Stefano Zucca

Full Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (DIMEAS)

  • Vice Coordinatore Collegio di Ingegneria Meccanica, Aerospaziale, dell'Autoveicolo e della Produzione

Profile

Research interests

contact mechanics
experimental mechanics
finite elements
friction damping
FRICTION JOINTS
GEAR DYNAMICS
mistuning (turbomachinery)
nonlinear dynamics
reduced-order modeling
structural dynamics

Research topics

  • Nonlinear gear dynamics
  • Modeling the effect of wear on the dynamics of structures with contact interfaces.
  • Nonlinear dynamics of mistuned bladed disks with friction contacts.
  • Reduced-order models for the structural analysis of mistuned bladed disks
  • Development and validation of methods for the nonlinear dynamics of turbomachinery components.

Skills

ERC sectors

PE8_1 - Aerospace engineering
PE8_4 - Computational engineering
PE8_10 - Industrial design (product design, ergonomics, man-machine interfaces, etc.)
PE8_7 - Mechanical and manufacturing engineering (shaping, mounting, joining, separation)

SDG

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 4: Quality education

Awards and Honors

  • Premio AIAS Capocaccia conferred by AIAS - Associazione Italiana per l'Analisi delle Sollecitazioni, Italy (2004)

Roles as evaluator or expert

  • FP7 - Aeronautics and Air Transport (AAT) - 2011 - RTD-1. 2011
    EUROPEAN COMMISSION - REA - RESEARCH EXECUTIVE AGENCY
  • 'FP7 - Aeronautics and Air Transport (AAT) - 2011 - RTD-1. 2012
    EUROPEAN COMMISSION - REA - RESEARCH EXECUTIVE AGENCY

Teaching

PhD Boards

  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Courses of Study Boards

Teachings

PhD

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Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Research

Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

  • Contact-induced blade-casing interactions in aero-engine turbines - An integrated simulation framework for local and global nonlinearities, (2022-2024) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - HE - Excellent Science - MSCA
  • Centro Nazionale HPC, Big Data and Quantum Computing – Spoke 6, (2022-2025) - Responsabile Scientifico
    PNRR – Mission 4
  • NOnlinear Vibration of Assemblies, (2021-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Corporate-funded and donor-funded research
  • EXPERTISE - models, EXperiments and high PERformance computing for Turbine mechanical Integrity and Structural dynamics in Europe, (2017-2021) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - H2020 - Excellent Science - Marie Curie

Projects funded by commercial contracts

  • Identificazione dinamica di un modello di cassa ferroviaria con analisi modale sperimentale, (2020-2021) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Contratto di ricerca tra Politecnico di Torino (DIMEAS) e Nuovo Pignone Tecnologie S.r.l. relativo allo svolgimento dell’attività di ricerca avente ad oggetto “Mid-Span damper applied on steam turbines last stage blades numerical characterization” , (2019-2020) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research

Supervised PhD students

Publications

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Society and Enterprise

Patents and other intellectual properties