Recent Submissions

  • Manufacturing and characterization of components produced via fused deposition modeling (FDM) utilizing metal injection molding (MIM) feedstock with a focus on steel alloy 316L 

    Ouradnik, Timothy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this project, a consumer-grade, fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer designed by PRUSA Research s.r.o. of Prague, Czech Republic for use with filament materials was purchased. A screw extruder designed by Direct ...
  • Characterization of 3D-printed ¿-Al2O3 used for Catalytic Applications 

    Quirós Gazel, Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    In recent years, additive manufacturing (AM) techniques have made significant progress by increasing printing quality, the variety of printable materials, and 3D printer accessibility. In this sense, ceramic materials play ...
  • Extraction and characterization of capsaicinoids from hot peppers and production of polymeric films for food and health applications 

    Schaab Da Silva, Gabriela (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Nowadays, there is an increasing attention for the food safety and quality in order not to only assure the quality of the consumed goods but also to avoid the waste of large amounts of food. Also, the constantly growing ...
  • Investigation of the photocatalytic activity of laser patterned titanium 

    Delfino, Pablo María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The capacity of direct laser interference patterning (DLIP)to generate periodic surface structures has demonstrated advantages to other structuring techniques such as the large diversity of materials and geometries ...
  • Microstructural evolution of LMDp Ti-6Al-4V: effect of time and temperature during heat treatment 

    Fernández Perucho, Iu-Aran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    L'objectiu d'aquest treball és analitzar i comprendre com les temperatures isotèrmiques i els temps durant el tractament tèrmic poden afectar el Ti-6Al-4V fabricat amb LMDP (Laser Metall Deposition - powder). Per a aquest ...
  • Plasma-assisted centrifugal atomization of a refractory and metallic high entropy alloy 

    Escoda Marches, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    High-entropy alloys (HEAs) have attracted great research interest in materials science and engineering. Unlike conventional alloys, which contain one main element with alloying elements being added in small proportion, ...
  • Viability of PEEK for high-temperature microvascular composites manufacture 

    Domínguez Muñoz, Yago (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-08)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Microvascular composites are materials with an inner hollow network which allows the circulation of fluids. This functionalizes the composite materials, giving them further applications such as self-healing or active ...
  • Study of shear spinning processing 

    Coyoy Ixquiac, Pablo Saúl (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Los procesos de conformado incremental simétricos tales como trefilado, laminación cilíndrica, laminación cónica, repulsado, encolado, forjado rotatorio, conformado por flujo de llantas, etc.,tienen una amplia gama de ...
  • Caracterización de espumas microcelulares de PET reciclado inyectadas con tecnología MuCell 

    Morell Azanza, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El present treball està emmarcat en les accions previstes de el projecte RevalPET'UP. Ll'objectiu de aquest projecte és la revalorització de residus de PET opac reciclat en materials d'alt valor afegit. En aquesta fase de ...
  • Patterned polymeric scaffolds for cardiovascular applications 

    Iglesias Llebot, Clàudia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the principal cause of death in the world. It is the result of plaque accumulation which narrows and blocks artery’s lumen. As a solution, percutaneous intervention is a revolutionary ...
  • Statistical simulation of nanoindentation on hardmetals 

    Zuviría María, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El metall dur és un material que combina alta duresa i resistència al desgast amb bona tenacitat a la fractura i resistència a la fatiga. Gràcies a aquesta combinació única, que aquest material sigui essencial és en eines ...
  • Exploring Biomaterials for 3D printed surgical models 

    Alkhatib, Hany (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-05-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This research demonstrates the possibility of using tissue mimicking hydrogels such as Gelatin Methacrylate, Gellan Gum Methacrylate, and their mixtures in creating 3D printed anatomical models to be implemented in ...

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