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  • The Passivhaus standard in mediterranean climate: Evaluation, comparison and profitability 

    Saldaña Márquez, Héctor; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Rosell Balada, Gerard (2015)
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    The Passivhaus standard (PS) provides the foundations for improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gases in the housing sector. In the current Spanish context, several energy certification alternatives are ...
  • Study of fresh and hardening process properties of gypsum with three different PCM inclusion methods 

    Serrano, Susana; Barreneche, Camila; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Fernández, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Lluïsa F (2015)
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    Gypsum has two important states (fresh and hardened states), and the addition of phase change materials (PCM) can vary the properties of the material. Many authors have extensively studied properties in the hardened state; ...
  • Single layer mortars with microencapsulated PCM: study of physical and thermal properties, and fire behaviour 

    Serrano, Susana; Bosch González, Montserrat; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa F.; Fernández, Ana Inés (2016-01-01)
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    tPhase change materials are a promising strategy to reduce energy consumption in a wide range of appli-cations including the building sector. Many studies have been done to evaluate the impact of PCM onthermal properties ...
  • Mechanical properties of mortars containing recycled ceramic as a fine aggregate replacement 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015-12-31)
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    We study the behavior of mortars where 0%, 10%, 20%, 30%, 50% and 100% of their original natural sand was replaced by ceramic sand in a search of potential new building materials that will help to conserve natural resources ...
  • Relationship between the c/a proportion and properties in fresh state of mortars containing recycled ceramic aggregate 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Mendivil Escalante, José M. (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2015-10-30)
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    In the search for alternative solutions for the recycling of ceramic waste from both of the industry as the demolition and as contribution to the conservation of the environment, treatment of this waste is being implemented ...
  • LCA as comparative tool for concrete columns and glulam columns 

    Gámez, Diana C.; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Corral Higuera, Ramón; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Gómez Soberón, Luís Alberto (2015-06-01)
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    Nowadays, in the construction sector, some methods are being investigated to detect and minimize their environmental impact. The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a tool that allows the evaluation of the environmental burden ...
  • Actuación preventiva de diagnóstico y control de movimientos en los edificios afectados por subsidencia en el barrio de la Estación de Sallent (Barcelona) 

    Díaz Gómez, César; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Santamaria Garcia, Pere Santamaria garcia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2015-07-21)
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    El presente artículo se refiere a la problemática de subsidencia surgida en los edificios de un barrio de la población de Sallent como consecuencia de los efectos de la excavación de las galerías subterráneas de una antigua ...
  • Magnesium phosphate cements formulated with a low-grade MgO by-product: physico-mechanical and durability aspects 

    Formosa, J; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; del Valle Zermeño, Ricardo; Niubó Eslava, Maria; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Chimenos Ribera, Josep Maria (2015-05-17)
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    Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics (CBPCs) and, in particular, Magnesium Phosphate Cements (MPCs), show properties very adequate for using as repair mortar for concrete constructions. The obtainment of MPC using ...
  • Temperature for geopolymerization of fly ash. Mechanical behaviour 

    Apodaca García, Sergio; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2015-04-30)
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    Alkali activation of fly ash (FA) is a chemical process which allows the transformation of the amorphous structure which makes up most of its particles, in compact cementitious skeletons geopolymers are called solid ...
  • Analysis of the maturation process of geopolymer mortars 

    Barreras Miranda, Amid J.; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2015-04-30)
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    Mechanical and maturation of geopolymers mortars based on fly ash –FA¿ (FAM), properties are studied. The values of FAM in compressive strength were lower than conventional Portland cement mortars (PCM). For geopolymers were ...

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