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  • A Fast and Flexible Aircraft Trajectory Predictor and Optimiser for ATM Research Applications 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Trajectory prediction and optimisation algorithms will be the keystone for a successful trajectory based operations concept implementation, where accurate predictions and optimal trajectories will be needed for a wide ...
  • Airspace complexity implementation for an Extended ATC Planner 

    Lentaigne Beneto, Nicolas-Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-08-28)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Sopra Steria
    This report describes the implementation of an airspace complexity server into the preindustrial prototype of the Extended ATC Planner. First, there is the description of the current ATC en-route control room situation, ...
  • Alternative Trajectory Options for Delay Reduction in Demand and Capacity Balancing 

    Xu, Yan; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Aiming to a more collaborative demand and capacity balancing (DCB), in the scope of trajectory based operations, this paper presents an approach that takes alternative trajectories into a DCB optimization algorithm. ...
  • Análisis del tiempo de vuelo programado vs. real en el par BCN-BRU 

    Medina Allue, Noelia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-30)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Currently thousands of flights are delayed and cancelled daily. It is the main teaser of the airlines, because it implements unpredictable additional costs. It is also the main fear of passengers when it comes to taking a ...
  • Análisis, diseño e implementación de una herramienta para valorar el estrés producido por la inserción de drones en el espacio aéreo de un controlador 

    Mosquera Gallego, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-18)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    The research group ICARUS of the UPC has developed a simulation environment in which a ground station of a drone communicates with the usual work stations professional of the air traffic controllers and all related to a ...
  • An Assessment for UAS depart and approach operations 

    Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ferraz, Carlos; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009-09)
    Conference lecture
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  • APACHE - Exploitation plan 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Netjasov, Fedja; Vidosavljevic, Andrija; Bujor, Andrada (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This document is the Exploitation Plan of the APACHE project. Its purpose is to identify, describe and assesses the different exploitable results and foreground generated by the project. The APACHE project proposes a new ...
  • APACHE - Final project results report 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Agüi, Ignacio; Netjasov, Fedja; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This report summarises all the research activities performed by the APACHE project and highlights the main project outcomes and contributions. The APACHE Project proposes a new approach based on simulation, optimization ...
  • APACHE - Final report on communication and dissemination 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This document reviews the communication and dissemination plan for the APACHE Project and reports on the specific actions performed during whole duration of the Project (9 May 2016 to 8 May 2018). The success of these ...
  • APACHE - Functional requirements and specifications for the ATM performance assessment framework 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Camargo Forero, Leonardo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Netjasov, Fedja; Mirkovic, Bojana; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The APACHE project proposes a new framework to assess European ATM (air traffic management) performance based on simulation, optimization and performance assessment tools that will be able to capture the complex interdependencies ...
  • APACHE - Report on the availability of the APACHE framework 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Xu, Yan; Netjasov, Fedja; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The APACHE project proposes a new framework to assess European ATM (air traffic management) performance based on simulation, optimization and performance assessment tools that will be able to capture the complex interdependencies ...
  • APACHE - Results from simulations and analysis of results 

    Agüi, Ignacio; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Netjasov, Fedja; Pavlovic, Goran; Vidosavljevic, Andrija (2018-07-25)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This document presents the results from validation exercises of the APACHE Project. Its purpose is to identify, describe and assess the results generated by the different assessments and simulations carried out towards the ...
  • APACHE - Scope and definition of the concept of operations for the project 

    Ansaldo, Georgina; Coca Casanueva, Vladimir; Costa, Maria Inês; Ruiz Navarro, Sergio; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Babic, Obrad; Netjasov, Fedja; Mirkovic, Bojana; Krstic-Simic, Tatjana; Vidosavljevic, Andrija; Delahaye, Daniel (2017-02-06)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The APACHE project proposes a new approach to assess European ATM performance based on simulation, optimization and performance assessment tools that will be able to capture the complex interdependencies between KPAs at ...
  • Architecture issues and challenges for the integration of RPAS in non-segregated airspace 

    Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Royo Chic, Pablo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2013)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Despite the evolution of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), the technological development on airframes, autopilots, communications and payload, is still limited by the absence of software standardization. Engineers face ...
  • Arrival trade-offs considering total flight and passenger delays and fairness 

    Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (2018)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper studies trade-offs between flight and passenger delays and fairness when assigning delay pre-tactically (on-ground at origin airport) due to reduced airport capacity. The paper also defines and analyses ...
  • Arrival traffic synchronisation with Required Time of Arrivals for fuel-efficient trajectories 

    Pawelek, Adrian; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Lichota, Piotr; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2017)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Continuous descent operations (CDOs) with required times of arrival (RTAs) have been identified as a potential solution to reduce fuel consumption and noise nuisance in the ma- neuvering area and without compromising ...
  • Assessing the impact of relaxing cruise operations with a reduction of the minimum rate of climb and/or step climb heights 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2017-11-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    A compromise solution to increase flight efficiency in cruise, but without penalising capacity (or even safety), would be perhaps to remove (or relax) the minimum rate of climb (ROC) constraint and/or to reduce the height ...
  • Assessment of the North European free route airspace deployment 

    Nava Gaxiola, Cesar Antonio; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2018-09-07)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Free Route Airspace is an operational concept for the modernization of the airspace, addressed to improving the efficiency of the flights. It also aims at the environmental friendly performance area by reducing the emissions ...
  • Automatic drone demand generation and evaluation 

    Herranz Bareas, Lluís Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-08)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    This project consists in building a drone traffic generator capable of spawning random operations in a country. This document provides the guidelines to generate the operations taking into account the existing regulation, ...
  • Automation Control of a Point Merge System at Palma de Mallorca Airport 

    Sabaté Rebollar, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-12)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The main objective of this project is to design an automation control system for a new arrival procedure at Palma de Mallorca airport, which is the Point Merge System (PMS). This new system, suggested by Cercle d’Economia ...