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    • A phenomenological cohesive model of ferroelectric fatigue 

      Arias Vicente, Irene; Serebrinsky, S; Ortiz, Michael (2006-02)
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      We develop a phenomenological model of electro-mechanical ferroelectric fatigue based on a ferroelectric cohesive law that couples mechanical displacement and electric-potential discontinuity to mechanical tractions and ...
    • A simplified methodology to evaluate the design specifications of hydraulic components 

      Roquet, Pedro; Gámez Montero, Pedro Javier; Castilla López, Roberto; Raush Alviach, Gustavo Adolfo; Codina Macià, Esteban (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2018-09-11)
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      The fatigue of a hydraulic component inherently varies due to various factors that can be divided into two categories: structural and load spectrum variability. The effects of both variabilities must be considered when ...
    • Ageing and temperature effect on the fatigue performance of bituminous mixtures 

      López Montero, Teresa; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (Instituto Técnico de la Construcción y del Cemento, 2017-07)
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      The ageing of asphalt mixes, together with their exposure to low temperatures, causes a progressive increase of cracking. In this paper, the effect of ageing and temperature on the fatigue of asphalt concretes made with ...
    • Analysis of the thixotropic behavior and the deterioration process of bitumen in fatigue tests 

      Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Botella Nieto, Ramón; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée (2015-12)
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      The characterization of fatigue damage on bituminous materials under cyclic loading has been classically studied using tests and procedures previously developed for the characterization of metallic materials. However, these ...
    • Application of the Compression Chord Capacity Model to predict the fatigue shear strength of reinforced concrete members without stirrups 

      Cladera Bohigas, Antoni; Ribas González, Carlos Rodrigo; Oller Ibars, Eva; Marí Bernat, Antonio Ricardo (Editorial Club Universitario, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The Compression Chord Capacity Model (CCCM), previously developed by the authors with other colleagues, is a simplified model for the shear strength prediction of reinforced and prestressed concrete members with and without ...
    • Asphalt toughness effect on bituminous mixture fatigue behavior 

      Noguera, Alfredo H.; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011-08)
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      One of the most important parameters to define bituminous mixture behavior in service is the toughness that the bitumen provides when binding the aggregate particles; that is; the dissipated energy during the materials ...
    • Characterization of laplacian surface electromyographic signals during isometric contraction in biceps brachii 

      Estrada, Luis; Torres Cebrián, Abel; Garcia Casado, Javier; Prats Boluda, Gema; Jané Campos, Raimon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
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      Surface electromyography (sEMG) is a noninvasive technique for monitoring the electrical activity produced by the muscles. Usually, sEMG is performed by carrying out monopolar or bipolar recordings by means of conventional ...
    • Comparison of fatigue crack growth of riveted and bonded aircraft lap joints made of Aluminium alloy 2024-T3 substrates – A numerical study 

      Pitta, Siddharth; Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Crespo Artiaga, Daniel (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Aircraft lap joints play an important role in minimizing the operational cost of airlines. Hence, airlines pay more attention to these technologies to improve efficiency. Namely, a major time consuming and costly process ...
    • Complexity of the behaviour of asphalt materials in cyclic testing 

      Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; Botella Nieto, Ramón; López Montero, Teresa; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée (2017-05)
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      This paper compares the results obtained in two types of cyclic tension-compression tests, a time sweep test, constant strain amplitude, and a strain sweep test, increasing strain amplitude every 5000 cycles, called EBADE ...
    • Comportement et propriétés mécaniques de l’alliage 6061-T6 soudé par arc électrique indirect modifié 

      Pons i Masbernat, Albert; Cobes Sánchez, David; Barriga Corzo, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut Universitaire de Technologie A de Lille
      Ce projet porte sur l'étude des propriétés mécaniques de l'alliage d'aluminium 6061- T6 soudées en utilisant la technique MIEA (arc électrique indirect modifié). Il rentre dans le cadre d'un projet de recherche plus vaste ...
    • Contact Fatigue Behavior of PVD-Coated Steel 

      Ramírez, Giselle; Tarres, Elena; Casas Aguirregomezcorta, Begoña; Valls, Isaac; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (2009)
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      In this study, the contact fatigue behavior of a PVD TiN coating deposited onto DIN 1.2379 coldwork tool steel is assessed by cyclic spherical indentation. Experimental characterization focuses on the evaluation of ...
    • Contact fatigue of veneer feldspathic porcelain on dental zirconia 

      Rueda Arango, Astrid Oasis; Anglada, M.; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio (2015-03-01)
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      Objectives. To understand the resistance to cyclic and static contact loading of feldspathic porcelain on dental zirconia (3Y-TZP), in order to understand the partial failure of porcelain (chipping or cracking).; Methods. ...
    • Corrosion effects on the mechanical properties of reinforcing steel bars: fatigue and s–e behavior 

      Fernández Pérez, Ignasi; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Marí Bernat, Antonio Ricardo (2015-12)
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      Corrosion of steel reinforcement is one of the most severe problems of durability in reinforced concrete structures. A good understanding of the corrosion effects on the reinforcing steel mechanical properties is necessary ...
    • Cyclic testing setups to highlight the importance of heating and other reversible phenomena on asphalt mixtures 

      Botella Nieto, Ramón; Pérez Jiménez, Félix Edmundo; López Montero, Teresa; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (2020-05)
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      This paper highlights the importance of the reversible phenomena in cyclic testing of asphalt mixtures. Several tests were designed to quantify the importance of these phenomena, focusing especially on heating due to viscous ...
    • Differences in cracking resistance of asphalt mixtures due to ageing and moisture damage 

      López Montero, Teresa; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (2016-06)
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      The ageing phenomenon and moisture damage become key factors to evaluate mixture cracking resistance. In this paper, the effect of ageing and water on cracking resistance and fatigue behavior in a bituminous mixture is ...
    • Diseño de una máquina de ensayo a fatiga de chapa soldada por punto. 

      Miguelez Valverde, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      [CASTELLÀ] Actualmente se utiliza en gran medida el uso de chapas a nivel industrial. Para unirlas entre sí se utilizan diferentes técnicas y elementos de unión. Uno de los métodos más rápidos es la soldadura por puntos ...
    • Diseño de una máquina para relizar ensayos de fatiga por flexión rotativa 

      Lama Ruiz, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-25)
      Bachelor thesis
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      [CASTELLÀ] La fatiga de un material es un desgaste prematuro que aparece cuando se somete a una pieza a esfuerzos repetitivos, esto provocará una pequeña fisura en un determinado punto del material que irá creciendo a ...
    • Efectos de la fatiga en los parámetros cinemáticos de corredores de fondo a velocidades competitivas 

      Latorre Román, Pedro Ángel; Soto Hermoso, Víctor Manuel (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 2002-12)
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    • Effect of aggregate type on the fatigue durability of asphalt mixtures 

      Valdés Vidal, Gonzalo A.; Calabi, Alejandra; Sánchez Aloso, Elsa; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo (Elsevier, 2019-11)
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      The effect of aggregate type on the fatigue behaviour of asphalt mixtures is an important variable for ensuring greater durability of pavements over time. This study presents the main results of an assessment of the effect ...
    • Effect of of ageing and temperature on the fatigue behaviour of bitumens 

      Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Moreno Navarro, Fernando; Rubio Gámez, María del Carmen (2015-12)
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      Bitumen ageing plays a significant role in determining the resistance of asphalt mixes to fatigue cracking. Regardless of the type of ageing (oxidation during manufacture or during the service life), hardening effects ...