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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 96
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL, STRUCTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and Y. Tsompanakis

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Preliminaries
RAILWAY RESEARCH: VEHICLE TRACK DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
ORGANISED BY Z. DIMITROVOVÁ, J. POMBO AND P. TEIXEIRA
1 Modelling the Impact of Substructure Solutions in the Reduction of Vibration Levels and Maintenance Needs of Railway Tracks
P.A. Ferreira and A. López-Pita
2 Numerical Evaluation of Roadbed Performance subject to the Operation of Korean High-Speed Trains
T. Koh and M. Sagong
3 Stationary Approach for the Modelling of the Ballast Track Behaviour subject to Cyclic Loading
S. Costa D'Aguiar and P. Sicsic
4 Stiffness Transitions of Railway Tracks on Soft Soils
M.J.M.M. Steenbergen
5 Improving Track Transitions of High-Speed Lines
R. Sañudo Ortega, V.L. Markine and L. Dell'Olio
6 An Enhanced Moving Window Method: Applications to High-Speed Tracks
Z. Dimitrovová and A.F.S. Rodrigues
7 Prediction of Environmental Vibrations Induced by Railway Traffic using a Three-Dimensional Dynamic Finite Element Analysis
G. Kouroussis, L. Van Parys, C. Conti and O. Verlinden
8 Prediction Models for Building Structure Response arising from Railway Traffic
J. Bencat, O. Kubovcík and D. Papán
9 Noise from High Speed Trains: Harmonization of National and European Legislation
A. Bracciali, P. Firpo, S. Leth, L. Michelet and M. Sacchi
10 An Efficient Implementation for the Dynamic Pantograph-Catenary Interaction considering a Set of Transition Spans
N. Cuartero, E. Arias, F. Cuartero, T. Rojo and J. Benet
11 Environmental and Track Perturbations on Multiple Pantograph Interactions with Catenaries in High-Speed Trains
J. Pombo and J. Ambrósio
12 Improving Engineer Efficiency in the Design of Railway Electrical Systems by using a High Performance Computing Platform
E. Arias, T. Rojo, D. Cazorla and F. Cuartero
13 Vibrations of a Beam on a Pasternak Foundation subject to an Inertial Moving Load
P. Koziol
14 Stochastic Modelling of Track Irregularities
G. Perrin, D. Duhamel, C. Soize and C. Funfschilling
15 Simulation of the Impact of Mechanical Property Variability on Railway Behaviour subject to Static Loading
V. Alves Fernandes, S. Costa d'Aguiar and F. Lopez-Caballero
16 Non-Destructive Tests for Railway Infrastructure Stiffness Evaluation
S. Fontul, E. Fortunato and F. De Chiara
17 Improving the Performance of a Turnout by Optimising its Vertical Stiffness Properties
V.L. Markine, C. Wan and I. Shevtsov
18 Rail Straightness Control in Service
A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli and L. Di Benedetto
19 Development of an Analytical Model to study Railway Track Dynamics for the calculation of Vibration Levels arising from the Passage of Rail Vehicles
J. Otero Yugat, J. Martínez Miralles, M.A. de los Santos López and S. Cardona i Foix
20 Surface Damage and Fracture of Subway Rails
H.P. Rossmanith and E. Fischmeister
21 Modelling of Rail Rolling Contact Fatigue
C. Funfschilling, M.L. Nguyen-Tajan, S. Dieudonne, C. Rivron and P.E. Laurens
22 Rail Damage and Impact Phenomena at Dissimilar Welded Rail Joints
T. Weisz and H.P. Rossmanith
23 The Influence of Worn Wheels on Railway Vehicle Dynamics and on their Interaction with the Track
J. Pombo and N. Kuka
24 Interaction of High Speed Train and Railway Structure including Post-Derailment
M. Tanabe, H. Wakui, M. Sogabe, N. Matsumoto and Y. Tanabe
25 The Train Dynamics of Wheel Rail Contact and Longitudinal Lateral Interaction between Vehicles
L. Cantone, D. Negretti and V. Vullo
26 A Standard Procedure for Complex Bogie Modeling and Analysis: The Specific Case of the LDE2100-1668 Locomotive Design
A. Girotti, E. Salvati, F. Vivio and V. Vullo
27 On the Steady State Interaction between an Asymmetric Wheelset and Track
T. Mazilu and M. Dumitriu
28 Vibrations in Signalling Equipment: Limitations and Improvements of Current Standards
A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli and L. Di Benedetto
29 Comparison of the Linear and Nonlinear Analyses of the Stabilization of the Hunting Motion of Railway Vehicles
D. Baldovin and S. Baldovin
SUSTAINABLE AND HEALTHY BUILDING TECHNOLOGY
ORGANISED BY J.T. KIM
30 A Sustainability Appraisal Framework for the Design of Steel-Framed Buildings
A.H. Oti and W. Tizani
31 Identifying Consumer Response to a Newly Developed Social Mix Building Technique for Healthy Communities
Y.S. Lee, K.M. Kim, J.Y. Lee, Y.W. Park and C.H. Ahn
32 Reconstruction in Urban Residential Areas and the Measurement of a Right to Sunshine
K.H. Moon, J.S. Do, C.S. Kim and Y.S. Kim
33 Identifying the Effect of an Alternative Environment to Improve the Care of the Elderly in Korea
Y.S. Lee, J.H. Hwang, Y.J. Lim, C.H. Ahn and H.S. Lee
34 An Analytical Investigation of the Deflection of Composite Beams with Storey Height Reduction Capability
G.T. Lim, W.K. Hong, S.C. Park and S.Y. Jeong
35 Window Design and Lighting Control for Low Carbon Buildings
H. Kim, H.J. Kong, J.D. Choi, J.T. Kim and G.Y. Yun
36 Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Emission used in the Transportation of Precast Concrete Members
C.Y. Lim, S.H. Lee, G.J. Lee and S.K. Kim
37 Bond Strength of Deformed Bars in Polymer-Modified Lightweight Aggregate Concrete
M.S. Kim, Y.H. Lee, D.J. Kim and H. Kim
38 A Comparison of the Luminous Environment in a Modern House and a Traditional House in Korea
E. Lim and J.T. Kim
39 Daylight and Energy Performance of a Light Pipe System in an Underground Carpark
J.Y. Shin, G.Y. Yun and J.T. Kim
40 A Comparative Analysis of the Luminous Environment of School Classrooms with Different Orientations
Y.J. Kim and J.T. Kim
41 Validation of a Sky Luminance Measurement System using the CIE Quality Control Test
H.J. Kong and J.T. Kim
42 A Study of Path Models for Analyzing Energy Saving Effects in Residential Areas of Apartments
S.H. Cho, N.N. Kang and T.K. Lee
STEEL AND CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES
ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES, J.G.S. DA SILVA AND P.C.G. DA S. VELLASCO
43 On the Postbuckling Analysis of Thin-Walled Frames
N.L. Rizzi and V. Varano
44 Fatigue Analysis of Composite Steel-Concrete Highway Bridges subjected to the Dynamic Action of Vehicles
F.N. Leitão, J.G. Santos da Silva, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima
45 Optimum Design of Steel Frames considering Semi-Rigid Beam-Column Connections
J.P. Freitas, G.A.S. Falcón, J.G. Santos da Silva and F.J.C.P. Soeiro
46 Structural Analysis of Transmission Line Steel Towers subjected to Wind Induced Dynamic Actions
M.I.R. de Oliveira, J.G.S. da Silva, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima
47 Evaluation of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Standard Power Transmission Steel Tower in Japan during an Earthquake
T. Mazda, E.C. Kandemir, M. Matsumoto, N. Oka and N. Ishida
48 Failure Analysis of Transmission Towers subject to Downbursts
W. Qu, Y.-L. Pi and M.A. Bradford
49 Composite Semi-Rigid Joints Optimization with Genetic Algorithms
F.B. Ramires, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and L.R.O. de Lima
50 A Novel Force-Based Element for Composite Beams in Frames
H.R. Valipour and M.A. Bradford
51 A Fast Incremental-Iterative Procedure for Ultimate Strength Analysis and Design of Composite Steel-Concrete Cross-Sections
C.G. Chiorean
52 Nonlinear Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Composite Steel-Concrete Members
Y.-L. Pi, M.A. Bradford and W. Qu
53 Development of an Innovative Hybrid-Composite Floor System
C.M. Abeysinghe, D.P. Thambiratnam and N.J. Perera
54 A Modeling and Experimental Study of Concrete Columns Highly Confined by Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Sheets
J.F. Jiang and Y.F. Wu
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF MASONRY
ORGANISED BY J.W. BULL
55 The Displacement Approach in No-Tension Structures
A. Baratta and O. Corbi
56 The Effect of Openings and their Locations on Masonry Infill in Steel Structures
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari
57 Compatibility Thermal Dilatation Limits of the Repair Material for Historic Masonry
P. Beran and M. Drdácký
58 Computational Analysis of Fibre Reinforced Polymer-Confined Masonry Columns
H.O. Köksal, S. Aktan, B. Doran and C. Karakoç
59 On the Statics of Masonry Helical Staircases
A. Baratta and I. Corbi
60 Finite Element Analysis of Adobe Masonry using Experimentally Derived Material Data
R. Illampas, D.C. Charmpis and I. Ioannou
61 Unilateral Analysis and Damage Identification in Masonry Structures
M.E. Stavroulaki, G.A. Drosopoulos and G.E. Stavroulakis
DESIGN OF BUILDINGS: STRUCTURAL CONCEPTS AND MODELLING
ORGANISED BY L.F. COSTA NEVES AND L. LIMA
62 The Effect of Bracing Patterns on the Lateral Stiffness of a Simple Frame
X. Yu and T. Ji
63 Preventing the Progressive Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
M.N.S. Hadi and T.M.S. Alrudaini
64 Realistic Modeling of High Rise Structures subjected to Progressive Collapse
D. Stephen, J. Ye and D. Lam
65 Modelling of Steel Structures for Progressive Collapse Mitigation: The Contribution of Lateral Force Resisting Systems
O.A. Mohamed
66 A Conceptual Design of an Underwater Hotel
C.T.F. Ross, M. El-Hajj, A.P.F. Little and R.J. Rodriguez-McCullough
67 Numerical Modelling of Extended Endplate Beam-to-Column Joints Subjected to Bending Moment and Axial Force
M.C. Rodrigues, L.R.O. de Lima, S.A.L. de Andrade, P.C.G. da S. Vellasco and J.G.S. da Silva
68 Numerical Modelling of the Lateral Buckling of Steel I Beams Subject to Different Boundary Conditions
H.A. Sánchez Sánchez and C. Cortés Salas
BASE ISOLATION AND ENERGY DISSIPATION
ORGANISED BY A. DUSI
69 Seismic Displacement Control Design of Base Isolated Structures using Magneto-Rheological Dampers based on a Pseudo-Complex-Damping Rule
M. Ikenaga, K. Ikago and N. Inoue
70 Low-Cost Seismic Base Isolation using Recycled Tire Cushions
Y. Tsompanakis, P.N. Psarropoulos and V. Drosos
71 A Performance Comparison of Isolated, Dissipated and Fixed-Based Steel Buildings
F. Comodini and M. Mezzi
72 A Base Isolation Option for the Full Seismic Protection of an Existing Masonry School Building
M. Mezzi, F. Comodini and L. Rossi
73 Seismic Isolation: Available Devices, Recent Applications and Conditions for their Correct Use
A. Martelli, M. Forni and A. Dusi
74 Seismic Isolation of Nuclear Power Plants
M. Forni and A. Poggianti
75 Analysis of Shake Table Tests on Sliding Seismic Isolators
R. Medeot
DYNAMICS, VIBRATION AND STABILITY
ORGANISED BY J. NÁPRSTEK
76 Free Vibration of a Rotating Tapered Rayleigh Beam: A Dynamic Stiffness Method of Solution
J.R. Banerjee and D.R. Jackson
77 Quasi-Periodic Post-Critical Response Types of a Harmonically Excited Auto-Parametric System
J. Náprstek and C. Fischer
78 Modelling Snap-Through of Thin Shallow Arches using Coarse Truss Models
P.G. Papadopoulos, P. Lazaridis, H. Xenidis, P. Lambrou and A. Diamantopoulos
79 Large Displacement Stability Analysis of Columns using the Harmonic Coupled Finite-Strip Method
D.D. Milašinovic, A. Borkovic, Z. Zivanov, P.S. Rakic, M. Hajdukovic and B. Furtula
80 Enhanced Generalised Beam Theory Buckling Formulations to Handle Transverse Load Application Effects
C. Basaglia and D. Camotim
81 A New Ball Balancer Model and its Application
J.H. Kim, H.S. Seo, J.W. Chang and S.M. Jeon
OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES
ORGANISED BY L. ANDERSEN
82 The Dynamic Stiffness of Surface Footings for Offshore Wind Turbines: Reliability Based Assessment
M.J. Vahdatirad, L. Andersen, J. Clausen and J.D. Sørensen
83 Reliability-Based Assessment of the Natural Frequency of an Offshore Wind Turbine Founded on a Monopile
L. Andersen, M.J. Vahdatirad and J.D. Sørensen
84 The Effect of Soil-Pile Interface Behaviour on Laterally Loaded Piles
V. Zania and O. Hededal
85 Performance-Based Design Optimization of a Transition Piece for Bucket Foundations for Offshore Wind Turbines
A. Nezhentseva, L. Andersen, L.B. Ibsen and E.V. Sørensen
86 Buckling Analysis of Bucket Foundations for Wind Turbines in Deep Water
S. Madsen, L. Andersen and L.B. Ibsen
PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
ORGANISED BY A. ELHAMI
87 A New Pattern Recognition Method for Parametric Modelling of Random Fields
S. Klostermann, D. Vogt, S. Lippert and O. von Estorff
88 Advanced Response Surface Method for Structural Reliability
D.L. Allaix, V.I. Carbone and G. Mancini
89 Reliability Based Design Optimization Analysis of Hydroformed Welded Tubes
B. Radi, A. El Hami and A. Cherouat
90 Reliability-Based Design of Non-Linear Timber Structures subject to Seismic Loading
H. Riahi, Ph. Bressolette, R. Moutou Pitti, A. Chateauneuf and E. Fournely
91 A New Approach for the Full Characterization of the Optimal Point of Stochastic Functions
R.H. Lopez, J.E.S. de Cursi and A. El-Hami
OPTIMAL STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND CONTROL UNDER STOCHASTIC UNCERTAINTY
ORGANISED BY K. MARTI, T. VIETOR AND G.I. SCHUËLLER
92 On Optimal Topologies for the Case of Uncertain Load Positions
J. Lógó, D.B. Merczel and L. Nagy
93 Solving Random Linear Problems: Expected Value Linear Programming
I. Deák
94 Coupling Boundary Element Reliability Algorithms applied to Probabilistic Analysis of Crack Propagation in Structures subject to Fatigue
E.D. Leonel, W.S. Venturini and A. Chateauneuf
95 Stochastic Optimal Open-Loop Feedback Control
K. Marti and I. Stein
TOPOLOGY AND SHAPE OPTIMIZATION
ORGANISED BY V. POMEZANSKI
96 The use of Topology and Shape Optimization of Trusses in Earthquake Architecture
S. Šilih, S. Petrovcic and V. Kilar
97 Optimizing Construction Parameters of Customized Products with Conflicting Requirements
E. Türck, A. Hortop, T. Vietor and S. Pullwitt
98 Perimeter and Checkerboard Control of a Structure during Topology Optimization
V. Pomezanski
99 Modified Subgradient Methods for Remeshing Based Structural Shape Optimization
D.N. Wilke
COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING AND ANALYSIS ON STRUCTURES UNDER EXTREME LOADING
ORGANISED BY R.Y. XIAO
100 Studying Aircraft Impacts to Extend the Operating Lifetime of Structures
G. Thillard, C. Baillis, R. Filippi and L. Auge
101 Stability of Steel Structures subject to Fire using OpenSees
P. Kotsovinos and A. Usmani
102 Finite Element Analysis of the Punching Shear Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Interior Flat Slab-Column Connections
C.S. Chin, R.Y. Xiao, Z.W. Gong and R.T. Zhang
103 Numerical Modelling of Beam-to-Column Connections in Fire
R.Y. Xiao, Z. Gong, C.S. Chin and S. Vary
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT AND RELATED ANALYSIS
ORGANISED BY M. DOMANESCHI
104 A Temperature Distribution Model for a Nuclear Waste Prototype Repository
J. Novak
105 Modelling of Fatigue-Type Seismic Damage for Nuclear Power Plants
T.J. Katona
106 Numerical Investigations of a Base Isolation System for Nuclear Power Plants: Safety Domain Definition and Analytical Model Identification
G. Bianchi, L. Corradi Dell'Acqua, M. Domaneschi, D. Mantegazza and F. Perotti
MODELLING OF TIDAL FLOWS AND MATERIAL TRANSPORT
ORGANISED BY M. HARTNETT
107 Adaptive Mesh Multi-Scale Modelling of Tidal Hydraulics and Material Transport
S. Nash and M. Hartnett
108 Dilution of Effluents into the Gulf of Patras: Winter Regime and Glafkos Stream Influence
N.Th. Fourniotis and G.M. Horsch
109 A Performance Assessment Protocol for Structured Mesh Multi-Scale Models
S. Nash and M. Hartnett
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SOFTWARE
110 The Role of GIS and CAD Software as Aids to Sustainable Development of Wind Farm Projects
J.M. Towns
111 An Industrial Knowledge Collaborative CAD System for Scaffolding Structures
S. O'Neill, H. Zhang and M. Pawelak
IMAGING TECHNIQUES
112 Detection of Bolt Load Loss in Metallic Bolted Joints using a Time Reversal Imaging Technique
C.P. Providakis, K.D. Stefanaki and M.E. Voutetaki
113 Application of the Digital Image Correlation Method to Micro Hole Drilling
S.H. Tung, M.H. Shih and J.C. Kuo
114 Innovative Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation Technology for Dynamical Measurement
M.H. Shih, S.H. Tung and W.P. Sung
MESH GENERATION
115 Preparation of the Sizing Field for Volume Mesh Generation
B. Glut and T. Jurczyk
116 The Insertion of Metric Sources for Three-dimensional Mesh Generation
T. Jurczyk and B. Glut
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
117 Scalable TFETI based Dynamic Contact Algorithm
J. Dobiáš, S. Pták, Z. Dostál, A. Markopoulos, T. Kozubek and T. Brzobohatý
118 Parallel Asynchronous Schwarz Alternating Method for Obstacle Problems on Grid Computing
M. Chau, T. Garcia and P. Spiteri
119 Modelling of Chemical Reactors using Supercomputers
I.G. Chernykh
120 Dynamic Analysis of Structures on Multicore Computers: Achieving Efficiency through Object Oriented Design
R.I. Mackie
ELASTO-PLASTIC ANALYSIS
121 The Incremental Plasticity Method Applied to the Drucker-Prager Material Model
D. Rakic, M. Zivkovic, S. Vulovic, D. Divac and N. Grujovic
122 A Nonlinear Algorithm for the Analysis of Elastoplastic Structures Modelled with Mixed Finite Elements
A. Bilotta, G. Garcea and L. Leonetti
MATERIALS MODELLING
123 The Effect of Strain Rate on the Total Response of a Structure subject to a Moving Load
H. Aied and A. González
124 Multi-scale Analysis of Heat Transport in Hydrating Concrete Structures
L. Jendele, V. Šmilauer and J. Cervenka
125 Identification of Micromechanical Properties on Metal Foams using Nanoindentation
J. Nemecek, V. Králík, J. Vondrejc and J. Nemecková
126 Thermoelastic Behaviour of Masonry-Like Solids with Temperature-Dependent Young's Modulus
M. Girardi, C. Padovani, A. Pagni and G. Pasquinelli
127 Thermo-Mechanical Modelling of Continuous Casting Primary Zones
M. Halilovic, N. Mole and B. Štok
POROUS MATERIALS
128 Modelling of Electrokinetic Processes in Civil and Environmental Engineering Applications
J.M. Paz-Garcia, B. Johannesson, L.M. Ottosen, J.M. Rodriguez-Maroto and A.B. Ribeiro
129 Modeling Non-Isothermal Poroelastic Structures using Quaternions
M.C. Suárez-Arriaga
MESHLESS METHODS
130 Locking-Free Analysis of Shear-Deformable Beams by Coupling Finite Element and Meshfree Methods
R.E. Erkmen and M.A. Bradford
131 Analysis of Errors in Local Meshless Methods with Different Domain Discretizations
R. Trobec and G. Kosec
ISOGEOMETRIC ANALYSIS
132 Comparison of Numerical Quadrature Schemes in Isogeometric Analysis
D. Rypl and B. Patzák
DEVELOPMENTS IN FINITE ELEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND MODELLING
133 Interfacing Two Finite Element Solvers for Adaptive Analysis of Heat Transfer
J. Kruis and P. Šolín
134 Numerical Analysis of Dam and Rock Mass Interaction
M. Zivkovic, S. Vulovic, D. Divac, R. Slavkovic and N. Grujovic
135 Conformal Cylindrical Contact Force Model Verification using a Finite Element Analysis
C. Pereira, A. Ramalho and J. Ambrósio
136 Analysis of Adhesive Failure Criteria in Structural Joints
M.A. Madrid-Pérez, R. Castañeda-Balderas and A. Díaz-Díaz
BOUNDARY ELEMENT METHOD
137 A Three-Dimensional Beam including Torsional Warping and Shear Deformation Effects arising from Shear Forces and Secondary Torsional Moments
V.G. Mokos and E.J. Sapountzakis
138 Nonlinear Inelastic Analysis of Beams on a Nonlinear Foundation
E.J. Sapountzakis and A.E. Kampitsis
DISCRETE ELEMENT METHODS
139 The Assessment of the Influence of Extreme Temperature on Fiber Reinforced Concrete using the Free Hexagon Method
P. Procházka and Š. Pešková
PARTICLE METHODS
140 An Infinitesimal Eccentric Rotational Damping Model for Rolling Resistance of Circular Particles
Y.L. Chang, T.H. Chen and M.C. Weng
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
141 A Numerical Study of the Effects of Wind acting in Different Directions on Clad Scaffolds Erected around a Low-rise Building
C.A. Cortes-Quiroz, H. Irtaza and R.G. Beale
142 The Effects of Tidal Stream Turbines on Hydrodynamics and Flushing Properties
M. Hartnett, S. Nash, N. O'Brien, F. O'Donncha and A. Olbert
APPLICATION OF OPTIMIZATION MODELS IN CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
143 The Solution of N-Multiobjective Optimization Problems using Modified Normal Boundary Intersection and Normal Constraint Methods
R.S. Motta, S.M.B.A. da Silva and P.R.M. Lyra
144 Application of Surrogate Based Optimization to Reservoir Engineering Problems
S.M.B. Afonso, B. Horowitz, R.B. Willmersdorf, J.D. Lira Junior and J.W.O. Pinto
145 Optimal Design Comparisons for a Prestressed Concrete Beam Designed using the ACI Code, BS8110 and Eurocode Requirements
K.A. Taib, N. Kasim and N. Mohamad Basir
146 Competitiveness of Reinforced Concrete Floor Systems
I. Merta and S. Kravanja
147 Optimisation of a Cantilever Retaining Wall
N. Kasim and K.A. Taib
DESIGN OPTIMIZATION AND SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS
148 Experimental Verification of a Numerical Model of a Vertical Machining Centre
J. Kosmol and P. Wilk
149 Optimal Design of Extrusion Dies in Metal Forming using the Finite Element Method
A. Lotfi
150 Practical Recommendations on the Use of Moving Least Squares Metamodel Building
E.L. Loweth, G.N. de Boer and V.V. Toropov
REDUCED ORDER MODELS
151 Vibration Reduction of Structural-Acoustic Coupled Problems using Piezoelectric Shunt Damping Techniques
W. Larbi, J.-F. Deü and R. Ohayon
152 A Reduced-Order Modeling Method based on the Proper Generalized Decomposition
C. Heyberger, P-A. Boucard and D. Neron
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
153 Understanding Construction Bidding Behaviour Using Data Visualization and Data Mining
T.P. Williams
154 A Methodology for Managing Electricity related Hazards in Construction Sites
A. Xanthopoulou and A.P. Chassiakos
RECYCLED AGGREGATE CONCRETE
155 A Modified Algorithm for Assessing the Optimal Mixture of Concrete made with Recycled Aggregates
C.Y. Chang, R. Huang, P.C. Lee and Y.Y. Tyan
WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
156 Correction of Demand Patterns on the Basis of Pressure Measurements
T. Koppel and A. Vassiljev
157 Methodological Overview of a Coupled Water Resources Management Model System
Zs. Kozma and L. Koncsos
ENERGY RESOURCES
158 Design of an Underwater Drilling Rig
C.T.F. Ross, R.J. Rodriguez-McCullough, A.P.F. Little and M. El-Hajj
159 Optimizing Geothermal Energy Utilization in Bóly
J. Pálné Schreiner and A. Csébfalvi
ALUMINIUM STRUCTURES
160 Hot Spot Stress Comparisons for Aluminium Lifting Brackets
J.W. Bull and F. Bai
161 Buckling Analysis Results for an Aluminium Shell Designed to Eurocode 9 Part 1-5
J.W. Bull and D.C. Gibson
162 Parametric Analysis of Welded Aluminium T-Stub Connections
G. De Matteis, T. Naqash and G. Brando
TIMBER ENGINEERING
163 Simplified Finite Element Dynamic Analysis of Wood Floors Using OpenSees
B. Coryell and A. Ebrahimpour
164 Evaluation of the Shear Constant of a Timber Beam using a Photogrammetric Approach
H. Zhang, A. Mohamed and Z. Xiao
165 Numerical Analysis of Coupled Water Transport in Wood with a Focus on the Coupling Parameter Sorption
T. Hozjan, G. Turk, U. Rodman and S. Svensson
REINFORCED CONCRETE MODELLING
166 Numerical Simulation of Chloride Front Movement into Stressed Reinforced Concrete
F. Mukhtar and A.H. Al-Gadhib
167 Three-Dimensional Solid Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Precast Hollow Core Floors
D.F. Hodge, B.D. O'Rourke, J.J. Murphy and J.R. Harrington
SEISMIC STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
168 Probabilistic Analysis of the Earthquake Resistance of Spatial Structures
M. Danieli, J. Bloch and I. Alperin
169 A New Method of Seismic Analysis for Reinforced Concrete Frames
K. Pohl and J. Máca
170 Optimum Multi-Modal Seismic Control Design of High-Rise Buildings using Tuned Viscous Mass Dampers
K. Ikago, K. Saito and N. Inoue
171 Development of a Finite Element Model of a Church damaged during the 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake
G. De Matteis, E. Criber and G. Brando
172 Numerical Calibration of a Simplified Procedure for the Seismic Behaviour Assessment of Masonry Building Aggregates
A. Formisano, G. Florio, R. Landolfo and F.M. Mazzolani
173 Multi-Criteria Decision Methods for Structural Modification Interventions: Vertical Addition and Seismic Retrofitting
A. Formisano, T. De Lucia and F.M. Mazzolani
174 Seismic Assessment of Column Retrofitted with Steel Reinforced Polymers in Near Fault Earthquakes
Y. Yasrebi Nia, M. Poorsharifi and Z. Poorsharifi
175 The Dynamics of Three-dimensional Non-Symmetric Rigid Bodies subject to One-Sine Pulse Excitations
D. Zulli, A. Contento and A. Di Egidio
176 The Effect of Brace Connections on the Seismic Behaviour of Steel Frames
S. Bagheri and V. Babazadeh
177 Seismic Response of Steel Frames Considering Actual Behaviour of Connections
S. Bagheri and N. Vafi Tabrizi
178 Numerical Investigations of the Seismic Performance of Precast Buildings equipped with Friction Devices
M. Valente
179 Seismic Response of a Four-Span Reinforced Concrete Bridge Model Using the OpenSees Finite Element Software
A. Ebrahimpour, M. Saiidi and N.B. Johnson
NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING, DAMAGE AND IDENTIFICATION
180 Damage Identification in Fibre Reinforced Plastics Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams
R. Perera and A. Ruiz
181 Time-Domain Identification of Structural Parameters using Shaking Table Tests
P. Cacciola and P. Vachaviolos
182 Displacement Measurement by Digital Holographic Interferometry
A. Lotfi
BRIDGE ENGINEERING
183 Shear Lag in the Dynamic Response of Thin-Walled Box Bridges
A. Tesar
184 Fatigue Mitigation in a Long Span Suspension Bridge with a Steel Frame Deck
M. Domaneschi and L. Martinelli
185 Seismic Behaviour and Capacity Demand Analysis of a Double Deck Bridge
S. Alali, J.Z. Li and Z.G. Guan
186 The Effect of Partial Fixity of the Bearings on the Structural Behaviour of Bridges
I.I. Ishac and M.K. Swailem
187 Investigating the Problem of Transverse Cracking of Bridge Decks
A. ElSafty, V. Vargas, N.M. Jackson, F. Barsoum and A. Abdel-Mohti
TENSEGRITY STRUCTURES
188 A Constrained Optimization Approach for Form-Finding of Tensegrity Structures and their Static-Load Deflection Properties
M. Abdulkareem, M. Mahfouf and D. Theilliol
189 Design of Tensegrity Structures: The Kinematic Method with Forces in Structural Members
M. Abdulkareem, M. Mahfouf and D. Theilliol
SKELETAL AND SURFACE STRUCTURES
190 Measurements of Forces in Cable Membrane Structures
J. Máca, P. Fajman and M. Polák
DOME STRUCTURES
191 Non-Linear Vibration of a Thin-Walled Dome under External Water Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, A. McLennan and A.P.F. Little
192 Buckling Strength Recovery of Geometrically Imperfect Domes
J. Blachut
193 Non-Linear General Instability of Ring-Stiffened Cones under External Water Pressure
C.T.F. Ross, C. Kubelt, I. McLaughlin, A. Etheridge, K. Turner, D. Paraskevaides, A.P.F. Little and A. McLennan
REPAIR, STRENGTHENING AND RETRO-FITTING
194 The Effect of Shotcrete and Steel Mesh on Masonry Infill in Steel Structures
M.A. Barkhordari and M. Foroughi
195 Non-Linear Analysis of Side-Plated Reinforced Concrete Beams considering Longitudinal and Transverse Interlayer Slips
J. Kolšek, T. Hozjan, M. Saje and I. Planinc
196 Eccentric Steel Bracing for Seismic Retrofitting of Non-Ductile Reinforced Concrete Frames
M. Valente
197 Strengthening Base Plates in Steel Structures
M.A. Barkhordari and M. Foroughi
198 Investigating the Most Effective Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer Configuration in Repairing Concrete Beams Damaged by Collisions
A. ElSafty and M.K. Graeff
199 Introducing New Methods for Retrofitting of Foundations
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari
PAVEMENT ENGINEERING
200 Strain Response of Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlays for Bottom-Up Reflective Cracking
Z.G. Ghauch and G.G. Abou Jaoude
201 Dynamic Auscultation of a Damaged Flexible Pavement
A. El Ayadi, B. Picoux and C. Petit
202 Effect of Control Point Location on Rut Depth Measurement using Close Range Photogrammetry
M.A. Saif and A.M. Ibrahiem
203 Non-Destructive Testing of an Experimental Pavement
B. Picoux, M. Takarli and C. Petit
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
204 Numerical Investigation and Back Analysis for High Swelling Pressure in Constant Volume Test
L. Nguyen-Tuan, M. Datcheva, M.I. Khan and T. Schanz
205 Multi-Channel Analysis of Surface Waves: Inversion Strategy
A. Cichowicz, D. Birch and H. Ogasawara
206 A Parametric Study of the Mechanical Performance of Geosynthetic-Encased Granular Columns
Y.S. Hong and C.S. Wu
207 Prediction of Encased Granular Column Behaviour using a Constant Volume Assumption
C.S. Wu and Y.S. Hong
208 Modelling of Foundation Structures with Slide Joints of Temperature Dependant Characteristics
R. Cajka, P. Matecková, M. Janulíková and M. Stará
209 Numerical Calculation of the Rate and Distribution of Porewater Flow in Clay used for Isolating Hazardous Waste
R. Pusch, S. Knutsson, L. Xiaodong and R. Prikryl
210 A MathcadR Implementation of Geotechnical Reliability-Based Analysis
S.H. Marques, A.T. Gomes and A.A. Henriques
211 Modelling of Passive Earth Pressure
T. Koudelka and P. Koudelka
212 Three-Dimensional Analysis of Transient Flow through Earth Dams
R.J. Quevedo, C. Romanel and K.V. Bicalho
213 Evaluation of the Influence Factors on Landslides in the Lawnon Basin, Taiwan
M.C. Weng, M.H. Wu, C.W. Yen and S.K. Ning
214 Numerical Simulation of Residue Areas
A.C.C.F. Sieira and D.B.D. Araújo
215 Numerical Simulation of an Axially Loaded Rigid Sphere subject to Harmonic Load
A. Osman and M. Rouainia
SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
216 Exploration of Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction Dynamics
N.A. Alexander, E. Ibraim and H. Aldaikh
217 Seismic Modal Response Histories of Two-Way Asymmetric Adjacent Buildings with Soil-Structure Interaction Effects Subject to Earthquake Excitations
M.N.S. Hadi and M.E. Uz
218 Multilevel Analysis for the Identification of Damage Resulting from Foundation Settlements
S. Arangio, M. Ciampoli, E. Silvi and A. Turtoro
SEISMIC GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
219 Dynamic Sliding of Geosynthetically Reinforced Soil Structures
I. Tzavara, V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos
220 Dynamic Behaviour of an Urban Overpass with Improved Massive Foundations
J.-M. Mayoral and F.-A. Flores
TUNNELLING
221 Three-Dimensional Non-Linear Analysis of Soil-Tunnel Interaction subject to Seismic Loading: Effect of Tunnel Installation
I. Sliteen, H. Mroueh and M. Sadek
222 Two-Dimensional Modeling of Tunnel Excavations Enhanced by Convergence Measurements
T. Janda, M. Šejnoha and J. Šejnoha
223 Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Analysis of Mechanized Shield Tunneling in Urban Areas
V. Zarev, T. Schanz and M. Datcheva
224 Analysis of Single and Twin Tunnels Interacting with Surrounding Alluvial Soils
H. Shakib and O. Naeemifar
CRACKING AND FRACTURE ANALYSIS
225 Chaotic Crack Size and Fracture Stiffness
D.A. Sotiropoulos
226 Fast and Accurate Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis with the Boundary Cracklet Method
A.K. Yavuz, A.D. Senalp and H.S. Turkmen
COMPOSITE AND FUNCTIONALLY GRADED MATERIALS
227 Overall Properties of Composites with Various Fiber Ratios using Finite Elements
P. Procházka and Š. Pešková
228 Comparison of Three Different Functionally Graded Materials for Thick Hollow Cylinders of Finite Length
K. Asemi, M. Salehi and M. Akhlaghi
229 The Numerical and Experimental Derivation of Effective Electric Conductivities for Polysiloxane-Matrix based Composites
J. Vorel, M. Maršálková, S. Urbanová and M. Šejnoha
COMPOSITE PLATES AND PANELS
230 Low Velocity Impact of GLARE Fibre-Metal Laminates
G.J. Tsamasphyros and G.S. Bikakis
231 Finite Element Model for Damping Optimization of Viscoelastic Sandwich Plate Structures
J.S. Moita, A.L. Araújo, C.M. Mota Soares and C.A. Mota Soares
232 Multi-Scale Analyses of Viscoelastic Laminated Composite Plates
S. Masoumi, H. Behzadpoor, M. Salehi and M. Akhlaghi
233 Static Analysis of Laminated Plates with Variable Thickness using the Differential Quadrature Method
M. Tuna and H.S. Turkmen
234 Analysis of Laminated Plates with Parabolic Thickness Variation
S. Susler, Z. Kazanci and H.S. Turkmen
235 A Novel Approach for the Damage Tolerance Determination of Delaminated Stiffened Composite Panels
F. Di Caprio, A. Riccio and F. Scaramuzzino
CARBON NANOTUBES
236 Binary Mixture Filtering using Carbon Nanotubes
D. Mantzalis, N. Asproulis and D. Drikakis
BIOMECHANICS
237 Using Reverse Engineering to Reconstruct Tetrapod Skulls and Analyse its Feeding Behaviour
J. Marcé-Nogué, J. Fortuny, Ll. Gil and A. Galobart
238 Simulation of the Mechanical Behaviour of a Single Human Trabecula assessed with a Micromechanical Test and Nanoindentation
O. Jiroušek, D. Kytýr, J. Kunecký, P. Zlámal, T. Doktor and J. Nemecek
239 The Influence of Hardening of a Bicycle Helmet Surface on the Head Injury Criterion
J. Jira, J. Jirova and M. Micka
240 Inclusion of the Permeability in a Stent-Graft Fluid-Structure Model as a Hole-Proportion in the Surface
J. Marcé-Nogué, A. Castillo, M. Quero, Ll. Gil, V.M. Paredero and E. Hernández
241 Stiffness and Mass Distributions of Continuous Models of a Standing Human Body subject to Vertical Vibrations
Q. Zhang and T. Ji
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