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  • Optimization of the tantalum ore production by control the milling process 

    Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Álvarez Rodríguez, Beatriz; Jorge Sánchez, Juan; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Tomasa Guix, Oriol; Calvo Torralba, Daniel; Guasch Cascallo, Eduard; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán; García Vallès, Maite (2015)
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    Tantalum is a strategic metal with multiple applications in the new technologies. Tantalum deposits are scarce in EU. Thus, more efficient extracting processes are necessary to contribute to major European independency on ...
  • Spatial optimality in power distribution networks 

    Luo, Lingen; Pagani, Giuliano A.; Rosas Casals, Martí (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Critical infrastructures can be characterized as networks where nodes and edges are embedded in space. Transportation networks, the internet, and power grids, are examples of networks where spatial constrains are relevant. ...
  • Sustainability study for wheat straw torrefaction technology 

    Szamosi, Zoltán; Rosas Casals, Martí (University of Debrecen. Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2014)
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    The aim of this article is to examine the torrefaction production technology placed in two power plant environment (Rankine-Clausius, and Organic Rankine-Clausius circular procedures). The torrefaction is a heat treatment ...
  • A Monte Carlo approach for distribution reliability assessment considering time varying load and system reconfiguration 

    Martínez Magaña, Juan; Guerra Sánchez, Luis Gerardo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    This paper presents the basic features of a sequential analytical Monte Carlo approach for reliability evaluation of distribution systems. The document includes a description of the procedure, implemented in an open ...
  • Chicken feathers based biocomposites: a new sustainable product? 

    Molins Durán, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2013)
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    Plastic composites are made of polymers and different reinforcements that originally were synthetic and non-biodegradable. Since 1990’s, many biodegradable composites, formed by a biodegradable matrix and natural fibers, ...
  • Self-video recording for the integration and assessment of generic competencies 

    Masip Álvarez, Albert; Hervada Sala, Carme; Pàmies Gómez, Teresa; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Jaen Fernandez, Carles; Rodríguez Sorigué, M. Cristina; Romero Durán, David; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Roca Lefler, Marta; Hernández Farràs, Jorge; Montferrer Liñan, Raul (2013)
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    This document presents the use of a self-video-recording service for the integration and assessment of certain generic competences (oral and written communication, teamwork and third (English) language) in all degree ...
  • Chicken feathers based composites: a life cycle assessment 

    Molins Durán, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2012)
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    Chicken feathers (CFs) are a waste material generated from poultry industry in large quantities. A composite material constituted of poly lactide and CFs is proposed in order to prepare a biodegradable composite with low ...
  • Building optisim, optimizador NZEB 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Colls, Màxim; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria (2012)
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    La simulación de la demanda energética de un edificio es una tarea compleja debido principalmente a dos factores clave. En primer lugar, es necesario definir la física y las complejas relaciones entre todos los elementos ...
  • On the difficulty (and success) of correlating empirical data and (extended) topological measures in power grid networks 

    Luo, Lingen; Bompard, Ettore; Rosas Casals, Martí (2012)
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    Power grids have entered the complex networks realm for quite a long time now. Their structure (i.e., topology) and dynamics have been thoroughly studied and many topological measures have been used in order to classify ...
  • A Perspective overview of topological approaches for vulnerability analysis of power transmission grids 

    Bompard, Ettore; Pons, Enrico; Luo, Lingen; Rosas Casals, Martí (2012)
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