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  • Effects of turbulence-chemistry interactions on auto-ignition and flame structure for n-dodecane spray combustion 

    Zhang, Yan; Wang, Hu; Both, Ambrus; Ma, Likun; Yao, Mingfa (2019-06-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Engine Combustion Network (ECN) spray A under diesel engine conditions is investigated with a non-adiabatic 5D Flamelet Generated Manifolds (FGM) model with the consideration of detailed chemical kinetic mechanisms. ...
  • Multiple UAV systems: a survey 

    Skorobogatov, Georgy; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Salamí San Juan, Esther (2020-04-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Nowadays, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are used in many different applications. Using systems of multiple UAVs is the next obvious step in the process of applying this technology for variety of tasks. There are few ...
  • Drone navigation and avoidance of obstacles through deep reinforcement learning 

    Cetin, Ender; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Muñoz Ferran, Guillem; Macias López, Miquel; Pastor Llorens, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) specifically drones have been used for surveillance, shipping and delivery, wildlife monitoring, disaster management etc. The increase on the number of drones in the airspace worldwide will ...
  • EGNOS 1046 maritime service assessment 

    Ibáñez Segura, Deimos; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Alonso Alonso, María Teresa; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; González Casado, Guillermo; López Martínez, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The present contribution evaluates how the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS) meets the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements established in its Resolution A.1046 for navigation in ...
  • Estimating fuel consumption from radar tracks: a validation exercise using FDR and radar tracks from descent trajectories 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Ramonjoan Escobar, Alex; Soley, Santiago (Springer, 2020-02-19)
    Article
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    Fuel consumption is one of the major considerations for both the impact of aviation in the environment and the cost of operations. This paper assesses the accuracy of a method capable of producing aircraft fuel estimates ...
  • A framework for collaborative air traffic flow management minimizing costs for airspace users: Enabling trajectory options and flexible pre-tactical delay management 

    Xu, Yan; Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2020-03-03)
    Article
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    This paper proposes a collaborative air traffic flow management (ATFM) framework, in the scope of trajectory based operations, aiming to improve the cost-efficiency for airspace users (AUs) when facing ATFM regulations. ...
  • Computational evaluation of Cochlear implant surgery outcomes accounting for uncertainty and parameter variability 

    Mangado, Nerea; Pons Prats, Jordi; Coma Company, Martí; Mistrik, Pavel; Piella, Gemma; Ceresa, Mario; González Ballester, Miguel A. (Frontiers Media, 2019-04-04)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    Cochlear implantation (CI) is a complex surgical procedure that restores hearing in patients with severe deafness. The successful outcome of the implanted device relies on a group of factors, some of them unpredictable ...
  • Encoder-Decoder Approach to Predict Airport Operational Runway Configuration A case study for Amsterdam Schiphol airport 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Herrema, Floris (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The runway configuration of an airport is the com- bination of runways that are active for arrivals and departures at any time. The runway configuration has a major influence on the capacity of the airport, taxiing times, ...
  • Measuring phase scintillation at different frequencies with conventional GNSS receivers operating at 1 Hz 

    Nguyen, Viet Khoi; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo; Hai Tung, Ta; The Vinh, La (2019-10-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Ionospheric scintillation causes rapid fluctuations of measurements from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs), thus threatening space-based communication and geolocation services. The phenomenon is most intense in ...
  • Assessing the quality of ionospheric models through GNSS positioning error: methodology and results 

    Rovira Garcia, Adrià; Ibáñez Segura, Deimos; Orús Pérez, Raul; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; González Casado, Guillermo (2020-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Single-frequency users of the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) must correct for the ionospheric delay. These corrections are available from global ionospheric models (GIMs). Therefore, the accuracy of the GIM is ...
  • Confirming geomagnetic Sfe by means of a solar flare detector based on GNSS 

    Curto Subirats, Juan Jose; Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Timote Bejarano, Cristhian Camilo (2019-11-28)
    Article
    Open Access
    Solar Flares (SF) refer to sudden increases of electromagnetic radiation from the Sun lasting from minutes to hours. Irradiance in the Extremely Ultra-Violet (EUV) or X band is enhanced and it can produce a sudden ...
  • Analysis of weather impact on flight efficiency for Stockholm Arlanda Airport arrivals 

    Lemetti, Anastasia; Polishchuk, Tatiana; Sáez García, Raúl; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2019)
    Conference report
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    Analysis of punctuality of airport arrivals, as well as identification of causes of the delays within transition airspace, is an important step in evaluating performance of the Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) Air Navigation ...

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