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    • A novel wireless low-cost inclinometer made from combining the measurements of multiple MEMS gyroscopes and accelerometers 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Komary, Mahyad; Alahmad, Ahmad; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-08)
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      Structural damage detection using inclinometers is getting wide attention from researchers. However, the high price of inclinometers limits this system to unique structures with a relatively high structural health monitoring ...
    • Active learning for project management in civil engineering 

      Fillola Caraballo, Elena; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      Higher Educations studies in Spain were very much impacted by the Bologna Declaration. This was also so for the Civil Engineering curricula (Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos). When the European Higher Education Area ...
    • Assessment of civil engineering educational system in Iran: problems and solutions 

      Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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      Engineering education is a mighty driver of society growth and is one of the most effective instruments for eradicating the poverty and essential task for improving economy and social facilities in each country. A good ...
    • Beneficial effect of combining similar low-cost accelerometer to improve the overall accuracy and noise density 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Alahmad, Ahmad; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Torralba Mendiola, Víctor; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2022)
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      Structural Health Monitoring applications are receiving more and more attention nowadays. The epidemic problem with these evaluations is their high cost. For applying them to structures/ infrastructures with a low budget ...
    • BMS for Permit Vehicle Routing in Spain 

      Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Sánchez-Rey, Agustín (Transportation Research Board, 2000)
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      The papers shows the main works developed in Spain for the construction of a Bridge Management System (BMS) to manage the vehicle permits over the bridges of the socalled Strategic Spanish Highway Network, i.e., the most ...
    • Building a high-speed railway station in Girona 

      Pujol Baldellou, Víctor; Tomàs Acosta, Joan; Ramos Moreno, Caterina; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (Civil-Comp Press, 2012)
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      The high-speed railway station in Girona (Spain) is a diaphragm wall enclosure of approximately 600 meters long, 55 meters wide and an excavated depth of 25 meters. In the cross section there is a bus station, two floors ...
    • Comparison of project management and lean construction in a real road project 

      Elkherbawy, Ahmed; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (2018)
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      Project Management, PM, refers to the practice of planning, executing and controlling certain tasks to achieve specific goals at the specified time. Applications of this methodology (such as the Gantt chart) are commonly ...
    • Comportamiento estructural de puentes de dovelas prefabricadas con pretensado exterior y junta seca. Primera parte: ensayos de vigas 

      Turmo Coderque, José; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (2006-04)
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      Este trabajo de investigación presenta un estudio sobre el comportamiento de los puentes de dovelas de hormigón con pretensado exterior y juntas secas conjugadas, centrándose en el estudio de la respuesta a solicitaciones ...
    • Comportamiento estructural de puentes de dovelas prefabricadas con pretensado exterior y junta seca. Segunda parte: modelización de ensayos 

      Turmo Coderque, José; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (2006-04)
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      Este trabajo de investigación presenta la modelización por el método de los elementos finitos de una serie de ensayos de vigas de dovelas de hormigón con pretensado exterior y juntas secas conjugadas, centrándose en el ...
    • Construcción optimizada de tableros de hormigón con sección cajón: estudio del rasante entre fases en secciones fisuradas a flexión 

      Diaz de Teran López, José Ramon; Barragán, Bryan Erick; Jorquera Lucerga, Juan Jose; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos; Turmo Coderque, José; Salinas, S. (Asociacion Científica del Hormigón Estructural (ACHE), 2011)
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      El objeto de esta ponencia es describir los ensayos shear off, realizados sobre paneles de hormigón armado de resistencia normal (NCC) prefisurados, ejecutados en dos fases, con una junta de hormigonado vertical entre ...
    • Construction engineering of the Madrid-Barcelona-French Border high speed railway viaduct over river Fluvià 

      Polo Orodea, Tomás; Ramos Moreno, Caterina; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (Civil-Comp Press, 2012)
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      This article introduces the static scheme, the construction method and the seismic-resistant designing of the Fluvià Viaduct, which has a total length of 835m (45+10x60+2x70+50m) and an average height of 18m. So, it is the ...
    • Decision-making tool for the assessment and selection of construction processes based on environmental criteria: Application to precast and cast-in-situ alternatives 

      Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (2017-11)
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      This paper presents a quantitative environmental impact assessment tool for the decision making of construction processes including structures, infrastructures and buildings by means of an Environmental Impact Index (EII) ...
    • Deep enclosures versus pumping to reduce settlements during shaft excavations 

      Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Vilarrasa Riaño, Víctor; De Simone, Silvia; Jurado Elices, Anna; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2014-02-04)
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      Deep excavations in aquifers may be constructed by combining pumping with the cut and cover method. The enclosures are often deepened more than structurally needed, in order to diminish the risk of heave or fluidisation ...
    • Design and construction of post-tensioned concrete box-girder viaducts for high-speed rail 

      Torralba Mendiola, Víctor; Polo Orodea, Tomás; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 2020-09)
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      This paper explains the design criteria used for nine box-girder continuous high-speed rail viaducts constructed in Spain. It describes the longitudinal layout and an innovative construction process using movable scaffolding. ...
    • Developing and validation of an inclinometer sensor based on fusion of a magnetometer, an accelerometer and a gyroscope sensor for SHM applications 

      Komary, Mahyad; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Torralba Mendiola, Víctor (2022)
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      Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) programs play a critical role in civil engineering, par-ticularly for evaluating safety conditions and forecasting the strength of large structures such as bridges. Therefore, employing ...
    • Diseño geométrico de revestimientos prefabricados de hormigón armado para túneles ejecutados con TBM 

      Ainchil Lavín, Javier Pablo; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2022)
      Conference lecture
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      La ejecución de túneles con T.B.M. y revestimientos de dovelas prefabricadas de hormigón armado se ha convertido en una solución frecuente en áreas urbanas, válida para una amplia gama de entornos geotécnicos. En esta ...
    • Effect of the shear deformation in the structural system identification methods 

      Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Tomàs Biarnés, Daniel; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José (CRC Press, 2018)
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      Despite its importance in some structures, shear deformation is systematically neglected by most static structural system identification methods. To fill this gap, this paper analyzes, for the first time in the literature, ...
    • Effects of subsidence induced by tunnelling on buildings: the Sagrada Familia temple case 

      Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2022)
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      The paper deals with the controversy that arose over the effects of the construction of a tunnel in Barcelona, for the High-Speed train, on the Temple of the Sagrada Familia. The construction of the tunnel was considered ...
    • Ensayos a cortante de vigas de hormigón estructural autocompactable 

      De la Cruz Morales, Claudia Jenny; Turmo Coderque, José; Gettu, Ravindra; Barragán, Bryan Erick; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (2009-09)
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      En el presente trabajo se presenta una serie de ensayos realizados en el Laboratorio de Tecnología de Estructuras de la Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de Barcelona (Departamento de Ingeniería de la ...
    • Estudio del comportamiento en servicio, prerotura y rotura de puentes de hormigón con pretensado exterior 

      Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1994-04-07)
      Doctoral thesis
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      En este trabajo se ha desarrollado una formulación basada en el método de los elementos finitos, encaminada al estudio en servicio y en estados avanzados de carga de puentes de hormigón pretensado exterior, construidos ...