Computational Mechanics - New Frontiers for the New Millennium - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080439815, 9780080983776

Computational Mechanics - New Frontiers for the New Millennium

1st Edition

Authors: Prof. Valliappan Prof. N. Khalili
eBook ISBN: 9780080983776
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080439815
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 15th October 2001
Page Count: 1866
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These Proceedings contain the papers presented at the 1stAsian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics held in Sydney, on 20-23 November 2001.

The theme of the first Congress of the Asian-Pacific Association for Computational Mechanics in the new millennium is New Frontiers for the New Millennium. The papers cover such new frontiers as micromechanics, contact mechanics, environmental geomechanics, chemo-thermo-mechanics, inverse techniques, homogenization, meshless methods, smart materials/smart structures and graphic visualization, besides the general topics related to the application of finite element and boundary element methods in structural mechanics, fluid mechanics, geomechanics and biomechanics.


Civil and structural engineers, mechanical engineers

Table of Contents

Chapter headings. Sample of Contents. Volume 1. Keynote Papers. Application of jet grouting in NATM tunneling (Ch. Brandstätter et al.). Parallel computing of local mesh finite element method (G. Yagawa). Computational/Numerical Techniques. Analytical solution for continuous systems with nonlinear boundary conditions (S. Aoki, T. Watanabe). Least-squares finite element method for computational fluid and solid mechanics (Bo-nan Jiang). On the formulation of a new axisymmetric nonconforming finite element method and application to almost incompressible microelectronic FPT solder joints (Wu Zhang et al.). Structural Mechanics. Finite element analysis of combined structural and coastal loads on a concrete pile (J.A. Eicher et al.). Numerical analysis of composite helicopter's blade with damage (T. Niezgoda). UST failure criterion for punching shear analysis of reinforcement concrete slab-column connections (X. Zhang et al.). Geomechanics. Oscillatory pore pressure in a porous seabed in the vicinity of a Caisson (D.H. Cha et al.). Modeling pile-soil interaction using contact surfaces (K. Johnson et al.). Vertical earth pressure on buried beams in granular materials (Part 2: evaluation of vertical earth pressures on the full-scale H-shaped beams) (T. Nambu et al.). Consolidation of lumpy clay fills (T. Nogami et al.). Stress distribution in composite ground of column-slab system under road pavement (S.L. Shen et al.). Finite element analysis of seepage and deformation properties in Shirasu ground for the situations of sheet pile excavation (K. Yamamoto et al.). Fluid Mechanics. A computational study of the airflow past an engine intake valve (D.M. Ellerman et al.). Optimal control of fluid force around a sphere for incompressible viscous flow by hexahedral bubble element (S. Nakajima, M. Kawahara). On intake shape factors for entry points located at hydraulically inhomogeneous interfaces in porous media (A.P.S. Selvadurai, J. Brunelle). Fracture/Damage Mechanics. Calculation of dynamic fracture mechanics parameter using the element-free Galerkin method (S. Hagihara et al.). On the damage mechanics analysis of the dimple fracture under different constraint conditions (M. Kikuchi, J. Sasaki). Finite element modeling of fracture of rubber components (J. Wang, D. Tran). Contact Mechanics. An a posteriori error estimator for finite element approximations of Coulomb's friction problem (P. Coorevits et al.). Nonholonomic elastoplastic analysis involving frictional contact (S.H. Xia, F. Tin-Loi). A note for analysis of thermo-mechanical contact problems with initial gap (H.W. Zhang et al.). Micromechanics. Micromechanical model for elastic moduli of concrete (S.J. Chao). Residual stress concentrations in ceramics using FEM (T. Niezgoda et al.). Environmental Geomechanics. Boundary-only formulations for modeling contaminant transport (C. Leo, A. Elzein). Effects of equilibria and kinetics on contaminant transport (D. Sheng et al.). Chemo-Thermo-Mechanics. On the modeling of thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling in concrete (W. Obeid et al.). Numerical modelling of rock alteration and metamorphic process in hydrothermal systems (C. Zhao et al.). Biomechanics. Numerical simulation for internal fixation of bone surgery with finite element contact analysis (Y.X. Gu et al.). In vitro analysis of the flow fields of a rotary blood pump (Y. Morsi et al.). Vowels vocalization analyses by flow and mouth cavity optimization (T. Tsuta, T. Iwamoto).

Volume 2. Meshless Methods. Stress analysis of spot welded joint using meshless method (S. Ikeda et al.). Multiscale wavelet-Galerkin method for meshless analysis of plane elasticity problems (Y.Y. Kim et al.). Boundary Element/Scaled Boundary Element Methods. Adaptivity for the scaled boundary finite-element method (A.J. Deeks, J.P. Wolf). An analysis for particulate reinforced composite material using the boundary element method (H. Okada et al.). Boundary element analysis of fretting fatigue tests and stress singular behaviors at the contact edge (J.Q. Xu et al.).

Inverse Techniques. Damage assessment of structures using dynamic responses and an inverse technique (S.C. Chen, G.R. Liu). Adjoint method for inverse boundary value problem of heat conduction (K. Onishi, Y. Ohura). Plasticity. Multi-scale modeling of strain localization in geotechnical structures (R.I. Borja).
Cutting plane algorithm for cyclic plasticity of unbound granular materials for roads (C. Chazallon). Estimating material parameters for a critical state model from a uniaxial compression test (G.A. Kent). Homogenization. Stress-strain calculations in materials with self-similar fractal microstructure (A.V. Dyskin). Optimization. Sensitivity analysis for coupled structural-acoustic systems (Y.X. Gu, H.W. Wang). Topology optimisation of reinforced concrete structures (H. Kim, G. Baker). Neural Networks. Artificial and cellular neural network for acquisition of constitutive data and solving boundary value problems in mechanics (M. Lefik). Neural network architecture and its application in concrete strength modeling (Z. Zhao, L. Ren). Coupled Problems. Stability analysis of staggered methods for electromagnetic and structural coupled problem (T. Horie et al.). A control analysis of displacement in fluid-soil-balloon interaction problem (S. Kato, M. Kawahara). Alternative finite element formulation for unsaturated soils (D. Sheng et al.). Smart Materials/Smart Structures. Actuator shape optimization for control of smart laminated plates (A. Mukherjee, S.P. Joshi). Hybrid control of a five-storey benchmark model subjected to strong earthquakes (B.J. Samali, Y.M. Wu). Dynamics/Vibration. A new algorithm for nonlinear structural dynamics (B.W. Golley, O. Boaru). Modified Sturm sequence property for damped systems (J.S. Jo et al.). Seismic Analysis. Nonlinear response evaluations of a structure subjected to severe seismic loads (K. Kawano, K. Arakawa). Plates And Shells. A new domain decomposition technique for plate analysis (G.H. Su, Y. Xiang). Wave propagation in a piezoelectric coupled cylindrical shell (Q. Wang). Heat Transfer. Numerical modeling of natural convection and radiation heat transfer in advanced solar water heaters (N.K. Groenhout et al.). Conjugate heat transfer from a small heat source mounted on the bottom wall of an enclosure (X. Zhang et al.). Graphic Visualization/Software Developments. Application of design patterns to CAE software development (Y. Kanto, N. Tanabe). Author index. Keyword index.


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About the Author

Prof. Valliappan

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney New South Wales 2052, Australia

Prof. N. Khalili

Affiliations and Expertise

University of New South Wales, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia