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  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...

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