Modelling and optimal design of ceramic structures
with defects and imperfect interfaces

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  • Crack trajectories in brittle materials (Electronic supporting materials of "Experimental and analytical insights on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids" by Misseroni, D., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V. and Bigoni, D. in International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2015).






  • Youtube video "Powder of... Tiles" about how ceramic products are manufactured.


  • Wikipedia page on "Compaction of ceramic powders"

  • Exhibition at "CAE conference 2014" (Pacengo-Verona, October 27-28, 2014)

  • Exhibition at "Tecnargilla 2014" (Rimini, September 22-26, 2014)

  • Highlight in "HighBeam research" (2014)

  • Exhibition at the International Conference "APM2014 - Advanced Problems in Mechanics" (St Petersburg, June 30 - July 5, 2014)

  • Highlight (in italian) in the "EnginSoft Newsletter" (2014)

  • Exhibition at "CAE conference 2013" (Pacengo-Verona, October 21-22, 2013)

  • Exhibition at "Researchers' Night" (Trento, September 28, 2012)

  • Exhibition at "Tecnargilla 2012" (Rimini, September 24-28, 2012)

  • Exhibition at "CAE conference 2012" (Pacengo-Verona, October 21-22, 2012)

  • Article (in italian) in the Trento University newspaper "KnowTransfer" (2012)

  • Interview (in italian) in the local newspaper "L'Adige" (2012)

SPECIAL ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL
  1. D. Bigoni, A. Tampieri and P. Zannini (2016)
    Contents of and Preface to Special Issue of the Journal of the European Ceramic Society containing selected papers presented at "Cermodel 2015: Modelling and Simulation Meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology", 2015.
    In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36 (9).


  2. A. Bellosi, D. Bigoni and P. Zannini (2014)
    Preface to the Special Issue of the Journal of the European Ceramic Society containing selected papers presented at "Cermodel 2013: Modelling and Simulation Meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology", 2013.
    In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2603.


  3. D. Bigoni, A. Carini, M. Gei and A. Salvadori (2013)
    Foreword to the Special Issue of the International Journal of Fracture containing selected papers presented at the "IUTAM Symposium on Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology", 2012.
    In International Journal of Fracture, 184, 1-2.


  4. D. Bigoni, A. Carini, M. Gei and A. Salvadori (2014)
    Companion Volume to the Special Issue of the International Journal of Fracture containing selected papers presented at the "IUTAM Symposium on Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology", 2012.
    In International Journal of Fracture, ISBN 978-3-319-04396-8.


CHAPTERS OF BOOK
  1. D. Bigoni, D. Misseroni, G. Noselli, and Zaccaria, D. (2013)
    Surprising instabilities of simple elastic structures.
    In Nonlinear Physical Systems - Spectral Analysis, Stability and Bifurcations (Ch. 1), edited by: O.N. Kirillov and D.E. Pelinovsky, Wiley, ISBN: 1848214200.

  2. D. Bigoni, M. Gei and S. Roccabianca (2013)
    Bifurcation of elastic multilayers.
    In Mathematical Methods and Models in Composites, edited by: V. Mantic, Imperial College Press, ISBN: 978-1-84816-784-1.

  3. M. Gei, D. Bigoni, A.B. Movchan and M. Bacca (2013)
    Band-gap properties of prestressed structures.
    In Acoustic Metamaterials - Negative refraction, imaging, lensing and cloaking (Ch. 3), R.V. Craster, S. Guenneau, Series in Materials Science, Vol. 166, Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-4813-2.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
  1. A. Vellender, L. Pryce, A. Zagnetko (2016).
    Integral identities for fracture along imperfectly joined anisotropic ceramic bimaterials.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society 36, 2389-2402.

  2. 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.

  3. V. Boriolo, A. Movchan, N. Movchan (2016).
    “Caging” and resonant trapping for flexural waves in constrained elastic plates.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society 36, 2303-2309.

  4. M. Facchinetti, W. Miszuris (2016).
    Analysis of the maximum friction condition for green body forming in an ANSYS environment.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society 36, 2295-2302.

  5. D. Misseroni (2016).
    Experiments on fracture trajectories in ceramic samples with voids.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society 36, in press.

  6. L.P. Argani, D. Misseroni, A. Piccolroaz, Z. Vinco, D. Capuani, D. Bigoni (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.

  7. L.P. Argani, D. Misseroni, A. Piccolroaz, D. Capuani, D. Bigoni (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.

  8. Jones, M.E., Fearn, S., Winter, R., Yuan, F., Lennie, A.R., Parker, J.E., Thompson, S.P., Tang, C.C. (2015).
    Dynamic strain propagation in nanoparticulate zirconia refractory.
    Journal of Applied Crystallography 48, 386-392.

  9. A. Trevisan, G.P. Borzi, N.V. Movchan, A.B. Movchan, and M. Brun (2015).
    Thermal shock driven fracture in a structured solid: ANSYS transient model.
    Submitted.

  10. D. Tallarico, M Camposaragna, N.V. Movchan and A.B. Movchan (2015).
    Propagation and filtering of elastic and electromagnetic waves in piezoelectric composite structures.
    Submitted.

  11. D. Misseroni, D. J. Colquitt, A. B. Movchan, N. V. Movchan and I. S. Jones (2015).
    Cymatics for the cloaking of flexural vibrations in a structured plate.
    Nature Scientific Reports, in press.

  12. Bortot, E., Gei, M. and deBotton, G. (2015).
    Optimal energy harvesting cycles for load-driven dielectric elastomer generators under equibiaxial deformation.
    Meccanica, 50, 2751-2766.

  13. Bortot, E., Denzer, R., Menzel, A. and Gei, M. (2015).
    Analysis of viscoleastic soft dielectric elastomer generators operating in an electric circuit.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.06.004.

  14. Bortot, E. and Gei, M. (2015).
    Harvesting energy with load-driven dielectric elastomer annular membranes deforming out-of-plane.
    Extreme Mechanics Letters, 5, 62-73.

  15. Peck, D., Rogosin, S.V., Wrobel, M., Mishuris, G. (2015).
    Simulating the Hele-Shaw flow in the presence of various obstacles and moving particles.
    Meccanica, doi 10.1007/s11012-015-0271-4.

  16. Peck, D., Wrobel, M., Mishuris, G., Petrov, Y. (2015).
    Threshold fracture energy in solid particle erosion: improved estimate for a rigid indenter impacting an elastic medium.
    Meccanica, doi 10.1007/s11012-015-0173-5.

  17. Wrobel, M., Mishuris, G. (2015).
    Hydraulic fracture revisited: Particle velocity based simulation.
    International Journal of Engineering Science 94, 23-58

  18. Mishuris, G., Rogosin, S., Wrobel, M. (2015).
    Moving stone in the Hele-Shaw flow.
    Mathematika 61, 457-474.

  19. R. C. McPhedran, A. B. Movchan, N. V. Movchan, M. Brun, and M. J. A. Smith (2015).
    ‘Parabolic’ trapped modes and steered Dirac cones in platonic crystals.
    Proc. R. Soc. A 471, 20140746.

  20. 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.

  21. P.A. Gourgiotis and S. Stupkiewicz (2014).
    Macroscopic stress and strain in a doubly periodic array of dislocation dipoles.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, vol. 470, 20140309.

  22. 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.

  23. G. Carta, M. Brun, A.B. Movchan, N.V. Movchan and I.S. Jones (2014).
    Dispersion properties of vortex-type monatomic lattices.
    Int. J. Solids Struct., 51, 2213-2225.

  24. M. Brun, D. J. Colquitt, I.S. Jones, A.B. Movchan and N. V. Movchan (2014).
    Transformation cloaking and radial approximations for flexural waves in elastic plates.
    New J. Phys. 16: 093020.

  25. M. Brun, A.B. Movchan and L.I. Slepyan (2013).
    Transition wave in a supported heavy beam.
    J. Mech. Phys. Solids 61, 2067–2085.

  26. Misseroni, D., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V. and Bigoni, D. (2015).
    Experimental and analytical insights on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 63, 219–225.

  27. Colquitt, D., Brun, M.,Gei, M., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V. and Jones, I.S. (2014).
    Transformation elastodynamics and cloaking for flexural waves.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 72, 131-143.

  28. Deseri, L., Zingales, M., Pollaci, P. (2014).
    The state of fractional hereditary materials.
    Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, 19 (7), 2065-2089.

  29. Deseri, L., Zingales, M. (2014).
    A mechanical picture of fractional-order Darcy equation.
    Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat, 20, 940-949.

  30. Deseri, L., Di Paola, M., Zingales, M. (2014).
    Free energy and states of fractional-order hereditariness.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 3156-3167.

  31. S. Stupkiewicz, A. Piccolroaz, D. Bigoni (2015).
    Finite-strain formulation and FE implementation of a constitutive model for powder compaction.
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 283, 856-880.

  32. S. Stupkiewicz, R. Denzer, A. Piccolroaz and D. Bigoni (2014)
    Implicit yield function formulation for granular and rock-like materials.
    Computational Mechanics , DOI 10.1007/s00466-014-1047-8.

  33. Bortot, E., Springhetti, R., and Gei, M. (2014).
    Enhanced soft dielectric composite generators: the role of ceramic fillers.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2623-2632.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. Stupkiewicz, S., Piccolroaz, A., Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Elastoplastic coupling to model cold ceramic powder compaction.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2839-2848.

  37. Bigoni, D., Bosi, F., Dal Corso, F. and Misseroni, D. (2014)
    Instability of a penetrating blade.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 64, 411-425.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2013.12.008

  38. Bosi, F., Piccolroaz, A., Gei, M., Dal Corso, F., Cocquio, A. and 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.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.11.037

  39. Deseri, L., Zingales, M., Pollaci, P. (2013)
    The state of fractional hereditary materials.
    Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B (DCDS-B), in press.

  40. 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.

  41. Galuppi L., Deseri L., (2014).
    Combined effects of the interstitial and Laplace pressure in hot isostatic pressing of cylindrical specimens.
    Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 9, 51-86 DOI: 10.2140/jomms.2014.9.1

  42. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Bosi, F. and Misseroni, D. (2015)
    Eshelby-like forces acting on elastic structures: theoretical and experimental proof.
    Mechanics of Materials, 80, 368-374
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2013.10.009

  43. L.P. Argani, D. Bigoni, D. Capuani, N.V. Movchan (2014).
    Cones of localized shear strain in incompressible elasticity with prestress: Green's function and integral representations
    Proc. Royal Society London A 470, 20140423.

  44. Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Shahzad, S. and Bigoni, D. (2014)
    Stress concentration near rigid rectangular and rhombohedral inclusions by means of photoelasticity.
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 121-122, 87-97
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.03.004.

  45. Pryce L., Morini L., Mishuris G. (2013)
    Weight function approach to study a crack propagating along a bimaterial interface under asymmetric loading in anisotropic solids.
    Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 8, 479-500.

  46. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Radi, E. (2013)
    On fracture criteria for a crack propagating in couple stress elastic materials.
    Int. J. Eng. Science, 71, 45-61.

  47. 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.

  48. F. Poltronieri, A. Piccolroaz, D. Bigoni, S. Romero Baivier (2014).
    A simple and robust elastoplastic constitutive model for concrete.
    Engineering Structures, 60, 81-84.

  49. Bacca, M., Dal Corso, F. Veber, D. and Bigoni, D. (2013).
    Anisotropic effective higher-order response of heterogeneous Cauchy elastic materials.
    Mechanics Research Communications, 54, 63-71.

  50. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Homogenization of heterogeneous Cauchy-elastic materials leads to Mindlin second-gradient elasticity
    Part I: Closed form expression for the effective higher-order constitutive tensor
    .
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 4010-4019.

  51. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Homogenization of heterogeneous Cauchy-elastic materials leads to Mindlin second-gradient elasticity
    Part II: Higher-order constitutive properties and application cases
    .
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 4020-4029.

  52. D. J. Colquitt, I. S. Jones, N. V. Movchan, A. B. Movchan, M. Brun and R. C. McPhedran. (2013)
    Making waves round a structured cloak: lattices, negative refraction and fringes.
    Proc. R. Soc. A, vol. 469, no. 2157, 20130218, doi: 10.1098/rspa.2013.0218.

  53. G. Carta, I.S. Jones, M. Brun, N.V. Movchan, A.B. Movchan. (2013)
    Crack propagation induced by thermal shocks in structured media.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 2725–2736.

  54. L Pryce, L Morini and G Mishuris. (2013)
    Analysis of interfacial crack propagation under asymmetric loading in anisotropic materials.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 451, 012011.

  55. A Vellender, G Mishuris and A Piccolroaz. (2013)
    Application of imperfect interface weight function techniques for modelling of glued structures containing cracks and small defects.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 451, 012013.

  56. L Morini, A Piccolroaz and G Mishuris. (2013)
    Dynamic energy release rate in couple-stress elasticity.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 451, 012014.

  57. D. Bigoni, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan and M. Brun (2013)
    Elastic metamaterials with inertial locally resonant structures: application to lensing and localisation.
    Physical Review B, 87, 174303.

  58. Bosi F., Mazzocchi E., Jatro I., Dal Corso F., Piccolroaz A., Deseri L., Bigoni D., Cocquio A., Cova M. and Odorizzi S. (2013).
    A collaborative project between Industry and Academia to enhance Engineering Education at graduate and PhD level in Ceramic Technology.
    Int. J. Engineering Education, 29 (6), 1362-1370.

  59. Dal Corso, F. and Deseri, L. (2013).
    Residual stresses in random elastic composites: nonlocal micromechanics-based models and first estimates of the representative volume element size.
    Meccanica, 48 (8), 1901-1923.

  60. L. Deseri and D. Owen (2013)
    Moving interfaces that separate loose and compact phases of elastic aggregates: a mechanism for drastic reduction or increase in macroscopic deformation.
    Continuum Mech. Thermodyn., 25, 2-4, 311-341.

  61. L. Argani, D. Bigoni and G. Mishuris (2013)
    Dislocations and inclusions in prestressed metals.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 469, 2154 20120752.

  62. L. Morini, A. Piccolroaz, G. Mishuris and E. Radi (2012)
    Integral identities for a semi-infinite interfacial crack in anisotropic elastic bimaterials.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 1437-1448.

  63. G. Mishuris, A. Piccolroaz and E. Radi (2012)
    Steady-state propagation of a Mode III crack in couple stress elastic materials.
    International Journal of Engineering Science, 61, 112-128.

  64. D. Bigoni, D. Misseroni, G. Noselli and D. Zaccaria (2012)
    Effects of the constraint’s curvature on structural instability: tensile buckling and multiple bifurcations.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 468, 2191-2209.

PREPRINTS
  1. Gourgiotis, P.A., Piccolroaz, A. (2013).
    Steady-state propagation of a Mode II crack in couple stress elasticity.

  2. Morini, L., Piccolroaz, A., Mishuris, G., Radi, E. (2013)
    On fracture criteria for a crack propagating in couple stress elastic materials.

  3. Vellender, A., Mishuris, G., Piccolroaz, A. (2013)
    Perturbation analysis for an imperfect interface crack problem using weight function techniques.

  4. Bacca, M., Dal Corso, F. Veber, D. and Bigoni, D. (2013).
    Anisotropic effective higher-order response of heterogeneous Cauchy elastic materials.

  5. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Homogenization of heterogeneous Cauchy-elastic materials leads to Mindlin second-gradient elasticity
    Part I: Closed form expression for the effective higher-order constitutive tensor.

  6. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Homogenization of heterogeneous Cauchy-elastic materials leads to Mindlin second-gradient elasticity
    Part II: Higher-order constitutive properties and application cases.

  7. L. Deseri and D. Owen (2012)
    Moving interfaces that separate loose and compact phases of elastic aggregates: a mechanism for drastic reduction or increase in macroscopic deformation.

  8. L. Morini, A. Piccolroaz, G. Mishuris and E. Radi (2012)
    Integral identities for a semi-infinite interfacial crack in anisotropic elastic bimaterials.

  9. G. Mishuris, A. Piccolroaz and E. Radi (2012)
    Steady-state propagation of a Mode III crack in couple stress elastic materials.

  10. D. Bigoni, D. Misseroni, G. Noselli and D. Zaccaria (2012)
    Effects of the constraint’s curvature on structural instability: tensile buckling and multiple bifurcations.

CONFERENCES
  • 8th International Workshop AMADE-2015 "Analytical Methods of Analysis and Differential Equations" dedicated to the memory of professor A.A. Kilbas, September 14-19 2015, Minsk, Belarus
    • D. Andreeva, W. Miszuris
      Nonlinear transmission conditions for thin curvilinear low-conductive interphases

  • CERMODEL2015 Congress on Modelling and Simulation meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology, July 1-3, 2015, Trento, Italy.
    • Gei, Dondio Cagol
      "Asymptotic models for buckling and dynamics of stiff thin films resting on soft, prestretched substrates"
    • Piccolroaz, Stupkiewicz, Denzer, Bigoni
      "Implicit yield function formulation for green bodies"
    • Tallarico, Camposaragna, Movchan, Movchan
      "Development of mathematical models of the dynamic response of ceramic piezoelectric composite structures"
    • Nieves, Mishuris, Slepyan, Zagnetko
      "Wave induced progressive collapse of beam structures"
    • Jones, Movchan, Movchan, Brun
      "Cloaking illusions for elastic waves in membranes and Kirchhoff plates"
    • Cova, Cocquio, Bresciani
      "Modeling and simulation needs for the ceramic tiles industry"
    • Movchan, Movchan, Borzi, Trevisan
      "Transient crack growth in a thermo-elastic structured solid"
    • Craciun, Bigoni, Carabineanu
      "A model of reinforced crack in a pre-stressed and pre-polarized piezoelectric ceramic material"
    • Andreeva, Miszuris, Zagnetko
      "Transmission conditions for thin curvilinear heat-resistant interphases in composite ceramics"
    • Peck, Wrobel, Mishuris, Petrov
      "Threshold Fracture Energy in Solid Particle Erosion: Improved estimate for a rigid indenter impacting an elastic half-space"
    • Facchinetti, Miszuris
      "Analysis of the Maximum Shear Stress Contact Condition for Green Body Forming in ANSYS envinronment"
    • Argani, Misseroni
      "Numerical investigation of the stiffening laws characterizing ceramic powder compaction"
    • Bortot, Springhetti, Gei
      "Optimal dielectric elastomer generators: universal design curve and benefits of ceramic filler addition"
    • Diego Misseroni
      "Fracture trajectories in ceramic material containing voids: analytical prediction and its experimental validation"
    • Moral, Di Rosa, Meante, Cova, Argani, Piccolroaz, Bigoni, Gei
      "Optimization and verification of a constitutive model for aluminum silicate cold compaction"

  • ECERS - 14th Conference of the European Ceramic Society - June 21-25, 2015, Toledo (Spain);
    • D. Andreeva, W. Miszuris, A. Zagnetko
      Nonlinear transmission conditions for thin curvilinear low-conductive interphases in composite ceramics

  • Euromech Colloquium 575 Contact Mechanics and Coupled Problems in Surface Phenomena, March 30 - April 2, 2015 IMT Lucca
    • Misseroni, Movchan, A., Movchan, N., Bigoni D.
      "Experimental validation of an asymptotic model to predict crack trajectories influenced by voids"

  • 86th GAMM Annual Meeting, March 23-27, 2015, Lecce, Italy.
    • Gei, M., Brun, M., Colquitt, D., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V. and Jones, I.S.
      "Meta-structures for cloaking bending waves"

  • Workshop State of the art and challenges in thermal and mechanical modelling of ceramic materials, March 20, 2015, Trento, Italy
    • D. Misseroni
      Ultrasonic tests on green bodies: forming pressure and evolution of the elastic characteristics
    • L.P. Argani, D. Misseroni
      Numerical experiments for determination of stiffening laws for ceramic compaction
    • M. Gei, E. Bortot, R. Springhetti
      Mechanical to electrical energy conversion with ceramic particle-reinforced soft materials
    • E. Bortot, R. Springhetti, M. Gei
      A universal curve for the design of optimal dielectric elastomer generators: benefits of ceramic filler addition
    • L. Morini, A. Piccolroaz, G. Mishuris
      Cracks propagation in ceramic materials: a singular integral formulation

  • International CAE conference, October 27-28, 2014, Pacengo del Garda (Verona), Italy
    • D. Misseroni, N.V. Movchan, D. Bigoni
      Experimental and analytical insights on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids
    • L.P. Argani
      Integration algorithms of elastoplasticity for ceramic powder compaction

  • Synchrotron Radiation User Meeting, September 3-4, 2014, Diamond Light Source (Oxfordshire), UK
    • M. Jones
      Dynamic strain propagation in nano-particulate zirconia studied by pump-probe in-situ x-ray powder diffraction

  • International workshop "Multiscale modelling in ceramics” within the International Congress APM 2014 Advanced Problems in Mechanics, June 30 - July 5, 2014, St Petersburg, Russia
    • D. Bigoni, F. Bosi, F. Dal Corso, D. Misseroni, A. Piccolroaz
      Forming of ceramic powders
    • F. Dal Corso, M. Bacca
      Multiscale modelling of ceramic composites
    • L.P. Argani, D. Bigoni, G. Mishuris
      Dislocations and inclusions in prestressed solids
    • A. Piccolroaz, L. Morini, P. Gourgiotis
      Incorporating intrinsic length-scales in fracture toughness of microstructured ceramics
    • E. Bortot, R. Springhetti, M. Gei
      Enhancing the performance of soft dielectric generators using ceramic fillers
    • L. Morini, A. Piccolroaz
      Modelling of interface cracks between dissimilar ceramic materials of interest for solid oxide fuell cells fabrication
    • A. Zagnetko
      To the modelling of crack in the bimaterial anisotropic structures
    • F. Bosi, A. Piccolroaz, M. Gei, F. Dal Corso, A. Cocquio
      Mechanical characterization of the elasto-plastic behaviour of aluminum silicate spray dried powder during cold compaction
    • E. Bortot, R. Springhetti, F. DalCorso, M. Gei
      Numerical analysis of cracks and rigid line inclusions in elastic plates
    • F. Bosi, A. Cocquio, M. Cova
      Testing protocol and experimental investigation on green body
    • F. Dal Corso, S. Shahzad, D. Misseroni, G. Noselli
      Validation of rigid inclusion model for the analysis of reinforced composite materials
    • M. Jones, S. Fearn, G. Mishuris, R. Winter, A. Lennie, J. Parker, S. Thompson, C. Tang
      Dynamic strain in granular ceramics probed by real-time x-ray diffraction
    • F. Bosi, D. Misseroni
      Elastic characteristics of green bodies detected by ultrasonic tests
    • D. Misseroni, D.Bigoni, G. Noselli
      S-shape constraints for elastic rods: tensile buckling in tension and multiple bifurcations
    • L. Pryce, L. Morini, G. Mishuris
      Mathematical modelling of interfacial cracks in anisotropic and piezoelectric ceramic materials
    • L. Morini, A. Piccolroaz, G. Mishuris
      Cracks propagation in ceramic materials: a singular integral formulation
    • M. Penasa, A. Piccolroaz, L. Argani, D. Bigoni
      Integration algorithms of elastoplasticity for ceramic powder compaction
    • L. Pryce, A. Vellender, A. Zagnetko, G. Mishuris
      Mathematical modelling of anisotropic bimaterials with imperfect interfaces

  • Welsh Mathematics Colloquium, May 19-21, 2014, Gregynog, UK
    • L. Pryce
      Singular integral equations for interfacial fracture in imperfectly bound anisotropic bimaterials. , 2014, UK

  • British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, April 28-30, 2014, Cardiff, UK
    • L. Pryce
      Analysis of a crack along a soft imperfect interface in an anisotropic bimaterial

  • IUTAM 2013 Symposium on Multiscale modeling and uncertainty quantification of materials and structures, September 9-11, 2013, Santorini Island, Greece
    • Dal Corso F., Bacca M., Bigoni D., Veber D
      Effective Second Gradient Elastic (Mindlin) materials

  • D2FAM2013 - International Symposium on Dynamic Deformation and Fracture of Advanced Materials, September 9-11, 2013, Loughborough, UK
    • F. Bosi, D. Bigoni, A. Gajo, A. Piccolroaz
      Elastoplastic coupling for the modeling of cold forming of ceramics
    • L. Pryce
      Analysis of Interfacial Crack Propagation Under Asymmetric Loading In Anisotropic Materials

  • CanCNSM 2013 - The 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, July 23-26, 2013, Montreal, Canada
    • D. Bigoni, F. Bosi, F. Dal Corso and D. Misseroni
      Eshelby-like forces in nonlinear deformation of elastic structures

  • CERMODEL2013 Congress on Modelling and Simulation meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology, July 10-12, 2013, Trento, Italy.
    • Haslinger, McPhedran, Movchan, Movchan
      "Resonance transmission and flexural waves in structured ceramic plates"
    • Colquitt, Jones, Movchan, Movchan, Brun, McPhedran
      "Dynamic broadband cloaking of square inclusions"
    • Bresciani, Cocquio
      "Typical defects detected on ceramic tiles manufacturing"
    • Bigoni, Bosi, Misseroni, Piccolroaz, Vinco, Salieri
      "Elastoplastic coupling and progressive stiffening of ceramic powders during compaction"
    • Dal Corso, Bigoni, Bacca, Veber
      "Higher-order response of ceramic composites"
    • Craciun, Bigoni, Gei
      "Interface Cracks in Pre-Stressed Ceramics and Fiber Reinforced Elastic Composites"
    • Vellender, Mishuris, Piccolroaz
      "Imperfect interface weight function techniques for modelling of fracture mechanisms in glued bi-material ceramic structures"
    • Pryce, Morini, Mishuris
      "Analysis of a Crack Propagating Along a Bimaterial Interface in Ceramics under Asymmetric Loading"
    • Gourgiotis
      "On the propagation and reflection of waves in microstructured ceramic materials"
    • Bortot, Springhetti, Gei
      "Enhanced soft dielectric composite generators: the role of ceramic fillers"
    • Bosi, Bigoni, Piccolroaz, Vettori, Salieri, Cocquio
      "Mechanical characterization of green body"
    • Venturin, Mishuris
      "Numerical solution of singular integral equations arising in interfacial crack problems for ceramics materials"
    • Shahzad, Misseroni, Dal Corso, Bigoni
      "Photoelastic validation of high stress concentrations in reinforced composite materials"
    • Morini, Piccolroaz, Mishuris
      "Modelling of crack propagation in anisotropic ceramics: an approach based on singular integral equations"
    • Piccolroaz, Morini, Gourgiotis
      "Fracture modelling of microstructured ceramics"
    • Jones, Fearn, Winter, Lennie, Parker, Thompson, Tang
      "Strain characterisation in poly-crystalline ceramics - The Laser pump-probe technique"

  • ISDMM13 - 6th International Symposium on Defect and Material Mechanics, July 1-3, 2013, Centrale Nantes, France.
    • Bigoni, Bosi, Dal Corso and Misseroni (Invited lecture)
      Configurational forces in elastic structures

  • 13th International Conference of the European Ceramic Society, June 23-27, 2013, Limoges, France.
    • A. Piccolroaz, L. Morini, P.A. Gourgiotis
      "Incorporating intrinsic length-scales in fracture toughness of microstructured ceramics"
    • D. Bigoni
      "Elastoplastic models of ceramics forming"

  • IUTAM Symposium on Materials and Interfaces under High Strain Rate and Large Deformation, June 17-21, 2013, Metz, France.
    • Argani, Bigoni and Mishuris (Invited lecture)
      Dislocations in prestressed ductile materials

  • 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Material, February 18-21, 2013, Goa, India.
    • D. Bigoni, F. Dal Corso, and A. Piccolroaz
      "Design of advanced ceramics through elastoplastic modeling"
      Contributary oral session on "Ceramic Composites"
    • F. Dal Corso, D. Bigoni, M. Bacca and D. Veber
      "Estimation of non-local parameters arising from composite materials"
      Contributary oral session on "Ceramic Composites"

  • Multiphysics 2012, December 13-14, 2012 (Lisbon - PT).
    • D. Bigoni, F. Dal Corso, A. Gajo and A. Piccolroaz
      "Ceramic powder compaction via elastoplasticity theory"

  • Euromech 514 "New trends in Contact Mechanics", March 27-31, 2012 (Cargese - FR).
    • D. Bigoni and G. Noselli
      "Flutter instability and dry friction: an experimental demonstration"

SEMINARS
  • Mechanics of pre-stressed thin films: asymptotic modelling, instabilities, wave propagation, self-similarity
    M.Gei
    Department of Mathematics, Aberystwyth University, September 3, 2015.

  • Modellazione meccanica per la formatura di polvere ceramica
    D. Bigoni
    Metrology Day - Giornata dei Musei, Museo della Bilancia, May 20, 2015 - Campogalliano (Modena, Italy).

  • Controlling wave propagation in elastic structures: quasiperiodic waveguides and structural metamaterials for cloaking flexural waves
    M.Gei
    Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Pavia, January 20, 2015.

  • Elastoplastic modelling of ceramic powders and geological materials.
    D. Bigoni
    Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Land and Environment, and of Mathematics, University of Brescia, Brescia (Italy), May 20, 2013.

  • Recent contributions in generalized continuum mechanics.
    F. Dal Corso
    School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India), February 15, 2013.

  • Mechanics of pre-stressed surface coatings and thin films: modelling, instabilities, wave propagation, self-similarity
    M.Gei
    Institute of Mechanics, TU-Dortmund, February 14, 2013.

  • "GMA 2012 - VI Riunione del Gruppo Materiali dell’AIMETA" 12-13 April 2012 (Lucca - I).
    F. Dal Corso, D. Bigoni, F. Bosi and D. Misseroni
    "Self restabilization after buckling"

Training activities

COURSES

SEMINARS

Seminars held at UNITN

Contacts

Prof. Massimiliano Gei
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Meccanica
Università di Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento (Italia)
E-mail: massimiliano.gei@unitn.it