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  • Virtual human hand: grasps and fingertip deformation 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Al Omar Mesnaoui, Anas; Alcelay Larrión, José Ignacio; Vives i Costa, Jordi (Springer, 2019-07-24)
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    The objective of this paper is to simulate the human hand when grasping an object, considering the angles of the finger joints and the fingertip deformation. To study the grasp of an object used in activities of daily life ...
  • RF-MEMS switches designed for high-performance uniplanar microwave and mm-wave circuits 

    Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Girbau Sala, David; Ribó Pal, Miquel; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Lázaro Guillén, Antonio; Contreras Lizárraga, Adrián; Llamas Morote, Marco Antonio; Heredia Vega, Julio César; Giacomozzi, Flavio; Margesin, Benno (IntechOpen, 2018-07-18)
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    Radio frequency microelectromechanical system (RF-MEMS) switches have demonstrated superior electrical performance (lower loss and higher isolation) compared to semiconductor-based devices to implement reconigurable microwave ...
  • Calibration and validation of a skeletal multibody model for leg-orthosis contact force estimation 

    Mouzo, Francisco; Lugrís Armesto, Urbano; Cuadrado Aranda, Javier; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Alonso Sánchez, Francisco Javier (Springer, 2019-01-01)
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    Estimation of contact forces between lower limb and orthosis during gait is useful to prevent skin issues in subjects wearing this type of assistive devices. While inverse-dynamics based gait analysis of multibody models ...
  • Experiences of community wind electrification projects in Bolivia: evaluation and improvements for future projects 

    Ferrer Martí, Laia; Domenech Léga, Bruno; Canedo, Walter; Reza, Carlos; Tellez, Mirtha; Dominguez, Milton; Perone, Lorenzo; Salinas, Jaime (In-Tech, 2011-11)
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  • Use of Rapeseed Straight Vegetable Oil as Fuel Produced in Small-Scale Exploitations 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Puig Vidal, Rita; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (Intech, 2011-08-01)
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    This chapter presents a method to produce rapeseed and process it to obtain rapeseed oil and rapeseed cake meal from a small-scale point of view. It also shows how rapeseed oil can be used as fuel in diesel engines for ...
  • Analytical and experimental studies of the dynamics of variable topology systems 

    Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Kövecses, József (2009)
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  • Virtual human hand: autonomous grasping strategy 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve (INTECH, 2010-02)
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    La mà humana és l'eina més completa, capaç d'adaptar-se a superfícies diferents i formes i tocar i agafar. Es presenten i es desenvolupa un algoritme nou per agafar qualsevol objecte en un entorn virtual (VE). L'objectiu ...

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