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  • A simulation tool for parachute/payload systems 

    Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice; Ortega, Enrique; Vallés Fluvià, J.; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Centre Internacional de Mètodes Numèrics en Enginyeria (CIMNE), 2014)
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    The design and evaluation of parachute-payload systems is a technology field in which numerical analysis tools can make very important contributions. This work describes a new development from CIMNE in this area, a coupled ...
  • Pressure effects on the performance of external gear pumps under cavitation 

    Campo Sud, David del; Castilla López, Roberto; Raush Alviach, Gustavo Adolfo; Gámez Montero, Pedro Javier; Codina Macià, Esteban (2014-11)
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    The numerical analysis of an external gear pump with cavitation effects has been validated with experimental data obtained by applying Time-Resolved Particle Image Velocimetry. The effect of inlet and outlet pressure on ...
  • Holistic indices for productivity control assessment, applied to the comparative analysis of PID and fuzzy controllers within an Isasmelt furnace 

    Ojeda Sarmiento, Juan Manuel; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Griful Ponsati, Eulàlia (2014-02-01)
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    This research aims to contribute to the analysis of control performance assessment in extractive metallurgy. Productivity-based indices are proposed in addition to current measuring techniques. Such criteria are employed ...
  • Building evacuation: principles for the analysis of basic structures through dynamic flow networks 

    Casadesús Pursals, Salvador; Garriga Garzón, Federico (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Organització d'Empreses (OE), 2013-09)
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    Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to perform an analysis of the factors determining the architectural configuration of buildings for the mobility of people, using dynamic flow networks and considering group formation ...
  • Minimum-fuel escape from two body sun-earth system 

    Colasurdo, Guido; Casalino, Lorenzo; Fantino, Elena (1999)
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    Escaping from the solar system by receiving gravity assist from the Earth is considered in this paper. A simple procedure,which neglects the eccentricity of the Earth’s orbit and uses the two-body problem equations and ...
  • Application of the finite point method to high- Reynolds number compressible flow problems 

    Ortega, Enrique; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice (2014-04-10)
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    In this work, the finite point method is applied to the solution of high-Reynolds compressible viscous flows. The aim is to explore this important field of applications focusing on two main aspects: the easiness and ...
  • Las promesas de la nanotecnología 

    Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2014-01)
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    No cabe duda de que el camino que nos depara la nanotecnología es muy prometedor. Ropa de repelerá el agua, ordenadores quánticos, píldoras inteligentes o teléfonos móviles cargados con el calor humano. Todos estos desarrollos ...
  • High-throughput microcapillary pump with efficient integrated low aspect ratio micropillars 

    Madadi, Hojjat; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Castilla López, Roberto; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2013-12)
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    Prediction and reduction of pressure drop and resistance flow in micropillar arrays are important for the design of microfluidic circuits used in different lab-on-a-chip and biomedical applications. In this work, a diamond ...
  • A meshless finite point method for the three-dimensional analysis of compressible flow problems involving moving boundaries and adaptivity 

    Ortega, Enrique; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice (2013-10-10)
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    A finite point method for solving compressible flow problems involving moving boundaries and adaptivity is presented. The numerical methodology is based on an upwind-biased discretization of the Euler equations, written ...
  • Comparative accuracy and performance assessment of the finite point method in compressible flow problems 

    Ortega, Enrique; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo; Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice (Elsevier, 2014-01-20)
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    A comparative assessment of the Finite Point Method (FPM) is presented. Using a wing-fuselage configuration under transonic inviscid flow conditions as reference test case, the performance of the FPM flow solver is compared ...

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