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  • On the bonding performance of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) in structural concrete 

    Barrias, Antonio; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (CRC Press, 2018)
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    Distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) is one of the most promising and exciting technolo-gies under research to be applied in civil engineering infrastructures structural health monitoring (SHM). There-fore, in this ...
  • Macro environmental analysis of the electric vehicle battery second use market 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Amante García, Beatriz; Christodoulou, Ioannis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The end-of-life (EOL) strategy of repurposing degraded electric vehicle (EV) batteries in second use applications holds the potential to reduce first-cost obstacles of ...
  • A critical evaluation of cathode materials for lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (2018)
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    There has been an intensive research and development focus on lithium-ion batteries, which have revolutionized the electric vehicle market due to the batteries’ high energy and power density, longer lifespan, and increased ...
  • Fatigue testing of reinforced concrete beam instrumented with distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) 

    Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland (CERAI), 2018)
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    The use of fiber optic sensors on civil engineering structural health monitoring (SHM) applications have become quite popular for the past two decades. Within this type of sensors however, the study and use of Optical ...
  • Long-term reliability assessment of OBR based DOFS on reinforced concrete elements 

    Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (International Association for Structural Control and Monitoring (IASCM), 2018)
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    The authors conducted a laboratory experiment where two reinforced concrete beams were instrumented with a Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors that were adhered to allow the measuring of strain on four different longitudinal ...
  • Performance analysis of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors on reinforced concrete elements under fatigue testing 

    Barrias, Antonio; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), 2018)
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    Optical fiber sensors (OFS) have become increasingly popular on civil engineering structural health monitoring (SHM) applications in the last two decades. This is due to several advantages when compared to the more ...
  • Performance analysis of distributed optical fiber bonding adhesives to concrete 

    Barrias, Antonio; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (2018)
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    In this paper, the authors conducted an experiment where a reinforced concrete beam was in-strumented with a single DOFS performing four equal segments externally bonded to the bottom surface of the element. Each segment ...
  • Modelling of pollen dispersion in the atmosphere: evaluation with a continuous 1ß+1d lidar 

    Sicard, Michaël; Izquierdo, Rebeca; Jorba i Casellas, Oriol; Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte Soler, Jordina; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; De Linares, Concepción; Baldasano Recio, José María (2017)
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    Pollen allergenicity plays an important role on human health and wellness. It is thus of large public interest to increase our knowledge of pollen grain behavior in the atmosphere (source, emission, processes involved ...
  • Effective building modelling for energy performance contracting 

    Giretti, Alberto; Lemma, Massimo; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Jones, Rory (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2018)
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    Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) are contractual agreements between beneficiaries and energy service providers, where budgets are established in relation to a determined level of energy performance. Hence, the problem ...
  • A serious game enchancing social tenants' behavioral change towards energy efficiency 

    Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Vimont, Vincent; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Pinho, Luis Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The energy consumption of the current building stock represents about 40% of the total final energy consumption in Europe. New gamification techniques may play a significant role in helping users adopt new and more ...
  • Discussion about the use of Bayesian networks models for making predictive maintenance decisions 

    Bortolini, Rafaela; Forcada Matheu, Núria (Heriot-Watt University, 2017)
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    The performance of a building decreases with time and this process is accelerated if proper maintenance is not carried out. This paper presents a discussion about the importance of predictive maintenance actions to enhance ...
  • Performance assessment of embedded distributed optical fiber sensors in reinforced concrete structures 

    Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2017)
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    In this paper, an experiment where distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) were implemented in two small concrete beams subjected to a three-point load test is outlined. Here, an optical backscatter reflectometry based ...

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