Preface; M.P. BENDSØE: Computational Challenges for Multi-Physics Topology Optimization; J.A. COTTRELL, A. REALI, Y. BAZILEVS and T.J.R. HUGHES: Computational Geometry and the Analysis of Solids and Structures; E. OÑATE, S.R. IDELSOHN, M.A. CELIGUETA and R. ROSSI: Advances in the Particle Finite Element Method for Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems; W. SCHIEHLEN and R. SEIFRIED: Elastic and Plastic Impacts in Multibody Dynamics; A. SULEMAN and P. MONIZ: Active Aeroelastic Aircraft Structures; O. ALLIX: Multiscale Strategy for Solving Industrial Problems; F. ARMERO and C. ZAMBRANA: Numerical Integration of the Nonlinear Dynamics of Elastoplastic Solids; P.G. BERGAN, K. BAKKEN and K.C. THIENEL: Analysis and Design of Sandwich Structures Made of Steel and Lightweight Concrete; R.I. BORJA: Multiscale Modeling of Pore Collapse Instability in High-Porosity Solids; R. de BORST, M.A. ABELLAN and J. RÉTHORÉ: Instabilities and Discontinuities in Two-Phase Media; C.L. BOTTASSO: Towards Maneuvering Aeroelasticity - Progress in the Simulation of Large Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems; K.K. CHOI and L. DU: A Design Optimization Formulation for Problems with Random and Fuzzy Input Variables Using Performance Measure Approach; I. DOLTSINIS: Strength of Porous Ceramics - Mechanical Testing and Numerical Modelling; E.H. DOWELL, K.C. HALL, J.P. THOMAS, R.E. KIELB, M.A. SPIKER and C.M. DENEGRI, Jr.: Reduced Order Models in Unsteady Aerodynamic Models, Aeroelasticity and Molecular Dynamics; G.S. DULIKRAVICH, H.R.B. ORLANDE and B.H. DENNIS: Inverse Engineering; J. FISH and W. CHEN: Multiscale Approaches for Bridging Discrete and Continuum Scales; P.L. GEORGE: Adaptive Mesh Generation in 3 Dimensions by Means of a Delaunay Based Method. Applications to Mechanical Problems; C. HELLMICH, K. HOFSTETTER and C. KOBER: Computational Micromechanics of Biological Materials: Bone and Wood; B.L. KARIHALOO and Q.Z. XIAO: Recent Developments of Hybrid Crack Element: Determination ofits Complete Displacement Field and Combination with XFEM; P. LADEVÈZE, P. ENJALBERT, G. PUEL and T. ROMEUF: Structural Model Validation and the Lack-of-Knowledge Theory; J.V. LEMOS: Modeling of Historical Masonry with Discrete Elements; G.R. LIU and B.B.T. KEE: A Regularized Strong-form Meshfree Method for Adaptive Analysis; J.F. DËU, W. LARBI and R. OHAYON: Dissipative Interface Modeling for Vibroacoustic Problems - A New Symmetric Formulation; M. PAPADRAKAKIS, N.D. LAGAROS and M. FRAGIADAKIS: Seismic Design Procedures in The Framework of Evolutionary Based Structural Optimization; E. RAMM, C. FÖRSTER, M. NEUMANN and W.A. WALL: Interaction of Shells and Membranes with Incompressible Flows; J.N. REDDY and R.A. ARCINIEGA: Nonlinear Analysis of Composite and FGM Shells Using Tensor-Based Shell Finite Elements; R. ROLFES G. ERNST, D. HARTUNG and J. TEßMER: Strength of Textile Composites - A Voxel Based Continuum Damage Mechanics Approach; B.A. SCHREFLER, F. PESAVENTO, D. GAWIN and M. WYRZYKOWSKI: Concrete at Early Ages and Beyond: Numerical Model and Validation; G.I. SCHÜELLER: Uncertainty & Reliability Analysis of Structural Dynamical Systems; Z. WASZCZYSZYN and L. ZIEMIANSKI: Neural Networks: New Results and Prospects of Applications in Structural Engineering; T. EKEVID, P. KETTIL, H. LANE and N.E. WIBERG: Computational Railway Dynamics; R. Lackner, R. Blab, J. Eberhardsteiner and H.A. Mang: Characterization and Multiscale Modeling of Asphalt - Recent Developments in Upscaling of Viscous and Strength Properties
This book contains the edited version of some Plenary and Keynote Lectures presented at the III European Conference on Computational Mechanics: Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering (ECCM-2006), held in the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 5th- 8th June 2006. It reflects the state-of-the-art overview of a very wide ranging area of engineering.
State of the art overview of a very wide ranging area of engineering