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  • Reliability versus mass optimization of CO2 extraction technologies for long duration missions 

    Detrell Domingo, Gisela; Griful Ponsati, Eulàlia; Messerschmid, Ernst (2016-06-01)
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    The aim of this paper is to optimize reliability and mass of three CO2 extraction technologies/components: the 4-Bed Molecular Sieve, the Electrochemical Depolarized Concentrator and the Solid Amine Water Desorption. The ...
  • A meshless finite point method for 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)
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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 ...
  • Three-dimensional numerical simulation of an external gear pump with decompression slot and meshing contact point 

    Castilla López, Roberto; Gámez Montero, Pedro Javier; Campo Sud, David del; Raush Alviach, Gustavo Adolfo; García Vilchez, Mercedes; Codina Macià, Esteban (2015-04-01)
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    Recently several works have been published on numerical simulation of an external gear pump (EGP). Such kinds of pumps are simple and relatively inexpensive, and are frequently used in fluid power applications, such as ...
  • A meshless finite point method for 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)
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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 ...
  • 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 ...

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