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  • Design, implementation, and testing of a microwave radiometer for RITA, a 1U payload on board of the AlainSat-1 

    Gonga Siles, Amadeu; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Badia Torrents, Marta; Fernández García-Escudero, Luis; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Jallad, Abdul-Halim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    In 2019, the IEEE 2nd GRSS Student Grand Challenge selected the Remote sensing and Interference detector with radiomeTry and vegetation Analysis (RITA) payload to fly on board of AlainSat-1, a 3U CubeSat from the United ...
  • Generating future-urban weather files for building performance simulations: case studies in London 

    Salvati, Agnese; Kolokotroni, Maria (International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2021)
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    Many methods to generate future weather files to run building performance simulations have been proposed. However, future weather files do not account for local urban climate modifications, such as urban heat island ...
  • Let’s talk about construction traditions in Louisiana that tap into earthen architecture 

    Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Rojas Valencia, María Neftalí; Reyna Ruiz, Catalina (Adobe in Action, 2022)
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    There is a generalized perception that Earthen Construction is nonexistent in Louisiana and by default that modern adobe buildings are not adequate for the region, particularly in the south of the state. Changing this ...
  • Assessing Urban Greenery using Remote Sensing 

    Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Roca Cladera, Josep (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2022)
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    The special significance of green spaces in cities has been fully demonstrated. Green spaces are key elements to improve the quality of urban life. They contribute to human well-being by providing ecosystem services such ...
  • Damage assessment on building structures subjected to the recent near-fault earthquake in Lorca, Spain 

    Donaire Ávila, Jesús; Benavent Climent, Amadeo; Escobedo Ruiz, Alberto; Oliver Saiz, Maria Elena; Ramírez Márquez, Ana Luisa; Feriche, Mercedes (International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2012)
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    The city of Lorca (Spain) was hit on May 11th 2011 by two consecutive earthquakes with 4.6 and 5.2 Mw respectively, causing casualties and important damage in buildings. Lorca is located in the south-east region of Spain ...
  • The importance of water in traditional gypsum works 

    González Sánchez, Belén; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Salazar Chuquimarca, Wladimir (Publicacions de la Universitat de València (PUV), 2022)
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    Until the second half of the 20th century, the traditional architecture of the Iberian Peninsula was directly linked to the resources available in its immediate surroundings, naturally diversification the built heritage ...
  • Optimal ventilation strategies for balancing indoor air quality, comfort and energy use in educational buildings. The IAQ4EDU project. 

    Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2022)
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    Currently, there is great concern about adequate indoor ventilation to prevent adverse effects on occupants’ health, and, within educational buildings, to ensure students and professors’ well-being and improve learning ...
  • The role of cultural heritage in urban reuse 

    Domènech Rodríguez, Marta; López López, David; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima (Publicacions de la Universitat de València (PUV), 2022)
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    Cities face the challenge of transforming existing buildings to be reused, particularly those that are underused or not used at all. Tackling this issue, the European Commission approved in 2014 a package of measures to ...
  • 4 X 4: methodology to design a set of 4 MOOCs between 4 entities under the same topic: Erasmus + smart rehabilitation 3.0 project 

    Onecha Pérez, Ana Belén; Bosch González, Montserrat; Bosch Prat, Mireia; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Crespo Sánchez, Eva; Martí Muñoz, Jordi (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2022)
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    Smart Rehabilitation 3.0 project, co-funded by European program Erasmus +, aims to define a new professional profile of “Building Rehabilitation Expert” and the creation of homogeneous curricula, validated at European ...
  • Interactive 360° website versus on-site visits for architecture students to achieve readiness in construction practice 

    Onecha Pérez, Ana Belén; Cornadó Bardón, Còssima; Morros Cardona, Jordi; Pons Valladares, Oriol (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2022)
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    Learning practical-professional contents at the university has proven to be difficult and often not successful, as employers report regarding employed graduates’ knowledge and skills. In architecture and construction ...
  • Closing the gap between concrete maturity monitoring and nonlinear time-dependent fem analysis through a digital twin. Case study: post-tensioned concrete slab of an office building, Barcelona, Spain 

    Posada Cárcamo, Héctor José; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Ungureanu, Lucian; Garcia Carrera, David (2022)
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    This paper proposes a pipeline for the automation of data between two realms: i) simulation, in a fully nonlinear, and time-dependent structural analysis model and, ii)concrete maturity monitoring data from the construction ...
  • Evaluación de la sostenibilidad de materiales para elementos estructurales de cubiertas 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2022)
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    Hoy en día, es creciente la importancia que debe darse a la consideración de aspectos de sostenibilidad en el desarrollo de proyectos de infraestructuras. En concreto, la elección del material de construcción idóneo puede ...

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