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Zingoni A. (2013). Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers: Essentials and Group-Theoretic Formulations. Taylor & Francis, London, 300 pp. (in press).

Zingoni A. (Editor) (2013). Research & Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation. CRC Press/Balkema (Taylor & Francis), London, 2750 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00061-2(Book + CD-ROM)

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla (Editors)(2012), Generalized Continua and Dislocation Theory. Theoretical Concepts, Computational Methods and Experimental Verification, Springer, Wien New York, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-7091-1221-2

Zingoni A. (Editor) (2010). Advances and Trends in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation. CRC Press/Balkema (Taylor & Francis), London, 1500 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-58472-2 (Book + CD-ROM).

Zingoni A. (Editor) (2007). Recent Developments in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation. Millpress Science, Rotterdam, 2097 pp. ISBN 978 90 5966 054 0 (Book + CD-ROM).

Zingoni A. (Editor) (2004). Progress in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation. A.A. Balkema/Taylor & Francis, London, 1800 pp. ISBN 90 5809 568 1 (CD-ROM 90 5809 698 X)

Zingoni A. (Editor) (2001). Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (2 volumes). Elsevier Science, Oxford, 1660 pp. ISBN 0080439489.

Zingoni A., Mwakali J.A. and Salahuddin A. (2000). Theory and Analysis of Structures: Trusses, Beams, Frames, Plates and Shells.UNESCO, Nairobi, 222 pp. ISBN 92-9158-012-0.

Zingoni A. (1997). Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering: Theory and Closed-Form Analytical Solutions. Thomas Telford Publishing (UK Institution of Civil Engineers), London, 350 pp. ISBN 0-7277-2574-2.

Chapters in Books

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla,(2012) “Generalized Continuum Framework “, in: C. Sansour and S. Skatulla (Eds.), Generalized continua and dislocation theory. Theoretical concepts, computational methods and experimental verification, Springer, Wien New York, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-7091-1221-2

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla. (2011) A Shell Theory with Scale Effects, Higher Order Gradients, and Meshfree Computations. In D. Mueller-Hoppe, S. Loehnert and S. Reese, Recent Developments and Innovative Applications in Computational Mechanics. Springer, Heidelberg, 2011, ISBN: 978-3-642-17483-4

C. Sansour, S. Skatulla and A. Arunachalakasi. (2011) A generalized framework and a multiplicative formulation of electro-mechanical coupling. In G. Maugin and A. Metrikine (Eds.), Mechanics of Generalized Continua: One Hundred Years after the Cosserats.Springer, New York

Zingoni A. (2002). Chapter 12: Group-Theoretic Applications in Solid and Structural Mechanics: A Review. In Computational Structures Technology (edited by B.H.V. Topping & Z. Bittnar), Saxe-Coburg Publications, Stirling (Scotland), pp. 283-317. ISBN 1-874672-16-4.

Guest-edited issues of international journals

Zingoni A. (Guest Editor) (2006). Special Issue: Behaviour, Analysis and Design of Steel Structures (19 articles). Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 62, Numbers 1 & 2, Elsevier Science, Oxford.

Zingoni A. (Guest Editor) (2005). Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection and Long-Term Performance (13 articles).Engineering Structures, Vol. 27, Number 12, Elsevier Science, Oxford.

Zingoni A. (Guest Editor) (2002). Special Issue: Plates and shells: Mechanics and applications (11 articles). Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 40, Numbers 7 & 8, Elsevier Science, Oxford.

Zingoni A. (Guest Editor) (2002). Special Issue: Structural engineering in steel: Recent advances (8 articles). Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 58, Number 10, Elsevier Science, Oxford.

Zingoni A. (Guest Editor) (2002). Special Issue: Advances in damage detection, repair and rehabilitation of engineering structures (7 articles). Engineering Structures, Vol. 24, Number 7, Elsevier Science, Oxford.

Articles in international journals

S. Skatulla and C. Sansour(2013), “A formulation of a Cosserat-like continuum with multiple scale effects ”, Computational Materials Science, 67: 113-122, 2013 doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2012.08.040

Zingoni A. (2013). Group-theoretic insights on the vibration of symmetric structures in engineering. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (Part A), in press.

Zingoni A., Mudenda K., French V. and Mokhothu B. (2013). Buckling strength of thin-shell concrete arch dams. Thin-Walled Structures, Vol.64, pp. 94-102.

Zingoni A. (2012). A group-theoretic finite-difference formulation for plate eigenvalue problems. Computers and Structures, Vol. 112/113, pp.266 – 282.

Zingoni A. (2012). Symmetry recognition in group-theoretic computational schemes for complex structural systems. Computers and Structures,Vol.94/95, pp. 34-44.

S. Skatulla, C. Sansour and A. Arunachalakasi(2012), “A multiplicative formulation for electro-mechanical coupling at finite strains”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 245–246: 243–255, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.cma.2012.07.002

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla. (2010) A micromorphic continuum-based formulation for inelastic deformations at finite strains. Application to shear band formation”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 47: 1546-1554, 2010, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.02.017

Zingoni A. (2009). Group-theoretic exploitations of symmetry in computational solid and structural mechanics. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 79 (no. 3), pp. 253 – 289.

Zingoni A. (2009). Simplification of the derivation of influence coefficients for symmetric frusta of shells of revolution. Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 47 (Nos. 8 & 9 ), 912-918.

Zingoni A. and Balden V. (2009). On the buckling strength of stiffened elliptic paraboloidal steel panels. Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 47 (Nos. 6 & 7), 661-667.

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla. (2009) A strain gradient generalised continuum approach for modelling elastic scale-effects, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 198: 1401-1412, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.cma.2008.12.031

S. Skatulla, A. Arunachalakasi and C. Sansour. (2009) A nonlinear generalized continuum framework for electro-elasticity. Theoretical and Computational Aspects”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57(1): 137-160, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2008.09.014

Zingoni A. (2009). Group-theoretic exploitations of symmetry in computational solid and structural mechanics. Internationational Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. Published online: doi: 10.1002/nme.2576

Zingoni A. and Balden V. (2009). On the buckling strength of stiffened elliptic paraboloidal steel panels. Thin-Walled Structures,Vol. 47 (Nos. 6 & 7), 661-667.

S. Skatulla and C. Sansour. (2008) Essential boundary conditions in meshfree methods via a modified variational principle. Applications to shell computations, Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, 15: 123-142, 2008

Zingoni A. (2008). On group-theoretic computation of natural frequencies for spring-mass dynamic systems with rectilinear motion.Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 24, 973-987.

Nhleko S., Zingoni A. and Moyo P. (2008). A variable mass model for describing load impulses due to periodic jumping. Engineering Structures, Vol. 30, 1760-1769.

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla. (2007) A higher gradient formulation and meshfree-based computation for elastic rock. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 2(1): 3-15, 2007

C. Sansour and S. Skatulla. (2007). A nonlinear Cosserat continuum-based formulation and moving least square approximations in computations of size-scale effects in elasticity. Computational Materials Science, 41(4): 589-601, 2007, doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2007.05.024

Zingoni A. (2006). Behaviour, Analysis and Design of Steel Structures (Guest Editorial). Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 62 (Numbers 1 & 2), pp. 1-3.

Zingoni A. (2005). On the symmetries and vibration modes of layered space grids. Engineering Structures, ol. 27 (Number 4), pp. 629-638.

Zingoni A. (2005). A group-theoretic formulation for symmetric finite elements. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 41 (Number 6), pp. 615-635.

Bamu P.C. and Zingoni A. (2005). Damage, deterioration and the long-term structural performance of cooling-tower shells: A survey of developments over the past 50 years. Engineering Structures, Vol. 27 (Number 12), pp. 1794-1800.

Zingoni A. (2005). Shell forms for egg-shaped concrete sludge digesters: A comparative study on structural efficiency. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 19 (Number 3), pp. 321-336.

Zingoni A. (2005). Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection and Long-Term Performance (Guest Editorial). Engineering Structures, Vol. 27 (Number 12), 1713-1714.

Zingoni A. (2004). On analytical solutions for liquid-filled non-shallow conical shell assemblies. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Vol. 46 (Number 3), pp. 10-15.

Zingoni A. (2002). Discontinuity effects at cone-cone axisymmetric shell junctions. Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 40 (Number 10), pp. 877-891.

Zingoni A. (2002). Parametric stress distribution in shell-of-revolution sludge digesters of parabolic ogival form. Thin-Walled Structures,Vol. 40 (Number 7 & 8), pp. 691-702.

Zingoni A. (2002). Plates and shells: Mechanics and applications (Guest Editorial). Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 40 (Numbers 7 & 8), pp. 555-556.

Zingoni A. (2002). Structural engineering in steel: Recent advances (Guest Editorial). Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 58 (Number 10), pp. 1281-1282.

Zingoni A. (2002). Advances in damage detection, repair and rehabilitation of engineering structures (Guest Editorial). Engineering Structures, Vol. 24 (Number 7), pp. 841-842.

Zingoni A. (2001). Stresses and deformations in egg-shaped sludge digesters: Membrane effects. Engineering Structures, Vol. 23 (Number 11), pp. 1365-1372.

Recent Invited Lectures

Zingoni A. Invited Lecture: Group-theoretic insights on the vibration of symmetric structures in engineering. Theo Murphy Meeting of the Royal Society, Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Chicheley, Buckinghamshire (UK), Feb. 2012.

Zingoni A. Invited Lecture: Recent progress in mechanics and design of liquid-containment shell structures. Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Sep. 2012.