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  • La industria farmacéutica en España 

    Salazar García, Aída (2012)
    Conference report
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    Se muestra brevemente el entorno y funcionamiento de la industria farmacéutica española, por lo que se hará mención de diversos aspectos como una herramienta que dará una idea general de este sector en España, empezando ...
  • Domestic oven heated by a concentrating solar collector 

    Lloveras Macià, Joaquín (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    A project to power a domestic oven by solar energy was developed. The focal axis of a cylindrical parabolic reflector usually reaches temperatures of up to 250ºC. A heat transfer fluid carries this heat to the heat exchanger ...
  • Water self-sufficiency with separate treatment of household rainwater and greywater 

    Lloveras Macià, Joaquín; García Blanch, Elisa; García Gisbert, Anna; Planas Gisbert, María; Rodríguez Farre, Ariadna (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper is based on an academic work conducted by a group of students of the Engineering Project course within the Chemical Engineering Degree at the Engineering School of Barcelona. The objective of the exercise was ...
  • Innovación energética hipocarbónica para cumplir los objetivos UE 2020 y 2050 

    Lloveras Macià, Joaquín (2012)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The economic model based on the consumption of fossil fuels, mainly oil, historically has fostered a growth of civilization, but it has not taken into account the consequences for the environment, now beginning to be ...
  • Proyecto 2.0: herramientas de la web social de apoyo a la elaboración de proyectos 

    Puertas Molina, Miquel; Roca Lefler, Marta; Domènech Mas, Josep Maria; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Web 2.0 or social web is understood as the group of applications and resources of Internet that facilitate the exchange of information and the collaborative work. Most of these tools are free and can be applied during the ...
  • Conceptual design guide for energy and water consumptions 

    Lloveras Macià, Joaquín (The Design Society, 2013)
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    The present paper proposes to analyze the consumption of Energy or/and Water (E/W) in the conceptual design (CD) stage of a product, in order to optimize this consumption. The product normally spends more resources in the ...
  • Mechatronic design for students: model based on industrial engineering techniques 

    González Almaguer, Carlos Alberto; Manríquez, José; Trelles, Sergio; Reyes, Luis D.; Neria, Xochitl; Acevedo, Armando; Avila, José M.; Lloveras Macià, Joaquín; Rioja, Oscar (The Design Society, 2013)
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    The present paper proposes a methodology for mechatronic design projects based on industrial engineering techniques. Today, in industrial production the reduction of research and development time is one of the most important ...
  • Valuation of questions in presentations of group projects 

    Lloveras Macià, Joaquín (The Design Society, 2013)
    Conference report
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    This paper evaluates the effectiveness of using rounds of questions posed by work groups of an Engineering Project course after their project presentations. Before, students were offered the possibility of putting questions ...
  • Using a crowdsourcing knowledge base to support the Sustainability and Social Compromise skill in Computer Science Engineering studies 

    Alier Forment, Marc; López Álvarez, David; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; García Almiñana, Jordi; Piguillem Poch, Jordi; Velasco Becerra, Martha Elena (2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Skill "Sustainability and Socia Commitment" is commonly accepted as essential in today's world. However it proves tricky to introduce into the curriculum, mainly because of lack of knowledgeable teachers. To address ...
  • Proyectos de desarrollo rural en zonas marginadas de Mexico usando ingenieria concurrente 

    González Almaguer, Carlos Alberto; Montejano, Gerardo; Vázquez Feijoo, Horacio; Nieto Barrera, Jorge; Lloveras Macià, Joaquín (2012)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    La Ingeniería concurrente (CE) ha atraído más atención en los últimos años debido a que su aplicación reduce el tiempo de diseño de productos desde su concepción hasta su manufactura masiva, mejorando la calidad y el ...

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