Colloquium Programme

Saturday, May 8th, 2004

 

 

 

9.00 – 9.10      Opening

 

9.10 – 11.00    Section: Steel structures

(Chairmen: Prof. R. Tremblay & Prof. M. Zandonini)

 

Numerical modelling of the static response of stainless steel sections

M. Ashraf, L. Gardner & D.A. Nethercot

 

 

 

Performance of base-plate connections of steel storage pallet racks

N. Baldassino & R. Zandonini

 

 

 

Imperfection sensitivity of steel runway girders

N. Băluţ

 

 

 

Present concepts regarding the assessment of the remaining fatigue life of steel bridges in România

R. Băncilă & E. Petzek

 

 

 

The influence of initial imperfections on the behaviour of thin-walled girders welded of slender plate elements

Zd. Kala, J. Kala, M. Skaloud & B. Teply

 

 

 

The behaviour of eccentrically braced frames with short links

H. Koeber & S. Dima

 

 

 

Cold-formed steel structures: Advances in research and design

R. Landolfo, F.M. Mazzolani & L. Fiorino

 

 

 

Fatigue behaviour of thin-walled cold-formed steel profiles

J. Lindner & K. Glaesser

 

 

 

S – N Curves for steel plate girders with breathing webs

M. Skaloud & M. Zörnerová

 

 

 

Recent Aluminum Structures in Colombia

G. Valencia

 

 

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break

 

11.20 – 13.10 Section: Stability of steel structures

(Chairmen: Prof. J. Lindner & Prof. M. Pignataro)

 

Some simple thoughts on buckling

T. Barta

 

 

 

Stability and strength of thin-walled cold-formed members

E. Batista

 

 

 

GBT-Based Analysis and Design of Thin-Walled Metal and FRP Members: Recent Developments

D. Camotim, N. Silvestre, R. Goncalves & P.B. Dinis

 

 

 

Simple models for degenerate cusp catastrophes

Zs. Gaspar & P. Verkonyi

 

 

 

Typical failure modes of some single layered reticulated shells

A. Ivan & M. Ivan

 

 

 

Buckling behaviour of rectangular closed cross sectional members

M. Ivanyi & A. Fulop

 

 

 

Lateral-torsional buckling of steel beams

D. Mateescu & V. Ungureanu

 

 

 

Inelastic buckling analysis of aluminium shells

F.M. Mazzolani & A. Mandara

 

 

 

Coupled instabilities in a two-bar frame: a qualitative approach

M. Pignataro, N. Rizzi & G. Ruta

 

 

 

Dynamic Instability of Autonomous Imperfect Discrete Systems

I.G. Raftoyiannis & A.N. Kounadis

 

 

 

Imperfections and computational modelling of cold-formed steel members

J. Rondal, D. Dubina & V. Ungureanu

 

 

 

Some aspects of lattice shells instabilities by continuum modelling

J. Sumec & I. Veghova

 

 

13.10 – 14.30 Lunch break

 

14.30 – 16.00 Section: Concrete and composite structures

(Chairmen: Prof. M. Girardin & Prof. A. Plumier)

 

Structural design of flexural concrete members reinforced/strengthened with FRP

M. A. Aiello & L. Ombres

 

 

 

Rheological effects in the analysis of interaction between reinforced concrete space frames, foundations and foundation soil

D. Anastasescu

 

 

 

Efficient solutions for rehabilitation of two buildings affected by seismic action

C. Bob at all.

 

 

 

Effect of the actual distribution of applied stresses on global buckling of isotropic and transversely isotropic thin-walled members

L. De Lorenzis & A. La Tegola

 

 

 

Full scale testing and analysis of innovative techniques for seismic up-grading of RC buildings

F. M. Mazzolani, G. Della Corte & B. Faggiano

 

 

 

Composite columns to mitigate soft storey in reinforced concrete structures submitted to earthquake

A. Plumier, L. Stoychev & C. Doneux

 

 

 

Experimental studies on structural elements

V. Stoian, D. Dan, M. Mosoarca & T. Nagy-Gyorgy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.00 – 16.20 Coffee break

 

16.20 – 18.30 Section: Seismic Engineering

(Chairmen: Prof. H. Akiyama & Prof. F.M. Mazzolani)

 

Interaction of seismic design and wind design in high-rise buildings

H. Akyama

 

 

 

Multi-level earthquake design of steel frames: a designer view

A. Anastasiadis & M. Mosoarca

 

 

 

Metal shear panels for seismic-resistant structures

G. De Matteis & F. M. Mazzolani

 

 

 

Performance based design criteria for steel MR frames

F. Dinu, A. Stratan, A. Ciutina, D. Grecea & D. Dubina

 

 

 

Seismic performance of thin-walled building structures

D. Dubina, V. Ungureanu, L. Fulop & M. Cristutiu

 

 

 

Pre-normative research at JRC-ELSA towards the approval and updating of the Eurocodes

M. Geradin & A. Pinto

 

 

 

Seismic strengthening of building and seismic instrumentation – two priorities for seismic risk reduction in Romania

D. Lungu, A. Aldea, S. Demetriu & I. Craifaleanu

 

 

 

The influence of the local soil conditions on the seismic response of the buildings in Timisoara Area

M. Marin & Al. Boldurean

 

 

 

Research on seismic behaviour of steel structures

G. Mateescu & A. Moldovan

 

 

 

Comparison of simplified procedures for nonlinear seismic analysis of structures

T. Postelnicu & D. Zamfirescu

 

 

 

An innovative bracing configuration for improved seismic response

R. Tremblay, M. Ben Ftima & R. Sabelli

 

 

 

 

18.30 – 18.35 Closing