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  • Aplicación de la crioconcentración progresiva para la desalinización 

    Pazmiño Piedra, Natalie (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This work is focused on the study of desalination of salt solutions (as simulation of sea water fluid), through a system of progressive cryoconcentration by indirect contact. The effect of three factors (solid concentration ...
  • Substitució d'una caldera de gas natural per una altra de biomassa per la producció de vapor industrial 

    Bessal, Fatene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-30)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The current energy models, both nationally and internationally, is going through an important transition due to an imminent need to preserve our planet in terms of sustainability, since high levels of consumption and ...
  • Food suply chain and the use of the information and communication technology 

    Zkiek, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-30)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:  Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
    Food supply chains (FSC's) are the lifeline for human existence. The growing population year after year makes primordial the study of food supply chain. Additionally, in food chains there are several fluctuations in ...
  • Estudio de quelados de glicina mediante espectroscopía FTIR 

    Clemente Villalba, Jesús (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The objective of this work has been to elucidate the structure of metal chelates such as Fe and Zn with amino acids. To achieve this objective crystals were obtained with glycine, by two methods: precipitation and evaporation; ...
  • Estudio de las reacciones cruzadas de un biosensor de Eschericha coli 

    Borraz Martínez, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Institut de Microelectrònica de Barcelona
    Today there is a great demand for pathogen detection methods that are fast, reliable, portable and easy to use and that are incorporated into the production lines as a control method to prevent outbreaks in high-risk ...
  • Liberación de azúcares fermentables de residuos agroalimentarios mediante la aplicación de ultrasonidos 

    Pardo López, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    The food sector tends to take advantage of its wastes. In addition, the biofuel sector proposes alternatives such as obtaining fuel through from fermentation of new raw material. On the one hand, the aim of this project ...
  • Utilización de microplantas para la biorremediación de purines 

    Montenegro Landivar, Maria Fernanda (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    The objective of this research work was to use microplants for the bioremediation of pig slurry.  The characterization of the pig slurry obtained from the farm was used in the different experiments.  The plant was selected ...
  • Implantació de la impressió 3D de xocolata a la indústria alimentària 

    Solomando Martí, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-15)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    3D printing has become an innovation in the productive industry by breaking many of the inherent aspects of it. Despite being a technology with a very startling implementation, increasingly diverse industrial fields are ...
  • Caracterización espectrofotométrica de esterasas 

    Garcia Cots, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The esterase enzyme is in dimer form but at specific conditions it changes its structure to monomer. A study is carried out on how the enzyme performs its highest enzymatic activity and therefore provides its optimum working ...
  • Diseño de un sistema de visión por ordenador para la caracterización del color del tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.) 

    Lopez Mas, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The external appearance of food is the first attribute in which consumers set their eyes on. The color, in particular, has a special relevance in the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Objective color measurement can be ...
  • Network agrifood. Estación agro-meteorológica para la agricultura periurbana de precisión y sostenible 

    Jarrin Jasan, Kathya (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Organizations dedicated to the environment care, health and food, such as FAO and the EU, recommend the need for technological adaptation for agriculture in the vicinity. Decision-making based on ancestral customs or ...
  • Aplicaciones de la luz ultravioleta en los alimentos e implementación de un modelo piloto de desinfección 

    López Domínguez, Rosa Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Ultraviolet radiation has been successfully applied to the reduction of microorganisms on the surface of different foods, having the advantage that the sensory characteristics of said foods, like their taste, or their ...

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