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  • 3D printable hybrid acrylate-epoxy dynamic networks 

    Casado Gómez, Jaime; Konuray, Ali Osman; Roig Gibert, Adriá; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Ramis Juan, Xavier (Elsevier, 2022-06)
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    Polymer networks with dynamic bonds, also known as covalent adaptable networks (CANs) combine the superior mechanical properties and chemical resistance of thermosets with the ability to be reprocessed, a feat formerly ...
  • A Formal Verification and Validation of a Low Magnetic Reynolds Number MHD Code for Fusion Applications 

    Suárez Cambra, Daniel; Khodak, Andrei; Mas de les Valls Ortiz, Elisabet; Batet Miracle, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-01-01)
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    As the nuclear fusion research advances, resear-chers and engineers focus more on the design of the required systems that complement the nuclear fusion reaction in the plasma of a Tokamak. Some proposals for breeding ...
  • Numerical investigation of forced convection heat transfer from a sphere at low Prandtl numbers 

    Rodríguez Pérez, Ivette María; Campo, Antonio (2023-02)
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    Direct numerical simulations of the flow and forced convective heat transfer around a sphere at Reynolds numbers between 𝑅𝑒 = 500 and 𝑅𝑒 = 1000 are performed. We investigate the effects of the Prandtl number (𝑃 𝑟) ...
  • Novel hybrid organic/inorganic poly (thiourethane) covalent adaptable networks 

    Guerrero, Federico; Flor López, Sílvia de la; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Santos, Jose-Ignacio; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Elsevier, 2022-07-05)
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    Organic-inorganic hybrid materials combine the advantages of both phases: hardness and strength of inorganic phase and elasticity and toughness of the organic matrix. In the present study, we have prepared nanocomposites ...
  • Study of the influence of surfactants and surface treatments on the minimum wetting rate of falling films of aqueous LiBr and Carrol solutions 

    Zheng, Jian; Castro González, Jesús; García Rivera, Eduardo; Oliet Casasayas, Carles; Oliva Llena, Asensio (Elsevier, 2022-09)
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    The wettability is one of the critical properties of the falling film type absorber, limiting the wetting area in the absorber, hence the total mass transfer performance. To achieve low values of wetting rate in the ...
  • On the wake dynamics of an oscillating cylinder via proper orthogonal decomposition 

    Eiximeno Franch, Benet; Miró Jané, Arnau; Cajas García, Juan Carlos; Lehmkuhl Barba, Oriol; Rodríguez Pérez, Ivette María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-09-02)
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    The coherent structures and wake dynamics of a two-degree-of-freedom vibrating cylinder with a low mass ratio at Re=5300 are investigated by means of proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) of a numerical database generated ...
  • Numerical modeling and experimental validation of meat burgers and vegetarian patties cooking process with an innovative IR laser system 

    Schillaci, Eugenio; Gràcia Julià, Alvar; Capellas Puig, Marta; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim (John Wiley & sons, 2022-06-14)
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    In this paper, a numerical model for the simulation of the cooking process of meat burgers and vegetarian patties by means of an IR laser beam is presented. The innovative cooking system is thought to be integrated within ...
  • High-order finite volume method for linear elasticity on unstructured meshes 

    Castrillo Green, Pablo; Canelas, Alfredo; Schillaci, Eugenio; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Oliva Llena, Asensio (2022-08-01)
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    This paper presents a high-order finite volume method for solving linear elasticity problems on two-dimensional unstructured meshes. The method is designed to increase the effectiveness of finite volume methods in solving ...
  • Numerical Simulation of High-Density Ratio Bubble Motion with interIsoFoam 

    Siriano, Simone; Balcázar Arciniega, Néstor; Tassone, Alessandro; Rigola Serrano, Joaquim; Caruso, Gianfranco (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-01)
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    The breeding blanket is one of the fundamental components of a nuclear fusion reactor and is responsible for the fuel production, generating tritium through neutronic capture reaction between lithium and neutrons. Lithium ...
  • Environmental impact of chicken feathers based polypropylene composites developed for automotive and stationary applications and comparison with glass-fibre analogues 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Casadesús Fusté, Marta; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Molins Duran, Gemma; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (Springer, 2022-05-31)
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    In last decades, there has been an interest in using biogenic wastes and by-products as fillers or reinforcements to produce polymer composites. Hence, new composites materials based on a blend of biogenic chicken feathers ...
  • New Strategies for Mitigating the Gray Area in Delayed-Detached Eddy Simulation Models 

    Pont Vilchez, Arnau; Duben, Alexey; Gorobets, Andrei; Revell, Alistair; Oliva Llena, Asensio; Trias Miquel, Francesc Xavier (2021-09)
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    This paper presents a new approach for mitigating the unphysical delay in the Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) to large-eddy simulation (LES) transition, often referred to as the gray area, which is a common issue ...
  • FSLAM: A QGIS plugin for fast regional susceptibility assessment of rainfall-induced landslides 

    Guo, Zizheng; Torra i Truncal, Ona; Hurlimann Ziegler, Marcel; Abanco Martínez de Arenzana, Claudia; Medina Iglesias, Vicente César de (Elsevier, 2022-04)
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    Shallow slope failures triggered by rainfall commonly pose considerable risks in mountainous areas. In order to delineate areas where landslides are more prone to occur within a region, we have designed and developed a ...

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