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  • Ship manoeuvre patterns to prevent propeller scouring effects 

    Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la; Mujal Colilles, Anna; Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Martín Mallofré, Agustí; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), 2018)
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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 ...
  • Optimisation of post-disaster assisted self-build housing construction and labour safety in developing countries 

    Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Hosseini Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
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    Natural and man-made disasters and conflicts occur constantly around the world, leaving displaced and vulnerable people every year, especially in the developing countries. Among other urgent necessities, this population ...
  • Rehabilitación del paraguas de hormigón armado de 40 m de diámetro en Pola de Siero 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Brufau Niubó, Roberto; Payola Lahoz, Jordi; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IETcc-CSIC), 2018)
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    A mediados de los años 70 del siglo pasado, se encargó a D. Ildefonso Sánchez del Río el diseño de una cubierta de hormigón armado para el mercado de ganado de Pola de Siero (Asturias) que, actualmente, sirve como tal para ...
  • Forjados de losa maciza de hormigón reforzado con fibras 

    Aidarov, Stanislav; Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Mena Sebastià, Francisco; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IETcc-CSIC), 2018)
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    Uno de los retos que se plantea para el Hormigón Reforzado con Fibras (HRF) es su uso en forjados de losa maciza. Se trataría de una solución atractiva que permitiría reducir (incluso eliminar en algunos casos) la cantidad ...
  • Deflections of reinforced concrete beams made with recycled and waste materials under sustained load: experiment and fib Model Code 2010 predictions 

    Tosic, Nikola; Marinkovic, Snežana; Ignjatovic, Ivan; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (CRC Press, 2018)
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    This paper presents experimental results of long-term behavior of reinforced beams made from natural aggregate concrete (NAC), recycled aggregate concrete (RAC), and high-volume fly ash concrete (HVFAC) under sustained ...
  • Análisis de la seguridad estructural de los acueductos de Coll de Foix y Capdevila del Canal de Aragón y Cataluña 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Alegre Heitzmann, Vicente; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Cavero Irure, Teresa; Quintilla Blanco, Roberto (Universidad de Cantabria, 2018)
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    El Canal de Aragón y Cataluña (CAyC) es una infraestructura singular que actualmente irriga unas 105.000 ha (131 comunidades de regantes), siendo éste propiedad de la Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro. Su recorrido empieza ...
  • Performance of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors bonded to reinforcement bars in bending 

    Bado, Mattia Francesco; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa (NDT.net, 2018)
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    Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) are optimal tools for mapping temperature, strain and vibration inside a structural element in two or even three dimensions. Thanks to their multiple sensing points, wide location ...
  • TRUSS, a European innovative training network dealing with the challenges of an aging infrastructure network 

    González, Arturo; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Teixeira, Rui; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (NDT.net, 2018)
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    Inspections and maintenance of infrastructure are expensive. In some cases, overdue or insufficient maintenance/monitoring can lead to an unacceptable risk of collapse and to a tragic failure as the Morandi bridge in Genoa, ...
  • Escala de gravedad de daños en edificios: de la asignación directa a la contrastación estadística 

    Ruiz Gorrindo, Félix; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Serrat Piè, Carles; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2018)
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    Está firmemente demostrada la importancia de realizar mantenimiento preventivo en los edificios, para evitar que se degraden y aparezcan lesiones graves. También está demostrado que con el mantenimiento preventivo se ahorra ...
  • Bentonite strain due to cyclic suction changes 

    Villar Galicia, María Victoria; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2018)
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    A series of suction-controlled oedometer tests were performed on a highly compacted bentonite following drying/wetting and wetting/drying paths from the initial hygroscopic conditions (about 120 MPa) under low vertical ...
  • 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 ...

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