Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Design of a femto-satellite for high-altitude thermospheric studies 

    Moschtaq, Mohammad Raschiq (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-12)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This work deals with the design of a femto-satellite for scientific studies. The goal of the femto-satellite is to model the density of the thermosphere by measuring the orbital decay caused by atmospheric drag. The proposed ...
  • The role of small satellites in developing countries for sustainable development goals 

    Ziccarelli, Sebastian Nicolas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-30)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Smallsats will redefine the conducted technology process through low cost programs affordable for developing countries. Africa has several natural resources to care and monitor in order to use the land and water in effective ...
  • Cloud formation in the atmospheric boundary layer 

    González Rivero, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The representation of cloud formation in weather and climate models remains a challenge, since it involves very complex phenomena such as turbulent mixing, which is key for the ability of clouds to form and dissipate. Thus, ...
  • Model Predictive Control (MPC) of quadrotors using LPV techniques 

    Iyer, Chandrashekhar Anand (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This Thesis objective was to apply Model predictive control (MPC) on a quadcopters using linear parameter varying (LPV) techniques. In order to do so the non-linear mathematical model of the quadcopter was put in the Linear ...
  • Wheel degradation predictive model 

    Pérez Font, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-29)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement

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