Recent Submissions

  • Proprioception for collision detection 

    Climent Bigas, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaÉcole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays a lot of research is done in the eld of human-robot interaction to allow robots to work in human environments. Haptic perception is crucial for human and robot safety since it allows to detect contacts. It is ...
  • Gesture based HRI for industrial AGVs 

    Fandos Jahrsetz, Alexander (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Interaction between humans and AGVs (Automatic guided vehicles) is often reduced to non-existent or just some pushbuttons, touchscreens or signalling lamps [17][18][19][20]. In recent years some researchers have attempted ...
  • Big Data and Data Analytics applied to the Monitoring of Water Distribution Networks 

    Muñoz Balbontín, Mireya (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The project associated with this master thesis was performed in collaboration with Water Technological Centre CETAQUA1, located in Cornellà de Llobregat. The aim of this thesis is to implement the use of data analytics and ...
  • Implementació d'una xarxa can per a la sincronització i diagnòstic de fallades dels inversors d'un Motor Lineal de Reluctància 

    Serra i Mendoza, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Aquest treball consisteix en la implementació de una xarxa CAN (Controlled Area Network) per interconnectar 2 inversors corresponents a 2 motors lineals i un circuit de control central encarregat de coordinar les accions, ...
  • Non-linear model predictive control applied to PEM Fuel Cells: Anode pressure and humidity regulation 

    Rosanas Boeta, Noè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis, a nonlinear model predictive control (NMPC) strategy is proposed to regulate the humidity and pressure in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) anode. The proposed control strategy uses two controllers ...
  • Monitoring and managing interaction patterns in Human-Robot interaction 

    Martí Carillo, Felip (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaLund University, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, one of the most challenging problems in Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) is to make robots able to understand humans to successfully accomplish tasks in human environments. HRI has a very different role in all the ...
  • Model de la dinàmica lateral d’un vehicle complet 

    Crusells Porras, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El projecte que es presenta en aquest document, té com a finalitat l’estudi del comportament de la dinàmica lateral d’un vehicle utilitari. El principal objectiu és la creació d’una aplicació vàlida per simular el ...
  • Design and manufacture of a biped robot to implement the inverted pendulum foot placement algorithm 

    Vargas Matín, Elliot (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This project aims to design and manufacture a bipedal robot speci cally designed to be controlled with the Inverted Pendulum Foot Placement algorithm. This algorithm, models the robot as an inverted pendulum. This inverted ...
  • LPV Control of a Quadrotor 

    Torren Larroya, Abel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This master thesis addresses the LPV control of a quadrotor system. The quadorotor model is first transformed to a LPV model respresentation starting from the nonlinear physical model. Then, using the LPV gain-scheduling ...
  • Creating an open source platform to develop embedded control systems, and performing a control application on a real-time distributed system 

    Rosero Xandi, Carlos Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this project, it has been created a bootloader for the dsPIC33-based board named as Full FLEX, which works jointly with the Erika Enterprise RTOS. In addition, was designed a firmware to perform USB/UART ...

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