El grup se centra en el cicle de vida de grans projectes d'infraestructures civils modernes des d'una perspectiva global, que implica la planificació; disseny; construcció; vida útil i explotació; manteniment i desmuntatge i el reciclatge, tenint en compte aspectes econòmics, socials, ambientals, de qualitat i de salut i seguretat. Aquest grup té una perspectiva global i objectius per desenvolupar mètodes i tecnologies de gestió que es poden aplicar a qualsevol infraestructura civil com ara carreteres, línies ferroviàries, ponts, preses, canals, túnels, estructures subterrànies i edificis civils.

El grupo se centra en el ciclo de vida de grandes proyectos de infraestructuras civiles modernas desde una perspectiva global, que implica la planificación, el diseño, la construcción, la vida útil y explotación; el mantenimiento y desmontaje, y el reciclaje, teniendo en cuenta aspectos económicos, sociales, ambientales, de calidad y de salud y seguridad. Este grupo tiene una perspectiva global y objetivos para desarrollar métodos y tecnologías de gestión que se pueden aplicar a cualquier infraestructura civil (carreteras, líneas ferroviarias, puentes, presas, canales, túneles, estructuras subterráneas y edificios civiles).

The group focus on the life cycle of large modern civil infrastructure projects from a global perspective, involving planning; design; construction; service life and exploitation; maintenance and dismantling and recycling, taking into account economical, social, environmental, quality and health and safety issues. This group has a global perspective and targets to develop management methods and technology to be applied in any civil infrastructure whatsoever (including highways, railway lines, bridges, dams, channels, tunnels, underground structures and civil buildings).

The group focus on the life cycle of large modern civil infrastructure projects from a global perspective, involving planning; design; construction; service life and exploitation; maintenance and dismantling and recycling, taking into account economical, social, environmental, quality and health and safety issues. This group has a global perspective and targets to develop management methods and technology to be applied in any civil infrastructure whatsoever (including highways, railway lines, bridges, dams, channels, tunnels, underground structures and civil buildings).

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  • PAVIT: Nueva plataforma para el diseño y la comprobación de pavimentos 

    López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Carrascón Ortiz, Sergio; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2018)
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    El diseño y la comprobación de pavimentos requieren de herramientas que faciliten al ingeniero su análisis estructural. Actualmente existen multitud de herramientas y programas en el mercado, aunque éstas suelen estar ...
  • Sustainability-oriented multi-criteria analysis of different continuous flight auger piles 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Tošić, Nikola; Marinkovic, Snežana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2021-07)
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    With increasing construction activity and concrete consumption globally, the economic, environmental, and social impacts of human activities continue to increase rapidly. Therefore, it is imperative to assess the choice ...
  • Neural network-aided prediction of post-cracking tensile strength of fibre-reinforced concrete 

    Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; López Carreño, Ruben Daniel (2021-11)
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    Structural fibres are an effective method to improve concrete post-cracking tensile strength (fctR). Currently, the characterization of this property is mainly performed experimentally. This is a source of uncertainties ...
  • A textile waste fiber-reinforced cement composite: comparison between short random fiber and textile reinforcement 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-07)
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    Currently, millions of tons of textile waste from the garment and textile industries are generated worldwide each year. As a promising option in terms of sustainability, textile waste fibers could be used as internal ...
  • Preliminary study on new micro textile waste fiber reinforced cement composite 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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    Large amounts of nonrenewable resources are depleted by the construction industry in addition to the generation of million tons of mineral waste and carbon dioxide gas every year. For the sake of a more sustainable consumption ...
  • Sustainability-oriented model to decide on concrete pipeline reinforcement 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Armengou Orús, Jaume; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2021-03)
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    The design of sustainable sewerage infrastructure is fundamental for achieving long-term sustainability goals. Piping systems are essential components in the water supply chain and in waste disposal systems worldwide. Among ...
  • Comparison of different low-cost sensors for structural health monitoring 

    Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Turmo Coderque, José; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (CRC Press, 2020)
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    Recently, the need for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and inspection is growing as a result of the increasing age of the structural stock worldwide. SHM includes bringing into use a sensor or an array of sensors into ...
  • Embedded distributed optical fiber sensors for health monitoring of concrete bridges 

    Bado, Mattia Francesco; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Kaklauskas, Gintaris (CRC Press, 2021)
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    The idea behind Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is the identification of early structural malfunctions, which, in the case of concrete bridges, is mainly shown as deformation and cracking and the consequent feedback on ...
  • Quality specifications for roadway bridges in Europe: overview of COST Action TU1406 

    Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Quality control frameworks are being implemented wordwide by bridge owners. In the case of highway bridges, the definition of a set of performance goals at component, system and network level and the proposal of the ...
  • Seismic performance of deteriorating concrete bridges 

    Domaneschi, Marco; De Gaetano, Antonino; Cimellaro, Gian Paolo; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2021)
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    This study examines the effect of corrosion on reinforced concrete structural elements of a bridge overpass in seismic affected areas. Starting from a literature review to identify the existing deteriorating models, a case ...
  • Analysis using modal information in SSI by dynamic observability method 

    Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) has become a powerful tool to help decision making for management of structures along their service life. Estimation of parameters from dynamic response is more appealing than doing it ...
  • Damage detection in a real truss bridge using Hilbert-Huang Transform of transient vibrations 

    Delgadillo Ayala, Rick Milton; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) in bridges is an important field, which implements increasingly innovative damage detection strategies for both theoretical developments and laboratory-scale implementations. However, is ...

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