Preliminaries 
I  ADVANCES IN NUMERICAL METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING SESSION ORGANISED BY G. MONTERO 
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An Adaptive Mixed Method for Wind Field Adjustment

2 
Air Pollution Modelling using Finite Differences in a Terrain Conformal Coordinate System

3 
Prediction and Assessment of Atmospheric Influx using Geochemical Indices
M.A. Gharaibeh and D.M. Hendricks 
4 
A Numerical Algorithm for Solving a Multivalued Equation arising in Fire Spread Modelling
L. Ferragut, I. Asensio and S. Monedero 
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A CABased Model for Predicting Forest Fire Spreading

6 
Simulation of Thermal Outflow of Power Plants in the Huelva Estuary
A. German, M. Espino, M. Maidana and J. Blasco 
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Improved FVM for TwoLayer ShallowWater Models: Application to the Strait of Gibraltar

8 
From Euler and NavierStokes Equations to Shallow Waters by Asymptotic Analysis

9 
A Global Shallow Ice Sheet Model and its Numerical Simulation
N. Calvo, J. Durany and C. Vazquez 
10 
Adaptive Method for the Stefan Problem and its Application to Endoglacial Conduits

11 
Numerical Methods for Modelling Leaching of Pollutants in Soils and Groundwater
M.I. Asensio, L. Ferragut, G. Sangalli and B. Ayuso 
12 
Optimization of Surface Meshes by Projections on the Plane: Applications to Environmental Problems

13 
Implementation of a Refinement/Derefinement Algorithm for Tetrahedral Meshes

14 
Incomplete Cholesky Factorizations for Transient ConvectionDiffusion Problems

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On the Resolution of Large Sparse Linear Systems of Equations Arising from ConvectionDiffusionReaction Problem Discretization

II  RECENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN MESH GENERATION SESSION ORGANISED BY M. MÜLLERHANNEMANN 
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Alternative Mesh Optimization for hAdaptive Procedures in Practical 3D Analysis
E. Bellenger and P. Coorevits 
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An Algorithm for ThreeDimensional Constrained Delaunay Tetrahedralizations

18 
Triangulation of 3D Surfaces Described by Stereolithography Files
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar 
19 
MOAA and Topology Optimization for Mesh Construction
W. Cheng, A.G. Sorguc, J. Shinoda and I. Hagiwara 
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Improving Surface Meshes using Adaptive Refinement
P. Laug and H. Borouchaki 
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Simplifying Improvements to the Paving Algorithm
A. Dixit 
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Anisotropic Quadrilateral Meshing: An Indirect Approach
D. Merhof, R. Grosso and U. Tremel 
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A WebBased Mesh Generation Tool
W.G. Ferreira and M.L. Bittencourt 
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Topologic Operators Incorporating Conformity Constraints for FreeForm Surface Meshes

III  FLUIDSTRUCTURE INTERACTION PROBLEMS AND TECHNIQUES SESSION ORGANISED BY A. SULEMAN 
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FluidStructure Coupled Analysis of a Mixing Vessel
M. Vesenjak, Z. Ren and M. Hribersek 
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A General Purpose Modular Computational Platform for FluidStructure Interaction Problems
G. Pedro, A. Suleman and N. Djilali 
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Application of Corotational Theory to Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
A. Relvas and A. Suleman 
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Flow Induced Vibration of a Flexible Filament
C.P. Pagwiwoko, T. David and E. Van Houten 
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Stochastic Stability of FluidStructure Coupled Systems with Multiplicative and Additive Noise: Application to Airfoil Flutter
I. Zentner and F. Poirion 
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Identification of a 3D Shape from a 2D Design: Application to a Swimming Monofin
M.A. Luerse, R. Le Riche and D. Lemosse 
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The Effect of Random Loads on Hydrodynamic Pressures

32 
Vibration Analysis of a Nonuniform Rectangular Plate in Contact with Fluid
MF. Liu 
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Coupled FluidStructure Simulation of a Coriolis Flowmeter

34 
FluidElastic Beam Coupled Eigenvalue Analysis using the BEFE Combined Method
Y. Kawakami, R. Endo and N. Tosaka 
IV  THE APPLICATION OF INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS TO THE SAFETY OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES SESSION ORGANISED BY F. HADIPRIONO AND J. DUANE 
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An Approach to Modeling Safety
J.W. Duane, J. Gozon and F.C. Hadipriono 
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Safety Evaluation on Concreting Operations using Fuzzy Logic
C.C. Huang, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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Worker Safety during the Deconstruction Process
M. Manohar, J.W. Duane, F.C. Hadipriono and D.W. Schafer 
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Assessment of Causes of Building Collapse using Fuzzy Regression Analysis
N.F. Pan, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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Assessing Reliability of Construction Systems using Failure Possibilities
N.F. Pan, C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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Safety in the Demobilization and Early Occupancy of HighRise Buildings
H.C. Tseng, N.S. AlKaabi, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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A Heuristic Approach toward Safety Control
C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono, N.F. Pan and J.W. Duane 
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A Fuzzy Logic Approach for the Evaluation of a Firm's Safety Plan
N.S. AlKaabi, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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Safety Implementation Software for the Grouting Industry
K.R. Allabadi, J.W. Duane and F.C. Hadipriono 
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Software to Capture Knowledge of Vulnerability to PDEs
M. Manohar, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane 
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An Advisory System to Minimize Construction Interference with Gas Pipelines
N.S. AlKaabi, F.C. Hadipriono, H.C. Tseng, J.W. Duane and J. Gozon 
V  COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING AND DESIGN 
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Influence of Geometric Simplifications on the Accuracy of Finite Element Computation
P.M. Marin 
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A MultiLevel Platform to Enhance Interoperability in the AEC Industry

48 
A Shape Model using NonLinear Dynamics for the Shape Design of the Complex and Minute Structure of Products
K. Sakita and M. Igoshi 
49 
Computer Aided Layout Optimisation Model for Minimizing Traffic Volume
M.A. Saif and M.H. Imam 
50 
Planning Design Construction using Virtual Reality Technology: A Didactic Model
A.Z. Sampaio, P.G. Henriques and P.S. Ferreira 
51 
The Scope in the INTELCITIES Project for the Use of the 3D Laser Scanner
Y. Arayici, A. Hamilton, P. Gamito and G. Albergaria 
VI  WWW APPLICATIONS 
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Web Services for Finite Element Analysis
M. Dolenc 
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Fundamental Research on a System for Extracting Attributes of a Digital Map using NaturalLanguage Processing
K. Monobe, S. Tanaka and H. Furuta 
VII  COMPUTER SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS 
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OOFEM: An Object Oriented Framework for Finite Element Analysis

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ObjectOriented Visualization of Solids Analyzed by the Boundary Element Method

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A Reflective Component Framework for a Large Scale Simulation Software
H. Hadler, M. Kellner and R. Grosso 
VIII  NUMERICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL METHODS 
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On the Cyclic Preconditioning Matrix Constructions
B. Kiss 
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A Collocation Type Implicit Taylor Series Algorithm for ODE Initial Value Problems

59 
Numerical Modelling of a Gravity Settler in Dynamic Conditions

IX  GRAPH THEORY: APPLICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES 
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A New Exact Algorithm for the MaximumWeight Clique Problem Based on a Heuristic VertexColouring and a Backtrack Search
D. Kumlander 
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Realisations of a Graph into Rectangles Covering a Rectangle: Building Floor Plan Design

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Buckling Load of Frames using Graph Symmetry
A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami 
X  PROBLEMS IN UNCERTAINTY 
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Loglogistic Modelling of Municipal Water Demands
T.T. Tanyimboh, S. Surendran and D. Naga 
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A New Nodal Outflow Function for Water Distribution Networks
T.T. Tanyimboh and A.B. Templeman 
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A Randomized RateBased Scheduling Algorithm for Uncertain Environments
L. Lo Bello, K. Kim, S.L. Min and O. Mirabella 
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Hydraulically Predictable Water Distribution Networks
T.T. Tanyimboh and Y. Setiadi 
XI  MULTIPHYSICS PROBLEMS 
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The Creation of a GasLiquid Nozzle with Predictable Behaviour
A.V. Karpyshev, A.V. Tsipenko and A.A. Yakovlev 
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Line Elements for the Multiphysics Modeling of Axispherical Bodies
D.W. Wood, Z.C. Lai, C.S. Long, S. Kok and A.A. Groenwold 
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Numerical Simulation of the Enthalpy Method for Stefan Problems using the SpaceTime Conservation Element and Solution Element Method
A. Ayasoufi, T.G. Keith and R.K. Rahmani 
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Computational Simulation of Gas Flow and Heat Transfer near an Immersed Object in Fluidised Beds
L.X. Kong, W.M. Gao and P.D. Hodgson 
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A Comparison of Finite Element and Finite Volume Methods for Computational Structural Mechanics and their Application in MultiPhysics Problems
A.K. Slone and M. Cross 
72 
Computational Simulation of Heat Transfer from Alternant Heating Sources
W.M. Gao, L.X. Kong and P.D. Hodgson 
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Efficient Simulations of Conjugate Heat Transfer
N. Zhang and L. Zhang 
XII  FORMING AND CASTING PROBLEMS 
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A Methodology for Sensitivity Determination Applied to ThermoMechanical Problems in Pressure Die Casting
K. Davey, L.D. Clark and M.T. Alonso Rasgado 
75 
Anisotropic Elastoplastic Behaviour Fully Coupled with Isotropic Ductile Damage for Sheet Metal Forming
M. Khelifa, N. Belamri, K. Saanouni and A. Cherouat 
76 
Analysis of Metal Forming using a Shifted ICCG Algorithm
Z.Y. Jiang and A.K. Tieu 
77 
A Solution to RigidPlastic Deformation Problems using the Hybrid Element Method
Y.M. Guo, Y. Yokouchi and K. Nakanishi 
78 
Numerical Simulation of MultiStep DeepDrawing Processes: Trimming 3D Solid Finite Element Meshes
A.J. Baptista, J.L. Alves, M.C. Oliveira, D.M. Rodrigues and 
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Adaptive Remeshing for the Stamping Process
L. GiraudMoreau, H. Borouchaki and A. Cherouat 
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Damage Effect in Metal Forming Processes using Adaptive Remeshing
A. Cherouat, H. Borouchaki, P. Laug and K. Saanouni 
81 
Simulation of Tubular Hydroforming
R.M. Natal Jorge, A.P. Roque, M.P.L. Parente, R.A. Fontes Valente and A.A. Fernandes 
XIII  COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS 
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Comparison of the CVP and the SIMPLE Methods for Solving Internal Incompressible Flows
P.K. Papadopoulos and P.M. Hatzikonstantinou 
83 
The Experimental Verification of the Air Flow Simulation
A. Strukelj and M. Pipenbaher 
84 
AxiSymmetric Supersonic Ejector for High Exit Pressure
N. Kameda, E. Spiegler and M. Wolfshtein 
85 
MovingGrid FiniteVolume Method for Predicting Unsteady Flows in Rivers with Changing Boundary Shape
K. Matsuno and K. Yamano 
86 
A Numerical Study of a Static Mixer's Performance for a Variety of Flow Conditions
R.K. Rahmani, T.G. Keith and A. Ayasoufi 
87 
Numerical Simulations of ThreeDimensional Natural Convection Phenomena by a HigherOrder Interpolation Scheme
N. Tosaka and T. Akimoto 
88 
Parallel Implementation for Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow using OpenMP
H.V. Truong and J.C. Wells 
XIV  PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS 
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Domain Decomposition Methods: .NET, Objects, Elements and Algorithms
R.I. Mackie 
90 
Data Structures for Distributed Matrix Computations on NonConventional Finite Element Models
I. Cismasiu and J.P. Moitinho de Almeida 
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Application of the FETI Domain Decomposition Method to Semicoercive Contact Problems

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Integrating HPC and Grid Computing for 3D Structural Analysis of Large Buildings
J.M. Alonso, C. Alfonso, G. Garcia and V. Hernandez 
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Optimisation of Partitioning for Parallel Flow Simulation on Block Structured Grids
D.C. Sternel, D. Junglas, A. Martin and M. Schaefer 
XV  EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
94 
Optimal Design of Scissorlink Foldable Structures using Genetic Algorithms
A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee 
95 
Evolutionary Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Structures: A Review

96 
A Genetic Evolution Algorithm for Structural Optimization
K.A. BaniHani and A.T. Obaidat 
97 
On Shape Optimization using Particle Swarms and an Unstructured Remeshing Strategy
D.N. Wilke, S. Kok and A.A. Groenwold 
98 
Assembly Synthesis for Stiffness, Dimensional Adjustability and Manufacturability
N. Lyu, B. Lee and K. Saitou 
99 
Stacking Sequence Design of a Composite Wing under Random Gusts using a Genetic Algorithm
T.U. Kim, J.W. Shin and I.H. Hwang 
100 
Design and Optimization of Ultrasonic Broadband Sparse Array Transducers using Genetic Algorithms
Q.B. Wang and N.Q. Guo 
101 
Multiobjective Optimization Algorithms using Evolution Strategy
T.Y. Chen and Y.S. Hsu 
102 
Interpretation of Failure of Soils under Triaxial Compression and Extension
Y. Yamakawa, T. Kamikubo, K. Satoh and K. Ikeda 
103 
Application of Genetic Algorithms to Mining Simulations for Grade Adjustment in Openpit Mines
Y. Ohnishi, T. Ito, M. Hirokane and H. Furuta 
104 
Structural Design of Frame Structures by means of a Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm
T. Takada and K. Matsushima 
105 
Neural Networks and Evolutionary Algorithms for solving Multi Objective Optimisation Problems
B. Ait Brik, N. Bouhaddi and S. Cogan 
XVI  KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION, PROCESSING AND DESIGN 
106 
STEP/EXPRESS Conceptual Information Models as Schemas in Database Systems
H. Johansson and K. Orsborn 
107 
Repair Rule Generation for Bridge Maintenance using a Classifier System
H. Furuta, Y. Shioyama and M. Hirokane 
108 
Collaborative Environments for Construction Knowledge Management
T.P. Williams 
109 
DEMARECEXPERT: A Computer Integrated Knowledge System for Diagnosing Distress in Concrete Structures
F. Moodi 
110 
Construction Equipment Selection
N. Eldin, J. Mayfield, C. Hubach and A. Laurence 
111 
Computer Simulation Prototype for analysing Site Accessibility Issues
D.K.H. Chua and E.S.Y. Low 
112 
Application of Industry Foundation Classes for Intermediate Function Analysis
Y.B. Song and D.K.H. Chua 
XVII  GEOMECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 
113 
Obtaining the Geotextile Pore Size Distribution Curve using Image Analysis
D.C. Urashima and C.H. Martins 
114 
Stochastic Seismic Investigation of Heterogeneous Soil Profile having Uncertain Depth
M. Badaoui, A. Nour, A. Slimani and M.K. Berra 
115 
TwoDimensional Layout Optimisation of Pile Foundations
B. Horowitz 
116 
Numerical Simulation of Propagating Liquefied Soils, Modelled as Viscoplastic Materials
S. Montassar and P. de Buhan 
117 
Development of a Computational Tool for the Analysis and Design of Soil Structures Reinforced with Stiff Linear Inclusions
G. Hassen and P. de Buhan 
118 
Coupled Modelling of Shear Damage in Subsoil using the FEM and Finite Differences

119 
Comparative Studies on Design Methods for MultiPropped Retaining Walls
V.N. Georgiannou, I.D. Lefas and S. Sarl 
120 
Numerical Modelling of a Backfilled Drift in a Waste Repository
A. Pudewills 
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Investigation of the Anchorage Head Characteristics
A. Ivanovic 
122 
Numerical and Physical Modelling of the Uplift Behaviour of Strip Anchors in Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin and M. Laman 
123 
A Finite Element Model for Rockburst Prediction
S.K. Sharan 
XVIII  SOILSTRUCTURE INTERACTION 
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An Alternative BEM Formulation for Pile/Layered Soil Interaction
V.S. Almeida and J.B. Paiva 
125 
Pile Group Effects in Seismic SoilPileStructure Interaction
D.M. Chu and K.Z. Truman 
126 
A Hypoplastic Model for SoilStructure Interface Behaviour
S. Gutjahr 
127 
Building Response to Tunneling for the Metro in Salvador, Brazil

XIX  PAVEMENT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
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An ObjectOriented Pre/Post Processor for a FEMbased Pavement Study
H. Fang, A.J. Hand, J.E. Haddoc and T.D. White 
129 
Development of Pavement Performance Models using Fuzzy Systems
E.D. Loukeri and A.P. Chassiakos 
130 
The Influence of the Structural Calculation Method and the Model on Pavement Design
C. Vale and A. SousaMelo 
XX  NEURAL NETWORKS FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
131 
On Training Sample Selection for Artificial Neural Networks using NumberTheoretic Methods
F. Tong and X.L. Liu 
132 
Rock Strength Properties Prediction using a Neural Network Approach
G.S. Terra and N.F.F. Ebecken 
133 
Critical Load Prediction of Steel Compression Members using Neural Networks
D. Honfi and L. Dunai 
134 
Neural Networks for Supplementing TidalLevel Records
C.P. Tsai and T.L. Lee 
135 
Neural Modelling Based Identification of Structural Parameters of Multistorey Shear Buildings
S. Chakraverty 
136 
Optimum Design of Structures against Earthquakes using Discrete Wavelet Neural Networks
E. Salajegheh and A. Heidari 
137 
Polynomial NeuroFuzzy System for the Approximation of Concrete Compressive Strength
M.H. Fazel Zarandi, J. Sobhani and A.A. Ramezanianpour 
138 
Application of an Adaptive NeuroFuzzy System in the Prediction of HPC Compressive Strength
A.A. Ramezanianpour and J. Sobhani and M. Sobhani 
139 
A Study of Pipe Interacting Corrosion Defects using the FEM and Neural Networks
R.C.C. Silva, J.N.C. Guerreiro and A.F.D. Loula 
140 
Modeling Mass Concrete Properties with Neural Networks
A.A. Ramezanianpour, M. Haghani and A.A. Mortezazadeh 
141 
Development of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Models for Ravelling
M. Miradi 
142 
Application of General Regression Neural Networks (GRNNs) in Assessing Liquefaction Susceptibility
H.K. Amin, K.M. ElZahaby and A.E. AbdelSalam 
143 
The Use of Artificial Neural Networks in the Assessment of Soil Replacement
K.M. ElZahaby and H.K. Amin 
XXI  CELLULAR AUTOMATA 
144 
Estimation of the Young's Modulus of a SingleWalled Carbon Nanotube using Cellular Automata
J. Ryoo, P. Hajela and N. Koratkar 
145 
A Flexible and Extendible Compiler for Complex Systems Simulation by means of a Cellular Automata Network
C.R. Calidonna and M. Mango Furnari 