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L’Aquila, Italy


Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

General Contractor

Regional Directorate for Cultural and Landscape Heritage for Abruzzo IT



Engineering Consultant


Construction Period

Conducted in 1954

Type of Project


Size of Structure

3.5m Height

Main features used in this application 3D 5million elements solid model Dynamic behavior of the mammoth in the Spanish fortress

Description on this project

The study of the metallic supporting frame of the mammoth is particularly for its structural stability. It’s located in a seismic prone area and has survived from the very strong L’Aquila earthquake in 2009.



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Project Contact Expin
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    Via Panà, 56/ter, 35027 Noventa Padovana, PD, Italy

  • Introduction

    Expin is a company born in 2010 as a spin-off of the University of Padova. The company works in the field of development, application, and management of structural diagnostics systems, structural health monitoring, and implementation of advanced structural models for civil engineering (relevant and strategic buildings, infrastructures, housing, and industries) and restoration (cultural and architectural heritage).

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