My correspondence address:
Dr. Milan Batista
University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport
Pot pomorscakov 4
6320 Portoroz

phone: +386-5-6767 219
fax: +386-5-6767 130


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Publications in International Refereed Journals


·         M.Batista (2015) A Simplified Method to Investigate the Stability of Cantilever Rod Equilibrium Forms. Mechanical Research Communications. Article in press, May 2015, doi:10.1016/j.mechrescom.2015.04.009

·         M.Batista(2015)  An exact theory of the bending of transversely inextensible elastic plates. Acta mechanica. doi: 10.1007/s00707-015-1356-9

·         M.Batista (2015) Large Deflection of Cantilever Rod Pulled by Cable. Applied mathematical modelling, , vol. 39, no. 10/11,  3175-3182, doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2014.10.073

·         M.Batista (2015)   Large deflections of a beam subject to three-point bending. International journal of non-linear mechanics. 2015, vol. 69, 84-92. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.11.024

·         M.Batista (2014) Analytical treatment of equilibrium configurations of cantilever under terminal loads using Jacobi elliptical functions. International journal of solids and structures,. vol. 51, no. 13, 2308-2326 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.02.036

·         M.Batista, M.Perkovič (2014) A simple static analysis of moving road vehicle under crosswind. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, , vol. 128, 105-113, doi: 10.1016/j.jweia.2014.02.009.

·         M.Batista (2013) Large deflections of shear-deformable cantilever beam subject to a tip follower force, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences Volume 75, October 2013, Pages 388–395

·  M.Batista  (2013). Discussion of ‘On the uniqueness of large deflections of a uniform cantilever beam under a tip-concentrated rotational load’ by M. Mutyalarao, D. Bharathi, B. Nageswara Rao. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics.  In Press.  2013.

·    M.Batista (2012). Comparison of Reissner, Mindlin and Reddy plate models with exact three dimensional solution for simply supported isotropic and transverse inextensible rectangular plate. Meccanica Volume 47, Number 1, 257-268, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-011-9431-3

·    M.Batista (2011). Steady flow of incompressible fluid between two co-rotating disks. APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING  Volume: 35   Issue: 10   Pages: 5225-5233   DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2011.04.021   

·    M.Batista (2011). On the stress concentration around a hole in an infinite plate subject to a uniform load at infinity. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES  Volume: 53   Issue: 4   Pages: 254-261   DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2011.01.006   (Article win 21 place on Science Direct Top25 Hotest Articles for  IJMS january-march 2011)

·    M.Batista (2010). Refined Mindlin-Reissner theory of forced vibrations of shear deformable plate. ENGINEERING STRUCTURES  Volume: 33   Issue: 1   Pages: 265-272   DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2010.09.011   

·    M.Batista. E.Twrdy (2010). Optimal velocity functions for car-following models. JOURNAL OF ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY-SCIENCE A  Volume: 11   Issue: 7   Pages: 520-529   DOI: 10.1631/jzus.A0900370  ..

·    M.Batista (2010). An elementary derivation of basic equations of the Reissner and Mindlin plate theories. ENGINEERING STRUCTURES  Volume: 32   Issue: 3   Pages: 906-909   DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.12.046

·    M.Batista. The derivation of the equations of moderately thick plates by the method of successive approximations . ACTA MECHANICA  Volume: 210   Issue: 1-2   Pages: 159-168   DOI: 10.1007/s00707-009-0201-4  

·    M.Batista, A.A.Karawia.The Use of the Sherman-Morrison-Woodbury Formula To Solve Cyclic Block Tri-Diagonal and Cyclic Block Penta-diagonal Linear Systems of Equations . Applied Mathematics and ComputationVolume

  210, Issue 2  , 15 April 2009, Pages 558-563, doi:10.1016/j.amc.2009.01.003 

·    M.Batista. A Simple Throw Model for Frontal Vehicle-Pedestrian Collisions. Promet, Traffic&Transportation, 20, 2008, pp 357-429

·    M. Batista, The Nearly Horizontally Rolling of a Thick Disk on a Rough Plane, Regul. Chaotic Dyn., 2008, 13 (4), pp. 344-354,

·    M.Batista, J.Peternelj. Quantum cards an quantum roads. Central European Journal of Physics. February 2008. 

·    M.Batista. Self-induced jumping of a rigid body of revolution on a smooth horizontal surface, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Volume 43, Issue 1January 2008, Pages 26-35

·    M.Batista, F.Kosel. Thermoelastic Stability of Double-Layered Spherical Shells.  International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics,, Volume 41, Issue 9November 2006Pages 1016-1027 (Article win 14 place on Science Direct Top25 Hotest Articles for  IJNLM january-march 2007)

·    M.Batista, Integrability of the Motion of a Rolling Disk of Finite Thickness on a Plane , International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Volume 41, Issues 6-7 , July-September 2006, Pages 850-859  

·    M.Batista, F.Kosel. Thermoelastic Stability of Bimetallic Shallow Shells of Revolution. International Journal of Solids and Structure, Volume 44, Issue 2 , 15 January 2007, Pages 447-464

·    M.Batista, Steady motion of a rigid disk of finite thickness on a horizontal plane , International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Volume 41, Issue 4, May 2006, Pages 605-621 (Article win 7th place on Science Direct Top25 Hotest Articles for  IJNLS april-julij 2006)

·    M. Batista, A cyclic block-tridiagonal solver Advances in Engineering Software, Volume 37, Issue 2, February 2006, Pages 69-74

·    M. Batista, F. Kosel, Cantilever beam equilibrium configurations International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 42, Issues 16-17, August 2005, Pages 4663-4672. (Article win 2nd place on Science Direct Top25 Hotest Articles for IJSS april-julij 2005)

·         M Batista , M.Lakner, J.Peternelj, Particle tunnelling between two boxes joined with a long thin tube, 2004 European Journal of  Physics  25 145-156,

·         M. Batista, Stresses in a Confocal Elliptic Ring Subject to Uniform Pressure, The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, 34, 3, 1999, pp. 217-221(5)

·         M.Batista, J.Usenik. Stresses in a circular ring under two forces acting along a diameter. The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, 1996, 31,. 1, pp 75-78

·         M.Batista, F.Kosel,  Sensitivity analysis of heat treatment of steel, AIAA-1996-4152, Technical Papers. Pt. 2 (A96-38701 10-31)

·         M.Batista, F.Kosel,. Elasic state in eccentric ring under uniform normal load. Z. angew. Math. Mech., 1995, jhr. 75, n. SII, str. 453-454

·         M.Batista, F.Kosel,. The stress concentration of an open complete rotating ring. The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, 1995, 30, 3, pp. 241-244

·         M.Batista, F. Kosel, B. Štok, .Determination of the stress-strain state in two-fold connected plates. Z. angew. Math. Mech., 1986, 66, 4, pp T 121-T 123

Publications in arXiv e-prints

·         M.Batista. Equilibrium Configurations of Cantilever under Terminal Loads.

·    M.Batista. Some methods of estimating uncertainty in accident reconstruction,

·    M.Batista. Analytical solution for free vibrations of simply supported transversally inextensible homogeneous rectangular plate.

·    M.Batista. Uniformly Loaded Rectangular Thin Plates with Symmetrical Boundary Conditions.

·    M.Batista. A Note on a Generalization of Sherman-Morrison-Woodbury formula.

·    M.Batista, A.A.Karawia.A Note on the Use of the Woodbury Formula To Solve Cyclic Block Tri-Diagonal and Cyclic Block Penta-diagonal Linear Systems of Equations.

·    M.Batista. A Method for Solving Cyclic Block Penta-diagonal Systems of Linear Equations.

·    M.Batista. A Note On Steady Flow of Incompressible Fluid Between Two Co-rotating Disks.

·    M.Batista. Stability of Vertical Steady Rotation of an Ellipsoid On a Smooth Horizontal Plane;

·    M.Batista, J.Peternelj. The Falling Time of an Inverted Plane Pendulum,

·    M.Batista, On the Mutual Coefficient of Restitution in Two Car Collinear Collisions

·    M. Batista , A Note on Linear Force Model in Car Accident Reconstruction

·    M. Batista , Solution of a Class of the Riemann-Papperitz Equation with Two Singular Points,

·    M. Batista , A Note On Stability of Steady Motion of a Rolling Disk


·    A Maple program for: Vibration of Mindlin rectangular plates.

·    A Maple program: Equilibrium Configurations of Cantilever Beam under Terminal Load.  2013; Available from:


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