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  • A circular commons for digital devices: tools and services in ereuse.org 

    Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Bustamante Talavera, Xavier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Circular economies are particularly relevant in the context of digital devices or electric and electronic equipment (EEE). Many digital devices built using scarce and potentially toxic materials have a too-short life, ...
  • A Cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016-02-26)
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    This volume features papers from the 18th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, held by the University of Zaragoza in collaboration with the Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering ...
  • A cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2014)
    Conference report
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    In the following years thousands of electric cars are expected to be sold. Knowing that these batteries are not useful anymore for traction services after they have lost a 20% of its capacity, there will be thousands of ...
  • Aging model for re-used electric vehicle batteries in second life stationary applications 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer, 2017-03-08)
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    This book gathers the best papers presented at the 19th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, which was held in Granada, Spain in July 2015. It covers a range of project management and engineering ...
  • ATLAS REUSE: studying de metabolic evolution of Barcelona 

    Sauquet Llonch, Roger Joan; Taskin, Dicle (2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    Transformations in cities are becoming increasingly more related to reuse practices than substitution processes. In Barcelona, new programs and activities have always used existent architecture to integrate in the city. ...
  • Circular design : Exploration of the potentials of discarded fishing gear 

    Ulan, Ainur; Murphy, Lisa; Idema, Anton; Neguembor, Joaquín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  Mamukko / University of Limerick
    [CASTELLÀ] Las redes de pesca desechadas son un problema establecido en Irlanda que consiste en aproximadamente 50 toneladas de redes de polietileno por año que terminan en un vertedero. Las autoridades locales identifican ...
  • Circular Design: OneOff furniture industry, design strategy and tools for sustainability 

    Ivanova Georgieva, Kristina; Salova, Marie; Lusthof, Wijnand (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / University of Limerick, 2018-01)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  One Off / University of Limerick
    [ANGLÈS] This is a European project funded by Erasmus+ under the name “Circular Design: Learning for Innovative Design for Sustainability” The partner of this project was the company One Off. One Off is a creative, design ...
  • Concentration of seawater reverse osmosis brines using electrodialysis for a zero discharge system 

    Casas Garriga, Sandra; Aladjem Talvy, Carlos; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Larrotcha Franci, Enric; Valero Cervera, Fernando; Miguel Centeno, Carlos (2012)
    Article
    Open Access
    Seawater RO brines have been identified as an alternative to common NaCl sources for the chlor-alkali industry. Electrodialysis (ED) has been evaluated as a preliminary step of NaCl concentration for these brines.
  • Crushed autoclaved aerated concrete (CAAC), A potential reactive filter medium for enhancing phosphorus removal in nature-based solutions-preliminary batch studies 

    Castellar da Cunha, Joana Amèrica; Formosa Mitjans, Joan; Chimenos Ribera, Josep Maria; Bosch González, Montserrat; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; da Silva, Heraldo Peixoto; Morató Farreras, Jordi; Brix, Hans (2019-07-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Phosphorus (P) is a limited resource and can promote eutrophication of water streams and acidification of oceans when discharged. Crushed autoclaved aerated concrete (CAAC), a by-product from demolition, has shown great ...
  • Desarrollo de material plástico aditivado con caucho reciclado a partir de neumáticos usados para el desarrollo de perfiles de estrusión con propiedades añadidas 

    Laredo Garnica, Manuel R. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-07)
    Master thesis
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    En este proyecto se ha desarrollado un material plástico aditivado con caucho reciclado a partir de neumáticos usados para la fabricación de perfiles de extrusión con un beneficio ecológico a un costo competitivo. El ...
  • Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse: Preparing for a Second Life 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (OmniaScience, 2017-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: On pursue of economic revenue, the second life of electric vehicle batteries is closer to reality. Common electric vehicles reach the end of life when their batteries loss between a 20 or 30% of its capacity. ...
  • How to increase the reuse of white goods at the end of their life cycle 

    Pastallé Garcia, Roger; Huynh, Brandon; Doyle, Patrick; Ijkema, Peter; Reutersten, Max; Qvarfordt, Axel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  Linköpings Universitet / University of Limerick / NHL Stenden Hogeschool / El-Kretsen / Stena Recycling / Electrolux / Tiranius Ab
    [CATALÀ] Aquest projecte identifica e investiga maneres d'augmentar la reutilització de productes i electrodomèstics i s'ha realitzat conjuntament amb la iniciativa comunitària L4IDS. El grup el constituíem un català, un ...
  • Modern Sacred Heritage in Barcelona. Balances and future challenges. 

    Arboix Alió, Alba; Jover Fontanals, Cristina (Docomomo International, 2016)
    Conference lecture
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    Subsequent to Cerdà’s well-known expansion plan for Barcelona, the most important urban growth explosion of the city takes place in the mid-twentieth century. Contrary to what many people could imagine, more than 70% of ...
  • Open source collaboration for fostering off-the-shelf components selection 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Sørensen, Carl-Fredrik; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Li, Jingyue; Conradi, Reidar (Springer, 2007)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The use of Off-The-Shelf software components in Component- Based Development implies many challenges. One of them is the lack of available and well-suited data to support selection of suitable OTS components. This paper ...
  • RECY-Car - Market analysis and technical approach of the end of life vehicle waste 

    Bourgue, Vincent; Cruz Rodríguez, María Fernanda; Kelly, Daniel; Krapf, Martin; Preda, Andreea Georgiana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:  Picvisa
    The following project took place in the European project semester in spring 2016 and was settled at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Vilanova I la Geltrù. This project was initiated by PICVISA, a sub company of ...
  • ReD: A reuse detector for content selection in exclusive shared last-level caches 

    Díaz, Javier; Monreal Arnal, Teresa; Ibáñez Marín, Pablo Enrique; Llaberia Griñó, José M.; Viñals Yúfera, Víctor (Elsevier, 2019-03)
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    The reference stream reaching a chip multiprocessor Shared Last-Level Cache (SLLC) shows poor temporal locality, making conventional cache management policies inefficient. Few proposals address this problem for exclusive ...
  • Reducing environmental impact of textile waste water by natural coagulants and reuse of effluents 

    Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-02)
    Article
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    Water scarcity is a global problem, therefore the reuse and recycling of water is promoted in all sectors and it is a real alternative for the conservation of water resources. The industrial sector is a key point in the ...
  • Second life batteries lifespan: Rest of useful life and environmental analysis 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Canal, Camille (2019-02-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    Road transportation is heading towards electri fi cation using Li-ion batteries to power electric vehicles o ff ering eight or ten years' warrant. After that, batteries are considered inappropriate for traction services ...
  • Solar energy as a form giver for future cities 

    Curreli, Alessandra; Serra Coch, Glòria; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel; Coch Roura, Helena (2016-07-14)
    Article
    Open Access
    Energy is considered as a main influence on urban configurations. However, there is a difficulty on translating the city models based on theoretical renewable energy concepts into practical applications. This study considers ...
  • Supporting process reuse in PROMENADE 

    Ribó Trujillo, Josep M.; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2002-02)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Process reuse (the ability to construct new processes by assembling already built ones) and process harvesting (the ability to build generic processes that may be further reused, from existing ones) are two crucial issues ...