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  • Temporal and spatial stratification for the estimation of nocturnal long-term noise levels 

    Quintero, G.; Romeu Garbí, Jordi; Balastegui Manso, Andreu (2019-02-01)
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    Noise pollution in cities is mainly caused by the vehicular traffic but, depending on the place under assessment, it could be affected by the land use. For noise assessment and strategic noise mapping, the night period ...
  • A multi-criteria decision support tool for the assessment of household biogas digester programmes in rural areas. A case study in Peru 

    Ferrer Martí, Laia; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Sánchez, Elena; Garfi, Marianna (2018)
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    Household biogas digesters are a sustainable technology that can help rural families of low income countries meeting their basic energy needs and improving their standard of living. However, household biogas digester ...
  • A Conceptual Tool for the Implementation of the Circular Economy Emissions Reuse Closed Loops through Process Equipment 

    Ridaura Aldana, Gregorio; Llorens-Cervera, Sonia; Carrillo, Carmen; Buj Corral, Irene; Riba Romeva, Carles (2018-10-27)
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    Nowadays industry is immersed in a transition to the Circular Economy (CE) as a way to achieve resource efficiency in production processes. However, the implementation of CE closed loops is still in an initial phase and ...
  • Novel applications of nonwood cellulose for blood typing assays 

    Casals Terré, Jasmina; Farré Lladós, Josep; Zuñiga, Allinson; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa (2018-10-03)
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    Paper-based microfluidics devices can create a new healthcare model. Cellulose is carbohydrate polymer biocompatible and hydrophilic. These characteristics enhance the development of user-friendly diagnostic devices, but ...
  • Novel variable radius spiral-shaped micromixer: from numerical analysis to experimental validation 

    Mehrdel, Pouya; Karimi, Shadi; Farré Lladós, Josep; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2018-10-27)
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    A novel type of spiral micromixer with expansion and contraction parts is presented in order to enhance the mixing quality in the low Reynolds number regimes for point-of-care tests (POCT). Three classes of micromixers ...
  • Multi Jet Fusion PA12 manufacturing parameters for watertightness, strength and tolerances 

    Morales Planas, Sergio; Minguella Canela, Joaquim; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; García Granada, Andrés-Amador (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-08-18)
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    The aim of this paper is to explore the watertightness behaviour for high pressure applications using Multi Jet Fusion technology and polyamide 12 as a material. We report an efficient solution for manufacturing functional ...
  • Skeletal-level control-based forward dynamic analysis of acquired healthy and assisted gait motion 

    Mouzo, Francisco; Lugrís Armesto, Urbano; Pàmies Vila, Rosa; Cuadrado Aranda, Javier (2018-09)
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    Gait analysis is commonly addressed through inverse dynamics. However, forward dynamics can be advantageous when descending to muscular level, as it allows activation and contraction equations to be integrated with motion ...
  • Assessment of the potential economic impact of the use of AM technologies in the cost levels of manufacturing and stocking of spare part products 

    Minguella Canela, Joaquim; Morales Planas, Sergio; Gomà Ayats, Joan Ramon; Santos López, M. Antonia de los (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-08-14)
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    Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies are appropriate manufacturing technologies to produce low rotation products of high added value. Products in the spare parts business usually have discontinuous demand levels of ...
  • Bond graph simulation of error propagation in position estimation of a hydraulic cylinder using low cost accelerometers 

    Algar, Antonio; Codina Macià, Esteban; Freire Venegas, Francisco Javier (2018-10-01)
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    The indirect calculation from acceleration of transversal displacement of the piston inside the body of a double effect linear hydraulic cylinder during its operating cycle is assessed. Currently an extensive effort exists ...
  • Approximation of An Experimental Model Obtained in A Testing Machine for use in an Industrial Production Machine 

    Coba Salcedo, Milton; Buj Corral, Irene; Pearanda Carrillo, Meimer (Sai Scientific Communications, 2018)
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    Design of experiments (DOE) is a powerful tool that allows performing the modeling and analysis of the influence of factors of the process on the specified variables, which are often called response variables. Being a ...
  • An improved high-pressure roll crusher model for tungsten and tantalum ores 

    Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán Francisco; Guasch Cacalló, Eduard; Hamid, Sarbast; Oliva Moncunill, Josep; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Escobet Canal, Teresa; Escobet Canal, Antoni; Parcerisa Duocastella, David; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Argelaguet Isanta, María Rosa; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de (2018-10-25)
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    An improved approach is presented to model the product particle size distribution resulting from grinding in high-pressure roll crusher with the aim to be used in standard high-pressure grinding rolls (HPGR). This approach ...
  • Machinability estimation by drilling monitoring 

    González Rojas, Hernan Alberto; Nápoles Alberro, Amelia; Sánchez Egea, Antonio José (2018-07-03)
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    This article describes the development of a methodology to measure the specific cutting energy (SCE) in drilling. The SCE allows to characterize the machining process, thus obtaining a technologic approach to plan the ...

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