**STABILITY, NON-LINEAR BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES** ORGANISED BY D. CAMOTIM AND C. BASAGLIA |

1 |
The Influence of Residual Stresses on the Buckling Behaviour of Rack Uprights
M.M. Pastor, J. Bonada, F. Roure and M. Casafont |

2 |
Interactive Buckling of Thin-Walled I-Section Columns
M.A. Wadee and L. Bai |

3 |
The Behaviour of Beam-Column Elements with Variable I Cross-Sections considering Lateral Restraints
I.M. Cristutiu and A.I. Dogariu |

4 |
Finite Element Analysis of Failure Modes for Cellular Steel Beams
B. Dervinis and A.K. Kvedaras |

5 |
Numerical Evaluation of Column Base Rigidity
J. Razzaghi and A. Khoshbakht |

6 |
Computational Non-Linear Buckling Analysis of an Elastically Restrained Steel Beam
I. Misiunaite and A. Juozapaitis |

7 |
Calculation of Initial Post-Buckling Behaviour of Moderately Thick Plates using an Exact Finite Strip
S.A.M. Ghannadpour, H.R. Ovesy and E. Zia-Dehkordi |

8 |
Finite Element Analysis of Light Gauge Steel Plate Shear Walls
E.B. Machaly, S.S. Safar and M.A. Amer |

9 |
Thin-Walled Structures: Warping Modes
R.F. Vieira, F. Virtuoso and E.B.R. Pereira |

10 |
Shear Strength of End Web Panels
S.S. Safar |

11 |
Numerical Analysis and Measurement of Non-Uniform Torsion
J. Murin, T. Sedlar, V. Kralovic, V. Goga, A. Kalas and M. Aminbaghai |

12 |
The Torsion Effects on the Non-Linear Behaviour of Thin-Walled Beams: A Finite Element Approach
F. Mohri, N. Damil and M. Potier-Ferry |

13 |
Progressive Collapse and Robustness of Steel Framed Structures
A. Formisano and F.M. Mazzolani |

14 |
Axial-Shear Force-Bending Moment Interaction in Elastoplastic Analysis of Steel Frames
M.M.S. Manola and V.K. Koumousis |

15 |
On the Imperfection Sensitivity of Thin-Walled Frames
S. Gabriele, N. Rizzi and V. Varano |

16 |
Imperfection Sensitivity Analysis of the Behaviour of Single Storey Frames with Tapered Web Members
I.M. Cristutiu and D.L. Nunes |

17 |
The Influence of Elastic Boundary Conditions on the Stability of Steel Frames
P. Luhakooder and I. Talvik |

18 |
Structural Design of Frames Able to Prevent Element Buckling
F. Giambanco, S. Benfratello, L. Palizzolo and P. Tabbuso |

19 |
Nonlinear Flexural-Torsional Dynamic Analysis of Beams of Variable Cross Section using the Boundary Element Method: Application to the Analysis of Wind Turbine Towers
E.J. Sapountzakis and I.C. Dikaros |

20 |
Non-Linear Dynamic Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Floors subjected to Human Rhythmic Activities
E.D.C. Lopes, S.G. Gonçalves, C.M.R. Gaspar, J.G. Santos da Silva and S.A.L. de Andrade |

21 |
The Effects of Seismic Loading on Pallet Rack Semi-Rigid Joints
K.O. Kwarteng, R.G. Beale, M.H.R. Godley and S.D. Thomson |

22 |
Computer-Based Nonlinear Analysis for the Seismic Performance Assessment of Three-Dimensional Steel Frameworks
C.G. Chiorean, G. Tarta, I. Marchis and M. Buru |

23 |
Finite Element Analysis of Walking Vibration Problems for Tubular Steel-Concrete Composite Footbridges
G.L. Debona, J.G. Santos da Silva, A.C.C.F. Sieira, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima |

24 |
A Hysteretic Displacement Based Fibre Beam Element
I.A. Gkimousis and V.K. Koumousis |

25 |
Direct Strength Method to Predict the Resistance of Cold-Formed Steel Columns against Local-Distortional Interactive Failure
P.B. Dinis and D. Camotim |

26 |
Numerical Analysis and Model Calibration for Perforated Pallet Rack Uprights
A. Crisan, V. Ungureanu and D. Dubina |

27 |
The Optimal Drift Design Method to Control the Elastic and Inelastic Performance of Steel Moment Frames
S.W. Choi, J.H. Lee, Y.S. Kim and H.S. Park |

28 |
Buckling, Post-Buckling, Collapse and Design of Thin-Walled Steel Continuous Beams and Frames
C. Basaglia, D. Camotim and H.B. Coda |

29 |
A Finite Element Study of the Severe Temperature Effect on the Behaviour of Elliptical Hollow Section Columns
N. Goodfellow, F. Ali, T. Scullion, A. Nadjai and J. Gardner |

30 |
Application of Direct Strength Method Design to Distortional Buckling Resistance of Thin-Walled Steel Columns Exposed to Fire
A. Landesmann and D. Camotim |

31 |
Local and Global Stability Analysis of a Large Free Span Steel Roof Structure
Z. Nagy, M. Cristutiu and Z. Kiss |

32 |
Numerical Evaluation of Chord Failure Resistance for Multi-Intersection Tubular Joints with Non-Regular Geometry: A Case Study
R. Gori, A. Mastropasqua and M. Zanchin |

33 |
A Parametric Study of Cold-Formed Steel Bolted Joints in Pitch-Roof Portal Frames
Z. Nagy and P. Pernes |

34 |
A Study on the Behaviour of H-shaped Beam-to-Column Connections with Newly Reformed T-Stubs
S.M. Shin and D.K. Lee |

35 |
Nonlinear Finite Element Modelling of Welded Pinned Connections with and without Web Angles
J. Razzaghi and A. Pourali |

36 |
Introducing an Innovative Column Splicing Technique for Steel Structures
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari |

**COMPOSITE, SANDWICH AND ADAPTIVE STRUCTURES: MODELLING, OPTIMIZATION, SIMULATION AND TESTING** ORGANISED BY C.M. MOTA SOARES, A.L. ARAUJO AND F. MOLEIRO DUARTE |

37 |
A Finite Element for Bending Analysis of Sandwich Composite Beams
P. Belbute, A.L. Araújo, S. Teixeira de Freitas and M. de Freitas |

38 |
Finite Element Modeling of Shear Deficient Beams Bonded with Aluminum Plates
A. Abu-Obeidah, R. Hawileh and J.A. Abdalla |

39 |
Multiscale Design and Optimization of Bi-Material Laminated Structures
P.G. Coelho, H.C. Rodrigues and J.M. Guedes |

40 |
Local and Global Pareto Dominance in Multi-Populations Evolution applied to Optimization of Composites
C.A.C. António |

41 |
A Two-Node Finite Element for Linear Magneto-Electric Laminated Timoshenko Beams
A. Milazzo and C. Orlando |

42 |
A Mathematical Model of a Five Layer Sandwich Beam
K. Magnucki, M. Smyczynski and P. Jasion |

43 |
Collapse of Carbon and E-Glass Composite Tubes under External Hydrostatic Pressure
P.T. Smith, A.P.F. Little and C.T.F. Ross |

44 |
Analysis of Cracked and Notched Composites applying a New Formulation of the Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method
R. Dieringer and W. Becker |

45 |
Modelling of Piezocomposite Functionally Graded Plates for Active Vibration Control
M. Pietrzakowski |

46 |
Numerical Analysis of the Initiation of Delamination in Fibre Composites
J.-W. Simon and S. Reese |

47 |
Large Deformation Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates
T. Yildiz, Y. Olcay and H. Darendeliler |

48 |
Analysis of the Mechanical Behaviour of Composites and their Bonded Assemblies under Tensile or Compression Shear Out-of-Plane Loads
L. Sohier, J.Y. Cognard and P. Davies |

49 |
A Finite Element Model for Analysis of Laminated Soft Core Sandwich Structures
A.L. Araújo, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares |

50 |
Elastic Solids Reinforced with Random Fibres Developing Large Deformations: A Finite Element Approach
M.S.M. Sampaio, H.B. Coda and R.R. Paccola |

51 |
Thermal Postbuckling Behaviour of Rectangular Functionally Graded Plates using the Finite Strip Method
H.R. Ovesy, S.A.M. Ghannadpour and M. Nassirnia |

52 |
A Passive Approach to the Development of High Performance Composite Laminates with Improved Damping Properties
J.M. Silva, M. Piriz, P.V. Gamboa, R. Cláudio, N. Nunes and J. Lopes |

53 |
The Dispersion Function of a Quasi Two-Dimensional Periodic Sandwich using a Dirichlet-to-Neumann Map
N.T. Bagraev, G.J. Martin, B.S. Pavlov, A.M. Yafyasov, L.I. Goncharov and A.V. Zubkova |

54 |
Impact Resistance of Metallic Cellular Materials: Effects of Cell Shape and Base Material Ductility
E. Law, K.K. Tan, S.D. Pang and S.T. Quek |

55 |
A Mixed Mode Cohesive Law for Z-Pinned Composite Delamination
H. Cui, S. Koussios, Y.-L. Li and A. Beukers |

56 |
Investigation of Lightweight Composite and Hybrid Primary Aircraft Structures
A. Shanygin |

57 |
Accurate Stresses for Homogeneous and Composite Beams
J. Aalto, R. Syrjä and C.A. Ribas |

58 |
Sequentially Linear Analysis applied to a FETI-Based Model of Quasi-Brittle Interfaces
P. Gruber and J. Zeman |

**DERIVATIVE-FREE METHODS FOR ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION** ORGANISED BY J.F. AGUILAR MADEIRA AND H. PINA |

59 |
Handling Linear Constraints in Genetic Algorithms
H.L. Pina and J.F.A. Madeira |

60 |
Optimization of Tendon Geometry of Post-Tensioned Concrete Bridges using Genetic Algorithms
L. Dlouhý and M. LepÂš |

61 |
Application of Genetic Algorithms for Approximation with Energy-Based Models
W.B. Bonczyk |

62 |
Deterministic Global Optimization Methods for Solving Engineering Problems
D.E. Kvasov and Y.D. Sergeyev |

63 |
Searching for Multiple Minima of Bound Constrained Optimization Problems using Derivative Free Optimization Techniques
U.M. García Palomares |

64 |
Damping Optimization of Viscoelastic Laminated Sandwich Structures using the Direct Multisearch Method
J.F. Aguilar Madeira, A.L. Araújo, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares |

65 |
Optimization of Materials Selection in a Multi-Part Environment with Direct Multi-Search
M. Leite, J.F.A. Madeira, A. Silva, E. Henriques and R. Roth |

66 |
Multi-Objective Ant Colony Approaches for Structural Optimization Problems
J.S. Angelo, H.S. Bernardino and H.J.C. Barbosa |

67 |
Particle Swarm Optimization for Non-Convex Problems of Size and Shape Optimization of Trusses
Y.J. Xu, M. Domaszewski, D. Chamoret, W.H. Zhang and J.G. Korvink |

68 |
A Comparison of Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimisation for Theoretical and Structural Applications
Z. Wang, T.J. McCarthy and M.N. Sheikh |

69 |
Structural Optimization of Tall Buildings using NSGA-II and Resizing Techniques
E.-M. Kwon, S.-W. Choi and H.-S. Park |

70 |
An Evolutionary Structural Optimization applied to Fluid-Structure Problems
W.M. Vicente, R. Picelli and R. Pavanello |

71 |
Design Optimization of Moment Resisting Steel Frames using a Cuckoo Search Algorithm
M.P. Saka and E. Dogan |

72 |
Optimum Detailing Design of Reinforced Concrete Plane Frames to ACI 318-05 using the Harmony Search Algorithm
A. Akin and M.P. Saka |

73 |
Discrete Design Optimization of Space Steel Frames using the Adaptive Firefly Algorithm
I. Aydogdu, A. Akin and M.P. Saka |

**DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION METHODS** ORGANISED BY J.V. ARAUJO DOS SANTOS AND H.M.R. LOPES |

74 |
Improvement in Damage Localisation using Speckle Shearography
H. Lopes, J.V. Araújo dos Santos, P. Moreno García and F. Ferreira |

75 |
Damage Localisation in Composite Laminated Plates using Higher Order Spatial Derivatives
P. Moreno-García, H. Lopes, J.V. Araújo dos Santos and N.M.M. Maia |

76 |
Detection of Localized Damage for Beams using a Frequency Based Method
F. El Khannoussi, A. Khamlichi, A. Hajraoui and A. Limam |

77 |
A Method to Detect and Assess Damage in Beams based on Frequency Changes
G.-R. Gillich, Z.-I. Praisach and D. Amariei |

78 |
Detection of Multiple Cracks in Beams using the Superposition Property
Z.-I. Praisach, G.-R. Gillich and D. Amariei |

79 |
Damage Detection for Beams subject to Moving Loads based on Wavelet Transforms
J.M. Machorro-López, A. Bellino, S. Marchesiello and L. Garibaldi |

80 |
Structural System Identification in the Presence of Resonant Non-Structural Appendages
E. Matta, R. Ceravolo, A. De Stefano, A. Quattrone and L. Zanotti Fragonara |

81 |
A Subspace Fitting Method based on Finite Elements for Identification and Localisation of Damage in Mechanical Systems
G. Gautier, R. Serra and J.-M. Mencik |

82 |
Damage Detection of Truss Structures using an Improved Charged System Search Algorithm
A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr |

83 |
Statistical Multi-Objective Structural Damage Identification based on Dynamic Parameters
R. Perera, E. Sevillano and A. Ruiz |

84 |
Damage Detection in Beam Structures using a Combined Genetic Algorithm and Nonlinear Optimisation System
S. Aktasoglu and M. Sahin |

85 |
Influence of Incomplete Modal Data on the Performance of a Vibration-Based Damage Detection Methodology
J.E. Laier and J.D. Villalba |

86 |
A Structural Health Monitoring System Based on an Analysis of Changes in the Static, Dynamic and Magnetic Properties of the Structure
J. Maczak |

87 |
Early Failure Detection in Large Scale Civil Engineering Structures
S. Radkowski and J. Maczak |

88 |
The Passive Electric Potential Computed Tomography Method for Identification of a Part-Through Three-Dimensional Crack
S. Kubo, K. Nakamura and T. Sakagami |

**EIGENVALUES OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS** ORGANISED BY S. ILANKO AND D. KENNEDY |

89 |
Higher Order Beam Equations
H. Abadikhah and P.D. Folkow |

90 |
Free Vibration of a U-Type Liquid-Contained Rectangular Container with Simply Supported Boundary Condition
K.-H. Jeong |

91 |
A Comprehensive Dynamic Model for Axial, Flexural and Torsional Vibration of a CANDU Fuel Element
S.D. Yu and M. Fadaee |

92 |
Dynamic Analysis of a Timoshenko Beam on a Semi-Infinite Elastic Subgrade using an Ordinary Differential Equation Method
Y.Q. Gong and F.H. Xu |

93 |
The Eigenpairs of a Coupled Rectangular Cavity
N. Tanaka |

94 |
An Equivalent Isotropic Model for Functionally Graded Plates
D. Kennedy and R.K.H. Cheng |

95 |
Exact Dynamic Stiffness Matrix for a Class of Elastically Supported Structures
W.P. Howson, A. Watson and B. Rafezy |

96 |
Computation of Eigenvalues for Thick and Thin Circular and Annular Plates using a Unified Ritz-Based Formulation
L. Dozio |

97 |
Sets of Admissible Functions for the Rayleigh-Ritz Method
L.E. Monterrubio and S. Ilanko |

98 |
Free Vibration Analysis of Shallow Shells using the Superposition-Galerkin Method
Y. Mochida and S. Ilanko |

99 |
Dynamic Stiffness Analysis of Graphene Sheets and Carbon Nanotubes
D. Kennedy |

100 |
Solving Homogeneous Trees of Sturm-Liouville Equations using an Infinite Order Determinant Method
A. Watson, W.P. Howson, C. James and C. Williams |

101 |
Free vibration Analysis of Laminated Plates using Wavelet Collocation and a Unified Formulation
A.J.M. Ferreira, E. Carrera and L. Castro |

102 |
Free Vibration of a Functionally Graded Timoshenko Beam using the Dynamic Stiffness Method
H. Su and J.R. Banerjee |

**FATIGUE ASSESSMENT AND DAMAGE CONTROL OF RAILWAY BRIDGES** ORGANISED BY W. SALVATORE AND G. DE ROECK |

103 |
The Non-Linear Influence of Ballast on the Vibrations of Railway Bridges
J.-M. Battini |

104 |
Fatigue Assessment of a Riveted Plate Girder Railway Bridge: Numerical and Experimental Investigations
V. Zabel, A. Schmidt and I. Reichert |

105 |
Dealing with Uncertainty in Advanced Frequency-Domain Operational Modal Analysis
B. Peeters, M. El-Kafafy and P. Guillaume |

106 |
Fatigue Assessment of a Bowstring Railway Bridge
C. Albuquerque, R. Calçada and P.M.S.T. de Castro |

107 |
Experimental Analysis and Fatigue Assessment of a Railway Steel Viaduct
L. Vincenzi, M. Savoia and W. Salvatore |

108 |
Vehicle-Bridge Interactive Analyses on the Lagoscuro Viaduct
L. Vincenzi, M. Savoia and F. Rossi |

109 |
Assessment of Dynamic Loads on Railway Bridges
H. Bigelow, B. Hoffmeister and M. Feldmann |

110 |
Local Fatigue Analysis using a Long Term Monitoring System at the Trezói Railway Bridge
F. Marques, C. Moutinho and Á. Cunha |

111 |
Weigh in Motion Measurement and Experimental Fatigue Assessment of a Railway Bridge
G. Chellini, M. Orlando, W. Salvatore, G. Sorrentino and M. Tisalvi |

112 |
The Assessment of Riveted Railway Bridges in accordance with Swiss Codes SIA 269
M.A. Tschumi |

113 |
Stochastic Modelling of Fatigue Crack Progression using the DOProC Method
M. Krejsa |

114 |
Train-Bridge Interaction and Fatigue on Railway Bridges
A. Bekö and L. Rossbacher |

115 |
A Numerical Approach for Local Fatigue Analysis of Bridge Details: Analysis of Two Portuguese Case Studies
A.L.L. Silva, A.M.P. Jesus and A.A. Fernandes |

**MASONRY MODELS** ORGANISED BY L. PALLARES AND F.J. PALLARES |

116 |
A Study of the Out-of-Plane Behaviour of Unreinforced Masonry Walls using a "Unit and Interaction" Micro-Modelling Approach
E. Bultot and L. Van Parys |

117 |
A Rigid Block Model with Cracking Units for Limit Analysis of Masonry Walls subject to In-Plane Loads
F. Portioli, L. Cascini, M. D'Aniello and R. Landolfo |

118 |
Numerical Methods for Slender Masonry Structures: A Comparative Study
M. Girardi, M. Lucchesi, C. Padovani, G. Pasquinelli, B. Pintucchi and N. Zani |

119 |
Masonry Walls under Membrane or Bending Loading Cases: Experiments and Discrete Element Analysis
T.T. Bui and A. Limam |

120 |
Network Analysis of Masonry: Indicator Computations for Detecting Soil Defect Impact
L. Van Parys, T. Descamps, J. Noël, E. Bultot and S. Datoussaïd |

121 |
Numerical Modelling of Reinforced Masonry Arches
J. Brozovsky, M. Jasek and D. Mikolasek |

122 |
An Unabridged Push-Over Approach: Beyond POR Analyses for Three-Dimensional Masonry Buildings
O. Corbi |

123 |
Structural Safety Control of Masonry Buildings: Non-Linear Static Seismic Analysis with a Non-Linear Shear Strength Criterion
D. Foti, M. Debernardis and V. Paparella |

124 |
Coupled Limit Analysis and Topological Optimization for Masonry Wall Reinforcement
A. Baratta and I. Corbi |

125 |
Strengthening of Masonry Buildings by Post-Stressing: The Verticalisation Method
A. Morais and S. Sazedj |

126 |
A One-Dimensional Evolutionary Masonry Model with Low Tensile Strength
A. Baratta and O. Corbi |

127 |
Masonry Vaulted Staircases: Interpretation of Equilibrium Paths
A. Baratta and I. Corbi |

**RAILWAY RESEARCH: VEHICLE DYNAMICS, INFRASTRUCTURE RESPONSE AND THEIR INTERACTION** ORGANISED BY J. POMBO AND V. MARKINE |

128 |
Simulation of Fatigue Crack Growth of a Contact Wire in a Catenary System
S.H. Mai and M.L. Nguyen |

129 |
Development of a Computational Tool for the Dynamic Analysis of the Pantograph-Catenary Interaction for High-Speed Trains
P. Antunes, A. Mósca, J. Ambrósio, J. Pombo and M. Pereira |

130 |
Application of a Special Sensing Sleeper for Dynamic Interaction within the Boundary Layer between a Sleeper and Ballasts
A. Aikawa |

131 |
Experimental Analysis of the Dynamic Behaviour of Railway Turnouts
V.L. Markine and I. Shevtsov |

132 |
Railway Earthworks: Integrating Ground Investigation Data into Ground Models
D.A. Gunn, H.J. Reeves, J.E. Chambers, P.B. Wilkinson, C.J. Munro, P.I. Meldrum, G.A. Williams, M.J. Raines, E. Haslam, S.J. Holyoake and J. Wragg |

133 |
The Influence of Deck Flexibility on the Dynamic Response of Railway Bridges
P.G.C. Amaral and C.E.N. Mazzilli |

134 |
Modeling Shakedown Plastic Strains of Subballast and Subgrade Materials in the Concrete Slab Track System of High-Speed Trains
Y.H. Jung, C.Y. Choi and E. Nsabimana |

135 |
Multi-Objective Design Optimization of the Nose of a High-Speed Train
M. Suzuki and K. Nakade |

136 |
Dynamic Optimization of Ladder Track Components to Minimize the Subway Vibration
Z.Q. Yan, V.L. Markine, A.J. Gu and Q.H. Liang |

137 |
Assessment of the Dynamic Characteristics of a Ballasted Railway Track subject to Impact Excitation using Three-Dimensional Composite Finite Element - Discrete Element Modelling
A. Aikawa |

138 |
A Three-Dimensional Calculation for Dynamic Pantograph-Catenary Interaction
N. Cuartero, E. Arias, T. Rojo, F. Cuartero and P. Tendero |

139 |
A Study on Multiple Pantograph Operations for High-Speed Catenary Contact
J. Pombo, P. Antunes and J. Ambrósio |

**COMPUTATIONAL ASPECTS IN CONTACT AND INTERFACE MODELING** ORGANISED BY S. DUMONT AND F. LEBON |

140 |
The Influence of the Geometry of Coaxial Adhesively-Bonded Joints on the Transmitted Load
J.Y. Cognard, L. Sohier, R. Créac'hcadec, F. Lavelle and N. Lidon |

141 |
Finite Fracture Mechanics for the Assessment of Failure Loads of Adhesive Joints
P. Weißgraeber and W. Becker |

142 |
Analysis of Stress Concentrations in Adhesively-Bonded Assemblies subject to Thermo-Mechanical Loads: Application to the Characterisation of the Adhesive Behaviour
J.Y. Cognard, C. Badulescu, N. Carrère, R. Créac'hcadec and P. Védrine |

143 |
On the Modelling of the Direct Bonding of Two Silicon Surfaces
N. Cocheteau, F. Lebon, I. Rosu, A. Maurel, S. AitZaid and I. Savin DeLarclause |

144 |
An Asymptotic Approach to Thin Film Adhesion
F. Lebon and R. Rizzoni |

145 |
The Influence of the Geometric Curvature on the Mechanical Behaviour of the Adhesive Joint
F. Ascione and G. Mancusi |

146 |
Numerical Analysis of Thermo-Mechanical Wear Problems for Reciprocal Punch Sliding
I. Páczelt and Z. Mróz |

147 |
Numerical Simulations and Experimental Investigations of Contact Phenomena in a Mechanical Friction Clutch
J. Awrejcewicz and D. Grzelczyk |

148 |
A Space-Time Finite Element Method for Elastodynamics Problems with a Moving Loading Zone
S. Dumont and F. Jourdan |

149 |
On Higher Order Approximation for Nonlinear Variational Problems in Nonsmooth Mechanics
J. Gwinner |

150 |
Three-Dimensional Cohesive Crack Propagation using Hybrid-Trefftz Finite Elements
G. Edwards, C.J. Pearce and L. Kaczmarczyk |

**COMPOSITE AND HYBRID STRUCTURES OF STEEL AND CONCRETE** ORGANISED BY L. PALLARES |

151 |
Structural Response of a Composite Beam subject to Cyclic Loading Conditions considering the Interfacial Slip Effect
J.W. Hwang, H.G. Kwak and Y.H. Lee |

152 |
Nonlinear Finite-Element Analysis of the Shear Behaviour of Stud Connectors
Q. Wang, Y.Q. Liu and J.P. Lebet |

153 |
Computational Modelling of Deconstructable Composite Steel-Concrete Beams
M.A. Bradford and Y.-L. Pi |

154 |
Creep and Shrinkage Analysis of Curved Composite Beams Including the Effects of Partial Interaction
X. Liu, R.E. Erkmen and M.A. Bradford |

155 |
Analysis of Steel-Concrete Beams: Influence of Time Dependent Effects, Cracking and Connection Flexibility
R.F. Vieira and F. Virtuoso |

156 |
A Study of Modelling Composite Connections in Two and Three Dimensions
M.N. Kataoka and A.L.H.C. El Debs |

157 |
A Parametric Study of the Development of Transverse Deck Cracking
A. Abdel-Mohti and A. ElSafty |

158 |
Rheological-Dynamical Limit Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Folded Plate Structures using the Harmonic Coupled Finite-Strip Method
D.D. MilaÂšinovic, D. GoleÂš, A. Borkovic, D. Kukaras, A. Landovic, Z. Zivanov and P. Rakic |

159 |
Ductility Demand on Steel Reinforcing Bars in Concrete Buildings
A. Braconi, F. Braga, S. Caprili, R. Gigliotti and W. Salvatore |

160 |
Automatic Calculation of Optimum Reinforcement for Flexural and Axial Loading
A. Tomás, G. Sánchez and A. Alarcón |

161 |
Finite Element Modelling of Steel-Caged Reinforced Concrete Columns subjected to Combined Bending and Axial Loads
J. Garzón-Roca, J.M. Adam, L. Pallarés and P.A. Calderón |

**STRUCTURAL STABILITY: MODELLING, SIMULATION AND EXPERIMENTS** ORGANISED BY J. BLACHUT AND A. LIMAM |

162 |
Stability, Breathing and Design of Steel Girders subjected to Repeated Loading
M. ÂŠkaloud, M. Zörnerová and Sh. Urushadze |

163 |
Elastic Buckling of Conical Shells under the Combined Loading of Axial Compression and External Pressure
J. Blachut and D. Stanier |

164 |
Non-Linear Buckling of Conical Shells under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, T. Eeeles, C. Fraser, J. Burt, M. Fitzgerald, C. Knipe and A.P.F. Little |

165 |
The Effect of a Thermal Barrier on the Buckling and Post-Buckling Behavior of Pressurized Aluminum Cylindrical Shells subjected to Shear
A. Limam, J. Didier, A. Da-Silva, F. Marteau and F. Lorioux |

166 |
Assessing the Effect of Two Entering Triangular Initial Geometric Imperfections on the Buckling Strength of an Axisymmetric Shell subjected to Uniform Axial Compression
A. Khamlichi and A. Limam |

167 |
Effects of Approximations on the Lateral-Torsional Buckling and Postbuckling Analysis
Y.-L. Pi and M.A. Bradford |

168 |
Analytical and Experimental Investigations of Crippling in Multiplate Rods and Panels
G. Zamula and I. Kondakov |

169 |
Dynamic Instability of Circular Cylindrical Shells subject to Base Excitation
F. Pellicano |

170 |
Buckling of Structures with Interacting Propagating Cracks
D.C. Tran and A. Limam |

171 |
Tripping Instability of Ring Stiffened Cylinders induced by Underwater Explosions
Y.O. Shin and Y.S. Shin |

**VIBRATION EFFECTS ON STRUCTURES AND ENVIRONMENTS** ORGANISED BY J. BENCAT AND K. STYPULA |

172 |
Measurements and Prediction of Pedestrian Walking Loads on an Aluminium Catwalk
J. Fernández, A. Fraile, E. Alarcón and L. Hermanns |

173 |
Measurement and Prediction of the Dynamic Behaviour of Laminated Glass
L. Hermanns, J. Fernández, A. Fraile and M.S. Gómez |

174 |
Train Induced Free Field Vibrations Experimental and Numerical Analysis
J. Bencat and M. ÂŠkarupa |

175 |
Numerical Analysis of Railway Track Vibrations
J. Bencat and J. Konar |

176 |
The Design of Rail Tracks including the Influence of Vibration on People in Buildings
J. Kawecki, K. Koziol and K. Stypula |

177 |
Methods of Assessment for Vibration Impact on People in Buildings
J. Kawecki and K. Stypula |

178 |
Paraseismic Loading of Bridge Structures
D. Papán |

179 |
Dynamic Stability of a Non-linear Continuous System Subjected to Vertical Seismic Excitation
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer |

180 |
Dynamic Identification of a Pedestrian Bridge using Operational Modal Analysis
D. Foti, S. Ivorra, D. Bru and G. Dimaggio |

**NOVEL NUMERICAL METHODS IN SOLID MECHANICS** ORGANISED BY L. GODINHO AND D. DIAS DA COSTA |

181 |
A Quadratic Ten Node Tetrahedral Cosserat Point Element for Nonlinear Elasticity
M. Jabareen, E. Hanukah and M.B. Rubin |

182 |
Axisymmetric Large Deflection Analysis of an Annular Circular Plate subject to Rotational Symmetric Loading
M. Altekin and R.F. Yükseler |

183 |
Bipenalty Methods for Single-Point and Multi-Point Constraints in Computational Dynamics
J. Hetherington, A. Rodriguez-Ferran and H. Askes |

184 |
A New Method for Solving Random Vibration Problems
M. Grigoriu |

185 |
A Hybrid Approach for Modelling Wave Propagation near Hollow Elastic Pipelines
P. Amado-Mendes, L. Godinho and A. Pereira |

186 |
Simulation of a Crack Detection Method for Concrete Structures using SH Waves
L. Godinho, D. Dias-da-Costa, E. Júlio and P. Areias |

187 |
Efficient Linear and Non-Linear Finite Element Formulation using a New Local Enhancement of Displacement Fields for Triangular Elements
L. Damkilde and R.R. Pedersen |

188 |
Biomechanics of the Willis Circle Arteries
D.V. Ivanov, L.Yu. Kossovich, Y.E. Salkovsky and N.G. Chernyshevsky |

**NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF LOW-FREQUENCY VIBRATIONS IN LIGHTWEIGHT BUILDINGS** ORGANISED BY L. ANDERSEN AND P.H. KIRKEGAARD |

189 |
A Modular Finite Element Model for Analysis of Vibration Transmission in Multi-Storey Lightweight Buildings
L.V. Andersen, P.H. Kirkegaard, K. Persson, N. Kiel and B. Niu |

190 |
Different Modelling Approaches to Coupling Wall and Floor Panels within a Dynamic Finite Element Model of a Lightweight Building
N. Kiel, L.V. Andersen, B. Niu and K. Persson |

191 |
Model Reduction in Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Lightweight Structures
O. Flodén, K. Persson, A. Sjöström and N. Olhoff |

192 |
Accurate Finite Element Modelling of Chipboard Single-Stud Floor Panels subjected to Dynamic Loads
A. Sjöström, O. Flodén, K. Persson, P.H. Kirkegaard, D. Bard and J. Negreira |

193 |
Evaluation of Various Joints between Studs and Plates on Flanking Noise Transmission within Lightweight Periodic Structures
P.G. Domadiya, K.A. Dickow, L.V. Andersen and S.V. Sorokin |

194 |
Vibration Transmission in a Multi-Storey Lightweight Building: A Parametric Study
B. Niu, L.V. Andersen, N. Kiel, O. Flodén and G. Sandberg |

195 |
Accuracy of Dynamic and Acoustic Analysis of Lightweight Panel Structures: A Comparison of ABAQUS and ANSYS
P.H. Kirkegaard, K.A. Dickow, L. Andersen and A. Sjöström |

**SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT** ORGANISED BY G. DE ROECK AND H. FRIEDL |

196 |
On the Contribution of Experimental Data to the Reduction of the Uncertainty of Fragility Curves
M. Perrault and P. Gueguen |

197 |
Vulnerability Assessment of Structures in a Low-To-Moderate Seismic Region based on Ambient Vibration Test Modal Data
T.T. Bui and G. De Roeck |

198 |
Seismic Reliability of Eccentrically Braced Frames
I. Mansouri, N.M. Mirzai and H. Saffari |

199 |
Seismic Behaviour and Retrofitting of the Poggio Picenze Historical Centre Damaged by the L'Aquila Earthquake
A. Formisano |

200 |
Seismic Performance Assessment of a Reinforced Concrete Building designed using the Albanian Seismic Code
E. Zhulegu and H. Bilgin |

201 |
Evaluation of Seismic Energy Demand of Reinforced Concrete Moment Reistant Frames Considering Soil-Structure Interaction Effects
S. Gharehbaghi, E. Salajegheh and M. Khatibinia |

202 |
Dynamic In-Situ Assessment for Seismic Analysis
H. Friedl, K. Alten and A. Lechner |

**RELIABILITY BASED OPTIMIZATION: STATIONARY AND DYNAMIC PROBLEMS** ORGANISED BY K. MARTI, G.I. SCHUËLLER AND H.A. JENSEN |

203 |
An Open Computational Framework for Reliability Based Optimization
E. Patelli and M. de Angelis |

204 |
Reliability Assessment and Reliability-Based Design of Plastic Shallow Curved Plates
L.M.C. Simões |

205 |
Deterministic and Reliability-Based Optimization of a Belt-Conveyor Bridge
L.M.C. Simões, J. Farkas and K. Jármai |

206 |
The Coupling of Robust Metamodel and Heuristic Methods in Reliability Based Design Optimization
N. Rabhi, M. Guedri and N. Bouhaddi |

207 |
Topology Optimization for the Case of Probabilistic Loading
J. Lógó, E. Pintér and D.B. Merczel |

**RECENT ADVANCES IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION FOR ACOUSTICS AND VIBRATIONS** ORGANISED BY M. MATOS NEVES |

208 |
A Finite Element-Boundary Element Approach for Sound and Vibration Reduction using Piezoelectric Shunt Damping
W. Larbi, J.-F. Deü and R. Ohayon |

209 |
Two Scale Modelling of Acoustic Waves in Phononic Plates using Homogenization of High-Contrast Media
E. Rohan, R. Cimrman and B. Miara |

210 |
A Time-Domain Methodology for Rotordynamics: Analysis and Force Identification
P.V. Paulo, Y.E. Lage, M.M. Neves, N.M.M. Maia and F.J.P. Lau |

211 |
Transient Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Exhaust Gas Recirculation Cooler Pipes
T. Grätsch |

212 |
Efficient Calculation of the Added Mass Matrix for Vibration Analysis of Submerged Structures
L.E. Monterrubio and P. Krysl |

**PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS** ORGANISED BY A. EL-HAMI |

213 |
A Variability Study on the Response of Composite Structures based on Sensitivity Indices
C.A.C. António and L.N. Hoffbauer |

214 |
Firefly Metaheuristics for the Size, Shape and Topology Optimization of Truss Structures
L.F. Fadel Miguel, R.H. Lopez, A. El-Hami and L.F.F. Miguel |

215 |
Reliability-Based Design Optimization for the Analysis of Vibro-Acoustic Problems
M. Mansouri, B. Radi and A. El Hami |

216 |
Derivation of Deterministic Design Data from Stochastic Analysis in the Aircraft Design Process
U. Armani, S. Coggon and V.V. Toropov |

**STRUCTURAL WAVEGUIDE MODELLING METHODS** ORGANISED BY J.R.F. ARRUDA AND J.-M. MENCIK |

217 |
Wave Spectral Finite Element Analysis of Two-Dimensional Waveguides
P.B. Silva and J.R.F. Arruda |

218 |
Wave Finite Element based Strategies for Computing the Acoustic Radiation of Stiffened or Non-Stiffened Rectangular Plates subject to Arbitrary Boundary Conditions
J.-M. Mencik and M.-L. Gobert |

219 |
A Study of Waveguides with Sections of Proportional Sizes: Application to Wave Radiation
D. Duhamel |

**NEW APPLICATIONS OF ISOGEOMETRIC METHODS TO STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS** ORGANISED BY M. CUOMO, L. GRECO AND A. REALI |

220 |
Shape Optimization using Isogeometric Analysis and Particle Swarm Optimization
A. PospíÂšilová, M. LepÂš, D. Rypl and B. Patzák |

221 |
Isogeometric Shell Formulation based on a Classical Shell Model
A.H. Niemi, N. Collier, L. Dalcin, M. Ghommem and V.M. Calo |

222 |
Multi-Patch Isogeometric Analysis of Space Rods
L. Greco and M. Cuomo |

**BUCKLING AND POSTBUCKLING OF LAMINATED STRUCTURES** ORGANISED BY A.J.M. FERREIRA |

223 |
Buckling of Laminated and Functionally Graded Plates using Radial Basis Functions
A.M.A. Neves, A.J.M. Ferreira, E. Carrera, M. Cinefra, C.M.C. Roque, C.M. Mota Soares and R.M.N. Jorge |

224 |
Stability Analysis of Laminated Composite Thin-Walled Beam Structures
D. Lanc, I. PeÂšic and G. Turkalj |

**PLATE ANALYSIS** |

225 |
The Spectral Method for Moving Load Analysis of Thin Plates
I. Kozar and N. Toric Malic |

226 |
On the Convergence of a Refined Nonconforming Thin Plate Bending Finite Element
R. Flajs and M. Saje |

227 |
Formulation of Thin Plate Finite Elements using the Galerkin Boundary Integral Approach
M. Mazza and F. Mazza |

**SHELL STRUCTURES** |

228 |
Dynamic Equations for a Spherical Shell
R. Okhovat and A. Boström |

**DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS** |

229 |
Estimation of Critical Flutter Load of a Non-Uniform L-Shaped Beam subjected to a Follower Force
I. Takahashi |

**MULTI-LEVEL OPTIMISATION** |

230 |
Gradient-Enhanced Metamodels and Multiparametric Strategies for Designing Structural Assemblies
L. Laurent, P.A. Boucard and B. Soulier |

**SHAPE AND TOPOLOGY OPTIMISATION** |

231 |
On the Design of a Compliant Mechanism with Non-Uniform Thermal Effects using Evolutionary Structural Optimization
E. Vegueria, R. Ansola, J. Canales and A. Maturana |

232 |
Generating Structural Configurations Having a Number of Specified Eigenfrequencies using a Level Set-Based Topology Optimization Method
T. Yamada, T. Matsumoto and S. Nishiwaki |

233 |
Shape and Topology Optimization of Elastic Contact Problems using the Piecewise Constant Level Set Method
A. Myslinski |

234 |
From Optimal Structural Configuration to Truss Optimization
C.Y. Lin, J.F. Chang and J.Y. Juang |

235 |
Optimal Fibre Reinforcement for Masonry Structures using Topology Optimization
M. Bruggi, G. Milani and A. Taliercio |

236 |
Symmetry of Solutions in Discrete and Continuous Structural Topology Optimization
J.N. Richardson, S. Adriaenssens, Ph. Bouillard and R. Filomeno Coelho |

237 |
Topology Optimisation of Bodies in Unilateral Contact by Maximizing the Potential Energy
N. Strömberg |

238 |
Shape Optimization of Membrane Structures based on Finite Element Simulation
C.W. Lim, V.V. Toropov and J. Ye |

**SPACE, CABLE, MEMBRANE AND SHELL STRUCTURES** |

239 |
Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Tensegrity Structures
S. Kmet and P. Platko |

240 |
Numerical Analysis of Cable Structures
M. Hüttner, J. Máca and P. Fajman |

241 |
Optimization of Arch Supported Tensile Roofs
K. Hincz |

242 |
A New Approach for Shell Form Finding combining Numerical and Physical Design Tools
D. Weiss and S. Adriaenssens |

**PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE** |

243 |
The Behaviour of an Old Representative Reinforced Concrete Building subjected to Abnormal Loads
A.G. Marchis, T.S. Moldovan and A.M. Ioani |

244 |
Progressive Collapse Risk and Robustness of Low-Rise Reinforced Concrete Buildings
L. Bredean, M. Botez and A. Ioani |

245 |
Progressive Collapse Mitigation in Flat-Slab Buildings
O.A. Mohamed |

**THERMAL PROBLEMS** |

246 |
An Exact Elastic Plastic Solution for a Thin Disc subject to Thermal Loading
O. Chesnikova, A. Pirumov and S. Alexandrov |

**THERMO-MECHANICAL ANALYSIS** |

247 |
Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Isotropic and Orthotropic Beams using a Unified Formulation
D. Crisafulli, G. Giunta, E. Carrera and S. Belouettar |

**MULTI-SCALE MODELLING** |

248 |
Multiscale Hydro-Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Hydrating Concrete Structures
L. Jendele, V. ÂŠmilauer, M. Hlobil and J. Cervenka |

249 |
Resolution of Different Length Scales by an Efficient Combination of the Finite Element Method and the Discrete Element Method
M. Michael, B. Peters and F. Vogel |

250 |
Hierarchical Numerical Modelling of Nested Poroelastic Media
E. Rohan and R. Cimrman |

251 |
A Variational Multiscale Approach to Recover Perfect Bond in the Finite Element Analysis of Composite Beams
R.E. Erkmen |

252 |
Representation of Localized Phenomena in Dynamics using Multi-Scale Coupling
J. Marchais, C. Rey and L. Chamoin |

253 |
Optimal Prediction of Lyapunov Exponents for a Duffing Oscillator
A. LaBryer, P.J. Attar and P. Vedula |

254 |
Analytical and Computational Perspectives of Multi-Scale Theory for Homogeneous, Laminated Composite, and Sandwich Beams and Plates
A. Tessler, M. Gherlone, D. Versino and M. Di Sciuva |

**MULTI-PHYSICS SIMULATIONS** |

255 |
Object Oriented Design of a Coupled, Multi-Physics Finite Element Kernel
M. Horák and B. Patzák |

**FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY** |

256 |
On the Convergence of a Nonconforming Plane Quadrilateral Finite Element
M. Saje and R. Flajs |

**CRACK MODELLING** |

257 |
A Two-Node Multi-Cracked Beam Element for Static and Dynamic Analysis of Planar Frames
M. Donà, A. Palmeri, A. Cicirello and M. Lombardo |

258 |
Limit Analysis of Highly-Undermatched Welded Joints with Cracks
S. Alexandrov |

**MATERIAL MODELLING AND IDENTIFICATION** |

259 |
A Two-Scale Micromechanical Model for Closed-Cell Aluminium Foams
J. Nemecek and V. Králík |

260 |
Spline-Based Hyperelasticity for Transversely Isotropic Incompressible Materials
M. Latorre and F.J. Montáns |

261 |
Strain Behaviour of Concrete subjected to Combined Mechanical and Thermal Loading: From Micromechanical Modelling to Simulation of Real-Scale Fire Tests
T. Ring, M. Zeiml and R. Lackner |

262 |
The Elastic-Viscoelastic Correspondence Principle and Parameter Identification
T. Ohkami, S. Matsuura and S. Koyama |

263 |
Obtaining Material Properties from Indentation Loading-Unloading Curves using Simplified Equations
J.J. Kang, M. Boris, A.A. Becker and W. Sun |

264 |
Calibration of a Distortional Hardening Model of Plasticity
J. PleÂšek, Z. Hrubý, S. Parma, H.P. Feigenbaum and Y.F. Dafalias |

265 |
Numerical Analysis of Concrete at an Early Age
A. Ilc, G. Turk and I. Planinc |

**STRUCTURAL MECHANICS** |

266 |
Hypergraph Products for Structural Mechanics
A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad |

**ALUMINIUM STRUCTURES** |

267 |
A Commentary on Improving the Design Rules for Thin Aluminium Shell Structures
J.W. Bull |

**SHAKEDOWN** |

268 |
Eurocode Stability Requirements in Optimal Shakedown Truss Design
J. Atkociunas and G. Blazevicius |

269 |
Shakedown Analysis in n-dimensional Loading Spaces with Kinematical Hardening
J.-W. Simon |

**FINITE ELEMENT STUDIES** |

270 |
A Study of the Structural Design of a Bottle with Vacuum Insulation
K. Utsumi, T. Kobayashi, T. Horiuchi, T. Tanaka and Y. Arao |

271 |
Development and Implementation of Numerical Strategies for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Risers using the Finite Element Method
J.A.G. Sánchez and H.B. Coda |

272 |
Development of a Vehicle Suspension Finite Element Model for Kerb Impact Simulations
W.Z. Golinski |

**IMPACT STUDIES** |

273 |
Validation of Numerical Simulation Models for Transport and Storage Casks using Drop Test Results
L. Qiao, U. Zencker, H. Völzke, F. Wille and A. Musolff |

**STRUCTURES SUBJECT TO BLAST LOADING** |

274 |
The Collapse of a Skylight Shell Structure caused by a Blast
A. Angotzi, A. Mussi, E. Trolese, M. Zanchin, R. Gori and A. Mastropasqua |

**CONTROL OF STRUCTURES** |

275 |
The Continuation Method for Dynamic Problems of Frames with Viscoelastic Dampers
R. Lewandowski |

276 |
The Influence of Various Fractional Models of Viscoelastic Dampers on the Dynamic Behaviour of Structures
Z. Pawlak and R. Lewandowski |

277 |
A Differential Evolution Algorithm for Fuzzy Control of Smart Structures
M. Marinaki, Y. Marinakis and G.E. Stavroulakis |

278 |
Vibration Control of Civil Engineering Structures using Magneto-Rheological Dampers
M.B. Cesar and R.C. Barros |

**RETROFITTING AND REPAIR** |

279 |
The Reinforcement of Multiple-Leaves Masonry Walls using Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer: A Theoretical Approach
L. Anania, C. Giaquinta and G. D'Agata |

280 |
Placement of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Provision in No-Tension Vaults using the Vault Inequality System
A. Baratta and O. Corbi |

281 |
A Simple Homogenized Model for the Non-Linear Analysis of FRP Strengthened Masonry Structures
G. Milani and P.B. Lourenço |

282 |
Finite Element Analyses of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened using CFRP
A.E. Demirer and G. Arslan |

283 |
Retrofitting a Truss-Z Modular Pedestrian Ramp with Fully Automated Generation of the Spatial Configuration of the Modules
M. Zawidzki and K. Nishinari |

**SEISMIC ENGINEERING** |

284 |
Seismic Wave Motion over a Geographical Area by a Random Field Model
I. Corbi |

285 |
Spectrum-Compliant Accelerograms through Harmonic Wavelet Transform
D. Cecini and A. Palmeri |

286 |
Building Pounding Forces for Different Link Element Models
R.C. Barros and S.M. Khatami |

287 |
Tuned Mass Dampers for the Mitigation of Impulsive Ground Motions
E. Matta, R. Ceravolo, A. De Stefano, A. Quattrone and L. Zanotti Fragonara |

288 |
Structural Integrity Evaluation of Reactor Pool Working Platform: Guide Tubes and Refuelling Cover in a Research Reactor
S. Kwag, J.-M. Lee, J.-S. Ryu and Y.-K. Kim |

289 |
Accounting for Uncertainty in Bidirectional Ground Motion
C.S. Belsham |

290 |
Seismic Retrofitting Strategy for Improved Strength and Ductility of a Plan-Wise Irregular Reinforced Concrete Building
M. Valente |

291 |
The Performance Assessment of a Multi-Span, Box Girder Reinforced Concrete Bridge with and without Seismic Isolation
M. Borekci, M. Altun and G. Arslan |

292 |
A Displacement-Based Design Procedure for Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Frames using Braced Ductile Shear Panels
M. Valente |

293 |
Soil-Pile Interaction in Deep Layered Marine Sediment subject to Seismic Excitation
T.P. Peiris, D. Thambiratnam, N. Perera and C. Gallage |

294 |
Reproducing Ground Motions with Shaking Tables with Limited Stroke
Y. Ribakov and G. Agranovich |

295 |
Simulating Responses of Objects to Seismic Input Motion using Multibody Dynamics
C.S. Belsham |

**BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD** |

296 |
Nonlinear Inelastic Nonuniform Torsion of Bars including the Secondary Torsional Moment Deformation Effect
V.J. Tsipiras and E.J. Sapountzakis |

**ERROR ESTIMATION** |

297 |
A Practical Tool for Estimating Errors of Stresses in Assemblies
S. Pavot, E. Florentin, P. Pasquet and S. Guinard |

**RISK ASSESSMENT** |

298 |
Numerical and Statistical Methods in Quantitative Risk Analysis of Road Tunnels
C. Forster, M. Drakulic and B. Kohl |