• A. Villarreal, L. Suárez
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    En este artículo se presenta el desarrollo de una metodología simplificada para realizar estudios de microzonificación sísmica. La metodología se considera simplificada [...]

  • A. Tena Colunga, J. Martínez, A. Bernal
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    Según datos oficiales, durante el sismo del 4 de abril de 2010 se dañaron en México más de 3,000 viviendas, de las cuales el Fondo de Desastres Naturales (FONDEN) de México [...]

  • J. Silvestre, I. Cruzado, O. Molina
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    Se han desarrollado un sinnúmero de metodologías para evaluar la infraestructura de los distintos elementos y sistemas de transporte utilizados, tales como intersecciones, [...]

  • H. Jaramillo, F. Botero, W. Mina
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    Este artículo presenta un método para generar acelerogramas sintéticos de la onda S a partir de modelos sismológicos para ser usados en aplicaciones ingenieriles, tales [...]

  • M. Castorena, C. Huerta-Lopez, F. Barreras
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    Se estudió el comportamiento experimental del puente Manantiales usando registros de vibración ambiental. El promedio general de la frecuencia fundamental del puente estimada [...]

  • J. Medina, C. Febres
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    En este trabajo se determinan el factor de sesgo y el coeficiente de variación de las variables que gobiernan la resistencia al corte en vigas de concreto armado mediante [...]

  • E. Sosa, E. Barbero, G. Thompson
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    La protección de túneles ferroviarios y viales usados por sistemas de transporte masivo de pasajeros es de suma importancia para departamentos de transporte y autoridades [...]

  • L. Rocha, J. López, C. Macías
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    La industria eléctrica en México está construyendo actualmente subestaciones encapsuladas y transformadores de potencia, dado que es una tecnología más eficiente, económica [...]

  • P. Acevedo
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2014). Vol. 14, (1)

    Abstract
    Editorial: La bio-construcción como una alternativa en la búsqueda de la sostenibilidad: El caso del bambú

  • P. Vargas, E. Oñate, S. Oller
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    In this paper we derive the field of displacements and strains for thin-walled open composite beams with composite laminated material including in their kinematics flexural [...]

  • H. Simonetti, V. Almeida, L. Neto
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    This paper deals with topology optimization in plane elastic‐linear problems considering the influence of the self weight in efforts in structural elements. For this purpose [...]

  • S. Sarraf, J. D’Elía, L. Battaglia, E. López
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    In this work, a hierarchical variant of a boundary element method and its use in Stokes flow around three-dimensional rigid bodies in steady regime is presented. The proposal [...]

  • E. Puertas, R. Gallego
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    This paper presents an analytical solution for the steady-state response of a homogeneous three-dimensional half-space subject to a time-harmonic point load. This expresion [...]

  • C. Millan, O. Carrillo, E. Romero
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    Over the last decades, heuristic optimization methods based on imitating natural, biological, social or cultural processes on a computational level have aroused the interest [...]

  • J. Medina, F. Almansa, S. Oller
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    This work presents a numerical model of the cyclic structural behavior of dissipative buckling-restrained braces, commonly used as an alternative to classical concentric braces [...]

  • L. Auersch, A. Romero, P. Galvín
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    This paper presents 2 methodologies based on the Boundary Element Method and the Finite Element Method to study soil-structure interaction effect on building behaviour. A [...]

  • J. Alba, J. Arenas, R. Rey
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (4)

    Abstract
    Although the study of the sound pressure radiation from membranes and plates is not new, current and future applications have produced a large body of recent research in the [...]

  • S. Pereyra, G. Lombera, S. Urquiza
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    Numerical models of heat transfer and fluid flow used in the simulation of the friction-stir welding (FSW) process have contributed to the understanding of the process. However, [...]

  • F. Nieto, J. Jurado, S. Hernández, I. Kusano
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    The possibilities of computational methods for assessing the response of cable supported bridges under wind action are considered in this work. The main objective is to study [...]

  • E. Nadal, J. Ródenas, E. Sánchez-Orgaz, S. López-Real, J. Martí-Pellicer
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

  • S. Moreira, J. Belinha, L. Dinis, R. Jorge
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    In this work, a meshless method, “natural neighbour radial point interpolation method” (NNRPIM), is applied to the one‐dimensional analysis of laminated beams, considering [...]

  • L. Monforte, A. Pérez-Foguet
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    We present an adaptive scheme for three-dimensional convection-diffusion problems discretized by the Finite Element Method. The adaptive scheme is based on a remeshing strategy [...]

  • F. López-Almansa, S. Oller
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    This paper presents a new algorithm for solving the equations of motion of multi-storey buildings that incorporate frictional energy dissipators as seismic protection. The [...]

  • S. Hernández, J. Díaz, A. Baldomir, F. Pereira
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    This work reviews A. B. Templemans research in the maximum entropy principle applied to structural optimization, which consists in defining a probabilistic approach for the [...]

  • M. Castilla, M. Ordóñez
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    The objective of this paper is exploring implementation of a realistic images reconstruction 3D using geometric algebra (GA). We illustrate the suitability of GA for representing [...]

  • E. Bladé, L. Cea, G. Corestein, E. Escolano, J. Puertas, E. Vázquez-Cendón, J. Dolz, A. Coll
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    The recent requirements of Spanish regulations and directives, on their turn based on European directives, have led to the development of a new two dimensional open channel [...]

  • A. Awruch, H. Gomes
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    In this paper, special emphasis is given to the inclusion of uncertainties in the evaluation of structural behaviour aiming at a better representation of the system characteristics [...]

  • E. Olivera-Villaseñor, J. Núñez-Farfán, N. Flores-Guzmán, M. Carbajal-Romero, A. Rodríguez-Castellanos, F. Sánchez-Sesma
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    This work is focused on the finding of numerical results for detection and characterization of sub-surface cracks in solids under the incidence of Rayleighs elastic waves. [...]

  • J. Martí, V. Yepes, F. González-Vidosa, A. Luz
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    This paper deals with the minimum cost automatic design of precast bridge decks made of U-beams and an upper slab. It uses a hybrid memetic algorithm that combines the population [...]

  • M. Carreño, A. Barbat, O. Cardona
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    The fuzzy set theory offers a bridge between the symbolic and numerical processing, allowing managing qualitative concepts useful in the decision-making process related to [...]

  • M. Suarez, J. Avilés
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    In this work the torsional vibrations of structures on soft soil caused by the combined effects of structural asymmetry and base rotation are evaluated. A simplified soil-structure [...]

  • J. Vega, L. Hermanns, E. Alarcón, A. Fraile
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    Underpasses are common in modern railway lines. Wildlife corridors and drainage conduits often fall into this category of partially buried structures. Their dynamic behavior [...]

  • V. Almeida, H. Simonetti, F. Neves
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    This paper approaches the topology optimization problems in plane linear elasticity considering the minimization of the volume with restriction of the stress employing an [...]

  • J. Fernández-Vargas, A. Bonilla-Petriciolet
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (3)

    Abstract
    This study introduces a new algorithm for the ant colony optimization (ACO) method, which has been proposed to solve global optimization problems with continuous decision [...]

  • A. Faria, A. Lima
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    Composite materials have been used in the design of the aircrafts structures because their low weight and high mechanical strength. However, structures made in composite material [...]

  • J. Cisneros, D. Carazo-Álvarez, J. Carazo-Álvarez
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    A discussion is proposed on the paper “Evaluación numérica del efecto del espesor de la placa de contacto en la acción de palanca en conexión de acero tipo T” by L.M. [...]

  • J. Martínez-Frutos, P. Martí
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    Conventional methods addressing the robust design optimization problem of structures usually require high computational requirements due to the nesting of uncertainty quantification [...]

  • L. Bezerra, C. Freitas, W. Matias Silva, J. Carmona
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    This paper presents a numerical study of «T-Stub» steel connections using FEM analyses. In such connections prying action phenomenon may take place. Prying action [...]

  • A. Cámara, M. Astiz
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    Several optimized analysis and modelling strategies are provided in this work in order to address the seismic behaviour of cable-stayed bridges in the elastic range, including [...]

  • D. Pozo, F. Salazar, M. Toledo
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (1)

    Abstract
    Dam bottom are key elements to control the water surface elevation below the spillway crest level. As a consequence, they are essential in reservoir management, and play a [...]

  • S. Martínez, J. París, I. Colominas, F. Navarrina, M. Casteleiro
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2014). Vol. 30, (2)

    Abstract
    A general methodology to optimize the weight of power transmission structures is presented in this article. This methodology is based on the simulated annealing algorithm [...]

  • M. Pasenau, C. Andújar
    Monograph CIMNE (2014). M145

    Abstract
    Mesh simplification is an important problem in computer graphics. Given a polygonal mesh, the goal is to generate another mesh which approximates the underlying shape but [...]

  • A. Franci, E. Oñate, J. Carbonell
    (2014). Research Report, Nº PI407

    Abstract
    In this work, a unified updated Lagrangian formulation for solving fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems is derived. The mixed velocity-pressure formulation for hypoelastic [...]

  • E. Oñate, A. Franci, J. Carbonell
    (2014). Research Report, Nº PI403

    Abstract
    We present a Lagrangian formulation for coupled thermal analysis of quasi and fully incompressible flows and fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems that has excellent [...]

  • E. Oñate, M. Celigueta, S. Latorre, G. Casas, R. Rossi, J. Rojek
    (2014). Research Report, Nº PI405

    Abstract
    We present a Lagrangian numerical technique for the analysis of flows incorporating physical particles of different sizes. The numerical approach is based on the Particle [...]

  • E. Oñate, A. Franci, J. Carbonell
    (2014). Research Report, Nº PI406

    Abstract
    We present a generalized Lagrangian formulation for analysis of industrial forming processes involving thermally coupled interactions between deformable continua. The governing [...]