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    • Analysis of innovative matrix systems for continuous fiber reinforced plastics in RTM process 

      Bosch Herrero, Mariona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Technishe Universität Darmstadt, 2012)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Darmstadt
      The use of lightweight and high-performance materials is nowadays one of the main challenge for the global automotive industry. Companies are forced to look for new ways to design and manufacture a commercially viable ...
    • Caracterització de la fibra Henequén Cubana per utilitzar‐la com a reforç d’un termoestable 

      Güell Ordis, Josep Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      La generació massiva de residus plàstics constitueix actualment un gravíssim problema mediambiental. Una de les estratègies desenvolupades per pal∙liar‐ho consisteix en el reciclatge dels residus plàstics i la seva ...
    • Design of a prototype for the in situ forming of a liquid infused preform (ISFLIP) process 

      Juan Muñoz, Jaime; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Silva, Arlindo; Tornero, José Antonio (2020-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The world is changing and demanding stronger, lighter and more versatile materials. Taking advantage of the full potential of these materials also requires versatile manufacturing processes. The in situ forming of a liquid ...
    • Durability of FRP immersed in water. Changes in mechanical properties 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2020)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) have been widely used to strengthened construction structural elements in the last years because of their mechanical pros. However, the durability of these materials is always controversial. ...
    • Estudio de viabilidad de los materiales compuestos híbridos para aplicaciones en vehículos de competición 

      Molina Romero, Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El objeto principal de este trabajo es diseñar y simular laminados de carbono con tejidos y materiales embebidos que minimicen la fragmentación de estructuras de material compuesto y absorban parte de la energía en ...
    • Estudio del comportamiento estructural de elementos de hormigón pretensados con armadura de FRP 

      Gandarillas Pérez, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-30)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El uso de polímeros reforzados con fibras (FRP) para estructuras de hormigón puede permitir el proyecto y construcción de nuevas estructuras de altas prestaciones con una mayor vida útil. Se va a diseñar una campaña ...
    • Fatigue and creep analyses of adhesively bonded anchorages for CFRP tendons 

      Puigvert Cobos, Francesc; Crocombe, Andrew; Gil Espert, Lluís (2014-10-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      A bonded anchorage was investigated where a CFRP tendon was potted in a steel tube using an epoxy adhesive. Experimental creep tests on single lap joints and fatigue tests on anchorages, both with different adhesive ...
    • Latticed towers. Behaviour, analysis, and design considerations 

      Maqueda Castellote, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / University of Manitoba, 2009)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      Latticed towers are used in several industrial activities due to the fact that they are a relatively inexpensive and a reliable structure. In places where the maintenance could be an issue, such as cold weather countries, ...
    • Materiales compuestos en base de PP y HDPE reforzados con fibras de cartón reciclado. Comportamiento mecánico 

      Nikonenko, Ruslan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Los residuos del cartón ondulado “flutting” constituyen una fuente muy importante de fibras que pueden dar lugar a aplicaciones industriales. Las fibras lignocelulósicas pueden ser aprovechadas, dadas sus características, ...
    • Materials compostos en base a matrius de HDPE i fibres vegetals de pasta termomecànica de blat de moro 

      Peña Ortega, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06)
      Master thesis
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      Els polímers reforçats amb fibres (FRP) s’han estat utilitzant des dels anys 30 i fins a dia d’avui degut a a les bones propietats de resistència i rigidesa proporcionades per l’estructura formada entre la matriu que ...
    • Modelling particle migration in rod suspensions 

      Vidal Domenech, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Ecole Centrale de Nantes, 2015-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   École Centrale de Nantes
      Suspensions involving nanoparticles are widely used in the develop- ment of engineered materials. These particles allow changing both the properties and the behavior of these materials. Therefore, having a detailed ...
    • Non-destructive identification of the mechanical response of FRP strengthened brickwork walls with modal analysis 

      Taravat Najafabadi, Hamidreza (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-19)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Techniques for the non-destructive identification of the materials and structures properties have been recently developed and are rapidly improving their performance now. One of the main advantages of these testing ...
    • Recycling fishing nets into concrete 

      Suárez Lejardi, Edurne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Danmarks tekniske universitet
      Annually, it is estimated that 12,7 million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans. Nowadays, particularly, the fishing industry is on the top of marine waste product generation. Over 30,000 nets are estimated to be lost ...
    • Safety factors for CFRP strengthening in bending of reinforced concrete bridges 

      Trentin, Caterina; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2015-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Concerning the strengthening in bending of reinforced concrete bridge decks, the use of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) has increased due to its easy application and excellent mechanical and chemical properties. However, ...
    • Study of the durability of structural polypropylene fibers for fibre-reinforced concrete 

      Almirall Canudas, Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
    • Tensile tests of basalt FRP rebars using chemical anchorages 

      Neagoe, Catalin Andrei; Gil Espert, Lluís (2013-03)
      External research report
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      In the current report are analyzed the experimental results of initial tensile tests of Basalt FRP (BFRP) rebars provided by VSL. The investigation was conducted in the laboratory of CER LITEM. Objectives of the study: ...
    • Tensile tests of basalt FRP rebars using mechanical anchorages 

      Neagoe, Catalin Andrei; Gil Espert, Lluís (2013-02)
      External research report
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      In the current report are analyzed the experimental results of initial tensile tests of Basalt FRP (BFRP) rebars provided by VSL. The investigation was conducted on the 19th of February 2013, in the laboratory of CER ...
    • Tensile tests of basalt FRP rebars using steel wedges 

      Neagoe, Catalin Andrei; Gil Espert, Lluís (2013-04)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      In the current report are analyzed the experimental results of several tensile tests of Basalt FRP (BFRP) rebars provided by VSL, anchored with steel wedges. The investigation was conducted in the laboratory of CER LITEM ...
    • Tensile tests of Basalt FRP rebars using steel wedges with aluminum sleeves 

      Neagoe, Catalin Andrei; Gil Espert, Lluís (2013-04)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      In the current report are analyzed the experimental results of several tensile tests of Basalt FRP (BFRP) rebars provided by VSL, anchored with steel wedges with aluminum sleeves. The investigation was conducted in the ...
    • The influence of the composite surface structure on its sound absortion 

      Perez de Amezaga Tomas, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politechnika Lódzka, 2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The main goal of the project is study how could the sound absorption properties of a material be improved changing the structure or shape of its surface. Additionally, more about environmentally friendly or "biocomposites" ...