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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 67
COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS, COMPOSITES AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1MATERIALS MODELLING  
1.1 A Case Study About using Sophisticated Masonry Models in Practice: The Lethes Theater (c. 1650)
P.B. Lourenco
1
1.2 Simulation of Thermal Cracking in Massive Hardening Concrete Elements using an Internal Parameter Related to the Hydration Reaction
G. de Schutter
7
1.3 Time Integration Strategies for FEM Analyses with Nonlinear Viscoelastic Polymers
J.G.J. Beijer and J.L. Spoormaker
15
1.4 Analysis of a Thermo-Viscoelastic Model in Large Strain
S. Meo, A. Boukamel and O. Debordes
27
1.5 Computational Softening Plasticity by Wavelet Bases
D. Fasano, P. Venini and G. Naldi
39
1.6 Finite Element Method for Cosserat Elasticity
E. Providas and M.A. Kattis
47
1.7 A Simulation Model for Direct Selective Laser Sintering of Metal Powders
X.C. Wang and J.P. Kruth
57
1.8 Modeling of 2D and 3D Textile-Reinforced Composites by Means of Imbricate-Type Elements Approaches
D. Bigaud and P. Hamelin
73
1.9 Application of the Finite Element Method to the Theoretical Study of the Mechanical Behaviour of Plain and Twill Fabrics
M. Tarfaoui and S. Akesbi
83
1.10 Numerical Simulation of The Mechanical Behaviour of Epoxy based Mortars under Compressive Loads
Z.G. Agioutantis, C. Stiakakis and S. Kleftakis
89
1.11 Maximisation of the Crushing Performance of a Tubular Device by Shape Optimisation
G. Chiandussi, M. Avalle and M.P. Cavatorta
97
1.12 Structural Embrittlement Due to Rivited Joints - Evolution to a Macroscopic Model for Crash-Analysis
L. Patronelli, B. Langrand, E. Deletombe, E. Markiewicz and P. Drazétic
103
1.13 Topology Optimization: Approaching the Material Distribution Problem using a Topological Function Description
M.J. de Ruiter and F. van Keulen
111
1.14 Structural Response of the Plain Weave GFRP Cylindrical Shell Subjected to Low-Velocity Central Impact
B.D. Choi and Y.S. Lee
121
1.15 Integration Method with Time Step Control for Viscoplasticity and Creep
J. Plesek and J. Korous
127
2DAMAGE MECHANICS  
2.1 An EFG Implementation of a Gradient-Enhanced Damage Model
H. Askes, J. Pamin and R. de Borst
137
2.2 Shape Optimization for Lifetime Increasement using Continuum Damage Mechanics
E. Schnack and W. Weikl
147
3FATIGUE  
3.1 Synthetic S/N Curves
W. Eichlseder
161
3.2 Fatigue Fracture Characteristics of Natural Rubber Components
J. Wang and D. Tran
165
3.3 Frequency Domain Methods to Predict the Multiaxial Random Fatigue Failure of Metallic Structures with Finite Elements
X. Pitoiset and A. Preumont
173
4DAMAGE MODELS  
4.1 A Damage Model for Masonry Infilled Frames
R. Perera, S. Gomez and E. Alarcon
183
4.2 Modelling and Simulation of Damage in Metal-Elastomer Structures at High Strains
X. Aubard, P.-A. Boucard, P. Ladeveze and S. Michel
189
4.3 Computations of Refractory Lining Structures under Thermal Loadings
J. Poirier, A. Gasser, P. Boisse, V. Gabis and J. Rousseau
197
4.4 A Unified Model for Seepage and High Compressive-Induced Sand Breakup Around Deep Reservoir Wells
H. Vaziri, R. Islam, S. Ma and Z. Zhao
203
5CRACKING BEHAVIOUR AND CRACK MODELLING  
5.1 Modelling of Discrete Crack Propagation
P.O. Bouchard, F. Bay, Y. Chastel, J.L. Chenot and I. Tovena
217
5.2 Dynamic Analysis of Beams with a Closing Crack
P. Cacciola and G. Muscolino
225
5.3 Problem of Cracked Infinite Hollow Cylinder with Two Rigid Inclusions
H.S.A. Artem and M.R. Gecit
233
6COMPOSITES  
6.1 Composite Structures Optimization using Sequential Convex Programming
M. Bruyneel and C. Fleury
243
6.2 The Two-Scale Analysis Algorithms for the Structure with Several Configurations of Small Periodicity
J.Z. Cui and Y.J. Shan
255
6.3 Stress Behaviour at the Interface Corner Between Three Elastic Materials
Z. Qian, A. Akisanya and M. Imbabi
265
7LAMINATED PLATES AND SHELLS  
7.1 Linear and Nonlinear Analysis of Sandwich Structures based on a New Efficient Plate Triangular Element
O. Polit and M. Touratier
273
7.2 A Semianalytical Higher Order Model: Piezolaminated Axisymmetric Shells
I.F. Pinto Correia, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares
281
7.3 Optimizing Uncertain Layered Composites Via a Linear Matrix Inequalities Approach
C. Mariani, F. Ragnedda and M. Serra
291
7.4 A Continuum based 3D-Shell Element for Computation of Laminated Structures and Finite Strain Plasticity Problems
S. Klinkel, W. Wagner and F. Gruttmann
297
8COMPOSITE STRUCTURES  
8.1 Crippling Analysis of Composite Stringers based on Complete Unloading Method
J-H. Kweon
311
8.2 Numerical Modelling of Fatigue Degradation of Fibre-Reinforced Composite Materials
W. Van Paepegem and J. Degrieck
319
8.3 Modeling a Modular Pedestrian Bridge Composed of a Concrete Deck and a Truss Girder with IPC Sandwich Panels
C. De Roover, J. Vantomme, J. Wastiels, K. Croes, H. Cuypers, L. Taerwe and H. Blontrock
327
8.4 Non-Linear Analysis of Composite Beams by a Displacement Approach
A. Dall'Asta and A. Zona
337
8.5 The Effect of Stiffeners on the Optimal Design of Laminated Plates Subject to Buckling Loads: A Comparative Study
M. Walker
349
8.6 Edge Effects in Cross-Ply Laminated Hollow Cylindrical Shells
J.Q. Ye
359
8.7 Assessment of Four Shear Deformation Theories for Laminated Composite Structures based on Both Static and Dynamic Analysis
D-C. Zhu and Z-Y. Xu
365
9COMPUTER MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE JOINTS  
9.1 Modelling of Continuous Steel-Concrete Composite Beams: Computational Aspects
G. Manfredi, G. Fabbrocino and E. Cosenza
375
9.2 Non-Linear Analysis of the Low-Cycle Fracture Behaviour of Bolted Steel Connections
O.S. Bursi, F. Ferrario and V. Fontanari
385
9.3 Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Semi-Rigid Bolted End-Plate Connections
P.J. Fanning, M. Tucker and B.M. Broderick
397
9.4 A Three Dimensional Finite Element Modelling of a Typical Composite Steel Concrete Beam-to-Column Joint
C. Doneux
405

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