Enviaments recents

  • Mives multicriteria assessment of urban pavement conditions: application to a case study in Barcelona 

    Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2018-05-16)
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    There are very few methods that can be used for the assessment of pavement conditions. Their application to urban networks tends to be complex, given the wide variety of urban pavement types (concrete, asphalt, and paving ...
  • Marchetti flat dilatometer tests in a virtual calibration chamber 

    Butlanska, Joanna; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Amoroso, Sara; Gens Solé, Antonio (2018-09)
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    Calibration chambers are frequently used to verify, adapt, or both verify and adapt empirical relations between different state variables and in situ test results. Virtual calibration chambers (VCC) built with 3D discrete ...
  • Monitoring induced denitrification during managed aquifer recharge in an infiltration pond 

    Grau Martinez, Alba; Folch Sancho, Albert; Torrentó, Clara; Valhondo González, Cristina; Barba Ferrer, Maria del Carme; Domènech Ortí, Cristina; Soler Gil, Albert; Otero, Neus (Elsevier, 2018-06)
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    Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is a well-known technique for improving water quality and increasing groundwater resources. Denitrification (i.e. removal of nitrate) can be enhanced during MAR by coupling an artificial ...
  • Mejora de la digestión anaerobia de microalgas mediante codigestión y pretratamientos 

    Solé Bundó, Maria; Garfi, Marianna; Ferrer Martí, Ivet (2018-05-16)
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    Los sistemas de tratamiento de aguas residuales con microalgas combinan el tratamiento de aguas residuales y la producción de bioenergía. Algunos estudios han demostrado la viabilidad de producir biogás a partir de microalgas ...
  • Turbulent separated shear flow control by surface plasma actuator: experimental optimization by genetic algorithm approach 

    Benard, N.; Pons Prats, Jordi; Periaux, Jacques Francis; Bugeda Castelltort, Gabriel; Braud, P.; Bonnet, J.P.; Moreau, E. (2016-02)
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    The potential benefits of active flow control are no more debated. Among many others applications, flow control provides an effective mean for manipulating turbulent separated flows. Here, a nonthermal surface plasma ...
  • Drag reduction via turbulent boundary layer flow control 

    Abbas, Adel; Bugeda Castelltort, Gabriel; Ferrer Vaccarezza, Esteban; Fu, Song; Periaux, Jacques Francis; Pons Prats, Jordi; Valero, Eusebio; Zheng, Yao (2017-09)
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    Turbulent boundary layer control (TBLC) for skin-friction drag reduction is a relatively new technology made possible through the advances in computational-simulation capabilities, which have improved the understanding of ...
  • Strain-injection and crack-path field techniques for 3D crack-propagation modelling in quasi-brittle materials 

    Dias, I.F.; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Lloberas Valls, Oriol (Springer, 2018-07)
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    This paper presents a finite element approach for modelling three-dimensional crack propagation in quasi-brittle materials, based on the strain injection and the crack-path field techniques. These numerical techniques were ...
  • Methodology for the analysis of post-tensioned structures using a constitutive serial-parallel rule of mixtures 

    Cornejo, Alejandro; Barbu, Lucia Gratiela; Escudero Torres, Cuauhtemoc; Martínez García, Javier; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2018-09)
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    The main purpose of this paper is to develop a reliable method based on a three-dimensional (3D) finite-element (FE) model to simulate the constitutive behaviour of reinforced concrete structures strengthened with ...
  • Boundary effects in the desiccation of soil layers with controlled environmental conditions 

    Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna; Prat Catalán, Pere; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (2018-07)
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    This article presents the results of an experimental research carried to investigate the mechanics of cracking of soil layers under drying conditions. The tests were conducted under controlled laboratory conditions and in ...
  • Web crippling strength of longitudinally stiffened steel plate girder webs subjected to concentrated 

    Loaiza, Nelson; Graciano, Carlos; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (2018-07)
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    Currently, the AISC Specification provides guidance for the calculation of the ultimate strength of unstiffened plate girder webs subjected to concentric edge loads. Specifications consider three categories: local web ...
  • Potential economic benefits of using a weather ship routing system at Short Sea Shipping 

    Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2018-06)
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    This contribution investigates the economic benefits of using weather ship routing on Short Sea Shipping (SSS) activities. The investigation is supported with the development of a ship routing system based on pathfinding ...
  • Tile vaulting in the 21st century 

    López López, David; Van Mele, Tom; Block, Philippe (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2016-10)
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    New interactive equilibrium methods for the design and analysis of masonry structures have facilitated the construction of masonry structures with a formal language well beyond what is typically associated with compression-only ...

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