Paolo Casoli

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Paolo Casoli

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Laurea in Ingegneria gestionale

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Macchine e sistemi energetici


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Profilo biografico

March 2001 – present:  Associate Professor
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale – Università di Parma 

Aree di interesse

Paolo Casoli research activities have touched different engineering fields, as reported below: 

2000-present:   Fluid Power Systems and Components
Main topics:

  • Simulation of hydraulic positive displacement machines: axial pistons  and external gear machines
  • Modeling of fluid properties in high pressure hydraulic systems.
  • Innovative testing methods for hydraulic pumps, motors.
  • CFD simulation applied to hydraulic components.
  • Simulation of hydraulic circuit for mobile machinery for  energy savings  solutions.

Main industrial partners: Casappa SpA  (Italy), Walvoil SpA (Italy), Oleostar SpA (Italy), Case New Holland - CNH (Italy), Palfinger (Italy),  Parmafluid (Italy)

 

2002-present:      Fluid Machinery for food industry

Main topic:

  • CFD analysis of the flow through homogenizing valves and simulation of the homogenizing process

Main industrial partner: GEA – Niro Soavi (Italy)

  • CFD analysis of direct steam heat exchanger

Main industrial partner: Ing. Rossi S.p.A. (Italy)

  • CFD analysis of impeller pumps

Main industrial partner: CSF INOX (Italy)

 

2013-present  Reciprocating compressors

Main topic:

  • Development of a software for defining the main design parameters of compressors, including a database of the properties of real gases

Main industrial partner: Fornovo Gas  (Italy)

 

1990-2000:       Internal Combustion Engines

Main topics:

  • Modeling and Simulation of combustion in direct injection Diesel engines
  • Simulation of Fuel injection systems for Diesel engines
  • Experimental activity on a particular injection system for Diesel engines

Main industrial partners: Lombardini Motori Spa (Italy)

Pubblicazioni

Paolo Casoli is coauthor of about 100 scientific publications presented in both Italian and International conferences and Journals, here are reported the research activities carried out as associate professor.

Journals

  1. Casoli P., Vacca A., Franzoni G.,Berta G.L. (2006) “Modeling of fluid properties in hydraulic positive displacement machines” Elsevier, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory  (2006) vol. 14, Issue 8, November 2006,pp. 1059-1072 ISSN: 1569-190X. doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2006.09.006
  2. Casoli P., Vacca A., Berta G.L. (2009) “A numerical procedure for predicting the performance of high pressure homogenizing valves” ELSEVIER, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory vol. 1; p. 1-15, ISSN: 0922-3444, doi: 10.1016/j.simpat.2009.09.014
  3. P. Casoli, A. Anthony, M. Rigosi (2011) “Modeling of an Excavator System – Semi empirical hydraulic model” SAE -  International Journal of Commercial Vehicles October 2011 vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 242- 255. ISSN: 1946-391X. doi:10.4271/2011-01-2278. 
  4. P. Casoli, A. Anthony (2013) “Gray box modeling of an excavators variable displacement hydraulic pump for fast simulation of excavation cycles” Control Engineering Practice 21 (2013) pp.483-494. Elsevier Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2012.11.011
  5. P. Casoli,. G. Copelli (2013)  “Analysis and Design of Direct Steam Injection for Tomato Concentrate Sterilization”  International Journal of Food Engineering.Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 297–308, ISSN (Online) 1556-3758, ISSN (Print) 2194-5764, DOI:10.1515/ijfe-2013-0038,September 2013.Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-84888111172. Codice ISI: 000328493700006
  6.  P.Casoli, A.Gambarotta, N.Pompini, U.Caiazzo, E.Lanfranco, A.Palmisano, (2014) “Development and validation of a “crank-angle” model of an automotive turbocharged Engine for HiL Applications”, Energy Procedia, Volume 45, 2014, Pages 839–848. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2014.01.089. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-84893710651
  7. P. Casoli, A. Gambarotta, N. Pompini, L. Riccò (2014). “Development and application of co-simulation and control-oriented modeling in the improvement of performance and energy saving of mobile machinery”, Energy Procedia, Volume 45, 2014, Pages 849–858. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2014.01.090. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-84893640233
  8. Junjie Zhou, Andrea Vacca, Paolo Casoli  (2014) “A Novel Approach for Predicting the Operation of External Gear Pumps Under Cavitating Conditions “ Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Volume 45,June 2014,Pages 35-49, Elsevier; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2014.03.009. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-84898944049.
  9. Cordioli Matteo, Rinaldi Massimiliano, Copelli Gabriele, Casoli Paolo, Barbanti Davide (2015) “Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling and experimental validation of thermal processing of canned fruit salad in glass jar” DOI:10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2014.11.003. pp.62-69. In JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING - ISSN:0260-8774. In JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING  vol. 150, April 2015. WOS:000349062600008.
  10. P. Casoli, A. Gambarotta N. Pompini, L. Riccò (2015) “Coupling excavator hydraulic system and internal combustion engine models for the Real-Time simulation”  Control Engineering Practice  (2015), pp. 26-37  DOI information: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2015.04.003. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-84928891181.

International conferences

  1. G.L.Berta, P.Casoli, A. Vacca (2001) “Staged fuel injection with in-line pumps: simulation and experiments” ATA-SAE “SETC - Small engine technology conference and exhibition” International Conference, pp. 259-269, Pisa, 28-30 Novembre 2001, Italy
  2. 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 International Conference on Fluid Power, SICFP’09, June 2-4,2009, Linköping, Sweden. ISBN 978-91-7393-589-0
  3. G.L. Berta, P. Casoli, A. Vacca, M. Guidetti (2002) “Un codice per la simulazione di una pompa volumetrica a pistoni assiali” Oleodinamica e pneumatica. Numero 4, pp. 56-63 Aprile 2002. ISSN: 1122-5017.
  4. G.L.Berta, M.Canova, P.Casoli, A.Gambarotta, (2002) “A control-oriented model for the simulation of turbocharged Diesel engines”, 2nd Int.Workshop on “Modeling, Emissions and Control of Automotive Engines-MECA02”, Salerno, 10/2002
  5. G.L. Berta, P. Casoli, A. Vacca, M. Guidetti (2002) “Simulation model of axial piston pumps inclusive of cavitation” Proceedings of Fluid Power Systems and Technology Division (FPSTD)  2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, vol. 11, pp.  Novembre 17-22, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA . ISBN: 0-7918-3631-2
  6. Casoli P., Vacca A. (2003) “Modeling of an axial piston pump for pressure ripple analysis” The Eight Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, pp. 207-222, Tampere Finland May 7-9, 2003. ISBN 952-15-0972-4.
  7. D.Anguita, M.Canova, P.Casoli, A.Gambarotta, F.Rivieccio, (2003) “A Learning-Machine based method for the simulation of combustion process in automotive I.C.Engines”, Spring Technical Conference of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division, Salisburgo, May 2003. ISBN 0-7918-3669-X.
  8. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni (2003) “A numerical model for simulation of “load sensing” spool valves”  The 18th International Conference on Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 438-447, Prague, Czech Republic, September 30 – October 1, 2003. ISBN 80-02-01567-3
  9. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni (2004)“Experimental investigation on a hydraulic special poppet valve”  3rd FPNI-PhD Symposium on fluid power, pp. 567-578, Terrassa, June 30th-July 2nd, 2004. ISBN:84-609-1354-6.
  10. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni (2004) “A Numerical model for the simulation of a special poppet valve”  3rd FPNI-PhD Symposium on fluid power, pp.165-174, Terrassa, June 30th-July 2nd, 2004. ISBN:84-609-1354-6.
  11. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni, G. L. Berta, (2004) “Modelling of fluid proprieties in hydraulic positive displacement machines” Proceedings of SIMS 2004, pp. 341-350, Copenhagen, Denmark September 23-24, 2004. ISBN: 87-7475-3169.
  12. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni (2005) “Simulation and analysis of fluid inertia effects in the delivery an inlet volume of axial piston pumps”  The Ninth Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, SICFP’05, June 1-3,2005, Linköping, Sweden
  13. G.L. Berta, P.Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni (2005) “Sviluppo di un codice di simulazione numerica del funzionamento di pompe a pistoni assiali” 60° Convegno A.T.I., 855-864, Roma, 13-15 Settembre 2005.
  14. P. Casoli, A. Vacca, G. Franzoni, (2005) “A numerical model for the simulation of external gear pumps” The sixth JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power, Tsukuba, Japan, Novembre 07-10 November 2005.
  15. Casoli P., Vacca A., Berta G.L. (2006) “A Numerical Model for the Simulation of Flow in Hydraulic External Gear Machines”, Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC) 2006, pp.147-168, 13-15 September 2006, University of Bath (GB). ISBN 08 6197 135 3
  16. Casoli P., Vacca A., Longeri M., Berta G.L. (2006) “CFD analysis of a homogeneizing valve in presence of cavitation” Proceedings of SIMS 2006, pp. 80-87, Helsinki, Finland, 27-29 September 2006.ISBN 952-5183-30-0.
  17. Casoli P., Vacca A., Franzoni G.,Berta G.L. (2006) “Modeling of fluid properties in hydraulic positive displacement machines” Elsevier, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory  (2006) vol. 14, Issue 8, November 2006,pp. 1059-1072 ISSN: 1569-190X. doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2006.09.006
  18. Casoli P., Vacca A., Berta G.L. (2007)”Potential of a numerical tool for the simulation of the flow in external gear machines” The tenth Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, Tampere Finland,. 21-23 May 2007, vol. 1, pp. 251-268, ISBN/ISSN: 978-952-15-1758-7
  19. Casoli P., Vacca A., G.,Berta, Meleti S., Vescovini M. (2007)  “A numerical model for the simulation of Diesel/CVT power split transmission” SAE paper n. 2007-24-137, SAE-NA ICE2007, 17-20 Settembre,  2007 Capri-Napoli. ISBN: 978-88-900399-3-0
  20. Casoli P., Vacca A. (2007) “Design optimization of a special relief valve with response surface methodology”  In Proceedings of Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC) 2007, pp.413-430, vol. 1, 12-14 September 2007, Bath (UK). ISBN 978-0-86197-140-4
  21. Vacca A., Franzoni G., Casoli P. (2007) “On the analysis of experimental data for external gear machines and their comparison with simulation results” Proceedings of IMECE2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. November 11-15, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA. Volume 4: Design, Analysis, Control and Diagnosis of Fluid Power Systems. ISBN:0-7918-4298-3
  22. 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” 6th International Fluid Power Conference (pp. 469-483 vol. 2)  Dresden 31/03-02/04 2008.
  23. Casoli P., Vacca A., Berta G.L. (2008) “Design optimization of relevant parameters on external gear pumps operating” 7th JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power, Toyama (Japan) 12-15 September 2008.ISBN:4-931070-07-X
  24. Andrea Vacca, Paolo Casoli, Michele Greco (2009) “Experimental analysis of flow through external spur gear pumps” (ICFP) Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Fluid Power Transmission and Control, pp.277-282, Vol. 2, Hangzhou, China, 2009. ISBN 978-7-5062-8213-0.
  25. 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” 7th International Fluid Power Conference, (pp. 51-63, vol. 1) Aachen, 22-24/03 2010, ISBN 978-3-940565-90-7
  26. Paolo Casoli, Alvin Anthony, (2011) “Modeling of an Excavator – Pump Nonlinear Model and Structural Linkage/MechanicaModel”, Proc. of 12th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, pp. 25-40, Vol. 3, May 18-20 2011, Tampere, Finland. ISBN 978-952-15-2520-9.
  27. Paolo Casoli, Gabriele Copelli (2012) “Modeling and Simulation of an Aseptic Flash Cooler for Tomato Concentrate Sterilization” The 11th International Conference on Modeling and Applied Simulation, Wien September 19-21, 2012 - ISBN 978-88-97999-10-2 pag. 229-236
  28. A. Gambarotta, P. Casoli, N. Pompini, L. Riccò (2014) “Co-simulation and control-orientated modeling in the development of a hydraulic hybrid system” , 14th Stuttgart International Symposium “Automotive and Engine Technology” Stoccarda (D) 18-19 Marzo 2014
  29. Michele Greco, Paolo Casoli, Andrea Vacca (2010) “Experimental measurement and numerical simulation of the ‘inter-teeth space pressure’ in external gear pumps”  Proc. of 6th FPNI-PhD Symp. West Lafayette, 15-19 June, 2010, pp. 537-550. FPNI Fluid Power Net Publications, 2010.ISBN: 1-932739-15-7
  30. Alvin Anthony, Paolo Casoli, Andrea Vacca (2010) “Analysis of a tractor rear hitch control system” Proc. of 6th FPNI-PhD Symp. West Lafayette, 15-19 June 2010, pp. 589-602. FPNI Fluid Power Net Publications, 2010. ISBN: 1-932739-15-7.
  31. Marco Zecchi, Andrea Vacca, Paolo Casoli (2010) “Numerical analysis of the lubricating gap at bushes lateral sides in external spur gear” In Proceedings of Power Transmission and Motion Control (FPMC 2010), pp.397-416, vol. 1, 15-17 September 2010, Bath (UK). ISBN 978-1-86197-181-4
  32. P. Casoli, A. Anthony, M. Rigosi (2011) “Modeling of an Excavator System – Semi empirical hydraulic model” SAE 2011 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, Rosemont, Illinois, USA,  13-14 September 2011. doi:10.4271/2011-01-2278. 
  33. P.Casoli, G. Copelli, M. Manfredi, G. Vignali (2011) “Modeling and simulation of the sterilization process of pouch packaging in an aseptic line” The 10th International conference on modeling ad applied simulation, MAS 2011, pp. 503-509. Roma 12/9/2011. ISBN 978-88-903724-5-2.
  34. P. Casoli, A. Anthony, M. Rigosi (2011) “Modeling of an Excavator System – Semi empirical hydraulic model” SAE -  International Journal of Commercial Vehicles October 2011 vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 242- 255. ISSN: 1946-391X. doi:10.4271/2011-01-2278. 
  35. A. Anthony, L. Riccò, P. Casoli,  A. Lettini, C. Dolcin (2012) “Modeling of an Excavator System – Axial piston pump, kinematics and prime mover” Proceedings of the 7th PhD symposium on fluid power, pp. 165-183, June 27-30 2012, Reggio Emilia (Italy). ISBN: 978-88-7559-069-7.
  36. P. Casoli,. L. Riccò, D. Cesare (2013) Modeling and verification of an excavator system – Axial Piston Pump, Kinematics and Load Sensing Flow Sharing Valve Block” The 13th Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power, SICFP2013, June 3-5,2013, Linköping, Sweden http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1392. ISBN (print): 978-91-7519-572-8. ISSN (online) 1650-3740. ISSN (print). 1650-3686.