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  • Weaving communities, the missing link for the social impact of universities: using network analysis to study the formation of communities at the UPC 

    Lazzerini, Ginevra Marina; Ferrer Balas, Dídac; Losantos Viñolas, Pedro; Rosas Casals, Martí; Vendrell Sarroca, Eva; Vidal López, Eva María (Global University Network for Innovation, 2020)
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    Collaboration between and among organizations is one of the key elements in their sustainability and resiliency (Capra, 2002). One of the most effective ways to enhance collaboration, especially in those areas concerning ...
  • Measurement of the Influence of Sheet Cavitation on the Heat Generated in a Closed Loop Pumping System 

    Bermejo Plana, David; Escaler Puigoriol, Francesc Xavier; Dular, Matevž; Ruiz Mansilla, Rafael (2021)
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    The so-called hydrodynamic heat generators are claimed as high efficiency heating devices, avoiding scaling by warming liquids without transfer surface with the help of cavitation effects. However, neither the mechanisms ...
  • Do students from underrepresented groups feel integrated into engineering degrees? 

    Balta Salvador, Roso; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Peña Carrera, Marta (2020)
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    This Research Work in Progress paper examines the perception of discrimination that foreign-born students feel in engineering degrees. To this end, a survey was distributed to 928 engineering students, of which 298 responded. ...
  • Contextualization of basic sciences in technological degrees 

    López Díaz, María Teresa de Jesús; Peña Carrera, Marta (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, 2020)
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    This Research-to-Practice Work in Progress paper presents a project based on increasing the motivation and performance of undergraduate technology students. It is well known that in order to achieve greater motivation for ...
  • El ABC de la transformación de las organizaciones a la filosofía 'agile' 

    Sala Acosta, María Trinidad; Amante García, Beatriz (2020)
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    En este artículo se ha realizado un estudio de las diferentes fases para la implantación de las metodologías ágiles. Si bien existen publicaciones de casos de éxito en gestión de proyectos de desarrollo software utilizando ...
  • Learning resources for sustainable design in engineering education 

    Segalàs Coral, Jordi; De Eyto, Adam; McMahon, Muireann; Bakirlioglu, Yekta; Joore, Peter; Jimenez, Alex; Tejedor Papell, Gemma; Lazzarini, Boris; Crul, Marcel; Celik, Sine; Martens, Jonas; Wever, Renee (European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), 2020)
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    This paper presents the results of the Circular Design Project, European project funded by Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance within the social business and the educational innovation field. The project have three major learning ...
  • Development of a standardized tool to calculate carbon footprint in ports 

    Azarkamand, Sahar; Ferré Porta, Guillem; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (Edicions UPC, 2020)
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    Ports are essential contributors of a country’s economy. One of the significant environmental threats in ports is Climate Change due to carbon dioxide emissions generated by different activities in these areas. In the ...
  • Urban resilience: an approach to urban dynamics: the “urban gaps” of mataro. 

    Sáez Ujaque, Diego; Magrinyà Torner, Francesc (2015)
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    This working paper explores the new and emerging issues related to the application of the theory of Urban Resilience and the concept of Panarchy (Gunderson & Holling) to the understanding of urban dynamics. To do so, it ...
  • The multi-criteria assessment of sustainable residential high-rise building design 

    Maleki, Bahareh; Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2019)
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    Habitation is the basis of social-cultural and economic context and it is an essential factor in the life quality for residents. Sustainable development (SD) is a comprehensive concept and includes all social, environmental ...
  • Towards the façades of the future: a new sustainability assessment approach 

    Gilani, Golshid; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2020)
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    While majority of the recent studies report on sustainability assessment of buildings, research on the potential and sustainable performance of building elements such as building envelope and façades is scarce. Façades, ...
  • A compositional analysis approach assessing the spatial distribution of trees in Guadalajara, Mexico 

    Cruz Sandoval, Marco Antonio; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Roca Bosch, Elisabet (Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, 2019)
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    Urban green infrastructure such as parks, gardens and trees, provide several ecosystem services and benefits. Particularly trees provide a broad amount of services in urban areas, such as improving air quality, mitigating ...
  • Analysis of farmers’ stated risk using hypothetical lotteries and their perceptions of climate change in the northwest of Mexico 

    Orduño Torres, Miguel Ángel; Kallas, Zein; Ornelas Herrera, Selene Ivette (Asociación Española de Economía Agraria, 2019)
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    The risk attitude affects farmers' production and investment decisions. It is a factor related to their environmental attitudes and towards climate change (CC). The multiple price list (MPL) method was applied to identify ...

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