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  • Design, implementation and testing of a 24 GHz 5G band RFI detection payload for a PocketQube 

    Gràcia i Solà, Guillem; Podaru, Stefan; Alcántara Villaverde, Adrián; Garcia Morilla, Alejandro; Contreras Benito, Luis Juan; Perea Barbé, Alexandre; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Due to the recent licensing of the 26 GHz 5G communications bands, the passive microeaves Remote Sensing community is concerned that spurious out-of-band emissions could interfere with the measurements acquired in the 23.8 ...
  • Description of the Rita payload aboard AlainSat-1, A 3U educational Cubesat 

    Gonga Siles, Amadeu; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Garcia Morilla, Alejandro; Gràcia i Solà, Guillem; Contreras Benito, Luis Juan; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Jallad, Abdul-Halim (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    The Remote sensing and Interference detector with radiome-Try and vegetation Analysis (RITA) payload was selected in 2019 the 2nd GRSS Student Grand Challenge to fly onboard AlainSat-1, a 3U CubeSat developed at the National ...
  • Characterization and verification of the Rita payload hyperspectral imager in Alainsat-1, as part of the 2nd IEEE GRSS student grand challenge 

    Contreras Benito, Luis Juan; Gonga i Siles, Amadeu; Crisan, Ieremia; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Garcia Morilla, Alejandro; Gràcia i Solà, Guillem; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Jallad, Abdul-Halim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    The Remote sensing and Interference detector with radiome-Try and vegetation Analysis (RITA Payload) [1] is a development of the UPC NanoSat Lab, aimed at Earth Observation (EO). It is one of the winners of the Second IEEE ...
  • Numerical assessment of the effect of hydrogen enrichment of a technically premixed swirl-stabilized natural gas flame 

    Pachano Prieto, Leonardo; Surapaneni, Anurag; Both, Ambrus; Ax, Holger; Petry, Niklas; Boxx, Isaac; Mira Martínez, Daniel (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2023)
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    High-fidelity large eddy simulations (LES) are conducted for lean natural gas flames with different levels of hydrogen enrichment in a technically premixed swirl-stabilized combustor (PRECCINSTA) operated at atmospheric ...
  • Large-scale coherent structures in an asymmetrically heated channel flow 

    García Berenguer, Marina; Silva, Lucas Gasparino Ferreira da; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol; Rodríguez Pérez, Ivette María (European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence, and Conbustion (ERCOFTAC), 2023)
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    A compressible direct numerical simulation (DNS) has been conducted to analyze the behavior of low-speed flows submitted to a strong temperature gradient in a fully developed and asymmetrically heated turbulent channel ...
  • Propellant–free station–keeping design of a solar sail around the Sun–Earth collinear equilibrium points 

    Duan, Xun; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yue, Xiaokui (International Astronautical Federation, 2022)
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    In this paper, we focus on the propellant–free station-keeping design of a solar sail spacecraft around the unstable Sun–Earth collinear equilibrium point L2. The dynamical model considered is the Sun–Earth restricted ...
  • Pre-tactical prediction of atfm delay for individual flights 

    Mas Pujol, Sergi; De Falco, Paolino; Salamí San Juan, Esther; Delgado Muñoz, Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    Airlines develop an operation plan, during the day prior to operations (D-1), to identify potential network issues and prepare potential pre-tactical preventing measures such as aircraft tail swapping or crew reassignment ...
  • Dispatcher3 – Machine learning for efficient flight planning: approach and challenges for data-driven prototypes in air transport 

    Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Mas Pujol, Sergi; Skorobogatov, Georgy; Argerich, Clara; Gregori, Ernesto (2022)
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    Machine learning techniques to support decisionmaking processes are in trend. These are particularly relevant in the context of flight management where large datasets of planned and realised operations are available. ...
  • Data-driven wall modeling for Large Eddy Simulation of non-equilibrium flows: preliminary studies 

    Radhakrishnan, Sarath; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol (Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics (ParCFD), 2022)
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    The availability of high fidelity data due to the recent developments in high-performance computing(HPC), has opened new doors for wall modeling in Large Eddy Simulation(LES). By augmenting the physics-based model with ...
  • Monitoring coastal storms’ effects on the Trabucador barrier beach (Ebro Delta) through Sentinel-2 derived shorelines 

    Angelats Company, Eduard; Soriano González, Jesús; Puig i Polo, Càrol; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (2022)
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    The vulnerable Trabucador barrier beach has recently suffered significant storm-induced geomorphological changes. This study presents the monitoring of its shoreline during storm events for assessing their effects on beach ...
  • Alternative 4D trajectories for the avoidance of weather- and contrail-sensitive volumes 

    Sáez García, Raúl; Cabrera Ramírez, Bryan Gustavo; Melgosa Farrés, Marc; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Riccio, Angelo; Verbeek, René; van den Dungen, Nick (Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR), 2022)
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    We present a framework to generate, in a multi-aircraft environment, 4D optimized trajectories in a scenario with several weather constraints obtained with advanced weather prediction models. We focus on the trajectory ...
  • Comparison of OpenFOAM turbulence models for numerical simulation of thermally-driven winds 

    Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Arias Calderón, Santiago; Athota, Rathan Babu; Villardi de Montlaur, Adeline de (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2022)
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    Commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes have often been used for simulation of atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) flows. The present work explores the potential of the open-source CFD software OpenFOAM for ...

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