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    • A numerical set-up for the simulation of infection probability from SARS- CoV-2 in public transport vehicles 

      Schillaci, Eugenio; Vera i Fernández, Jordi; Morozova, Nina; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim (Scipedia, 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work, a numerical framework aimed at simulating the transport of contaminants and infectious agents within a closed domain is presented. The method employs mature CFD algorithms to calculate air fields with reasonable ...
    • Assessing the impact of local emission abatement measures on ozone levels in Catalonia 

      Camps Pla, Paula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-19)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      L’ozó troposfèric (O₃) és un contaminant atmosfèric secundari complex que afecta la salut humana, la biodiversitat, els cultius i les infraestructures. Es crea principalment per la interacció de la llum solar amb els òxids ...
    • Calidad de aire interior 

      Neira Marin, Sandra Catalina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El interés inicial de esta investigación se relaciona con identificar cuáles son los parámetros que se analizan para realizar la evaluación del confort de los usuarios en los espacios interiores, en donde intervienen ...
    • Caracterización y diseño de un modelo reducido de salas de edificios educativos para combatir la pandemia 

      Tugores Garcias, Juan; Canals Casals, Lluc (2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Este trabajo de final de máster presenta un modelo para analizar y predecir la calidad ambiental en el interior de salas educativas. Se engloba dentro del proyecto ComMit-20 que tiene como objetivo establecer el impacto ...
    • Caracterización y diseño de un modelo reducido de salas de edificios educativos para combatir la pandemia 

      Tugores Garcias, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se presenta el diseño de modelos de orden reducido que tienen como objetivo simular y analizar la evolución de la temperatura interior y la concentración de dióxido de carbono en salas educativas de la ...
    • Compliance with 2021 WHO air quality guidelines across Europe will require radical measures 

      Bowdalo, Dene; Petetin, Hervé; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Soret, Albert; Bojovic, Dragana; Terrado, Marta; Querol, Xavier; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (IOP Publishing, 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Continuous monitoring of volatile organic compounds through sensorization. Automatic sampling during pollution/odour/nuisance episodic events 

      Gallego Piñol, Eva; Perales Lorente, José Francisco; Calaf Gozalo, Josep Maria (2023-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a highly diverse class of chemical contaminants and between 50 and 300 of them may be found in ambient air. In urbanized areas, VOCs are emitted from industrial activities, as well as ...
    • Despliegue de una red comunitaria de monitorización de calidad del aire 

      Sosa Vaca, Omar Rolando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-01-27)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Se va a explicar a detalle como puede fabricar uno mismo su sensor de gases a bajo costo y enviar la información a un servidor web para contribuir con el monitoreo de gases a la comunidad, siguiendo la filosofía DIY (do ...
    • Estimation of children’s CO2 generation rates in naturally ventilated educational buildings 

      Tugores Garcias, Juan; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (Elsevier, 2024-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Indoor CO CO 2 2 concentration serves as an indicator of indoor air quality, which is mainly influenced by occupants’ generation rate, outdoor ventilation rate and outdoor CO 2 levels. Determining the CO 2 generation rate ...
    • Estudio experimental del confort térmico y acústico de viviendas vulnerables en el barrio del Raval 

      Muñoz Gómez, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest Treball neix a partir de la idea de voler millorar la vida de persones socialment vulnerables des d'una perspectiva tècnic-enginyeria. Aquest treball s'ha dut a terme amb l'ajuda de l'associació Oasiurbà, una ...
    • EURODELTA-Trends, a multi-model experiment of air quality hindcast in Europe over 1990–2010 

      Colette, Augustin; Andersson, Camilla; Manders, Astrid; Mar, Kathleen; Mircea, Mihaela; Pay, Maria-Teresa; Raffort, Valentin; Tsyro, Svetlana; Cuvelier, Cornelius; Adani, Mario; Bessagnet, Bertrand; Bergström, Robert; Briganti, Gino; Butler, Tim; Cappelletti, Andrea; Couvidat, Florian; D'Isidoro, Massimo; Doumbia, Thierno; Fagerli, Hilde; Granier, Claire; Heyes, Chris; Klimont, Zig; Ojha, Narendra; Otero, Noelia; Schaap, Martin; Sindelarova, Katarina; Stegehuis, Annemiek I.; Roustan, Yelva; Vautard, Robert; van Meijgaard, Erik; Vivanco, Marta G.; Wind, Peter (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2017-09-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      The EURODELTA-Trends multi-model chemistry-transport experiment has been designed to facilitate a better understanding of the evolution of air pollution and its drivers for the period 1990–2010 in Europe. The main objective ...
    • Impact of WRF model PBL schemes on air quality simulations over Catalonia, Spain 

      Banks, Robert F.; Baldasano, Jose M. (Elsevier, 2016-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Here we analyze the impact of four planetary boundary-layer (PBL) parametrization schemes from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) numerical weather prediction model on simulations of meteorological variables and ...
    • Informe sobre la qualitat ambiental interior (QAI) a l'ETSAV 

      Masseck, Torsten (2022-09-30)
      Research report
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Investigating the quality of modeled aerosol profiles based on combined lidar and sunphotometer data 

      Siomos, Nikolaos; Balis, Dimitris S.; Poupkou, Anastasia; Liora, Natalia; Spyridon, Dimopoulos; Melas, Dimitris; Giannakaki, Eleni; Filioglou, Maria; Basart, Sara; Chaikovsky, Anatoli (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2017-06-14)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this study we present an evaluation of the Comprehensive Air Quality Model with extensions (CAMx) for Thessaloniki using radiometric and lidar data. The aerosol mass concentration profiles of CAMx are compared against ...
    • Optimized approach for CFD simulations of HVAC systems with grill air diffusers 

      Vera i Fernández, Jordi; Schillaci, Eugenio; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliet Casasayas, Carles (International Institute of Refrigeration, 2023)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      A proper CFD simulation of air distribution within a room requires the correct representation of inlet conditions from ventilation grids. Those elements are usually characterized by blades with a certain inclination angle ...
    • Sistemas y estrategias de ventilación en edificios educativos: identificación y caracterización 

      López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Tugores Garcias, Juan; Pardo Bosch, Francesc (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La mala calidad del aire interior (CAI) en entornos escolares se ha identificado como uno de los factores que más afectan la salud y el rendimiento académico de los estudiantes. En un aula de tamaño promedio, las concentraciones ...
    • The variability of mass concentrations and source apportionment analysis of equivalent black carbon across urban Europe 

      Savadkoohi, Marjan; Pandolfi, Marco; Reche Andúgar, Cristina; Niemi, Jarkko V.; Mooibroek, Dennis; Titos Vela, Gloria; Green, David C.; Tremper, Anja H.; Hueglin, Christoph; Liakakou, Eleni; Mihalopoulos, Nikos; Stavroulas, Iasonas; Artiñano, Begoña; Coz, Esther; Alados Arboledas, Lucas; Beddows, David; Riffault, Véronique; de Brito, Joel F. (Elsevier, 2023-08-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This study analyzed the variability of equivalent black carbon (eBC) mass concentrations and their sources in urban Europe to provide insights into the use of eBC as an advanced air quality (AQ) parameter for AQ standards. ...
    • Thermal assessment of a ventilated double skin façade component with a set of air filtering photocatalytic slats in the cavity 

      Roig Mayoral, Oriol; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Pardal March, Cristina; Guardo Zabaleta, Alfredo de Jesús; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; López Besora, Judit (2023-01-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      Indoor air quality is a crucial factor when evaluating habitability, especially in developed countries, where people spend most of their time indoors. This paper presents a novel double skin façade (DSF) system that combines ...
    • Use of exhaled CO2 for crop growth in urban environments 

      Ruiz de Alegría Sala, Alba; Ruana Jornet, Fermin; Canals Casals, Lluc; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (2023)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Aiming for synergies between indoor air quality in high-occupancy buildings and urban agriculture, this research investigates the capacity to enhance crop growth based on the generation of CO2 from occupants' exhalation ...
    • Visual analysis of air quality data at UPC 

      Espinalt Xixons, Arnau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-06-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Recentment, hi ha hagut una evolució en els dispositius que faciliten la captura de dades de forma automàtica i les eines de visualització de dades. Gràcies als sensors dels quals disposa la UPC i a la nova iniciativa de ...