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Prof. Walter Lacarbonara

Department of Structural Engineering

Sapienza University of Rome


Email: walter.lacarbonara@uniroma1.it


1998  Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

1996  M.Sc., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. W. Lacarbonara, H. Dankowicz (2011) On various representations of higher-order approximations of nonlinear dynamical systems, Journal of Sound and Vibration 330:3410–3423.
  2. W. Lacarbonara, M. Pasquali. (2011) A geometrically exact formulation for thin multilayered laminated composite plates: theory and experiment, Composite Structures 93:1649-1663.
  3. W. Lacarbonara, A. Arena. (2011) Flutter of an arch bridge via a fully nonlinear continuum formulation, ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering 24:112–123.
  4. L. Fiedler, W. Lacarbonara, F. Vestroni. (2010) A generalized higher-order theory for buckling of thick multi-layered composite plates with normal and transverse shear strains, Composite Structures 92:3011–3019.
  5. W. Lacarbonara, C. Steele. (2010) Nonlinear wave propagation in the cochlea with feedforward and feed-backward, IUTAM Bookseries, Vol., in Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Dynamics modeling and Interaction Control in Real and Virtual Environments, Budapest, June 7-11, 2010; G. Stepan (Ed.), Springer.
  6. N. Carpineto, W. Lacarbonara, F. Vestroni. (2010) Mitigation of human-induced vibrations in suspension footbridges via multiple tuned mass dampers, Journal of Vibration and Control 16:749–776.
  7. G. Formica, W. Lacarbonara, R. Alessi. (2010) Vibrations of carbon nanotube-reinforced composites, Journal of Sound and Vibration 329:1875-1889.
  8. L. Fiedler, W. Lacarbonara, F. Vestroni. (2010) A generalized higher-order theory for multilayered shear-deformable composite plates, Acta Mechanica 209:85-98.
  9. W. Lacarbonara, S. Ballerini. (2009) Vibration mitigation of a guyed mast via tuned pendulum dampers, Structural Engineering and Mechanics 32:517-529.
  10. W. Lacarbonara, A. Pacitti. (2008) Nonlinear modeling of cables with flexural stiffness, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2008, Article ID 370767, 21 pages.doi:10.1155/2008/370767.
  11. W. Lacarbonara. (2008) Buckling and post-buckling of non-uniform non-linearly elastic rods, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 50:1316-1325.
  12. In-Soo Son, Y. Uchiyama, H. Yabuno, W. Lacarbonara. (2008) Simply supported elastic beams under parametric excitation, Nonlinear Dynamics 53:129-138.
  13. W. Lacarbonara, A. Paolone. (2007) Solution strategies to Saint-Venant problem, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 206:473-497.
  14. W. Lacarbonara, A. Paolone, F. Vestroni. (2007) Nonlinear modal properties of nonshallow cables, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 42:542-554.
  15. W. Lacarbonara, A. Paolone, F. Vestroni. (2007) Elastodynamics of nonshallow suspended cables: Linear modal properties, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 129:425-433. (listed as highly cited paper in the ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol. 129,2007).