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    • Laboratory and in-situ characterisation of masonry materials in a large historical industrial building in Barcelona 

      Cabané Cañas, Albert; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
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      This paper presents an experimental campaign carried out in an historical industrial building of Barcelona from the 19th century, considering in-situ and laboratory minor destructive testing (MDT) techniques. The results ...
    • Experimental study of in-plane shear behaviour of brick masonry retrofitted with basalt and steel reinforced mortars 

      Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Camata, Guido (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
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      This paper focuses on the application of composite materials to improve the in-plane shear strength of existing brick masonry walls. The experimental program involved the construction of walls composed of handmade solid ...
    • The dynamic assessment of structural condition by measurement error-minimizing observability method 

      Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (CRC Press, 2020)
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      The structural identification using dynamic parameters (such as the natural vibration frequencies and mode shapes of the structure) is an important issue especially in slender structures such as long-span bridges or high-rise ...
    • A comprehensive description of a Low-Cost Angular Data Monitoring System 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Turmo Coderque, José; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (CRC Press, 2020)
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      Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is basic to survey the exactness of strength forecasts of structures. Utilizing low-cost sensors on structural assessment have increased in contrast with using high-cost sensors. Although ...
    • Meet-Up pilot: an inclusive program for students with autism spectrum disorder at UPC 

      Gracia Blanes, Mireia; Mampel Caballero, Sergi; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Vilalta, Montserrat; Josa i Culleré, Irene (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2019)
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      Meet-Up is an innovate pilot program for students enrolled at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). UPC is a Technical University that provides majors in the STEM (Science, Technology, ...
    • Dynamic observability method for durability assessment considering measurement noise 

      Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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      Due to the inevitable degradation of material properties in structures in daily use, such as stiffness degradation due to cracking in concrete elements, their durability will definitely be influenced, and their serviceability ...
    • Practical application of low-cost sensors for static tests 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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      Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is essential to assess the accuracy of durability predictions of structures. Using low-cost sensors on structural evaluation has gained significant attention compare to high-cost sensors. ...
    • A comprehensive description of a low-cost wireless dynamic real-time data acquisition and monitoring system 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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      Nowadays,low-cost sensors and acquisition devices have been emerging as an obvioussolution to many innovative applications such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems. In this paper,issues regarding dynamic data ...
    • Environmental monitoring system based on low-cost sensors 

      Mobaraki, Behnam; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Castilla Pascual, Francisco Javier; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (2020)
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      Temperature and humidity measurements provide useful information on multiple areas of civil engineering application such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), Structural System Identification (SSI) and structures ...
    • Study of Iranian engineering educational system 

      Mobaraki, Behnam; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Castilla Pascual, Francisco Javier; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (2020)
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      One of the main features of each society and civilization is the importance of educational system. All countries around the world have used specific educational planning for growing their people as well as developing the ...
    • Determination of environmental parameters based on Arduino based low-cost sensors 

      Mobaraki, Behnam; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Castilla Pascual, Francisco Javier; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (2020)
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      Taking into account that the age of structures is closely connected to their energy consumption, the monitoring of structures is a crucial task for engineers. This article deals with application of Arduino based low-cost ...
    • Effect of supplementary cementitious material and fine recycled aggregates on shrinkage properties of self-compacting microconcrete 

      Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren; Bommana Tippareddygari, Purandhar Reddy (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2020)
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      An increase in the population has led to the progressive construction of infrastructures and buildings. This causes severe environmental problems, firstly high emissions of CO2 are caused in cement production; secondly, a ...