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  • Analysis of the interfacial characteristics of BiVO4/metal oxide heterostructures and its implication on their junction properties 

    Hermans, Yannick; Murcia López, Sebastián; Klein, Andreas; van de Krol, Roel; Andreu, Teresa; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Toupance, Thierry; Jaegermann, Wolfram (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-01-29)
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    The formation of heterostructures has proven to be a viable way to achieve high photoelectrochemical water splitting efficiencies with BiVO4 based photoanodes. Especially, cobalt and nickel based oxides are suitable low ...
  • Omron lanza su versión 1.30 de Motor Sizing Tool 

    Heredero Peris, Daniel; Bustamante, José-Ignacio; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2019-04-10)
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    La herramienta software para el diseño de aplicaciones de motion control permite acortar los plazos de (re)diseño y anticiparse a reconocer nuevas necesidades.CITCEA-UPC trabaja con Omron Corporation en el desarrollo de ...
  • A second-order time accurate semi-implicit method for fluid–structure interaction problems 

    Naseri, Alireza; González Acedo, Ignacio; Amani, Ahmad; Pérez Segarra, Carlos David; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2019-04-01)
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    This paper is concerned with numerical solution of fluid-structure inter-action (FSI) problems involving an incompressible viscous flow and an elasticstructure. A semi-implicit partitioned method with second-order ...
  • Numerical study of binary droplets collision in the main collision regimes 

    Amani, Ahmad; Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Gutiérrez Álvarez, Enrique; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2019-08-15)
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    Direct numerical simulation of binary droplets collision is done using a conservative level-set method. The Navier-Stokes and level-set equations are solved using a finite-volume method on collocated grids. A novel lamella ...
  • Numerical study of rising bubbles with path instability using conservative level-set and adaptive mesh refinement 

    Antepara Zambrano, Óscar; Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (Elsevier, 2019-06-15)
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    This paper focuses on three-dimensional direct numerical simulations of rising bubbles in the wobbling regime, and the study of its dynamical behavior for Eötvös number 1  ≤  Eo  ≤  10 and Morton number 1e−11  ≤ M ≤  1e−9. ...
  • Methodology for the pre-diagnosis of residential buildings in vulnerable areas in the city of Barcelona 

    Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Vima Grau, Sara; Martín García, Estefanía; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar; Uzqueda Martínez, Angel L. (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-02)
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    In a paradigm of raising urban economic and social inequality among south European cities, public administrations are confronted with the challenge to foster the improvement of the most deprived residential vulnerable ...
  • Self-calibration methods for uncontrolled environments in sensor networks: A reference survey 

    Barceló Ordinas, José María; Doudou, Messaoud; García Vidal, Jorge; Badache, Nadjib (Elsevier, 2019-05-15)
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    Growing progress in sensor technology has constantly expanded the number and range of low-cost, small, and portable sensors on the market, increasing the number and type of physical phenomena that can be measured with ...
  • Robust skill of decadal climate predictions 

    Smith, D.M.; Eade, R.; Scaife, A.A.; Caron, L.-P.; Danabasoglu, G.; DelSole, T.M.; Delworth, T.; Doblas-Reyes, F.J.; Dunstone, N.J.; Hermanson, L.; Kharin, V.; Kimoto, M.; Merryfield, W.J.; Mochizuki, T.; Müller, W.A.; Pohlmann, H.; Yeager, S.; Yang, X. (Nature Research, 2019-05-17)
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    There is a growing need for skilful predictions of climate up to a decade ahead. Decadal climate predictions show high skill for surface temperature, but confidence in forecasts of precipitation and atmospheric circulation ...
  • An improved analysis of mesoscale convective systems in the western Mediterranean using weather radar 

    Rigo, Tomeu; Berenguer Ferrer, Marc; Llasat Botija, María del Carmen (2019-10)
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    This article studies the life cycle of the well-organised mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) that affect Catalonia and surrounding regions, using a weather radar composite with sophisticated corrections and lightning data ...
  • Development of sustainable energy indexes by the utilization of new indicators: A comparative study 

    Razmjoo, Armin; Sumper, Andreas; Davarpanah, Afshin (Elsevier Ltd, 2019-11-01)
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    Decision making to improve energy sustainability requires scientifically information based on sustainability. Since there are different sustainability targets and specific decision problems in this regard, hence to achieve ...
  • Impedance measurement and detection frequency bandwidth, a valid island detection proposal for voltage controlled inverters 

    Llonch Masachs, Marc; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-03-18)
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    Anti-islanding detection methods have been part of a secure operation for distributed energy resource inverters, avoiding the creation of non-intentional energization when the mains are lost. These detection mechanisms ...
  • Predicted Chance That Global Warming Will Temporarily Exceed 1.5 °C 

    Smith, D.M.; Scaife, A.A.; Hawkins, E.; Bilbao, Roberto; Boer, G.J.; Caian, M.; Caron, L.-P.; Danabasoglu, G.; Delworth, T.; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco J.; Doescher, R.; Dunstone, N.J.; Eade, R.; Hermanson, L.; Ishii, M.; Kharin, V.; Kimoto, M.; Koenigk, T.; Kushnir, Y.; Matei, D.; Meehl, G.A.; Menegoz, Martin; Merryfield, W.J.; Mochizuki, T.; Müller, W.A.; Pohlmann, H.; Power, S.; Rixen, M.; Sospedra-Alfonso, R.; Tuma, M.; Wyser, K.; Yang, X.; Yeager, S. (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2018-11-16)
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    The Paris Agreement calls for efforts to limit anthropogenic global warming to less than 1.5 °C above preindustrial levels. However, natural internal variability may exacerbate anthropogenic warming to produce temporary ...