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    • 3-D visualization of urban environmental quality indicators: using the city GML standard 

      Carneiro, Cláudio; Golay, François; Joost, Stéphane; Desthieux, Gilles; Mello, Adrien Vieira de; Morello, Eugenio; Balocco, Carla; Gori, Virginia (Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, 2011-10)
      Conference report
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      In October 2005, a survey to several potential end-users (surveyors, architects, urban planners, environmental and energy specialists, among others) of the City of Geneva (Switzerland) howed a strong interest for the ...
    • 3D numerical simulation of experiments on masonry arch bridges 

      Brunet Coll, Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Masonry arch bridges are one of the oldest civil engineering heritage preserved until today. Besides having great historical and engineering value, most are still functional and come to be approximately 60% of the total ...
    • 3D Thermo-mechanical simulation of a double cone synchronizer with carbon friction lining 

      Muñoz López, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-11)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   Technische Universität München
      Aufgrund steigenderAnforderungen an moderne Handschalt-und Doppelkupplungsgetriebe werden Getriebekomponentenhöhere Leistungsdichtenabverlangt. Der Einsatz von Carbon im Vergleich zu metallischen Reibbelägen verbessert die ...
    • A case study on the communications subsystem for cubesat 

      Cebrián Herrera, Natalia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-09)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidade de Fortaleza
      Due to the overwhelming increment transmission and reception of information around the world, Satellite Communications have become an essential application in our lives. Proof of this, are the continuous investments made ...
    • A CFD framework for offshore and onshore wind farm simulation 

      Avila, Matias; Gargallo-Peiró, Abel; Folch, Arnau (IOP Publishing, 2017)
      Article
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      We present a wind simulation framework for offshore and onshore wind farms. The simulation framework involves an automatic hybrid high-quality mesh generation process, a pre-processing to impose initial and boundary ...
    • A comparative molecular dynamics study of sulfuric and methanesulfonic acids 

      Canales Gabriel, Manel; Guàrdia Manuel, Elvira (2016-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The molecular dynamics computer simulation method has been used to study sulfuric and methanesulfonic acids. Calculations have been carried out between 200 K and 400 K using reliable force fields. Thermodynamic properties, ...
    • A comparison of the spatial heterogeneities of surface fluxes simulated by INLAND model with observations at a valley and a nearby plateau stations in Central Amazon Forest 

      Broedel, Elisângela; von Randow, Celso; Cuartas, Luz Adriana; Satyamurty, Prakki; Cândido, Luiz Antônio; Tomasella, Javier; de Araújo, Alessandro Carioca; Nobre, Antônio Donato; Tourigny, Etienne (Springer, 2022-05)
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      An improved version of the Integrated Land Surface Model (INLAND), incorporating the physical, ecological and hydrological parameters and processes pertaining to two subclasses of tropical forest in the central Amazon ...
    • A computational model for the cooperative binding and self-organization of Myosin-VI in membrane reshaping 

      Blanco Dorca, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
      The dynamic membrane reshaping processes are vital for the cells to preform its activity normally. They are involved in a myriad of cellular pathways and can be preformed by different agents. One of those is the myosin-VI, ...
    • A Data Set for intercomparing the transient behavior of dynamical model-based subseasonal to decadal climate predictions 

      Saurral, Ramiro I.; Merryfield, William J.; Tolstykh, Mikhail A.; Lee, Woo-Sung; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; García Serrano, Javier; Massonnet, François; Meehl, Gerald A.; Teng, Haiyan (American Geophysical Union, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Climate predictions using coupled models in different time scales, from intraseasonal to decadal, are usually affected by initial shocks, drifts, and biases, which reduce the prediction skill. These arise from inconsistencies ...
    • A GEANT4 Simulation-based study of CIRBE mission 

      Megías Homar, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • A GPU Accelerated Framework for Partitioned Solution of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems 

      Totounferoush, Amin; Naseri, Alireza; Chiva Segura, Jorge; Oliva Llena, Asensio; Mehl, Miriam (2021)
      Conference report
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      We present a GPU-accelerated solver for the partitioned solution of fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems. Independent scalable fluid and structure solvers are coupled by a library which handles the inter-code data ...
    • A hybrid meshing framework adapted to the topography to simulate atmospheric boundary layer flows 

      Gargallo Peiró, Abel; Avila, Matias; Folch, Arnau (Elsevier, 2022)
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      A new topography adapted mesh generation framework tailored to simulate Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL) flows on complex terrains is presented. The mesher is fully automatic given: the maximum and minimum surface mesh ...
    • A Hyperactive End to the Atlantic Hurricane Season October–November 2020 

      Klotzbach, Philip J.; Wood, Kimberly M.; Bell, Michael M.; Blake, Eric S.; Bowen, Steven G.; Caron, Louis-Philippe; Collins, Jennifer M.; Gibney, Ethan J.; Schreck III, Carl J.; Truchelut, Ryan E. (American Meteorological Society, 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      The active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season produced 30 named storms, 14 hurricanes, and 7 major hurricanes (category 3+ on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale). Though the season was active overall, the final two months ...
    • A molecular simulation study on transport properties of FAMEs in high-pressure conditions 

      Chen, Cheng; Mira, Daniel; Jiang, Xi (Elsevier, 2022)
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      Transport property prediction of fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) is essential to its utilisation as biodiesel and biolubricant which can work under high-pressure conditions. Equilibrium molecular simulation is performed ...
    • A multi-pollutant and multi-sectorial approach to screening the consistency of emission inventories 

      Thunis, Philippe; Clappier, Alain; Pisoni, Enrico; Bessagnet, Bertrand; Kuenen, Jeroen; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Lopez Aparicio, Susana (Copernicus Publications, 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Some studies show that significant uncertainties affect emission inventories, which may impeach conclusions based on air-quality model results. These uncertainties result from the need to compile a wide variety of information ...
    • A new algorithm for adaptive IIR filtering based on the log-area-ratio parameters 

      Rodríguez Fonollosa, José Adrián; Masgrau Gómez, Enrique José (Elsevier, 1990)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • A novel initialization technique for decadal climate predictions 

      Volpi, Danila; Meccia, Virna L.; Guemas, Virginie; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Bilbao, Roberto; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; Amaral, Arthur; Echevarria, Pablo; Mahmood, Rashed; Corti, Susanna (Frontiers Media, 2021-07)
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      Model initialization is a matter of transferring the observed information available at the start of a forecast to the model. An optimal initialization is generally recognized to be able to improve climate predictions up ...
    • A physiology-inspired framework for holistic city simulations 

      Meta, Irene; Cucchietti, Fernando; Navarro Mateu, Diego; Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Guallart, Vicente (Elsevier, 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Life, services and activities within cities have commonly been studied by separate disciplines, each one independent from the others. One such approach is the computer simulation, which enables in-depth modelling and ...
    • A rapid refresh ensemble based data assimilation and forecast system for the RELAMPAGO field campaign 

      Dillon, María Eugenia; Maldonado, Paula; Corrales, Paola; García Skabar, Yanina; Ruiz, Juan; Mingari, Leonardo (Elsevier, 2021)
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      This paper describes the lessons learned from the implementation of a regional ensemble data assimilation and forecast system during the intensive observing period of the Remote sensing of Electrification, Lightning, And ...
    • A statistical approach towards fast estimates of moderate-to-large earthquake focal mechanisms 

      Monterrubio Velasco, Marisol; Carrasco Jimenez, Jose C.; Rojas, Otilio; Rodríguez, Juan E.; Fichtner, Andreas; Puente, Josep de la (Frontiers Media, 2022)
      Article
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      Emerging high-performance computing systems, combined with increasingly detailed 3-D Earth models and physically consistent numerical wave propagation solvers, are opening up new opportunities for urgent seismic computing. ...