• A BIM model to visualize quality risks in construction projects 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Beca, J.M.; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
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    Defects are a non-value adding activity seriously affecting the performance and productivity in construction projects that spend unnecessary cost, time materials and manpower. Non-quality represent the 4% of the contract ...
  • A breakdown of energy consumption in an underground station 

    Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Giretti, Alberto (2014-08-01)
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    Acceso abierto
    Underground transportation systems are big energy consumers and have significant impacts on energy consumption at a regional scale. The literature has revealed that the energy consumption for non-traction purposes may be ...
  • Adoption of web databases for document management in SMEs of the construction sector in Spain 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2007-07)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    This paper presents a web-based tool designed to improve internal and external document management for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. For each ...
  • A methodology for predicting the severity of environmental impacts related to the construction process of residential buildings 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Fuertes Casals, Alba (Elsevier, 2009-03-01)
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    Acceso abierto
  • Análisis de Ciclo de Vida: herramienta para la reducción del cambio climático en el sector de la construcción 

    Suárez Silgado, Sindy; Roca, Xavier; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Vilella, Quirze; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (EBEN / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011)
    Comunicación de congreso
    Acceso abierto
    Uno de los problemas que más amenazas el bienestar de la sociedad actual debido al aumento cada vez mayor de las emisiones de CO2 al medio, es el fenómeno del cambio climático. El sector de la industria es uno de los que ...
  • Analysis of the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (2014-12)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    In this paper, the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites is analyzed, using data from a survey answered by 74 Spanish construction companies based in Catalonia. Most ...
  • An environmental impact causal model for improving the environmental performance of construction processes 

    Fuertes Casals, Alba; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Roca Ramon, Xavier (Elsevier, 2013-08-01)
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    Despite the increasing efforts made by the construction sector to reduce the environmental impact of their processes, construction sites are still a major source of pollution and adverse impacts on the environment. This ...
  • An ontology-based approach for on-site integrated environmental and health and safety management 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2012-12)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    Este artículo tiene como objetivo favorecer la implementación de sistemas integrados de gestión ambiental y de seguridad salud en empresas constructoras, centrándose en el subsistema de control de los impactos ambientales ...
  • Assessing concerns of interested parties when predicting the significance of environmental impacts related to the construction process of residential buildings 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Fuertes Casals, Alba (2011-05-02)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    The most common challenges and obstacles encountered by construction organizations during the process of implementing and using environmental management systems are related to the inherent peculiarities of the construction ...
  • Assessment of construction defects in residential buildings in Spain 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2014-06-11)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    The building industry is noted for its repeated building defects causing cost increases and time delays during construction. In Spain, despite the Ley de Ordenación de la Edificación (Building Regulation Act), which ...
  • A web-based system for sharing and disseminating research results: The underground construction case study 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Roca Ramon, Xavier (2010-07)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    Researchers often have to go to multiple information sources in order to identify high-quality, time-critical information. Due to the dynamic and unstructured nature of research results, they are faced with such problems ...
  • Building stock’s vulnerability to summer overheating and strategies for improving its resilience trough codes, standards and practices 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
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    The main objective ofthis paper is to study the resilience of current Spanish residential building stock to climate change impacts. Results showed that 72% of current residential building stock in Spain is not performing ...
  • Classifying system for façades and anomalies 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (2016-02)
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    Acceso abierto
    Façades play an important role in buildings’ energy demand, and their state of conservation obviously influences thermal performance. The energy performance gap in existing residential buildings due to façade conservation ...
  • Complejos industriales 

    Casals Casanova, Miquel; Calvet Puig, Maria Dolors; Roca Ramon, Xavier (Edicions UPC [etc.], 2001)
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    Este libro ha sido escrito y editado para los estudios de 2º ciclo de Ingenieria de Organización Industrial que se imparten en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieria Industrial de Terrassa de la Universidad Politécnica ...
  • Construcció industrial : introducció i conceptes bàsics 

    Casals Casanova, Miquel; Roca Ramon, Xavier (Edicions UPC, 2003)
    Libro
    Acceso restringido a los usuarios de la UB, UAB, UPC, UPF, UdG, UdL, URV, UOC, BC, UVic, UJI, URL, UIC
    En la construcció d’un edifici tècnicament complex, com és el cas dels edificis industrials que s’estudien en aquesta obra, intervenen un gran nombre d’elements, aspectes i condicionaments que cal tenir en compte i que ...
  • Decision support for planning sustainable energy management in underground stations 

    Giretti, Alberto; Ansuini, Roberta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Amorós Gabarrón, Francesc; Constantini, Valerio; Pescatori, Giovanni (2014)
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    This paper outlines the decision support system that is being developing for the performance and financial analysis of the SEAM4US system, concerned with the implementation of an Intelligent Energy Management system for ...
  • Development and calibration of a model for the dynamic simulation of fans with induction motors 

    Vaccarini, M.; Carbonari, Alessandro; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2017-01-25)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    In this paper a model for the dynamic simulation of fans used in mechanical air supply systems is described. Thanks to this model, the behavior of fans subject to control by variable frequency drives (VFD) can be predicted, ...
  • Diseño de complejos industriales : fundamentos 

    Casals Casanova, Miquel (Edicions UPC, 2008)
    Libro
    Acceso restringido a los usuarios de la UB, UAB, UPC, UPF, UdG, UdL, URV, UOC, BC, UVic, UJI, URL, UIC
    En la actualidad, las actividades industriales son el impulsor principal del desarrollo económico en la mayoría de países de nuestro entorno, por lo que la implantación de dichas industrias es una tarea fundamental en todos ...
  • Empirical approach for real-time estimation of air flow rates in a subway station 

    Di Perna, Costanzo; Carbonari, Alessandro; Ansuini, Roberta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2014-05-01)
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    Acceso restringido por política de la editorial
    The EU-funded project called SEAM4US (Sustainable Energy mAnageMent for Underground Stations) is targeted to define advanced control systems for cost-effective management of subway stations, which will be applied to the pilot
  • ENCOURAGEing results on ICT for energy efficient buildings 

    Le Guilly, Thibaut; Skou, Arne; Olsen, Petur; Madsen, Per Pritz; Albano, Michele; Ferreira, Luis Lino; Pinho, Luis Miguel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (IEEE Press, 2016)
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    This paper presents how the ICT infrastructure developed in the European ENCOURAGE project, centered around a message oriented middleware, enabled energy savings in buildings and households. The components of the ...