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  • Unconfined compressive strength of sand-fines mixtures treated with chemical grouts 

    Spagnoli, Giovanni; Seidl, W.; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gómez Bonilla, Rodrigo Andrés; López López, José (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Ground improvement by grouting is one of the methods applicable to solve problems connected to foundations, open cut excavations and tunnelling. The improvement of soils is in terms of reduced permeability and increased ...
  • Self-compacting steel fibre reinforced concrete: material characterization and real scale test up to failure of a pile supported flat slab 

    Aidarov, Stanislav; Mena Sebastià, Francisco; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2022)
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    Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) is increasingly being used in the construction industry providing structural, technological and economic benefits. However, this relatively new material has not demonstrated its full ...
  • A new sustainability assessment method for façade cladding panels: a case study of fiber/textile reinforced cement sheets 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2022)
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    As the building sector is one of the leading responsible for energy consumption and CO2 emissions, criteria of sustainability, availability, and recyclability should be considered for developing materials even in the ...
  • Elevated steel fibre reinforced concrete slabs and the hybrid alternative: design approach and parametric study at ultimate limit state 

    Aidarov, Stanislav; Sutera, Luca; Valerio, Manuela; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2022)
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    Application of Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC) in pile supported flat slabs is definitely challenge in term of a structural application of this material. Possible substitution of traditional reinforcement by steel fibres ...
  • Differential equations 

    Zlotnik, Sergio; Soler Villanueva, Jaume (Springer, 2022)
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    The Encyclopedia of Mathematical Geosciences is a complete and authoritative reference work. It provides concise explanation on each term that is related to Mathematical Geosciences. Over 300 international scientists, each ...
  • Stiffening solution of façade frames for reducing the eccentricity in plan-irregular buildings 

    Moyano, Gabriel; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel (Springer, 2022)
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    Adjusting to architectonic and urbanistic constraints in dense cities frequently require plan irregularities in structures. One recurrent case is the combination of a frame in the façade, to allow parking access, with ...
  • Importancia de los preconceptos en la adquisición de conocimientos en materias científico-técnicas 

    Galán Díaz, Juan José; Toledano Prados, Mar; Fernández Garrido, Simón; García Fernández, Carmen; Martínez Díaz, Margarita (Universidade da Coruña. Servizo de Publicacións, 2021)
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    La cantidad de preconceptos que los alumnos poseen antes de abordar el estudio de un tema influye de manera notable en la adquisición de nuevos conocimientos. Se ha diseñado una estrategia de enseñanza aprendizaje basada ...
  • Bridge damage detection and quantification under environmental effects by principal component analysis 

    Tenelema Muñoz, Fernando Josué; Delgadillo Ayala, Rick Milton; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (Springer, 2021)
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    Monitoring structural damage is widely used for sustaining and preserving the service life in civil structures, especially in bridges. The influence of environmental variability like temperature affects the dynamic behavior, ...
  • Selenium biofortification for human and animal nutrition 

    Li, Jun; Du Laing, Gijs; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; Lens, Piet (IWA Publishing, 2021)
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    Biofortification, that is, the dietary supply of Se through its enrichment in food and feed crops, is being explored as a possible solution for Se deficiency (Lavu et al., 2013; Li et al., 2010; Thavarajah et al., 2008). ...
  • RocExs 2017 field trip: rockfall risk management in the Montserrat massif 

    Janeras Casanova, Marc; Corominas Dulcet, Jordi; Jara Salvador, José Antonio; Guinau, Marta; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Blanch, Xabier; Paret, David; Ferré, Anna; Buxó, Pere (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017)
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    This field trip has been devised as the closure of this sixth edition of the RocExs workshop, on the Wednesday May 24th. According to the purposes of this interdisciplinary meeting, most of the suggested topics for the ...
  • 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 ...

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