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20° International Wheelset Congress (IWC) – Chicago, USA – May, 2023

  • Limoset: the Lucchini RS innovative low-floor wheelset solution for Durmazlar Panorama vehicles

    Irene Marazzi1, Abdullah Bocan2, Dariusz Kaczyński3
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) DURMARAY – DURMAZLAR, Bursa, Turkey;
    3) MPK, Olsztyn, Poland

 

  • The GREEN ID

    Moira Trimarco
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Integrated driving wheelset solutions: the successful cooperation between OMSI and Lucchini RS Group

    Francesco Rosso1, Diego Ortolani1, Alberto Ronchi2
    1) OMSI Trasmissioni S.p.A, Roè Volciano, Italy;
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Development and Testing of a New Active Steering System for Light Rail Transportation

    Tom Morris1, Stefan Heinrich1, Alberto Ronchi2, Steven Cervello2
    1) Traila AG i.Gr, Zürich, Switzerland;
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Next Generation Train (NGT): Cooperation between DLR and Lucchini RS Group for innovative railway vehicles

     

    David Krüger1, Andreas Heckmann1, Alberto Ronchi2, Steven Cervello2
    1) Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Stuttgart/Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany;
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

AIM – La Metallurgia Italiana – Genova, Italy – June, 2022

  • Optimised choices for heat treatment of railway wheels in compliance with safety and environmental criteria

    Andrea Ghidini1, Danilo Petta2, Stefano Cantini1
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) Gearchem S.r.l. Castello D’argile, Italy

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International Journal of Fatigue – August, 2020

  • Improving fatigue resistance of railway axles by cold rolling: Process optimisation and new experimental evidences

    Daniele Regazzi1, Stefano Cantini1, Steven Cervello1, Stefano Foletti2, Amir Pourheidar2, Stefano Beretta2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) Politecnico di Milano, Dpt. Mechanical Engineering, Milan, Italy

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SAHHA Conference – Johannesburg, South Africa – April, 2020

  • Optimization of in-service UT inspections intervals based on wheelset loads monitoring – SMARTSET®

    Stefano Cantini, Steven Cervello
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

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Ingegneria Ferroviaria – March, 2020

  • Considerations about microstructure of solid wheels with traces of bainite

    Andrea Ghidini1, Markus Diener2, Angelo Mazzù3, Nicola Zani3, Candida Petrogalli3, Michela Faccoli3
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Dept. Materials, Zurich, Switzerland;
    3) University of Brescia, Dpt. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Brescia, Italy

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19° International Wheelset Congress (IWC) – Venezia, Italy – June, 2019

  • Lucchini RS solutions for the optimization of noise emissions for freight cars wheels

    Pietro Brescianini, Alberto Ronchi, Irene Marazzi, Jürgen Schneider
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Wheel Web Temperature During Brake Application – Determination of Wheel Heat Flow and Wheel Thermo-Mechanical analysesWheel Web Temperature During Brake Application – Determination of Wheel Heat Flow and Wheel Thermo-Mechanical analyses

    Martin Schmid1, André Birke1, Lenz Pittroff1, Carlos Vazquez Corte1, Marc-Gregory Elstorpff1, Alberto Ronchi2, Steven Cervello2
    1) Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH Munich, Germany;
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Design integration of the gearbox in the wheelset

    Nico Savels, Alberto Ronchi, Stefano Cantini
    LucchiniRS SpA, Lovere, Italy

 

  • Design of new wheelsets for an old Maintenance of Way equipment

    Martino Vergata1, Antonio Vigliotti1, Alberto Ronchi2
    1) RFI S.p.A. Catanzaro, Italy;
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • LiMoSet – Innovative wheelset solution for low-floor LRVs

    Alberto Ronchi1, Grzegorz Chojnacki2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) PESA Bydgoszcz S.A., Bydgoszcz, Poland

 

  • Application of EN-based design for non-European scenarios: the case of Lucchini RS and JR-West

    Alberto Ronchi1, Naoki Tanabe2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) West Japan Railway Company, Osaka, Japan

 

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance – April, 2019

  • On Mechanical Properties of New Railway Wheel Steels for Desert Environments and Sand Caused Wheel Damage Mechanisms

    Michela Faccoli2, Andrea Ghidini1, Candida Petrogalli2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) University of Brescia, Dpt. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Brescia, Italy

 

INNOTRANS – Berlin, Germany – October, 2018

  • A family of innovative steel grades for one-piece forged-rolled wheels designed for sandy environments

    Michela Faccoli2, Andrea Ghidini1, Angelo Mazzù2, Candida Petrogalli2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) University of Brescia, Dpt. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Brescia, Italy

 

11° International Conference on Contact Mechanics and Wear of Rail/Wheel Systems – Delft, The Netherlands – September, 2018

  • Study of wheel/rail material coupling in presence of solid contaminants

    Michela Faccoli2, Andrea Ghidini1, Angelo Mazzù2, Nicola Zani2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) University of Brescia, Dpt. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Brescia, Italy

 

Springer Link, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A – June, 2018

  • Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Thermal Effects on Railway Wheels for Shoe-Braked High-Speed Train Applications

    Michela Faccoli2, Andrea Ghidini1, Angelo Mazzù2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy;
    2) University of Brescia, Dpt. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Brescia, Italy

 

11° IHHA Conference – Cape Town, South Africa – September, 2017

  • Narrow gauge freight axles for Heavy Haul applications: comparative evaluation of design solutions according to the European standard EN13103

    Alberto Ronchi, Claudio Canova
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

7° Convegno Nazionale Sistema Tram – Roma, Italy – June, 2017

  • LiMoSet: innovative wheelset for low-floor vehicles

    Alberto Ronchi
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

Wear – November, 2016

  • Advanced ultrasonic ‘‘Probability of Detection’’ curves for designing in-service inspection intervals

    Stefano Cantini, Steven Cervello
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

18° IWC – Chengdu China – November 2016

  • EURAXLES PROJECT Fatigue properties of railway axles: new results of full-scale specimens from EURAXLES project

    Steven Cervello1, Stefano Beretta2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy
    2) Politecnico di Milano

 

  • NDT inspection plan for railway axles based on condition monitoring

    Stefano Cantini1, Steven Cervello1, Stefano Beretta2
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy
    2) Politecnico di Milano

 

  • Innovative design and validation process of resilient wheel for modern urban mobility

    R. Gallo, S. Cervello
    LucchiniRS SpA, Lovere, Italy

 

  • Measurements of wheelset loads CRH6 testing campaign

    Jin Xincan1, Ma Lijun2, Steven Cervello3, Andrea Gianni3, Dimitri Sala3
    1) BJTU
    2) SIFANG
    3 Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

  • Axles design for High Speed applications: past, present and future

    A. Ronchi
    LucchiniRS SpA, Lovere, Italy

 

  • Design standards for railway wheels: comparative overview and proposals for harmonization

    A. Ronchi
    LucchiniRS SpA, Lovere, Italy

 

  • Chinese High speed return of experience

    A. Gianni1, S. Cantini1, Zhang Bin2, Wang Xudong3
    1) Engineering Department, LucchiniRS SpA, Lovere, Italy
    2) CARS
    3) ZQ

 

11° WCRR Milano – Milano Italy – June 2016

  • In service axle NDT inspection based on an innovative condition monitoring sensor.

    Steven Cervello, Stefano Cantini
    Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

  • Fretting fatigue and non-propagation of surface cracks

    S. Foletti1, S. Beretta1, S. Cervello2
    1) Politecnico di Milano, Dept. Mechanical Engineering. Milano. Italy
    2) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy

 

International Journal of Fatigue – May, 2016

  • Advanced ultrasonic ‘‘Probability of Detection’’ curves for designing in-service inspection intervals

    Michele Carboni2, Stefano Cantini1
    1) Lucchini RS S.p.A. Lovere, Italy
    2) Politecnico di Milano, Dpt. Mechanical Engineering, Milan, Italy

 

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