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  • 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
    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
    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 ...
  • Estudi Aerodinàmic (CFD) d’un UAV 

    Avila Prieto, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2006-07)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
  • Estudiantat de secundària investiga a la UPC si és possible una colònia humana al planeta Mart 

    López Codina, Daniel (2009-02-16)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    Als estudiants de diferents instituts de Badalona se’ls ha ofert l’oportunitat de participar en el projecte “És possible una colònia humana a Mart?” D’aquesta manera durant cinc setmanes els estudiants compartiran un ...