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  • Cost-effective measurement equipment and data analysis tool for structural health monitoring. Case study: metro railway bridge 

    Sierra, Pablo Leonel; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Martínez García, Javier (2022)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of bridges is getting special attention of infrastructure management agencies, due to its success in minimizing maintenance costs. The acquisition of structural behaviour data and its ...
  • Low-cost tracking system to infer fishing activity from small scale fisheries in Scotland 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Mendo, Tania; Swift, Rene; James, Mark; Crowe, Swithun; McCann, Patrick (Taylor & Francis, 2022)
    Conference report
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    Large Scale Fisheries (LSF), with Length Over All (LOA) larger than 12 to 15 m are gener- ally subject to national and international regulations that require they carry some form of tracking system that is capable of ...
  • Numerical simulation of wave interaction with a suspended cylinder using OpenFOAM 

    Wang, Ming; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Molins i Borrell, Climent (Taylor & Francis, 2022)
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    The objective of the present work is to investigate the hydrodynamic loads of a fixed cylinder subjected to regular waves inside a wave flume using OpenFOAM. The suspended cylinder can be considered as a simplification of ...
  • Fatigue analysis of a naval composite structure 

    Jurado Granados, Joel; Martínez García, Javier; Barbu, Lucia Gratiela; Capua, Daniel di (CRC Press, 2020)
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    The use of composite materials in marine industry has many potential benefits, such as lower weight. However, there are still some failure mechanisms, such as fatigue, that are not yet completely under- stood. This work ...
  • Maneuvering and operational strategies using AIS data 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Bagés Yáñez, Carolina; Fonollosa Magrinyà, Jordi (CRC Press, 2020)
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    Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a transmitter information system mandatory for ma- rine traffic. Although it was originally designed to help vessels in avoiding collisions, AIS data can be used as a decision-making ...
  • FIBRESHIP: A great step forward in the design and construction of lightweight large-length vessels 

    Martínez García, Javier; Jurado Granados, Joel; Jurado, Alfonso; García Espinosa, Julio (2021)
    Conference report
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    The application of composite materials in large-length shipbuilding is attracting considerable attention thanks to their significant expected structural weight reduction, resulting in advantages such as bunkering savings, ...
  • Development of a citizen monitoring program for the Barcelona coastal waters: the Scientific Patí Vela 

    Bardaji, Raul; Carbonell, Albert; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Figuerola, Rafel; Hoareau, Nina; Mateu Llevadot, Jordi; Ortigosa Barragán, Inma; Pelegrí Llopart, José Luis; Piera, Jaume; Rodero, Carlos; Salvador, Joaquin; Simon, Carine; Vallès-Casanova, Ignasi (2021)
    Conference report
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    The first results of the PATI CIENTIFIC project are presented. This is a collaborative project funded by a Barcelona Institute of Culture’s grant for research and innovation under the 2019 Barcelona Science Plan. The main ...
  • Structural analyses of GLARE-GFRP transition for integrated VHF antenna on a fuselage panel 

    Turon Pujol, Francesc; Otero Gruer, Fermín Enrique; Martínez García, Javier (2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The objective of this paper is to describe the numerical simulation of the transition zones in the multifunctional fuselage panel design to integrate a VHF (Very High Frequency) antenna. The panel is made of GLARE (Glass ...
  • Weather Routing Software for academic purposes A pilot study 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Borén Altés, Clara; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier (International Association of Maritime Universities, 2019)
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  • Statistical analysis of the weather conditions of the main SSS routes in the western Mediterranean 

    Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Ventura Jariod, Elisenda (Springer, 2020)
    Conference report
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    In the early years, maritime education had been mainly focused on the vocational training of deck officers on board. However, as the maritime business evolved, a change in the maritime education curriculum started to be ...
  • Added resistance parametrizations due to waves in a weather ship routing system 

    Borén Altés, Clara; Falevitch, Loïc; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This contribution compares the parametrization of the wave effect on navigation in a weather ship routing system using three different formulations. The investigation is supported by the use of a ship routing system, the ...
  • Ship propeller effects on harbours 

    Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (Texas Digital Library, 2020)
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    Open Access
    The increase in marine traffic during the last decades has led to important changes in ship designs. These changes have been directly affecting harbor structures designed to host smaller and less powerful ships. One of the ...

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