Backcalculation of Flexible Pavement Moduli from Falling Weight Deflectometer Data using Artificial Neural Networks

Dynamic Analysis of Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) Tests on Airfield Pavements

Empirical Performance Comparison for Symbolic and Subsymbolic Learning Systems
The paper gives a description of a comparative study of two learning systems based on symbolic and subsymbolic learning. The two systems' performance was analyzed using the overall empirical...

Load Transfer Determination for Airfield Pavements Using the Falling Weight Deflectometer

Parametric Study of Structures with Added Viscoelastic Dampers
This paper presents the result of a parametric study on the seismic behavior of minimum weight-designed structures with and without added viscoelastic dampers. The structures are first...

Monitoring of Highway Pavements in Arizona Using Falling Weight Deflectometer

Consistency and Reproducibility of Falling Weight Deflections

COFDEX: Composite Floor Design Expert
A knowledge-based system, called COFDEX, is presented for integrated minimum cost or minimum weight design of composite floors in multistory buildings. Developed in the expert system programming...

Prediction of Airfield Pavement Responses Using Transfer Functions
A methodology is presented which will aid in the evaluation and maintenance of airfield pavements. Predictions of an airfield pavement's behavior to multiple types and magnitudes...

Effects of Semi-Rigid Connections and P-Δ Forces on the Optimum Design of Seismic Steel Frames
By utilizing methods of optimality critera and constraint gradients, the minimum weight design of semi-rigid planar steel frames subjected to static and seismic excitations is presented...

Optimum Plastic Design of Two-Dimensional Frames

Unified Approach to Reliability-Based Structural Optimization
The purpose of this paper is to present a unified approach to reliability-based structural optimization. The emphasis is placed on recent developments in the field including optimal design...

Optimization for Overall Stability
This paper synthesizes design of trusses for linear stability constraint as an optimization problem where linear stability is defined as a generalized eigenvalue problem and presents a...

Computer-Automated Limit-States-Design of Steel Frameworks
The paper concerns the computer-automated synthesis of minimum-weight planar steel frameworks. For any number of applied loading cases, the design of the structure may be constrained by...

Computer-Automated Synthesis of Building Frameworks

Least Weight of a Sandwich Panel

The Response Surface of a Simple Truss

Minimum Weight Design of Light Gage Steel Members

Optimum Prestressed Columns

Principles of Minimum-Weight Design





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