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Last Update: January 2014

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. Berta, G.L., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Guidetti, M., 2003, Load Sensing-Prioritätsventile – Model fur die Funktionssimulation (German), O+P - Ölhydraulik und Pneumatik - 47 (2003) Nr. 10., Oktober 2003.
  2. Casappa,R., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2003, Gruppo di potenza per decespugliatore agricolo (Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 10 Novembre 2003.
  3. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Guidetti, M., 2004, Un codice per la simulazione di una pompa volumetrica a pistoni assiali (Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 4 Aprile 2002
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Bonati, F., Franzoni, G., Vacca, A., 2007, Trasmissioni Idrostatiche per Piattaforme Aeree Articolate (Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. N. 11 Dicembre 2007. Published also in Fluid – Trasmissioni di Potenza n. 3 Maggio 2008
  8. 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
  9. Vacca, A., Bottazzi, A., 2009, Tecniche RSM per progettare una valvola limitatrice di pressione (Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano, n. 7 Luglio 2009
  10. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2009, A Numerical Procedure forPredicting the Performance of High Pressure Homogenizing Valves, Elsevier SIMPAT journal - Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 18 (2010) 125–138
  11. 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.
  12. Casoli, P., Greco, M., Vacca, A., Lettini, A., 2011, Sistema telemetrico per l’acquisizione della pressione nel vano (Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, June 2011, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy.
  13. Campanella, G., Vacca, A., 2011, Modellazione numerica di un distributore Flow Sensing (Italian), accepted for publication in Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy (publication expected in 2011).
  14. 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.
  15. 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).
  16. 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.
  17. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Anthony, A., Berta, G.L., 2012, Modellazione della Valvola di Controllo di un Sollevatore Agricolo (Italian), Oleodinamica e Pneumatica, January 2012, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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).
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.)
  25. 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.

Conference Papers

  1. 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, 28-29-30 November 2001.
  2. 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, 28-29-30 November 2001.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., Berta, G.L., 2003, Un modello per la simulazione del funzionamento di valvole prioritarie “load sensing” (Italian), “58° Congresso Annuale ATI”, Padova - S.Martino di Castrozza (TN), 8-12 Settembre 2003.
  7. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Berta, G.L., 2003, Analisi numerica e sperimentale di un sistema di iniezione per piccoli motori Diesel (Italian), “58° Congresso Annuale ATI”, Padova - S.Martino di Castrozza (TN), 8-12 Settembre 2003.
  8. 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.
  9. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2004, Analisi Sperimentale di una Speciale Valvola Limitatrice di Pressione (Italian), MIS-MAC-VIII, Metodi di Sperimentazione nelle Macchine, 28 Maggio 2004.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2004, Modello di simulazione di una speciale valvola limitatrice di pressione (Italian), 59° Congresso Annuale ATI, Genova 14-17 Settembre 2004.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., Franzoni, G., 2005, Sviluppo di un codice di simulazione numerica del funzionamento di pompe a pistoni assiali (Italian), 60° Congresso Annuale ATI, Roma 13-15 Settembre 2005.
  17. 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.
  18. Berta, G.L., Casoli,P., Vacca, A., 2006, Modellazione del funzionamento di macchine ad ingranaggi esterni (Italian), 61° Congresso Nazionale ATI. Università degli Studi di Perugia, 12-15 Settembre 2006.
  19. 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).
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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).
  27. 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).
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. Casoli, P., Vacca, A., Greco, M., Berta, G.L., 2010, Analisi sperimentale e numerica del funzionamento di macchine volumetriche ad ingranaggi esterni (Italian), 65° Congresso Nazionale ATI, 13-17 Settembre 2010, Domus de Maria, Cagliari, Italy.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.

Other Publications

  1. Vacca A., 2008, PTMC 2007 Il panorama Internazionale della Potenza Fluida, Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. n. 2 Febbraio 2008
  2. Vacca, A., 2008, IFK2008 Potenza Fluida in Movimento (Italian), Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. October 2008.
  3. 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.
  4. Vacca A., 2012, Parker Chainless Competition: la competizione universitaria per velocipedi con tecnologia “fluid power”, Oleodinamica-Pneumatica – Tecniche Nuove, Milano. October 2012.

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