Recent Submissions

  • Airport digital Mock-up 

    Sardar, Girish Shiva Prasanna Raju (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-27)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The accessibility of the Aeronautical Information is available in format such as AIXM, these formats are most suitable for trained eyes and intended for the purpose of Aerodrome monitoring, Landing & Takeoff procedures and ...
  • New winglet designs to minimize drag and turbulence 

    Jyothi, Sushma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-31)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The aerospace industry relies on the continuous upgrading of available technology and the testing of novel concepts to ensure that there is a demand for aircraft design investments. These aircraft design improvements will ...
  • Heat transfer enhancement in air by means of acoustic fields 

    Ferreiro Cuevas, Yago (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Convection is the most important heat transfer mechanism in air, and every heat source cools down thanks to it. However, this phenomenon relies on buoyancy and this does not exist in microgravity conditions. For this reason, ...
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization for aerodynamic and propulsion components of rockets 

    Sayar, Yasemin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Rockets are vehicles that people have worked hard on and made great progress in return throughout history. Over the years rockets have continued to evolve and have been clas- sified in different categories. Multistage ...
  • An open-source software-defined radio collection for GNSS receivers 

    Bernabeu Frias, Joan Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-04)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   University of Colorado Boulder
    The master's thesis has as a main objective to encompass the progress and efforts dedicated to the development and improvement of an open-source collection of Software-Defined Radios (SDR) for Global Navigation Satellite ...
  • Development and simulation of an illumination unit for microalgae cultivation in the context of a life support system of a crewed habitat on Mars 

    Coma Busquets, Aleix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-02-11)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Universität Stuttgart
    To ensure the sustainability of future bases and settlements on the surface of Mars, bioregenerative life support systems shall be developed. For this purpose, the Institute of Space Systems (IRS), at the University of ...
  • An approach to some classical libration point orbit problems by means of artificial intelligence tecniques 

    Abecia Hernanz, Sara Cecilia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-11-29)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Rapid developments in the last decade have demonstrated the potential of new techniques within the Artificial Intelligence (AI) field as an effective approach for different classical problems in the area of astrodynamics. ...
  • Development of a Bio-inspired GNS methodology in the dark environment 

    De La Morena Diaz, Adrian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-28)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Cranfield University
    The current research explores the connection between gazing and locomotion of acoustic guided animals and the application of this in autonomous vehicles guidance and navigation strategies. Research groups worldwide are ...
  • Machine learning classification of the Gaia 3rd data release based on a random forest algorithm 

    Lopez Moreno, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    A new Gaia data release, EDR3, has been available since the end of last year containing a complete catalogue of nearly 2 billion stars. This huge wealth of information provided by this magnificent space astronomical mission ...
  • Hierarchy control architechture design for the MELiSSA Pilot Plant 

    Subirats Chalaux, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-05-28)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    MELiSSA (Micro Ecological Life Support System Alternative) is concieved as a loop of compartments to support the main functions of life support to humans in long-term exploration missions in Space. The system works in ...
  • Initial orbit determination and satellite tracking using optical observations 

    Aizcorbe Rodriguez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-15)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:   Xīběi Gōngyè Dàxué
    The objective of this project is to propose a passive method for orbit determination (OD) of GEO objects using observational data as position measurements. The proposed method use position measurements expressed as right ...
  • Comparison of the response of different rivet layout patterns in aircraft repair patches 

    Ribas Matas, Cristian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The skin structure of modern aircraft is composed of frames, which are complex structures assembled by joining several sub-assemblies. One of the most used methods for joining aircraft structural parts, as well as repair ...

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