Preliminaries 
I  INTERNET APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 
1 
Exchanging Geotechnical Data through the World Wide Web
D.G. Toll and A.C. Cubitt 
2 
ECommerce in Construction: Barriers and Enablers
K. Ruikar, C.J. Anumba, P.M. Carrillo and G. Stevenson 
II  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 
3 
The IT Concerns of Small and Medium Sized Construction Businesses in the Information Age
J.H.M. Tah, V. Carr and S. Hoile 
4 
A Quality Management Tool for a PublicPrivate Partnership Highway Project
J. Rankin, A.J. Christian and B. Lundrigan 
5 
Information Management in a Decision Support System for Pavement Management
A.P. Chassiakos, D.D. Theodorakopoulos and I.D. Manariotis 
6 
A Platform for the Integration of Civil Engineering Services and Tools
Z. Turk and R.J. Scherer 
III  CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING 
7 
Managing Geotechnics in a MegaProject: The Egnatia Motorway Case in Greece
S. Lambropoulos and E. Sakoubenta 
8 
The Implementation of a MultiAgent System for Construction Claims Negotiation
Z. Ren, C.J. Anumba and O.O. Ugwu 
9 
Component State Model and its Application in Constructablity Analysis of Construction Schedules
D.K.H. Chua and Y. Song 
IV  COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN 
10 
Basic Study for Creating 3D Model Spaces from 2D Digital Images with Photogrammetric Technology
S. Tanaka, H. Furuta, E. Kitagawa, H. Noda and H. Muraki 
11 
Data Extraction for Design and Construction Integration: An Application in Petrochemical Industry
K. Lueprasert and L. Meepradit 
12 
The Ideal Method of Using Digital Data in Highway Construction Works: From Design to Administration
M. Yamasaki, T. Hongou and Y. Chiba 
V  SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT 
13 
Efficient ObjectOriented Implementation of Boundary Element Software
I.A. Jones, P. Wang, A.A. Becker, D. Chen and T.H. Hyde 
VI  DATA ACQUISITION, MONITORING AND CONTROL 
14 
Practical Application of an Advanced Real Time Structural Monitoring System
A. Goodier and S.L. Matthews 
VII  COMPUTERS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 
15 
Efficient Graph Theoretical Methods for Examining the Rigidity of Planar Trusses
A. Kaveh and F.N. Ehsani 
VIII  COMPUTERS IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN 
16 
ThreeDimensional Structural Modelling of MultiStorey Buildings for Obtaining Moment Envelopes
T.M. Nahhas and M.H. Imam 
17 
Behaviour of PreDamaged TShaped Reinforced Concrete Beams
M.B. Emara and A.G. Sherif 
18 
Behaviour of SteelConcrete Composite Beam with Flexible Shear Stud
H.G. Kwak and Y.J. Seo 
19 
The Effects of Infill Walls on the Behaviour of Frames under Horizontal Loads
A. Karaduman, Z. Polat and M.Y. Kaltakci 
20 
The Influence of Repaired Slabs in Coupled Shear Walls
A. Nadjai and D. Johnson 
21 
Segmentation of Structures into Planar Elements: An Errortolerant Computation Method
S.P. Manikandan and B. Emmanuel 
22 
A Study of the Effect of Crack Propagation and Fracturing on Rock Slope Stability Analysis by Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
R. Naderi 
IX  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TENSION STRUCTURES 
23 
Development of an Advanced System for Analysis and Design of Tensile Structures
T.H. Zhang and S.L. McCabe 
24 
A Cable and Membrane Pseudo Stiffness Implementation
J. Muylle and B.H.V. Topping 
X  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: BUCKLING & STABILITY COMPUTATIONS 
25 
The Influence of Column Base Connectivity on the Carrying Capacity of Columns
H.H. Lau, M.H.R. Godley and R.G. Beale 
26 
A Lateral Torsion Buckling Analysis of Elastic Beam under Axial Force and Bending Moment
K.M. Hsiao and W.Y. Lin 
27 
A New Beam Finite Element for Tapered Members
N. Boissonnade and J.P. Muzeau 
28 
Dynamic Buckling of Columns Considering Shear Deformation and Rotary Inertia
M. Ghorashi 
29 
Buckling Behaviour of FRP ThinWalled Lipped Channel Members
N. Silvestre and D. Camotim 
30 
Elastic FlexuralTorsional Buckling and Postbuckling of Arches subjected to a Central Concentrated Load
Y.L. Pi and M.A. Bradford 
31 
Lateral Buckling Analysis of Thinwalled Composite Isection Beams
J. Lee and S. Lee 
32 
Optimal Design of Stiffened Plates for Buckling under inplane Forces and Bending Moments
M. Ghorashi, A. Askarian and M. Gashtasby 
XI  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: DYNAMIC COMPUTATIONS 
33 
Impact Envelope Formula of Simple Beams due to High Speed Trains
J.D. Yau and Y.B. Yang 
34 
Dynamical Analysis of Composite Steel Decks Floors Subjected to Rhythmic Load Actions
J.G.S. da Silva, F.J. da C.P. Soeiro, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade and R. Werneck 
35 
A New Method for Dynamic Modelling of a Suspension Bridge for Aerodynamic Instability
C.P. Pagwiwoko, M.A.M. Said and C.K. Keong 
XII  EARTHQUAKE AND SEISMIC COMPUTATIONS 
36 
Seismic Hazard Assessment in The State of Kuwait
A.W. Sadek 
37 
Study of the Dynamic and Equivalent Static Analysis Methods for Seismic Design of Bridges: Ranges of Applicability, Effect of Modelling Assumptions, and Support Conditions
M.M. Bakhoum and S. Athanasious 
38 
Design Optimization of SeismicResistant Steel Frames
H. Moharrami and S.A. Alavinasab 
39 
A Review of Procedures used for the Correction of Seismic data
N.A. Alexander, A.A. Chanerley and N. Goorvadoo 
40 
Distress and Restoration of an Old Building damaged by the 07.09.99 Athens Earthquake
I.D. Lefas and V.N. Georgiannou 
41 
Modelling of Continuous SlabGirder Bridges for Seismic Analysis
S. Maleki 
42 
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Slab Effects in Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Earthquake Loads
M.B. Emara and H.M. Hosny 
XIII  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES 
43 
Nonlinear Analysis of Steel IGirders Curved inplan under a Uniformly Distributed Load
M.A. Bradford, B. Uy and Y.L. Pi 
44 
Practical Nonlinear Analysis for 3D Semirigid Frames
S.E. Kim 
45 
Collapse Load of Optimally Designed Unbraced Flexibly Connected Steel Frames
E.S. Kameshki 
46 
Optimum Design of Pitched Roof Steel Frames with Haunched Rafters by Genetic Algorithm
M.P. Saka 
47 
Modelling of the Structural Fire Response of Steel Framed Buildings
A.Y. Elghazouli and B.A. Izzuddin 
XIV  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CONNECTIONS AND FASTENERS 
48 
Design of Bolted Joints in Pressure Vessels by Dynamic Modelling
M. Ghorashi 
49 
Finite Element Modelling of Threaded Fastener Loosening due to Dynamic Forces
M. Holland and D. Tran 
XV  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES 
50 
An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Normal and Lightweight Reinforced Concrete Corbels and Analysis with Truss/StrutandTie Model
M.Y. Kaltakci and G. Yavuz 
51 
Cracking Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Tension Members using Polynomial Strain Distribution Function
H.G. Kwak and J.Y. Song 
52 
Thermal Load Produced PartThrough Cracks in Cement Mortar Layer on Foamed Concrete System Floors
J.H.J. Kim 
53 
Efficient Procedure for Stress Integration in Concrete Sections using a GaussLegendre Quadrature
J.L. Bonet, P.F. Miguel, M.A. Fernandez and M.L. Romero 
54 
Effects of Torsion on the Flexural Stiffness of the Rectangular Reinforced Concrete Sections
M.J. Fadaee and M. Banihashemi 
55 
Derivation and Parametric Study of a Damaged Reinforced Concrete Element
Y. Liu, C.K. Soh and Y.X. Dong 
56 
Analytical Solutions for Uniaxial Bending Design of Reinforced Concrete T Cross Sections according to The Eurocode 2 Standard
M. Skrinar 
57 
Optimum Design of Reinforced Concrete Continuous Beams by Genetic Algorithms
M.N.S. Hadi 
XVI  COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES 
58 
Free Vibration of Sandwich Beams using the Dynamic Stiffness Method
J.R. Banerjee 
59 
Theoretical Study of Anisotropic Laminated Shells with Shear Deformation
I.N. Kwun, J.Y. Kim and T.J. Kwun 
60 
Homogenization Method in Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of some 1D Composite Structures
M. Kaminski 
61 
Mechanical and Thermal Fatigue of Curved Composite Beams
L. Figiel and M. Kaminski 
62 
ThreeDimensional Progressive Damage Analysis of Composite Joints
P. Perugini, A. Riccio and F. Scaramuzzino 
XVII  FIRE RESISTANCE OF STRUCTURES 
63 
Fire Performance of Single Leaf Masonry Walls
A. Nadjai, M. O'Gara and F. Ali 
64 
Finite Element Analysis of the Fire Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Columns
X.X. Zha, L.Y. Li and J.A. Purkiss 
65 
Fire Resistance of Slim Floors Protected using Intumescent Coatings
W. Sha 
66 
Nonlinear Fire Resistance Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames
S. Bratina, G. Turk, M. Saje and I. Planinc 
67 
Fire Resistance of Protected Asymmetric Slim Floor Beams
W. Sha 
XVIII  FINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 
68 
Finite Element Analyses of Steel Beam to ConcreteFilled Circular Steel Tube Column Connections
C.C. Chen and H.L. Li 
69 
Finite Element Simulation of PostElastic Strain Energy Release Rate for Ductile Thin Wall Structure
D. Tran 
70 
The Effects of Temperature Variation on the Creep Behaviour of Pressure Vessels using Theta Projection Data
M. Law, W. Payten and K. Snowden 
XIX  WAVE PROPAGATION PROBLEMS 
71 
Wave Problems in Infinite Domains
M. Premrov and I. Spacapan 
72 
Special Finite Elements for High Frequency Elastodynamic Problems: First Numerical Experiments

73 
Wave Motion In Infinite Inhomogeneous Waveguides
I. Spacapan and M. Premrov 
XX  NONLINEAR ANALYSIS 
74 
A Study on the Effect of Static and Cyclic Loading and Linear and NonLinear Material Properties in the Analysis of Flexible Pavements by Finite Element Modelling
M.N.S. Hadi and B.C. Bodhinayake 
75 
Updated Lagrangian Formulation using ESA Approach in Large Rotation Problems of ThinWalled BeamType Structures
G. Turkalj, J. Brnic and J. PrpicOrsic 
76 
Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Floor Slabs with Geometric Orthotropy
B.A. Izzuddin, X.Y. Tao and A.Y. Elghazouli 
77 
Nonlinear Behaviour, Failure Loads and Inelastic Buckling of Multispan CableStayed Bridges
M.M. Bakhoum, G. Helmy, W.A. Attia and M. Mourad 
78 
Geometric Nonlinear Analysis of General Shell Structures Using a Flat Triangular Shell Element
M.H. Jang, J.Y. Kim and T.J. Kwun 
79 
Insitu Considerations for Nonlinear Buckling Analysis
S.H. Lee 
XXI  COMPUTATIONAL METHODS 
80 
Grid Generation Using Finite Fourier Series
T. Ohkami and S. Goto 
81 
Constitutive Error Estimator for the Control of Contact Problems involving Friction
J.Ph. Combe, F. Louf and J.P. Pelle 
82 
The Dynamic Behaviour of a Cracked Beam Subjected to a White Noise Input
P. Cacciola, N. Impollonia and G. Muscolino 
83 
About Sensitivity Analysis for Elastoplastic Systems at Large Strains
T. Rojc and B. Stok 
84 
Determination of Constitutive Material Parameters for Sheet Metal Forming
M. Kompis and T.G. Faurholdt 
85 
Local Error Estimator for Stresses in 3D Structural Analysis

86 
The ThreeDimensional Beam Theory: Finite Element Formulation based on Curvature
D. Zupan and M. Saje 
87 
ElementFree Crack Propagation by Partition of Unity Weighted Quadrature
A. Carpinteri, G. Ferro and G. Ventura 
88 
Sensitivity of Inverse Boundary Element Techniques to Errors in Photoelastic Measurements
P. Wang, A.A. Becker, I.A. Jones and T.H. Hyde 
XXII  PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS 
89 
Influence of Domain Decomposition on Solution of Equation Systems
J. Kruis and Z. Bittnar 
90 
An Explicit Parallel Procedure for Nonlinear Structural Mechanics with Distributed Computing
M.L. Romero, J.I. Aliaga, J.L. Bonet, M.A. Fernandez and P.F. Miguel 
91 
Generation of AllQuadrilateral Meshes Using a Triangular Mesh Generator
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar 
92 
Convergence of the Iterative GroupImplicit Algorithm for Parallel Transient Finite Element Analysis
Y. Dere and E.D. Sotelino 
XXIII  OPTIMIZATION 
93 
Quantitative Stiffnessbased Optimal Design of Tall Buildings using a Condensed Lateral Stiffness Matrix
H.J. Lee, D.H. Lee, H.W. Lee and H.S. Kim 
94 
Multiobjective Optimal Design of Structures under Stochastic Loads
H. Jensen 
95 
Extended Study on Limit Analysis of Masonry Wall with Openings
A. Miyamura, A. DeStefano, Y. Kohama and T. Takada 
96 
A Review of the SelfDesigning Structures Approach on the Optimisation of Engineering Structures
J.W. Bull and Z. Pitouras 
97 
Topological Optimization of an Aircraft Engine Mount via Bitmasking Oriented Genetic Algorithms
L. Iuspa, F. Scaramuzzino and P. Petrenga 
98 
Shape Optimization Problem for Incompressible Viscous Flow based on Optimal Control Theory
T. Ochiai and M. Kawahara 
99 
A Computational Methodology to Select the Best Material Combinations and Optimally Design Composite Sandwich Panels for Minimum Cost
M. Walker and R. Smith 
100 
Optimum Design of CableStayed Bridges with Imprecise Data

101 
Structural Optimisation of an Orthotropic Plate
D. Tran 
102 
Application of Simulated Annealing to Optimal Barreling of Externally Pressurised Shells
J. Blachut 
XXIV  GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
103 
Development of a Database Oriented Software for Construction Material Selection in Contaminated Soils
A.J. Puppala, V. Mohan, E.C. Crosby and S. Valluru 
104 
Geotechnical Parameter Prediction from Large Data Sets
I. DaveyWilson 
105 
Enhancing Geotechnical Education using Interactive Multimedia Simulations
M. Budhu 
XXV  GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
106 
Numerical Modeling of Nailed Soil Walls in Vertical Excavation
Y.S. Hong, R.H. Chen, C.S. Wu 
107 
A Limit Analysis Method for Nailed Earth Slopes
Y.S. Hong 
108 
Lateral Pile Response due to Interface Yielding
W.D. Guo 
109 
Finite Element Predictions of Centrifuge Tests on Liquefiable Reinforced Soils
O.O.R. Famiyesin, A.A. Rodger and A. Matheson 
110 
A Microstructural Computation Simulation Model of Loess Soils
S.C. Dibben, I.F. Jefferson and I.J. Smalley 
111 
Finite Element Analysis of an Offshore Pipeline Buried in a Porous Seabed: Effects of Cover Layer
D.S. Jeng and P.F. Postma 
112 
Subgrade Modulus for Laterally Loaded Piles
W.D. Guo 
113 
Modelling of the Effect of an Impulse on a Ground Anchorage System
R.D. Neilson, A. Ivanovic, A. Starkey and A.A. Rodger 
114 
Numerical Modelling of Ground Anchorages Employed in the Field
A. Ivanovic, A. Starkey, R.D. Neilson and A.A. Rodger 
115 
Propagation of Vibrations from a Railway Track Lying on a SemiInfinite Soft Ground

116 
Combined Structural and Coastal Loads on an Offshore Pile: A Numerical Study
J.A. Eicher, H. Guan and D.S. Jeng 
117 
A Software with Integrated Graphics Platform for Limit Analyses of Geotechnical Problems
L. Santos da Silva, M.M. Farias and C.L. Sahlit 
118 
Finite Element Predictions of the Dynamic Effects on an adjacent Structure
A. Rouaiguia and I. Jefferson 
119 
Computer Monitoring of Load Test on Piles
G. Lipnik, B. Kovacic and P. Sparl 
120 
Computer Simulation and Video for Consolidation Testing
U.F.A. Karim and J. de Goeijen 
121 
Consolidation of Soft Clays with Large Strains
C.J. Leo and K.H. Xie 
122 
Behaviour of Landfill Liners under Earthquake Loading
S.P.G. Madabhushi and S. Singh 
XXVI  SOILSTRUCTURE INTERACTION: ANALYSIS AND MODELLING 
123 
Implicit Integration of Elastoplastic Constitutive Equations of Interface Element
F. Cai and K. Ugai 
124 
Dynamic Analysis of a Steam Turbine Support Structure
V. Karthigeyan, G.K.V. Prakhya and K. Vekaria 
125 
Effect of Base Level to Internal Forces of a Structure in case of Earthquake

XXVII  WATER ENGINEERING: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
126 
Regional Flood Frequency Analysis using LMoments
G. Onusluel, S.D. Ozkul and N.B. Harmancioglu 
127 
Assessment of Information related to Floods
N.B. Harmancioglu, C.P. Cetinkaya and S.D. Ozkul 