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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
Edited by: B. Kumar, I.A. MacLeod, A. Retik

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1BRIDGE DESIGN  
1.1 Applying Case-Based Reasoning in Bridge Design
M.S. Lehane and C.J. Moore
1
1.2 Information Technology Applications in Bridge Management
D.S. Turner
7
1.3 SETHU: An Integrated Knowledge-Based Concrete Road Bridge Design System
H. Shiva Kumar and C.S. Krishnamoorthy
11
1.4 Total Analysis System for Suspension Bridges based on GUI and Three-Dimensional Finite Displacement Theory
N. Yamano, K. Ishi, K. Sugihara and T. Nishido
17
2ANALYTICAL MODELLING  
2.1 Use of Finite Element Analysis in the Modification of an Existing Deck Slab of a Jetty Berth
K. Nag
23
2.2 Information Transfer Technique of Structural Analysis
Y. Ning, L. Minhui, C. Yonghai and Y. Lin
29
3CONCURRENT DESIGN  
3.1 An Information System for Concurrent Reuse of Construction Data in Design
I. Kim, T. Cardnuff, A. Gray and J. Miles
35
3.2 A Concurrent Engineering Process Model for Computer-Integrated Design and Construction
C.J. Anumba and N.F.O. Evbuomwan
39
3.3 Electronic Document - Conferencing and its Application to the Health and Safety Requirements During Design Development
K.O. Sodipo
43
3.4 The Application of the Virtual Reality System in Design Co-Ordination
R. Ha
49
4SPECIAL APPLICATIONS  
4.1 EKS: The Infrastructure and Implementations
D. Tang
53
4.2 Eurotunnel - the Significance of IT in its Business Operations and its Relationship to Design
V. Lane and D. Moss
59
4.3 Developing an Integrated Strategic Distribution Grid System for the Building Products Manufacturing Industry
N. Dawood and M. Smith
63
5INTERNET APPLICATIONS  
5.1 Briefmaker: A Design Briefing Tool Developed on the Internet
K.L. Hansen, I.A. MacLeod, D.R. McGregor and I.M. Tulloch
69
5.2 Construction on the Internet: Hype and Reality
Z. Turk
75
6STRATEGIC ISSUES  
6.1 Design from Breakdowns: The Integration of Design and Diagnosis
W.P.S. Dias
77
6.2 Designing for Health and Safety
B.S. Neale
81
6.3 Modelling the Dynamic and Life Cycle Aspects of the Construction Process: Available Formalisms and On-Going Works
A.-M. Dubois and A.-F. Cutting-Decelle
87
7INTEGRATED DESIGN  
7.1 Implementation Strategies for Open Inference Design Environments
A. Mahdavi and P. Mathew
93
7.2 ODESSEY: A Knowledge-Based System for Integrated Building Design
S. Suresh and C.S. Krishnamoorthy
99
7.3 A CAD-Based System Approach to Estimating System
Y. Ning, L. Minhui, Y. Zhiyao and Z. Yongmei
103
8INFORMATION SYSTEMS  
8.1 Information Required in the Design and Construction of Buildings
K. Beattie and M. O'Mahony
109
8.2 A Method for Data Transfer from CAD to Estimating System
Y. Ning, L. Minhui, Y. Zhiyao and Z. Yongmei
115
8.3 Techniques for the Management of Information Flow in Building Design
S.A. Austin, A.N. Baldwin, T. Hassan and A.J. Newton
119
9KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS  
9.1 An Expert System for Selection of Large Span Structural Systems
M. Golabchi
125
9.2 A Knowledge-Based Assistant for Preliminary Earthquake Resistant Design
M. Golabchi
131
9.3 CONEX: An Expert System for Concrete Mix Design and Durability Estimation
E.A. Byars, J.P. Bai and R.K. Dhir
137
10DESIGN PRACTICE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  
10.1 Current Use of Information Technology in Structural Engineering Consultancies
P. Gardner
143
10.2 Advanced Engineering Computing and the Implications for Engineering Design Consultancies
P. Gardner
147

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