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  • Computational vademecums for lattice materials using algebraic PGD 

    Sibileau, Alberto Pedro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This dissertation is motivated by the concept of materials by design. Focusing on structures, this states that the properties in a mechanical component are not only inherited by its constituent material, but also by the ...
  • Dissecting HTTP/2 and QUIC : measurement, evaluation and optimization 

    Manzoor, Jawad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Université Catholique de Louvain
    The Internet is evolving from the perspective of both usage and connectivity. The meteoric rise of smartphones has not only facilitated connectivity for the masses, it has also increased their appetite for more responsive ...
  • Design of reliable schedules and control strategies for improving bus system performance 

    Mension i Camps, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    High-level service bus systems, even though in many different forms and local particularities, have been spread out around the globe over the last decades, driven by the administration and the transport authority, and in ...
  • Millimeter wave band reconfigurable circuits (from 30 to above 100 GHz) in BiCMOS-MEMS technology 

    Heredia Vega, Julio César (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-27)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, there has been an increased use of mobile devices and growth in the need for information, and because of this, wireless systems with higher data rates and wider bandwidths are demanded every year. Additionally, ...
  • Estudio de la energía específica consumida en el rectificado 

    Nápoles Alberro, Amelia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    To contribute in the increase of the productivity and to the energetic saving in companies, the present thesis focuses the investigation on the process of grinding. The energetic efficiency grinding one depends on the ...
  • ENGAGE-DEM : a model of engagement of people with dementia 

    Perugia, Giulia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease that affects cognition, producing a reduction in thinking, problem-solving, and mnemonic abilities, functioning, preventing affected people to care for themselves and carry out ...
  • The innovative expression of Chinese traditional culture and art in contemporary architectural design 

    Li, Gaoli (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Recent improvements in contemporary Chinese society will not only be reflected by new economic models, cultural products, scientific and technological achievements and aesthetic values, but also manifest in diverse ...
  • Impulsive noise cancellation and channel estimation in power line communication systems 

    Shrestha, Deep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Power line communication (PLC) is considered as the most viable enabler of the smart grid. PLC exploits the power line infrastructure for data transmission and provides an economical communication backbone to support the ...
  • Advanced adaptive compensation system for free-space optical communications 

    Carrizo, Carlos E. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-20)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Massive amounts of information are created daily in commercial fields like earth observation, that must be downloaded to earth ground stations in the short time of a satellite pass. Today, much of the collected information ...
  • El territorio ampurdanés entre los siglos V al X : Dispositio et compositio ecclesiae 

    Valls Mora, Montserrat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The ecclesiastical rural architecture before the year 1000 in the Hispanic north east, has relevant information on the territorial evolution and social changes that happen in an era full of lights and shadows. This ...
  • Sensorimotor exploration: constraint awareness and social reinforcement in early vocal development 

    Acevedo Valle, Juan Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-11-06)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This research is motivated by the benefits that knowledge regarding early development in infants may provide to different fields of science. In particular, early sensorimotor exploration behaviors are studied in the framework ...
  • Solving robotic kinematic problems : singularities and inverse kinematics 

    Zaplana Agut, Isiah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-14)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Kinematics is a branch of classical mechanics that describes the motion of points, bodies, and systems of bodies without considering the forces that cause such motion. For serial robot manipulators, kinematics consists of ...

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