Preliminaries |

**I** | **ADVANCES IN NUMERICAL METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING** SESSION ORGANISED BY G. MONTERO |

1 |
An Adaptive Mixed Method for Wind Field Adjustment
J.M. Cascón and L. Ferragut |

2 |
Air Pollution Modelling using Finite Differences in a Terrain Conformal Coordinate System
N. Sanín and G. Montero |

3 |
Prediction and Assessment of Atmospheric Influx using Geochemical Indices
M.A. Gharaibeh and D.M. Hendricks |

4 |
A Numerical Algorithm for Solving a Multivalued Equation arising in Fire Spread Modelling
L. Ferragut, I. Asensio and S. Monedero |

5 |
A CA-Based Model for Predicting Forest Fire Spreading
S. Hoya Whit, A. Hernández Encina, L. Hernández Encinas, A. Martín del Rey and G. Rodríguez Sánchez |

6 |
Simulation of Thermal Outflow of Power Plants in the Huelva Estuary
A. German, M. Espino, M. Maidana and J. Blasco |

7 |
Improved FVM for Two-Layer Shallow-Water Models: Application to the Strait of Gibraltar
M.J. Castro, J.A. García-Rodríguez, J.M. González-Vida, J. Macías and C. Parés |

8 |
From Euler and Navier-Stokes Equations to Shallow Waters by Asymptotic Analysis
J.M. Rodríguez and R. Taboada-Vázquez |

9 |
A Global Shallow Ice Sheet Model and its Numerical Simulation
N. Calvo, J. Durany and C. Vazquez |

10 |
Adaptive Method for the Stefan Problem and its Application to Endoglacial Conduits
F.A. Pérez, L. Ferragut and J.M. Cascón |

11 |
Numerical Methods for Modelling Leaching of Pollutants in Soils and Groundwater
M.I. Asensio, L. Ferragut, G. Sangalli and B. Ayuso |

12 |
Optimization of Surface Meshes by Projections on the Plane: Applications to Environmental Problems
J.M. Escobar, G. Montero, R. Montenegro, E. Rodríguez and J.M. González-Yuste |

13 |
Implementation of a Refinement/Derefinement Algorithm for Tetrahedral Meshes
J.M. González-Yuste, R. Montenegro, J.M. Escobar, G. Montero and E. Rodríguez |

14 |
Incomplete Cholesky Factorizations for Transient Convection-Diffusion Problems
A. Rodríguez-Ferran and M.L. Sandoval |

15 |
On the Resolution of Large Sparse Linear Systems of Equations Arising from Convection-Diffusion-Reaction Problem Discretization
E. Flórez, M.D. García, G. Montero and A. Suárez |

**II** | **RECENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN MESH GENERATION** SESSION ORGANISED BY M. MÜLLER-HANNEMANN |

16 |
Alternative Mesh Optimization for h-Adaptive Procedures in Practical 3D Analysis
E. Bellenger and P. Coorevits |

17 |
An Algorithm for Three-Dimensional Constrained Delaunay Tetrahedralizations
H. Si and K. Gärtner |

18 |
Triangulation of 3D Surfaces Described by Stereolithography Files
D. Rypl and Z. Bittnar |

19 |
MOAA and Topology Optimization for Mesh Construction
W. Cheng, A.G. Sorguc, J. Shinoda and I. Hagiwara |

20 |
Improving Surface Meshes using Adaptive Refinement
P. Laug and H. Borouchaki |

21 |
Simplifying Improvements to the Paving Algorithm
A. Dixit |

22 |
Anisotropic Quadrilateral Meshing: An Indirect Approach
D. Merhof, R. Grosso and U. Tremel |

23 |
A Web-Based Mesh Generation Tool
W.G. Ferreira and M.L. Bittencourt |

24 |
Topologic Operators Incorporating Conformity Constraints for Free-Form Surface Meshes
D. Lovinfosse, F. Noël and J.-C. Leon |

**III** | **FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION PROBLEMS AND TECHNIQUES** SESSION ORGANISED BY A. SULEMAN |

25 |
Fluid-Structure Coupled Analysis of a Mixing Vessel
M. Vesenjak, Z. Ren and M. Hribersek |

26 |
A General Purpose Modular Computational Platform for Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems
G. Pedro, A. Suleman and N. Djilali |

27 |
Application of Corotational Theory to Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
A. Relvas and A. Suleman |

28 |
Flow Induced Vibration of a Flexible Filament
C.P. Pagwiwoko, T. David and E. Van Houten |

29 |
Stochastic Stability of Fluid-Structure Coupled Systems with Multiplicative and Additive Noise: Application to Airfoil Flutter
I. Zentner and F. Poirion |

30 |
Identification of a 3D Shape from a 2D Design: Application to a Swimming Monofin
M.A. Luerse, R. Le Riche and D. Lemosse |

31 |
The Effect of Random Loads on Hydrodynamic Pressures
A. Bayraktar and E. Hançer |

32 |
Vibration Analysis of a Non-uniform Rectangular Plate in Contact with Fluid
M-F. Liu |

33 |
Coupled Fluid-Structure Simulation of a Coriolis Flowmeter
N. Mole, G. Bobovnik, J. Kutin, B. Štok and I. Bajsic |

34 |
Fluid-Elastic Beam Coupled Eigenvalue Analysis using the BE-FE Combined Method
Y. Kawakami, R. Endo and N. Tosaka |

**IV** | **THE APPLICATION OF INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS TO THE SAFETY OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES** SESSION ORGANISED BY F. HADIPRIONO AND J. DUANE |

35 |
An Approach to Modeling Safety
J.W. Duane, J. Gozon and F.C. Hadipriono |

36 |
Safety Evaluation on Concreting Operations using Fuzzy Logic
C.C. Huang, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

37 |
Worker Safety during the Deconstruction Process
M. Manohar, J.W. Duane, F.C. Hadipriono and D.W. Schafer |

38 |
Assessment of Causes of Building Collapse using Fuzzy Regression Analysis
N.F. Pan, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

39 |
Assessing Reliability of Construction Systems using Failure Possibilities
N.F. Pan, C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

40 |
Safety in the Demobilization and Early Occupancy of High-Rise Buildings
H.C. Tseng, N.S. Al-Kaabi, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

41 |
A Heuristic Approach toward Safety Control
C.C. Tseng, F.C. Hadipriono, N.F. Pan and J.W. Duane |

42 |
A Fuzzy Logic Approach for the Evaluation of a Firm's Safety Plan
N.S. Al-Kaabi, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

43 |
Safety Implementation Software for the Grouting Industry
K.R. Al-labadi, J.W. Duane and F.C. Hadipriono |

44 |
Software to Capture Knowledge of Vulnerability to PDEs
M. Manohar, F.C. Hadipriono and J.W. Duane |

45 |
An Advisory System to Minimize Construction Interference with Gas Pipelines
N.S. Al-Kaabi, F.C. Hadipriono, H.C. Tseng, J.W. Duane and J. Gozon |

**V** | **COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING AND DESIGN** |

46 |
Influence of Geometric Simplifications on the Accuracy of Finite Element Computation
P.M. Marin |

47 |
A Multi-Level Platform to Enhance Interoperability in the AEC Industry
F. Farinha, R. Jardim-Goncalves and A. Garção |

48 |
A Shape Model using Non-Linear Dynamics for the Shape Design of the Complex and Minute Structure of Products
K. Sakita and M. Igoshi |

49 |
Computer Aided Layout Optimisation Model for Minimizing Traffic Volume
M.A. Saif and M.H. Imam |

50 |
Planning Design Construction using Virtual Reality Technology: A Didactic Model
A.Z. Sampaio, P.G. Henriques and P.S. Ferreira |

51 |
The Scope in the INTELCITIES Project for the Use of the 3D Laser Scanner
Y. Arayici, A. Hamilton, P. Gamito and G. Albergaria |

**VI** | **WWW APPLICATIONS** |

52 |
Web Services for Finite Element Analysis
M. Dolenc |

53 |
Fundamental Research on a System for Extracting Attributes of a Digital Map using Natural-Language Processing
K. Monobe, S. Tanaka and H. Furuta |

**VII** | **COMPUTER SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS** |

54 |
OOFEM: An Object Oriented Framework for Finite Element Analysis
B. Patzák and Z. Bittnar |

55 |
Object-Oriented Visualization of Solids Analyzed by the Boundary Element Method
R.M. Müller and P.A. Pagliosa |

56 |
A Reflective Component Framework for a Large Scale Simulation Software
H. Hadler, M. Kellner and R. Grosso |

**VIII** | **NUMERICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL METHODS** |

57 |
On the Cyclic Preconditioning Matrix Constructions
B. Kiss |

58 |
A Collocation Type Implicit Taylor Series Algorithm for ODE Initial Value Problems
G. Molnárka and E. Miletics |

59 |
Numerical Modelling of a Gravity Settler in Dynamic Conditions
E.F. Gomes, C.M.N. Madureira, M.M.L. Guimarães and L.M. Ribeiro |

**IX** | **GRAPH THEORY: APPLICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES** |

60 |
A New Exact Algorithm for the Maximum-Weight Clique Problem Based on a Heuristic Vertex-Colouring and a Backtrack Search
D. Kumlander |

61 |
Realisations of a Graph into Rectangles Covering a Rectangle: Building Floor Plan Design
A. Recuero, O. Río and M. Alvarez |

62 |
Buckling Load of Frames using Graph Symmetry
A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami |

**X** | **PROBLEMS IN UNCERTAINTY** |

63 |
Loglogistic Modelling of Municipal Water Demands
T.T. Tanyimboh, S. Surendran and D. Naga |

64 |
A New Nodal Outflow Function for Water Distribution Networks
T.T. Tanyimboh and A.B. Templeman |

65 |
A Randomized Rate-Based Scheduling Algorithm for Uncertain Environments
L. Lo Bello, K. Kim, S.L. Min and O. Mirabella |

66 |
Hydraulically Predictable Water Distribution Networks
T.T. Tanyimboh and Y. Setiadi |

**XI** | **MULTI-PHYSICS PROBLEMS** |

67 |
The Creation of a Gas-Liquid Nozzle with Predictable Behaviour
A.V. Karpyshev, A.V. Tsipenko and A.A. Yakovlev |

68 |
Line Elements for the Multiphysics Modeling of Axispherical Bodies
D.W. Wood, Z.C. Lai, C.S. Long, S. Kok and A.A. Groenwold |

69 |
Numerical Simulation of the Enthalpy Method for Stefan Problems using the Space-Time Conservation Element and Solution Element Method
A. Ayasoufi, T.G. Keith and R.K. Rahmani |

70 |
Computational Simulation of Gas Flow and Heat Transfer near an Immersed Object in Fluidised Beds
L.X. Kong, W.M. Gao and P.D. Hodgson |

71 |
A Comparison of Finite Element and Finite Volume Methods for Computational Structural Mechanics and their Application in Multi-Physics Problems
A.K. Slone and M. Cross |

72 |
Computational Simulation of Heat Transfer from Alternant Heating Sources
W.M. Gao, L.X. Kong and P.D. Hodgson |

73 |
Efficient Simulations of Conjugate Heat Transfer
N. Zhang and L. Zhang |

**XII** | **FORMING AND CASTING PROBLEMS** |

74 |
A Methodology for Sensitivity Determination Applied to Thermo-Mechanical Problems in Pressure Die Casting
K. Davey, L.D. Clark and M.T. Alonso Rasgado |

75 |
Anisotropic Elastoplastic Behaviour Fully Coupled with Isotropic Ductile Damage for Sheet Metal Forming
M. Khelifa, N. Belamri, K. Saanouni and A. Cherouat |

76 |
Analysis of Metal Forming using a Shifted ICCG Algorithm
Z.Y. Jiang and A.K. Tieu |

77 |
A Solution to Rigid-Plastic Deformation Problems using the Hybrid Element Method
Y.-M. Guo, Y. Yokouchi and K. Nakanishi |

78 |
Numerical Simulation of Multi-Step Deep-Drawing Processes: Trimming 3D Solid Finite Element Meshes
A.J. Baptista, J.L. Alves, M.C. Oliveira, D.M. Rodrigues and |

79 |
Adaptive Remeshing for the Stamping Process
L. Giraud-Moreau, H. Borouchaki and A. Cherouat |

80 |
Damage Effect in Metal Forming Processes using Adaptive Remeshing
A. Cherouat, H. Borouchaki, P. Laug and K. Saanouni |

81 |
Simulation of Tubular Hydroforming
R.M. Natal Jorge, A.P. Roque, M.P.L. Parente, R.A. Fontes Valente and A.A. Fernandes |

**XIII** | **COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS** |

82 |
Comparison of the CVP and the SIMPLE Methods for Solving Internal Incompressible Flows
P.K. Papadopoulos and P.M. Hatzikonstantinou |

83 |
The Experimental Verification of the Air Flow Simulation
A. Strukelj and M. Pipenbaher |

84 |
Axi-Symmetric Supersonic Ejector for High Exit Pressure
N. Kameda, E. Spiegler and M. Wolfshtein |

85 |
Moving-Grid Finite-Volume Method for Predicting Unsteady Flows in Rivers with Changing Boundary Shape
K. Matsuno and K. Yamano |

86 |
A Numerical Study of a Static Mixer's Performance for a Variety of Flow Conditions
R.K. Rahmani, T.G. Keith and A. Ayasoufi |

87 |
Numerical Simulations of Three-Dimensional Natural Convection Phenomena by a Higher-Order Interpolation Scheme
N. Tosaka and T. Akimoto |

88 |
Parallel Implementation for Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow using OpenMP
H.V. Truong and J.C. Wells |

**XIV** | **PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS** |

89 |
Domain Decomposition Methods: .NET, Objects, Elements and Algorithms
R.I. Mackie |

90 |
Data Structures for Distributed Matrix Computations on Non-Conventional Finite Element Models
I. Cismasiu and J.P. Moitinho de Almeida |

91 |
Application of the FETI Domain Decomposition Method to Semi-coercive Contact Problems
J. Dobiáš, S. Pták, Z. Dostál and V. Vondrák |

92 |
Integrating HPC and Grid Computing for 3D Structural Analysis of Large Buildings
J.M. Alonso, C. Alfonso, G. Garcia and V. Hernandez |

93 |
Optimisation of Partitioning for Parallel Flow Simulation on Block Structured Grids
D.C. Sternel, D. Junglas, A. Martin and M. Schaefer |

**XV** | **EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

94 |
Optimal Design of Scissor-link Foldable Structures using Genetic Algorithms
A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee |

95 |
Evolutionary Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Structures: A Review
M. Lepš |

96 |
A Genetic Evolution Algorithm for Structural Optimization
K.A. Bani-Hani and A.T. Obaidat |

97 |
On Shape Optimization using Particle Swarms and an Unstructured Remeshing Strategy
D.N. Wilke, S. Kok and A.A. Groenwold |

98 |
Assembly Synthesis for Stiffness, Dimensional Adjustability and Manufacturability
N. Lyu, B. Lee and K. Saitou |

99 |
Stacking Sequence Design of a Composite Wing under Random Gusts using a Genetic Algorithm
T.U. Kim, J.W. Shin and I.H. Hwang |

100 |
Design and Optimization of Ultrasonic Broadband Sparse Array Transducers using Genetic Algorithms
Q.B. Wang and N.Q. Guo |

101 |
Multiobjective Optimization Algorithms using Evolution Strategy
T.Y. Chen and Y.S. Hsu |

102 |
Interpretation of Failure of Soils under Triaxial Compression and Extension
Y. Yamakawa, T. Kamikubo, K. Satoh and K. Ikeda |

103 |
Application of Genetic Algorithms to Mining Simulations for Grade Adjustment in Open-pit Mines
Y. Ohnishi, T. Ito, M. Hirokane and H. Furuta |

104 |
Structural Design of Frame Structures by means of a Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm
T. Takada and K. Matsushima |

105 |
Neural Networks and Evolutionary Algorithms for solving Multi Objective Optimisation Problems
B. Ait Brik, N. Bouhaddi and S. Cogan |

**XVI** | **KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION, PROCESSING AND DESIGN** |

106 |
STEP/EXPRESS Conceptual Information Models as Schemas in Database Systems
H. Johansson and K. Orsborn |

107 |
Repair Rule Generation for Bridge Maintenance using a Classifier System
H. Furuta, Y. Shioyama and M. Hirokane |

108 |
Collaborative Environments for Construction Knowledge Management
T.P. Williams |

109 |
DEMAREC-EXPERT: A Computer Integrated Knowledge System for Diagnosing Distress in Concrete Structures
F. Moodi |

110 |
Construction Equipment Selection
N. Eldin, J. Mayfield, C. Hubach and A. Laurence |

111 |
Computer Simulation Prototype for analysing Site Accessibility Issues
D.K.H. Chua and E.S.Y. Low |

112 |
Application of Industry Foundation Classes for Intermediate Function Analysis
Y.B. Song and D.K.H. Chua |

**XVII** | **GEOMECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING** |

113 |
Obtaining the Geotextile Pore Size Distribution Curve using Image Analysis
D.C. Urashima and C.H. Martins |

114 |
Stochastic Seismic Investigation of Heterogeneous Soil Profile having Uncertain Depth
M. Badaoui, A. Nour, A. Slimani and M.K. Berra |

115 |
Two-Dimensional Layout Optimisation of Pile Foundations
B. Horowitz |

116 |
Numerical Simulation of Propagating Liquefied Soils, Modelled as Viscoplastic Materials
S. Montassar and P. de Buhan |

117 |
Development of a Computational Tool for the Analysis and Design of Soil Structures Reinforced with Stiff Linear Inclusions
G. Hassen and P. de Buhan |

118 |
Coupled Modelling of Shear Damage in Subsoil using the FEM and Finite Differences
P.P. Procházka, N. Starikov and J. Trcková |

119 |
Comparative Studies on Design Methods for Multi-Propped Retaining Walls
V.N. Georgiannou, I.D. Lefas and S. Sarl |

120 |
Numerical Modelling of a Backfilled Drift in a Waste Repository
A. Pudewills |

121 |
Investigation of the Anchorage Head Characteristics
A. Ivanovic |

122 |
Numerical and Physical Modelling of the Uplift Behaviour of Strip Anchors in Cohesionless Soil
E.A. Dickin and M. Laman |

123 |
A Finite Element Model for Rockburst Prediction
S.K. Sharan |

**XVIII** | **SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION** |

124 |
An Alternative BEM Formulation for Pile/Layered Soil Interaction
V.S. Almeida and J.B. Paiva |

125 |
Pile Group Effects in Seismic Soil-Pile-Structure Interaction
D.M. Chu and K.Z. Truman |

126 |
A Hypoplastic Model for Soil-Structure Interface Behaviour
S. Gutjahr |

127 |
Building Response to Tunneling for the Metro in Salvador, Brazil
S.B. Foá, I. Chissolucombe and A.P. Assis |

**XIX** | **PAVEMENT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

128 |
An Object-Oriented Pre/Post Processor for a FEM-based Pavement Study
H. Fang, A.J. Hand, J.E. Haddoc and T.D. White |

129 |
Development of Pavement Performance Models using Fuzzy Systems
E.D. Loukeri and A.P. Chassiakos |

130 |
The Influence of the Structural Calculation Method and the Model on Pavement Design
C. Vale and A. Sousa-Melo |

**XX** | **NEURAL NETWORKS FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN** |

131 |
On Training Sample Selection for Artificial Neural Networks using Number-Theoretic Methods
F. Tong and X.L. Liu |

132 |
Rock Strength Properties Prediction using a Neural Network Approach
G.S. Terra and N.F.F. Ebecken |

133 |
Critical Load Prediction of Steel Compression Members using Neural Networks
D. Honfi and L. Dunai |

134 |
Neural Networks for Supplementing Tidal-Level Records
C.P. Tsai and T.L. Lee |

135 |
Neural Modelling Based Identification of Structural Parameters of Multistorey Shear Buildings
S. Chakraverty |

136 |
Optimum Design of Structures against Earthquakes using Discrete Wavelet Neural Networks
E. Salajegheh and A. Heidari |

137 |
Polynomial Neuro-Fuzzy System for the Approximation of Concrete Compressive Strength
M.H. Fazel Zarandi, J. Sobhani and A.A. Ramezanianpour |

138 |
Application of an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy System in the Prediction of HPC Compressive Strength
A.A. Ramezanianpour and J. Sobhani and M. Sobhani |

139 |
A Study of Pipe Interacting Corrosion Defects using the FEM and Neural Networks
R.C.C. Silva, J.N.C. Guerreiro and A.F.D. Loula |

140 |
Modeling Mass Concrete Properties with Neural Networks
A.A. Ramezanianpour, M. Haghani and A.A. Mortezazadeh |

141 |
Development of Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Models for Ravelling
M. Miradi |

142 |
Application of General Regression Neural Networks (GRNNs) in Assessing Liquefaction Susceptibility
H.K. Amin, K.M. ElZahaby and A.E. Abdel-Salam |

143 |
The Use of Artificial Neural Networks in the Assessment of Soil Replacement
K.M. ElZahaby and H.K. Amin |

**XXI** | **CELLULAR AUTOMATA** |

144 |
Estimation of the Young's Modulus of a Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube using Cellular Automata
J. Ryoo, P. Hajela and N. Koratkar |

145 |
A Flexible and Extendible Compiler for Complex Systems Simulation by means of a Cellular Automata Network
C.R. Calidonna and M. Mango Furnari |