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  • Suitability of Active Noise Barriers for Construction Sites 

    Sohrabi, Shahin (2020-09-04)
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    Barriers are increasingly used to protect the pedestrian and neighboring buildings from construction noise activities. This study aims to investigate the suitability of applying active noise control on barriers in a ...
  • Improvement of cavitation mass transfer modeling by including Rayleigh–Plesset equation second order term 

    Geng, Linlin; Chen, Jian; Escaler Puigoriol, Francesc Xavier (2020-06-03)
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    The current study evaluates the effect of taking into account the second order term of the Rayleigh– Plesset equation for the numerical simulation of cavitation with homogeneous mixture models. For that, the corrected ...
  • Dynamic response of Pelton runners: Numerical and experimental analysis in prototypes 

    Egusquiza Montagut, Mònica; Valentín Ruiz, David; Presas Batlló, Alexandre; Egusquiza Estévez, Eduard (Elsevier, 2020-09-01)
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    Worldwide electricity generation is featured by the growth of intermittent renewable energies. In this context, hydropower plays a fundamental role because it provides flexibility to the power grid and ensures its stability. ...
  • Probabilistic assessment for clavicle fracture under compression loading: rate-dependent behavior 

    Sánchez Molina, David; García Vilana, Silvia; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (2020-10)
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    Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and occupants of vehicle involved in side impacts can suffer lateral impacts at the shoulder with sufficiently high forces to fracture the clavicle. While some previous studies have developed a ...
  • Numerical simulation of cavitation erosion aggressiveness induced by unsteady cloud cavitation 

    Geng, Linlin; Chen, Jian; Torre Rodríguez, Óscar de la; Escaler Puigoriol, Francesc Xavier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-08-01)
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    A numerical investigation of the erosion aggressiveness of leading edge unsteady cloud cavitation based on the energy balance approach has been carried out to ascertain the main damaging mechanisms and the influence of the ...
  • Advancements in microfabricated gas sensors and microanalytical tools for the sensitive and selective detection of odors 

    Perarnau Ollé, Enric; Farré Lladós, Josep; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-09-24)
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    In recent years, advancements in micromachining techniques and nanomaterials have enabled the fabrication of highly sensitive devices for the detection of odorous species. Recent efforts done in the miniaturization of gas ...
  • Topology optimization using the unsmooth variational topology optimization (UNVARTOP) method: an educational implementation in MATLAB 

    Yago Llamas, Daniel; Cante Terán, Juan Carlos; Lloberas Valls, Oriol; Oliver Olivella, Xavier (2020-11)
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    This paper presents an efficient and comprehensive MATLAB code to solve two-dimensional structural topology optimization problems, including minimum mean compliance, compliant mechanism synthesis, and multi-load compliance ...
  • Fabrikazio gehigarria ezinbesteko teknologia osasunean eta industrian: Euskadi eta Katalunia 

    Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-05-18)
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    Azken urteetan, fabrikazio gehigarria (FG) oso azkar garatu da hainbat sektoretan: osasuna, automobilgintza, aeronautika, etab. Aipatutako lehen sektorean, aplikazio anitzetan erabili da: prototipo eta gida kirurgikoak, ...
  • 3D printed soft surgical planning prototype for a biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma 

    Tejo Otero, Aitor; Lustig, Pamela; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Valls, Arnau; Krauel, Lucas; Buj Corral, Irene (Elsevier, 2020-05-11)
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    Biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma is a soft tissue malignant musculoskeletal tumor which is located in the biliary tract. Although this tumor represents less than 1% of the total amount of childhood cancers, when localized, ...
  • Commissioning of a beam screen test bench experiment with a future circular hadron collider type synchrotron radiation beam 

    González, Luis; Gil-Costa, Miguel; Baglin, Vincent; Chiggiato, Paolo; Garion, Cedric; Kersevan, Roberto; Casalbuoni, Sara; Huttel, Edward; Bellafont Peralta, Ignasi; Pérez, Francis (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-08-23)
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    Coping with synchrotron radiation (SR) that originated at superconducting bending magnets is one of the major challenges in the design of the vacuum beam pipes of hadron colliders. In the case of the Future Circular hadron ...
  • Transposition of the mechanical behavior from model to prototype of Francis turbines 

    Valentín Ruiz, David; Presas Batlló, Alexandre; Valero Ferrando, Ma. del Carmen; Egusquiza Montagut, Mònica; Egusquiza Estévez, Eduard; Gomes, João; Avellan, François (Elsevier, 2020-06-01)
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    Hydropower is nowadays essential for balancing the electrical grid providing flexibility and fast response. The role of hydraulic turbines has changed from working at their Best Efficiency Point (BEP) to work in the whole ...
  • Development of AM technologies for metals in the sector of medical implants 

    Buj Corral, Irene; Tejo Otero, Aitor; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-28)
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    Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have undergone significant progress in recent years, having been implemented in sectors as diverse as automotive, aerospace, electrical component manufacturing, etc. In the medical ...

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