Massimo Figari


Associate Professor
Department of Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunication Engineering and Naval Architecture (DITEN)
Università di Genova

Fields of interest

Ship propulsion systems and ship auxiliary systems, performance simulation, control strategies, energy evaluation, ship environmental footprint


Recent publications

M. Altosole, M. Figari, M. Viviani:
6 dof simulation of maneuvering and propulsive performance of a waterjet propelled mega yacht,
10th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, 2009, ISBN 978-960-254-686-4

M. Altosole, G. Benvenuto, A. Coraddu, M. Figari:
Simulation for the safety assessment of an innovative fast ferry,
NAV 2009, 2009, pp. 224-232.

M. Altosole, G. Dubbioso, M. Figari, M. Viviani, S. Michetti, A. Millerani Trapani:
Simulation of the dynamic behaviour of a CODLAG propulsion plant,
Warship 2010 Conference,2010, ISBN 978-1-905040-71-1.

S. Michetti, M. Ratto, A. Spadoni, M. Figari, M. Altosole, G. Marcilli:
Ship Control system wide integration and the use of dynamic simulation techniques in the Fremm project,
ESARS 2010 Conference, 2010, ISBN 978-1-4244-9092-9.

M. Figari, G. Vigna, S. Vignolo:
Dynamic simulation of the vertical–longitudinal motion of a variable-displacement dynamically supported high-speed craft,
Proc. IMechE Vol. 225 Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 2011, vol. 225 (1), pp. 1-16.

G. Benvenuto, M. Figari:
Dynamic simulation techniques for the evaluation of the propulsion system behavior,
Marine Technology and Engineering, A.A. Balkema Publishers – Taylor & Francis The Netherlands, 2011.

M. Figari, S. Vignolo:
Effect of mass and inertia changes on on the equations of motion of a vessel,
17th International Conference on Ships and Shipping Research, 2012, ISBN 978-88-904394-4-5

M. Figari, M. D’Amico, P. Gaggero:
Evaluation of ship efficiency indexes,
Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources. 2011, pp. 621–627.

A. Coraddu, M. Figari, S. Savio:
Energy efficiency index statistical analysis through vessel operating data,
Proceedings of the 2012 International Research Conference on Short Sea Shipping, 2012, ISBN: 978-972-98324-6-8.

A. Coraddu, M. Figari, S. Savio:
Probability of achieving the energy efficiency index by Monte Carlo simulation,
Managing Reliability and Maintainability in the Maritime Industry, 2012, ISBN 978-1-905040-95-7.