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PROCEEDINGS OF THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
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HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING FOR ENGINEERING
ORGANISED BY P. IVÁNYI
1 Future High Performance Computing Strategies
M.M. Resch
2 Addressing the Problem of Data Mobility for Data-Intensive Science
W.E. Johnston, E. Dart and B. Tierney
3 On the Design of a Parallel, Distributed Multi-Physics Integration Tool
B. Patzák, D. Rypl and J. Kruis
4 Load Balancing for Mesh Based Multi-Physics Simulations in the Arcane Framework
C. Chevalier, G. Grospellier, F. Ledoux and J.C. Weill
5 A Parallelization Algorithm for Non-Smooth Multibody Dynamics
J. Clauberg and H. Ulbrich
6 Application of GPU-Based Computing to Large Scale Finite Element Analysis of Three-Dimensional Structures
A. Akbariyeh, T.J. Carrigan, B.H. Dennis, W.S. Chan, B.P. Wang and K.L. Lawrence
7 Adjoining Hybrid Parallel Code
M. Schanen, M. Foerster, J. Lotz, K. Leppkes and U. Naumann
8 Memory-Region Thread Level Speculative Execution
D. Rubio Bonilla and L. Schubert
9 A Parallel Meshless Numerical Approach for the Solution of Transport Phenomena
G. Kosec and R. Trobec
10 The Analysis of Particle Flow using the Parallelised Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method
M. Lee, M. Tak and T. Park
11 The Analysis of Porous Media using the Mixed Finite Element Method and the FETI Method
K. Lee, M. Tak and T. Park
12 Platform as a Service Computing Environment for Earthquake Engineering
M. Dolenc and R. Klinc
COUPLED AND MULTI-SCALE METHODS
ORGANISED BY J. KRUIS
13 Modelling of Moisture Transfer in Soils
T. Krejci and T. Koudelka
14 Adaptive Modification of the Künzel Model for Coupled Heat and Moisture Transfer
J. Kruis, J. Madera and P. Šolín
15 Processor Farming in Homogenization of Coupled Heat and Moisture Transfer
J. Kruis, T. Krejcí, J. Sýkora and M. Šejnoha
16 The Local Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Coupled Unsaturated Flow and Chemical Transport in Porous Media
A. Ghavam-Nasiri and A. El-Zein
17 A Coupled Chemical and Mass Transport Model for Concrete Durability
M.M. Jensen, B. Johannesson and M. Geiker
18 A Finite Strain Thermo-Chemo-Mechanical Coupled Model for Filled Rubber
T.A. Nguyen Van, S. Lejeunes, D. Eyheramendy and A. Boukamel
19 The Three Dimensional Extended Bridging Domain Method for Brittle Fracture
H. Talebi, M. Silani and T. Rabczuk
20 Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Long Term Behaviour of Glued Laminated Timber
R. Pecenko, T. Hozjan, T. Pazlar and G. Turk
21 Application of Micromechanics in Engineering Practice
M. Šejnoha, V. Šmilauer, J. Nemecek and L. Kopecký
22 Single Electron Spin Control in Semiconductor Nanowires
S. Prabhakar and R. Melnik
ANALYTICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE OF HYBRID, COMPOSITE, CONCRETE STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS AND TOWER CRANES
ORGANISED BY H.C. KIM, W.K. HONG AND Y.S. SHIN
23 Progressive Collapse Resisting Capacity of Moment Frames with Infill Steel Panels
M.H. Lee, H. Lee and J.K. Kim
24 The Design of Special Truss Moment Frames Against Progressive Collapse
H.K. Kang, J.Y. Park and J.K. Kim
25 The Effect of Cross Sectional Area on the Fire Performance of High Strength Concrete Columns
H.S. Kim, Y.H. Kim and Y.S. Shin
26 Management Processes for Tower Crane Selection and Support Design
C.Y. Lim, K.Y. Son, Y.J. Na and S.K. Kim
27 The Effect of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Sizes on Debonding when Retrofitting Reinforced Concrete Beams
Y.H. Kim, Y.S. Shin and H.S. Kim
28 A Study on the Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beams Embedded with Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer Plates
J.H. Choi, M.S. Kim, Y.H. Lee, D.J. Kim and H.C. Kim
29 The Experimental and Analytical Investigation of the Flexural Capacity of Pre-Cast Composite Beams
H.J. Ko, W.K. Hong, S.C. Park, G.T. Lim and J.H. Kim
MESH GENERATION AND ADAPTION
ORGANISED BY J. SARRATE AND F. LEDOUX
30 An Analysis of the Transformation Requirements for Digital Mock-Ups of Structural Assembly Simulations
F. Boussuge, J.-C. Léon, S. Hahmann and L. Fine
31 Automatic Generation of the Structural Layout of Aircraft Rear Fuselage and Tail Surfaces including Global Finite Elements and CAD Model
N. Bailey-Noval, R. Llamas-Sandin and A. Moreno-Herranz
32 An Independent Mesh Model Process to Write Meshing Algorithms
C. de Bellabre, F. Ledoux and J.-Ch. Weill
33 Surface Meshing with Metric Gradation Control
P. Laug and H. Borouchaki
34 Evaluation of Radial Basis Functions for the Deformation of Unstructured Meshes
P.E. Kouskouris and I.K. Nikolos
35 Three-Dimensional Finite Element Modelling of Stack Pollutant Emissions
R. Montenegro, A. Oliver, E. Rodríguez, J.M. Escobar, G. Montero and A. Pérez-Foguet
36 Untangling and Smoothing of Quadrilateral and Hexahedral Meshes
T.J. Wilson, J. Sarrate, X. Roca, R. Montenegro and J.M. Escobar
NUMERICAL METHODS FOR SOLVING NONLINEAR PROBLEMS
ORGANISED BY J.R. TORREGROSA AND A. CORDERO
37 Numerical Behaviour of Support Splitting and Merging in Nonlinear Diffusion Equations
K. Tomoeda
38 Using a Model of Hysteresis for Linearization of Piezo Bender Distortion
M. Pelic and R. Staniek
39 Using Optical Flow for Analyzing the Dynamics of the Bouncing Ball System
D. Ginestar, J.L. Hueso, E. Martínez and J. Riera
40 A Family of Optimal Methods for Solving Nonlinear Equations
A. Cordero, J.L. Hueso, E. Martínez and J.R. Torregrosa
41 Dynamic Aspects of Damped Newton's Method
J.M. Gutiérrez, A.A. Magreñán and N. Romero
42 Dynamic Behaviour of Steffensen-Type Methods
F. Chicharro, A. Cordero and J.R. Torregrosa
ISOGEOMETRIC ANALYSIS
ORGANISED BY T. RABCZUK
43 Transient Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates using Isogeometric Analysis
N. Valizadeh, S.Sh. Ghorashi, H. Yousefi, T.Q. Bui and T. Rabczuk
44 An Isogeometric Approach for Free Vibration and Buckling Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates
N. Valizadeh, S. Shojaee, E. Izadpanah, T.Q. Bui and V.T. Vu
45 Singularities in Isogeometric Analysis
T. Takacs
46 Orthotropic Enriched Extended Isogeometric Analysis for Fracture Analysis of Composites
S.Sh. Ghorashi, N. Valizadeh and S. Mohammadi
47 Extended Isogeometric Analysis of Plates with Curved Cracks
S.Sh. Ghorashi, N. Valizadeh, S. Mohammadi and T. Rabczuk
ENGINEERING DESIGN OPTIMIZATION USING RECENT METAHEURISTIC TECHNIQUES
ORGANISED BY M.P. SAKA
48 Application of Grammatical Evolution to the Determination of Constitutive Equations
E. Kita, T. Kuroda, H. Sugiura, Y. Zuo and Y. Wakita
49 Differential Evolution Assisted by Surrogate Models for Structural Optimization Problems
E. Krempser, H.S. Bernardino, H.J.C. Barbosa and A.C.C. Lemonge
50 An Improved Hybrid Method for the Multi-Mode Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem
A. Csébfalvi and E. Szendroi
51 Phenotype Building Blocks and Geometric Crossover in Structural Optimisation
A. Maheri, T. Macquart, D. Safari and M.R. Maheri
52 Improving the Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm for Optimum Design of Steel Frames
O. Hasançebi and S. Kazemzadeh Azad
NETWORK ANALYSIS FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
ORGANISED BY S.V. POROSEVA
53 Optimization of Survivability Analysis for Large-Scale Engineering Networks
S.V. Poroseva and P.A. Rikvold
54 Estimation of Real-Time Demands on the Basis of Pressure Measurements
A. Vassiljev and T. Koppel
IMAGING AND DIGITAL REPRESENTATION
55 Three-Dimensional Scans of the Taipei Commercial District
N.J. Shih, C.Y. Lee, S.W. Jhan, G.S. Wang and Y.F. Jhao
56 Calibration of the Sensor Direction in the Simplified Three-Dimensional Digital Image Correlation Method
S.-H. Tung, M.-H. Shih and W.-P. Sung
57 Block Matching Algorithms for Load Test Evaluation
G. Almeida, F. Melicio and J. Fonseca
58 A Method for the Evaluation of the Casting Accuracy of a Cast Iron Body
A. Gessner and R. Staniek
59 Simulation of Machining Allowance Mass Minimization of Iron Castings
K. Mrozek and A. Gessner
60 Numerical Methods for Digitally Synthetic Holograms
A. Lotfi
MATHEMATICAL VISUALISATION
61 Visualizing Nonlinear Implicit Functions
I. Kozar
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
62 A Three-Dimensional CAD Engine: Implementing Parametric Modelling
S. Kubota, E. Kitagawa, K. Monobe, K. Nakamura and S. Tanaka
63 Fundamental Research concerning a Three-Dimensional CAD Engine
K. Monobe, S. Kubota, E. Kitagawa, K. Nakamura and S. Tanaka
EXPERT SYSTEMS
64 An Expert System for Pavement Management in Urban Road Networks
P.A. Lemis-Petropoulos, A.P. Chassiakos and D.D. Theodorakopoulos
OPTIMISATION FOR ENGINEERING PRACTICE
65 A Hybrid Metaheuristic for Project Scheduling Problems with Fuzzy Activity Durations to support the Ös-Dráva Water Management Programme
S. Danka and A. Csébfalvi
66 Optimization of Pipeline Routes using an AIS/Adaptive Penalty Method
R.R. de Lucena, B.S.L.P. de Lima, B.P. Jacob and D.M. Rocha
67 Which is the Best? A Statistically Correct Comparison of Heuristic Results in Structural Optimization
A. Csébfalvi
ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS AND SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES
68 The Application of Neural Networks to Predict Wind Waves
C.P. Tsai, C.C. Teng and C.H. Tsai
69 Optimization of Bracing Systems using Neural Networks
E.M. Elkassas and S.M. Swelem
70 A Hybrid Meta-Heuristic Method and Weighted Least Squares Support Vector Machine Method for the Optimal Shape Design of Gravity Dams
J. Salajegheh, E. Salajegheh, M. Khatibinia and Sh. Khosravi
71 Support Vector Machine Modelling for the Compressive Strength of Concrete
A. Sriraam, S.K. Sekar and P. Samui
72 Pedotransfer Functions Development by means of the Ensemble Data-Driven Methodology
M. Cisty, J. Bezak and J. Skalova
OBJECT-ORIENTED METHODS
73 Using WCF and TPL in Distributed and Parallel Finite Element Analysis
R.I. Mackie
74 Efficient Parallelization of Java Applications for Semantic Web by means of the Message-Passing Interface
A. Cheptsov
75 An Advanced Java Approach for the Development of Finite Element Codes
R. Saad and D. Eyheramendy
DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS
76 A Method for Maximin Constrained Design of Experiments
E. Myšáková, M. Lepš and A. Kucerová
ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION
77 Modelling and Simulation Tests of an Electrohydraulic Servo-Drive with a Stepping Motor
A. Myszkowski
78 A Numerical Approach to the Effect of Surface Texturing on Parallel Thrust Bearings
F. Abate, V. D'Agostino and R. Di Giuda
79 Investigation and Rationalization of Assembly System Productivity using the "Mean Time Between Failures" Parameter
O. Ciszak
NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES IN ENGINEERING
80 Approximate Solutions of Two-Dimensional Caputo Fractional Diffusion Equations
D.P. Zielinski and V.R. Voller
81 Quadrature-Free Characteristic Methods for Convection-Diffusion Problems
M. Tabata
MULTI-BODY SYSTEMS
82 Flexible Multibody Systems with Active Vibration Control
M.A. Neto, J.A.C. Ambrósio, L.M. Roseiro, A. Amaro and C.M.A. Vasques
83 Simulation and Validation of Valve Springs in Valve Train Simulations
J. Clauberg, B. Huber and H. Ulbrich
84 Modal-Space Based Solutions including Geometric Nonlinearities for Flexible Multi-Body Systems
D. Marinkovic, M. Zehn and Z. Marinkovic
MULTI-PHYSICS PROBLEMS
85 Magnetohydrodynamic Flow of a Liquid Metal in a Curved Circular Duct subject to the Effect of an External Magnetic Field
P.A. Bakalis, P.M. Hatzikonstantinou and P. Vafeas
86 Mechano-Chemo-Electrical Finite Element Modelling of the Sensing Behaviour of Ionic Polymer Metal Composites
B. Akle, W. Habchi and T. Wallmersperger
87 Adaptive Model Reduction for Thermoelastic Problems
M.G. Larson and H. Jakobsson
MULTI-LEVEL TECHNIQUES
88 A Multilevel Technique based on Nested Local Meshes for Nonlinear Mechanics
L. Barbié, I. Ramière and F. Lebon
MULTI-GRID METHOD
89 A Multigrid Method using Explicit Approximate Inverses for the Numerical Solution of Two-Dimensional Time-Dependent Problems
C.K. Filelis-Papadopoulos and G.A. Gravvanis
CONTACT PROBLEMS
90 Domain-Decomposition based H1/2 Seminorm Preconditioners for Frictional Contact Problems
A. Lotfi
CRACK MODELLING
91 Numerical Crack Growth Analysis in AA2024-T3 Friction Stir Welded Butt Joints
P. Carlone, R. Citarella, M. Lepore and G.S. Palazzo
92 The Influence of Eccentricity on the Crack Breathing in a Rotating Shaft
L. Rubio, B. Muñoz-Abella, P. Rubio and L. Montero
MATERIALS MODELLING
93 Dynamics and Quasicontinuum Analogues of a Lattice with Simple Microstructures
M. Charlotte
94 Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Identification of Affinity Hydration Model Parameters
T. Mareš, E. Janouchová and A. Kucerová
95 Indirect Determination of Material Properties of Closed-Cell Metal Foam: Comparison of Voxel and Tetrahedral Finite Element Models
O. Jiroušek, P. Koudelka and P. Zlámal
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR WAVE PROPAGATION
96 Dynamic Analysis of a Porous Layered Medium under a Load Moving along a Railway Track
K. Chahour, G. Lefeuve-Mesgouez, A. Mesgouez, A. Bouheraoua and A. Laribi
97 Transient Wave Analysis for an Inhomogeneous Elastic Thick Plate subjected to Inplane Impact Loading
K. Miura
98 A Stochastic Thin-Layer Method for an Inhomogeneous Half-space in Antiplane Shear
J.H. Lee, J.K. Kim and J.L. Tassoulas
HEAT DISSIPATION AND TRANSFER PROBLEMS
99 A Model of Heat Dissipation for the Interface of Braking Systems using the Discrete Element Method
P. Coorevits, V.D. Nguyen, V. Magnier, J.-F. Brunel and P. Dufrénoy
100 Adjoint-Based Sensitivity Analysis for Buoyancy-Driven Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations with Heat Transfer
A. Lincke and T. Rung
101 Transient Thermal Analysis of a Nano-Satellite in Low Earth Orbit
V. Chandrasekaran and Subramanian E.R.
102 A Frequency Domain Formulation of Kansa's Method to Simulate Transient Heat Conduction
L. Godinho and F.G. Branco
FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES
103 Modelling of Multi-Material Assemblies using an Equivalent Finite Element
O. Omram, V.D. Nguyen, H. Jaffal, P. Marchand and P. Coorevits
FINITE ELEMENT STUDIES
104 Simulation of Mechanical and Thermal Properties for Sandwich Panels with Cellular Wood Cores
E. Labans, K. Kalnins and A. Bikovs
105 The Prototype Repository Test: Thermal Model Verification
J. Novak
INVERSE PROBLEMS
106 A Multi-Parameter Perturbation Solution for the Inverse Eigenproblem of Nearly-Resonant N-Dimensional Hamiltonian Systems
M. Lepidi
GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
107 Influence of Microscopic Factors on Lateral Earth Pressure using the Discrete Element Approach
M.-C. Weng and C.-C. Cheng
108 Assessment of the Stress-Strain State of Earth Dams
M.M. Mirsaidov, T.Z. Sultanov and D.A. Khodzhaev
109 Seismic Stability of Reinforced Soil Slopes
I. Tzavara, V. Zania, Y. Tsompanakis and P.N. Psarropoulos
ROCK MECHANICS
110 Simulation of the Long-Term Behaviour of an Underground Structure in Rock Salt
A. Pudewills
111 Linearization of the Hoek-Brown Failure Criterion for Non-Hydrostatic Stress Fields
S.K. Sharan and R. Naznin
FOUNDATION ENGINEERING
112 Studying the Behaviour of a Proposed Strip Foundation for Structural Retrofitting
M. Foroughi and M.A. Barkhordari
113 Modal Harmonic Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of an Unusual Vibrating Machinery Pile Foundation
D.K.H. Ho, C.R. Grant and P.G. Dominish
SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
114 A Subsoil Model based on Numerical Integration of a Nonlinear Halfspace
R. Cajka
115 Numerical Modelling of Engineering Structures subjected to Dynamic Seismic Loading
S.N. Polukoshko, V.F. Gonca and E.V. Uspenska
FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
116 Effect of Structural Deformation on Underwater Implosions
J.S. Briscoe and S.W. Lee
CFD AND MODELLING OF FLOW
117 Multi-Physics Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Three-Phase Flow in a Nano-Particle Separator using the Particle-Based Method
R. Takahashi, M. Suzuki, M. Yamamoto and H. Kitada
118 Comparison of the Continuity Vorticity Pressure, Auxiliary Potential and Implicit Potential Methodologies for Incompressible Flow in Straight Ducts
M. Georgiou, P.K. Papadopoulos and P.M. Hatzikonstantinou
119 A Dynamic Wall-Model for Large-Eddy Simulation of High Reynolds Number Shock-Induced Separated Flows
S. Kawai and J. Larsson
120 Modelling Fluidized Beds using Coupled Discrete Element Modelling with Computational Fluid Dynamics
C. Marie, S. Al Arkawazi, K. Benhabib and P. Coorevits
121 A Boundary Element Method for the Computation of Unsteady Sheet Cavitation Effects in Marine Propeller Flows
M. Bauer and M. Abdel-Maksoud
122 An Analysis of Intersecting Adiabatic Flows using the Semi-Lagragian Galerkin Method
R. Omata
123 Numerical Analysis of Density Changing Flows using the Semi-Lagrange Galerkin Method
K. Fukuyama
124 Turbulence in the Artificial Boundary Layer of Photovoltaic Power Plants
A. Tesar
ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION
125 Fast and Reduced Full-System Finite Element Solution of Line Contact Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Problems
W. Habchi and J. Issa
126 The Influence of Surface Roughness and Piezo-Viscous Lubricant Properties on the Elastohydrodynamic Line Contact Lubrication
V. D'Agostino, V. Petrone and A. Senatore
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
127 Simulation of the Sorption-Enhanced Steam Methane Reforming Process Operated in Fluidized Bed Reactors: A Dynamic One-Dimensional Two-Fluid Model
J. Solsvik, R.A. Sànchez, Z. Chao and H.A. Jakobsen
128 Evaluation of Weighted Residual Methods for the Solution of the Chemical Reactor Pellet Model Equations
J. Solsvik, S. Tangen and H.A. Jakobsen
AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING
129 Parametric Geometry Generation and Automatic Aerodynamic Analysis of Aircraft Rear Fuselage and Tail Surfaces
R. Llamas-Sandin, A. Moreno-Herranz and N. Bailey-Noval
130 Multi-Disciplinary Design and Analysis of Aircraft Rear Fuselage and Tail Surfaces
R. Llamas-Sandin, A. Moreno-Herranz and N. Bailey-Noval
131 A Numerical Study of the Effects of Aerofoil Shape on Low Reynolds Number Aerodynamics
H. Aono, T. Nonomura, M. Anyoji, A. Oyama and K. Fujii
132 Structural Wingbox Optimization for the Coupled Fluid Structure Interaction Problem of a Flexible Wing: Finite Element Analysis sol200 versus Surrogate Models
J. Morlier, M. Charlotte, F. Habbib and E. Lima
133 Shape Optimisation and Performance Analysis of Flapping Wings
M. Ghommem, N. Collier, A.H. Niemi and V.M. Calo
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
134 The Design of Artificial Grafts using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms
C.F. Castro, C.C. António and L.C. Sousa
135 Mesh Generation and Blood Flow Simulation in Human Carotid Bifurcation
C.F. Castro, L.C. Sousa, R. Chaves, C.C. António, R. Santos, P. Castro and E. Azevedo
136 Mechanically-Motivated Selection of Patching Material for the Patient-Specific Carotid Artery
A.V. Kamenskiy, I.V. Kirillova, L.Y. Kossovich, Y.E. Salkovskiy and Y.A. Dzenis
137 Finite Element Comparison of Dental Implants: Static and Dynamic Analysis
M.A. Neto, P. Nicolau, S. Rocha and R.P. Leal
TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
138 Vehicle Platoon Control Based on a Multi-Leader Vehicle Following Model
E. Kita, H. Shimizu, S. Nishiyama and Y. Wakita
139 GPS Vehicle Tracking in Urban Areas
M.T. Obaidat and A.A. Mohammad