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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 105
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Edited by: P. Iványi and B.H.V. Topping

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SPECIAL SESSION: COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J. POMBO AND DR V. MARKINE
1 Efficient Wear Models for the Analysis of Wheel and Rail Profile Wear on Complex Railway Lines
A. Innocenti, L. Marini, E. Meli, G. Pallini and A. Rindi
2 Finite Element Methodology for Railway Switch Simulation
H. Hemida, E. Stewart and C. Roberts
3 Experimental Analysis of the Dynamic Behaviour of a Railway Track in Transition Zones
V.L. Markine, H. Wang and I.Y. Shevtsov
4 Dynamic Stability of Trains Moving over Bridges subjected to Seismic Excitations
P.A. Montenegro, R. Calçada and N.V. Pouca
5 Assessment and Development of Railway Operations using Computer Applications
M.A. ElSayed and M.A.M. Ali
6 Simulation and Validation of a Common Rail Diesel Injector
B. Huber and H. Ulbrich
7 Comparison of Turbulent Models applied to the Aerodynamics of a High Speed Train
C. Paz, C. Gil, E. Suárez and J. Porteiro
8 Dynamic Behaviour of Railway Vehicles using Perfect and Imperfect Mechanical Joints
J. Pombo, H. Magalhães and J. Ambrósio
9 Optimisation of Railway Maintenance Scheduling by Parallel Computing
D.E. Diaz Fuentes, F.G. Toro, M. Hudik and E. Schnieder
10 A Digital Pattern Methodology supporting Railway Industries in Portfolio Management
A. Balsamo, G. Calvano, G. Di Gironimo, G. Frezza, A. Lanzotti, F. Peluso, S. Puzelli, C. Angelo Saviano, P. Siani, P. Verdosci and W. Tizzano
11 Structural Performance Analysis of the Lock Stretcher Bar in a Railway Switch
E. Stewart, H. Hemida and C. Roberts
12 The Effect of Creep of a Pre-Stressed Viaduct Structure on the Ride Comfort of the High Speed Rail System
W.L. Hsu, C.F. Hung and D. Lai
13 A Study on the Joint between a Sandwich Composite Roof and an Aluminum Extrusion Carbody for the High-Speed Maglev Train
S.G. Kang, K.B. Shin, E.K. Lee, I.R. Yoon and J.H. Lee
14 A Study of a New Monitoring System for Railway Signal Equipment using Radio Communication
M. Suzuki, T. Kato and M. Kobayashi
15 Aerodynamic Simulations of High-Speed Trains
C. Paz, C. Gil, E. Suárez and M. Concheiro
16 Testing Automation based on Formalised Test Case Generation
M. Meyer zu Hörste, L. Asbach, O. Röwer and S. Geraci
17 A Numerical Study on the Improvement of Track Transitions using Modifying Superstructure Elements
R. Sañudo, V.L. Markine and L. Dell'Olio
18 Innovative Systems for Weighing in Motion of Railway Vehicles: Performance and Robustness Analysis
A. Innocenti, L. Marini, E. Meli, L. Pugi and A. Rindi
19 Determination of the Natural Modes of a Ballast Layer
A. Aikawa
20 An Investigation into Railway Railpad Modeling
M. Oregui, Z. Li and R. Dollevoet
21 A Wheel-Rail Contact Model with Rough Surfaces
W. Kubin, W. Daves and S. Scheriau
22 Finite Element Investigation of the Load Influence on Shear Crack Direction and Growth in Wheel-Rail Contact
M. Krácalík, W. Daves and S. Scheriau
23 The Effect of Critical Speed on Different Ballast and Concrete Tracks
E. Nsabimana, C.Y. Choi, T.H. Lee and Y.H. Jung
SPECIAL SESSION: PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTATIONS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR W. GENTZSCH AND DR J. KRUIS
24 OpenMP HEVC Parallel Version based on a GOP Approach
H. Migallón, J.L. Hernández-Losada, G. Cebrián-Márquez, P. Piñol, J.L. Martínez, O. López-Granado and M.P. Malumbres
25 Computational Homogenization of Coupled Heat and Moisture Transport on Parallel Computers
J. Kruis, T. Krejcí, J. Sýkora and M. Šejnoha
26 Parallel Methods for 3D+t Anisotropic Diffusion of Dynamic Positron Emission Tomography Images
C. Tauber, M. Chau and P. Spiteri
27 A Parallel Agglomeration Multigrid Method for Incompressible Flow Simulations
G.N. Lygidakis, S.S. Sarakinos and I.K. Nikolos
28 Numerical Simulation of the Gas Mixture Flows using Hybrid Computer Systems
Yu. Karamzin, T. Kudryashova, V. Podryga and S. Polyakov
29 Parallel Computation of Pagerank using Extrapolation and Relaxation Techniques
H. Migallón, V. Migallón, J.A. Palomino and J. Penadés
30 Block Alternating Two-Stage Methods for Singular Systems
H. Migallón, V. Migallón and J. Penadés
SPECIAL SESSION: ITERATIVE METHODS FOR NON-LINEAR MODELS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J.R. TORREGROSA AND DR A. CORDERO
31 Some Iterative Methods for Solving Nonlinear Matrix Equations
A. Cordero, J.R. Torregrosa and M.P. Vassileva
32 Efficient Iterative Methods for Approximating Multiple Roots
J.L. Hueso, E. Martínez and C. Teruel
33 Stability of a Fourth-Order Family of Iterative Methods for Solving Nonlinear Problems
A. Cordero, L. Feng, A. Franqués and J.R. Torregrosa
34 On a Generalization of the Steffensen Method on Banach Spaces
S. Amat, J.A. Ezquerro, M.A. Hernández-Verón and Á.A. Magreñán
35 Recursive Computation of Complex Frequencies of Vibrating Non-Viscous Damped Systems
M. Lázaro, C.F. Casanova, P. Fajardo and P. Martín
36 On the Behavior of Chebyshev's Method applied to Cubic Polynomials
Á.A. Magreñán, M. García-Olivo and J.M. Gutiérrez
37 A New 'With' Memory Method using Two Accelerators
T. Lotfi and K. Mahdidni
SPECIAL SESSION: NUMERICAL APPROACHES FOR STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF MECHANICAL COMPONENTS WITH ALLOWANCE FOR MANUFACTURING EFFECTS
ORGANISED BY: DR R.G. CITARELLA AND DR M. STOSCHKA
38 Buckling Analysis of Aluminium Alloy Structures accounting for Friction Stir Welding Effects
R.M.F. Paulo, P. Carlone, R.A.F. Valente, F. Teixeira-Dias and G.S. Palazzo
39 Integration of Phase-Dependent Work-Hardening into Transient Weld Simulation
M. Stoschka, M.J. Ottersböck and M. Leitner
40 The Effect of Key Stiffness on Forces in a Scarf Joint
P. Fajman and J. Maca
41 Local Fatigue Assessment of Welded and High Frequency Mechanical Impact-Treated Joints based on Manufacturing Process Simulation
M. Leitner, D. Simunek and M. Stoschka
42 Vulnerability Assessment of Concrete Bridges using Different Methods of Visual Inspection
M.L. Fadda, F. Mistretta and M.V. Piras
43 The Effects of Dimensional Tolerances and Processing Parameters on Riveting Joints
F. Caputo, G. Lamanna, A. Soprano and A. De Luca
44 Multiple Crack Propagation in Friction Stir Welded Aluminium Joints
R. Citarella, P. Carlone, R. Sepe and M. Lepore
SPECIAL SESSION: RECENT ADVANCES IN SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION ANALYSES
ORGANISED BY: DR S. MOHASSEB
45 Modeling of Soil Structure Interaction during Tunnel Excavation considering Uncertainties
T. Janda, J. Šejnoha, V. Srnec and M. Šejnoha
46 The Mach Stem Phenomenon for Shaped Obstacles Buried in Soils
Y.S. Karinski, V.R. Feldgun, E. Racah and D.Z. Yankelevsky
47 Calibration and Application of a Hypoplastic Model for Clay
T. Janda and M. Šejnoha
48 Seismic Retrofitting of a Twenty-Eight Storey Building including Soil-Structure Interaction Effects
S. Mohasseb and S. Daviran
49 Rocking Response of Shallow Foundations in the Time Domain using Cone Model Theory
S. Ghassemi, A.M. Halabian and S. Mohasseb
SPECIAL SESSION: MULTI-SCALE METHODS
ORGANISED BY: PROFESSOR J. GEISER
50 Iterative Splitting using Cyclic Operator Decomposition for Harmonic Oscillator Problems: Algorithms and Applications
J. Geiser
51 Additive via Iterative Splitting Schemes: Algorithms and Applications In Heat-Transfer Problems
J. Geiser
52 Scale-Resolved Prediction of Pyrolysis in a Packed Bed using the Extended Discrete Element Method
B. Peters, X. Besseron, A. Estupinan, F. Hoffmann, M. Michael, A. Mahmoudi and M. Mohseni
53 Adaptive Decomposition Methods for the Solution of Certain Highly Oscillatory Optical Wave Problems
Q. Sheng
COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING
54 Design and Optimization of a Control Link of a Vehicle Suspension System
C.G. Vossou, D.V. Koulocheris, C.G. Provatidis and Th.N. Costopoulos
55 An Approach for the Recognition of Interacting Manufacturing Features
J. Pobozniak
56 Trajectory Planning for a Rotating Extensible Robotic Manipulator: Design for Collision Avoidance and Accurate Position Placement
M. Dupac
COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING MODELLING
57 A Multi-Body Simulation Model for a Corona Electrostatic Separator Machine
I. Critelli, A. Degiorgi, M. Colledani and A. Tasora
58 Development of an Equivalent Numerical Model of a Bolted Point based on an Analytical Solution
O. Omran, V.-D. Nguyen, H. Jaffal, P. Marchand, A. Bezza and P. Coorevits
59 Large-Amplitude Vibrations of Geometrically-Imperfect Cylindrical Shells Containing Fluid
M. Paak, M.P. Païdoussis and A.K. Misra
60 Thermal Conduction Analysis of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum Composite-Ceramic Functionally Graded Materials for High Technology Applications
S. Daviran, S. Mohasseb and P. Bakhshaei
61 A Tessellated Continuum Method for the Analysis of Fractal-Like Cellular Heat Exchangers
K. Davey, R. Prosser and C. Jiang
62 State of the Art Literature Review of the Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method
B. Hamed Mirjafari, S. Mohasseb, E. Seyyedihoseininia and J. Boloori Bazzaz
MESH AND GRID GENERATION
63 Volume Conserving Smoothing of Triangular Meshes on Open Three-Dimensional Surfaces
D. Rypl and J. Nerad
64 A Hybrid Grid System for a Spectral Wave Model
N. O'Brien and E. Ragnoli
MATERIALS AND DAMAGE MODELLING
65 Modelling of Heat Flow through a Three-Dimensional Crack in Thermoelasticity
J. Jaskowiec
66 The Influence of Thermo-Mechanical Effects on the Relaxed Shape Graphene
S. Prabhakar, R. Melnik and A. Sebetci
67 A Coupled Thermo-Mechanical Cohesive Crack Model in Three-Dimensional Crack Growth Analysis
J. Jaskowiec
68 Localization Analysis of an Anisotropic Damage Model
M. Jirásek and F. Suárez
FLUID FLOW PROBLEMS
69 Application of Asymptotic Analysis to Derive a Time-Averaged Shallow Water Model
J.M. Rodríguez and R. Taboada-Vázquez
70 Classification of Regimes of the Stratified Fluid Flows around a Square Cylinder
P.V. Matyushin and V.A. Gushchin
71 Stabilized Galerkin-Characteristics Finite Element Schemes for Flow Problems
H. Notsu and M. Tabata
72 Acceleration of Sampling Methods for Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Fluid Dynamics
C.W.T. Thiem and M. Schäfer
73 An Experimental and Numerical Study of Gas Flow Laminar in a Thermal Reactor
A. Bellil, K. Benhabib, P. Coorevits, C. Marie, M. Hazi and A. Ould-Dris
74 Optimization of the GDI Engine Operation with Stoichiometric Mixtures using Numerical Modeling
S. Boccardi, F. Catapano, M. Costa, P. Sementa, U. Sorge and B.M. Vaglieco
75 Meshless Solution of Incompressible Flows in Complex Domains
G. Kosec
76 Leak Before Break Analysis using a New Enriched Finite Element
P.J. Gill and K. Davey
FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION
77 A Spectral-Element Simulator for Two-Dimensional Rigid-Body-Fluid Interaction Problems
L.-C. Chen and M.-J. Huang
78 Simulation of Cavitating Nonlinear Acoustic Fluid and Flexible Structure Interaction
F. Kalateh
COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING SIMULATION
79 Simulation and Optimization of a Constructed Solar Chimney using new Structural Mechanisms
M. Ghalamchi, S. Mohasseb, A.B. Kasaeian, N. Fadaei and Y. Khanjari
80 Modeling of Premixed Combustion on Inert Porous Media
R.C. Moro Filho
81 Temperature Waves in Rectangular, Cylindrical and Spherical Cavities as an Inexpensive Energy Source
M.B. Atmanskikh and P.T. Zubkov
82 Closed-Circuit Simulation of a Thermoelectric-Power-Generator based Lamp Energy Harvest System
M.-J. Huang and C.-C. Weng
TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
83 Vehicle Platoon Simulation Based on a Multi-Leader Vehicle Following Model
E. Kita, K. Asahina and C. Ushida
METAHEURISTICS IN ENGINEERING
84 Tracking Targets in the Sea Surface using a Weightless Neural Network Approach
R.S. Moreira and N.F.F. Ebecken
85 Metaheuristics for Engineering and Architectural Design of Hospitals
M.K. Holst and P.H. Kirkegaard
86 Near-Optimum Carotid Disease Analysis using Ultrasound Image Data
C.F. Castro, C.A. Conceição António, L.C. Sousa, R. Santos and E. Azevedo
87 Modeling Integrated Sustainable Waste Management Systems using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Systems of Systems Concepts
A. Buruzs, M.F. Hatwágner and L.T. Kóczy
SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES
88 Prediction of Asphaltic Concrete Stability by using Support Vector Machines
M.A. Saif and M.S. Al-Bisy
89 Support Vector Machine and Regression Analysis to Predict the Field Hydraulic Conductivity of Sandy Soil
M.S. Elbisy
OPTIMIZATION IN ENGINEERING
90 Evaluation of Optimization Algorithms for the Design of Submarine Pipeline Routes
J.S. Baioco, P. Stape, C.H. Albrecht, B.S.L.P. de Lima and B.P. Jacob
91 Optimization of Pump Efficiency in a Water Distribution System
M. Koor, A. Vassiljev and T. Koppel
CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING ENGINEERING
92 Preliminary Results of the Town Square Evaluation Method based on Digitized Plan Processing
M. Zawidzki, T. Nagakura and B. Tunçer
93 Comparing the Performance of Flat Plate Collectors and Evacuated Tube Collectors for Buildings and Industrial Usage
T. Sokhansefat, A. Kasaeian, K. Rahmani and S. Mohasseb
94 GIS-Based Automated Construction Project Cost Control
M. Dawood, E. Elbeltagi and E. Elkassas
95 Fuzzy Signature Structure-Based Finite-State Machines in a Residential Building Renovation Procedure
G.I. Molnárka and L.T. Kóczy
96 Sensitivity and Validity of the Fuzzy Signature Based Evaluation of Residential Building Conditions
Á. Bukovics, I.Á. Harmati and L.T. Kóczy
97 Multi-Objective Resource-Constrained Scheduling in Construction Projects
A.P. Chassiakos and S.P. Kaiafa
98 A Conflict Repairing Harmony Search Metaheuristic and its Application to Bi-Objective Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problems
O. Eliezer
99 Influence of Grid Type on the Agents Behavior in Simulations Performed with Crowd-Z
M. Zawidzki and T. Nagakura
GEOTECHNICAL, ROCK AND TUNNEL ENGINEERING
100 Probabilistic Instability Assessment of Tunnels Constructed in Rock Masses
J.M. Mayoral and R. Rivas
101 Performance Evaluation of a Tunnel built in Cemented Fine-Grained Soils
J.M. Mayoral
102 Simulation of Geological Fault Formation Mechanisms using the Discrete Element Method
Y.A. Ferreira, L.C.L.M. Vieira , V.C.L. Ramos and D.L. Ramos
103 Modeling the Gravitational Deformation of a Slate Slope using Model Tests and the Discrete Element Method
M.C. Weng, C.-M. Lo, C.H. Wu and T.F. Chuang

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