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  • Infrastructure, innovation and industry as solutions for breaking inequality vicious cycles 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    Currently, poverty and inequality are crucial social issues around the world. They demand objective evaluations with the purpose of defining policies and prioritizing actions. Most of the times the most important problem ...
  • Industrialized construction of medium span concrete bridges using movable false work 

    Turmo Coderque, José (Springer, 2019)
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    Modern geometrical requirements for high capacity ground infrastructure, as highways or high-speed train lines, imply increasing numbers of long tunnels and viaducts in mountainous countries. Moreover, for the sake of the ...
  • Performance of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) and Digital Image Correlation (DIC) in the monitoring of RC structures 

    Bado, Mattia Francesco; Kaklauskas, Gintaris; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) are strain measuring tools whose potential had been discovered in the latest years only, in particular related to the civil engineering field. A unique utility lies in the possibility ...
  • Multi-criteria decision making in the social sustainability assessment of high-rise residential buildings 

    Maleki, Bahareh; Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019)
    Conference report
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    Factors such as global urbanization, scarcity of land, and rising land prices will increase the need for high-rise buildings. Population growth has led to dense life in residential high-rise buildings (RHRB). On the one ...
  • Models for evaluating shear strength on members with circular cross section 

    Turmo Coderque, José; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Solid circular columns are often used as structural supports in bridges, buildings and foundations due to their simplicity of construction and because their strength is similar in any direction. This deem them very suitable ...
  • Modelling the construction of cable stayed bridges stressed with the strand by strand technique 

    Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    The temporary supports erection method is the most common way of building cable-stayed bridges. In this technique the bridge deck is first built over a set of temporary and permanent supports. Then, during the tensioning ...
  • Quality specifications and performance indicators for highway bridges in Europe 

    Strauss, Alfred; Fernandes, S.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Mold, Lisa; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Across Europe, multiple management systems were developed with the aim of managing roadway bridges in an efficient manner. Although being generically similar, the condition assessment process, based in the as-sessment of ...
  • Inspection of existing bridges: moving on from condition rating 

    Hajdin, Rade; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    It is widely accepted that safety and serviceability are primary concerns in bridge design. However, for the most of bridges’ service life, these concerns are addressed indirectly by a qualitative measure, defined herein ...
  • Final overview of COST Action TU1406: quality control of existing bridges 

    Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Across Europe, the need to manage roadway bridges efficiently led to the development of multiple management systems. Despite presenting similar architectural frameworks, the condition assessment procedure is one of the ...
  • Optimisation of post-disaster assisted self-build housing construction and labour safety in developing countries 

    Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
    Conference report
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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 ...