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  • Modelling and estimation of vanadium redox flow batteries: a review 

    Puleston, Thomas Paul; Clemente León, Alejandro; Costa Castelló, Ramon; Serra, Maria (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-09-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    Redox flow batteries are one of the most promising technologies for large-scale energy storage, especially in applications based on renewable energies. In this context, considerable efforts have been made in the last few ...
  • Evaluación del novimiento de la mano mediante el controlador Leap motion 

    Padilla Magaña, Jesús Fernando; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Sánchez Suarez, Isahi; Ticó Falguera, Neus (2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    En los últimos años se han realizado distintas investigaciones sobre el análisis del movimiento de la mano humana mediante el uso de diversos sensores, en áreas como los son: robótica, ingeniería biomédica, biomecánica e ...
  • Economic linear parameter varying model predictive control of the aeration system of a wastewater treatment plant 

    Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Khoury, Boutrous; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Pascual Pañach, Josep; de Campos, Sergi (2022-08-11)
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    Open Access
    This work proposes an economic model predictive control (EMPC) strategy in the linear parameter varying (LPV) framework for the control of dissolved oxygen concentrations in the aerated reactors of a wastewater treatment ...
  • Chlorine concentration modelling and supervision in water distribution systems 

    Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Martínez Torrents, Albert; Martínez del Álamo, Manuel; Grau Torrent, Sergi; Vinardell Magre, Laura; Tomàs Puig, Ricard; Martínez Lladó, Xavier; Jubany Güell, Irene (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-07-26)
    Article
    Open Access
    The quality of the drinking water distributed through the networks has become the main concern of most operators. This work focuses on one of the most important variables of the drinking water distribution networks (WDN) ...
  • Reliability-aware zonotopic tube-based model predictive control of a drinking water network 

    Khoury, Boutrous; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2022-06-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    A robust economic model predictive control approach that takes into account the reliabilityof actuators in a network ispresented for the control of a drinking water network in the presence of uncertainties in the forecasted ...
  • Perturbation-based stiffness Inference in variable impedance control 

    Caldarelli, Edoardo; Colomé Figueras, Adrià; Torras, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-07-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    One of the major challenges in learning from demonstration is to teach the robot a wider set of task features than the plain trajectories to be followed. In this sense, one key parameter is stiffness, i.e., the rigidity ...
  • Main bearing fault prognosis in wind turbines based on gated recurrent unit neural networks 

    Encalada-Dávila, Ángel; Tutivén Gálvez, Christian; Moyón, Luis; Puruncajas Maza, Bryan; Vidal Seguí, Yolanda (2022-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    The transition from onshore to offshore wind farms is an imminent fact in the future. It supposes to face hard challenges like difficulties to carry out offshore maintenance operations due to increased downtime (because ...
  • IVO Robot: a new social robot for human-robot collaboration 

    Laplaza Galindo, Javier; Rodríguez Linares, Nicolás Adrián; Domínguez Vidal, José Enrique; Herrero Cotarelo, Fernando; Hernández Juan, Sergi; López Gestoso, Alejandro; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present a new social robot named IVO, a robot capable of collaborating with humans and solving different tasks. The robot is intended to cooperate and work with humans in a useful and socially acceptable manner to ...
  • Control oriented estimation of the exchange current density in PEM fuel cells through a stochastic filtering approach 

    Aguilar Plazaola, José Agustín; Andrade-Cetto, Juan; Husar, Attila Peter
    Article
    Open Access
    The goal of increasing efficiency and durability of fuel cells can be achieved through advanced model-based optimal control of its operating conditions. Efficient online estimation of fuel cell parameters and internal ...
  • The effects of gender and personality of robot assistants on customers’ acceptance of their service 

    Forgas Coll, Santiago; Huertas Garcia, Rubén; Andriella, Antonio; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem (2022)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Covid-19 pandemic has stimulated the use of social robots in front-office services. However, some initial applications yielded disappointing results, as managers were unaware of the level of development of the robots’ ...
  • Offshore wind turbine jacket damage detection via a Siamese Neural Network 

    Tutivén Gálvez, Christian; Baquerizo, Joseph; Vidal Seguí, Yolanda; Puruncajas Maza, Bryan; Sampietro, José (Springer, 2022)
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  • Early fault detection in the main bearing of wind turbines based on Gated Recurrent Unit (GRU) neural networks and SCADA data 

    Encalada-Dávila, Ángel; Moyón, Luis; Tutivén Gálvez, Christian; Puruncajas Maza, Bryan; Vidal Seguí, Yolanda (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Article
    Open Access
    Failures in the main bearings of wind turbines are critical in terms of downtime and replacement cost. Early diagnosis of their faults would lower the levelized cost of wind energy. Thus, this work discusses a gated recurrent ...

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