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  • An experimental exploration of the properties of random frequency response functions 

    Clot Razquin, Arnau; Meggitt, J.W.R.; Langley, Robin; Elliott, Andrew; Moorhouse, Andy (2021-01)
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    The vibro-acoustic analysis of complex structures over a broadband frequency range is an extremely challenging problem that may often require the use of a hybrid deterministic-statistical approach. Due to manufacturing ...
  • Numerical validation of a hybrid approach for the assessment of vibrations and re-radiated noise in buildings due to railway traffic 

    Alves Costa, Pedro; Arcos Villamarín, Robert; Soares, Paulo; Colaço, Aires (2020-12-25)
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    In this paper, a hybrid experimental/numerical methodology for the assessment of railway induced ground-borne noise and vibration in buildings based on experimental measurement in the ground surface is proposed and validated. ...
  • Superficial effects of ball burnishing on TRIP steel AISI 301LN sheets 

    Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-03)
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    This paper explores the consequences of applying an ultrasonic vibration-assisted ball burnishing process and its non-vibration assisted version on the topology and subsurface microstructure of a transformation-induced ...
  • Prediction of mechanical properties of human rib cortical bone using fractal dimension 

    Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Martínez González, Eva; Rebollo-Soria, M. Carmen; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 2020-10-26)
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    A large number of post mortem human subjects was used to investigate the relation between the micro-structure of rib cortical bone and the mechanical properties using Fractal Dimension. Uniaxial tensile tests were performed ...
  • Analysis of the part distortions for inconel 718 SLM: a case study on the NIST test artifact 

    Martínez, Silvia; Ortega, Naiara; Celentano, Diego Javier; Sánchez Egea, Antonio José; Ukar, Eneko; Lamikiz, Aitzol (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-11-11)
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    The present paper evaluates the misalignment and geometry distortion of the standard National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) test artifact in Inconel 718 alloy, when several layers with and without supports ...
  • Reviews of mechanical design and electronic control of multi-material/color FDM 3D printing 

    Boulaala, Mohammed; Elmessaoudi, Driss; Buj Corral, Irene; El Mesbahi, Jihad; Mazighe, Mohamed; Astito, Abdelali; El Mrabet, Mhamed; El Mesbahi, Abdelilah (Springer, 2021)
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    An extruder is used to receive and dispense the material in extrusion additive manufacturing process. Multiple extruders cover a large variety of application of interest to 3D printing: enhancing productivity, multiple ...
  • Ceramic paste extruder of 3D printing: status, types, and prospects 

    El Mesbahi, Jihad; Buj Corral, Irene; El Mesbahi, Abdelilah (Springer, 2021)
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    Additive manufacturing (AM) is an important, rapidly emerging, manufacturing technology that takes the information from a computer-aided design (CAD) and builds parts in a layer-by-layer style. Since about three decades ...
  • Investigation on electromagnetic vibration energy harvesting in water distribution control valves 

    Ordóñez Izquierdo, Víctor Hugo; Arcos Villamarín, Robert; Romeu Garbí, Jordi; Josefsson, Andreas (2020)
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    Control stations of a water distribution system monitor several variables such as the pressure, the flow, and the quality of water. For these monitoring tasks, wireless sensor networks with ultra-low power consumption ...
  • Systematic review on wearable lower-limb exoskeletons for gait training in neuromuscular impairments 

    Rodríguez Fernández, Antonio; Lobo Prat, Joan; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2021-02-01)
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    Gait disorders can reduce the quality of life for people with neuromuscular impairments. Therefore, walking recovery is one of the main priorities for counteracting sedentary lifestyle, reducing secondary health conditions ...
  • Nonlinear impact of traction rod on the dynamics of a high-speed rail vehicle carbody 

    Bokaeian, Vahid; Rezvani, Mohammad A.; Arcos Villamarín, Robert (Springer, 2020-12)
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    This paper focuses on the bogie-carbody nonlinear dynamic interaction of a Shinkansen high-speed rail vehicle. The Euler-Bernoulli beam model is used to simulate vertical elastic vibrations of the carbody. As a novelty, ...
  • Traffic noise assessment based on mobile measurements 

    Quintero Pérez, Guillermo; Balastegui Manso, Andreu; Romeu Garbí, Jordi (2021-01)
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    Continuous noise monitoring based on mobile systems could provide a quick feedback to assess the effect of policies implemented by authorities to mitigate noise pollution. The present research verifies that mobile measurements ...
  • Evaluation of an exercise-enabling control interface for powered wheelchair users: a feasibility study with Duchenne muscular dystrophy 

    Lobo Prat, Joan; Rodríguez Fernández, Antonio; Medina, Julita; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Torras, Carme; Reinkensmeyer, David J. (2020-12-01)
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    Background Powered wheelchairs are an essential technology to support mobility, yet their use is associated with a high level of sedentarism that can have negative health effects for their users. People with Duchenne ...

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