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List of Publications

  • Refereed International Journal Articles
  • International Books/Editions
  • Proceedings
  • Theses

1.Kyrikou I, Briassoulis D, Hiskakis M and Babou E 'Analysis of Photo-Chemical Degradation Behaviour of Polyethylene Mulching Film with Pro-Oxidants', Polymer Degradation and Stability, accepted for publication

2. Hiskakis M, Babou E and Briassoulis D, " Experimental Processing of Biodegradable Drip Irrigation Systems – Possibilities and Limitations", J Polym Environ, in print

3. Briassoulis D, Babou E and Hiskakis M, "Degradation Behaviour and Field Performance of Experimental Biodegradable Drip Irrigation Systems", J Polym Environ, (2011) 19(2):341–361, DOI 10.1007/s10924-011-0288-2 4. Rudnik E., Briassoulis D., Degradation Behaviour of Poly(Lactic Acid) Films and Fibers in Soil Under Mediterranean Field Conditions and Laboratory Simulations Testing, Industrial Crops and Products, 33 (2011) 648–658.

4. Demetres Briassoulis, Antonis Mistriotis, Anastasios Giannoulis, "Wind forces on porous elevated panels",
Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 98 (2010) 919–928.


5. Rudnik E., Briassoulis D., Comparative Biodegradation in Soil Behaviour of two Biodegradable Polymers
Based on Renewable Resources, J Polym Environ, accepted for publication


6. Giannoulis A., Mistriotis Α. and Briassoulis D. 'Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Airflow
Around a Raised Permeable Panel", Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 98 (2010)
808–817.


7. Briassoulis D., Dejean C., Picuno P. 'Critical Review of Norms and Standards for Biodegradable
Agricultural Plastics Part II. Composting', J. of Polymers and the Environment, (2010) 18 (3): 364 - 383


8. Briassoulis D. Panagakis P, Chionidis M, Tzenos M,, Lalos A., Tsinos C., Berberidis K., Jacobsen A.'An
Experimental Helical-Tubular Photobioreactor for Continuous Production of Nannochloropsis sp.',
Bioresource Technology, 101 (2010) 6768–6777


9. Briassoulis D., Dejean C. 'Critical Review of Norms and Standards for Biodegradable Agricultural Plastics,
Part Ι. Biodegradation in soil', J. of Polymers and the Environment, (2010) 18(3): 384–400


10. Briassoulis D., Hiskakis M., Scarascia G., Picuno P., Delgado C., Dejean C. 'Labeling Scheme for
Agricultural Plastic Wastes in Europe', Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, 2(2):93 – 104,
2010
8. Briassoulis D., Mistriotis A., 'Integrated structural design methodology for agricultural protecting
structures covered with nets', Biosystems Engineering, 105, 205–220, 2010.


11 . Castellano S; Scarascia Mugnozza G; Russo G; Briassoulis D; Mistriotis A; Hemming S; Waaijenberg D.
'Plastic nets in agriculture: a general review of types and applications', Applied Engineering in Agriculture,
24(6): 799-808, 2008.


10. Briassoulis D., Mistriotis A. and Eleftherakis D., 'Mechanical behaviour and properties of agricultural nets
- Part I: Testing methods for agricultural nets', Polymer Testing, 26, 822–832, 2007.


11. Briassoulis D., Mistriotis A. and Eleftherakis D., 'Mechanical behaviour and properties of agricultural nets
- Part II: Analysis of the performance of the main categories of agricultural nets', Polymer Testing, 26, 970-
984, 2007.


12. Kyrikou I. and Briassoulis D., 'Biodegradation of Agricultural Plastic Films – Α critical review', J. of
Polymers and the Environment, 15 (2), 125-150, 2007. (3rd viewed article of the Journal in July-August
2007)


13. Briassoulis, D. 'Analysis of the Mechanical and Degradation Performance of Optimised Agricultural
Biodegradable Films', Polymer Degradation and Stability, 92 (6), p.1115-1132, Jun 2007.


14. Briassoulis D. "Mechanical Performance and Design Criteria of Biodegradable Low-tunnel Films" J. of
Polymers and the Environment, 14, 3, 289-307, 2006.


15. Briassoulis, D. 'Mechanical Behaviour of Biodegradable Agricultural Films Under Real Field Conditions',
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 91, 1256:1272, 2006.

16. Briassoulis, D. 'The Effects of Tensile Stress and the Agrochemical Vapam on the Ageing of Low Density
Polyethylene (LDPE) Agricultural Films; Part I. Mechanical Behaviour', Polymer Degradation and Stability,
88/3. 489-503, 2005

17. Briassoulis, D. 'Asymptotic Deformation Modes of Benchmark Problems Suitable for Evaluating Shell
Elements', Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 194 (21-24): 2385-2405 2005.


18. Briassoulis D., Aristopoulou A., Bonora M., Verlodt I., 'Degradation Characterisation of Agricultural Low
Density Polyethylene Films', Biosystems Engineering, 88 (2), 131-143, 2004. (16th top hottest article:
Biosystems Engineering; July - September 2004)


19. Briassoulis, D. 'Mechanical design requirements for low tunnel biodegradable and conventional films',
Biosystems Engineering, 87(2), 209-223, 2004.


20. Briassoulis, D. '"An Overview on the Mechanical Behaviour of Biodegradable Agricultural Films', Journal
of Polymers and the Environment, 12(2), 65-81, 2004. (3rd viewed article of the Journal in 2004-2005)


21. Briassoulis, D. 'Nonlinear behaviour of the RFNS element – large displacements and rotations', Computer
Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 192 (26-27), 2909-2924, 2003.


22. Briassoulis, D. and Schettini E., 'Analysis and Design of Low - Density Polyethylene Greenhouse Films',
Biosystems Engineering, 84(3), 303-314, 2003.


23. Briassoulis, D. and Schettini, E., 'Measuring strains of LDPE films: the strain gages problem', Journal of
Polymer Testing, 21: 507–512, 2002.


24. Briassoulis D., 'Testing the Asymptotic Behaviour of Shell Elements, Part I. The Classical Benchmark
Tests', Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng, 54, 3, 421-452, 2002.


25. Briassoulis D., 'Testing the Asymptotic Behaviour of Shell Elements, Part II. New limit tests: Analytical
Solutions and the RFNS Element Case', Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 54, 631-670, 2002.


26. Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., 'Numerical Estimation of the Internal and External Aerodynamic Coefficients
of a Tunnel Greenhouse Structure with Openings', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 34/1-3, 191-
205, 2002.


27. Briassoulis D., Aristopoulou A., 'Adaptation and Harmonisation of Standard Testing Methods for
Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films', Polymer Testing, 20/6, 615-634, 2001.


28. Briassoulis D., 'Finite element analysis of a cylindrical silo shell under unsymmetrical pressure
distributions", Computers & Structures, 78, 1 – 3, 271-281, 2000.


29. Moustakidis G., Briassoulis D., Psarakis E., Dimas E., "3-D Image Acquisition and NURBS based
Geometry Modelling of Natural Objects", Advances in Engineering Software, 31, 955-969, 2000.


30. Dilara P.A., Briassoulis D., "Degradation and Stabilisation of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films
Used as Greenhouse Covering Materials", Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 76, 309-321,
2000.


31. von Elsner B., Briassoulis D., Waaijenberg D., Mistriotis A., von Zabeltitz Chr., Gratraud J., Russo G.,
Suay-Cortes R., ""Review of Structural and Functional Characteristics of Greenhouses in European Union
Countries: Part I, Design Requirements", J. agric. Engng Res. 75, 1-16, 2000.


32. von Elsner B., Briassoulis D., Waaijenberg D., Mistriotis A., von Zabeltitz Chr., Gratraud J., Russo G.,
Suay-Cortes R., ""Review of Structural and Functional Characteristics of Greenhouses in European Union
Countries: Part II, Typical Designs", J. agric. Engng Res. 75, 111-126, 2000.


33. Papadakis G., Briassoulis D., Stoffers J.A., Scarascia-Mugnozza G., Vox G., and Feuilloley P., "Physical
properties and testing methods of greenhouse covering materials", Journal of Agricultural Engineering
Research, 77(1), 7-38, 2000.


34. Dewulf W., Jancsók P., Nicolaï B., De Roeck G., Briassoulis D., "Determining the Firmness of a Pear using
Finite Element Modal Analysis", Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 74 (3): pp. 217-224, 1999.
35. Dimas E. and Briassoulis D., "3-D Geometric Modelling Based on NURBS: A Review", Advances in
Engineering Software, 30, (9-11, 11): 741-751, 1999.


36. Dilara P.A., Briassoulis D., "Standard Testing Methods for Mechanical Properties and Degradation of Low
Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films Used as Greenhouse Covering Materials", Polymer Testing, 17/8, 549-
585, 1998.


37. Briassoulis D., Waaijenberg D., Gratraud J. and von Elsner B., "Mechanical Properties of Covering materials
for Greenhouses, Part I: A General Overview", J. Agric. Engng. Res., 67, 81-96,1997.


38. Briassoulis D., Waaijenberg D., Gratraud J. and von Elsner B., "Mechanical Properties of Covering materials
for Greenhouses, Part II: Quality Assesment", J. Agric. Engng. Res., 67, 171-217, 1997.


39. Briassoulis D. "Analysis of the Load Carrying Mechanisms of Shells Using the Reformulated Four-Node Co
Shell: The Scordelis-Lo barel vault problem", Computers & Structures, 64, (1-4), 253-273, 1997.


40. Briassoulis D. "The Four-node C Shell Element Reformulated', Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng.,39, 2417-2455,
1996.


41. Briassoulis D. "Synthetic-Structured Finite Element Analysis of Shells", Computer Methods in Applied
Mechanics and Engineering, 121, 411-448, 1995.


42. Briassoulis D. "Modelling Edge Effects with the C° Plate Bending Elements; Part I: Analysis of the
Mechanism", Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 36, 4045-4068, 1993.


43. Briassoulis D. "Modelling Edge Effects with the C° Plate Bending Elements; Part II: The Performance of the
Reformulated Four-Node Element", Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 36, 4069-4109, 1993.


44. Briassoulis D. "The Performance of a Reformulated 4-Node Plate Bending Element in Moderately Thick to
Very Thin Plate Applications", Computers & Structures, 47(1), 125-141, 1993.


45. Briassoulis D. "The four-node C° mindlin plate bending element reformulated; part I. Formulation",
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 107, 23-43, 1993.


46. Briassoulis D. "The four-node C° mindlin plate bending element reformulated; part II. Verification",
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 107, 45-100, 1993.


47. Vayas I. and Briassoulis D. "Behaviour of thin-walled steel frame joints", Journal of Constructional Steel
Research, 24:105-119, 1993.


48. Briassoulis D. "An integrated physical model for cylindrical shells", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE,
118(8):2168-2185, 1992.


49. Briassoulis D. "The C° structural finite elements reformulated", Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 35:541-561, 1992.
50. Briassoulis D. "The moment redistribution effect of the C° structural elements formulation ", Int. J. Numer.
Meth. Eng., 32:541-557, 1991.


51. Briassoulis D. "Limitations in the Range of Applicability of the Classical Silo Theories", ACI JOURNAL,
88(4):437-444, 1991.


52. Briassoulis D. "Thin Element Applications of a New Formulation for C° Structural Elements", Computers &
Structures, 37(6):1097-1103, 1990.


53. Briassoulis D. "The C° Shell Plate and Beam Elements Freed From Their Deficiencies", Computer Methods
in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 72(3):243-266, 1989.


54. Briassoulis D. "On the Basics of the Shear Locking Problem of C° Isoparametric Plate Elements", Computers
& Structures, 33(1):169-185, 1989.


55. Briassoulis D. "The Zero Energy Modes Problem of the 9-node Lagrangian Degenerated Shell Element",
Computers & Structures, 30(6):1389-1402, 1988.


56. Briassoulis D. "Machine Locking of Degenerated Shell Elements", International Journal of Numerical
Methods in Engineering, 26:1749-1768, 1988.


57. Briassoulis D. "Monomial Test: Testing the Flexural Behavior of the Degenerated Shell Element", Computers
& Structures, 29(6):949-958, 1988.


58. Briassoulis D. and Pecknold D.A. "Behavior of Empty Steel Grain Silos Under Wind Loading; Part II. The
Stiffened Conical Roof Shell", Int. Journal of Engineering Structures, (10):57-64, 1988.


59. Briassoulis D. "Author's Closure" on the Discussion by M.Reimbert and A.Reimbert of the paper by
D.Briassoulis "Design Friction Loads for Concrete Silos", ACI JOURNAL, 83(2):178-179, 1987.


60. Briassoulis D. and Pecknold D.A. "Behavior of Empty Steel Grain Silos Under Wind Loading; Part I. The
stiffened Cylindrical Shell", Int. Journal of Engineering Structures, 8:260-275, 1986.


61. Briassoulis D. "Design Friction Loads for Concrete Silos", ACI JOURNAL, 83(3):438-445, 1986.


62. Briassoulis D. and Pecknold D.A. "Anchorage Requirements for Wind-Loaded Empty Silos", Journal of
Structural Engineering, ASCE, 112(ST2):308-325, 1986.


63. Briassoulis D. "Equivalent Orthotropic Properties of Corrugated Sheets", Computers & Structures, 23(2):129-
138, 1986.


64. Briassoulis D. and Curtis J.O. "Design and Analysis of Silos for Friction Forces" Journal Structural
Engineering, ASCE, 111(6):1377-1398, 1985.


65. Briassoulis D. and Curtis J.O "Effect of End Restraints and Forces on the State of Stress in Circular Silos",
Transactions of the ASAE, 28(1):222-231, 1985.


66. Briassoulis D. and Curtis J.O. "Pull-out Capacities of Soil Anchors", Transactions of the ASAE,
27(1):153-158, 1984.

 

67. Ayuga, F., Briassoulis, D., Aguado, P., Farkas, I., Griepentrog, H., Lorencowicz, E., 'Third cycle university
studies in Europe in the field of agricultural engineering and in the emerging discipline of iosystems
engineering', (2010) Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences, 75 (1), pp. 209-231.


68. Briassoulis, D., P. Panagakis, E. Nikopoulos (editors), (editors), 'Develop further the structure of the
Biosystems Engineering discipline in Europe: definition of the emerging discipline, establishment of new
modules in the core curricula and professional targets', Proceedings of the first Workshop of ERABEE,
Madrid, April 3-4, 2008


69. Briassoulis, D., P. Panagakis, E. Nikopoulos (editors), (editors), 'Define the scope of Biosystems
Engineering discipline placing special emphasis on the emerging areas of bio-fuels and biomaterials and
quality of products, as they relate to the new CAP developments', Proceedings of the second Workshop of
ERABEE, Dublin, October 13-14, 2008


70. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis, E. Nikopoulos (editors), "Develop policy measures to enhance the quality and
the linkage of Education and Research in Biosystems Engineering, promote bilateral research cooperation and
establish common recognition procedures for the EU and the US relevant programs of studies", 2nd
Workshop Proceedings of POMSEBES (Policy Oriented Measures In Support of the Evolving Biosystems
Engineering Studies in USA – EU); Crete, Greece, June 21-22, 2008


71. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis, E. Nikopoulos (editors) 'The new (emerging) discipline of Biosystems
Engineering" 1st Workshop Proceedings of POMSEBES (Policy Oriented Measures In Support of the
Evolving Biosystems Engineering Studies in USA – EU); Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 14 – 15, 2007

72. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2006. 'Tools for Quality Assurance and Assessment of
Agricultural Engineering programmes, TUNING templates and Disappearing rare knowledge', Proceedings
of the 8th USAEE-TN Workshop, Bonn (September 7-8, 2006).


73. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2006. 'Restructuring Agricultural/Biosystems Engineering
studies and employability in Europe', Proceedings of the 7th USAEE-TN Workshop, Vilnius (April 1-2,
2006).


74. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2005. 'Agricultural Engineering programmes meeting the
FEANI and EurAgEng criteria', Proceedings of the 6th Workshop took place in Budapest (September 2005).
75. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2005. 'Establishment of an Accreditation System in Agricultural
Engineering University Studies in Europe', Proceedings of the 5th Workshop took place in Dresden,
Germany (April 2005).


76. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2004. 'Agricultural Sciences part of core curricula in
Agricultural Engineering University Studies', Proceedings of the 4th USAEE Workshop, Leuven,
September 17 – 19, 2004


77. Briassoulis, D. and P. Panagakis (editors). 2004. 'A Review on the ECTS System', Proceedings of the 3rd
USAEE Workshop, Dijon, March 27 - 28, 2004.


78. Briassoulis D. and P. Panagakis (editors) 'Research Activities in European University Institutes of
Agricultural Engineering, Proceedings of the 2nd USAEE Workshop, Palermo, September 26 – 27, 2003.
79. Briassoulis D. and P. Panagakis (editors) 'Current Structure of European University Studies', Proceedings
of the 1st USAEE Workshop, Madrid, March 28 – 29, 2003.

 

81. Demetres BRIASSOULIS, Panagiotis PANAGAKIS, Kestutis NAVICKAS Structural developments
towards the biosystems engineering programs of studies in Europe REF444, AgEng Conference 2010,
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 6-8 September 2010


82. Anastasios GIANNOULIS, Demetres BRIASSOULIS, Antonios MISTRIOTIS, Analysis of the response of
elastically supported wind-break panels under wind load REF412 AgEng Conference 2010, Clermont-
Ferrand, France, 6-8 September 2010


83. Demetres BRIASSOULIS, Miltiadis HISKAKIS, Epiphania BABOU, Stelios ANTIOHOS, Claire
PAPADI, Experimental investigation of agricultural plastic wastes quality characteristics regarding
recycling and energy recovery REF405 AgEng Conference 2010, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 6-8 September
2010


84. Ewa RUDNIK, Demetres BRIASSOULIS, LONG-TERM BIODEGRADABILITY IN SOIL OF BIOBASED
BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS REF409 AgEng Conference 2010, Clermont-Ferrand, France,
6-8 September 2010


85. Giannoulis A., Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., (2008). Experimental and numerical analysis of the airflow
around a raised permeable panel. AgEng2008 International Conference on Agricultural Engineering,
Hersonissos – Crete, Greece, 23-25 June 2008, paper OP1150


86. Demetres Briassoulis, Konstantinos Liantzas, Miltiadis Hiskakis, 'Management of Agricultural Plastic
Waste (Apw) – A Pilot Test in Greece', Proceedings of EurAgEng 2008, Hersonissos, Crete, 23-26 June,
2008


87. Hiskakis M., Babou E, Briassoulis D., Marseglia A., Godosi Z., Liantzas K.: 'Recycling Specs for
Agricultural Plastic Waste (APW) – A Pilot Test In Greece and in Italy', Proceedings of EurAgEng 2008,
Hersonissos, Crete, 23-26 June, 2008.


88. Hiskakis M., Briassoulis D., Teas C., Babou E, Liantzas K., 'Using Agricultural Plastic Waste (APW) as
Alternative Solid Fuel (ASF) for Energy Recovery in a Cement Industry Kiln – A Pilot Test', Proceedings
of EurAgEng 2008, Hersonissos, Crete, 23-26 June, 2008


89. Briassoulis D., Hiskakis M. and Babou E., 'Biodegradable irrigation systems for protected cultivation',
Proceedings of the international conference GreenSys2007 - High Technology for Greenhouse system
Management, Naples, Italy, October 4-6, 2007 Acta Hort. (ISHS) 801:373-380, 2008
http://www.actahort.org/books/801/801_39.htm


90. Hiskakis M., Briassoulis D., Babou E. and Liatzas K., 'Agricultural Plastic Waste Mapping in Greece',
Proceedings of the international conference GreenSys2007 - High Technology for Greenhouse system
Management, Naples, Italy, October 4-6, 2007 Acta Hort. (ISHS) 801:351-358, 2008
http://www.actahort.org/books/801/801_36.htm


91. Briassoulis D., Babou E. and Hiskakis M., 'Correlation of key agricultural plastic waste parameters with
the quality of the resulting waste stream', Proceedings of the international conference GreenSys2007 - High
Technology for Greenhouse system Management, Naples, Italy, October 4-6, 2007 Acta Hort. (ISHS)
801:333-340, 2008 http://www.actahort.org/books/801/801_34.htm


92. Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., 'Windloads on net covered structures', Proceedings of the international
conference GreenSys2007 - High Technology for Greenhouse system Management, Naples, Italy, October
4-6, 2007 Acta Hort. (ISHS) 801:963-970, 2008 http://www.actahort.org/books/801/801_114.htm
93. Liantzas K., Briassoulis D., Hiskaki M., 'F Comparative analysis of the European and Greek legislative
framework for Agricultural Plastic Wastes (APW) and its implementation in Greece', Proceedings of the
First Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE 2007),
Skiathos island, Greece, June 24 to 28, 2007


94. Ayuga, F.; Briassoulis, D. (2007). The thematic network USAEE (university studies of agricultural
engineering in Europe), its objectives and consequences, INTED2007 International Technology, Education
and Development Conference. Valencia March 7th to 9th 2007. International Association for Technology,
Education and Development. CD ISBN: 84-611-4516-X


95. Briassoulis D., Mistriotis A., 'Full-scale measurement of the aerodynamic coefficients for agricultural nets',
Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng, WORLD CONGRESS
2006, Bonn, Germany, September 3-7, 2006, Conf page 1958/0829, Archive no 440119580829


96. Kyrikou I., Briassoulis D., 'The mechanical behaviour of photodegradable LDPE mulching films with prooxidants
under UV exposure', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers,
AgEng, WORLD CONGRESS 2006, Bonn, Germany, September 3-7, 2006, Conf page 4401/1958,
Archive no 440119580875


97. Mistriotis A., Eleftherakis D., Briassoulis D., 'Numerical estimation of wind loads on a windbreak segment
covered with plastic net', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng,
WORLD CONGRESS 2006, Bonn, Germany, September 3-7, 2006, Conf page 1958/0831, Archive no
440119580831


98. Hiskakis M., Briassoulis D., 'Design of Agricultural Plastic Waste Chain for Greece from Generation to
Disposal; A Pilot Test for Energy Recovery', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural
Engineers, AgEng, WORLD CONGRESS 2006, Bonn, Germany, September 3-7, 2006, Conf page
4401/1958, Archive no 440119580813


99. Demetres Briassoulis, Panos Panagakis, Effie Nikopoulos, 'University Studies of Agricultural Engineering
in Europe; in a crucial transition from Agricultural to Biosystems Engineering', Proceedings of the
International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng, WORLD CONGRESS 2006, Bonn, Germany,
September 3-7, 2006, Conf page 4401/1958, Archive no 440119580903


100. Briassoulis D., "Introducing the Rotational Field Decompostion in the Analysis of the Behaviour of Shell
Problems", Proceedings of the 5th GRACM International Congress on Computational Mechanics, dedicated
to the memory of Professor John Argyris, GRACM05, Limassol, June 29-July 1, 2005


101. Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., Wind Pressure Distribution on Plastic-covered Low-tunnels Used in
Protected Cultivation, Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng 2004,
Leuven, Belgium, September 2004, in VOLUME 1 - Wind Pressure Distribution on Plastic-Covered Low-
Tunnels Used in Protected Cultivation, Acta horticulturae. no. 691, (2005): 411 (8 pages), International
Society for Horticultural Science.


102. Briassoulis D., "Evaluating the Asymptotic Behaviour of Benchmark Shell Problems", Invited paper, The
First International Conference on Computational Mechanics (CM'04) in memory to Prof.dr Mladen
Berkovic, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro November 15-17, 2004.


103. Briassoulis D. and Aristopoulou A., 'A Modified Artificial Ageing Procedure for Low Density
Polyethylene (LDPE) Agricultural Films', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural
Engineers, AgEng 2002, Budapest, Hugary, July 2002


104. Briassoulis D., "Mechanical Behaviour of Biodegradable Agricultural Films", Proceedings of the
"International Symposium on Biodegradable Materials and Natural Fibre Composites in Agriculture and
Horticulture", Hanover, Germany, June 2-4, 92-100, 2002.


105. Briassoulis D., 'Nonlinear Behaviour of the RFNS Element - Large Displacements and Rotations,
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, CST 2002,
Prague, Czech Republic, September 2002.


106. Briassoulis D., Aristopoulou A., 'Degradation and Characterisation of LDPE Films', Proceedings of the
International Workshop Greenhouse Design and Crops Engineering, Vieste (Foggia), Italy, September, 2001.


107. Briassoulis D., 'Trends in Greenhouse Design and Quality Assessment of Covering Materials', (Invited
Lecture) Proceedings of the International Workshop Greenhouse Design and Crops Engineering, Vieste
(Foggia), Italy, September, 2001.


108. Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., 'CFD Simulations for Calculating Internal And External Aerodynamic
Coefficients of Typical Greenhouse Structures with Openings', Proceedings of the International Workshop
Greenhouse Design and Crops Engineering, Vieste (Foggia), Italy, September, 2001


109. Schettini, E. and Briassoulis, D., 'The elastic mechanical behaviour of pretensioned LDPE greenhouse films',
Proceedings of the International Workshop Greenhouse Design and Crops Engineering, Vieste (Foggia), Italy,
September, 2001.


110. Briassoulis D., 'On the Benchmark Testing of the Asymptotic Behaviour of Shell Elements', Proceedings
of Fourth international colloquium on computation of shell & spatial structures, IASS-IACM 2000, Chania,
June 5-7, 2000.


111. Briassoulis D., 'Critical Issues on the Testing the Asymptotic Behaviour of Shell Elements', Proceedings of
the 5th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, CST 2000, Leuven, Belgium,
September 2000.


112. Briassoulis, Aristopoulou A., Vitali M., 'Adaptation and Harmonisation of Standard Testing Methods for
Mechanical Properties of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films'. Proceedings of the International
Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng 2000, Warwick, U.K., July 2000.


113. Aristopoulou A., D. Briassoulis D., 'The effect of critical factors on the natural and artificial ageing of Low
Density Polyethylene (LDPE) films'. Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural
Engineers, AgEng 2000, Warwick, U.K., July 2000.


114. Briassoulis D. and Schettini E., 'Modeling the mechanical behavior of greenhouse LDPE film using the
Finite Element method' Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng
2000, Warwick, U.K., July 2000.


115. Panagakis P., Briassoulis D., Dimas E., Berberidis K. and Karaivazoglou P., 'Early-weaned Piglets Weight
Estimation Using Image Analysis', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers,
AgEng 2000, Warwick, U.K., July 2000


116. Mistriotis A., and Briassoulis D., 'Numerical Calculation οf Wind Pressure Coefficients For Greenhouse
Structures', Proceedings of the International Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng 2000, Warwick,
U.K., July 2000.


117. Tsirogiannis Y.L. and Briassoulis D., 'Critical load combinations for typical Mediterranean greenhouse
according the new European standard for greenhouses prEN 13031-1', Proceedings of the International
Conference of Agricultural Engineers, AgEng 2000, Warwick, U.K., July 2000.


118. Dimas E., Psarakis E., Briassoulis D. and Moustakides G., 'Image Acquisition & NURBS Based Geometric
Modelling of Natural Objects", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computational
Structures Technology, CST 98, in Advances in Engineering Computational Technology, pp. 301-310, (ed
B.H.V. Topping), Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, August 1998


119. Sienz J., Szarvasy I., Briassoulis D., Schultheib B., Dimas E. and Hinton E., "NURBS Based Geometry
Modelling and Automatic Meshing of Natural Objects", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on
Computational Structures Technology, CST 98, Edinbourgh, August 1998.


120. Briassoulis D., 'Finite element analysis of a cylindrical silo shell under unsymmetrical pressure
distributions", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology,
CST 98, Edinbourgh, August 1998.


121. Schultheiß B., Briassoulis D., Dimas E., Psarakis E. and Henning G., 'Use of advanced techniques to
directly create finite element models of biological objects', Proceedings of IEEE\EMBS Region 8,
International Conference on Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine, pp. 98-99, Prague, Sept.
7-9, 1997.


122. Papadakis G., Briassoulis D., "Radiomettric properties and testing methods of greenhouse covering
materials", Proceedings of the "International Congress for Plastics in Agriculture: CIPA", Tel Aviv, Israel,
March 9-15, 1997


123. Dilara P.A. and Briassoulis D., "Mechanical Properties and Testing Methods of Polyethylene Films used as
Greenhouse Covering Materials", Proceedings of the "International Congress for Plastics in Agriculture:
CIPA", Tel Aviv, Israel, March 9-15, 1997


124. Dimas E. and Briassoulis D., "3-D Geometric Modelling Based on NURBS: A Review", Proceedings of Third
International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, CST 96, Budapest 21st-23rd August,
Hungary, 1996


125. Briassoulis D., "Modelling General Shell Configurations", Proceedings of Third International Conference on
Computational Structures Technology, CST 96, Budapest 21st-23rd August, Hungary, 1996


126. Briassoulis D. "Design of Steel Silos According to the Eurocode for Actions in Silos and Tanks", in Steel
Structures; EUROSTEEL'95, Edited by A.Kounadis, A.a.Balkema, rotterdam, Brookfield, 1995, 403-410.


127. Briassoulis D. "Analysis of the Behaviour and Performance of a Reformulated Four Node Shell Element",
Proceedings of the Second International Conferences on Computational Structures Technology, Athens,
Greece, 1994.


128. Briassoulis D. "The C° Structural Elements with no Locking Mechanisms and Zero Energy Modes",
Proceedings of the Third International Conferences on Advances in Numerical Methods in Engineering:
Theory & Applications, NUMETA 90, University College Swansea, U.K., Jan. 1990.


129. Briassoulis D. "On the Static Pressures Developed in Cylindrical Storage Tanks", Proceedings of the 11th
Annual Int. Conference "Powder and Bulk Solids '88", Chicago, May, 33-38, 1988.


130. Briassoulis D. "Eliminating the Zero Energy Modes of the 9-node Lagrangian Degenerated Shell Element",
Proceeding of the AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS SDM 29th Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials
(SDM) Conference, April 18-20, Williamsburg, VA, 1988.


131. Briassoulis D., Maloney S. and Sweeney S. "Monitoring the Effects of the Pipe Insertion Machine
Technique", Pipeline Infrastructure International Conference, Pipeline Division of ASCE, Boston, June, 417-
427, 1988.


132. Briassoulis D., "Design Considerations for Empty Steel Silos Under Wind Loading", Proceedings of the 11th
Annual Int. Conference "Powder and Bulk Solids '86", Chicago, May, 1986.


134. D. Briassoulis, M. Xiskakis , E. Babou, S. Antiohos, Cl. Papadi, 'Qualitative Characteristics of Agricultural
Plastic Wastes Relatively to their Recyclability and their Ability to be Used in Energy Recovery Units',
Proceedings of 65th National Conference of Agricultural Engineers EGME-2009, Thessaloniki, 8-10,
October, 2009.


135. A. Giannoulis, Α. Mistriotis and D. Briassoulis, '2D Numerical Simulation of the Interaction Between Wind
Loading And An Elastic Supported Panel', Proceedings of 65th National Conference of Agricultural
Engineers EGME-2009, Thessaloniki, 8-10, October, 2009


136. S.K. Antiohos, D. Briassoulis, M. Hiskakis, F. Theologos, C. Papadi, 'Agricultural plastic waste (APW) as an
alternative fuel for the cement industry', 2nd National Conference on "Industrial Products - Structuring and
Environment", Aiani, Kozani,1 to 3 June 2009,


137. Kyrikou I., Briassoulis D., Hiskakis M., 'Study of the degradation of photodegradable mulching films' (in
Greek), Proceedings of 5th National Conference of Agricultural Engineers EGME-2007, Larissa, 6-8 October,
2007.


138. Yiannoulis A., Mistriotis A., Briassoulis D., '3D numerical simulation of the wind flow around an elevated
panel', Proceedings of 5th National Conference of Agricultural Engineers EGME-2007, Larissa, 6-8 October,
2007.


139. Briassoulis D., 'Design and mechanical behaviour of flexible low tunnels covered with biodegradable films'
(in Greek), Proceedings of 4th National Conference of Agricultural Engineers, Athens, 6-8 October, 2005.


140. Briassoulis D., "A Nonlinear Formulation of the Reformulated Four-Node Shell Element", Proceedings of
the 4th National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Patras, Greece, 27-29 June, 2002


141. Briassoulis, D. and Schettini, E., 'Finite element analysis of the elastic mechanical behaviour of LDPE film',
Proceedings of the 6th National Congress on Mechanics, Thessaloniki, Greece, July, 2001.


142. P. Panagakis, K. Berberidis, D. Briassoulis, P. Karaivazoglou, E. Dimas 'Early-Weaned Piglets Weight
Estimation Using Image Analysis', Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Agricultural Engineering,
Volos, Greece, September, 2000.


143. Aristopoulou A. and Briassoulis D., "The Effect of Critical Factors on the Ageing of Polyethylene Film
(LDPE) as a Greenhouse Covering Material", Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Agricultural
Engineering, Volos, Greece, September, 2000.


144. Tsirogiannis Y.L. and Briassoulis D., " Critical Load Combinations for Typical Mediteranean Greenhouse
According the European Standard tor Greenhouses PrEN 13031-1", Proceedings of the 2nd National
Congress on Agricultural Engineering, Volos, Greece, September, 2000.


145. Mistriotis A., and Briassoulis D., 'Numerical Simulations οf Wind Loads Over Greenhouse Structures',
Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Agricultural Engineering, Volos, Greece, September, 2000.


146. Briassoulis D. and Schettini E., 'Numerical simulation of the mechanical behaviour of greenhouse LDPE
film', Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Agricultural Engineering, Volos, Greece, September,
2000.


147. Briassoulis D., "Asymptotic Behaviour of the Reformulated Four-Node Shell Element", Proceedings of the
3rd National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Volos, Greece, 24-26 June, 1999.


148. Briassoulis D. and Dimas E., "Nurbs Based Geometric Modelling of Biological Objects", Proceedings of the
3rd National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Volos, Greece, 24-26 June, 1999.

149. Briassoulis D., Tsirogiannis Y.L. and Mistriotis A., "Design Loads for Greenhouses", Proceedings of the 1st
National Congress on Agricultural Engineering, Athens, Greece, 15-16 January, 1999.


150. Tsirogiannis Y.L. and Briassoulis D., "Greenhouse failures in Greece", Proceedings of the 1st National
Congress on Agricultural Engineering, Athens, Greece, 15-16 January, 1999.


151. Briassoulis D., "Behaviour of Silo Under Unsymmetrical Experimentally Observed Pressure Distributions
with Strong Asymmetric Features", Proceedings of the 3rd National Congress on Computational Mechanics
(NCCM'96), Ioannina, Greece, 27-30 August, 1998.


152. Briassoulis D., "Modelling Warped Shell Configurations; the Reformulated Four-node Shell Element Case",
Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Computational Mechanics (NCCM'96), Chania, Crete, Greece,
26-28 June, 1996.


153. Briassoulis D., "Analysis of Shell Structures by Using a Reformulated Four-Node Shell Element",
Proceedings of the 4th National Congress on Mechanics, Ed. P.S. Theocaris, E.E.Gdoutos, p. 537-544,
Xanthi, Greece, June 26-29, 1995.


154. Briassoulis D., "A Reformulated 4-node Mindlin Plate Bending Element in Moderately Thick to Very Thin
Element Applications", Proceedings of the 3rd National Congress on Mechanics, Athens, Greece, June 27-29,
1992.


155. Briassoulis D., "An Integrated Physical Model for the Analysis of Thin-Walled Cylindrical Shells",
Proceedings of the First National Congress on Steel Structures", Athens, Greece, June 6-7, 1991.

159. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis, and E. Nikopoulos, "Enhancing the attractiveness of European study programs
in Biosystems Engineering", Proceedings of the 6th ERABEE Workshop, 9-10 September 2010, Clermont-
Ferrand, France


160. Ayuga, F., Briassoulis, D., Aguado, P., Farkas, I., Griepentrog, H., Lorencowicz , E., "Los estudios de
tercer ciclo de la disciplina emergente de "Ingeniería de Biosistemas" en Europa", Proceedings of "VIII
Jornadas Soble La Actividad Docente e Investigadora en Ingeniería Agroforestal", Seville, Spain, 22-24
September, 2010


161. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis, and E. Nikopoulos, "Quality Assurance and Assessment Frameworks of
Biosystems Engineering studies", Proceedings of the 5th ERABEE Workshop, 29-30 April 2010 Prague,
Czech Republic"


162. D. Briassoulis, "Quality Assurance & Accreditation in View of Recent Developments in European Higher
Education Area", Proceedings of the 5th ERABEE Workshop, 29-30 April 2010 Prague, Czech Republic"


163. D. Briassoulis, E. Nikopoulos, P. Panagakis, "Research Activities in ihe First Two Cycles of European
Biosystems Engineering University Studies & Rare Knowledge in Greece", Proceedings of the 4th
ERABEE Workshop, Malta, 16 – 17 November 2009


164. D. Briassoulis, "Education, Research and Innovation in Europe", Proceedings of the 4th ERABEE
Workshop, Malta, 16 – 17 November 2009


165. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis and E. Nikopoulos, '3rd cycle University studies in Europe: Current schemes
and possible structured programs of studies in Agricultural Engineering and in the emerging discipline of
Biosystems Engineering', Proceedings of the 3rd ERABEE Workshop, 4-6 May 2009, Uppsala, Sweden.


166. D. Briassoulis, 'An overview of the recent developments in doctoral education in Europe', Proceedings of
the 3rd ERABEE Workshop, 4-6 May 2009, Uppsala, Sweden.


167. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis and E. Nikopoulos, 'Update and expand the scope of Biosystems Engineering
programs of studies in Greece placing emphasis in the areas of bio-fuels, bio-materials and quality of
products', Proceedings of the 2nd ERABEE Workshop, 13-14 October 2008, Dublin, Ireland.


168. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis and E. Nikopoulos, 'Definition of the Emerging Biosystems Engineering
Discipline in Europe', Proceedings of the 1st ERABEE Workshop, 3-5 April 2008, Madrid, Spain.


169. D. Briassoulis, 'From USAEE-TN to ERABBE-TN under the recent developments of Higher Education in
Europe', Proceedings of the 1st ERABEE Workshop, 3-5 April 2008, Madrid, Spain.


170. D. Briassoulis, S. Mostaghimi, P. Panagakis, E. Nikopoulos, 'Develop a uniform structure (framework) for
compatible programs of the Biosystems Engineering discipline', 2nd Workshop Proceedings of
POMSEBES (Policy Oriented Measures In Support of the Evolving Biosystems Engineering Studies in
USA – EU); Crete, Greece, June 21-22, 2008


171. K.C. Ting, D. Briassoulis, P. Panagakis, E. Nikopoulos, J.M. Aerts, M.L. Wolfe, 'Describe the Biological /
Biosystems Engineering programs of study in the US and the current trends in EU, focusing on education
and research', 2nd Workshop Proceedings of POMSEBES (Policy Oriented Measures In Support of the
Evolving Biosystems Engineering Studies in USA – EU); Crete, Greece, June 21-22, 2008


172. P. Febo, F. Ayuga, G. Scarascia Mugnozza, R. Kanwar, D. Briassoulis, P. Panagakis, E. Nikopoulos, G.
Riskowski, A. Comparetti, 'Identify needs of industry (current and future employers)', 2nd Workshop
Proceedings of POMSEBES (Policy Oriented Measures In Support of the Evolving Biosystems
Engineering Studies in USA – EU); Crete, Greece, June 21-22, 2008


173. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis and E. Nikopoulos, 'Tools for quality assurance and assessment of
agricultural engineering programmes, tuning subject-area lines and disappearing rare knowledge in
Greece', Proceedings of the 8th USAEE-TN Workshop, Bonn (September 7-8, 2006).


174. Briassoulis, D. 'Reforms in the european hea as related to the agricultural / biosystems engineering
education', Proceedings of the 7th USAEE-TN Workshop, Vilnius (April 1-2, 2006).


175. E. Nikopoulos, D. Briassoulis and P. Panagakis, 'Restructuring agricultural/biosystems engineering studies
and employability in greece', Proceedings of the 7th USAEE-TN Workshop, Vilnius (April 1-2, 2006).


176. Briassoulis, D. 'Recent developments in hea in europe and the future of the biosystems engineering
education - as related to the conference of European Ministers responsible for Higher Education Bergen, 19
May 2005', Proceedings of the 6th USAEE-TN Workshop, Budapest (September 19-20, 2005).


177. E. Nikopoulos, D. Briassoulis and P. Panagakis, 'Greek agricultural engineering programmes meeting the
FEANI and EURAGENG criteria', Proceedings of the 6th USAEE-TN Workshop, Budapest (September 19-
20, 2005)


178. Briassoulis, D. 'A framework for qualifications of the european higher education area - based on a report by
the Bologna Working Group on Qualifications Frameworks. December 2004', Proceedings of the 5th
USAEE-TN Workshop, Dresden, Germany (April 8-9, 2005).


179. P. Panagakis, D. Briassoulis and E. Nikopoulos, 'Accreditation procedure of agricultural engineering
studies in Greece', Proceedings of the 5th USAEE-TN Workshop, Dresden, Germany (April 8-9, 2005).


180. Briassoulis D., P. Panagakis and E.Nikopoulos, "Overview of the strategic objectives & current status of
core curricula development', Proceedings of the 4th USAEE Workshop, Leuven, September 17– 18, 2004.


181. P. Panagakis, Briassoulis D. and E.Nikopoulos, "Agricultural sciences core curricula in agricultural
engineering university studies in greece', Proceedings of the 4th USAEE Workshop, Leuven, September
17– 18, 2004.


182. Briassoulis D., P. Panagakis and E.Nikopoulos, "Overview of current developments in higher education in
Europe – ECTS', in 'A Review on the ECTS System' edited by Briassoulis D. and P. Panagakis,
Proceedings of the 3rd USAEE Workshop, Dijon, March 27– 28, 2004


183. Briassoulis D., E.Nikopoulos and Panagakis P.,, "ECTS system in Greece', in 'A Review on the ECTS
System' edited by Briassoulis D. and P. Panagakis, Proceedings of the 3rd USAEE Workshop, Dijon, March
27– 28, 2004


184. Briassoulis D., P. Panagakis and E.Nikopoulos, "Overview of Research Activities in European Universities
of Agricultural Engineering', Proceedings of the 2nd USAEE Workshop, Palermo, September 26 – 27, 2003.


185. Panagakis P., D. Briassoulis and E.Nikopoulos, "Overview of Research Activities in Greek Universities of
Agricultural Engineering', Proceedings of the 2nd USAEE Workshop, Palermo, September 26 – 27, 2003


186. Briassoulis D., P. Panagakis and E.Nikopoulos, "Overview of Agricultural Engineering Studies in Europe",
Proceedings of the 1st USAEE Workshop, Madrid, March 28 – 29, 2003.


187. Panagakis P., D. Briassoulis, and E.Nikopoulos, "Agricultural Engineering Studies in Greece", Proceedings
of the 1st USAEE Workshop, Madrid, March 28 – 29, 2003.

156. Briassoulis D. "Analysis of the Behavior of the Degenerated Shell Element", Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, 1987.


157. Briassoulis D. "Analysis of the Behavior of Steel Silos Under Wind Loading", Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, 1985.


158. Briassoulis D. "Pull-out Capacities of Soil Anchors in Soft Clay", M.S. Thesis, Univ. of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, 1982.