The 'Industrial and Aeronautical Fluid-dynamic Applications Research Group' (IAFARG) encompasses the main field of its research adressed to industrial and aeronautical applications and the experience and expertise in the field of fluid-dynamic technologies. The spirit of the group is to consolidate the team on a par with develope a research of excellence aiming to increase its critical mass of knowledge and transfer it.

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  • Simulation of hydraulic cylinder cushioning 

    Algar Espejo, Antonio; Freire Venegas, Francisco Javier; Castilla López, Roberto; Codina Macià, Esteban (2021-01-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    The internal cushioning systems of hydraulic linear actuators avoid mechanical shocks at the end of their stroke. The design where the piston with perimeter grooves regulates the flow by standing in front of the outlet ...
  • Discharge coefficients of a heavy suspension nozzle 

    Río Cano, Carlos; Monshi Tousi, Navid; Bergadà Granyó, Josep Maria; Comas Amengual, Ángel (MDPI, 2021-03-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    The suspensions used in heavy vehicles often consist of several oil and two gas chambers. In order to perform an analytical study of the mass flow transferred between two gas chambers separated by a nozzle, and when ...
  • Gears or rotors-three approaches to design of working units of hydraulic machines 

    Stryczek, Jaroslaw; Bednarczyk, S.; Codina Macià, Esteban; Gámez Montero, Pedro Javier; Ivanovic, Lozica; Matejic, Milos (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The gerotor pump has many advantages over other hydraulic pumps, such as high reliability, compactness, lower noise in running conditions etc. Considering the increasingly stringent regulations in the field of environmental ...
  • Flipped learning and threshold concepts in the Turbomachinery section of Fluid Engineering course 

    Gámez Montero, Pedro Javier; Peña Carrera, Marta; Olmedo Torre, Noelia (2020-06-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper outlines a practical intervention aiming to collect the effects of introducing flexible learning in engineering higher education. The work dis- cusses the implementation of the flipped classroom method and the ...