Stefania Fortino

19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

2019

A numerical and experimental methodology to investigate morphological changes in wood exposed to fire temperatures

Fortino, S., Rinta-Paavola, A., Pecenko, R., Hozjan, T., Paajanen, A., Vaari, J. & Hostikka, S., 2019, CompWood 2019, Book of Abstracts: International Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference . Bader, T. K., Fussl, J. & Olsson, A. (eds.). Växjö, p. 20-20 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
Wood
Fires
Pyrolysis
Temperature
Cells

Moisture-induced stresses in large glulam beams. Case study: Vihantasalmi Bridge

Fortino, S., Hradil, P. & Metelli, G., 9 Jul 2019, In : Wood Material Science and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Moisture
Timber
Wood
Cracks
Delamination
3 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical hygro-thermal analysis of coated wooden bridge members exposed to Northern European climates

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Genoese, A., Genoese, A. & Pousette, A., 11 Mar 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 208, p. 492-505 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Wooden bridges
Paint
Thermoanalysis
Moisture
Numerical models
2018

Modelling of hygroexpansion in birch pulp - PLA composites: A numerical approach based on X-ray micro-tomography

Fortino, S., Sippola, M., Andersson, T., Immonen, K., Hradil, P. & Miettinen, A., 2018, Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics. Owen, R., De Borst, R., Reese, J. & Pearce, C. (eds.). Glasgow, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Pulp
Tomography
Wood
X rays
Acids
2017

Durable timber bridges: Final report and guidelines

Pousette, A., Malo, K., Thelandersson, S., Fortino, S., Salokangas, L. & Wacker, J., 2017, Skellefteå, Sweden: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. 177 p. (SP Rapport, Vol. 25).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

funding

Effect of Northern European climates on the cupping of stress-laminated timber decks: A numerical study

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Metelli, G., Ossoli, F., Pousette, A. & Toratti, T., 2017, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Timber Bridges. Luleå University of Technology

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Hygro-thermal models

Fortino, S., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials. Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). 1st Edition ed. Woodhead Publishing, p. 495

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Civil engineering
Materials properties
Students
Hot Temperature
Testing

Simulation of moisture diffusion in timber bridges exposed to rain

Hradil, P., Fortino, S., Metelli, G., Musci, A., Dohnal, J. & Fredriksson, M., 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Rain
Moisture
Numerical models
Cloud seeding

X-ray micro-tomography based FEM modelling of hygroexpansion in PLA composites reinforced with birch pulp fibres

Fortino, S., Sippola, M., Andersson, T., Immonen, K., Miettinen, A. & Hradil, P., 2017, In : Rakenteiden Mekaniikka. 50, 3, p. 131-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Pulp
Tomography
Materials properties
Moisture
Elastic moduli
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-Fickian hygro-thermal model for timber bridge elements under Northern Europe climates

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Genoese, A., Genoese, A., Pousette, A. & Fjellström, P-A., 2016, Proceedings of WCTE 2016. Vienna University of Technology, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Timber
Hysteresis
Wood
Temperature
Thermal effects
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of moisture induced stresses on the mechanical performance of glulam beams of Vihantasalmi Bridge

Hradil, P., Fortino, S., Salokangas, L., Musci, A. & Metelli, G., 1 Jan 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

glulam
Moisture
moisture
water content
moisture content

Effect of moisture induced stresses on the mechanical performance of glulam beams of Vihanyasalmi bridge

Hradil, P., Fortino, S., Salokangas, L., Musci, A. & Metelli, G., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology, 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Moisture
Wood
Timber
Service life
Atmospheric humidity

Time-resolved X-ray microtomographic measurement of water transport in wood-fibre reinforced composite material

Miettinen, A., Harjupatana, T., Kataja, M., Fortino, S. & Immonen, K., 2016, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 139, 1, 8 p., 012037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle in a proceedings journalScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Fiber reinforced materials
Wood
Moisture
X rays
Water
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

A 3D micromechanical study of deformation curves and cell wall stresses in wood under transverse loading

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Salminen, L. I. & De Magistris, F., Jan 2015, In : Journal of Materials Science. 50, 1, p. 482-492

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Wood
Cells
Pulp
Chemical reactions
Finite element method

A multi-Fickian model to simulate the hygro-thermal behaviour of stress-laminated timber decks

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Sippola, M., Genoese, A. & Genoese, A., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Timber
Atmospheric humidity
Moisture
Temperature
Durability
2014

Experimental Studies of Buffer Gap Filling with Artificial Wetting

Holt, E., Löija, M., Fortino, S. & Marjavaara, P., 2014, Olkiluoto, Eurajoki: Posiva . 100 p. (Working Report, Vol. 2013-52).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
bentonite
wetting
experimental study
swelling
containment

Hygro-thermal numerical models for stress-laminated timber decks

Fortino, S., Hradil, P., Sippola, M. & Toratti, T., 2014, COST Timber Bridge Conference – CTBC 2014. Franke, S., Franke, B. & Widmann, R. (eds.). Bern, p. 133-140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Timber
Numerical models
Wood
Finite element method
Bridge decks

Scratch tests of PEG-impregnated samples of green wood

Fortino, S., Salminen, L. I., Sirviö, J., Metsäjoki, J., Ronkainen, H. & Bjurhager, I., 2014. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Polyethylene glycols
Wood
Disintegration
Impregnation
Cells
2013

µFEM modelling of wood cell deformation under pulping-type dynamic loads

Fortino, S., Hradil, P. & Salminen, L., 2013, Multiscale modelling and design for engineering application. Laitinen, T. & Wallin, K. (eds.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 78-91 (VTT Technology; No. 77).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
Dynamic loads
Wood
Finite element method
Thermomechanical pulping process
Fibers
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Numerical Approach for the Hygro-Thermal Monitoring of Timber Structures under Environmental Conditions

Genoese, A., Genoese, A., Fortino, S. & Hradil, P., 2013, In : Advanced Materials Research. 778, p. 786-793

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Atmospheric humidity
Wood
Moisture
Monitoring

Disposal canister shock absorber tests and analysis

Kuutti, J., Fortino, S., Hakola, I. & Heinonen, J., 2013, Proceedings: International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology 2013, SMiRT 22. International Assn for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology IASMiRT , 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Shock absorbers
Clay
Spent fuels
Test facilities
Numerical analysis

FEM modelling of wood cell deformation under dynamic loads

Fortino, S. & Hradil, P., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference AbstractScientificpeer-review

Dynamic loads
Wood
Finite element method
Thermomechanical pulping process
Cells
14 Citations (Scopus)

FEM simulation of the hygro-thermal behaviour of wood under surface densification at high temperature

Fortino, S., Genoese, A., Genoese, A. & Rautkari, L., 2013, In : Journal of Materials Science. 48, 21, p. 7603-7612 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Densification
Wood
Finite element method
Temperature
Subroutines
26 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of the hygro-thermal response of timber bridges during their service life: A monitoring case-study

Fortino, S., Genoese, A., Genoese, A., Nunes, L. & Palma, P., 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 47, p. 1225-1234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Service life
Moisture
Footbridges
Monitoring
2012

A computational approach for the hygro-thermal modelling of wood under surface densification

Genoese, A., Genoese, A., Fortino, S. & Rautkari, L., 2012, Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Wood Modification ECWM6 2012 . Jones, D., Militz, H., Petrič, M., Pohleven, F., Humar, M. & Pavlič, M. (eds.). University of Ljubljana, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Densification
Wood
Finite element method
Subroutines
Compaction

Analyses of disposal canister falling accidents

Kuutti, J., Hakola, I. & Fortino, S., 2012, Posiva . 98 p. (Posiva-raportti - Posiva Report; No. 2012-36).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
Bentonite
Accidents
Shock absorbers
Clay
Spent fuels

A simple approach for FEM simulation of Mode I cohesive crack growth in glued laminated timber under short-term loading

Fortino, S., Zagari, G., Mendicino, A. L. & Dill-Langer, G., 2012, In : Rakenteiden Mekaniikka. 45, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Crack propagation
Finite element method
Cantilever beams
Numerical methods
1 Citation (Scopus)

Finite element simulation of the hygro-thermal response of wood during surface densification

Genoese, A., Genoese, A., Fortino, S. & Rautkari, L., 2012, Proceedings: 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS 2012. Vienna University of Technology, p. 8902-8911

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Densification
Wood
Moisture
Water
Vapors
2011

A computational framework for stress calculation in wood products under humidity and temperature variations

Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2011, COST Action FP0802 Workshop, "Hierarchical structure and mechanical characterization of wood", Helsinki, Finland, 24-25 August 2011. Helsinki: Metsäntutkimuslaitos, p. 77-78

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)

Moisture-induced stresses perpendicular to grain in cross-sections of timber members exposed to different climates

Fragiacomo, M., Fortino, S., Tononi, D., Usardi, I. & Toratti, T., 2011, In : Engineering Structures. 33, 11, p. 3071-3078 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Moisture
Atmospheric humidity
Wood
Protective coatings
17 Citations (Scopus)

NMR imaging study and multi-Fickian numerical simulation of moisture transfer in Norway spruce samples

Dvinskikh, S. V., Henriksson, M., Mendicino, A. L., Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2011, In : Engineering Structures. 33, 11, p. 3079-3086 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Moisture
Wood
Computer simulation
Wooden construction
Dimensional stability

Shear resistance of glulam beams under varying humidity conditions

Sundström, T., Kevarinmäki, A., Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2011, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 140 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 157).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
Atmospheric humidity
Moisture
Shear strength
Wood
Coatings
2010

A computational method for crack growth in glulam under variable humidity

Mendicino, A. L., Fortino, S., Henning, M. & Dill-Langer, G., 2010, WCTE 2010, World Conference on Timber Engineering: Conference Proceedings. Trento, Italy, 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Computational methods
Constitutive models
Crack propagation
Atmospheric humidity
Subroutines
4 Citations (Scopus)

A three-dimensional moisture-stress FEM analysis for timber structures

Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2010, WCTE 2010, World Conference on Timber Engineering: Conference proceedings. Trento, Italy, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Timber
Moisture
Stress analysis
Finite element method
Wood
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the hygrothermal stress in curved glulam beams

Zhou, H., Zhu, E., Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2010, In : The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design. 45, p. 129-140 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Curved Beam
Moisture
Wood
Modeling
Content Distribution

Puurakenteiden kosteusrasitus eurooppalaisissa olosuhteissa

Fortino, S., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleProfessional

3 Citations (Scopus)

Stress analysis of timber structures under variable humidity conditions by using a multi-Fickian moisture transfer model

Fortino, S., Toratti, T. & Mendicino, A. L., 2010, Structures and Architecture: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2010, Guimarães, Portugal, 21-23 July 2010. da Sousa Cruz, P. J. (ed.). London: CRC Press, p. 452-459

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Timber
Stress analysis
Atmospheric humidity
Moisture
Subroutines
2009
57 Citations (Scopus)

A 3D moisture-stress FEM analysis for time dependent problems in timber structures

Fortino, S., Mirianon, F. & Toratti, T., 2009, In : Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials. 13, 333, p. 333-356 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Timber
Moisture
Finite element method
Subroutines
Constitutive models
2008

A method to model wood by using ABAQUS finite element software. Part 1. Constitutive model and computational details

Mirianon, F., Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 51 p. (VTT Publications; No. 687).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
ABAQUS
Constitutive models
Wood
Moisture
Subroutines

A method to model wood by using ABAQUS finite element software. Part 2. Application to dowel type connections

Mirianon, F., Fortino, S. & Toratti, T., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 68 p. (VTT Publications; No. 690).

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
ABAQUS
Wood
Moisture
Friction
Atmospheric humidity
2007
2 Citations (Scopus)

A ϑ method-based numerical simulation of crack growth in linear elastic fracture

Formica, G., Fortino, S. & Lyly, M., 1 Jul 2007, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 74, 11, p. 1727-1738 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Crack propagation
Computer simulation
Cracks
Fracture mechanics
2005

A Gϑ-based method for simulating crack growth in ductile materials

Fortino, S., Formica, G. & Lyly, M., 1 Dec 2005, VIII International Conference on Computational Plasticity, COMPLAS VIII. Vol. 2. p. 849-852 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Crack Growth
Crack Propagation
Crack propagation
Formulation
Fracture Mechanics
2004

An incremental elastic-plastic analysis for 2D fracture mechanics problems

Fortino, S. & Bilottat, A., 1 Dec 2004, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering: ECCOMAS 2004. 102095

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Fracture Mechanics
Crack Growth
Fracture mechanics
Plastics
Crack propagation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the amount of crack growth in 2D LEFM problems

Fortino, S. & Bilotta, A., 1 Jan 2004, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 71, 9-10, p. 1403-1419 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Crack propagation
Fracture mechanics
1998
5 Citations (Scopus)

An adaptive multigrid solver for plate vibration and buckling problems

Lopez, S., Fortino, S. & Casciaro, R., 1 Jan 1998, In : Computers and Structures. 69, 5, p. 625-637 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Buckling
Vibration
Numerical methods
Numerical Methods
Engineering