International Journal of Mechanics and Applications

International Journal of Mechanics and Applications publishes refereed articles on original research, short communications and reviews covering mechanics and applications of industrial materials. In addition to regular issues, special issues on specific subjects are published. These special issues contain invited reviews by eminent researchers in the specific field.

Pasquale Giovine

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Mechanics and Applications

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanics and Materials, Faculty of Engineering, "Mediterranean" University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Research Areas

Mathematical Physics, Mechanics, Microstructures, Mixtures, Balance and Constitutive Equations


1992Ph.DUniversity of Pisa
1992Ph.DUniversity of Pisa


2000-presentAssociate Professor of Rational Mechanics, University of Reggio Calabria
1993-2000Supply Professor, University of Reggio Calabria
1989-1993Assistant Professor, University of Reggio Calabria
1985-1987Assistant Professor, Naval Academy of Livorno
1984-1985Lecturer and Research Assistant, University of Pisa


Member of the International Society for the Interaction of the Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM)
Member of the European Mechanics Society (EUROMECH)
Member of the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA)
Member of the National Group of Mathematical Physics (GNFM)
Member of the Italian Mathematical Union (UMI)
Member of the Teacher Council of the Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  G.CAPRIZ, P.GIOVINE, "On Virtual Inertia Effects during Diffusion of a Dispersed Medium in a Suspension", in: Theory and Applications of Liquid Crystals, J.L.Ericksen & D.Kinderlehrer (Eds.), Springer, New York, IMA Vol. Math. Appl. n.5 (1987) 53-62. Math. Rev. no.88i:76041.
[2]  G.CAPRIZ, P.GIOVINE, "On Effects of Virtual Inertia during Diffusion of a Dispersed Medium in a Suspension", Arch. Rational Mech. Anal., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 98 (1987) no.2, 115-122 [Reprinted in: Analysis and Continuum Mechanics, S.S.Antman, H.Brezis, B.D.Coleman, M.Feinberg, J.A.Nohel, W.P.Ziemer (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, (1989) 491-498]. Math. Rev. no.88d:76053; Zbl. Math. no.615-76105.
[3]  P.GIOVINE, "Sulla Dinamica di una Miscela di Due Fluidi Comprimibili e non Miscibili", Atti Accad. Naz. Lincei-Rend. Mat., Roma, (9) 1 (1990) 377-385. Math. Rev. no.92e:76050; Zbl. Math. no.709-76150.
[4]  P.GIOVINE, A.MINERVINI, P.ANDREUSSI, "Stability of Liquid Flow Down an Inclined Tube", Internat. J. Multiphase Flow, Pergamon Press-Elsevier, Oxford, 17 (1991) 485-496. Appl. Mech. Rev. no.91:370J-11T744. ISSN 0301-9322.
[5]  P.GIOVINE, "Nota sulle Equazioni Costitutive per l'Elio Superfluido", Riv. Mat. Univ. Parma, Parma, 17 (1991) 191-198. Math. Rev. no.93g:76014; Zbl. Math. no.755-76005.
[6]  P.GIOVINE, "Some Theoretical Remarks on Hydrodynamic Bubbly Lubricant", Atti I° Conv. AIMETA di Tribologia, Università di Parma, (1991) 83-86.
[7]  P.GIOVINE, F.OLIVERI, "Wave Features Related to a Model of Compressible Immiscible Mixtures of Two Perfect Fluids", Acta Mechanica, Springer, Wien, 96 (1993) 85-96. Math. Rev. no.93i:76072; Zbl. Math. no.762-76097; Appl. Mech. Rev. no.93:356-5A580.
[8]  P.GIOVINE, "Continui Biatomici. Parte Iª: Equazioni di Bilancio", Boll. Un. Mat. Ital., Bologna, (7) 7-B (1993) 23-43. Math. Rev. no.94c:73010; Zbl.Math. no.771-73074.
[9]  P.GIOVINE, Miscele Binarie di Fluidi, Mathematics Ph.D. dissertation, Università degli Studi, Pisa, Anno Acc. 1991/92 [Notizie CPR, Cons. Pisa Ricerche, Pisa, 5 (1993)].
[10]  P.GIOVINE, F.OLIVERI, "Dynamics and Wave Propagation in Dilatant Granular Materials", Meccanica, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 30 (1995) 341-357. Math. Rev. no.97e:73057; Zbl. Math. no.837-73018; Appl. Mech. Rev. no.96:176J-2A159.
[11]  P.GIOVINE, "Termodinamica dei Continui Granulari Dilatanti", Atti XII° Congresso AIMETA '95, Napoli, Meccanica dei Fluidi IV (1995) 287-292.
[12]  P.GIOVINE, "The Granular Material as a Generalized Quasi-Classical Continuum", Zeit. angew. Math. Mech., Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 76 (1996) S5, 165-166. Zbl. Math. no.pre980-37927.
[13]  P.GIOVINE, "Porous Solids as Materials with Ellipsoidal Structure", in: Contemporary Research in the Mechanics and Mathematics of Materials, R.C. Batra and M.F. Beatty (Eds.), CIMNE, Barcelona, (1996) 335-342. ISBN 84-87867-74-X.
[14]  P.GIOVINE, "La Teoria dei Continui con Vuoti come Base per lo Studio della Lubrificazione Aereata", Atti IV° Conv. AIMETA di Tribologia, Università di Pisa, (1996) 161-168.
[15]  G.CAPRIZ, P.GIOVINE, "On Microstructural Inertia", Math. Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 7 (1997) 211-216. Math. Rev. no.98a:73001; Zbl. Math. no.869-73065.
[16]  G.CAPRIZ, P.GIOVINE, "Remedy to Omissions in a Tract on Continua with Microstructure", Atti XIII° Congresso AIMETA '97, Siena, Meccanica Generale I (1997) 1-6.
[17]  P.GIOVINE, G.MULLENGER, F.OLIVERI, "Remarks on Equations for Fast Granular Flow", in: Continuum Models and Discrete Systems, E.Inan, K.Markov (Eds.), World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, Vol.IX (1998) 787-794. Math. Rev. no.1 696 532. ISBN 981-02-2552-0.
[18]  P.GIOVINE, "Hamilton's Principle Applied to Bubbly Liquids", Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Multiphase Flow, Lyon, France, Session on Modelling, Technical Note n.550, Giugno 1998.
[19]  P.GIOVINE, "A Linear Theory of Porous Elastic Solids", Transport in Porous Media, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 34 (1999) 305-318 [Reprinted in: Porous Media: Theory and Experiments, R. De Boer (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1999)]. Math. Rev. no.2001h:74019. ISSN 0169-3913.
[20]  P.GIOVINE, "Pressure Field and Viscosities in a Bearing When the Lubricant is Bubbly", Int. J. Applied Mathematics, Academic Publishers, Sofia, 1 (1999) no.3, 235-250. Math. Rev. no.1 757 330. ISSN 1311-1728.
[21]  P.GIOVINE, "Nonclassical Thermomechanics of Granular Materials", Mathematical Physics Anal. Geom., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2 (1999) 179-196. Math. Rev. no.2001i:74002. Zbl. Math. no.0970-74020. ISSN 1385-0172.
[22]  P.GIOVINE, "On the Dynamics of Elastic Diatomic Continua", Atti XIV° Congresso AIMETA '99, Como, Meccanica Generale I (1999) 1-10.
[23]  P.GIOVINE, "A Mixture Theory for Microstructured Porous Media", Zeit. angew. Math. Mech., Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 80 (2000) S1, 153-156. Zbl. Math. no.0982-74024. ISSN 0044-2267.
[24]  G.CAPRIZ, P.GIOVINE, "Weakly Nonlocal Effects in Mechanics", in: Contributions to Continuum Theories, Anniversary Volume for Krzysztof Wilmanski, B. Albers (ed), Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin, WIAS Report n.18 (2000) 37-44. ISSN 0946-8838.
[25]  P.GIOVINE, M.P.SPECIALE, "On Interstitial Working in Granular Continuous Media", Proceed. 10th Int. Conf. on "Waves and Stability in Continuous Media", V.Ciancio, A.Donato, F.Oliveri, S.Rionero (Eds.), Vulcano (Me), World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (2001) 196-208. Math.Rev. no.1 867 451. ISBN 981-02-4540-8.
[26]  P.GIOVINE, "A Continuum Description of Diatomic Systems", in: Rational Continua, Classical and New, M. Brocato, P. Podio-Guidugli (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Milano (2002) 97-109. Math. Rev. no.2004i:74027. ISBN 88-470-0157-9.
[27]  P.GIOVINE, "A Continuum Theory of Soils: Viewed as Peculiar Immiscible Mixtures", Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, 37 (2003) 525-532. Math. Rev. no.2004d:74058. Zbl. Math. no.1069-74038. ISSN 0895-7177.
[28]  P.GIOVINE, "Modeling of a Constrained Porous Material with an Inclusion", Proc. Appl. Math. Mech., Wiley Interscience, Weinheim, 3 (2003) 172-173. ISSN 1617-7061.
[29]  P.GIOVINE, A.PALUMBO, "Modeling Contaminant Transport in Soils", Proceed. of Mediterranean Conference on "Modelling and Simulation '03", Giugno 2003, Reggio Calabria, Session on Modelling, Technical Note n.178 on the CD rom: NeuroLab (2003).
[30]  P.GIOVINE, "Equations of Motion for Mixtures of Liquid and Gas Bubbles", Atti XVI° Congresso AIMETA '03 di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, Ferrara, Sessione Meccanica dei Fluidi, Technical Note n.315 on the CD rom, Settembre 2003.
[31]  P.GIOVINE, "Thermomechanical Modeling of the Microstructured Porous Media with Inclusions", in: "Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Geosystems", O.Stephansson, J.A.Hudson, L.Jing (Eds.), Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Vol.2, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, (2004) 535-540. ISBN: 0-08-044525-X [Also in: Proceed. of Int. Conference on "Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geosystems", Ottobre 2003, Stockholm, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, (2003) 532-537].
[32]  P.GIOVINE, "On Adsorption and Diffusion in Microstructured Porous Media", in: IUTAM Symposium on Physicochemical and Electromechanical Interactions in Porous Media, J.M. Huyghe, P.A.C. Raats, S.C. Cowin (Eds.), Series on Solid Mechanics and Its Applications, Springer, Dordrecht, Vol.125 (2005) 183-191. ISBN: 1-4020-3864-X.
[33]  P.GIOVINE, "On Acceleration Waves in Continua with Large Pores", Proceed. of the XIVth International Symposium on "Trends in Applications of Mathematics to Mechanics" (STAMM'04), Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany (2005) 113-124. Zbl. Math. no.1079-74036.
[34]  P.GIOVINE, L.FIORINO, "Nano-Pores in Thermoelastic Materials", Atti XVII° Congresso AIMETA '05 di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, Minisimposio su "Nanotechnologies: Building up Structures at the Nano and Meso-Scales", Firenze (2005) p.283. Technical Note n.385 on the CD rom.
[35]  P.GIOVINE, "Latent Ellipsoidal Microstructure in Porous Solids", Proceed. 1st Euromediterranean Symposium on "Advances in Geomaterials and Structures" (AGS'06) F.Darve, I.Doghri, R.El Fatmi, H.Hassis, H.Zenzri (Eds.), Hammamet, Tunisia, 3-5 Maggio 2006, 141-146.
[36]  P.GIOVINE, "A Variational Principle Applied to the Dynamics of a Liquid with Diffusing Gas Bubbles", Archives of Mechanics, 58 (2006) 363-380. Zbl 1107.76077. ISSN: 0373-2029.
[37]  P.GIOVINE, "An Extended Continuum Theory for Granular Media". In: "Mathematical Models of Granular Matter", G.Capriz, P.Giovine, P.M.Mariano (Eds.), Series: Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. n.1937, Springer Verlag (2008) 167-192. ISBN 978-3-540-78276-6.
[38]  P.GIOVINE, L.MARGHERITI, M.P.SPECIALE, "On Wave Propagation in Porous Media with Strain Gradient Effects", Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, 55/2 (2008) 307-318. Zbl 1140.74015. ISSN: 0898-1221.
[39]  P.GIOVINE, L.FIORINO, "Some Remarks on Acceleration Waves in Porous Solids", Proceed. 14th Int. Conf. on "Waves and Stability in Continuous Media", N.Manganaro, S.Rionero (Eds.), Scicli (Ragusa), World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (2008), 280-286. ISBN 981-277-234-0.
[40]  P.GIOVINE, "On Constitutive Relations for Elastic Diatomic Solids", Proceed. 2nd Euromediterranean Symposium on "Advances in Geomaterials and Structures" (AGS'08) G. Del Piero, F. Darve, I. Doghri, R. El Fatmi, H. Hassis, H. Zenzri (Eds.), Hammamet, Tunisia, 5-7 Maggio, 2008, 157-164.
[41]  M.BUONSANTI, P.GIOVINE, "On a Minimum Problem in Smectic Elastomers", In: Santini, A., Moraci, N. (eds.) "2008 Seismic Engng. Conf. commem. the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake" (MERCEA'08) in Reggio Calabria (Italy). Amer. Inst. Physics Conference Proceed. Vol.1020, AIP, New York, USA (2008) 1350-1357. ISBN 978-0-7354-0542-4, ISSN: 0094-243X.
[42]  V.GIACOBBE, P.GIOVINE, "Plane Waves in Linear Thermoelastic Porous Solids". In: "Mechanics of Microstructured Solids: Cellular Materials, Fibre Reinforced Solids and Soft Tissues", J.-F. Ganghoffer, F. Pastrone (eds.), Series: Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics, Vol. n.46, Springer Verlag, Berlin (2009) 71-82. ISBN 978-3-642-00910-5.
[43]  P.GIOVINE, "On Constitutive Choices for Smectic Elastomers". In: B. Albers (ed.) "Continuous Media with Microstructure", Collection in honor of Krzysztof Wilmanski on the occasion of his 70th birthday, Springer Verlag, Berlin (2010) 71-82. ISBN 978-3-642-11444-1.
[44]  P.GIOVINE, "Remarks on Constitutive Laws for Dry Granular Materials". In: IUTAMISIMM Symposium on Mathematical Modeling and Physical Instances of Granular Flows, P. Giovine, J.D. Goddard, J.T. Jenkins (Eds.), Amer. Inst. Physics Conference Proceed. Vol.1227, AIP, New York, USA (2010) 314-322. ISBN 978-0-7354-0772-5.
[45]  P.GIOVINE, "On pollutant transport in soil", Proceed. 3rd Euromediterranean Symposium on "Advances in Geomaterials and Structures" (AGS'10) F.Darve, I.Doghri, R. El Fatmi, H. Hassis, H. Zenzri (Eds.), Djerba, Tunisia, 10-12 Maggio, 2010, 209-216.