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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 56
ADVANCES IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING FOR PRACTICE
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1VISUALISATION AND AESTHETICS  
1.1 The Visualisation of Spatial Structures with Computer Techniques
P. Huybers
1
1.2 Bridge Aesthetics - Educating Engineers
D.R. Morris
15
2DESIGN LOADING  
2.1 Equivalent Vehicle Load Factors for Slab Design of a Parking Garage
H.-G. Kwak and J.-Y. Song
23
2.2 Finite Element Analysis of a Cylindrical Silo Shell under Unsymmetrical Pressure Distributions
D. Briassoulis
31
2.3 Structural Behaviour of Cooling Towers under Different Wind Loadings
A. Mosquera, J.A. Jurado and S. Hernandez
41
3DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF STEEL STRUCTURES  
3.1 Comparative Design Study of Multi-Storey Steel Frames using Both the BS 5950 and AISC-LRFD Codes
E. Kameshki
51
4DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF CONNECTIONS  
4.1 Simple Two Dimensional Finite Element Models for the Simulation of the Structural Response of Steel Connections
M.I. Kontoleon, E.S. Mistakidis and C.C. Baniotopoulos
61
4.2 Analysis of Moment Resisting Steel Connections under Reversed Cyclic Loading
C.G. Deng, O.S. Bursi and R. Zandonini
75
4.3 Numerical Analysis for T-Stub Aluminium Alloy Joints
G. De Matteis, A. Mandara and F.M. Mazzolani
91
4.4 On the Finite Element Modelling of RHS Gap K-Joints: Parametric Analysis
T. Gavrielides, D. Vyzoviti, E.S. Mistakidis, C.C. Baniotopoulos and K. Thomopoulos
105
4.5 Finite Element Modelling and Experimental Testing of Single Shear Bolted Joints
H.M. Ramadan, S.A. Mourad, A.A. Rashed and H. Bode
117
4.6 Finite Element Method for End-Plate Joints in Steel Frames
B. Bose, G.K. Youngson and S. Sarkar
125
4.7 Finite Element Modelling of Semi-Rigid Composite Joints
M. Kattner and M. Crisinel
135
4.8 Effect of Viscous Damping on Semi-Rigid Khorjinee Steel Framing Connection
M. Tehranizadeh
145
5DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES  
5.1 Integrity of Reinforced Concrete Slabs by the Analysis of Response Waveforms
H.C. Tan, O.O.R. Famiyesin and M.S. Imbabi
155
5.2 Punching Shear Failure of Flat Slabs: A Comparison Between Finite Element Predictions and Experiments
B.T. Lim and P. Bhatt
163
5.3 Direct Design for Bending, Torsion and Shear in Reinforced and Partially Prestressed Concrete Beams
P. Bhatt and A. Muzhami
175
5.4 Nonlinear Analysis of Planar Reinforced Concrete Frames
L.J. Leu and J.C. Cheng
187
5.5 Bounding Surface of Reinforced Concrete U-Shaped Column Elements Subjected to Cyclic Biaxial Bending with Axial Load
M.G. Sfakianakis
197
5.6 Numerical Modelling of Concrete Slab-Column Connections
T. O'Flaherty and R.Y. Xiao
205
6ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CIVIL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES  
6.1 Failure Analysis of Masonry Arches
T. Aoki, A. Miyamura and S. Di Pasquale
213
6.2 Stress History Generation for Truss Bridges using Multi-Level Models
K. Kiss and L. Dunai
221
6.3 Analysis and Design of Tunnel Lining for a Cooling Water System
I.D. Lefas and V.N. Georgiannou
231
6.4 An Economic Design Approach for Helicoidal Stair Slabs based on Finite Element Analysis
A.F.M. Saiful Amin and S. Ahmad
241
6.5 A Novel Snap-Through Buckling Behaviour of Axisymmetric Shallow Shells with Possible Application in Transducer Design
N. Akkas and G. Odeh
247
6.6 Buckling of Guyed Towers
S.A. Saafan and M.N. Fayed
255
6.7 Finite Element Analysis of a Gable Shell Roof
A.I. Mousa
261
6.8 Second Order Analysis of Tall Buildings Considering the Contribution of the Transverse Stiffness of the Slabs
H.M.C. Carmo Antunes and C.H. Martins
269
7SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION PROBLEMS  
7.1 Dynamic Behaviour of Tall Building Soil-Structure Interaction
M. Tehranizadeh
281
7.2 A Design Supporting System to Model Soil-Structure Interaction
J. Diaz and U. Meissner
289
7.3 Shallow Spherical Shells on Tensionless Elastic Foundations
T. Hong and J.G. Teng
295
8EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING  
8.1 Seismic Response of Secondary Systems
H. Megahed, S. Elzeiny and M. Sobaih
301
8.2 A Damage Model for Seismic Retrofitting of Structures
R. Perera, A. Carnicero, E. Alarcon and S. Gomez
309
9ANALYSIS OF OFFSHORE STRUCTURES  
9.1 The Plastic Buckling of Varying Thickness Circular Cylinders under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross and A. Gill-Carson
317
9.2 Buckling under External Pressure of Closed Toroids with Circular and Elliptical Cross Sections
J. Blachut and O.R. Jaiswal
323
9.3 The Vibration and Instability of Tube-Stiffened Axisymmetric Shells under External Hydrostatic Pressure
C.T.F. Ross and J. Etheridge
335
9.4 Numerical Strategies for the Nonlinear Analysis of Tubular Framed Structures for Offshore Oil Exploitation
P.F.N. Rodrigues and B.P. Jacob
343
9.5 Effects of Structure Spatial Extent on Frequency Domain Analysis of Offshore Jacket Platforms
M. Hartnett and P. Mitchell
351
9.6 Validation of an Efficient Computer Model for Spectral Analysis of Offshore Platforms
M. Hartnett and P. Mitchell
359
10SIMULATION OF DYNAMIC PROBLEMS  
10.1 Computer Simulation of Explosion Effects under Concrete Runways
J.W. Bull and C.H. Woodford
369
10.2 Appearance of Resonance Vibration on Railway Bridges
L. Fryba and J. Naprstek
377
11DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF GEOTECHNICAL STRUCTURES  
11.1 Numerical Modelling of Granular Foundations using Two Different Stress Correction Algorithms
P.K. Woodward
383
11.2 Interaction Effects in Laterally Loaded Pile Groups
B.M. Lehane and B.A. McCabe
393
11.3 Employment of Infinite Elements in Excavation and Tunneling Problems
T.T. Abdel-Fattah, H.A. Hodhod and A.Y. Akl
401
11.4 Interaction of Stabilized Aggregate Base/Subbase with Subgrades
K. Pandey, M. Zaman and J.G. Laguros
409
11.5 Circular Plates on Elastic Foundations Modelled with Annular Plates
M. Utku, C. Citipitioglu and I. Inceleme
419
11.6 Numerical Simulation for the Effect of Soil Defects on the Superstructure of Multi-Storey Frame Buildings
K.M. El Zahaby and T.T. Abdel-Fattah
429
12COMPUTATIONAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS  
12.1 A Modified Large Capacity Frontal Solver for Structural Analysis
T.T. Abdel-Fattah, M.T. Abdel-Fattah and H.A. Ibrahim
437
13PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT  
13.1 Synthesis based Software Engineering Design for Automotive Industry
M. Isreb and A.I. Khan
443
14CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT  
14.1 An Algorithm for Determining the Optimal Duration of Large Projects
A.P. Chassiakos, C.I. Samaras and D.D. Theodorakopoulos
449
14.2 Application of Extranet in Construction Project Management
A.P. Chassiakos and N. Bogonikolos
455

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