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PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGY
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and M. Papadrakakis

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Preliminaries
MODELING AND SIMULATION OF COMPOSITE AND ADAPTIVE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY C.M. MOTA SOARES
1 The Finite Spectral method for Composite Structures
A.Y.T. Leung
2 Development of Latticed Towers Using Advanced Composite Materials
A. Ochonski, D.J. Polyzois and I.G. Raftoyiannis
3 Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Phenomena of a Composite Rocket Nozzle
J.F.P. Pitot de la Beaujardiere, E.V. Morozov and G. Bright
4 Damping Optimisation of Sandwich Composite Structures
A.L. Araújo, P. Martins, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares
5 A Layerwise Mixed Least-Squares Finite Element Model for Static Analysis of Multilayered Composite Plates
F. Moleiro, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy
6 Optimisation of Composite Adaptive Response with Experimental Validation
N.L. Mulcahy, G. Prusty and C.P. Gardiner
7 Buckling of Ageing Elastic and Viscoelastic Beam-Columns of Composite Material
B.F. Oliveira and G.J. Creus
8 Adaptive Methods for Analysis of Composite Beams and Plates with Radial Basis Functions
A.M.A. Neves, A.R.H. Heryudono, T.A. Driscoll, A.J.M. Ferreira and C.M.M. Soares
9 Analysis of Laminated Plates with Third Order Plate Theory and with the Natural Neighbour Radial Point Interpolation Method
L.M.J.S. Dinis, R.M. Natal Jorge and J. Belinha
10 Effect of the Failure Criterion on the Minimum Weight of Laminated Composites
R.H. Lopez, M.A. Luersen and E.S. Cursi
11 Active-Passive Damping Treatment for Elastoacoustic Problems
J.F. Deü, W. Larbi and R. Ohayon
12 Environmental Effects on the Mechanical Properties of a Graphite Plate as Related to Applications in a Fuel Cell
B. Kim, Y.H. Lee, Y.M. Kim, H.S. Lee, S.M. Yang and S.H. Ahn
13 Evaluation of the Buckling Critical Load of Bars Subjected to their Self-Weight
A.M. Wahrhaftig, R.M.L.R.F. Brasil and M.A.S. Machado
14 Cost-Weight Trades for Stiffened Composite Panels Under Compression
P. Apostolopoulos and C. Kassapoglou
15 An Improved Numerical-Experimental Method for Damage Location in Structures
H.M.R. Lopes, J.V. Araújo dos Santos, C.M. Mota Soares, R.M. Guedes and M.A. Vaz
MULTI-SCALE NUMERICAL MODELING OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY J.Q. YE AND Y. SHENG
16 Three-Dimensional Coupled Discrete Element - Finite Element Model: Parameter Identification and Coupling with Shells
J. Rousseau, E. Frangin, P. Marin, L. Daudeville and S. Potapov
17 Distinct Element Modelling of Masonry Wall Panels with Openings
V. Sarhosis, S.W. Garrity and Y. Sheng
18 A Numerical Study of the Elastic Behaviors of Carbon-Epoxy Lamina under Uni-Axial Compression Using the Discrete Element Method
D.M. Yang, Y.Q. Tan, J.Q. Ye and Y. Sheng
NUMERICAL DESIGN OF PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY N. GEBBEKEN
19 Architectural Concepts to Reduce the Effects of Explosions
N. Gebbeken and T. Döge
20 Ballistic Resistance of Double-Layered Metal Plates
T. Børvik, S. Dey, O.S. Hopperstad, T. Wierzbicki and X. Teng
21 Numerical Safety Assessment of a Transport and Storage Cask for Radioactive Materials without Impact Limiters by the 0.3m Drop Test onto an Unyielding Target
L. Qiao, U. Zencker, G. Wieser and H. Völzke
22 Simulation of the Crushing of Wood Filled Impact Limiters for Packages of Radioactive Material
M. Neumann and F. Wille
MODELLING OF COMPOSITE BEAMS
SESSION ORGANISED BY J. MURIN
23 A Geometric Nonlinear Sandwich Composite Bar Finite Element with Transversal and Longitudinal Variation of Material Properties
R. Duriš and V. Goga
24 An Effective Multiphysical Functionally Graded Material Beam-Link Finite Element with Transversal Symmetric and Longitudinal Continuous Variation of Material Properties
J. Murín, V. Kutiš and M. Masný
25 Stability of a Composite Beam-Column with Transversal and Longitudinal Variation of Material Properties
V. Kutiš and J. Murín
26 Analytical Calculation of Composite Beams According to Second Order Theory
M. Aminbaghai and R. Binder
27 The Shear Deformation Effect in the Flexural-Torsional Vibration of Composite Beams Using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and J.A. Dourakopoulos
MECHANICS OF COMPOSITES, FUNCTIONALLY GRADED AND PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS
SESSION ORGANISED BY T. KANT
28 Axisymmetric Bending of Thick Functionally Graded Circular Plates Using Fourth-Order Shear Deformation Theory
S. Sahraee and A.R. Saidi
29 On Non-Linear Vibration of Laminated Composite Piezoelectric Plates
M. Tanveer and A.V. Singh
30 A Shear-Deformation Theory for Composite and Sandwich Plates Using Improved Zigzag Kinematics
A. Tessler, M. Di Sciuva and M. Gherlone
31 Electromechanical Response of Piezoelectric, Functionally Graded and Layered Composite Cylinders
T. Kant and P. Desai
32 Thermal Buckling Analysis of Thick Functionally Graded Circular Plates Using Unconstrained Third-Order Shear Deformation Plate Theory
A.R. Saidi and S. Sahraee
33 Material Forces for Simulation of Brittle Crack Propagation in Functionally Graded Materials
R. Mahnken
34 Finite Element Analysis of Crack Initiation in PZT Transducers
J. Novak
35 Modeling with Uncertainty and Robust Control of Smart Beams
A. Moutsopoulou, A. Pouliezos and G.E. Stavroulakis
36 Mesh Generation for Cavity Damage Identification in Piezoelectrics
R. Palma, G. Rus, J.L. Pérez-Aparicio and R. Gallego
SPECTRAL AND WAVE ELEMENT METHODS FOR STRUCTURAL RESPONSE PREDICTION AND DAMAGE DETECTION
SESSION ORGANISED BY J.R. ARRUDA
37 Models of Space Energetics of Coupled Plates for High Frequency Vibrations
V.S. Pereira and J.M.C. Dos Santos
38 Vibration and Wave Propagation Approaches Applied to Assess Damage Influence on the Behavior of Euler-Bernoulli Beams: Part I Direct Problem
K.M. Fernandes, L.T. Stutz, R.A. Tenenbaum and A.J. Silva Neto
39 Vibration and Wave Propagation Approaches Applied to Assess Damage Influence on the Behavior of Euler-Bernoulli Beams: Part II Inverse Problem
K.M. Fernandes, L.T. Stutz, R.A. Tenenbaum and A.J. Silva Neto
40 Modelling Wave Propagation in Laminated Composite Structures
G. Inquiété, P. Saad, B. Petitjean, B. Troclet, M.N. Ichchou and L. Jezequel
41 Building Spectral Elements from Finite Element Models of Waveguide Slices
J.R.F. Arruda and R.F. Nascimento
42 Dynamic Stiffness Matrix of an Axisymmetric Shell and Distributed Loads
M.A. Khadimallah, J.B. Casimir, M. Chafra and H. Smaoui
43 Spectral Element Modeling for the Dynamics of Flexible Rotor Systems
J. Lee and U. Lee
44 Wave Finite Element Method for Modelling of Constrained Layer Damping Treatment in Laminated Plates
E. Manconi and B.R. Mace
45 A Wave Based Prediction Technique for the Dynamic Response Analysis of Plates with Random Point Mass Distributions
K. Vergote, B. Van Genechten, B. Pluymers, D. Vandepitte and W. Desmet
46 On the Forced Response of Multi-Layered Systems Using the Modified Wave Finite Element Method
J.-M. Mencik
EVOLUTIONARY AND NON-DETERMINISTIC METHODS IN STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION
SESSION ORGANISED BY M. DOMASZEWSKI
47 Evolutionary Computation Based Optimum Design for Non-Linear Elastic Steel Frames
G. Sánchez and P. Martí
48 Optimum Design of Unbraced Steel Frames to the LRFD-AISC Code Using Particle Swarm Optimization
E. Dogan and M.P. Saka
49 An Evolutionary Approach for the Topology Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms
E. Veguería, O. Oyarzabal, R. Ansola, J. Santamaría, A. Maturana, E. García and J. Canales
50 A Harmony Search Algorithm for Optimum Topology Design of Single Layer Lamella Domes
S. Carbas and M.P. Saka
51 Optimization of Truss and Grillage Structures by a Non-Deterministic Method
D. Chamoret, K. Qiu, N. Labed and M. Domaszewski
STOCHASTIC OPTIMIZATION METHODS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIMAL DESIGN
SESSION ORGANISED BY K. MARTI AND G.I. SCHUËLLER
52 Approximative Solutions of Stochastic Control Problems by Means of Convex Approximation
K. Marti
53 Optimal Design of Trusses Considering Uncertainty: A Comparison of Two Approaches
S. Zier
54 Fuzzy Probabilistic Models in Structural Reliability
A. Omishore, Z. Kala and L. Puklický
55 Sensitivity Analysis of Computer Models of Structures with Green's Functions
F. Hartmann and T. Kunow
56 Optimal Control of Robots in the Case of Random Initial Conditions
M. Schacher
57 Efficient Strategies for Solving Reliability-Based Optimization Problems
M.A. Valdebenito and G.I. Schuëller
SOFT COMPUTING AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
SESSION ORGANISED BY Y. TSOMPANAKIS AND N. LAGAROS
58 Seismic Safety Assessment of the Tower of the S. Maria Maggiore Cathedral in Guardiagrele, Italy
G. Camata, L. Cifelli, E. Spacone, J. Conte, M. Loi and P. Torrese
59 Assessment of Design Recommendations for Torsionally Unbalanced Structures Using Structural Optimization
N. Bakas, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis
60 Optimum Design of Arch Dams Including Hydrodynamic Effects for Earthquake Loading Using the Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation Method
J. Salajegheh, E. Salajegheh, S.M. Seyedpoor and S. Gholizadeh
61 Multi-Objective Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
St. Tsivouraki, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis
62 Artificial Intelligence Techniques in the Simulation of Viscoplasticity of Polymeric Composites
M.S. Al-Haik, M.Y. Hussaini and C.S. Rogan
DIFFERENTIAL QUADRATURE, GENERALIZED METHODS AND RELATED DISCRETE ELEMENT ANALYSIS METHODS
SESSION ORGANISED BY C.N. CHEN
63 Plastic Collapse Analysis of Arch Structures by Using the Differential Quadrature Element Method with a Global Secant Relaxation-Based Accelerated Iteration Procedure
C.N. Chen
64 Timoshenko Beam Structures Resting on a Two-Parameter Elastic Foundation Solved by the Differential Quadrature Element Method
C.N. Chen
65 Time Domain Analysis of Dam Reservoir Foundation Interaction Using the Differential Quadrature and Finite Difference Methods
M.R. Koohkan, R. Attarnejad and S. Aliamiri
APPLICATION OF FINITE ELEMENT METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES
SESSION ORGANISED BY E.S. MISTAKIDIS
66 Numerical Simulation of Bending Response of Reinforced Concrete and Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Beams
K.A. Georgiadi-Stefanidi, E.S. Mistakidis and P.C. Perdikaris
67 Flange and Web-Triggered Local-Distortional Mode Interaction in Cold-Formed Steel Lipped Channel Beams: Finite Element Analysis
P.B. Dinis and D. Camotim
68 A Rotating Magnetic Field for Detection of Cracks in Metal Welded Joints and Quality Control
M. Buonsanti, M. Cacciola, G. Megali, F.C. Morabito, D. Pellicanò and M. Versaci
69 Buckling Behaviour of Thin-Walled Cold Formed Steel Platforms Subjected to Bending
K.A. Tzaros and E.S. Mistakidis
70 A Crack Model with Delayed Embedded Discontinuities for the Numerical Prediction of Crack Widths in Concrete Structures
Y. Theiner and G. Hofstetter
71 The Application of an Exact Finite Strip for Calculation of Initial Post-buckling Stiffness of Channel Section Struts
H.R. Ovesy and S.A.M. Ghannadpour
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION IN ACOUSTICS AND VIBRATIONS
SESSION ORGANISED BY M. MATOS NEVES AND J.F. AGUILAR MADEIRA
72 Time-Space Topology Optimization
J.S. Jensen
73 Plate Eigenfrequency Optimization with Genetic Algorithms and Random Keys
J.F. Aguilar Madeira, H.L. Pina and H.C. Rodrigues
74 Attenuation of the Flow Induced Vibration of a Plate by Topology Optimization of the Properties of the Supports
F.J.P. Lau and A.A. Gomes
75 Transient Topology Optimization of Two-Dimensional Elastic Wave Propagation
R. Matzen, J.S. Jensen and O. Sigmund
76 Detection of an Inclusion in a Membrane Using a Genetic Algorithm
D. Rabinovich, D. Givoli and S. Vigdergauz
77 Design of New Materials for Passive Vibration Control
T. Lopes, Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria and H.C. Rodrigues
78 Optimization of H_infinity Controller with Preview for Semi-active Magnetorheological Suspension Systems
R.S. Prabakar, S. Narayanan and C. Sujatha
79 On the Optimal Block Length of a Frequency Domain Adaptive Algorithm for an Active Noise Control System Using a Simultaneous Equations Method
K. Fujii, Y. Iwamatsu, T. Ujino and M. Muneyasu
80 Optimal Acoustic Design of Floors Subjected to Impact Forces
A. Neves e Sousa
81 Simulation of Sound Propagation between Two Closed Spaces Using the Method of Fundamental Solutions
L.M.C. Godinho, F.G. Branco and P. Amado Mendes
82 An Adaptive Method for State Estimation of a Sound Environment System with Unknown Structure and Fuzzy Observation
H. Masuike and A. Ikuta
83 Sound Power Radiated from Rectangular Plates with Unconstrained Damping Layers
J.P. Arenas and K.H. Hornig
84 Modelling Wave Propagation Problems in Acoustics and Vibrations Using the Boundary Element Method
P. Santos
85 Modeling of the Human Cochlea using the Finite Element Method
T. Koike, T. Yamamoto, S. Murakami and K. Homma
86 A Robust Component Mode Synthesis Method for Stochastic Vibroacoustic Problem
Q.H. Tran, M. Ouisse and N. Bouhaddi
87 Modeling a Class of Mechanical Complementary-Slackness Systems
Q. Feng and R.Y. Shen
88 A Cancellation Method of Background Noise for a Sound Environment System with Unknown Structural Characteristics
A. Ikuta and H. Masuike
89 Comparison Between Local Wall Impedance and More Refined Poroelastic Models in Vibroacoustics
W. Larbi, J.F. Deü and R. Ohayon
90 Finite Element Analysis of Surface Acoustic Waves in High Aspect Ratio Electrodes
M.B. Dühring, V. Laude and A. Khelif
91 Ultrasound Propagation in Asphalt
I. Chilibon and S. Velizar
92 Multiscale Characterisation of Urban Acoustic Diffusion Processes
P. Woloszyn
93 Micro-polar Continuum Modelling of a Lattice Structure: Theory and Experiment
A. Salehian and D.J. Inman
94 Free Vibration Analysis of Open Conical and Spherical Shells Supported on Parts of the Edges
S. Kandasamy and A.V. Singh
95 On Computational Issues for Free Vibration Response Using the Constant Hysteretic Damping Model
M.M. Neves and N. Maia
96 The Timoshenko Beam: State-of-the-Art
M.P. Coleman
97 Vibration Amplitude Maps Obtained by Non-Contact Measurement Techniques: A Survey
D.N. Borza and I. Nistea
98 A Design Method for a Cluster Control System Using a Cluster Vector Strategy
N. Tanaka
99 Analysis and Optimization of Acoustic Transmission Loss of Double Glazing Windows on a Maglev Transrapid Vehicle
W.K. Jiang, Q.G. Liu and Q. Wan
100 Modal Identification and Vibration Analyses for Noise Reduction in the CUORE Cryogenic Experiment
R. Ardito, C. Brofferio, C. Gargiulo and S. Morganti
101 Monitoring Pumping Systems Using Vibration Signal Analysis
S. Al-hashmi
102 Dynamic Properties of a Tooling Structure: Hydraulic Clamping versus Standard Screw Clamping in a Lathe Application
H. Åkesson, T. Smirnova, L. Håkansson, I. Claesson and T. Lagö
103 The Wake Influence on the Vibration Behaviour of a Ship Structure
L. Moraru, I. Bosoanca and R. Pirvulescu
104 Thermal Vibrational Convection and Applications
V.A. Demin, I.A. Babushkin and A.F. Glukhov
PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES AND OPTIMISATION FOR STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY A. ELHAMI AND M. KARAMA
105 Topology Optimization Based on the Level-Set Method for Passive Damping of Structures
S. Bouzidi, M.L. Bouazizi, M. Guedri and N. Bouhaddi
106 Towards Efficient Reliability Methods with Applications to Industrial Problems
I. Papaioannou, H. Heidkamp, A. Düster, E. Rank and C. Katz
107 Reliability Based Design Optimisation of Laminated Composite Plates
R.H. Lopez, J.E. Rojas, E.S. Cursi and A. El-Hami
108 A Hybrid Method for Reliability and Redundancy Allocation in a Complex System
W. Elalem, A. El Hami, R. Ellaia and M. Souissi
109 Probabilistic Analysis of Buckling Loads of Bridges
K. Ikeda
110 Structural Optimization Using a Stochastic Method
W. Elalem, A. El Hami and R. Ellaia
111 Acceleration-Based Optimum Design of Offshore Platforms Subjected to Ice Loading
G. Li, X. Liu and G.D. Cheng
112 Convergence Control of Structural Optimization and Reliability Analysis Algorithms Based on Chaos Theory
D.X. Yang and G.D. Cheng
DAMAGE IDENTIFICATION
SESSION ORGANISED BY C.A. PAPADOPOULOS
113 A Coherence Analysis Based Approach for Locating Nonlinear Components in Multi-Degree of Freedom Systems
Z.Q. Lang and Z.K. Peng
114 Damage Identification Using Uniform Random Load Surface Spectral Strain Energy
W.L. Bayissa and N. Haritos
115 Damping Associated with Porosity in Porous Rectangular Plates
K.M. Stamatopoulos, I.T. Chondrou and S.D. Panteliou
116 Inverse Problem Sensitivity to System Uncertainties for Damage Detection in Piezoelectrics
G. Rus, R. Palma, R. Gallego and J.L. Pérez-Aparicio
117 Damage Analysis of Metallic Open-Lattice Cellular Cores Under Static and Dynamic Loading
G.N. Labeas, M.M. Sunaric and V.P. Ptochos
118 Fault Diagnosis of Journal Bearings Based on Artificial Neural Networks and Measurements of Bearing Performance Characteristics
K.M. Saridakis, P.G. Nikolakopoulos, C.A. Papadopoulos and A.J. Dentsoras
119 Applying External Excitation to a Rotor for Wear Identification of the Non-Linear Fluid-Film Bearings
P.G. Nikolakopoulos, A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos
120 Wear Identification in Rotor-Bearing Systems by Volumetric and Bearing Performance Characteristics Measurements
K.P. Gertzos, P.G. Nikolakopoulos, A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos
121 Cracked and Unbalanced Rotating Shaft Behaviour During Start Up: Analyzing the Response by Conventional Fourier Transform and Wavelets
J.C. Gómez-Mancilla and J.A. Meda-Campaña
122 Crack Identification Using External Excitation and Coupled Response of a Continuously Modeled Rotor with Internal Damping, Mounted on Nonlinear Fluid Film Bearings
A.C. Chasalevris and C.A. Papadopoulos
123 Non-Linear Vibration Technique for Crack Detection in Beam Structures Using Frequency Mixing
K. Zacharias, E. Douka, L.J. Hadjileontiadis and A. Trochidis
124 Crack Identification in Vibrating Beams and Fracture Mechanics Applications
T.G. Chondros
COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS FOR EARTHQUAKE AND STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY S.H. LO
125 Open Issues in Retaining Wall-Soil-Structure Dynamic Interaction
G. Papazafeiropoulos, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos
126 GENQKE: A Computer Program for Generating Artificial Earthquake Accelerograms and Elastic Response Spectra
H.H. Tsang and N.T.K. Lam
127 Computational Tools for Analysis of Responses to Transient Loading
N.T.K. Lam and H.H. Tsang
128 Finite Element Modelling of a New Earthquake Protection Method Involving Soil-Structure Interaction
S.H. Lo, X. Xu, H.H. Tsang and M.N. Sheikh
129 Yield Curvature for the Design of Normal- and High- Strength Circular Reinforced Concrete Columns
M.N. Sheikh, H.H. Tsang and T.J. McCarthy
130 Implementation of a Low-Cost Structural Dynamics Investigative System
N. Haritos
NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS
SESSION ORGANISED BY M. AMABILI
131 Nonlinear Vibrations of Plates with Fluid-Structure Interaction
M. Amabili and S. Carra
132 The Dynamic Analysis of Beams Subjected to Large Amplitude Transverse Vibrations
F.Q. Melo, R. Valente and R.C. Barros
133 Nonlinear Stability of Shells Conveying Fluid Flow
M. Amabili, K. Karagiozis and M.P. Païdoussis
FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
134 A New Triangular Flat Shell Element with Drilling Rotations
L. Damkilde
135 The Wavelet-Based Theory of Spatial Naturally Curved and Twisted Linear Beams
E. Zupan, D. Zupan and M. Saje
FINITE ELEMENTS: PLASTICITY
136 Strict Bounds for Quantities of Interest for Plasticity Problems
M. Wynant, P. Ladevèze and E. Florentin
FINITE ELEMENTS: MODELLING AND DESIGN
137 A Study of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Typical Indian Railway Track System
K. Ganesh Babu and C. Sujatha
138 Strength Shaping of Dished Heads of Pressure Cylindrical Vessels
L. Wittenbeck and K. Magnucki
139 Inelastic Buckling of Geometrically Imperfect Tubes under External Hydrostatic Pressure
A.P.F. Little, C.T.F. Ross, D. Short and G.X. Brown
140 Numerical and Experimental Study into Behaviour of Cylinders Under Edge Shear Force and External Pressure
J. Blachut and O.R. Jaiswal
141 Plastic General Instability of Ring-Stiffened Conical Shells under External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A.P.F. Little and G. Andriosopoulos
142 Structural Behaviour of Expanded Metal Sheets
G. Martínez, C. Graciano, E. Casanova and O. Pelliccioni
143 Collapse of Carbon-Glass Composite Tubes under Uniform External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A.P.F. Little, Y. Haidar and A. Al Waheeb
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS
144 Prediction of Low Frequency Sound Transmission by a Vibrating Single Structure
P. Santos and D. Mateus
145 Nonlinear Elastic Nonuniform Torsion of Bars of Arbitrary Cross Section Using the Boundary Element Method
E.J. Sapountzakis and V.J. Tsipiras
146 Elastoplastic Boundary Element Method Formulation for Plates with Geometrical Non-Linearity
L. Waidemam, W.S. Venturini and H.B. Coda
147 A Boundary Element - Differential Equation Method Coupling for Plate-Beam Interaction
J.B. Paiva and A.V. Mendonça
PLATE PROBLEMS
148 Elasto-Plastic Post-Buckling Strength of Uniformly Compressed Plates
M. Rosmanit
149 A Refined Five-Node Transition Plate Bending Element Based on Kirchhoff Plate Theory
H. Gedikli and H. Sofuoglu
150 On the Spurious Mechanisms of an Eight-Node Mindlin Plate Finite Element Model
J.E. Abdalla Filho, I.M. Belo and R.D. Machado
DAMAGE AND IDENTIFICATION PROBLEMS
151 An Approach to Automated Modal Parameter Identification for Structural Health Monitoring Applications
C. Rainieri, G. Fabbrocino and E. Cosenza
152 Finite Element Analysis of Periodic Structures and their Application for Structural Health Monitoring
W.J. Zhou and M.N. Ichchou
153 Anisotropic and Unilateral Damage: Application to Concrete
O. Bélaidi Chabane Chaouche, Y. Labadi and N.E. Hannachi
154 Inference Models for Structural Systems Integrity Monitoring: Neural Networks and Bayesian Enhancements
S. Arangio
155 A Method for the Deterministic and Stochastic Time Domain Identification of Structures
P. Cacciola, N. Maugeri and G. Muscolino
156 Modal Material Identification Method Using a Dissipative Finite Element Model
M. Matter, Th. Gmür, J. Cugnoni and A. Schorderet
157 An Anisotropic Damage Model for Concrete in Coupled Problems
T. Koudelka and T. Krejcí
158 Structural Analysis of Corroded Pipelines Containing Complex Defects
R.D. Machado, J.E. Abdalla F. and H.Y. Shang
SHAKEDOWN ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
159 Optimal Shakedown Design of Frames Under Stability Conditions
J. Atkociunas and A. Venskus
160 A Static Shakedown Theorem for Materials with Temperature-Dependent Elastic Modulus
A. Oueslati and G. de Saxcé
161 Reliability Based Limit Analysis and Shakedown of Framed Structures with Limited Residual Strain Energy Capacity
J. Lógó, M. Movahedi Rad, J. Knabel and Z. Hortobágyi
ANALYSIS OF TRUSSES, FRAMES AND SPACE STRUCTURES
162 Displacement and Force Control in Pin-Jointed Assemblies
A.S.K. Kwan
163 Planar Truss Structures with Multi-Symmetry
A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari
164 A New Approach for the Analysis of Bending Elements with Variable Thickness
R. Attarnejad and S. Aliamiri
165 Coupling Dynamic Buckling Analysis of Framed Structures Using a Spline Finite Element
H. Yang and A.Y.T. Leung
166 Interrelation of Group Products and Graph Products in Configuration Processing of Symmetric Structures
A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht
167 The Nonlinear Analysis of Frames with Semi-Rigid Connections and Shear Deformations
H. Görgün and S. Yilmaz
168 An Enhanced Positional Finite Element Formulation for Geometrical Non-Linear Analysis of Three-Dimensional Laminate Frames
H.B. Coda
169 Estimation of Critical Flutter Load of a Cracked Shaft Simultaneously Subjected to a Follower Force with an Axial Force
I. Takahashi
STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION
170 Response Surface Based Structural Optimization with Single-Cut Strategy for Fuzzy Limit Problems
C.J. Shih and H.W. Lee
171 Optimisation of the Computational Dimensioning Process with Consideration of Manufacturing Aspects
K. Thielemann
SHAPE AND TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
172 Shape and Size Optimisation of Concrete Shells Respecting the Original Design Form
A. Tomás and P. Martí
173 Numerical Design Optimisation for the Karoo Array Telescope
N.J.D. Joubert and G. Venter
174 Topology Optimization of Trusses Modeled Similar to Truss-like Structures
V. Pomezanski
175 Three-Dimensional Structural Shape Optimisation Incorporating Surface Point Mapping
G. Baylor and D. Kelliher
176 Topology Optimization Using the Optimality Criterion Method
M.A. Hendel and K.Z. Truman
177 Optimization of Contact Problems Using a Topology Derivative Method
A. Myslinski
RELIABILITY DESIGN
178 Road Tankers Load Distribution Design and Rollover Stability Simulation
A.S. Papadogiannis, P. Michaelides, G. Michalos and T.G. Chondros
179 Probabilistic Parametric Analysis of the Thermal Conducting LTCC Substrate for an LED Lamp
S.C. Lin, R.F. Huang, C.C. Lin and Y.T. Lin
RELIABILITY ANALYSIS AND MODELLING
180 Stochastic Finite Element Stability Analysis of Shells with Non-Gaussian Material and Thickness Properties
G. Stefanou, V. Papadopoulos and M. Papadrakakis
181 Solving the Dynamic Reliability Equations of the Theory of Stimulated Dynamics
I. Cañamón and J.M. Izquierdo
182 A Time-Variant Reliability Approach for Ageing Marine Structures with Non-Linear Behaviour
J.Y. Cognard, M. Mejri and M. Cazuguel
PROBABILISTIC ENGINEERING PROBLEMS
183 Numerical Structural Monitoring for Textile Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Structures
F. Steinigen, W. Graf, M. Kaliske and J.-U. Sickert
DYNAMICS AND VIBRATION
184 Computational Modelling of the Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Wind Turbine Tower Structures
A. da S. Sirqueira, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, J.G.S. da Silva, L.R.O. de Lima and S.A.L. de Andrade
185 Model Reduction in Finite Element Analysis for a Fluid Filled Pipe Using an Orthogonal Vector Set
R.J. Alkhoury, M.H. Chikhalsouk, R.B. Bhat and K.D.P. Nigam
186 Dynamic Analysis of the High Speed Steel Bars Cutting Structure
J. Bencat and D. Papán
187 Estimation of the Dynamic Validity Range of Linearised Structural Mechanical Models
M. Lazanowski, H. Kärcher, H. Li, S. Kern and M. Schäfer
188 Validation of Simulation Approaches for Catenary-Pantograph Dynamics
J.R. Jimenez-Octavio, M. Such, A. Carnicero and O. Lopez-Garcia
189 Estimation of an Active Boring Bar's Control Path Frequency Response Functions by Means of its Three-Dimensional Model with Coulomb Friction
T. Smirnova, H. Åkesson, L. Håkansson, I. Claesson and T. Lagö
190 Analytical Solutions for Vibrating Fractal Rods
M.T. Alonso Rasgado and K. Davey
191 The Fractal Generalized Finite Difference Method in Elastodynamics
G.M. Cocchi and P. Tiriaca
PASSIVE DAMPING SYSTEMS
192 Rheological-Dynamical Theory of Vibrations of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Structures: Design of Viscoelastoplastic Dampers
D.D. Milašinovic and A. Borkovic
193 Optimization of the Location and Damping Constants of Viscous Dampers
R. Lewandowski
194 A New Bidirectional Rolling Tuned Mass Damper for the Wind Control of Tall Buildings
E. Matta
SEISMIC ENGINEERING
195 Contribution to Reliability Assessment of Concrete Dams under Dynamic Effects
R.C. Silva and L.J. Pedroso
196 Seismic Analysis of Plane Frame Structures
D. Mestrovic and L. Miculinic
197 Automated Baseline Correction, Fling and Displacement Estimates from the Chi-Chi Earthquake using the Wavelet Transform
A.A. Chanerley and N. Alexander
198 Optimization of Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Buildings
I.A. Naziris, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis
199 Fragility Based Critical Assessment of Design Codes
Ch.Ch. Mitropoulou, N.D. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis
200 Dynamic Analysis of Cylindrical Roof Shells for Earthquake Resistant Design
S. Ostovari Dailamani and J.G.A. Croll
201 Minimizing the Uncertainties of Seismological-Geotechnical Source Parameters using a Genetic Algorithm Approach
A. Nicknam, R. Abbasnia, M. Bozorgnasab, Y. Eslamian, A. Nicknam
202 High Performance Computing Applied to the Seismic Finite Element Analysis of an Historic Structure: The Temple of Athena in Paestum
G. Zaccone and L. Stendardo
203 Estimating the Seismological Source Parameters of the 2006 Silakhor Earthquake, Iran, Using a Genetic Algorithm
A. Nicknam, R. Abbasnia, Y. Eslamian, M. Bozorgnasab and A. Nicknam
204 Roof-Garden Tuned Mass Dampers for Seismic Mitigation: The Translational and the Pendulum Alternatives
E. Matta and A. De Stefano
205 The Dynamic Response of Seismic Intensity Indicators
C.S. Belsham
WAVE PROPAGATION PROBLEMS
206 A New Consistent Mass Matrix for Timoshenko's Flexural Model
J.E. Laier and C.C. Noronha
207 Dynamics of Shells Under Shock Loading: An Asymptotic Approach
L.Yu. Kossovich and I.V. Kirillova
CONTACT-IMPACT PROBLEMS
208 Simulation of a Foreign Object Damage Test on a Silicon Nitride Specimen
R. Dotoli, D. Lisi, D. Bardaro and O. Manni
209 Modelling of Glass Fibre Composites Subjected to Low Velocity Impact
J. Fan, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell
210 Equilibrium Configurations of Heavy Elastica Beams Under Unilateral Contact Constraints
M. Abdel-Jaber, S. Al-Sadder, A. Shatnawi and M. Mahdi
211 Simulation of Contact Among Rigid Surfaces by Using Short Range Force Fields
A. Contento, A. Di Egidio and A. Tatone
STEEL STRUCTURES
212 Restraining Progressive Collapse of Pallet Rack Structures
A.L.Y. Ng, R.G. Beale and M.H.R. Godley
213 Performance Assessment of Steel Structures Subject to Fire Action
C. Crosti and F. Bontempi
214 On Welded Rail and Temperature Stressing for the Taiwan High Speed Railway
Y.C. Shiau, L.T. Lu, C.M. Huang and T.T. Yao
215 Effect of Support Stiffeners on Columns Strengthened by Plates in Rigid Connections
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari
216 A Finite Element Model for Three-Dimensional Steel Beam-to-Column Joints
A. Moreno, A. Loureiro, R. Gutiérrez and J.M. Reinosa
217 Stress State and Displacements of Cold Formed Thin Walled Channel Beams
P. Paczos, P. Zawodny and K. Magnucki
218 Sensitivity Analysis of Stability Problems with Steel Plane Frames
Z. Kala, A. Omishore and L. Puklický
219 Buckling Behaviour of Steel Columns Subjected to Fire
T. Hozjan, I. Planinc, M. Saje and S. Srpcic
220 Analytical Evaluation of Local Buckling Behaviour in Square Steel Tube Members
T. Ohtsuka and S. Motoyui
REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES: DESIGN
221 A Study on the Application of Expansion Anchor Reinforcement in Construction Engineering
Y.C. Shiau, C.S. Huang and P.L. Yen
222 Stress-Strain Material Diagrams for Profiled Steel Sheeting Reinforcement for In-Situ Cast Concrete Slabs
E. Chaparanganda
223 The Stress-Strain Material Deformation Model Based Calculation Method for Normal Composite Cross-Sections
E. Chaparanganda
224 A Hybrid Approach for the Non-Linear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Cross Sections
T. Löhning, J. Schenk and U. Starossek
225 Two-Layer Pre-Stressed Beams Consisting of Normal and High Strength Steel Fibred Concrete
I. Iskhakov and Y. Ribakov
REINFORCED CONCRETE: ANALYSIS
226 Modelling of Concrete Fracture and Damage Due to High Temperatures
J. Cervenka, L. Jendele and J. Surovec
227 The Influence of Elevated Temperatures on Tunnel Linings
P.P. Prochazka and S. Peskova
228 Non-Linear Bond Modelling for Reinforced Concrete
M.F.E. Eltayeb and C.T. Morley
FIBRE REINFORCED CONCRETE
229 Computational Verification of Experimental Research on Fibre Reinforced Concrete
J.R. Cigánek and A. Materna
230 Computational Research on Fibre Reinforced Concrete
J. Ciganek and A. Materna
SHELL STRUCTURES
231 An Application of Probabilistic Methods for Estimation of Optimal Factors of Building Structures Found by Empirical Methods
M.A. Danieli (Danielashvili)
232 A Study of the Effect of Three-Dimensional Imperfections on the Nonlinear Behaviour of Hyperboloid Reinforced Concrete Cooling Towers
A. Mutoh
233 Buckling Analysis of Shells of Revolution Under Bending Loads
P. Jasion and K. Magnucki
234 Safety of Storm-Stressed Thin Reinforced Concrete Shells in Power Industries
W.B. Krätzig, M. Graffmann, R. Harte and U. Montag
MASONRY STRUCTURES
235 Analysis of Homogenized Structural Models with Input Uncertainities
A. Materna, L. Kalocova, L. Lausova and J. Brozovsky
236 Seismic Behaviour of an Unreinforced Masonry Building with Various Floor Systems
M.E. Stavroulaki and Ch.K. Amanatidou
237 Static Analysis of Masonry Structures Based on Chen Criteria
J. Brozovský and O. Sucharda
238 Modelling the Seismic Behaviour of a Historical Masonry Building with Internal Wooden Structure
A.J. Morais and J.V. Lemos
239 Masonry Bridge Finite Element Modelling Based on Digital Photogrammetry and Ground Penetrating Radar Tests
I. Lubowiecka, J. Armesto, F.I. Rial and P. Arias
240 Stability of Double-Hinged Nonlinear Masonry Members under Combined Load
I. Mura
CRACK PROPAGATION: MODELLING
241 Numerical Modelling of Crack Growth in Concrete Gravity Dams Based on the Discrete Crack Method
A.R. Lohrasbi and R. Attarnejad
242 An Efficient Computational Algorithm to Evaluate Fatigue Crack Growth under Variable Amplitude Loading from Strain-Life Data
J.T.P. Castro, M.A. Meggiolaro and A.C.O. Miranda
243 Practical Aspects Concerning the Numerical Implementation of the Fatigue Growth of Curved Cracks
M.A. Meggiolaro, A.C.O. Miranda, L.F. Martha and J.T.P. Castro
244 A Novel Implementation Strategy for Cohesive Crack Propagation
G. Geißler and M. Kaliske
245 A Heterogeneous Cohesive Crack Model for Quasi-brittle Materials Considering Spatially Varying Random Fracture Properties
Z.J. Yang and X.F. Xu
TIMBER STRUCTURES
246 Lateral Buckling of Timber Arches
U. Rodman, I. Planinc, M. Saje and D. Zupan
247 Collapse Analysis of Timber Structures
P.H. Kirkegaard and J.D. Sørensen
248 Sensitivity Analysis of the Behaviour of Wood Joints Made with Double-Sided Punched Metal Plate Fasteners
T. Zhu and Z.W. Guan
249 Seismic Behaviour of Lightweight Structures
D. Mestrovic, V. Rajcic, D. Cizmar, M. Stepinac and L. Miculinic
MICROSTRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND MODELLING
250 Simulation of Fragile Structures Using the Mechanics of Continuous Damage
O. Bélaidi Chabane Chaouche, M. Almansba, Y. Labadi and N.E. Hannachi
251 Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Modelling of Compression of Pure Aluminum
Z.Y. Jiang, H.J. Li, J.T. Han, D.B. Wei, H.C. Pi and A.K. Tieu
252 On the Dynamics of Multifield Structured Continua
M. Bruggi, C. Cinquini and P. Venini
253 Numerical Solutions for some Axisymmetric Elastic Micropolar Orthotropic Bodies
A. Taliercio, D. Veber and A. Mola
POLYETHYLENE MATERIALS
254 Ring-Stiffness Evaluation and Optimization of Structured-Wall Polyethylene Pipes
F. Fuerle, J. Sienz, M. Innocente, J.F.T. Pittman, V. Samaras and S. Thomas
255 Creep Properties of Medium Density Polyethylene and High Performance Polyethylene
Z.W. Guan and J.C. Boot
CONSTITUTIVE MODELLING
256 A New Efficient Explicit Numerical Integration of Constitutive Equations: Application to Sheet Metal Forming Simulations
M. Halilovic, M. Vrh and B. Štok
MATERIALS MODELLING
257 Macro Modeling and Homogenization for Identification of Material Parameters to Simulate Phase Transformations
R. Mahnken, A. Schneidt and T. Andretter
258 On the Correlation of Theory and Experiment for Transversely Isotropic Nonlinear Incompressible Solids
M.H.B.M. Shariff, B.A. Mahad and A.A. Zainal
MATERIALS MODELLING: CONCRETE
259 Micromechanical Modelling and Optimisation on Cement Paste Performance
V. Šmilauer, Z. Vitingerová, M. Lepš
260 Two Scale Modelling of Internally Cured Concrete by Means of Porous Media Mechanics
D. Gawin, M. Wyrzykowski and F. Pesavento
261 Numerical Simulation of Textile Reinforced Concrete Using a Microplane-Type Model with Initial Anisotropy
A. Scholzen, R. Chudoba and J. Hegger
262 A Comparison of Computational Strategies for Two-Dimensional Analysis of Concrete Specimens
P. Konecný, M. Mynarz and J. Brozovský
263 Modelling the Effect of Chloride Binding on Chloride Diffusion in Concrete Structures
A.H. Al-Gadhib, I.A. Mahmoud, M.A. Shazali and M.H. Baluch
264 Confluence of Chloride Diffusivity Influence Functions in Unsaturated Concrete
M.A. Shazali, A.H. Al-Gadhib, M.K. Rahman and M.H. Baluch
SPACE STRUCTURES
265 Numerical Investigation of a New Aluminium Alloy Reticular Space Structure
A. Formisano and F.M. Mazzolani
266 Generating Geometric Configurations of Varax Domes Using Formian
U.A. Girhammar and D.H. Pan
267 Feasibility Study of a Large Span Tensegrity Spline Arch Supported Membrane
S. Adriaenssens
CABLE-NET, CABLE AND TENSION STRUCTURES
268 Limit Analysis of Inflatable Beams
J.C. Thomas, M. Chevreuil and C. Wielgosz
269 Bimodal Planar Galloping of Suspended Cables in 1:1 Internal Resonance
D. Zulli, A. Luongo and G. Piccardo
270 Simplified Numerical Experiments on the Effect of Hysteretic Damping of Cross-Ties on Cable Oscillations
P.G. Papadopoulos, A. Diamantopoulos, P. Lazaridis, H. Xenidis, C. Karayannis and S. Kyrgidis
271 Form Finding and Structural Optimization of Tension Structures Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms
S.P. Triantafillou and V.K. Koumousis
272 Parameters to be Considered in the Analysis and Design of Cable Nets
H.A. Zien-ElDin, F.A. Fathelbab, E.A. Elkordy and E.E. Hendy
273 The Series Iterative Method for Planar Rectangular Prestressed Cable Nets
R.J. Shang, Z.Q. Wu and J.L. Liu
274 Post-Elastic Analysis of Prestressed Cable Trusses
S. Kmet and M. Tomko
OFFSHORE STRUCTURES
275 Offshore wind turbines: Basis of Structural Design
K. Gkoumas, F. Petrini, S. Manenti and F. Bontempi
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING
276 Validation Study of Failure Prediction in Crash Analysis
A. Reyes, C. Dørum, O.S. Hopperstad, M. Langseth, O.-G. Lademo and M. Eriksson
277 Development of a Granular-Medium-Based Energy Management System for Automotive Bumper Applications
F.-M. Mwangi and K. Kanny
PAVEMENT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
278 Dynamic Analysis of a Damaged Flexible Pavement Using the Falling Weight Deflectometer Technique
A. El Ayadi, B. Picoux and C. Petit
FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING
279 Safety Performance Evaluation of Steel Structures Subject to Fire Action Using Non-Linear Analysis
C. Crosti and F. Bontempi
280 Risk Analysis and Modelling Techniques for Structural Fire Safety
K. Gkoumas, C. Crosti and F. Bontempi
BRIDGE ENGINEERING
281 Determination of Bridge Natural Frequencies Using a Moving Vehicle Instrumented with Accelerometers and a Geographical Positioning System
A. González, E. Covián and J. Madera
282 The Behaviour of a Long Span Suspension Bridge under the Action of Low Frequency Earthquakes
L. Bahbouh, H. Yamada, H. Katsuchi and E. Sasaki
283 Dynamic Response of a Multi-Span Continuous Bridge with a Damper Settled on a Bridge Abutment
T. Mazda, H. Miyamoto and Y. Taniguchi
284 The Old Steel Bridge: Dynamic Analysis Utilization for Estimating the Bridge Structure Ultimative Capacity
J. Bencat and D. Papán
285 Improved Modal Pushover Analysis of Multi-Span Continuous Bridges
H.G. Kwak and D.K. Shin
286 Finite Element Analysis of a Composite Steel-Concrete Bridge
T. Chaisomphob, J. Sa-nguanmanasak and E. Yamaguchi
BUILDING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
287 On the Modern Use of the Bòvedas Tabicadas
S. Benfratello, A. Caffarelli, L. Palizzolo, F. Giambanco and R. Urso
288 Normal Flow Algorithm Method for Modal Adaptive Pushover Analysis of Buildings
R. Tabatabaei, H. Saffari and M.J. Fadaee
289 Application of the Digital-Image-Correlation Technique to Measure the Deformation of a Seismic Retrofitted Column for a Two-Storey Building
S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih and Y.S. Yang
290 Non-Planar Coupled Shear Walls with Stiffening Beams
E. Emsen, O. Aksogan, R. Resatoglu, M. Bikçe, H.M. Arslan and H. Görgün
291 Modeling for Progressive Collapse Mitigation Using Nonlinear Static Analysis Procedures
O.A. Mohamed and M.S. Keshawarz
MODELLING RETROFITTED AND REPAIRED STRUCTURES
292 Finite Element Simulation of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Externally Bonded Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer
C.A. Issa and G.A. Saad
293 Computational Analysis for Cable Supported Structures
N. Kiraç and M. Dogan
294 A Computational Stiffness Approach for Environmentally Damaged and Cable-Strengthened Metal Structures
K.A. Liolios and A.A. Liolios
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
295 Optimal Design of Composite Lateral Wing Upper Covers Based on Non-Linear Buckling Analysis
E. Barkanov, S. Gluhih, O. Ozolinš, E. Eglitis, F. Almeida, M.C. Bowering and G. Watson
296 Optimization of Multi-Functional Sandwich Panels Using Genetic Algorithms
X.H. Tan and A.K. Soh
297 Numerical Simulations of Ultra-Lightweight Steel-Concrete-Steel Sandwich Composite Panels Subjected to Impact
S.C. Lee, K.M.A. Sohel and J.Y.R. Liew
298 A Global Bolted Joint Model for Finite Element Simulations of Large-scale Composite Structures
P.J. Gray and C.T. McCarthy
299 Analysis of Two-Layer Elastic Beams Considering Interlayer Slip and Uplift
A. Kroflic, I. Planinc, M. Saje and B. Cas
300 Buckling by General Instability of Cylindrical Components of Deep Sea Submersibles
C.T.F. Ross, K.O. Okoto and A.P.F. Little
301 Vibration of an Axisymmetric Laminated Cylinder
P.P. Prochazka, A.E. Yiakoumi and S. Peskova
302 The Effect of Shear Connectors on the Behaviour of Steel Concrete Composite Beams
Y.A. Daou and O.M. Baalbaki
303 Numerical Modelling of Shear Connections for Composite Slabs
N. Seres, A.L. Joó and L. Dunai
304 Vibration Analysis of Long Span Joist Floors Submitted to Dynamic Loads from Human Activities
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, S.A.L. de Andrade, L.R.O. de Lima and R.R. de Almeida
COMPOSITES: DAMAGE MODELLING
305 A Three-Dimensional Damage Model for Composites with Non-linear Shear Behaviour
C.T. McCarthy and R. O'Higgins
306 A Stochastic Approach to the Damage Resistance Analysis of Stiffened Composite Panels
C. Sellitto, A. Riccio and D. Tescione
307 A Novel Directional Damage Model for Composites
J.L. Curiel Sosa
COMPOSITE MATERIALS
308 The Out-Of-Plane Natural Frequencies of Curved Composite Beams Including the Effect of the Rotary Inertia and Shear Deformation
B. Ayhan and F. Kadioglu
309 Critical Buckling of Delaminated Composite Plates Using Exact Stiffness Analysis
M. Damghani, C.A. Featherston and D. Kennedy
310 A Random Unit Cell Finite Element Model for the Elastic Modulus of Concrete Composites with Interfacial Transition Zone
S. Abdelmoumen, E. Bellenger, B. Lynge and M. Quéneudec-t'Kint
311 Development of a Statistically Equivalent Representative Volume Element for a Fibre Reinforced Composite
T. Vaughan, C. McCarthy and C. Soutis
312 The Effect of Matrix Non-linearity on the Properties of Unidirectional Composite Materials for Multi-Scale Analysis
A. Keane, C.T. McCarthy and N.P. O'Dowd
313 Modelling Brittle Failure of Glass Fibre Composites Subjected to Static Loading
J. Fan, Z.W. Guan and W.J. Cantwell
314 Optimal Design of Laminated Plates with Central Circular Holes
M. Walker and M. Ndebele
315 A Numerical Model for the Bending Fatigue Behaviour of Composite Materials
E. Akay and H.S. Türkmen
316 Finite Element Modelling of Phenolic Resin Impregnated Aramid Paper Adopted in Foldcore Sandwich Cores
S. Kilchert, A.F. Johnson and H. Voggenreiter
317 Compressional Stability Behaviour of Composite Plates with Multiple Through-the-Width Delaminations by Using First Order Shear Deformation Theory
H.R. Ovesy and M. Kharazi
318 A Genetic Algorithm Based Blending Scheme for Design of Multiple Composite Laminates
O. Seresta, M.M. Abdalla and Z. Gürdal
319 Simulation of Three-Dimensional Interlock Composite Preforming
E. De Luycker, P. Boisse, F. Morestin and D. Marsal
320 Response of Circular GLARE Fiber-Metal Laminates under Lateral Indentation
G.J. Tsamasphyros and G.S. Bikakis
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