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  • Evaluation of the mechanical reinforcement of Calcium Phosphate Cements with resorbable fibres treated by low temperature plasma 

    Fleps, Ingmar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09)
    Master thesis
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    Replacing bone in load bearing sites still poses a challenge. Fiber reinforcement of calcium phosphate based cements is a promising strategy to develop bone substitutes with improved mechanical properties. In this study, ...
  • Fatigue behavior and associated binder deformation mechanisms in WC-Co cemented carbides 

    Vladimir Valle Alvarez, Lauro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The mechanical integrity of WC-Co hardmetals has been studied by the occurrence of subcritical crack growth and strength degradation under cycling loading. The investigation is conducted on three WC-Co hardmetals grades ...
  • Preparation of nanostructured iron by mechanical milling under cryogenic conditions 

    Jan Jonathan Josef, Germann (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Fabrication of nanostructured materials is of outmost importance for future advanced materials. Nanostructurization of materials with structure sizes in the micrometer range and below can significantly alter mechanical ...
  • Estudi d’un nou mètode de consolidació ultra-ràpid de pols de metall nanocristal·lina 

    Montoliu Valor, Lídia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
    Master thesis
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    En el següent treball fi de màster es presenta l’estudi d’un nou mètode de consolidació de la pols de Fe pur per obrir una nova via de treball amb l’objectiu final de millorar les propietats mecàniques del Fe. La pols de ...
  • Production of nanotwinned copper via cryogenic milling 

    Krämer, Günther Andreas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Nanostructured copper powder was synthesized using high velocity cryomilling in order to induce deformation twinning and deformation twins in the refined microstructure. The powder was cold compacted and the Vickers ...
  • Production, characterization and dispersion of nanohydroxyapatite 

    Díez Escudero, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06)
    Master thesis
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    Over the past few decades, various investigations have highlighted the importance of mimicking bone for tissue engineering and bone replacement applications. The hierarchy, chemistry and morphology existing in bone are ...
  • Aluminio expandido como inhibidor de explosiones en depósitos que contienen gases o líquidos inflamables 

    Baquerizo Ibarra, Luis Guillermo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
    Master thesis
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    El presente trabajo investigativo se centra en el estudio de aluminio expandido como supresor de explosiones en depósitos de combustibles. Su estudio se remonta a finales de los años 80, época en que aparecieron por ...
  • Propiedades mecánicas y mecanismos de deformación de superconductores de alta temperatura (YBCO) 

    Martín Gil, Violeta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09)
    Master thesis
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    Los superconductores de alta temperatura debido a sus excepcionales propiedades se están usando en determinadas aplicaciones como limitadores de corriente o detectores de microondas. Dentro de los superconductores de ...
  • Development and evaluation of titanium content in biodegradable glass scaffolds for bone regeneration 

    Narshima Moola, PrathapSantosh (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-02)
    Master thesis
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    The field of Tissue Engineering has been developed in order to the replace the tissues that are lost to disease, donor tissue rejection and due to donor tissue shortages. The main aspect of Tissue Engineering is to avoid ...
  • Estudi del cicle de vida del balast 

    Fernandez Coll, Marcel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09)
    Master thesis
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    L’objectiu del present treball es avaluar possibles vies de millora del cicle de vida del balast, ja sigui allargant la seva vida útil o bé donant-li una segona vida. De la bibliografia consultada s’ha recollit un seguit ...

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