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    • Analysis of Perturbation incidence in the calculation of trajectories in Ephemeris Model 

      Diab Pascual, Omar Vicente (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      The main goal of this thesis is to deepen the understanding of the influence that the various perturbations exert on the trajectory calculations performed by the JPL ephemeris model to provide high-fidelity ephemeris in ...
    • Analysis of photovoltaic investments in the spanish market 

      Costa Santolaria, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Cranfield University, 2009)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      This thesis conducts a profitability analysis of investments in Photovoltaic (PV) installations connected to the Spanish electrical grid system, focusing on the regulatory framework and investment returns. The thesis ...
    • Anti-graffiti coating tests 

      Riviere Lemmel, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Removing unsightly graffiti is costly and estimated to exceed 200 million per year in the UK alone. Moreover, it is also clear that graffiti commonly found in schools and shops, flats and on public transport signifies ...
    • Automated Inspection of Railway Track Faults Based on Image Datasets 

      Garcia Minguell, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-08)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Manual inspections of railway tracks continue to have an impact on the number of accidents they cause each year. The lack of accuracy of the human factor continues to cause catastrophes in the railway sector. In recent ...
    • Autonomous Plasma Robot: The Future of Maintenance in Solar Energy Plants 

      Benito Moreno, Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-12-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Atmospheric pressure plasma technology has many surface processing applications. Specifically, it has been demonstrated to be effective in cleaning solar reflector surfaces and reducing water consumption in Concentrating ...
    • CFD analysis for optimal single and double rows of marine turbines in a wide channel 

      Pérez Campos, Edgar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Cranfield University, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Tidal currents are one of the most promising sources of power within the renewable energy sector, especially for countries with suitable marine conditions. The United Kingdom has the edge over the rest of countries in ...
    • Cognitive digital twin using knowledge graph and machine learning 

      Landon-valdez, Suresh West (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-01-26)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University / Leonardo
      With many opportunities emerging in creating digital twins, the key to creating system autonomy requires integrating technology infrastructure. This is a challenging task, and its implementation requires right mix of ...
    • Conceptual design and modelling of a hybrid push-to-pass system for a TCR car 

      Martori Catot, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-26)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      As motorsport is heading to a hybrid and electric era, purely ICE engine cars are starting to look slightly outdated but keep this feeling of the purest kind of racing. A successful hybridization wouldbe the one that ...
    • Consumer behaviour and attitude towards circular business models in the fashion industry 

      Sarobe Bové, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      The fashion industry, notorious for its significant environmental impact, has led to the integration of circular economy models as a promising avenue to mitigate its ecological challenges. In response to the polluting ...
    • Criteria Uncertainty in Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems 

      Fernández Pérez, Nicolás (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-12-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) is a discipline used by decision makers to evaluate conflicting features when choosing among alternatives. MCDA methods are applied in the field of sustainable manufacturing to ...
    • Data-driven cost analysis using sensors based time series-based data 

      Orteu Irurre, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-08)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Global warming has become a major issue over the last thirty years, with research being carried out to reduce the amount of pollution emitted by developing new ways of producing day-to-day needs. Vehicles, as daily transport ...
    • Design of an electric tilting quad bike 

      Pugès Triguero, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
    • Design of an ERP System Implementation Plan for an SME 

      Lletjós Pont, Nilo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      This thesis aims to build an ERP selection approach for the implementation of ERP systems in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Currently, the majority of local companies with few workers manage all their information ...
    • Development of a Bio-inspired GNS methodology in the dark environment 

      De La Morena Diaz, Adrian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-28)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      The current research explores the connection between gazing and locomotion of acoustic guided animals and the application of this in autonomous vehicles guidance and navigation strategies. Research groups worldwide are ...
    • Development of a novel design approach for the optimum design of offshore wind turbine blades 

      Albareda Cañas, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-17)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      During the last decades, wind turbine technology development has been phenomenal in the renewable field, as we are witnessing the construction of enormous wind turbines in the middle of oceans. The blades of wind turbines ...
    • Development of an ADAS function for combined adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist up to highway speeds 

      Martínez Jiménez, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-19)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Due to the need of higher control strategies for the viability of autonomous vehicles on an ever changing environment, this thesis will cover the development of an autonomous vehicle simulation considering longitudinal ...
    • Development of an intelligent approach for delivering high performing training solutions 

      Rodrigo Corominas, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-01-26)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University / Babcock International
      Predictive modelling is a state-of-the-art technique for which an objective variable is predicted given a set of environmental parameters. Many types of models exist and most of them can be built with different architectures. ...
    • Distributed field services - simulation and operational performance 

      Penella Brossa, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Among the key technologies of the fourth industrial revolution, connectivity, internet of things, big data and analytics are frequently used to drive performance improvements for products, processes, and services. In this ...
    • Environmental impact assessment of concentrated solar power plants 

      Joly Mira, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      Nowadays, concentrated solar power plants are widely used to respond to the continuous rise in energy consumption in the world. By 2030, these plants together with other clean and sustainable energy providers, will completely ...
    • Identification of fluorescence probes for simultaneous quantification of biomarkers 

      Mora Fuertes, Meritxell (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Cranfield University
      The demand of rapid, portable and effective point of care testing has been increasing in the last decade. Point of care (POC) testing devices can rely on several analytical signals such as electrochemical (i.e. glucose ...