Preliminaries 
1  ADAPTIVITY AND ERROR ESTIMATES IN NONLINEAR MECHANICS 

1.1 
Error Estimator and TimeSpace Parameters Optimization for Finite Element NonLinear Computation
L. Gallimard, P. Ladeveze and J.P. Pelle 
1 
1.2 
Elastic and Ultimate State Design Tools for Stiffened Shell Structures
J.W. Bull, P. Bettess, T. Bond and I. Applegarth 
11 
2  NONLINEAR SOLUTION TECHNIQUES 

2.1 
The Effect of a Sparse Solver in LSNIKE3D
K.N. Chiang, B.L. Shyu and H.H. Fu 
17 
2.2 
An ElastoPlastic Formulation for Thin Walled Structures
B.A. Izzuddin and D. Lloyd Smith 
23 
2.3 
The Equilibrium Path Determination in Nonlinear Analysis of Structures
T. Sokol and M. Witkowski 
35 
2.4 
A Numerical Approach to Exact Finite Elements in Nonlinear Analysis of Bar Structures
Z. Waszczyszyn and M. JanusMichalska 
47 
2.5 
Numerical Experiments with Algorithms for Variational Inequalities in Mechanics
H.J.C. Barbosa, F.M.P. Raupp and C.C.H. Borges 
55 
2.6 
Finite Element Analysis of Membrane Cable Reinforced Structures at Large Deformations
M. Stanuszek and J. Orkisz 
67 
2.7 
Geometrically Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Curved Euler Beam
K.M. Hsiao and R.T. Yang 
77 
3  GEOMETRICAL NONLINEARITY 

3.1 
ModeInjection for the Analysis of through Cracks in Pressurized Fuselages
H.A.J. Knops and E. Riks 
83 
3.2 
A Large Time Increment Approach for Large Displacement Problems
P.A. Boucard, P. Ladeveze, M. Poss and P. Rougee 
99 
4  CONCRETE MODELLING 

4.1 
Size Effects in Structural Concrete: A Numerical Experiment
M.D. Kotsovos and M.N. Pavlovic 
109 
4.2 
Adaptive Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames
B.A. Izzuddin 
119 
4.3 
Monte Carlo Analysis of Tall Concrete Structures
M. Koutsoukis and A.J. Beasley 
129 
4.4 
Computational Modelling of ShockWave Propagation in Reinforced Concrete
S.J. Eibl and W. Wunderlich 
135 
5  MODELLING OF MASONRY STRUCTURES 

5.1 
Numerical Strategies for Solving Continuum Damage Problems Involving Softening: Application to the Homogenization of Masonry
P. Pegon and A. Anthoine 
143 
6  GRANULAR MATERIALS 

6.1 
The Application of the Implicit Standard Material to the Non Standard Plasticity of Granular Materials
G. de Saxce and L. Bousshine 
159 
6.2 
Influence of Fabric Change on Granular Material Response
T.P. Chang, C.L. Liao and B.H. Chen 
169 
7  COMPOSITES 

7.1 
Finite Element Analysis of Thick Thermosetting Matrix Composite Curing Process
S. Yi, H.H. Hilton and M.F. Ahmad 
177 
7.2 
Delamination Growth Simulation with a Moving Mesh Technique
S. Rinderknecht and B. Kroplin 
187 
7.3 
On a Computational Method for Wave Propagation in MultiLaminated Structures
D.A. Sotiropoulos and C.G. Sifniotopoulos 
199 
7.4 
Coupling of a Micromechanically based Void Growth Model with a Macrocrack Model for the Simulation of Damage Evolution in Ductile Materials
C. Könke 
205 
7.5 
Matrix Damage Analysis of Fibrous Composites
Y.W. Kwon and J.M. Berner 
221 
7.6 
Finite Element Model for Structures with Thin Fibre Reinforced Layers
J. Jagusch, N. Gebbeken, M. Kaliske and H. Rothert 
229 
7.7 
Transverse Normal Strains in the Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Laminates
Y. Basar and Y. Ding 
237 
7.8 
Vibrations of Laminated Beams
A.D. Campos and A.E.A. Kurban 
243 
7.9 
Improved Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Layered Composite Structures using ThirdOrder Theory
S. Maksimovic and M. Komnenovic 
251 
7.10 
Vibration of Bonded Plates
C.C. Lin, R.C. Chu and T.C. Ko 
263 
7.11 
Stability and Vibration Analysis of Composite Plates by the SemiAnalytical Method
T. Kermanidis and G. Labeas 
273 
8  DESIGN OF COMPOSITES 

8.1 
Iterative and Direct Techniques for Three Dimensional Homogenization of Periodic Inelastic Composites
C.C. Swan 
279 
9  FRACTURE MECHANICS 

9.1 
Fracture Mechanics Tools for Structural Design and Analysis
H. Talja, H. Raiko and T.P.J. Mikkola 
291 
9.2 
Fast Propagation of Strong Discontinuities
A.G. Varias 
303 
9.3 
Analysis of Cracked Beams by the Transfer Matrix Method
T. Kermanidis and G.A. Labeas 
311 