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  • 1er taller "Eficiencia Energética para la Seguridad y Sostenibilidad de Iberoamérica (EFESOS)" 

    Vásquez, Carmen; Yépez, Wilson; Ramírez Pisco, Rodrigo; Osal, William; Doyharzabal, Julio; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Sánchez, Itha; Llosas, Yolanda (2009-12-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Los estudios de las emisiones de los gases de efecto invernadero causados por la producción de la energía eléctrica con fuentes no renovables incrementan el interés por la Eficiencia Energética. Ésta busca establecer ...
  • Air movement in the ventilated façade: analysis of cases in Barcelona, Spain 

    Balter, Julieta; Pardal March, Cristina; Coch Roura, Helena; Ganem, Carolina; Paricio Ansuategui, Ignacio (Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Ventilated Façade (VF) supposes an improvement compared with a conventional façade –single layerin terms of thermal comfort, through the ventilation of the wall cavity, limited by an inner and an outer layer, usually ...
  • A metaheuristic-based downlink power allocation for LTE/LTE-A cellular deployments 

    González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Lee, Dong Seop (2014-08)
    Article
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    The explosive growth of cellular networks makes their deployment and maintenance more and more complex, time consuming, and expensive. Self-Organizing Networks have been recognized as a promising way to alleviate this ...
  • Anàlisi energètic i implementació de propostes per a la millora de l'eficiència energètica d'una planta paperera tipus 

    Arrieta Fernandez, Ibon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Master thesis
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  • Análisis del marco normativo de la vivienda en Catalunya y su incidencia en la eficiencia energética y la regeneración urbana 

    Sayago Ortega, Adaliz Vianney (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • Analysis and optimization of energy usage in Supermarkets 

    Lloret Font, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The thesis performed in this research is focused on a particular type of energy system, energy systems in supermarkets. As supermarkets are high-energy using buildings, their energy system optimization has been investigated ...
  • Analysis of performance degradation in sleep-mode enabled core optical networks [invited] 

    Pagès Cruz, Albert; Tornatore, Massimo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Morea, Annalisa (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-03-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Energy efficiency is an important target for the management of wavelength-division-multiplexing-based core optical networks. A possible power management strategy for energy-efficient optical networks consists in putting ...
  • An enegy-efficient FPGA accelerator for convolutional neural networks 

    Delgado Ventosa, Berta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-25)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This project focuses on a state-of-the-art DNN specifically build for image clas sification. We develop a new architecture design that will run on an experimental Intel accelerator platform called HARP. We obtain low-power ...
  • An energy efficient vertical handover decision algorithm 

    Pons, Xavier (2015-03-26)
    Conference lecture
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    As wireless communications evolve towards heterogeneous networks, mobile terminals have been enabled to handover seamlessly from one network to another. At the same time, the continuous increase in the terminal power ...
  • An energy-oriented optimization algorithm for solving the cell assignment problem in 4G-LTE communication networks 

    Rubio-Loyola, Javier; Gonzalez-Hernandez, Loreto; Díez Fernández, Luis Francisco; Agüero Calvo, Ramón; Serrat Fernández, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents a novel algorithm for solving the cell assignment problem with special emphasis on energy awareness. The algorithm aims at finding the minimum number of base stations (BSs) that have to be turned on to ...
  • A novel multiobjective cell switch-off framework for cellular networks 

    González González, David; Hämäläinen, Jyri; Yanikomeroglu, Halim; García Lozano, Mario; Senarath, Gamini (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-10-25)
    Article
    Open Access
    Cell switch-off (CSO) is recognized as a promising approach to reduce the energy consumption in the next-generation cellular networks. However, CSO poses serious challenges not only from the resource allocation perspective ...
  • Aplicació mòbil pel control del consum elèctric 

    Prat Vera, Josep Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-26)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    El present projecte té com a objectiu dissenyar una aplicació mòbil capaç de monitoritzar el consum elèctric d’un habitatge i així ser una eina per millorar l’eficiència energètica amb un cost reduït. Per aconseguir-ho ...
  • A quality control method for fraud detection on utility customers without an active contract 

    Coma Puig, Bernat; Carmona Vargas, Josep (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Fraud detection in energy consumption has proven to be a difficult problem for current techniques. In general, the approaches used in this area are restricted to compute a fraud score for each client based on its behaviour. ...
  • Assessment of advanced natural ventilation space cooling potential across southern European coastal region 

    Pesic, Nikola; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Muros Alcojor, Adrián (2018-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Analyzing the Köppen–Geiger climate classification and available climate data for the southern European Mediterranean coast, eight reference geolocations were selected for this analysis: the cities of Valencia, Barcelona, ...
  • Asynchronous pulse logic cell for threshold logic and Boolean networks 

    Lambie, J; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; González Jiménez, José Luis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2005)
    Conference report
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    In this article, a fully digital CMOS circuit for asynchronous pulse cells is presented. The proposed circuit has a high noise tolerance and no static power consumption. Furthermore it has a high functional programmability. ...
  • A traffic aware energy saving scheme for multicarrier HSPA+ 

    Jada, Maliha Urooj; García Lozano, Mario; Hämäläinen, Jyri (Springer, 2015-02-16)
    Article
    Open Access
    In the near future, an increase in cellular network density is expected to be one of the main enablers for the newly introduced challenging capacity goals. This development will lead to an increase in the network energy ...
  • Auction-based offloading for base station switching off in Heterogeneous Networks 

    Bousia, Alexandra; Kartsakli, Elli; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference report
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    The emerging traffic demand has triggered an impressive deployment of network infrastructure, including macro Base Stations (BSs) and Small Cells (SCs), leading to increased energy consumption and expenditures. However, ...
  • Auditoria energética de l'EPSEC Escola Politècnica Superior de Castelldefels 

    Martínez Cuadra, Verónica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    El present projecte arropat pel PLA D’EFICIÈNCIA EN EL CONSUM DE RECURSOS, segueix com a principal objectiu realitzar una auditoria energètica del nou edifici situat al campus de Castelldefels, l’Escola Politècnica Superior ...
  • Auditoria energètica d'una central de cogeneració de 25 MWe amb motors de combustió interna per a l'assecatge de fangs de depuradora 

    Lozano Alberto, Olga (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2012-06)
    Master thesis
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    El present projecte planteja la realització d'una auditoria energètica d'una central de cogeneració de 25 MWe.Es descriu el procés auditat, donant detalls dels equips que composen la central, i una descripció conceptual ...
  • Auditoria energètica d’un poliesportiu 

    Vellarino Coba, Benjamín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-31)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  COESTECNIC
    [CATALÀ] El document és bàsicament un exemple d’auditoria energètica, més en concret del poliesportiu municipal de Bellvitge “SERGIO MANZANO”. Es tracta d’un espai que conté una pista tancada i un espai de piscina climatitzada. ...