Joint EACE and AAU International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering

January 9-10, 2003 -
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Abstracts

Invited Talk Professor Amde M. Amde University of Maryland, USA

Kassaye Seyoum, CALTRANS (California Department of Transportation, San Diego, CA), Seismic Retrofitting of Bridges and Piers in California Highway Systems Lessons Learnt.

Dr. Ing., Adil Zekaria, Addis Ababa University, "Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Buildings".

Dawit Alemayehu, Adil Zekaria, Samuel Kinde Kassegne, Civil Engineering Department, Addis Ababa University, A New Efficient Multiple-Node Constraint Approach for FE Analysis of Radius-cut RBS Moment Frames in Highly Seismic Areas.

Invited Talk Professor Dr. Wulf Schubert , Graz University of Technology, Austria, Recent Developments in Tunnel Engineering

Shemsu Kemal, Kyoto University, Japan, Suction Controlled Shear Strength Behavior.

Teodros Ayele, Kyoto University, Japan, The Interface Friction Properties of Geosynthetics with Granular Soils.

Maaza Mekuria, Axum Design and Engineering, Boston, MA, Deformation Monitoring at the Central Artery / Tunnel Project in Boston, MA

Samuel Kinde Kassegne, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, USA, Some Comments on EBCS-95 and Seismic Code Implementation in Ethiopia.

Samson Engeda, CALTRANS - California Department of Transportation, San Diego, CA, Seismic and Geotechnical Design Challenges in Interstate Highways I-5/I-805 Interchange Improvement Project in Southern California.

Pierre Moroux, RADIUS, France, Radius Project Application to the City of Addis Ababa.

Invited Talk Dr. Eyassu Wolde Senbet Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, Dynamic Buckling of Grid Stiffened Composite Cylinders.

Maaza Mekuria, Axum Design and Engineering, Boston, MA, Transportation/Traffic Management Systems Demand Management'