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CARRERA UNIFIED FORMULATION
Refined one-, two- and three-dimensional models can be derived using a compact, unified formulation.
COMPOSITES
Advanced structural models are able to predict complex stress field, a step forward in the composite materials analysis
MULTIFIELD ANALYSIS
Fully-coupled multifield analyses including: piezoelectric and magnetostrictive materials, thermal and moisture effetcs
AEROELASTICITY AND FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION
Development of advanced aeroelastic models for static and dynamic aeroelastic analyses of wings, panels and rotating blades
AIRCRAFT AND SPACECRAFT DESIGN
Refined structural moldes for the analysis of complex structures
ROTOR-DYNAMICS
Refined one-dimensional models can be a valuable alternative to three-dimensional models in the analysis of rotating blades, discs and shafts
BIOMECHANICS
Refined computational models, based on CUF, have been used in the solution of classical bio-mechanical problems
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Our work can be found in hundreds of scientific papers and in many books
BEST THEORY DIAGRAMS
The BTD is a tool to edit an arbitrarily given theory to get a lower number of terms for a given error or to increase the accuracy while keeping the computational costs constant.

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Enrico Zappino is a post-doctoral fellow at the Politecnico di Torino. He has been in Professor Carrera’s research group since 2010. His research activities concern structural analysis using classical and advanced models, multi-field analysis, and composite materials analysis. He is the coauthor of many works published in several international peer-reviewed journals. He obtained his PhD in April 2014, presenting a thesis on variable kinematic 1D, 2D, and 3D models for the analysis of aerospace structures. He also gained his BSc in Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino in October 2007, presenting a thesis on advanced wing structures. He then obtained an MSc from the same university in July 2010, with a thesis on higher-order one-dimensional structural models applied to static, dynamic, and aeroelastic analysis. He was involved in many research programs supported by the European Space Agency and the European Union in cooperation with many European industrial and academic partners. From 2011, Dr. Zappino has worked as a teaching assistant at the Politecnico di Torino on the course of Aeroelasticity. In 2014, he was appointed as Adjunct Professor in Fundamentals of Strength of Materials at the Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

 

Research Fellow at Politecnico di Torino
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
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