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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 4/5
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries Volume 4
Preliminaries Volume 5
1PROFESSIONAL ISSUES FOR ENGINEERING COMPUTER USERS  
1.1 Computers in Structural Engineering Practice: The Issue of Quality
L. Emkin
1
1.2 Legal Issues for Civil and Structural Engineering Computer Users
M. Sales
9
2THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT  
2.1 Computing across the Interface of Employer and Contractor, the ICEPAC System Makes a Start
M. Barnes
21
2.2 An Integrated Approach to Billing and Estimating using CESMM2
D. Kitley
25
2.3 Project Cost Risk Analysis using a Personal Computer
G. Singh and G.E. Kiangi
35
2.4 Systematic Analysis of Construction Projects - A Microcomputer Approach
G. Sucharieh
43
2.5 Project Planning by Microcomputer
G.A. Reiss
51
2.6 Appraisal of Civil Engineering Projects using Utility Theory
G. Singh and G.E. Kiangi
55
2.7 A Computer-Based System Model for Simulating Future National Construction Demand
M.A. Al-Mufty and S.R. Cochrane
63
2.8 An Integrated Computer Aided Algorithm for Optimal Resource Allocation
C. Ephremidis
71
3DATA MANAGEMENT AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS  
3.1 An Integrated Road Traffic Databank System
W.T. Bell and L.C. Darrall
75
3.2 The Computer Aided Engineering Storage and Retrieval (CAESAR) Project at the CEGB
T. Munton and J. Beauchamp
79
3.3 Database Applications in Construction
F-S Liou and M.C. Belcher
85
4MANAGEMENT OF COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SYSTEMS  
4.1 The Management of CAD
E. Winterkorn
89
4.2 Towards More Effective Designing with Special CAD Programs
M. Mikkola
95
4.3 Only an Integrated CAD and CAE Colution for the Civil Workflow Allows Optimization of Civil and Structural Design
P. Kluijtmans
101
4.4 Quantitative Evaluations of Human Factors Savings in CAD Workstations
S.L. Newsome and A.M. Vosburgh
105
5STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN: REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES  
5.1 Personal Program Development for Reinforced Concrete Design to BS8110
R. Hulse and W.H. Mosley
109
5.2 A Design and Production System for a Precasting Yard
T.D. Sloan and D.F. Rossney
117
5.3 CCANDE-87 Microcomputer Aided Analysis and Design of Buried Concrete Structures
A.Y. Akl and M.S. Soliman
123
5.4 Seismic Analysis of Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames
M. Sobaih, M. Fathy and M.M. Abdin
129
6SLAB ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
6.1 A General Computer Program for the Yield-Line Solution of Edge Supported Slabs
J.G. Dickens, L.L. Jones and R.H. Wood
137
6.2 RC Slabs: A CAD Package
C.V. Vaidyanathan, A. Rajaraman and N.V. Raman
147
6.3 Direct Design of Reinforced Concrete Skew Slabs
B. Bhatt, L.M.Abdel Hafiz and D.R. Green
153
7STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN STEEL STRUCTURES  
7.1 An Interactuve Graphic Modelling System for 2D Elasto Plastic Analysis
R.E. Yeadon
161
7.2 Derived Moment Rotation Curves for Double Framing Angles
R.M. Richard, W-K. Hsai and M. Chmielowiec
171
8MICRO-COMPUTER AIDED STRUCTURAL DESIGN  
8.1 Micro based Integrated Design for the Engineer
A. Craddock
179
8.2 The Design of Wide-Span Roof Structures using Micro-Computers
L. Grundig and J. Bahndorf
183
8.3 Microcomputer Analysis of Simple and Continuous Beams
H.B. Harrison, School of Civil and Mining Engineering
191
8.4 Simplified Structural Software using the Release-Deformation Method
R. Holloway
199
8.5 Computer Aided Analytical Solutions for Engineers
W. Schmidt and D.V. Schiavello
207
9STRUCTURAL DESIGN: LOADING ASSESSMENT  
9.1 Simulated Dynamic Spectator Loads
R.L. Sack and E. Ebrahimpour
215
9.2 WASP - A Problem-Oriented Language to Estimate Wind Action on Structures
H.P. Snato
223
9.3 Simulating Uniform Roof Snow Loads
R.L. Sack and D. Arnholtz
229
10OPTIMUM STRUCTURAL DESIGN  
10.1 Discrete Optimum Structural Design
A.B. Templeman
237
10.2 Optimum Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams
H.F. Erbatur and M.M. Samman
245
10.3 High Quality Approximations of Forces for Optimum Structural Design
U. Kirsch and S. Taye
249
10.4 Optimization for Nonlinear Stability
R. Levy and H-S. Perng
257
10.5 Optimal Plastic Design of Frames with Tapered Members
T.K.H. Tan and S. Jennings
265
10.6 A Numerical Model for the Computer-Aided Optimum Design of Steel Frames
V.N. Alekhin and Y.I. Olkov
273
10.7 Optimum Design of Nonlinear Space Trusses
M.P. Saka
279
10.8 Applications of Structural Optimization to Earthquake Engineering Design
W.E. Spillers and Y. Teboub
285
10.9 A Synergic Man-Machine Approach to Shape Optimization of Structures
H. Adeli and K.V. Balasumbramanyam
291
10.10 Optimum Design of Statically Indeterminate Structures Subject to Strength and Stiffness Constraints and Multiple Loading
B.L. Harihaloo and S. Kanagasundaram
299
11GEOTECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
11.1 Numerical Methods in the Stability Analysis of Slopes
S.C. Pasternack and S. Gao
307
11.2 Dynamic Response Analysis of Soil-Offshore Structure Systems
K. Kawano, Y. Yamada and K. Venkatarama
315
11.3 Computer-Aided Design of Pile-Raft Foundations
M. Sobaih and A. Al-Khatib
321
12BRIDGE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
12.1 A Computer Aided Analysis of Horizontally Curved Slab Type Bridge Deck Continuous Over Discrete Pier Supports
A.K. Azad, M.K. Abdallah and M.H. Baluch
1
12.2 The Analysis of Aerodynamic Flutter of Suspension Bridges
T.J.A. Agar
9
12.3 Dynamic and Seismic Analysis of Bridge Girders with Elastic Piers
M.A. De Rosa
19
13NUMBERICAL TECHNIQUES FOR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
13.1 Nonlinear First Yield Design of Imperfect Circular Plates in Uniform Edge Compression
G.J. Turvey and H. Drinali
27
13.2 Full Three-Dimensional Structural Analysis with a Micro Computer
I. Davidson
37
14STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: LAMINATED STRUCTURES  
14.1 Effect of Stretching-Bending Coupling and Shear Deformations on Post-Buckling Behaviour of Laminated Beams
M. Adan and I. Sheinman
43
14.2 An Exact Finite Element Technique for Layered Beams
M. Heinisuo
49
15COMPUTER ASSESSMENT OF STRUCTURES  
15.1 Data Management Tools with Respect to the Geometrical Analysis of Deformations
L. Grundig and M. Neureither
57
15.2 Numerical Methods for the Nonlinear Analysis of Bridges
M.A. Crisfield
67
15.3 Numerical Requirements for Modelling Fracture Formation in Deep Level Longwall Mining
A.J.L. Crook and E. Hinton
75
15.4 A Finite Element Study of Vibration Methods for Non-Destructive Testing
F.L. Wong and B.H.V. Topping
83
15.5 Effect of Maintenance on Structural Reliability
N. Shiraishi and H. Furuta
103
16COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN: CABLE AND MEMBRANE STRUCTURES  
16.1 Minimal Surfaces for Finding Forms of Structural Membranes
L. Grundig
109
16.2 Computer Aided Design of Tension Roof Structures
M.R. Barnes
115
16.3 Practical Applications of Program SUSP for Cable-Suspended Roofs
T.T. Lan, T. Ji, H. Qian and R. Qian
127
16.4 Representation of Cables with Material Non-Linearity
K.A. Kashani and A.J. Bell
133
17FINITE ELEM,ENT ANALYSIS: TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS  
17.1 The LUSAS Finite Element System and its Use in Civil Engineering
S. Holsgrove, D.J. Irving, A.J. Kent and P. Lyons
141
17.2 A Generalized Winkler Boundary for Arch Dam Finite Element Analysis
D. Ding
145
18NON-LINEAR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS  
18.1 Improved Convergence of the Influence Coefficient Method
R. Carneiro de Barros
151
18.2 Truncated Newton Methods for Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis
M. Papadrakakis and G.J. Gantes
159
18.3 Rationality of Nonlinear Analysis
Y-B. Yang
169
19GRAPHICS IN COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN  
19.1 Computer Aided Highway Design
T.J. Nash and W.T. Bell
177
19.2 Computer Graphics in Civil Engineering Design Automation
G.S. Craine
181
19.3 The Use of 3-D Fractal Models to Enhance Civil Engineering and Architectural Graphics
H.P. Santo
187
19.4 The Development of CAD Drafting System for Structural Working Drawings
T. Laisu, Z. Wanjin, L. Yuanyu, Z. Jisqian and J. Kewang
191
19.5 Integrating CAD for Complete Project Design Teams
P.R. Purvis
197
20CAD GRAPHICS: MESH GENERATION  
20.1 Interactive Automatic Mesh Generator for Microcomputer
T. Taniguchi
201
21WATER AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING  
21.1 Hydromaster: Keeps Track of Hydrological Data
C. Jeffries, A.W. Wakelin and R.M. Ashley
209
21.2 Integral Design of Water Treatment Plant using a Personal Computer
K. Vijayaratnam
215
22SURVEYING TECHNIQUES  
22.1 Development in Combined Survey and Design Methods for Cross Country Pipeline Work
D.J. Gedge
219
22.2 Site Control and Setting-Out by Microcomputer
H.P. Milne
225
23PAVEMENT DESIGN  
23.1 The Use of Microcomputers in the Design of Finite Sized Industrial Pavements
J.W. Bull
229
23.2 Numerical Analysis of Plates on Nonlinear Subgrade
G.A. Abdella, H.M. Hosny and M.O. Baz
235
24DATA ACQUISITION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS  
24.1 A Low-Cost System for Monitoring the Intensity of Quarry Blast Vibrations
T.D. Sloan
241
24.2 Digital Data Acquisition of Filing-Induced Ground Vibrations
A.R. Selby, School of Engineering and Applied Science
247
24.3 Essential Monitoring for Essential Repairs Tay Road Bridge, Dundee
S. Fyffe and J.W.S. Maxwell
253
24.4 The Development and Use of a Microcomputer based Data Acquisition System for Full-Scale Testing
G. Regan and C. Southcombe
261
24.5 Some Aspects of Soil Mechanics Laboratory Computerisation
A. Prince
269
24.6 The Use of Computers for Concrete Materials Analysis
K.C. Hover
273
25EDUCATION  
25.1 The Use of Microcomputers for Self-Teaching of Civil Engineering Principles
H. Aktan, S. Khasnabis and A. Gupta
279

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