Francesco Pellicano*, Giuseppe Piccardo** and Daniele Zulli***

* Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
** DICCA, University of Genoa
*** DICEAA, University of L’Aquila

The proposed mini-symposium offers multi-disciplinary topics; a non-exhaustive list includes:

  • Chaotic systems and complexity
  • Fluid-structure interactions
  • Non-smooth systems
  • Inverse problems, identification, optimization, model updating
  • Nonlinear time series analysis
  • Active, passive, semi-active and hybrid control
  • Vibration analysis, control and isolation
  • Discretization, meshless, sub-structuring and modal reduction methods
  • Friction-induced vibrations
  • Materials with memory: mechanical & thermodynamic behavior
  • Bio-inspired materials and devices
  • Piezoelectric systems