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    • A Method for High Level Assessment of the Aeronautical Infrastructure Efficiency 

      Emboaba Moreira, Mauricio; Guerreiro Fregnani, José Alexandre; Harker, Kemp; Vrtiska, Alexander (OmniaScience, 2018-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The aim of this article is to analyze the evolution of fuel consumption efficiency of the domestic flights in Brazil along the period 2000-2015 in order understand the overall efficiency of the aeronautical ...
    • Development of a compact injection system for on-board preparation and injection of water-in-gasoline emulsions 

      Domenech Sanz, Mikel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In a context of an environment concerned about the pollution and the improvement of the efficiency of the internal combustion engines, each small improvement is a big step. This piece of work tries to study a water-in-gasoline ...
    • Development of an automatic evaluation process for simulation of operating strategies of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles 

      Creus Gonzalez, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Technische Universität Braunschweig, 2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Braunschweig
      Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) are already on the market. Its aim is to reduce the fuel consumption of a conventional vehicle using reversible energy sources such as a battery. There are multiple ways to do that ...
    • Estimating fuel consumption from radar tracks: a validation exercise using FDR and radar tracks from descent trajectories 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ramonjoan Escobar, Alex; Soley, Santiago (Springer, 2020-02-19)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Fuel consumption is one of the major considerations for both the impact of aviation in the environment and the cost of operations. This paper assesses the accuracy of a method capable of producing aircraft fuel estimates ...
    • Estudio de Ground Delay Programs y de estrategias de reducción de velocidad 

      Melgosa Farrés, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En este trabajo se han estudiado los conceptos de Ground Delay Program (GDP) y de la Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). Se ha hecho un estudio estadístico de los GDPs sucedidos durante el 2006 en todos los aeropuertos ...
    • Fuel consumption for double-stack intermodal trains 

      Sastre Arbós, Miquel Onofre (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / University of Alberta, 2014)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      This report paper offers the reader an outline of the development of a MLR model to predict fuel consumption for double-stack intermodal trains in Canada. Results suggested the necessity to classify the data in a ...
    • Implementation of a point merge system based arrival at Berlin-Schönefeld airport 

      Pelegrín Rellán, Alfonso (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This project assesses the implementation of an innovative arrival procedure, called Point Merge System (PMS), at Berlin-Schönefeld airport. The viability of performing continuous descend operations (CDO) in such kind of ...
    • Predicting fuel energy consumption during earthworks 

      Trani, Marco Lorenzo Agostino; Bossi, Benedetta; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-01-20)
      Article
      Open Access
      This research contributes to the assessment of on-site fuel consumption and the resulting carbon dioxide emissions due to earthworks-related processes in residential building projects, prior to the start of the construction ...