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

      Larese De Tetto, Antonia, (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-05)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • A machine learning based material homogenization technique for masonry structures 

      Kalkbrenner, Philip (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-03)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Cutting-edge methods in the computational analysis of structures have been developed over the last decades. Such modern tools are helpful to assess the safety of existing buildings. Two main finite element (FE) modeling ...
    • Advanced modelling of adhesive bonds in automotive components by the finite element method 

      Alameda González, Alfredo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   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 ...
    • Aerodynamics of Cronuz with Kratos multiphysics 

      Call Piñol, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-19)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Electric vehicles are becoming an increasing need since the traditional and pollutant combustion engines are about to be extinguished. The future, in the present moment, is the design of better, more efficient and less ...
    • An SPH Formulation for Incompressible Newtonian Free Surface Flows 

      Karacaova, Cem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-28)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      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)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • CFD analysis of the Hyperloop concept 

      Roldán Uhrlep, Diego (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Computational multiscale analysis of masonry structures 

      Petracca, Massimo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-13)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   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 ...
    • Creation of an interface for training and simulation of reduced order models in strucutral mechanics 

      Sun, Weiqiang (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Normalment, l’alta precisió no és la màxima prioritat en enginyeria civil, la majoria de casos, només requereix un ordre de magnitud d’un problema. Aquesta tesi pretén d’establir una interfície per entrenar i crear fitxers ...
    • Developement of a compressible solver for the simulation of explosions in electric transformers 

      Márquez Martín, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El sector dels transformadors elèctrics està afectat per possibles explosions en l’interior dels tancs plens d’oli que aïllen els components elèctrics a causa de malfuncionaments elèctrics que generen un gas inflamable ...
    • 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)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   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)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Direct numerical simulation of multi-phase flow in complex media 

      Hashemi, Mohammad Reza (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-02-22)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      In numerous applications, two-phase liquid-gas transport at sub-millimeter length scales plays a substantial role in the determination of the behavior of the system at hand. As its main application, the present work focuses ...
    • Evaluación de una herramienta para el estudio de problemas de interacción fluido-estructura 

      Beltrán Coloma, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      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. ...
    • Exploring Lagrangian MPM in application to CFD 

      Boniquet Aparicio, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The Material Point Method (MPM) [Sulsky et al. 1995] [1] combines a La-grangian description of a domain using a set of particles with a computational mesh used to solve numerically the system of governing equations. At ...
    • Fast Octree pseudo-compressible solver for wind engineering application 

      Lemardelé, Clément (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      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)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      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)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Implementation of a parallel tridiagonal solver for linear system of equations arising in Physicell-BioFVM 

      Kulkarni, Shardool (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      PhysiCell/BioFVM is an opopen-sourcend agent-based software package supporting 2D/3D simulations for multi-cellular biological systems. It is completely written in C++ and enjoys shared-memory parallelization through OpenMP. ...
    • 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)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      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 ...