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    • Evaluating the freeze–thaw phenomenon in sandwich-structured composites via numerical simulations and infrared thermography 

      Sfarra, Stefano; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca; Perilli, Stefano; Almeida, Ricardo M. S. F.; Barreira, Eva (Springer, 2020-07-13)
      Article
      Open Access
      The water ingress phenomenon in sandwich-structured composites used in the aerospace/aeronautical sector is a current issue. This type of defect can cause in the course of time several other defects at the boundary, such ...
    • Foamlike xanthan gum/clay aerogel composites and tailoring properties by blending with agar 

      Wang, Liang; Schiraldi, David A.; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2014)
      Article
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      Foamlike aerogel composites based on renewable xanthan gum (XG) and sodium montmorillonite clay (Na+- MMT) have been prepared using an environmentally friendly freeze-drying process. Additionally, the biobased ...
    • Green bio-based aerogels prepared from recycled cellulose fiber suspensions 

      Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2015-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recycled cellulose fibers (RCF) from waste paper were utilized to prepare bio-based aerogels through an environmentally friendly freeze-drying method. Food thickening agent sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) served as a ...
    • High performance textile filaments based in polyester- CaF2 and montanic acid with multifunctional alcohols composites 

      Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Riba Moliner, Marta; Sanchez Loredo, Maria Guadalupe; Cayuela Marín, Diana (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
      Conference lecture
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    • Impact damage identification in composite laminates using vibration testing 

      Pérez Martínez, Marco Antonio; Gil Espert, Lluís; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2014-02)
      Article
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      Due to the problems arising from impact damage in composite laminates, there is a need to develop fast, accurate, cost-effective and non-destructive testing methods to identify this type of damage at an early stage and ...
    • Materials compostos en base a matrius de HDPE i fibres vegetals de pasta termomecànica de blat de moro 

      Peña Ortega, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06)
      Master thesis
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      Els polímers reforçats amb fibres (FRP) s’han estat utilitzant des dels anys 30 i fins a dia d’avui degut a a les bones propietats de resistència i rigidesa proporcionades per l’estructura formada entre la matriu que ...
    • Modelo constitutivo para materiales compuestos expuestos a elevadas temperaturas 

      Pacheco Blázquez, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-28)
      Master thesis
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    • Multiscale multiphysics simulation in composite materials 

      Zaghi, Stefano (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Processing and properties characterisation of polylactide based fully biodegradable composites 

      Puig Barañac, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Luleå Tekniska Universitet, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Luleå tekniska universitet
      This project has a goal to manufacture and characterise fully bio-degradable composite material based on polylactic acid (PLA) and wood pulp which has the potential to be used as components in the automotive industry. PLA ...
    • Study of a computational model development for the analysis of hybrid beams of concrete and composites 

      Fuente Pi, Ferran de la (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In recent years the use of advanced composite materials has gained wider space in the civil engineering sector, due to some favourable characteristics such as lightweight, high specific strength, resistance to corrosion ...
    • Study of the fabrication of a monocoque structure with composites 

      Chandre Vila, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Recopilació d’informació sobre mètodes i alternatives per a la fabricació: materials, procediments de fabricació i post-processos. Es definiran les especificacions de l’estructura i s’avaluarà la millor metodologia de ...
    • Technical, economical and environmental feasibility of PU resin composites for automotive applications 

      Benavente Miana, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2011)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      Composite materials are predicted to be the future for high volume automotive applications because of the following advantages: they replace multiple steel parts into one composite moulding; tooling costs are reduced at ...
    • The influence of the composite surface structure on its sound absortion 

      Perez de Amezaga Tomas, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politechnika Lódzka, 2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      The main goal of the project is study how could the sound absorption properties of a material be improved changing the structure or shape of its surface. Additionally, more about environmentally friendly or "biocomposites" ...
    • Toughened carbon fiber fabric-reinforced pCBT composites 

      Abt, Tobias Martin; Krager-Kocsis, Joseph; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2014-11-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      Toughened carbon fiber-fabric reinforced polymerized cyclic butylene terephthalate (pCBT) composites were obtained by chemical modification of cyclic butylene terephthalate (CBT) with small amounts of epoxy resin and ...
    • Toughened carbon fibre fabric-reinforced thermoplastic composites 

      Abt, Tobias Martin; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Universidad de Sevilla. Grupo de Elasticidad y Resistencia de Materiales, 2014)
      Conference report
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      Toughened carbon fibre fabric-reinforced composites were obtained by compression moulding of powder prepregs, using a modified cyclic butylene terephthalate (pCBT) matrix and a bi-directional [0°/90°] carbon fibre fabric. ...