Fernando Fraternali

research

Video recordings of shaking tests on a statue mockup levitating on a 3D printed maglev device, for varying input frequencies
Collaborations: Filipe Santos
External links: Structural Control and Health Monitoring article

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Illustrative movie of the stretching-sliding isolator project
Collaborations: Narinder Singh, Ada Amendola, Gianmario Benzoni, Graeme W. Milton
External links: Nature Research Highlights article

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Simulation of the actuation motion of the WTABS module of a tensegrity solar fašade
Collaborations: Raffaele Miranda, Enrico Babilio, Narinder Singh, Filipe Santos
External links: WTABS_REFERENCE

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Featured video of the deformation of the tendons of the biomimetic sliding-stretching isolator under testing
Collaborations: Narinder Singh, Ada Amendola, Gianmario Benzoni, Graeme W. Milton
External links: Nonlinear Dynamics article

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Motion animation of a demonstrative prototype of a sliding-stretching isolator with fully 3D-printed unit cell parts and telescopic tendons
Collaborations: Narinder Singh, Ada Amendola, Gianmario Benzoni, Graeme W. Milton
External links: Nature Research Highlights article

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Compression solitary waves on 2D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations with superimposed energy colormaps for a 3 x 50 strip impacted with v0 = 5 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Compression solitary waves on 2D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations of a 1 x 80 strip after double impact with initial velocity v0 = 5 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Compression solitary waves on 2D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations of a 3 x 80 strip after double impact with initial velocity v0 = 5 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Compression solitary waves on 2D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations of a 5 x 80 strip after double impact with initial velocity v0 = 5 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Solitary wave dynamics of a 2D tensegrity plate
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Compression solitary waves on 3D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations and energy colormaps for a 2 x 2 x 30 beam of cubic cells impacted with v0 = 1:25 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Collision between two ccws on 3D tensegrity beams: deformed configurations of a 2x 2x 30 beam of cubic cells after double impact with initial velocity v0 = 1:25 m/s.
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Two-dimensional stiffening module (interpenetration mechanism)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Three-dimensional stiffening module (entaglement mechanism)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica

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Propagation and collision of compact compression waves in 2d and 3d tensegrity beams
Collaborations: Andrea Micheletti, Giuseppe Ruscica
External links: Extracted from "On the compact wave dynamics of tensegrity beams in multiple dimensions". Preprint: arXiv:1905.00234 [nlin.PS]

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Dynamics of a pentamode isolator
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Ada Amendola, Gerardo Carpentieri e Rosario Montuori (university of Salerno); Russell Goodall (University of Sheffield); Gianmario Benzoni (University of California, San Diego)

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Solitary rarefaction wave in a softening tensegrity metamaterial
Collaborations: Gerardo Carpentieri, Ada Amendola, Robert E. Skelton, Vitali F. Nesterenko
External links: link

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Force-displacement response of a hardening tensegrity prism
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Ada Amendola, Gerardo Carpentieri

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Force-displacement response of a softening tensegrity prism
Collaborations: Ada Amendola, Gerardo Carpentieri
External links: link

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Fracture by variational material erosion
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Bernd Schmidt, Michael Ortiz

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Simulation of a ballistic impact on a steel plate (with fragmentation)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Tamer El Sayed, Alejandro Mota, Michael Ortiz

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Continuum limits of bistable spring models of carbon nanotube arrays
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Thomas Blesgen, Jordan Raney, Ada Amendola, Chiara Daraio, Lucia Senatore
External links: link2

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Bistable spring modeling of layered structures based on carbon nanotube arrays
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Jordan Raney, Ada Amendola, Chiara Daraio, Lucia Senatore

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GA optimization of a truss bridge
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Rino Conte, Giuseppe Rocchetta

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Propagation of rarefaction solitary waves in soft tensegrity metamaterials under different impact velocities (cf. Fig 3 of pdf)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Gerardo Carpentieri, Ada Amendola, Robert E. Skelton, Vitali F. Nesterenko

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Interaction of a compression solitary wave with a hardening/softening interface in a tensegrity metamaterial (cf. Fig 4a of pdf)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Gerardo Carpentieri, Ada Amendola, Robert E. Skelton, Vitali F. Nesterenko

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Interaction of a rarefaction solitary wave with a softening/hardening interface in a tensegrity metamaterial (cf. Fig 4b of pdf)
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Gerardo Carpentieri, Ada Amendola, Robert E. Skelton, Vitali F. Nesterenko

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Prediction of the intracranial pressure distribution in a finite element model of the human head under an impact with an external obstacle - frontal impact
Links: Pdf
Collaborations: Tamer El Sayed, Alejandro Mota, Michael Ortiz

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