Preliminaries 
1  ANALYSIS OF MECHANISMS 

1.1 
Motion Analysis using a Logicbased Modeling Approach
D. Jonson, J. DeBeer and N. Diya 
1 
1.2 
Load Effects on the Relative Positions of Links in Mechanisms Considering Joint Clearance
M. Younes, A. Potiron and P. Dalsanto 
9 
2  MESHLESS METHODS 

2.1 
Collocation Method for Coupling of FE and EFG
Q.Z. Xiao, P. Boyd and M. Dhanasekar 
17 
2.2 
The AlphaShapesbased Natural Element Method
E. Cueto and M. Doblaré 
23 
3  BOUNDARY ELEMENTS 

3.1 
Trefftz Boundary Element Formulation for Sound Vibration
J. Sladek, V. Sladek and R. Van Keer 
31 
3.2 
Thermoviscoplastic BEM Analysis of Stress Concentration Problems in Metallic Structures
C.P. Providakis 
39 
3.3 
Automatic Crack Growth Prediction in Three Dimensional Structures
R.A. Adey, J. Baynham and S. Mellings 
45 
3.4 
Axisymmetric Indentation Analyses by the RigidPlastic DomainBoundary Element Method
Y.M. Guo and K. Nakanishi 
53 
3.5 
Crack Propagation by Manifold and Singular Boundary Element Method
G.X. Zhang, Y. Sugiura, H. Hasegawa and F.Q. Chen 
61 
4  THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND THE BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD 

4.1 
Domain Decomposition by Coupling of Finite Element Method and Boundary Element Method
E. Schnack, S. Szikrai and K. Türke 
69 
4.2 
Finite Elements Derived from Symmetrical Boundary Elements
M. Mazza and M. Aristodemo 
75 
4.3 
A Finite Element Methodboundary Element Method Formulation Applied to PlatePileSoil Interaction Problems
A.V. Mendonça and J.B. de Paiva 
81 
4.4 
Elastoplastic Analysis for Infinite and SemiInfinite Problems using an Overlapping Iterative Coupled FEM and BEM
W.M. Elleithy and H.J. AlGahtani 
89 
5  DIFFERENTIAL QUADRATURE METHOD 

5.1 
GDQ, EDQ, DQEM, GDQEM, GCDQEM, DQFDM and DQFEM for Computational Mechanics Problems
CN. Chen 
99 
5.2 
Differential Quadrature Element Method with Explicitly Computed Weighting Coefficients for FourthOrder Equations
SH. Park and JH. Kim 
115 
6  DYNAMICS PROBLEMS 

6.1 
First Applications of the Variational Theory of Complex Rays to Forced Vibrations of Plates in the MediumFrequency Range
L. Arnaud, P. Ladevèze and C. Blanzé 
121 
6.2 
A Computational Method for Free TransverseVibration Analysis of SteppedBeams
K. Abhary and A. Nourbakhsh 
129 
6.3 
Physical Parameter Modifications for Specified Frequencies
M.S. Djoudi and H. Bahai 
135 
6.4 
Component Modal Synthesis Method in Physical Space
N. Bouhaddi and P. Schiavone 
141 
6.5 
Aeroelastic Analysis Program for Turbomachines
R. Srivastava, M.A. Bakhle, T.G. Keith Jr. and D. Hoyniak 
149 
6.6 
Generalising Direct TimeStepping Algorithms for Transient Problems in Solid Mechanics
S. Modak and E.D. Sotelino 
161 
7  STOCHASTIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS 

7.1 
On the Random Eigenvalue Problem
H.J. Pradlwarter, G.S. Székély and G.I. Schüller 
173 
7.2 
Implemented Moments Approximation Technique for the FokkerPlanckKolmogorov Equation Solution
A. Baratta and O. Corbi 
181 
8  ANALYSIS OF FRACTURE AND CRACKING 

8.1 
Fracture Propagation from Deviated Wellbores
C.Y. Dong and C.J. de Pater 
189 
8.2 
Simulation of Hydrostatic Fracture in Orthotropic Material by Lattice Modelling
O.J. Gastebled, M.A.N. Hendriks and J.W.P. de Bont 
197 
8.3 
ServiceLife Estimation of Contacting Mechanical Elements in Regard to Pitting
Z. Ren and S. Glodez 
203 
9  CONTACT AND CONTACT DETECTION 

9.1 
Numerical Modelling of Three Dimensional Divided Structure by the NonSmooth Contact Dynamics Method: Application to Masonry Structures
V. Acary and M. Jean 
211 
9.2 
A Computational Tool for 3d Computation of Real Assembly or Shock Attenuator
H. Lemoussu, P. Ladevèze and P.A. Boucard 
223 
9.3 
A Finite Element Study of Stress Distribution in Textiles with Bagging
X. Zhang, Y. Li, K.W. Yeung, M. Yao and L.X. Kong 
235 
9.4 
Contact Detection and Enforcement Techniques for the Simulation of Membrane Structures in Motion
J. Muylle and B.H.V. Topping 
243 
9.5 
Analysis of Masonry Structures Modelled with Rigid Blocks and Unilateral Elastic Contact Constraints
S. Briccoli Bati, M. Paradiso and G. Tempesta 
257 
10  FLUIDSTRUCTURE INTERACTION 

10.1 
Efficient Iteration Schemes for Nonlinear FluidStructure Interaction Problems
H. Matthies and J. Steindorf 
263 
10.2 
On a Coupled Elasticfluid Problem with a Moving Boundary
V.R. Voller, E. Detournay and A. Savitski 
269 
11  COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS 

11.1 
Development, Application and Verification of a Numerical Model for Spatial and Temporal Rain Load Distribution
B. Blocken and J. Carmeliet 
275 
11.2 
Combined Approach based on LES, FDM and CAD Specifications for Solving CFD Problems
V.V. Chudanov, A.E. Aksenova, V.A. Pervichko and I.G. Plotnikova 
285 
11.3 
SolutionAdaptive FiniteVolume Method for Calculating Unsteady Shocked Flows
K. Matsuno and Y. Sato 
291 
11.4 
Mathematical Modelling of the CFD Problems on the Basis of the Splitting Up Method
V.M. Kovenya and A.S. Lebedev 
297 
11.5 
Three Dimensional Analysis of Air Flow in a Curved Converging Channel
L.X. Kong and R.A. Platfoot 
303 
11.6 
Explicit and Implicit Parallel Upwind Monotone Residual Distribution Solver for the Time Dependent Ideal 3D Magnetohydrodynamic Equations on Unstructured Grids
A. Csik, H. De Sterck, M. Ricchiuto, S. Poedts, H. Deconinck and D. Roose 
311 