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    • Technical and environmental viability of a road bicycle pedal part made of a fully bio-based composite material 

      Hernández Díaz, David; Villar Ribera, Ricardo Alberto; Serra Parareda, Ferran; Weyler Pérez, Rafael; Sánchez Romero, Montserrat; Rojas Sola, José Ignacio; Julián Pérez, Fernando (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-03-13)
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      Glass fibre is the most widely used material for reinforcing thermoplastic matrices presently and its use continues to grow. A significant disadvantage of glass fibre, however, is its impact on the environment, in particular, ...
    • Flexural failure of fabric reinforced cementitious mortar (FRCM) plates under punctual loads: experimental test, analytical approach and numerical simulation 

      Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís (Elsevier, 2020-11)
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      Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FCRMs) are composites that produce lighter and more durable strengthening solutions. In this study, carbon and basalt fabrics were used to manufactured FRCM plate specimens. These ...
    • Analytical model for masonry walls strengthened with vegetal fabric reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composites and subjected to cyclic loads 

      Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís (2020-12)
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      Masonry is one of the eldest construction systems in the building industry, currently in use because some advantages like compressive capacity, traditional aesthetics, low cost and good practices. However, damages recorded ...
    • Durability of FRP immersed in water. Changes in mechanical properties 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2020)
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      Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) have been widely used to strengthened construction structural elements in the last years because of their mechanical pros. However, the durability of these materials is always controversial. ...
    • Experimental testing of tile vaults 

      López López, David; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group, 2020)
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      Tile vaults (sometimes also referred to as thin-tile, timbrel, Catalan or Guastavino vaults) are masonry structures made with thin bricks (tiles), mortar and fast-setting cement or gypsum. This traditional construction ...
    • In-plane cyclic loading of masonry walls strengthened by vegetal-fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composites 

      Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís (Elsevier, 2020-10-15)
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      Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FCRMs) are promising composite materials for the retrofitting and reinforcement of existing structures. In this study, vegetal meshes consisting of hemp and cotton coated with epoxy ...
    • A plasticity model for simulation of industrial powder compaction processes 

      Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Cante Terán, Juan Carlos (1996-08)
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      A constitutive model, based on large strain plasticity, for simulation of industrial powder compaction processes is presented. The elastic response is stated in terms of a hyperelastic model based on a hookean elastic free ...
    • On numerical simulation of powder compaction process: powder transfer modelling and characterisation 

      Cante Terán, Juan Carlos; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Gonzalez, C; Calero Martínez, José Antonio; Benitez, F (2005-08)
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      A numerical model for the powder transfer stage in powder metallurgy cold compaction processes, and the corresponding material characterisation procedure, are proposed. They have been designed on the basis of the following ...
    • Numerical modeling of crack formation in powder forming processes 

      Hernández Ortega, Joaquín Alberto; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Cante Terán, Juan Carlos; Weyler Pérez, Rafael (2011-01)
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      This paper presents a constitutive model describing the mechanical behavior of metal powders during (uniaxial) cold die compaction processes, placing special emphasis on the modeling of cracks formed during the ejection ...
    • Analytical and simplified numerical approaches of FRCM pipes 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (Elsevier, 2020-06-30)
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      Despite the well-known advantages of fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM), few applications of this composite material have been proposed apart from structural strengthening. To exploit material corrosion resistance, ...
    • Propiedades mecánicas de compuestos de matriz cementicia reforzados con tejidos pretensados (PFRCM) 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (2019)
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      La matriz cementicia reforzada con tejidos (FRCM) es un material de refuerzo compuesto que se usa para reforzar estructuras de mampostería y de hormigón de forma pasiva, debido al requisito de activación de fisuras. Se ...
    • Comportamiento mecánico de compuestos de matriz cementicia y tejidos de fibras vegetales 

      Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís; Bernat Masó, Ernest (Universitat Politècnica de València, 2018)
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      Los compuestos de matriz cementicia reforzados con fibras (fibre reinforced cementitious matrix: FRCM) han demostrado ser un material de refuerzo con un prometedor futuro, debido a su facilidad de aplicación, resistencia ...