2004 Seminars

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Semester 1 2004

Wednesday March 17, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
De-an Sun, Nagoya
Three-dimensional elastoplastic model for clay

Wednesday March 24, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Steve Kay
Foundations for the Jamuna Bridge - Bangladesh

Wednesday March 31, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Greg Hancock
Co-educational Masters Programs and Research Links with Chinese Universities

Wednesday April 7, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Gianluca Ranzi
Analysis of composite beams with partial shear interaction using the direct stiffness approach

Wednesday April 14, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Mid-semester break - No seminar

Wednesday April 21, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Maura Lecce
Experimental Investigation and Design of Cold-Formed Stainless Steel subject to Distortional Buckling

Wednesday April 28, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ramaswamy Nagarajan
Modeling Community Perceptions of Large Capital Projects Using Soft Computing Tools

Wednesday May 5, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ning Lu (Colorado School of Mines)
Effective Stress in Unsaturated Soils

Wednesday May 12, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Matt Mason
Physical simulation of thunderstorm winds for testing structural loads

Wednesday May 19, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Sudipta Basu (Sydney Water)
Trenchless Technology - A Fast Growing Branch of Civil Engineering

Wednesday May 26, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Peter Ansourian
Airline Hangar Trusses

Wednesday June 2, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Greg Hancock
Future Directions of the Discipline of Engineering

Wednesday June 9, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Lioudmila Ametistova
Application Of A Satellite Ocean Color Technique For Monitoring Coastal Waters: Great Barrier Reef Case Study

Semester 2 2004

Wednesday July 28, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ravindra Prathapa
Shakedown Analysis of Road Pavements - An Experimental Point of View

Wednesday August 4, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Chris Letchford (UTexas)
Windborne debris - the next big break in Wind Engineering

Wednesday August 11, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Ali Jaafari
Measuring the Performance of IT and Business Transformation Projects: Framework, Criteria and Assessment Methodologies

Wednesday September 1, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Dong-Sheng Jeng
Application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) in Coastal Engineering

Wednesday September 8, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Abbas El-Zein
Moving Matter: The Life and Times of the Diffusion-Advection Equation

Wednesday September 15, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
David Airey
Bringelly Shale - A rock or a soil?

Wednesday September 22, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Phil Latham (Sinclair Knight Merz Consulting)
Title TBA

Wednesday September 29, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Mid-semester holiday (possibly no seminar)

Wednesday October 13, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Nicole Hensman
Framework for Assessment of Project Based Organisations

Friday October 15, 2004, 3.00 - 4.30 pm
Dr Giovanna Zanardo, University of Western Australia
Tunneling Induced Effects on Existing Bridges and Mitigation Measures Within The CTRL Project

Wednesday October 20, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Jurgen Becque
Interaction of local and overall buckling of cold-formed stainless steel members

Wednesday October 27, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Derrick Yap
Interaction of local and distortional buckling of cold-formed high strength steel

Wednesday November 3, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Bosco Poon
The behaviour of circular footings on silica sand subjected to inclined loads

Tuesday November 9, 2004, 5.30 pm
2004 DEAN'S ANNUAL LECTURE
Professor YK Cheung
Personal Milestones in Forty Years Research in Finite Elements and Finite Strip Methods

Wednesday November 10, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Najam Riza
Differential Settlement Of Tall Buildings With Pile Foundations

Friday November 19, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Professor B. Mutlu Sumer
Pipeline floatation in liquefied soils under waves, and a brief description of EU research program LIMAS (Liquefaction around Marine Structures)

Friday December 8, 2004, 1.10 - 1.50 pm
Professor Brian Seymour
Resonant Interaction of a Surface Wave with two Interfacial Waves