Recent Submissions

  • Construction and software design of an ABB IRB 140 concrete 3D printer 

    Serra, Borja (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaLunds Tekniska Högskola, 2014)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    The project consists in the design of a concrete 3D printer that would originally be used for manufacturing street furniture. It is divided into two main parts which are the frame and software design. The structure where ...
  • Simulation of ballistic impacts in steel plates 

    Fernandez Ambrosini, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaUniversité de Mons, 2014)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis, a numerical study of normal perforation of 12mm thick steel plates impacted by 20mm diameter conical shaped projectiles is reported. A thorough analysis on specific experimental data results serves as basis ...
  • Reshoring Manufacturing 

    Alkain Adroer, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaLund University, 2014)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The main purpose of the Thesis is to analyze the reshoring phenomenon and the factors that make companies relocate their manufacturing back home in the western countries. After analyzing them, the key research question ...
  • Project design third axis of paragliding simulator 

    Valle Beltran, Lluis (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaUniversidade de Fortaleza, 2014)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Paragliding accidents are often caused by unpredictable weather conditions that may produce air turbulence. Air turbulence is equally dangerous to both experienced and inexperienced pilots alike, as it is invisible and can ...
  • Turbulent boundary layer: comparison between a flat plate and a rotating disk with and without periodic roughness 

    Amor Pilon, José Mª (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaChalmers Tekniska Högskola, 2015-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    In order to understand and predict the behavior of a flow around an object it is necessary to study the phenomenon present on the close-to-the-wall region of the flow, where the viscous forces cannot be neglected nor the ...
  • Projet ATI : Halle des matériaux 

    Busom Descarrega, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaÉcole européenne d'ingénieurs en génie des matériaux, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Le Projet halle des matériaux est un projet qui a été créé cette année spécialement pour mettre en place une procédure qualité au sein de celle-ci dans le but in fine de mettre aux normes la machine de Traction MTS 10/M ...
  • Effect of drilling process on hole quality, delamination of CFC 

    Fígols López, Héctor (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaQueen's University Belfast, 2015-05)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Defects during the drilling process in carbon fibre laminates can result in late stage rejections in the aerospace industry. This project shows a comprehensive analysis of the influence of drilling parameters on hole quality ...
  • Monetizing oil imports impacts to incorporate them in a CBA 

    Ortuño Serratosa, Jorge (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaTechnische Universiteit Delft, 2014)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    In many European countries social cost-benefit analysis is used to examine and evaluate government projects. One potential benefit is that a country becomes less dependent on oil imports: this can be considered a societal ...
  • Human-robot interaction in the industry 

    Viver Escalé, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaAalto University, 2015)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Nowadays the industry needs to face more changes in production and needs to be more competitive. Therefore a new kind of robot has been making its way into many companies. These androids perform independently and learn ...
  • Rescue drone: design and simulation 

    Maqueda Castellote, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaSastra University, 2014)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Lately the authorities of the fireman department of Catalonia have notice a highly increasing of accidents at the mountains. The adventure sports are being a modern society way of life which people are exposing themselves ...

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