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Pier Marzocca

Prof. Pier Marzocca

School of Engineering

RMIT University, Australia

Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering and Aviation)


Emai: pier.marzocca@rmit.edu.au


Qualifications

2001   Ph.D., Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aeronautica and Aerospaziale. Turin, Italy

1996   M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

1994   Diploma-B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy


Publications (Selected)

  1. C. Bruni, J. Gibert, G. Frulla, E. Cestino, P. Marzocca “Energy Harvesting from Aeroelastic Vibrations Induced by Discrete Gust Loads,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, April 2016, doi: 10.1177/ 1045389X16642533.
  2. A. Arena, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca, “Post-Critical Behavior of Suspension Bridges under Nonlinear Aerodynamic Loading,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2016, doi:10.1115/1.4030040.
  3. M. Candon, R. Carrese, N. Joseph, H. Ogawa, P. Marzocca “Evolutionary Optimization of Transonic Airfoils for Static and Dynamic Trim Performance,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, in press, DOI: 10.1177.
  4. I. Petrovic, V. Šajn, T. Kosel, P. Marzocca, “Aerodynamics and Static Aeroelastic Behavior of Low–Reynolds Number Deformable Membrane Wings,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000555, 2015.
  5. D. Cárdenas, H. Elizalde, O. Probst, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca, E. Aguilar, R. Ramirez, “Computationally efficient reduction of modal data from finite element models by nested sets of Bsplines,” Composite Structures, Vol. 134, 2015, pp. 549–564.
  6. K. Zhang, A. Behal, P. Marzocca, “Adaptive Aeroelastic Control of Nonlinear Airfoil with Multiple Flaps under Unsteady Flow,” Journal of Vibration and Control, August 3, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/1077546315597180.
  7. M. Cassaro, M. Battipede, P. Marzocca, A. Behal, “Comparison of Adaptive Control Architectures for Flutter Suppression,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2015, pp. 346-355.
  8. A. Arena, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca, D. T. Valentine, “Aeroelastic behavior of long-span suspension bridges under arbitrary wind profiles,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 50, No. 10, 2014, pp. 105–119.
  9. A. Ceruti, V. Voloshin, P. Marzocca, “Heuristic Algorithms applied to Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization of Unconventional Airship Configuration,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 51, No. 6, 2014, pp. 1758-1772.
  10. A. Ceruti, P. Marzocca, “A Conceptual Approach to Unconventional Airship Design and Synthesis,” ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 6, 2014.
  11. D. Cárdenas, H. Elizalde, P. Marzocca, O. Probst, R. Ramirez and J. P. Toledo, “The Poly-SAFE Method: A Semi-Analytical Representation of Finite Element Models via Nested Polynomial Reduction of Modal Data,” Journal of Composite Structures, Vol. 111, May 2014, pp. 301-316.
  12. H.Y. Farsani, D.T. Valentine, A. Arena, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca, “Indicial Functions in the Aeroelasticity of Bridge Decks,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 48, July 2014, pp. 203-215.
  13. M. Pasquali, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca “Detection of Nonlinearities in Plates via Higher-Order-Spectra: Numerical and Experimental Studies" ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. DOI: 10.1115/1.4027625.
  14. R. Drazumerica, B. Gjerek, F. Kosel, P. Marzocca, “On bimodal flutter behavior of a flexible airfoil,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 45, February 2014, pp. 164-179.
  15. J. Sodja, R. Drazumeric, T. Kosel, P. Marzocca, “Design of Flexible Propellers with Optimized Load-Distribution Characteristics” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2014, pp. 117-128.
  16. K. Zhang, Z. Wang, A. Behal, P. Marzocca, “A Novel Adaptive Controller for Aeroelastic Vibration Control of a 2D Airfoil under Unsteady Flow,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2013, pp. 1681-1694.
  17. A. Arena, W. Lacarbonara, P. Marzocca, "Nonlinear Aeroelastic Formulation and Post-Flutter Analysis of Flexible High-Aspect-Ratio Wings," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 50, No. 6, 2013, pp. 1748-1764.
  18. P. Coffin, G. Ahmadi, R. Jha, P. Marzocca, “Deployment Dynamics of a Rolled MAV Wing,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2013, pp. 130-139.
  19. D. Cardenas, H. Elizalde, P. Marzocca, F. Abdi, L. Minnetyan, O. Probst, “Progressive Failure Analysis of ThinWalled Composite Structures,” Composite Structures, Vol. 95, No. 1,  2013, pp. 53-62.
  20. D. Cárdenas, H. Elizalde, P. Marzocca, S. Gallegos, O. Probst, “A Coupled Aeroelastic Damage Progression Model for Wind Turbine Blades,” Composite Structures, Vol. 94, No. 10, 2012, pp. 3072-3081.
  21. Z. Wang, A. Behal, P. Marzocca, "Continuous Robust Control for Plunging-Pitching Aeroelastic System with Leading- and Trailing-Edge Flaps," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2012, pp. 510-519.
  22. D. Cárdenas, A. Arellano, H. Elizalde, J. Aguirre, H. Ahuett, P. Marzocca, O. Probst, “Numerical Validation of a Finite Element Thin-Walled Beam Model of a Composite Wind Turbine Blade,” Wind Energy, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2012, pp. 203-223.
  23. C. Stockbridge, A. Ceruti, P. Marzocca, “Airship Research and Development in the Areas of Design, Structures, Dynamics and Energy Systems: A Review” International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 170–187, 2012.
  24. P. Marzocca, A. Fazelzadeh, M. Hosseini, “A Review of Nonlinear Aero-Thermo-Elasticity of Functionally Graded Panels,” Journal of Thermal Stresses, Vol.34, No. 5 & 6, 2011, pp. 536 – 568.
  25. Z. Wang, A. Behal, P. Marzocca, “Adaptive and Robust Aeroelastic Control of Nonlinear Lifting Surfaces with Single/Multiple Control Surfaces: A Review,” International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2010, pp. 285–302.

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