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  • Platooning of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in freeway traffic: state of the art 

    Moode, Seshadri Naik; Soriguera Martí, Francesc (Universidad de La Laguna. Servicio de Publicaciones, 2023)
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    Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies have the potential to disrupt and change intelligent traffic systems. CAVs have faster response times and can better grasp traffic conditions (in terms of speed, position, ...
  • Microscopic modeling of Connected Autonomous Vehicles platooning: stability and safety análisis 

    Moode, Seshadri Naik; Soriguera Martí, Francesc (Universidad de La Laguna. Servicio de Publicaciones, 2023)
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    With recent advancements in the research and application of robotics, sensory devices, and Intelligent Transport Systems, autonomous vehicles are expected to become an integral part of the future transportation system. ...
  • On the statement and numerical solution of the thermal problem within inversion methods for the study of lithospheric structure 

    Fernández, Mariano Tomás; Zlotnik, Sergio; Díez, Pedro (European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2023)
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    One of the goals of geophysicists is mapping and understanding the current structure of the Earth including its variations in composition, temperature and dynamical state. This structure is only accessible via indirect ...
  • Experimental and numerical study of heat generation by energy dissipation in a rotating drum filled with particulate material 

    Nazareth López, Rafael; Kisuka, Francisco; Wu, Chuan Yu; O'Sullivan, Catherine; Franci, Alessandro; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2022)
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    This work aims to investigate the generation of heat by dissipation of mechanical energy in particulate flows. The behavior of material in a rotating drum is considered in experimental and numerical analyses. In the physical ...
  • Simulation and analysis of damage progression in a mid-rise RC building during and earthquake 

    Cabrera Velez, Esteban; González Drigo, José Ramón; Luzi, Guido; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Pujades Beneit, Lluís; Alva Bañuelos, Rodrigo Esteban; Ávila Haro, Jorge Arturo (2022)
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    A five-story reinforced concrete building severely damaged during the Mw 5.1, May 11th 2011, Lorca earthquake (Murcia, Spain), has been monitored with an interferometric radar and has been numerically modelled with the aim ...
  • Earthquake risk assessment and territorial management in the 'Pla de Barcelona' 

    Salgado-Gálvez, Mario Andrés; Carreño Tibaduiza, Martha Liliana; Grajales Noreña, Sthefania; Zinggerling, Claudio; Valls Feliu, Carles (2022)
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    A probabilistic earthquake risk assessment was developed for urban planning and emergency response activities in the landscape unit of 'Pla de Barcelona', Catalonia, Spain. This assessment was developed under an integral ...
  • Extension of 2D shallow water models to hydrological modelling 

    Cea, Luis; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; García Feal, Orlando; Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; Farfán Durán, Juan Fernando (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2022)
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    In this paper we discuss some critical aspects that should be considered in order to extend and apply a numerical model based on the 2D shallow water equations(2D-SWE) to distributed hydrological modelling. We also detail ...
  • A machine learning-based surrogate model for the identification of risk zones due to off-stream reservoir failure 

    Silva Cancino, Nathalia; Salazar González, Fernando; Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2022)
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    With the modification of the Regulations of the Hydraulic Public Domain of Spain in 2008, approximately 70.000 owners of off-stream reservoirs are obligated to present a classification assessment on the potential risk due ...
  • Modeling pressurized flow through hydraulic structures and bridges using a 2D-SWE-based model 

    Sanz Ramos, Marcos; López Núñez, Alejandro; Cea, Luis; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2022)
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    Two-dimensional (2D) hydraulic models solve the Shallow Water Equations (SWE) for the simulation of free surface flows. The necessity of considering in the calculations specific hydraulic structures, such as bridges, gates, ...
  • Discrepancies on the spilled volume in the Aznalcóllar mine disaster 

    Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Dolz Ripollès, Josep (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2022)
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    The failure of the pond that stored the tailing of the mining activity of Aznalcóllar (1998) supposed one of the most catastrophic mine disasters ever worldwide. More than 400 scientific publications, including two special ...
  • Real aperture radar: an interferometric technique to assess earthquake damaged structures 

    Cabrera Velez, Esteban; González Drigo, José Ramón; Luzi, Guido; Vargas Alzate, Yeudy Felipe; Pujades Beneit, Lluís (2018)
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    Ambient vibration testing has become a useful tool to assess the operational conditions of any existing structure, and allows the engineers to maintain a continuous monitoring in order to check its structural health ...
  • Geothermal anomaly identified under a dense urban area in the metropolitan region of Barcelona, Spain 

    Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Marazuela Calvo, Miguel Ángel; Criollo Manjarrez, Rotman Alejandro; Diviu, Marc; Mayer-Anhalt, Leia; Scheiber, Laura; Botey Bassols, Joan (2021)
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    During the drilling of the Barcelona Metro L9 line, at the Fondo station of Santa Coloma de Gramanet (Barcelona) a geothermal anomaly was detected, in which groundwater temperature was found to be up to 55°C. This anomaly ...

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