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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 43
ADVANCES IN COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

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Preliminaries
1STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS  
1.1 Nonlinear Structure Reduction by Group Theory
A.Y.T. Leung, C.K. Wong and J.K.W. Chan
1
1.2 Cycle Bases of Graphs for Sparse Flexibility Matrices
A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta
7
2FINITE DIFFERENCE METHODS  
2.1 A Different Approach to Boundary Modelling for Neumann Condition on a Curved Boundary at Arbitrary Irregular Grids
M. Arad, G. Ben-Dor and A. Yakhot
13
2.2 Torsion of Cracked Rings
A.Y.T. Leung, J.D. Hu and J.K.W. Chan
21
3ANALYSIS OF SKELETAL STRUCTURES  
3.1 Damage Assessment of Beam Structures
C. Bolcan, M.R. Gecit and N. Akkas
27
3.2 Distortion in Mechanics of Elastic-Plastic Frames
J. Atkociunas, A. Norkus and L. Rimkus
37
3.3 Stability Analysis of Three-Dimensional Gabled Frames
Y.-C. Wang and C. Wei
43
3.4 Continuum Modelling of Beamlike Lattice Trusses
B. Burgardt and P. Cartraud
51
4ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF PLATE AND SHELL STRUCTURES  
4.1 Full Range Response of Circular Steel Plates Subjected to Combined Transverse Pressure and Edge Compression
G.J. Turvey and H. Drinali
61
4.2 A New Finite Strip Method with Hellinger-Reissner Principle for Plate Bending
G.F. Sun and J. Liu
69
5GEOMETRIC NON LINEAR PROBLEMS  
5.1 On the Geometric Stiffness Matrix in Corotational Space Frame Elements
T. Sokol
77
5.2 Characteristics of Cable Deformation on Cable-Stayed and Suspension Bridges
Y.-C. Leu and Y.-C. Wang
91
5.3 Geometrically Exact Analysis of Initially Curved Rods
P.M. Pimenta
99
5.4 Non-Linear Dynamic Analysis on the Snap-through of 2D-Frames
J.L. Meek and Q. Xue
109
6STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
6.1 The Application of the Semi-Continuum Method of Analysis to Determine Distribution Coefficients for Longitudinal Bending Moments in Simply Supported Bridge Decks under the Action of Traffic Loads to EC1
M.J. Ryall
115
7ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES  
7.1 Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Plate Structures by Finite Strip Method
D.D. Milasinovic, R.J. Folic and D.I. Kovacevic
121
7.2 Influence of Earthquake Characteristics to Nonlinear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Structures
A. Elenas, A. Liolios and L. Vasiliadis
133
7.3 Increasing of Numerical Efficiency in Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beam Elements
M. Sekulovic, D. Milasinovic and D. Kovacevic
139
7.4 A Study of Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures by Direct Integration Method
E. Vasseva
151
8ANALYSIS OF STEEL STRUCTURES  
8.1 Analysis of Steel Frames with Semi-Rigid Column-Base Connections
J. Balogh and M. Ivanyi
159
8.2 Computational Analysis of Large-Amplitude Settlement and Shell Ovalization of Oil Tanks
M.A. Haroun, Y. Wang and M. Martinez
165
8.3 Numerical Modelling of Column-Base Connections
L. Dunai, S. Adany, F. Wald and Z. Sokol
171
8.4 The Analysis and the 3D Finite Element Simulation of Steel Bolted End-Plate Connections
B.N. Nemati and D. Le Houedec
179
9MATERIAL MODELLING  
9.1 A Step-by-Step Computation Method to Account for Time-Dependent Effects in Building Structures
B. Jurkiewiez, J.-F. Destrebecq and A. Vergne
189
10STRUCTURAL RELIABILITY  
10.1 Application of Fuzzy Sets in Structural Reliability
J. Niczyj
199
10.2 Reliability as a Measure of Active Control Effectiveness
P. Venini and C. Mariani
205
11DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES  
11.1 A Study on the Crack Detection using Eigenfrequency Test Data
Y.-S. Lee and M.-J. Chung
211
11.2 A Vibration and Stress Analysis of Stiffened Box Structures
Y.-S. Lee, J.-D. Han, Y.-H. Han and J. Suh
225
11.3 A Simplified Method for Modal Analysis of Bridges
M. Kallo
233
11.4 Dynamics of Rods: Numerical Formulation
A.D. Campos and F.A. Rochinha
239
11.5 Finite Element Modelling of Static, Transient - Dynamic, Elastic, Inelastic Analysis
K. Natarajan, N. Rajagopalan, A. Rajaraman and R. Radhakrishnan
247
11.6 Spectral Analysis of an Offshore Tower
M. Hartnett
253
11.7 Numerical Evaluation of Hydrodynamic Loadings on Fixed Offshore Structures
M. Hartnett and T. Mullarkey
263
12SEISMIC DESIGN OF STRUCTURES  
12.1 Seismic Response Amplification of Submerged Secondary Systems in Base-Isolated Structures
T.-M. Shin and K.-J. Kim
269
13THE USE OF FINITE ELEMENT METHODS FOR PRACTICE  
13.1 Finite Element Models for the Analysis of Steel and Concrete in Construction
M. Guo and C.K. Jolly
283
13.2 Finite Element Analysis of a Rotating Shaft-Disk System
N. Lobontiu
295
13.3 Effect of Subgrade Cavities on the Failure of RC Slabs
A.A. Khatlan, M.A. Baig and N.A. Al-Shayea
301
14ANALYSIS OF CABLE STRUCTURES  
14.1 Nonlinear Dynamic Stability Analysis of Cable Structures
Q.-L. Zhang and U. Peil
307

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