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  • 3E-analysis of a bio-solar CCHP system for the Andaman Islands, India: a case study 

    Wegener, Moritz Benjamin Gustave; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Malmquist, Anders; Martin, Andrew (2019-03)
    Article
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    Energy services are especially expensive on remote islands due to longer and more unstable fuel supply chains. In this paper, different renewable energy systems utilizing locally available biomass and solar energy are ...
  • A daytime passive cooling radiation system 

    Marín Herrera, Juan Antonio; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Coch Roura, Helena; Serra Florensa, Rafael (2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • A digital image processing method for urban scenes brightness assessment 

    López Besora, Judit; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena (Centre de Política de Sòl i Valoracions - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
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    The appearance of the city is strongly linked to many aspects such as climate, culture and sociological background. In cities with a prevalence of clear skies, one of the determining aspects is the climatic condition, which ...
  • An Approach to Daylight Contrast Assessment in Mediterranean Urban Environments 

    López Besora, Judit; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (Springer, 2017)
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    Visual environment in Mediterranean countries is full of contrasts. The vertical position of the sun as well as the frequent clear sky condition shape an urban environment defined by surfaces flooded by the sun and in the ...
  • Arquitectura i màquina : principis d'instal·lacions als edificis 

    Serra Florensa, Rafael; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Sánchez, Lluïsa (Edicions UPC, 1996)
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    Les instal·lacions, ja siguin de sistemes de serveis o bé de control ambiental, s'han entès sempre com elements incòmodes afegits a l'arquitectura que cal amagar o dissimular en els edificis. Entenem que després de més de ...
  • Avoiding the possible impact of climate change on the built environment: the importance of the building's energy robustness 

    Palme, Massimo; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena (2013-02)
    Article
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    Following years of research and design in architecture under bio-climatic, sustainable and passive-energy concepts, today’s buildings are often well designed and constructed, responding to determined climate conditions and ...
  • Behavior of NiTi wires for dampers and actuators in extreme conditions 

    Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Grau, R.; Torra Ferré, Vicenç; Cinca i Luis, Núria; Fernández, J. (2015-09-01)
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    Shape memory alloys are considered smart materials because of their singular thermo-mechanical properties, due to a thermoelastic martensitic transformation, enabling possible uses as actuators (because of mechanical ...
  • Benefits in the deck cadet training evaluation by rubrics 

    Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Torné Reverté, Alfredo (2018-10-18)
    External research report
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    Abstract. Recently, in our school we have changed the way of evaluating the deck cadet training we had used for years through a rubrics-based evaluation system. In this paper we explain and justify the changes we have ...
  • Biomass-fired combined heating, cooling, and power for small scale applications – A review 

    Wegener, Moritz; Malmquist, Anders; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Martin, Andrew (2018-07)
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    The growing demand for energy and the accelerating threats from climate change call for innovative and sustainable solutions to decrease dependency on fossil fuels. Biomass -based, small-scale Combined Cooling, Heating and ...
  • Building sensitivity to climatic fluctuations and user's actions: a challenge for high-tech buildings 

    Palme, M; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena; Serra Florensa, Rafael (University College Dublin, 2008)
    Conference report
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    Due to the current concern about energy consumption and CO2 emissions, buildings are increasingly insulated and equipped with controlling machinery. However, the effective energy consumption of high-tech buildings is often ...
  • Built-form, mass and energy : urban fabric performance 

    Morganti*1, Michele; Pagès Ramon, Anna; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena; Cecere, Carlo (2012)
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    The link between urban form and building energy demand is a complex balance of morphological, constructive, utilization and climatic factor. Especially in the European compact city, where existing areas prevail on much ...
  • Cation distribution and high field magnetisation study of SrFe12-xCrxO19 

    Obradors, Xavier; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Collomb, Andre; Pernet, Michel; Pannetier, J; Rodriguez, Juan; Tejada, Javier; Joubert, Jean C. (1984-09-10)
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  • CEMS and Faraday rotation study of gamma-Fe2O3-Fe3O4 films obtained by a new pyrolisis technique 

    Cusidó Fàbregas, Joan Antoni; Obradors, Xavier; Fontcuberta, Josep; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Canal Bienzobas, Fernando (1987-01-10)
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  • Containers movement cost analysis in a maritime terminal 

    Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel; Eguren Martí, María de Lourdes (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2014)
    Conference report
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    Logistics of container movment in a terminal is analyzed. The cost of movements and land use is compared, and conclusions are drawn on the convenient stacking and relative cost
  • Criterios para practicas de evaluación de calidad 

    Cadenato, Ana; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel; Amante García, Beatriz; Jordana Barnils, José; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Fabregat Fillet, Jaume (2012-07-31)
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    El grupo de innovación GRAPA ( GRupo de la Evaluación de la Práctica Académica ) d el proyecto RIMA de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ha elaborado una serie de criterios , en forma de rúbrica, como buenas prácticas ...
  • Criterios para prácticas de evaluación de calidad. Una propuesta de GRAPA-RIMA 

    Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Martinez, Maria; Amante García, Beatriz; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel; Jordana Barnils, José; Sánchez Robert, Francesc Josep; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Fabregat Fillet, Jaume (Octaedro, 2012)
    Conference report
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    El grupo de innovación GRAPA (GRupo de la Evaluación de la Práctica Académica) del proyecto RIMA de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ha elaborado una serie de criterios, en forma de rúbrica, como buenas prácticas ...
  • Dailight management in mediterranean cities: when sortage is not the issue 

    López Besora, Judit; Serra Coch, Glòria; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (2016-09-15)
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    Natural resources such as daylight and sunlight are highly appreciated in countries with prevailing overcast skies. Taking advantage of this scarce resource contributes to saving energy on arti¿cial lighting. In contrast ...
  • Diurnal radiative cooling of spaces in Mediterranean climate 

    Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Coch Roura, Helena; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Borrell, Aleix (CEPT University Press, 2014)
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    The absence of solar radiation at night gives good opportunities for passive cooling of buildings in hot climates with frequently clear sky. However the possibility of also taking advantage of a clear sky cooling potential ...
  • Dynamic sensation of comfort in buildings : the temperature changes effects 

    Palme, M; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Coch Roura, Helena; Serra Florensa, Rafael; Marincic, I; Fanchiotti, A (Heliotopos Conferences Ltd., 2007)
    Conference report
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    The sensation of comfort in buildings depends on exter¬nal and internal variables: the well-known PMV method relates the expected temperature with the physiological behavior of the human body. Some models have discus¬sed ...
  • Effect of thermal cycling on CuAlAg shape memory alloys 

    Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Fernandez Gonzalez, Javier; Franch, Raimon (2014)
    Conference lecture
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    CuAlAg alloys were syntetized and thermal treatment was obtained to have martensitic transformation. Alloys with high transformation temperature were obtained, but the alloys showed precipitation and formation of equilibrium ...