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  • BIM LOD for facility management tasks 

    Alavi, Yesed Hamidreza; Forcada Matheu, Núria (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2019)
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    Building information modeling (BIM) widely adopted in design and construction phase of the buildings, holds undeveloped possibilities for supporting Facility Management (FM) tasks in Operation & Maintenance (O&M) phase. ...
  • Individualized sustainable and cost optimal energy retrofitting solutions for the existing office building stock 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Puig Engel, Ariadna; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia (Instituto de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico para a Construção, Energia, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade, 2019)
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    Formulating cost-effective and environmentally friendly energy retrofitting strategies for the existing building stock is a complex task due to the heterogeneity of this sector. The aim of this paper is to present an ongoing ...
  • Impacto en la salud, socieconómico y ambiental de las medidas para incentivar la reducción del uso del vehiculo privado por los trabajadores 

    Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente; Gómez Yepes, Milena Elizabeth (2019)
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    Es cada vez más evidente que el creciente consumo de combustibles fósiles a nivel mundial es actualmente el mayor responsable de la contaminación atmosférica en todo el planeta y, como consecuencia, de la alteración del ...
  • Analysis of mobility patterns and intended use of shared mobility services in the Barcelona region 

    Gilibert Junyent, Mireia; Ribas Vila, Immaculada; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2019)
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    Social and economic trends have strongly changed in the last years due to the economic crisis and the evolution of technology. These factors have influenced a sharing revolution, also in the mobility sector motivated for ...
  • SOAR - Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research 

    Crisp, Nicholas H.; Roberts, Peter C.E; Edmonson, Steve; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (International Astronautical Federation, 2018)
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    SOAR (Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research) is a CubeSat mission designed to investigate the interaction betweendifferent materials and the atmospheric flow regime in Very Low Earth Orbits (VLEO) and to demonstrate ...
  • A simple gate drive for SiC MOSFET with switching transient improvement 

    Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents a new active gate drive for SiC MOSFETs switching. The proposed driver is based on feedforward control method. The switch is benefited from a simple and effective analog gate driver (GD). The main ...
  • Advances on the Inductive Plasma Thruster Design for an Atmosphere-Breathing EP System 

    Romano, Francesco; Herdrichd, Georg H.; Boxberger, Adam; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (International Astronautical Federation, 2018)
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    Challenging space mission scenarios include those in very low Earth orbits, where the atmosphere creates significant drag to the S/C and forces their orbit to an early decay. For drag compensation, propulsion systems are ...
  • First forecasts of airborne platanus and pinus pollen in Catalonia, NE Spain: use of a ground-based LiDar to estimate the model score 

    Sicard, Michaël; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Izquierdo Miguel, Rebeca; Alarcón Jordán, Marta; Belmonte Soler, Jordina; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; De Linares, Concepción; Baldasano Recio, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Pollen allergenicity plays an important role on human health and wellness. It is thus of large public interest to increase our knowledge of pollen grain behavior in the atmosphere (source, emission, processes involved ...
  • Metodologías de diseño aplicadas al rediseño de un producto del ámbito industrial. Estudio, análisis comparativo y resultados obtenidos. 

    Lapaz Castillo, José Luís; Bermúdez Rodríguez, Francisco; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Mestres Domenech, Francesc; López Martínez, Joan Antoni (OmniaScience, 2019)
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    En todo proceso industrial, las técnicas y metodologías de diseño se han fundamentado, en buena parte, en el pensamiento creativo presente en todos los procesos de la actividad humana. El objetivo de este estudio se centra ...
  • Empresa i universitat. Innovació de productes i serveis. Grup DANONE - UPC 

    Mestres Domenech, Francesc; Lapaz Castillo, José Luís (OmniaScience, 2019)
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    El baròmetre de la innovació de Catalunya del 2017 (ACCIÓ, 2017) contempla que el 55% de les empreses catalanes han innovat el 2017, que el 45% de les empreses catalanes incrementarà la facturació gràcies a la innovació, ...
  • A Review and Gap Analysis of Exploiting Aerodynamic Forces as a Means to Control Satellite Formation Flight 

    Traub, Constantin; Romano, F.; Binder, Tilman; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2018)
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    Using several small, unconnected satellites flying in formation rather than a single monolithic satellite has many advantages. As an example, separate optical systems can be combined to function as a single larger (synthetic) ...
  • Experiencias con herramientas de gamificación en la docencia de proyectos en la enseñanza universitaria 

    Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Domènech Mas, Josep Maria; López Grimau, Víctor (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2018)
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    Este artículo presenta una serie de experiencias con la herramienta de gamificación kahoot en sesiones de teoría de asignaturas del área de proyectos de ingeniería y analiza los resultados de su implementación. La primera ...

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