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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 24
ADVANCES IN NON-LINEAR FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and M. Papadrakakis

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Preliminaries
1ADAPTIVITY AND ERROR ESTIMATES IN NONLINEAR MECHANICS  
1.1 Error Estimator and Time-Space Parameters Optimization for Finite Element Non-Linear 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
2NON-LINEAR SOLUTION TECHNIQUES  
2.1 The Effect of a Sparse Solver in LS-NIKE3D
K.N. Chiang, B.L. Shyu and H.H. Fu
17
2.2 An Elasto-Plastic 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. Janus-Michalska
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
3GEOMETRICAL NON-LINEARITY  
3.1 Mode-Injection 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
4CONCRETE 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 Shock-Wave Propagation in Reinforced Concrete
S.J. Eibl and W. Wunderlich
135
5MODELLING 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
6GRANULAR 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
7COMPOSITES  
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 Multi-Laminated 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 Third-Order 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 Semi-Analytical Method
T. Kermanidis and G. Labeas
273
8DESIGN OF COMPOSITES  
8.1 Iterative and Direct Techniques for Three Dimensional Homogenization of Periodic Inelastic Composites
C.C. Swan
279
9FRACTURE 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

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