Enviaments recents

  • Meteorological aspects of winter upward lightning from an instrumented tower in the Pyrenees 

    Pineda, Nicolau; Montanya, Joan; Romero Durán, David; Bech, Joan; González Lopez, Sergio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    A case study of winter upward lightning is analysed. In particular, the study focuses on the meteorological aspects that favoured the triggering of upward lightning by an instrumented tower in the eastern Pyrenees. Starting ...
  • On the classification of self-triggered versus other-triggered lightning flashes 

    Sunjerga, A.; Mostajabi, A.; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Romero Durán, David; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montanya, Joan; Azadifar, M.; Rubinstein, M.; Diendorfer, Gergard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    We present in this paper lightning current measurements and LMA (Lightning Mapping Array) data associated with upward flashes observed at the Sàntis Tower during Summer 2017. The LMA network consists of six stations located ...
  • The 2018 revision of the standard IEC 61400-24 : lightning protection of wind turbines 

    Mendez, Y.; Birkl, J.; Madsen, S.; Montañá Puig, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    The first edition of the standard IEC 61400-24, Wind Generator Systems-Part 24 Lightning Protection, was issued in June 2010, and the scope was to reflect the experiences and technical understanding of lightning protection ...
  • LMA observation of upward flashes at Säntis Tower: preliminary result 

    Mostajabi, A.; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Romero Durán, David; Azadifar, M.; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montañá Puig, Juan; Rubinstein, M.; Rachidi, F (2018)
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    Lightning striking tall towers is mainly of the upward lightning type, which is characterized by the absence of a first return stroke and the presence of an initial continuous current (ICC) with or without superimposed ...
  • Estudio de mercado para la automatización del control de parámetros de seguridad en actividades subterráneas turísticas a través de tecnologías de la información y comunicación (TIC) 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (2012)
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    El presente trabajo se enmarca dentro de un proyecto europeo denominado Undersafe financiado por la Unión Europea en el 7th Framework Programme. Su objetivo es diseñar un sistema de monitoreo de cuevas y minas turísticas ...
  • Legislación de seguridad para minas y cuevas turísticas de la Unión Europea 

    Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Mata Perelló, Josep Maria (2012)
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    En este trabajo se presentan los principales resultados del estudio de normativa de seguridad para minas y cuevas turísticas de la Unión Europea (UE). Del conjunto de países donde existen minas y cuevas turísticas se han ...
  • The EDINSOST project. Training sustainability change agents in Spanish and Catalan Engineering Education. 

    Segalàs Coral, Jorge; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Hernández Gómez, M. Angeles; Busquets Rubio, Pere; Tejedor Papell, Gemma; Horta Bernús, Ricard (2018)
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  • Overview of lightning interaction and damages to wind turbines 

    Montañá Puig, Juan (2017)
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    It is well known that tall structures such as telecommunication towers can be exposed to numerous lightning incidence. Wind turbines are in this group, but two particular characteristics distinguish wind turbines from the ...
  • High-resolution spectra of sprites and halos with GRASSP 

    Gordillo Vázquez, Francisco; Passas, Maria; Sánchez, Justo; Pérez Invernón, F. J.; Luque, Alejandro; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montañá Puig, Juan (2017)
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    The first and simultaneous spectroscopic campaigns of TLEs were carried out in the mid 1990s [1, 2], soon after the discovery of TLEs in 1989 [3]. These initial campaigns provided preliminary results on the optical emissions ...
  • Characteristics of lightning flashes generating dancing sprites above thunderstorms 

    Soula, Serge; Mlynarczyk, Janusz; Fullekrug, Martin; Georgis, J.-F.; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montañá Puig, Juan; Fabró Tàpia, Ferran (2017)
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    During the night of October 29-30, 2013, a low-light video camera at Pic du Midi (2877 m) in the French Pyrénées, recorded TLEs above a very active storm over the Mediterranean Sea. The minimum cloud top temperature reached ...
  • Sistema de información geográfica aplicado a la gestión de minas y cuevas turísticas de la Unión Europea 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Mata Perello, Josep Maria (2013)
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    El objetivo principal de este estudio es el de la realización de un SIG de todas las actividades subterráneas turísticas (minas, cuevas, búnkeres, catacumbas,…) de la Unión Europea (UE) en el año 2012, que tienen una página ...
  • An effective strategy of real-time vision-based control for a Stewart platform 

    Rossell Garriga, Josep Maria; Vicente Rodrigo, Jesús; Rubió Massegú, Josep; Barcons Xixons, Víctor (2018)
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    A Stewart platform is a kind of parallel robot which can be used for a wide variety of technological and industrial applications. In this paper, a Stewart platform designed and assembled at the Universitat Polit`ecnica de ...

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