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    • A Fast and Flexible Aircraft Trajectory Predictor and Optimiser for ATM Research Applications 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Trajectory prediction and optimisation algorithms will be the keystone for a successful trajectory based operations concept implementation, where accurate predictions and optimal trajectories will be needed for a wide ...
    • Alternative Trajectory Options for Delay Reduction in Demand and Capacity Balancing 

      Xu, Yan; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Aiming to a more collaborative demand and capacity balancing (DCB), in the scope of trajectory based operations, this paper presents an approach that takes alternative trajectories into a DCB optimization algorithm. ...
    • Disseny i desenvolupament d'un pilot automàtic per UAS 

      Pérez Batlle, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-12-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS]This project aims at designing and implementing an autopilot for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This kind of systems which consist of an aircraft without a pilot on board and a ground control system, are gaining ground ...
    • Estimating fuel consumption from radar tracks 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 TCAS y GPWS de Vueling en 2016 

      Vazquez Crespo, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Vueling Airlines
    • Fast sensitivity-based optimal trajectory updates for descent operations subject to time constraints 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Baxley, Brian; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The ability to meet a controlled time of arrival during a continuous descent operation will enable environmentally friendly and fuel efficient descent operations while simultaneously maintaining airport throughput. Previous ...
    • High performance computing simulator for the performance assessment of trajectory based operations 

      Camargo Forero, Leonardo; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Ruiz Navarro, Sergio; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      High performance computing (HPC), both at hardware and software level, has demonstrated significant improve- ments in processing large datasets in a timely manner. However, HPC in the field of air traffic ...
    • Modelización y control LPV de un helicóptero a dos grados de libertad 

      Espuga Zaragoza, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-01)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Este proyecto final de carrera considera los sistemas linear parameter varying, LPV como herramienta de modelado de un helicóptero a dos grados de libertad, el Twin Rotor MIMO System, TRMS. El sistema LPV es representado ...
    • Project on the design of an inertial measurement unit to be used in aerospace vehicles 

      Casamor Martinell, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aiming to obtain aerospace vehicle ight parameters and engine characteristics, a DCM and magnetometer fusion algorithm is introduced in addition to a Kalman lter, in order to estimate position, velocity and acceleration ...
    • Real-time Identification of Guidance Modes in Aircraft Descents Using Surveillace Data 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Trajectory predictors require information on the flight-intent in order to estimate the future state of the aircraft. At present, however, such information is not available or it is very limited and coarse (unless predicting ...
    • Study of operational requirements in hostile and congested areas with unmanned air vehicles (UAV/RPAS) 

      Guillén Buisan, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This study analyses and determines the operational requirements for unmanned aerial vehicles and remotely piloted aircrafts when operating in congested and hostile areas. In order to do so, a study of present regulatory ...
    • Study of the collapse produced during the eruption of the Eyjafjajökull volcano in Iceland during April 2010 

      Feliu de la Peña Camp, Narcís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-12-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision