Recent Submissions

  • Steady-state modeling of water-splitting and multi-ionic transport of skim milk electro-acidification by bipolar membrane electrodialysis 

    Merkel, Arthur; León Oviedo, Tamara Elizabeth; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís; Cortina Pallás, José Luis; Dvorák, Lukáš; Ahrné, Lilia (Elsevier, 2024-04-17)
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    Electrodialysis has become a relevant technology in promoting sustainability within the food industry. Bipolar membrane electrodialysis offers an efficient and eco-friendly alternative for skim milk acidification, eliminating ...
  • Empirical heat transfer correlations of high-pressure transcritical fluids at low Reynolds numbers 

    Abdellatif, Ahmed Mohammed Abdelfattah; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís (2024-10)
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    Empirical heat transfer correlations serve as indispensable tools for predicting and optimizing the thermal performance of a wide range of engineering devices, like for example in energy conversion and propulsion applications. ...
  • Measuring coupled fire-atmosphere dynamics: The California Fire Dynamics Experiment (CalFiDE) 

    Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel (2024-01-30)
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    The social, economic, and ecological impacts of wildfires are increasing over much of the U.S. and globally, partially due to changing climate and build-up of fuels from past forest management practices. This creates a ...
  • Improved supervisory controller design for a fuel cell hybrid electric vehicle 

    Molavi, Ali; Serra, Maria; Husar, Attila Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024-04-01)
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    In this paper, a fuel cell system supervisory controller is developed for a fuel cell-based hybrid electric vehicle to safely control the interactions between powertrain components, maximize efficiency and minimize the ...
  • A priori analysis for high-fidelity large-eddy simulation of wall-bounded transcritical turbulent flows 

    Bernades, Marc; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís; Capuano, Francesco (2024-05-31)
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    Transcritical turbulent flows are governed by the compressible Navier–Stokes equations along with a real-gas equation of state. Their computation is strongly susceptible to numerical instabilities and requires kinetic-energy- ...
  • Microwave contactless current-sensing for live/dead differentiation of single bioparticles on a microfluidic platform 

    Palacios Arias, César Augusto; Jofre Cruanyes, Marc; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023-08-02)
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    The combination of microwave and microfluidic technologies enables the creation of efficient platforms to rapidly quantify live/dead bioparticles in industrial processes, biomedical research and environmental monitoring ...
  • Fast urban flow predictions through Convolutional Neural Networks 

    Calafell Sandiumenge, Joan; Bustillo, Jaime; Gomez Gonzalez, Samuel; Ramírez Jávega, Francisco; Radhakrishnan, Sarath; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol (2023)
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    Having real-time and accurate numerical predictions of urban wind flow can be extremely useful for developing tools intended to improve citizens’ life quality and health. However, traditional methods such as Computational ...
  • Magnetically induced gluing bifurcations of three-tori in spherical Couette flows 

    García González, Fernando (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2023-11-27)
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    The global dynamics of three-tori associated with homoclinic/heteroclinic global (infinite period) bifurcations are investigated for the magnetized spherical Couette problem, a paradigmatic model in geo- and astrophysical ...
  • Flow regime analysis of high-pressure transcritical fluids in microducts 

    Bandarrinha Monteiro, Carlos Alexandre; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís (2024-06)
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    Microduct flows are known for their inherent laminar regimes resulting from the characteristic small dimensions and low velocities. In this regard, direct numerical simulations are employed to investigate an innovative ...
  • A hybrid control-oriented PEMFC model based on echo state networks and gaussian radial basis functions 

    Aguilar Plazaola, José Agustín; Chanal, Damien; Chamagne, Didier; Yousfi-Steiner, Nadia; Péra, Marie-Cécile; Husar, Attila Peter; Andrade-Cetto, Juan (2024-01-01)
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    The goal of increasing efficiency and durability of fuel cells can be achieved through optimal control of their operating conditions. In order to implement such controllers, accurate and computationally efficient fuel cell ...
  • State machine-based architecture to control system processes in a hybrid fuel cell electric vehicle 

    Molavi, Ali; Husar, Attila Peter; Hjortberg, Hampus; Nilsson, Niclas; Kogler, Markus; Monreal, Juan Sanchez; Eldigair, Yousif; Serra, Maria (Elsevier, 2023-07-20)
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    This paper presents the development and implementation of a system supervisory controller in a hydrogen-based fuel cell electric vehicle. The controller's primary function is to ensure the safe control of the fuel cell ...
  • Exploring the artificial compressibility method in high-pressure transcritical fluids 

    Abdellatif, Ahmed Mohammed Abdelfattah; Ventosa Molina, Jordi; Grau Barceló, Joan; Torres Cámara, Ricardo; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2023)
    Conference report
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    This work presents the investigation of a solution to accelerate computations of high-pressure transcritical fluids at low-Mach number regimes based on the artificial compressibility method. The highly adaptable nature of ...

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