• A coupled Eulerian-PFEM model for the simulation of overtopping in rockfill dams 

      Larese De Tetto, Antonia, (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-05)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      Rockfill dams are nowadays often preferred over concrete dams because of their economic advantages, their flexible design and thank to the great advance achieved in geosciences and geomechanics. Unfortunately their behavior ...
    • Advanced modelling of adhesive bonds in automotive components by the finite element method 

      Alameda González, Alfredo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Realizado en/con:   Applus+ IDIADA
      In the design of new components for the automotive framework, simulation methodologies are applied in order to reduce experimental costs. The inclusion of new materials leads to the need of consider effects that were not ...
    • An SPH Formulation for Incompressible Newtonian Free Surface Flows 

      Karacaova, Cem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-28)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      The meshless method Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) is one of the primarily developed numerical methods in the meshless methods family. It has been proven to work well with problems of free surface fluid flows. For ...
    • Applications of turbulence modeling in civil engineering 

      Cotela Dalmau, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-15)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      This thesis explores the use of stabilized finite element formulations for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations to simulate turbulent flow problems. Turbulence is a challenging problem due to its complex and dynamic ...
    • Computational multiscale analysis of masonry structures 

      Petracca, Massimo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-13)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      Realizado en/con:   Università degli Studi G.D'Annunzio
      Masonry is an ancient building material that has been used throughout the history, and it is still used nowadays. Masonry constitutes the main building technique adopted in historical constructions, and a deep understanding ...
    • Development of an empirically-based numerical model for the BTMS design of an EV's lithium-ion battery pack 

      Millet Biosca, Lluís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Realizado en/con:   Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme
      In this thesis, the electrochemical and thermal behavior of an LFP lithium-ion pouch battery is modeled, within a finite elements method framework, in order to study the fast charge procedure that is sought in most of ...
    • Development of Reduced Order Models in application to thermal problems within the Kratos framework 

      Bravo Martínez, José Raúl (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-14)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso restringido por decisión del autor
    • Evaluación de una herramienta para el estudio de problemas de interacción fluido-estructura 

      Beltrán Coloma, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Trabajo final de grado
      Acceso abierto
      A lo largo de los últimos años ha existido un gran desarrollo de distintas técnicas computacionales con el propósito de resolver, de una forma rápida y eficaz, problemas reales de interacción entre distintos materiales. ...
    • Fast Octree pseudo-compressible solver for wind engineering application 

      Lemardelé, Clément (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-08)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      The idea is to work on the developement of an explicit solver using B-Bar type elements on structured meshes. The idea is to begin with a completely structured mesh, to employ immersed-type techniques in the application ...
    • FSI procedures for Civil Engineering Applications 

      Zorrilla Martínez, Rubén (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-21)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Implementation of a FSI procedure involving the interaction of shell structures and fluids.
    • Gradient based porosity calculation in casting simulation 

      Díez Rodríguez, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Porosity is one of the most common defects in casting production. When some parts of the casting begin to solidify they contract due to the difference of densities between the liquid and solid phases. The areas that are ...
    • Innovative mathematical and numerical models for studying the deformation of shells during industrial forming processes with the Finite Element Method 

      Mataix Ferrándiz, Vicente (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-03)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      The doctoral thesis "Innovative mathematical and numerical models for studying the deformation of shells during industrial forming processes with the Finite Element Method" aims to contribute to the development of finite ...
    • Modelado de multifractura discreta en materiales quasi-frágiles 

      Lafontaine, Nelson M. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-18)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      The stated goal of this work is to develop a numerical explicit finite element method able to effectively address the strain localization process, discrete fracture and fragmentation process in quasi-brittle materials, ...
    • Multiscale multiphysics simulation in composite materials 

      Zaghi, Stefano (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-21)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      The improvements in terms of computational power provides the capability to analyze with more detail the materials behavior. On one hand, going deeper in the materials to study an increasingly smaller dimension and capture ...
    • Numerical analysis of particle-laden flows with the finite element method 

      Casas González, Guillermo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-30)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      In this work we study the numerical simulation of particle-laden fluids, with a focus on Newtonian fluids and spherical, rigid particles. We are thus dealing with a multi-phase (more precisely, a multi-component) problem, ...
    • Numerical study of a heat exchanger 

      Rossi, Christian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-22)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Investigating the possibilities of VMS techniques in the simulation of a heat exchanger
    • Shock-capturing in BFECC method on unstructured meshes for Kratos 

      Vilar Ribó, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-20)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
    • Validation of a non-linear shell code 

      Bonilla Villalba, Pedro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07-28)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      This work presents a series of benchmarks and the consequent analysis of the results for the non-linear shell element implementation within Kratos program of CIMNE research organization at the UPC BARCELONATECH ...
    • Validation of two embedded computational fluid dynamics formulations in kratos multiphysics 

      Nsofu, Chiluba Isaiah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-15)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      The main advantage of embedded formulations in front of body-fitted ones is to get rid of the ALE mesh problem and its complexities. Besides, they suppress the model clean up tasks, since the problem is not solved for the ...