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  • Seguimiento a la administración del recurso hídrico en cuencas rurales 

    Caro Camargo, Carlos Andrés; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Gerónimo Soler, David (Ediciones USTA, 2021)
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    A case of application of monitoring tools is presented in reference to the application of the GWI index (Green watershed index), for control and management of rural watersheds. The index obtained and already used in some ...
  • Influence of design and operation parameters in the organic load and nutrient removal in constructed wetlands 

    Hale, Jason Adams; García Serrano, Joan (CRC Press, 2018)
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    This chapter discusses the principal processes, constraints, and design and operation parameters which control organic load and nutrient removal in the basic types of constructed wetlands (CW). While many physical processes ...
  • An Introduction to the hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method 

    Fernández Méndez, Sonia (Springer, 2021-01-05)
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    This chapter in intended to be a didactical introduction to the Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) method, including the formulation and its implementation. The Laplace and Stokes equations are considered as ...
  • Creep effects on the thermo-hydro-mechanical responses of Callovo-Oxfordian claystone 

    Vu, Minh-Ngoc; Souley, Mountaka; Alonso, Matías; Vaunat, Jean; Gens Solé, Antonio; Plúa, Carlos; de Lesquen, Christophe; Armand, G. (Springer, 2021)
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    In France, a deep geological disposal for high-level radioactive waste (HLW) and intermediate level long life radioactive waste (IL-LLW) called Cigéo is planned to be constructed in a deep Callovo-Oxfordian claystone (COx) ...
  • Geomechanics of shale repositories: mechanical behavior and modeling 

    Mánica Malcom, Miguel Ángel; Ruiz Restrepo, Daniel Felipe; Vaunat, Jean; Gens Solé, Antonio (John Wiley & sons, 2020)
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    This chapter presents an overview of modeling frameworks available within the theory of elastoplasticity and able to capture main features of shale behavior including: yield under compression, failure under deviatoric ...
  • Building response to line 9 EPB tunnelling in Barcelona: a case study 

    Mariano, Alessandra di; Franza, Andrea; Limatola, Vincenzo; Gens Solé, Antonio; Bilotta, Emilio (Springer, 2021)
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    The paper presents the field monitoring data and a three-dimensional finite-element analysis aiming at back-analysing the response of a multi-storey framed building affected by the EPB excavation of a 12 m diameter tunnel ...
  • Retention curves and 1-D behaviour of a compacted tectonised unsaturated clay 

    Mariano, Alessandra di; Airò Farulla, Camillo; Valore, Calogero (CRC Press, 2000)
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    Roller-compacted tectonised clays were successfully used, in Italy, for the core of two dams built in Sicily in 1962 and are to be used for other large dams. Researches have been, as yet, carried out on this clay as a ...
  • Effect of the tool tilt angle on the heat generation and the material flow in Friction Stir Welding 

    Dialamishabankareh, Narges; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Chiumenti, Michele (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019)
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    This work studies the effect of the tool tilt angle on the generated heat and the material flow in the work pieces joint by Friction Stir Welding (FSW). An apropos kinematic framework together with a two-stage speed-up ...
  • Shoreline evolution and its management implications in beaches along the Catalan coast 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia (Springer, 2019)
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    Se analiza la evolución de la línea de costa de Catalunya durante las dos últimas décadas, se identifican los principales factores que determinan dicha evolución, y se avanzan sus implicaciones para la gestión costera. The ...
  • La supervivència de la costa catalana: necessitat d’observacions, models i decisions 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC), 2020)
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    La costa catalana es caracteritza per una disminució continuada de l’espai disponible, degut a la construcció i urbanització del territori, juntament amb una erosió que es va acumulant progressivament (CIIRC, 2010). La ...
  • Dinàmica litoral, efectes dels temporals i comportament de les platges 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2020)
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    El temporal Gloria a la costa catalana es desenvolupà entre els dies 19 i 23 de gener de 2020 quan l’altura d’ona significant, Hs, ultrapassà un llindar d’1,5 m, tot i assolint el pic el dia 20. El temporal va ser fruit ...
  • Landslides in reservoirs and dam operation 

    Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Pinyol Puigmartí, Núria Mercè (CRC Press, 2011)
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    Risk of landslide ocurrence in reservoirs is enhanced by the submergence of the slope toe and by rapid drawdown conditions. Instabilities may endanger the dam itself. They may also lead to strong wave motion in the reservoir ...

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