CV Barry H.V. Topping

Barry H.V. Topping

 

Date of birth

 

 

Position

Professor

Program area

Structural Engineering

Phone

+44(0)1786870191                Fax: +44(0)1786870192

E-mail

b.h.v.topping AT hw.ac.uk

Education

Ph.D.

Computer Aided Design(CivilEngineering)

City University

London

1978


Academic and Professional Qualifications

Current Advanced Course Activity

Current Conference Activity

Journal Matters

Journal Papers

Books

Conference Papers


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • 1975: First Class Honours in Civil Engineering and the Kenchington Prize, City University, London.

  • 1978: PhD in Computer Aided Design (Civil Engineering), City University, London.

  • 1985: Member of The British Computer Society

  • 1986: Fellow of The Institute of Mathematicsand its Applications

  • 1988: Member of The Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Engineer

  • 1990: Member of The Institution of Structural Engineers

  • 1992: Chartered Mathematician

  • 1996:Memberof the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

  • 2004: Chartered IT Professional

Current Advanced Course Activity

  • High Performance Computations for Engineering, A Five Day Course for Engineering PhD Students, 4-8 June 2012, Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering, University of Pécs, Hungary.

Current Conference Activity

  • Railways 2012: The First International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, 18-20 April 2012, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • CST2012: The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, 4-7 September 2012, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • ECT2012: The Eighth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, 4-7 September 2012, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • PARENG2013: The Third International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering, 25-27 March 2013, Pécs, Hungary
  • Railways 2014: The Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, 8-11 April 2014, Ajaccio, Corsica, France

Journal Matters

  • International Journal of Computers and Structures (CAS) journal webpage - submission portal - online repository
  • International Journal of Advances in Engineering Software (ADES) journal webpage - submission portal - online repository
  • Computers and Structures: K.J. Bathe Award 2012 notes on resubmission for CAS and ADES notes on revision for CAS and ADES

Journal Papers

  1. Magoules, F., Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Non-Overlapping Schwarz Methods with Optimized Transmission Conditions for the Helmholtz Equation, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 193: 47974818, 2004.
  2. Magoules, F., Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Convergence Analysis of Schwarz Models without Overlap for the Helmholtz Equation, Computers and Structures, 82: 18351847, 2004.
  3. Muylle, J., Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., A new point creation scheme for uniform Delaunay triangulations, Engineering Computations, International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 19(6): 707735, 2002.
  4. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., A new graph representation of cable-membrane structures, Advances in Engineering Software, 35: 273279, 2002.
  5. Topping, B.H.V., Iv´anyi, P., Partitioning of tall buildings using bubble graph representation, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 15(3): 178183, 2001.
  6. Sziveri, J., Seale, C., Topping, B.H.V., An enhanced parallel sub-domain generation method for mesh partitioning in parallel nite element analysis, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 47: 17731800, 2000.
  7. Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Transient Dynamic Non-linear Analysis using MIMD Computer Architectures, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 14(2): 7991, 2000, This paper was awarded a best paper prize by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2001.
  8. Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Iv´anyi, P., Parallel transient dynamic non-linear analysis of reinforced concrete plates, Advances in Engineering Software, 30: 867882, 1999.
  9. Topping, B.H.V., Cheng, B., Parallel and Distributed Adaptive Quadrilateral Mesh Generation, Computers & Structures, 73 (1-5): 519536, 1999.
  10. Sziveri, J., Cheng, B., Bahreininejad, A., Cai, J., Thierauf, G., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Quadrilateral Subdomain Generation for Finite Element Analysis, Advances in Engineering Software, 30(9-11):809823, 1999.
  11. Leite, J.P.B., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Simulated Annealing for Structural Optimization, Computers & Structures, 73(1-5): 545564, 1999.
  12. Topping, B.H.V., Sziveri, J., Bahreininjad, A., Leite, J.P.B., Cheng, B., Parallel Processing, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms, Advances in Engineering Software, 29(10): 763786, 1998.
  13. Leite, J.P.B., Topping, B.H.V., Improved Genetic Operators for Structural Optimization, Advances in Engineering Software, 29(7-9): 529562, 1998.
  14. Wilson, J.K., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel adaptive tetrahedral mesh generation by the advancing front technique, Computers & Structures, 68(1-3): 5778, 1998.
  15. Cheng, B., Topping, B.H.V., Improved adaptive quadrilateral mesh generation using ssion elements, Advances in Engineering Software, 29(7-9): 733744, 1998.
  16. Topping, B.H.V., de Barros Leite, J.P., Parallel Genetic Models for Structural Optimization, Int. J. of Engineering Optimization, 31(1): 6599, 1998.
  17. Wilson, J., Topping, B.H.V., A New Element Bisection Algorithm for Unstructured Adaptive Tetrahedral Mesh Generation, Engineering Computations, International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 15(5): 588615, 1998.
  18. Bahreininjad, A., Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Training of Neural Networks for Finite Element Mesh Generation, Computers & Structures, 63(4): 693707, 1997.
  19. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Finite Element Analysis using Jacobi-Conditioned Conjugate Gradient Algorithm, Advances in Engineering Software, 25: 309319, 1996.
  20. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Subdomain generation for non-convex parallel nite element domains, Advances in Engineering Software, 25(2-3): 253266, 1996.
  21. Bahreininejad, A., Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Finite Element Mesh Partitioning using Neural Networks, Advances in Engineering Software, 27(1-2): 103115, 1996.
  22. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., de Barros Leite, J.P., Topological Design of Truss Structures using Simulated Annealing, Structural Engineering Review, 8(2-3): 301314, 1996.
  23. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Parallel Schemes for Dynamic Relaxation, Engineering Computations, International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 11: 513548, 1994.
  24. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., A Transputer Routing Algorithm for Non-Linear or Dynamic Finite Element Analysis, Engineering Computations, International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 11: 549564, 1994.
  25. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Subdomain Generation for Parallel Finite Element Analysis, Computing Systems in Engineering, 4(4-6): 473488, 1993.
  26. Kirsch, U., Topping, B.H.V., Minimum Weight Design of Structural Topologies, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 118(7): 17701785, 1992.
  27. Hampshire, J., Topping, B.H.V., Chan, H.C., Three Node Triangular Bending Elements with One Degree of Freedom per Node, Engineering Computations, International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 9(1): 4962, 1992.
  28. Vincent, J.F.V., Jeronimidis, G., Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Biominetics of Flexible Composites: Towards the Development of New Materials, Biomimetics, 1(4): 251263, 1992.
  29. Hudson, P., Topping, B.H.V., The Design and Construction of Reinforced Concrete Tents, The Structural Engineer, 69(22): 379385, 1991.
  30. Topping, B.H.V., Wong, F.L., Finite Element Modelling of the Sonic Method of Testing Masonry Structures, Computers & Structures, 41(1): 109136, 1991.
  31. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Adaptive Mesh Generation, Computing Systems in Engineering, 2(3): 75101, 1991.
  32. Moncrieff, E., Topping, B.H.V., The Optimization of Stressed Membrane Surface Structures, Engineering Optimization, 17(3): 205218, 1991.
  33. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., Knowledge-Based Processing for Structural Design, Proc. Inst of Civil Engineers, Part 1, London, 90: 421446, 1991.
  34. Moncrieff, E., Topping, B.H.V., Computer Methods for the generation of membrane cutting patterns, Computers & Structures, 37(4): 441450, 1990.
  35. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., Non-Monotonic Reasoning for Structural Design, Journal of Civil Engineering Systems, 7(4): 209218, 1990.
  36. Topping, B.H.V., Chan, H.F.C., The Theorems of Geometric Variation, Proc Inst of Civil Engineers, London, Part 2, 87, paper 9418: 469486, 1989, This paper awarded a Telford Premium by The Institution of Civil Engineers, 1990.
  37. Topping, B.H.V., Kumar, B., Knowledge Representation and Processing for Structural Engineering Design Codes, J of Engineering Applications of Arti cial Intelligence, 2(4): 214227, 1989.
  38. Topping, B.H.V., Abu Kassim, A.M., The Theorems of Geometric Variation for Finite Element Analysis , International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 26(12): 25772606, 1988.
  39. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., INDEX: An Industrial Building Design Expert, Journal of Civil Engineering Systems, 5(65-76), 1988.
  40. Wong, F.L., Topping, B.H.V., Finite Element Studies for Non-Destructive Vibration Tests, Computers & Structures, 30(3): 653669, 1988.
  41. Topping, B.H.V., Abu Kassim, A.M., The Use and Ef ciency of the Theorems of Structural Varaition for Finite Element Analysis, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24: 19011920, 1987.
  42. Topping, B.H.V., The Theorems of Structural and Geometric Variation, Journal of Engineering Optimization, 11: 239250, 1987.
    Abu Kassim, A.M., Topping, B.H.V., Static Reanalysis: A Review, Journal of Structural Engineering, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 113(5): 10291045, 1987.
  43. Abu Kassim, A.M., Topping, B.H.V., The Theorems of Geometric Variation for Non-linear Finite Element Analysis, Computers & Structures, 25(6): 877893, 1987.
  44. Topping, B.H.V., Robinson, D.J., Optimization of Timber Frames Structures, Computers & Structures, 18(6): 11671177, 1984.
  45. Topping, B.H.V., Robinson, D.J., Selecting Nonlinear Optimization Techniques for Structural Design, Engineering Computations: International Journal for Computer Aided Engineering and Software, 1(3): 252262, 1984.
  46. Robinson, D.J., Topping, B.H.V., Frame Optimization and Column Design, Journal of Civil Engineering Systems, 1(4): 252223, 1984.
  47. Topping, B.H.V., Intuitive Form nding of Truss Structures, Journal of Civil Engineering for Practice and Design Engineers, 3(5): 491509, 1984.
  48. Topping, B.H.V., Shape Optimisation of Skeletal Structures: A Review, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 109(8): 19331951, 1983.
  49. Topping, B.H.V., The Application of the Tehorems of Structural Variation to Finite Element Problems, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 19: 141144, 1983.

Books

  1. Topping, B.H.V., Muylle, J., Iv´anyi, P., Putanowicz, R., Cheng, B., Finite Element Mesh Generation, Saxe-Coburg Publications, Stirling, 2004.
  2. Topping, B.H.V., Bahreininejad, A., Neural Computing for Structural Mechanics, Saxe-Coburg Publications, Edinburgh, UK, 1997.
  3. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Parallel Finite Element Computations, Saxe-Coburg Publications, Edinburgh, UK, 1996.

Conference Papers

  1. Obia a, R., Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Genetic Algorithms applied to partitioning for parallel analyses using Geometric Entities, in Bathe, K.J., Editor, Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003, pages 20782081. Massachusetts Insitiute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, June 2003.
  2. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Non-uniform partitioning of cable-membrane structures, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Proceedings of The Ninth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing. Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, UK, 2003, Paper 138.
  3. Muylle, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Contact Detection Strategies for Cable and Membrane Structures, in Sloot, P.M.A., Tan, C.J.K., Dongarra, J.J., Hoekstra, A.G., Editors, Proceeding of the International Conference on Computational Science - ICCS 2002, pages 787796, ( LNCS 2330, Part II). (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21-24, 2002), Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2002.
  4. Obia a, R., Topping, B.H.V., Clark, D.E.R., Seed, G.M., Decomposition Method Applied to Orthogonal Polyhedra, in Topping, B.H.V., Bittnar, Z., Editors, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology. Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, UK, 2002, Paper 13.
  5. N´ez o, J., Topping, B.H.V., Dunai, L., Virtual Fabrication of Steel Welded Plate Girders, in Topping, B.H.V., Bittnar, Z., Editors, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, UK, 2002, Paper 101.
  6. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Towards a CAD design of cable-membrane structures on parallel platforms, in Bathe, K.J., Editor, Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, pages 652654. Massachusetts Insitiute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, Elsevier Science Ltd, Amsterdam, June 2001 2001.
  7. Muylle, J., Topping, B., A Cable and Membrane Pseudo Stiffness Implementation, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing. Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, UK, 2001, paper 24.
  8. Muylle, J., Topping, B.H.V., Contact Detection and Enforcement Techniques for the Simulatof Membrane Structures in Motion, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Computational Mechanics: Techniques and Developments, pages 243256. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 2000.
  9. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Muylle, J., Parallel design of cable-membrane structures: The development of preprocessing tools, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Advances in Computational Mechanics with High Performance Computing, pages 187196. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1998.
  10. L, W., Baeck, E., Gajewski, R.R., Topping, B.H.V., Ef ciency Issues of the Object Oriented Finite Element Libraries, in Proceedings of the XIII Polish Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics, Volume 4, pages 13711378. Poznan, Poland, 1997.
  11. Iv´anyi, P., Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Plates under Dynamic Loading, in Thierauf, G., Editor, Engineering Structures under Earthquake Loading, pages 6984. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  12. Iv´anyi, P., Iv´anyi, A., Topping, B.H.V., Mathematical Modelling of Hysteresis in Materials: A Discussion, in Proceedings of 1st Alpha Conference on Optimality and Reliability of Engineering Structures under Earthquake Loading. Essen, Germany, February 1997.
  13. Cheng, B., Topping, B.H.V., A Simple and Ef cient Method for Converting Triangular Meshes to Mixed Meshes in Parallel Mesh Generation, in Advances in Computational Mechanics with Parallel and Distributed Processing, pages 1523. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  14. Seale, C., Topping, B.H.V., Towards Three-Dimensional Subdomain Generation, in Advances in Computational Mechanics with Parallel and Distributed Processing, pages 5362. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  15. L¨ammer, L., Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., MPI for the Transtech Parastation, in Advances in Computational Mechanics with Parallel and Distributed Processing, pages 219232. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  16. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., From a Beast to a Butter y: Evolution of a Communication Scheme, in Advances in Computational Mechanics with Parallel and Distributed Processing, pages 233240. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  17. Iv´anyi, P., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel and Distributed Dynamic Relaxation Form-Finding, in Topping, B.H.V., Leeming, M.B., Editors, Innovation in Computer Methods for Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 157165. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
    Cheng, B., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Adaptive Mesh Generation and Geometric Modelling using NURBS, in Innovation in Computer Methods for Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 167181. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1997.
  18. Topping, B.H.V., Sziveri, J., A. Bahreininejad, J.P.B.L., Cheng, B., Proceedings XII Polish Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics, Volume 1, pages 3561. Poznan, Poland, 1997.
  19. Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Iv´anyi, P., Parallel Dynamic Non-Linear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Plates, in Proceedings of NAFEMS World Congress 1997 on Design, Simulation and Optimization -Reliability and Applicability of Computational Methods, Stuttgart, Germany, Volume 2, pages 806817. NAFEMS, Glasgow, April 1997.
  20. Sziveri, J., Seale, C., Topping, B.H.V., An improved Parallel Sub-domain Generation Method, in Proceedings of NAFEMS World Congress 1997 on Design, Simulation and Optimization - Reliability and Applicability of Computational Methods, Stuttgart, Germany, Volume 2, pages 806817. NAFEMS, Glasgow, April 1997.
  21. Topping, B.H.V., Sziveri, J., Bahreininejad, A., Leite, J.P.B., Cheng, B., Parallel Processing, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms: Revisited, in Kumar, B., Editor, Information Processing in Civil and Structural Engineering Design, pages 197218. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  22. Wilson, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel and Distributed Adaptive Tetrahedral Mesh Generation, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 327342. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  23. Leite, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Simulated Annealing Models for Structural Optimization, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 411427. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  24. Roth, O., Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Distributed Solution of Coupled Nonlinear Buckling of Plate Girders, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 365372. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  25. Topping, B.H.V., Cheng, B., Parallel Quadrilateral Mesh Generation, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 297312. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  26. Sziveri, J., Cheng, B., Bahreininejad, A., Cai, J., Thierauf, G., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Quadrilateral Sub-domain Generation, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 313325. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  27. Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Iv´anyi, P., Parallel Transient Non-Linear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Plates, in Advances in Computational Structures Technology, pages 383395. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1996.
  28. Topping, B.H.V., Sziveri, J., Parallel Processing, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference in Civil Engineering on Computer Applications, Research and Practice, Volume 3, pages 843859. University of Bahrain, April 1996.
  29. Cheng, B., Topping, B.H.V., Fission Element Mesh Generation, in Proceedings of the 4th ACME Annual Conference, pages 4548. Glasgow University, January 1996.
  30. Sziveri, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Sub-domain Generation, in Proceedings of the 4th ACME Annual Conference, pages 3740. Glasgow University, January 1996.
  31. Cheng, B., Topping, B.H.V., Improved Adaptive Quadrilateral Mesh Generation using Fission Elements, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Developments in Computational Techniques for Structural Engineeing, pages 391401. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, 1995.
  32. Wilson, J., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Adaptive Tetrahedral Mesh Generation, in Developments in Computational Techniques for Structural Engineering, pages 403426. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1995.
  33. Bahreininejad, A., Topping, B.H.V., Subdomain Generation using Parallel Q-state Potts Neural Networks, in Developments in Neural Networks and Evolutionary Computing for Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 6578. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1995.
  34. Leite, J.P.B., Topping, B.H.V., Genetic Algorithm Based Optimisers for Engineering Optimization, in Developments in Neural Networks and Evolutionary Computing for Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 143169. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1995.
  35. Seale, C., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Implementation of Recursive Spectral Bisection, in Developments in Computational Techniques for Structural Engineering, pages 459473. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1995.
  36. Topping, B.H.V., Sziveri, J., Parallel Sub-domain Generation Method, in Developments in Computational Techniques for Structural Engineering, pages 44457. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1995.
  37. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Wilson, J., On the Ef ciency of Domain Decompostion and Parallel NonLinear Analysis, in Advances in Parallel and Vector Processing for Structural Mechanics, pages 215232. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1994.
  38. Bahreininejad, A., Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Subdomain Generation using Multiple Neural Network Models, in Advances in Parallel and Vector Processing for Structural Mechanics, pages 173184. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1994.
  39. Khan, A., Topping, B.H.V., Parallel Finite Element Analysis using the Jacobi-Conditioned Conjugate Gradient Algorithm, in Information Technology for Civil & Structural Engineers, pages 245255. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  40. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., de Barros Leite, J.P., Topological Design of Truss Structures using Simulated Annealing, in Neural Networks and Combinatorial Optimization in Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 151165. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  41. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Bahreininejad, A., Parallel Training of Neural Networks for Finite Element Mesh Generation, in Neural Networks and Combinatorial Optimization in Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 8194. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  42. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Design Development with Distributed Computing, in Information Technology for Civil and Structural Engineers, pages 510. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  43. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A., Sub-Domain Generation for Non-Convex Domains, in Information Technology for Civil and Structural Engineers, pages 219234. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  44. Khan, A.I., Topping, B.H.V., Three Dimensional Adaptive Surface Remeshing for Large Displacement Finite Element Analysis, in Developments in Compatational Engineering Mechanics, pages 6370. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1993.
  45. Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., Stang, J., Adaptive Dynamic Relaxation Analysis of Membrane Structures , in Hamelin, P., Verchery, G., Editors, TCIBC 92 - Textile Composites in Building Construction: Part 1 Cement-Based Composites, Tensile Structures and Geotextiles, pages 213229. Editions Pluralis, Paris, France, 1992.
  46. Vincent, J.F.V., Jeronimidis, G., Topping, B.H.V., Khan, A.I., The Mechanical Design of Skin towards the development of new materials, in Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of the SFB 230: Naturliche Konstruktionen Leichtbau in Architektur und Natur, Volume 8, pages 165170. Stuttgart, West Germany, 1992.
  47. Hansen, A.I., Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., A LISP Representation for Design Standards, in Arti cial Intelligence and Structural Engineering, pages 257262. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1991.
  48. Topping, B.H.V., Develeopments in Computational Technology for Structural Engineering, in Topping, B.H.V., Editor, Developments in Structural Engineering, Volume 2, pages 13191329. E. & F.N. Spon, London, UK, 1990.
  49. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., A Prolog-Based Representation of Standards for Structural Design, in Arti cial Intelligence Techniques and Applications for Civil and Structural Engineers, pages 165169. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1989.
  50. Topping, B.H.V., Fully Stressed Design of Natural and Engineering Structures, in Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the SFB 230: Naturliche Konstruktionen Leichtbau in Architektur und Natur, Volume III, pages 311318. Stuttgart, West Germany, 1988.
  51. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., Issues in the Development of a Knowledge-Based System for the Detailed Design of Structures, in Gero, J., Editor, Arti cial Intelligence in Engineering: Design, pages 295314. Computational Mechanics Publications, Southampton, England, 1988.
  52. Kumar, B., Topping, B.H.V., An Integrated Rule-Based System for Industrial Building Design, in Adeli, H., Editor, Microcomputer Knowledge-Based Expert Systems in Civil Engineering: Proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the Structural Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers in conjunction with the ASCE National Convention, Nashville, Tennessee, May, 1988, pages 5371. American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, USA, 1988.
  53. Topping, B.H.V., Moncrieff, E., Membrane Structure Cutting Pattern, in Proceedings of the First Oleg Kerensky Memorial Conference: Tension Structures, Volume II, pages 6370. Institution of Structural Engineers, London, 1988.
  54. Kumar, B., Chung, P.W.H., Rae, R.H., Topping, B.H.V., A Knowledge-Based Approach to Structural Design, in The Application of Arti cial Intelligence Techniques to Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 7993. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1987.
  55. Kumar, B., Chung, P.W.H., Topping, B.H.V., Approaches to Fortran-Prolog Interfacing for an Expert System Environment, in The Application of Arti cial Intelligence Techniques to Civil and Structural Engineering, pages 1520. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1987.
  56. Wong, F.L., Topping, B.H.V., A Finite Element Study of Vibration Methods for Non-Destructive Testing, in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Volume 2, pages 83102. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1987.
  57. Abu Kassim, A.M., Topping, B.H.V., The Theorems of Structural Variation for Linear and Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, London, Volume 2, pages 159171. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1985.
  58. Abu Kassim, A.M., Topping, B.H.V., Static Reanalysis of Structures: A Review, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, London, Volume 2, pages 137147. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1985.
  59. Wong, F.L., Topping, B.H.V., Three Dimensional Finite Element Simulation of the Resistivity Technique for Non-Destructive Testing of Reinforced Concrete Piles, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair. Engineering Technics Press, Edinburgh, 1985.
  60. Sales, M., Topping, B.H.V., Legal and Ethical Issues for Civil and Structural Engineering Computer Users, in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Civil & Structural Engineering Computing, Volume 1, pages 1522. Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, 1985.
  61. Batchelor, A.J., Forde, M.C., Topping, B.H.V., Slope Failure in Low and High Plasticity Clays, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Failures in Earth Works. Institution of Civil Engineers, London, 1985.
  62. Batchelor, A.J., Forde, M.C., Topping, B.H.V., Slope Design in Glacial Tills, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in Glacial Tills. Engineering Technics Press, Edinburgh, 1985.
  63. Topping, B.H.V., Robinson, D.J., Computer Aided Design of Timber Space Frames, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computers in Design Engineering, pages 7888. Butterworths, 1984.
  64. Topping, B.H.V., Whittington, H.W., Wong, F.L., Two-Dimensional Finite Element Modelling of Mineshaft Detection Techniques Using the Resistivity Method, in Proceedings of the Conference on Construction in Areas of Abandoned Mineworkings, pages 221244. Engineering Technics Press, 1984.
  65. Topping, B.H.V., Whittington, H.W.,Wong, F.L., The Use of a Two-Dimensional Finite Element Simulation for the Interpretation of the Electrical Resistivity Method of Non-Destructive Testing of Reinforced Concrete Piles, in Proceedings of the United Kingdom Simulation Council Conference on Computer Simulation. Butterworths, 1984.
  66. Robinson, D.J., Topping, B.H.V., Optimization of Timber Space Structures, in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Space Structures, pages 724729. Applied Science Publishers, 1984.
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