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  • El hemidelta Sur del Llobregat: un sistema natural controlado por la acción humana 

    Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Calafat, Antoni (Instituto de Ciencias del Mar, 2019)
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    La evolución reciente del hemidelta Sur del Llobregat (Barcelona) es un claro ejemplo de sistema natural dominado por la acción del hombre. Las necesidades de ocupación de la llanura y frente deltaico junto con la regulación ...
  • Ship manoeuvre patterns to prevent propeller scouring effects 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), 2018)
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  • Ship manoeuvre analysis and simulation to obtain scouring related propeller variables 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    The evolution of shipping industry in terms of bigger and more powerful ships, is causing several issues in existing ports and marinas designed, initially, to host smaller vessels with smaller propulsion systems and lower ...
  • Digital twins in civil and environmental engineering classrooms 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    Digital twins are understood as digital replica of physical models whose behavior can be observed simultaneously (digitally and physically) in real time. These tools are increasingly used in advanced industries for several ...
  • Hybrid tool to prevent ship propeller erosion 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2018)
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    The present contribution aims to implement a new methodology to prevent Roll on-Roll off vessels (RO-RO) from causing severe scouring actions. The methodology combines field, experimental, theoretical and numerical tools ...
  • Ship manoeuvring effects on propeller induced erosion 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018)
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    The shipping industry evolution over the last decades has led to growing structural and operational problems, in particular, for old marinas with lower depths to hosts present ships and with higher drafts and power of ...
  • The MARHIS network: an application to composite modelling for overtopping 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; López Lara, Javier; Marzeddu, Andrea; Alvarez, Alvaro; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Losada, Iñigo (2018)
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    This paper presents the MARHIS network, an added value aggregation of hydraulic facilities and numerical modelling tools plus field equipment from the Catalonia University of Technology and IH Cantabria. The paper presents ...
  • Tools for evaluation quay toe scouring induced by vessel propellers in harbour basins during the docking and undocking manoeuvring 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (CRC Press, 2017)
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    The evolution of the shipping industry (increased capacity and size of ships, power and self-propulsion), the increased productivity and rearrangement of spaces (port calls increased in number and frequency, changes in use ...
  • The SAMOA project: downscalling operational oceanography for improving Harbour operations 

    Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; García Sotillo, Marcos; Pérez Gómez, Begoña; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS), 2018)
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    SAMOA is a revolution in the way solutions are provided to the Operational Oceanography needs of the Port Authorities. An integrated system, ultimately based on CMEMS data, has been developed. A total of 10 new high-resolution ...
  • Scouring processes in harbour basins during the docking and undocking manoeuvring: laboratory experiments 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica, 2016)
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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 ...