Ritratto di linda.giresini@uniroma1.it
Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare Bacheca
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING OF ANCIENT AND MODERN BUILDINGS 1052060 2023/2024
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING OF ANCIENT AND MODERN BUILDINGS 1052060 2022/2023
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING OF ANCIENT AND MODERN BUILDINGS 1052060 2018/2019

By appointment.

Dr. Linda Giresini graduated from the University of Pisa in 2011 and obtained her PhD at the University of Pisa in 2015. She taught structural engineering and earthquake engineering courses at the University of Pisa, University of Sassari, University of Rome, University of Munich, University of Aachen (Germany), University of Guimaraes (Portugal) for MoS and PhD students.
Dr. Giresini s research interests include earthquake engineering, innovative dissipation devices for the mitigation of seismic risk, experimental tests on masonry and r.c. structures, seismic vulnerability assessment of existing buildings, sustainable and resilient infrastructures, low-cost structural solutions for developing countries, rehabilitation of archaeological sites. She has three patents and is author of more than 100 publications, 60 of which in indexed international journals and indexed conference proceedings.
She obtained her national Academic Qualification as Associate Professor in Structural Engineering in 2018, and as Full Professor in 2021.

Publications in International Journals
1. F. Solarino, D. Oliveira, L. Giresini, Modelling of the seismic behaviour of wall-to-horizontal diaphragm connections in historical constructions: Application to a case study, Engineering Structures, Volume 283, 15 May 2023, n. 115791, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2023.115791
2. O. AlShawa, L. Giresini, C. Casapulla, Comparison of the effects of traditional and innovative tie-rods in reducing the seismic vulnerability of church façades: the case of San Francesco in Mirandola (Italy), Procedia Structural Integrity, 2023, 44, Pages 1364-1371, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2023.01.175.
3. Prasanth, S.; Ghosh, G.; Gupta, P.K.; Casapulla, C.; Giresini, L. Accounting for Resilience in the Selection of R Factors for a RC Unsymmetrical Building. Applied Sciences, 2023, 13, 1316. https://doi.org/10.3390/app13031316
4. Giresini, L., Effect of dampers on the seismic performance of masonry walls assessed through fragility and demand hazard curves, Engineering Structures 2022, 261, n. 114295.
5. Beconcini, M.L., Formichi, P., Giresini, L., Landi, F., Puccini, B., Croce, P. Modeling Approaches for the Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Masonry Structures: The E-PUSH Program. Buildings 2022, 12, 346. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12030346.
6. C. Lanza, P. Gardoni, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2022) A Stochastic Formulation to Assess the Environmental Impact of the Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems, Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE), 148(1).
7. L. Giresini, C. Casapulla, P. Croce (2021), Environmental and Economic Impact of Retrofitting Techniques to Prevent Out-of-Plane Failure Modes of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings, Sustainability, 13(20), 11383; https://doi.org/10.3390/su132011383.
8. L. Giresini, F. Taddei, F. Solarino, G. Mueller, P. Croce (2021) Influence of stiffness and damping parameters of passive seismic control devices in one-sided rocking of masonry walls, Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE), 148(2), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0003186.
9. L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio, F. Laccone, M. Froli (2021) Experimental and numerical investigation on a passive control system for the mitigation of vibrations on SDOF and MDOF structures: mini Tribological ROCKing Seismic Isolation Device, Journal of Earthquake Engineering (ASCE), DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2021.1964646.
10. F. Solarino, L. Giresini (2021) Fragility curves and seismic demand hazard analysis of rocking walls restrained with elasto-plastic ties, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 50(13), 3602-3622, DOI: 10.1002/eqe.3524.
11. L. Giresini, F. Stochino, M. Sassu (2021) Economic vs environmental isocost and isoperformance curves for the seismic and energy improvement of buildings considering Life Cycle Assessment, Engineering Structures, Volume 233, 111923, DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.111923.
12. L. Giresini, F. Solarino, F. Taddei, G. Mueller (2021) Experimental estimation of energy dissipation in rocking masonry walls restrained by an innovative seismic dissipator (LICORD), Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering volume 19, 2265 2289, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-021-01056-6.
13. M.L. Puppio, E. Vagaggini, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2021) Landslide analysis of historical urban walls due to rainfalls: overview of recent collapses in Italy and the case of Volterra, J. of Performance of Constructed Facilities, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001647.
14. A. Pucci, M. L. Puppio, H. S. Sousa, L. Giresini, J. Campos Matos, and M. Sassu (2021) Detour-Impact Index Method and Traffic Gathering Algorithm for Assessing Alternative Paths of Disrupted Roads. Transportation Research Record. 10.1177/0361198121103123.

15. L. Giresini, S. Paone, M. Sassu (2020) Integrated Cost-Analysis Approach for Seismic and Thermal Improvement of Masonry Building Façades, Buildings, 10(8), 143.
16. L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio, F. Taddei (2020) Experimental pull-out tests and design indications for strength anchors installed in masonry walls, Materials and Structures, 53, 103, DOI: 10.1617/s11527-020-01536-2.
17. Puppio, M.L., Vagaggini, E., Giresini, L., Sassu, M. (2020) Large-scale survey method for the integrity of historical urban walls: application to the case of Volterra (Italy), Procedia Structural Integrity, 28, 2020, 330-343.

18. F. Solarino, D. Oliveira, L. Giresini (2019) Wall-to-horizontal diaphragm connections in historical buildings: A state-of-the-art review. Engineering Structures 199, 109559.
19. M.L. Puppio, L. Giresini (2019) Estimation of tensile mechanical parameters of existing masonry through the analysis of the collapse of Volterra s urban walls, Fracturae and Structural Integrity, 13(49), DOI: 0.3221/IGF-ESIS.49.65
20. C. Casapulla, L. Giresini, L.U. Argiento, A. Maione (2019) Non-Linear Static and Dynamic Analysis of Rocking Masonry Corners Using Rigid Macro-Block Modelling, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 19(11), 1950137, DOI: 10.1142/S0219455419501372.
21. M. Froli, L. Giresini*, F. Laccone, (2019). Dynamics of a new seismic isolation device based on tribological smooth rocking (TROCKSISD). Engineering structures, 193, 154-169; DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.05.014.
22. L. Giresini, F. Solarino, O. Paganelli, D. V. Oliveira, M. Froli (2019) One-Sided rocking analysis of corner mechanisms in masonry structures: Influence of geometry, energy dissipation, boundary conditions. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 123, 357-370, DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2019.05.012.
23. M. L. Puppio, L. Giresini, F. Doveri, M. Sassu (2019) Structural irregularity: The analysis of two reinforced concrete (r.c.) buildings, Engineering Solid Mechanics, 7(1), 13.34 DOI: 10.5267/j.esm.2018.12.002.
24. L. Giresini, M. Sassu, (2018). An on-site teaching laboratory in a village damaged by the 2009 Abruzzo earthquake. Fracturae and Structural Integrity, 46 (2018) 178-189; DOI: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.46.17.
25. L. Giresini, M. Sassu, L. Sorrentino (2018). In situ free vibration tests on unrestrained and restrained rocking masonry walls. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics; 47(15) 3006-3025. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.3119.
26. L. Giresini, C. Casapulla, R. Denysiuk, J. Matos, M. Sassu (2018). Fragility curves for free and restrained rocking masonry façades in one-sided motion, Engineering Structures, 164, 195-213; DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.03.003.
27. M. Sassu, A. Romanazzi, L. Giresini, W. Franco, C. Ferraresi, G. Quaglia, E. Orefice (2018). Production procedures and mechanical behaviour of interlocking stabilized compressed earth blocks (ISCEBs) manufactured using float ram 1.0 press, Engineering Solid Mechanics, 6(2), 89-104; DOI: 10.5267/j.esm.2018.3.004.
28. F. Solarino, L. Giresini, W. Chang, H. Huang (2017). Experimental Tests on a Dowel-Type Timber Connection and Validation of Numerical Models, Buildings 2017, 7(4), 116; doi: 10.3390/buildings7040116.
29. C. Casapulla, L. Giresini, P.B. Lourenço (2017). Rocking and Kinematic Approaches for Rigid Block Analysis of Masonry Walls: State of the Art and Recent Developments, Buildings 2017, 7(3), 69; DOI: 10.3390/buildings7030069.
30. M.L. Puppio, M. Pellegrino, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2017). Effect of Material Variability and Mechanical Eccentricity on the Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Buildings 2017, 7(3), 66; DOI:10.3390/buildings7030066.
31. M. Sassu, L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio (2017). Failure scenarios of small bridges in case of extreme rainstorms, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, 1-9; DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2017.1301696.
32. B. Pantò, L. Giresini, M. Sassu, I. Caliò (2017). Non-linear modeling of masonry churches through a discrete macro-element approach, Earthquakes and Structures, 12(2), 223-236. DOI: 10.12989/eas.2017.12.2.223.
33. L. Giresini, M. Sassu, C. Butenweg, V. Alecci, M. De Stefano (2017). Vault macro-element with equivalent trusses in global seismic analyses, Earthquakes and Structures, 12(4), 409-423.
34. M. Sassu, J. Zarins, L. Giresini, L. Newton (2017). The Triple R approach on the restoration of archaeological dry stone city walls: procedures and application to a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southern Arabia, Conservation & Management of Archaeological Sites, Taylor and Francis, 19:2, 106-125, DOI: 10.1080/13505033.2017.1321358.
35. M. Sassu, L. Giresini, E. Bonannini, M.L. Puppio (2016). On the Use of Vibro-Compressed Units with Bio-Natural Aggregate, Buildings, 6(3), 40; DOI: 10.3390/buildings6030040.
36. L. Giresini & M. Sassu (2016). Horizontally restrained rocking blocks: evaluation of the role of boundary conditions with static and dynamic approaches, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 15(1), 385 410, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-016-9967-7.
37. M. Sassu, A.De Falco, L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio (2016). Structural Solutions for Low-Cost Bamboo Frames: Experimental Tests and Constructive Assessments, Materials, 9(5), 346; DOI:10.3390/ma9050346.
38. L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio, M. Sassu (2016). Collapse of corrugated metal culvert in Northern Sardinia: analysis and numerical simulations, Int. J. of Forensic Engineering 2016 - Vol. 3, No.1/2 pp. 69 - 85. DOI: 10.1504/IJFE.2016.075991.
39. L. Giresini, M. Fragiacomo, M. Sassu (2016). Rocking analysis of masonry walls interacting with roofs, Engineering Structures, 116, 107-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.02.041.
40. L. Giresini (2015). Energy-based method for identifying vulnerable macro-elements in historic masonry churches, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 44(13) 919 942. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2592.
41. L. Giresini, M. Fragiacomo, P.B. Lourenço (2015). Comparison between rocking analysis and kinematic analysis for the dynamic out-of-plane behavior of masonry walls, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 44(13) 2359-2376. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2592.
42. A. De Falco, M. Froli, L. Giresini, M.L. Puppio, M. Sassu (2014). A proposal for the consolidation of a r.c. social housing by means of external hybrid steel-glass frameworks, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 638-640 (2014) pp 3-8. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.638-640.3.
43. M. Andreini, A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2014). Structural damage in the cities of Reggiolo and Carpi after the earthquake on May2012 in Emilia Romagna, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, August 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s10518-014-9660-7.
44. M. Andreini, A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2013). Mechanical characterization of masonry walls with chaotic texture: procedures and results of in-situ tests. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 8, 1-32, ISSN: 1558-3058, DOI: 10.1080/15583058.2013.826302.
45. L. Giresini, A. Gioeli, M. Sassu (2014). Seismic Reinforcement of a RC Building with External Steel Frameworks: The Case of the Primary School XXV April of Arcola (Italy). Advanced Materials Research 834: 697-700, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.834-836.697.
46. L. Giresini and M. Sassu (2014). Tests Results and Simple Structural Analysis of the Main Lighthouse in the Harbor of Livorno (Italy). Advanced Materials Research 834: 1299-1303, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.834-836.1299
47. M. Andreini, A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2013). Structural analysis and consolidation strategy of the historic Mediceo Aqueduct in Pisa (Italy). Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 351-352, 1354-1357, Trans Tech Publication, ISBN: 9783037857748, ISSN: 1662-7482, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.351-352.1354
48. A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2013). Temporary preventive seismic reinforcements on historic churches: numerical modeling of San Frediano in Pisa. Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 352, 1393-1396, Trans Tech Publication, ISBN: 9783037857748, ISSN: 1393-1396, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.351-352.1393
49. M. Andreini, A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2013). Collapse of the historic city walls of Pistoia (Italy): causes and possible interventions. In: Advances in Civil Structures. Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 352, 1389-1392, Trans Tech Publication, ISBN: 9783037857748, ISSN: 1662-7482, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.351-352.1389
50. M. Andreini, A. De Falco, L. Giresini, M. Sassu (2012). Bamboo Trusses with Low Cost and High Ductility Joints, Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 2(4), 229-234.