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  • Dynamic building envelope with PCM for cooling purposes - Proof of concept 

    Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de (Elsevier, 2019)
    A novel concept based on the dynamic use of phase change materials (PCM) in building envelopes is presented in this paper. The concept aims at breaking the main technical barriers that PCM have been dealing with in its ...
  • Experimental results of mechanical, adhesive, and laminated connections for laminated glass elements – A review 

    Centelles Soler, Xavier; Castro Chicot, José Ramón; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2019)
    In order to increase transparency in buildings, structural elements made of laminated glass are being developed. The recent technological improvements in terms of material research, fabrication processes, and construction ...
  • Influence of the storage period between charge and discharge in a latent heat thermal energy storage system working under partial load operating conditions 

    Gasia, Jaume; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2019)
    The supply intermittency of energy sources like solar energy or industrial waste heat should be properly addressed when studying latent heat thermal energy storage (TES) systems, since it might cause an incomplete ...
  • Endorsement deduction and ranking in social networks 

    Pérez Rosés, Hebert; Sebé Feixas, Francesc; Ribó i Balust, Josep M. (Josep Maria) (Elsevier, 2016)
    Some social networks, such as LinkedIn and ResearchGate, allow user endorsements for specific skills. In this way, for each skill we get a directed graph where the nodes correspond to users’ profiles and the arcs represent ...
  • Evaluation of energy density as performance indicator for thermal energy storage at material and system levels 

    Romaní Picas, Joaquim; Gasia, Jaume; Sole A; Takasu, H.; Kato, Y.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
    The increase of the capacity factor of thermal processes which use renewable energies is closely linked to the implementation of thermal energy storage (TES) systems. Currently, TES systems can be classified depending on ...
  • Multi-Country Analysis on Energy Savings in Buildings by Means of a Micro-Solar Organic Rankine Cycle System: A Simulation Study 

    Arteconi, Alessia; Del Zotto, Luca; Tascioni, Roberto; Mahkamov, Khamid; Underwood, Chris; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Maldonado, José Miguel; Manca, Roberto; Mintsa, André C.; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca (MDPI, 2018)
    In this paper, the smart management of buildings energy use by means of an innovative renewable micro-cogeneration system is investigated. The system consists of a concentrated linear Fresnel reflectors solar field coupled ...
  • The Fractal Dimension of SAT Formulas 

    Ansótegui Gil, Carlos José; Bonet, Maria Luisa; Giráldez-Cru, Jesús; Levy, Jordi (Springer Verlag, 2014)
    Modern SAT solvers have experienced a remarkable progress on solving industrial instances. Most of the techniques have been developed after an intensive experimental process. It is believed that these techniques exploit ...
  • Ecoinnovation in garden irrigation tools and carbon footprint assessment 

    Yuli, M.; Puig Vidal, Rita; Fuentes, M.A.; Civancik-Uslu, Didem; Capilla, M. (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2018-10-04)
    This article describes the eco-innovative characteristics implemented in electronic devices for irrigation with smart-gardening solutions, such as internet connection for weather forecast and sensors of soil moisture ...
  • Benchmarking of useful phase change materials for a building application 

    Navarro Farré, Lidia; Solé, Aran; Martín, Marc; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Olivieri, Lorenzo; Tenorio, José Antonio; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Nowadays, there is an increasing interest in more efficient building materials and new technologies to accomplish the objectives defined by energy policies. The combination of energy efficient building designs and integration ...
  • Are functional fillers improving environmental behavior of plastics? A review on LCA studies 

    Civancik-Uslu, Didem; Ferrer, Laura; Puig Vidal, Rita; Fullana i Palmer, Pere (Elsevier B.V, 2018-06-01)
    The use of functional fillers can be advantageous in terms of cost reduction and improved properties in plastics. There are many types of fillers used in industry, organic and inorganic, with a wide application area. As a ...
  • Tackling the relevance of packaging in life cycle assessment of virgin olive oil and the environmental consequences of regulation 

    Navarro, Alejandra; Puig Vidal, Rita; Martí, Elena; Bala, Alba; Fullana i Palmer, Pere (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2018-08)
    Production and consumption of olive oil is very important in Europe, being this product a basic element in the Mediterranean diet since long ago. The project objective is two-fold: a study of the contribution of virgin ...
  • Corporate carbon footprint for country Climate Change mitigation: A case study of a tannery in Turkey 

    Kiliç, Eylem; Puig Vidal, Rita; Zengin, Gökhan; Adigüzel Zengin, Candaş; Fullana i Palmer, Pere (Elsevier B.V, 2018-04-13)
    Assessment of carbon emissions and environmental impact of production is indispensable to achieve a sustainable industrial production in Turkey, especially for those companies willing to compete in new international green ...
  • A Study on How Users Perceive Distributed Interactions on Web Applications 

    Albertos Marco, Félix; Gallud, Jose A.; Penichet, Victor M. R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-10-04)
    Currently, users are able to interact with several devices, from smart watches to desktop computers, to perform different tasks. Such diversity of heterogeneous devices form a multi-device and multi-display ecosystem. ...
  • Un proyecto de diseño curricular en Customer eXperience 

    Rusu, Cristian; Rusu, Virginica; Botella, Federico; Quiñones, Daniela (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    El artículo presenta un proyecto de diseño curricular en el área de la Experiencia del Consumidor (Customer eXperience, CX). Se considera que CX extiende el concepto de la Experiencia del Usuario (User eXperience, UX), ...
  • Estudio de competencias de Interacción Persona-Ordenador: hacia un perfil en el marco europeo 

    Gallardo Casero, Jesús; Lacuesta, Raquel; Cerezo, Eva; Baldassarri, Sandra (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    Los graduados en Ingeniería Informática deben haber adquirido las competencias necesarias para poder ejercer en numerosos campos dentro de la profesión, siendo uno de ellos el relacionado con la Interacción Persona-Ordenador. ...
  • Interacción Humano-Computadora como Puente entre la Educación Tradicional en Pregrado y el Enfoque Maker 

    Mendoza-González, Ricardo; Luna-García, Huizilopoztli; Mendoza-González, Alfredo; Rodríguez Díaz, Mario Alberto; Rodríguez Martínez, Laura Cecilia; Macías Figueroa, Héctor Jesús; Hernández Vargas, Marco Antonio; Arceo Olague, José G.; Solís Robles, Roberto (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    El objetivo de este artículo fue describir una iniciativa orientada a fomentar en estudiantes de pregrado el desarrollo de la filosofía STEM/Maker mediante la asignatura Interacción Humano-Computadora. La propuesta se ha ...
  • Incorporación de HCI: Modelo de Ecosistema, Eje Cafetero Colombia 

    Giraldo, William J.; Villegas, María L.; Collazos, Cesar A. (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    En este artículo se presenta la experiencia obtenida por los investigadores del grupo SINFOCI de la Universidad del Quindío en Colombia, a partir de la aplicación de la estrategia de inclusión del área HCI en el currículo ...
  • La Interacción Persona Ordenador en la Escuela Superior de Informática de Ciudad Real: Elección de intensificación, perfil del alumno y satisfacción 

    Molina, Ana Isabel; Lacave, Carmen; Redondo, Miguel Ángel; Ortega, Manuel (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    En este artículo se describe el estado actual de la docencia de la Interacción Persona-Ordenador (IPO) en la Escuela Superior de Informática (campus de Ciudad Real) de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. En particular ...
  • Conocimientos que las empresas necesitan de un profesional en UX 

    Junoy Domènech, Josep Mª (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    La aceleración de los cambios tecnológicos ha impactado directamente en la tarea de diseñar interfaces de usuario. Big Data, chatbot, IA, app's, etc., están modificando la implementación de servicios basados en estas ...
  • HCI – the domain and the Education –coming of age, expanding territory, and marrying new domains 

    Veer, Gerrit C. der (Comité de Organización de la II JOrnada de Trabajo sobre Enseñanza de CHI (CHIJOTE’18). Universitat de Lleida, 2018)
    Having developed academic HCI teaching in many countries, and being involved in professional societies from the start, we will show how the domain of HCI, and the related education, developed in different parts of the ...

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