Ph.D. in Solid and Structural Mechanics

Ph.D. thesis

Noselli, G. (2011).
Structural-model experiments revealing bifurcation, instability and localization.
Doctoral School in Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems, XXIII cycle.
Advisor: Prof. D. Bigoni. University of Trento, Trento, Italy.

Papers published in international journals

Single copies of the articles can be downloaded and printed for the reader's personal research and study.
  1. Bigoni, D., Misseroni, D. , Noselli, G. and Zaccaria, D. (2012).
    Effects of the constraint’s curvature on structural instability: tensile buckling and multiple bifurcations.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, doi:10.1098/rspa.2011.0732.
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  3. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2011).
    Experimental evidence of flutter and divergence instabilities induced by dry friction.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 2208-2226.
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    [Movie]

  5. Zaccaria, D., Bigoni, D., Noselli, G. and Misseroni, D. (2011).
    Structures buckling under tensile dead load.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 467, 1686-1700.
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  7. Noselli, G., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2010).
    The stress intensity near a stiffener disclosed by photoelasticity.
    International Journal of Fracture, 166, 91-103.
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    [Movie 1/3] - Introduction
    [Movie 2/3] - Stiffener and Singularity
    [Movie 3/3] - Stiffener and Neutrality

  9. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2010).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls. Part I - Experiments.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 29, 291-298.
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    [Movie] - Dry masonry walls - Experiments & Modelling

  11. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2010).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls. Part II - Modelling.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 29, 299-307.
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    [Movie] - Dry masonry walls - Experiments & Modelling


Conference proceedings

  1. Noselli, G. and Bigoni, D. (2009).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls.
    III Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA – GMA09,
    Milano, Italy, January 23-24, 2009.

Conference participations

  1. Bigoni, D., Noselli, G. and Dal Corso, F. (2010).
    The stress intensity near a stiffener disclosed by photoelasticity.
    IV Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA – GMA10,
    Palermo, Italy, February 25-26, 2010.

  2. Bigoni, D., Zaccaria, D., Noselli, G. and Misseroni, D. (2010).
    Buckling of structures under tensile dead loading.
    47th Annual Technical Meeting of Society of Engineering Science – SES 2010 conference,
    Ames, United States of America, October 3-6, 2010.

  3. Bigoni, D., Noselli, G., Misseroni, D. and Zaccaria, D. (2010).
    Buckling of elastic structures subject to tensile dead load.
    12th International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete Systems – CMDS-12,
    Kolkata, India, February 21-25, 2011.

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