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  • 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 ...
  • Casas, calles, barrios y… ¿ciudades que curan? 

    Mayorga Cárdenas, Miguel Yuri; Fontana, Maria Pia (Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC), 2020-05-01)
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    Los autores nos proponen aprovechar el confinamiento para repensar desde la proximidad la relación entre nuestra casa, el barrio y la propia ciudad. En especial se hace hincapié en la urbe, a la que deberíamos ver como un ...
  • Early warning system for flood warning in campings 

    Olivares Cerpa, Gonzalo; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Gurrera, Joan; Sanz Ramos, Marcos (Springer, 2020)
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    The following paper explain a new methodology for an early warning system for rain events at a campsite over the Pyrenees in Lleida in the Northeast of Spain. The typology of rainfall events is well known in this part of ...
  • New tools to assess the suitability of physical habitat (SPH) and the weighted usable area (WUA) for fishes 

    Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Vericat Querol, Damià; Palau Ibars, Antoni (Springer, 2020)
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    The assessment of the Suitability of Physical Habitat (SPH) and the Weighted Usable Area (WUA) for fishes has been traditionally performed by means of simple habitat models based on experimental campaigns. In parallel with ...
  • Simulating the hydrodynamics of sewer-inlets using a 2D-SWE based model 

    Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Tellez Alvarez, Jackson David; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Gómez Valentín, Manuel (Springer, 2020)
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    Sewer inlets are one of the most important elements for avoiding floods in urban areas, capturing runoff and introducing into the sewer system. Traditionally the inlets have been designed by resistance criteria, without ...
  • Performance of blended cements with limestone filler and illitic calcined clay immediately exposed to sulfate environment 

    Rosetti, Agustín; Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Irassar, Egardo Fabián (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2020)
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    The use of ternary blended cements with limestone filler and calcined clays can improve the durability of concrete structures exposed to aggressive environments and extend their service life. In sulfate-rich environments, ...
  • Tutorial on Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) formulation for incompressible flow problems 

    Giacomini, Matteo; Sevilla Cárdenas, Rubén; Huerta, Antonio (Springer, 2020-02-09)
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    A hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) formulation of the linearized incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, known as Oseen equations, is presented. The Cauchy stress formulation is considered and the symmetry of the ...
  • Enginyeria de la construcció 

    Molins i Borrell, Climent (2020-02)
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    Els Anuaris de l’Enciclopèdia recullen els fets, les personalitats, els avenços científics i els temes de debat que han estat més presents en l’àmbit públic.
  • Distortions in large aluminum forgings: current situation and simulation challenges 

    Mena, Ramiro; Guinard, S.; Aguado, José Vicente; Huerta, Antonio (Springer, 2020-02-28)
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    Distortions after machining of large aluminum forgings are a recurrent problem for the aeronautical industry. These deviations from design geometry are caused by the presence of residual stresses, which are developed along ...
  • Radars in transport applications 

    Ibáñez Pinillo, Rubén; Chinesta Soria, Francisco; Abisset-Chavanne, Emmanuelle; Abenius, Erik; Huerta, Antonio (Springer, 2020-02-28)
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    In the recent years, automotive car industry is evolving towards a new generation of autonomous vehicles, where decision making is not fully perform by the driver but it partially relies on the technology of the car itself. ...
  • Mechanical and microstructural behavior of vascular tissue 

    Peña Baquedano, Estefania; García González, Alberto; Sáez Viñas, Pablo; Peña Baquedano, Juan Antonio; Cilla, Myriam; Martinez, Miguel Ángel (Elsevier, 2019)
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    Accurate determination of the tissue response after vascular surgeries or pathologies in patients requires developing appropriate models of the organ or vessel under consideration. In this regard, combining experimental ...
  • Discrete element models of soil-geogrid interaction 

    Irsainova, Alina; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Kim, Jong-Ryeol (Springer Nature, 2019)
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    Geogrids are the geosynthetics of choice for soil reinforcement applications. To evaluate the efficiency of geogrid reinforcement, several methods are used including field tests, laboratory tests and numerical modeling. ...

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