Preliminaries |

**I** | **COMPUTATIONAL DATABASE TECHNOLOGY** |

1 |
Computational Database Technology for Component Mode Synthesis
M. Nyström and K. Orsborn |

**II** | **NANOMECHANICS** |

2 |
Atomistic Model for Static Equilibrium Problems
Y.W. Kwon and S. Jung |

**III** | **STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS** |

3 |
Area Integral of a Stress Function over a Beam Cross-Section
R. Vondrácek and Z. Bittnar |

4 |
Development of Matrix Method Based Structural Analysis Toolbox in Matlab
Y. Arfiadi and M.N.S. Hadi |

5 |
Sway Analysis of Spliced Pallet-Rack Structures
R.G. Beale and M.H.R. Godley |

6 |
Analysis of Orthogonal Grillage Systems using Transfer Matrix Methods
E.S. Kameshki |

7 |
Duality between Statical and Kinematical Engineering Systems
O. Shai |

8 |
Derivation of Methods and Knowledge in Structures by Combinatorial Representations
N. Ta'aseh and O. Shai |

9 |
Least Square Functionals for a Plate on an Elastic Foundation
L.G. Selna and J.M. Sun |

**IV** | **FINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN DESIGN** |

10 |
An Optimal Plastic Shakedown Design
F. Giambanco, L. Palizzolo and A. Caffarelli |

11 |
Simulation of Beam-Column Stability with Automatic Strain Incrementation
J. Szalai and F. Papp |

12 |
Predicting the Characteristic Curve of a Spacer Grid Spring by Finite Element Analysis
S.P. Heo, K.H. Yoon and K.N. Song |

13 |
Investigation of Effective Flange Width Formulas for T-Beams
M. Utku and A. Aygar |

14 |
Subgrade Fatigue Life in the Cone of Disturbance after an Underground Explosion
J.W. Bull and C.H. Woodford |

**V** | **FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES: THEORY AND PRACTICE** |

15 |
Error Estimation and p-Adaptivity Based on the Partition of Unity Method
T. Pannachet, P. Díez and H. Askes |

16 |
Rotational Invariants in Finite Element Formulation of Three-Dimensional Beam Theories
D. Zupan and M. Saje |

17 |
Local Gradient and Stress Recovery for Triangular Elements in Plane Elasticity
R.C.C. Silva, A.F. Loula and J.N.C. Guerreiro |

18 |
A Rectangular Finite Element for Plane Elasticity with In-Plane Rotation
A.I. Mousa and S.M. Tayeh |

19 |
The Finite Element Approximation for Minimal Surfaces Subject to the Plateau Problems
H. Gu |

20 |
Fitting Strains and Displacements by Minimizing Dislocation Energy
C.A. Felippa and K.C. Park |

21 |
Shear Lag Analysis Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
J. Zák and A. Florian |

22 |
Representing Traction Free Boundaries using Drilling Degrees of Freedom
A.A. Groenwold, Q.Z. Xiao and N.J. Theron |

23 |
Effects of Kinematic Inconsistency in Interface Elements
A.L.G.A. Coutinho, M.A.D. Martins and R.M. Sydenstricker |

24 |
Displacement Finite Element Method for Couple Stress Theory
E. Providas |

**VI** | **NON-LINEAR FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS** |

25 |
Effect of Geometry Change on the Creep Failure Life of Internally Pressurised Pipes
T.H. Hyde, W. Sun and A.A. Becker |

26 |
Analytical Method for Elastoplastic Buckling Behaviour of H-Section Truss Elements involving Local Buckling
T. Ohtsuka and S. Motoyui |

27 |
Inelastic Behaviour of I-Shaped Aluminium Beams
G. De Matteis, R. Landolfo, M. Manganiello and F.M. Mazzolani |

28 |
External Stiffness Approach for Thin-Walled Frames with Elastic-Plasticity
G. Turkalj, J. Brnic and J. Prpic-Orsic |

29 |
Non-Linear Finite Element Analyses of Sheathed Timber Diaphragms
L. Wu, U.A. Girhammar, B. Källsner and A. Moström |

30 |
An Iterative Method for a Class of Nonlinear Large Scale (Near) Constrained Problems
M.H.B.M. Shariff |

**VII** | **DYNAMIC AND VIBRATION ANALYSIS** |

31 |
Symmetry in Dynamic Systems
A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad |

32 |
Dynamic Stiffness Formulation and Free Vibration Analysis of Spinning Beams
J.R. Banerjee and H. Su |

33 |
Convergence and Causality of the Implicit Fourier Transform
S.J. Rodrigues Júnior and F. Venâncio-Filho |

34 |
Solution of Transient Nonlinear Structural Dynamics Problems using the Modified Iterative Group-Implicit Algorithm
Y. Dere and E.D. Sotelino |

**VIII** | **DYNAMIC ANALYSIS FOR DESIGN** |

35 |
Dynamic Effects of High Speed Trains On Underpasses
A. Fraile, L. Hermanns, F. Chirino and E. Alarcón |

36 |
Triply Coupled Vibrations of Thin-Walled Open Cross-Section Beams including Shear Effect
A. Arpaci, E. Bozdag and E. Sunbuloglu |

37 |
The Coupling Effect in Biodynamic Models
G. Birlik and Ö. Sezgin |

38 |
Dynamical Response of Steel Deck Composite Slabs with Geometric Orthotrophy Subjected to Human Rhythmic Activities
J.G.S. da Silva, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and S.A.L. de Andrade |

39 |
The Influence of Hertzian Spring Stiffness on the Dynamic Response of a Bridge Model
M. Majka, M. Hartnett and D. O'Dwyer |

40 |
Analysis of the Dynamic Failure Behaviour of the Grid Structure by Lateral Impact Load
K.H. Yoon, S.P. Heo, H.S. Kang, K.N. Song and Y.H. Jung |

41 |
Application of the Dynamic Finite Element Formulation in Flutter Analysis of Wings
S.M. Hashemi and H. Alighanbari |

**IX** | **DYNAMIC RE-ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION** |

42 |
Optimum Design and Performance of Multi Tuned Mass Damper Systems
M.N.S. Hadi and Y. Arfiadi |

43 |
A Dynamic Reanalysis Technique for Modifications of Structural Components
P. Cacciola and G. Muscolino |

**X** | **SEISMIC AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING** |

44 |
An Approach to Seismic Correction which includes Wavelet De-noising
A.A. Chanerley and N.A. Alexander |

45 |
A Reappraisal of Time Period Formulas of Design Codes for Framed Reinforced Concrete Buildings
K.M. Amanat and E. Hoque |

46 |
A Comparative Investigation in Linear and Non-linear Fluid Viscous Dampers for Seismic Applications
M.D. Martinez-Rodrigo and M.L. Romero |

47 |
Seismic Response Envelopes of a Tank Supported at the Base
R.C. Barros |

48 |
Influence of Subsoil on Tuning Base Isolation Devices for Civil Structures
A. Baratta and I. Corbi |

49 |
Seismic Analysis of Multistory Buildings including Foundation-Soil-Foundation Interaction
H.E. Karamaneas, D.C. Rizos and D.L. Karabalis |

50 |
Probabilistic Criterion for the Identification of Seismogenetic Areas in Seismic Risk Evaluation
A. Baratta and I. Corbi |

51 |
Estimation of Buried Sources: A New Computational Scheme
V.K. Mathur and S.K. Agrawal |

**XI** | **DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AND STRUCTURAL IDENTIFICATION** |

52 |
Application of Dynamic Models to the Detection of Imperfections in Plate Structures
A. Samartín and C. Moreno |

53 |
Structural Assessment by Modal Analysis: Case Study of the New Algiers Airport
N. Bourahla, F. Bouriche, M. Benredouane and M. Ould-Amara |

54 |
An Inverse Identification Method from Dynamic Tests with Measurement Uncertainties
P. Feissel, O. Allix and P. Thévenet |

**XII** | **CRACK MODELLING** |

55 |
Application of the Short Crack Growth Model to Surface Pitting Simulations
Z. Ren, G. Fajdiga and S. Glodez |

56 |
Damage Mechanics based Interface Element for the Simulation of Fracture in Concrete
M. Cuomo |

57 |
3D Simulation of Concrete Cracking: Probabilistic Formulation in a Parallel Environment
C.N.M. Paz, L.F. Martha, E.M.R. Fairbairn, J.L.D. Alves, N.F.F. Ebecken and A.L.G.A. Coutinho |

58 |
Fracture Analysis of Cracked Cylindrical Shells under Internal Pressure and Bending
Z. Tonkovic and J. Soric |

59 |
Cohesive Fracture in Thermoelastic Medium: A Coupled Analysis
S. Secchi and L. Simoni |

60 |
Application of the Extended EFG Method and Cohesive Crack Model to the Crack Growth Analysis of Concrete Structures
J. Jaskowiec and C. Cichon |

61 |
Three-Dimensional State of Stress in Stable Tearing of Thin Wall Structures
D. Tran |

62 |
Simulation of Fatigue Fracture of a Rubber Rail Support
D. Tran |

63 |
Notch Concentrations under Combined Tension-Compression
D.W.A. Rees, H. Bahai and S. Taylor |

**XIII** | **MATERIALS MODELLING** |

64 |
Modelling of Nonlinear Behaviour of Masonry Structures: Phenomenological Approach
J.B. Colliat, L. Davenne and A. Ibrahimbegovic |

65 |
Analysis of Non-Linear Soft Thin Interfaces
F. Lebon, R. Rizzoni, S. Ronel-Idrissi and C. Licht |

66 |
A Finite Element Formulation for No-Tension Materials in Finite Deformations
M. Cuomo and M. Fagone |

67 |
Rupture Simulation of Three Dimensional Elastoplastic Structures under Dynamic Loading
G. Leclère, A. Nême and J.Y. Cognard |

68 |
A Numerical Method for the Solution of the Bi-Dimensional Continuous with No-Tension Material
S. Briccoli Bati and T. Rotunno |

69 |
Hyper-Elastic Constitutive Equations of Conjugate Stresses and Strain Tensors for the Seth-Hill Strain Measures
K. Farahani and H. Bahai |

70 |
Adaptive Analysis of Quasibrittle Failure
B. Patzák and M. Jirásek |

71 |
Modelling of Time-Dependent Behaviour of Polycrystalline Rocks
M. Mühlbauer, J. Kruis and Z. Bittnar |

**XIV** | **FATIGUE MODELLING** |

72 |
Computational Model for Analysis of Bending Fatigue in Gears
J. Kramberger, M. Sraml, S. Glodez, J. Flasker and I. Potrc |

73 |
The Application of Fatigue Models to Railway Bridges
R. Gallagher, D.W. O'Dwyer and M. Hartnett |

**XV** | **CONTACT** |

74 |
Contact Formulation for Solid-Shell Elements undergoing Large Deformations
M. Harnau and K. Schweizerhof |

75 |
Relaxation and Block-Relaxation Procedures for the Dual Formulation of the Signorini-Coulomb Frictional Contact
P. Bisegna, F. Lebon and F. Maceri |

76 |
Finite Element Method Contact Simulations of CMC Brake Disk Systems for High Speed Rail Vehicles
R. Dotoli, O. Manni and L. Barone |

**XVI** | **PLATES AND SHELLS** |

77 |
Nonlinear Behaviour of the RFNS Element - Large Displacements and Rotations
D. Briassoulis |

78 |
Initial Flexural Failure Prediction of Fibre-Reinforced Laminated Sector Mindlin Plates
M. Salehi and A.R. Sobhani |

79 |
A Triangular Finite Element for the Study of the Post-Critical Behaviour of Shells
L. Corradi and N. Panzeri |

80 |
Non-Linear Vibrations of Anisotropic Cylindrical Shells
M.H. Toorani and A.A. Lakis |

**XVII** | **COMPUTATIONAL MODELS FOR NON-HOMOGENEOUS SHELLS AND MEMBRANES** |

81 |
Modelling of Piezoelectric Adaptive Beam, Plate and Shell Structures: Some Developments and Results
A. Benjeddou |

82 |
A C1 Triangular Finite Element for Analyzing Multilayered Shell Structures
F. Dau, O. Polit and M. Touratier |

83 |
Prediction of the Two-Scale Buckling Response of Sandwich Beams under In-Plane Compression
L. Léotoing, S. Drapier and A. Vautrin |

84 |
Numerical Solution by Energy Minimization of Hyperelastic Membrane in Large Displacements and Finite Strains
R. Bouzidi and A. Le Van |

85 |
Linear and Quadratic Potential Variation in a New Piezoelectric Eight Node Finite Element
O. Polit and I. Bruant |

86 |
A Comparative Study for the Mechanical Behaviour of the Materials having Different Moduli in Tension and Compression
S.K. Afaq, M. Karama and S. Mistou |

87 |
Beam and Plain Strain Finite Elements for Inflatable Fabric Membranes in Two Dimensions
J.-C. Thomas, Y. Ravaut, C. Wielgosz, R. Bouzidi |

88 |
Simulation of Thermoplastic Composite Forming using Shells with Pinching Elements
A. Cheruet, D. Soulat, P. Boisse, M. Touratier, E. Soccard, S. Maison-Le Poec and S. Guinard |

89 |
Dynamic Characteristics of Laminated Angle-Ply Noncircular Cylindrical Shells
H.G. Patel, B.P. Patel, M. Ganapathi and M. Touratier |

90 |
A Unified Formulation for Multilayered Plate Elements based on PVD and RMVT
E. Carrera |

**XVIII** | **TENSION STRUCTURES** |

91 |
Optimal Design of Tensile Fabric Structures
T. Nouri-Baranger and P. Trompette |

92 |
NURBS representation of Coated Woven Fabric Behaviour
B.N. Bridgens and P.D. Gosling |

93 |
A Holistic Design Procedure for Membrane Structures using the SCOOP Framework
K. Reimann, R. Wagner, R. Blum and M. Jentsc |

**XIX** | **STEEL STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

94 |
Ultimate Load Carrying Capacity of Long-Span Steel Arch Bridges
J. Cheng, J.-J. Jiang, R.-C. Xiao and H.-F. Xiang |

95 |
Simulation Based Design Methodology of Steel Structure Members
F. Papp |

96 |
A Parametric Study of Steel and Composite Semi-Rigid Portal Frames
O. Brito Jr, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco, J.G.S. da Silva and L.R.O. de Lima |

97 |
Application of an Advanced Evolutionary Strategy for the Automatic Design of Modular Steel Structures
C. Ebenau, J. Rottschaefer and G. Thierauf |

98 |
On the Distortional Post-Buckling Behaviour of Rack-Section Cold-Formed Steel Columns
L.C. Prola and D. Camotim |

99 |
Local Buckling, Post-Buckling and Mode Interaction Finite Element Analyses in Cold-Formed Steel Members
K. Nagahama, D. Camotim and E. Batista |

100 |
Semi-Rigid Connections Analysis in Plane Frames
G.A. Romanholo, R. Bertolino Jr. and R.O. Rodrigues |

**XX** | **VIRTUAL EXPERIMENTS ON STEEL STRUCTURES** |

101 |
Virtual Fabrication of Steel Welded Plate Girders
J. Nézo, B.H.V. Topping and L. Dunai |

102 |
Virtual Experiments of FSW-Fabricated Aluminium Structural Elements
L.G. Vigh |

103 |
Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Bolted Joints of Three Dimensional Tubular Structures
L.G. Vigh and L. Dunai |

104 |
Numerical Studies on the Ultimate Behaviour of Steel Cold-formed Purlins
A. Joó and L. Dunai |

105 |
Finite Element Simulation of the Cyclic Behaviour of End-Plate Joints
S. Ádány and L. Dunai |

**XXI** | **CONCRETE ANALYSIS AND MODELLING** |

106 |
Gaussian Segmentation of BSE Images to Assess the Porosity of Concrete
D.J. Robinson, F. Murtagh and P.A.M. Basheer |

107 |
Elastic Degradation and Damage in Concrete following Nonlinear Equations and Loading Function
M.H.F.M. Barros, C.M. Mota Soares and R.A.F. Martins |

108 |
Non-Linear Coupled Heat and Moisture Analysis of Concrete
M. Kulhavý and Z. Bittnar |

109 |
Verification of Microplane Model by Means of Various Numerical Simulations
J. Nemecek, M. Ventluka and Z. Bittnar |

**XXII** | **REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

110 |
Time-dependent and Materially Non-linear Analysis of Concrete Structures
J. Pencik |

111 |
Energy Dissipating Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Members
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu |

112 |
Modeling of the Dynamic Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Significant Reinforcement Slip
R. Picón, B. Vera, C. Quintero-Febres and J. Flórez-López |

113 |
Modelling of Accordion Effect in Corrugated Steel Web with Concrete Flanges
L. Huang, H. Hikosaka and K. Komine |

114 |
Analytical Investigations of the Effects of Tension Slab Reinforcement in Cantilever Beams
M.B.H. Emara |

115 |
Analytical Solutions for Bending Design of RC Trapezoidal Cross Sections according to EC2 Standard
M. Skrinar |

116 |
Collapse of a RC Structure due to Erroneous FEM Computer Controlled Design
O. Río, L. Sparowitz , P. Tanner and D. Theodossopoulos |

117 |
Numerical Analysis of Ductility in Reinforced Concrete Beams in the CASTEM 2000
M.P. Barbosa and A.L. Gamino |

118 |
Parametric Studies on Cyclically Loaded Exterior Beam-Column Joints
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu |

119 |
Adherence Analysis of Fibre-Reinforced-Polymer Strengthened RC Beams
R. Perera , M.L. Moreno and E. Alarcón |

120 |
A Modified Algorithm for Reinforced Concrete Cross Section Integration
J.L. Bonet, P.F. Miguel, M.L. Romero and M.A. Fernandez |

121 |
A Design Equation for Predicting the Shear Strength of Short Beams
P.G. Bakir and M.H. Boduroglu |

122 |
Numerical Simulation of Textile-Reinforced Concrete Structures
S. Holler, C. Butenweg, S.-Y. Noh and K. Meskouris |

123 |
Mechanical Properties of Fibre-Reinforced High Strength Concrete
M.B.H. Emara, S.F.M. Abd Elnaby, H. Amin and M.A. El-Demirdash |

**XXIII** | **TIMBER STRUCTURES** |

124 |
Geometrical Parameter Influence on Behaviour of Reticulated Timber Domes
D.H. Pan and U.A. Girhammar |

125 |
The Effect of Changing Environmental Conditions on Behaviour of Glulam Beams
S. Srpcic, J. Srpcic, M. Saje and G. Turk |

126 |
Ring Beam Stiffness Effect on Behaviour of Reticulated Timber Domes
D.H. Pan and U.A. Girhammar |

**XXIV** | **COMPOSITES: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

127 |
Modelling of Adaptive Structures using Layerwise Models
J.E. Semedo Garção, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy |

128 |
Modelling of Piezolaminated Plates using Layerwise Mixed Finite Elements
R. Garcia Lage, C.M. Mota Soares, C.A. Mota Soares and J.N. Reddy |

129 |
Finite Element Analysis of Damaged Multilayered Composite Beams with Transverse Deformability
M. Di Sciuva and M. Gherlone |

130 |
A Methodology to Select the Best Material Combinations and Optimally Design Composite Sandwich Cylindrical Shells for Least Mass
M. Walker and R.E. Smith |

131 |
Composite Toroidal Pressure Hull
J. Blachut |

132 |
The Role of Relative Permeability in Simulation of RTM Process Filling Phase
Z. Dimitrovová and S. Advani |

133 |
Analysis of the Structural Performance of the Laminated Glass Plate and Multi-Layered Laminated Glass Plate
R.Y. Xiao and G.P.W. Chin |

134 |
Numerical Analysis of Fatigue Damage Evolution in Composite Pipe Joints
L. Figiel and M.M. Kaminski |

135 |
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite Planar Frames with Interlayer Slip
B. Cas, F. Saje, M. Saje and I. Planinc |

136 |
Non-Linear Analysis of Continuous Composite Beams by a Mixed Approach
A. Dall'Asta and A. Zona |

137 |
Discrete Optimization of Two-Dimensional Laminated Composite Plate and Shell Structures
A. Muc, W. Gurba, T. Fugiel and P. Kedziora |

138 |
Multiresolutional Homogenization Technique in Transient Heat Transfer for Unidirectional Composites
M. Kaminski |

139 |
Homogenization of Transient Heat Transfer Problems for Some Composite Materials
M. Kaminski and M. Pawlik |

140 |
Buckling of Long, Sandwich Cylindrical Shells under Pressure
G.A. Kardomateas and G.J. Simitses |

**XXV** | **DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF BRIDGES** |

141 |
Probability Concepts in Pushover Analysis
R. Torres, P. Fajfar and E. Alarcon |

142 |
Micro-Simulation Modelling of Traffic Load on Long-Span Congested Bridges
E. O'Brien, H. Leendertz and A.A. Hayrapetova |

143 |
An Investigation on the Importance of Train-Bridge Interaction at Resonance
P. Museros and E. Alarcón |

144 |
Modelling Vertical Response of Railway Freight Wagons due to Track Irregularities
D.W. O'Dwyer, D.P. Hegarty and B. Basu |

145 |
Dynamic Train-Track-Bridge Interaction on Example of the Boyne Viaduct
M. Majka, M. Hartnett, C. Bowe and D. O'Dwyer |

146 |
Dynamic Response of Double-Track Railway Bridges
M.K. Swailem |

147 |
Critical Loading Events for the Assessment of Medium Span Bridges
C.C. Caprani, S.A. Grave, E.J. O'Brien and A.J. O'Connor |

**XXVI** | **OPTIMIZATION** |

148 |
Evolutionary Structural Optimisation with Fatigue Life Constraints
M. Haiba, D.C. Barton, P.C. Brooks and M.C. Levesley |

149 |
Fully Stressed Structure Design Using Ranked BESO
C.-H. Ryu, Y.-S. Lee and C.-M. Myung |

150 |
Multi-Objective Topology Optimization of Structures
J.F. Aguilar Madeira |