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  • A 5-factor risk model for european stocks 

    Amézola Berenguer, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / HEC París, 2017-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The objective of this master thesis is to calculate a five-risk factor model for the European stock market by replicating Fama and French (2015). Consistent with Fama and French (2015) results, this research shows that ...
  • A dispersion safety factor for LNG vapor clouds 

    Vílchez Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Villafañe, Diana; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (Elsevier, 2013)
    Article
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    The growing importance of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to global energy demand has increased interest in the possible hazards associated with its storage and transportation. Concerning the event of an LNG spill, a study ...
  • An aerospace requirements setting to improve system design 

    Tomas Centrich, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Cranfield University, 2013)
    Bachelor thesis
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    The design of modern aircraft engines relies heavily on technological advances. In response to pressures from customers and competitors for improvements in efficiency of performance, scheduling and overall cost reduction, ...
  • Anàlisi de risc de la REMS (Regió d'Emergències Metropolitana Sud) 

    López Sánchez, Mercè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-06)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Aquest projecte ha estat elaborat per a la seva presentació com a projecte final de carrera de la titulació de segon cicle de Enginyeria en Organització Industrial. La temàtica escollida ha estat l’anàlisi de risc i ...
  • Anàlisi i implantació del pla de contingència del Banc de Sang i Teixits 

    Ruiz i Àlvarez, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-01-23)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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  • Análisis y previsión de fenómenos naturales peligrosos 

    Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-16)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    La toma de decisiones referentes al diseño o en sistemas de alerta requieren el estudio de las acciones externas (frecuentemente meteorológicas), la descripción probabilista del sistema (vulnerabilidad, susceptibilidad) ...
  • Analysis of the occurrence and risk assessment of polar pesticides in the Llobregat River Basin (NE Spain) 

    Köck Schulmeyer, Marianne; Ginebreda Marti, Antoni; González, Susana; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; López de Alda, Mirian; Barceló Cullerés, Damià (2012-01)
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    Contamination of surface waters by pesticides continues to be the focus of concern for water authorities due to the growing evidence of their deleterious effects on aquatic life. In this context, the present work investigates ...
  • A novel classification of supply chain risks: scale development and validation 

    Shahbaz, Muhammad Saeed; Rasi, Raja; Ahmad, MD Fauzi (OmniaScience, 2019-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Supply chain has become an essential element for any organization but risks are the major obstacles in achieving the performance even it can disrupt not only the organization but a whole system. Thus, it is ...
  • A risk assessment framework for cloud computing 

    Djemame, Karim; Armstrong, Django; Guitart Fernández, Jordi; Macías Lloret, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-07-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Cloud service providers offer access to their resources through formal service level agreements (SLA), and need well-balanced infrastructures so that they can maximise the quality of service (QoS) they offer and minimise ...
  • Automatic fall risk assessment for challenged users obtained from a rollator equipped with force sensors and a RGB-D camera 

    Ballesteros, Joaquin; Peula, José Manuel; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Urdiales García, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
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    Fall risk assessments provide a useful tool to prevent morbidity and mortality provoked by falls. Nowadays, these assessments are usually performed manually by the medical staff. This approach has three main drawbacks: i) ...
  • Avaluació del risc per despreniments rocosos en carreteres: exemples d'aplicació 

    Llimós Morera, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-30)
    Minor thesis
    Open Access
    En aquesta tesina s’ha realitzat una anàlisi qualitativa i quantitativa del risc per despreniments rocosos a tres trams de carretera ubicats a la zona del Ripollès i al límit entre la comarca d’Osona. Aquests trams de ...
  • Caracterización del polvo de madera de carpinterías del Quindío (Colombia) por SEM/EDRXA 

    Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (2010)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • Comparación de una base de datos actualizada vinculada a un análisis probabilista de seguridad en una central nuclear de tipo PWR 

    Aulet Prieto, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    El proyecto final de carrera Comparación de una base de datos actualizada vinculada a un Análisis Probabilista de Seguridad en una central nuclear de tipo PWR se enmarca en un convenio de colaboración entre una central ...
  • Decision-making through sustainability 

    Pardo Bosch, Francesc; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    From immemorial time, dams have contributed significantly for the progress of civilizations. For this reason, nowadays, there is a vast engineering heritage. Over the years, these infrastructures can present some ordinary ...
  • Elaboració d'un pla d'emergència i aplicació en un simulacre 

    Andreu Lopez, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    La finalitat que té aquest Pla d’emergència, és la de realitzar l’estudi de les condicions de seguretat contra incendis que es reuneixen a l’edifici, les instal·lacions i els equips del centre de treball, situat a la ...
  • Estudio de riesgo de incendio de un Puerto Marítimo en Ecuador: elaboración de plan de contingencia, instalación de equipos de prevención de incendios, etc. 

    Cadena Astudillo, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-14)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    El crecimiento económico en el Ecuador en el ámbito de comercio exterior, ha provocado la necesidad de expandir las instalaciones de los puntos de transporte para efectuar mayor número de operaciones por día y satisfacer ...
  • Evaluación del índice de déficit por desastres de Brasil y resultados comparativos para los países de América Latina y el Caribe 

    Cardona Arboleda, Omar Dario; Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana; Marulanda Fraume, Mabel Cristina; Velásquez Villada, Cesar Augusto; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Marulanda Fraume, Paula (2017)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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    This book aims to promote the debate in Brazil and across the Americas about disaster vulnerability reduction, analyzing its social, economic, environmental, political, technical and institutional dimensions. In this region ...
  • Evaluación del Índice de Vulnerabilidad Prevalente de Brasil y resultados comparativos para los países de América Latina y el Caribe 

    Cardona Arboleda, Omar Dario; Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana; Marulanda Fraume, Mabel Cristina; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Marulanda Fraume, Paula (2017)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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    This book aims to promote the debate in Brazil and across the Americas about disaster vulnerability reduction, analyzing its social, economic, environmental, political, technical and institutional dimensions. In this region ...
  • Evaluación de un escenario de Pérdida de Potencia Exterior en el APS de una PCG de una central nuclear PWR teniendo en cuenta las medidas post Fukushima 

    Cirera Roca, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
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    El Trabajo de Final de Grado “Evaluación de un escenario de Pérdida de Potencia Exterior en el Análisis Probabilista de Seguridad (APS) de una central nuclear PWR teniendo en cuenta las medidas post Fukushima” tiene como ...
  • Evaluation of NIG and Heston models in Financial Mathematics 

    Octavio Bayón, Jordi; Torres Baix, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, 2008)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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