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  • An integrative methodology for the quality of life measurement in urban places based on the accomplishment of human needs 

    Papachristou, Ioanna Anna; Rosas Casals, Martí (2015)
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    Quality of Life (QoL) approaches and studies have broadly raised the interest of scientists during the last years. With more than half of the world population now living in cities, defining and measuring QoL in urban ...
  • Distributed experiment for the calculus of optimal values for energy consumption in buildings 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Aina Ortiz, Joana; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Salom, Jaume (2015)
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  • Optimization of energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia based on comfort, energy and costs 

    Ortiz, Joana; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Salom, Jaume; Russo, Verdina; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau (2015)
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    The paper describes OptiHab study, done in the framework of the MARIE project. The objective of OptiHab is to provide technical and economic information to optimize the energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia, ...
  • Acreditación de las titulaciones de grado. Experiencia de la EET-UPC 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil, Alfred (2015)
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    El proceso de implantación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) supuso nuevos requerimientos para los estudios universitarios en el Estado Español. La legislación (RD 1393, 2007) establece que los títulos ...
  • 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 ...

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