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  • Viscoelastic characterization of parasagittal bridging veins and implications for traumatic brain injury: a pilot study 

    García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Galtés Vicente, Ignasi; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Rebollo Soria, María Carmen; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (2021-10-18)
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    Many previous studies on the mechanical properties of Parasagittal Bridging Veins (PSBVs) found that strain rate had a significant effect on some mechanical properties, but did not extensively study the viscoelastic effects, ...
  • Effect of loading mode on the microstructural heterogeneity of ultra-fine-grained iron 

    Muñoz Bolaños, J.A.; Cabrera Marrero, José M. (2021-12-01)
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    This manuscript analyzes the microstructural changes introduced by both monotonic tensile and cyclic loads in ultrafine-grained Armco iron obtained after severe plastic deformation by equal channel angular pressing. The ...
  • Strain induced crystallization in vulcanized natural rubber containing ground tire rubber particles with reinforcement and nucleation abilities 

    Candau, Nicolas; Oguz, Oguzhan; Federico, Carlos Eloy; Stoclet, Gregory; Tahon, Jean-François; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (Elsevier, 2021-09-01)
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    Strain induced crystallization (SIC) of peroxide vulcanized natural rubber (NR)/ground tire rubber (GTR) composites is studied by combining mechanical and microstructural characterization techniques. It is found that the ...
  • Investigation of ball burnishing process using vibration and acoustic emission sensors 

    Fernández Osete, Ismael; Velázquez Corral, Eric; Marqués Salvador, Jordi-Adalbert; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2021-10-01)
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    In this paper, a ball burnishing tool mounted in a CNC lathe is characterized. This tool may work as vibration assisted ball-burnishing tool and in conventional way. The characterization consists of acoustic emission ...
  • 3D printing of hierarchical porous biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffolds: Adding concavities to the convex filaments 

    Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Porosity plays a key role on the osteogenic performance of bone scaffolds. Direct Ink Writing (DIW) allows the design of customized synthetic bone grafts with patient-specific architecture and controlled macroporosity. ...
  • Peptidic biofunctionalization of laser patterned dental zirconia: A biochemical-topographical approach 

    Minguela Díaz, Joaquim; Müller, D.W; Mücklich, Frank T.; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Mas Moruno, Carlos (Elsevier, 2021-06-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universität des Saarlandes / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    A dual approach employing peptidic biofunctionalization and laser micro-patterns on dental zirconia was explored, with the aim of providing a flexible tool to improve tissue integration of restorations. Direct ...
  • Reversible fuel electrode supported solid oxide cells fabricated by aqueous multilayered tape casting 

    Bernadet, Lucile; Morales Comas, Miguel; Morata García, Alejandro; Torrell Faro, Marc; Tarancón Rubio, Albert (2021-01-28)
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    Fuel electrode supported solid oxide cells (SOCs) have been developed on an industrial scale using the aqueous tape-casting technique. The NiO–yttria-stabilized zirconia Y2O3–ZrO2 (YSZ) fuel electrode and YSZ electrolyte ...
  • A predictive model for fracture in human ribs based on in-vitro acoustic emission data 

    García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Fernández Osete, Ismael; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Martínez González, Eva (2021-09-01)
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    Purpose The aim of this paper is to propose a fracture model for human ribs based on acoustic emission (AE) data. The accumulation of microcracking until a macroscopic crack is produced can be monitored by AE. The ...
  • Notch effect on the linear elastic fracture mechanics values of a polysulfone thermoplastic polymer 

    León Albiter, Noel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2021-08-01)
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    Users of the most popular procedures for determining the linear elastic fracture mechanics parameters on polymers have noted that the repeatability and reproducibility of the results depend strongly on the quality of the ...
  • Remote spatiotemporal control of a magnetic and electroconductive hydrogel network via magnetic fields for soft electronic applications 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Zoppe, Justin Orazio; Garcia Amoròs, Jaume; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; García Torres, José Manuel (2021-09-01)
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    Multifunctional hydrogels are a class of materials offering new opportunities for interfacing living organisms with machines due to their mechanical compliance, biocompatibility, and capacity to be triggered by external ...
  • Mechanical behavior of blood vessels: elastic and viscoelastic contributions 

    Sánchez Molina, David; García Vilana, Silvia; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Galtés Vicente, Ignasi; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Rebollo-Soria, M. Carmen; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (2021-08-26)
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    The mechanical properties of the cerebral bridging veins (CBVs) were studied using advanced microtensile equipment. Detailed high-quality curves were obtained at different strain rates, showing a clearly nonlinear stress–strain ...
  • Ultrasonic vibration-assisted ball burnishing tool for a lathe characterized by acoustic emission and vibratory measurements 

    Fernández Osete, Ismael; Estévez Urra, Aida; Velázquez Corral, Eric; Valentín Ruiz, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-10-01)
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    This paper focuses on a resonant system used to induce a low-amplitude movement and ultrasonic frequency to complement a ball burnishing process on a lathe. The system was characterized through the combination of different ...

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