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    • Analysis of LED lighting strategies in vertical urban farming for enhancement of plant productivity and energy consumption 

      Rodelo Pereira, João Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
    • Analysis of Load Profile Generation Methods and Their Effect on the Results of Energy Optimization Models 

      Wehbe, Mohamad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-09-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The primary goal of this paper is to conduct a comparative analysis of various tools used to generate load profile data for residential households and to explore their impact on the results of energy models.
    • Application of Nanofluids in a Flat Plate Solar Collector 

      Pérez De Albéniz Azqueta, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-22)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      In this study, heat transfer performance of nanofluids in a solar collector system has been experimentally investigated in order to find an alternative solution for the increased of energy demanded and for the search of ...
    • Assessing and identifying high-impact potential climate tech start-ups 

      Zeitz Zeitz, Emet (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-11-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa / Net Zero Insights Holding Ltd
      With the urgent threat facing humanity due to the climate emergency, decision-makers need tools to assess the future potential climate impact of emerging technologies. To understand the impact of these technologies two ...
    • Blockchain within Logistics: a SWOT analysis 

      Martínez Laosa, Belén (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-17)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The industry 4.0 is already developed in many sectors and business. In recent years, some technologies of this trend have appeared in our society providing new business models and improving the effectiveness and efficiency ...
    • Circular economy through plastic recycling process into 3D printed products: A frugal solution for schools 

      Durán Redondo, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-11)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Frugal Innovation Plastic has a great number of benefits that have made itan essential material in our life,being one of the most used and produced materials around the world,over the past decades. In addition, its ...
    • Comparison and coupling of continuous and hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin methods : application to multi-physics problems 

      Paipuri, Mahendra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-03-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      This thesis proposes a coupled continuous and hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin formulation to solve conjugate heat transfer problems. This model is then used to find the thermal response of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer ...
    • Cost analysis of the UGEN 

      Guardiola Moliner, Eric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Instituto Superior Técnico, 2016-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The world energy consumption is estimated to increase considerably over the next decades. In the dynamic evolution of the renewable energy sector, a wave energy industry is emerging. Although wave energy technologies are ...
    • Developing a systems dynamic model to capture Nexus interactions and help to promote sustainable development in Azerbaijan 

      Aliyev, Sultan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The objectives of this work are to investigate water, land, food, energy sectors of Azerbaijan, analyze their effect on the climate of the country, determine the key links between these sectors and understand the dynamics ...
    • Development and evaluation of new concepts in the design of honeycombs used in composite panels 

      Bru Revert, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-04-03)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Sandwich panels have been widely used in many engineering applications where saving weight whilst maintaining high strength and stiffness is crucial. The increase in use of these structures highlights the need for a detailed ...
    • Effects of climate change on power supply: Long term analysis for the Portuguese study case 

      Vezzani, Gabriele (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-04-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      This Thesis, developed in collaboration with project Clim2Power, assessed the effects of climate change on future Portuguese electricity system, considering regional allocation of renewable electricity sources and the ...
    • Engaging without greenwashing: a holistic gamified approach to foster eco-friendly behavior in a renewable energy crowdfunding platform 

      Marchessi Riera, Guillermo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-02-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa / Seeds Renewables
      To achieve the necessary transformation towards a low carbon society, it is obvious that all the coming technological innovations should also be accompanied by gargantuan shifts in lifestyle patterns. This study aims at ...
    • Event detection and classification for disaggregation of energy consumption metering data 

      Mickiewicz, Patryk (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2024-01-12)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Uma solução potencial para lidar com a urgente questão do aquecimento global reside na eficiência energ´ etica e no consumo de energia de edifícios residenciais. O monitoramento não intrusivo de cargas (NILM) surge como ...
    • Hydrodynamic interactions in multi-source offshore renewables farms 

      Magariños Maceira, Helena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The present Master’s Thesis is a culmination of the work with WavEc and Instituto Superior Técnico as part of the EU-SCORES project. The aim is to study the hydrodynamics of a hybrid system consisting of a Floating Offshore ...
    • Hydrogen fuel cells for cogeneration in residential applications 

      Muthukumar Muthukumar, Mervyn (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-31)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      As a solution to limiting carbon dioxide emissions in the residential sector, multiple technologies have emerged shown promising potential. The aim of the dissertation was to study the feasibility of hydrogen fuel cells ...
    • Improved CaO-based Materials for Thermochemical Energy Storage in Concentrated Solar Power Applications 

      Piqué Prat, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-12-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Calcium looping (CaL) is considered a promising process for thermochemical energy storage (TCES) that can be combined with concentrated solar power (CSP) plants to improve system efficiency. The objective of this thesis ...
    • Internet sharing in community networks 

      Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-05-26)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      The majority of the world's population does not have any or adequate Internet access. This implies that the Internet cannot provide universal service, reaching everyone without discrimination. Global access to the Internet ...
    • Managing incentives in community network clouds 

      Khan, Amin M. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Internet and communication technologies have lowered the costs for communities to collaborate, leading to new services like user-generated content and social computing, and through collaboration, collectively built ...
    • Methodology for corporate sustainability analysis quantification: a case study on a car rental company 

      Orani, Enrico (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-19)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Corporate sustainability is a relatively new concept that has been claiming always more interest due to the significant possibilities it may bring into the industrial sector. But how is corporate sustainability calculated? ...
    • Modelling and evaluation of the motive and hydrodynamic performance of cargo vessels with green hydrogen and synthetic fuels 

      Soni, Gaurav (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
      Maritime shipping plays a key role in world economic growth; however, it’s one of the most criticised mode of transportation due to emissions. To control this, many regulations including IMO Annex VI has been enforced. ...