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  • Analysis of lignin content in alkaline treated hemp fibres: thermogravimetric studies and determination of kinetics of delignification 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Manich, Albert; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    The ease of cultivation, structure and properties of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.), provide it a great potential for industrial applications; nevertheless, the unfavourable high content of lignin complicates its processing, ...
  • Influence of the time of alkaline delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp 

    Manich, Albert; Perez Renetero, Sonia; Marti, Meritxell; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    Raw hemp fibres are alkaline delignified at different times in order to evaluate the effect of time of delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp. Lignin content of samples is measured. Samples of original and ...
  • Hemp cottonization 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Rafael Graciano, Montserrat; Cano Casas, Francesc; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba Moliner, Marta; Cayuela Marín, Diana (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
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  • 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. ...
  • Microencapsulation of C.I. reactive orange 122 via solvent evaporation 

    Dutra, Fabio; Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Pereira Scachetti, Fabio Alexandre; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (2019)
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    Microencapsulations protects the dye molecule from secondary reactions and release until contact with the fiber, triggered by stimuli. The procedure was performed using poly(lactic-acid-co-glycolic-acid), PLGA, and polyvinyl ...
  • Towards the STEM knowledge homogenization of pre-university students in 21st century MOOC: The Language for Engineering 

    Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Codina Mendoza, Andreu; Poblet-Puig, Jordi; Pardo Tràfach, Patricia; Puigví Burniol, Maria Àngels; Pujadas Gispert, Ester; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Guaus Guerrero, Ester; Hervada Sala, Carme; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Masip Álvarez, Albert; Morillo Cazorla, Margarita; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    For the past five years, Engineering students from Barcelona School of Civil Engineer in UPC BarcelonaTech have shown that educational intervention in first-year engineering programs can positively affect students’ awareness ...
  • Acreditación de las titulaciones de grado. Experiencia de la EET-UPC 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil, Alfred (2015)
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    El proceso de implantación del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) supuso nuevos requerimientos para los estudios universitarios en el Estado Español. La legislación (RD 1393, 2007) establece que los títulos ...
  • Skin penetration and antioxidant effect of cosmeto-textiles with gallic acid 

    Alonso, Cristina; Marti, Meritxell; Barba, Clara; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Rubio, Laia; Coderch, Luisa (2015)
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  • Incorporation de nanoparticules métalliques dans une membrane de filtration pour la réduction catalytique de composés organiques 

    Emin, Clelia; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Lahitte, Jean-François (Société Française de Génie des Procédés (SFGP), 2011)
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    En raison de leurs grandes surfaces spécifiques les nanoparticules métalliques (N PM) possèdent des propriétés physico-chimiques uniques par rapport à la forme macroscopique du même matériau, en particulier en matière de ...
  • Caracterización electroquímica fisicoquímica de un nanomaterial híbrido Nafion/Ag-NPs 

    Vázquez González, María Isabel; Romero Fernández, Virginia; Benavente Herrera, Juana; Domènech Garcia, Berta; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge (2014)
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    La particular estructura química de la matriz perfluorosulfónica del Nafion, con dominios hidrofílicos e hidrofóbicos segregados formando canales nanoscópicos, ha dado pie a su uso como modelo de estructura para la fabricación ...
  • Comparative study of elastomeric and biogenic waste composite materials 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Rahhali, Ahmed; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2014)
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  • Chicken feathers based biocomposites: a new sustainable product? 

    Molins Duran, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2013)
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    Plastic composites are made of polymers and different reinforcements that originally were synthetic and non-biodegradable. Since 1990’s, many biodegradable composites, formed by a biodegradable matrix and natural fibers, ...

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