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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 63
COMPUTING DEVELOPMENTS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B. Kumar and B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT  
1.1 The Production of Interactive Engineering Design Software using Borland Delphi
P.F. McCombie and J. Penman
1
2STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF BUILDING STRUCTURES  
2.1 The Use of Rules of Thumb and Simple Calculations for the Checking of Computer Simulations of Building Structures
B. Grew and A.H. Boussabaine
9
2.2 Coupling Effect of Flat Slabs for Shearwall Systems
E.M. Abdou, S.A. Mourad, M.I. Amer and A.Y. Akl
13
2.3 Development and Application of a Simplified Procedure for Lateral Load Analysis of Asymmetric Buildings
S. Wilkinson and D. Thambiratnam
23
2.4 Concrete-Steel Plate Interface Characteristics for Composite Construction
S.P. Chiew, Y.X. Dong and C.K. Soh
35
2.5 The Influence of Repaired Coupling Beams in Coupled Shear Walls
A. Nadjai, D. Johnson and A.I. Abutair
41
2.6 How Safe to Strip?
D. Johnson
47
2.7 The Evaluation of Strength Reduction Factors in Multi-DOF Systems
A. Nicknam, M.R. Sabeti and A. Shahbazian Ahari
53
3DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES  
3.1 Dynamic Behaviour of Space Structures using Models of Different Pattern Density
M.A. Saeedi and M.A. Barkhordari
59
3.2 Nonlinear Vibration of a Beam with Fixed Ends
P.H. McDonald
65
3.3 Robust Reliability of Dynamically Loaded Beam on an Uncertain Foundation
Y. Ben-Haim, L. Fryba and N. Yoshikawav
71
3.4 Modal Combination Methods in Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamics
S. Benfratello and G. Muscolino
77
4ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF SPACE, FABRIC AND TENSION STRUCTURES  
4.1 A New Analytic and Numerical Basis for the Form-Finding and Analysis of Spline and Grid-Shell Structures
S. Adriaenssens, M.R. Barnes and C.J.K. Williams
83
4.2 Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Prestressed Cable Nets with Flexible Supports
I. Talvik
91
4.3 Geometric Nonlinear Analysis of Pantograph Structures
M.A. Barkhordari and A. Jafarvand
99
4.4 Study of Numerical Representation of Constant Surface Stress Forms of Tension Membranes
W.J. Lewis
107
4.5 Factors Affecting the Strength of the 14FTC-U Timber Space-Frame Connector
A. Zingoni
113
4.6 New CAD Tools for the Conception of Fabric Structures
F. Sindel, T. Baranger and P. Trompette
123
5ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURES  
5.1 Experimental based Improving of the Bridge Structures Calculation Models
A. Strukelj, M. Skrinar, G. Lipnik, B. Kovacic and L.V. Strukelj
133
5.2 Analysis of Steel Box Girder Bridges Considering Concrete Slab Casting Sequence
H.-G. Kwak, Y.-J. Seo and C.-M. Jung
145
5.3 Elasto-Plastic Response of Uniformly Loaded Sector Plates: Full-Section Yield Model Predictions and Spread of Plasticity
G.J. Turvey and M. Salehi
157
5.4 Pretwisted Bars in Bracing Systems
R. Abbasnia and M.R. Shadnam
171
6COMPUTERS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING  
6.1 A Discussion of Approaches to Programming Slope Stability Analysis
P.F. McCombie
177
6.2 Geotechnical Analysis with the Computer Package B4
M. Skrinar
185
6.3 On the Dynamic Response of a Beam on a Tensionless Elastic Foundation
M. Mofid and M.R. Shadnam
193
6.4 The Behaviour of Short Pier Foundations Subject to Lateral Load in Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin, G.J.W. King and M. Laman
197
6.5 Analysis and Design of a 60m Diameter Ring Beam for a Sheet Pile Cofferdam
I.D. Lefas and V.N. Georgiannou
205
6.6 Advanced Numerical Modelling of Terzaghi's Superposition Theory for Embedded Granular Foundations
P.K. Woodward
211
6.7 A Critical Examination of Dynamic Shear Modulus Vrs. Shear Strain Relationships for Municipal Solid Waste
S. Singh
219
7DATA ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING  
7.1 Using Excel Macros for Data Processing
D.G. Toll
223
7.2 Design and Development of a PC-Based Real-Time Strain Data Acquisition System
H.G. Melhem, V.K. Bhuvanagiri and X. Yu
229
7.3 A Data Acquisition and Control System for Geotechnical Testing
D.G. Toll
237
7.4 Using the Laser Geodetical Equipment Controlled by Computer
B. Kovacic, G. Lipnik and A. Strukelj
243

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