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  • Strain-monitoring of a concrete tunnel lining with distributed optical fiber sensors 

    Gómez i Esteve, Judit; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII), 2021)
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    Despite their advantageous performance and reliability, distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) still constitute a recent technology and their reliability and accuracy when applied to real world structures is still under ...
  • Perceptual maps to aggregate information from decision makers 

    Porro Martorell, Olga; Pardo Bosch, Francesc; Sánchez Soler, Monica; Agell, Núria (IOS Press, 2021)
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    Understanding different perceptions of human being when using linguistic terms is a crucial issue in human-machine interaction. In this paper, we propose the concept of perceptual maps to model human opinions in a group ...
  • BIM-based Augmented Reality for Facility Maintenance Management 

    Alavi, Seyedhamidreza; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Fan, Su-ling; San, Wei (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2021)
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    More than 65% of the total cost in buildings comes from Facility Maintenance Management (FFM). Despite that, facility managers have still relied on the traditional method. Building Information Modeling (BIM) based on Augment ...
  • Soporte universitario al paso a docencia virtual debido a la COVID-19 y su seguimiento por parte del profesorado 

    Amante García, Beatriz; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Canals Casals, Lluc; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca; Vallverdú Bayés, Sisco (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2021)
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    La virtualidad de las clases universitarias es una realidad imperativa desde el primer confinamiento provocado por la COVID-19. Cada universidad ha tenido un proceso de adaptación diferente y en grandes universidades con ...
  • Determination of the mixing layer height from regular lidar measurements in the Barcelona area 

    Sicard, Michaël; Pérez López, Carlos; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Baldasano Recio, José María; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2003)
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    Regular aerosol backscatter measurements using an elastic-backscatter lidar were performed between May 2000 and November 2002 in Barcelona (Spain), in the frame of EARLINET (European Aerosol Research Lidar Network). The ...
  • Use of Grey-Box Modeling to Determine the Air Ventilation Flows in a Room 

    Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (Springer, 2021)
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    To determine the air ventilation flows in a room deterministic approaches based on the CO2 tracer-gas mass balance equation are usually used. Those equations do not enable to introduce to the system uncertainties such as ...
  • Paradoxes Between Energy Labeling and Efficiency in Buildings 

    Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Canals Casals, Lluc (Springer, 2021)
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    Buildings are responsible for 40% of the energy consumption and around 36% of CO2 emissions in the European Union. Administrations are funding projects enhancing energy efficiency to achieve a zero-emission building. As a ...
  • Distributed Optical Fiber for laboratory and field testing in concrete structures 

    Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Gerardo; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020)
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    This paper outlines the principal results of laboratory and field testing in concrete structures to show the capabilities of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) in their application to monitoring concrete structures. ...
  • Economía circular en el sector de los residuos de construcción y demolición: análisis de iniciativas en España 

    López Ruiz, Luis Alberto; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2020)
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    La Economía Circular (EC) es un concepto recientemente desarrollado que ha ganado un importante reconocimiento en el ámbito político, de negocios y academia, debido a que es considerada una alternativa innovadora aplicable ...
  • Evaluation of thermal comfort in elderly care centres (ECC) 

    Forcada Matheu, Núria; Tejedor Herrán, Blanca (2020)
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    The demand for elderly care centres (ECCs) is increasing as the population ages. This paper presents a field investigation on the thermal comfort of elderly in ECC and compares the outputs of existing thermal comfort ...
  • Improving urban metabolism: bi-directional energy and environmental benefits of rooftop greenhouse and building integration 

    Muñoz Liesa, Joan; Royapoor, Mohammad; López Capel, Elisa; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2019)
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    Rapid global urbanisation in 21st century results in cities consuming vast resources but also offering unique opportunities for more integrated and circular resource management. This work investigates potential benefits ...
  • Sustainable business model archetypes for the electric vehicle battery second use industry: towards a conceptual framework 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Christodoulou, Ioannis; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (ESCP Europe (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris), 2019)
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    This study examines the necessity and contributes towards the development of a sustainable business model (SBM) for the emerging battery second use (B2U) market within the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Previous work ...

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