Paolo Casini

Civil Engineer
Professore Associato
DISG, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica 
Via Eudossiana, 18- 00184 Roma
Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

p.casini@uniroma1.it

+39 06 44585328

+39 064884852

 
Corsi attualmente tenuti:

Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale:
Scienza delle Costruzioni

 Facoltà di Architettura:
Meccanica delle Strutture



Position: Associate Professor of Structural Mechanics 

DISG, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy

Curriculum Vitae: Born in Rome, 08.01.1969.
Five Years Programme Degree in Civil Engineering cum laude (Rome 1995).
Philosophy Doctor in Structural Engineering at University of Rome, July 2000
Researcher in Structural Mechanics, University of Rome "la Sapienza"
Associate Professor of Structural Mechanics, University of Rome "la Sapienza"
Research Interests:
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Structural Identification
  • Mechanical Systems with Friction and Impacts
  • Nonsmooth Bifurcations

Teaching: Teacher in the following courses since 2000 at University of Rome "La Sapienza" and at University of Chieti-Pescara
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Computational Mechanics

    (in Italian)
  • Statica
  • Meccanica delle Strutture
  • Scienza delle Costruzioni  
  • Teoria delle Strutture

Pubblicazioni Didattiche
Paolo Casini, Marcello Vasta. Scienza delle Costruzioni per l'architettura e l'ingegneria edile.
CittàStudi Edizioni (DeAgostini), 2008
Paolo Casini, Marcello Vasta. Scienza delle Costruzioni.
CittàStudi Edizioni (DeAgostini), 2° Edizione, 2011
CittàStudi Edizioni (DeAgostini), 3° Edizione, 2015


Selected Publications:
(2000-2015)
  • Andreaus U. and Casini P. Identification of multiple open and fatigue cracks in beam-like structures using wavelets on deflection signals. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics 2015. SCOPUS: 84929689042
  • Casini P., Giannini O. and Vestroni F. Crack detection in beam-like structures by nonlinear harmonic identification. Fracture and Structural Integrity, 8(29), 313-324, 2014. SCOPUS: 84904892056
  • Giannini O., Casini P. and Vestroni F. Nonlinear harmonic identification of breathing cracks in beams. Computers and Structures, 129, 166-177, 2013. ISI: 000326775500014, SCOPUS: 8488658344
  • Casini P., Giannini O. and Vestroni F. Effect of damping on the nonlinear modal characteristics of a piecewise-smooth system through harmonic forced response. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 36, 540-548, 2013.  ISI: 000319302100018, SCOPUS: 8487527807
  • Casini P., Giannini O. and Vestroni F. Persistent and ghost nonlinear normal modes in the forced response of non-smooth systems. Physica D – Nonlinear phenomena, 241, 2058-2067, 2012.  ISI: 000312511500021, SCOPUS: 84868210550
  • Casini P., Giannini F. and Vestroni F. Experimental evidence of bifurcating Nonlinear Normal Modes in piecewise linear systems. Nonlinear Dynamics vol. 65; p. 655-666, 2011. ISI: 000285901900014, SCOPUS: 78649634507
  •  Casini P., Vestroni F. Characterization of bifurcating Nonlinear Normal Modes in piecewise linear mechanical systems. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, vol. 46; p. 142-150, 2011. ISI: 000287506300013, SCOPUS: 79952005942
  • Andreaus U., Casini P. and Vestroni F. Nonlinear dynamics of a cracked cantilever beam under harmonic excitation. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, vol. 42; p. 566-575, 2007. ISI: 000247851700016, SCOPUS: 34249816783
  • Casini P., Giannini F. and Vestroni F. Analytical and experimental evidence of nonstandard bifurcations in a nonsmooth oscillator dynamics. Nonlinear Dynamics vol. 46; p. 259-272, ISSN: 0924-090X, 2006. ISI: 000241380200004, SCOPUS: 33750164513
  • Casini P. and Vestroni F. Bifurcation in hybrid mechanical systems with discontinuity boundaries. Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 15(6), 2005. ISI: 000231464100012 , SCOPUS: 23944493627
  • Casini P. and Vestroni F. Nonstandard bifurcations in mechanical systems with multiple discontinuity boundaries. Nonlinear Dynamics, 35(1), 41-59, 2004. ISI: 000189235500003, SCOPUS: 1642603950
  • Andreaus U. and Casini P.  Friction oscillators excited by moving base and colliding with rigid or deformable obstacle. Int. Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, 37(1), 117-133, 2002. ISI: 000171258400009 , SCOPUS: 0036028167
  • Andreaus U. and Casini P. Dynamics of friction oscillators excited by moving base or/and driving force. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 245(4), 685-699, 2001. ISI: 000170372000002, SCOPUS: 0035327970
  • Andreaus U. and Casini P. Forced motion of friction oscillators limited by a rigid or deformable obstacle. Mechanics of Structures and Machines, 29(2), 177-198, 2001. ISI: 000170372000002, SCOPUS: 0035327970
  • Andreaus U. and Casini P. Dynamics of SDOF oscillators with hysteretic motion-limiting stop. Nonlinear Dynamics, 22(2), 155-174, 2000. ISI: 000087601000002, SCOPUS: 0033716334