Francesco Dal Corso
Assistant Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

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Address: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica
Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento (Italia)
Office location: III piano, Stanza 330
Tel: +39 0461 282522
Fax: +39 0461 282599
E-mail: francesco.dalcorso@ing.unitn.it

Curriculum

Curriculum vitae

Publications

Full list of publications

Running research grants

News



‘Serpentine locomotion through elastic energy release’
published in Journal of the Royal Society Interface.


  

Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D., Pugno, N.M., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V., Bigoni, D. (2017).
Serpentine locomotion through elastic energy release [Open access].
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14: 20170055.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0055

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‘From the elastica compass to the elastica catapult:
an essay on the mechanics of soft robot arm’
featured on the cover of the Proceedings of the Royal Society A
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C. Armanini, F. Dal Corso, D. Misseroni, D. Bigoni
From the elastica compass to the elastica catapult:
an essay on the mechanics of soft robot arm
[Open Access]
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2017, 20160870.

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‘Injection of an elastic rod’ published in Extreme Mechanics Letters.

 

F. Bosi, D.Misseroni, F. Dal Corso, and D. Bigoni
Development of configurational forces during the injection of an elastic rod.
Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2015, 4, 83-88.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2015.04.007

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‘Dripping of an elastic rod’ published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society A.

 

F. Bosi, D. Misseroni, F. Dal Corso, and D. Bigoni
Self-encapsulation, or the ‘dripping’ of an elastic rod [Open Access]
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2015, 471, 20150195.

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Jan 2015 - ‘Torsional locomotion’ featured on the cover of the Proceedings of the Royal Society A.

 

D. Bigoni, F. Dal Corso, D.Misseroni and F. Bosi
Torsional locomotion [Open Access]
Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2014, 470, 20140599.

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Sep 2013 - Winner of AIMETA Junior Prize in Solid and Structural Mechanics.

Research topics

Eshelby-like forces
Stiff inclusions
Torsional locomotion
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Shear bands
Blade instability
Elastica arm scale
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Strain gradient plasticity
Dripping of a rod
Injection of an elastic rod
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The elastica compass and the elastica catapult
Serpentine locomotion
through energy release
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Teaching models

Truss structures
Frame structures
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Plays his emotions in Tre Verticale.

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