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  • Damage detection using principal component analysis applied to temporal variation of natural frequencies 

    Caselles Magallón, Josep Oriol; Clapes Boixader, Jaime; Elyamani, Ahmed; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Seguí Fernández, Carolina; Martín Balet, Alejo; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (2018)
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    For preserving existing structures to the extent possible, vibration-based damage detection techniques are gaining more attention. In specific, tracking the changes in a structure’s natural frequencies employing the Principal ...
  • Taller col·laboratiu per acostar els estudiants de l´àmbit d'enginyeria civil i ambiental a problemàtiques reals 

    Roca Bosch, Elisabet; Villares Junyent, Míriam; Oller Ibars, Eva (2018)
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    L'objectiu és acostar l'estudiantat a problemes reals de l'enginyeria civil a proposta d'un agent del territori per fomentar les competències de treball en equip, la sostenibilitat i el compromís social. Per això, s'ha ...
  • Collaborative workshop: sustainable civil engineering proposals for real settings 

    Roca Bosch, Elisabet; Villares Junyent, Míriam; Oller Ibars, Eva (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    The objective is to familiarize students with real civil engineering problems as posed by social agents (e.g. a city council, a neighbourhood association, etc.) and to foster social responsibility, active and cooperative ...
  • Coal mining waste: an alternative for the design of metakaolinite-based eco-efficient cements 

    Frias Rojas, Moisés; Caneda Martínez, Laura; García Giménez, Rosario; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía (Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IETcc-CSIC), 2018)
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    Los materiales arcillosos de naturaleza caolinítica han despertado un gran interés en los últimos tiempos como materia prima para la producción de metacaolinita y su posterior uso como adición puzolánica al cemento. No ...
  • On the influence of initial geometric imperfections and second order effects on the structural behavior of austenitic stainless steel frames 

    Shen, Yanfei; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2018)
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    This paper presents a numerical and theoretical study from an ongoing research program focused on the structural behavior of austenitic stainless steel frames. Four different rectangular hollow sections (RHS) subjected to ...
  • An experimental study on the cyclic response of austenitic stainless steel 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; de Marco, Mauricio; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso (2018)
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    Strain hardening is one of the key features of stainless steel for all structural applications. This property directly affects the definition of cross-sectional resistance, cross-section classification, ductility and energy ...
  • A simplified model for the dynamic analysis and power generation of a floating offshore wind turbine 

    Lerch, Markus; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Molins i Borrell, Climent (EDP Sciences, 2018)
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    This paper presents a simplified model for the dynamic analysis of a floating off-shore wind turbine (FOWT), which can be suitable for early feasibility and pre-engineering studies, where the complete system has to modeled ...
  • Influence of geometry of cylindrical samples in the mechanical characterization of existing brickwork 

    Segura, Jorge; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (Springer, Cham, 2019)
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    The mechanical characterization of masonry is of paramount importance for the structural assess-ment of historical constructions against both vertical and horizontal actions. In particular, the compressive strength of ...
  • Tracking of localized cracks in the finite element analysis of masonry walls 

    Saloustros, Savvas; Pelà, Luca; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (Springer, Cham, 2019)
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    Macro-models are a common choice for the numerical analysis of large-scale masonry structures. Despite their efficiency in terms of pre-processing and computational cost, these strategies often result in a poor representation ...
  • Vulnerability assessment of monumental masonry structures including uncertainty 

    Saloustros, Savvas; Pelà, Luca; Contrafatto, Francesca Romana; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Petromichelakis, Yiannis (Springer International Publishing, 2019)
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    Existing heritage structures are frequently composed of diverse masonry typologies, corresponding either to various structural members (e.g. arches, walls, piers) or to additions constructed in different eras. The ...
  • Digital twins in civil and environmental engineering classrooms 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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    Digital twins are understood as digital replica of physical models whose behavior can be observed simultaneously (digitally and physically) in real time. These tools are increasingly used in advanced industries for several ...
  • Flexural buckling of stainless steel angle columns 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Gouveia, Maria; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2018)
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    The flexural buckling behavior of columns with open sections such as angles is complex due to their inherent coupled torsional-flexural buckling effects that are typically found for intermediate member slenderness. Research ...

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