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  • Find a Universitat de Lleida's Expert using VIVO 

    García González, Roberto; Martín Belloso, Olga (2021)
    Universitat de Lleida (UdL), a Spanish public university, was looking to make it easier to locate among its researchers those with the expertise demanded by incoming requests from companies, institutions, and citizens in ...
  • Avaluació de l’accessibilitat per a persones amb baixa visió dels gràfics estadístics dels llocs web de les universitats públiques catalanes 

    Alcaraz Martínez, Rubén; Ribera Turró, Mireia; Granollers i Saltiveri, Toni (Universitat de Barcelona, 2020)
    Els gràfics estadístics permeten visualitzar dades d'una manera més eficient que altres formats, com ara les taules. El sistema educatiu considera la necessitat que els estudiants assoleixin competències relacionades amb ...
  • Gráficos estadísticos accesibles para personas con baja visión y visión cromática deficiente 

    Alcaraz Martínez, Rubén; Ribera Turró, Mireia; Granollers i Saltiveri, Toni (Asociación Interacción Persona-Ordenador, 2019)
    Statistical charts and graphs play a primordial role in different areas of our life, such as information, education, communication or research, among others. However, authors and content publishers do not always follow the ...
  • Olipo-wet olive pomace, a new renewable source for leather retanning 

    Gaidau, Carmen; Stanca, Maria; Simion, Demetra; Niculescu, Olga; Alexe, Cosmin-Andrei; Casas, Concepció; Bacardit i Dalmases, Anna; Tonea, Stoica; Paun, Gabriela (ICAMSCERTEX, 2020-10)
    The aim of OLIPO project is to find suitable extraction methods for an important waste of olive oil production, wet olive pomace, in view of reclaiming it as tanning and retanning material, alternative to petroleum origin ...
  • Synthesis of polyurethanes with low volatile organic Compounds content for upholstery and automotive Articles 

    Bacardit i Dalmases, Anna; Sorolla, Sílvia; Casas, Concepció; Conde Mateos, Mireia; Ollé i Otero, Lluís (ICAMSCERTEX, 2020-10)
    The manufacture of upholstery and automotive articles is linked to the release of Volatile Organic Compounds (hereinafter VOCs) during their manufacture, which have short and long-term effects on the health of users and ...
  • Sustainable products in the leather industry 

    Ballús, Olga; Bacardit i Dalmases, Anna (ICAMSCERTEX, 2020-10)
    Protecting the environment is one of the three objectives of sustainability. One way to achieve this is to preserve natural resources by using renewable or residual raw materials. These products have a shorter lifespan and ...
  • Development of a Small Solar Thermal Power Plant for Heat and Power Supply to Domestic and Small Business Buildings 

    Mahkamov, Khamid; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Costa, Sol-Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Kenisarin, Murat; Makhkamova, Irina (ASME, 2018)
    The small solar thermal power plant is being developed with funding from EU Horizon 2020 Program. The plant is configured around a 2-kWel Organic Rankine Cycle turbine and solar field, made of Fresnel mirrors. The solar ...
  • Integration of a compact two fluid PCM heat exchanger into the hot superheated section of an air source heat pump cycle for optimized DHW generation 

    Emhofer, Johann; Barz, Tilman; Marx, Klemens; Hochwallner, Felix; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Strehlow, Andreas; Nitsch, Birgo; Weiss, Michael (2019)
    This contribution presents a concept for the direct integration of a refrigerant/water Heat Exchanger (HEX) with a Phase Change Material (PCM) in the hot superheated section of an R32 - air source compression Heat Pump ...
  • Benchmarking of energy demand of residential buildings 

    Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Çukurova University, 2018)
    Solar thermal energy has been adopted in medium and long‐term energy strategies within EU countries for increasing the energy efficiency of buildings. In this context, the overall objective of this project consists ...
  • Phase change material selection for two innovative compact energy storage systems in residential buildings 

    Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Gasia, Jaume; Oró Prim, Eduard; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2019)
    Within the framework of HYBUILD, an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, two innovative compact hybrid electrical/thermal storage systems for stand-alone and district connected residential buildings will be developed and ...
  • Ensayos preliminares de una microturbina de ciclo orgánico de Rankine alimentada por un campo solar de concentración tipo Fresnel lineala 

    Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Kenisarin, Murat; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Asociación Española de Energía Solar, 2018)
    El propósito de esta investigación es evaluar la influencia del tipo de cemento en sí mismo a altas temperaturas, desestimando el resto de componentes del hormigón. El presente estudio se centra en la ...
  • Benchmarking of energy demand of domestic and small business buildings 

    Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), 2017)
    Rapid expansion of solar thermal energy for increasing energy efficiency of buildings has been adopted in short/medium and long-term energy strategies of EU countries. This enhancement of energy efficiency in buildings ...
  • ORC Conversion of Solar Heat to Electricity and Low Temperature Heat for Domestic use 

    Leveque, ‪Gaël; Mintsa, André Charles; Henry, Gabriel; Leroux, Arthur (The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 2019)
    The concept of the European project Innova MicroSolar is based on a novel flat Fresnel mirror solar concentrating collector, connected to a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) composed of Phase Change Material (PCM) and reversible ...
  • Numerical Investigation of the Pipelines modeling in a Small-Scale Concentrated Solar Combined Heating and Power Plant 

    Tascioni, Roberto; Arteconi, Alessia; Del Zotto, Luca; Habib, Emanuele; Bocci, Enrico; Moradi, Ramin; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Pili, Piero; Mintsa, André Charles; Pirro, Matteo; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca (ICCHMT 2019, 2019)
    In this paper four different detailed models of pipelines have been proposed, they are supposed to be used in a quasi steady-state model of a micro solar Combined Heat and Power plant developed under the EU funded project ...
  • Benchmarking of energy demand of domestic and small business buildings 

    Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2017)
    In Europe the building sector represents 41% of the final energy consumption and the 40% of the total GHG emissions of end-use sectors (Directive 2010/31/EU) [1]. Solar energy is one of the forms of renewable energy that ...
  • Phenomenological modelling of solid/liquid phase transitions in non-ideal PCM 

    Barz, Tilman; Emhofer, Johann; Marx, Klemens; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
    Thermal energy storage technologies through solid/liquid phase change materials (PCMs) use the thermodynamic principles of melting and solidification to absorb and release thermal energy. In the ideal case, this technology ...
  • Innovative concentrated solar micro organic Rankine cycle plant system for residential buildings 

    Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Kenisarin, Murat; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca; Arteconi, Alessia; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
    Reducing the energy consumption in the building sector, as well as its associated CO2 emissions, is one of the main environmental concerns at worldwide level. In developed countries, the building sector means 41% of the ...
  • Corrosion inhibitors for TES material at high temperature for CSP plants 

    Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
    Molten salt technology using nitrate salts as thermal energy storage material is the current state-of-the-art of concentrated solar power technology and power tower central receivers are currently limited by the maximum ...
  • Anodic and Cathodic Protection Assessment on Chloride Molten Salts for the Next Generation of CSP Plants 

    Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (SolarPACES Conference, 2019)
    The prevention of high-temperature corrosion on containment materials plays a critical role, and a corrosion mitigation plan is needed to achieve the target plant lifetime of 30 years. This paper analyzed two mitigation ...
  • Black box modelling of a latent heat thermal energy storage system coupled with heat pipes 

    Arteconi, Alessia; Ferracuti, Francesco; Tascioni, Roberto; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Cioccolanti, Luca (IHPC/IHPS Conference, 2018)
    This paper presents black box models to represent a LHTESS (Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System) coupled with heat pipes, aimed at increasing the storage performance and at decreasing the time of charging/discharging. ...

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