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    • Cruise speed reduction for air traffic flow management 

      Delgado Muñoz, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-04-08)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Avui dia un considerable nombre d’infraestructures del transport aeri tenen problemes de congestió. Aquesta situació es veu empitjorada amb l’increment de trànsit existent i amb la seva densitat deguda al sistema de hub i ...
    • Design and implementation of an ATS sector entry count computation program 

      González Bellart, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The main objective of this Bachelor Final Project is to design and implement a computation program in order to read the data of different flights (airplanes trajectories) and the configuration of the airspace (open sectors, ...
    • Design of a flight management system to support four-dimensional trajectories 

      Amaro Carmona, Manuel Angel; Rudinskas, Darius; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2015-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents the design and simulation of the functions of a flight Management System (FMS) in order to follow four-dimensional trajectories automatically. This is achieved by controlling the aircraft’s airspeed, ...
    • Despliegue de una torre de control remota 

      Garcia Alvarez, Raul (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      This project starts from the need to implement a remote tower airport control within a medium / small size. All this is due to a long-term plan (2020) developed a Europe-wide initiative called SESAR, which will have to be ...
    • Dynamic Air Holding Program for Delay Assignment applied to Barcelona Airport Case 

      Zheng, Danlin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the aircraft is the most used transport to travel between two very distanced places since it is the fastest way. For these last years, the demand of flights has been increasing immensely, so the airports have ...
    • Effect of radii of exemption on ground delay programs with operating cost based cruise speed reduction 

      Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      When a ground delay program (GDP) is defined, a radius of exemption is typically set to exclude from having to realize ground delay aircraft departing from greater distances than the selected radius distance. A trade-off ...
    • Enhanced Demand and Capacity Balancing based on alternative trajectory options and traffic volume hotspot detection 

      Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Xu, Yan; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Nowadays, regulations in Europe are applied at traffic volume (TV) level consisting in a reference location, i.e. a sector or an airport, and in some traffic flows, which act as directional traffic filters. This paper ...
    • Establishment of Sigma Ground for GBAS 

      Sanaguano Moreno, Daniel Alfredo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-29)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The Ground based Augmentation System (GBAS) is being developed to enable precision approach and landing operations using the Global Positioning System (GPS). Each GBAS installation provides services through a GBAS Ground ...
    • Estimation of aircraft performance from quick access recorder flight data 

      Hernández Herrera, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-30)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Considering the expected air traffic growth, the innovation and development of new tools able to allow a more efficient and safer way of managing aircraft operations is necessary to achieve future expectations. In this ...
    • Estudi de xarxes de UAV’s. Infraestructura de gestió i control 

      Batlle Casin, Raül (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      L’objectiu principal serà proporcionar el coneixement de la tècnica necessària per a poder establir una infraestructura aèria per a vols de UAV’s en espai aeri nacional. És amb aquesta finalitat que es realitzarà en primer ...
    • Estudi teòric i econòmic del Free Route Airspace 

      Mas Mascolo, Adria; Riera López, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The current configuration of the European airspace is fragmented, defined by national boundaries that directly affects the efficiency and costs of air navigation. For this reason Eurocontrol started the project of the ...
    • Estudio de políticas de asignación de retraso para Ground Delay Program 

      Marco Carpena, José María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-17)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      An imbalance between demand of flights for arrival and apacity of the airport could generate a congestion of the airborne that this is translating an economics repercussion, insecurity of the air traffic and delays. When ...
    • Fast sensitivity-based optimal trajectory updates for descent operations subject to time constraints 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Baxley, Brian; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The ability to meet a controlled time of arrival during a continuous descent operation will enable environmentally friendly and fuel efficient descent operations while simultaneously maintaining airport throughput. Previous ...
    • Flight and passenger delay assignment optimization strategies 

      Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (2017-08-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper compares different optimization strategies for the minimization of flight and passenger delays at two levels: pre-tactical, with on-ground delay at origin, and tactical, with airborne delay close to the destination ...
    • Flight Plan Information Exchange using SWIM 

      Martín Coll, Eloi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The current need of awareness of the airspace and agility to deliver ATM (Air Traffic Management) information has led to a new concept named SWIM (System Wide Information Management). This Eurocontrol program provides ...
    • Full-scale pre-tactical route prediction machine learning to increase pre-tactical demand forecast accuracy 

      Mateos Villar, Manuel; Martín, Ignacio; García, Pedro; Herranz, Ricardo; Garcia, Oliva; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The objective of this paper is to present an artificial intelligence-based methodology to predict the Flight plans that will be received during the pre-tactical phase of the Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management (ATFCM) ...
    • Gestió de tràfic aeri. Interfície de pas entre diferents estatus de cada avió. 

      Carrion Teixidó, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Un centre de control de tràfic aeri (CTA) gestiona gran quantitat d'aeronaus. Un avió concret pot estar: en plataforma, en rodadura, en aproximación, etc. Es tracta de plantejar una estructura de llistes i cues i de agilitar ...
    • Gestió de tràfic aeri. Interfície de pas entre diferents estatus de cada avió. 

      Morató Contreras, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Un centre de contro de tràfic aeri (CTA) gestiona gran quantitat d`aeronaus. Un avió concret pot estar: en plataforma, en rodadura, en aproximación, etc. Es tracta de plantejar una estructura de llistes i cues i de agilitar ...
    • Identifying the sources of flight inefficiency from historical aircraft trajectories. A set of distance- and fuel-based performance indicators for post-operational analysis. 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper a set of new performance indicators (PIs) aiming to capture the environmental impact of aircraft operations is proposed. Its contribution is threefold: optimal trajectories are computed to compare them with ...
    • Improving the predictability of take-off times with Machine Learning : a case study for the Maastricht upper area control centre area of responsibility 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Belkoura, Seddik; Naessens, Herbert; Ballerini, Franck; Wagnick, Sebastian (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The uncertainty of the take-off time is a major contribution to the loss of trajectory predictability. At present, the Estimated Take-Off Time (ETOT) for each individual flight is extracted from the Enhanced Traffic Flow ...