List of Publications

  1. A. Bracciali, R. Capitani, M. Carfagni: Caratterizzazione Dinamica della Cassa di Manovra di un Deviatoio Ferroviario per Alta Velocità, XVII Convegno AIAS, Ancona, Italy, 1989, 105-116. Memory awarded by the AIAS members with the Premio Agostino Capocaccia 1989.

  2. A. Bracciali, M. Carfagni, P. Citti, P. Rissone: An Experimental Numerical Procedure for Reducing Noise in Form-feed Rotary Presses, 15th International Seminar on Modal Analysis, Leuven, Belgium, 1990, 239-254.

  3. A. Bracciali, M. Carfagni, P. Citti: Automatic NDT Analysis of X-rayed Welding Images, IMEKO XII, Bejing, China, 1991, 1750-1754.

  4. M. M. Gola, A. Somà, A. Bracciali, M. Carfagni: Identificazione Modale di una Struttura per Robot in Varie Posizioni del Campo di Lavoro, XX Convegno AIAS, Palermo, Italy, 1991, 421-429.

  5. A. Bracciali, M. Carfagni, M. Poggi: Elaborazione Digitale di Immagini RX di Saldature, 7° Convegno Nazionale ADM, Trento, Italy, 1991, 75-87.

  6. A. Bracciali, M. Carfagni, A. Giani, M. Poggi: La Didattica nel CAD: un Corso Introduttivo con Audiovisivi al Programma AutoCAD, 7° Convegno Nazionale ADM, Trento, Italy, 1991, 605-615.

  7. A. Bracciali, P. Dugini, M. Pierini: A Preliminary Study of Noise Reduction in a Passenger Car through Optimization of the Engine Suspension, IMAC X, San Diego (CA), USA, 1992, 858-862.

  8. A. Bracciali, P. Citti, P. Dugini, M. Pierini, C. Nenna, V. Pagliarulo: Optimization of an Engine Mounting System using Modal Analysis Techniques, Innovation and Reliability in Automotive Design and Testing, Firenze, Italy, 1992, 49-58.

  9. A. Bracciali, M. Biagiotti: A Method for Measuring the Dynamic Behaviour of the Rome-Florence High-Speed Track Switch Manoeuvring System, Proc. Instit. Mech. Eng., part F "Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit" 206, 1992, 107-116.

  10. A. Bracciali, P. Rissone: Una Procedura Numerico Sperimentale per la Valutazione dell'Efficacia Acustica di Silenziatori per Autoveicoli, A.T.A. Ingegneria Automotoristica 4, 1994, 212-219.

  11. A. Bracciali, L. Ciuffi, R. Ciuffi, P. Rissone: Continuous External Train Noise Measurements through an On-board Device, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 208, 1994, 23-31. Memory awarded by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) with the T A Stewart-Dyer/Frederick Harvey Trevithick Prize 1994.

  12. A. Bracciali, L. Ciuffi, R. Ciuffi: Metodo Innovativo per la Misura della Rumorosità Esterna dei Convogli Ferroviari, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 6, 1994, 317-332.

  13. A. Bracciali, P. Rissone: Analisi Modale Sperimentale di una Sala Portante del Convoglio ETR500, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 7/8, 1994, 394-407.

  14. C. Braccesi, A. Bracciali: I.C.E. Net and Lost Power Measurement During a Free Run-Up, 1st International Conference on Control and Diagnostics in Automotive Application, Genova, Italy, 1996, 451-458.

  15. A. Bracciali: La ricerca ferroviaria nella realtà internazionale ed in quella italiana, TerraMareCielo 3, 1997 (monography on railway research), 5-8.

  16. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Ottimizzazione acustica di una terminazione anecoica, XXV Congresso Nazionale AIA, Perugia, 1997, 167-174.

  17. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Un’attrezzatura per la misura del rumore emesso da una superficie vibrante, XXV Congresso Nazionale AIA, Perugia, 1997, 551-558.

  18. A. Bracciali, L. Ciuffi, R. Ciuffi: Calibration of an On-Board Noise Measuring Device by Simultaneous Measurement of Trackside Noise of Three Different Wheelsets for the ETR500 F.S. Train, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 211, 1997, 41-49. Memory awarded by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) with the William Alexander Agnew Meritorious Award/Clarence Noel Goodall Award 1997.

  19. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi: Interazione ruota-rotaia, dinamica dei veicoli ferroviari e rumore emesso, 3° Convegno Nazionale CNR - Progetto Finalizzato Trasporti 2, Taormina, Italy, 1997.

  20. C. Braccesi, A. Bracciali: I.C.E. Net and Lost Power Measurement During Free Run-Up and Coast-Down, Meccanica 32(5), 1997, 441-447.

  21. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini, R, Ciuffi, P. Rissone: Structural Design And Acoustic Optimization Of A Railway Bogie Noise Screen, World Congress on Railway Research WCRR ’97, vol. E, 149-156, Firenze, Italy, 1997.

  22. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini, M. Pieralli: A Wheelflat Detection Device Based on Cesptrum Analysis of Rail Acceleration Measurements, World Congress on Railway Research WCRR ’97, vol. D, 513-521, Firenze, Italy, 1997.

  23. S. Cervello, A. Bracciali: Development of a Vibro-Acoustical Methodology for the Design of Low Noise Railway Wheels, World Congress on Railway Research WCRR ’97, vol. E, 157-163, Firenze, Italy, 1997.

  24. A. Bracciali, C. Pellegrini: FEM Analysis Of The Acoustics Of A Railway Vehicle And Its Improvements, World Congress on Railway Research WCRR ’97, vol. E, 221-229, Firenze, Italy, 1997.

  25. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Detection of Corrugation and Wheelflats of Railway Wheels using Energy and Cepstrum Analysis Of Rail Acceleration, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 211, 1997, 109-116.

  26. C. Braccesi, A. Bracciali: Least Squares Estimation of Main Properties of Sound Absorbing Materials Through Acoustical Measurements, Applied Acoustics, 54(1), 1998, 59-70.

  27. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: High Frequency Mobile Input Reconstruction Algorithm (HF-MIRA) Applied to Forces Acting on a Damped Linear Mechanical System, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 12(2), 1998, 255-268.

  28. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini, R. Ciuffi: Time Domain Model Of The Vertical Dynamic Of A Railway Track Up To 5 kHz, Vehicle System Dynamics, 30(1), 1998, 1-15.

  29. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Analisi statistica delle accelerazioni provocate nelle rotaie dal passaggio di ruote ferroviarie danneggiate, XXVII Convegno AIAS, Perugia, Italy, 1998, 359-368.

  30. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi, P. Rissone, M. Toderi: Caratterizzazione dinamica di una fresatrice a controllo numerico, XXVII Convegno AIAS, Perugia, Italy, 1998, 369-380.

  31. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: An Algorithm for Energy Rolling Contact Force Reconstruction, 6th IWRN (International Workshop on Railway Noise), Île des Embiez, France, 1998, 59-66gg

  32. A. Bracciali. G. Cascini: Measurement of Lateral Noise Emission of a Rail with a Custom Device, 6th IWRN (International Workshop on Railway Noise), Île des Embiez, France, 1998, 174-183.

  33. M. Pieralli, A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Detettore di ruota piatta e portale in linea per la verifica di sagoma, Convegno CIFI (Collegio Ingegneri Ferroviari Italiani), Napoli, 27-28.11.98, 242-248.

  34. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: HF-MIRA: un algoritmo per la ricostruzione delle forze di contatto ruota-rotaia ad alta frequenza, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 11, 1998, 790-800.

  35. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Un modello per la rappresentazione della dinamica verticale di un binario ferroviario alle alte frequenze, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 3, 1999, 132-142.

  36. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Sviluppo di un’attrezzatura per la misura del rumore laterale emesso da una rotaia UIC60, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 8, 1999, 565-578.

  37. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Forze ed accelerazioni al contatto ruota-rotaia, Ingegneria Ferroviaria, 3, 2000, 77-89.

  38. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Measurement of the Lateral Emission of an UIC 60 Rail with a Custom Device, Journal of Sound and Vibration 231(3), 2000, 653-665.

  39. A. Bracciali, Meccanismi di generazione e di controllo del rumore ferroviario, Traffico ed Ambiente, Trento Convegno Nazionale, 21-25.2.2000, 355-368.

  40. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Le sfaccettature delle ruote ferroviarie. Parte 1 - Introduzione, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 7, 2000, 439-446.

  41. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini, M. Pieralli: Le sfaccettature delle ruote ferroviarie. Parte 2 - Sviluppo di un rilevatore, Ingegneria Ferroviaria 8, 2000, 511-520.

  42. A. Bracciali, G. Cascini: Rolling Contact Force Energy Reconstruction, Journal of Sound and Vibration 236(3), 2000, 185-192.

  43. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi, F. Piccioli: Soluzione numerica del modello PDE della dinamica verticale di un binario, XXX Convegno AIAS, Alghero, 12-15.9.2001, 1671-1682.

  44. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi, F. Piccioli: Progetto e validazione di un sensore estensimetrico multifunzione per il binario ferroviario, XXX Convegno AIAS, Alghero, 12-15.9.2001, 901-912.

  45. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi, F. Piccioli: Vibrazioni nelle traverse al passaggio di ruote ferroviarie danneggiate, XXX Convegno AIAS, Alghero, 12-15.9.2001, 1693-1704.

  46. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi, F. Piccioli: Modellazione ed ottimizzazione del comportamento strutturale di una cassa di manovra innovativa, XXX Convegno AIAS, Alghero, 12-15.9.2001, 1639-1650.

  47. A. Bracciali, M. Bianchi: Lucchini CRS Syope® damped wheels noise qualification, 13th International Wheelset Congress, Roma, Italy, 17-21.9.2001 (on CD).

  48. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Experimental analysis of wheel noise emission as a function of the contact point location, 7th IWRN (International Workshop on Railway Noise), Portland, Maine, USA, 23-26.10.2001 (on CD).

  49. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Attenuation of Rail Vibration: Analysis of Experimental Data, 5th World Congress on Railway Research, Koln, 25-29.11.2001 (on CD).

  50. A. Bracciali, P. Folgarait: Rail Corrugation Measurements for Rolling Stock Type Testing and Noise Control, Techrail Workshop, Paris, 14-15.03.2002 (on CD).

  51. A. Bracciali, G. Lionetti, M. Pieralli: Effective Wheel Flats Detection Trough a Simple Device, Techrail Workshop, Paris, 14-15.03.2002 (on CD).

  52. R. Ciuffi, A Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Nuovi strumenti per la diagnostica indiretta degli organi di rotolamento dei veicoli ferroviari, Associazione Italiana per l’Analisi delle Sollecitazioni (AIAS), XXXI Convegno Nazionale –18-21 Settembre 2002, Parma (on CD)

  53. A. Bracciali, C. Delprete, A. Pezzati: Diagnostica e monitoraggio delle rotaie ferroviarie, Convegno CIFI 2003, Napoli, vol. 1, 199-203

  54. A. Bracciali, G. Lionetti: Sistemi innovativi di manovra per Deviatoi Ferroviari e Mass Transit, Convegno CIFI 2003, Napoli, vol. 1, 401-407

  55. A. Bracciali, E. Mingozzi, M. Scepi: Riduzione del rumore ferroviario mediante l’impiego di ruote a bassa emissione acustica, Convegno CIFI 2003, Napoli, vol. 2, 83-88

  56. A. Bracciali: Damped Wheels as an Efficient Measure to Reduce Railway Noise, Euronoise 2003, Napoli (on CD).

  57. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Analisi sperimentale delle caratteristiche vibroacustiche di alcuni particolari strutturali di una locomotiva, XXXII Convegno AIAS, Salerno 2003 (on CD).

  58. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Valutazione delle caratteristiche di sicurezza di una cassa di manovra non convenzionale,  XXXII Convegno AIAS, Salerno 2003 (on CD).

  59. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Comfort vibrazionale di una vettura per mass transit con cassa flessibile,  XXXII Convegno AIAS, Salerno 2003 (on CD).

  60. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Una procedura semplificata per la stima della rumorosità interna ed esterna di un rotabile ferroviario,  XXXII Convegno AIAS, Salerno 2003 (on CD).

  61. A. Bracciali, R. Ciuffi: Valutazioni numeriche e sperimentali dell’acustica di un treno ad alta velocità,  XXXII Convegno AIAS, Salerno 2003 (on CD).

  62. A.Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Experimental analysis of wheel noise emission as a function of the contact point location, Journal of Sound and Vibration 267(3), 2003, 469-483.

  63. A. Bracciali, P. Folgarait: New Sensor For Lateral & Vertical Wheel-Rail Forces Measurements, Railway Engineering 2004, London, 6-7 July 2004 (on CD).

  64. A. Bracciali: Un sistema a bassissimo costo laser-telecamere per la misura dell’interazione geometrica ruota-rotaia, XXXIII Convegno AIAS, Bari, 31.8-2.9.2004 (on CD).

  65. A. Bracciali: Long roughness measurements – Analysis and possible protocol, 8th International Workshop on Railway Noise, Buxton (UK), 7-11.9.2004 (on CD).

  66. A. Bracciali: Roughness growth – A practical case, 8th International Workshop on Railway Noise, Buxton (UK), 7-11.9.2004 (on CD).

  67. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli: Tempra laser delle rotaie: studi preliminari, XXXIV convegno AIAS, Milano 2005 (on CD).

  68. A. Bracciali, A. Rossi: Vibrazioni nelle apparecchiature di segnalamento ferroviario collegate al binario, XXXIV convegno AIAS, Milano 2005 (on CD).  

  69. A. Bracciali, S. Cervello, F. Piccioli, A. Rossi: Definizione di una prova di accettazione semplificata ed analisi statistica del comportamento vibroacustico di ruote ferroviarie smorzate, XXXV convegno AIAS, Ancona 2006 (on CD).

  70. A. Bracciali, S. Cervello: Acceptance test for damped railway wheels, Proceedings of the ISMA2006 International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, September 18-20, 2006 (on CD)

  71. A. Bracciali, Rail corrugation growth in a metro curve, 7th International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems, Brisbane, Australia, September 24-27, 2006 (on CD).

  72. A. Bracciali, Low noise wheels: Lucchini solutions, Associazione Italiana di Acustica, International Workshop “Railway noise in urban areas: possible source noise reduction measures”, Pisa, 9-10 November 2006 (on CD).

  73. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, V. Orazzo, Groundborne Vibrations From Underground Metros: The Experience In Metronapoli, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2007 Conference, London, 19-21 July 2007 (on CD).

  74. A. Bracciali, A. Rossi, S. Gizzi, G. Cavaliere, Evaluation Of In-Service Behaviour Of Different Types Of Ultra-Hard Rails, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2007 Conference, London, 19-21 July 2007 (on CD).

  75. A. Bracciali, S. Cervello, P. Gatti, Acoustic effectiveness of damped wheels and impact on life-cycle cost of different typologies of passenger trains, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Railway Noise, Feldafing (Munich), Germany, 4-8 September 2007 (on CD).

  76. A. Bracciali, S. Cervello, A. Laganà, V. Villa, Low Noise Wheel: From Design To Applications, Proceedings of the 15th International Wheelset Congress, Prague, 23-27 September 2007 (on CD).

  77. A. Bracciali, S. Cervello, P. Gatti, Acoustic effectiveness of damped wheels and impact on life-cycle cost of different typologies of passenger trains, Noise and Vibration Mitigation, NNFM 99, pp. 257–263, 2008.

  78. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, T. De Cicco, Measurement and analysis of mid wavelength rail irregularity, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2009 Conference, London, 24-25 June 2009 (on CD).

  79. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, T. De Cicco, Wear and RCF behaviour of conventional and hard rails in different contexts, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2009 Conference, London, 24-25 June 2009 (on CD).

  80. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, T. De Cicco, Identification and monitoring of out-of-roundness of a metro vehicle by means of acoustic measurements, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2009 Conference, London, 24-25 June 2009 (on CD).

  81. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, T. De Cicco, Advanced FEM analysis of support beam of a modern tram, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2009 Conference, London, 24-25 June 2009 (on CD).

  82. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, T. De Cicco, Failure analysis & redesign of a brake calliper support, Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2009 Conference, London, 24-25 June 2009 (on CD).

  83. S. Cervello, A. Bracciali, A. Borrelli, N. Manzi, G. Mancini, S. Neri, M. Chiusa, SYOPE® applications for high speed and regional trains: developments and feedbacks, Proceedings of the 16th International Wheelset Congress, Cape Town, 15-17 March 2010 (on CD).

  84. L. Di Benedetto, A. Bracciali, T. De Cicco, F. Piccioli, Diagnosi delle condizioni di marcia di un rotabile con un sistema di misura delle forze laterali e verticali al contatto ruota-rotaia, XXXIX convegno AIAS, Maratea 2010 (on CD).

  85. T. De Cicco, A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, F. Piccioli, Effetti dell’allargamento di scartamento sulla stabilità di marcia e sull’usura delle ruote ferroviarie, XXXIX convegno AIAS, Maratea 2010 (on CD).

  86. A. Bracciali, Analisi critica delle procedure di calcolo FEM dei telai carrello e delle casse dei rotabili ferroviari, XXXIX convegno AIAS, Maratea 2010 (on CD).

  87. A. Bracciali, Track Defects - The Never-Ending Story For Vehicles, EURAILmag Business & Technology, Issue 23, March 2011, p. 50-53.

  88. A. Bracciali, P. Firpo, S. Leth, L. Michelet, M. Sacchi, Noise from High Speed Trains: Harmonization of National and European Legislation, in B.H.V. Topping, Y. Tsompanakis, (Editors), "Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing", Crete, 6-9.9.2011, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 9, 2011. doi:10.4203/ccp.96.9.

  89. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, L. Di Benedetto, Rail Straightness Control in Service, in B.H.V. Topping, Y. Tsompanakis, (Editors), "Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing", Crete, 6-9.9.2011, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 18, 2011. doi:10.4203/ccp.96.18.

  90. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, L. Di Benedetto, Vibrations in Signalling Equipment: Limitations and Improvements of Current Standards, in B.H.V. Topping, Y. Tsompanakis, (Editors), "Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing", Crete, 6-9.9.2011, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 28, 2011. doi:10.4203/ccp.96.28.

  91. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, L. Di Benedetto, Analisi statistica delle vibrazioni misurate sulle boccole delle sale ferroviarie, XL convegno AIAS, Palermo 2011 (on CD).

  92. A. Alcamo, A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, V. Orazzo, F. Piccioli, Valutazione in esercizio di rotaie extradure in una linea metropolitana, XL convegno AIAS, Palermo 2011 (on CD).

  93. A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, F. Piccioli, M. Cavalletti, The Influence of Track Stiffness on the Measurement of the Wheel Rail Contact Force, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the First International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain 2012, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 107, 2012. doi:10.4203/ccp.98.107.

  94. A. Bracciali, Wayside Train Monitoring Systems: A State-of-the-Art and Running Safety Implications, International Journal of Railway Technology, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 231-247, 2012 doi:10.4203/ijrt.1.1.11, ©Saxe-Coburg Publications, 2012.

  95. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, Elimination of failures in railway gearboxes by regenerative coasting, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 312, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.312.

  96. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, Effect of Load on Vibrations of a Railway Gearbox, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 306, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.306.

  97. A. Bracciali, F. Piccioli, Naturally Hard Steel Rails Development and Feedback from Service, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 114, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.114.

  98. L. Bocciolini, A. Bracciali, L. Di Benedetto, R. Mastandrea, F. Piccioli, Wayside measurement of lateral and vertical wheel-rail forces for rolling stock homologation, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 171, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.171.

  99. A. Bracciali, M. Macherelli, F. Piccioli, Rail vibrations: data analysis and FE modelling with applications to signalling equipment, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 200, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.200.

  100. A.Bracciali, M. Salciccia, Restoration of switch manganese steels crossings by electric arc welding in a robotized plant, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 117, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.117.

  101. A. Bracciali, F. Cavaliere, M. Macherelli, Review of instrumented wheelsets technology and applications, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 167, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.167.

  102. A. Bracciali, M. Monti, Managing Investigations in the Urgent Phase Following Railway Accidents, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Ajaccio, Corsica, 8-11.4.2014, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 156, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.104.156.

  103. A. Bracciali, Taking care of the heart of a turnout, Railway Gazette International, April 2014, pp. 58-59. Volume 170, Issue Number 4, DVV Media Group, ISSN: 0373-5346.

  104. A. Bracciali, Apparently independently rotating wheelset: a possible solution for all needs?, in Proceedings of The Stephenson Conference - Research for Railways, Insitution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK, 23-25 April 2015.

  105. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Running dynamics of railway vehicles equipped with torsionally flexible axles and partially independently rotating wheels, paper 48.1 in Proceedings of the 24th IAVSD, 17-21 August 2015, Graz, Austria.

  106. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Contact Mechanics Issues of a Vehicle Equipped with Partially Independently Rotating Wheelsets, in Proceedings of Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail-Wheel Systems conference, CM2015, 30.8-3.9.2015, Colorado Springs, CO, USA.

  107. A. Bracciali, Railway wheelsets: history, research and developments, International Journal of Railway Technology, 5(1), 23-52, 2016. doi:10.4203/ijrt.5.1.2. Invited Opening Lecture at the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Cagliari, Italy, 5-8.4.2016.

  108. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Validation of the design of the torque limiter of the AIR Wheelset on the Sardinian backbone network, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Cagliari, Italy, 5-8.4.2016, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 83, 2016. doi:10.4203/ccp.110.83.

  109. A. Bracciali, M. Macherelli, L. Bocciolini, Design of an innovative test bench to calibrate instrumented wheelsets, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Cagliari, Italy, 5-8.4.2016, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 243, 2016. doi:10.4203/ccp.110.243.

  110. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Rolling bearings life estimation based on measured wheel-rail forces for conventional and innovative wheelsets, in J. Pombo, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance", Cagliari, Italy, 5-8.4.2016, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 306, 2016. doi:10.4203/ccp.110.306.

  111. A. Bracciali, P. Cavicchi, A. Corbizi Fattori, Maintainability of wheelsets: a novel solution to save time and money, proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Railway Reseach, WCRR2016, Milan, Itlay, 29.5-3.6.2016.

  112. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Running dynamics of railway vehicles equipped with torsionally flexible axles and partially independently rotating wheels, The Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks. Proceedings of the 24th Symposium of the International Association for Vehicle System Dynamics (IAVSD 2015), Graz, Austria, 17-21 August 2015. Edited by Martin Rosenberger, Manfred Plöchl, Klaus Six, and Johannes Edelmann. CRC Press 2016. Pages 1387-1398. Print ISBN: 978-1-138-02885-2. eBook ISBN: 978-1-4987-7702-5. DOI: 10.1201/b21185-147

  113. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Inside Frame Bogies & AIR Wheelset: A Winning Marriage, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Railway Bogies and Running Gears “Bogie ’16”, Budapest, Hungary, 12-15.9.2016.

  114. A. Bracciali, Innovation in Wheelsets, Proceedings of the 18th International Wheelset Congress, Chengdu, China, 8-10.11.2016.

  115. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Contact mechanics issues of a vehicle equipped with partially independently rotating wheelsets, Wear 366-367 (2016) 233-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2016.03.037.

  116. A. Bracciali, Ruoli differenti nella risoluzione dei problemi di esercizio nei trasporti su ferro, 7° Convegno Nazionale Sistema Tram, Roma.

  117. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Solving groan noise problems in a metro braking system, to be published in Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Railway Technolgy, Railways 2018, 3-7 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

  118. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Stresses and strains in tyred wheels during tyre fitting process, to be published in Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Railway Technolgy, Railways 2018, 3-7 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

  119. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Tyred wheels without braking: structural optimization, to be published in Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Railway Technolgy, Railways 2018, 3-7 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

  120. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Re-design of tyred wheels to optimize maintenance, to be published in Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Railway Technolgy, Railways 2018, 3-7 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

  121. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Track friendliness of an innovative freight bogie, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems (CM 2018), Delft, The Netherlands, September 23-27, 2018.

  122. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Traction and curving of vehicles equipped with guided independently rotating wheels, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems (CM 2018), Delft, The Netherlands, September 23-27, 2018.

  123. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Analisi comparativa dei tram esistenti, in Atti dell’8° Convegno Nazionale sul Sistema TRAM, Roma, Italy, May 29-30, 2019 (in Italian).

  124. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Moderni sviluppi nella manutenzione delle sale ferroviarie, in Atti dell’8° Convegno Nazionale sul Sistema TRAM, Roma, Italy, May 29-30, 2019 (in Italian).

  125. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Manufacturing and testing of a tyred wheel with casted ADI wheel centre, Proceedings of the XIX International Wheelset Congress, Venice, Italy, June 16-20, 2019.

  126. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Quiet and light spoked wheel centres made of Austempered Ductile Iron, Proceedings of the XIX International Wheelset Congress, Venice, Italy, June 16-20, 2019.

  127. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Dovetail Tyred Wheels – Application to a DMU, Proceedings of the XIX International Wheelset Congress, Venice, Italy, June 16-20, 2019.

  128. A. Bracciali, G. Megna, Common Safety Analysis of the AIR Wheelset, Proceedings of the XIX International Wheelset Congress, Venice, Italy, June 16-20, 2019.

  129. A. Bracciali, M. Pippert, S. Cervello, Railway Noise: the Contribution of Wheels, Lucchini RS, LRS-Techno Series #2, 2009.

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