Computational & Technology Resources
an online resource for computational,
engineering & technology publications
Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 64
COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING USING METAPHORS FROM NATURE
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

click on a paper title to read the abstract or purchase the full-text paper (price £20)

Preliminaries
1NEURAL NETWORKS  
1.1 Neural Networks in the Analysis of Elastoplastic Plane Stress Problem with Unilateral Constraints
E. Pabisek and Z. Waszczyszyn
1
1.2 Identification for Axial Force and Boundary Conditions of an Orthotropic Rectangular Plate using Neural Networks
I. Takahashi
7
1.3 Prediction of Moment-Rotation Characteristic for Saddle-like Connections using FEM and BP Neural Networks
A. Kaveh, D. Fazel-Dehkordi and H. Servati
15
1.4 Use of Neural Networks for Damage Detection in Structural Elements using Wave Propagation
L. Ziemianski and G. Piatkowski
25
1.5 Neural Networks in Updating of a Twelve Storey Frame Model
B. Miller and L. Ziemianski
31
1.6 Neural Networks and Cold-formed Steel Design
E.M.A. El-Kassas, R.I. Mackie and A.I. El-Sheikh
37
1.7 Neural Network Control of Structures Without Emulation of Dynamics
D-H. Kim and I-W. Lee
45
1.8 Multiple-Sensor Weigh-in-Motion of Road Vehicles using a Neural Network Algorithm
A. Shamseldin, B.J. Black and E. O'Brien
53
1.9 The Scattered Data Interpolation Procedure based on a Counterpropagation Neural Network
S. Lukaszyk
59
1.10 Neural Network Predictive Tools for Settlement Responses Due to Long-Term Dewatering Activities
A.W. Sadek, F. El-Nahhas and A. El-Shenawy
65
1.11 Error Minimization of the Counter-propagation Neural Net Response
A. Iranmanesh and N. Zeini
71
2GENETIC ALGORITHMS  
2.1 Real Versus Binary Coding in Genetic Algorithms: A Comparative Study
P. Hajela and C-Y. Lin
77
2.2 Development of Efficient Integral Method using Quasi-Random Number and Genetic Algorithm
A.S. Matsuho and D.M. Frangopol
85
2.3 A Primitive Crossover for Improving the Reliability of Genetic Algorithms for Structural Optimization
M.H. Imam and M.A. Al-Shihri
91
2.4 Application of Conception of Distance for the Genetic Algorithm
H. Liang and J.Z. Cui
99
2.5 Gene Therapy for Improving the Performance of Genetic Algorithm in Pipe Network Optimization
A. Al-Khomairi and M.H. Imam
105
2.6 A Genetic Algorithm based Optimum Bracing Design of Non-Sway Tall Steel Frames
E.S. Kameshki and M.P. Saka
111
2.7 An Application of a Real Number Micro-Genetic Algorithm to the Shape Optimisation of In-Plane Stressed Plate Elements
B. Ceranic and C. Fryer
121
2.8 A Hybrid Graph-Genetic Method for Domain Decomposition
A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady
127
2.9 Limit Analysis of Masonry Wall with Openings by Genetic Algorithm
Y. Kohama, T. Takada, A. De Stefano, A. Miyamura and T. Aoki
135
2.10 A Platform Independent Engineering Optimisation Tool based on Genetic Algorithms and Distributed Computing Applied to Gas Turbine Combustor Preliminary Design
J.M. Rogero and P.A. Rubini
143
2.11 Optimal Design of Twenty-Five Bar Truss Layout using a Genetic Algorithm
I.A. Azid, K.N. Seetharamu and A.S.K. Kwan
151
2.12 Optimum Design of Trusses using a Genetic Algorithm
Y. Ayvaz and Z. Aydin
159
3SIMULATED ANNEALING  
3.1 Improvements of Simulated Annealing in Optimal Structural Designs
T-Y. Chen and J-J. Su
169
3.2 Layout Optimization of Trusses using Simulated Annealing
O. Hasancebi and F. Erbatur
175
4CELLULAR AUTOMATA  
4.1 Structure Optimization Scheme based on Concept of Cellular Automata
E. Kita and T. Toyoda
191
4.2 Parallelism Management in Cellular Automata Networks
C.R. Calidonna, C. Di Napoli and M. Mango Furnari
199

return to the book description
purchase this book (price £52 +P&P)