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    • 4D Continuous Descent Operations Supported by an Electronic Flight Bag 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Bendris, Bianca; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Montolio, Josep; Day, Brent; Lenz, Helge; Kohrs, Ralf (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper describes a set of flight simulation experiments carried out with the DLR’s Generic Cockpit Simulator (GECO). A new concept named time and energy managed operations (TEMO), which aims to enable advanced four ...
    • A decision support tool for the establishment of new flight routes 

      Wu, Yan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-30)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Revenue Management is concerned with demand-management decisions and the methodology and systems required to make them. It is widely used in airline industry and hotel industry. This project introduces the concept and ...
    • A novel framework to assess the wake vortex hazards risk supported by aircraft in en-route operations 

      Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ruiz Navarro, Sergio; Tarragó, Joan; Busto, Javier; Steen, Meiko (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents the simulation environment developed within the framework of R-WAKE project, funded by SESAR 2020 Exploratory Research. This project aims to investigate the risks and hazards of potential wake ...
    • Aircraft tracking by means of the Acoustical Doppler Effect 

      Martín Román, Sara-Regina; Genesca Francitorra, Meritxell; Romeu Garbí, Jordi; Pàmies Gómez, Teresa (2013-07)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The present paper presents a passive acoustic method for aircraft tracking. The Acoustical Doppler Effect, characteristic of signals received by a mesh of spatially distributed microphones is the basis of the method. A ...
    • Aircraft trajectory optimization according to weather conditions 

      Blanco Cabanillas, Adria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas
      In a currently congested and overbooked airspace, institutions and users of the aeronautical sector increasingly need a major organization and optimization of the air routes in order of reducing any kind of cost and mainly ...
    • Airspace complexity implementation for an Extended ATC Planner 

      Lentaigne Beneto, Nicolas-Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-08-28)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Sopra Steria
      This report describes the implementation of an airspace complexity server into the preindustrial prototype of the Extended ATC Planner. First, there is the description of the current ATC en-route control room situation, ...
    • Algoritmo de cálculo de rutas óptimas para aeronaves en el plano horizontal 

      Gonzalez Rodriguez, Ismael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-01-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El PFC consiste en la implementación de un algoritmo de cálculo de rutas óptimas para aeronaves en el plano horizontal. Para su realización se tendrá en cuenta la configuración del espacio aéreo y la meteorología. El sistema ...
    • An optimisation framework for aircraft operators dealing with capacity-demand imbalances in SESAR 

      Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a framework for the negotiation phase that is foreseen in the new operational concept proposed in the Single European Sky Research (SESAR) program. In particular, this paper describes a possible ...
    • Analysis of weather impact on flight efficiency for Stockholm Arlanda Airport arrivals 

      Lemetti, Anastasia; Polishchuk, Tatiana; Sáez García, Raúl; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2019)
      Conference report
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      Analysis of punctuality of airport arrivals, as well as identification of causes of the delays within transition airspace, is an important step in evaluating performance of the Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) Air Navigation ...
    • Análisis de creación de rutas RNAV y ventajas asociadas 

      Toporcer Korec, Norman (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-06-26)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El método de la navegación de área, RNAV, ofrece una gran libertad a la hora de crear nuevas rutas para la aviación. Esta ventaja da paso a otras como la disminución del consumo de combustible en un vuelo si se consigue ...
    • Análisis y visualización de indicadores de la red de transporte aéreo en Europa 

      Mira Lluch, Javier; Lozano Castillo, Miriam (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-14)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      The main purpose of this project is to extract different visualizations of the air traffic network, at the present and in future, in Europe thanks to the creation of visualization tools and the computation of network ...
    • Assessing ATM performance with simulation and optimisation tools: The APACHE project 

      Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Vidosavljevic, Andrija; Delahaye, Daniel; Netjasov, Fedja; Crnogorac, Dusan (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper describes the objectives and methodology of the APACHE project, a SESAR Exploratory Research project proposing a new framework to assess European air traffic management (ATM) performance. This framework ...
    • Assessment of the feasible CTA windows for efficient spacing with energy-neutral CDO 

      Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Continuous descent operations (CDO) with con- trolled times of arrival (CTA) at one or several metering fixes could enable environmentally friendly procedures at the same time that terminal ...
    • Automation control of a Point Merge arrival procedure at the airport of Barcelona El Prat 

      Pastor Benedicto, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-31)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Eurocontrol
      The main objective of this project is to design an automatic control system for a new RNP arrival procedure for aircraft at the Barcelona - El Prat airport proposed in a previous final degree project, considering the ...
    • Baetulo XXI: Sistemes de navegació 

      Martínez, Jonathan; Mejías, Miguel; Neboty, María; Pérez, Pablo; Pinilla, Lídia (2008-03-07)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • Cascade failures in air transportation networks 

      Viso Balduz, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-04)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      We are surrounded by many complex networks like the World Wide Web, Internet, transportation networks, among others. The resilience of these networks, i.e., the ability to maintain their properties and operation when there ...
    • Complexity metrics of the Single European Sky. A benchmarking analysis for En-Route Capacity using PRU complexity metrics. 

      Ortiz Sanchis, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Current airspace infrastructure will not be able to absorb the air traffic level that all forecasts predict for the near future. For this reason, projects such as SESAR (Europe) or Next Gent (USA) were initiated, which aim ...
    • Conflict-free trajectory optimization with target tracking and conformance monitoring 

      Vilardaga García-Cascón, Santi; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Duan, Pengfei; Uijt de Haag, Maarten (2018-05-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper proposes an optimization framework that computes conflict-free optimal trajectories in dense terminal airspace, while continuously monitoring trajectory conformance in an effort to improve predictability. The ...
    • Creation of RPAS aircraft performance models for BADA. 

      Camarero Sanchez, Marta; Cabedo Vidal, Laia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The RPAS have become the new airspace users, which introduces a significant change into the ATM world. In order to support this change, the RPAS integration should be done by simulating real scenarios with the aim to ...
    • Desarrollo de un sistema de ayuda a la navegacion para helicopteros. 

      Sainz de Baranda Garrido, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-03-17)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El objetivo de este trabajo es el desarrollo de un sistema de ayuda a la navegación para helicópteros. Para ello partiendo de un visualizador de cartografía (IPSIGEMAP) desarrollado por RSB Sistema se incorporará una base ...