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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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Diseño y desarrollo de un servicio SWIM-SESAR 

    Martin Salas, Yeray Manel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-30)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Dose calculations in aircrafts after Fukushima nuclear power plant accident – Preliminary study for aviation operations 

    Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Arnold, Delia; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Evangeliou, Nikolaos; Sievers, Klaus; Maurer, Christian (Elsevier, 2019-09-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    There is little information to decision support in air traffic management in case of nuclear releases into the atmosphere. In this paper, the dose estimation due to both, external exposure (i.e. cloud immersion, deposition ...
  • Effects of linear holding for reducing additional flight delays without extra fuel consumption 

    Xu, Yan; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2017-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper presents an approach to implement linear holding (LH) for flights initially subject to ground holding, in the context of Trajectory Based Operations. The aim is to neutralize additional delays raised from the ...
  • Enroute vortex conflict detection system for RPAS operations 

    Marcos Benitez, Monica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-13)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    In this project the vortex affectation generated by a commercial airliner to a RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) when both are at enroute phase is studied. The objective is to perform a vortex detection system that ...
  • Estación de seguimiento SKY-EYE para UAVs: integración visual de componentes de seguimiento y georeferenciación sobre GIS 

    Lema Rosas, Juan Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-07-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Gracias a los grandes avances en la aeronáutica y en las telecomunicaciones, hoy en día se puede conseguir, por raro que parezca, que unos aviones sin tripulación alguna y sin ser teledirigidos vuelen por la superficie ...