El grup desenvolupa activitats d'R+D+I en les sis línies següents: 1) Mètode d'elements finits en mecànica de fluids i de sòlids. 2) Mètodes numèrics per a problemes d'interacció fluid-estructura. 3) Mètodes d'elements finits per a estructures amb materials compostos. 4) Anàlisi de fluxos amb partícules. 5) Nous mètodes d'elements finits i discrets. 6) Mètodes d'optimització robusta.

El grupo desarrolla actividades d'I+D+I en las seis líneas siguientes: 1) Método de elementos finitos en mecánica de fluïdos y de sólidos. 2) Métodos numéricos para problemas de interacción fluido-estructura. 3) Métodos de elementos finitos para estructuras con materiales compuestos. 4) Análisis de flujos con partículas. 5) Nuevos métodos de elementos finitos y discretos. 6) Métodos de optimización robusta.

El grupo desarrolla actividades d'I+D+I en las seis líneas siguientes: 1) Método de elementos finitos en mecánica de fluïdos y de sólidos. 2) Métodos numéricos para problemas de interacción fluido-estructura. 3) Métodos de elementos finitos para estructuras con materiales compuestos. 4) Análisis de flujos con partículas. 5) Nuevos métodos de elementos finitos y discretos. 6) Métodos de optimización robusta.

El grupo desarrolla actividades d'I+D+I en las seis líneas siguientes: 1) Método de elementos finitos en mecánica de fluïdos y de sólidos. 2) Métodos numéricos para problemas de interacción fluido-estructura. 3) Métodos de elementos finitos para estructuras con materiales compuestos. 4) Análisis de flujos con partículas. 5) Nuevos métodos de elementos finitos y discretos. 6) Métodos de optimización robusta.

Recent Submissions

  • PFEM formulation for thermo-coupled FSI analysis: application to nuclear core melt accident 

    Franci, Alessandro; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Carbonell Puigbó, Josep Maria; Chiumenti, Michele (2017-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    The aim of this paper is to present a Lagrangian formulation for thermo-coupled fluid–structure interaction (FSI) problems and to show its applicability to the simulation of hypothetical scenarios of a nuclear core melt ...
  • Prevention of occupational risks in geotechnical drilling works through virtual reality training 

    Fernández, Aitor; Muñoz La Rivera, Felipe; Mora Serrano, Javier (WIT Press, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The architecture, engineering, construction and operations industry has high accident rates as a result of characteristics of the construction site and work activities, the heavy machinery used and a lack of safety culture. ...
  • Computational analysis of resisting marine FRP divisions exposed to fire. Application to the analysis of ship structures. 

    Pacheco Blázquez, Rafael; Capua, Daniel di; García Espinosa, Julio; Casals, Ovidi; Hakkarainen, Tuula; Tissari, Alexandra; Korkealaakso, Antti (University of Edinburgh, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper a numerical model for thermo-mechanical analysis of laminated composite structures under fire exposure is presented. The analysis is solved using a decoupled approach where temperature modifies ...
  • Non-linear thermo-mechanical buckling approach for composite laminated marine structures. 

    Pacheco Blázquez, Rafael; Capua, Daniel di; García Espinosa, Julio; Casals, Ovidi (University of Edinburgh, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper describes the behaviour of large-length ships built using fibre-reinforced plastic compositematerials under fire and large deformations. A novel methodology is proposed in order to analyseinelastic buckling and ...
  • FIBRESHIP: A great step forward in the design and construction of lightweight large-length vessels 

    Martínez García, Javier; Jurado Granados, Joel; Jurado, Alfonso; García Espinosa, Julio (2021)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The application of composite materials in large-length shipbuilding is attracting considerable attention thanks to their significant expected structural weight reduction, resulting in advantages such as bunkering savings, ...
  • Novel seismic design solution for underground structures. Case study of a 2-story 3-bay subway station 

    Bu, Xiangbo; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; López Almansa, Francisco (Elsevier, 2022-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper proposes an innovative seismic design approach for shallow rectangular cut-and-cover underground subway or railway stations. The traditional approach is to design rigid frame-like structures by connecting rigidly ...
  • Factors influencing Safety on Construction Projects (fSCPs): types and categories 

    Muñoz La Rivera, Felipe; Mora Serrano, Javier; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2021-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    Due to the fact of activity, environment and work dynamics, the construction industry is characterised by high accident rates. Different initiatives have emerged to reduce these figures, which focus on using new methodologies ...
  • Buildair H75-SAEI Hangar 

    Llorens Duran, Josep Ignasi de; Estruch Tena, Carles; Marcipar, Javier; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2021-04)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In July 2019, the largest inflatable hangar of the world has been installed by Buildair in Jeddah. Its main function is to shelter and maintain aircrafts such as Airbus 330 or Boeing 777-200ER, during an expected lifetime ...
  • A FIC-FEM procedure for the shallow water equations over partially wet domains 

    Maso Sotomayor, Miguel; de-Pouplana, Ignasi; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (2022-02-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    We present a stable finite element formulation for the shallow water equations using the finite increment calculus (FIC) procedure. This research is focused on the stability properties of the FIC technique and uses linear ...
  • A simple and effective 1D-element discrete-based method for computational bone remodeling 

    Quexada Rodríguez, Diego; Márquez Flórez, Kalenia; Cerrolaza Rivas, Miguel Enrique; Duque Daza, Carlos; Trabelsi, Olfa; Velasco, M. A.; Ramtani, Salah; Ho-Ba-Tho, Marie Christine; Garzon Alvarado, D. A. (Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 2022-02)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In-silico models applied to bone remodeling are widely used to investigate bone mechanics, bone diseases, bone-implant interactions, and also the effect of treatments of bone pathologies. This paper proposes a new methodology ...
  • Study of the aerodynamic forces on a simplified shape X-43 aircraft under supersonic conditions, design optimization 

    Carós Roca, Lidia; Jané Ippel, Christian; Coma Company, Martí; Pons Prats, Jordi; Bergadà Granyó, Josep Maria (2020-01-22)
    Article
    Open Access
    The paper focuses on the shape optimization, based on the resultant aerodynamic forces, of a simplified X-43 aircraft. The equations of oblique shock waves and Prandtl-Meyer expansion waves, along with the improvement of ...
  • Comparing hysteretic energy and ductility uniform annual failure rate spectra for traditional and a spectral shape-based intensity measure 

    Carvajal Mendez, Joel; Bojórquez Mora, Edén; Ruiz Gómez, Sonia Elda; Bojórquez Mora, Juan; Reyes Salazar, Alfredo; Rodríguez Cortés, Ali; Niño, Mauro; Ruiz García, Jorge; López Almansa, Francisco; Torres, José (Hindawi, 2021-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this study, with the objective to develop a reliability-based seismic design tool, ductility and dissipated hysteretic energy uniform annual failure rate (UAFR) spectra are obtained and compared using the spectral ...

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