Table of Contents

Keynote Papers

Rock Stability Analysis and Three Convergences of Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA)
Gen-Hua Shi

Modelling Dynamic Deformation in Natural Rock Slopes and Underground Openings With DDA
Y. H. Hatzor

Study on the Formation Mechanism of Tanjiashan Landslide Triggered by Wenchuan Earthquake Using DDA Simulation
Wu Aiqing, Yang Qigui, Ma Guisheng, Lu Bo and Li Xiaojun

A G Space Theory with Discontinuous Functions for Weakened Weak (W2) Formulation of Numerical Methods
G. R. Liu

Concerning the Influenced of Velocity Ratio and Topography Model on the Result of Rockfall Simulation
T. Shimauchi, K. Nakamura, S. Nishiyama and Y. Ohnishi

Development of Numerical Manifold Method and Its Application in Rock Engineering
Guowei Ma, Lei He and Xinmei An

Tensorial Approach to Rock Mass Strength and Deformability in Three Dimensions
P. H. S. W. Kulatilake


Technical Papers

Contact Algorithm Modification of DDA and Its Verification
Y. J. Ning, J. Yang, G. W. Ma and P. W. Chen

DDA for Dynamic Failure Problems and Its Application in Rock Blasting Simulation
Y. J. Ning, J. Yang, G. W. Ma and P. W. Chen

Study on Roof Caving Problem with DDA Method
Liu Yong-Qian, Yang Jun, Chen Peng-Wan and Ning You-Jun

Indeterminacy of the Vertex-vertex Contact in the 2D Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
H. R. Bao and Z. Y. Zhao

Complementary Formulation of Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
W. Jiang and H. Zheng

Accelerated Block Sectioning Algorithm Based on Half-Edge Data Structure
Jian Xue

A New Contact Method using Inscribed Sphere for 3D Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
Tae-Young Ahn, Sung-Hoon Ryu, Jae-Joon Song and Chung-In Lee

Study on Failure Characteristics and Support Measure of Layer Structure–Cataclasm Rock Mass
Guang Bin Shi, Junguang Bai,Minjiang Wang,Baoping Sun, Ying Wang and Genhua Shi

Stability Analysis of Expansive Soil Slope Using DDA
Lin Shaozhong and Qiu Kuanhong

DDA Simulations for Huge Landslides in Aratozawa Area, Miyagi, Japan Caused by Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake
K. Irie, T. Koyama, E. Hamasaki, S. Nishiyama, K. Shimaoka and Y. Ohnishi

Modelling Crack Propagation with Nodal–Based Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
H. R. Bao and Z. Y. Zhao

Discontinuous Deformation Analysis for Parallel Hole Cut Blasting in Rock Mass
Zhiye Zhao, Yun Zhang and Xueying Wei

The Analysis of Structure Deformation Using DDA with Third Order Displacement Function
T. Huang, G. X. Zhang and X. C. Peng

Application of DDA to Evaluate the Dynamic Behaviour of Submarine Landslides Which Generated Tsunamis in the Marmara Sea
G. C. Ma, F. Kaneko and S. Hori

3D DDA vs. Analytical Solutions for Dynamic Sliding of a Tetrahedral Wedge
D. Bakun-Mazor, Y. H. Hatzor and S. D. Glaser

Application of Strength Reduction DDA Method in Stability Analysis of Road Tunnels
Xia Caichu, Xu Chongbang and Zhao Xu

Micromechanical Simulation of the Damage and Fracture Behavior of a Highly Particle–Filled Composite Material Using Manifold Method
Huai Haoju, Chen Pengwan and Dai Kaida

The Application of Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in the Slope Stability of the Expansive Soil
Lin Yuliang and Wei Lingjing

Extension of Distinct Element Method and Its Application in Fracture Analysis of Quasi–Brittle Materials
Y. L. Hou, G. Q. Chen and C. H. Zhang

A Comparison Between the NMM and the XFEM in Discontinuity Modelling
X. M. An and G. W. Ma

Initial Stress Formulae for High-Order Numerical Manifold Method and High-Order DDA
Haidong Su and Xiaoling Xie

Development of Coupled Discontinuous Deformation Analysis and Numerical Manifold Method (NMM-DDA) and Its Application to Dynamic Problems
S. Miki, T. Sasaki, T. Koyama, S. Nishiyama and Y. Ohnishi

Stability Analysis of Ancient Block Structures by Using DDA and Manifold Method
T. Sasaki, I. Hagiwara, K. Sasaki, R. Yoshinaka, Y. Ohnishi, S. Nishiyama and T. Koyama

Application of Manifold Method (MM) to the Stability Problems for Cut Slopes along the National Roads
Y. Ohnishi, T. Koyama, Kazuya Yagi, Tadashi Kobayashi, Shigeru Miki, Takumi Nakai and Yoshifumi Maruki

Boundary Deformability and Convergence in the Higher-Order Numerical Manifold Method
D. Kourepinis, C. J. Pearce and N. Bicanic

The Numerical Manifold Method and Extended Finite Element Method — A Comparison from the Perspective of Discontinuous Deformation Analysis
D. Kourepinis, C. J. Pearce and N. Bicanic

Accuracy Comparison of Rectangular and Triangular Mathematical Elements in the Numerical Manifold Method
H. H. Zhang, Y. L. Chen, L. X. Li, X. M. An and G. W. Ma

Development of 3-D Numerical Manifold Method
G. W. Ma and L. He

Application of the Optimization for Rock Tunnel's Axis Trend by Block Theory
Yang Wenjun, Hong Baoning, Sun Shaorui and Zhu Lei

Quarry Wall Stability Analysis Using Key Block Theory — a Case Study
Lu Bo, Ding Xiuli and Dong Zhihong

Probabilistic Key Block Analysis of a Mine Ventilation Shaft Stability — a Case Study
Gang Chen

The Support Design for Slope and Tunnel Engineering Based on Block Theory
Jiao Liqing, Ma Guowei, He Lei and Fu Guoyang

Hereditary Problems in Long-Wall Mining by Free Hexagons
P. P. Prochazka and Kamila Weiglova

Analysis of Large Rock Deformation Under High in situ Stress
S. G. Chen, Y. B. Zhao and H. Zhang

Gotthard Base Tunnel: UDEC Simulations of Micro Tremors Encountered During Construction
H. Hagedorn and R. Stadelmann

Discrete Modeling of Fluid Flow in Fractured Sedimentary Rocks
Wu Wei, Li Yong and Ma Guowei

An Investigation of Numerical Damping for Modeling of Impact
T. Nishimura

Development of Modified RBSM for Rock Mechanics Using Principle of Hybrid-type Virtual Work
N. Takeuchi, Y. Tajiri and E. Hamasaki

High Rock Slope Stability Analysis Using the Meshless Shepard and Least Squares Method
X. Zhuang, H. H. Zhu and Y. C. Cai

Numerical Modelling of Laboratory Behaviour of Single Laterally Loaded Piles Socketed into Jointed Rocks
W. L. Chong, A. Haque, P. G. Ranjith and A. Shahinuzzaman

Distinct Element Analysis on the Stability of a Stone Pagoda at Mireuk Temple Site in Korea
H. Kim and S. Jeon

Distinct Element Analysis of Staged Constructed Underground Cavern in the Vicinity of a Fault
H. C. Chua, A. T. C. Goh and Z. Y. Zhao

Numerical Experiment on Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Jointed Rock Masses under Cryogenic Conditions
S. K. Chung, E. S. Park, Y. B. Jung and T. K. Kim

UDEC Simulation of Block Stability Analysis Around a Large Cavern
A. Sookhak, A. Baghbanan, H. Hashemalhosseini and M. Bagheri

The Application of Meshless Methods in Analysis of Discontinuous Deformation
M. Hajiazizi

The Optimum Distance of Roof Umbrella Method for Soft Ground by Using PFC
Yusuke Doi, Tatsuhiko Otani and Masato Shinji

3DEC Investigation on Slope Stability at Norwich Part Mine
S. G. Chen and B. Shen

Evaluation of Deformations Around a Tunnel by Using FEM, FEBEM, UDEC, UDEC-BE and CFS
Rajbal Singh

Numerical Modeling of Undrained Cyclic Behaviour of Granular Media Using Discrete Element Method
B. Ferdowsi, A. Soroush and R. Shafipour

A Fundamental Study on the SPH Method Application for Impact Response of RC Structural Members
J. Fukazawa and Y. Sonoda

2-D FEM Analysis of the Rock Fragmentation by Two Drill Bits
S. Y. Wang, Z. Z. Liang, M. L. Huang and C. A. Tang

Determination Method of Rock Mass Hydraulic Conductivity Tensor Based on Back-Analysis of Fracture Transmissivity and Fracture Network Model
Li Xiao Zhao, Ji Cheng Liang, Wang Ju, Zhao Xiao Bao, Wang Zhi Tao, Shao Guan Hui and Wang Yiz Huang

Numerical Simulation of Scale Effect of Jointed Rock Masses
Z. Z. Liang, L. C. Li, C. A. Tang and S. Y. Wang

Influence of Cobblestone Geometrical Property on Equivalent Elastic Modulus of Cobblestone-Soil Matrix
M. Z. Gao, H. S. Ma, and J. Zhao

Comparative Studies of Physical and Numerical Modeling on Regular Discontinuities
Abbas Majdi, Hessam Moghaddam Ali and Kayumars Emad

Probabilistic Assessment of a Railway Steel Bridge
B. Culek, V. Dolezel and P. P. Prochazka

An Analysis of Dynamic Tensile Fracture in Concrete Under High Strain Rate
M. Kurumatani, S. Iwata, K. Terada, S. Okazawa and K. Kashiyama

A New Equivalent Medium Model for P-wave Propagation Through Rock Mass with Parallel Joints
G. W. Ma, L. F. Fan and J. C. Li

Stability Analysis of Transformer Cavern and the Corresponding Bus Duct System at Siyah Bishe Pumped Storage Power Plant
Abbas Majdi, Kayumars Emad and Hessam Moghaddam Ali

Process Zone Development Associated with Cracking Processes in Carrara Marble
L. N. Y. Wong and H. H. Einstein

Simulation of Stress Singularity Around the Crack Tips for LEFM Problems Using a New Numerical Method
G. R. Liu and N. Nourbakhsh Nia

Modeling of Three-dimensional Hydrofracture in Permeable Rocks Subjected to Differential Far-field Stresses
L. C. Li, C. A. Tang, G. Li and Z. Z. Liang

Crack Propagation Analysis using Wavelet Galerkin Method
S. Tanaka, S. Okazawa and H. Okada

Simulation of Multiphase Fluid Motion in Pore-Scale Fractures
M. B. Liu and J. Z. Chang

An Analysis of Model Tests on Rock Cavern Damage Induced by Underground Explosion
Zhang Xingui, Ma Guowei, Wu Wei, Yan Lie, Li Mangyuan and Cheng Qingsheng

Microscopic Numerical Modelling of the Dynamic Strength of Brittle Rock
G. F. Zhao and J. Zhao

Fault Studies and Coal-gas-outburst Forecast in Coal Mines
H. Q. Cui, X. L. Jia, Z. P. Xue and F. L. Yang

Suggestion of Equations to Determine the Elastic Constants of a Transversely Isotropic Rock Specimen
Chulwhan Park, Chan Park, E. S. Park, Y. B. Jung and J. W. Kim

Numerical Analysis of Deep Excavation Affected by Tectonic Discontinuity
L. Mica, V. Racansky and J. Grepl

The Finite Element Analysis for Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns Under Blast Load
J. H. Zhao, X. Y. Wei and S. F. Ma

Numerical Simulation of Performance of Concrete-Filled FRP Tubes Under Impact Loading
C. Wu, T. Ozbakkloglu , G. Ma and Z. Y. Huang

Estimating Hydraulic Permeability of Fractured Crystalline Rocks Using Geometrical Parameters
R. Vesipa, Z. Zhao and L. Jing

Mutual Effect of Tectonic Dislocations and Tunnel Linings During Tunnelling
K. Weiglová and J. Boštík