Francesco Dal Corso
Associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

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Address: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica
Universita' di Trento, via Mesiano 77, I-38123 Trento (Italia)
Office location: Floor 3 - Room 330 (South East wing)
Tel: +39 0461 282522
Fax: +39 0461 282599
E-mail: francesco.dalcorso@unitn.it

Curriculum

Curriculum vitae

Publications

Full list of publications

News


September 2019 - 'Elastica Catastrophe Machine: Theory, design and experiments'
published in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids



Cazzolli, A., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2019)
Elastica catastrophe machine: theory, design and experiments.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, in press.
Supplementary material
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103735

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Aug 2019 - Presentation at Isaac Newton Institute of the University of Cambridge



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Jul 2019 - Recipient of 2018 DICAM Teaching Excellence Award

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May 2019 - 'Configurational forces and nonlinear structural dynamics'
published in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids



C. Armanini, F. Dal Corso, D. Misseroni, D. Bigoni (2019)
Configurational forces and nonlinear structural dynamics.
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 130, 82-100.

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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Memories

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Songwriting

Plays his emotions as Tre Verticale




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