Enviaments recents

  • Environmental assessment of drinking water transport and distribution network use phase for small to medium-sized municipalities in Spain 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Petit Boix, Anna; Gasol, Carlos M.; Farreny, Ramon; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Suárez-Ojeda, María Eugenia; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2015-01)
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    Previous studies assessing the environmental impacts of drinking water supply networks have considered a bottom-up approach, analysing single case studies. This paper presents a top-down approach for the assessment of the ...
  • Vertical facing panel-joint gap analysis for steel-seinforced soil walls 

    Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2016-08)
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    This paper reports the results of a numerical parametric study focused on the prediction of vertical load distribution and vertical gap compression between precast concrete facing panel units in steel-reinforced soil walls ...
  • LCA of recycled and conventional concretes designed using the Equivalent Mortar Volume and classic methods 

    Jiménez Fernández, Cristian Gonzalo; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Valls del Barrio, Susanna (2015-06)
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    The objective of this investigation is to environmentally evaluate three concrete design methods through a Life Cycle Assessment using the methodology of the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), from Leiden University, ...
  • Environmental and geometric optimisation of cylindrical drinking water storage tanks 

    Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Hernando Canovas, Elena; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2015-12)
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    Purpose: Urban water cycle construction processes are an important element to consider when assessing the sustainability of urban areas. The present study focuses on a structural and environmental analysis of cylindrical ...
  • Integrated structural analysis and life cycle assessment of equivalent trench-pipe systems for sewerage 

    Petit Boix, Anna; Roigé Montornés, Núria; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2016-02)
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    The demand for sanitation infrastructures is increasing due to a rise in the urban population. To meet the need for wastewater collection, the construction of sewer networks must comply with a series of technical parameters ...
  • Bi-layer diaphragm walls: structural and sectional analysis 

    Segura Castillo, Luis; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2016-05)
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    The bi-layer diaphragm wall, a new slurry wall type designed to cope with the problem of watertightness is studied in this paper. These walls consist of two bonded concrete layers, the first, a conventional Reinforced ...
  • Structural diagnosis of a concrete dam with cracking and high non-recoverable displacements 

    Campos, André; López Garello, Carlos María; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2016-02)
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    Expansions in concrete dams may be caused by chemical or physical sources; however in certain occasions the evidences observed in the dam may not be attributed to a single cause. Mequinenza is an example of a concrete dam ...
  • Development of urban solar infrastructure to support low-carbon mobility 

    Mendoza, Joan Manuel F.; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Angrill Toledo, Sara; Garcia Lozano, Raul; Feijoo Costa, Gumersindo; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2015-10)
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    The provision of an adequate network of urban infrastructures is essential to create clean and energy-efficient urban mobility systems. However, the urban infrastructure to support sustainable mobility can produce a ...
  • Environmental impact of public charging facilities for electric two-wheelers 

    Mendoza, Joan Manuel F.; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier (2016-02)
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    The environmental characterization of the charging infrastructure required to operate electric vehicles (EVs) is usually overlooked in the literature. Only rudimentary life cycle inventories of EV charging facilities are ...
  • Assessing the energetic and environmental impacts of the operation and maintenance of spanish sewer networks from a life-cycle perspective 

    Petit Boix, Anna; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Chenel, Sergio; Marin, Desiree; Gasol, C.M.; Farreny, Ramon; Villalba, Gara; Suárez Ojeda, María Eugenia; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2015-06)
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    The environmental impacts resulting from sewer networks are best analysed from a life-cycle perspective to integrate the energy requirements into the infrastructure design. The energy requirements for pumping wastewater ...

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