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  • Análisis de un accidente del sector minero mediante el método del árbol de causas y el método de Feyer & Williamson 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Vintró Sanchez, Carla; Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán Francisco; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (2019)
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    Fundamento y Métodos: En esta investigación se presenta el caso del análisis de un accidente del sector minero a través de 2 métodos distintos: 1) árbol de causas, 2) Feyer & Williamson. En el método del árbol de causas ...
  • Natural observatories for lightning research in Colombia 

    Aranguren Fino, Harby Daniel; López Trujillo, Jesús Alberto; Montañá Puig, Juan; Torres Sanchez, Horacio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    This paper presents a selected, not exhaustive, description of lightning research in Colombia over time, based on natural observatories for experimentation and measurement; and introduces the DABEIBA Lightning Research ...
  • Automated analysis and statistics of lightning leader speed, local flash rates and electric charge structure in thunderstorms 

    Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montanya, Joan; López Trujillo, Jesús Alberto (2018)
    Conference lecture
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    We introduce new methods for the analysis of complex three-dimensional lightning data produced by Lightning Mapping Arrays and illustrate them by cases of a mid-latitude severe weather producing thunderstorm and a tropical ...
  • Evolution of gigantic jets at high temporal and spatial resolution 

    Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Montanya, Joan; López Trujillo, Jesús Alberto (2018)
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    Gigantic Jets (GJ) are lightning discharges between the cloud and the lower ionosphere, which manifest as leaders at low altitude and transition to streamers as they rise in altitude. The evolution has never been imaged ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 ...

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