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    • Masonry walls strengthened with vegetal fabric reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composites 

      Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
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      Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrices (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 ...
    • Non-destructive techniques for characterising earthen structures 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Teneva, Elitsa; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2021)
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      Earthen architecture is one of the most relevant building technologies among heritage structures. However, mechanical properties are commonly obtained from destructive tests. To contribute at changing this trend, two ...
    • 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 ...
    • Propiedades mecánicas de compuestos de matriz cementicia reforzados con tejidos pretensados (PFRCM) 

      Bernat Masó, Ernest; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Gil Espert, Lluís (2019)
      Conference report
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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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Kinematic model of savannah monitor locomotion 

      Klodowski, Adam; Febrer Nafría, Miriam; Martínez Silvestre, Albert; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Fortuny Terricabras, Josep (2018)
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    • Enhanced rotation-free basic shell triangle for sheet stamping problems 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Flores, Fernando G; Neamtu, L.; Weiler, R.; Rojek, Jerzy; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco (2004)
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      An enhanced version of the rotation-free three node triangular BST shell element for sheet stamping analysis is presented. The original BST element is based on an assumed constant curvature field expressed in terms of the ...
    • Red Aulas CIMNE: espacios de colaboración en temas docentes y de I+D en distintas universidades, empresas y centros de investigación de diversos países 

      Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Guzmán, Francisco; Bugeda Castelltort, Gabriel; Corestein Poupeau, Georgina; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco (Escola Universitària d'Enginyeria Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona (EUETIB), 2004)
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      La mayoría de los avances de I+D que hoy en día se producen quedan limitados en función de necesidades locales. La causa principal es la falta de medios para proyectar la I+D hacia entornos donde pueda ser exitosamente ...
    • Global search methods for nonlinear optimisation: a new probabilistic-stochastic approach 

      Bugeda Castelltort, Gabriel; Balsa-Canto, E; Thamotheram, C; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Zárate Araiza, José Francisco (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2003)
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      In this work the problem of overcoming local minima in the solution of nonlinear optimisation problems is addressed. As a first step, the existing nonlinear local and global optimisation methods are reviewed so as to ...
    • Numerical homogenization and experimental validation of a composite plate using modal analysis 

      Pérez Martínez, Marco Antonio; Gil Espert, Lluís; Hammami, Farah; Neifar, Mondher; Chafra, Moez (2010)
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      A Finite Element (FE) simulation and an experimental (EXP) test are performed for the validation of the homogenized global elastic properties of a composite material plate. Composite material homogenization is based on ...
    • A micromechanical approach to modeling the effect of impact induced damage on the vibration response of CFRP laminates 

      Pérez Martínez, Marco Antonio; Gil Espert, Lluís; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Felippa, Carlos (2015)
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      This work deals with modeling the effect of low-velocity impact damage upon the vibration response of CFRP laminates through a micro-mechanical description of the induced internal damage. The serial-parallel (SP) continuum ...