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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 31
DEVELOPMENTS IN COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND MODELLING FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1PROFESSIONAL ISSUES  
1.1 The Impact of Information Technology on the Structural Engineering Profession
P. Gardner
1
1.2 Development of a Regulatory Framework for the Use of Computer-Aided Design Systems
C.J. Anumba and N.F.O. Evbuomwan
7
2MODELS FOR STRUCTURAL AND BUILDING ENGINEERING DESIGN  
2.1 Collaboration Models for Building Engineering
R. Fruchter and T. Khedro
15
2.2 An Object-Oriented System for Detailed Building Design
J.D. Biedermann
25
2.3 Formal Specification and Prototyping of a Building Description Language
J.N. Oliveira
37
3CONCEPTUAL DESIGN  
3.1 A Decision Support System for Conceptual Bridge Design
G.E. Price, C.J. Moore and J.C. Miles
53
4ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING  
4.1 A Computationally Efficient and Practical Methodology for Analysis of Bridge Superstructures
T.E. Fenske, M. Yener, D. Liu and S.M. Fenske
59
4.2 An Information Base for Design Checking
A. Neilson, B. Kumar and I.A. McLeod
65
4.3 Design of Semi-Rigid Steel Frames with or without Infill Panels
A. Nadjai and P. Kirby
71
4.4 A New Approach to the Design and Checking of Reinforced Concrete Sections
M.Y. Rafiq and D.J. Easterbrook
83
5COMPUTER AIDED STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DESIGN  
5.1 Optimum Design of Reinforced Concrete Frames According to BS 8110
A. Al-Tamimi and M.P. Saka
91
5.2 Optimization of Steel Girder Bridges: Comparison of ASD, LFD and LRFD Design Philosophies
T.E. Fenske and M. Yener
101
5.3 Integration of CAD Systems for Concrete Bridges
J.P. Gutierrez and A. Recuerdo
109
6MODELLING FOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN  
6.1 Grillage Analysis of Waffle Slab Structures at Edge Column Panel
A.F. Hussein
117
6.2 Micro-Computer Program for Predicting Structural Form and Behaviour of the Triangularly Folded Plate Barrel Vault
G. Singh, N. Mwitta and B.M. Das
125
7FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING  
7.1 A Preliminary Forensic Model of Impact-Damaged Lamp Posts using an Explicit Finite Element Code
K.G. Smith, T.C.K. Molyneaux, C.J. Cronin and A. Yassin-Kassab
133
7.2 Strength Assessment of Existing Deck Slab of a Jetty Berth by using Finite Element Analysis
K. Nag
141
7.3 A PC based FE Model for Identification of Static Behaviour of a Highway Bridge
H. Alaylioglu, A. Alaylioglu, C.E. Ackerman and E. van der Merwe
153
8COMPARISON OF NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES WITH MODEL AND LABORATORY STUDIES  
8.1 Non-Linear Vibrations of Ring-Stiffened Conical Shells under External Water Pressure
C.T.F. Ross and A. Seers
169
8.2 Inelastic Instability of Thin-Walled Conical Shells under External Pressure
C.T.F. Ross and A. Seers
177
8.3 Punching in Reinforced Concrete Flat Slabs with Holes
R.B. Gomes and M.A.S. Andrade
185
8.4 The Dynamic Response of a Brickwork Arch Bridge
A. Bensalem, D. Reid and A. Sibbald
195
8.5 The Measurement of Young's Modulus of Living Trees
K. Roodbaraky and H.J. Roodbaraky
201
8.6 Stress Analysis of Rubber Bearings through Finite Element Modelling
M. Imbimbo and A. De Luca
207
8.7 Finite Element Analysis of Concrete Block Masonry Prisms
F.M. Khalaf
215
8.8 Precast Concrete Pavement Units for Airfields: The Final Analysis of the Laboratory and Numerical Results
J.W. Bull
223
9GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES  
9.1 A User Interface for Engineering Decision Support in the Fabrication-Led Design of Tubular Trusses
K.O. Yusuf, W.M.K. Tizani and T.J. McCarthy
229
10ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR STRUCTURAL CONTROL  
10.1 Bridge Vibration Suppression using Semi Active Vibration Absorbers (SAVA)
W.N. Patten, Q. He, J. Hu and R.L. Sack
237
11RELIABILITY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT  
11.1 Computer Simulation in Structural Mechanics and in Environmental Problems
E. Bielewicz, H. Walukiewicz and J. Gorski
245
12DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES  
12.1 Design and Analytical Aspects of Very Wide Span Flexible Surface Structures
M.R. Barnes and C.J.K. Williams
253
13MODELLING OF STRUCTURES FOR DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING  
13.1 Finite Element Modelling of Guyed Antenna Towers
Y.M.F. Wahba, M.K.S. Madugula and G.R. Monforton
261
13.2 Finite Element Analysis of Earthquake-Loaded Heritage Structures Including a Case Study using a U.K. Building
K.G. Smith and P. Christoforidis
269
13.3 Classification of Individual Unreinforced Masonry Buildings Considering their Seismic Vulnerability
E. Dumova-Jovanoska and L. Denkovska
279
13.4 Seismic Protection of Skew Slab Bridges with Rubber Bearings and Dynamic Absorbers
M. Klasztorny
285
13.5 Three Dimensional Seismic Behaviour of Pipelines Buried in Backfilled Trenches
M. Tehrani-Zadeh
295

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