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  • La luz, un sabor inolvidable 

    Uriarte Otazua, Urtza; Hernandez Minguillon, Rufino J.; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Isalgué Buxeda, Antonio (2017-01-20)
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    La iluminación natural es un parámetro de diseño, el cual permite configurar diferentes ambientes interiores con bajo consumo energético. Actividades con una vista-lateral son muy comunes. Es una de las más antiguas ...
  • New developments in low clinker cement paste mineralogy 

    Frias Rojas, Moisés; Vigil de la Villa, Raquel; Garcia, Rosario; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía (2018-12)
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    The use of industrial waste as a cement addition often changes the composition and development of the hydrated phases and with them matrix performance and durability, in particular at later ages. The effect of the presence ...
  • Image post-processing method for quantification of cracking in RC precast beams under bending 

    Albareda Valls, Albert; Bustos Herrera, Alejandra; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Zaribaf, S. Saed (2018-11-13)
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    Image processing methods are increasingly used in civil engineering, especially in the maintenance of concrete structures. Current digital cameras and post-processing methods allow verifying qualitatively the state of ...
  • Virtual reality-integrated workflow in BIM-enabled projects collaboration and design review: a case study 

    Zaker, Reza; Coloma Picó, Eloi (2018-12-01)
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    A successful project delivery based on building information modeling (BIM) methods is interdependent on an efficient collaboration. This relies mainly on the visualization of a BIM model, which can appear on different ...
  • Cements based on kaolinite waste 

    García Giménez, Rosario; Vigil de la Villa, Raquel; Frias Rojas, Moisés; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Vegas, Iñigo; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2018-08)
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    The cement industry involves high-energy consumption that generates high CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. Environmental concerns can be addressed by replacing parts of Portland cement clinkers with pozzolanic materials ...
  • «La ballena vuelve al museo»; proceso de diseño y cálculo de una estructura ligera 

    Costales Calvo, Ignacio (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2017-06-30)
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    El texto describe el proceso de diseño y cálculo de una estructura metálica ligera que soporta otra estructura aún más ligera: el esqueleto de una ballena. Una pieza que ha sido conservada durante más de 150 años. Se ...
  • Influence of ZnO on the activation of kaolinite-based coal waste: pozzolanic activity and mineralogy in the pozzolan/lime system 

    García Giménez, Rosario; Vigil de la Villa, Raquel; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Frias Rojas, Moisés (2018-05)
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    One inconvenience presented by the thermal activation of kaolinite-based wastes is their low content of metakaolinite, a highly pozzolanic product listed in current standards for the manufacture of commercial cements. The ...
  • In situ chemical modification of C–S–H induced by CO2 laser irradiation 

    Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Díaz Sol, Luis M.; Martín Garrido, Moisés; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Torrens Martín, David (2018-02)
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    Fire-induced compositional changes lead to strength loss and even failure in cement and concrete. Calcium silicate hydrate (C–S–H) gel, the main product of cement hydration, dehydrates at 25–200 °C, while temperatures of ...
  • Rooftop greenhouses in educational centers: a sustainability assessment of urban agriculture in compact cities 

    Nadal, Ana; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2018)
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    Today, urban agriculture is one of the most widely used sustainability strategies to improve the metabolism of a city. Schools can play an important role in the implementation of sustainability master plans, due their ...
  • Ten reflections on architecture and technology 

    Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís (2017-01-01)
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    Recently, my department in the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) changed its name from “Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas” to “Departamento de Tecnología de la Arquitectura”. Both of these have been ...
  • A combination of the Knapsack algorithm and MIVES for choosing optimal temporary housing site locations: a case study in Tehran 

    Pons Valladares, Oriol; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Hosseini Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin (Elsevier, 2017-10-13)
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    In the aftermath of natural disasters, decision-makers often clash when tackling the challenge of choosing suitable temporary housing unit (THU) site locations. Site location considerably impacts temporary housing (TH) ...
  • Restauración y refuerzo estructural del campanario de la iglesia de Vistabella, obra de Josep Maria Jujol 

    Señís López, Roger (Associació de Consultors d'Estructures, 2017-09-01)
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