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  • Sustainable electromagnetic prototype for detecting internal deterioration in building walls 

    Ascona Garcia, Papa Pio; Aguirre Camacho, Marco Antonio; Silva Barboza, Elger Orlando; Ordoñez Carpio, Guido Orlando; Cuadros Rojas, Emerson Julio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-07)
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    The aim of this study was to develop a sustainable electromagnetic prototype to detect the interior deterioration of walls in buildings in order to mitigate uncertainty as it is a challenge to observe the interior state ...
  • Optimal sensor placement study for modal parameter identification of a historical masonry arch bridge 

    Gönen, Semih; Camacho-Sanchez, Alexandra; Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Pelà, Luca (Curran Associates, Inc., 2024)
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    Masonry arch bridges are a significant component of Europe's road and railway networks, contributing to cultural heritage and playing a crucial role in transportation. Ensuring the integrity and safety of these centuries-old ...
  • Long-term performance evaluation of low-cost sensors using AI-driven tools 

    Lozano Galant, Fidel; Emadi, Seyyedbehrad; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; González-Arteaga, Jesús; Xia, Ye; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (2024)
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    In civil engineering and architectural applications, Micro Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) accelerometer-based inclinometers are widely used due to their costeffectiveness. However, a major challenge associated with these ...
  • Evaluation of Low-cost Adaptable Reliable Accelerometer (LARA) technology 

    Delgado Zhagui, Erika Beatriz; Torralba Mendiola, Víctor; Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Turmo Coderque, José; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (2024)
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    Structural health monitoring (SHM) applications are gaining increasing attention because they enable the early detection and characterization of damage during a prevention phase. Furthermore, SHM can also provide useful ...
  • Material characterization for HBIM data structures on a masonry arch bridge 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Ramonell Cazador, Carlos; Posada Cárcamo, Héctor José; Pelà, Luca; Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Gönen, Semih; Cabané Cañas, Albert (CRC Press, 2024)
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    This paper presents a set of undertaken actions for characterizing masonry arch bridges using data structure suitable for proper embedment in Digital Twins and Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBM). Interfaces in ...
  • Structural design in the era of digital twins: a case study 

    Posada Cárcamo, Héctor José; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Ramonell Cazador, Carlos (International Association on Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC), 2024)
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    Digital Twins (DT) represent a technology that provides a way to encompass useful information of built assets for the sake of productivity enhancement in the AECO sector. Its adoption in the industry is still at early ...
  • A framework for condition survey and structural health monitoring of masonry arch bridges 

    Gönen, Semih; Garcia Ramonda, Larisa; Cabané Cañas, Albert; Drougkas, Anastasios; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Pelà, Luca (NDT.net, 2024)
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    Masonry arch bridges are essential elements of the road and railway networks of Europe, as they pertain to cultural heritage and play an important role in transportation. The integrity and safety of these centuries-old ...
  • Coastal adaptation pathways and tipping points for typical Mediterranean beaches under future scenarios 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Rosanas, Agustín; Gracia García, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-07)
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    Coastal zones experience increasing climatic and human pressures, which lead to growing risks and tipping points (TPs) under future scenarios and natural resource scarcity. To avoid crossing TPs with irreversible coastal ...
  • Solucions de construcció de baix cost basades en terra i fibres vegetals per a països en desenvolupament 

    Bernat Masó, Ernest; Gil Espert, Lluís; Martínez Martínez, Borja; Mercedes Cedeño, Luis Enrique; Mendizábal Dinucci, Virginia Dolores; Drougkas, Anastasios (2024-07)
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  • Experimental modelling of a novel concrete-based 15-MW spar wind turbine 

    Somoano, Miguel; Trubat Casal, Pau; Guanche García, Raúl; Molins i Borrell, Climent (Elsevier, 2024-10)
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    Physical model testing is a crucial step in the validation process of floating offshore wind concepts that can be used to contribute to the worldwide decarbonization objectives. It is also important to understand the coupled ...
  • A globalized and preconditioned Newton-CG solver for metric-aware curved high-order mesh optimization 

    Aparicio Estrems, Guillermo; Gargallo Peiró, Abel; Roca Navarro, Francisco Javier (Elsevier, 2024-03)
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    We present a specific-purpose globalized and preconditioned Newton-CG solver to minimize a metric-aware curved high-order mesh distortion. The solver is specially devised to optimize curved high-order meshes for high ...
  • Defining metric-aware size-shape measures to validate and optimize curved high-order meshes 

    Aparicio Estrems, Guillermo; Gargallo Peiró, Abel; Roca Navarro, Francisco Javier (Elsevier, 2024-03)
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    We define a regularized size-shape distortion (quality) measure for curved high-order elements on a Riemannian space. To this end, we measure the deviation of a given element, straight-sided or curved, from the stretching, ...

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