Preliminaries 

1. Pathway to the Future of Simulation and Learning,
A.K. Noor 
1 
2. On the StateOfTheArt of Finite Element Procedures and a Meshless Technique,
J.F. Hiller, S. De and K.J. Bathe 
23 
3. Quality Assurance in the Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Systems,
B.A. Szabo 
51 
4. Recent Advances in Finite Element Templates,
C.A. Felippa 
71 
5. Reliability of Finite Element Methods for Thin Shells,
D. Chapelle 
99 
6. Hybrid Stress Elements for Accurate Solution of Elasticity Problems with TractionFree Segments,
B.L. Karihaloo and Q.Z. Xiao 
109 
7. Inverse Methods Applied to Metal Forming Processes,
L. Fourment and J.L. Chenot 
127 
8. Finite Element Methods in Micromechanics of Composites and Foam Materials,
F.G. Rammerstorfer and H.J. Böhm 
145 
9. Modelling and Design of Laminated Composite Structures with Integrated Sensors and Actuators,
C.A. Mota Soares, C.M. Mota Soares and V.M. Franco Correia 
165 
10. Optimal Design and Active Control for Orthotropic TwoDimensional Structures,
C. Cinquini 
187 
11. Issues in the Design of Computational Software Technology for the Simulation of Closely Coupled MultiPhysics Processes on Parallel Systems,
M. Cross, C. Baily, K. Pericleous, T.N. Croft and G. Taylor 
205 
12. LargeScale Aerospace Simulations using Unstructured Grid Technology,
N.P. Weatherill, K. Morgan, O. Hassan and J.W. Jones 
219 
13. A Time Domain Finite Volume Algorithm for Electromagnetic Scattering Simulation,
K. Morgan, O. Hassan, K.A. Sorenson and N.P. Weatherill 
245 
14. Instability Analysis of FluidSolid Systems,
X. Wang 
261 
15. Recent Developments in Structural Computational Stochastic Mechanics,
G.I. Schuëller 
281 
16. Advances in LifeCycle ReliabilityBased Technology for Design and Maintenance of Structural Systems,
D.M. Frangopol 
311 
17. Health Monitoring of Civil Engineering Structures,
G. De Roeck 
329 
18. Hydraulic and Structural Stability of Concrete Armor Units,
J.W. Tedesco and W.G. McDougal 
353 
19. The Rational Krylov Algorithm for Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems,
P. Hager and N.E. Wiberg 
379 
20. Topology and Shape Structural Optimization that Minimizes Maximum Stress and Maximizes Stiffness,
G. Steven, Q. Li and Y.M. Xie 
403 
21. Advances in Computational Methods for LargeScale Structural Optimization,
M. Papadrakakis and N.D. Lagaros 
431 
22. Classifier Systems, Cellular Automata and Computational Intelligence: Applications in Multidisciplinary Synthesis,
P. Hajela 
451 
23. Neural Networks in Structural Engineering: Some Recent Results and Prospects for Applications,
Z. Waszczyszyn 
479 