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  • A flexible, smart and self-evolving actuator based on polypropylene mesh for hernia repair and a thermo-sensitive gel 

    Lanzalaco, Sonia; Mata, Christian; Turon, Pau; Weis, Christine; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2020)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Here, a smart mesh actuator, able to self-evolve under temperature and humidity control,has been developed. Thermo-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm)-based materialsare widely appliedin ...
  • Performance analysis of a self-protection system for vehicles in case of WUI fire entrapment 

    Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Sebastià, Joan; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Agueda Costafreda, Alba; Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Sheltering inside a civilian vehicle has proved to be a high risk strategy in case of wildfire entrapment. Survival is by no means guaranteed, especially in moderate to high-intensity wildfires. However, vehicles do offer ...
  • Computing wildfire behaviour metrics from CFD simulation data 

    Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Mata, Christian; Rios Rubiras, Oriol; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia; Parsons, Russell (International Association of Wildland Fire, 2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this article, we demonstrate a new post-processing methodology which can be used to analyse CFD wildfire simulation outputs in a model-independent manner. CFD models produce a great deal of quantitative output but require ...
  • Una nueva herramienta para el diseño de los tratamientos de combustible en la interfaz urbano-forestal 

    Muñoz Navarro, Juan Antonio; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2020)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    La Interfaz Urbano-Forestal (IUF) constituye uno de los escenarios de mayor riesgo en incendios forestales. Esto se debe –entre otros importantes factores –al aumento en la complejidad de la emergencia, el incremento de ...
  • Manufacturing and application of raceway ponds for wastewater treatment 

    Nasr Esfahani, Kourosh; Zandi, Mohammad Damous; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • 3D printed lab-scale raceway ponds reactors applied to photo-Fenton processes 

    Nasr Esfahani, Kourosh; Zandi, Mohammad Damous; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this work, two different printable materials, PLA (polylactic acid) and Timberfill were evaluated in terms of chemical resistance to photo-Fenton reactants and viability for conducting the assays in raceway pond reactors ...
  • New drugs complexed with AT-rich DNA against neglected diseases 

    Millán, Cinthia; Acosta Reyes, Francisco Javier; Lagartera, Laura; Saperas Plana, Núria; Dardonville, Cristophe; De Koning, Harry Pieter; Campos López, Josefina de Lourdes (2019)
    Conference lecture
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  • European port trends in environmental issues 

    Puig Duran, Martí; Raptis, Sotiris; Wooldridge, Chris; Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2019)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents the current environmental performance of the European Port Sector, based on the 2018 results of a wide representation of EcoPorts members (90 ports). All the information presented in this research comes ...
  • Port Futuri’s expansion plan. Representative of local community and civic society 

    Darbra Roman, Rosa Maria (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • System efficiency analysis of dual interconnected bubbling fluidized bed reactors for solar fuel production 

    Farooqui, Azharuddin; Jaroszuk, Wladyslaw; Ferrero, Domenico; Santarelli, Massimo; Llorca Piqué, Jordi
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Chemical looping syngas production is a two-step syngas fuel production process that produces CO and H 2 . The process is composed of two fluidized bed reactors (oxidation reaction and reduction reactor), oxygen carriers ...
  • Microencapsulation of C.I. reactive orange 122 via solvent evaporation 

    Dutra, Fabio; Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Pereira Scachetti, Fabio Alexandre; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Microencapsulations protects the dye molecule from secondary reactions and release until contact with the fiber, triggered by stimuli. The procedure was performed using poly(lactic-acid-co-glycolic-acid), PLGA, and polyvinyl ...
  • Metal recovery by ion-exchange resins from municipal incinerated bottom ash 

    Reig i Amat, Mònica; Vecino Bello, Xanel; López Rodríguez, Julio; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Municipal waste incineration plants produce large amounts of bottom ashes, being higher year over year. In order to follow the circular economy scheme proposed by the EU, a recovery step is required to valorise the high ...

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