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  • Implementación del efecto de pandeo en el método simplificado del EC4-1-1 para secciones tubulares mixtas 

    Albareda Valls, Albert; Maristany Carreras, Jordi; Calderón Valdiviezo, Lucrecia Janneth; Muñoz Blanc, Carlos (2019-04-29)
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    El Eurocódigo 4 sobre estructura mixta propone un método simplificado para diseñar secciones tubulares mixtas sometidas a estados combinadosde compresión y flexión, como alternativa al método analítico general. Este método ...
  • A sustainability-based model for dealing with the uncertainties of post-disaster temporary housing 

    Hosseini, S.M. Amin; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2019-03-21)
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    In the aftermath of natural disasters, temporary housing (TH) needs to be provided for displaced people to mitigate human suffering. In the numerous cases in which a chosen TH strategy is unsuitable for the case-specific ...
  • Real Cyclic Load-Bearing Test of a Ceramic-Reinforced Slab 

    Albareda Valls, Albert; Rivera Rogel, Carmen Alicia; Costales Calvo, Ignacio; Garcia Carrera, David (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-01-21)
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    Ceramic-reinforced slabs were widely used in Spain during the second half of the 20th century, especially for industrial buildings. This solution was popular due to the lack of materials at that time, as it requires almost ...
  • Novel architectural strategies to support an nZEB Mediterranean school 

    Crespo Sánchez, Eva; Dacosta Díaz, Joan Ramon; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09-01)
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    The Educational Department of Catalan Government has designed a new public school located at the center of Catalonia, in the town of Solsona. For this new construction model, they have set a main goal to minimize the energy ...
  • SCAN to BIM beyond a final BIM: why, when and how 

    Corso Sarmiento, Juan Manuel; Marco Bercero, Adrià; Casals Fernandez, Jordi; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09-18)
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    Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become a must in architecture when it comes to new buildings, but in heritage buildings and in rehabilitation projects, it is still a debate if it’s useful or efficient to make a ...
  • Damage in face-brick facades placed between concrete slabs 

    Díaz Gómez, César; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Albareda Valls, Albert (Elsevier, 2020-02-27)
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    In recent decades, non-structural exposed brick facades have been widely used in Spain and other European and American countries. However, when they are partially supported by floor slabs, to give the image of a continuous ...
  • Multifunctional cork – alkali-activated fly ash composites: a sustainable material to enhance buildings’ energy and acoustic performance 

    Novais, Rui M.; Carvalheiras, João; Senff, Luciano; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Rodríguez Cantalapiedra, Inma; Giró Paloma, Jessica; Seabra, Maria Paula; Labrincha Batista, João António (2020-03-01)
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    This work evaluates, for the first time, the possibility of producing multifunctional alkali-activated composites combining ultra-low density, low thermal conductivity, high acoustic absorption, and good moisture buffering ...
  • Influence of different parameters in the fire behaviour of seven hardwood species 

    Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Giraldo Forero, María del Pilar; Lacasta Palacio, Ana María; Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín; Sonnier, Rodolphe (2019-07-01)
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    Wood is a widely used material in the construction sector, both in structural and non-structural applications. Tropical species are appreciated for their high quality and durability in furniture, outdoor and indoor claddings ...
  • How Relevant is Energy Efficiency in The Marketing of Homes? Evidence from Real Estate Agents in Spain 

    Marmolejo Duarte, Carlos Ramiro; Spairani Berrio, Silvia; Del Moral Ávila, Consuelo; Delgado Méndez, Luis; Egusquiza Ortega, Aitziber; Chen, Ai (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
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    In order to foster informed transactions, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive has made it mandatory to get an Energy Performance Certificate in the marketing of the Communitarian Real Estate. Due to energy savings ...
  • "La ballena vuelve al museo" : proceso de diseño y cálculo de una estructura ligera 

    Costales Calvo, Ignacio (Associació de Consultors d'Estructures, 2019-12)
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    El texto describe el proceso de diseño y cálculo de una estructura metálica ligera que soporta otra estructura aún más ligera: el esqueleto de una ballena. Una pieza que ha sido conservada durante más de 150 años. Se ...
  • Feasibility assessment of rooftop greenhouses in Latin America. The case study of a social neighborhood in Quito, Ecuador 

    Nadal, Ana; Rodríguez Cadena, Daniel; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2019-08)
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    Today, food security has a critical place in the government agendas of developing countries. In Latin American case, urban contexts have been subject to radical transformations in the last decades, most apparently through ...
  • Historias de ballenas 

    Costales Calvo, Ignacio (Associació de Consultors d'Estructures, 2019-04-22)
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