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    • An environmental study of the use of steel slag aggregate in gabion cages 

      Otegui Alday, Miren Karmele; Richter, Tanya; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2018)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Sustainable building and development is a growing tendency in modern day construction projects. Optimizing the use of raw materials and minimizing the environmental impact are becoming important factors in project design. ...
    • Análisis de ciclo de la vida y evaluación de la sostenibilidad de estructuras de retención de tierras 

      García Adroguer, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-05-13)
      Minor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • Análisis de la influencia del relleno de muros en dos roturas reales mediante métodos numéricos 

      Espuelas Malón, Rubén (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
    • Análisis tenso-deformacional en rotura y condiciones de seguridad de pantallas en voladizo y ancladas. Comparación con métodos clásicos 

      Cuadrado Cabello, Agustín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-10-22)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      El uso de métodos analíticos clásicos para el diseño de pantallas continúa siendo hoy día una herramienta habitual y extendida debido a su sencillez y fiabilidad. Las hipótesis adoptadas en los métodos clásicos junto con ...
    • Assessment of earth retaining wall sustainability: value functions and stakeholder weighting sensitivity 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; El Mansouri, D. (Springer Nature, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Earth retaining walls are common geotechnical structures with a wide range of solutions available to perform the same function. More and more, geotechnical engineers are asked to find the best solution among several options ...
    • Building a deep isolating wall by an existing rail tunnel 

      Molins i Borrell, Climent; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (Institution of Civil Engineers, 2006)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper describes the design, construction and early performance of a retaining structure close to a subway tunnel in Barcelona. The excavation, about 16 m deep, was carried out in 2001 during the construction of a new ...
    • Computational limit analysis for anchors and retaining walls 

      Muñoz Romero, José; Lyamin, Andrei V.; Huerta, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-15)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The computation of the bearing capacity of engineering structures commonly relays on results obtained for simple academic examples. Recent developments in computational limit analysis have allowed engineers to compute ...
    • Environmental assessment of earth retaining wall structures 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; García Adroguer, Eduard; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (2017-12)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Life cycle assessment (LCA) is recognised as a powerful technique to determine the environmental impact component of sustainability assessments of structures in civil engineering projects at the time of design. This paper ...
    • Estudi de les pressions ambientals de la conca del Ter i disseny de les instal·lacions per al seu control 

      Mondéjar Martín, Sandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-06-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Per tal de poder establir l’estat ecològic d’un riu s’han d’estudiar diferents factors relacionats amb la composició físico-química de l’aigua, els abocaments que pateix, municipis i activitats industrials que envolten ...
    • Estudio cuantitativo de estabilidad de muro de contencion 

      Ruiz Olazábal, Beatriz (2012-01-29)
      External research report
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Estudio del comportamiento de anclajes al terreno en muros de gran altura 

      Martos Álvarez, Raquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-15)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Uno de los métodos más utilizados dentro de la Ingeniería Geotécnica para la contención y estabilización de muros en excavaciones es la colocación de anclajes. Para que un anclaje trabaje a tracción adecuadamente y se pueda ...
    • Impacts of revetments and seawalls in a fetch limited coast 

      Pintado Patiño, José Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06-04)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Found on the NW Mediterranean, the Catalan coast is not only subjected to morphological changes driven by physical natural processes but also by significant changes in local dynamics that result from the numerous coastal ...
    • Manteniment de murs de contenció 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de (2018)
      External research report
      Open Access
      La "Ley 38/1999, de 5 de noviembre, de Ordenación de la Edificación (BOE núm. 266, de 6-11-1999)", vigent actualment a Espanya, demana que es documenti l'obra executada amb (entre d'altres) les instruccions de ús i ...
    • Murs de contenció : de gabions, a flexió i de soterrani 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de; Ruiz Olazábal, Beatriz (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2012)
      Book
      Open Access
      Murs de contenció: de gabions, a flexió i de soterrani és un manual pràctic de projecte de murs de contenció de terres per a l'edificació. Introdueix al coneixement de les accions del sòl, n'identifica les variables i la ...
    • Numerical analysis of embedded walls for design with Eurocode 7 

      López del Blanco, Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-10-20)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Anglès: The possibility of applying numerical methods, particularly Finite Element Models (FEM), for geotechnical design permits to cope with more complexity and therefore model reality with better accuracy and precision. ...
    • Numerical investigation into the failure of a micropile retaining wall 

      Prat Catalán, Pere (2017-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The paper presents a numerical investigation on the failure of a micropile wall that collapsed while excavating the adjacent ground. The main objectives are: to estimate the strength parameters of the ground; to perform a ...
    • Numerical study of the use of actively-tensioned polymeric strips for reinforced soil walls 

      Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Lima, Juan; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), 2015)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Polymeric strip reinforced soil walls require a practical method to fix the reinforcement tail-ends in the soil backfill during construction to ensure adequate anchorage and to avoid any slack along the linear reinforcement ...
    • Resistència al vent dels murs de gabions 

      Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de (2018)
      External research report
      Open Access
    • Solució constructiva a la inestabilitat de terres del IES Sant Esteve de Sesrovires 

      Rebollo Rodríguez, Ana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-20)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      L'estudi tracta de buscar un alternativa constructiva a la inestabilitat de terres que conformen els talussos (TalusA) del Centre Escolar de la població de Sant Esteve de Sesrovires; la solució escollida és la construcció ...
    • Static analysis of masonry arched and buttressed retaining walls 

      Dogu, Defne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-26)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidade do Minho
      There is a common typology of retaining walls, in places with hard soils without water table, which consist in arches in the upper part and buttressed pillars transmitting the forces from the arches and the earth pressure ...