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  • An evaluation of the life cycle cost of rapeseed oil as a straight vegetable oil fuel to replace petroleum diesel in agriculture 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Puig Vidal, Rita (2011-08)
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    The use of straight vegetable oil (SVO) as biofuel has been recognized as a valid substitute of diesel fuel in the agricultural sector under specific circumstances. Its direct use reduces most of the chemical processes ...
  • Biotechnological sequestering of chromium(III) From Post-Tanning Effluents: First Results 

    Lalueza Baro, Joana; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Puig Vidal, Rita; Martí Badia, Maria Elena; Martí Bernadas, Joan Francesc; Rodriguez, N.; Amils, Ricardo (2010-07)
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    Heavy metals in waste waters and sludge may cause significant environmental problems, and it is known that conventional recovery technologies cannot always achieve satisfactory treatment. For example, they are inappropiate ...
  • Combined heat and power design based on environmental and cost criteria 

    González, Arnau; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2016-10-22)
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    This paper proposes a hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) consisting of photovoltaic (PV), wind and forest wood biomass power for cogeneration, and applies a multi-objective optimization methodology to study the trade-offs ...
  • Ecologia Industrial aplicada al sector adober de Catalunya 

    Puig Vidal, Rita; Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Martí Badia, Maria Elena; Solé Gustems, Miquel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger (2008)
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    L'objectiu del projecte presentat aquí (que forma part del projecte CICLE), és conèixer la situació actual d'aprofitament i reciclatge de residues del sector adober català i fer propostes de millora seguint els principis ...
  • Ecologia Industrial aplicada al sector paperer de Catalunya 

    Puig Vidal, Rita; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Martí Badia, Maria Elena; Solé Gustems, Miquel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Fullana Palmer, Pere (2008)
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    L'objectiu del projecte presentat aquí (que forma part del projecte CICLE), és conèixer la situació actual d'aprofitament i reciclatge de residus del sector paperer català i fer propostes de millora seguint els principis ...
  • Electron density extrapolation above F2 peak by the linear Vary-Chap model supporting new Global Navigation Satellite Systems-LEO occultation missions 

    Hernández Pajares, Manuel; García Fernández, Miquel; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Notarpietro, Riccardo; von Engeln, Axel; Olivares Pulido, Germán; Aragón Ángel, Maria Angeles; García Rigo, Alberto (2017-08)
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    The new radio-occultation (RO) instrument on board the future EUMETSAT Polar System-Second Generation (EPS-SG) satellites, flying at a height of 820 km, is primarily focusing on neutral atmospheric profiling. It will also ...
  • Environmental and cost optimal design of a biomass–Wind–PV electricity generation system 

    González Juncà, Arnau; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2018-10-01)
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    This work describes a methodology to optimize a grid-connected hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) that hybridizes photovoltaic, wind and forest biomass energy sources taking into account cost and environmental impact ...
  • Environmental life cycle assessment of rapeseed straight vegetable oil as self-supply agricultural biofuel 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Puig Vidal, Rita; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2013-02-01)
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    Biofuels are nowadays considered a questionable environmental alternative to fossil fuels. In that context, this work analyses the environmental impacts when introducing rapeseed on the traditional and current wheat and ...
  • Estudi econòmic de l'oli de colza com a biocarburant en explotacions agrícoles 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Puig Vidal, Rita; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2010-01-01)
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    Actualment els biocarburants ocupen una important àrea d’estudi, essent el biodièsel i el bioetanol els més utilitzats en el nostre territori. La major part d’aquests biocarburants són de primera generació i la seva ...
  • Inter-laboratory study on formaldehyde determination by HPLC 

    Marsal Monge, Agustín; Font Vallès, Joaquim; Viera, Susanna; Cuadros, Sara; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Reyes Reyes, Maria; Verdú, Emilio; Jorba, Montse; Juárez, Miguel-Angel (2008)
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    The colorimetric determination of formaldehyde in a water extract of a leather sample is a procedure that has been criticized because of possible interferences of other aldehydes and coloured substances that could interfere ...
  • LCA of forest chips versus diesel boilers in the Mediterranean region 

    Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Baquero Armans, Grau; Puig Vidal, Rita; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2011)
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    ABSTRACT: Obtaining energy from forest chips is a technology widely used in many regions. There are currently many studies and applications on the use of forest biomass [1,2], mainly promoted by policies aimed to reduce ...
  • Life cycle assessment of Italian and Spanish bovine leather production systems 

    Notarnicola, Bruno; Puig Vidal, Rita; Raggi, Andrea; Fullana Palmer, Pere; Tassielli, Giuseppe; de Camillis, Camillo; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2011-09-02)
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    The objectives of the research here described were to put in evidence the eco-profiles of two product-systems concerning bovine leather manufactured in Italy and Spain, to identify their hot spots and to find out if the ...
  • Optimal sizing of a hybrid grid-connected photovoltaic and wind power system 

    González Juncà, Arnau; Riba, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Puig Vidal, Rita (2015-09-15)
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    Hybrid renewable energy systems (HRES) have been widely identified as an efficient mechanism to generate electrical power based on renewable energy sources (RES). This kind of energy generation systems are based on the ...
  • Optimal sizing of a hybrid grid-connected photovoltaic–wind–biomass power system 

    González Juncà, Arnau; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2015-09-18)
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  • Prevention of chromium(VI) formation by improving the tannery processes 

    Font Vallès, Joaquim; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Marsal Monge, Agustín; Hauber, Christiane; Tommaselli, Michelle (2006)
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    This work has been funded by the European Commission through the Chrom6less Project (CRAFT -1999-71638). The objectives of the project were: - Establishment of the analytical methodology which provided reproducible results ...
  • Quality handbook for the production of chromium(VI)-free leather 

    Font Vallès, Joaquim; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Marsal Monge, Agustín (Oficina de Publicaciones Oficiales de las Comunidades Europeas, 2005)
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  • Recovery of organic nitrogen from beamhouse wastewater in a hair recovery process 

    Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Marsal Monge, Agustín; Bautista, E.; Cuadros, Sara; Reyes Reyes, Maria; Font Vallès, Joaquim (2009)
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    In the leather industry, in addition to the extrinsic contamination attributable to chemical products not absorbed by the hides, there is intrinsic contamination produced by the hides themselves. From each 100kg of raw ...
  • Removal of chromium (III) from tannery wastewaters with acidophilic fungi 

    Lalueza Baro, Joana; Puig Vidal, Rita; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Martí Badia, Maria Elena (2014-01)
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    Conventional methods for chromium removal from industrial effluents may be limited by technological or economical constraints, especially when they are applied to dilute metal solutions. Thus, biotechnological processes, ...
  • Salinity reduction in the production of nappa skins by using agents with non-swelling capacity in pickling/tanning 

    Marsal Monge, Agustín; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Cot Cosp, Jaume; Lalueza Baro, Joana; Ramón, Palop; Font Vallès, Joaquim (2005)
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  • Small-scale production of straight vegetable oil from rapeseed and its use as biofuel in the Spanish territory 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Puig Vidal, Rita (2010-01)
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    Biofuels nowadays are an important topic of study. The most significant point is the availability of bioethanol or biodiesel and their production from different raw materials. It is already known that large scale production ...