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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 27
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND OBJECT ORIENTED APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and M. Papadrakakis

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Preliminaries
1KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEMS  
1.1 An Architect-Engineer Interface for Optimal Earthquake-Resistant Design
C.A. Syrmakezis and G.K. Mikroudis
1
1.2 A Knowledge-Based System Approach to the Estimation of Structural Steelwork Mass
D.St.J. Fox and J.E. Butler
9
1.3 KTISMA: A Blackboard System for Structural Model Synthesis on Asymmetrical Skeletal Buildings of Reinforced Concrete
G.E. Tsakalias
15
1.4 Knowledge-Based Expert Systems for Bridge Rating
M.A. Issa and A. Yousif
23
1.5 The Architecture of a Knowledge-Based Expert System for the Design and Analysis of Structures
H.S.Y. Chan, C.M.L. Wu and J.K.W. Ng
33
1.6 Knowledge-Based Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
T.J. McCarthy, N. Jain and J. Attard
43
1.7 Considerations in User-Interface Design for Knowledge-Based Systems
C.J. Anumba
47
1.8 IKTINOS: An Expert Mathematical Model for the Restoration of the Wall Faces of the Parthenon, using Fuzzy Logic Techniques
L.S. Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia
53
1.9 Cost Modelling for the Economic Appraisal of Tubular Truss Design
W.M.K. Tizani, G. Davies, T.J. McCarthy, D.A. Nethercot and N.J. Smith
59
2NEURAL NETWORKS  
2.1 Renumbering Heuristics using Neural Networks
M. Hoit and C. Olsen
69
2.2 Representing Heuristic Design Knowledge using Artificial Neural Networks
J.D. Biedermann and D.E. Grierson
83
2.3 A Neural Network-Based Design of Edge Supported R.C. Slabs
A. Arslan and R. Ince
91
2.4 Prediction of Turbine Performance using Multilayer Feedforward Networks by Reducing Mapping Nonlinearity
H. Lee and P. Hajela
99
3OBJECT ORIENTED APPROACHES IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTATION  
3.1 An Object-Oriented Approach to Finite Element Programming
R.R. Gajewski
107
3.2 Substructuring using the Object-Oriented Approach
J. Ju and M.U. Hosain
115
3.3 Object-Oriented Finite Element Programming: Beyond Fast Prototyping
D. Eyheramendy and T. Zimmermann
121
3.4 Object-Oriented Structural Analysis in a Graphical Environment
R.S. Arruda, L. Landau and N.F.F. Ebecken
129
3.5 An Object-Oriented System for the Three-Dimensional Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing Processes in Rock
J.L.A. de Oliveira e Sousa and A.R. Ingraffea
139
3.6 Efficiency Issues in an Object Oriented Programming Environment
P.R.B. Devloo
147
3.7 The Use of an Object Oriented Language in the Development of Structural Engineering Programmes
D.A. Shepherd and I.D. Lefas
153

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