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  • Anisotropic effects on the thermoelectric properties of highly oriented electrodeposited Bi2Te3 films 

    Manzano, Cristina V.; Abad, Begoña; Muñoz, Miguel; Koh, Yee Rui; Hodson, Stephen L.; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; Shakouri, Ali; Sands, Timothy D.; Borca-Tasciuc, Theodorian; Martin, Marisol (Macmillan Publishers, 2016-01-18)
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    Thermoelectric materials have garnered significant attention in response to the necessity to develop alternative energy sources than those that rely on fossil fuels. The performance of thermoelectric materials1 is quantified ...
  • Diseño mecánico de una silla de ruedas con superación de obstáculos 

    Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Ivern Cacho, Jordi; Pérez Poch, Antoni (2015-11-01)
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    Se plantea el diseño mecánico de una silla de ruedas con superación de obstáculos con software CAD en 3D con los mecanismos suficientes para que sea capaz de superar bordillos o pendientes pronunciadas. En el diseño se ...
  • Design of a thermoelectric generator with fast transient respose 

    Fisac, Miguel; Villasevil Marco, Francisco Javier; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel (2015-04-13)
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    Thermoelectric modules are currently used both in Peltier cooling and in Seebeck mode for electricity generation. The developments experienced in both cases depend essentially on two factors: the thermoelectric properties ...
  • Comparative analysis of a university learning experience: classroom mode versus distance mode 

    Fàbregas Ruesgas, Juan José; Hernández Abad, Francisco; Hernández Abad, Vicente; Rojas Sola, José Ignacio (Springer, 2015-05)
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    The article presents a comparative analysis of learning a group of students in three different courses in the classroom mode or ‘campus’, and distance or ‘online’ using synchronous technology through web-conferencing ...
  • International journal of engineering education 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Amante García, Beatriz; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar (2014-10-01)
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    Open Access
    This work presents an analysis of the assessment tools used by professors at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya to assess the generic competencies introduced in the Bachelor’s Degrees in Engineering. In order to ...
  • Analysis of assessment tools used in engineering degree programs 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Amante García, Beatriz; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Cadenato Matia, Ana María (2014-10-01)
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    Open Access
    This work presents an analysis of the assessment tools used by professors at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya to assess the generic competencies introduced in the Bachelor’s Degrees in Engineering. In order to ...
  • Spatial ability in computer-aided design courses 

    Torner Ribé, Jordi; Alpiste Penalba, Francesc; Brigos Hermida, Miguel Ángel (CAD Solutions, 2014)
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    Many studies have demonstrated that spatial ability is an important factor in the study of Industrial Engineering. Spatial ability is fundamentally important to the work of an engineer, as it is vital for project design. ...
  • SET and noise fault tolerant circuit design techniques: application to 7 nm FinFET 

    Calomarde Palomino, Antonio; Amat Bertran, Esteve; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Vigara Campmany, Julio Enrique; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (2014-04-01)
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    Open Access
    In the near future of high component density and low-power technologies, soft errors occurring not only in memory systems and latches but also in the combinational parts of logic circuits will seriously affect the reliable ...
  • Micropower thermoelectric generator from thin Si membranes 

    Pérez Marín, A. P.; Lopeandía, A. F.; Abad, L.; Ferrando-Villaba, P.; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; García, G.; Muñoz Pascual, F.X.; Rodriguez Viejo, J. (2014-03-23)
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    We report the development of a Si-based micro thermogenerator build from silicon-on-insulator by using standard CMOS processing. Ultrathin single-crystalline Si membranes, 100 nm in thickness, with embedded n and p-type ...
  • Modelling and simulation of a thermoelectric structure with pellets of non-standard geometry and materials 

    Villasevil Marco, Francisco Javier; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; Fisac, Miguel (Elsevier, 2013-08)
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    The aim of this paper is to develop and manufacture a thermoelectric structure operating in Peltier mode with non-standard materials, using a Finite Element Model. Thus, both the reliability of the Finite Element Model ...

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