Now showing items 1-20 of 332

    • 3-D visualization of urban environmental quality indicators: using the city GML standard 

      Carneiro, Cláudio; Golay, François; Joost, Stéphane; Desthieux, Gilles; Mello, Adrien Vieira de; Morello, Eugenio; Balocco, Carla; Gori, Virginia (Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, 2011-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In October 2005, a survey to several potential end-users (surveyors, architects, urban planners, environmental and energy specialists, among others) of the City of Geneva (Switzerland) howed a strong interest for the ...
    • 3D numerical simulation of experiments on masonry arch bridges 

      Brunet Coll, Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Masonry arch bridges are one of the oldest civil engineering heritage preserved until today. Besides having great historical and engineering value, most are still functional and come to be approximately 60% of the total ...
    • 3D Thermo-mechanical simulation of a double cone synchronizer with carbon friction lining 

      Muñoz López, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-11)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität München
      Aufgrund steigenderAnforderungen an moderne Handschalt-und Doppelkupplungsgetriebe werden Getriebekomponentenhöhere Leistungsdichtenabverlangt. Der Einsatz von Carbon im Vergleich zu metallischen Reibbelägen verbessert die ...
    • A BIM model to visualize quality risks in construction projects 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Beca, J.M.; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Defects are a non-value adding activity seriously affecting the performance and productivity in construction projects that spend unnecessary cost, time materials and manpower. Non-quality represent the 4% of the contract ...
    • A comparative molecular dynamics study of sulfuric and methanesulfonic acids 

      Canales Gabriel, Manel; Guàrdia Manuel, Elvira (2016-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The molecular dynamics computer simulation method has been used to study sulfuric and methanesulfonic acids. Calculations have been carried out between 200 K and 400 K using reliable force fields. Thermodynamic properties, ...
    • A computational model for the cooperative binding and self-organization of Myosin-VI in membrane reshaping 

      Blanco Dorca, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   LMU Munich
      The dynamic membrane reshaping processes are vital for the cells to preform its activity normally. They are involved in a myriad of cellular pathways and can be preformed by different agents. One of those is the myosin-VI, ...
    • A GEANT4 Simulation-based study of CIRBE mission 

      Megías Homar, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • A mesh-particle model for fluid animation 

      Susín Sánchez, Antonio; Suárez, N. (2006)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      We use our adapted versions of the two most used methods in Computer Fluid Animation, Marker and Cell and Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, to develop a new method taking advantage of the calculation speed of the first and ...
    • A near-optimum cross-layered distributed queuing protocol for wireless LAN: medium access control protocols for wireless LANs 

      Alonso Zárate, Jesús; Verikoukis, Christos; Kartsakli, Elli; Cateura Díaz, Alejandro; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2008-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Distributed Queuing Collision Avoidance (DQCA) is a distributed MAC protocol for WLAN systems that offers near optimum performance. The protocol implements a reservation scheme that ensures collision-free data transmissions ...
    • A new algorithm for adaptive IIR filtering based on the log-area-ratio parameters 

      Rodríguez Fonollosa, José Adrián; Masgrau Gómez, Enrique José (Elsevier, 1990)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • A sensibility analysis to geometric and cutting conditions using the particle finite element method (PFEM) 

      Rodriguez Prieto, Juan Manuel; Arrazola, Pedro; Cante Terán, Juan Carlos; Kortabarria, Arratibel; Oliver Olivella, Xavier (Red Hook, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The (PFEM) is employed to simulate orthogonal metal cutting of 42CD4 steel. The objectives of this work are mainly three: The first one is to validate PFEM strategies as an efficient tool for numerical simulation of metal ...
    • A theoretical and simulation study for the measurement of muscle anisotropic permittivity using electrical impedance myography 

      Guasch Morgades, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
      Electrical impedance myography (EIM) is a collection of techniques that measure the electrical impedance of muscles using a weak, high frequency electrical current. They have emerged in the past years as a convenient, ...
    • Abstraction of Mobile Network Topology 

      Codes Morales, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   King's College London
      [ANGLÈS] Analyse the effect that abstracting topology of mobile networks would have on the performance of current mobile networks. The investigations are carried out in network simulator and by designing the SDN-based ...
    • 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 ...
    • ALEVIN implementation, validation and use cases definition 

      Bonnín Soler, Àlex (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The objective of this project is to validate and renovate ALEVIN, a software created in 2010 to simulate Virtual Network Embedding scenarios and test network mapping algorithms. In this thesis the different versions published ...
    • Algoritmo de detección de visibilidad de facetas para el cálculo de la Sección Recta Radar 

      Carbó Meseguer, Alexis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-17)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] In this project, a new algorithm for computing the Physical Optics of a radar target has been developed to be implementated in GRECO. This is a software package for calculating the Radar Cross Section. It includes ...
    • An implicit unsteady hydraulic solver for suspended cuttings transport in managed pressure wells 

      Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice; Ortega, Enrique; Ilin, A.; Simpkins, Douglas; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (Springer, 2019-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present a simulation tool for transient events in complex hydraulic networks. The code includes modelling of the transport of suspended cuttings in near-vertical wells. An unstructured finite volume formulation with ...
    • Analysis and study of a Shallow Water model code for applications to planetary atmospheres 

      Prat Gasull, Arnau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Analysis of the NB-IoT technology towards massive machine type communication 

      Serra i Lidón, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
      The Internet of Things (IoT), is going to redefine the way people interact with each other and with the objects that surround them. Within the IoT scope, LPWA radio technologies have emerged as a solution for the design ...
    • Analytic Stability Maps of Unknown Exoplanet Companions for Imaging Prioritization 

      Gascón Álvarez, Carlos; Savransky, Dmitry; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2020-08)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Identifying which systems are more likely to host an imageable planet can play an important role in the construction of an optimized target list for future direct imaging missions, such as the planned Coronagraph Instrument ...