Preliminaries 
1  SIMULATION 

1.1 
On Reliability in the Simulation of Structural and Fluid Flow Response
K.J. Bathe 
1 
1.2 
The Problem of Model Selection in Numerical Simulation
B.A. Szabo 
9 
1.3 
NonLinear Response of Hysteretic Oscillator under Evolutionary Excitation
F. Carli 
17 
1.4 
Numerical Simulation of the Fatigue Process in the Contact Area of Spur Gears
S. Glodez, J. Flasker and Z. Ren 
27 
1.5 
Mechanical Model of Net Reinforced Blood Vessel
F. Carli and M. Martelli 
35 
1.6 
A SemiEulerian Method for Treating Lagrangian Sliding Interfaces
W.H. Lee 
45 
1.7 
Fatigue Simulation on Finite Element Structures
G. Steinwender, B. Unger and W. Eichlseder 
55 
1.8 
On Stable Numerical Simulation Strategies for ElastoPlastic Deformation Processes of Shell Structures
U. Montag, W.B. Kraetzig and J. Soric 
61 
1.9 
The Thermomechanical Calculation of Polymer Roller with Finite Element Method
D. Severin and L. Qiao 
73 
2  IMPACT AND CONTACT PROBLEMS 

2.1 
A Modular Approach for 3D Structure Assembly Computations with Unilateral Contact Conditions
L. Champaney, J.Y. Cognard and P. Ladeveze 
79 
2.2 
Lagrangian Hydrocode Modelling of Hypervelocity Impact on Spacecraft
J. Campbell and R. Vignjevic 
95 
2.3 
A Study of the Unilateral Contact Between Saddles and Steel Pipes based on the Sanders Theory of Shells
M.R. AlAbed and C.D. Bisbos 
103 
2.4 
A 3D Numerical Study of the TStub Problem Taking into Account the Interfacial Unilateral Contact Effects
H.I. Sakellariadou, C.D. Bisbos, K. Thomopoulos and P.D. Panagiotopoulos 
115 
3  FINITE ELEMENT METHODS AND SIMULATION 

3.1 
An IntersectionParametrization Technique to Analyse 2D Structures with Interfaces Governed by Complete Nonmonotone Laws
C.D. Bisbos and C.C. Baniotopoulos 
125 
4  IMPACT AND RIGID BODY SIMULATION 

4.1 
Computer Aided Analysis of Train Impact on Structures Adjacent to the Track
N. Hajdin, R. Mandic and Z. Miskovic 
133 
4.2 
Application of Rigid Body Analysis for the Choice of Components Modes in Flexible Multibody Systems
O. Verlinden, C. Conti and P. Dehombreux 
139 
5  SOIL STRUCTURE INTERATION PROBLEMS 

5.1 
Consistent Infinitesimal FiniteElement Cell Method in Frequency Domain
J.P. Wolf and C. Song 
149 
5.2 
A Study of the Active Isolation of Traffic Vibrations using a Coupled and Infinite Element Model
D.V. Jones, O. Laghrouche and D. Le Houedec 
165 
5.3 
Probabilistic Analysis of Tunnel Liners
A. Fraile, M.S. Gomez Lera and E. Alarcon 
171 
5.4 
Frequency Domain Dynamic Analysis with Application to SoilStructure Interaction: Linear and NonLinear Systems
F. VenancioFilho and A.M. Claret 
177 
5.5 
Quantification of Backfill Effects on Crack Propagation Pipeline
Z. Zhuang and P.E. O'Donoghue 
189 
5.6 
Nonlinear FE Model for SSI Analysis
H.Y. Chao and R.I. Borja 
195 
5.7 
SoilStructure Interaction Analysis for Integral Bridges
B.M. Lehane, D.L. Keogh and E.J. O'Brien 
201 
5.8 
Free Vibration of Stiffened Coupled Shear Walls on Flexible Foundations
C.K. Chau and J.S. Kuang 
211 
6  FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION PROBLEMS 

6.1 
Finite Element Transient Analysis (FETA) of Solids and Structures Including SoilFluidStructure Interaction
D.C. Rizos, D.L. Karabalis, G.J. Cokkinides, J.L. Tassoulas and J.S. Mulliken 
221 
7  DYNAMIC ANALYSIS 

7.1 
NonLinear Structural Damping Determination by Finite Element Approach
G.D. Gounaris and N.K. Anifantis 
227 
7.2 
Localization of Vibration and Buckling Modes in Periodic Structures of Nonlinear Behaviour Due to Slightly Disordered Loading
R.M.L.R.F. Brasil, P.M. Pimenta and P. Goldenberg 
233 
8  SIMULATION OF DYNAMIC PROBLEMS 

8.1 
Design of Mechanical Crack Arrestors
P.E. O'Donoghue and Z. Zhuang 
239 
8.2 
Free Vibration Analysis of ClampedFree and ClampedFree with Ring Stiffened Circular Cylindrical Shells
J.S. Yim, Y.S. Lee and D.S. Sohn 
247 