Recent Submissions

  • Redesign a wheelchair: considering ergonomics, functional and social aspects 

    Pazo Molina, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Hanzehogeschool Groningen
    People, for whom is impossible to move, need a system for moving around. In most cases, people want to practice daily activities and feel independence, and due to this, people prefer to use manual wheelchairs instead of ...
  • Aluminium Extrusion and Tooling Design: design of a Multifunctional Highchair for Kids 

    Fernández Saavedra, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Nottingham Trent University / Sapa Building System UK
    This report embraces the technical and conceptual design process carried out within the Modern Manufacturing module brief, which requires the development of a product which had been manufactured by aluminium extrusion. ...
  • Garden Tree – The Indoors Vertical Garden for Children: connected home 

    Redín Azcona, Maite (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    I have found two big problems in our actual society, both of them related with the raising of the population that lives in the urban areas. In one hand we have the alienation from nature, being the children the most affected, ...
  • Urban accessibility ramp 

    Roca Pujades, Ariadna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Nottingham Trent University
    From the competition "Power of Aluminium" this documents a solution based on using aluminium and the extrusion process to achieve a final viable product. Accessibility has been one of the topics that people is most ...
  • How to get a lighter space vehicle? 

    Alarcón, Carlos; de Haan, Jan Gerryt; Llorà, Àngel; Marajda, Magdalena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Politechnika Łódzka
    The aim was to find a way of testing a newly developed material which could contribute to creating a lighter space vehicle. This material will be used for gears in a robotic arm of a space vehicle and it will save up to ...
  • Design of a modular drumstick display unit for music shops based on Human Centered Design techniques 

    Ollé Chin, Manuel-Song (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Zhejiang da xue
    The main aim of this project is to apply Human Centered Design techniques onto the development of a product, in this case a drumsticks display for music stores or music expositions, in order to create a product that can ...
  • A study of interaction design in the Catalunya Railway Museum of Vilanova i la Geltrú 

    Brons, Roy; Hulzenga, Merlijn; Ramírez, María del Mar; O'Brien, Patrick (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    El Museu del Ferrocarril de Catalunya has one of the most renowned and largest train collections in Europe, more than fifty-­‐two trains on display, including 28 locomotives, the biggest coll ...
  • Design of small interfaces 

    Garvin, Kevin; González, Fernanda; Ruegger, Raíssa; Santos, Larissa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Many modern devices with different kinds of characteristics have been invading the market in recent years and nowadays the market place is flooded with them.Users are experiencing a storm of new technology and a massive ...
  • Urban node 

    Thomé, Aline; Sandberg, Anja; Ramirez, Erika; Graells, Marina; Sørensen, Kasper (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The beginning of the project consisted of creating the framework for the urban node. First it was decided to use the beach promenade as scene for the prototype and assume full access to the local fiber network. Also it was ...
  • WC cubicle 

    Kelly, Lorraine; Gomes Pedrosa, Luciana; Kopp, Petra; Vallès i Balsells, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement

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