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Last Update: December 2017

Books

  1. Berta, G.L., Vacca, A., 2004, Sperimentazione sui Motori a Combustione Interna (in Italian), Monte Università Parma Editore – Collana Saperi (ISBN 88-7847-097-X)

Journal Papers

  1. Ramchandran, G., Agarwal, P., Vacca, A., Kim, K. S., Kim, T., 2018, "Modeling of radial piston machines considering elastohydrodynamic effects in both cam–piston and piston–cylinder lubricating interfaces," Meccanica, pp 1-28, DOI:10.1007/s11012-018-0852-0 online version
  2. Rituraj, Vacca, A., 2018, "External gear pumps operating with non-Newtonian fluids: Modelling and experimental validation," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 106, 284-302, DOI:10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.12.042 online version
  3. Rituraj, Vacca, A., 2018, "Modelling the flow of Non-Newtonian fluids through sharp orifices," ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 140(5), DOI:10.1115/1.4038659 online version
  4. Marinaro, G., Xu, Z., Chen, Z., Li C., Mao Y., Vacca, A., 2018, "The PurdueTracer: An Energy-Efficient Human-Powered Hydraulic Bicycle with Flexible Operation and Software Aids," Energies, 11, 305, DOI:10.3390/en11020305 online version
  5. Thiagarajan, D., Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2017, "Improvement of Lubrication Performance in External Gear Machines through Micro-surface Wedged Gears," Tribology Transactions, 60(2), 337-348 online version
  6. Woo, S., Opperwall, T., Vacca, A., Rigosi, M., 2017, "Modeling Noise Sources and Propagation in External Gear Pumps," Energies, 10(7), 1068, DOI:10.3390/en10071068 online version
  7. Shah, Y. G., Vacca, A., Dabiri, S., Frosina, E., 2017, "A fast lumped parameter approach for the prediction of both aeration and cavitation in Gerotor pumps," Meccanica, pp 1-17, DOI:10.1007/s11012-017-0725-y online version
  8. Thiagarajan, D., Vacca, A., 2017, "Mixed Lubrication Effects in the Lateral Lubricating Interfaces of External Gear Machines: Modelling and Experimental Validation," Energies, 10(1), 111 online version
  9. Alexander, A., Vacca, A., Cristofori, D., 2017, "Active vibration damping in hydraulic construction machinery," Procedia Engineering 176 (2017) 514–528, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.02.351 online version
  10. Devendran, R., Vacca, A., 2017, "Theoretical analysis for variable delivery flow external gear machines based on asymmetric gears," Mechanism and Machine Theory, 108 (2017) 123–141, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2016.10.001 online version
  11. Zhao, X., Vacca, A., 2017, "Numerical Analysis of Theoretical Flow in External Gear Machines," Mechanism and Machine Theory, 108 (2017) 41–56, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2016.10.010 online version
  12. Bianchi, R., Ritelli, G., Vacca, A., 2017, "Payload oscillation reduction in load-handling machines: A frequency-based approach," Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 231(3) 199–212, DOI: 10.1177/0959651817692485 online version
  13. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., 2016, "Influenza dei Cuscinetti sul Funzionamento di Pompe ad Ingranaggi" (in Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, pp 86-96, October 2016.
  14. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., 2016, "Numerical simulation of Gerotor pumps considering rotor micro-motions," A. Meccanica, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0536-6. online version
  15. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., Frosina, E., Buono, D., Senatore, A., 2016, "Numerical analysis and experimental validation of Gerotor pumps: A comparison between a lumped parameter and a computational fluid dynamics-based approach," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, DOI: 10.1177/0954406216666874. online version
  16. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2015, "Controllo di Macchine Idrauliche Mirato alla Riduzione delle Vibrazioni" (in Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, pp. 56-63, December 2015.
  17. Pan, J., Cheng, Y., Vacca, A., Yang, J., 2015, "Effect of Temperature on Grease Flow Properties in Pipes," Tribology Transactions, DOI: 10.1080/10402004.2015.1093205 online version
  18. Altare, G., Vacca, A., 2015, "A Design Solution for Efficient and Compact Electro-Hydraulic Actuators, Dynamics and Vibroacoustics of Machines" (DVM2014), Procedia Engineering, 106 ( 2015 ), 8 – 16. online version
  19. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2015, "Modeling Hydraulic Actuator Mechanical Dynamics from Pressure Measured at Control Valve Ports," Proc IMechE Part I: J Systems and Control Engineering, July 2015, vol 229 n. 6. online version
  20. Tang, Q., Chen, J., Vacca, A., 2015, "Tribological Behaviors of Carbon Fiber–Reinforced PEEK Sliding on Ion-Nitrided 2Cr13 Steel Lubricated with Tap Water," Trybology Transactions, Vol. 58, Issue 4, 2015. online version
  21. Opperwall, T., Vacca, A., 2015, "Modeling Noise Sources and Propagation in Displacement Machines and Hydraulic Lines," JFPS International Journal of Fluid Power System, Vol. 8 (2015) No. 1, pp. 30-37, selected for journal publication from the 9th JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power, Oct. 28-31, 2014, Matsue, Japan. online version
  22. Thiagarajan, D., Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2015, "A Novel Fluid Structure Interaction-EHD Model and Optimization Procedure for an Asymmetrical Axially Balanced External Gear Machine," Tribology Transactions, 58:2, 274-287. online version
  23. Devendran, R., Vacca, A., 2014, "A novel design concept for variable delivery flow external gear pumps and motors," International Journal of Fluid Power, 15:3, 121-137. online version
  24. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2014, "A novel FSI–thermal coupled TEHD model and experimental validation through indirect film thickness measurements for the lubricating interface in external gear machines," Tribology International, Vol. 82, Part A, February 2015, pp. 162-175. online version
  25. Agarwal, P., Vacca, A., Wang, K., Kim, K., Kim, T., 2014, "An Analysis of Lubricating Gap Flow in Radial Piston Machines," SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 7(2): 524-534. online version
  26. Zhou, J., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., 2014, "A Novel Approach for Predicting the Operation of External Gear Pumps under Cavitating Conditions," Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory (Elsevier), Vol. 45, pp. 35-49. online version
  27. Ritelli, G.F., Vacca, A., 2013, "Energy Saving Potentials of a Novel Electro-Hydraulic Method to Reduce Oscillations in Fluid Power Machines: the Case of a Hydraulic Crane," SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, Vol. 6 Issue 2 (October), 12 pages. online version
  28. Ritelli, G.F., Vacca, A., 2013, "Energetic and Dynamic Impact of Counterbalance Valves in Fluid Power Machines," Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier), 76 (2013) pp. 701-711.) online version
  29. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2013, "A Fluid Structure Interaction-EHD Model of the Lubricating Gaps in External Gear Machines: Formulation and Validation," Tribology International (Elsevier) 62 (2013) 78–90. online version
  30. Opperwall, T., Vacca, A., 2013, "A combined FEM/BEM model and experimental investigation into the effects of fluid-borne noise sources on the air-borne noise generated by hydraulic pumps and motors," IMechE Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, April 22, 2013. online version
  31. Devendran, R.S., Vacca, A., 2013, "Optimal Design of Gear Pumps for Exhaust Gas Aftertreatment Applications," Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (Elsevier), vol. 38, pp. 1-19. online version
  32. Zhou, J., Vacca, A., Manhartsgruber, B., 2013, "A Novel Approach for the Prediction of Dynamic Features of Air Release and Absorption in Hydraulic Oils," ASME Journal of Fluid Engineering, Vol. 135(9), September 091305 (8 pages). online version
  33. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2012, "A Novel CFD- Axial Motion Coupled Model for the Axial Balance of Lateral Bushings in External Gear Machines," Elsevier Simulation and Modeling Practice and Theory, 2012; 26: 60-76. online version
  34. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2012, "A Novel Pressure-Feedback Based Adaptive Control Method to Damp Instabilities in Hydraulic Machines," Presented at: 2012 SAE Commecial Vehicles Engineering Congress, Oct. 2-3, 2012, Rosemont IL, USA. Selected for publication in: SAE Int. J. Commer. Veh. 5(2):2012, doi:10.4271/2012-01-2035. online version
  35. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Anthony, A., Berta, G.L., 2012, "Modellazione della Valvola di Controllo di un Sollevatore Agricolo" (in Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, January 2012, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy
  36. Schweiger, W., Scheofman, W., Vacca, A., 2011, "Gerotor Pumps for Automotive Drivetrain Applications: A Multi Domain Simulation Approach," SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (December), pp. 1358-1376. online version
  37. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2011, "The Modeling of Electro-Hydraulic Proportional Valves," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol.134, Issue 2, 021008 (13 pages). online version
  38. Vacca, A., Guidetti, M., 2011, "Modelling and Experimental Validation of External Spur Gear Machines for Fluid Power Applications," Elsevier Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 19 (2011) 2007–2031. online version
  39. Campanella, G., Vacca, A., 2011, "Modellazione numerica di un distributore Flow Sensing" (in Italian), Oleodinamica pneumatica lubrificazione, 52(8), 2011: 46-59. online version
  40. Casoli, P., Greco, M., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2011, "Sistema telemetrico per l’acquisizione della pressione nel vano" (in Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, June 2011, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy.
  41. Vacca, A., Klop, R., Ivantysynova, M., 2010, "A Numerical Approach for the Evaluation of the Effects of Air Release and Vapour Cavitation on Effective Flow Rate of Axial Piston Machines," International Journal of Fluid Power, Vol. 11, N.1, March 2010. online version
  42. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2009, "A Numerical Procedure for Predicting the Performance of High Pressure Homogenizing Valves," Elsevier SIMPAT journal - Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 18 (2010) 125–138 online version
  43. Vacca, A., Bottazzi, A., 2009, "Tecniche RSM per progettare una valvola limitatrice di pressione" (in Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano, n. 7 Luglio 2009
  44. Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Bonati, F., 2008, "An Inclusive, System-Oriented Approach for the Study and the Design of Hydrostatic Transmissions: The Case of an Articulated Boom Lift," presented at 2008 SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition, October 7 - 9, 2008 Rosemont, IL, USA. Published in SAE Int. Journal of Commercial Vehicles vol. 1, April 2009 pp. 488-494 online version
  45. Bonati, F., Franzoni, G., Vacca, A., 2007, "Trasmissioni Idrostatiche per Piattaforme Aeree Articolate" (in Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 11 Dicembre 2007. Published also in Fluid – Trasmissioni di Potenza n. 3 Maggio 2008
  46. Vacca, A., Cerutti, M., 2007, "Analysis and Optimization of a Two-Way Valve Using Response Surface Methodology," International Journal of Fluid Power, Vol. 8, N. 3, November 2007, pp. 43-59. online version
  47. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Berta, G.L., 2006, "Modelling of fluid properties in hydraulic positive displacement machines," Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 14 (2006) 1059–1072 – Elsevier. online version
  48. Facchini, B., Innocenti, L., Vacca, A., 2004, "A 1-D Model of the “Coldbridge” Cooling Technique Applied to Gas Turbine Blades," International Journal of Heat & Technology, Volume 22, n.1, 2004.
  49. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Guidetti, M., 2004, "Un codice per la simulazione di una pompa volumetrica a pistoni assiali" (in Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 4 Aprile 2002
  50. Casappa,R., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2003, "Gruppo di potenza per decespugliatore agricolo" (in Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 10 Novembre 2003.
  51. Berta, G.L., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Guidetti, M., 2003, "Load Sensing-Prioritätsventile – Model fur die Funktionssimulation" (in German), O+P - Ölhydraulik und Pneumatik - 47 (2003) Nr. 10., Oktober 2003.

Conference Papers

  1. Ransegnola, T.M., Vacca, A., Morselli, M.A., Kowalski, A. et al., 2018, "A Simulation Model for a Tandem External Gear Pump for Automotive Transmission," SAE Technical Paper , 2018-01-0403, 2018, doi:10.4271/2018-01-0403. online version
  2. Woo, S., Vacca, A., Rigosi, M., 2018, "A Model-Based Approach for the Evaluation of Noise Emissions in External Gear Pumps," The 11th International Fluid Power Conference, 11. IFK,, March 19-21, 2018, Aachen, Germany.
  3. Bianchi R., Vacca, A., Campanini F., 2018, "Combining Control and Monitoring in Mobile Machines: the Case of an Hydraulic Crane," The 11th International Fluid Power Conference, 11. IFK,, March 19-21, 2018, Aachen, Germany.
  4. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., 2017, "A Simulation Approach for the Evaluation of Power Losses in the Axial Gap of Gerotor Units," The 10th JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power, JFPS 2017, Oct 24-27, 2017, Fukuoka, Japan.
  5. Robison, A., Vacca, A., 2017, "Kinematic Multi-Objective Optimization of Circular-Toothed Gerotor Pumps by Genetic Algorithm," Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017, Oct. 16-19, 2017, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  6. Tankasala, S., Vacca, A., 2017, "A Solution for an Electronically-Controlled Variable Delivery External Gear Pump," Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017, Oct. 16-19, 2017, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  7. Woo, S., Zhao, X., Vacca, A., Rigosi, M., 2017, "A Model-Based Comparative Investigation on the Noise Source of Hydraulic Gear Pumps," Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017, Oct. 16-19, 2017, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  8. Thiagarajan, D., Bratto, A., Vacca, A., 2017, "Influence of Surface Roughness Effects on the Lubrication Performance of External Gear Machines," Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017, Oct. 16-19, 2017, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  9. Campanini, F., Bianchi, R., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., 2017, "Optimized Control for an Independent Metering Valve with Integrated Diagnostic Features," Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC 2017, Oct. 16-19, 2017, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  10. Alexander, A., Vacca, A., 2017, "Real-Time Parameter Setpoint Optimization for Electro-Hydraulic Traction Control Systems," Proceedings of 15th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, June 7-9, 2017, Linköping, Sweden.
  11. Bianchi, R., Ritelli, G.F., Vacca, A, 2016, "A Filter-Based Control Approach to Reduce Payload Oscillations in Hydraulic Cranes," Proceedings of the 9th FPNI Ph.D. Symposium on Fluid Power, FPNI 2016, Oct. 26-28, 2016, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.
  12. Bianchi, R., Alexander, A., Vacca, A., 2016, Active Vibration Damping for Construction Machines Based on Frequency Identification, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-8121, DOI: 10.4271/2016-01-8121.
  13. Thiagarajan, D., Vacca, A, 2016, "Investigation of Hydro-mechanical Losses in External Gear Machines: Simulation & Experimental Validation," 2016 Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Sept. 7-9, 2016, Bath, UK.
  14. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., Devendran, R.S., Dautry, E., Ginsberg, B., 2016, "A Lumped Parameter Approach for GEROTOR Pumps: Model Formulation and Experimental Validation," 10th Int. Fluid Power Conference, March 8-10, 2016, Dresden, Germany.
  15. Gulati, S., Vacca, A., Rigosi, M., 2016, "A General Method to Determine the Optimal Profile of Porting Grooves in Positive Displacement Machines: the Case of External Gear Machines," 10th Int. Fluid Power Conference, March 8-10, 2016, Dresden, Germany.
  16. Vacca, A., Devendran, R.S., 2016, "A Flow Control System for a Novel Concept of Variable Delivery External Gear Pump," 10th Int. Fluid Power Conference, March 8-10, 2016, Dresden, Germany.
  17. Pellegri, M., Vacca, A., 2015, "A CFD-Radial Motion Coupled Model for the Evaluation of the Features of Journal Bearings in External Gear Machines," ASME/Bath 2015 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, Oct 12-14, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
  18. Bianchi, R., Ritelli, G.F., Vacca, A., Ruggeri, M., 2015, "A Frequency-Based Methodology for the Reduction of Payload Oscillations in Hydraulic Load Handling Machines," ASME/Bath 2015 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, Oct 12-14, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
  19. Opperwall, T., Vacca, A., 2015, "A Transfer Path Approach for Experimentally Determining the Noise Impact of Hydraulic Components," SAE 2015 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress (COMVEC), Oct 6-8 2015, Rosemont, IL, USA. SAE paper 2015-01-2854.
  20. Devendran, R.S., Vacca, A., 2015, "A Novel Concept for a Variable Delivery External Gear Machine," 14th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, May 20-22, 2015, Tampere, Finland.
  21. Thiagarajan, D., Vacca, A., 2014, "A Numerical Procedure to Design the Optimal Axial Balance of Pressure Compensated Gear Machines," 8th FPNI Ph.D. Syposium on Fluid Power, June 11-13, Lappenranta, Finland.
  22. Ritelli, G.F., Vacca, A. 2014, "Experimental-Auto-Tuning Method for Active Vibration Damping Controller. The Case Study of a Hydraulic Crane," 9th IFK, Int. Fluid Power Conference, March 24-26, Aachen, Germany.
  23. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2014, "An Experimental Investigation of the Lateral Lubricating Gaps in External Gear Machines with Axially Balanced Lateral Bushes," 9th IFK, Int. Fluid Power Conference, March 24-26, Aachen, Germany.
  24. Devendran, R.S., Vacca, A., 2014, "Experimental Characterization of External Gear Machines with Asymmetric Teeth Profile," IFPE 2014, Int. Fluid Power Expo, March 4-8, Las Vegas, USA.
  25. Zhou, J., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., Lettini, A., 2014, "Investigation of the impact of Oil Aeration on Outlet Flow Oscillations in External Gear Pumps," IFPE 2014, Int. Fluid Power Expo, March 4-8, Las Vegas, USA.
  26. Agarwal, P., Vacca A., 2014, "A Numerical Model for the Simulation of Flow in Radial Piston Machines," IFPE 2014, Int. Fluid Power Expo, March 4-8, Las Vegas, USA.
  27. Altare, G., Vacca, A., Richter, C., 2014, "A Novel Pump Design for an Efficient and Compact Electro-Hydraulic Actuator," 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 1-8, Big Sky, Montana, USA.
  28. Devendran, R.S., Vacca, A., 2013, "Design Potentials of External Gear Machines with Asymmetric Tooth Profile," ASME/Bath Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC2013, 12 pages, October 8-11, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  29. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2013, "A Novel Fluid–Structure–Thermal Interaction Model for the Analysis of the Lateral Lubricating Gap Flow in External Gear Machines," ASME/Bath Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, FPMC2013, 12 pages, October 8-11, Sarasota, FL, USA.
  30. Opperwall, T., Vacca, A., 2013, "Performing and Interpreting Experiments Towards Understanding Noise Generation in Displacement Machines," The 13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, SICFP2013, June 3-5, 2013, Linköping, Sweden.
  31. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2013, "Force Balance Analysis of Elastohydrodynamic Effects using a Fluid Structure Interaction model of External Gear Machines," The 8th Int. Conference on Fluid Power Transmission and Control (ICFP 2013), April 9-11 Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China.
  32. Zhou, J., Vacca, A., 2013, "A methodology to model oil flow through orifices considering dynamic air release," The 8th Int. Conference on Fluid Power Transmission and Control (ICFP 2013), April 9-11 Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China.
  33. Devendran, R., Vacca, A., 2012, " Optimal Design of Gears and Lateral Bushes of External Gear Machines," FPMC 2012 Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, September 12-14, 2012, Bath, UK.
  34. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., 2012, "A Novel Elastohydrodynamic Model for theLubricating Gaps in External Gear Machines: Evaluation of Axial Balance," 7th FPNI PhD Symposium on Fluid Power, 27-30 June 2012, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
  35. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2012, "Adaptive Vibration Damping Method for Hydraulic Machines: the Case of a Hydraulic Crane," 7th FPNI PhD Symposium on Fluid Power, 27-30 June 2012, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
  36. Dhar, S., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2012, "A Fluid – Structure Interaction model to analyze Axial Balance in External Gear Machines," 8th IFK International Fluid Power Conference, 26th - 28th March 2012, Dresden, Germany.
  37. Schweiger, W., Scheofman, W., Vacca, A., 2011, "A Omni-Comprehensive Approach for the Design and Simulation of Gerotor Pumps," 8th IFK International Fluid Power Conference, 26th - 28th March 2012, Dresden, Germany.
  38. Vacca, A., Dhar, S., Opperwall, T., 2011, "A Coupled Lumped Parameter and CFD Approach for Modeling External Gear Machines," SICFP2011 The Twelfth Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, May 18-20, 2011, Tampere, Finland.
  39. Cristofori, D., Vacca, A., 2011, "Electro-Hydraulic Proportional Valve Modeling Comprehending Magnetic Hysteresis," IFPE2011, 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power, March 22-26 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada, US.
  40. Campanella, G., Vacca, A., 2010, "Modeling and Optimization of the Control Strategy for the Hydraulic System of an Articulated Boom Lift," SAE 2010 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, October 5-6, 2010, Rosemont, Illinois, USA SAE Excellence in Oral Presentation Award.
  41. Zecchi, M., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., 2010, "Numerical analysis of the lubricating gap between bushes and gears in external spur gear machines," FPMC 2010 Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control, September 15-17, 2010, Bath, UK.
  42. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Greco, M., Berta, G.L., 2010, "Analisi sperimentale e numerica del funzionamento di macchine volumetriche ad ingranaggi esterni" (in Italian), 65° Congresso Nazionale ATI, 13-17 Settembre 2010, Domus de Maria, Cagliari, Italy.
  43. Vassena, A., Vacca, A., 2010, "Design Optimization of the Sliding Elements of External Gear Machines," 6th FPNI – PhD Symposium, June 15-19, 2010, West Lafayette (IN), USA.
  44. Greco, M., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., 2010, "Experimental Measurement and Numerical Simulation of the "Inter-Teeth Space Pressure" in External Gear Pumps," 6th FPNI – PhD Symposium, June 15-19, 2010, West Lafayette (IN), USA.
  45. Anthony, A., Casoli, P., Vacca, A., 2010, "Analysis of a Tractor Rear Hitch Control System," 6th FPNI – PhD Symposium, June 15-19, 2010, West Lafayette (IN), USA.
  46. Cristofori D., Vacca A., 2010, "Analysis of the Dynamics of a Proportional Valve Operated by an Electronic Controller," 6th FPNI – PhD Symposium, June 15-19, 2010, West Lafayette (IN), USA.
  47. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Anthony, A., Berta, G.L., 2010, "Numerical and Experimental Analysis of the Hydraulic Circuit for the Rear Hitch Control in Agricultural Tractors," 7IFK International Fluid Power Conference, 22-24 March 2010, Aachen, Germany.
  48. Klop, R., Vacca, A., Ivantysynova, M., 2009, "A Method of Characteristics Based Coupled Pump/Line Model to Predict Noise Sources of Hydrostatic Transmission," Bath/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control (FPMC 2009). 12-14 October 2009, Hollywood, California.
  49. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., Zecchi, M., 2009, "A CFD Analysis of the Flow Field in the Lateral Clearance of External Gear Pumps," The 11th Scandinavian Int. Conference on Fluid Power, SICFP’09, June 2-4, 2009, Linköping, Sweden.
  50. Vacca, A., Casoli, P., Greco, M., 2009, "Experimental Analysis of Flow through External Gear Machines," ICFP 2009 Seventh Int. Conference on Fluid Power Transmission and Control, April 7-10, 2009, Hangzhou, China.
  51. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2008, "Optimization of Relevant Design Parameters of External Gear Pumps," The Seventh JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power, September 15-18, 2008, Toyama, Japan.
  52. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Guidetti, M., 2008, "Effects of Some Relevant Design Parameters on External Gear Pumps Operating: Numerical Predictions and Experimental Investigations," 6IFK Internationales Fluidtechnisches Kolloquium, 31 March – 2 April 2008, Dreden (Germany).
  53. Vacca, A., Greco, M., Fornaciari, A., 2008, "A Methodology for the Development of a Relief, Anti-Shock and Anti-Cavitation Cartridge Valve," 6IFK Internationales Fluidtechnisches Kolloquium, 31 March – 2 April 2008, Dreden (Germany).
  54. Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Casoli,P., 2007, "On the Analysis of Experimental Data for External Gear Machines and their Comparison with Simulation Results," IMECE2007, 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-15, 2007, Seattle, (WA), USA.
  55. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., Meleti, S., Vescovini, M., 2007, "A Numerical Model for the Simulation of Diesel/CVT Power Split Transmission," ICE2007 – 8th International Conference on Engines for Automobile, September 16-20, Capri (NA), Italy. SAE Paper 2007-24-0137.
  56. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., 2007, "Design Optimization of a Special Relief Valve with Response Surface Methodology," PTMC 2007, Bath Symposium on Power Transmission & Motion Control, September 12-14, 2007, Bath, UK.
  57. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2007, "Potentials of a Numerical Tool for the Simulation of Flow in External Gear Machines," SICFP07, The Tenth Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, May 21-23, 2007, Tampere, Finland.
  58. Vacca, A. 2006, "Proposal of a Load Sensing Two-Way Valve Model, Applying “Design Of Experiments” Techniques to Simulations," IMECE2006, 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 2006, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  59. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Longeri, M., Berta, G.L., 2006, "CFD analysis of a homogenizing valve in presence of cavitation," SIMS2006, The 47th Conference on Simulation and Modelling, 27-29 September 2006, Helsinki, Finland.
  60. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2006, "A Numerical Model for the Simulation of Flow in Hydraulic External Gear Machines," PTMC2006 Power Transmission and Motion Control, 13-15 September 2006, University of Bath (GB).
  61. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2006, "Modellazione del funzionamento di macchine ad ingranaggi esterni" (in Italian), 61° Congresso Nazionale ATI, Università degli Studi di Perugia, 12-15 Settembre 2006.
  62. Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2005, "A numerical model for the simulation of external gear pumps," JFPS2005, The Sixth JFPS International Symphosium on Fluid Power, Tsukuba 2005, Novembre 7-10, Tsukuba, Japan.
  63. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2005, "Sviluppo di un codice di simulazione numerica del funzionamento di pompe a pistoni assiali" (in Italian), 60° Congresso Annuale ATI, Roma 13-15 Settembre 2005.
  64. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2005, "Simulation and Analysis of Fluid Inertia Effects in the Delivery and Inlet volume of Axial Piston Pumps," SICFP 2005, The 9th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, June 1-3, 2005 Linköping, Sweden.
  65. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Berta, G.L., 2004, "Modelling of Fluid Proprieties in Hydraulic Positive Displacement Machines," SIMS 2004, The 45th Conference on Simulation and Modelling, 23-24 September 2004, Copenhagen.
  66. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2004, "Modello di simulazione di una speciale valvola limitatrice di pressione" (in Italian), 59° Congresso Annuale ATI, Genova 14-17 Settembre 2004.
  67. Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Casoli, P., 2004, "Experimental investigation on a hydraulic special pressure control valve," 3rd Fluid Power Net International PhD Symposium, Technical University of Catalonia, Terrassa – Spain, 30th June – 2nd July 2004.
  68. Franzoni, G., Vacca, A., Casoli, P., 2004, "A numerical model for the simulation of a special poppet valve," 3rd Fluid Power Net International PhD Symposium, Technical University of Catalonia, Terrassa – Spain, 30th June – 2nd July 2004.
  69. Göttlich, E., Innocenti, L., Vacca, A., Sanz, W., Woisetschläger, J., Facchini, B., Jericha, H., Rossi, E., 2004, "Measurement and simulation of a Transonic Innovative Cooling System (ICS) for High-Temperature Transonic Gas Turbine Stages," ASME Turbo Expo 2004 Power for Land, Sea, and Air, June 14–17, 2004, Vienna, Austria.
  70. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2004, "Analisi Sperimentale di una Speciale Valvola Limitatrice di Pressione" (in Italian), MIS-MAC-VIII, Metodi di Sperimentazione nelle Macchine, 28 Maggio 2004.
  71. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2003, "A numerical model for simulation of “load sensing” spool valves," The 18th International Conference on Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Prague, Czech Republic, September 30 – October 1, 2003.
  72. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2003, "Analisi numerica e sperimentale di un sistema di iniezione per piccoli motori Diesel" (in Italian), “58° Congresso Annuale ATI”, Padova - S.Martino di Castrozza (TN), 8-12 Settembre 2003.
  73. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Berta, G.L., 2003, "Un modello per la simulazione del funzionamento di valvole prioritarie “load sensing”" (in Italian), “58° Congresso Annuale ATI”, Padova - S.Martino di Castrozza (TN), 8-12 Settembre 2003.
  74. Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2003, "Modelling of an Axial Piston Pump for Pressure Ripple Analysis," SICFP03 The Eighth Scandinavian Conference on Fluid Power, 7-9 May, 2003, Tampere, Finland.
  75. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Guidetti, M., 2002, "Simulation Model of an Axial Piston Pumps Inclusive of Cavitation," IMECE2002, 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 17-22 November, 2002, New Orleans LA USA.
  76. Carcasci, C., Facchini, B., Innocenti, L., Vacca, A., Zecchi, S., 2002, "An integrated design procedure for gas turbine cooled vanes and blades," Heat Tranfer in Aeroengines, Join ATI-SFT Conference, October 24/25, 2002, Modane-Avrieux, France.
  77. Facchini, B., Migliorini, G., Vacca, A., Toderi, G., Arnone, L., Marcacci, M., 2001, "Air cooling system for small internal combustion engine experimental analysis," ATA – SAE - Small Engine Technology Conference and exhibition, Pisa, 28-30 November 2001.
  78. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2001, "Staged fuel injection with in-line pumps: simulation and experiments," ATA - SAE - Small Engine Technology Conference and exhibition, Pisa, 28-30 November 2001.

Other Publications

  1. Vacca A., 2012, Parker Chainless Competition: la competizione universitaria per velocipedi con tecnologia “fluid power”, Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. October 2012.
  2. Vacca A., Casoli P., Vassena A., 2008, "Optimization of the design of a modified external gear pump," ModeFrontier Users’ Meeting 2008, 14-15 October 2008, Stazione Marittima, Trieste, Italy.
  3. Vacca, A., 2008, "IFK2008 Potenza Fluida in Movimento" (in Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. October 2008.
  4. Vacca A., 2008, "PTMC 2007 Il panorama Internazionale della Potenza Fluida," Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. n. 2 Febbraio 2008

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