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  • Adaptación de las titulaciones técnicas al EEES. El caso de arquitectura técnica en la EPSEB - UPC 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Jordana Riba, Francisco de Paula; Núñez Andrés, María Amparo; Rodríguez Jordana, Juan (2014)
    Conference report
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    La armonización de los diferentes estudios universitarios en Europa y la creación del EEES ha supuesto un cambio de mentalidad en el diseño los nuevos planes de estudios y en la forma de contabilizar el proceso ¿enseñanza ...
  • Rehabilitació energètica: el cas dels edificis escolars 

    Bosch González, Montserrat (Col·legi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), 2013-04)
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    Els equipaments escolars són un conjunt d’edificis amb uns condicionants especials que els fan molt adequats per a dur a terme accions de millora i de conscienciació mediambiental, a causa de la seva vinculació directa amb ...
  • Characterization of three recycled materials for alternative use of mortars 

    Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Corral Higuera, Ramón; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Tous Coll, Marc (2014-09-30)
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    Because natural resources in construction are limited, it is advisable to look for new alternatives that meet comparable functions, and likewise, reduce consumption of non-renewable resources. The use of recycled materials ...
  • Social and physical analysis of vulnerable buildings in the historic centre in relation to the vulnerable urban fabric in the city of Barcelona 

    Vima Grau, Sara; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, 2019)
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    In a context of regression after the financial crisis of 2008, socio residential vulnerability is one of the rising challenges for historic centres when addressing the interaction between vulnerable resident population and ...
  • Historical study and constructive characterization of three catalan monasteries through the analysis of their architectural restorations from the s.XIX to the present 

    Martín García, Estefanía; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Guma Esteve, Ramon (Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, 2019)
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    The present research focuses on the study of the interventions carried out in three Catalan monasteries from its construction to the present day. The three monastic groups on which this communication is centred are the ...
  • Comparative analysis of energy demand and CO2 emissions on diff erent typologies of residential buildings in Europe 

    Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; De Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa Fernanda (2019)
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    The building sector accounts for one third of the global energy consumption and it is expected to grow in the next decades. This evidence leads researchers, engineers and architects to develop innovative technologies based ...
  • Simulation and comparative analysis of waste in concrete slabs 

    Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolación; Cabrera Covarrubias, Francisca Guadalupe; Almaral Sánchez, Jorge Luis; Gómez Soberón, Luis Alberto; Ortega Rastrojo, Marta; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED), 2014-09-30)
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    Construction sector generates significant amounts of waste that affects the environment and obstructs a sustainable development. The horizontal structure (slabs and roofs) is one of the building elements, by its functional ...
  • SEM image analysis in permeable recycled concretes with silica fume. A quantitative comparison of porosity and the ITZ 

    Chinchillas Chinchillas, Manuel de Jesús; Rosas Casarez,, Carlos Antonio; Arredondo Rea, Susana Paola; Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Corral Higuera, Ramón (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-07-01)
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    Recycled aggregates (RA) from construction and demolition can be used in permeable concretes (PC), improving the environment. PCs have a significant porous network, their cement paste and the interaction between the paste ...
  • Improving the structural reliability of steel frames using posttensioned connections 

    Bojórquez Mora, Edén; López Barraza, Arturo; Reyes Salazar, Alfredo; Ruiz Gómez, Sonia Elda; Ruiz García, Jorge; Formisano, Antonio; López Almansa, Francisco; Carrillo León, Julián; Bojórquez Mora, Juan (2019-01-01)
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    In this paper, various moment-resisting steel frames (MRSFs) are subjected to 30 narrow-band motions scaled at different ground motion intensity levels in terms of spectral acceleration at first mode of vibration in order ...
  • Physical-mechanical comparison of the traditional gypsums from Albarracín and Pallars 

    Batres Hernández, David Osmar; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    The traditional gypsum of Albarracín is probably the only one currently marketed in Spain. In the Pyrenees of Lleida, specifically in the regions of Pallars Jussá and Pallars Sobirá, the traditional constructions are carried ...
  • Methodology of identification of natural and historic Portland cements. Application and study in mortars of Madrid and Barcelona 

    Ramírez-Casas, J.; Mayo Corrochano, Cristina; Sanz Arauz, David; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    Natural cement was patented in England in 1796, but did not arrive in Spain until 1835. Its arrival supposed a natural coexistence with the rest of traditional mortars that had been used (lime, hydraulic limes and gypsum). ...
  • The use of mortars in Palau Güell by Antoni Gaudi 

    Gómez Val, Ricardo; Ramírez-Casas, J.; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    In Catalonia during 19th century there was a process of industrialization following the Llobregat river. One of the traditional materials used historically in building had been lime mortar. Natural cement began to be used ...

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