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    • Safety factor calibration for a new model of shear strength of reinforced concrete building beams and slabs 

      Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2018-10)
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      When assessing existing structures, the availability of adequate safety factors, calibrated with the most accurate models, and for established target reliability indexes, is of critical importance in order to take the right ...
    • Start-up of a microalgae-based treatment system within the biorefinery concept: from wastewater to bioproducts 

      Uggetti, Enrica; García Galán, María Jesús; Álvarez, Juan Antonio; García Serrano, Joan (2018-05)
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      Within the European project INCOVER, an experimental microalgae-based treatment system has been built for wastewater reuse and added-value products generation. This article describes this new experimental plant and the ...
    • Monitoring of a full-scale embankment experiment regarding soil–vegetation–atmosphere interactions 

      Oorthuis Gómez, Raül; Hurlimann Ziegler, Marcel; Fraccica, Alessandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Moya Sánchez, José; Puig i Polo, Càrol; Vaunat, Jean (2018-06)
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      Slope mass-wasting like shallow slides are mostly triggered by climate effects, such as rainfall, and soil–vegetation–atmosphere (SVA) interactions play a key role. SVA interactions are studied by a full-scale embankment ...
    • Key characteristics of academics promoting sustainable human development within engineering studies 

      Lazzarini, Boris; Pérez Foguet, Agustí; Boni Aristizabal, Alejandra (2018-07-01)
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      In the last decade, a growing number of technical universities and engineering faculties have been promoting various initiatives aimed at integrating sustainable development in their activities. Despite the fact that the ...
    • A sand-gravel Gilbert delta subject to base level change 

      Chavarrías Borrás, Víctor; Blom, Astrid; Orrú, Clara; Martín Vide, Juan Pedro; Viparelli, Enrica (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2018-05)
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      Laboratory experiments were conducted on a sand-gravel Gilbert delta to gain insight on its dynamics under varying base level. Base level rise results in intensified aggradation over the topset, as well as a decrease in ...
    • Seismic fragility curves for vulnerability assessment of steel fiber reinforced concrete segmental tunnel linings 

      Avanaki, Mohammad Jamshidi; Hoseini, Abdollah; Vahdani, Shahram; de Santos, Cristian; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2018-08-01)
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      In recent years, application of fibers as a replacement for conventional reinforcement in segmented lined tunnels has gained great interest due to resulting cost and time savings. In seismically active regions, the seismic ...
    • Spoofing prevention via RF power profiling in wireless network-on-chip 

      Lebiednik, Brian; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Kwon, Hyoukjun; Krishna, Tushar (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
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      With increasing integration in SoCs, the Network-on-Chip (NoC) connecting of cores and accelerators is of paramount importance to provide low-latency and high-throughput communication. Due to limits of scaling of electrical ...
    • Autonomous vehicle control using a kinematic Lyapunov-based technique with LQR-LMI tuning 

      Alcala Baselga, Eugenio; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Escobet Canal, Teresa; Comasòlivas Font, Ramon (2018-04-01)
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      This paper presents the control of an autonomous vehicle using a Lyapunov-based technique with a LQR-LMI tuning. Using the kinematic model of the vehicle, a non-linear control strategy based on Lyapunov theory is proposed ...
    • Searching and tracking people with cooperative mobile robots 

      Goldhoorn, Alex; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Alquézar Mancho, René; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2018)
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      Social robots should be able to search and track people in order to help them. In this paper we present two different techniques for coordinated multi-robot teams for searching and tracking people. A probability map (belief) ...
    • Plasma-induced selectivity in bone cancer cells death 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina; Fontelo, Raul; Hamouda, Ines; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Cvelbar, Uros; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017-09-01)
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      Background Current therapies for bone cancers - either primary or metastatic – are difficult to implement and unfortunately not completely effective. An alternative therapy could be found in cold plasmas generated at ...
    • El sistema alimentario global: II aproximación cuantitativa al espacio agroalimentario de la Europa mediterránea 

      Jarauta Bragulat, Eusebio; Colomer Xena, Yvonne; Clotet, Ramon (MINISTERIO DE AGRICULTURA, PESCA Y ALIMENTACION., 2018-03)
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      El presente trabajo constituye la segunda parte de “El Sistema Alimentario Global: I - Definición de un espacio” (2014). Los objetivos de esta segunda parte son: (1) ilustrar y desarrollar la aplicación del modelo formulado ...
    • A semi-implicit coupling technique for fluid–structure interaction problems with strong added-mass effect 

      Naseri, Alireza; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol; González Acedo, Ignacio; Bartrons Casademont, Eduard; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2018-07-01)
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      This paper is concerned with the numerical simulation of fluid–structure interaction problems involving an incompressible viscous flow and an elastic structure. A semi-implicit coupling technique is presented which strongly ...

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