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  • Versatile metro-access network integrating FTTH, enterprises, IoT and 5G services 

    Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragozá, Vicente; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (2019)
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    Bandwidth demands are increasing with a high dynamic shape, driven by high definition video, cloudcomputing, business services, Internet of Things (IoT) and emerging next generation mobile networks like 5G. To support this ...
  • Sliding mode control of a differential-drive mobile robot following a path 

    Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Biel Solé, Domingo; Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Repecho del Corral, Víctor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper presents a control algorithm for a differential-drive robot following a path. The main contributions are: a new control formulation that does not require the robot global position, and a nonlinear controller ...
  • Multivariate identification of extruded PLA samples from the infrared spectrum 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Cantero, Rosa; García Masabet, Violeta del Valle; Cailloux, Jonathan; Canals, Trini; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (Springer, 2020-01)
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    Polylactic acid (PLA) is a biodegradable thermoplastic polymer that is presented as a good alternative to petroleum-derived plastics. Some of the major drawbacks of this material are its lack of thermal stability and rapid ...
  • Optimal power flow operation of an interline current flow controller in an hybrid AC/DC meshed grid 

    Sau Bassols, Joan; Zhao, Q.; García González, Javier; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019-12-01)
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    This paper is meant to show that an interline Current Flow Controller (CFC) is able to reduce the operating costs of hybrid AC/DC meshed grids by alleviating the congestion within the DC lines. The work considers a ...
  • A modified partial power structure for quasi Z-source converter to improve voltage gain and power rating 

    Honarmand, Shahin; Rajaei, Amirhossein; Shahparasti, Mahdi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Pouresmaeil, Edris (2019-06-01)
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    Employing partial power processing (PPP) technique for quasi Z-source converter (QZSC) a new structure of the converter is presented. Using PPP technique although eliminates electrical insolation, but permits reducing ...
  • Grafeno: el material del presente con mucho futuro 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Salueña Berna, Javier (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2019-02-14)
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  • Extending 2-D space vector PWM for three-phase four-leg inverters 

    Heredero Peris, Daniel; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Sumper, Andreas; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2019-05-07)
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    This paper proposes a novel Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation strategy extending conventional 2-D SVPWM strategies for its use in three-phase four-leg inverters. The methodology is based on the segregation of the zero ...
  • Active power limiter for static synchronous generators in renewable applications 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago (2018)
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    Control of the power converters in the Renewable Static Synchronous Generation units based on the Synchronous Power Control technique (RSSG-SPC) provides the opportunity for the grid operators to use simple and efficient ...
  • Proposal of novel single-phase power quality indicators considering subsynchronous frequency perturbations in voltage and current under non-sinusoidal conditions 

    El Mariachet Carreño, Jordi; Matas Alcalá, José; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Tinoco, G.; Abdalinejad, S.
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    This work pretends to reconsider power quality (PQ), in AC single-phase low voltage systems, considering perturbation sources with frequency components below the fundamental frequency in voltage and current signals. These ...
  • Engineering education for sustainable development: The European Project Semester approach 

    Duarte, Abel José; Malheiro, Benedita; Arnó Macià, Elisabet; Perat Benavides, Josep Ignasi (2019-07-16)
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    Contribution: An analysis of the extent to which sustainability is present in the syllabi, project briefs, report templates, and student final reports of the three Iberian European project semester (EPS) providers, over a ...
  • Análisis de un accidente del sector minero mediante el método del árbol de causas y el método de Feyer & Williamson 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Vintró Sanchez, Carla; Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán Francisco; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (2019)
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    Fundamento y Métodos: En esta investigación se presenta el caso del análisis de un accidente del sector minero a través de 2 métodos distintos: 1) árbol de causas, 2) Feyer & Williamson. En el método del árbol de causas ...
  • Valoración de los accidentes graves y mortales en las minas españolas entre los años 2013 y 2017 

    Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Montañá Puig, Juan; Romero Durán, David (2019-06-25)
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    La industria minera es considerada como una de las industrias más peligrosas. Hay la necesidad de una gestión eficaz de la salud y de la seguridad en el trabajo para salvaguardar a los trabajadores. El objetivo de este ...

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