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    • Assessorament científic per analitzar el comportament del fum en cas d’incendi al’aparcament Gràcia II de SABA. D1-Proposta del model 

      Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (2019-10-19)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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)
      External research report
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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)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      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)
      Article
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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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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; Hermida, Debora; Gómez, Eugenio; Molinelli, Luis; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-06-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      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; Gómez, E.; Hermida, Debora; Molinelli, L.; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2017-06-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Conference report
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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)
      Article
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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 ...
    • Computing wildfire behaviour metrics from CFD simulation data 

      Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Mata, Christian; Rios Rubiras, Oriol; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Parsons, Russell (International Association of Wildland Fire, 2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this article, we demonstrate a new post-processing methodology which can be used to analyse CFD wildfire simulation outputs in a model-independent manner. CFD models produce a great deal of quantitative output but require ...
    • Conditional probabilities of post-release events for hazardous materials pipelines 

      Bubbico, Roberto; Carbone, F; Ramírez Camacho, Jaime Giovanni; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2016-11-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Pipelines are commonly considered a safe alternative for the transportation of hazardous materials. However, in case of failure, pipelines still pose major risks to the environment and to the population potentially exposed. ...
    • Contribució a l'estudi dels efectes dels retardants en l'extinció d'incendis forestals 

      Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-12-22)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      El nostre país ha estat devastat seriosament pels incendis forestals durant els darrers anys, causant greus conseqüències sobre les persones i el medi ambient i destruint una de les fonts de riquesa i equilibri més preuades ...
    • Crater formation by the rupture of underground natural gas pipelines: a probabilistic-based model 

      Amaya Gómez, Rafael; Ramírez Camacho, Jaime Giovanni; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Muñoz Giraldo, Felipe (Elsevier, 2018-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Parallel and crossing pipelines are frequently implemented due to land-use restrictions and their ease of operation and maintenance. Given the proximity of these pipelines and the hazardousness of the substances they ...
    • Deliverable D1.6: Monitoring and evaluation summary report 

      Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (2020-09-30)
      External research report
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      This report summarises the degree of accomplishment of project tasks and activities as described in the Technical Annex, highlighting expenditure of efforts and resources. It is based on the monitoring and quality assurance ...
    • Dimensional and scale analysis in forest fire modeling 

      Pérez Ramírez, Yolanda; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2007)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The aim of this work is to discuss about the use of Dimensional and Scale Analysis in forest fires modeling.
    • Direct flame contact 

      Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (Springer, Charm, 2019-04-15)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      Direct flame contact is one of the three structure ignition pathways, together with firebrands and radiant heat. Direct flame contact refers to flames impinging on building systems and materials. It may come either from ...
    • Disseny dels experiments i metodologia. Descripció dels procediments i equips utilitzats en la monitorització dels focs experimentals ex-situ. 

      Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Domènech Jardí, Ruth; Agueda Costafreda, Alba (2010-11-25)
      External research report
      Open Access
      L’objectiu principal del projecte IRVA és conèixer les característiques del incendis que poden ocórrer en zones forestals on s’han realitzat treballs d’aclarida de regenerat de pi blanc i on les restes vegetals que s’han ...
    • Distribución de los incendios en función de su tamaño 

      Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa (2011-10)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Document del projecte: Preliminary CDM-NM to reduce GHG emissions with aerial firefighting