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  • 3D printed lab-scale raceway ponds reactors applied to photo-Fenton processes 

    Nasr Esfahani, Kourosh; Zandi, Mohammad Damous; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2019)
    Conference lecture
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    In this work, two different printable materials, PLA (polylactic acid) and Timberfill were evaluated in terms of chemical resistance to photo-Fenton reactants and viability for conducting the assays in raceway pond reactors ...
  • A circular economy approach to the design of a water network targeting the use of regenerated water 

    Somoza Tornos, Ana; Rives-Jiménez, Manuel; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès (Elsevier, 2019)
    Conference report
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    Increasing water demand by the process and allied industries coupled with global water stress and scarcity have underlined the importance of water as a crucial resource and increased the need for widespread adoption of ...
  • A general MILP model for the sizing of islanded/grid-connected microgrids 

    Alabert Aldana, Aniol; Somoza Tornos, Ana; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Graells Sobré, Moisès (2016)
    Conference lecture
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    Recently, energy systems have experienced a change of paradigm, from a large-scale centr alized approach to the in-situ exploitation of renewabl e sources. Special atte ntion has been paid to microgrids, a particular case ...
  • A kinetic study for the Fenton and photo-Fenton paracetamol degradation in an annular photoreactor 

    Audino, Francesca; Conte, Leandro Oscar; Schenone, Agustina; Pérez Moya, Montserrat; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Alfano, Orlando Mario (2018-09-18)
    Article
    Open Access
    A kinetic model describing Fenton and photo-Fenton degradation of paracetamol (PCT) and consumption of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) was proposed. A set of Fenton and photo-Fenton experiments (18 runs in total) was performed ...
  • A kinetic study for the fenton and photo-fenton paracetamol degradation in a pilot plant reactor 

    Audino, Francesca; Conte, Leandro; Schenone, Agustina; Pérez Moya, Montserrat; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Alfano, Orlando Mario (2017)
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    The present study aims at proposing a kinetic model that can capture the complexity and non - linear nature of the Fenton and photo - Fenton processes in the degradation of a model pollutant . Moreover, t he pro posed model ...
  • An extended formulation for the flexible short-term scheduling of multiproduct semicontinuos plants 

    Capón García, Elisabet; Ferrer Nadal, Sergio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (2009-01-05)
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    Chemical plants are moving toward more-flexible environments, to adapt faster to market changes. For the sake of this flexibility, batch and continuous units might be integrated and operated along the same processing route ...
  • An optimization model for the long-term planning of energy distribution networks 

    Somoza Tornos, Ana; Pozo Fernández, Carlos; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Guillén Gosálbez, Gonzalo; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès (2016)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Although design is a problem that has been addressed in the literature, maintaining, upgrading and expanding energy distribution networks along the entire life-cycle is a topic that has received scarce attention. The problem ...
  • A novel contribution to the modeling of the matting efficiency of aqueous polyurethane dispersions 

    Uribe, Julio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Salgado, Juan (2017-08-01)
    Article
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    Gloss is a critical issue in many applications in the coating industry. Gloss depends on optical and rheological properties of complex mixtures, and estimating gloss from basic properties is still a challenge. In order to ...
  • A rolling horizon rescheduling strategy for flexible energy in a microgrid 

    Marietta, Martín Pablo; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Guerrero Zapata, Josep Maria (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this work an Energy Management System (EMS) prototype for an isolated renewable-based microgrid is presented. The proposed management model not only considers the management of energy sources (generation) but also ...
  • A viscosity-mediated model for relating gloss and film thickness of coatings 

    Uribe, Julio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Salgado, Juan; López Serrano, Julia (2019-01-01)
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    Film thickness determines many key coating properties including gloss. However, current literature hardly addresses the development of methods to directly correlate film thickness with gloss. Thus, the lack of accurate ...
  • Bisphenol A degradation and mineralization by the Fenton and the Photo-Fenton process 

    Pérez Moya, Montserrat; Navarro Jordà, Marina; Mansilla, Héctor D.; Graells Sobré, Moisès (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The performance of the Fenton and photo-Fenton processes for the degradation and mineralization of Bisphenol A was investigat-ed. A parameterized kinetic model was suitably fitted to the exper-imental data in order to ...
  • Como aplicar el método científico en los laboratorios de ciencias y tecnología 

    Gallego Fernández, María Isabel; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Amante García, Beatriz; Jordana Barnils, José; Gorchs Altarriba, Roser; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria (2009-09-15)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Resumen: La presente comunicación es parte del resultado de un proyecto financiado por la AQU (Agencia para la Calidad del Sistema Universitario de Cataluña, resolución 11 de diciembre de 2007), para la elaboración de una ...
  • Contribució a l'estudi de la modelització i l'optimització de l'operació de plantes químiques multipropòsit de funcionament discontinu 

    Graells Sobré, Moisès (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1996-02-14)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Aquest treball de tesi s'adreça a la indústria de procés químic d'operació discontínua tot i que també pot resultar profitós per altres situacions de fabricació per lots. Aquests tipus d'indústries són molt variats i ...
  • Cooperative energy management for a cluster of households prosumers 

    Graells Sobré, Moisès (2016-02-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    The increment of electrical and electronic appliances for improving the lifestyle of residential consumers had led to a larger demand of energy. In order to supply their energy requirements, the consumers have changed the ...
  • Data-based fault detection in chemical processes: Managing records with operator intervention and uncertain labels 

    Askarian, Mahdieh; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Zarghami, Reza (2016-06-23)
    Article
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    Developing data-driven fault detection systems for chemical plants requires managing uncertain data labels and dynamic attributes due to operator-process interactions. Mislabeled data is a known problem in computer science ...
  • Data-driven soft-sensors for online monitoring of batch processes with different initial conditions 

    Shokry, Ahmed; Vicente Núñez, Patricia; Escudero Bakx, Gerard; Pérez Moya, Montserrat; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Espuña Camarasa, Antonio (Pergamon Press, 2018-10-04)
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    A soft-sensing methodology applicable to batch processes operated under changeable initial conditions is presented. These cases appear when the raw materials specifications differ from batch to batch, different production ...
  • Degradation and mineralization of Bisphenol A by the photo fenton process 

    Navarro Jordà, Marina; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2014)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Bisphenol A (BPA; 2,2-bis (4-hydroxyphenyl) propane) is an industrial organic chemical basically used in the plastics industry as a monomer for producing epoxy resins and polycarbonates [1,2]. It is also a well-known endocrine ...
  • Economic power dispatch of distributed generators in a grid-connected microgrid 

    Luna, Adriana C.; Díaz, Nelson L.; Andrade, Fabio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Guerrero, Josep M.; Vasquez, Juan C. (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • Energy management systems and tertiary regulation in hierarchical control architectures for islanded micro-grids 

    Di Silvestre, M.L.; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Guerrero, Josep M.; Luna, Adriana C.; Mineo, L.; Nguyen, N.Q.; Riva Sanseverino, E.; Vasquez, Juan C. (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • Enhanced plant fault diagnosis based on the characterization of transient stages 

    Monroy, Isaac; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Escudero Bakx, Gerard; Graells Sobré, Moisès (Pergamon Press, 2011-12-05)
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    This paper introduces a data-based fault diagnosis system that includes an enhanced characterization of faults during transient stages. First, data under abnormal operating conditions (AOC) is projected onto a reference ...