Browse Civil Engineering Studies: Structural Research Series by Title

  • González Caro, A.; Fenves, S.J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1968-09)
    The object of this study is to present a unified network approach to the formulation and solution of the analysis and minimum weight design of rigid-plastic structural systems. These problems have been widely treated in ...

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  • Wu, X.; Ghaboussi, J. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-04)
    A neural network - based material modeling methodology for engineering materials is developed in this study. With this approach, the complex stress - strain behavior of an engineering material can be captured within the ...

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  • Joghataie, A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-09)
    A new method for the active control of structures is proposed in this study. This method is based on the use of learning capability and adaptivity of neural networks andof comparison, the predictive optimal control method ...

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  • Fulton, R.E. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1961-08)
    Equations are derived which governed the behavior of an elastic unsymmetrical doubly-curved sandwich shell. The face sheets may be of unequal thicknesses and of different materials. The equations include the non-linear ...

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  • Padilla-Mora, P.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1974-07)

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  • Chen, H.C.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1976-12)
    A finite element procedure is presented for the analysis of intersecting cylinders with elastic-plastic behavior. A special layered system is utilized in the region of the intersection where the high stress gradient ...

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  • Salem, M.H.; Mohraz, Bijan (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1974-07)

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  • Hu, H-T.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988-04)
    Reinforced concrete demonstrates a highly nonlinear behavior caused by cracking, aggregate interlock, bond slip, dowel action, shrinkage, creep, etc. Because its behavior can involve so many nonlinear phenomena interacting ...

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  • Matos, C.G.; Dodds, Robert H., Jr. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-11)
    This report examines the performance of various "solid" finite elements for the analysis of thin shell structures often encountered in nonlinear fracture mechanics studies. Such models require solid elements in the crack ...

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  • Milford, R.V.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1984-05)

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  • Barzegar-Jamshidi, F.; Schnobrich, William C. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1986-11)
    Reinforced concrete (R/C) is a composite material which demonstrates a highly nonlinear behavior caused by many interacting factors such as cracking, crushing, aggregate interlock, bond slip, dowel action, as well as ...

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  • Brown, D.M.; Ang, A.H-S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1965-10)

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  • Shaw, F.S. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1962-06)

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  • Barry, James E.; Sozen, Mete Avni, 1930- (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1970-03)

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  • Egger, W. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1955-04)

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  • Sameh, A.H.M (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1968-05)
    A brief review of the literature (8,16,22,34) will reveal that the analysis of wave motions in layered solid media presents formidable analytic difficulties. These difficulties are magnified if the material behavior is ...

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  • Forbes, D.J.; Robinson, A.R. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1969-07)
    The object of this investigation is to develop a numerical method for determining the static displacements and stresses in certain elastic plates and shells based on an integral equation formulation of the boundary value ...

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  • Dodds, Robert H., Jr.; Lopez, L.A.; Pecknold, D.A. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1978-09)
    Until recently only the theoretical aspects of formulating the analysis techniques were, considered worthy topics for University research efforts. Proper design and implementation of user-oriented computer software ...

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  • Dodds, Robert H., Jr.; Vargas, P.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1988-08)
    The crack tip flux integral, denoted J, for local translations (Mode I) of a planar, curved crack front has potential application as a characterizing parameter in three-dimensional, nonlinear fracture mechanics. The ...

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  • Smith, R.H.; Newmark, N.M. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1958-08)

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