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  • Mass estimation for an adaptive trajectory predictor using optimal control 

    Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2015)
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    Air traffic predictability is paramount in the air traffc system in order to enable concepts such as Trajectory Based Operations (TBO) and higher automation levels for self-separation. Whereas in simulated ...
  • Real-time Simulations to Evaluate RPAS Contingencies in Shared Airspace 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2015)
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    This paper presents the work done within the second year of WP-E project ERAINT (Evaluation of the RPAS-ATM Interaction in Non-Segregated Airspace) that intends to evaluate by means of human-in-the-loop real-time simulations ...
  • Optimization of the vertical trajectory through Time and Energy management: A Human-in-the-Loop Study 

    Bussink, Frank; Verhoeven, Ronald; Marsman, Adri; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Bendris, Bianca; Montolio, Josep; Day, Brent (2009)
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  • A methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future RPAS operations 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Tadeo, Carlos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This paper presents a simple methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) operations. State-of-the-art inefficiency metrics have been selected and adapted ...
  • Adherencia al tratamiento de deformidades craneales con un dispositivo ortopédico sensorizado 

    Rosas, Lucero; Garcia, Julio; Oller Arcas, Antonio; López Rubio, Juan; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel (2015)
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    Existe una enfermedad que afecta a niños acabados de nacer que provoca malformaciones craneales y, las posibilidades de tratamiento (quirúrgico) son limitadas hasta que el niño tiene una edad en que no se ponga en riego ...
  • Passive Vertical Tracking using DME Multilateration 

    Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Salazar, Dagoberto; Royo Chic, Pablo; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The increasing number of touristic flights over Barcelona city has raised an increasing number of complaints by the city dwellers. The need to distinguish the touristic flights from the state aircraft motivates a study of ...
  • Evaluation of in-flight trajectory optimisation with time constraints in a moving base flight simulator 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Bussink, Frank; Verhoeven, Ronald; Marsman, Adri (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This paper describes an aircraft trajectory optimisation algorithm that is part of the time and energy managed operations (TEMO) concept, a new trajectory planning and guidance strategy for advanced four dimensional (4D) ...
  • WEMSgen: a real-time weather modelling library for on-board trajectory optimisation and planning 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Isanta, Roger; Bas, Isidro; Birling, Florent (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    WEMSgen is a stand-alone application devel- oped within the Clean Sky FASTOP (Fast Opti- miser for continuous descent approaches) project that is capable to load weather data in standard GRIB (General ...
  • Increasing UAV capabilities through autopilot and flight plan abstraction 

    Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2007)
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    This paper presents two novel avionics subsystems that aim at overcoming two clearly identified drawbacks of current UAV technology. Firstly, on board exploitation of autopilot telemetry is a complex and autopilot dependent ...
  • An architecture to automate UAS operations in non-segregated airspace 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2011)
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    Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent new ...

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