Recent Submissions

  • Study of the European metal recycling market: How to recover metal and glass from incinerator bottom-ash? 

    Arif, Sabrine; Wehring, Janine; Krzeminska, Ania; Tudosie, Nicoleta; Ting, Kai-Ting (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:   Calaf Industrial / Picvisa
    Since the early 2000s, incineration has played an important role in dealing with municipal solid waste (MSW). The incineration-treatment reduces not only the potential to pollute the environment, but also reduces the solid ...
  • Improvement of the prototype machine to obtain light alloys in semi-solid state 

    Catarau, Olga; Boogaart, Justin; Lochhead, Kerr; Libera, Wojciech (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    When casting metals, many aspects must be controlled to produce a metal alloy that has the optimum physical qualities possible. One such way of improving these physical properties is casting alloys in a semi-solid state. ...
  • Smart city cosmetics 

    Long, Alex; Mooney, Kate; Rusu, Andreea; Román Almansa, Mar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    The CRAAX team is a research group that studies smart scenarios. One of the projects they are working on consists of running different simulations on a testbed of a smart city and it is essential for them to have functional ...
  • Advanced watchdog, remote pair for marine electronics 

    Hough, Alex; Grant, Angus; Hays, Matthew; Bin Yaacob, Mohammad Ishairi; Vargas Hernández, Yunuen (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    In deep sea underwater research, often rigid containers are used to encapsulate and protect the inside electronics. To conserve battery during the transportation of these containers, the battery is turned off up until ...
  • Green waste (Monocrom waste recycling program) 

    Burster, Alexander; Grzybowski, Philipp; Laftouh, Houssein; Rutkowska, Patrycja; Vervoort, Niels (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:   Monocrom
    Green Waste Recycling Programme is one of the projects that an international group of students works on during the European Project Semester. The project focuses on the Monocrom company which produces diode laser cores. ...
  • The Neàpolis district project 

    Fries, Andreas; LingHsuan, Chiu; Pérez, Felipe; Farré Breda, Joan; van Loon, Rosemarie (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-11)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:   Neàpolis
    The present report examines the possibility of transferring the Neàpolis concept to nearby industrial buildings, on an area designated as Neàpolis District. Neàpolis is a technological and business innovation centre that ...
  • T-Health: a concept of a wearable sensor-based system for healthcare 

    Andrei, Bîrjoveanu; McCarthy, Faye; Matusiak, Joanna; Edelijn, Roos; Silveira, Vivian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-04-06)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Wearable sensors have drawn considerable attention in different areas, including healthcare. They consist of sensors embedded in wearable devices (e.g., smart textile, chest straps and smartwatches). This kind of technology ...
  • Futur evolution of the digital fabrication laboratories. Practical application to Neàpolis 

    Fernández Ribera, Anna; Awang Shahrul Azri, Bin Awg Shukeri; Kayembe, Julien; Muraru, Sorin Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-03)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Neàpolis
    The paper reviews the study of the state of the art of Fabrication Laboratories in order to implement them on Neàpolis buildings. The Neàpolis Fabrication Laboratories Project is conducted by a team of 4 international ...
  • Electronic rain forest ranger 

    Rydygier, Konrad; Serin, Özgür; Gras Pedrera, Raquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    There is a critical situation in the world. In 1960 there were 300 000 jaguars and today there are only 15 000. This means that in the last 60 years the number of jaguars in the whole world has decreased by 95%. This means ...
  • Design of new school activities aimed at Primary students combined Catalonian Railway Museum and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) 

    Borda, Karla; De Vries, Marieke; Greene, Shannon; Vega, Mélissa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Covenantee:   Museu del Ferrocarril de Catalunya
    The Railway Museum of Catalonia has been based in Vilanova i la Geltrú since 1990. It houses one of the biggest collections of locomotives in Europe and shares and promotes historical and technological knowledge of the ...
  • Energy saving in air conditioning system using hollow fibre membrane modules 

    Van den Bergh, Ward; Bin Aziz, Muhammad Zahid; Leydon, Moya; Zak, Felix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-06)
    Bachelor thesis
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    The high content of water vapour in the air is the cause of energetic overconsumptions in the air conditioning systems. To overcome this, we propose the implementation of an additional stage using hollow fibre membranes. ...
  • Smart city cosmetics II 

    Beyer, Mailin; Hamham, Souhaila; Lee, Joseph; Rasmussen, Sydney (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    In the future, many problems may develop due to the steadily increasing population. Some of these are already noticeable. In order to solve space shortages, traffic jams, air pollution, shortages in water, electricity and ...

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