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  • Accreditation of Spanish Engineering Programs, first experiences. The case of the Terrassa School of Engineering 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata Pou, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil Bonet, Alfred (2016)
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    The implementation of the European Space for Higher Education has entailed new requirements for Spanish Higher Education Programs. Regulations (RD 1393, 2007) stablish that university programs, in order to have official ...
  • Acoustic and mechanical properties of recycled polyvinyl chloride/ground tyre rubber composites 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2013-04-08)
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    In order to provide another way of reducing the stock of used tyres and polyvinyl chloride waste, a new material is developed and studied. Formulation includes a matrix constituted by a compound of recycled polyvinyl ...
  • Acreditación de las titulaciones de grado. Experiencia de la EET-UPC 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil, Alfred (2015)
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    El proceso de implantación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) supuso nuevos requerimientos para los estudios universitarios en el Estado Español. La legislación (RD 1393, 2007) establece que los títulos ...
  • Biocomposites using waste whole chicken feathers and thermoplastic matrices 

    Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Rahhali, Ahmed; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (Sage, 2013-10)
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    This study deals with the preparation and characterization of thermoplastic composites using polypropylene, high-density polyethylene and polylactic acid matrices and including whole chicken feathers as reinforcement. The ...
  • Caracterización del comportamiento acústico y mecánico de blends de HDPE/EPDM/NFU 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Pola, E.; Casas, P.; Nogués Morell, Francesc; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2010)
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    En este trabajo se pretende caracterizar el comportamiento acústico y mecánico de mezclas formadas por HDPE/EPDM/NFU. Los Neumáticos Fuera de Uso(NFU) son un gran problema debido al elevado grado de contaminación que ...
  • Changes in properties of cement and lime mortars when incorporating fibers from end-of-life tires 

    Gil Espert, Lluís; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2016-02-05)
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    This paper studies the addition of fibers from end-of-life tires to commercial mortar mixtures. Two different types of mortar, one lime-plastic and other cement-fluid, are mixed with different percentage of fibers ranging ...
  • Comparative study of elastomeric and biogenic waste composite materials 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Rahhali, Ahmed; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2014)
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  • Composites from keratin biofibers. Study of compatibility using polyolephinic matrices 

    Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Rahalli, A; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2012)
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    The study deals with the analysis and characterization of chicken feathers (CFs) based thermoplastic composites. The performance of the composite has been characterized in terms of mechanical properties which have been ...
  • Effect of chemical treatments and additives on properties of chicken feathers thermoplastic biocomposites 

    Casadesús Fusté, Marta; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Molins Duran, Gemma; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2018-11-01)
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    The valorization of chicken feathers (CFs) waste was researched in this work through the preparation of composites using ground chicken feathers as a filler (20 % v/v) and polypropylene (PP) or low-density polyethylene ...
  • FTIR spectroscopic and thermogravimetric characterization of ground tyre rubber devulcanized by microwave treatment 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Bin Musidin, Anwar Faliq; Formela, Krzysztof; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2016-04-20)
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    In this work the phenomena involved with the microwave devulcanization of ground tyre rubber (GTR) were investigated. During studies three types of GTR characterized by different content of organic compounds (elastomers, ...
  • High modulus regenerated cellulose fiber-reinforced cellulose acetate butyrate biocomposites 

    Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Martín, G; López Mesas, Montserrat; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2011-08-04)
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    The properties of composites prepared with a matrix of biodegradable cellulose ester (cellulose acetate butyrate, CAB) and reinforced with regenerated cellulose lyocell fibers (lyocell/CAB) were studied and compared with ...
  • High modulus regenerated cellulose fibre-reinforced cellulose acetate butyrate biocomposites 

    Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Martín, G.; López Mesas, Montserrat; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2010-11-08)
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  • Humanitarian engineering in Spain: ingenieros sin fronteras 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Casasus, Josep M. (2010-03-18)
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    ISF (Ingenieros sin fronteras) is an Spanish NGO. ISF deals with humanitarian engineering. The association aspires to help integrate cultural, political, social, economical, and environmental contexts into technology, and ...
  • Implementing social awareness into engineering curricula 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Casasús, Josep Maria (Springer International Publishing, 2015-06-01)
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    The inclusion of competences related to social context in engineers’ education has been recommended by several organizations and authors. Among these abilities appears the development of reflective and behavioral skills ...
  • Integrating Public Context Perception in Engineering Design 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Casasus, Josep M.; Lis Arias, Manuel José (Academica, 2009)
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    The public is often sceptical regarding the technological improvements provided by engineering design. Sometimes, it seems these products do not satisfy the public's requirements or the common welfare. Engineers are fully ...
  • Joint Degree in Media Development (JDMDE). Una experiencia europea interuniversitaria 

    Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Martín Giménez, Jorge; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Lapaz Castillo, José Luís; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Pindado Rico, Rafael (2009)
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  • Materiales compuestos termoplásticos cargados con residuos biogénicos de base proteínica: influencia del tamaño de partícula 

    Rahhali, Ahmed; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2016-03-01)
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    Chicken feathers are cheap, available and a ubiquitous renewable waste material resulting from the massive production of chicken meat from the aviary industry which is estimated in 925.000 ton/year in EU. Consequently, its ...
  • New routes to recycle scrap tyres 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Casas Carné, M. del Pilar; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (INTECH, 2011-08-10)
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  • Properties and optimal manufacturing conditions of chicken feathers/poly(lactic acid) biocomposites 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Aymerich Amorós, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Molins Duran, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2015-04-20)
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    Chicken feathers waste from poultry industry was incorporated in poly(lactic acid) matrix to obtain an environmental friendly biocomposite taking advantage of the unique properties of chicken feathers, such as low density, ...
  • Properties and optimal manufacturing conditions of chicken feathers thermoplastics biocomposites 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Rahalli, Ahmmed; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2015-01-17)
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    The aim of this study was the analysis and characterization of composites based on thermoplastics (ethylene vinyl acetate, polypropilene and high-density polyethylene) and chicken feathers. Several composite samples with ...