Table of Contents1. Strategy in Non-Linear Mechanics. New advances in the large time increment method (P. Ladevèze). A finite interval approach to evolutive elastic-plastic analysis (C. Polizzotto et al.). On Finite Element elastoplastic analysis based on generalized variables (C. Comi et al.). An integration scheme for Prandtl-Reuss elastoplastic constitutive equations (P. Gratacos et al.). On formulations of path-followings techniques for structural stability analysis (E. Riks). Nonlocal continuum damage and adapted solution strategies in computational failure mechanics (G. Pijaudier-Cabot et al.). Non-linear dynamic analysis of 2D or 3D metal-forming processes by finite element (S. Cescotto, Y. Zhu). Static stability of elastic structures (B. Kröplin, D. Dinkler). An asymptotic-numeral method to compute bifurcating branches (L. Azrar et al.). A parallel methodology for the resolution of finite element systems (M. Geradin, D. Coulon). Diffuse approximation and diffuse elements (B. Nayroles et al.). 2. Computational Control and Adaptative Refinements. Automatic adaptative analysis. The new look of finite elements (O.C. Zienkiewicz, J.Z. Zhu). Influence of element distortions on the reliability of some a-posteriori error estimators (P. Beckers, H.G. Zhong). Study of two alternative p-element formulations (J. Jirousek et al.). Some new applications of a method for the control and optimization of Finite Element computations (P. Coorevits et al.). 2D-Finite-Element mesh adaptations in structural mechanics, including shell analysis and non-linear calculations (W. Rust, E. Stein). A local strategy for mesh refinement and adaptative control (W. Redanz, W. Wunderlich). 3. Beam, Plate andShell Modeling. Some recent developments with shell and stability analysis (M.A. Crisfield et al.). A study of recent triangular elements for thin and thick plates (R. Ayad et al.). Derivation of plate elements based on assumed shear strain fields (E. Onate, J. Castro). A hybrid mongrel singular element for the analysis of cracked composite materials (C.H. Kang, G. de Saxce). A new class of three modes and four nodes shell elements for the finite inelastic strain analysis. Application in sheet metal forming (P. Boisse et al.). 4. Dynamics and Fluid-Structure Interaction. Elasto-acoustic damped vibrations finite element and modal reduction methods (V. Kehr-Candille, R. Ohayon). Finite element models for transient dynamic fluid-structure interaction (J. Donea et al.). A modal hybridization method for the reduction of dynamic models in the medium frequency range (H.J.P. Morand). Non-linear substructuring based on normal form theory (L. Jezequel, C.H. Lamarque). 5. Damage and Computation. Damage and fracture material models for the numerical simulation of structural failure (A. de Rouvray, E. Haug). Simulation of free edge delamination via Finite Element techniques (J.C.J. Schallekens, R. De Borst). Damage analysis of delamination around a hole (O. Allix). Fracture in heterogeneous materials. Weak and strong singularities (D. Leguillon, E. Sanchez-Palencia). Homogenized material coefficients for 3D elastic analysis of superconducting coils (B.A. Schrefler, M. Lefik). Finite Element implementation of a model for single crystals at finite strain (L. Meric, G. Cailletaud). 6. Computer Science and Optimisation Software. Object-oriented Finite Element programming concepts (Y. Dubois-Pelerin et al.). A machine learning application to error prediction in structural mechanics (J. Zarka et al.). A modern solution of optimization problem using CASTEM 2000 (P. Verpeaux et al.).