From Materials to Structures: Advancement through Innovation is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22) held in Sydney Australia, from 11-14 December 2012 by academics, researchers and practising engineers mainly from Australasia and the Asia-Pacific region. The topics under discussion include:

* Biomechanics * Composite structures and materials * Computational mechanics * Concrete, masonry, steel and timber structures * Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics * Fire engineering * Geomechanics * Foundation engineering * Innovative and smart structures * Pavement engineering * Rehabilitation of structures * Rock engineering * Site investigation * Soil improvement and reinforcement * Structural health monitoring * Structural optimisation * Sustainable materials From Materials to Structures: Advancement through Innovation will be a valuable reference for academics, researchers and practising engineers working in structural and material engineering and mechanics.

* Biomechanics * Composite structures and materials * Computational mechanics * Concrete, masonry, steel and timber structures * Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics * Fire engineering * Geomechanics * Foundation engineering * Innovative and smart structures * Pavement engineering * Rehabilitation of structures * Rock engineering * Site investigation * Soil improvement and reinforcement * Structural health monitoring * Structural optimisation * Sustainable materials From Materials to Structures: Advancement through Innovation will be a valuable reference for academics, researchers and practising engineers working in structural and material engineering and mechanics.

Preface Scientific committee Keynote papers Analysis of dynamic penetration of soils J.P. Carter & M. Nazem Strategies for structural health monitoring of bridges: Japan's experience and practice Y. Fujino & D. Siringoringo Recycled and renewable materials as resources for electric arc furnace steelmaking M. Zaharia, N.F. Yunos &V. Sahajwalla Terror, security, and money: The risks, benefits, and costs of critical infrastructure protection M.G. Stewart & J. Mueller Composite structures & materials Concrete filled fabricated VHS tube to mild steel plate triangular stub columns under axial compression load F. Alatshan, F.R. Mashiri & B. Uy Multi-objective design optimisation of GFRP sandwich beams Z.K. Awad, T. Aravinthan, Y. Zhuge & F. Gonzalez Effect of construction sequence in the axial shortening behaviour of composite columns N. Baidya, L. Zhang, P. Mendis & S. Fragomeni Structural evaluation of concrete expanded polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications R.M. Bajracharya,W.P. Lokuge,W. Karunasena, K.T. Lau & A.S. Mosallam Long-term deformation of composite concrete slabs under sustained loading A. Gholamhoseini, R.I. Gilbert, M.A. Bradford & Z.T. Chang Residual strength of timber-concrete composite beams after long-term test M. Hailu, C. Gerber, R. Shrestha & K. Crews Effect of boundary conditions on the creep response of sandwich beams with a viscoelastic soft core E. Hamed & M. Ramezani A review of FRP composite truss systems and its connections R.M. Hizam, A.C. Manalo &W. Karunasena Post-critical behaviour of sandwich cylindrical shells with variable thickness P. Jasion & K. Magnucki Analytical solution of multi-layer composite beam including interlayer slip and uplift A. Kroflic, M. Saje & I. Planinc Time dependent behaviour of two-layer composite beams A. Kroflic, M. Saje & I. Planinc Effect of ply configuration on hollow square reinforced concrete columns confined with Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) T.D. Le, M.T. Lester & M.N.S. Hadi Electroelastic analysis of interface cracks and corners in piezoelectric composites using scaled boundary finite element method C. Li, H. Man, C. Song & W. Gao Long-term in-plane analysis of concrete-filled steel tubular arches under a central concentrated load K. Luo, Y.L. Pi, M.A. Bradford &W. Gao A comparison of various plate theories for functionally graded material sandwich plates S. Natarajan & M. Ganapathi Crack propagation modeling in functionally graded materials using polygon elements modeled by the scaled boundary finite element method E.T. Ooi, S. Guo & C. Song Effect of eccentric load on retrofitted reinforced concrete columns confined with FRP T.M. Pham, X. Lei & M.N.S. Hadi Application of externally post-tensioned FRP bars for strengthening reinforced concrete members A. Rajabi, H.R. Valipour, B. Samali & S. Foster Evaluation of effective width of GFRP-steel composite beams for structural construction S. Satasivam, Y. Bai & X.L. Zhao Behaviour of composite steel-concrete beams under elevated temperatures K.Wilkins, O. Mirza & B. Uy Experimental trends of FRP-to-concrete joints anchored with FRP anchors H.W. Zhang & S.T. Smith Computational mechanics Multi-scale nonlinear elastic analysis of thin-walled members including local effects R.E. Erkmen Thin plate bending analysis using the generalized RKP-FSM M. Khezri, Z. Vrcelj & M.A. Bradford On volume change dependency of the soil water characteristic curve in numerical modeling of unsaturated soils A. Khoshghalb & N. Khalili Improved nonlinear analysis methods for determining the initial shape of cable-supported bridges M.Y. Kim, D.J. Min & M.M. Attard Efficient bending analysis for piezoelectric plates using scaled boundary finite-element method H. Man, C. Song,W. Gao & F. Tin-Loi Evaluation of stress intensity factors on cracked functionally graded materials using polygons modelled by the scaled boundary finite element method E.T. Ooi, I. Chiong & C. Song In-plane stability of variable cross-section columns with shear deformations L. Su & M.M. Attard Limit analysis in the presence of plasticity and contact S. Tangaramvong, F. Tin-Loi & C.M. Song Application of explicit finite element analysis in solving practical structural engineering problems T.Watts, K. Kayvani &A. Kucyper Fluid flow through single fracture using Lattice Boltzmann Method P. Yin & G. Zhao Concrete structures The behaviour of fibre reinforced continuous concrete slabs under load - an experimental study F.M. Abas, R.I. Gilbert, S.J. Foster & M.A. Bradford Application of flexible facade systems in reducing the lateral displacement of concrete frames subjected to seismic loads P. Abtahi, B. Samali, M. Zobec &T. Ngo Investigation of ground flint glass as a supplementary cementitious material in autoclaved lime-silica binders K. Angus, P.S. Thomas, K. Vessalas & A.S. Ray Finite element model calibration of an instrumented RC building based on seismic excitation including non-structural components and soil-structure-interaction F. Butt & P. Omenzetter Modelling of reinforced concrete beam response to repeated loading including steel-concrete interface damage A. Castel, R.I. Gilbert, S.J. Foster & G. Ranzi Shear strengthening of RC beam with external FRP bonding: A state-of-the-art review R. Choudhury, T.G. Suntharavadivel, P. Keleher & A. Patil Evaluation of longitudinal bond shear stress and bond-slip relationship in composite concrete slabs using partial shear connection method A. Gholamhoseini, R.I. Gilbert, M.A. Bradford & Z.T. Chang Evaluation of mechanical properties of carpet fibre reinforced concrete N. Ghosni, B. Samali & K. Vessalas Bond failure in grouted post-tensioned slab tendons with little or no initial prestress R.I. Gilbert Effect of supporting conditions on the long-term load capacity of high strength concrete panels Y. Huang & E. Hamed A mathematical model for complete stress-strain curve prediction of permeable concrete M.K. Hussin, Y. Zhuge, F. Bullen &W.P. Lokuge Effects of temperature, relative humidity and outdoor environment on FRP-concrete bond M.I. Kabir, R. Shrestha & B. Samali A preliminary investigation of the strength and ductility of lapped splices of reinforcing bars in tension A.E. Kilpatrick & R.I. Gilbert Feasibility study of autonomous deformation control of PC viaducts M. Kunieda, N. Chijiwa, K. Ohara & K. Maekawa Anchorage of deformed reinforcing bars in tension: An outlook for advanced formulation of a bond-slip constitutive law M.H. Mazumder, R.I. Gilbert & Z.T. Chang Structural performance of 45 year old corroded prestressed concrete beams T.M. Pape & R.E. Melchers Fatigue behaviour of reinforced concrete beams with addition of steel fibres A. Parvez & S.J. Foster An experimental study on the shrinkage and ultimate behaviour of post-tensioned composite slabs G. Ranzi, A. Ostinelli & B. Uy Instantaneous and long-term behaviour of cracked reinforced concrete slabs prepared with different curing conditions M.M. Rahman, A. Ostinelli, G. Ranzi & R.I. Gilbert Effect of reinforcement confinement on concrete cover cracking in reinforced concrete structures H.B. Sabtu & M.G. Stewart Lateral strain of confined concrete incorporating size effect A.K. Samani & M.M. Attard Combining high-strength self-compacting and normal-strength concretes in reinforced concrete frame structures M. Soleymani Ashtiani, R.P. Dhakal &A.N. Scott Investigating the arching action in reinforced concrete beams N.F. Vesali, H. Valipour, B. Samali & S.J. Foster FEM modelling and analysis of reinforced concrete section with lightweight blocks infill A.S.Wahyuni, V. Vimonsatit & H. Nikraz Effective stiffness of reinforced concrete section with lightweight blocks infill A.S.Wahyuni, V. Vimonsatit & H. Nikraz Dynamic analysis of structures Assessment of key response quantities for design of a cable-stayed bridge subjected to sudden loss of cable(s) Y. Aoki, B. Samali, A. Saleh & H. Valipour Ambient vibration tests and analysis of a multiple-span elevated bridge X. Chen, P. Omenzetter & S. Beskhyroun A novel piezoelectric wafer-stack vibration energy harvester X.Z. Jiang, Y.C. Li & J.C. Li Optimization-based interval dynamic response analysis of a bridge under a moving vehicle with uncertain properties N. Liu,W. Gao, C.M. Song & N. Zhang Automatic dynamic crack propagation modeling using polygon scaled boundary finite elements E.T. Ooi, M. Shi, C. Song, F. Tin-Loi & Z.J. Yang Dynamic analysis for plate structures by the scaled boundary finite-element method T. Xiang, H. Man, C. Song &W. Gao Earthquake & wind engineering A newly developed analytical model of transient downburst wind loads E. Abdelaal, X. Ma & J.E. Mills Dynamic behaviour of flexible facade systems in tall buildings subjected to wind loads A. Azad, B. Samali, T. Ngo & C. Nguyen Seismic risk analysis based on historical events reported in Sri Lanka P. Gamage & S. Venkatesan Influence of infilled masonry wall on vibration properties and dynamic responses of building structures to earthquake ground excitations H. Hao Behavior of reinforced concrete rectangular aboveground tanks subjected to near-source seismic excitations M. Hosseini & Sh. Abizadeh A comparative study on the seismic performance of moment resisting frame steel buildings, designed by IBC and Eurocode, based on nonlinear time history analyses M. Hosseini & F. Sheikhlou Optimal story-wise distribution of viscous dampers in a five-story building B. Kashani Madani & M. Hosseini Effects of vertical seismic loadings on safety evaluation for earth dams H.J. Li & Z.W. Yan Smart structures embedded with MR dampers using non-affine Fuzzy Control Z. Movassaghi, B. Samali & Q.P. Ha Seismic performance improvement of stone masonry buildings in mud mortar R. Pun, B. Samali & H. Valipour Quasi-static testing protocol for simulating earthquake conditions in regions of low-moderate seismicity R. Shahi, N. Lam, E. Gad & J.Wilson Dynamic analysis of structures with interval parameters under random process earthquake excitations C.W. Yang, C.Wang,W. Gao & C.M. Song Fibre composites Assessment of wollastonite microfibre on drying shrinkage behaviour of cement-based composites N.L. Galea, P. Hamedanimojarrad, K. Vessalas & P.S. Thomas Experimental study on the bondline behavior between concrete and FRP materials S.A. Hadigheh, R.J. Gravina, S. Setunge & S.J. Kim An experimental investigation of a thermal break composite facade mullion section S. Huang, J. Li, B. Samali & M. Zobec Mechanical properties of bamboo fiber-polyester composites A.C. Manalo,W. Karunasena & K.T. Lau Influence of hooked-end steel fibers on absorbed energy of slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete in flexural test Y. Shafaei & O. Eren Properties and behaviour of gomuti fibre composites under tensile and compressive load A. Ticoalu, T. Aravinthan & F. Cardona Formula for SIF of cracked steel plates strengthened with CFRP plate Q.Q. Yu, X.L. Zhao, T. Chen, Z.G. Xiao & X.L. Gu Fire engineering Influence of in-situ pore pressures and temperatures on spalling of reinforced concrete walls subjected to hydrocarbon fire M. Guerrieri & S. Fragomeni Thermal performance of non-load bearing LSF walls using numerical studies P. Keerthan & M. Mahendran Prediction of shear failure of hollowcore slabs exposed to fire J.K. Min, R.P. Dhakal, A.K. Abu, P.J. Moss &A.H. Buchanan A review on fire protection for phase change materials in building applications Q. Nguyen, T. Ngo & P. Mendis Self-strengthening of structural steel members using shape memory alloys in fire H. Sadiq, M.B.Wong, X.L. Zhao & R. Al-Mahaidi Foundation and pavement engineering Review of residential footing design on expansive soil in Australia A.M.A.N. Karunarathne, E.F. Gad, S. Sivanerupan & J.L.Wilson Analysis of pile group behaviour due to excavation induced ground movements R. Nishanthan, D.S. Liyanapathirana & C.J. Leo Inelastic lateral seismic response of building frames under influence of bedrock depth variations incorporating soil-structure interaction H.R. Tabatabaiefar, B. Fatahi & B. Samali Numerical and experimental investigations of stress wave propagation in utility poles under soil influence N. Yan, J. Li, U. Dackermann & B. Samali Geomechanics Comparison of existing design methods for geosynthetic reinforced pile-supported embankments: Three-dimensional numerical modelling P. Ariyarathne, D.S. Liyanapathirana & C.J. Leo Efficient modeling of wave propagation in unbounded domains using the scaled boundary finite element method X. Chen, C. Birk & C. Song Experimental investigation of desiccation of clayey soils Y. Gui, G. Zhao & N. Khalili A geotechnical site investigation by surface waves P. Harutoonian, C.J. Leo, D.S. Liyanapathirana & K. Tokeshi A constitutive permeability evolution model for fractured porous media J. Ma, N. Khalili & G. Zhao Comparisons of seismic rock slope stability assessments between the Hoek-Brown and Mohr-Coulomb failure criteria Z.G. Qian, A.J. Li, V. Kong & A.V. Lyamin Permeability of the fractured rockmass - A review K.K. Singh, D.N. Singh & P.G. Ranjith Horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio inversion using Monte Carlo approach and enhanced by Rayleigh wave dispersion curve K. Tokeshi, P. Harutoonian, C.J. Leo, D.S. Liyanapathirana & R. Golaszewski An investigation of arching mechanism of geosynthetic reinforced column supported embankments N.N.S. Yapage, D.S. Liyanapathirana, C.J. Leo, H.G. Poulos & R.B. Kelly Mechanics of materials Synergistic energy absorption in the in-plane static compression response of filled honeycombs R.J. D'Mello & A.M.Waas Stress analysis of cemented wellbores in geosequestration of carbon dioxide M.G. Haider, J. Sanjayan & P.G. Ranjith Metal surface profile and residual stress: Persuasion of adhesion M.S. Islam, L. Tong & P.J. Falzon Strength of glass under concentrated force H. Jiang, N.T.K. Lam, L. Zhang & E.F. Gad Orthotropic Simo and Pister hyperelasticity D.C. Kellermann & M.M. Attard Pressure correction in water-bag testings to investigate post cracked behaviour of laminated glass R. Lumantarna, C. Nguyen, M. Zobec & T. Ngo Biomechanical environment of early stage of bone healing under biological internal fixation S. Miramini, L. Zhang, P. Mendis & M. Richardson Material structural design with isotropy constraint A. Radman, X. Huang & Y.M. Xie Experimental study on mixed-mode fracture between concrete and rock H. Zhong, T. Ding & G. Lin In-plane buckling analysis of funicular arches with pinned supports J. Zhu & M.M. Attard New design and construction technologies Structural performance under lateral loads of innovative prefabricated modular structures T. Gunawardena, T. Ngo, P. Mendis, L. Aye & J. Alfano Displacement based design method for outrigger braced tall buildings N. Herath, P. Mendis, T. Ngo & N. Haritos Innovative materials for next generation facade systems Q. Nguyen, P. Mendis, T. Ngo, P. Tran & C. Nguyen Review of diaphragm actions in domestic structures I. Saifullah, E.F. Gad, J.L.Wilson, N.T.K. Lam & K.Watson Study of blockage effect on scouring pattern downstream of a box culvert S. Sorourian, A. Keshavarzi, B. Samali & J. Ball Shock and impact loading Fundamentals of impact actions demonstrated by miniature experimentations M. Ali, J. Sun, N. Lam, L. Zhang & E. Gad Numerical simulation of impact pile driving and its effect on far field S.D. Ekanayake, D.S. Liyanapathirana & C.J. Leo Effects of energy level and impact repetitions on the impact fatigue behaviour and post-impact flexural properties of square FRP pultruded tubes E.J. Guades, T. Aravinthan, A.C. Manalo & M.M. Islam A novel adaptive base isolator utilising magnetorheological elastomer Y.C. Li, J.C. Li & B. Samali Numerical modelling of composite textile subjected to impact loading P. Tran, T. Ngo, E.C. Yang, P. Mendis &W. Humphries Bio-inspired composite structure subjected to underwater impulsive loading P. Tran, T. Ngo & P. Mendis Numerical simulation of concrete spalling under impact C.Wu & L. Shen Simulation of pressure impulse diagrams for foam protected RC members C.Wu & H. Sheikh Impact analyses simplified by the two-degrees-of-freedom models Y. Yang, N. Lam, L. Zhang & E. Gad Steel and aluminium structures Testing of steel-CFRP adhesive joints under freeze-thaw cycling A. Agarwal, S. Foster, E. Hamed & Z. Vrcelj A new kinetic model for steel specific heat during phase transformation H. Fang, M.B.Wong &Y. Bai Finite element modeling of a beam-column connection in industrial storage racking structures A. Firouzianhaji, A. Saleh & B. Samali Shear tests of lipped channel beams with stiffened web openings P. Keerthan & M. Mahendran The use of neural networks for identification of parameters of semi-rigid connections A. Kozlowski & L. Ziemia'nski Finite element modeling of existing cable net structures G.J. Lume Theoretical research on cold-formed channel sections under bending S. Maduliat, P. Mendis, T.D. Ngo & M.R. Bambach Analysis of a railway turnout system with a spot replacement sleeper A.C. Manalo, T. Aravinthan &W. Karunasena Stability reinforcement of steel plates by heat-induced stress deformation fields N. Schillo, D. Schaefer & M. Feldmann Numerical study of block shear strength of coped beams bolted with angles/tee-section K.S. Seak, A.C.C. Lam & M.C.H. Yam Re-evaluation of shear strength of high strength bolts in AS 4100 R.H.R. Tide Structural health monitoring A comparative study on the performance of the damage detection methods in the frequency domain M.M. Alamdari, J. Li & B. Samali A FRF-based damage detection method utilising wavelet decomposition M.M. Alamdari, J. Li & B. Samali Adaptive multiple forgetting factor recursive least square (AMFF-RLS) for real-time structural identification M. Askari, J. Li & B. Samali Integrated bridge deterioration modeling for concrete elements incorporating Elman Neural Network G.P. Bu, J.H. Lee, H. Guan &Y.C. Loo Transmissibility function analysis for boundary damage identification of a two-storey framed structure using artificial neural networks U. Dackermann, J. Li & B. Samali Numerical computation of dispersion relations in three-dimensional waveguides H. Gravenkamp, J. Prager, H. Man, C. Birk & C. Song Long-term monitoring of vibration properties of structures with different materials and boundary conditions H. Hao Deterioration prediction of concrete bridges with artificial neural network (ANN) derived from discrete condition data M.S. Hasan, S. Setunge & D.W. Law Structural damage detection using theWiener filter M. Jayawardhana, X. Zhu & R. Liyanapathirana Evaluation of thermal gradients and their effects in a bridge box girder using monitoring data P. Omenzetter, P. Chua, A. Issa & B. Sanders Numerical modelling of Lamb waves in cracked plates using the scaled boundary finite element method A.A. Saputra, C. Birk, C. Song & H. Gravenkamp Mechanical properties of epoxy grouts for structural repair M. Shamsuddoha, M.M. Islam, T. Aravinthan, A.C. Manalo & K.T. Lau Damage detection in a timber bridge model D. Tran, S. Venkatesan & S. Fragomeni Structural optimisation and reliability Reliability analysis of steel pipeline welds subjected to long-term seawater exposure I.A. Chaves & R.E. Melchers Statistical safety factor calibration of short concrete-filled steel tubular columns W.H. Kang, B. Uy, Z. Tao & S. Hicks Model updating of a full-scale bridge structure using particle swarm optimization F. Shabbir & P. Omenzetter Spatial reliability analysis of reinforced concrete columns subject to explosive blast loads Y. Shi & M.G. Stewart Uncertainty in long-term analysis of concrete-filled steel tubular columns under sustained loading X. Shi,W. Gao, Y.L. Pi & M.A. Bradford Topology optimization under displacement and softening constraints S. Tangaramvong, F. Tin-Loi & Y.M. Xie Damage severity estimation using Parallel Genetic Algorithm and power spectral density M. Varmazyar, N. Haritos & M. Kirley Modal analysis of structures with mixed random and fuzzy parameters C.Wang, J.W. Feng,W. Gao & C.M. Song Uncertain limit analysis of structures with interval parameters D.Wu,W. Gao, F. Tin-Loi & S. Tangaramvong Sustainability of structures and materials A novel acid resistant green mortar for high corrosive environments G. Adam, S. Salek, B. Samali, P. Battista & M. McKinnon Environmental impact assessment of post tensioned and reinforced concrete slab construction D. Miller, J.H. Doh, H. Guan, M. Mulvey, S. Fragomeni, T. McCarthy & T. Peters Deterioration of concrete structures in Australia under a changing climate L. Peng & M.G. Stewart High-strength self-compacting concrete for sustainable construction R. Sri Ravindrarajah Advancement in construction: Application of Rapid Quality Identification Technique in stone for risk mitigation and sustainability D. Sarma & M.D. Sarma Damage potential to residential structures due to ground movement D.Wagle, E.F. Gad, S. Sivanerupan & J.L.Wilson An overview of sustainable concrete made with scrap rubber O. Youssf & M.A. ElGawady Timber engineering Steel-timber hybrid structures - Design performance and dynamic behaviour C. Dickof, S.F. Stiemer & S. Tesfamariam Review on long-term behaviour of timber-concrete composite floors N. Khorsandnia, H.R. Valipour, R. Shrestha, C. Gerber & K. Crews The predictive model for strength of inclined screws as shear connection in timber-concrete composite floor F. Moshiri, C. Gerber, H.R. Valipour, R. Shrestha & K.I. Crews Dynamic performance of timber flooring systems 1 R. Rijal, B. Samali, R. Shrestha, G. Gerber & K. Crews Stressed cross-laminated-timber for bridge applications L. Shearman, C. Gerber & K. Crews Behaviour of stress wave propagation in utility timber pole M. Subhani, J. Li & B. Samali Ultimate performance of timber connection with normal screws Z. Zabihi, R. Shrethta, B. Samali & K. Crews Concrete/material technology Characterisation of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated aggregates M.H. Almabrok, R.G. McLaughlan & K. Vessalas An experimental investigation into the tensile strength of steel fibre reinforced concrete A. Amin, S.J. Foster, D. Boillet & A. Muttoni Comparison of the analytical models to determine modulus of rupture of self-compacting concrete and conventional concrete F. Aslani & S. Nejadi Effects of fly ash on compressive strength of structural concrete R.J. Case, K. Duan & T.G. Suntharavadivel Brown coal fly ash geopolymer mortar R. Dirgantara, D.W. Law, T.K. Molyneaux & D. Kong Evaluation of fresh properties effect on the compressive strength of polypropylene fibre reinforced polymer modified concrete N. Ghosni, K. Vessalas & B. Samali Engineered cementitious composites incorporating recycled concrete fines J. Li, P. Surya & E.H. Yang Effect of different concentrations of lime water on mechanical properties of high volume fly ash concrete X.H. Ling, S. Setunge & I. Patnaikuni Recycled aggregate concrete prepared with water-washed aggregates - An investigative study C.Y. Lo, S.H. Chowdhury & J.H. Doh Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin W.P. Lokuge & T. Aravinthan Investigation on the mathematical models of chloride diffusion coefficient in concrete exposed to marine environment F. Nabavi, S. Nejadi & B. Samali Investigation of flint glass for partial replacement of fine aggregate in fly ash cement-based mortars A. Ngadimin, K. Vessalas, P. Thomas & P. Hamedanimojarrad Effect of polyvinyl alcohol fibre and fly ash on flexural tensile properties of concrete A. Noushini, K. Vessalas, N. Ghosni & B. Samali Investigation into cavitation as a cause of rate-dependent fatigue loss in submerged concrete members M. Sagan, C. Fujiyama & K. Maekawa Mechanical properties of fibre reinforced reactive powder concrete after exposure to high temperatures S. Sanchayan, N. Gowripalan & S.J. Foster Assessment of bottom ash use as fine aggregate replacement in concrete R. Satsangi, K. Vessalas & S. Russell Assessment of compressive strength of elastomeric modified concrete incorporating waste tyre rubber N. Sharifi, K. Vessalas & B. Samali Acids attack on silica fume high-strength concrete R. Sri Ravindrarajah Drying shrinkage of concrete made from recycled concrete aggregate B.A. Whiting, T.J. McCarthy & E. Lume Author index