Luigi Biolzi

ICAR/09 - Structural engineering

Main fields of research:

Mechanics of Materials: Concentrations of tensions and diffusive phenomena. Fracture mechanics. Masonry and composite materials. Structures with quasi-fragile and fragile behaviour. Large deformations in elastomers. High performance cement materials. Environmental damage and high temperature of cement-based materials and natural stone.
Experimental Mechanics: Development of devices to test materials.
Biaxial apparatus.
Inspection apparatus for quasi-fragile structures.
Apparatus to inspect viscosity of concrete.
Sound Emissions inspection apparatus.