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    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 and optimization of radio spectrum pollution on 1030/1090MHz bands associated with mode-S transponders 

      Kaduk Aguilar, Borin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aviation is a transportation means that is continuously growing as years pass by and it¿s here to stay. While aviation is a wide and complex subject involving an enormous variety of fields, this thesis will be focused on ...
    • Analysis of weather impact on flight efficiency for Stockholm Arlanda Airport arrivals 

      Lemetti, Anastasia; Polishchuk, Tatiana; Sáez García, Raúl; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Anàlisi de riscos derivats de la col·lisió entre fauna aèria i aeronaus 

      Sole Riba, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Collisions betwen birds and aircraft are a recurring phenomenon since the very start of aviation itself. Even thought the chances of suffering an impact are relatively low, the consequences to the operational safety of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
    • 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 ...
    • Control de un cuadricóptero 

      Jurjo Rodriguez, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Esta memoria describe el proceso seguido para construir un cuadricóptero con unos componentes previamente elegidos y su programación. Utilizaremos la plataforma de Arduino para realizar el control del cuadricóptero, la ...
    • Desarrollo y pruebas de vuelo de UAS en entornos sin GPS 

      Borrell González, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The scope of this project is aimed on studying how UAS can navigate in GPS denied environments. In the first chapter, a research and study of the different existing systems will be performed in order to get in touch with ...
    • Dessign of an RNP point merge approach at Barcelona Airport 

      Fernández Ramos, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This document consists on the design of a new RNP arrival procedure at Barcelona - El Prat airport for noise reduction purposes. It is divided in four different parts. First of all it is studied all available technologies ...
    • Development of a software integrated by a unified airworthiness database for certification of RPAS and military/civil aircraft 

      Vallejo Ortiz, Judit (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   DMD Solutions
      The project will consist on the development of an airworthiness software that will ease the certification process of any kind of aircraft with several functions like the automatization of adding and choose the requirements ...