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  • Bamboo connection technology for lightweight structures 

    Aguilar Larrinaga, Roberto; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Tous Coll, Marc (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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    Bamboo construction is often related to traditional and vernacular architecture, which is found mostly in rural areas, where, for the construction, local people apply diverse techniques learned in an empirical way and ...
  • Rheology, mechanical performance and penetrability through flax nonwoven fabrics of lime pastes 

    Rakhsh Mahpour, Ali; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Claramunt Blanes, Josep (2021)
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    The use of plant fibers as a reinforcement for fragile matrices could be an option to improve the sustainability of the construction materials. These reinforcements can be in different forms as short fibers, long fibers ...
  • New strategies for fire retardancy of pine and beech wood 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín (2011)
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    Different treatments have been applied to pine and beech samples in order to evaluate their fire behavior. Boron and phosphorous flame retardants have been tested, as well as the synergic effect between boron salts and ...
  • Experto en diagnosis de edificios : el proyecto diagnosis 

    Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Bosch González, Montserrat; Casanovas Boixereu, Francesc X. (2019)
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    En los países europeos se ha detectado una importante carencia en el sector de la edificación y la construcción en cuanto a un perfil profesional especializado en la diagnosis de los edificios: un experto ...
  • Ecomateriales de aislamiento Térmico. Comportamiento higrotérmico 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Palumbo Fernández, Mariana; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar (Plataforma Edificación Passivhaus, 2015)
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    El sector de la edificación necesita de nuevos enfoques para un diseño energéticamente eficiente, que incluya no sólo la disminución de la transmitancia térmica de la envolvente del edificio, sino también la reducción de ...
  • Study of autogenous self-healing in different mortar formulations 

    Gutiérrez, Nohelia; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (2020)
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    Autogenous self-healing of cement-based materials is a topic of current interest. This research evaluates autogenous self-healing in four types of mortars based on Portland Cement, one containing CEM II and the other 3 ...
  • Properties of ultra-high performance concrete made with granite cutting waste 

    Serrano López, Miguel; López Boadella, Iñigo; López Gayarre, Fernando; Suárez González, Jesús; López-Colina Pérez, Carlos; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente (Universidad de Córdoba, 2019)
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    Experimental study where the feasibility of using waste from granite quarries as a replacement for micronized quartz in the manufacture of UHPC has been analyzed. To carry out this study granite powder were characterized. ...
  • Fire in confined spaces: reality and numerical simulations 

    Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Lopez Moreno, Sergio; Romero Castro, Aldo Humberto (Atenea. Campus digital UPC, 2009)
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    Fire and smoke in enclosed spaces behave differently from those in open ones. Depending on scenario dimensions, fuel and ventilation, the fire passes through different stages after ignition. Together with the performance ...
  • Influence of gap junction dynamics on the stability of reentrant waves in cardiac tissue 

    Hawks, Claudia; Elorza Barbajero, Jorge; Echebarría Domínguez, Blas; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Peñaranda Ayllón, Angelina; Bragard, Jean (2016-01-01)
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    Constant conductances are often assumed when model- ing cardiac tissue. However experimental evidences have shown that gap junctions (GJ) actually connect adjacent cardiac myocytes. These GJ are complex proteins of ...
  • Construction wastes used for manufacturing RA-bricks 

    Aguilar Penagos, Armando; López, Alberto; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Rojas Valencia, María Neftalí (2017)
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    In the Mexican republic, around 33.600 tons of construction wastes are generated every day, Mexico City contributing for around 7.000 tons/day, with fewer than 1.000 tons/ day being sent to be recycled. This study ...
  • Elastic response and initial cost of rc buildings with diferent percentages of aggregate replacement by recycled concrete 

    Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Gómez Soberón, Luis Alberto; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente (2017)
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    In this paper, the analysis of simple models of five-storey buildings using recycled concrete as aggregate, with different configurations in plan (square and rectangular) and with regularity in height, are ...
  • Dynamic properties variation by irregular superstructure and substructure common bridges 

    Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente (Elsevier, 2017)
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    Irregular structures have a more-complex behavior that it is not always considered during their analysis and design. In some design codes, irregular condition is assumed by means of factors that modified the response of ...

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