Associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

Ph.D. thesis

Elastoplastic models of compaction of granular materials (2004)
Advisors: Prof. D. Bigoni and Prof. J.R. Willis. University of Trento, Trento, Italy.

Papers published in international journals

  1. Cabras, L., Movchan, A.B., Piccolroaz, A. (2017)
    Floquet-Bloch waves in periodic networks of the Rayleigh beams: honeycomb systems, dispersion degeneracies and structured interfaces.
    Mechanics of Solids, A Journal of Russian Academy of Sciences, , .
    Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.07599.

  2. Piccolroaz, A., Movchan, A.B., Cabras, L. (2017)
    Rotational inertia interface in a dynamic lattice of flexural beams.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 112, 43-53.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.02.023
    Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.00001.

  3. Piccolroaz, A., Movchan, A.B., Cabras, L. (2017)
    Dispersion degeneracies and standing modes in flexural waves supported by Rayleigh beam structures.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 109, 152-165.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.01.017
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1608.01449.

  4. Wrobel, M., Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A. (2016)
    Energy release rate in hydraulic fracture: Can we neglect an impact of the hydraulically induced shear stress?.
    International Journal of Engineering Science, 111, 28-51.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijengsci.2016.09.013
    Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.07881.

  5. Swan, M.S., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. (2016)
    Application of tomographic reconstruction techniques for density analysis of green bodies.
    Ceramics International, 43, 749-754.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.10.004
    Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/1611.03216.

  6. Bacigalupo, A., Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A. (2016)
    Overall thermomechanical properties of layered materials for energy devices applications.
    Composite Structures, 157, 366-385.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.07.048
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1608.01078.

  7. Penasa, M., Argani, L., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Cova, M., Piccolroaz, A. (2016)
    Computational modelling and experimental validation of industrial forming processes by cold pressing of aluminum silicate powder.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2351-2362.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.12.040
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1601.02399.

  8. Argani, L.P., Misseroni, D., Piccolroaz, Capuani, D., Bigoni, D. (2016)
    Plastically-driven variation of elastic stiffness in green bodies during powder compaction. Part II: Micromechanical modelling.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2169-2174.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.02.013
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1511.08934.

  9. Argani, L.P., Misseroni, D., Piccolroaz, A., Vinco, Z., Capuani, D., Bigoni, D. (2016)
    Plastically-driven variation of elastic stiffness in green bodies during powder compaction: Part I Experiments and elastoplastic coupling.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2159-2167.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.02.012
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1511.08914.

  10. Papathanasiou, T.K., Dal Corso, F., Piccolroaz, A. (2016)
    Thermo-mechanical response FEM simulation of ceramic refractories undergoing severe temperature variations.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2329-2340.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.01.022
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.00326.

  11. Bacigalupo, A., Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A. (2016)
    Multiscale asymptotic homogenization analysis of thermo-diffusive composite materials.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 85-86, 15-33.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.01.016
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.09128.

  12. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A. (2015)
    Boundary integral formulation for interfacial cracks in thermodiffusive bimaterials.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 471:20150284.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2015.0284
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.07866.

  13. Bordignon, N., Piccolroaz, A., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2015)
    Strain localization and shear band propagation in ductile materials.
    Front. Mater. 2:22.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2015.00022
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.06024.

  14. Sonato, M., Piccolroaz, A., Miszuris, W., Mishuris, G. (2015)
    General transmission conditions for thin elasto-plastic pressure-dependent interphase between dissimilar materials.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 64-65, 9-21.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.03.009
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.02919.

  15. Stupkiewicz, S., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. (2015)
    Finite-strain formulation and FE implementation of a constitutive model for powder compaction.
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 283, 856-880.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2014.09.027
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1405.0213.

  16. Piccolroaz, A., Movchan, A.B. (2014)
    Dispersion and localization in structured Rayleigh beams.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 4452-4461.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.09.016
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.5020.

  17. Bacigalupo, A., Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A. (2014)
    Effective elastic properties of planar SOFCs: A non-local dynamic homogenization approach.
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39, 15017-15030.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.06.104
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.7229.

  18. Stupkiewicz, S., Denzer, R., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Implicit yield function formulation for granular and rock-like materials.
    Computational Mechanics, 54, 1163-1173.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-014-1047-8
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1405.0125.

  19. Gourgiotis, P.A., Piccolroaz, A. (2014)
    Steady-state propagation of a Mode II crack in couple stress elasticity.
    International Journal of Fracture, 188, 119-145.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-014-9950-8
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.7444.

  20. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. (2014)
    Remarks on the energy release rate for an antiplane moving crack in couple stress elasticity.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 3087-3100.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.05.005
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.5329.

  21. Penasa, M., Piccolroaz, A., Argani, L., Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Integration algorithms of elastoplasticity for ceramic powder compaction.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2775-2788.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2014.01.041
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.6460.

  22. Stupkiewicz, S., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Elastoplastic coupling to model cold ceramic powder compaction.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2839-2848.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.11.017
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.7423.

  23. Bosi, F., Piccolroaz, A., Gei, M., Dal Corso, F., Cocquio, A., Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Experimental investigation of the elastoplastic response of aluminum silicate spray dried powder during cold compaction.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2633-2642.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.11.037
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1405.0932.

  24. Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A., Vellender, A. (2014)
    Boundary integral formulation for cracks at imperfect interfaces.
    The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 67, 363-387.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/qjmam/hbu010
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1312.2582.

  25. Poltronieri, F., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D., Romero-Baivier, S. (2014)
    A simple and robust elastoplastic constitutive model for concrete.
    Engineering Structures, 60, 81-84.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.12.007
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.6450.

  26. Bosi, F., Mazzocchi, E., Jatro, I., Dal Corso, F., Piccolroaz, A., Deseri, L., Bigoni, D., Cocquio, A., Cova, M., Odorizzi, S. (2013)
    A collaborative project between Industry and Academia to enhance engineering education at graduate and PhD level in ceramic technology.
    International Journal of Engineering Education, 29, 1-9.

  27. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Radi, E. (2013)
    On fracture criteria for a crack propagating in couple stress elastic materials.
    International Journal of Engineering Science, 71, 45-61.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijengsci.2013.05.005
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.6019.

  28. Vellender, A., Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A. (2013)
    Perturbation analysis for an imperfect interface crack problem using weight function techniques.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 4098-4107.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.08.023
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1303.6913.

  29. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Radi, E. (2013)
    Integral identities for a semi-infinite interfacial crack in anisotropic elastic bimaterials.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 1437-1448.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.01.021
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.1321.

  30. Piccolroaz, A. and Mishuris, G. (2013)
    Integral identities for a semi-infinite interfacial crack in 2D and 3D elasticity.
    Journal of Elasticity, 110, 117-140.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10659-012-9385-2
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.3612.

  31. Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A., Radi, E. (2012)
    Steady-state propagation of a Mode III crack in couple stress elastic materials.
    International Journal of Engineering Science, 61, 112-128.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijengsci.2012.06.015
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.3970.

  32. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Movchan, A., and Movchan, N. (2012)
    Mode III crack propagation in a bimaterial plane driven by a channel of small line defects.
    Computational Materials Science, 64, 239-243.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2012.02.037
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.5836.

  33. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Movchan, A., and Movchan, N. (2012)
    Perturbation analysis of Mode III interfacial cracks advancing in a dilute heterogeneous material.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49, 244-255.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2011.10.006
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1105.3497.

  34. Mishuris, G., Movchan, A., Movchan, N. and Piccolroaz, A. (2012)
    Interaction of an interfacial crack with linear small defects under out-of-plane shear loading.
    Computational Materials Science, 52, 226-230.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2011.01.023
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.6223.

  35. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. and Radi, E. (2012)
    Mode III interfacial crack in the presence of couple stress elastic materials.
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 80, 60-71.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2011.03.001
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1822.

  36. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. and Movchan, A.B. (2010)
    Perturbation of Mode III interfacial cracks.
    International Journal of Fracture, 166, 41-51.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-010-9484-7
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1004.0320.

  37. Piccolroaz, A. and Bigoni, D. (2009)
    Yield criteria for quasibrittle and frictional materials: a generalization to surfaces with corners.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 46, 3587-3596.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2009.06.006
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/0904.3869.

  38. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. and Movchan, A.B. (2009)
    Symmetric and skew-symmetric weight functions in 2D perturbation models for semi-infinite interfacial cracks.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57, 1657-1682.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2009.05.003
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.4529.

  39. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. and Movchan, A.B. (2007)
    Evaluation of the Lazarus-Leblond constants in the asymptotic model of the interfacial wavy crack.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 55, 1575-1600.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2007.02.001
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0609047.

  40. Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. and Willis, J.R. (2006)
    A dynamical interpretation of flutter instability in a continuous medium.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 54, 2391-2417.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2006.05.005
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1833

  41. Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. and Gajo, A. (2006)
    An elastoplastic framework for granular materials becoming cohesive through mechanical densification. Part. I - small strain formulation.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids 25, 334-357.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2005.10.001
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1829

  42. Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. and Gajo, A. (2006)
    An elastoplastic framework for granular materials becoming cohesive through mechanical densification. Part. II - the formulation of elastoplastic coupling at large strain.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids 25, 358-369.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2005.10.002
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1830

  43. Bigoni, D. and Piccolroaz, A. (2004)
    Yield criteria for quasibrittle and frictional materials.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures 41, 2855-2878.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2003.12.024
    Preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.1823

  44. Piccolroaz, A., Gajo, A. and Bigoni, D. (2003)
    Cold compaction of ceramic powders.
    Materials Engineering 14, 157-170.

Chapter of books

  1. Mishuris, G., Miszuris, W., Ochsner, A. and Piccolroaz, A. (2013)
    Transmission conditions for thin elasto-plastic pressure-dependent interphases. In: Plasticity of Pressure-Sensitive Materials.
    Altenbach, H., Ochsner, A., Eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

  2. Piccolroaz, A., Gajo, A. and Bigoni, D. (2002)
    Forming of advanced ceramics. In: Selected mechanical problems in structural ceramics.
    Bigoni, D., Ed., Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

Conference proceedings

  1. Vellender A., Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A. (2013)
    Application of imperfect interface weight function techniques for modelling of glued structures containing cracks and small defects.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 451 012013
    International Symposium on Dynamic Deformation and Fracture of Advanced Materials 2013.
    Loughborough University, UK, 9-11 September 2013.

  2. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A. and Mishuris, G. (2013)
    Dynamic energy release rate in couple-stress elasticity.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 451 012014
    International Symposium on Dynamic Deformation and Fracture of Advanced Materials 2013.
    Loughborough University, UK, 9-11 September 2013.

  3. Piccolroaz, A., Morini, L., Mishuris, G. and Gourgiotis, P.A. (2013)
    Loading profile effects on dynamic crack propagation in couple stress elastic materials.
    10th HSTAM International Congress on Mechanics.
    Chania, Crete, Greece, 25-27 May 2013.

  4. Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G. and Movchan, A.B. (2010)
    Perturbation problems for interfacial cracks.
    Advances and Trends in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation.
    Cape Town, South Africa, 6-8 September 2010.

  5. Bigoni, D., Piccolroaz, A. and Willis, J.R. (2005)
    Flutter instability in elastoplastic solids with nonassociative flow rule: a dynamical interpretation.
    XVII AIMETA National Congress.
    Firenze, Italy, 12-15 September 2005.

  6. Bigoni, D. and Piccolroaz, A. (2003)
    A new yield function for geomaterials.v Constitutive modelling and analysis of boundary value problems in geotechnical engineering.
    Napoli, Italy, 22-24 April 2003.
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