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  • 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 ...
  • Feasibility analysis of reduced-scale visual corona tests in high-voltage laboratories 

    Abomailek, Carlos; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Casals Torrens, Pau (2019-06-18)
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    Corona is a critical effect that must be considered during the design and optimization stages of high-voltage hardware such as substation connectors, since due to the harmful effects, corona threats power systems reliability. ...
  • Analysis and mitigation of stray capacitance effects in resistive high-voltage dividers 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Capelli, Francesca; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-06-14)
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    This work analyzes the effects of the parasitic or stray distributed capacitance to ground in high-voltage environments and assesses the effectiveness of different corrective actions to minimize such effects. To this ...
  • Polarimetric radar characteristics of lightning initiation and propagating channels 

    Figueras i Ventura, Jordi; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Besic, Nikola; Grazioli, Jacopo; Hering, Alessandro; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Romero Durán, David; Sunjerga, A.; Mostajabi, A.; Azadifar, M.; Rubinstein, M.; Montañá Puig, Juan; Germann, Urs; Rachidi-Haeri, Farhad (2019-05-27)
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    In this paper we present an analysis of a large dataset of lightning and polarimetric weather radar data collected in the course of a lightning measurement campaign that took place in the summer of 2017 in the area surrounding ...
  • On the TGF/lightning ratio asymmetry 

    Fabró Tàpia, Ferran; Montañá Puig, Juan; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Williams, Earle R. (2019-05-14)
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    Africa is one of the most productive lightning regions on Earth, yet it has a lower TGF-to-lightning ratio especially compared with Central America. In this paper we have analyzed the global distribution of different ...
  • Optimal feeder flow control for grid connected microgrids 

    Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas; Caire, Raphael (2019-11-01)
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    The optimal management of distributed energy resources is one of theexisting challenges for the deployment of microgrids. When microgrids op-erate under feeder flow control mode, trying to maintain a constant self-consumption, ...
  • Five-level T-type cascade converter for rooftop grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Kouro, Samir; Rojas, Christian A.; Pérez, Marcelo A.; Meynard, Thierry A.; Malinowski, Mariusz (2019-05-08)
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    Multilevel converters are widely considered to be the most suitable configurations for renewable energy sources. Their high-power quality, efficiency and performance make them interesting for PV applications. In low-power ...
  • Charge structure of two tropical thunderstorms in Colombia 

    López Trujillo, Jesús Alberto; Montañá Puig, Juan; Van der Velde, Oscar Arnoud; Pineda Rüegg, Nicolau; Salvador Yuste, Albert; Romero Durán, David; Aranguren Fino, Harby Daniel; Taborda, John (2019-04-23)
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    Charge structure derived from lightning leader development of tropical thunderstorms comprising equatorial latitudes of < ±10° has not been investigated yet. In this work, using a Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) installed ...
  • Comparison of mechanical and electrical characteristics of various polymers blended with ground tire rubber (GTR) and applications 

    Marín Genescà, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Salueña Berna, Javier; Massagués, Lluís (2019-04-15)
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    The massive manufacture of tires and the di culty of reducing the stocks of used tires is a serious environmental problem. There are several methods used for recycling wasted tires, one of which is mechanical crushing, in ...
  • Omron lanza su versión 1.30 de Motor Sizing Tool 

    Heredero Peris, Daniel; Bustamante, José-Ignacio; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2019-04-10)
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    La herramienta software para el diseño de aplicaciones de motion control permite acortar los plazos de (re)diseño y anticiparse a reconocer nuevas necesidades.CITCEA-UPC trabaja con Omron Corporation en el desarrollo de ...
  • Development of sustainable energy indexes by the utilization of new indicators: A comparative study 

    Razmjoo, Armin; Sumper, Andreas; Davarpanah, Afshin (Elsevier Ltd, 2019-11-01)
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    Decision making to improve energy sustainability requires scientifically information based on sustainability. Since there are different sustainability targets and specific decision problems in this regard, hence to achieve ...
  • Impedance measurement and detection frequency bandwidth, a valid island detection proposal for voltage controlled inverters 

    Llonch Masachs, Marc; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-03-18)
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    Anti-islanding detection methods have been part of a secure operation for distributed energy resource inverters, avoiding the creation of non-intentional energization when the mains are lost. These detection mechanisms ...

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