FixedBased Steel Buildings
F. Comodini and M. Mezzi 
72 
A Base Isolation Option for the Full Seismic Protection of an Existing Masonry School Building
M. Mezzi, F. Comodini and L. Rossi 
73 
Seismic Isolation: Available Devices, Recent Applications and Conditions for their Correct Use
A. Martelli, M. Forni and A. Dusi 
74 
Seismic Isolation of Nuclear Power Plants
M. Forni and A. Poggianti 
75 
Analysis of Shake Table Tests on Sliding Seismic Isolators
R. Medeot 
DYNAMICS, VIBRATION AND STABILITY ORGANISED BY J. NÁPRSTEK 
76 
Free Vibration of a Rotating Tapered Rayleigh Beam: A Dynamic Stiffness Method of Solution
J.R. Banerjee and D.R. Jackson 
77 
QuasiPeriodic PostCritical Response Types of a Harmonically Excited AutoParametric System

78 
Modelling SnapThrough of Thin Shallow Arches using Coarse Truss Models
P.G. Papadopoulos, P. Lazaridis, H. Xenidis, P. Lambrou and A. Diamantopoulos 
79 
Large Displacement Stability Analysis of Columns using the Harmonic Coupled FiniteStrip Method

80 
Enhanced Generalised Beam Theory Buckling Formulations to Handle Transverse Load Application Effects
C. Basaglia and D. Camotim 
81 
A New Ball Balancer Model and its Application
J.H. Kim, H.S. Seo, J.W. Chang and S.M. Jeon 
OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES ORGANISED BY L. ANDERSEN 
82 
The Dynamic Stiffness of Surface Footings for Offshore Wind Turbines: Reliability Based Assessment

83 
ReliabilityBased Assessment of the Natural Frequency of an Offshore Wind Turbine Founded on a Monopile

84 
The Effect of SoilPile Interface Behaviour on Laterally Loaded Piles
V. Zania and O. Hededal 
85 
PerformanceBased Design Optimization of a Transition Piece for Bucket Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines

86 
Buckling Analysis of Bucket Foundations for Wind Turbines in Deep Water
S. Madsen, L. Andersen and L.B. Ibsen 
PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS ORGANISED BY A. ELHAMI 
87 
A New Pattern Recognition Method for Parametric Modelling of Random Fields
S. Klostermann, D. Vogt, S. Lippert and O. von Estorff 
88 
Advanced Response Surface Method for Structural Reliability
D.L. Allaix, V.I. Carbone and G. Mancini 
89 
Reliability Based Design Optimization Analysis of Hydroformed Welded Tubes
B. Radi, A. El Hami and A. Cherouat 
90 
ReliabilityBased Design of NonLinear Timber Structures subject to Seismic Loading
H. Riahi, Ph. Bressolette, R. Moutou Pitti, A. Chateauneuf and E. Fournely 
91 
A New Approach for the Full Characterization of the Optimal Point of Stochastic Functions
R.H. Lopez, J.E.S. de Cursi and A. ElHami 
OPTIMAL STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND CONTROL UNDER STOCHASTIC UNCERTAINTY ORGANISED BY K. MARTI, T. VIETOR AND G.I. SCHUËLLER 
92 
On Optimal Topologies for the Case of Uncertain Load Positions

93 
Solving Random Linear Problems: Expected Value Linear Programming

94 
Coupling Boundary Element Reliability Algorithms applied to Probabilistic Analysis of Crack Propagation in Structures subject to Fatigue
E.D. Leonel, W.S. Venturini and A. Chateauneuf 
95 
Stochastic Optimal OpenLoop Feedback Control
K. Marti and I. Stein 
TOPOLOGY AND SHAPE OPTIMIZATION ORGANISED BY V. POMEZANSKI 
96 
The use of Topology and Shape Optimization of Trusses in Earthquake Architecture

97 
Optimizing Construction Parameters of Customized Products with Conflicting Requirements

98 
Perimeter and Checkerboard Control of a Structure during Topology Optimization
V. Pomezanski 
99 
Modified Subgradient Methods for Remeshing Based Structural Shape Optimization
D.N. Wilke 
COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING AND ANALYSIS ON STRUCTURES UNDER EXTREME LOADING ORGANISED BY R.Y. XIAO 
100 
Studying Aircraft Impacts to Extend the Operating Lifetime of Structures
G. Thillard, C. Baillis, R. Filippi and L. Auge 
101 
Stability of Steel Structures subject to Fire using OpenSees
P. Kotsovinos and A. Usmani 
102 
Finite Element Analysis of the Punching Shear Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Interior Flat SlabColumn Connections
C.S. Chin, R.Y. Xiao, Z.W. Gong and R.T. Zhang 
103 
Numerical Modelling of BeamtoColumn Connections in Fire
R.Y. Xiao, Z. Gong, C.S. Chin and S. Vary 
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT AND RELATED ANALYSIS ORGANISED BY M. DOMANESCHI 
104 
A Temperature Distribution Model for a Nuclear Waste Prototype Repository
J. Novak 
105 
Modelling of FatigueType Seismic Damage for Nuclear Power Plants
T.J. Katona 
106 
Numerical Investigations of a Base Isolation System for Nuclear Power Plants: Safety Domain Definition and Analytical Model Identification
G. Bianchi, L. Corradi Dell'Acqua, M. Domaneschi, D. Mantegazza and F. Perotti 
MODELLING OF TIDAL FLOWS AND MATERIAL TRANSPORT ORGANISED BY M. HARTNETT 
107 
Adaptive Mesh MultiScale Modelling of Tidal Hydraulics and Material Transport
S. Nash and M. Hartnett 
108 
Dilution of Effluents into the Gulf of Patras: Winter Regime and Glafkos Stream Influence
N.Th. Fourniotis and G.M. Horsch 
109 
A Performance Assessment Protocol for Structured Mesh MultiScale Models
S. Nash and M. Hartnett 
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SOFTWARE 
110 
The Role of GIS and CAD Software as Aids to Sustainable Development of Wind Farm Projects
J.M. Towns 
111 
An Industrial Knowledge Collaborative CAD System for Scaffolding Structures
S. O'Neill, H. Zhang and M. Pawelak 
IMAGING TECHNIQUES 
112 
Detection of Bolt Load Loss in Metallic Bolted Joints using a Time Reversal Imaging Technique
C.P. Providakis, K.D. Stefanaki and M.E. Voutetaki 
113 
Application of the Digital Image Correlation Method to Micro Hole Drilling
S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih and J.C. Kuo 
114 
Innovative Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation Technology for Dynamical Measurement
M.H. Shih, S.H. Tung and W.P. Sung 
MESH GENERATION 
115 
Preparation of the Sizing Field for Volume Mesh Generation
B. Glut and T. Jurczyk 
116 
The Insertion of Metric Sources for Threedimensional Mesh Generation
T. Jurczyk and B. Glut 
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING 
117 
Scalable TFETI based Dynamic Contact Algorithm

118 
Parallel Asynchronous Schwarz Alternating Method for Obstacle Problems on Grid Computing
M. Chau, T. Garcia and P. Spiteri 
119 
Modelling of Chemical Reactors using Supercomputers
I.G. Chernykh 
120 
Dynamic Analysis of Structures on Multicore Computers: Achieving Efficiency through Object Oriented Design
R.I. Mackie 
ELASTOPLASTIC ANALYSIS 
121 
The Incremental Plasticity Method Applied to the DruckerPrager Material Model
D. Rakic, M. Zivkovic, S. Vulovic, D. Divac and N. Grujovic 
122 
A Nonlinear Algorithm for the Analysis of Elastoplastic Structures Modelled with Mixed Finite Elements
A. Bilotta, G. Garcea and L. Leonetti 
MATERIALS MODELLING 
123 
The Effect of Strain Rate on the Total Response of a Structure subject to a Moving Load

124 
Multiscale Analysis of Heat Transport in Hydrating Concrete Structures

125 
Identification of Micromechanical Properties on Metal Foams using Nanoindentation

126 
Thermoelastic Behaviour of MasonryLike Solids with TemperatureDependent Young's Modulus
M. Girardi, C. Padovani, A. Pagni and G. Pasquinelli 
127 
ThermoMechanical Modelling of Continuous Casting Primary Zones

POROUS MATERIALS 
128 
Modelling of Electrokinetic Processes in Civil and Environmental Engineering Applications
J.M. PazGarcia, B. Johannesson, L.M. Ottosen, J.M. RodriguezMaroto and A.B. Ribeiro 
129 
Modeling NonIsothermal Poroelastic Structures using Quaternions

MESHLESS METHODS 
130 
LockingFree Analysis of ShearDeformable Beams by Coupling Finite Element and Meshfree Methods
R.E. Erkmen and M.A. Bradford 
131 
Analysis of Errors in Local Meshless Methods with Different Domain Discretizations
R. Trobec and G. Kosec 
ISOGEOMETRIC ANALYSIS 
132 
Comparison of Numerical Quadrature Schemes in Isogeometric Analysis

DEVELOPMENTS IN FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND MODELLING 
133 
Interfacing Two Finite Element Solvers for Adaptive Analysis of Heat Transfer

134 
Numerical Analysis of Dam and Rock Mass Interaction
M. Zivkovic, S. Vulovic, D. Divac, R. Slavkovic and N. Grujovic 
135 
Conformal Cylindrical Contact Force Model Verification using a Finite Element Analysis

136 
Analysis of Adhesive Failure Criteria in Structural Joints

BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD 
137 
A ThreeDimensional Beam including Torsional Warping and Shear Deformation Effects arising from Shear Forces and Secondary Torsional Moments
V.G. Mokos and E.J. Sapountzakis 
138 
Nonlinear Inelastic Analysis of Beams on a Nonlinear Foundation
E.J. Sapountzakis and A.E. Kampitsis 
DISCRETE ELEMENT METHODS 
139 
The Assessment of the Influence of Extreme Temperature on Fiber Reinforced Concrete using the Free Hexagon Method

PARTICLE METHODS 
140 
An Infinitesimal Eccentric Rotational Damping Model for Rolling Resistance of Circular Particles
Y.L. Chang, T.H. Chen and M.C. Weng 
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS 
141 
A Numerical Study of the Effects of Wind acting in Different Directions on Clad Scaffolds Erected around a Lowrise Building
C.A. CortesQuiroz, H. Irtaza and R.G. Beale 
142 
The Effects of Tidal Stream Turbines on Hydrodynamics and Flushing Properties
M. Hartnett, S. Nash, N. O'Brien, F. O'Donncha and A. Olbert 
APPLICATION OF OPTIMIZATION MODELS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 
143 
The Solution of NMultiobjective Optimization Problems using Modified Normal Boundary Intersection and Normal Constraint Methods
R.S. Motta, S.M.B.A. da Silva and P.R.M. Lyra 
144 
Application of Surrogate Based Optimization to Reservoir Engineering Problems
S.M.B. Afonso, B. Horowitz, R.B. Willmersdorf, J.D. Lira Junior and J.W.O. Pinto 
145 
Optimal Design Comparisons for a Prestressed Concrete Beam Designed using the ACI Code, BS8110 and Eurocode Requirements
K.A. Taib, N. Kasim and N. Mohamad Basir 
146 
Competitiveness of Reinforced Concrete Floor Systems
I. Merta and S. Kravanja 
147 
Optimisation of a Cantilever Retaining Wall
N. Kasim and K.A. Taib 
DESIGN OPTIMIZATION AND SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS 
148 
Experimental Verification of a Numerical Model of a Vertical Machining Centre
J. Kosmol and P. Wilk 
149 
Optimal Design of Extrusion Dies in Metal Forming using the Finite Element Method
A. Lotfi 
150 
Practical Recommendations on the Use of Moving Least Squares Metamodel Building
E.L. Loweth, G.N. de Boer and V.V. Toropov 
REDUCED ORDER MODELS 
151 
Vibration Reduction of StructuralAcoustic Coupled Problems using Piezoelectric Shunt Damping Techniques

152 
A ReducedOrder Modeling Method based on the Proper Generalized Decomposition
C. Heyberger, PA. Boucard and D. Neron 
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING 
153 
Understanding Construction Bidding Behaviour Using Data Visualization and Data Mining
T.P. Williams 
154 
A Methodology for Managing Electricity related Hazards in Construction Sites
A. Xanthopoulou and A.P. Chassiakos 
RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE 
155 
A Modified Algorithm for Assessing the Optimal Mixture of Concrete made with Recycled Aggregates
C.Y. Chang, R. Huang, P.C. Lee and Y.Y. Tyan 
WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 
156 
Correction of Demand Patterns on the Basis of Pressure Measurements
T. Koppel and A. Vassiljev 
157 
Methodological Overview of a Coupled Water Resources Management Model System
Zs. Kozma and L. Koncsos 
ENERGY RESOURCES 
158 
Design of an Underwater Drilling Rig
C.T.F. Ross, R.J. RodriguezMcCullough, A.P.F. Little and M. ElHajj 
159 
Optimizing Geothermal Energy Utilization in Bóly

ALUMINIUM STRUCTURES 
160 
Hot Spot Stress Comparisons for Aluminium Lifting Brackets
J.W. Bull and F. Bai 
161 
Buckling Analysis Results for an Aluminium Shell Designed to Eurocode 9 Part 15
J.W. Bull and D.C. Gibson 
162 
Parametric Analysis of Welded Aluminium TStub Connections
G. De Matteis, T. Naqash and G. Brando 
TIMBER ENGINEERING 
163 
Simplified Finite Element Dynamic Analysis of Wood Floors Using OpenSees
B. Coryell and A. Ebrahimpour 
164 
Evaluation of the Shear Constant of a Timber Beam using a Photogrammetric Approach
H. Zhang, A. Mohamed and Z. Xiao 
165 
Numerical Analysis of Coupled Water Transport in Wood with a Focus on the Coupling Parameter Sorption
T. Hozjan, G. Turk, U. Rodman and S. Svensson 
REINFORCED CONCRETE MODELLING 
166 
Numerical Simulation of Chloride Front Movement into Stressed Reinforced Concrete
F. Mukhtar and A.H. AlGadhib 
167 
ThreeDimensional Solid Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Precast Hollow Core Floors
D.F. Hodge, B.D. O'Rourke, J.J. Murphy and J.R. Harrington 
SEISMIC STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 
168 
Probabilistic Analysis of the Earthquake Resistance of Spatial Structures
M. Danieli, J. Bloch and I. Alperin 
169 
A New Method of Seismic Analysis for Reinforced Concrete Frames

170 
Optimum MultiModal Seismic Control Design of HighRise Buildings using Tuned Viscous Mass Dampers
K. Ikago, K. Saito and N. Inoue 
171 
Development of a Finite Element Model of a Church damaged during the 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake
G. De Matteis, E. Criber and G. Brando 
172 
Numerical Calibration of a Simplified Procedure for the Seismic Behaviour Assessment of Masonry Building Aggregates
A. Formisano, G. Florio, R. Landolfo and F.M. Mazzolani 
173 
MultiCriteria Decision Methods for Structural Modification Interventions: Vertical Addition and Seismic Retrofitting
A. Formisano, T. De Lucia and F.M. Mazzolani 
174 
Seismic Assessment of Column Retrofitted with Steel Reinforced Polymers in Near Fault Earthquakes
Y. Yasrebi Nia, M. Poorsharifi and Z. Poorsharifi 
175 
The Dynamics of Threedimensional NonSymmetric Rigid Bodies subject to OneSine Pulse Excitations
D. Zulli, A. Contento and A. Di Egidio 
176 
The Effect of Brace Connections on the Seismic Behaviour of Steel Frames
S. Bagheri and V. Babazadeh 
177 
Seismic Response of Steel Frames Considering Actual Behaviour of Connections
S. Bagheri and N. Vafi Tabrizi 
178 
Numerical Investigations of the Seismic Performance of Precast Buildings equipped with Friction Devices
M. Valente 
179 
Seismic Response of a FourSpan Reinforced Concrete Bridge Model Using the OpenSees Finite Element Software
A. Ebrahimpour, M. Saiidi and N.B. Johnson 
NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, DAMAGE AND IDENTIFICATION 
180 
Damage Identification in Fibre Reinforced Plastics Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams
R. Perera and A. Ruiz 
181 
TimeDomain Identification of Structural Parameters using Shaking Table Tests
P. Cacciola and P. Vachaviolos 
182 
Displacement Measurement by Digital Holographic Interferometry
A. Lotfi 
BRIDGE ENGINEERING 
183 
Shear Lag in the Dynamic Response of ThinWalled Box Bridges
A. Tesar 
184 
Fatigue Mitigation in a Long Span Suspension Bridge with a Steel Frame Deck
M. Domaneschi and L. Martinelli 
185 
Seismic Behaviour and Capacity Demand Analysis of a Double Deck Bridge
S. Alali, J.Z. Li and Z.G. Guan 
186 
The Effect of Partial Fixity of the Bearings on the Structural Behaviour of Bridges
I.I. Ishac and M.K. Swailem 
187 
Investigating the Problem of Transverse Cracking of Bridge Decks
A. ElSafty, V. Vargas, N.M. Jackson, F. Barsoum and A. AbdelMohti 
TENSEGRITY STRUCTURES 
188 
A Constrained Optimization Approach for FormFinding of Tensegrity Structures and their StaticLoad Deflection Properties
M. Abdulkareem, M. Mahfouf and D. Theilliol 
189 
Design of Tensegrity Structures: The Kinematic Method with Forces in Structural Members
M. Abdulkareem, M. Mahfouf and D. Theilliol 
SKELETAL AND SURFACE STRUCTURES 
190 
Measurements of Forces in Cable Membrane Structures

DOME STRUCTURES 
191 
NonLinear Vibration of a ThinWalled Dome under External Water Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A. McLennan and A.P.F. Little 
192 
Buckling Strength Recovery of Geometrically Imperfect Domes
J. Blachut 
193 
NonLinear General Instability of RingStiffened Cones under External Water Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, C. Kubelt, I. McLaughlin, A. Etheridge, K. Turner, D. Paraskevaides, A.P.F. Little and A. McLennan 
REPAIR, STRENGTHENING AND RETROFITTING 
194 
The Effect of Shotcrete and Steel Mesh on Masonry Infill in Steel Structures
M.A. Barkhordari and M. Foroughi 
195 
NonLinear Analysis of SidePlated Reinforced Concrete Beams considering Longitudinal and Transverse Interlayer Slips

196 
Eccentric Steel Bracing for Seismic Retrofitting of NonDuctile Reinforced Concrete Frames
M. Valente 
197 
Strengthening Base Plates in Steel Structures
M.A. Barkhordari and M. Foroughi 
198 
Investigating the Most Effective Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Configuration in Repairing Concrete Beams Damaged by Collisions
A. ElSafty and M.K. Graeff 
199 
Introducing New Methods for Retrofitting of Foundations
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari 
PAVEMENT ENGINEERING 
200 
Strain Response of HotMix Asphalt Overlays for BottomUp Reflective Cracking
Z.G. Ghauch and G.G. Abou Jaoude 
201 
Dynamic Auscultation of a Damaged Flexible Pavement
A. El Ayadi, B. Picoux and C. Petit 
202 
Effect of Control Point Location on Rut Depth Measurement using Close Range Photogrammetry
M.A. Saif and A.M. Ibrahiem 
203 
NonDestructive Testing of an Experimental Pavement
B. Picoux, M. Takarli and C. Petit 
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 
204 
Numerical Investigation and Back Analysis for High Swelling Pressure in Constant Volume Test
L. NguyenTuan, M. Datcheva, M.I. Khan and T. Schanz 
205 
MultiChannel Analysis of Surface Waves: Inversion Strategy
A. Cichowicz, D. Birch and H. Ogasawara 
206 
A Parametric Study of the Mechanical Performance of GeosyntheticEncased Granular Columns
Y.S. Hong and C.S. Wu 
207 
Prediction of Encased Granular Column Behaviour using a Constant Volume Assumption
C.S. Wu and Y.S. Hong 
208 
Modelling of Foundation Structures with Slide Joints of Temperature Dependant Characteristics

209 
Numerical Calculation of the Rate and Distribution of Porewater Flow in Clay used for Isolating Hazardous Waste
R. Pusch, S. Knutsson, L. Xiaodong and R. Prikryl 
210 
A MathcadR Implementation of Geotechnical ReliabilityBased Analysis
S.H. Marques, A.T. Gomes and A.A. Henriques 
211 
Modelling of Passive Earth Pressure
T. Koudelka and P. Koudelka 
212 
ThreeDimensional Analysis of Transient Flow through Earth Dams
R.J. Quevedo, C. Romanel and K.V. Bicalho 
213 
Evaluation of the Influence Factors on Landslides in the Lawnon Basin, Taiwan
M.C. Weng, M.H. Wu, C.W. Yen and S.K. Ning 
214 
Numerical Simulation of Residue Areas

215 
Numerical Simulation of an Axially Loaded Rigid Sphere subject to Harmonic Load
A. Osman and M. Rouainia 
SOILSTRUCTURE INTERACTION 
216 
Exploration of StructureSoilStructure Interaction Dynamics
N.A. Alexander, E. Ibraim and H. Aldaikh 
217 
Seismic Modal Response Histories of TwoWay Asymmetric Adjacent Buildings with SoilStructure Interaction Effects Subject to Earthquake Excitations
M.N.S. Hadi and M.E. Uz 
218 
Multilevel Analysis for the Identification of Damage Resulting from Foundation Settlements
S. Arangio, M. Ciampoli, E. Silvi and A. Turtoro 
SEISMIC GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 
219 
Dynamic Sliding of Geosynthetically Reinforced Soil Structures
I. Tzavara, V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos 
220 
Dynamic Behaviour of an Urban Overpass with Improved Massive Foundations
J.M. Mayoral and F.A. Flores 
TUNNELLING 
221 
ThreeDimensional NonLinear Analysis of SoilTunnel Interaction subject to Seismic Loading: Effect of Tunnel Installation
I. Sliteen, H. Mroueh and M. Sadek 
222 
TwoDimensional Modeling of Tunnel Excavations Enhanced by Convergence Measurements

223 
ThreeDimensional FiniteElement Analysis of Mechanized Shield Tunneling in Urban Areas
V. Zarev, T. Schanz and M. Datcheva 
224 
Analysis of Single and Twin Tunnels Interacting with Surrounding Alluvial Soils
H. Shakib and O. Naeemifar 
CRACKING AND FRACTURE ANALYSIS 
225 
Chaotic Crack Size and Fracture Stiffness
D.A. Sotiropoulos 
226 
Fast and Accurate Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis with the Boundary Cracklet Method
A.K. Yavuz, A.D. Senalp and H.S. Turkmen 
COMPOSITE AND FUNCTIONALLY GRADED MATERIALS 
227 
Overall Properties of Composites with Various Fiber Ratios using Finite Elements

228 
Comparison of Three Different Functionally Graded Materials for Thick Hollow Cylinders of Finite Length
K. Asemi, M. Salehi and M. Akhlaghi 
229 
The Numerical and Experimental Derivation of Effective Electric Conductivities for PolysiloxaneMatrix based Composites

COMPOSITE PLATES AND PANELS 
230 
Low Velocity Impact of GLARE FibreMetal Laminates
G.J. Tsamasphyros and G.S. Bikakis 
231 
Finite Element Model for Damping Optimization of Viscoelastic Sandwich Plate Structures

232 
MultiScale Analyses of Viscoelastic Laminated Composite Plates
S. Masoumi, H. Behzadpoor, M. Salehi and M. Akhlaghi 
233 
Static Analysis of Laminated Plates with Variable Thickness using the Differential Quadrature Method
M. Tuna and H.S. Turkmen 
234 
Analysis of Laminated Plates with Parabolic Thickness Variation
S. Susler, Z. Kazanci and H.S. Turkmen 
235 
A Novel Approach for the Damage Tolerance Determination of Delaminated Stiffened Composite Panels
F. Di Caprio, A. Riccio and F. Scaramuzzino 
CARBON NANOTUBES 
236 
Binary Mixture Filtering using Carbon Nanotubes
D. Mantzalis, N. Asproulis and D. Drikakis 
BIOMECHANICS 
237 
Using Reverse Engineering to Reconstruct Tetrapod Skulls and Analyse its Feeding Behaviour

238 
Simulation of the Mechanical Behaviour of a Single Human Trabecula assessed with a Micromechanical Test and Nanoindentation

239 
The Influence of Hardening of a Bicycle Helmet Surface on the Head Injury Criterion
J. Jira, J. Jirova and M. Micka 
240 
Inclusion of the Permeability in a StentGraft FluidStructure Model as a HoleProportion in the Surface

241 
Stiffness and Mass Distributions of Continuous Models of a Standing Human Body subject to Vertical Vibrations
Q. Zhang and T. Ji 
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