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Elia Gironacci

Senior Teaching Fellow

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Civil Engineering Group
Degree Apprenticheship in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering


Background

- BSc in Construction Engineering and Buildings Recovery (2010) from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Marche (Ancona, Italy)

- MSc in Construction Engineering (2013, Hons) from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Marche (Ancona, Italy).

Teaching Academic Year 2018 - 2019

ES196 Statics and Structures (Module Leader)

ES1A4 Statics and Structures Degree Apprenticeship in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Module Leader)

ES192 Engineering Design

ES197 Systems Modelling, Simulation and Computation

ES2C2 Civil Engineering Design

ES2C6 Electromechanical System Design

ES4D5 Construction Management and Temporary Works

Research Interests

I have recently completed my PhD on the computational modelling of crack propagation of quasi-brittle materials with heterogeneous structure.

List of Publications

- Gironacci E, Mousavi Nezhad M, Rezania M, Lancioni G. A nonlocal probabilistic method for modelling of crack propagation. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Accepted (In press), 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2017.11.015

- Mousavi Nezhad M, Gironacci E, Rezania M, Khalili N. Stochastic modelling of crack propagation in materials with random properties using isometric mapping for dimensionality reduction of nonlinear data sets. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2018;113:656–680. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.5630

- Mousavi Nezhad M, Fisher Q, Gironacci E, Rezania M. Experimental Study and Numerical Modeling of
Fracture Propagation in Shale Rocks During Brazilian Disc Test. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Accepted (In press), 2018.

- Gironacci E, Mousavi Nezhad M. Non-linear dimensionality reduction technique of random fields applied on fracture mechanics problems. 2nd ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering UNCECOMP, Rhodes Island, Greece, 2017.

- Gironacci E, Mousavi Nezhad M, Rezania M. Modelling of crack propagation in brittle heterogeneous materials. The 23rd Annual Conference on Computational Mechanics, Swansea, UK, 2015.

- Mousavi Nezhad M, Gironacci E, Rezania M, Fisher Q. Computational modelling of crack propagation in shale-gas reservoir rocks. The 23rd Annual Conference on Computational Mechanics, Swansea, UK, 2015.

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Contact Details

School of Engineering
Library Road
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL

Room A317

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E dot Gironacci dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

+44 (0) 24 7652 8699