Fernando Fraternali

research

Selected publications

[SF22] SANTOS, F, FRATERNALI, F.
Novel magnetic levitation systems for the vibration control of lightweight structures and artworks
STRUCTURAL CONTROL AND HEALTH MONITORING, ONLINE FIRST, 2022
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[SCA+22] SANTOS, F, CAROÇO, C., AMENDOLA, A., MINIACI, M., FRATERNALI, F.
3D tensegrity braces with superelastic response for seismic control
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR MULTISCALE COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING, IN PRESS 2022

[MSF+22] MAJUMDER, A., STOCHINO, F., FARINA, I., VALDES, M., FRATERNALI, F., MARTINELLI, E.
Physical and mechanical characteristics of raw jute fibers, threads and diatons
CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, IN PRESS, 2022.

[BCF+21] BABILIO, E., CASCINI, L., FRATERNALI, F., SCOPPETTUOLO, M.G.
Investigating the evolution of landslides via dimensionless displacement trends
MATHEMATICS AND MECHANICS OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS, 9(3), 231-272, 2021.

[FSA+21] FRATERNALI, F., SINGH, N., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G., MILTON, G.W.
A scalable approach to the design of a 3d-printable sliding- stretching seismic isolator
INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 38(4), 2021.

[FSA+21B] FRATERNALI, F., SINGH, N., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G., MILTON, G.W.
The 3D print job that keeps quake damage at bay
NATURE 600(7887), 10. ISSN: 0028-0836. DOI: 10.1038/D41586-021-03506-2
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[FSA+21] FRATERNALI, F., SINGH, N., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G., MILTON, G.W.
A biomimetic sliding–stretching approach to seismic isolation
NONLINEAR DYNAMICS, ONLINE FIRST, 2021. ISSN: 0924-090X, DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1007/S11071-021-06980-5
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[MSF+21] MAJUMDER, A., STOCHINO, F., FRATERNALI, F., MARTINELLI, E.
Seismic and thermal retrofitting of masonry buildings with fiber reinforced composite systems: a state of the art review
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GLASS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS RESEARCH, 5(1), 41-67, 2021. ISSN: 2616-4507, DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.3844/SGAMRSP.2021.41.67
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[MMA+21] M. MINIACI, M., MAZZOTTI, M., AMENDOLA, A., FRATERNALI, F.
Effect of prestress on phononic band gaps induced by inertial amplification
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 216, 156-166, 2021. ISSN: 0020-7683, DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1016/J.IJSOLSTR.2020.12.011
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[RFF21] RUSSILLO, A.F., FAILLA, G., FRATERNALI, F.
Free and forced vibrations of damped locally-resonant sandwich beams
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MECHANICS - A/SOLIDS, 86, 104188, 2021. ISSN: 0997-7538, DOI: 10.1016/J.EUROMECHSOL.2020.104188
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[SRC+21] SANTOS, F.A., REBELO, H, COUTINHO, M., SUTHERLAND,L.S., CISMASIU, C., FARINA, I., FRATERNALI, F.
Low velocity impact response of 3D printed structures formed by cellular metamaterials and stiffening plates: PLA vs. PETg
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 256, 1131282, 2021. ISSN: 0263-8223, DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1016/J.COMPSTRUCT.2020.113128
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[ZFB+20] ZINCO, A., FRATERNALI, F., BENZONI, G., MARTINELLI, E.
On the distribution in height of base shear forces in linear static analysis of base-isolated structures
BUILDINGS, 10(11), 197, 2020. ISSN 2075-5309, DOI: 10.3390/BUILDINGS10110197
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[MPF20] MARTINELLI, E., PEPE, M., FRATERNALI, F.
Meso-scale formulation of a cracked-hinge model for hybrid fiber-reinforced cement composites
FIBERS, 8(9), 56, 2020. ISSN: 2079-6439, DOI: 10.3390/FIB8090056
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[FSA+20] FRATERNALI, F., STEHLING, N., AMENDOLA, A., TIBAN ANRANGO, B.A., HOLLAND, C., RODENBURG, C.
Tensegrity modelling and the high toughness of spider dragline silk
NANOMATERIALS, 10, 1510, 2020. ISSN: 2079-4991, DOI: 10.3390/NANO10081510
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[MMS+20] MODANO, M., MAJUMDER, A., SANTOS, F., LUCIANO, R. FRATERNALI, F.
Fast and optimized calculation of the cable pretension forces in arch bridges with suspended deck
FRONTIERS IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT. 6:114, 2020. ISSN: 2297-3362, DOI: 10.3389/FBUIL.2020.00114
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[MBS+20] MIRANDA, R., BABILIO, E., SINGH, N., SANTOS, F., FRATERNALI, F.
Mechanics of smart origami sunscreens with mechanical energy harvesting ability
MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 105, 103503, 2020. ISSN: 0093-6413, DOI: 10.1016/J.MECHRESCOM.2020.103503
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[VMG+20] VANGELATOS, Z.; MICHELETTI, A.; P. GRIGOROPOULOS, C.; FRATERNALI, F.
Design and testing of bistable lattices with tensegrity architecture and nanoscale features fabricated by multiphoton lithography
NANOMATERIALS, 10, 652, 2020. ISSN: 2079-4991, DOI: 10.3390/NANO10040652
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[FSC+19] FARINA, I., SINGH, N., COLANGELO, F., LUCIANO, R., BONAZZI, G., FRATERNALI, F.
High-performance Nylon-6 sustainable filaments for additive manufacturing
MATERIALS, 12, 3955, 2019. ISSN: 1996-1944, DOI:10.3390/MA12233955
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[FS19] FRATERNALI, F., SANTOS, F.
Mechanical modeling of superelastic tensegrity braces for earthquake-proof structures
EXTREME MECHANICS LETTERS, 33, 100578, 2019. ISSN:2352-4316, DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1016/J.EML.2019.100578
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[SBF18] SANTOS, F., BENZONI, G., FRATERNALI, F.
Seismic performance of superelastic tensegrity braces
INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 36(3), 20-37, 2019. ISSN: 0393-1420
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[MRF19] MICHELETTI, A., RUSCICA, G., FRATERNALI F.
On the compact wave dynamics of tensegrity beams in multiple dimensions
NONLINEAR DYNAMICS, 2019, ONLINE FIRST. ISSN: 0924-090X, DOI: 10.1007/S11071-019-04986-8. (ARXIV:1905.00234 [NLIN.PS])
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[BAF19] BLESGEN, T., AMENDOLA, A., FRATERNALI, F.
On a modified Becker-Döring model for two-phase materials
CONTINUUM MECHANICS AND THERMODYNAMICS, 2019, ONLINE FIRST, ISSN: 0935-1175. DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1007/S00161-019-00774-2
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[FGH+19] FARINA, I., GOODALL, R., HERNÁNDEZ-NAVA, E., DI FILIPPO, A., COLANGELO, F., FRATERNALI, F.,
Design, microstructure and mechanical characterization of Ti6Al4V reinforcing elements for cement composites with fractal architecture
MATERIALS & DESIGN,MATERIALS & DESIGN, 172, 107758, 2019. DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1016/J.MATDES.2019.107758
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[BMF19] BABILIO, E., MIRANDA, R., FRATERNALI, F.
On the kinematics and actuation of dynamic sunscreens with tensegrity architecture
FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS, 6:7, 2019. ISSN: 2296-8016, DOI:10.3389/FMATS.2019.00007
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[SKF+19] SINGH, R., KUMAR, R., FARINA, I., COLANGELO, F., FEO, L., FRATERNALI, F.
Multi-material additive manufacturing of sustainable innovative materials and structures
POLYMERS, 11, 62, 1-14, 2019

[FAB18] FRATERNALI, F., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G.
Innovative Seismic isolation devices based on lattice materials: A review
INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 4, 93-113, 2018

[RDP+19] ROCCHETTA, G., DE PIANO, M., BERARDI, V.P., FRATERNALI, F.
On the shape optimization of the force networks of masonry structures
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MASONRY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION, 4 (1/2), 78-96, 2019

[SSA+19] SING, N., SINGH, R., AHUJA, I.P.S., FARINA, F., FRATERNALI, F.
Metal matrix composite from recycled materials by using additive manufacturing assisted investment casting
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 207, 129-135, 2019

[SSC+19] SINGH, R., SINGH, H., COLANGELO, F., FARINA, I., FRATERNALI, F.
On the additive manufacturing of an energy storage device from recycled materials
COMPOSITES PART B, ENGINEERING, 156, 259-265, 2019

[FAB18] FRATERNALI, F., AMENDOLA, A., BENZONI, G.
Innovative Seismic isolation devices based on lattice materials: A review
INGEGNERIA SISMICA/INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 4, 93-113, 2018

[MMF+18] MASCOLO, I., MODANO, M., FIORILLO, A., FULGIONE, M., PASQUINO, V., FRATERNALI, F.
Experimental and numerical study on the lateral-torsional buckling of steel C-beams with variable cross-section
METALS, 8(1), 941, 2018
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[MZD+18] MA, Y., ZHANG, Q., DOBAH, Y., SCARPA, F., FRATERNALI, F., SKELTON, R.E., ZHANG, D., HONG, J.
Meta-tensegrity: Design of a tensegrity prism with metal rubber
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 206, 644-657, 2018

[ZZD+18] ZHANG, Q., ZHANG,, D., DOBAH, Y., SCARPA, F., FRATERNALI, F., SKELTON, R.E.
Tensegrity cell mechanical metamaterial with metal rubber
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 113, 031906, 2018

[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
NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS (2018), ISSN: 1376-2630, ONLINE FIRST, HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1088/1367-2630/AAD354. (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 mass-spring chains with local and global prestress
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, (2018), ONLINE FIRST HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1016/J.IJSOLSTR.2018.07.002. (ARXIV:1803.03472 [NLIN.PS]).

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

[FA7] 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
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[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
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[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+7] FABBROCINO, F., MODANO, M., FARINA, I., CARPENTIERI, G., FRATERNALI, F.,
Optimal Prestress Design of Composite Cable-Stayed Bridges
COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, 169(1), 167-172

[SH+17] 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
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[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
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.

[FCA15] 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.
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[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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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