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  • 3D modelling of transversal grates comparison of numerical result with experimental data 

    Paindelli, Andrea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
    Master thesis
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    The full scale (1:1) test platform located at the UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) allows us to reproduce the local runoff process and the study of inlet grates or other types of capture systems. Over the last ...
  • A 1D lumped-parameter/3D CFD approach for pressure drop in the aortic coarctation 

    Soudah Prieto, Eduardo; Bordoné, Maurizio; Dadvand, Pooyan; Rossi, Riccardo (Springer, 2012)
    Conference report
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    Aortic Coarctation is a congenital constriction of the aorta that increases blood pressure above the constriction and hinders the flow below it. Based on a 3D surface mesh of a moderate thoracic coarctation, a high quality ...
  • A 3D CFD numerical study of the bubble generation process into a bubble Tjunction generator and its comparison with experimental data: Part I 

    Arias Calderón, Santiago; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de (2016)
    Conference report
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    This work presents a 3D numerical study of the bubble generation process into a bubble generator obtained with the commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics solver ANSYS Fluent v15.0.7, and its comparison with experimental ...
  • A 3D CFD numerical study of the bubble generation process into a bubble Tjunction generator and its comparison with experimental data: Part II 

    Arias Calderón, Santiago; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de (2016)
    Conference report
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    This work is a continuation of the 3D numerical study of the bubble generation process into a T-junction bubble generator (1 mm of internal diameter) obtained with the commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics solver ANSYS ...
  • A 3D numerical study of the bubble generation process into a bubble T-junction generator and its comparison with experimental data: part I 

    Arias Calderón, Santiago; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This work presents a 3D numerical study of the bubble generation process into a bubble generator obtained with the commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics solver ANSYS Fluent v15.0.7, and its comparison with experimental ...
  • A Chimera method for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations 

    Houzeaux, Guillaume; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Aubry, Romain; Owen, H.; Vázquez Arenas, M. Benita (2014-05-30)
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    The Chimera method was developed three decades ago as a meshing simplification tool. Different components are meshed independently and then glued together using a domain decomposition technique to couple the equations ...
  • A contribution to adaptive numerical solution of compressible flow problems 

    Fischer, Thomas B.; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 1996)
    Book
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    The monograph presents recent developments on the solution of high speed compressible flow problems using finite element and finite point (meshless) methods with adaptive refinement, techniques. This work treats two of the ...
  • Active Aerodynamics applied on the Arcfox-GT Supercar 

    Gil Esteller, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-23)
    Bachelor thesis
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    In this project an aerodynamic study is developed on a supercar, integrating different aerodynamic elements from the active aerodynamics. The model where this innovating technology is applied is the ArcFox-GT, a Chinese ...
  • (Active Flow Control) AFC study on an airfoil 

    Calvo San Emeterio, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09)
    Bachelor thesis
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  • Active flow control in aerodynamic applications. 

    Gil Aiguasenosa, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-04)
    Master thesis
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    The focus of this thesis is to determine the e ect of Active Flow Control ( AFC from now), studying, analyzing the behavior of airfoil and afterwards, implementing AFC and evaluate its impact on aerodynamic performance. ...
  • Active flow control on SD7003 airfoil using synthetic jets 

    Tousi, Navid Monshi; Bergadà Granyó, Josep Maria; Rodríguez Pérez, Ivette María (2019)
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    The present paper focuses on applying the Active Flow Control (AFC) technology on the Selig-Donovan 7003 (SD7003) airfoil at Reynolds number 60,000, the idea is to employ synthetic jets in order to modify the lift and drag ...
  • Advanced methodology for wind resource assessment near hydroelectric dams in complex mountainous areas 

    Yang, Lin; Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de (2019-11-05)
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    To increase renewable energy generation in some hydroelectric dams, a solution consisting in installing wind turbines close to dams is proposed. Indeed, dam surroundings are prone to benefit from wind speed-up effect, extra ...
  • Aerodynamical study of a photovoltaic solar tracker 

    Gutiérrez Castillo, José Leonardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-29)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    State of the art. Literature review about CFD applied to solar panels. Analytic approach of the problem. Application of CFD analysis. Validation of the results. Discussion of the results. Improvements proposal.
  • Aerodynamic performance of the rear spoiler of a Formula Renault V3.5 2007 

    Pla Navarro, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-13)
    Bachelor thesis
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    L’objectiu d’aquest projecte és simular el comportament de l’aleró posterior d’un cotxe de competició de les World Series by Renault 3.5 a mesura que es mou per l’aire. Per tant, s’estudiaran les diverses forces ...
  • A finite point method for compressible flow 

    Löhner, Rainald; Sacco Giqueaux, Carlos Gustavo; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Idelsohn Barg, Sergio Rodolfo (John Wiley & sons, 2002-03)
    Article
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    A weighted least squares finite point method for compressible flow is formulated. Starting from a global cloud of points, local clouds are constructed using a Delaunay technique with a series of tests for the quality of ...
  • Air distribution in street canyons: a CFD study 

    Galí i Gimeno, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-10)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Heat island effect and air quality are major issues in big cities and the shape ofthe street canyons is directly related with these problems. The only presence the buildings modifies the temperature in their surroundings ...
  • A level-set method for mass transfer in bubble swarms 

    Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Castro González, Jesús; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2018)
    Conference lecture
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  • Algebraic implementation of a flux limiter for heterogeneous computing 

    Valle Marchante, Nicolás; Álvarez Farré, Xavier; Trias Miquel, Francesc Xavier; Castro González, Jesús; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2018)
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  • A load balancing method for parallel genetic CFD optimizations 

    Aizpurua Udabe, Imanol; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol; Borrell Pol, Ricard; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2015)
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    CFD optimizations are characterized by long and highly variable objective function evaluation times. The aim of this study is to improve the parallel performance using a new load balancing master-worker parallelization ...
  • A modified Finite Element formulation for the imposition of the slip boundary condition over embedded volumeless geometries 

    Zorrilla Martínez, Rubén; Larese De Tetto, Antonia; Rossi, Riccardo (2019-08)
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    This work describes a novel formulation for the simulation of Navier–Stokes problems including embedded objects. The new proposal is based on the use of a modified finite element space, which replaces the standard one ...