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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 33
DEVELOPMENTS IN COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTATION: PLENARY INVITED PAPER  
1.1 From Continua to Discontinua - A Combined Finite Element / Discrete Element Modelling in Civil Engineering
N. Bicanic, A. Munjiza, D.R.J. Owen and N. Petrinic
1
2TECHNIQUES FOR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS  
2.1 The Galerkin Method Applied to Compressive Membrane Action
C.T. Morley and A.A. Olonisakin
15
2.2 Non-Linear Combinatorial Force Method
A. Mokhtar-zadeh and A. Kaveh
21
2.3 Recursive Boundary Enhancement (RBE), an Algorithm for Computational Portraits of Basins of Attraction in Non-Linear Dynamical Systems
N.A. Alexander
29
2.4 Analysis of Pantographic Deployable Structures using Pantograph Stiffness Matrix
A. Davaran and A. Kaveh
37
2.5 Solving Non-Linear Elliptic Difference Equations by Explicit Preconditioning Semi-Direct Methods
E.A. Lipitakis and A.S. Piperakis
45
2.6 Substructuring for the Combinatorial Force Method of Structural Analysis
A. Kaveh, G.R. Roosts and A. Mokhtar-Zadeh
53
2.7 Efficient Solution Procedures For the Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of Space Frames using the Monte Carlo Simulation
V. Papadopoulos and M. Papadrakakis
61
2.8 Modelling of Laterally Loaded Pipelines using Elastic Beam on Elastic Foundation Approach
C.F. Ng, I.C. Pyrah and W.F. Anderson
71
3DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES  
3.1 Long Span Bridge Dynamics - Modal Eigen-Response and Mass Participation
J.G. Beith and T.J.A. Agar
77
3.2 The Dynamic Behaviour of Elastic Steel Columns
G.H. Little
83
3.3 Improved Identification and Control of Structures using a Modified State Space SVD-based Algorithm
M. Abdelghani, L. Fekih-Ahmed and B. Crosnier
95
4FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY  
4.1 Evaluation of Accuracy of an Enhanced Finite Element
F. Molenkamp, C.B. Sharma and E. Lewis
101
4.2 A Family of Elements to Model Power Type Singularity
M.M. Abdel Wahab and G. De Roeck
109
4.3 Some Consistent Finite Element Formulations of 1-D Beam Models: A Comparative Study
J.M. Ortuzar and A. Samartin
117
4.4 The Effect of the Integration Order Used for the Formation of Fluid Surface Stiffness on the Behavior of Fluid
Y. Calayir and A.A. Dumanoglu
133
4.5 Finite Element Nodal Ordering Methods
A. Kaveh and M. Malek-Zadeh
141
4.6 Reliable Finite Element Analysis through Decomposition of the Idealisation Process
R. Vignjevic, A.J. Morris and A.D. Belegundu
149
5OBJECT-ORIENTED FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES  
5.1 Object-Oriented Finite Element Techniques: Towards a General Purpose Environment
Th. Zimmermann, P. Bomme, D. Eyheramendy, L. Vernier and S. Commend
161
5.2 Object Oriented Finite Element Analysis (I) Matrix Operations
M.N. Zaher, A.Y. Akl and H.M. Emam
173
5.3 Object Oriented Finite Element Analysis (II) the Finite Element Procedure
M.N. Zaher, A.Y. Akl and H.M. Emam
187
6BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHODS  
6.1 Boundary Element Analysis of Gravitational Loading on Structures
A.A. Becker and M.J.A. Mihsein
197
7ADAPTIVE FINITE ELEMENT PROCEDURES  
7.1 Adaptive Finite Element Analysis of Stiffened Shells
J.W. Bull, P. Bettes, I. Appelgarth, L.Y. Li and T. Bond
205
7.2 Comparison of Adaptive Procedures for Coupled Finite Element Analysis of Thermal Strain History During Continuous Solidification Processes
J.R. Boehmer, G. Funk, M. Jordan and F.N. Fett
211
8MATERIALS MODELLING  
8.1 Application of a Kinematic Elasto-Plastic Soil Model to Monotonic and Cyclic Loading
P.K. Woodward
229
9HOMOGENIZATION TECHNIQUES  
9.1 Continuous Modelling of Lattice Structures by Homogenization
H. Tollenaere and D. Cailleire
239
9.2 Continuum Modeling of Lattice Structures in Large Displacement Framework
G. Moreau and D. Caillerie
245
10SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS AND APPROXIMATION CONCEPTS FOR STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION  
10.1 An Improved Reanalysis Method for Grillage-Type Structures
U. Kirsch and F. Moses
253
10.2 The Theorems of Structural Variation for Solid Cubic Elements
M.P. Saka
261
10.3 Sensitivity Analysis of Shells Undergoing Static Deformation or Free Vibration
S.M.B. Afonso and E. Hinton
273
11STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION  
11.1 Retrofit of Structures by Optimal Distribution of Clearances
M.B. Fuchs and R. Halevy
287
11.2 Optimum Design of Nonlinear Elastic Framed Domes
M.P. Saka and E. Kameshki
295
11.3 Search Mechanisms for Discrete Structural Optimization Problems
S. Shanmuganathan and S. Manoharan
305
12TOPOLOGICAL AND SHAPE OPTIMIZATION  
12.1 Fast Topological Design in Bidimensional Elasticity
J.E. Souza de Cursi
313
12.2 Some Experiences in Structural Topology Optimization
E. Hinton and B. Hassani
323
12.3 Computational Form Finding and Layout of Plate, Shell, and Membrane Structures by Structural Optimization
K.-U. Bletzinger
333
12.4 Studies with a Robust and Reliable Structural Shape Optimization Tool
J. Sienz and E. Hinton
343
12.5 Tool Design Optimization in Extrusion Processes
A. Mihelic and B. Stok
359
13FINITE ELEMENT MESH GENERATION  
13.1 Mesh Generation and Data Structures for the Finite Element Analysis of Shear Wall Buildings
N.K. Oztorun, E. Citipitioglu and N. Akkas
367
13.2 Mesh Generation for Arch and Arch-Gravity Dams
J.P.F. O'Connor
383
13.3 Improved Adaptive Quadrilateral Mesh Generation using Fission Elements
B. Cheng and B.H.V. Topping
391
13.4 Parallel Adaptive Tetrahedral Mesh Generation
J. Wilson and B.H.V. Topping
403
14VECTOR AND PARALLEL PROCESSING  
14.1 Vectorization using a Personal Computer
Y.-P. Huang, Y.-C. Kuo, S.-C. Lee, C.-P. Chen and M.-S. Liu
427
14.2 Finite Element Analysis Package for Static and Dynamic Bridge Analysis
T.E. Fenske and J. Yu
437
14.3 Parallel Sub-Domain Generation Method
B.H.V. Topping and J. Sziveri
449
14.4 A Parallel Implementation of Recursive Spectral Bisection
C. Seale and B.H.V. Topping
459
14.5 Parallel Optimization of Geometrically Nonlinear Truss Structures
K.-R. Leimbach and D. Hartmann
475

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