• On the effect of low blowing ratio continuous jets on wingtip vortex characteristics 

      Blanco-Rodríguez, Francisco José; Parras-Anguita, Luis; Del-Pino-Peñas, Carlos Manuel; Garcia-Ortiz, José Hermenegildo (2018-09-03)
      Vortices are an unavoidable effect of flight, which appear behind the wing with a bounded length. The strength of these vortices, which are extremely stable, is due to the lift force [1]. That is the reason why this ...
    • On the optimaL response of q-vortex 

      Rodríguez-García, Jesús Óscar; Blanco-Rodríguez, Francisco; Parras-Anguita, Luis; Del-Pino-Peñas, Carlos Manuel (2016-09-19)
      Wingtip vortices represent a hazard for the stability of the following airplane in airport highways. These flows have been usually modeled as swirling jets/wakes, which are known to be highly unstable and susceptible to ...
    • Optimización del control de un sistema de calefacción conjunto de suelo radiante y ventiloconvectores 

      Atienza Márquez, Antonio; Cejudo-Lopez, Jose Manuel; Fernández Hernández, Francisco; Dominguez-Muñoz, Fernando (2015-07-03)
      Los sistemas de calefacción que utilizan suelos radiantes presentan ventajas frente a los que impulsan aire: mejor distribución espacial de temperatura, mayor rendimiento en la producción y mejor integración. Sin embargo, ...
    • Performance of a Photovoltaic Pumping System 

      Serrano-Casares, Francisco; Cano-Gonzalez, Miguel Angel (2014-10-16)
      Pumping water with solar photovoltaic (PV) is an application of particular interest in isolated systems. This technology has proven over the years to be an effective way to supply drinking water to communities, as well as ...
    • PIV measurements of the effect of pulsed blowing jet on a NACA0012 wing model 

      García Ortiz, José Hermenegildo; Aguilar-Cabello, Jorge; Guzmán Gómez, Alicia; Parras-Anguita, Luis; Del-Pino-Peñas, Carlos Manuel (Congress for the 19th Laser Symposium, 2018-07-16)
      Wingtip vortices are present in taking off, and landing operations and their presence in airport runways must be reduced. To that end, several strategies have been considered in the last decades, being the active control ...
    • POD analysis of temporal flow patterns in different regimes 

      Gutierrez-Castillo, Paloma; Garrido-Martin, Manuel; Thomases, Becca (2021-07)
      Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) has been used broadly in analyzing turbulent flows at high Reynolds numbers, such as flow in a pipe. However, there exists a lack of knowledge in analyzing some other regimes which ...
    • Procedimiento para medir las características de fricción en una carretera mediante una modificación de la fórmula mágica 

      Pérez Fernández, Javier; Velasco, Juan Manuel; Hernández, Pedro; Cabrera-Carrillo, Juan Antonio; Castillo-Aguilar, Juan Jesus; [et al.] (2018-10-15)
      Conocer el coeficiente de fricción en el contacto rueda-calzada tiene mucha importancia ya que es un factor fundamental en los accidentes de tráfico. Por este motivo hay muchos trabajos en la literatura que han tratado de ...
    • Raytracing optical analysis of a solar funnel cooker 

      Carrillo-Andres, Antonio; Rodriguez-Garcia, Eduardo Amador; Apaolaza Pagoaga, Xabier; Ruivo, Celestino R.; Cejudo-Lopez, Jose Manuel (2020-03-17)
      Funnel type solar cookers rely on a multifaceted reflector to concentrate solar radiation on a cooking pot that is placed inside a transparent enclosure to create a greenhouse effect. This work aims to analyze the optical ...
    • Simulation and Optimization of a counterflow Tunnel Dehydrator 

      Sojo Gordillo, José Manuel; Carrillo-Andres, Antonio; Guarino Molina, Samuel; Plaza Gomáriz, Francisco (2017-07-12)
      A widely used class of vegetable dehydration systems are the “tunnel-and-truck” dehydrators , where the prepared material lies over horizontal trays stored in trucks which move discontinuously in opposite direction of ...
    • Simulation of a solar assisted counterflow tunnel dehydrator 

      Carrillo-Andres, Antonio; Sojo-Gordillo, José Manuel; Dominguez-Muñoz, Fernando; Cejudo-Lopez, Jose Manuel (2018-02-05)
      A widely used class of vegetable dehydration systems are the “tunnel-and-truck” dehydrators, where the prepared material lies over horizontal trays stored in trucks which move discontinuously in opposite direction of the ...
    • Síntesis evolutiva de mecanismos aplicada al diseño de un exoesqueleto para la rehabilitación de los dedos de la mano 

      Bataller-Torras, Alex; Cabrera-Carrillo, Juan Antonio; Castillo-Aguilar, Juan Jesus; Nadal-Martinez, Fernando (2017-11-07)
      El movimiento pasivo es una técnica recomendada para la rehabilitación de ciertas lesiones de los dedos de la mano. Los ejercicios se realizan con ayuda de un fisioterapeuta en sesiones de pocos minutos varias veces al ...
    • Sistemas de evaluación flexibles como instrumento de mejora de los resultados académicos de los estudiantes 

      Rodriguez-Garcia, Eduardo Amador; Carrillo-Andres, Antonio; Serrano-Casares, Francisco Victor; Dominguez-Muñoz, Fernando; Cejudo-Lopez, Jose Manuel (2013)
      Esta comunicación continúa describiendo la experiencia de los firmantes en la aplicación de las nuevas metodologías docentes descritas en una comunicación anterior [1]. En primer lugar se recuerdan dichas nuevas metodologías ...
    • Soporte de catenaria rígida del túnel Sol-Nuevos Ministerios: modelado con elementos finitos y actualización con ensayos modales experimentales 

      Simarro Vega, Montserrat; Postigo Pozo, Sergio; Torrealba, David; Almenara, Luis Fernando; Ania, Marcos; [et al.] (2016-11-23)
      La catenaria rígida presenta ciertas ventajas respecto a otros sistemas más convencionales de alimentación eléctrica en el transporte ferroviario. La tendencia a incrementar las velocidades de funcionamiento, crean la ...
    • Stability analysis of flow structures in hovering using robotic experiments and flow visualizations 

      Marín-Navarro, Alejandro; Aguilar-Cabello, Jorge; Parras-Anguita, Luis; Del-Pino-Peñas, Carlos Manuel (Lisbon Laser Symposium, 2018)
      We investigate the kinematics and stability of hovering flight making use of a robotic experimental device that simulate the movement of insects or birds. We carried out this analysis based on the characterization of ...
    • Structural and numerical identifiability of thermal resistances in plate fin-and-tube heat exchangers using manufacturer catalog data 

      Fernández Hernández, Francisco; Dominguez-Muñoz, Fernando; Rodrigues Ruivo, Celestino; Cejudo-Lopez, Jose Manuel; Carrillo-Andres, Antonio (2018-06)
      Plate fin-and-tube heat exchangers, commonly known as heating/cooling coils, are widely used in HVAC systems to transfer heat to or from air. A problem of practical interest in coil simulation is to identify the thermal ...
    • Study of self-consumption and net metering photovoltaic system 

      Serrano-Casares, Francisco; Mateos, A.; Fernández-Guerrero, J. (2013-10-25)
      In Spain, regulations for Self-Consumption installations have been recently approved. However, regulations for Net Metering installations are still under discussion. The target of this study is to discuss different options ...
    • Theoretical parameters of trailing vortices versus aspect ratio of wing models 

      Aguilar Cabello, Jorge; Jiménez-Rodríguez, Alberto; Parras-Anguita, Luis; Del-Pino-Peñas, Carlos Manuel (2019-07-18)
      We perform 2D-PIV measurements to characterize trailing vortices in NACA0012 wing models for aspect ratios ranging between 1 and 2.5, and for chord-based Reynolds numbers from 7000 to 40000. Firstly, and regarding the ...
    • Thermo-optical performance of a solar funnel cooker 

      Carrillo-Andres, Antonio; Apaolaza Pagoaga, Xabier; Serrano-Casares, Francisco Victor; Dominguez-Muñoz, Fernando (2020-02-13)
      Funnel type solar cookers are simple, effective and have multiple advantages in practical use, but there is limited data available in scientific literature about their thermo-optical performance. This work aims to fill ...
    • Thermophysical and flow properties of coconut oil with silica fumed nanoparticles 

      Santos-Raez, Isidro Maria; Jiménez Galea, Jesús Javier; Arjona-Escudero, Jose Luis; Gomez-Merino, Ana Isabel; Rubio-Hernandez, Francisco Jose; [et al.] (2019-10-02)
      This work is concerned with the rheological and thermal study of silica fumed dispersed in coconut oil. The dispersed phase behave as a non newtonian fluid during the phase change. The addition of nanoparticles complicates ...
    • A traction Control System based on Co-evolutionary Learning in Spiking Neural Networks (SNN) 

      Pérez Fernández, Javier; Cabrera-Carrillo, Juan Antonio; Castillo-Aguilar, Juan Jesus (2018-07-30)
      A traction control system is designed and trained for different road conditions with co-evolutionary learning based on a genetic algorithm. Common solutions do not consider the variation and oscillation created in the ...