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Scientific publications

  1. Degree thesis: “Coperture sospese. Indagine teorica: fune portante e fune stabilizzante con collegamenti inclinati”.
  2. “Tension Structures: Jawerth System”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 4, 1971
  3. “Tensostrutture”
    INARCOS, No. 313, January 1972
  4. “Coperture a tenda in acciaio e tessuto ad alta resistenza. Aspetti della progettazione ed esempi di realizzazione”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 12, 1975
  5. “Geometrical configuration of pneumatic e tent structures obtained with interactive computer aided design”
    IASS World Congress on Space Enclosures. Building Research Centre, Concordia University, Montreal, July 1976
  6. “Interactive computer aided design in the field of pneumatic structures”
    CIB-IASS International Symposium on Air Supported Structures, Venezia, June 1977
  7. “Strutture pneumatiche con funi di contenimento in acciaio per la copertura di grandi luci”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 9, 1977
  8. “Sullo stato di deformazione delle strutture pneumatiche”
    Acciaio-Steel, N.12, 1978
  9. “On the deformative state of pneumatic structures”
    World Congress IASS, Madrid, September 1979
  10. “The roof structures of the new sport Arena in Athens”“
    World Congress IASS, Madrid, September 1979
  11. “Tecniche interattive nella moderna metodologia della progettazione strutturale”
    Acciaio, n. 1, 1980
  12. “Sulla progettazione interattiva di telai piani metallici”
    Acciaio, n. 1, 1980
  13. “Interactive analysis of membrane grid shells: substructuring with the mixed method of analysis”
    IASS, Buenos Aires, Settembre 1982; Acciaio, Settembre 1982
  14. “Analisi statica e dinamica di edifici multipiano: progettazione strutturale assistita mediante tecniche interattive grafiche”
    INARCOS
  15. “CAD per la progettazione strutturale”
    Pixel, n. 5, 1982
  16. “Alcune osservazioni sulla interazione elastica fra reti di funi e strutture d’ancoraggio”
    Acciaio, n. 4, 1983
  17. “On the elastic interaction between ripe net e space frame anchorage structures”
    Third International Conference on Space Structures, University of Surrey, Guilford, England, 1985
  18. “Static and dynamic analysis of multilevel buildings: a CAD methodology”
    Third International Conference on Space Structures, University of Surrey, Guilford, England, 1985
  19. “L’integrazione dell’informazione nell'industria delle costruzioni”
    Acciaio, October 1986
  20. “Recent developments of design e construction of membrane structures in Italy”
    IASS Symposium, Osaka, Japan, September 1986
  21. “A new stadium for the 1990 world football games”
    IASS Congress, Madrid, Spain, September 1989
  22. “Form finding analysis for membrane structures using force density method”
    IASS Congress, Madrid, Spain, September 1989
  23. “Dinamica aleatoria nel dominio delle frequenze di sistemi strutturali in zona sismica. Approssimazioni semplificative in funzione delle caratteristiche filtranti della struttura”
    INARCOS, December 1989
  24. “Osservazioni su indagini teoriche e controlli sperimentali condotti su coperture leggere di grandi dimensioni”
    Atti del 1° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento, Florence, October 1990
  25. “The wind-induced response of a cable supported stadium roof”
    Eight International Conference on Wind Engineering, London, Ontario, July 1991
  26. “The new suspend roof for the Olympic Stadium in Rome”
    IASS Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1991
  27. “Sul vantaggioso comportamento, sotto l’azione del vento, di un ponte di grande luce in tensostruttura a doppio effetto”
    Atti del 2° Congresso Nazionale di ingegneria del vento, Capri (I), October 1992
  28. “Sistema software interattivo grafico indirizzato al progetto e verifica di modelli strutturali”
    Costruzioni metalliche, n. 4, 1992
  29. “The aerodynamic advantages of a double-effect large span suspension bridge under wind load”
    Fourth International Conference on Space Structures, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, 5-10 September 1993
  30. “Linked interactive graphic software addressed to static and dynamic analysis of 3D structural systems”
    University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, 5-10 September 1993
  31. “Conceptual design of some long span sport structures”
    Innovative Large Span Structures, concept, Design, construction, IASS, Toronto, Canada, July 1992
  32. “Conceptual design and reliability long span structural systems”
    IASS International Simposium Milan, Italy, June 1995
  33. “In service performance control e monitoring of the Torino Stadium roof structural system”
    IASS International Symposium Milan, italy, Giugno 1995
  34. “Conceptual design, experimental e theoretical analysis, detailing and performance of long span light weight structural systems”
    International Conference on light weight structures in Civil Engineering, Warsaw, Poland, September 1995
  35. “Conceptual design: a knowledge based synthetical approach”
    Official records of the International Symposium, Stuttgart, Germany, October 1996
  36. “Snow and wind experimental analysis in the design of long span sub-horizontal structures”
    Official records of the 2nd European and African Conference on Wind Engineering, Genoa, Italy, June 1997
  37. “Snow and wind experimental analysis in the design of long span sub-horizontal structures”
    J. Wind Eng. Ind. Aerodynamics, 1998
  38. “Generazione artificiale dell’azione del vento: analisi comparativa degli algoritmi di simulazione nel dominio del tempo”
    Official records of the 5° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del vento, Perugia, Italy, September 1998
  39. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Analisi dinamica non lineare di sistemi strutturali leggeri sub-orizzontali soggetti all'azione del vento: Lo stadio di La Plata”
    Official records of the 5° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del vento, Perugia, Italy, September 1998
  40. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Generazione artificiale dell’azione del vento:analisi comparativa degli algoritmi di simulazione nel dominio del tempo”
    Official records of the 5° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del vento, Perugia, Italy, September 1998
  41. Giovagnoni M., Majowiecki M., Paruolo P. “Analisi di affidabilità: sensibilità parametrica di sistemi strutturali metallici”
    INARCOS 601, July-August 1999
  42. “Concepts and reliability in the design of widespan structures”
    Official records of the International Symposium on wide span enclosures, Bath, UK, April 2000
  43. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Effetto delle velocità relative sull’analisi dinamica di una tensostruttura soggetta all'azione del vento”
    Official records of the 6° Convegno Nazionale di ingegneria del Vento, In-Vento-2000, Genoa, Italy, June 18 - 21, 2000
  44. “Wide span structures: from concept to detail design”
    Official records of the I Simposio Nacional sobre Tensoestruturas, May 6-7, 2001, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  45. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Large cable roof: Montreal Stadium and La Plata Stadium”
    C.T.A. Collegio dei Tecnici dell’acciaio, Venice, Italy, September 26 - 28, 2001
  46. Giovagnoni M., Majowiecki M., Paruolo P. “Analisi di affidabilità: sensibilità parametrica di sistemi strutturali metallici”
    Official records of the National Congress “Crolli e Affidabilità delle Strutture Civili”, December 6-7, 2001
  47. Majowiecki M., Cosentino N., Lazzari M. “Wind effects on large span structures”
    Official records of the Research Project: “Analisi, Controllo e Riduzione del Rischio Eolico sulle Costruzioni e sull’Ambiente Urbano”, Coordinator Borri C. - Florence, Italy, April 2002
  48. “Experimental and reliability analysis in the field of wide span steel structures”
    Official records of the 4th National Conference on Steel Structures, Patras, Greece, May 24-25, 2002
  49. “Introducing Lightweight Structures”
    Textile roofs 2002, Technische Universitat, Berlin, May 30-31, 2002
  50. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “F.E. Analysis of Montreal Stadium Roof Under Variable Loading Conditions”
    IABSE Symposium “Towards a better built environment – innovation, sustainability, information technology”, Melbourne - 2002
  51. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Comportamento non lineare per geometria dello Stadio Olimpico di Montreal”
    Official records of the 7th National Congress of Wind Engineering, Milan, Italy, September 19-22, 2002
  52. “Architettura strutturale e concezione strutturale”
    Convegno Dettaglio costruttivo e progetto Architettonico, University of Naples Federico II, School of Architecture, Sala Borsa, April 30, 2003
  53. “New Materials and Theoretical & Experimental technologies in the field of lightweight structures”
    Official records of the Workshop on “New Technologies and Materials in Civil Engineering” in conjunction with the 2nd International Specialty Conference on The Conceptual Approach to Structural Design, Milan, Italy, June 30, 2003
  54. “Wide Span Membrane Structures: Design assisted by experimental analysis”
    Official records of the conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2003, Barcelona, Spain, June 30 - July 2, 2003
  55. “Stadia Roof Structures: design assisted by testing”
    Official records of the Tensinet Symposium, Designing Tensile Structures, Bruxelles, Belgium, September 19-20, 2003
  56. Lazzari M., Majowiecki M., Saetta A., Vitaliani R. “Dynamic Behavior of a Tensegrity System Subjected to Follower Wind Loading”
    Journal of Computers and Structures, 2003, 81 (22-23),2199-2217
  57. “Architettura strutturale ed etica tecnologica”
    The Plan, No. 2, 2003
  58. N. Cosentino, M. Majowiecki, “Cables and cable supported systems”
    Official records of the Research Project: Dominare il rischio eolico ed assicurare il funzionamento di impianti ed infrastrutture. Coordinator C. Borri, Florence, Italy, June 2004
  59. Cosentino N., Majowiecki M., “Analysis and mitigation of the wind induced response of large span suspended roofs: the case of the new Braga Stadium”
    Official records of the 8° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento - IN-VENTO-2004, Reggio Calabria, Italy, June 2004
  60. M. Majowiecki, “Diseno conceptual y analisis teorico-experimental de estructuras livianas para grande vanos”
    Official records of the XVIII JORNADAS ARGENTINAS DE INGENIERIA ESTRUCTURAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 15-17, 2004
  61. P. Biagini, C. Borri, M. Majowiecki, M. Orlando, L. Procino, “Prove sperimentali e carichi di progetto della copertura del nuovo stadio olimpico del Pireo”
    Atti dell’8° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento - IN-VENTO-2004, Reggio Calabria, Giugno 2004
  62. M. Majowiecki “Experiences in Design and Realization of Wide Span Structures”
    SHELL AND SPATIAL STRUCTURES FROM MODELS TO REALIZATION, Official records of the I.A.S.S. Symposium, Montpellier, France, September 20-24, 2004
  63. G. Bartoli, P. Biagini, C. Borri, M. Majowiecki, M. Orlando, L. Procino, “Wind-tunnel tests and design loads of the roof of the new Karaiskaki Olympic stadium in Piraeus”
    Official records of the I.A.S.S. Symposium, Montpellier, France, September 20-24, 2004
  64. C. Borri, C. Costa, M. Majowiecki, L. Salvatori & P. Spinelli, “Large suspension bridges to withstand wind loading”
    EURODYN 2005, PARIS - France, 4-7 September 2005
  65. N. Cosentino, M. Majowiecki, M. Marini, “Dynamic characterization of the New Braga Stadium large span suspension roof”
    To be presented at Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures - EVACES 2005, Bordeaux, October 2005
  66. M. Majowiecki,”HS steels in Tension Structures”
    1st. International Conference “Super-High Strenght Steels, 2-4 November”, 2005, Rome, Italy
  67. M. Majowiecki, “Structural architecture of steel wide span enclosures: uncertainties in reliability assessment”
    5th. National Conference on Metal Structures, 29/9-2/10 2005, Xanthi, Greece
  68. M.Majowiecki.“Architecture & Structures: Ethics in Free Form Design”
    New Shell and Spatial Structures - IASS 2006 Symposium. 16-19 October, Beijing, China
  69. M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, “Dynamic Aspects of the New Braga Stadium Large Span Roof”
    Proc. of IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007
  70. M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, C. Costa, “Wind Effects and Cables Damping at the Adige Cable Stay Bridge”
    Proc. of IASS Symposium 2007, Venice December 3-6. 2007
  71. M. Majowiecki, “The Free Form Design (FFD) in steel structural architecture”
    Steel Construction, Volume 1, Issue n°1, September 2008 and, with the same paper, invited lecture at Eurosteel 2008, Graz, 2-5 September,2008
  72. M. Majowiecki, “Design assisted by wind tunnel testing: examples”
    6th Greek National Conference on Metal Structures, 2-4 October 2008 (invited lecture)
  73. M. Majowiecki, C. Gkologiannis, C. Gantes, A. Athanasiadis, F. Zoulas, H. Schmidt, “Stuctural Design of the New Football Stadium of Panathinaikos F.C. in Votanikos, Greece”
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010
  74. M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino, “Design Assisted By Wind Tunnel Testing”
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010
  75. M. Majowiecki, F. Ossola, S. Pinardi, “The new Juventus Stadium in Turin”
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010
  76. M. Majowiecki, S. Pinardi, “Reduced stress method for Class 4 steel section”
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010
  77. M. Majowiecki, M. Petrucci, “Structural Optimization and Free Form Design”
    International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium Venice 2010
  78. M. Majowiecki, “Personal experiences in Structural Architecture: from form finding to free form design”
    International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2010, Shanghai
  79. M. Majowiecki, “Conceptual design and analysis of long span structures”
    IUAV University of Venice, Italy
  80. M. Majowiecki (coordinator), G. Bartoli, R. Bertero, N. Blaise, N. Cosentino, V. Denoël, G. Diana, A. Zasso “Response of wide span enclosures to wind action”

Didactic publications

  1. Progettazione interattiva assistita dal calcolatore in campo tensostrutturale
    Publication related to a postgraduate course on “Tensile structures, pneumatic structures and membranes”, May 25 – 27, 1983, program of permanent instruction, Politecnico di Milano
  2. Membrane: aspetti costruttivi, funzionali, economici, ecc.
    Publication related to a postgraduate course on “Tensile structures, pneumatic structures and membranes”, May 25 – 27, 1983, program of permanent instruction, Politecnico di Milano
  3. Strutture pneumatiche: metodi di analisi
    Publication related to a postgraduate course on “Tensile structures, pneumatic structures and membranes”, May 25 – 27, 1983, program of permanent instruction, Politecnico di Milano

Books

  1. Computer aided design of pneumatic structures in “Pneumatic Construction Elements” (in Russian)
    edited by V.V. Yermolov, Stroyisdat, Moscow, 1983
  2. Tensostrutture: progetto e verifica
    Assider, Milano, October 1985
  3. Tension space structres in “Space Structures: Theory and Practice”
    edited by H. Nooshin, Elsevier, London, 1987e
  4. Tensostrutture, Manuale dell’Ingegnere Cremonese
    ESAC, 1991
  5. Le tensostrutture a membrana per l’architettura
    Authors: Aldo Capasso, Massimo Majowiecki, Vincenzo Pinto, Editor: Maggioli, 1993
  6. Tensostrutture: progetto e verifica, (2nd. Edition)
    CREA, 1995
  7. Tensostrutture, Manuale dell’Ingegnere Cremonese
    ESAC, 2001
  8. Wide span Membrane Roof Structures: design assisted by experimental analysis
    Springer, 2005, in: Textile Composites and inflatable Structures, editors: E. Onate and B. Kroplin
  9. Structural design assisted by wind tunnel testing in Aeroelasti Phenomena and Pedestria-structure Dynamic Interaction on Non-conventional Bridges and Footbridges
    Firenze University Press, 2010
  10. Grandi strutture, in Almanacco dell’architetto
    Proctor Edizioni, Bologna 2012, pp. 484-589

“Structural design” related publications

  1. “Nuova Concessionaria Fiat - S. Giovanni in Persiceto (Bologna)”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 12, 1972
  2. “Una tensostruttura a membrana per lo Junior Tennis Club di Bologna”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 12, 1973
  3. “Tensostrutture per la realizzazione di grandi luci”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 10, 1974
  4. “Chiesa di Rutigliano (Bari)”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 4, 1976
  5. “Palazzetto dello Sport di Roseto degli Abruzzi”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 9, 1978
  6. “Alcune recenti realizzazioni nel quadro dello sviluppo delle strutture leggere”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 9, 1979
  7. “The roof structures of the new sport Arena in Athens”
    Official records of the World Congress I.A.S.S., Madrid, September 1979
  8. “Complesso Fiera del Marmo a Marina di Carrara”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 9, 1980
  9. “Tensostrutture”
    Domus, October 1980
  10. “The roof structures of the new sport hall in Athens: design, construction and performance”
    Official records of the Third International Conference on Space Structures. University of Surrey Guilford, England
  11. “La tensostruttura per la fiera di Milano”
    Acciaio-Steel, April 1986
  12. “Copertura del nuovo stadio di Torino”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 5, May 1990
  13. “Stadio Olimpico: una copertura sospesa”
    Acciaio-Steel, no. 7/8, August 1990
  14. “Palazzo delle Arti e dello Sport di Ravenna”
    T-Sport, May 1991
  15. “Palazzo dello Sport di Pesaro: un sistema strutturale metallico di grande luce libera”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 5, September - October 1996
  16. “Il nuovo padiglione fieristico P20 della Fiera di Bologna”
    Il nuovo Cantiere, no. 9, October 1997
  17. “The new sport centre in Thermi Thessaloniki: conceptual design of the structural steel system”
    Official records of the I.A.S.S. Congress Madrid, September 1999
  18. “Padiglione espositivo a due piani per la fiera di Bologna”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 3, 1999
  19. “The sub-horizontal cable stayed system for the Pisa Tower”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 1, 2000
  20. “Conceptual design of two mobile roof structures”
    Official records of the Third International Conference on Mobile and Rapidly Assembled Structures, MARAS 2000, Madrid, June 2000
  21. “The Olympic Airways Hangar at the new Athens International Airport”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 5, 2001
  22. “Copertura convertibile della Piscina Olimpica Carmen Longo in Bologna”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 4, 2002
  23. “Il nuovo Stadio di Modena”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 4, 2003
  24. “Footbridge over the Reno”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 4, 2004
  25. “Passerella Pedonale sul fiume Reno”
    The Plan, no. 7, 2004
  26. Majowiecki M., Zoulas F., “The steel structure of the new football stadium of Olympiakos F.C. in Athens”
    Official records of the I.A.S.S. Symposium, Montpellier, France, September 20 - 24, 2004
  27. Majowiecki M., Zoulas F., “The steel structure of the new football stadium Karaiskakis in Athens”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, no. 4, 2005
  28. M. Majowiecki, “Three footbridges”, 2nd International Conference Footbridge 2005
    December 6-8, 2005, Venice, Italy
  29. M. Majowiecki, “Il nodo logistico di Genova Bolzaneto - The Genoa Bolzaneto logistic centre”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, n°.4, 2006
  30. M. Majowiecki, A new stainless steel membrane roof for the Roma Fair”
    Costruzioni metalliche, n°4, 2007
  31. M. Majowiecki, “A footbridge over the A-13 motorway”
    Costruzioni metalliche, n°2, 2008
  32. M. Majowiecki, “Nuovo padiglione 14-15: il sistema strutturale”
    INARCOS Ingegneri Architetti Costruttori Settembre 2008
  33. M. Majowiecki, “La nuova sede del Comune di Bologna: il progetto strutturale”
    Associazione Costruttori Acciaio Italiani (ACAI) Rivista Costruzioni Metalliche n°5 del 2009
  34. D.Comand,M.Majowiecki,N.Cosentino, “Offshore floating platform for renewable wind Energy”
    Symposium IABSE, 2010,Venice
  35. M. Majowiecki, “Nuovo padiglione 14-15 della Fiera di Bologna: sistema strutturale e procedimento costruttivo”
    Associazione Costruttori Acciaio Italiani (ACAI) Rivista Costruzioni Metalliche n°3 del 2010
  36. M. Majowiecki, “Alcune esperienze nella progettazione di grandi coperture in acciaio: dal form finding al free form design (FFD)”
    Giornale dell’ingegnere 2010
  37. M.Majowiecki, M.Marini, R.Trevisan, “Structural Maintenance of the Tension Structure Roof - Rome Olympic Stadium”
    IASS, London, 2011
  38. M. Majowiecki, A. Papetti “Passerella ciclo pedonale sul fiume Secchia fra i Comuni di Sassuolo (MO), Casalgrande (RE) e Castellarano (RE)”
    INARCOS 2011
  39. M.Majowiecki, F.Ossola, S.Pinardi, “The suspended roof of the new Juventus stadium in Turin”
    Costruzioni Metalliche, n°4 2011
  40. M. Majowiecki, ABDR Architetti associati “High speed station Roma Tiburtina Italy”
    Arketipo 2011
  41. M. Majowiecki, N. Cosentino “The new Portello congress centre Fieramilanocity: the structures of the new meeting chamber, auditorium and the ‘comet’ spatial roof grid system”
    Costruzioni Metalliche N°4 2012
  42. M. Majowiecki, F. Ossola, S. Pinardi “La copertura sospesa del nuovo stadio della Juventus a Torino”
    INARCOS 2013
  43. M. Majowiecki, G. Berti “The “Vela” reticular spatial roof beneath the Unipol Tower in Bologna”
    Costruzioni Metalliche Lug/Aug 2013
  44. M. Majowiecki, “The new High Speed Tiburtina station in Rome”
    Costruzioni Metalliche Lug/Aug 2014
  45. M. Majowiecki, “Roof of the pedestrian walkway for the Milan Expo 2015 exhibition complex”
    Costruzioni Metalliche Gen/Feb 2015
  46. M. Majowiecki, R. Formichi, A. Lucarelli, S.G. Morano “The bridge and arch system at the south entrance to Milan Expo 2015”
    Costruzioni Metalliche Mag/Giu 2015
  47. M. Majowiecki, “Expo 2015 Milano: il Decumano e la copertura sospesa”
    Il Giornale dell’Ingegnere 5 Maggio 2015

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