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Advances and Trends in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation

1st Edition

Edited by Alphose Zingoni

CRC Press

388 pages

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Advances and Trends in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation features over 300 papers classified into 21 sections, which were presented at the Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2010, Cape Town, South Africa, 6-8 September 2010). The SEMC conferences have been held every 3 years in

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Keynotes (Challenges and advances in the analysis of structures, K.J. Bathe Recent developments in structural control research and applications in China, H.N. Li & L.S. Huo South African Stadium Projects: Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, K. Goppert Life-cycle performance, reliability, redundancy and optimal management of infrastructure systems: Applications to bridges and naval ships, D.M. Frangopol & N.M. Okasha The use of Eurocode 3 �Design of Steel Structures� in the design and verification of joints, F.S.K. Bijlaard Design life of thin-walled concrete domes, E. Hamed, M.A. Bradford, R.I. Gilbert & Z.-T. Chang) 2. Dynamic analysis, vibration analysis, vibration control 3. Seismic response, seismic design 4. Material modelling, numerical methods, numerical formulations, FEM modelling 5. Damage mechanics, fracture, fatigue, blast, impact, damage modelling 6. Loading on structures, structural analysis, testing, practical structural design 7. Plates, shells, pipes, laminated composites, sandwich structures 8. Thin-walled sections, steel structures, steel connections, steel-concrete composite structures 9. Behaviour of structures in fire, design for fire resistance 10. Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures 11. Fibre-reinforced concrete, high-strength concrete, high-performance concrete 12. Durability, creep, shrinkage and transport processes in concrete 13. Construction materials, construction methods, building performance 14. Timber structures, masonry structures, glass structures 15. Structural safety, structural reliability, risk assessment 16. Structural optimization 17. Structural health monitoring, damage detection 18. Structural failures, damage assessment, repair, strengthening, retrofitting 19. Sustainable construction, preservation, reconstruction 20. Soil-structure interaction, tunnels, underground structures, foundations 21. Structural engineeri

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural