Patents and invention disclosures
FERNANDO FRATERNALI. Pentamode seismic isolation device (Dispositivo di Isolamento Sismico Pentamode). PCT INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION, FILED 17 MAY 2016, SUBMISSION NO. 052854, APPLICATION NO. PCT/IB2016/052854


FERNANDO FRATERNALI, FRANCESCO FABBROCINO, ILENIA FARINA. Multiscale Structural Element (Elemento Strutturale a Geometria Multiscala). ITALIAN PATENT APPLICATION NO.102015000044896, FILED AUGUST 17, 2015


CHIARA DARAIO, FERNANDO FRATERNALI. Method and Apparatus for Wave Generation and Detection Using Tensegrity Structures. US PAT. NO. 8,616,328, GRANTED ON DECEMBER 31, 2013


FERNANDO FRATERNALI, ROBERT E. SKELTON. Design of a deployable tensegrity structure. REGISTERED EUROPEAN COMMUNITY DESIGN. REGISTRATION NO: 002058255-0001, FILED JUNE 14, 2012


Selected publications
[KAB+18] KRUSHYNSKA A., AMENDOLA, A., BOSIA, F., DARAIO C., PUGNO N.M., FRATERNALI F.. Accordion-like metamaterials with tunable ultra-wide low-frequency band gaps. ARXIV:1804.02188 [PHYSICS.APP-PH]


[AKD+18] AMENDOLA, A., KRUSHYNSKA A., DARAIO C., PUGNO N.M., FRATERNALI F.. Tuning frequency band gaps of tensegrity metamaterials with local and global prestress. ARXIV:1803.03472 [NLIN.PS], 2018


[AF18] AMENDOLA, A., FRATERNALI, F.. Incremental auxetic response of composite lattices under isotropic prestress. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 191, 145–153, 2018.


[MAZ+18] MASCOLO, I., AMENDOLA, A., ZUCCARO, G., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.. On the geometrically nonlinear elastic response of class θ = 1 tensegrity metamaterials. FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS (MECHANICS OF MATERIALS), 5:16, 2018.


[MMF+18] MODANO, M., MASCOLO, I., FRATERNALI, F., BIENIEK, Z.. Numerical and analytical approaches to the self-equilibrium problem of class θ = 1 tensegrity metamaterials. FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS (MECHANICS OF MATERIALS), 5:5, 2018.


[KSH+18] KUMAR, R., SINGH, R., HUI, D., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.. Graphene as biomedical sensing element: State of art review and potential engineering applications. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 134, 193-206, 2018


[SSP+18] SHARMA, S., SINGH, R., PENNA, R., FRATERNALI, F.. Investigations for mechanical properties of Hap, PVC and PP based 3D porous structures obtained through biocompatible FDM filaments. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 132, 237-243, 2018


[DPM+17] DE PIANO, M., MODANO, M., BENZONI, G., BERARDI, V.P., FRATERNALI, F.. A numerical approach to the mechanical modeling of masonry vaults under seismic loading. INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 4, 104-120, 2017


[SKR+17] SINGH, R., KUMAR, R., RANJAN, N. , PENNA, R., FRATERNALI, F.. On the recyclability of polyamide for sustainable composite structures in civil engineering. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, ONLINE FIRST, 2017


[BFD+17] BABILIO, E., FABBROCINO, F., DURAND, M., FRATERNALI, F.. On the mechanics of tetrakis-like lattices in the stretch-dominated regime. EXTREME MECHANICS LETTERS, 15, 57-62, 2017


[CRC+17] COLANGELO, F., RUSSO, P., CIMINO, F., CIOFFI, R., FARINA, I., FRATERNALI, F., FEO, L.. Epoxy/glass fibres composites for civil applications: Comparison between thermal and microwave crosslinking routes. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 126, 100-107, 2017


[SSA+17] SINGH, R., SINGH, N., AMENDOLA, A., FRATERNALI, F.. On the wear properties of Nylon6- SiC- Al2O3 based fused deposition modelling feed stock filament. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 119, 125-131, 2017


[SSS+17] SINGH CHOHAN, J., SINGH, R., SINGH BOPARAI, K., PENNA, R., FRATERNALI, F.. Dimensional accuracy analysis of coupled fused deposition modeling and vapour smoothing operations for biomedical applications process. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 117, 138-149, 2017


[FAF+17] FORTUNATO, A., ANGELILLO, M., FABBROCINO, F., FRATERNALI, F.. Limit analysis of masonry structures with free discontinuities. MECCANICA, ONLINE FIRST (2017), DOI: 10.1007/S11012-017-0663-8


[FA16] FRATERNALI, F., AMENDOLA, A.. Mechanical modeling of innovative metamaterials alternating pentamode lattices and confinement plates. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 99, 259-271, 2017


[SSS+16] SINGH, R., SING, S., SINGH, I.P., FABBROCINO, F., FRATERNALI, F.. Investigation for surface finish improvement of FDM parts by vapor smoothing process. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 111, 228-234, 2017


[ABF16] AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G., FRATERNALI, F.. Non-linear elastic response of layered structures, alternating pentamode lattices and confinement plates. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 115, 117-123


[OMF+16] OREFICE, A., MANCUSI, G., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.. Cohesive interface behaviour and local shear strains in axially loaded composite annular tubes. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 160, 1126–1127, 2017.


[MFF+16] MANCUSI, G., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F., FABBROCINO, F.. Size effect and dynamic properties of 2D lattice materials. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 115, 117-123


[CMS+16] CIMMINO, M.C., MIRANDA, R., SICIGNANO, E., FERREIRA, A. J. M.; SKELTON, R. E., FRATERNALI, F.. Composite solar façades and wind generators with tensegrity architecture. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 115, 275-281, 2017


[FMF+16] FABBROCINO, F., MODANO, M., FARINA, I., CARPENTIERI, G., FRATERNALI, F.,. Optimal Prestress Design of Composite Cable-Stayed Bridges. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 169(1), 167-172


[SHS+16] SING, N., HUI, D., SINGH, R., AHUJA, I. FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F. Recycling of plastic solid waste: A state of art review and future applications. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 115, 409-422, 2017


[BSF+16] BOPARAI, K.S., SINGH, R., FABBROCINO, F., FRATERNALI, F.. Thermal characterization of recycled polymer for additive manufacturing applications. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 106, 42-47, 2016


[SBF+16] SINGH, R., BEDIA, P., FRATERNALI, F., AHUJA, I.. Effect of single particle size, double particle size and triple particle size Al2O3 in Nylon-6 matrix on mechanical properties of feed stock filament for FDM. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, 106, 20-27, 2016


[SSF+16] SINGH, R., SINGH, N., FABBROCINO, F., FRATERNALI, F., AHUJA, I.. Waste management by recycling of polymers with reinforcement of metal powder. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 105, 23-29, 2016


[SKF+16] SINGH, R., KUMAR, V., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.,. Experimental investigations for mechanical and metallurgical properties of friction stir welded recycled dissimilar polymer materials with metal powder reinforcement. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 103, 90-97, 2016


[CMF+16] CARPENTIERI, G., MODANO, M., FABBROCINO, F., FEO, L, FRATERNALI, F.. On the minimal mass reinforcement of masonry structures with arbitrary shapes. MECCANICA, 52(7), 1561-1576, 2017


[CSF16] CARPENTIERI, G., SKELTON, R.E., FRATERNALI, F.. A minimal mass deployable structure for solar energy harvesting on water canals. STRUCTURAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPTIMIZATION, 55(2), 449-458, 2017


[ACF+16] AMENDOLA, A., CARPENTIERI, G., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.. Bending dominated response of layered mechanical metamaterials alternating pentamode lattices and confinement plates. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 157, 71–77, 2016.


[FAB+16] FABBROCINO, F., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G., FRATERNALI, F.. Seismic application of pentamode lattices. INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 1-2, 62-71, 2016.


[SKF+16] SINGH, R., KUMAR, R., FEO, L., FRATERNALI F.. Friction welding of dissimilar plastic/polymer materials with metal powder reinforcement. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 101, 77-86, 2016.


[FFC+16B] FARINA, I., FABBROCINO, F., COLANGELO, F., FEO, L.,FRATERNALI, F.. Surface roughness effects on the reinforcement of cement mortars through 3D printed metallic fibers. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 99, 305-311, 2016.


[SSF16] SINGH, R., SINGH, S., FRATERNALI F.. Development of in-house composite wire based feed stock filaments of fused deposition modelling for wear-resistant materials and structu. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 98, 244-249, 2016.


[ASG+16] AMENDOLA, A., SMITH, C.J., GOODALL, R., AURICCHIO, F., FEO, L., BENZONI, G., FRATERNALI, F.. Experimental response of additively manufactured metallic pentamode materials confined between stiffening plates. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 142, 254–262, 2016.


[FFC+16A] I. FARINA, I., FABBROCINO, F., CARPENTIERI, G., MODANO, M., AMENDOLA, A., GOODALL, R., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.. On the reinforcement of cement mortars through 3D printed polymeric and metallic fibers. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 90, 76-85, 2016.


[CSF15A] CARPENTIERI, G., SKELTON, R.E., FRATERNALI, F.. Minimum mass and optimal complexity of planar tensegrity bridges. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPACE STRUCTURES, 30(3-4), 221-244, 2015.


[FDS15] FRATERNALI, F., DE CHIARA, E., SKELTON, R.E.. On the use of morphing and wind stable tensegrity structures for shading facades of smart buildings. SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 24, 105032 (10PP), 2015.


[FFB+15] FABBROCINO, F., FARINA, I., BERARDI, V.P., FERREIRA, A.J.M., FRATERNALI, F.. On the thrust surface of unreinforced and FRP-/FRCM-reinforced masonry domes. COMPOSITES. PART B, ENGINEERING, 83, 297-305, 2015.


[FCM+15] FRATERNALI, F., CARPENTIERI, G., MODANO, M., FABBROCINO, F., SKELTON, R.E.. A tensegrity approach to the optimal reinforcement of masonry domes and vaults through fiber-reinforced composite materials. . COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 134, 247-254, 2015.


[AHG+15] AMENDOLA, A., HERNANDEZ-NAVA, E., GOODALL, R., TODD, I., SKELTON, R.E., FRATERNALI, F.. On the additive manufacturing, post-tensioning and testing of bi-material tensegrity structures. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 131, 66-71, 2015.


[SFC+15] SPADEA, S., FARINA, I., CARRAFIELLO, A, FRATERNALI, F.. Recycled nylon fibers as cement mortar reinforcement. CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 80, 200-209, 2015.


[FCA+14] FRATERNALI, F., CARPENTIERI, G., AMENDOLA, A., SKELTON, R.E., NESTERENKO, V. F.. Multiscale tunability of solitary wave dynamics in tensegrity metamaterials. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 105, 201903, 2014. ISSN: 0003-6951.


[FGA15] FRATERNALI, F., CARPENTIERI, G., AMENDOLA, A.. On the mechanical modeling of the extreme softening/stiffening response of axially loaded tensegrity prisms. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 74, 136-157, 2015. ISSN: 0022-5096.


[CSF14B] CARPENTIERI, G., SKELTON, R.E., FRATERNALI, F.. Parametric design of minimal mass tensegrity bridges under yielding and buckling constraints. EPRINT: ARXIV:1411.7966 [COND-MAT.MTRL-SCI]. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3224.2248.


[TFD14] THEVAMARAN, R., FRATERNALI, F., DARAIO, C.. Multi-scale mass-spring model for high-rate compression of vertically aligned carbon nanotube foams. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS, 81(12), 121006, 2014. ISSN:0021-8936.


[FCP14] SPADEA, S., FARINA, I., BERARDI, V.P., DENTALE, F., FRATERNALI, F.. Energy dissipation capacity of concretes reinforced with R-PET fibers. INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 2, 61-70, 2014. ISSN: 0393-1420.


[CTA+15] CARPENTIERI, G., TORNABENE, F., ASCIONE, L., FRATERNALI, F.. An accurate one-dimensional theory for the dynamics of laminated composite curved beams. JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 336, 96-105, 2015. ISSN: 0022-460X.


[SFC+14] SPADEA, S., FARINA, I., CARRAFIELLO, A, FRATERNALI, F.. An experimental study on the cement mortar reinforcement through recycled nylon fibers. E-PRINT: ARXIV:1409.7258 [COND-MAT.MTRL-SCI]


[FC14] FRATERNALI, F., CARPENTIERI, G.. On the correspondence between 2D force networks and polyhedral stress functions. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPACE STRUCTURES, 29(3), 145-159, 2014. ISSN 0266-3511.


[FFA14] FORTUNATO, A., FRATERNALI, F., ANGELILLO, A. Structural capacity of masonry walls under horizontal loads. INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 31(1), 41-51, 2014. ISSN: 0393-1420.


[AFG+14] AMENDOLA, A., CARPENTIERI, G., DE OLIVEIRA, M., SKELTON, R.E.,FRATERNALI, F.. Experimental investigation of the softening-stiffening response of tensegrity prisms under compressive loading. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 117, 234-243, 2014.


[FC14] FRATERNALI, F., PALAZZO, B., CARPENTIERI, G.. Multiaxial Prestress of Reinforced Concrete I-Beams. INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 31(1), 17-30, 2014. ISSN: 0393-1420.


[FSB14] FRATERNALI, F., SPADEA, S., BERARDI, V.P.. Effects of recycled PET fibers on the mechanical properties and seawater curing of Portland cement-based concretes. CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 61, 293-302, 2014. ISSN: 0950-0618


[CFA+14] CASTALDI, M.A., COBELLIS, L., FRATERNALI, F., ARDOVINO, M., ARDOVINO, I., COLAURCI, N.. Biomechanical Features of Bidirectional-barbed Suture: A Randomized Laboratory Analysis. SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 24, 45-8, 2014. ISSN: 1090-3941. ISBN: 1-890131-20-2. PMID: 24700213. HTTP://WWW.UMP.COM/24-SURGICAL-OVERVIEW.HTM


[FFC1]3] FRATERNALI, F., FARINA, I., CARPENTIERI, G.. A discrete-to-continuum approach to the curvature of membrane networks and parametric surfaces. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 56, 18-15, 2014. ISSN: 0093-6413


[SFCM1] SKELTON, R.E., FRATERNALI, F., CARPENTIERI, G., MICHELETTI, A.. Minimum mass design of tensegrity bridges with parametric architecture and multiscale complexity. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 58, 124-132, 2014. ISSN: 0093-6413, DOI: 10.1016/J.MECHRESCOM.2013.10.017.


[BFRD13] BLESGEN, T., FRATERNALI, F., RANEY, J.R., DARAIO, C.. Multiscale Mass-Spring Spring Models of Carbon Nanotube Arrays accounting for Mullins-Like Behavior And Permanent Deformation. MULTISCALE MODELING & SIMULATION, 11(2), 545–565, 2013.


[RFD13] RANEY, J.R., FRATERNALI, F., DARAIO, C.. Rate-independent dissipation and loading direction effects in compressed carbon nanotube arrays. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 24, 255707 (10PP), 2013 ISSN: 0957-4484.


[ACF+13] ARDOVINO, M., CASTALDI, M.A., FRATERNALI, F., ARDOVINO, I., COLAURCI, N., SIGNORIELLO, G., COBELLIS, L.. Bidirectional barbed suture in total laparoscopic hysterectomy and lymph node dissection for endometrial cancer: technical evaluation and one-year follow-up of 61 patients. JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC AND ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, 23 (4), 347-350, 2013. ISSN: 10926429.


[ACF+13B] ARDOVINO, M., CASTALDI, M.A., FRATERNALI, F., ARDOVINO, I., COLAURCI, N., SIGNORIELLO, G., COBELLIS, L.. Bidirectional barbed suture in laparoscopic myomectomy: Clinical features. JOURNAL OF LAPAROENDOSCOPIC AND ADVANCED SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, 23 (12), 1006-1010, 2013. ISSN: 10926429. DOI: 10.1089/LAP.2013.0103


[FSA13] FRATERNALI, F., SPADEA, S., ASCIONE, L.. Buckling behavior of curved composite beams with different elastic response in tension and compression. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 100, 280–289, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/J.COMPSTRUCT.2012.12.021


[FFP+12] FRATERNALI, F., FARINA, I., POLZONE, C., PAGLIUCA, E., FEO, L.. On the use of R-PET strips for the reinforcement of cement mortars. COMPOSITES: PART B, 46, 207–210, 2013. ISSN: 13598368 DOI: 10.1016/J.COMPOSITESB.2012.09.070


[FRD12] FRATERNALI, F., RANEY, J.R., DARAIO, C.. Modeling microscale instabilities in compressed carbon nanotube bundles using multistable spring models. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 96, 745–750, 2013. ISSN: 02638223 DOI: 10.1016/J.COMPSTRUCT.2012.09.013


[BFR+12] BLESGEN, T., FRATERNALI, F., RANEY, J.R., AMENDOLA, A., DARAIO, C.. Continuum limits of bistable spring models of carbon nanotube arrays accounting for material damage. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 45, 58-63


[FSD12] FRATERNALI, F., SENATORE, L., DARAIO, C. Solitary waves on tensegrity lattices. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 60, 137–1144, 2012. ISSN: 0022-5096 DOI: 10.1016/J.JMPS.2012.02.007


[NFD12] NGO, D, FRATERNALI, F., DARAIO, C.. Highly Nonlinear Solitary Wave Propagation in Y-Shaped Granular Crystals with Variable Branch Angles.. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 85, 036602, 2012. DOI: 10.1103/PHYSREVE.85.036602


[FM12] FRATERNALI, F., MARCELLI, G.. A multiscale approach to the elastic moduli of biomembrane networks. BIOMECHANICS AND MODELING IN MECHANOBIOLOGY, 11 (7), 1097-1108, 2012. ISSN: 1617-7959. DOI: 10.1007/S10237-012-0376-9.


[SF12] B. SCHMIDT, F. FRATERNALI. Universal formulae for the limiting elastic energy of membrane networks. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 60, 172-180, 2012, DOI:10.1016/J.JMPS.2011.09.003


[FCC+11B] FRATERNALI, F., CIANCIA, V., CHECHILE, R., RIZZANO, G., FEO, L., INCARNATO, L.. Studio Sperimentale sulle Proprietà Termo-Meccaniche di Calcestruzzi Rinforzati con Fibre di Plastica da Riciclo.. IN CONCRETO, 110, 116-119, 2011. ANCE CODE: E188137 (IN ITALIAN). HTTP://ITA.ZINIO.COM/


[LFD12] A. LEONARD, F. FRATERNALI, C. DARAIO. Directional wave propagation in a highly nonlinear square packing of spheres. EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS. DOI:10.1007/S11340-011-9544-6


[FLM12] F.FRATERNALI, C.D. LORENZ AND G.MARCELLI. On the estimation of the curvatures and bending rigidity of membrane networks via a local maximum-entropy approach. JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, 231, 528–540, 2012. DOI:10.1016/J.JCP.2011.09.017


[RFAD11] J.R. RANEY, F. FRATERNALI, A. AMENDOLA, C. DARAIO. Modeling and in situ identification of material parameters for layered structures based on carbon nanotube arrays. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 93, 3013–3018, 2011. ISSN:0263-8223. DOI:10.1016/J.COMPSTRUCT.2011.04.034


[FRA11] FERNANDO FRATERNALI. A mixed lumped stress–displacement approach to the elastic problem of masonry walls. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 38, 176–180, 2011. ISSN:0093-6413. DOI:10.1016/J.MECHRESCOMM.2011.03.008


[FCC+11A] FERNANDO FRATERNALI, VINCENZO CIANCIA, ROSARIA CHECHILE, GIANVITTORIO RIZZANO, LUCIANO FEO, LOREDANA INCARNATO. Experimental study of the thermo-mechanical properties of recycled PET fiber-reinforced concrete. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES 93: 2368–2374, 2011


[FMEDC11] FERNANDO FRATERNALI, ANDREA MARINO, TAMER EL SAYED, AND ANTONIO DELLA CIOPPA. On the structural shape optimization via variational methods and evolutionary algorithms.. MECHANICS OF ADVANCED MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 18, 225-243, 2011, ISSN: 1537-6494 (PRINT) 1537-6532 (ONLINE). DOI:10.1080/15376494.2010.483319


[FRA10] F. FRATERNALI. A thrust network approach to the equilibrium problem of unreinforced masonry vaults via polyhedral stress functions. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 37, 198–204, 2010. ISSN:0093-6413. DOI:10.1016/J.MECHRESCOM.2009.12.010


[FBAD10] F. FRATERNALI, T.BLESGEN, A.AMENDOLA, C.DARAIO. Multiscale mass-spring models of carbon nanotube foams. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 59, 89–102, 2011. ISSN:0022-5096. DOI:10.1016/J.JMPS.2010.09.004


[FNO10] FERNANDO FRATERNALI · MATTEO NEGRI · MICHAEL ORTIZ. On the convergence of 3D free discontinuity models in variational fracture. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FRACTURE, 166 (1-2), 3–11, 2010. ISSN:0376-9429, DOI:10.1007/S10704-010-9462-0


[DNNF10] C. DARAIO, D. NGO, V. F. NESTERENKO, AND F. FRATERNALI. Highly nonlinear pulse splitting and recombination in a two-dimensional granular network. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 82, 036603, 2010. DOI:10.1103/PHYSREVE.82.03660


[FPD10] FERNANDO FRATERNALI, MASON A. PORTER, AND CHIARA DARAIO. Optimal Design of Composite Granular Protectors. MECHANICS OF ADVANCED MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 17:(1), 1–19, 2010. ISSN:1537-6494. DOI:10.1080/15376490802710779


[DFP09] DARAIO, C, FRATERNALI, F., PORTER, M.A.. Stress Wave Mitigation in Granular Chains.. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY, 54 (1), Q14.00004, 2009. ISSN: 0003-0503


[SFO09] BERND SCHMIDT, FERNANDO FRATERNALI , AND MICHAEL ORTIZ. EIGENFRACTURE: AN EIGENDEFORMATION APPROACH TO VARIATIONAL FRACTURE. MULTISCALE MODELING & SIMULATION, 7(3), 1237–1266, 2009, ISSN:1540-3459. DOI:10.1137/080712568


[EMM+09] TAMER EL SAYED · WILLIS MOCK JR · ALEJANDRO MOTA · FERNANDO FRATERNALI · MICHAEL ORTIZ. Computational assessment of ballistic impact on a high strength structural steel/polyurea composite plate. COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS, 43(4), 525-534, 2008/2009. ISSN: 0178-7675 (PRINT) 1432-0924 (ONLINE). DOI:10.1007/S00466-008-0327-6


[EMFO08A] TAMER EL SAYED, ALEJANDRO MOTA, FERNANDO FRATERNALI, MICHAEL ORTIZ. Biomechanics of traumatic brain injury. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 197 (51), 4692–4701, 2008. ISSN:0045-782. DOI:10.1016/J.CMA.2008.06.006


[EMFO08B] TAMER EL SAYED, ALEJANDRO MOTA, FERNANDO FRATERNALI, MICHAEL ORTIZ. A variational constitutive model for soft biological tissues. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 41(7), 1458–1466, 2008. ISSN:0021-9290. DOI:10.1016/J.JBIOMECH.2008.02.023


[FRA07B] F. FRATERNALI. Free discontinuity finite element models in two-dimensions for in-plane crack problems. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED FRACTURE MECHANICS, 47, 274–282, 2007. ISSN:0167-8442. DOI:101016/J.TAFMEC.2007.01.006


[FRA07A] FERNANDO FRATERNALI. Error Estimates for a Lumped Stress Method for Plane Elastic Problems. MECHANICS OF ADVANCED MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 14 (4), 309-320, 2007. ISSN:1537-6494. DOI:10.1080/15376490600845587


[VFA06] F. VELARDI · F. FRATERNALI · M. ANGELILLO. Anisotropic constitutive equations and experimental tensile behavior. BIOMECHANICS AND MODELING IN MECHANOBIOLOGY 5(1), 53–61, 2006. ISSN:1617-7959. DOI 10.1007/S10237-005-0007-9


[AFF05] LUIGI ASCIONE, LUCIANO FEO, FERNANDO FRATERNALI. Load carrying capacity of 2D FRP/strengthened masonry structures. COMPOSITES: PART B, ENGINEERING, 36: 619–626, 2005. ISSN: 1359-8368


[FAF02] FERNANDO FRATERNALI, MAURIZIO ANGELILLO, ANTONIO FORTUNATO. A lumped stress method for plane elastic problems and the discrete-continuum approximation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 39, 6211–6240, 2002. ISSN:0020-7683


[FRA01] F. FRATERNALI. Complementary energy variational approach for plane elastic problems with singularities. THEORETICAL AND APPLIED FRACTURE MECHANICS, 35, 129-135, 2001. ISSN:0167-8442


[FF00] F. FRATERNALI, L. FEO. On a moderate rotation theory of thin-walled composite beams. COMPOSITES, PART B, ENGINEERING, 31, 141–158, 2000. ISSN:1359-8368


[FB97] F. FRATERNALI AND G. BILOTTI. NONLINEAR ELASTIC STRESS ANALYSIS IN CURVED COMPOSITE BEAMS. COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 62(5), 837-859, 1997. ISSN:0045-7949


[FRA96] F. FRATERNALI. Energy release rates for delamination of composite beams. THEORETICAL AND APLLIED FRACTURE MECHANICS, 25, 225-232, 1996. ISSN:0167-8442


[AF94A] L. ASCIONE AND F. FRATERNALI. A FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF THE STABILITY OF BIMODULAR COMPOSITE CURVED BEAMS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 1, 315-334, 1994. ISSN: 0971-541X


[AF94A] L. ASCIONE AND F. FRATERNALI. A MODERATE ROTATION THEORY OF LAMINATED COMPOSITE CURVED BEAMS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR ENGINEERING ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 1, 161-176, 1994. ISSN:0971-541X


[FR93] F. FRATERNALI AND J. N. REDDY. A PENALTY MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF LAMINATED COMPOSITE SHELLS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL SOLIDS STRUCTURES, 30(24), 3337–3355, 1993. ISSN:0020-7683


[AF92] L. ASCIONE AND F. FRATERNALI. A PENALTY MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF CURVED COMPOSITE CURVED BEAMS. COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES, 45(5/6), 985-999, 1992. ISSN:0045-7949


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