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    • A numerical solver to assess the impact of wind, geometry, and altitude on artificial charge control of aircraft using corona discharge 

      Candela Rubio, Héctor; Fontanes Molina, Pol; Urbani, Michele; Guerra García, Carmen; Montañá Puig, Juan (2022)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Prior work by members of the team has shown that active charge control might reduce the risk of aircraft-triggered lightning. Controlling the net charge of an aircraft can be achieved by using corona discharge. For a ...
    • Active flow control on cambered airfoils at ultralow Reynolds using synthetic jets 

      Valdepeñas Pujol, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Active flow control methods have been widely studied for more than a decade in order to improve the airfoil's efficiency. This study is focused on fluidic actuation (the addition or subtraction of momentum to/from the ...
    • Aerobatic parabolic flights in Barcelona : review of research and educational activities 

      Pérez Poch, Antoni; Ventura González, Daniel (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present an innovative method of performing parabolic flights with aerobatic single-engine planes. A parabolic platform has been stablished in Sabadell Airport (Barcelona, Spain) to provide an infraestructure ready to ...
    • Air Traffic Control (ATC) Management. 3D Visualization 

      Thani Awtaney, Manish (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-01-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In this Bachelor Thesis, a software system has been developed for computers, which aims to renew current air traffic control systems by presenting a better user interface and show new ways of interaction and flights ...
    • Aircraft Charging and its Influence on Triggered Lightning 

      Pavan, C.; Fontanes Molina, Pol; Urbani, Michele; Nguyen, Ngoc-Cuong; Martínez Sánchez, Manuel; Peraire Guitart, Jaume; Guerra García, Carmen; Montañá Puig, Juan (2020-01-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper reports on a laboratory experiment to study the effect of vehicle net charge on theinception of a positive leader from an aircraft exposed to high atmospheric electric fields. The experimentmodels the first stage ...
    • An aircraft combination wheelchair seat suitable for aircraft aisles 

      Katz, Danielle; Mahomed, Aziza (2020-05-30)
      Article
      Open Access
      Air travel is very restricted for individuals with mobility limitations and there is a need for the design of improved accommodation for individuals in wheelchairs on an aircraft. The aim of this paper is to present an ...
    • Analysis on the feasability of airborne GNSS-R receivers for weather nowcasting and target detection 

      Pérez Portero, Adrián; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2020)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Weather forecast relies to a large extent on data acquired by satellite. LEO polar satellites provide global coverage, but poor spatial resolution. GEO satellites provide a better coverage and revisit time, at expenses of ...
    • Análisis y evolución de las emisiones producidas por aeronaves 

      Morales Torres, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-16)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El present TFG consisteix en l’anàlisi i evolució de les emissions produïdes per aeronaus, començant amb una breu introducció als conceptes més bàsics que permetran entendre el desenvolupament del treball, on s’estudiarà ...
    • Application of the partial Dirichlet–Neumann contact algorithm to simulate low-velocity impact events on composite structures 

      Guillamet, Gerard; Quintanas Corominas, Adrià; Rivero, Matías; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Vázquez, Mariano; Turon, Albert (Elsevier, 2023)
      Article
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      Impact simulations for damage resistance analysis are computationally intensive due to contact algorithms and advanced damage models. Both methods, which are the main ingredients in an impact event, require refined meshes ...
    • 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 ...
    • Combining the assignment of pre-defined routes and RTAs to sequence and merge arrival traffic 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Alenka, Justinas; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2017)
      Conference report
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      Continuous descent operations (CDO) with required times of arrival (RTAs) have been identi ed as a potential solution to reduce the environmental impact without compromising capacity. However, in high traffic scenarios ...
    • Development of a LTE system-level simulator for aircraft cabins 

      Muñoz López, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-11-30)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      [ANGLÈS] Mobile broadband has changed the way we live and work. The way we communicate is becoming enriched with higher speeds and exciting new services both at home, on the road and on aircraft. Nowadays, a growing number ...
    • Development of a propagation prediction tool for aircraft cabins 

      Mut Vidal, Macià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      [ANGLÈS] In the last decade, the use of mobile phones in aircraft has become a reality. A growing number of flights have onboard GSM installations that enable this. However, such systems require some RF planning efforts ...
    • Development of the Frontend of an Entertainment Systems for Aircrafts 

      Ortiz Llorente, Maria Begoña (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The in-flight entertainment system "Immfly" is a gate-to-gate entertainment system that provides flights passengers a new way of entertainment during their flight until they arrive to their destination. It is a solution ...
    • Diseño de un alojamiento para experimentos en vuelos parabólicos para la aeronave CAP-10B 

      Jaume Crespí, Joan Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-11)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Disseny d'un dispositiu de control de velocitat de la roda del tren d'aterratge d'un avió comercial 

      Niubó Boj, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-03-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      L’objectiu d’aquest treball ha estat dissenyar un dispositiu que, instal·lat a la les llantes d’un avió comercial, permeti accelerar les rodes fins assolir la velocitat de l’avió durant la fase d’aproximació. El fet que ...
    • Disseny d'un simulador de vol A320 

      Ramírez Pérez, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-09-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The aim of this project is to study the viability of two avionics simulation cockpits that are expected to be placed in an aeronautics laboratory in the near future: a lightweight simple-engine aircraft simulator with a ...
    • Disseny d’un Escape Room 

      Torrubiano I Balcells, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest TFG s'ha dissenyat un escape room, un joc cooperatiu en el qual es tanquen persones dins una sala i han de sortir en un màxim de temps, les seves proves dissenyades segons la temàtica escollida i l'edifici segons ...
    • Disseny i fabricació d'un conjunt de peces per aeronàutica 

      Conill Jard, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En el present projecte s’ha dut a terme el disseny, càlcul estructural i fabricació del conjunt de peces que formen l’ala d’una avioneta d’us privat comercialitzada durant els anys 80 “ Cessna 150”. Amb aquest projecte ...
    • Disseny i implementació d'un sistema de mètriques per a plataforma d'entreteniment de vols 

      Giralt Monedero, Pau Armand (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En el present projecte es descriu el treball realitzat en l'empresa Immfly, empresa tecnològica que es dedica a la instal·lació i manteniment d'una plataforma d'entreteniment pels avions. S'ha creat un sistema d'estadístiques ...