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    • Thermal and Stability Investigation of Phase Change Material Dispersions for Thermal Energy Storage by T-History and Optical Methods 

      De Paola, Maria; Arcuri, Natale; Calabrò, Vincenza; De Simone, Marilena (MDPI, 2017)
      Glauber’s salt (sodium sulphate decahydrate) is a promising phase change material (PCM) for use in the building sector, thanks to its high enthalpy of fusion associated with a proper phase transition temperature. It also ...
    • Thermal assessment of extensive green roofs as passive tool for energy savings in buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Solé Cutrona, Cristian; Castell, Albert; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Sustainability trends for buildings require new construction systems to foster energy efficiency and environmentally friendly buildings. Green roofs are interesting construction systems because they provide both aesthetic ...
    • Thermal characterization of buildings from the monitoring of the AC system consumption 

      Payá, Jorge; Corberán, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Castell, Albert; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      This work presents a comparative study between two buildings or cubicles with a same geometry and orientation but with different constructive layers. The mineral wool cubicle is more insulated whereas the alveolar cubicle ...
    • Thermal characterization of different substrates under dried conditions for extensive green roofs 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Chàfer, Marta; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017-06-01)
      Extensive green roofs have been consolidated as good tools for passive energy saving systems in buildings,providing a more sustainable trend in the building field. However, as the growth of vegetation is variable depending ...
    • Thermal energy storage (TES) for industrial waste heat (IWH) recovery: a review 

      Miró, Laia; Gasia, Jaume; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Industrial activities have a huge potential for waste heat recovery. In spite of its high potential, industrial waste heat (IWH) is currently underutilized. This may be due, on one hand, to the technical and economic ...
    • Thermal energy storage evaluation in direct steam generation solar plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Rodríguez-Sánchez, Alfonso; Patiño-Rodríguez, David; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Existing commercial parabolic trough power plants use thermal oil as a heat transfer fluid, with working temperatures in the region of 400 °C. In order to achieve more efficient generating systems, a second generation of ...
    • Thermal energy storage in building integrated thermal systems: A review. Part 1. active storage systems 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Colclough, Shane; Browne, Maria C.; McCormack, Sarah J.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Energy consumed by heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) in buildings represents an important part of the global energy consumed in Europe. Thermal energy storage is considered as a promising technology ...
    • Thermal energy storage in building integrated thermal systems: A review. Part 2. Integration as passive system 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Niall, Dervilla; Castell, Albert; Browne, Maria C.; McCormack, Sarah J.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Energy consumption trends in residential and commercial buildings show a significant increase in recent decades. One of the key points for reducing energy consumption in buildings is to decrease the energy demand. Buildings ...
    • Thermal performance evaluation of bischofite at pilot plant scale 

      Gasia, Jaume; Gutiérrez, Andrea; Peiró Bell-lloch, Gerard; Miró, Laia; Grágeda, Mario; Ushak, Svetlana; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2015)
      The selection of the proper thermal energy storage (TES) material for an application is crucial. On the one hand, these materials should have suitable thermal properties for the operational temperatures range of the ...
    • Thermal stability test of sugar alcohols as phase change materials for medium temperature energy storage application 

      Solé, Aran; Neumann, Hannah; Niedermaier, Sophia; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Palomo, Elena (Elsevier, 2014)
      Sugar alcohols are potential phase change materials candidates as they present high phase change enthalpy values, are non-toxic and low cost products. Three promising sugar-alcohols were selected: D-mannitol, myo-inositol ...
    • Thermal stress reduction in cool roof membranes using phase change materials (PCM) 

      Saffari Tabalvandani, Mohammad; Piselli, Cristina; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Pisello, Anna Laura; Cotana, Franco; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      A considerable amount of energy is used in the building sector for air conditioning purposes. Additionally, the building sector contributes to the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon which causes temperature rise in urban ...
    • Thermo-acoustic performance of green roof substrates in dynamic hygrothermal conditions 

      Fabiani, Claudia; Coma Arpón, Julià; Pisello, Anna Laura; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Cotana, Franco; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Green roofs can be considered as effective and esthetically appreciated passive tools for energy saving systems in buildings. In particular, the effect of evapotranspiration and the large thermal inertia of such solutions, ...
    • Thermochemical energy storage by consecutive reactions for higher efficient concentrated solar power plants (CSP): Proof of concept 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Solé, Aran; Fontanet, Xavier; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Jové, Aleix; Gallas, Manuel; Prieto, Cristina; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés (Elsevier, 2016)
      Concentrated solar power plants (CSP) combined with thermal energy storage (TES) offers the benefit to provide continuous electricity production by renewable energy feed. There are several TES technologies to be implemented, ...
    • Thermogravimetric study of a phase change slurry: effect of variable conditions 

      Giro-Paloma, Jessica; Valle-Zermeño, Ricardo del; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Chimenos, J. M.; Formosa, Joan (Elsevier, 2016)
      Microcapsules containing Phase Change Materials (MPCM) are widely used for passive systems in energy storage. When MPCM are mixed with a carrier fluid, Phase Change Slurries (PCS) are used for heat transfer fluids in active ...
    • Thermomechanical testing under operating conditions of A516Gr70 used for CSP storage tanks 

      Prieto, Cristina; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Martínez, Mònica; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés (Elsevier, 2018)
      Thermal energy storage (TES) in molten salts is the storage dominating technology in solar power applications today. In two-tank molten salt storage systems energy density ranges from 30 to 70 kW h/m3 are achievable. The ...
    • Thermophysical characterization and thermal cycling stability of two TCM: CaCl2 and zeolite 

      Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Cuypers, Ruud (Elsevier, 2015)
      At this moment, the global energy consumption in buildings is around 40% of the total energy consumption in developed countries. Thermal energy storage (TES) is presented as one way to address this energyrelated problem ...
    • Torsional dependence of the critical current in 2G tapes 

      Sotelo, G. G.; Granados, X.; Carrera i Vilanova, Miquel; López López, José (IEEE, 2016)
      Since the second-generation (2G) superconducting wires started to be produced in a large scale almost a decade ago, the quality of the materials manufactured has been continually improved. Every year, the manufacturers ...
    • Toxigenic molds in Tunisian and Egyptian sorghum for human comsumption 

      Lahouar, Amani; Crespo Sempere, Ana; Marín Sillué, Sònia; Saïd, Salem; Sanchís Almenar, Vicente (Elsevier, 2015)
      The objective of this study was to characterize the mycoflora of sorghum grains commercialized in the Tunisian retail market and to identify aflatoxins (AFs), ochratoxin A (OTA) and zearalenone (ZEA) producing species. ...
    • Tracking Five Millennia of Horse Management with Extensive Ancient Genome Time Series 

      Fages, Antoine; Hanghøj, Kristian; Khan, Naveed; Gaunitz, Charleen; Seguin-Orlando, Andaine; Leonardi, Michela; McCrory Constantz, Christian; Gamba, Cristina; Al-Rasheid, Khaled A.S.; Albizuri, Silvia; Alfarhan, Ahmed H.; Allentoft, Morten; Alquraishi, Saleh; Anthony, David; Baimukhanov, Nurbol; Barrett, James H.; Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav; Benecke, Norbert; Bernáldez-Sánchez, Eloísa; Berrocal-Rangel, Luis; Biglari, Fereidoun; Boessenkool, Sanne; Boldgiv, Bazartseren; Brem, Gottfried; Brown, Dorcas; Burger, Joachim; Crubézy, Eric; Daugnora, Linas; Davoudi, Hossein; Damgaard, Peter de Barros; Chorro y de Villa-Ceballos, María de los Ángeles de; Deschler-Erb, Sabine; Detry, Cleia; Dill, Nadine; Oom, Maria do Mar; Dohr, Anna; Ellingvåg, Sturla; Erdenebaatar, Diimaajav; Fathi, Homa; Felkel, Sabine; Fernández-Rodríguez, Carlos; García-Viñas, Esteban; Germonpré, Mietje; Granado, José D.; Hallsson, Jón H.; Hemmer, Helmut; Hofreiter, Michael; Kasparov, Aleksei; Khasanov, Mutalib; Khazaeli, Roya; Kosintsev, Pavel; Kristiansen, Kristian; Kubatbek, Tabaldiev; Kuderna, Lukas; Kuznetsov, Pavel; Laleh, Haeedeh; Leonard, Jennifer A.; Lhuillier, Johanna; Liesau von Lettow-Vorbeck, Corina; Logvin, Andrey; Lõugas, Lembi; Ludwig, Arne; Luis, Cristina; Arruda, Ana Margarida; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs; Matoso Silva, Raquel; Merz, Victor; Mijiddorj, Enkhbaya; Miller, Bryan K.; Monchalov, Oleg; Mohaseb, Fatemeh A.; Morales, Arturo; Nieto-Espinet, Ariadna; Nistelberger, Heidi; Onar, Vedat Onar; Pálsdóttir, Albína H.; Pitulko, Vladimir; Pitskhelauri, Konstantin; Pruvost, Mélanie; Rajic Sikanjic, Petra; Rapan Papeša, Anita; Roslyakova, Natalia; Sardari, Alireza; Sauer, Eberhard; Schafberg, Renate; Scheu, Amelie; Schibler, Jörg; Schlumbaum, Angela; Serrand, Nathalie; Serres-Armero, Aitor; Shapiro, Beth; Sheikhi Seno, Shiva; Shevnina, Irina; Shidrang, Sonia; Southon, John; Star, Bastiaan; Sykes, Naomi; Taheri, Kamal; Taylor, William; Teegen, Wolf-Rüdiger; Trbojević Vukičević, Tajana; Trixl, Simon; Tumen, Dashzeveg; Undrakhbold, Sainbileg; Usmanova, Emma; Vahdati, Ali; Valenzuela-Lamas, Silvia; Viegas, Catarina; Wallner, Barbara; Weinstock, Jaco; Zaibert, Victor; Clavel, Benoit; Lepetz, Sébastien; Mashkour, Marjan; Helgason, Agnar; Stefánsson, Kári; Barrey, Eric; Willerslev, Eske; Outram,Alan K.; Librado, Pablo; Orlando, Ludovic (Elsevier, 2019)
      Horse domestication revolutionized warfare and accelerated travel, trade, and the geographic expansion of languages. Here, we present the largest DNA time series for a non-human organism to date, including genome-scale ...
    • Tracking progress toward EU biodiversity strategy targets: EU policy effects in preserving its common farmland birds 

      Gamero, Anna; Brotons, Lluís; Brunner, Ariel; Foppen, Ruud; Fornasari, Lorenzo; Gregory, Richard D.; Herrando, Sergi; Hořák, David; Jiguet, Frédéric; Kmecl, Primož; Lehikoinen, Aleksi; Lindström, Åke; Paquet, Jean-Yves; Reif, Jiří; Sirkiä, Päivi M.; Škorpilová, Jana; van Strien, Arco; Szép, Tibor; Telenský, Tomáš; Teufelbauer, Norbert; Trautmann, Sven; van Turnhout, Chris A.M.; Vermouzek, Zdeněk; Vikstrøm, Thomas; Vorisek, Petr (Wiley, 2016-08-11)
      Maximizing the area under biodiversity‐related conservation measures is a main target of the European Union (EU) Biodiversity Strategy to 2020. We analyzed whether agrienvironmental schemes (AES) within EU common agricultural ...