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  • Educating XXIst century civil engineers in Barcelona 

    Turmo Coderque, José; Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Lloberas Valls, Oriol; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Poblet-Puig, Jordi; Puigví Burniol, Maria Àngels; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Díez, Pedro (2017)
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    The educational programs of Civil Engineering schools have evolved to adapt to changes in society demands and regulations. Specifically, Civil Engineering curricula in Spain was highly impacted by the Bolonia Declaration ...
  • Study of the efflux velocity induced by two propellers 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Jaquet, A.; Gómez Gesteira, Moncho; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (EdiBios, 2015)
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    Present analysis is related with seabed erosion caused during docking and undocking maneuvering. Twin propellers without rudder were studied using a physical model with a fixed clearance distance and three different rotating ...
  • Assessment of green measures as coastal defences using numerical models 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; García León, Manuel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo (2017)
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    Climate change may reduce the performance and design life of “grey” coastal engineering interventions. Green solutions can be combined with present infrastructures providing extra flexibility to adapt our present beaches ...
  • Multi-purpose platforms for efficient observations in coastal waters 

    Cateura Sabrí, Jordi; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim; González Marco, Daniel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2017)
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    The pressure on coastal seas keeps on increasing (navigation, fisheries, tourism, etc.) and this requires robust observations with adequate coverage. The deployment of wind turbines in shallow waters offers a good example ...
  • Effects of ultra-porous 3D printed reefs on wave kinematics 

    Frau, Lorenzoi; Marzeddu, Andrea; Dini, Enrico; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Eriolo, Alessio; Zomparelli, Alessandro; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2016-03)
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    Present 3D printing technology allows the efficient design and construction of structures with complex shapes and high porosity satisfying biological and coastal protection demands. In this case, an array of ultra-porous ...
  • Extremes in hydraulic modelling: combined capabilities in the spanish network MARHIS 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Losada, Iñigo; Alvarez, Alvaro; González Marco, Daniel; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Lara, Javier L. (2016)
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    This abstract provides an overview of the experimental work carried out at the MARHIS network formed by the Barcelona and the Santander research laboratories. The emphasis is on the role played by extremes as hydraulic ...
  • Operational forecasting as a tool for managing pollutant dispersion and recovery 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; González Marco, Daniel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; García Sotillo, Marcos; Capella, Salvador; Mora, Javier; Llinás, Octavio; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo (2016)
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    The fate and concentration of plastic pollutants in coastal seas depends on meteo-oceanographic factors and the multiple entry points in the domain. This will in turn control the implications for water quality, transmission ...
  • Motion compensation study for a floating Doppler wind lidar 

    Tiana Alsina, Jordi; Gutiérrez Antuñano, Miguel Ángel; Würth, Inés; Puigdefàbregas Sagristà, Joan; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This paper addresses a cardanic frame as mechanical-compensation device for a Doppler-wind lidar installed on a floating sea buoy as the “moving” lidar. From the methodological point of view, the horizontal wind speed (HWS) ...
  • Metodología para la delimitación de la zona de inundación del oleaje en el mapa para la prevención de riesgos geológicos de Cataluña 

    Pinyol, Jordi; García León, Manuel; Gonzalez, Marta; Lin Ye, Jue; Oller, Pere; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2015)
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    El Mapa para la Prevención de Riesgos Geológicos a escala 1:25.000 (MPRG25M) del Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya es un mapa multi-peligrosidad que incluye la representación de los fenómenos y indicios de ...
  • Evaluation of transient defence measures against storms 

    García León, Manuel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Robichaux, Laura; Kroger, Arne; Gault, Jeremy; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2015)
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    Transient Defence Measures (TDM) are defined as actions that can be taken in advance in the coastal zone in order to reduce the impacts of an specific forecasted storm event. The design of such transient works requires ...
  • Sand and transport process measurements under large-scale breaking waves 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Ribberink, Jan; O'Donoghue, Tom; Hurther, David; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Thorne, Peter D. (2015)
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    The effects of wave breaking on sediment transport are studied through a new series of mobile-bed experiments in a large-scale wave flume. During the campaign, one experiment involving detailed sand transport process ...
  • Wind/Wave directional modelling: a compositional approach 

    Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Gómez Aguar, Jesús Javier; Mösso Aranda, César; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2015)
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