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  • Learning in engineering through design, construction, analysis and experimentation 

    Pastor Artigues, María Magdalena; Roure Fernández, Francisco; Ferrer Ballester, Miquel; Ayneto Gubert, Javier; Casafont Ribera, Miguel; Pons Poblet, Josep Maria; Bonada Bo, Jordi (Tempus Publications, 2019)
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    The experience presented is part of the teaching of two subjects of the Mechanics discipline: Continuum Mechanics and Strength of Materials, in the field of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. In the bachelor’s degree ...
  • Determination of the Elasticity Modulus of 3D-Printed Octet-Truss Structures for Use in Porous Prosthesis Implants 

    Bagheri, Ali; Buj Corral, Irene; Ferrer Ballester, Miquel; Pastor Artigues, María Magdalena; Roure Fernández, Francisco (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-29)
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    In tissue engineering, scaffolds can be obtained by means of 3D printing. Different structures are used in order to reduce the stiffness of the solid material. The present article analyzes the mechanical behavior of ...
  • Three-dimensional analysis of penetration problems using G-PFEM 

    Monforte Vila, Lluís; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio; Carbonell Puigbó, Josep Maria (CRC Press, 2018)
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    Numerical simulation of large displacement problems in geomechanics has attracted the interest of many researchers over the past decades. In many circumstances these problems can be treated as two dimensional: plane stress ...
  • Circular economy in practice: the fenix project 

    Ahlers, Reinhard; Aionesei, Cristian; Bianchin, Alvise; Birloaga, Ionela; Bonada Bo, Jordi; DeMichelis, Ida; Kopacek, Bernd; Koutretsos, Konstantinos; Lehne, Markus; Ntalaperas, Dimitris; Panou, Maria; Pantelopoulos, Stelios; Rosa, Paolo; Smyrnakis, George; Spiliotis, Aristotelis; Stanescu, Nicolae; Terzi, Sergio; Vegliò, Francesco (2018)
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    Circular economy is a concept even more exploited by governments and companies to share green principles. However, its real adoption at industrial level remains limited to either small-scaled pilot plants or appositely ...
  • Statistical modeling and mix design optimization of fly ash based engineered geopolymer composite using response surface methodology 

    Zahid, Muhammad; Shafiq, Nasir; Hasnain Isa, M.; Gil Espert, Lluís (2018-09-01)
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    Fly ash-based geopolymer binders have been identified as one of the alternatives to the Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), which qualify the criteria of green construction material. In the process of enhancement of the ...
  • Mechanical properties of pre-stressed fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix composite (PFRCM) 

    Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Escrig Pérez, Christian (Elsevier, 2018-12-10)
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    Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) is a composite strengthening material used to strengthen masonry and concrete structures in a passive way due to the requirement of crack activation. Prestressing fabric is ...
  • Analysis and calibration of Ground Penetrating Radar shielded antennas 

    Rasol, M.; Pérez Gracia, María de la Vega; Santos Assunçao, Sonia (2018)
    Conference report
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    Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a non-destructive geophysical method applied in many civil engineering applications. The knowledge of the GPR antennas behavior is crucial to obtain accurate results and comprehensive data ...
  • Experimental study on ferritic stainless steel trapezoidal decks for composite slabs in construction stage 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Marimón Carvajal, Federico; Ferrer Ballester, Miquel (2019-01)
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    The use of composite floor slabs is well established and provides an opportunity to promote the use of visually exposed composite slabs. Stainless steels, with the combination of good mechanical properties and excellent ...
  • Com les TIC poden ajudar a l'ensenyament de la història de la ciència 

    Pons Poblet, Josep Maria (2017)
    Conference lecture
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    L’objectiu de la present comunicació fora presentar, dins la temàtica de les TIC en la incorporació de la història de la ciència a l’ensenyament, com l’ús d’aquestes eines pot ajudar a mostrar a l’alumnat –acostumat sens ...
  • Investigation on repairs of aircraft composite structures made with various joining techniques 

    Pitta, Siddharth; Roure Fernández, Francisco; Crespo Artiaga, Daniel; Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio (2018)
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    In the race for developing aircraft with lighter airframe, aiming at increasing aircraft payload and/or fuel efficiency, the shift from conventional metal structures to light-weight composite structures has attracted ...
  • Additioning alfa fibres in cement mortar 

    Bernat Masó, Ernest; Puigvert Cobos, Francesc; Abdelmoulac, Hichem; Gil Espert, Lluís (Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), 2018)
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    Cement mortar is a broadly used construction material. Adding fibres into the fresh mortar is an effective reinforcing technique to overcome the drawbacks related with the little tensile and flexural strength. Using natural ...
  • Experimental and analytical flexural performances of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with post-tensioned near surface mounted basalt composite laminates 

    Gil Espert, Lluís; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Escrig Pérez, Christian (Elsevier, 2019-01-15)
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    Near surface mounted (NSM) is a technique that improves the strengthening capacity of composite laminates. The use of a post-tensioning technique modifies the performance of the strengthening because it is active bearing ...

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