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  • Improvement of fire reaction and mould growth resistance of a new bio-based thermal insulation material 

    Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo, Mariana; Giraldo, Pilar; Lesar, Boštjan (Elsevier, 2016-12-20)
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    In the present paper, the performance of an innovative thermal insulation rigid board is evaluated in terms of fire behaviour and fungal resistance. The board is based on vegetal pith and a natural gum (corn pith and sodium ...
  • Improvement of the fire behaviour of PCM in building applications 

    Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Fernández Llado, Javier; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (2012)
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    Phase change materials (PCM) have been proved to be an effective tool to regulate indoor temperature fluctuations and reduce the energetic demand of buildings [1,2]. Paraffins are among the most common PCM used for thermal ...
  • Influencia de diferentes parámetros en el comportamiento al fuego de siete especies de frondosas mejicanas 

    Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Giraldo, Pilar; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Sonnier, Rodolphe (Publicaciones EPSEB, 2017)
    Conference report
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    En este artículo se analiza el comportamiento al fuego de siete maderas frondosas mejicanas. La finalidad es intentar determinar cuáles son los parámetros que ejercen influencia en el comportamiento al fuego de la madera. ...
  • Interfacial instability induced by external fluctuations 

    Mozos, J. L.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Ramírez de la Piscina Millán, Laureano; Hernández-Machado, Aurora (American Physical Society, 1996-02-01)
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  • Jornada de propagació del foc per façanes 

    Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Massagué, Sebastià; Diego Cortés, Alberto; Gonzalez Mayans, Albert; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rovira Vallhonesta, Santiago; Diez García, Xavier; Vilardaga Meseguer, Montserrat (Serveis Informàtics de l'EPSEB, 2017-12-14)
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    La propagació del foc per façana és considerada una de les vies de desenvolupament dels incendis més ràpides en un edifici. Per això, les mesures per limitar la propagació exterior del foc són un aspecte molt important a ...
  • Kinetic analysis of endothermic degradation of magnesium hydroxide, calcium hydroxide and calcium carbonate in the context of passive fire protection 

    Ciudad Álvarez, Aleix; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (2015-01-01)
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    In a fire scenario, huge amounts of heat are generated and high temperatures rapidly achieved in such a way that the integrity of structural materials becomes compromised. One of the aims of passive fire protection is the ...
  • Langevin dynamics of A+A reactions in one dimension 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Romero, A. H.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lindenberg, Katja (IOP Publishing, 2007-02-28)
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    We propose a set of Langevin equations of motion together with a reaction rule for the study of binary reactions. Our scheme is designed to address this problem for arbitrary friction ° and temperature T. It easily ...
  • Langevin equations with multiplicative noise: application to domain growth 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Hernández-Machado, A.; Ramírez de la Piscina Millán, Laureano; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (Jagiellonian University, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1993-05-01)
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    Langevin Equations of Ginzburg--Landau form, with multiplicative noise, are proposed to study the effects of fluctuations in domain growth. These equations are derived from a coarse-grained methodology. The Cahn--Hiliard--Cook ...
  • La simulació computacional: una eina per estudiar la propagació del foc als edificis 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula (2007-02)
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    Es descriuen els diferents tipus de models de simulacio computacional utilitzats per descriure la propagacio del foc als edificis, i es presenten alguns exemples concrets.
  • Libro de actas de la 1a Jornada de Doctorado TAEU 2018 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (2018)
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    Libro completo de las actas de la I Jornada de Doctorado del Programa de Tecnología de la Arquitectura, de la Edificación y del Urbanismo (TAEU) de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, celebrada en la EPSEB, Barcelona, ...
  • Los efectos del fuego en el concreto 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lopez Moreno, Sinhue; Romero Castro, Aldo Humberto (Habil's Equipos contra incendios S.A de C.V, 2006)
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  • Magnesium phosphate cements formulated with low grade magnesium oxide incorporating phase change materials for thermal energy storage 

    Maldonado Alameda, A.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Giró Paloma, Jessica; Chimenos Ribera, Josep Maria; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Formosa Mitjans, Joan (2017-11-30)
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    Magnesium Phosphate Cement (MPC) has become an essential reference for investigators seeking alternatives to the use of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) in building sector because of its high environmental impact. The research ...
  • Modeling of spatiotemporal patterns in bacterias colonies 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Auguet Sangrá, Carlota E.; Peñaranda Ayllón, Angelina; Ramírez de la Piscina Millán, Laureano (American Physical Society, 1999-06-30)
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    A diffusion-reaction model for the growth of bacterial colonies is presented. The often observed cooperative behavior developed by bacteria which increases their motility in adverse growth conditions is here introduced as ...
  • Modelization of surface diffusion of a molecular dimer 

    Romero, A. H.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sancho, Jose Maria (American Physical Society, 2004-05-20)
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    A simple model for a dimer molecular diffusion on a crystalline surface, as a function of temperature, is presented. The dimer is formed by two particles coupled by a quadratic potential. The dimer diffusion is modeled by ...
  • Numerical-simulation research on building-facade geometry and its effect on fire propagation in wooden facades 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Giraldo, Pilar; Avellaneda Diaz-Grande, Jaime; Burgos Leiva, Camila (2014)
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    Fire protection is a very important requirement in the facade of a building. When there is a fire in a building, the facade can be one of the quickest spreading pathways, regardless of the material of which it is constructed. ...
  • Numerical study of A+A -> 0 and A+B ->0 reactions with inertia 

    Romero, A. H.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sancho, Jose Maria; Lindenberg, Katja (American Institute of Physics, 2007-11-30)
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    Using numerical methods we study the annihilation reactions A + A → 0 and A + B → 0 in one and two dimensions in the presence of inertial contributions to the motion of the particles. The particles move freely following ...
  • Particle separation by external fields on periodic surfaces 

    Sancho, Jose Maria; Khoury, M.; Lindenberg, K.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María (http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.478548, 2005-11-30)
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    Particles moving on perfect periodic surfaces under the influence of external forces may move along directions that deviate from that of the force. We briefly recall previous results for transport of particles on surfaces ...
  • Pattern and velocity selection of fronts propagating in modulated media 

    Armero, J.; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Ramírez de la Piscina Millán, Laureano; Casademunt, Jaume; Sancho, Jose Maria; Sagués Mestre, Francesc (EDP Sciences, 1996-02-01)
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    We study the problem of pattern and velocity selection of morphologically stable two-dimensional fronts propagating in a spatially modulated medium. The generic system is governed by a local equation and evolves towards a ...
  • Phase-field model of Hele-Shaw flows in the high-viscosity constrast regime 

    Hernández-Machado, Aurora; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Mayoral, E.; Corvera Poiré, E. (American Physical Society, 2003-10-29)
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    A one-sided phase-field model is proposed to study the dynamics of unstable interfaces of Hele-Shaw flows in the high viscosity contrast regime. The corresponding macroscopic equations are obtained by means of an asymptotic ...
  • Phase separation driven by external fluctuations 

    García Ojalvo, Jordi; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Sancho, Jose Maria; Toral, R. (EDP Sciences, 1998-04-30)
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    The influence of external fluctuations in phase separation processes is analysed. These fluctuations arise from random variations of an external control parameter. A linear stability analysis of the homogeneous state ...