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  • Fault detection and diagnostics in ventilation units using linear regression virtual sensors 

    Giovanni Mattera, Claudio; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Escobet Canal, Teresa; Reza Shaker, Hamir; Jradi, Muhyiddine (2018)
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    Buildings represent a significant portion of global energy consumption. Ventilation units are one of the largest components in buildings systems and are responsible for large part of energy consumption. Ventilation units ...
  • La qualitat sanitària de l'aigua als incendis. El cas dels rius a la Catalunya Central 

    Heras Cisa, F. Xavier de las (2019)
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    Els incendis forestals són consubstancials al clima i la vegetació mediterrània. L’existència d’una massa forestal de l’ordre del 60% a Catalunya i l’increment d’aquesta conjuntament amb la seva escassa gestió forestal han ...
  • Characterization of shallow geothermal energy instalations through remote minute-resolved monitoring. A case study 

    García Cespedes, Jordi; Arnó Pons, Georgina; Herms, Ignasi; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de (2019)
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    This work enlightens how remote monitoring of a shallow geothermal energy (SGE) system with minuteresolved data collection can contribute to the identification and quantification of efficiency-related problems. A specific ...
  • 3D modeling to evaluate the thermal interferences between borehole heat exchangers in a Mediterranean area 

    Vitriu, Ezequiel; Arnó Pons, Georgina; Herms, Ignasi; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de (2019)
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    Thermal interference between Borehole Heat Exchangers (BHEs) results in a loss of performance of a geothermal installation. An analysis of this phenomenon can provide key information for enhance and optimize the design of ...
  • Análisis de un accidente del sector minero mediante el método del árbol de causas y el método de Feyer & Williamson 

    Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Vintró Sanchez, Carla; Anticoi Sudzuki, Hernán Francisco; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (2019)
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    Fundamento y Métodos: En esta investigación se presenta el caso del análisis de un accidente del sector minero a través de 2 métodos distintos: 1) árbol de causas, 2) Feyer & Williamson. En el método del árbol de causas ...
  • Study of the biomass accumulation from inoculation to clogging in a biofilter treating toluene at high loads 

    Dorado Castaño, Antonio David; Baeza, Juan A.; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Gamisans Noguera, Javier (2010)
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  • High H2S concentration abatement in a biotrickling filter: start-up at controlled pH and effect of the EBRT on O2/H2S supply ratio 

    Fortuny Picornell, Marc; Deshusses, Marc A.; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Casas Alvero, Carles; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier (Universidade da Coruña, 2007)
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    In this study, a biotrickling filter reactor was set up and used to treat high concentrations of gaseousH2S. Inoculation was carried out at an inlet H2S concentration of 1,000 ppmv (27.8 g H2S m-3 h-1)and sludge from a ...
  • Study of NH3 removal by gas-phase biofiltration: effects of shock loads and watering rate on biofilter performance 

    Baquerizo, Guillermo; Maestre, Juan Pablo; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier (Universidade da Coruña, 2007)
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    Ammonia biofiltration performance under shock loads episodes was studied in a reactor packed with coconut fiber as carrier material. Periodical gas and leachate samplings were analyzed and used to characterize the biofilter ...
  • Dynamic modelling of ammonia biofiltration from waste gases 

    Baquerizo, Guillermo; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2005)
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    A dynamic model to describe ammonia removal in a gas-phase biofilter was developed. The math-ematical model is based on discretized mass balances and detailed nitrification kinetics that includeinhibitory ...
  • Performance characterization of a full-scale biofilter at an organic waste treatment plant 

    Diaz, O; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier (2004)
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    Data from the regular monitoring of a full-scale biofilter at a municipal solid waste treatment facility for the integral treatment of domestic residues was analyzed in order to assess potential operational problems and ...
  • Completion of the GOYA photometric survey 

    Vallbé Mumbrú, Marc; Balcells, Marc; Abreu Rodríguez, David; Barro, Guillermo; Cristóbal Hornillos, David; Domínguez, Lilian; Eliche Morral, Maria del Carmen; Gallego Maestro, Jesús; López, C.; Prieto Muñoz, Mercedes; Villar, Vïctor (Springer, 2007)
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    The Galaxy Origins and Young Assembly (goya) survey is designed to study the formation and evolution of 1 < z < 3 galaxies with the aim of learning on the epoch and the mechanisms by which galaxies assembled the bulk of ...
  • Characterization of organic packing materials in the removal of ammonia gas in automated biofilters 

    Martin, L; Ruiz, N; Maestre, Juan Pablo; Diaz, O; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, David; Lafuente Sancho, Francisco Javier (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2005)
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    A fully-automated pilot-scale biofilter filled with coconut fiber as packing material was investigatedfor treatment of ammonia-containing off-gas streams. Coconut fiber was completely characterized ...

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