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  • Rework in urban renewal projects in Colombia 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Álvarez, Ángela Patricia; Love, Peter E.D.; Edwards, David J. (2016-09)
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    Accés obert
    There a paucity of systematic knowledge on the dynamics of rework in urban renewal projects even though such projects frequently exceed budget and schedule. The causal factors of rework and cost impact upon 69 Colombian ...
  • Factors affecting rework costs in construction 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (2017-03-21)
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    Accés obert
    Rework adversely impacts the performance of building projects. In this study, data were analyzed from 788 construction incidents in 40 Spanish building projects to determine the influence of project and managerial ...
  • Percepción del profesorado de la UPC sobre el desarrollo y la adquisición de competencias en los graduados 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Cano, Elena; Fernández, Maite (Asociación Española de Psicología Conductual, 2017-03-13)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Antecedentes: Investigar el impacto de las nuevas tecnologías en la reducción de horas presenciales en la docencia es fundamental, da lugar la reducción de costes sin menoscabo en la calidad de la formación recibida, lo ...
  • Second-life batteries on a gas turbine power plant to provide area regulation services 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (MDPI AG, 2017-03-17)
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    Accés obert
    Batteries are used in the electricity grid to provide ancillary services. Area regulation seems to provide substantial revenues and profit, but Li-ion batteries are still too expensive to enter widely into this market. ...
  • Compararse para mejorar: los círculos de comparación intermunicipal de eficiencia energética en alumbrado público. Resultados para la provincia de Barcelona 

    García Gil, Manuel (2016-02)
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    Accés obert
    El objetivo de este artículo es presentar el Círculo de Comparación Intermuncipal sobre Eficiencia Energética en el Alumbrado Público, destacando los principales indicadores y su potencialidad de extrapolación al resto de ...
  • Predicting fuel energy consumption during earthworks 

    Trani, Marco Lorenzo Agostino; Bossi, Benedetta; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-01-20)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    This research contributes to the assessment of on-site fuel consumption and the resulting carbon dioxide emissions due to earthworks-related processes in residential building projects, prior to the start of the construction ...
  • Modelling indoor air carbon dioxide concentration using grey-box models 

    Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Carnevali, Matteo; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2017-02-27)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Predictive control is the strategy that has the greatest reported benefits when it is implemented in a building energy management system. Predictive control requires low-order models to assess different scenarios and ...
  • Description and evaluation of the Multiscale Online Nonhydrostatic AtmospheRe CHemistry model (NMMB-MONARCH) version 1.0: gas-phase chemistry at global scale 

    Badia, Alba; Jorba, Oriol; Voulgarakis, Apostolos; Dabdub, Donald; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Hilboll, Andreas; Gonçalves Ageitos, María; Zavisa, Janjic (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2017-02-10)
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    Accés obert
    This paper presents a comprehensive description and benchmark evaluation of the tropospheric gas-phase chemistry component of the Multiscale Online Nonhydrostatic AtmospheRe CHemistry model (NMMB-MONARCH), formerly known ...
  • Decision making under uncertainty using a qualitative TOPSIS method for selecting sustainable energy alternatives 

    Afsordegan, Arayeh; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell Jané, Núria; Zahedi, Siamak; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (2016-03-15)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Multi-criteria decision-making methods support decision makers in all stages of the decision-making process by providing useful data. However, criteria are not always certain as uncertainty is a feature of the real world. ...
  • Perception of the acquisition of generic competences in Engineering Degrees 

    Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Pérez Poch, Antoni; Amante García, Beatriz (2016-12-21)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    The aim of this paper is to analyze what generic competencies at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC·BarcelonaTech) are most evaluated by the teaching staff belonging to the first curricular block of industrial ...

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