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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 65
FINITE ELEMENTS: TECHNIQUES AND DEVELOPMENTS
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1MESH GENERATION  
1.1 An Efficient Algorithm for 3D Adaptive Meshing
P.L. George, H. Borouchaki and P. Laug
1
1.2 Mesh Optimisation
G.M. Seed
13
2PRE-PROCESSING, ORDERING AND SOLUTION TECHNIQUES  
2.1 Effect of Ordering on the Performance of Sparse Approximate Inverse Preconditioners
25
2.2 A Multi-level Finite Element Nodal Ordering using Algebraic Graph Theory
A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady
35
2.3 Improvements to Classical Preconditioners in Finite Element Problems
V.S. Almeida and J.B. de Paiva
43
2.4 Solving Nonlinear Systems of PDEs Without Linearising the Equations
E. Tijskens, H. Ramon and J. De Baerdemaeker
51
3ERROR ESTIMATORS  
3.1 Three Error Estimators for Non-Linear Structural Problems
61
3.2 Discretisation Error Estimator for Transient Dynamic Simulations
71
3.3 Local Residual Error Estimator and Adaptive Finite Element Analysis of Poisson's Problems
R.C.C. Silva and A.F.D. Loula
87
4ADAPTIVITY AND RE-MESHING  
4.1 An rh-adaptive Strategy based on Domain Subdivision and Error Assessment
H. Askes and A. Rodriguez-Farran
95
4.2 A Mesh Adaptive Technique for the Simulation of Unsaturated Moisture Transfer in Open Porous Materials
S. Roels, J. Carmeliet and H. Hens
103
4.3 Accurate Linear Dynamic Analysis of Structures using Space and Time Adaptivity
A. Dutta
111
5FINITE ELEMENT METHODS AND LIMIT ANALYSIS  
5.1 Limit Analysis based on Lower-bound Solutions and Nonlinear Yield Criteria
K. Krabbenhoft and L. Damkilde
117
5.2 Upper Bound Limit Analysis using Linear Finite Elements and Nonlinear Programming
A.V. Lyamin and S.W. Sloan
131
6ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY  
6.1 Plane Hybrid Stress Element for 3D Problems
Q.Z. Xiao and M. Dhanasekar
147
7HYBRID TREFFTZ ELEMENTS  
7.1 Vibration of Plates using Hybrid-Trefftz Elements
J. Petrolito
159
7.2 Hybrid Elements in the Modelling of Plates
E.A.W. Maunder
165
8FINITE ELEMENTS: SHELLS  
8.1 Critical Issues in Testing the Asymptotic Behaviour of Shell Elements
D. Briassoulis
173
8.2 Study of Shell Like Structures by Brick FEM
D. Lemosse and G. Dhatt
183
8.3 A Shell Finite Element for the General Analysis of Circular Cylindrical Shells
M.S. Djoudi and H. Bahai
191
9USE OF DISCRETE ELEMENTS  
9.1 Use of Database and Java Technology for Coupled Discrete-Finite Element Simulations of Multibody Systems
P. Komodromos and K. Orsborn
199
9.2 Computer Simulation of Gravity Flow of Ore in Ore Passes by the Discrete Element Method (DEM)
H. Nazeri, G.G.W. Mustoe, T. Rozgonyi and M. Miyata
207
9.3 Design Considerations of Rubble Rock Foundations based on a Discrete Superquadric Particle Simulation Method
M. Miyata, M. Nakagawa and G.G.W. Mustoe
213
9.4 Discrete Element Methods for Mechanical Analysis of Systems of General Shaped Bodies
G.G.W. Mustoe, M. Miyata and M. Nakagawa
219
10PENETRATION, CONTACT AND FORMING PROBLEMS  
10.1 Penetration of Multiple, Axially Offset, Disk-shaped Penetrators
K.D. Kimsey and S.J. Schraml
225
10.2 Numerical Simulation of Aeronautical Paint Layer Decoating
B. Zouari and M. Touratier
231
10.3 A Latin Approach to Solve Thermomechanical Problems
D. Ryckelynck
237
10.4 On Algorithmic Stabilization of 2D Contact Analyses by Means of a Modified Node-Smoothing Technique
W.N. Liu, T. Huemer, J. Eberhardsteiner and H.A. Mang
249
10.5 Contact Between Flexible Bodies in Nonlinear Analysis, using Lagrange Multipliers
P. Jetteur
257
10.6 Automatic Time Stepping Algorithms for Implicit Numerical Simulations of Non-Linear Dynamics
L. Noels, L. Stainier, J.P. Ponthot and J. Bonini
263
10.7 An Approximate Model of Residual Stress in Injected Molded Parts
X. Zhang, V.R. Voller, K.A. Stelson, M. Bhattacharya, X. Cheng and A. Sen
273
10.8 Parameter Identification using Inverse Problems Methodology in Metal Forming Simulation
J.P. Kleinermann, L. Stainier and J.P. Ponthot
279
10.9 Two Simple Triangular Shell Element for Springback Simulation After Deep Drawing of Thin Sheets
Y.Q. Guo, J.L. Batoz, H. Naceur and W. Gati
285
10.10 Forming Simulations of Fibres Fabrics
J.L. Daniel, D. Soulat and Ph. Boisse
299
11ANALYSIS OF DYNAMICS PROBLEMS  
11.1 A Computationally Efficient Prediction Technique for the Steady-State Dynamic Analysis of Coupled Vibro-Acoustic Systems
W. Desmet, P. Sas and D. Vandepitte
309
12STOCHASTIC FINITE ELEMENT PROBLEMS  
12.1 Computational Homogenization Techniques for Plane Stress Elastic Random Fields
L. Huyse and M.A. Maes
319
13FINITE ELEMENT WAVE PROBLEMS  
13.1 Numerical Simulation of Lamb Wave Scattering in Semi-Finite Plates
325
13.2 An Iterative Method for Solving Elastodynamics of a Halfspace
M. Premrov and I. Spacapan
341
13.3 Dispersive and Spurious Reflections of the Timoshenko's Flexural Waves in Numerical Simulations
J.E. Laier
347
14FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING  
14.1 Cushioning Properties of Corrugated Fibre Board by Finite Element Modelling
P. Naganathan, D. Tran, J. He and J. Kirkpatrick
353
14.2 Computations for the Innovative Design and Proof of a Large Cooling Tower
M. Andres, R. Harte and U. Montag
367
14.3 Inelastic Behaviour of Hollow Rectangular Shaped Aluminium Beams
G. De Matteis, R. Landolfo and F.M. Mazzolani
373

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