Preliminaries 
I  INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES 
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FEM and BEM: Are we able to manage all available Information?
J. Mackerle 
II  ENGINEERING DESIGN 
2 
The Creation of Novel Images of Product Shapes from the Design Aspect Space Activated by NonLinear Dynamics
K. Sakita and M. Igoshi 
3 
A Reverse Engineering Approach for Finite Element Model Generation of Historical Constructions and Industrial Parts

4 
Numerical Modelling for the Design of Urban Drainage System
D.S. Jeng and D. Becirevic 
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An Optimised Solution for the Preliminary Design of the Ribeiradio RCC Dam
R.C. Barros and R.T. Teixeira 
III  KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS 
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A Knowledge Based Expert System for Seismic Assessment of Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings
A.W. Sadek and M.K. Swailem 
IV  OBJECT ORIENTED METHODS 
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ObjectOriented Methods and NonLinear Finite Element Analysis: Advantages and Difficulties
R.I. Mackie 
8 
Developing Extendable ComponentOriented Finite Element Software
M. Dolenc 
9 
Object Oriented Boundary Element Programming: A First Approach
P.A. Pagliosa and J.B. Paiva 
10 
An Object Oriented Method for Tetrahedral Mesh Refinement
J.M. GonzalezYuste, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar, G. Montero and E. Rodriguez 
V  CAD AND MESH GENERATION 
11 
Locally Optimal Unstructured Finite Element Meshes in Three Dimensions
R. Mahmood and P.K. Jimack 
12 
Triangulation of 3D Surfaces: From Parametric to Discrete Surfaces
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar 
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Decomposition Method Applied to Orthogonal Polyhedra
R. Obiala, B.H.V. Topping, D.E.R. Clark and G.M. Seed 
VI  VIRTUAL REALITY 
14 
Constraintbased 3D Direct Manipulations for Intuitive and Precise Solid Modelling in a Virtual Reality Environment

VII  ENGINEERING SIMULATION 
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Effects of Stenting Shapes on the Wall Shear Stress in the Angulated Coronary Stenosis
S.H. Suh, M.T. Cho, H.M. Kwon and S.S. Yoo 
VIII  BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS 
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Evaluation of Inverse Boundary Element Techniques using Experimental Photoelastic Measurements
P. Wang, A.A. Becker, I.A. Jones and T.H. Hyde 
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On the Use of Singular Boundary Elements in Fracture Analysis of Creeping Cracked Metallic Components
C.P. Providakis 
18 
A Computer Aided Design System for the Analysis of Transferred Potentials in Earthing Systems

19 
Integration of Hypersingular Kernels in Symmetric BEM Analysis of Kirchhoff Plates
M. Mazza and M. Aristodemo 
IX  THREEDIMENSIONAL SIMULATIONS IN UNDERGROUND WORKS 
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Three Dimensional Numerical Modeling of Real World Geomechanical Problems
A. Truty and Th. Zimmermann 
21 
Numerical Simulation of Earthworks and Retaining System for a Large Excavation
F. Geiser, S. Commend and J. Crisinel 
22 
Tunnel Junction at Shallow Cover: A Case Study

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Modelling and Simulation in Civil Engineering Practice
J.L. Sarf 
24 
Three Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Temporary Supports Carrying Large Inclined Forces
A. Urbanski 
X  SOLUTION METHODS FOR THE NAVIERSTOKES EQUATION 
25 
Computations and Analyses of Convection in Liquid Bridges
F.T. Smith and D.A.R. Davies 
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Numerical Simulation of the Flow Induced by a Circular Cylinder Subject to Forced Oscillations
S. Kocabiyik and F.M. Mahfouz 
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Numerical Simulation of Steady and Unsteady Mixed Convection from Tubes of Elliptic Crosssection
H.M. Badr and E.H. Ahmed 
XI  INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF CFD 
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CFD Analysis of Free Surface Flow with Droplet Interaction
N. Vogl 
29 
Analysis of Three Dimensional MHD flows in an Electric Furnace
J.L. Xia and T. Ahokainen 
30 
CFD Studies on Fin and Tube Heat Exchangers: Critical Analysis of the Numerical Solutions Reliability

31 
CFDSimulation of Swirling InCylinder Flow using Advanced Mesh Motion Capabilities
A. Boemer and S. ArtiagaHahn 
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Analysis of FluidStructure Interaction with an Improved Coupling Strategy
M. Kuntz, J. Carregal Ferreira, F.R. Menter and G.N.M. Oudendijk 
33 
The Application of Advanced CFDMethods to the Design of Highly Efficient Steam Turbines
T. Thiemann, A. de Lazzer and M. Deckers 
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QuasiThreeDimensional (Q3D) Simulation of Unsteady Compressible Flow in Turbomachinery

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CFD Simulations of ThreeDimensional Flow in Turbomachinery Applications
J. Yan, D. GregorySmith and A. Karanjkar 
XII  ANALYSIS AND MODELLING OF FLUID PROBLEMS 
36 
Ship Shock Modelling and Simulation for FarField Underwater Explosion
Y.S. Shin 
37 
Roll Waves Evolution in High Gradient Channels to a NonNewtonian Rheology
G.F. Maciel 
38 
Water Waves Generated by Local Disturbance: Serre's Model Validity
G.F. Maciel and M.F. Nascimento 
XIII  SIMULATION OF CASTING AND FORGING PROBLEMS 
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Modelling of High Pressure Die Casting using the CSPH Method
M. Profit, S. Kulaesegaram, J. Bonet and R.W. Lewis 
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Finite Element Analysis of the Effects of Tapered Preforms on the Final Product in Cold Upsetting

XIV  PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING 
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Domain Decomposition Methods on Heterogeneous Cluster
J. Kruis and Z. Bittnar 
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Distributed Framework for Parallel Finite Element Analysis in a CORBA Environment
M. Raghunath, C.V. Ramakrishnan, A. Ahlawat and B.P.B. Soma Shekar 
43 
An Efficient Algorithm for Parallel Stiffness Matrix Assembling
A. Unterkircher and J. Reissner 
44 
Effectiveness of Approximate Inverse Preconditioning by using the MR algorithm on an Origin 2400
T. Tanaka and T. Nodera 
45 
Dynamic Analysis of Strapon Rocket Boosters using a Parallelized Chimera Grid Scheme
S.H. Ko, S. Choi, C. Kim, O.H. Rho and J.J. Park 
XV  MULTIBODY MODELLING AND SIMULATION 
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Some Aspects on Modelling of the Electric Drives with MBS Programs

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Integration of Multibody System Analysis Information based on Database Technology
H. Ma and K. Orsborn 
XVI  DATABASE APPLICATIONS 
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On the Relational Database Type Numerical Programming
B. Kiss and A. Krebsz 
49 
A Technical Information System for Collaborative Material Research
R. Chudoba, C. Butenweg and W. Kuhlmann 
50 
A System for Information Management in Simulation of Manufacturing Processes

XVII  GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
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Consolidation Statistics via Monte Carlo Combined with Deterministic Thin Layer Method
M. Badaoui, A. Nour, A. Slimani and M.K. Berrah 
52 
Numerical and Centrifuge Modelling of the Uplift Behaviour of Piles in Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin 
53 
Probabilistic Seismic Response of Heterogeneous Soil Profile
A. Nour, A. Slimani, N. Laouami and H. Afra 
54 
Nonlinear PileSoilStructure Interaction under Transient Impact Loading

55 
A Simulation of Deflection for Lateral Loaded Single Pile by using Polynomial
K.H. Chen, L.H. Wang and J.Y.H. Chang 
56 
Ultimate Limit State Design of Sheet Pile Walls by Finite Elements and Nonlinear Programming
K. Krabbenhoft, L. Damkilde and S. Krabbenhoft 
57 
Seepage Flow in the Vicinity of a Cofferdam
H.T. Teo and D.S. Jeng 
58 
Discontinuous Deformation Analysis for the WaveInduced Settlement of a Seawall
D.S. Jeng, Y. Oh and S. Chen 
59 
A Use of Planar Frame Elements and PY Curves for Laterally Loaded Pile Analysis
K.H. Chen, L.H. Wang and J.Y.H. Chang 
60 
Finite Element Based Homogenisation of Cellular GeoComposites
A. Urbanski 
XVIII  OPTIMIZATION FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN 
61 
Project TimeCost Analysis under Generalised Precedence Relations
S. Sakellaropoulos and A.P. Chassiakos 
62 
Application of Robust Design Optimization to Extrusion Slit Die Design
S.J. Bates, J. Sienz, J.F.T. Pittman and D.S. Langley 
63 
The Design and Optimisation of a UCAV Wing Manufactured using Advanced Composite Materials
D. Jonson and K. Jordan 
64 
Discrete and Continuous Structural Optimisation Using Evolution Strategies
A.F. Ulusoy and F. Erbatur 
65 
Globalized NelderMead Method for Engineering Optimization
M.A. Luersen and R. Le Riche 
66 
Optimal Design of Lead Rubber Bearing Seismic Isolators in Buildings
C.P. Katsaras and V.K. Koumousis 
67 
Topology Automotive Component Design by Optimality Criteria and given Lagrange Multiplier
G. Chiandussi, I. Gaviglio and A. Ibba 
68 
A Combined Heuristic Technique for the Optimal Design of Civil Engineering Structures with Implicit Constraints and Nonlinear Deformations
H. Schmidt and G. Thierauf 
XIX  GENETIC ALGORITHMS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN 
69 
Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms in Pump Scheduling Optimisation

70 
Hybrid Optimization Approach to Design of Reinforced Concrete Frames
M. Leps, J. Zeman and Z. Bittnar 
71 
Optimal Allocation of Service Facilities for an Expressway
A. O'hashi, Y. Kohama and A. Miyamura 
72 
Parameter Estimation in a 3D Wind Field Adaptive Model Using GAs
G. Montero, E. Rodriguez, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar and J.M. GonzalezYuste 
73 
Genetic Algorithms Based Optimization of ThreeDimensional Alignments for Highways
M. Yamasaki, T. Hongo, K. Hiyane, J. Iio and T. Yatabe 
74 
The Effect of Oscillating Population Size and Reinitialization on the Performance of Genetic Algorithms
V.K. Koumousis and C.P. Katsaras 
75 
Optimal Construction Management using an Improved Genetic Algorithm
H. Furuta, K. Nakatsu and T. Matsumoto 
76 
Optimal Allocation of Underground Shopping Mall by Immune Algorithm and Simulation
H. Furuta and N. Tsujioka 
77 
Application of FEV Method and Genetic Algorithm in Optimization of Resin Hardening Technological Processes
A. Muc and P. Saj 
XX  NEURAL NETWORKS IN ENGINEERING DESIGN AND ANALYSIS 
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Identification of Impact Loading Characteristics of Composite Laminated Cylindrical Shells using Neural Networks
Y.S. Lee, C.H. Ryu and C.M. Myung 
79 
Bridge Pier Live Load Analysis using Neural Networks
M.E. Williams and M.I. Hoit 
80 
Neural Identification for Critical Flutter Load of a Cracked Shaft Simultaneously Subjected to a Follower Force with an Axial Force
I. Takahashi 
81 
Solution of Nonmonotone Friction Unilateral Contact Problems within a Neural Network Environment
E.S. Mistakidis 
82 
Stochastic Model of the Energy Performance Index of Residential Buildings
I. Flood, R.R. Issa, M. Asmus and K. Turkoglu 
83 
DynamicNeural Modelling of the Thermal Behaviour of Buildings
R.R. Issa, I. Flood and C. Abi Shdid 
84 
Application of SelfOrganizing Maps to Classification of Bridge Images
H. Shiro, M. Hirokane and H. Furuta 
85 
A Study on Generalized Neural Network System for Recognizing Nonlinear Behaviour of Structures
T. Mazda, H. Otsuka, W. Yabuki and M. Tsuruta 
86 
Optimizing Synaptic Weights of Neural Networks
