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    • 10+1 principios del espacio público para la era post-coronavirus: a través de un proyecto: La Campa de La Teixonera 

      Zaldívar, Javi (DUOT, UPC, 2020-09-28)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      El urbanismo moderno surgió como consecuencia de la crisis sanitaria y habitacional originada por la Revolución Industrial, y ante la necesidad de resolver las condiciones de vida de una población hacinada en barrios ...
    • A cidade e a sustentabilidade: investigação dos critériose uma cidade verde e sustentável 

      Barroso, Leticia (Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2018-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      O presente trabalho tem, como fio condutor, o tema sustentabilidade. Para tanto, visando investigar o conceito de sustentabilidade, elegemos o município de Sorocaba, cidade situada no interior do Estado de São Paulo, ...
    • A construção do Indicador de Densidade, Verticalidade e Sustentabilidade (IDVS) para condomínios: estudo de caso no município de Campo Grande/MS 

      Torres, L. A; Almeida, L. C. B; Arruda, A. M. V (Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2018-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      O trabalho apresenta o estudo para a construção do Indicador de Densidade, Verticalidade e Sustentabilidade Urbana (IDVS) para condomínios verticais no município de Campo Grande, no estado do Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil. ...
    • A decision support tool for sustainable supplier selection in manufacturing firms 

      Orji, Ifeyinwa; Wei, Sun (OmniaScience, 2014-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Most original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are strategically involved in supplier base rationalization and increased consciousness of sustainable development thus, reinforcing need for accurately considering ...
    • A focus on teaching and learning sustainability and social commitment skills 

      Alier Forment, Marc; Caetano, Nidia; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Amante García, Beatriz; Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario (OmniaScience, 2015-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      This JOTSE Special Issue is dedicated to the topic of teaching and learning the Sustainability and Social Compromise Skills, with a special focus in the context of engineering education. This topic was discussed in the ...
    • A learning tool to develop sustainable projects 

      Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Alier Forment, Marc; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper presents a tool developed to help engineers to design and develop sustainable projects. The tool has been designed to introduce and evaluate the sustainability of engineering projects in general, but here we ...
    • A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects 

      López Álvarez, David; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Vidal López, Eva María; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García Almiñana, Jordi; García, Helena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The introduction of sustainability skills into higher education curricula is a natural effect of the increasing importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Topics like green computing, sustainable design or environmental ...
    • A multicultural approach to teach sustainability 

      Caetano, Nídia de Sá; Rocha, João Simões; Quadrado, José Carlos; Cardoso, José Marílio; Felgueiras, Manuel Carlos (OmniaScience, 2015-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Globalization is a tendency that covers all society perspectives in general, and the high education in particular. The main traditional objective of these institutions was to prepare domestic students with a set of skills. ...
    • A new integral management model and evaluation method to enhance sustainability of renewable energy projects for energy and sanitation services 

      Lillo, Pau; Ferrer Martí, Laia; Fernández-Baldor, Álvaro; Ramírez, Benito (2015)
      Article
      Open Access
      Autonomous systems based on the use of renewable energy (RE) have proven suitable for providing energy and sanitation services to isolated communities. However, most of these projects fail due to managerial weaknesses. ...
    • A New methodology to identify supply chains sustainability bottlenecks 

      Pereda Pons, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Instituto Superior Técnico, 2015)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The world globalization has been creating a very strong competition amongst companies. To maintain their market position, companies need to guarantee that all their activities are performed with high efficacy and efficiency ...
    • A new sustainability assessment approach based on stakeholder's satisfaction for building façades 

      Gilani, Golshid; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2017-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new Multi-Criteria Decision Making model based on the MIVES method for global sustainability assessment of façade systems. Since 1990, various methods have been proposed for the sustainability assessment ...
    • A proposal for a workable analysis of Energy Return on Investment (EROI) in agroecosystems. Part I: Analytical approach 

      Tello, E.; Galán, E.; Cunfer, G.; Guzmán, G.; González de Molina, M.; Krausmann, F.; Gingrich, S.; Sacristán Adinolfi, Vera; Marco, I.; Padró, R.; Moreno-Delgado, D. (2015)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a workable approach to the energy analysis of past and present agroecosystems aimed to contribute to their sustainability assessment. This analysis sees the agroecosystem as a set of energy loops between ...
    • A proposal of Energy Saving Schemes at the UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network 

      Kwik Allan, Sacha (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-10-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In UMTS environments the radio access network (UTRAN - UMTS terrestrial Radio Access Network -, in UMTS nomenclature) is the highest CO2 emitter. Is it possible to reduce these emissions? This study presents a proposal ...
    • A qualitative reasoning approach for measuring citizens’ satisfaction 

      Domingo Gou, Marta; Agell Jané, Núria; Aguado Chao, Juan Carlos; Català Mallofré, Andreu (2004-10)
      Article
      Open Access
    • A sustainability-based model for dealing with the uncertainties of post-disaster temporary housing 

      Hosseini, S.M. Amin; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2019-03-21)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the aftermath of natural disasters, temporary housing (TH) needs to be provided for displaced people to mitigate human suffering. In the numerous cases in which a chosen TH strategy is unsuitable for the case-specific ...
    • About information systems as a key for the sustainability strategy : case on energy efficiency of UPC buildings 

      Ferrer Balas, Dídac; Martorell, Galdric Ruiz; Cuchí Burgos, Alberto (AGS Center, cop. 2007, 2007)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Acercamiento documental a los conceptos energéticos en la ciudad tradicional 

      Coll Pla, Sergio; Costa Jover, Agustí; Mallafrè Balsells, Cèlia; Modinos Martínez, Ferran; Bas Villalba, Melanie; Moreno-Garcia, David; Puche-Fontanillas, Josep Maria; Sardà Ferran, Jordi (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En el presente contexto de internacionalización de la economía, el replanteamiento de los sistemas urbanos y de competitividad entre metrópolis, vemos en el pasado la oportunidad de buscar algunos ejemplos que nos ayuden ...
    • Acondicionamiento higrotérmico en un módulo urbano mediante cicloenergía eléctrica de propulsión humana para climas cálidos 

      Ros-García, Juan-Manuel; González-Lezcano, Roberto-Alonso; Iglesias-Sanz, Carlos-Miguel (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      Objetivo: Utilizar la energía obtenida mediante el uso lúdico del módulo por medio de propulsión humana en pedaleadores mini bike, como fuente renovable aplicada para producir energía acumulable. A través de la actividad ...
    • Aigua 

      Arrojo Agudo, Pedro; Marcén Albero, Carmelo; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Moner, Josep-Lluís; Pujadas Garriga, Marta; Camps, Miquel; Magrinyà Torner, Francesc; Vila, Aida; Gornés Cardona, Quique; Pérez, Sonia; Paranjpye, Vijay; Rieradevall i Sant, Maria (RCE, 2008-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      [p.4] Values at stake from the new water culture = Valors en joc des de la nova cultura de l'aigua
    • Algunas tesis para la evaluación de tecnologías desde la perspectiva de la sostenibilidad 

      Cendra Garreta, Jaime; Stahel, Andri Werner; Canadell, Àngels; Cano, Marcel; Bernal, Rolando; Cucina, Manuela; Lazzarini, Boris; Lobera, Josep (CIMNE (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería), 2009-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Esta ponencia pretende aportar una serie de elementos clave que deberían tenerse en cuenta a la hora de evaluar la sostenibilidad de la técnica.