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    • A genetic algorithm optimized fractal model to predict the constriction resistance from surface roughness measurements 

      Capelli, Francesca; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Sanllehí, Josep (2017-06-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      The electrical contact resistance greatly influences the thermal behavior of substation connectors and other electrical equipment. During the design stage of such electrical devices, it is essential to accurately predict ...
    • A low elastic modulus Ti-Nb-Hf alloy bioactivated with an elastin-like 

      González, Marta; Salvagni, Emiliano; Rodríguez Cabello, J.C.; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Peña, Javier (2012)
      Article
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      Covenantee:   Universidad de Valladolid
      b-type titanium alloys with low Young’s modulus are desirable to reduce stress shielding effect and enhance bone remodeling for implants used to substitute failed hard tissue. For biomaterials application, the surface ...
    • Antibacterial PHAs coating for titanium implants 

      Rodriguez Contreras, Alejandra; Garcia, Yolanda; Manero Planella, José María; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (2017-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Biomaterial-associated infection is a serious complication of modern implantation surgery. Thus, the improvement of implant surfaces is required to avoid the first stage for biofilm formation, bacterial adhesion. The current ...
    • Antimicrobial PHAs coatings for solid and porous tantalum implants 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Manero Planella, José María; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (2019-10-01)
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      Open Access
      Biomaterial-associated infections (BAI) are the major cause of failure of indwelling medical devices. The risk of BAI can end dramatically in the surgical removal of the affected device. Therefore, a major effort must be ...
    • Bateries de qüestions bàsiques de materials 

      Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Illescas Fernandez, Silvia (2011-09)
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      Open Access
      Fomentar l’estudi i l’aprenentatge autònom de continguts bàsics de les assignatures troncals de materials (Fonaments de Ciència dels Materials, Tecnologia dels Materials i Materials Aeroespacials), de les titulacions ...
    • Bioactivity and antibacterial properties of calcium- and silver-doped coatings on 3D printed titanium scaffolds 

      Torres Garrido, Diego; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Rodriguez Contreras, Alejandra; CALERO, JOSE ANTONIO (Elsevier, 2021-09)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / AMES
      One of the major problems faced by metallic implants is the high probability of bacterial infections, with significant consequences for the patient. In this work, a thermochemical treatment is proposed to obtain silver-doped ...
    • Biofunctionalization strategies on tantalum-based materials for osseointegrative applications 

      Mas Moruno, Carlos; Garrido, Beatriz; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2015-02-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The use of tantalum as biomaterial for orthopedic applications is gaining considerable attention in the clinical practice because it presents an excellent chemical stability, body fluid resistance, biocompatibility, and ...
    • CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (2n quadrimestre, 1r parcial) 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-04-13)
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    • CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (2n quadrimestre, 1r parcial) 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-04-13)
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    • CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (2n quadrimestre, 3r parcial) 

      Arencón Osuna, David; Illescas Fernandez, Silvia; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06-11)
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    • CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (2n quadrimestre, 3r parcial) 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06-11)
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    • CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DE MATERIALES (2n quadrimestre, 1r parcial) 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-05)
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    • CIÈNCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (Examen 2n quadrimestre, 2n parcial) 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-17)
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    • CIÈNCIA I TECNOLOGIA DELS MATERIALS (Examen 2n quadrimestre, 2n parcial) 

      Arencón Osuna, David; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-17)
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    • Corrosion mechanism of HVOF thermal sprayed WC-CoCr coatings in acidic chloride media 

      Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi; Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa (Elsevier, 2019-08-15)
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      HVOF thermal sprayed WC cermet coatings exhibit excellent abrasive and erosive wear resistance due to the presence of high volume fraction of WC particles bounded by a tough cobalt or cobalt-chromium alloy binder. However, ...
    • Development of biomimetic NiTi alloy: influence of thermo-chemical treatment on the physical, mechanical and biological behavior 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Bravo González, Luis-Alberto; Espinar, Eduardo; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2016-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      A bioactive layer, free of nickel, has been performed for its greater acceptability and reliability in clinical applications for NiTi shape memory alloys. In the first step, a safe barrier against Ni release has been ...
    • Development of tantalum scaffold for orthopaedic applications produced by space-holder method 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Riccardi Hernandez, Kiara; Li, Yuping; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2015-10-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
      In the present study, production of tantalum porous scaffolds using the space holder technique was performed. The effect of size and content of sodium chloride particles, used as space holder, as well as compacting pressure ...
    • Docència tecnològica dels materials compostos 

      Gil, Lluís; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Illescas Fernandez, Silvia; Marcé Nogué, Jordi; Pérez, Marco A.; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Sánchez, Montserrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2013-02-08)
      Conference report / Conference lecture
      Open Access
      La tecnologia de materials compostos combina un conjunt de processos i materials complexos. S’ha dissenyat una pràctica amb l’objectiu de transmetre a l’alumne els conceptes de disseny i fabricació utilitzant les ...
    • El juego de rol como metodología activa 

      Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Illescas Fernandez, Silvia; Jorba Peiró, Jordi; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Torres Hernández, Yadir (Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), 2015)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      En este trabajo, diseñado desde el Grupo de Innovación Docente en Materiales (GIDMat-RIMA, https://www.upc.edu/rima/grups/gidmat), se plantea una experiencia en la que, claramente, el rol principal recae en el estu diantado, ...
    • El juego de rol como metodología activa (o cómo hacer mucho con muy poco) 

      Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Jorba Peiró, Jordi; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Torres Hernández, Yadir (Sociedad Española de Materiales, 2017)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidad de Sevilla
      Este trabajo, diseñado desde el Grupo de Innovación Docente en Materiales (GIDMat-RIMA), plantea una experiencia de innovación docente en la que el peso del proceso de aprendizaje recae, mayoritariamente, en el estudiantado, ...