Preliminaries 
I  COMPUTATIONAL DATABASE TECHNOLOGY 
1 
Computational Database Technology for Component Mode Synthesis

II  NANOMECHANICS 
2 
Atomistic Model for Static Equilibrium Problems
Y.W. Kwon and S. Jung 
III  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 
3 
Area Integral of a Stress Function over a Beam CrossSection

4 
Development of Matrix Method Based Structural Analysis Toolbox in Matlab
Y. Arfiadi and M.N.S. Hadi 
5 
Sway Analysis of Spliced PalletRack Structures
R.G. Beale and M.H.R. Godley 
6 
Analysis of Orthogonal Grillage Systems using Transfer Matrix Methods
E.S. Kameshki 
7 
Duality between Statical and Kinematical Engineering Systems
O. Shai 
8 
Derivation of Methods and Knowledge in Structures by Combinatorial Representations
N. Ta'aseh and O. Shai 
9 
Least Square Functionals for a Plate on an Elastic Foundation
L.G. Selna and J.M. Sun 
IV  FINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN DESIGN 
10 
An Optimal Plastic Shakedown Design
F. Giambanco, L. Palizzolo and A. Caffarelli 
11 
Simulation of BeamColumn Stability with Automatic Strain Incrementation
J. Szalai and F. Papp 
12 
Predicting the Characteristic Curve of a Spacer Grid Spring by Finite Element Analysis
S.P. Heo, K.H. Yoon and K.N. Song 
13 
Investigation of Effective Flange Width Formulas for TBeams
M. Utku and A. Aygar 
14 
Subgrade Fatigue Life in the Cone of Disturbance after an Underground Explosion
J.W. Bull and C.H. Woodford 
V  FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES: THEORY AND PRACTICE 
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Error Estimation and pAdaptivity Based on the Partition of Unity Method

16 
Rotational Invariants in Finite Element Formulation of ThreeDimensional Beam Theories
D. Zupan and M. Saje 
17 
Local Gradient and Stress Recovery for Triangular Elements in Plane Elasticity
R.C.C. Silva, A.F. Loula and J.N.C. Guerreiro 
18 
A Rectangular Finite Element for Plane Elasticity with InPlane Rotation
A.I. Mousa and S.M. Tayeh 
19 
The Finite Element Approximation for Minimal Surfaces Subject to the Plateau Problems
H. Gu 
20 
Fitting Strains and Displacements by Minimizing Dislocation Energy
C.A. Felippa and K.C. Park 
21 
Shear Lag Analysis Using Latin Hypercube Sampling

22 
Representing Traction Free Boundaries using Drilling Degrees of Freedom
A.A. Groenwold, Q.Z. Xiao and N.J. Theron 
23 
Effects of Kinematic Inconsistency in Interface Elements
A.L.G.A. Coutinho, M.A.D. Martins and R.M. Sydenstricker 
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Displacement Finite Element Method for Couple Stress Theory
E. Providas 
VI  NONLINEAR FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS 
25 
Effect of Geometry Change on the Creep Failure Life of Internally Pressurised Pipes
T.H. Hyde, W. Sun and A.A. Becker 
26 
Analytical Method for Elastoplastic Buckling Behaviour of HSection Truss Elements involving Local Buckling
T. Ohtsuka and S. Motoyui 
27 
Inelastic Behaviour of IShaped Aluminium Beams
G. De Matteis, R. Landolfo, M. Manganiello and F.M. Mazzolani 
28 
External Stiffness Approach for ThinWalled Frames with ElasticPlasticity
G. Turkalj, J. Brnic and J. PrpicOrsic 
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NonLinear Finite Element Analyses of Sheathed Timber Diaphragms

30 
An Iterative Method for a Class of Nonlinear Large Scale (Near) Constrained Problems
M.H.B.M. Shariff 
VII  DYNAMIC AND VIBRATION ANALYSIS 
31 
Symmetry in Dynamic Systems
A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad 
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Dynamic Stiffness Formulation and Free Vibration Analysis of Spinning Beams
J.R. Banerjee and H. Su 
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Convergence and Causality of the Implicit Fourier Transform

34 
Solution of Transient Nonlinear Structural Dynamics Problems using the Modified Iterative GroupImplicit Algorithm
Y. Dere and E.D. Sotelino 
VIII  DYNAMIC ANALYSIS FOR DESIGN 
35 
Dynamic Effects of High Speed Trains On Underpasses

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Triply Coupled Vibrations of ThinWalled Open CrossSection Beams including Shear Effect
A. Arpaci, E. Bozdag and E. Sunbuloglu 
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The Coupling Effect in Biodynamic Models

38 
Dynamical Response of Steel Deck Composite Slabs with Geometric Orthotrophy Subjected to Human Rhythmic Activities
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and S.A.L. de Andrade 
39 
The Influence of Hertzian Spring Stiffness on the Dynamic Response of a Bridge Model
M. Majka, M. Hartnett and D. O'Dwyer 
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Analysis of the Dynamic Failure Behaviour of the Grid Structure by Lateral Impact Load
K.H. Yoon, S.P. Heo, H.S. Kang, K.N. Song and Y.H. Jung 
41 
Application of the Dynamic Finite Element Formulation in Flutter Analysis of Wings
S.M. Hashemi and H. Alighanbari 
IX  DYNAMIC REANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION 
42 
Optimum Design and Performance of Multi Tuned Mass Damper Systems
M.N.S. Hadi and Y. Arfiadi 
43 
A Dynamic Reanalysis Technique for Modifications of Structural Components
P. Cacciola and G. Muscolino 
X  SEISMIC AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING 
44 
An Approach to Seismic Correction which includes Wavelet Denoising
A.A. Chanerley and N.A. Alexander 
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A Reappraisal of Time Period Formulas of Design Codes for Framed Reinforced Concrete Buildings
K.M. Amanat and E. Hoque 
46 
A Comparative Investigation in Linear and Nonlinear Fluid Viscous Dampers for Seismic Applications
M.D. MartinezRodrigo and M.L. Romero 
47 
Seismic Response Envelopes of a Tank Supported at the Base
R.C. Barros 
48 
Influence of Subsoil on Tuning Base Isolation Devices for Civil Structures
A. Baratta and I. Corbi 
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Seismic Analysis of Multistory Buildings including FoundationSoilFoundation Interaction
H.E. Karamaneas, D.C. Rizos and D.L. Karabalis 
50 
Probabilistic Criterion for the Identification of Seismogenetic Areas in Seismic Risk Evaluation
A. Baratta and I. Corbi 
51 
Estimation of Buried Sources: A New Computational Scheme
V.K. Mathur and S.K. Agrawal 
XI  DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AND STRUCTURAL IDENTIFICATION 
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Application of Dynamic Models to the Detection of Imperfections in Plate Structures

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Structural Assessment by Modal Analysis: Case Study of the New Algiers Airport
N. Bourahla, F. Bouriche, M. Benredouane and M. OuldAmara 
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An Inverse Identification Method from Dynamic Tests with Measurement Uncertainties

XII  CRACK MODELLING 
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Application of the Short Crack Growth Model to Surface Pitting Simulations
Z. Ren, G. Fajdiga and S. Glodez 
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Damage Mechanics based Interface Element for the Simulation of Fracture in Concrete
M. Cuomo 
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3D Simulation of Concrete Cracking: Probabilistic Formulation in a Parallel Environment
C.N.M. Paz, L.F. Martha, E.M.R. Fairbairn, J.L.D. Alves, N.F.F. Ebecken and A.L.G.A. Coutinho 
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Fracture Analysis of Cracked Cylindrical Shells under Internal Pressure and Bending
Z. Tonkovic and J. Soric 
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Cohesive Fracture in Thermoelastic Medium: A Coupled Analysis
S. Secchi and L. Simoni 
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Application of the Extended EFG Method and Cohesive Crack Model to the Crack Growth Analysis of Concrete Structures
J. Jaskowiec and C. Cichon 
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ThreeDimensional State of Stress in Stable Tearing of Thin Wall Structures
D. Tran 
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Simulation of Fatigue Fracture of a Rubber Rail Support
D. Tran 
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Notch Concentrations under Combined TensionCompression
D.W.A. Rees, H. Bahai and S. Taylor 
XIII  MATERIALS MODELLING 
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Modelling of Nonlinear Behaviour of Masonry Structures: Phenomenological Approach
J.B. Colliat, L. Davenne and A. Ibrahimbegovic 
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Analysis of NonLinear Soft Thin Interfaces
F. Lebon, R. Rizzoni, S. RonelIdrissi and C. Licht 
66 
A Finite Element Formulation for NoTension Materials in Finite Deformations
M. Cuomo and M. Fagone 
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Rupture Simulation of Three Dimensional Elastoplastic Structures under Dynamic Loading

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A Numerical Method for the Solution of the BiDimensional Continuous with NoTension Material
S. Briccoli Bati and T. Rotunno 
69 
HyperElastic Constitutive Equations of Conjugate Stresses and Strain Tensors for the SethHill Strain Measures
K. Farahani and H. Bahai 
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Adaptive Analysis of Quasibrittle Failure

71 
Modelling of TimeDependent Behaviour of Polycrystalline Rocks

XIV  FATIGUE MODELLING 
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Computational Model for Analysis of Bending Fatigue in Gears
J. Kramberger, M. Sraml, S. Glodez, J. Flasker and I. Potrc 
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The Application of Fatigue Models to Railway Bridges
R. Gallagher, D.W. O'Dwyer and M. Hartnett 
XV  CONTACT 
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Contact Formulation for SolidShell Elements undergoing Large Deformations
M. Harnau and K. Schweizerhof 
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Relaxation and BlockRelaxation Procedures for the Dual Formulation of the SignoriniCoulomb Frictional Contact
P. Bisegna, F. Lebon and F. Maceri 
76 
Finite Element Method Contact Simulations of CMC Brake Disk Systems for High Speed Rail Vehicles
R. Dotoli, O. Manni and L. Barone 
XVI  PLATES AND SHELLS 
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Nonlinear Behaviour of the RFNS Element  Large Displacements and Rotations
D. Briassoulis 
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Initial Flexural Failure Prediction of FibreReinforced Laminated Sector Mindlin Plates
M. Salehi and A.R. Sobhani 
79 
A Triangular Finite Element for the Study of the PostCritical Behaviour of Shells
L. Corradi and N. Panzeri 
80 
NonLinear Vibrations of Anisotropic Cylindrical Shells
M.H. Toorani and A.A. Lakis 
XVII  COMPUTATIONAL MODELS FOR NONHOMOGENEOUS SHELLS AND MEMBRANES 
81 
Modelling of Piezoelectric Adaptive Beam, Plate and Shell Structures: Some Developments and Results
A. Benjeddou 
82 
A C1 Triangular Finite Element for Analyzing Multilayered Shell Structures
F. Dau, O. Polit and M. Touratier 
83 
Prediction of the TwoScale Buckling Response of Sandwich Beams under InPlane Compression

84 
Numerical Solution by Energy Minimization of Hyperelastic Membrane in Large Displacements and Finite Strains
R. Bouzidi and A. Le Van 
85 
Linear and Quadratic Potential Variation in a New Piezoelectric Eight Node Finite Element
O. Polit and I. Bruant 
86 
A Comparative Study for the Mechanical Behaviour of the Materials having Different Moduli in Tension and Compression
S.K. Afaq, M. Karama and S. Mistou 
87 
Beam and Plain Strain Finite Elements for Inflatable Fabric Membranes in Two Dimensions
J.C. Thomas, Y. Ravaut, C. Wielgosz, R. Bouzidi 
88 
Simulation of Thermoplastic Composite Forming using Shells with Pinching Elements
A. Cheruet, D. Soulat, P. Boisse, M. Touratier, E. Soccard, S. MaisonLe Poec and S. Guinard 
89 
Dynamic Characteristics of Laminated AnglePly Noncircular Cylindrical Shells
H.G. Patel, B.P. Patel, M. Ganapathi and M. Touratier 
90 
A Unified Formulation for Multilayered Plate Elements based on PVD and RMVT
E. Carrera 
XVIII  TENSION STRUCTURES 
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Optimal Design of Tensile Fabric Structures
T. NouriBaranger and P. Trompette 
92 
NURBS representation of Coated Woven Fabric Behaviour
B.N. Bridgens and P.D. Gosling 
93 
A Holistic Design Procedure for Membrane Structures using the SCOOP Framework
K. Reimann, R. Wagner, R. Blum and M. Jentsc 
XIX  STEEL STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
94 
Ultimate Load Carrying Capacity of LongSpan Steel Arch Bridges
J. Cheng, J.J. Jiang, R.C. Xiao and H.F. Xiang 
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Simulation Based Design Methodology of Steel Structure Members
F. Papp 
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A Parametric Study of Steel and Composite SemiRigid Portal Frames
O. Brito Jr, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, J.G.S. da Silva and L.R.O. de Lima 
97 
Application of an Advanced Evolutionary Strategy for the Automatic Design of Modular Steel Structures
C. Ebenau, J. Rottschaefer and G. Thierauf 
98 
On the Distortional PostBuckling Behaviour of RackSection ColdFormed Steel Columns
L.C. Prola and D. Camotim 
99 
Local Buckling, PostBuckling and Mode Interaction Finite Element Analyses in ColdFormed Steel Members
K. Nagahama, D. Camotim and E. Batista 
100 
SemiRigid Connections Analysis in Plane Frames
G.A. Romanholo, R. Bertolino Jr. and R.O. Rodrigues 
XX  VIRTUAL EXPERIMENTS ON STEEL STRUCTURES 
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Virtual Fabrication of Steel Welded Plate Girders

102 
Virtual Experiments of FSWFabricated Aluminium Structural Elements
L.G. Vigh 
103 
Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Bolted Joints of Three Dimensional Tubular Structures
L.G. Vigh and L. Dunai 
104 
Numerical Studies on the Ultimate Behaviour of Steel Coldformed Purlins

105 
Finite Element Simulation of the Cyclic Behaviour of EndPlate Joints

XXI  CONCRETE ANALYSIS AND MODELLING 
106 
Gaussian Segmentation of BSE Images to Assess the Porosity of Concrete
D.J. Robinson, F. Murtagh and P.A.M. Basheer 
107 
Elastic Degradation and Damage in Concrete following Nonlinear Equations and Loading Function
M.H.F.M. Barros, C.M. Mota Soares and R.A.F. Martins 
108 
NonLinear Coupled Heat and Moisture Analysis of Concrete

109 
Verification of Microplane Model by Means of Various Numerical Simulations
J. Nemecek, M. Ventluka and Z. Bittnar 
XXII  REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
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Timedependent and Materially Nonlinear Analysis of Concrete Structures
J. Pencik 
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Energy Dissipating Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Members
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu 
112 
Modeling of the Dynamic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Significant Reinforcement Slip

113 
Modelling of Accordion Effect in Corrugated Steel Web with Concrete Flanges
L. Huang, H. Hikosaka and K. Komine 
114 
Analytical Investigations of the Effects of Tension Slab Reinforcement in Cantilever Beams
M.B.H. Emara 
115 
Analytical Solutions for Bending Design of RC Trapezoidal Cross Sections according to EC2 Standard
M. Skrinar 
116 
Collapse of a RC Structure due to Erroneous FEM Computer Controlled Design

117 
Numerical Analysis of Ductility in Reinforced Concrete Beams in the CASTEM 2000
M.P. Barbosa and A.L. Gamino 
118 
Parametric Studies on Cyclically Loaded Exterior BeamColumn Joints
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu 
119 
Adherence Analysis of FibreReinforcedPolymer Strengthened RC Beams

120 
A Modified Algorithm for Reinforced Concrete Cross Section Integration
J.L. Bonet, P.F. Miguel, M.L. Romero and M.A. Fernandez 
121 
A Design Equation for Predicting the Shear Strength of Short Beams
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu 
122 
Numerical Simulation of TextileReinforced Concrete Structures
S. Holler, C. Butenweg, S.Y. Noh and K. Meskouris 
123 
Mechanical Properties of FibreReinforced High Strength Concrete
M.B.H. Emara, S.F.M. Abd Elnaby, H. Amin and M.A. ElDemirdash 
XXIII  TIMBER STRUCTURES 
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Geometrical Parameter Influence on Behaviour of Reticulated Timber Domes
D.H. Pan and U.A. Girhammar 
125 
The Effect of Changing Environmental Conditions on Behaviour of Glulam Beams
S. Srpcic, J. Srpcic, M. Saje and G. Turk 
126 
Ring Beam Stiffness Effect on Behaviour of Reticulated Timber Domes
D.H. Pan and U.A. Girhammar 
XXIV  COMPOSITES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
127 
Modelling of Adaptive Structures using Layerwise Models

128 
Modelling of Piezolaminated Plates using Layerwise Mixed Finite Elements
R. Garcia Lage, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy 
129 
Finite Element Analysis of Damaged Multilayered Composite Beams with Transverse Deformability
M. Di Sciuva and M. Gherlone 
130 
A Methodology to Select the Best Material Combinations and Optimally Design Composite Sandwich Cylindrical Shells for Least Mass
M. Walker and R.E. Smith 
131 
Composite Toroidal Pressure Hull
J. Blachut 
132 
The Role of Relative Permeability in Simulation of RTM Process Filling Phase

133 
Analysis of the Structural Performance of the Laminated Glass Plate and MultiLayered Laminated Glass Plate
R.Y. Xiao and G.P.W. Chin 
134 
Numerical Analysis of Fatigue Damage Evolution in Composite Pipe Joints
L. Figiel and M.M. Kaminski 
135 
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite Planar Frames with Interlayer Slip
B. Cas, F. Saje, M. Saje and I. Planinc 
136 
NonLinear Analysis of Continuous Composite Beams by a Mixed Approach
A. Dall'Asta and A. Zona 
137 
Discrete Optimization of TwoDimensional Laminated Composite Plate and Shell Structures
A. Muc, W. Gurba, T. Fugiel and P. Kedziora 
138 
Multiresolutional Homogenization Technique in Transient Heat Transfer for Unidirectional Composites
M. Kaminski 
139 
Homogenization of Transient Heat Transfer Problems for Some Composite Materials
M. Kaminski and M. Pawlik 
140 
Buckling of Long, Sandwich Cylindrical Shells under Pressure
G.A. Kardomateas and G.J. Simitses 
XXV  DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF BRIDGES 
141 
Probability Concepts in Pushover Analysis
R. Torres, P. Fajfar and E. Alarcon 
142 
MicroSimulation Modelling of Traffic Load on LongSpan Congested Bridges
E. O'Brien, H. Leendertz and A.A. Hayrapetova 
143 
An Investigation on the Importance of TrainBridge Interaction at Resonance

144 
Modelling Vertical Response of Railway Freight Wagons due to Track Irregularities
D.W. O'Dwyer, D.P. Hegarty and B. Basu 
145 
Dynamic TrainTrackBridge Interaction on Example of the Boyne Viaduct
M. Majka, M. Hartnett, C. Bowe and D. O'Dwyer 
146 
Dynamic Response of DoubleTrack Railway Bridges
M.K. Swailem 
147 
Critical Loading Events for the Assessment of Medium Span Bridges
C.C. Caprani, S.A. Grave, E.J. O'Brien and A.J. O'Connor 
XXVI  OPTIMIZATION 
148 
Evolutionary Structural Optimisation with Fatigue Life Constraints
M. Haiba, D.C. Barton, P.C. Brooks and M.C. Levesley 
149 
Fully Stressed Structure Design Using Ranked BESO
C.H. Ryu, Y.S. Lee and C.M. Myung 
150 
MultiObjective Topology Optimization of Structures
J.F. Aguilar Madeira 