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    • 1D, 2D and 3D modeling PF A PAC-UPC laboratory canal bend 

      Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The present study has been carried out to analyze the hydraulic behavior of the PAC-UPC canal, located in the Campus Nord of the Technical University of Catalonia. This constitutes a model of a real irrigation canal and, ...
    • A new experiments-based methodology to define the stability threshold for any vehicle exposed to flooding 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino; Djordjevic, S. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      A vehicle exposed to flooding, after losing stability, becomes buoyant and may be washed away with potential injuries and fatalities. Such vehicles cause additional disruption to traffic that is already affected by flooding, ...
    • A review of flood impact assessment approaches for underground infrastructures in urban areas: a focus on transport systems 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Cañas Porcuna, Manuel (2020-06)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Flooding events can produce significant disturbances in underground transport systems within urban areas and lead to economic and socioenvironmental well-known consequences, which can be worsened by variations in the ...
    • A review of safety guidelines for vehicles in floodwaters 

      Shah, Syed Muzzamil Hussain; Mustaffa, Zahiraniza; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Yusof, Khamaruzaman Wan; Al-Qadamia, Ebrahim Hamid Hussein (2019-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The development of guidelines for the design and analysis of street drainage systems to ensure safety of pedestrians and vehicles is an issue of fundamental importance. To prevent pedestrians and vehicles from being swept ...
    • An approach to the modelling of stability of waste containers during urban flooding 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Russo, Beniamino; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Plumed Gómez, Áurea (2020-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Before the solid waste is dumped in landfills, the collection process for large Spanish cities starts from a regular collection of household waste municipal service which is carried out through street containers. When an ...
    • Assessment of inlet efficiency through a 3D simulation: numerical and experimental comparison 

      Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Recasens, Joan; Russo, Beniamino; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (2016-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Inlet efficiency is a requirement for characterizing the flow transfers between surface and sewer flow during rain events. The dual drainage approach is based on the joint analysis of both upper and lower drainage levels, ...
    • Assessment of urban flood resilience in Barcelona for current and future scenarios: the RESCCUE project 

      Russo, Beniamino; Velasco, Marc; Locatelli, Luca; Sunyer, David; Yubero, Daniel; Monjo, Robert; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Sánchez Muñoz, Daniel; Evans, Barry; González Gómez, Andoni (2020-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      The results of recent climate projections for the city of Barcelona show a relevant increment of the maximum rainfall intensities for the period 2071–2100. Considering the city as a system of systems, urban resilience is ...
    • Climate Change Implications for Water Availability: A Case Study of Barcelona City 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Monjo, Robert (2020-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Barcelona city has a strong dependence on the Ter and Llobregat reservoir system to provide drinking water. One main concern for the next century is a potential water scarcity triggered by a severe and persistent rainfall ...
    • Criterion of vehicle instability in floodwaters: past, present and future 

      Shah, Syed Muzzamil Hussain; Mustaffa, Zahiraniza; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Kim, Do Kyun; Yusof, Khamaruzaman Wan (2019-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The stability of vehicles exposed to floodwaters on the roads should not be taken for granted, especially in floodplain areas. When a vehicle in floodwaters becomes unstable, it tends to become buoyant and, eventually, is ...
    • Distribución de caudales en un cruce de calles con ángulos diferentes 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-11)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Durante sucesos de precipitación severos en grandes ciudades, es común que se produzcan inundaciones, de tal manera que el agua circula por las calles como si de una red de canales de tratara, causando perdidas materiales ...
    • Electrical grid risk assessment against flooding in Barcelona and Bristol cities 

      Sánchez Muñoz, Daniel; Domínguez Garcia, José Luis; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Russo, Beniamino; Stevens, John; Pardo, Miguel (2020-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme events and, consequently, flooding in urban and peri-urban areas. The electrical grid is exposed to an increase in fault probability because its infrastructure ...
    • Estabilidad de personas en flujos de agua 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino (2016-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Nuestras ciudades están formadas por diversos elementos que están expuestos a inundaciones de magnitudes acordes al evento de lluvia que se produzca y según el diseño del sistema de drenaje urbano. Los elementos más ...
    • Experimental study of the stability of pedestrians exposed to urban pluvial flooding 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino (2016-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Populations in urban environments are extremely mobile throughout the day and in various weather conditions; accounting for this pedestrian mobility and security becomes high importance. Research into the security and ...
    • Flood depth-damage curves for Spanish urban areas 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Castan, Salvador; Gómez Valentín, Manuel (2020-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Depth‒damage curves, also known as vulnerability curves, are an essential element of many flood damage models. A relevant characteristic of these curves is their applicability limitations in space and time. The reader will ...
    • Flood risk assessment in an underground railway system under the impact of climate change: a case study of the Barcelona metro 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Cañas Porcuna, Manuel; Locatelli, Luca; Russo, Beniamino (2020-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Flooding events can produce significant disturbances in underground transport systems within urban areas and lead to economic and technical consequences, which can be worsened by variations in the occurrence of climate ...
    • Hazard risks pertaining to partially submerged non-stationary vehicle on low-lying roadways under subcritical flows 

      Shah, Syed Muzzamil Hussain; Mustaffa, Zahiraniza; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Yusof, Khamaruzaman Wan; Al-Qadamia, Ebrahim Hamid Hussein (2019-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Rivers overflowing onto the floodplains can seriously disrupt the transportation system which can cause significant risks to moving or parked vehicles. The major flooding occurrence at the East Coast of Malaysia in December ...
    • Hazards threatening underground transport systems 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (2020-02)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Metro systems perform a significant function for millions of ridership worldwide as urban passengers rely on a secure, reliable, and accessible underground transportation way for their regular conveyance. However, hazards ...
    • Inundaciones urbanas : criterios de peligrosidad y evaluación del riesgo para peatones y vehículos 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-11-04)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      In this research work, an analysis is first undertaken on the hazard regarding people exposed to floods in urban areas. Several experiments with people were carried out in order to determine the stability limit to pedestrians, ...
    • Methodology for the damage assessment of vehicles exposed to flooding in urban areas 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino; Sánchez Hernando, Pablo; Montes, Josep-Anton (2019-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Within urban areas, humans carry out a great diversity of activities, and some of them require the use of vehicles. Floods, especially in urban areas, can generate significant tangible direct damages to vehicles themselves ...
    • Methodology to prioritize climate adaptation measures in urban areas: Barcelona and Bristol case studies 

      Guerrero Hidalga, María; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Evans, Barry; Webber, James; Termes Rife, Montserrat; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca (2020-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the current context of fast innovation in the field of urban resilience against extreme weather events, it is becoming more challenging for decision-makers to recognize the most beneficial adaptation measures for their ...