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    • A computational system to monitor and control animal behaviour during perceptual tasks 

      Azizi, Rachid (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      In the neuroscience field the scientists aim to understand how the brain works. In order to study the brain mechanisms underlying behaviour and cognition, they perform standardized laboratory experiments with animal ...
    • Aerodynamic Flow Simulation through the Vortex Cloud Method 

      Porta Ko, Agustí-Junan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      The present Bachelor thesis studies, develops and validates the Vortex Cloud Method in a 2-dimensional domain. This method is able to model the flow over a body accounting with flow separation and therefore, overcomes the ...
    • An European study on the effect of coupling electric generation by means of photovoltaic with GSHP in a building retrofit in an urban area 

      Lorenzo Basora, Georgina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-20)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      An European study on the effect of coupling electric generation by means of photovoltaic with GSHP in a building retrofit in an urban area The objective of this project has been to study the possibility of coupling ...
    • Applicazioni di Industria 4.0 in Santex Spa. Interfacciamento Baan IV - Magazzino automatico 

      Garcia Falcò, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
    • Deployment of a low-cost digital platform for the monitoring of Santa María del Mar church in Barcelona 

      Borlenghi, Paolo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Despite the growing need of protection for Cultural Heritage, many technological innovations are held back by the lack of affordable hardware. In this sense, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is a highly valuable tool ...
    • Discrete Partitioning and Coverage Control for Asynchronous Gossiping Robots 

      Tuzón Márquez, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      This thesis proposes distributed algorithms to automatically deploy a group of robotic agents and provide coverage of a discretized environment represented by a graph. The algorithms presented converge to a centroidal ...
    • Error propagation analysis in the processing of sar images for subsidence measuraments 

      Testolina, Paolo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Every measurement of the physical world is affected by uncertainty, no matter how precise the available instruments are. In other words, a measure completely free of errors is not possible. Being able to quantify this ...
    • Esperimenti di un sistema di raffreddamento a film d’acqua per pannelli fotovoltaici 

      Montiel Claver, Joaquin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Università degli Studi di Padova, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Nei tempi attuali dove i combustibili stanno cominciando a sparire come fonte principale d’energia c’è bisogno di cominciare a usare le risorse rinnovabili. Per questo dobbiamo svilupparle bene prima di installare gli ...
    • Experimental Laboratory Tests Study of foams for vibration dampening in snowboards Fatigue tests on Mahindra J101 motorbike 

      Bach, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Università degli Studi di Padova, 2013)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      This thesis is divided in two parts. The first part is a study comparing different foams and their future uses in the design of snowboards to dampen vibrations and shocks during snowboarding. The other part explains the ...
    • Experimental study on the influence of textile reinforcement on the structural response of reduced scale rammed earth buildings 

      Bonavita, Valentina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Rammed earth is an ancient technique for building walls using natural raw materials such as earth, chalk, lime or gravel. It is a technique worldwide spread to a wide variety of countries and cultures. It has a revival in ...
    • Investigation on the strength of spandrels in masonry façades 

      Drygiannakis, Myronas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      The study of the lateral strength of masonry façades and general walls with openings is of utmost importance for the verification of the seismic capacity of masonry buildings. Significant research effort has been recently ...
    • Modeling and simulation of smart buildings energy resources for energy management systems studies 

      Roig García, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-22)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      As the electrical energy production model is evolving from the traditional large capacity electrical power plants into distributed energy resources (DERs) that form smart grids and smart microgrids, having the capability ...
    • N-doped graphene oxide nanoparticles studied by EPR 

      Tampieri, Francesco; Tommasini, Matteo; Agnoli, Stefano; Favaro, Marco; Barbon, Antonio (2020-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova / Politecnico di Milano / Institute for Solar Fuels
      Graphene-derived materials attract a great deal of attention because of the peculiar properties that make them suitable for a wide range of applications. Among such materials, nano-sized systems show very interesting ...
    • Numerical analysis of the reinforced arch method 

      Bonetto, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Masonry arches, vaults and domes are architectural elements diffusely present in a great part of the human construction heritage. Brought to its maximum magnificence from the Roman genius, and then spread all over the ...
    • Numerical simulation strategies for superadobe walls and arches 

      Rodríguez Jimeno, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      The superadobe is a construction technique that consists on building using bags filled with soil and adding barbwire between the courses. It is a simple, durable, sustainable, and affordable technique that has increased ...
    • Out-of-plane simulation of masonry structures using novel finite element techniques 

      Vlachakis, Georgios (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-14)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      The out-of-plane response is a complex and at the same time key aspect of the seismic vulnerability of masonry structures. It depends on several factors, some of which are the material properties, the quality of the ...
    • Sviluppo tecnologico su un impianto VRFB sperimentale di taglia industriale 

      Porteros Villar, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Il lavoro di tesi si è svolto sull’impianto VRFB-IS, Vanadium Redox Flow Battery – Industrial Scale, all’interno del laboratorio di Energy Storage dell’Università degli Studi di Padova, e si compone di una parte numerica ...
    • The impact of the generation mix on electricity market prices: a comparative analysis at European level ​ 

      Lorente Gay, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      The goal of this thesis is to investigate the impact of non-programmable renewable energy generation mix on Italian and Spanish electricity markets by studying electricity price in the spot electricity market. Specifically, ...
    • Vulnerability assessment of masonry structures including uncertainty 

      Contrafatto, Francesca Romana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Università degli Studi di Padova
      Unreinforced masonry buildings represent a significant amount of the built heritage in the earthquakeprone regions. They were designed most of the times considering only gravity loads and they often present low ductility ...