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    • 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 ...
    • 5G automotive antenna design and integration 

      Febrer Mercadal, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-08)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      This report represents the study and results of my 5G Automotive antenna design and integration project. The aperture of a whole new frequency band dedicated to 5G mmWave communications will represent a huge step forward ...
    • A 3D Terrain Generator: Enhancing Robotics Simulations with GANs 

      Arellano Garcia, Silvia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Aalto-yliopisto
      Simulation is essential in robotics to evaluate models and techniques in a controlled setting before conducting experiments on tangible agents. However, developing simulation environments can be a challenging and time-consuming ...
    • 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:   Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
      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 Data Set for intercomparing the transient behavior of dynamical model-based subseasonal to decadal climate predictions 

      Saurral, Ramiro I.; Merryfield, William J.; Tolstykh, Mikhail A.; Lee, Woo-Sung; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; García Serrano, Javier; Massonnet, François; Meehl, Gerald A.; Teng, Haiyan (American Geophysical Union, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Climate predictions using coupled models in different time scales, from intraseasonal to decadal, are usually affected by initial shocks, drifts, and biases, which reduce the prediction skill. These arise from inconsistencies ...
    • 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 GPU Accelerated Framework for Partitioned Solution of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems 

      Totounferoush, Amin; Naseri, Alireza; Chiva Segura, Jorge; Oliva Llena, Asensio; Mehl, Miriam (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present a GPU-accelerated solver for the partitioned solution of fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems. Independent scalable fluid and structure solvers are coupled by a library which handles the inter-code data ...
    • A mesh-particle model for fluid animation 

      Susín Sánchez, Antonio; Suárez, N. (2006)
      Conference report
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      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 novel methodology for water-sensitive papers analysis focusing on the segmentation of overlapping droplets to better characterize deposition pattern 

      Gil Moya, Emilio; Xun, Lu (2024-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Water-sensitive papers (WSPs), as an artificial target, have been generally used to evaluate spray quality in pesticide applications. Though many tools were available to analyze WSPs, they were not effective in processing ...
    • A numerical study on turbulence generation and decay in a suddenly stopped Taylor Couette flow 

      Manyer Fuertes, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In this study are presented the numerical results obtained when simulating the abruptly stoppage of the outer cylinder in a Taylor-Couette system where the inner cylinder is static. The results are compared with the ...
    • 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, ...
    • A vision-based line following method for micro air vehicles 

      Majó Casero, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Wien
      This project has two phases. The first one, where an algorithm and a 3D simulation has to be designed using Simulink, in which a minidrone takes off, follows a line of red colour, and finally ends up landing in a circle. ...
    • 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 ...