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  • A+B=0 reaction with different initial patterns 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Romero, A. H.; Lindenberg, Katja; Sagués Mestre, Francesc; Reigada Sanz, R.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (American Chemical Society, 1996-10-10)
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    We present a detailed study of the chemical reaction A + B f 0 in two dimensions for different initial distributions of reactants as characterized by the structure function. We argue that the long-wavelength components ...
  • Acoustic evaluation of modular greenery noise barriers 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Peñaranda Ayllón, Angelina; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Bures, S.; Urrestarazu, M. (2016-12-01)
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    Green noise barriers have become an alternative means of reducing urban traffic noise. In this paper, the acoustic performance of a modular greenery noise barrier is evaluated. In situ measurements of noise reflection were ...
  • Analytical approach to sorting in periodic and random potentials 

    Gleeson, James P.; Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, K. (American Physical Society, 2006-04-17)
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    There has been a recent revolution in the ability to manipulate micrometer-sized objects on surfaces patterned by traps or obstacles of controllable configurations and shapes. One application of this technology is to ...
  • Availability of crop by-products in Spain: new raw materials for natural thermal insulation 

    Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (2015-06-01)
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    Vegetal materials were one of the first construction materials used by humans, but the development of petrol-based synthetic materials in the last century replaced them in mainstream construction techniques. However, since ...
  • Bio-based insulation materials and their hygrothermal performance in a building envelope system (ETICS) 

    Palumbo, Mariana; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Correal Modol, Eduard (2018-09-01)
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    Bio-based insulation materials (such as wood or hemp) are emerging as a promising alternative in building envelope applications, aiming at improving in-use energy efficiency. When compared to common insulation materials ...
  • CFD simulation study on fire propagation in wooden façades and the influence of façade's geometry 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime (2015)
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    This research is part of a series of studies carried out to evaluate the influence of the façade configuration and design in fire propagation, in this case, in façades with combustible claddings.
  • Characterization of the fire behaviour of tropical wood species for use in the construction industry 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Giraldo, Pilar; Sotomayor, Javier; Palumbo, Mariana (Technischen Universität Graz, 2016)
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    It is widely acknowledged that wood is a combustible and flammable material. However, not all woods have the same fire behaviour; this can change significantly depending on the type and species of wood. Usually, hardwoods ...
  • Characterization of thermal insulation materials developed with crop wastes and natural binders 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Avellaneda Díaz-Grande, Jaume (2014)
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    This paper seeks to discuss the possibility of developing insulation materials for the construction sector made of non-industrial crop wastes and natural binders. Three different crop wastes widely available in Spain, ...
  • Coherence and anticoherence resonance tuned by noise 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sagués Mestre, Francesc; Sancho, Jose Maria (American Physical Society, 2002-10-24)
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    We present numerical evidence and a theoretical analysis of the appearance of anticoherence resonance induced by noise, not predicted in former analysis of coherence resonance. We have found that this phenomenon occurs for ...
  • Collaboration with the Fire brigades of Catalonia to define new protocols to collect data from a fire 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Marimón Viadiu, Frederic (2012)
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  • Comment on "Diffusion on solif surfaces: anomalous is normal"-Reply 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, K.; Sokolov, Igor M.; Romero, A. H. (Americah Physical Society, 2005-05-12)
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  • Comparative study of magnesium by-products and vermiculite formulations to obtain fire resistant mortars 

    Formosa Mitjans, Joan; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Chimenos Ribera, Josep Maria; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (Transtec Publications, 2008-06-30)
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    There exists an increasing concern about the dangers originated in a building g in case of fire. In this work the behaviour of vermiculite as aggregate in fireproof mortars was compared with mortars formulated with two ...
  • Compartment and façade large scale tests: behaviour comparison of different insulating materials in case of fire 

    Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Corberó, Beatriu; Rios Rubiras, Oriol; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (Czech Technical University, 2015)
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    Fire safety community is currently concerned about the response of some widely used insulating materials in case of fire, due to the fact that existing regulations do not show how these materials behave in real conditions, ...
  • Competitive evaporation in arrays of droplets 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sokolov, Igor M.; Sancho, Jose Maria; Sagués Mestre, Francesc (American Physical Society, 1998-05-31)
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    We consider the evaporation of periodic arrays of initially equal droplets in two-dimensional systems with open ~absorbing! boundaries. Our study is based on the numerical solution of the Cahn-Hilliard equation. We show ...
  • Computer-simulation research on building-facade geometry for fire spread control in buildings with wood claddings 

    Giraldo Giraldo, Beatriz; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rodríguez, Vladimir (2012)
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    Wood is a unique material with respect to fire. Despite being combustible, it is a stable structural element when confronted with flame due to its low thermal conductivity and characteristics of its chemical degradation ...
  • Computer-simulation research on building-facade geometry for fire spread control in buildings with wood claddings 

    Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rodríguez, Vladimir (2012)
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  • Computer-simulation study on fire behaviour in the ventilated cavity of ventilated façade systems 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Burgos Leiva, Camila (EDP Sciences, 2013)
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    Fire spread through the façades is widely recognized as one of the fastest pathways of fire spreading in the buildings. Fire may spread through the façade in different ways depending on the type of façade system and on ...
  • Contratación estudio sobre las posibilidades de la ventilación natural en el marco del CTE 

    Palumbo, Mariana; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Godoy Muñoz, Alfonso de Jesús; Moreno, Víctor; Acin Martínez, Alberto (2016-02-09)
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  • Controlling chaotic transport in two-dimensional periodic potentials 

    Chacon, R.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (2010-10-07)
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    We uncover and characterize different chaotic transport scenarios in perfect two-dimensional periodic potentials by controlling the chaotic dynamics of particles subjected to periodic external forces in the absence of a ...
  • Cubiertas verdes y rehabilitación: procesos de participación y cooperación universidad empresa 

    Bosch González, Montserrat; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Calvo, Lidia; Boleda Torrent, Martí (2018)
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    Las cubiertas vegetales pueden aportar interesantes beneficios a la edificación existente: mejoras en el comportamiento térmico; propiedades acústicas; regulación de las aguas pluviales; y en clave ciudad, mejorar los ...