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  • EMC testing of electricity meters using real-world and artificial current waveforms 

    Van Den Brom, H.E.; ten Have, Bas; Hartman, Tom; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Leferink, F.; van Leeuwen, Ronald; Marais, Zander; Kok, Gertjan J. P.; van Veghel, Marijn G. A.; Kolevatov, Ilia; Malmbekk, Helge (2021)
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    In 2015, the energy measurement of some static electricity meters was found to be sensitive to specific conducted electromagnetic disturbances with very fast current changes caused by highly nonlinear loads, leading to ...
  • Time and frequency domain characterization of switching losses in GaN FETs power converters 

    Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-03)
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    This work presents a methodology for the time-frequency characterization of the switching losses in Gallium Nitride Field Effect Transistors used in power electronics applications, particularly in DC-DC converters. Typically, ...
  • Estimation of static energy meter interference in waveforms obtained in on-site scenarios 

    ten Have, Bas; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Hartman, Tom; Pous Solà, Marc; Moonen, Niek; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Leferink, F. (2022-02)
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    Static energy meters have shown errors beyond the standards due to conducted electromagnetic interference of pulsed currents. This was observed in several case studies and confirmed by laboratory experiments, which showed ...
  • Minimally invasive lung tissue differentiation using electrical impedance spectroscopy: a comparison of the 3- and 4-electrode methods 

    Company Se, Georgina; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Pajares Ruiz, Virginia; Torrego Fernández, Alfons; Riu Costa, Pere Joan; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Bragós Bardia, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-12-28)
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    Multiple imaging techniques are used for the diagnosis of lung diseases. The choice of a technique depends on the suspected diagnosis. Computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and positron emission tomography (PET) are imaging ...
  • Non-destructive test approach for assessing the amount of fibre in polymeric fibre reinforced concrete 

    Cruz Romero, Janill Marie de la; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2022-01)
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    Over the past decade, significant efforts have been made to develop polymeric-based macro-fibre reinforced concrete (PFRC) for structural applications. Consequently, remarkable growth has been reported in the use of this ...
  • Phase angle by electrical bioimpedance is a predictive factor of hospitalisation, falls and mortality in patients with cirrhosis 

    Román Abal, Eva; Poca, Maria; Amorós Figueras, Gerard; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Gely-Nargeot, Marie-Cristine; Nieto, Juan C.; Vidal Alcorisa, Silvia; Urgell Rull, Eulàlia; Ferrero Gregori, Andreu; Alvarado Tapias, Edilmar; Cuyàs Espí, Berta; Hernández Martínez, Elvira; Santesmases, Rosalia; Guarner, Carlos; Escorsell, Àngels; Soriano, German (Nature, 2021-10-14)
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    The phase angle is a versatile measurement to assess body composition, frailty and prognosis in patients with chronic diseases. In cirrhosis, patients often present alterations in body composition that are related to adverse ...
  • Marathon running increases synthesis and decreases catabolism of joint cartilage type II Collagen accompanied by high-energy demands and an inflammatory reaction 

    Hernández-Hermoso, José Antonio; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Roca, Emma; Revuelta-López, Elena; Ara, Jordi; Bayés Genis, Antoni (2021-10-11)
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  • A non-contact camera-based method for respiratory rhythm extraction 

    Mateu Mateus, Marc; Guede Fernández, Federico; Rodriguez Ibañez, Noelia; García González, Miguel Ángel; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya (2021-04)
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    The aim of this work is to present a non-contact video-based method for respiratory rhythm extraction. The method makes use of a consumer-grade RGB camera, and it is based on computer vision algorithms to detect and track ...
  • Simultaneous electrical and mechanical stimulation to enhance cells' cardiomyogenic potential 

    Llucía Valldeperas, Aida; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Bayés Genis, Antoni (2019-01-18)
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    Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in developed countries. Consequently, the demand for effective cardiac cell therapies has motivated researchers in the stem cell and bioengineering fields to develop ...
  • Altered GDF15 and FGF21 levels in response to strenuous exercise: a study in marathon runners 

    Campderrós Serramia, Laia; Sánchez-Infante, David; Villarroya, Joan; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Bayés Genis, Antoni; Cereijo, Rubén; Roca Rodríguez, Emma; Villarroya, Francesc (2020-11-19)
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    Background: Recreational marathon runners face strong physiological challenges. Assessment of potential biomarkers for the biological responses of runners will help to discriminate individual race responsiveness and their ...
  • Conductive concrete made from recycled carbon fibres for self-heating and de-icing applications in urban furniture 

    Faneca Llesera, Gerard; Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Segura Pérez, Ignacio (Instituto Técnico de la Construcción y del Cemento, 2020-09)
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    This paper presents a broad experimental study performed at laboratory and industrial facilities to develop conductive concrete for self-heating and de-icing applications in urban furniture. Self-heating capacity is achieved ...
  • Mixed integration of CDIO skills into telecommunication engineering curricula 

    Sayrol Clols, Elisa; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Pla, Enrique; Prat Viñas, Lluís; Sáez Moreno, Germán; Sardà Ferrer, Joan; Tallon Montoro, Carme (2010)
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    Spain has been intensively involved in designing engineering curricula for the last two years and next academic year all engineering schools will be deploying all bachelor programs adapted to the EHEA and to the Spanish ...

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