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  • Aerial fire suppression evaluation grains effectiveness 

    Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Plucinski, Matt; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2012-07)
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  • Aerial suppression experiments in Ngarket conservation park 

    Plucinski, M; Gould, J; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pérez Ramírez, Yolanda; McCarthy, G (2009)
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  • Air infiltration in Catalan dwellings and sealed rooms: An experimental study 

    Montoya Rodríguez, María Isabel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2011-10)
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    In this study, we performed a series of trials to measure the infiltration air exchange rate (ACH) of several single-family dwellings throughout Catalonia, as well as the ACH of sealed rooms that could be used as indoor ...
  • Air leakage in Catalan dwellings: Developing an airtightness model and leakage airflow predictions 

    Montoya Rodríguez, María Isabel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Carrié Rémi, F.; Guyot, Gaelle; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2009-12)
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    In this study we estimate the air leakage distribution of single-family dwellings in Catalonia and use a statistical analysis of an airtightness database for single-family dwellings in France to identify the building ...
  • Analysis of domino effect in pipelines 

    Ramírez Camacho, Jaime Giovanni; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Amaya Gomez, Rafael; Muñoz Giraldo, Felipe (2015-11-15)
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    Parallel pipelines are frequently installed over long distances, due to the difficulty in creating or maintaining the required corridor. This implies that a release in one pipeline can seriously affect another one. The ...
  • Analysis of the boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE) of a liquefied natural gas road tanker: The Zarzalico accident 

    Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Bonilla, J.M. (2015-03-01)
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    The road accident of a tanker transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) originated a fire and, finally, the BLEVE of the tank. This accident has been analyzed, both from the point of view of the emergency management and the ...
  • A new method for performing smouldering combustion field experiments in peatlands and rich-organic soils 

    Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Oliveras Menor, Immaculada; Urquiaga-Flores, Erickson; Quintano Loayza, Jose Antonio; Manta Nolasco, Maria Isabel; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-12-08)
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    Smouldering ground fires have severe environmental implications. Their main effects are the release of large amounts of carbon to the atmosphere with loses of organic soil and its biota. Quantitative data on the behaviour ...
  • An integrated approach for tactical monitoring and data-driven spread forecasting of wildfires 

    Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Ríos Rubiras, Oriol; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-05-09)
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    In recent times there have been increasing efforts to integrate technology into wildfire management, especially in the fields of tactical monitoring and simulation. On the one hand, thermal infrared imaging (TIR) systems ...
  • A priori validation of CFD modelling of hydrocarbon pool fires 

    Rengel Darnaculleta, Francisco de Borja; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2018-08-04)
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    Fires can be an important hazard for the safety of chemical and process industries. Particularly, pool fires are the most frequent fire scenarios in such facilities and can affect other equipment of the plant with severe ...
  • Assessment of the predictive capabilities of different modelling tools to forecast fire effects in residential compartments 

    Rengel Darnaculleta, Francisco de Borja; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Bartolomé, Albert; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Rios Rubiras, Oriol (Universidad de Cantabria, 2017)
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    Residential occupancies are the most common type of buildings where compartment fires occur. In order to provide fire protection in these occupancies and thus to significantly reduce the number of future victims, the ...
  • Automated location of active fire perimeters in aerial infrared imaging using unsupervised edge detectors 

    Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Rios, Oriol; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2018-04-23)
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    A variety of remote sensing techniques have been applied to forest fires. However, there is at present no system capable of monitoring an active fire precisely in a totally automated manner. Spaceborne sensors show too ...
  • Automatic detection of wildfire active fronts from aerial thermal infrared images 

    Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Rios Rubiras, Oriol; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2015)
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    Infrared (IR) imagery presents a great applicability in the field of wildland fires. However, most of the research conducted thus far has either focused on pre- and post- fire applications or relied on sophisticated ...
  • Carbon balance in the study area 

    Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (2011-07)
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    Document del projecte: Preliminary CDM-NM to reduce GHG emissions with aerial firefighting
  • Characterization of Laboratory-Scale Fires Propagating Under the Effect of a Long-Term Retardant 

    Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Pérez, Yolanda; Viegas, Domingo Xavier; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2010)
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    Laboratory experiments were conducted in straw fuel beds in order to characterize the effect of a widely used long-term retardant on fire behavior under different conditions: no slope–no wind, upslope–no wind, and no ...
  • Characterization of the thermal degradation and heat of combustion of Pinus Halepensis needles treated with ammonium-polyphosphate-based retardants 

    Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Liodakis, Stylianos; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2009-10)
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    The thermal degradation behavior of P. halepensis needles treated with two ammonium-polyphosphate-based commercial retardants was studied using thermal analysis (DTG) under nitrogen atmosphere. Moreover, for the same ...
  • 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, ...
  • Computational analysis of fire dynamics inside a wind turbine 

    Rengel Darnaculleta, Francisco de Borja; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Gómez, E.; Hermida, Debora; Molinelli, L.; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-06-15)
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    Wind turbines are generally considered cost-effective, reliable and sustainable energy sources. Fires are not common in wind turbines, but a significant number of fires occur every year due to the large number of turbines ...
  • Computational analysis of fire dynamics inside a wind turbine 

    Rengel Darnaculleta, Francisco de Borja; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Hermida, Debora; Gómez, Eugenio; Molinelli, Luis; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-06-15)
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    Wind turbines are generally considered cost-effective, reliable and sustainable energy sources. Fires are not common in wind turbines, but a significant number of fires occur every year due to the large number of turbines ...
  • Computing aerial suppression effectiveness by IR monitoring 

    Pérez Ramírez, Yolanda; Gould, J; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Plucinski, M (2009-06)
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    This paper describes the methodology developed to analyse the IR images obtained during the aerial suppression experiments that were conducted in Ngarkat Conservation Park, South Australia, on 3-5 March 2008. This methodology ...
  • Computing forest fires aerial suppression effectiveness by IR monitoring 

    Pérez, Yolanda; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Plucinski, M; Gould, G (2011)
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    This paper describes the methodology developed to analyse IR images obtained during the aerial suppression experiments that were conducted in Ngarkat Conservation Park, South Australia, on 3–5 March 2008. This methodology ...