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    • 11th EGU Galileo Conference: Solid Earth and Geohazards in the Exascale Era Consensual Document 

      Folch, Arnau; Bhihe, Cedric; Caviedes-Vouillième, Daniel; de la Puente, Josep; Esposti Ongaro, Tomaso; Monterrubio, Marisol (2023)
      Working paper
      Open Access
      The 11th Galileo Conference of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) focused on "Solid Earth and Geohazards in the Exascale Era." This abstract presents the main outcomes and conclusions from the conference breakout sessions, ...
    • 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
      Open Access
      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
      Restricted access - author's decision
      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 ...
    • 5G automotive antenna design and integration 

      Febrer Mercadal, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-08)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      This report represents the study and results of my 5G Automotive antenna design and integration project. The aperture of a whole new frequency band dedicated to 5G mmWave communications will represent a huge step forward ...
    • A 3D Terrain Generator: Enhancing Robotics Simulations with GANs 

      Arellano Garcia, Silvia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Aalto-yliopisto
      Simulation is essential in robotics to evaluate models and techniques in a controlled setting before conducting experiments on tangible agents. However, developing simulation environments can be a challenging and time-consuming ...
    • A Bayesian modelling framework to quantify multiple sources of spatial variation for disease mapping 

      Lee, Sophie A.; Economou, Theodoros; Lowe, Rachel (The Royal Society, 2022-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Spatial connectivity is an important consideration when modelling infectious disease data across a geographical region. Connectivity can arise for many reasons, including shared characteristics between regions and human ...
    • 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
      Open Access
      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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 computationally efficient approach for soot modeling with discrete sectional method and FGM chemistry 

      Kalbhor, Abhijit; Mira Martínez, Daniel; van Oijen, Jeroen (Elsevier, 2023)
      Article
      Open Access
      A novel approach for the prediction of soot formation in combustion simulations within the framework of discrete sectional method (DSM) based univariate soot model and Flamelet Generated Manifold (FGM) chemistry, referred ...
    • 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 functional analysis of omic network embedding spaces reveals key altered functions in cancer 

      Doria Belenguer, Sergio; Xenos, Alexandros; Ceddia, Gaia; Malod Dognin, Noël; Pržulj, Nataša (Oxford University Press, 2023)
      Article
      Open Access
      Abstract Motivation Advances in omics technologies have revolutionized cancer research by producing massive datasets. Common approaches to deciphering these complex data are by embedding algorithms of molecular interaction ...
    • A GEANT4 Simulation-based study of CIRBE mission 

      Megías Homar, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • 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
      Open Access
      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 high-performance electromagnetic code to simulate high-temperature superconductors 

      Soba, Alejandro; Fernandez Serracanta, Oriol; Lorenzo, Jose; Garcin, Diego; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Lamas, Neil; Granados, Xavier; Mantsinen, Mervi M. (Elsevier, 2024-04)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Superconductivity is a physical phenomenon of some materials that allow them to conduct electrical current without resistance. This property has a wide range of applications. In particular, type-II high-temperature ...
    • A hybrid meshing framework adapted to the topography to simulate atmospheric boundary layer flows 

      Gargallo Peiró, Abel; Avila, Matias; Folch, Arnau (Elsevier, 2022)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      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 ...