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    • A door-to-door air/car/rail route planner that considers environmental impact alongside user preferences 

      Singh, Simranjit (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Current route planners help people to organize their journeys by themselves. However, the most common websites offering such a service lack in integrating several features that may be useful for the user to make his/her ...
    • A door-to-door route optimizer that includes sustainability criteria 

      Jaime Hermoso, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In this project, the methodology used to develop a software capable of predicting the optimal means of transport for a door-to-door route is exposed. The criteria used to compare the different means of transport are: the ...
    • Aircraft dynamic loads generated in wake vortex encounters 

      Suñer Perucho, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Airbus Defence and Space
      The study illustrated in these pages was developed in the Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity Department of the Military Aircraft division of Airbus Defence and Space in Getafe, Madrid (Spain). That department is a ...
    • Arrival manager (AMAN) and its implementation study at Vilnius International Airport 

      Subedi, Bimal (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas
      The aim of this thesis is to study in detail the working principle of AMAN, its components involved, develop a trajectory prediction simulator using BADA 3.6 and compare the initial flight plan predicted time with that of ...
    • Automated guided vehicles for commercial aircraft manufacturing industry 

      Grau Calvo, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-04)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Aritex
      The automation level of the commercial aircraft manufacturing industry is growing every day. Its manufacturing procedures are changing due to the wide introduction of carbon fibre reinforced polymers and to the aim of ...
    • Benchmark on the Aerodynamics of a 5:1 Cylinder using NEK5000 

      Timilsina, Poojan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università di Pisa / Università di Pisa
      During this decade, the interest in the aerodynamics around a steady rectangular cylinder has grown up so vastly that various researchers and scientist working on bluff body aerodynamics contributed to the Benchmark on the ...
    • CFD simulation of a vertical axis wind turbine 

      Sodupe Ortega, Enrique (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Simulación numérica de un aerogenerador de eje vertical y validación con datos experimentales
    • CFD study of the influence of mountain and valley shapes on wind propagation 

      López Gallego, Pedro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In the following work an aerodynamic study is explained, which consists in seeing the influence of the earth’s surface on the wind propagation. Specifically in plains, uphill and downhill slopes, basic geometries ...
    • CFD study of the performance of a mini-wind turbine for energy supply in rural areas 

      Trillo Flores, Ruben (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06-17)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project consists in the study of the performance, during the startup phase, of a micro-wind turbine, the IT-PE-100, designed by Soluciones Prácticas-ITDG for private household energy supply. This 100 W wind turbine ...
    • Comparació entre dades de simulacions numèriques 3D i experimentals en el procès de generació d’un tren gas-líquid en un capil·lar en forma de “T” 

      Hernàndez Monclús, Isaac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-31)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This document has been a study of the feasibility of a 3D numerical simulation on a two-phase flow in micro-gravity conditions. Specifically, the mixture of air and water in a T-shaped capillary in the absence of gravity. ...
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics study of 2D vertical axis turbines for application to wind and tidal energy production 

      Hernández Gómez, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-03-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project consists in the study of vertical axis turbines, which in opposition to classical horizontal axis turbines have their axis of rotation perpendicular to the fluid (air/water) direction. These kinds of turbines ...
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics study of a kitesurf 

      Ingles Sala, Andrea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-19)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Kitesurf is a sport of surfing while holding on to a specially designed kite, using the wind for propulsion. In the field of investigation or kitesurf industry, the kite aerodynamics is a crucial point. This work tries to ...
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics study of a vertical axis tidal turbine using a Fluid Structure Interaction approach 

      Goma Irun, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The present project aims to plunge into the multiphysics nature of a vertical axis tidal turbine. To that purpose, a Fluid-Structure Interaction analysis has been undertaken. The coupling between the fluid and the structural ...
    • Control automàtic de temperatura en un túnel de vent 

      Llamas Cerrato, Alan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2005-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • Design optimization of a small quadrotor's electrical propulsion system 

      Saadé Latorre, Eva (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis presents an approach for the optimization of the propulsion system of an unmanned lightweight quadrotor by introducing rotor aerodynamics and identifying methods to improve the electrical propulsion system ...
    • DG-XFEM formulation for the unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes equations 

      Estruch i Tena, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-01-26)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      This Thesis proposes a combined formulation of the Discontinuous Galerkin Method (DG) with solenoidal basis functions and the eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM), in order to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations ...
    • Diseño de plataforma drone para investigación en microgravedad 

      Calderón Rosario, Borja (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-19)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Gravimav
      This work consists on the development and study of a drone platform as a tool for microgravity research. By means of a study of the state of the art, it has been concluded that this drone platform has a great cavity in the ...
    • Diseño y estudio de un sistema de aerofreno de un "hydroplane" 

      Gonzalez Reverte, Francisco Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-07-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El presente Trabajo de Fin de Carrera tiene como objetivo el estudio aerodinámico de un hydroplane, una barca motorizada exclusiva para carreras. Los hydroplanes son las barcas más rápidas que existen y se llaman hydroplanes ...
    • Dynamic Air Holding Program for Delay Assignment applied to Barcelona Airport Case 

      Zheng, Danlin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the aircraft is the most used transport to travel between two very distanced places since it is the fastest way. For these last years, the demand of flights has been increasing immensely, so the airports have ...
    • Estimating take-off and landing performance from a reduced set of measured flight parameters. 

      Bernat Puigfarregut, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-11)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The main aim is to describe a series of flying qualities investigations designed to look at flying qualities issues associated with civil transport aircraft. It follows on from a previous study which considered flying ...