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  • Advances on the Inductive Plasma Thruster Design for an Atmosphere-Breathing EP System 

    Romano, Francesco; Herdrichd, Georg H.; Boxberger, Adam; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (International Astronautical Federation, 2018)
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    Challenging space mission scenarios include those in very low Earth orbits, where the atmosphere creates significant drag to the S/C and forces their orbit to an early decay. For drag compensation, propulsion systems are ...
  • Analysis of mobility patterns and intended use of shared mobility services in the Barcelona region 

    Gilibert Junyent, Mireia; Ribas Vila, Immaculada; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2019)
    Conference report
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    Social and economic trends have strongly changed in the last years due to the economic crisis and the evolution of technology. These factors have influenced a sharing revolution, also in the mobility sector motivated for ...
  • A Review and Gap Analysis of Exploiting Aerodynamic Forces as a Means to Control Satellite Formation Flight 

    Traub, Constantin; Romano, F.; Binder, Tilman; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2018)
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    Using several small, unconnected satellites flying in formation rather than a single monolithic satellite has many advantages. As an example, separate optical systems can be combined to function as a single larger (synthetic) ...
  • Assessing Virtual Collaborative Environment performance mediated by web-based conversational mechanisms 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Barodzich, Irina (2011)
    Conference lecture
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    The aim of this Work in Progress (WiP) is to assess the effect of using chat and thread discussion on effectiveness of collaboration through Web-Based Collaborative Environments (WBCEs), particularly platform wikis. In ...
  • Business model choices and dimensions of social capital, a path to attain organizational sustainability 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2009)
    Conference report
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    In this paper we study the link between business model set of choices and the way these choices and the resulting business model configuration influence its behaviour, including the consequences. In particular, we study ...
  • Collaborative environments, a way to improve quality in higher education 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Amante García, Beatriz (2012-05)
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    The aim of this research is to observe how Collaborative Web-Based Environments (CWBEs) foster higher education quality improvement by means of enhancing students' teamwork skills, the use of CWBEs and the use of teaching ...
  • Collaborative environments, a way to improve quality in higher education 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Amante García, Beatriz (2012)
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    The aim of this research is to observe how Collaborative Web-Based Environments (CWBEs) foster higher education quality improvement by means of enhancing students' teamwork skills, the use of CWBEs and the use of teaching ...
  • Collaborative learning and videoconferences 

    García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2011)
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    In this paper we present some experiences of working in collaborative environments in engineering studies. We also show the combined potential of those environments when involving the use of videoconferencing as a quality ...
  • Cooperative work and videoconferencing: practical tools for engineering studies 

    García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2011)
    Conference report
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    In this communication some work experiences in collaborative environments for engineering studies are presented. Besides, the combined potential for cooperative work and videoconferencing is also shown as an element ...
  • DISCOVERER - Radical Redesign of Earth Observation Satellites for Sustained Operation at Significantly Low Altitudes 

    Roberts, Peter C.E; Crisp, Nicholas H.; Edmonson, Steve; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2017)
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    DISCOVERER is a new 5.7 million Euro, 4.25 year Horizon 2020 funded project which aims to radically redesign Earth observation satellites for sustained operation at significantly lower altitudes. The satellite based Earth ...
  • Disseny del pla de treball pel desenvolupament de la competència genèrica “Tercera Llengua” als nous graus d’enginyeria a l’ETSEIAT 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; García-Almiñana, Daniel (2010)
    Conference report
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    El present article exposa el Pla de Treball que es durà a terme a l’Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeries Industrial i Aeronàutica de Terrassa (ETSEIAT) durant l’any acadèmic 2009-2010 per poder incorporar la competència ...
  • Effects of applied magnetic field on IPG6-S, test-bed for an ABEP-based inductive plasma thruster (IPT) 

    Romano, Francesco; Herdrich, Georg; Binder, Tilman; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (Association Aéronautique et Astronautique de France, 2018)
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    An atmosphere-breathing electric propulsion system (ABEP) captures the residual atmosphere of a planet and uses it as propellant for an electric thruster to counteract the drag. The system would theoretically allow orbiting ...
  • e-Portfolio: a tool to assess university students' skills 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Amante García, Beatriz; Oliver del Olmo, Sonia (2010)
    Article
    Open Access
    The present article introduces the main qualitative and quantitative results obtained in a pilot study of eportfolio implementation in two different subjects offered in the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Universitat ...
  • Integració curricular d'assignatures per al disseny del nou màster d'enginyeria aeronàutica 

    García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Fajula, Anna; Castellblanque, Mariano; Colomer, Pere; Nualart, Pau; Mudarra López, Miguel; Casals, Miquel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Domènech, Josep Maria; Pérez, Luis Manuel; López, Lucía (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2013-02-08)
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    Aquest projecte ha implementat una prova pilot d’un pla transversal de coordinació de diferents assignatures (Projectes d’Enginyeria Aeronàutica (UPC-enginyeria aeronàutica), Direcció Estratègica (UPC-enginyeria ...
  • Los proyectos como buenos ejemplos de evaluación: GRAPA-RIMA-Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Pérez Poch, Antoni; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (2011)
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    En la presente comunicación se muestran diversos ejemplos de buenas prácticas de evaluación, que consisten en la elaboración de proyectos o trabajos de curso por parte del alumnado de diferentes asignaturas de titulaciones ...
  • Mango Group: growth and internationalisation 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Casi, Enric; Carbonell, Xavier (2010)
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    Mango was created with the aim of providing clothing for a young, urban feminine market according to the latest fashionable trends in quality garments at a reasonable price and with the mission of being available worldwide. ...
  • MANGO S.A.: reinventando el sector de la moda 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Casi, Enric; Carbonell, Xavier (2009)
    Article
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    Mango se creó bajo tres premisas poco evidentes en su época: ropa para mujer joven y urbana, fabricación en países de costes de producción más competitivos por diferentes factores como precio, agilidad, proximidad geográfica, ...
  • Metalquimia S.A.: socializar y sistematizar la innovación 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Lagares, Josep (2009)
    Article
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    Metalquimia ha creado un modelo de negocio transgresor que reproduce el efecto económico de una externalidad de red de manera natural promoviendo una cultura de innovación. Para mantener el equilibrio de este efecto, ésta ...
  • Munich case, some decisions make great stories: Business Model innovation by means of Social Media 

    Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Olivé Tomàs, Antoni (Editions Universitaires Europeénnes, 2012-09-04)
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    The main objective of this article is to identify how Social Media influences the way the business is managed and/or innovated. To evaluate this Business Model Innovation we have conducted a case study that assesses how ...
  • On the exploitation of differential aerodynamic lift and drag as a means to control satellite formation flight 

    Traub, Constantin; Romano, Francesco; Binder, Tilman; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (springer-Verlag, 2019-05-27)
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    For a satellite formation to maintain its intended design despite present perturbations (formation keeping), to change the formation design (reconfiguration) or to perform a rendezvous maneuver, control forces need to be ...