Falchi, F., Girardi, M., Gurioli, G., Messina, N., Padovani, C., Pellegrini, D. “Deep learning and structural health monitoring: Temporal Fusion Transformers for anomaly detection in masonry towers”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 215, 2024, 111382, ISSN 0888-3270,

Pellegrini D. “Thermo-mechanical analyses of masonry structures in fire conditions”. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Volume 234, 2024, 104128, ISSN 0168-874X,


Azzara RM., Girardi M., Padovani C., Pellegrini D. “From Structural Health Monitoring to Finite Element Modelling of Heritage Structures: The Medieval Towers of Lucca”, to appear in “Data Driven Methods for Civil Structural Health Monitoring and Resilience Latest Developments and Applications”, Noori, Rainieri, Domaneschi, Sarhosis eds., ISBN 9781032308371, October 11, 2023.

Azzara, R.M., Girardi, M., Padovani, C., Pellegrini, D. “Experimental investigations and numerical modelling: a fruitful interaction for the nonlinear dynamical analysis of masonry structures”. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamic. (2023).

Girardi M., Padovani C., Pellegrini D., Porcelli M., Robol L. “Numerical modelling of historical masonry structures with the finite element code NOSA-ITACA”. In: Bretti, G., Cavaterra, C., Solci, M., Spagnuolo, M. (eds) Mathematical Modeling in Cultural Heritage. MACH 2021. Springer INdAM Series, vol 55. Springer, Singapore.

Pellegrini D.,  “Pre and post-diction simulation of the seismic response of a masonry cross vault tested on a shaking table”, International Journal of Architectural Heritage (2023).

Pellegrini D., Barontini A., Girardi M., Lourenço P.B., Masciotta M.G., Mendes N., Padovani C., Ramos L.F. “Effects of temperature variations on the modal properties of masonry structures: An experimental-based numerical modelling approach”, Structures 53 (2023) 595–613.

Azzara, R.M., Girardi, M., Padovani, C., Pellegrini, D. “Dynamic behaviour of the carillon tower in Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy”. Structural Control and Health Monitoring,  vol. 2023, 1045234, 2023.


Girardi, M., Padovani, C., Pellegrini, D. “The influence of deflections on the static and dynamic behaviour of masonry columns”. European Journal of Mechanics – A/Solids,  vol. 94, 104570, 2022.

Masciotta, M. G.,  Pellegrini, D. “Tracking the variation of complex mode shapes for damage quantification and localization in structural system”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing,  vol. 169, 108731, 2021.


Girardi, M., Padovani, C., Pellegrini, D., Robol, L. “A finite element model updating method based on global optimization”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing,  vol. 152, 107372, 2021.


Girardi M., Padovani C., Pellegrini D., Porcelli M., Robol L. “Finite element model updating for structural applications”. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, vol. 370 112675, 2020.

Azzara R.M, Girardi M., Iafolla V., Padovani C., Pellegrini D., “Long-Term Dynamic Monitoring of Medieval Masonry Towers”. Frontiers in Built Environment, vol. 6, article number 9, 2020.

Barsocchi P., Bartoli G., Betti M., Girardi M., Mammolito S., Pellegrini D., Zini G., “Wireless Sensor Networks for Continuous Structural Health Monitoring of Historic Masonry Towers”. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, Article in Press, 2020.

Masciotta M. G., Brigante D., Barontini A., Pellegrini D., Lourenço P. B., Fabbrocino G., Padovani C., Girardi M., “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of a Segmental Masonry Arch Subjected to Horizontal Settlements”. Structural Integrity , vol. 11, pp. 413-421, 2020.

Masciotta M. G., Pellegrini D., Girardi M., Padovani C., Barontini A., Lourenço P. B., Brigante D., Fabbrocino G., “Dynamic characterization of progressively damaged segmental masonry arches with one settled support: Experimental and numerical analyses”. Frattura ed Ingtegrità Strutturale , vol. 14 (51), pp. 423-441, 2020.

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