Scientific Publications

1. Theses

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, 1997, Mechanical Properties of Cellular Materials, Ph.D. thesis, Technical University of Lisbon, School of Engineering (IST), Lisbon, Portugal.

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, 1990, Optimální Návrh Tvaru Oblasti v Úlohách, kde Stav Systému je Popsán Nelineárními Závistlostmi (Shape Optimization in Problems with Non-linear Constitutive Relations), Final thesis, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (in Czech).

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, 1983, Dynamický Výpočet Nosníku PSKT-21 Železničního Mostu (Dynamic Calculation of Railway Bridge of PSKT-21), Final thesis, Czech Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic (in Czech).

2.Teaching Books

(1) M. Brůna, Z. Dimitrovová, M. Jirásek, P. Konvalinka, 1991, “Teoretická Mechanika – Příklady” (Theoretical Mechanics – Exercises), ed. Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, ISBN 80-01-00610-7 (in Czech).

3. Book Chapters

(5) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-analytical approaches to vibrations induced by moving loads with the focus on the critical velocity and instability of the moving system”, Chapter 4 in Ground Vibration from High Speed Railways, V.V. Krylov (Ed), ICE Publishing, Thomas Telford Ltd. (in press)

(4) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-analytical approach to vibrations induced by oscillator moving on a beam supported by a finite depth foundation”, 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management & 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIII), pp. 129-136, 2-4 August 2017, Brisbane, Australia, in Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Asset Intelligence through Integration and Interoperability and Contemporary Vibration Engineering Technologies, Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and the 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery, J. Mathew, C.W. Lim, L. Ma, D. Sands, M.E. Cholette, P. Borghesani, (Eds), Springer Nature, Print ISBN 978-3-319-95710-4, eBook ISBN 978-3-319-95711-1, ISSN 2195-4356, Pleiades Publishing. link

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, 2011, “Dynamic Analysis of Beam Structures under Moving Loads: A Review of the Modal Expansion Method”, in B.H.V. Topping and Y. Tsompanakis, (Editors), “Civil and Structural Engineering Computational Technology”, Saxe-Coburg Publications, Stirlingshire, UK, Chapter 4, pp 99-130, 2011. doi:10.4203/csets.28.4, ISBN 978-1-874672-55-5 (chapter_LE15_CC2011.pdf)

(2) A. Gomes Correia, J. Cunha, J. Marcelino, L. Caldeira, J.N. Varandas, Z. Dimitrovová, A. Antão, M.A.G. Silva, “Dynamic analysis of rail track for high speed trains. 2D approach”, 5th International Workshop on Applications of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering (5WACMGE), pp. 461-472, 1-4 April, 2007, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, in Applications of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering V, L.R. Sousa, M.M. Fernandes, E.A. Vargas e R.F. Azevedo (Eds), Book Series: Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earth Sciences, Taylor & Francis Ltd, England, Print ISBN 978-0-415-43789-9, eBook ISBN 978-1-4398-3341-4 link

(1) SG. Advani, Z. Dimitrovová, 2004, “Role of Capillary Driven Flow in Composite Manufacturing”, in Surface and Interfacial Tension: Measurement, Theory and Applications, ed. S. Hartland, Surfactant Science Series Volume 119, Chapter 5; pp. 263-312, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, ISBN 0-8247-5034-9

4. Books editor

(3) Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisboa, Portugal, editors: N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová, publisher: MATEC Web of Conferences (electronic version).

(2) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September 2013, Lisboa, Portugal, editors: Z. Dimitrovová, J.R. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves, publisher: APMTAC.

(1) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2010), 6-9 September 2010, Lisboa Portugal, editors: H.C. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, C.M. Soares, J.M. Guedes, J. Folgado, A. Araújo, F. Moleiro, J.P. Kuzhichalil, J.A. Madeira, Z. Dimitrovová, publisher: APMTAC.

5. Editorial Review

(10) Preface to the Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal. MATEC Web of Conferences 211. N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201821100001

(9) Special issue of Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, vol. 4, issue 3, “SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO ICOVP-2013”, 2016, in press (previous journal title: Advances in Vibration Enginnering), Z. Dimitrovová.

(8) Special issue of Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, vol. 3, issue 6, “SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO ICOVP-2013”, 2015, (previous journal title: Advances in Vibration Enginnering), Z. Dimitrovová.

(7) Special issue of Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, vol. 3, issue 3, “SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO ICOVP-2013”, 2015, (previous journal title: Advances in Vibration Enginnering), Z. Dimitrovová.

(6) Special issue of Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, vol. 3, issue 2, “SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO ICOVP-2013”, 2015, (previous journal title: Advances in Vibration Enginnering), Z. Dimitrovová.

(5) Special issue on ‘The 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit (JRRT), vol. 229 issue 4, pp. 343–344, 2015, Z. Dimitrovová, A. Bracciali.

(4) Special section of Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 338, p. 1, 3 March 2015, “SPECIAL SECTION DEDICATED TO ICOVP-2013: Part 2”, Z. Dimitrovová, R. Gonçalves.

(3) Special section of Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 334 , p. 85, 6 January 2015, “Special Section dedicated to the 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013)”, Z. Dimitrovová, R. Gonçalves.

(2) Special Issue of Computers & Structures, vol. 89, issues 21-22, November 2011, full list of authors: J.M. Adam, D. Camotim, Z. Dimitrovová, L. Dunai, K. Marti, F.J. Pallares, J. Pombo, M.P. Saka, G.I. Schuëller, T. Vietor, L.F. Costa Neves, R.C. Barros, B.H.V. Topping, pp. 1841-1843, doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.08.018.

(1) Special Issue of Computers & Structures, vol. 87, issues 19-20, October 2009, full list of authors: B.H.V. Topping, V. Gattulli, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Pombo, pp. 1175-1176, doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2009.08.009

6. Articles in International Journals

(23) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-analytical solution for a problem of a uniformly moving oscillator on an infinite beam on a two-parameter visco-elastic foundation”, Journal of Sound and Vibration (JSV), 438, pp. 257-290, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2018.08.050

(22) Z. Dimitrovová, “Complete semi-analytical solution for a uniformly moving mass on a beam on a two-parameter visco-elastic foundation with non-homogeneous initial conditions”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (IJMS), 144, pp. 283-311, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2018.05.055

(21) Z. Dimitrovová, “Analysis of the critical velocity of a load moving on a beam supported by a finite depth foundation”, International Journal of Solids and Structures (IJSS), 122–123, pp. 128-147, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.06.009

(20) Z. Dimitrovová, “New semi-analytical solution for a uniformly moving mass on a beam on a two-parameter visco-elastic foundation”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (IJMS), 127, pp. 142–162, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2016.08.025

(19) Z. Dimitrovová, “Critical velocity of a uniformly moving load on a beam supported by a finite depth foundation”, Journal of Sound and Vibration (JSV), 366, pp. 325–342, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2015.12.023

(18) A.S.F. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, “The Caughley absorbing layer method – implementation and validation in ANSYS software”, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures (LAJSS), 12 (8), pp. 1540-1564, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1679-78251713

(17) A.S.F. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, “Optimization of high-speed railway track behaviour using genetic algorithms”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit (JRRT), 229 (4), pp. 345–363, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954409714537252

(16) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues, "Negative stiffness materials for vibration damping: a material realization of a nonlinear bistable element", International Journal of Innovations in Materials Science and Engineering (IMSE), 1 (2), pp. 75-81, 2014. (imse_vol1.pdf)

(15) A.H. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová and M.A.G. Silva, “A Statistical Analysis of the Dynamic Response of a Railway Viaduct”, Engineering Structures, 71, pp. 244–259, 2014. (es_vol71.pdf)

(14) A.H. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová and M.A.G. Silva, “Qualitative Influence of Model Parameters on the Dynamic Response of a Viaduct”, International Journal of Railway Technology, 1 (2), pp. 89-113, 2012. (ijrt_vol1.pdf)

(13) Z. Dimitrovová, A.S.F. Rodrigues, “Critical Velocity of a Uniformly Moving Load”, Advances in Engineering Software, 50 (August), pp. 44–56, 2012. (ades_vol50.pdf)

(12) Z. Dimitrovová, HC. Rodrigues, “Optimization of Passive Vibration Isolators Mechanical Characteristics”, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 42 (3), pp. 325-340, 2010. (smo_vol42.pdf)

(11) Z. Dimitrovová, “A General Procedure for the Dynamic Analysis of Finite and Infinite Beams on Piece-Wise Homogeneous Foundation under Moving Loads”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 329, pp. 2635–2653, 2010. (jsv_vol329.pdf)

(10) Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, “Critical Velocity of a Load Moving on a Beam with a Sudden Change of Foundation Stiffness: Applications to High-Speed Trains”, Computers & Structures, 87, pp. 1224–1232, 2009. (cs_vol87.pdf)

(9) Z. Dimitrovová, “A New Methodology to Establish Upper Bounds on Open-Cell Foam Homogenized Moduli”, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 29, pp. 257-271, 2005. (smo_vol29.pdf)

(8) Z. Dimitrovová, “A New Methodology to Establish Upper Bounds on Open-Cell Foams Homogenized Moduli”, Acta Polytechnica, 44, pp. 171-185, 2004.

(7) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Mesolevel Analysis of the Transition Region Formation and Evolution during the Liquid Composite Molding Process”, Computers & Structures, 82, pp. 1333-1347, 2004. (cs_vol82.pdf)

(6) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Free Boundary Viscous Flows at Micro and Mesolevel during Liquid Composites Molding Process”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 46, pp. 435-455, 2004. (ijnmf_vol46.pdf)

(5) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Analysis and Characterization of Relative Permeability and Capillary Pressure for Free Surface Flow of a Viscous Fluid across an Array of Aligned Cylindrical Fibers”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 245, pp. 325-337, 2002. (jcis_vol245.pdf)

(4) Z. Dimitrovová, “Shape Optimization of Elasto-Plastic Bodies”, Applications of Mathematics, 46, pp. 81-101, 2001. (am_vol46.pdf)

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Finite Element Modeling of the Resin Transfer Molding Process Based on Homogenization Techniques”, Computers & Structures, 76, pp. 379-397, 2000. (cs_vol76.pdf)

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “New Methodology to Establish Bounds on Effective Properties of Cellular Solids”, Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures, 6, pp. 331-346, 1999. Current journal title: Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. (mcms_vol6.pdf)

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, “Effective Constitutive Properties of Linear Elastic Cellular Solids with Randomly Oriented Cells”, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 66, pp. 918-925, 1999. (asme_am_vol66.pdf)

7. Articles in National Journals

(2) A. Pedradas, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Simulação Numérica do Comportamento de Estruturas em Materiais Compósitos”, (Numerical Simulation of Composite Material Structures Behavior), Mecânica Experimental, N. 8, pp. 119-126, 2002 (in Portuguese).

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Limites das Propriedades Efectivas de Materiais Celulares”, (Limit Properties of Cellular Materials), Aplicações de Matemática, October, pp. 81-89, 1998 (in Portuguese).

8. Articles in Proceedings of International Congresses with Referee

(55) Z. Dimitrovová, M. Barroso, “Railway Track Maintenance: Evaluation of Geogrid Benefits by Finite Element Analysis”, 4th International Conference on Maintenance Engineering (IncoME-IV 2019), 24-25 de abril, 2019, Dubai, Emirados Árabes Unidos (paper, presented by pela Z. Dimitrovová).

(54) A.F.S. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, “Applicability of simplified models of railways tracks obtained by optimization and fitting techniques”. 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2018), 17-19 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). In EngOpt 2018 Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization, H. C. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, C. M. Mota Soares, A. L. Araújo, J. M. Guedes, J. O. Folgado, F. Moleiro, J. F. A. Madeira (Eds), Springer, Print ISBN 978-3-319-97772-0, eBook ISBN 978-3-319-97773-7 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97773-7

(53) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-analytical approaches to vibrations induced by moving loads”, 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). MATEC Web of Conferences 211, 11005 (2018) N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201821111005

(52) A. Lança, Z. Dimitrovová, M. Barroso, S. Fontul, “Numerical analysis of geogrid contribution to railway track reinforcement”, 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by A. Lança). MATEC Web of Conferences 211, 12006 (2018) N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201821112006

(51) D. Pires, M. Barroso, S. Fontul, Z. Dimitrovová “The study of the interlock of ballast in triaxial geogrids”, 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by D. Pires). MATEC Web of Conferences 211, 12001 (2018) N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201821112001

(50) Y. Wang, Z. Dimitrovová, J.-D. Yau, “Dynamic response of a vehicle with flexible car body moving on a ballasted track”, 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by Y. Wang). MATEC Web of Conferences 211, 11003 (2018) N. Maia, Z. Dimitrovová (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201821111003

(49) Z. Dimitrovová, “New semi-analytical solution for a moving mass problem: the effect of initial conditions and abrupt change in foundation stiffness”, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2017), 10-13 September, 2017, Rome, Italy (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). Procedia Engineering, vol. 199, 2537–2542, 2017, F. Vestroni, F. Romeo, V. Gattulli (Eds). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.09.437

(48) Y. Wang, Z. Dimitrovová, J.-D. Yau, “Dynamic responses of vehicle-ballasted track interaction system for heavy haul trains”, International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV 2017), 3-7 September, 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (abstract and paper, presented by Y. Wang). MATEC Web of Conferences 148, 05004 (2018) E. Manoach, S. Stoykov, M. Wiercigroch (Eds) https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814805004

(47) Z. Dimitrovová, “Moving mass problem: complete solution with the effect of initial conditions”, International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV 2017), 3-7 September, 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). MATEC Web of Conferences 148, 05001 (2018) E. Manoach, S. Stoykov, M. Wiercigroch (Eds) https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201814805001

(46) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-analytical approach to vibrations induced by oscillator moving on a beam supported by a finite depth foundation”, 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management & 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIII), 2-4 August, 2017, Brisbane, Australia (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(45) Z. Dimitrovová, “Critical velocity of a load moving on a beam supported by a foundation of finite depth”, 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2016), 5-7 September, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). In Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (ed. A. Zingoni), Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2016, CRC Press/Balkema, ISBN 978-1-138-02927-9. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2016), 5-7 September 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.

(44) Z. Dimitrovová, J. Heczko, L. Lobovský, J. Krystek, H.C. Rodrigues, “Structural optimization and material fitting of a material with inherent bistable elements” 5th Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2016), 19-23 June, 2016, Iguassu Falls, Brazil (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(43) Z. Dimitrovová, “Extended formula for the critical velocity of a load moving on a beam supported by a finite depth foundation”, 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2016), 5-10 June, 2016, Crete, Greece (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(42) Z. Dimitrovová, “Semi-Analytical Solution of a Moving Mass Problem”, 3rd International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2016), 5-8 April, 2016, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). J. Pombo (editor), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 180, doi:10.4203/ccp.110.180

(41) Z. Dimitrovová, “Uniformly moving load on a beam supported by a foundation with finite depth”, IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September, 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). (ICOEV2015_article2.pdf)

(40) Z. Dimitrovová, J. Heczko, H.C. Rodrigues, “Structural optimization of a material exhibiting negative stiffness”, IFToMM International Conference on Engineering Vibration (ICoEV-2015), 7-10 September, 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová). (ICOEV2015_article1.pdf)

(39) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues, “Optimization of a material with a negative stiffness provided by an inherent bistable element”, 4th International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt 2014), 8-11 September 2014, Lisboa, PortugalA. Araújo (editor), Engineering Optimization 2014, CRC Press 2014, Print ISBN: 978-1-138-02725-1, eBook ISBN: 978-1-315-73210-7. (engopt_2014.pdf)

(38) A.F.S. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, “The Caughley absorbing layer method – implementation and validation in ANSYS software”, 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), 20-25 July, 2014, Barcelona, Spain. (WCCM2014_artigo2.pdf)

(37) Z. Dimitrovová, “Enhanced formula for a critical velocity of a uniformly moving load including shear contribution”, 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), 20-25 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain. (WCCM2014_artigo1.pdf)

(36) Z. Dimitrovová, “On the moving mass versus moving load problem”, IX International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN2014), 30 June - 2 July 2014, Porto, Portugal. (EURODYN2014.pdf)

(35) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues, “Composite Material with Negative Stiffness Inclusion for Vibration Damping: The Effect of a Nonlinear Bistable Element”, 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, Z. Dimitrovová, J.R. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves (editors), APMTAC, ISBN 978-989-96264-4-7, p. 271. (ICOVP2013_artigo3.pdf)

(34) A.F.S. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, “Optimization of the Ballast Layer in High-Speed Railway Tracks with Genetic Algorithms”, 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, Z. Dimitrovová, J.R. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves (editors), APMTAC, ISBN 978-989-96264-4-7, p. 166. (ICOVP2013_artigo2.pdf)

(33) A.H. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová, M.A.G. Silva, “A Statistical Analysis of the Dynamic Response of a Viaduct”, 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013), 9-12 September, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, Z. Dimitrovová, J.R. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves (editors), APMTAC, ISBN 978-989-96264-4-7, p. 178. (ICOVP2013_artigo1.pdf)

(32) Z. Dimitrovová, “Enhanced formula for a critical velocity of a uniformly moving load“, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012), 11-14 September 2012, Vienna, Austria. (ECCOMAS2012_artigo.pdf)

(31) A.R. Sohouli, Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues, “Passive vibration controllers with zero dynamic reaction”, 3rd International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt 2012), 1-5 July 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, J. Herskovits (editor), ISBN 978-85-7650-344-6, p. 99. (engopt_2012.pdf)

(30) A.H. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová, M.A.G. Silva, “Dynamic Analysis of Santana do Cartaxo Viaduct: Definition of Experimental Verification by Statistical Analysis of Numerical Results”, 1st International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2012), 18-20 April, 2012, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. (RW2012_1.pdf)

(29) Z. Dimitrovová, “Moving Load on Visco-Elastically Supported Beam with Localized Disturbances”, 1st International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance (Railways 2012), 18-20 April, 2012, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. (RW2012_2.pdf)

(28) Z. Dimitrovová, A.F.S. Rodrigues, “An Enhanced Moving Window Method: Applications to High-Speed Tracks”, 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2011), p. 6, 6-9 September, 2011, Chania, Crete, Greece. B.H.V. Topping, Y. Tsompanakis, (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-47-8, doi:10.4203/ccp.96.6. (CC2011_artigo.pdf)

(27) Z. Dimitrovová, A.F.S. Rodrigues, “Método de “Janela do Modelo Móvel” e Condições de Fronteira Dependentes de Tempo”, Congresso de Métodos Numéricos em Engenharia (CMNE2011), 14-17 June, 2011, Coimbra, Portugal. (CMNE_2011.pdf)

(26) Z. Dimitrovová, A.F.S. Rodrigues, “Critical Velocity Obtained by Simplified Models of the Railway Track: Viability and Applicability”, 10th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2010), p. 36, 14-17 September, 2010, Valencia, Spain. B.H.V. Topping, J.M. Adam, F.J. Pallarés, R. Bru e M.L. Romero (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-38-6, doi:10.4203/ccp.93.36 (CST2010_artigo.pdf)

(25) Z. Dimitrovová, Z., “Transversal Vibrations in Infinite Beams Supported by Piece-Wise Homogeneous Visco-Elastic Foundation”, 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC2009), pp. 307-308, 7-11 September, 2009, Lisbon, Portugal. J.A.C. Ambrósio, M.P.T. Silva (editors), APMTAC, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-96264-2-3 (ECMS2009_artigo.pdf)

(24) Z. Dimitrovová, Z., H.C. Rodrigues, “Design of New Materials for Passive Vibration Control”, 12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2009), p. 166, 1-4 September, 2009, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. B.H.V. Topping, L.F. Costa Neves e R.C. Barros (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-32-4, doi:10.4203/ccp.91.166 (CC2009_artigo1.pdf)

(23) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Frýba, “Transversal Vibrations in Beams Supported by a Piece-Wise Homogeneous Visco-Elastic Foundation”, 12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2009), p. 44, 1-4 September, 2009, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. B.H.V. Topping, L.F. Costa Neves e R.C. Barros (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-32-4, doi:10.4203/ccp.91.44 (CC2009_artigo2.pdf)

(22) T. Lopes, Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, HC. Rodrigues, “Design of New Materials for Passive Vibration Control”, 9th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2008), p. 77, 2-5 September 2008, Athens, Greece. (B.H.V. Topping e M. Papadrakakis (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-23-2, doi:10.4203/ccp.88.77 (CST2008_artigo.pdf)

(21) Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, “Influence of Damping on Vibration Induced by High-Speed Trains”, 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2007), p. 47, 18-21 September 2007, St. Julians, Malta. B.H.V. Topping, (editor), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-17-1, doi:10.4203/ccp.86.47 (CC2007_artigo1.pdf)

(20) Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, MAG. Silva, “Ground Vibrations Induced by High-Speed Trains in Regions with Sudden Foundation Stiffness Change”, 11th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2007), p. 45, 18-21 September 2007, St. Julians, Malta. B.H.V. Topping, (editor), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 978-1-905088-17-1, doi:10.4203/ccp.86.45 (CC2007_artigo2.pdf)

(19) Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, JR. de Almeida, MAG. Silva, “Sensitivity Analysis of Track Vibrations due to Vertical Stiffness Variation in High-Speed Railways”, Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2007), p. 95, 13-16 June, 2007, Rethymno, Crete, Greece. M. Papadrakakis, D.C. Charmpis, N.D. Lagros e Y. Tsompanakis (editors) (COMPDYN2007_artigo.pdf)

(18) Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, JR. de Almeida, MAG. Silva, “Vibrações Associadas a Variação Rápida da Rigidez da Via Férrea por Acção de Carga Móvel”, CMNE 2007: Congresso de Métodos Numéricos em Engenharia, XXVIII CILAMCE: Congresso Ibero Latino-Americano sobre Métodos Computacionais em Engenharia (CMNE 2007 e XXVIII CILAMCE), p. 126, 13-15 June, 2007, Porto, Portugal. J. César de Sá, R. Delgado, A.D. Santos, A.R. Ferran, J.Oliver, P.R.M. Lyra, e J.L.D. Alves (editors), APMTAC/FEUP, Portugal, ISBN 978-972-8953-16-4, (in Portuguese) (CMNE_CILAMCE 2007_artigo.pdf)

(17) A. Gomes Correia, J. Cunha, J. Marcelino, L. Caldeira, JN. Varandas, Z. Dimitrovová, A. Antão, MAG. Silva, “Dynamic analysis of rail track for high speed trains. 2D approach”, 5th International Workshop on Applications of Computational Mechanics in Geotechnical Engineering (5WACMGE), pp. 461-472, 1-4 April, 2007, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. L.R. Sousa, M.M. Fernandes, E.A. Vargas e R.F. Azevedo (editors), in APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING V, Book Series: Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earth Sciences, Taylor & Francis Ltd, England, ISBN 978-0-415-43789-9 (5WACMGE_artigo.pdf)

(16) Z. Dimitrovová, “Post-Processing Techniques Suitability for Mesolevel Free Boundary Flows”, 3rd European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM-2006), p. 503, 5-8 June, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal. C.A. Mota Soares, J.A.C. Martins, H.C. Rodrigues, J.A.C. Ambrósio, C.A.B. Pina, C.M. Mota Soares, E.B.R. Pereira e J. Folgado (editors), Springer, The Netherlands, ISBN-10 1-4020-4994-3 (HB) (ECCM-2006_artigo.pdf)

(15) Z. Dimitrovová, “Post-processing Techniques in Free Boundary Flows during Liquid Composite Moulding Processes”, 10th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2005), pp. 357-358, 30-2 September, 2005, Rome, Italy. B.H.V. Topping (editor), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 1-905088-02-7, doi:10.4203/ccp.81.146 (CC2005_artigo.pdf)

(14) R. Marreiros, Z. Dimitrovová, MAG. Silva, “Modelação de Reforço por CFRP de Vigas de Betão Armado”, Congresso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería, p. 288, 4-7 July, 2005, Granada, Spain. J.L.P. Aparicio, A.R. Ferran, J.A.C.Martins, R. Gallego e J.César de Sá (editors), SEMNI, Spain, ISBN 84-95999-74-9, (in Portuguese) (SEMNI2005_artigo1.pdf)

(13) Z. Dimitrovová, “Técnicas de Pós-Processamento em Escoamentos de Fronteira Livre nos Processos do Fabrico dos Compósitos”, Congresso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería, p. 291, 4-7 July, 2005, Granada, Spain. J.L.P. Aparicio, A.R. Ferran, J.A.C.Martins, R. Gallego e J.César de Sá (editors), SEMNI, Spain, ISBN 84-95999-74-9, (in Portuguese) (SEMNI2005_artigo2.pdf)

(12) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Mass Conservation Enhancement of Free Boundary Flows in Composites Manufacturing”, 25th Iberian Latin American Congress on Computational Methods (XXV CILAMCE), p. 442, 10-12 November, 2004, Recife, Brazil. (XXV_CILAMCE_artigo.pdf)

(11) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Mass Conservation Enhancement of Free Boundary Mesolevel Flows during LCM Processes of Composites Manufacturing”, 7th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2004), pp. 49-50, 7-9 September, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal. B.H.V. Topping (editor), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 0-948749-95-4, doi:10.4203/ccp.79.22 (CST2004_artigo.pdf)

(10) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Numerical Method to Predict Void Formation during The Liquid Composite Molding Process”, 7th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM7), pp. 269-274, 7-9 July, 2004, Newark, Delaware, USA. S.G. Advani (editor) (FPCM7_artigo.pdf)

(9) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Método numérico de predição de formação dos vazios durante os processos de fabrico de moldação líquida”, Congresso de Métodos Computacionais em Engenharia (CMCE2004), p. 304, 31-3 June, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal. C.A. Mota Soares, A.L. Batista, G. Bugeda, M. Casteleiro, J.M. Goicolea, J.A.C. Martins, C.A.B. Pina e H.C. Rodrigues (editors), LNEC, Portugal, ISBN 972-49-2008-9, (in Portuguese) (CMCE2004_artigo.pdf)

(8) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Numerical Simulation of Free Boundary Viscous Flows at all Length Scales of LCM Process”, 3th International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES’3), 24-29 July, 2003, Corfu, Greece. (ICCES03_artigo.pdf)

(7) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Free Boundary Viscous Flows at Micro and Mesolevel during Liquid Composites Molding Process”, 14th International Conference on Composites Materials (ICCM-14), pp. 598-599, 14-18 July, 2003, San Diego, California, USA. SME Deaborn, Michigan, USA, ISBN 0-87263-684-4 (ICCM-14_artigo.pdf)

(6) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “The Role of Relative Permeability in Simulation of RTM Process Filling Phase”, 6th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2002), pp. 311-312, 4-6 September, 2002, Prague, Czech Republic. B.H.V. Topping and Z. Bittnar, (editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, ISBN 0-948749-83-0, doi:10.4203/ccp.75.132 (CST2002_artigo.pdf)

(5) A. Leite, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Numerical Simulation and Design of Complex Composite Structures”, 10th International Conference on Machine Design and Production (UMTIK 2002), 4-6 September, 2002, Cappadocia, Turkey. (UMTIK_2002_artigo.pdf)

(4) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani,“Escoamentos Não Saturados em Meios com Porosidade Dupla Durante o Processo de Fabrico RTM”, Congresso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (VCMNI), p. 282, 3-6 June, 2002, Madrid, Spain. J.M. Goicolea, C. Mota Soares, M. Pastor e G. Bugeda (editors), SEMNI, Espanha, ISBN 84-95999-03-X, (in Portuguese) (VCMNI_artigo.pdf)

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Finite Element Modeling of the RTM Process”, 5th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM5), pp. 125-135, 12-14 July, 1999, Plymouth, United Kingdom. ACMC Plymouth, UK, ISBN 1-870918-01-0 (FPCM5_artigo.pdf)

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “New Methodology to Establish Bounds on Effective Properties of Cellular Media”, NATO Advanced Study Institute on Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures, vol. IV, pp. 239-264, 12-24 July, 1998, Tróia, Portugal. C.A. Mota Soares, C.M. Mota Soares, M.J.M. Freitas (editors), IDMEC/IST, Portugal (NATO_artigo.pdf)

(1) J. Pražák, J. Tywoniak, Z. Dimitrovová, “Alternative Beschreibung des Wassertransportes in Poroesen Materialien”, 8. Bauklimatisches Symposium, 20-22 February, 1990, TU Dresden, Germany, AID Schriften-reihe der Section Architektur, Published in TU Dresden, Heft 30, pp. 196-201. (in German)

9. Extended Abstracts in Proceedings of International Congresses with Referee

(7) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues,“Optimization of linear and non-linear one-dimensional visco-elastic isolators for passive vibration control”, 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2010), p. 114, 6-9 September, Lisbon Portugal. HC. Rodrigues, J. Herskovits, CM. Soares, JM. Guedes, J. Folgado, A. Araújo, F. Moleiro, JP. Kuzhichalil, JA. Madeira e Z. Dimitrovová (editors), APMTAC, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-96264-3-0 (ENGOPT2010_abstract.pdf)

(6) Z. Dimitrovová, “Vibrações Transversais em Vigas Apoiadas em Fundação Visco-Elástica, Homogénea por Troços”, Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (METNUM 2009), pp. 113-114, 29 June-2 July, 2009, Barcelona, Spain. A. Huerta, E. Onate, A.R. Ferran, I.N. Figueiredo, L.F. Menezes e A.J.B. Tadeu (editors), SEMNI, Spain, ISBN 978-84-96736-66-5 (METNUM2009_abstract.pdf)

(5) Z. Dimitrovová, H.C. Rodrigues, “Optimization of Passive Vibration Isolators Mechanical Characteristics”, 8th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO-8), p. 22, 1-5 June, 2009, Lisbon, Portugal. H.C. Rodrigues, J.M. Guedes, P.F. Fernandes, J.O. Folgado e M.M. Neves (editors), APMTAC, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-20-1554-5 (WCSMO-8_abstract.pdf)

(4) Z. Dimitrovová, “Transition Radiation in High-Speed Lines Applications”, 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (WCCM8 e ECCOMAS 2008), 30 June- 4 July 2008, Venice, Italy. (WCCM8_abstract.pdf)

(3) HC. Rodrigues, L. Faria, Z. Dimitrovová, “An Optimization Model to Design Materials for Passive Vibration Control”, 1st International Conference on Engineering Optimization (EngOpt2008), p. 154, 1-5 June 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. J. Herskovits, A. Canelas, H. Cortes e M. Aroztegui (editors), OptimizE, Brazil, ISBN 978-85-7650-152-7 (ENGOPT2008_abstract.pdf)

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Analysis and Characterization of Relative Permeability for Free Surface Flow in Dual Porous Media”, 9th International Conference on Composites Engineering (ICCE/9), pp. 171-172, 1-6 July, 2002, San Diego, California, USA. D. Hui (editor) (ICCE9_abstract.pdf)

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “A Semi-Analytical Approach to the Relative Permeability Determination in LCM Processes”, 8th International Conference on Composites Engineering (ICCE/8), pp. 191-192, 5-11 August, 2001, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. D. Hui (editor) (ICCE8_abstract.pdf)

10. Articles in Proceedings of National Congresses with Referee

(13) D. Pires, M. Barroso, S. Fontul, Z. Dimitrovová, “O papel das geogrelhas na estabilização da camada de balastro de infraestruturas ferroviárias: revisão bibliográfica”, 16º Congresso Nacional de Geotecnia e 6as Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Geotecnia, 27-30 May, 2018, Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal (abstract and paper).

(12) C.A. Campos, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Camara, “Análise numérica de juntas de interface de estruturas pré-fabricadas com armaduras contínuas sujeitas ao carregamento cíclico”, Encontro Nacional BETÃO ESTRUTURAL, 2-4 November 2017, Coimbra, Portugal (abstract and paper, presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(11) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, “Model bistabilní rovinné struktury”, 19th Seminar “Výpočty konstrukcí metodou konečných prvků 2014”, 27. November 2014, University of West Bohemia, Plzeň, Czech Republic (paper, presented by J. Heczko), organized by University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Applied Sciences; Thermomechanical Institute, AV ČR VAMET, s.r.o. and Česká společnost pro mechaniku.

(10) ASC. Machado, Z. Dimitrovová, VJG. Lúcio, “Ligação pilar-fundação em estruturas pré-fabricadas – modelação numérica”, (abstract and paper, presented by ASC. Machado), Encontro Nacional BETÃO ESTRUTURAL, 24‑26 October 2012, FEUP – Porto, Portugal, (abstract and paper, presented by ASC. Machado)

(9) MT. Santana, P. Lamas, Z. Dimitrovová, “Utilização de ferramentas computacionais orientadas para o ensino no curso de Engenharia Geológica”, 10º Congresso Nacional de Geotecnia (10CNG), Vol. 2, pp. 635-645, 22-25 May, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal. Sociedade Portuguesa de Geotecnia

(8) Z. Dimitrovová, SG. Advani, “Escoamentos Viscosos de Fronteira Livre do Nível Micro e Mesoscópico durante o Processo de RTM”, VII Congresso Nacional de Mecânica Aplicada e Computacional (VIICNMAC), vol. I, pp. 355-364, 14-16 April, 2003, Évora, Portugal. J.I. Barbosa (editor), APMTAC, Portugal, ISBN 972-778-058-X

(7) A. Leite, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Projecto e Simulação Numérica de Estruturas Compósitas Complexas”, VII Congresso Nacional de Mecânica Aplicada e Computacional (VIICNMAC), vol. II, pp. 861-870, 14-16 de Abril, 2003, Évora, Portugal. J.I. Barbosa (editor), APMTAC, Portugal, ISBN 972-778-058-X

(6) Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Utilização dos Compósitos Fabricados pelo Método RTM nas Construções Aerospaciais”, Conferência Científica e Tecnológica em Engenharia (CCTE), 6-10 May, 2002, ISEL, Lisbon, Portugal.

(5) A. Pedradas, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Análise Numérica e Experimental de uma Casca Reforçada em Material Compósito”, Conferência Científica e Tecnológica em Engenharia (CCTE), 6-10 May, 2002, ISEL, Lisbon, Portugal.

(4) A. Pedradas, L. Ferreira, Z. Dimitrovová, J. Travassos, “Simulação Numérica do Comportamento Dinâmico de Estruturas em Materiais Compósitos”, 4º Encontro Nacional de Análise Experimental de Tensões e Mecânica Experimental, pp. 33-34, 17-19 October, 2001, Bragança, Portugal. M. Vaz e P. Piloto (editors), APAET, Associação Portuguesa de Análise Experimental de Tensões, Portugal, ISBN 972-95631-4-4

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Novas Tendências na Simulação do Processo de Fabricação RTM”, VI Congresso Nacional de Mecânica Aplicada e Computacional (VICNMAC), vol. I, pp. 399-409, 17-19 April, 2000, Aveiro, Portugal.

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Limites das Propriedades Efectivas de Materiais Celulares”, Jornadas de Aplicações de Matemática, 14-16 October, 1998, Lisbon, Portugal.

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “Modelação do Comportamento Mecânico de Materiais Celulares”, IV Encontro Nacional de Mecânica Computacional, pp. 973-980, 1995, Lisbon, Portugal.

11. Invited Lecture

(5) Z. Dimitrovová, “Q_TRACK: Quick reply for rehabilitation of ballasted track”, Workshop on Railway Dynamics for High-Speed Rails, 29 July, 2017, School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China.

(4) J.N. Varandas, A. Jesus, C. Cismasiu, Z. Dimitrovová, “Structural assessment of a railway bridge using output-only modal identification”, (presented by Varandas), International Seminar on Management & Maintenance of Bridges, FCT/UNL, 29 November 2013, 1º Seminário Conjunto entre a Universidade Nova de Lisboa e a Yamaguchi University, Incluído nas Comemoração dos 470 Anos de Amizade Japão-Portugal

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, 2011, “Dynamic Analysis of Beam Structures under Moving Loads: A Review of the Modal Expansion Method”, 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2011), 6-9 September, 2011, Chania, Crete, Greece.

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, “Transition Radiation in High-Speed Lines Applications”, 16 September, 2008, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic.

(1) MAG. Silva, JR. de Almeida, A. Antão, Z. Dimitrovová, JN. Varandas, “Influência da Rigidez da Fundação das Vias Férreas nas Vibrações Causadas pela Passagem de Comboios”, in Aterros para Comboios de Alta Velocidade, 26 May, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal. (presented by Silva, M.A.G.)

12. Communications / Seminars

(8) Lanca, A., Dimitrovová, Z., Barroso, M., Fontul, S., “Numerical analysis of geogrid contribution to railway track reinforcement”, Workshop on Reabilitação de Infraestruturas Ferroviárias, 7 December, 2018, Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(7) Dimitrovová, Z., “Some aspects related to semi-analytical solutions”, Workshop on Railway track dynamics, 5 April, 2017, Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(6) Rodrigues, A.F.S., Dimitrovová, Z., “Viability and applicability of simplified models”, Workshop on Railway track dynamics, 5 April, 2017, Department of Civil Engineering, Nova University of Lisbon (presented by A.F.S. Rodrigues).

(5) Dimitrovová, Z., Heczko, J., Rodrigues, H.C., “New materials for passive vibration control: Optimization of passive vibration isolators”, 6 May, 2010, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(4) Dimitrovová, Z., Rodrigues, A.F.S., “Dynamic response of structures subjected to moving loads: Applications to high-speed railway lines”, 5 May, 2010, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(3) Dimitrovová Z., “Homogenization of Cellular Solids”, 17 May, 2007, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(2) Dimitrovová Z., “RTM process of composites fabrication”, 1998, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

(1) Dimitrovová Z., “Mechanical Properties of Cellular Materials”, 1993, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (presented by Z. Dimitrovová).

13. Reports for Industry

Turbomeca (France)

(16) H. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, WP4.01/ Task 4.01-02 Thermo-Elastic Simulation Results, Annex 1, 2004.

(15) H. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, WP4.01/ Task 4.01-02 Thermo-Elastic Simulation Results, 2004.

(14) H. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, WP3/ Task 3.02, D3.2 Thermo-Elastic Computational Model, 2003.

OGMA (Portugal)

(13) P. Oliveira, Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2500-0001-OGMA, WE 2500 - Final Report, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2002.

(12) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2530-0004-OGMA, Flow Simulation - General, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2002.

(11) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2530-0003-OGMA, Flow Simulation - INEGI, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2002.

(10) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2530-0002-OGMA, Flow Simulation - Sonaca, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2002.

(9) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2530-0001-OGMA, Flow Simulation - EC, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2002.

(8) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2340-0001-OGMA, Ply-drop off criteria: Finite element analysis, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2001.

(7) Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2410-0001-OGMA, Introducing of metallic fittings: Finite element analysis, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2001.

(6) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Carvalho, JM. Pereira, S. Pinho, EUC-DOC-2510-0001-OGMA, Evaluation of current mold flow software, issue B, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2000.

(5) U. Madaleno, Z. Dimitrovová, EUC-DOC-2510-0001-OGMA, Evaluation of current mold flow software, issue A, EUCLID, RTP 3.15.1, 2000.

Adtranz (Portugal)

(4) Z. Dimitrovová, Crossbearres Reinforcements: Optimization of Spot Welds Number, Report N. 323647.1.06, Adtranz, Lisbon, Portugal (1997).

ECIA (France)

(3) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, P. Quiring, Modeling of Composite Energy Absorbers for Impact of Vehicles, Final Report, Technical University of Lisbon, School of Engineering (IST), Lisbon, Portugal.

(2) Z. Dimitrovová, Dimensioning of Shock Absorber for Vehicle Impact, Manual and Code in Mathematica, Technical University of Lisbon, School of Engineering (IST), Lisbon, Portugal, (1996).

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, Modeling of Composite Energy Absorbers for Impact of Vehicles, Preliminary Report, Technical University of Lisbon, School of Engineering (IST), Lisbon, Portugal (1994).

14. Internal Reports

(9) AH. Jesus, Z. Dimitrovová, MAG. Silva, Final report, scholarship on PTDC/EME-PME/01419/2008. (February 2012).

(8) ASC. Machado, Z. Dimitrovová, VJG. Lúcio, “Relatório Técnico – Tarefa 1”, PTDC/ECM/116161/2009 (December 2011).

(7) AFS. Rodrigues, Z. Dimitrovová, MAG. Silva, Final report, scholarship on PTDC/EME-PME/01419/2008. (June 2010).

(6) J. Heczko, Z. Dimitrovová, HC. Rodrigues, “Report on an Optimization of Passive Vibration Isolators Mechanical Characteristics”, final report, scholarship on PTDC/EME-PME/67658/2006 (September 2010).

(5) T. Lopes, Z. Dimitrovová, HC. Rodrigues, “Projecto de Materiais Celulares Elastoméricos para Controlo Passivo de Vibrações (Design of cellular elastomeric materials for passive vibration control)”, final report, scholarship on PTDC/EME-PME/67658/2006 (April 2008).

(4) A. Antão, Z. Dimitrovová, MAG. Silva, “Modelação 2D de via férrea e fundações sob acção dinâmica”, UNIC-DTC9, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (March 2007).

(3) JN. Varandas, Z. Dimitrovová, A. Palácio, “Estudo Paramétrico de Velocidades Críticas”, relatório UNIC-DTC8, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (March 2007).

(2) JN. Varandas, Z. Dimitrovová, A. Palácio, MAG. Silva, “Influência da rigidez da fundação no valor da velocidade crítica de uma carga móvel: Aplicação a vias ferroviárias”, UNIC-DTC7, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (February 2007).

(1) Z. Dimitrovová, L. Faria, “RTM process of composites fabrication”, Report IDMEC, Technical University of Lisbon, School of Engineering (IST), Lisbon, Portugal (1998).