Scientific Publications of Roberto Lot

updated on July, 2013

Journal articles

[J31] Tavernini, D., Massaro, M., Velenis, E., Katzourakis, D.I., Lot R. 2013 “Minimum Time Cornering: The Effect of Road Surface and Car Transmission Layout”, Vehicle System Dynamics, in press.

[J30] Massaro, M., Lot, R., Cossalter, V., Brendelson J., Sadauckas J. 2012 “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Passive Rider Effects on Motorcycle Weave”, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 50, no. S1, pp. 215-227.

[J29]  Massaro, M V., Lot, R., Cossalter “A virtual motorcycle driver to simulate real manoeuvres from experimental data”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile, DOI: 10.1177/0954407012440217

[J28]  Biral, F., Lot, R., Rota S., Fontana M. & Huth, V., 2012, “Intersection Support System for Powered Two-Wheeled Vehicles: Threat Assessment Based on a Receding Horizon Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, VOL. 13, NO. 2, JUNE 2012, pp- 805-816

[J27]    V. Huth, R. Lot,F. Biral, S. Rota: Intelligent intersection support for powered two-wheeled riders: a human factors perspective, IET Intell. Transp. Syst., 2012, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, pp. 107–114.

[J26] Huth, V., Biral, F., Martín, O. & Lot, R. 2011, “Comparison of two warning concepts of an intelligent Curve Warning system for motorcyclists in a simulator study“, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Volume 44, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 118-125.

[J25] Cossalter, V., Doria, A., Lot, R. & Massaro, M. 2011, “The effect of rider’s passive steering impedance on motorcycle stability: Identification and analysis“, Meccanica, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 279-292.

[J24] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Massaro, M. 2011, “An advanced multibody code for handling and stability analysis of motorcycles“, Meccanica, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 943-958.

[J23] Massaro, M., Lot, R. & Cossalter, V. 2011, “On engine-to-slip modelling for motorcycle traction control design“, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 225, no. 1, pp. 15-27.

[J22] Massaro, M., Sartori, R. & Lot, R. 2011, “Numerical investigation of engine-to-slip dynamics for motorcycle traction control applications“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 419-432.

[J21] Cossalter, V., Lot, R., Massaro, M. & Sartori R. 2011, “Development and validation of an advanced motorcycle riding simulator“, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 225, 6: pp. 705-720.

[J20] Biral, F., da Lio, M., Lot, R. & Sartori, R. 2010, “An intelligent curve warning system for powered two wheel vehicles“, European Transport Research Review, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 147-156.

[J19] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Massaro, M. 2010, “Discussion on: “Experimental identification of the engine-to-slip dynamics for traction control applications in a sport motorcycle””, European Journal of Control, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 113-114.

[J18] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Rota, S. 2010, “Objective and subjective evaluation of an advanced motorcycle riding simulator“, European Transport Research Review, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 223-233.

[J17] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Massaro, M. 2008, “The chatter of racing motorcycles“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 339-353.

[J16] Lot, R., Massaro, M. & Sartori, R. 2008, “Advanced motorcycle virtual rider“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 46, no. SUPPL.1, pp. 215-224.

[J15] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Massaro, M. 2007, “The influence of frame compliance and rider mobility on the scooter stability“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 313-326.

[J14] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Peretto, M. 2007, “Steady turning of motorcycles“, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 221, no. 11, pp. 1343-1356

[J13] Cossalter, V., Doria, A., Garbin, S. & Lot, R. 2006, “Frequency-domain method for evaluating the ride comfort of a motorcycle“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 339-355.

[J12] Cossalter, V., Lot, R. & Maggio, F. 2004, “The Modal Analysis of a Motorcycle in Straight Running and on a Curve“, Meccanica, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 1-16.

[J11] Lot, R. 2004, “A motorcycle tire model for dynamic simulations: Theoretical and experimental aspects“, Meccanica, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 207-220.

[J10] Lot, R. & Da Lio, M. 2004, “A symbolic approach for automatic generation of the equations of motion of multibody systems“, Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 147-172.

[J9] Cossalter, V., Doria, A., Lot, R., Ruffo, N. & Salvador, M. 2003, “Dynamic properties of motorcycle and scooter tires: Measurement and comparison“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 329-352.

[J8] Cossalter, V. & Lot, R. 2002, “A motorcycle multi-body model for real time simulations based on the natural coordinates approach“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 423-447.

[J7] Doria, A. & Lot, R. 2001, “The generalized torque approach for analyzing the results of pedaling tests“, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 123, no. 1, pp. 33-39.

[J6] Da Lio, M., Cossalter, V. & Lot, R. 2000, “On the use of natural coordinates in optimal synthesis of mechanisms“, Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 1367-1389.

[J5] Cossalter, V., Doria, A. & Lot, R. 2000, “Optimum suspension design for motorcycle braking“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 175-198.

[J4] Cossalter, V., Da Lio, M., Lot, R. & Fabbri, L. 1999, “A general method for the evaluation of vehicle manoeuvrability with special emphasis on motorcycles“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 113-135.

[J3] Cossalter, V., Doria, A. & Lot, R. 1999, “Steady turning of two-wheeled vehicles“, Vehicle System Dynamics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 157-181.

[J2] Da Lio, M., Doria, A. & Lot, R. 1999, “A spatial mechanism for the measurement of the inertia tensor: Theory and experimental results“, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, vol. 121, no. 1, pp. 111-116.

[J1] Berritta, R., Cossalter, V., Doria, A. & Lot R. 1999,  ” Implementation of a Motorcycle Tire Model in a Multi-Body Code”, Tire Technology International, no.3, pp. 18-24

Book chapters

[B3] LOT R. (2009). Il codice di modelleazione simbolica MBSymba. In: PENNESTRI’ E., CHELI F.. Cinematica e Dinamica dei Sistemi Multibody, Vol 2. p. 280-285, MILANO: EDITRICE AMBROSIANA, ISBN/ISSN 8808185222

[B2] LOT R. (2006). Formulazione dinamica con coordinate naturali. In: PENNESTRI’ E., CHELI F.. Cinematica e Dinamica dei Sistemi Multibody, Vol 1 p. 799-820, MILANO: EDITRICE AMBROSIANA, ISBN/ISSN 8840813454

[B1] LOT R. (2006). Analisi cinematica: metodo delle coordinate naturali. In: PENNESTRI’ E., CHELI F.. Cinematica e Dinamica dei Sistemi Multibody, Vol 1 p. 309-334, MILANO: EDITRICE AMBROSIANA, ISBN/ISSN 8840813454.

Patents

[P3] R. Lot (2012), “Metodo e dispositivo per la determinazione dell’angolo di rollio di un veicolo” (Device and method for estimating the roll angle of a vehicle) VR2012A000131,  submitted on 29/06/2012

[P2] Bertolazzi E, Biral F, Da Lio M, Lot R., Sartori R (2010). Procedimento per assistere un conducente a coprire un percorso, e relativo sistema di assistenza nella curva, motocicletta e prodotto informatico. (Procedure to assist a driver to cover a path, and its support system in the curve, motorcycle and computer program).  TO2010A000454 submitted on 28/05/2010

[P1] V. Cossalter, A. Bellati, R. Lot, A. Ambrogi (2005). Metodo e dispositivo di predizione di una caduta da un motociclo. (Method and device for predicting a fall from a motorcycle.) RM2005A000638 submitted on 21/12/2005

Conference papers

[C57]  Lot, R., Evangelou S. “Lap Time Optimization of a Sports Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle”, 2013 International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, London, U.K., 3-5 July, 2013

[C56] Cossalter, V., Lot, R., Tavernini, D. “Optimization of the centre of mass position of a racing motorcycle in dry and wet track by means of the “Optimal Maneuver Method” IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, ICM 2013, Vicenza (ITALY) – February 27-28, March 1 2013.

[C55] Massaro, M., Cossalter, V., Lot, R., Sartori, R., Rota, S., Formentini, M., Ferrari, M. “A portable driving simulator for single-track vehicles“, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, Vicenza (ITALY) – February 27-28, March 1 2013.

[C54]  M. Massaro, R. Lot, V. Cossalter,  “ Real-Time Roll Angle Estimation for Two-Wheeled Vehicles”, paper ESDA2012-82182, Proceedings of the 11th Biennal Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 2-4, 2012, Nantes, France

[C53] M. Massaro, R. Lot, V. Cossalter,  M. Massaro “The Significance of Powertrain Characteristics on The Chatter of Racing Motorcycles”, paper ESDA2012-82274, Proceedings of the 11th Biennal Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 2-4, 2012, Nantes, France

[C52]  Caneri, Carmeni, Cossalter,Lot “Simulation of the drivetrain system of a four tilting wheels race vehicle”, 2012 LMS European Vehicle Conference, April 18-19, 2012, Munich, Germany

[C51] Lot R., Biral F., Cossalter V., Massaro M., Sartori R. “Advanced Rider Assistance Systems for motorcycles”, AIMETA 2011, 12-15 settembre 2011, Bologna (Italia).

[C50] Biral F, Lot R., Da Lio M. “Vehicle and driver modeling and threat assessment for driving support functions”, AIMETA 2011, 12-15 settembre 2011, Bologna (Italia).

[C49] F. Biral, R. Lot, S. Rota, R. Sartori, M. Da Lio: “Experimental evaluation of an advanced Curve Warning system for motorcycles”, 22th IAVSD Symposium: Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, London, UK, August 14-19, 2011.

[C48] M. Massaro, R. Lot, V. Cossalter,  J. Brendelson, J. Sadauckas: “The effect of rider on motorcycle weave: simulation and road test”, 22th IAVSD Symposium: Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, London, UK, August 14-19, 2011.

[C47] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, M. Guidolin, D. Tavernini: “Multybody simulation of a novel four-tilting-wheel vehicle”, LMS European Vehicle Conference May 11th-12th, 2011 – Munich, Germany

[C46] Biral F, Lot R., Sartori R, Borin A, Roessler B. An intelligent  Frontal Collision Warning system for Motorcycles. In: proceedings of the Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics 2010 Symposium. Delft, The Netherlands, 20 – 22 October 2010.

[C45] Cossalter V, Lot R., Rota S. On the Validation of a Motorcycle Riding Simulator. In: proceedings of the Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics 2010 Symposium. Delft, The Netherlands, 20 – 22 October 2010

[C44] Biral F, Bertolazzi E, Da Lio M, Lot R., Sartori R, Borin A, Rizzi G (2010). Intelligent Curve Warning function in an Advance Rider Assistance System for Powered Two Wheel Vehicles. In: FISITA 2010 Proceedings. Budapest, 30 May – 4 June 2010, BUDAPEST: Scientific Society for Mechanical Engineering (GTE, ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-963-9058-29-3

[C43] Fontana F, Diederichs F, Bencini G, Lot R., Sartori R, Baldanzini N, Spadoni A, Bergamasco M (2010). SAFERIDER: Haptic feedback to improve motorcycle safety. In: Proceedings of IEEE Haptics Symposium 2010. Waltham, MA, USA, 2010, MARCH 20-26

[C42] Huth V, Martín O, Biral F, Lot R. (2010). Evaluation of an intelligent Curve Warning System designed to enhance motorcycle riding safety. In: Proceedings of the VRU 2010 Conference. Jerusalem, 2010, May 30 – June 2.

[C41] M. Massaro, R. Lot, “A Virtual Rider for Two-Wheeled Vehicles”,Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5586. 2010 Atlanta (GA)

[C40] M. Massaro, V. Cossalter, R. Lot, “A Virtual Rider for Reproducing Experimental Manoeuvres”, Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics 2010, Delft University of Technology, Oct 20-22, 2010.

[C39] M. Corno, M. Massaro, S. M. Savaresi, R. Lot, “On Linear-Parameter-Varying Roll Angle Controller design for Two-Wheeled Vehicles”, Bicycle and Motorcycle Dynamics 2010, Delft University of Technology, Oct 20-22, 2010.

[C38] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, M. Massaro, M. Peretto, “Motorcycle Steering Torque Decomposition”, WCE 2010 – World Congress on Engineering 2010, pp. 1257 ISBN:978-988-18210-7-2.

[C37] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, M. Massaro, R. Sartori, “Development and Testing of Assistant Rider Systems with the UNIPD Motorcycle Riding Simulator”, 19th Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Ancona, September 14-17, 2009, ISBN:9788896378083.

[C36] R. Lot, F. Biral, An interpretative model of g-g diagrams of racing motorcycle, Proceedings of the 3rd ICMEM International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, October 21-23, 2009, Beijing, P. R. China.

[C35] V. Cossalter, G. Dalla Torre, R. Lot, M. Massaro, “An advanced multibody model for the analysis of motorcycle dynamics”, 3rd ICMEM International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Beijing, P. R. China, October 21-23, 2009, ISBN:978-1-933100-33-3.

[C34] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, M. Peretto: On the Optimization of the Center of Gravity Location of Racing Motorcycles, FISITA 2008 World Automotive Congress, 14-19 September Munich (Germany

[C33] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, R. Sartori, M. Massaro, “A Motorcycle Riding Simulator for the Improvement of the Rider Safety”, FISITA 2008 World Automotive Congress, Munich, Germany, September 14-19, 2008.

[C32] V. Cossalter, G. Dalla Torre, R. Lot, M. Massaro, “A multibody tool for the Optimization of the Suspension Setup and Geometric Layout of Racing Motorcycles”, FISITA 2008 World Automotive Congress, Munich, Germany, September 14-19, 2008.

[C31] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, R. Sartori, M. Massaro, “A Motorcycle Guidance Algorithm”, 4th European Conference on Structural Control, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 8-12, 2008.

[C30] M. Massaro, R. Lot, “Application of Laplace Transform Techniques to Non-Linear Control Optimization”, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference – Multibody Dynamics 2007, Milano, Italy, June 25–28, 2007.

[C29] F. Biral, R. Lot, M. Peretto, Optimization of the Layout of a Racing Motorcycle using the Optimal Maneuver Method,   IAVSD 20th Symposium: Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, Berkeley, California, August 13-17, 2007.

[C28] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, F. Maggio, An Integrated Multi-body Software for the Design of Motorcycles, EAEC Conference, 30 May – 1 June 2007 , Budapest, Hungary

[C27] R. Lot, M. Massaro, “The Kick-Back of Motorcycles: Experimental and Numerical Analsysis”, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference – Multibody Dynamics 2007, Milano, Italy, June 25–28, 2007.

[C26] R. Lot, M. Massaro, “A combined model of tire and road surface for the dynamics analysis of motorcycle handling”, FISITA World Automotive Congress, Yokohama, Japan, 22-27, October 2006.

[C25] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, A non linear rider model for motorcycles, FISITA 2006, World Automotive Congress, 22-27 October, Yokohama, Japan, Paper n° F20006V075, 2006

[C24] A. Bellati, V. Cossalter, R. Lot, A. Ambrogi, Preliminary investigation on the dynamics of motorcycle fall behavior: influence of a simple airbag jacket system on rider safety, 6th International Motorcycle Conference, IFZ Institute for Motorcycle Safety, Cologne, 9 – 10 October, 2006

[C23] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, A. Doria, M. Maso, A motorcycle riding simulator for assessing the riding ability and for testing rider assistance systems, 9th Driving Simulation Conference, October 4, 5 & 6, 2006 – Paris, France, 2006

[C22] R. Lot, P. De Luca, A Multibody Motorcycle Model with LMS VirtualLab Motion, Conference LMS, Munchen, 2006

[C21] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, M. Massaro, “The Significance of Frame Compliance and Rider Mobility on the Motorcycle Stability”, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference – Multibody Dynamics 2005, Madrid, Spain, June 21-24, 2005.

[C20] Pasquale De Luca, Roberto Lot, A Motorcycle Front Fork Model Based on Neural Network and Trained Using Experimental Test Results – Mostra-Convegno “Automobili E Motori High – Tech” Modena , 26-27th MAY 2005

[C19] V. Cossalter, R. Lot, F. Maggio: On the Stability of Motorcycle during Braking Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition, Graz, september 2004.  SAE Paper 2004-32-0018 / 20044305

[C18] Vittore Cossalter, Alberto Doria, R. Lot, Development and Validation of a Motorcycle Riding Simulator, FISITA, may 2004, Barcellona, 2004

[C17] F. Maggio, R. Lot, V. Cossalter, Dynamic Analysis of the Motorcycle Behaviour using DADS, LMS User Conferences 2004- Europe Munich, Germany, March, 10-11, 2004

[C15] V. Cossalter, R. Lot: and and F. Maggio: A Multibody Code for Motorcycle Handling and Stability Analysis with Validation and Examples of Application. Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition, Madison, WI, USA. september 2003. (vol. Part 1 of 4, pp. 1-6). SAE Paper 2003-32-0035.

[C15] V. Cossalter and R. Lot: Sviluppo di un simulatore di guida motociclistico (in Italian), 16th AIMETA Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Ferrara, Italy. 9-12 settembre 2003. (vol. 1, pp. 71).

[C14] R. Lot: A Motorcycle Tire Model for Dynamic Simulations: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects, proceedings of AIMETA Int. Tribology Conference, 18 – 20 September 2002 – Vietri sul Mare (SA) – Italy

[C13] V. Cossalter, R. Lot: and and F. Maggio: The Influence of Tire Properties on the Stability of a Motorcycle in Straight Running and in Curve. SAE Automotive Dynamics & Stability Conference (ADSC),Detroit, Michigan, USA. May 7-9. (vol. 1, pp. 87-95). ISBN/ISSN: 0-7680-0972-3. SAE paper: 2002-01-1572.

[C12] F. Biral, S. Garbin, R. Lot: Enhancing the Performance of High Powered Motorcycles by a Proper Definition of Geometry and Mass Distribution, SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference & Exhibition Indianapolis, 2-4 dec. 2002,  paper 02MSEC-14

[C11] D. Bortoluzzi, R. Lot, N. Ruffo: Motorcycle Steady Turnig: the Significance of Geometry and Inertia, 7th International Conference and Exibition FLORENCE

[C10] D. Bortoluzzi, A.Doria, R. Lot, L. Fabbri: Experimental Investigation and Simulation Of Motorcycle Turning Performance, 3rd International Motorcycle Conference, Munchen, Germany, 11-12 september 2000, proceedings pp. 176-192

[C9] M. Da Lio, V. Cossalter, R. Lot, L: Fabbri: The influence of Tyre Characteristics on Motorcycle Manouevrability, EAEC – European Automotive Congress (Barcellona, 30 giugno – 2 luglio 1999), proceedings: vol “Vehicle Dynamics and Active Safety”, pp. 97-103.

[C8] M. Da Lio, R. Lot: Analisi Modale di Sistemi Multibody Descritti in Coordinate Naturali, atti del XIV Congresso Nazionale AI META, Como, 6-9 ottobre 1999, p.59

[C7] A. Doria, M. Da Lio, R. Lot: On the Steering Behaviour of Motorcycles, EAEC – European Automotive Congress (Barcellona, 30 giugno – 2 luglio 1999), proceedings: vol “Vehicle Dynamics and Active Safety”, pp. 218-225.

[C6] V. Cossalter, M. Da Lio, R. Lot, L.Fabbri: Simulations and Performance Evaluation of Race Motorcycle Dynamics based on Parts of Real Circuit, International Conference Power Two Wheels (ATA conference), (Pisa, 14-15 dicembre 1998).

[C5] C. Carretta, V. Cossalter, A. Doria, R. Lot: Sviluppo di una Macchina per lo Studio della Cinematica e Dinamica della Pedalata, atti del XIII Congresso Nazionale AIMETA (Siena, 29 settembre – 3 ottobre 1997), vol. 2, pp. 25-30.

[C4] V. Cossalter, M. Da Lio, R. Lot: Sull’uso delle Coordinate Naturali nella Sintesi di Meccanismi con Metodi di Ottimizzazione, atti del XIII Congresso Nazionale AIMETA (Siena, 29 settembre – 3 ottobre 1997), vol. 2, pp. 37-42.

[C3] M. Da Lio, R. Lot: Un Modello Matematico per l’Analisi Cinematica dei Veicoli a Due Ruote, atti del XIII Congresso Nazionale AIMETA (Siena, 29 settembre – 3 ottobre 1997), vol. 2, pp. 43-48.

[C2] V. Cossalter, M. Da Lio, R. Lot: Vibrazioni Autoeccitate del Retrotreno di Motoveicoli dovute all’Interazione Pneumatico-Strada, atti del IV Convegno AIMETA di Tribologia (Santa Margherita Ligure, 3-4 ottobre 1996), pp. 241-247.

[C1] V. Cossalter, M. Da Lio, R. Lot: Mathematical Modelling of Two-Wheeled Vehi­cles, IX IFToMM World Congress on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (Milano, 29/8-2/9/95), proceedings, vol. 4, pp. 2842-2846, 1995.

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