• Computational Mechanics (2006). Vol. 6, pp. 41-62

    Abstract
    We present a general formulation for analysis of fluid-structure interaction problems using the particle finite element method (PFEM). The key feature of the PFEM is the use [...]

  • A. Agüero, F. Pallarés, E. Oñate
    Int. J. Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics (2006). Vol. 7 (3), pp. 209-215

    Abstract
    In this paper the ability of the basic shell triangular (BST) element to perform linearized buckling analysis is evaluated. The results have been compared with analytical [...]

  • C. Recarey Morfa, E. Oñate, J. Canet, J. Rojek, F. Zarate, S. Burrel
    Ingeniería Civil (2006). Vol. 141, pp. 19-34

    Abstract
    Se presenta un modelo numérico que emplea elementos discretos esféricos o también denominados elementos distintos. Este modelo se aplica en la simulación [...]

  • N. Parés, P. Diez, A. Huerta
    Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., (2006). Vol. 195 (4-6), pp. 297-323

    Abstract
    A new residual type flux-free error estimator is presented. It estimates upper and lower bounds of the error in energy norm. The proposed approach precludes the main drawbacks [...]

  • S. Badia, R. Codina
    SIAM J. Numer. Anal. (2006). Vol. 44 (5), pp. 2159-2197

    Abstract
    In this paper we analyze a stabilized finite element method to approximate the convection‐diffusion equation on moving domains using an arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE) [...]

  • R. Codina, G. Houzeaux
    Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids (2006). Vol. 52 (9), pp. 963-986

    Abstract
    In this paper, we analyse the numerical approximation of the heat transfer problem between two subdomains that we will consider filled with a fluid and separated by a thin [...]

  • R. Codina, N. Hernández-Silva
    Computational Mechanics (2006). Vol. 38 (4-5), pp. 344-355

    Abstract
    In this work we present a stabilized finite element method for the stationary magneto-hydrodynamic equations based on a simple algebraic version of the subgrid scale variational [...]

  • G. Houzeaux, R. Codina
    Int. J. Num. Meths. for Heat and Fluid Flow (2006). Vol. 16 (5), pp. 573-589

    Abstract
    Purpose – To develop a numerical methodology to simulate the lost foam casting (LFC), including the gas back-pressure effects. Design/methodology/approach – [...]

  • P. Nithiarasu, R. Codina, O. Zienkiewicz
    Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng. (2006). Vol. 66 (10), pp. 1514-1546

    Abstract
    This paper presents a comprehensive overview of the characteristic‐based methods and Characteristic‐Based Split (CBS) scheme. The practical difficulties of employing the [...]

  • R. Codina, H. Coppola-Owen, P. Nithiarasu, C. Liu
    Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng. (2006). Vol. 66 (10), pp. 1677-1689

    Abstract
    In this work, we present numerical comparisons of some stabilization methods for the incompressible Navier–Stokes. The first is the characteristic‐based split (CBS). [...]

  • R. Codina, S. Badia
    Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., (2006). Vol. 195 (23-24), pp. 2900-2918

    Abstract
    In this paper we treat several aspects related to time integration methods for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations that allow to uncouple the calculation of the velocities [...]

  • (2006). J.L. Pérez-Aparicio (Ed.), Practical Applications Using Computational Contact Mechanics TCN, Trento, pp. 107-142, ISBN: 88-95176-01-4

  • B. Boroomand, A. Barekatein
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI298

    Abstract
    In this report we propose a stabilization method for topology optimization of planes. The method can be classified in the category of continuation methods. The new continuation [...]

  • N. Parés, P. Díez, A. Huerta
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI297

    Abstract
    Classical implicit residual type error estimators require using an underlying spatial finer mesh to compute bounds for some quantity of interest. Consequently, the bounds [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI296

    Abstract
    This paper recovers the original spirit of the continuous crack approaches, where displacements jumps across the crack are smeared over the affected elements and the behaviour [...]

  • M. Cervera, M. Chiumenti
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI294

    Abstract
    This paper describes a procedure for the solution of problems involving tensile cracking using the so-called smeared crack approach, that is, standard finite elements [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI293

    Abstract
    We present a general formulation for modeling bed erosion in free surface flows using the particle finite element method (PFEM). The key feature of the PFEM is the use of [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI292

    Abstract
    El objetivo de este trabajo es obtener una formulación constitutiva general que permita representar el comportamiento –crecimiento y decrecimiento natural / patológico, [...]

  • Y. Fragakis
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI291

    Abstract
    In recent years, Domain Decomposition Methods (DDM) have emerged as advanced solvers in several areas of computational mechanics. In particular, during the last decade, in [...]

  • Y. Fragakis
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI290

    Abstract
    In recent years, Domain Decomposition Methods (DDM) have emerged as advanced solvers in several of computational mechanics. In particular, during the last decade, in the area [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI289

    Abstract
    In this paper we present a stabilized finite element formulation to solve the Oseen equations as a model problem involving both convection effects and the incompressibility [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI288

    Abstract
    One of the aims of this text is to show some important results in LES modelling and to identify which are main mathematical problems for the development of a complete theory. [...]

  • S. Badia, R. Codina
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI287

    Abstract
    In this paper we suggest some algorithms for the fluid-structure interaction problem stated using a domain decomposition framework. These methods involve stabilized pressure [...]

  • S. Badia, R. Codina
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI286

    Abstract
    In this paper we introduce some pressure segregation methods obtained from a non-standard version of the discrete monolithic system, where the continuity equation has been [...]

  • S. Badia, R. Codina
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI285

    Abstract
    In this paper we analyze a stabilized finite element method to approximate the convection diffusion equation on moving domains using an ALE framework. As basic numerical strategy, [...]

  • R. Codina, S. Badia
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI284

    Abstract
    In this paper we treat several aspects related to time integration methods for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations that allow to uncouple the calculation of the velocities [...]

  • E. Oñate, C. Felippa
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI283

    Abstract
    We present a variational formulation of the finite calculus (FIC) equations for problems in mechanics governed by differential equations with symmetric operators. Applications [...]

  • (2006). Research Report, Nº PI282

    Abstract
    We present a general formulation for incompressible fluid flow analysis using the finite element method. The necessary stabilization for dealing with convective effects and [...]

  • R. Löhner, C. Yang, E. Oñate
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI281

    Abstract
    A volume of fluid (VOF) technique has been developed and coupled with an incompressible Euler/Navier–Stokes solver operating on adaptive, unstructured grids to simulate [...]

  • J. Arteaga-Gomez, R. Löhner, J. Rojek, E. Oñate
    (2006). Research Report, Nº PI280

    Abstract
    This paper describes the coupling of FEFLO, a general purpose compressible and incompressible flow solver base on adaptive unstructured grids with SIMPACT, a general purpose, [...]

  • R. Lopez, E. Oñate
    (2006). S. Kollias et al (Eds.), ICANN 2006, Part I, LNCS 4131, pp. 19-168, Germany.

    Abstract
    In this work we present a theory of the multilayer perceptron from the perspective of functional analysis and variational calculus. Within this formulation, the learning problem [...]

  • Computer Methods in Material Science (2006). Vol. 6 (1-2), pp. 15-25

    Abstract
    In this paper, current developments on the coupled thermomechanical computational simulation of metal casting processes are presented A thermodynamically consistent constitutive [...]

  • M. Cervera, M. Chiumenti
    Int. J. Numer. Anal. Meth. Geomech. (2006). Vol. 30 (12), pp. 1173-1199.

    Abstract
    This paper briefly reviews the formulations used over the last 40 years for the solution of problems involving tensile cracking, with both the discrete and the smeared crack [...]

  • M. Cervera, M. Chiumenti
    Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., (2006). Vol. 196 (1-3), pp. 304-320

    Abstract
    This paper describes a procedure for the solution of problems involving tensile cracking using the so-called smeared crack approach, that is, standard finite elements [...]

  • C. Agelet de Saracibar, M. Chiumenti, Q. Valverde, M. Cervera
    Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., (2006). Vol. 195 (9-12), pp. 1224-1251

    Abstract
    The use of stabilization methods is becoming an increasingly well-accepted technique due to their success in dealing with numerous numerical pathologies that arise in a variety [...]

  • Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 71

  • Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 70

  • T. Pedroso Herrera
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 69

    Abstract
    The relationship between poetry and cinema has always been very fruitful. A special case is that of Joan Brossa, a Catalanian contemporary poet, whose work is rich in poems [...]

  • A. García Guzmán
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 68

    Abstract
    In this paper some contributions that new technologies have made to the literacy world are analyzed and special emphasis is given to show how new technologies can facilita [...]

  • A. Rodríguez Fuentes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 67

    Abstract
    This paper aims at stating the difficulties which sensory disabled people face in order to access to mediatic information. However, instead of emphasizing and regretting at [...]

  • A. Sedeño Valdellos
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 66

    Abstract
    Tutoring is one of the most important tasks that university teaching profession will work on in a few yean. This work must be integrated in learning, at the same level as [...]

  • A. Ambrós Pallarés
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 65

    Abstract
    The society of infonnation where we are living is changing very quickly, especially the way we communicate to each other. Apart from the wrinen and spoken language. we must [...]

  • I. González López
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 64

    Abstract
    This paper aims at granting to evaluation a high priority character to guarantee the quality of the communication processes. Conceived as a systematic, deliberate group process, [...]

  • C. Cascajosa Virino
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 63

    Abstract
    In this paper we will analyze the representation of the school experience particularly higheschool and college in the American televisión program «Buffy, the vampire slayer». [...]

  • J. Gallego Diéguez, C. Gurpegui Vidal
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 62

    Abstract
    «Cinema and Health» Programme has been created as a tool to improve the quality of health education on teenagers and it is developed by ESO teachers. Films go deeply into [...]

  • A. Ortigosa Pastor, A. Ibáñez Moreno
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 61

    Abstract
    Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a virtual meeting point where people from al1 over the world can meet and talk. On context new strategies for creating shared systems of significance, [...]

  • M. Tesouro Cid, J. Puiggalí Allepuz
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 60

    Abstract
    The virtual school es neither restricted to a physical place (the school) nor a fiexed timetable. On the wntrary, students and teachen interact without spacial or temporary [...]

  • V. Marcolla
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 59

    Abstract
    This paper analyses how professors of the teacher's training programs at federal University of Pelotas (UFPel) consider the introduction of educative and communicative technologies [...]

  • J. Santibáñez Velilla
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 58

    Abstract
    Teachen have in real and virtual museums a didactic tool with innovative and creative potential that allows students to acquire knowledge based on the observation of the natural, [...]

  • G. Jiménez Valverde, A. Llitjós Viza
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 57

    Abstract
    In this paper we present a teaching resource consisting on a virtual environment which prornotes cooperation among students through different user,to-user and environment-to-user [...]

  • F. García Martínez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 56

    Abstract
    This paper tries to show up the different learning communities, interrelated thanks to the possibilities that the communication and media technologies offer. From this point [...]

  • E. Galarza Femández
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 55

    Abstract
    This paper makes an analytical approach to the coeducational page developed within the «Averroes» website created by the Junta de Andalucía. The conceptual characteristics [...]

  • S. Cortiñas Rovira, C. Pont i Sorribes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 54

    Abstract
    This article tries to study the relationship between iournalists and politicians in critical situations. The writers have analyzed the information broadcast by the television [...]

  • C. Moreno Castro
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 53

    Abstract
    In this paper we analyse several television commercials shown on Spanish national TV channels. There are two different kinds of advertising slogans to increase credibility [...]

  • C. Marta Lazo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 52

    Abstract
    Parents' behavioural patterns as regards TV use define children's interaction with the medium. Parents' supervision helps the child to establish a ser of personal criteria [...]

  • V. Marí Sáez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 51

    Abstract
    This paper explores the new ways of relation and interaction which are taking place into the lnformation Society, particularly on the use of the latest information and communication [...]

  • S. Malo Cerrato
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 50

    Abstract
    The impact that a new technology item such as the mobile phone has on today's society, in particular, on the life of adolescents aged 12 - 16, is analyzed and discussed. In [...]

  • J. Victoria Mas
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 49

    Abstract
    In this paper, first, three implicits insights are identified regarding relationships between education and television. Next is the description of one kind of development [...]

  • E. Martínez-Salanova Sánchez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 48

  • M. Téramo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 47

    Abstract
    This paper shows the role of media in the teenagers socialization of teenagers' styles and modes. In the first part, the author defines the concept «style»; in the second, [...]

  • Á. Llorca Díez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 46

    Abstract
    Children need autonomy to face the images transmited by the new information and communication technologies. The analysis of the social mechanisms carried out to protect children [...]

  • M. Duarte
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 45

    Abstract
    We approached the theory of the social representations, from the epistemologic perspective of the rhetorical change of the philosophy, like a model for the creation of musical [...]

  • M. Medina Laverón
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 44

    Abstract
    Television contents influence as much in our behavior and our thought as other social and educationai agents, but the influence might be in a less conscious way than the othen. [...]

  • E. Hudson
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 43

    Abstract
    Trendy free magazines have become a mass phenomenon among university students. Using their own language, they propose a postmodern culture transmited through a special aesthetic [...]

  • M. Martínez Cabeza, M. Espínola Rosillo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 42

    Abstract
    Readers of bestsellers, books which sell over 100.000 copies in a short time, feel ashamed to acknowledge such wguilty pleasuresn in view of the general opinion against their [...]

  • M. Gajitos
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 41

    Abstract
    The world of fashion is often associated with being trendy and being able to spend a good amount of money in purchasing clothes, shoes and accessories that are «in». The [...]

  • C. Ávila Manín, F. Linares Ales
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 40

    Abstract
    In the discourse of fashion the presentation and the evaluation of acts and objets are often mixed. Depaning from this assumption the present work investigates the lexical [...]

  • M. Delgado Brull, D. Gómez Abeja
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 39

    Abstract
    The term «dinki» stands for «double income no kids» and refers to young couples with high earned income who do not want to have offspring in order to maintain their economical [...]

  • J. Rey Fuentes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 38

    Abstract
    «Metrosexuals» or «übersexuals» are lately all the rage in mass media and among young people. This model is not new: it is the result of a process of transformation initiated [...]

  • J. de Andrés Garrido
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 37

    Abstract
    Fashion and mass media are social core elements with an educational function that may even replace the educational frarnes provided by the family. The social effects of media [...]

  • E. Martínez Rodrigo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 36

  • J. Aguaded Gómez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (2), 35

  • Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 34

  • Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 33

  • Á. Liceras Ruiz
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 32

    Abstract
    Mass media, through their programs, news and the informal education they spread, show social representation on reality, being the ones referring to violence of great importance [...]

  • M. Ricoy Lorenzo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 31

    Abstract
    In this paper we gather part of the research about the use of press as curricular material in basic adults´education. The work has contributed to different aspects concerning [...]

  • V. Marín Díaz
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 30

    Abstract
    Nowadays media images rule our lives. However, in early ages it is considered necessary the help of a guide to discriminate information. We want to make people reflect about [...]

  • F. Sacristán Romero
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 29

    Abstract
    The contribution of the technical advances to citizens´welfare has been so flashing that it has become a door opened to the increasing artificial necessities of communication [...]

  • M. Garassini, J. Cabero Almenara
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 28

    Abstract
    This investigation allowed us to learn about the reality of educational centers and preschool teachers who work in the metropolitan area of Caracas, specifically in reference [...]

  • J. Perceval Verde, S. Tejedor Calvo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 27

    Abstract
    In this article we reflect upon the educational possibilities of interactive multimedia stories. After analysing the origins and the evolution of stories, we studied the innovations [...]

  • T. Millán Paredes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 26

    Abstract
    The Internet allows us to build a side-world where we invent and re-invent ourselves, relate to the world and face reality through a screen. The new generations are being [...]

  • P. Digón Regueiro
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 25

    Abstract
    The image of innocence and the defence of moral values that Disney company sells make any attempt of a critical analysis of products such as Disney cartoon movies quite difficult. [...]

  • B. Fainholc
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 24

    Abstract
    The Internet as a socio-telematic media should generate and increase educational processes. Teaching and reading practice in the Internet is very necessary in order to learn [...]

  • M. Roca i Sales
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 23

    Abstract
    Taking the field of specialized press as a starting point, this study aims at determining and understanding the mechanisms of representation employed by the press for women, [...]

  • H. Martínez-Fresneda Osorio
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 22

    Abstract
    The emergence of the media as a complementary school parallel to schools, invites the educational community to rethink about the most effective way to integrate media into [...]

  • I. Velásquez de León
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 21

    Abstract
    This paper is a descriptive research about the women image in Venezuelan TV spots, through the analysis of roles, gender stereotypes and physical features. They show the predominance [...]

  • M. Segura Escobar
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 20

    Abstract
    The author reflects about the relevance of media education for nowadays citizens. He thinks that Primary and Secondary school have to be the place for that relevant education, [...]

  • A. Martínez, A. Merlino
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 19

    Abstract
    Understanding that cultural products for children transmit social representations and reproduce specific outlines of attitudes and behaviours, this paper focuses on the gender [...]

  • H. Dupas Penteado
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 18

    Abstract
    The telepsychodrama is a new cultural product. It comes from research that links Moreno´s ideas to the current TV and VCR technological resources. The paper results from [...]

  • J. del Olmo Barbero
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 17

    Abstract
    This colour research is set out as a formal element whose presence influences the acceptance or rejection of written communication. The awareness of these preferences allow [...]

  • J. Huergo, K. Morawicki, L. Ferreyra
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 16

    Abstract
    This paper shows the impact experienced by the creation of a community radio station. We reduce some aspects related to the production of bilingual programmes. The major part [...]

  • A. González Gómez, K. Jiménez Comrie
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 15

    Abstract
    Interactive Digital TV (IDTV) is a reality in the midst of the Information Society, is expected to allow the development of new interactive systems that may be useful in daily [...]

  • P. Cortés de Cervantes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 14

    Abstract
    Nowadays young people live in two very different worlds: one which is related to school and one which is related to the streets and the day-to-day life. Then, we can speak [...]

  • F. Tucho Fernández
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 13

    Abstract
    Civic education emerges as a new subject in the Spanish school after the last reform of the currículo. What kind of citizens and what kind of education are we talking about [...]

  • D. Levis
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 12

    Abstract
    The digital literacy is one of the principal challenges which education faces today. A real digital literacy does not consist of teaching only how to use a computer and different [...]

  • E. Martínez-Salanova Sánchez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 11

  • J. Coronado Morón, J. López García
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 10

    Abstract
    This paper presents a study about the young, the use they do of mass media and the relationship they keep with health. Among other contributions, it is to be highlighted that [...]

  • R. Muriel Fernández, J. Blanco Aguilar
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 9

    Abstract
    This paper deals with the use of communication as a strategy in public health programmes aimed at adolescents. It is based on widely developed programmes in Andalucia, which [...]

  • L. Guadarrama Rico, J. Valero Vilchis
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 8

    Abstract
    One of the challenges of the present century is to achieve adolescents and young adults’ complete development taking as a basis healthy behaviours and a culture of selfcare. [...]

  • T. Bauer
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2006). Vol. 14, (1), 7

    Abstract
    A constructive theoretical view of everyday topics (in this paper context, we mean health) allows us to spot on communication models and cultural features of important daily [...]