• J. Prieto, C. Ventura, W. Finn, A. Ramos, F. Prada-Sarmiento
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2011). Vol. 11, (2)

    Abstract
    Este artículo presenta una base de datos de intensidades sísmicas recopiladas para Colombia y el Occidente de Venezuela. Esta base de datos macrosísmica [...]

  • A. Tena Colunga, G. Rivera-Hernández, J. Vergara-Sánchez
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2011). Vol. 11, (2)

    Abstract
    Se comparan las aproximaciones obtenidas con distintos métodos simplificados propuestos en la literatura para estimar la rigidez lateral de muros con aberturas de cualquier [...]

  • R. Ramírez-Castro, L. Montejo
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2011). Vol. 11, (2)

    Abstract
    Este artículo presenta una introducción a la transformada de Hilbert y la descomposición modal empírica. Se enfatiza en la implementación [...]

  • J. Batista-Abreu, L. Godoy
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2011). Vol. 11, (2)

    Abstract
    Se presenta el accidente ocurrido en las instalaciones de una compañía petrolera ubicada en Bayamón, Puerto Rico en 2009, con el objetivo de reconstruir [...]

  • S. Ortiz
    International Journal of Natural Disasters, Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (2011). Vol. 11, (2)

    Abstract
    Editorial: El peso de la responsabilidad: Sobre la "micro-ética" y la "macro-ética" en la enseñanza de ética en la ingenier[...]

  • A. Montlaur, S. Fernández-Méndez, A. Huerta
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (1)

    Abstract
    The spatial discretization of the unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes equations is stated as system of Differential Algebraic Equations (DAEs), corresponding to the conservation [...]

  • M. Silva, L. Neto, A. Sieira, R. Feijó
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (1)

    Abstract
    The stability of slopes is a topic of great interest to the geotechnical engineer, given the significant economic losses, and even human, resulting from the slopes collapse [...]

  • J. Capote, D. Alvear, O. Abreu, M. Lázaro, A. Cuesta, V. Alonso
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (1)

    Abstract
    Infrequent Events in road tunnels (fire, accidents, etc.) lead to high –risk situations that can endanger many lives and cause great materials damage. These events are so [...]

  • A. Barros, M. Barros, C. Ferreira
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (1)

    Abstract
    Formula-se o problema de custo mínimo de secçoes rectangulares de betao armado à flexao segundo o Eurocode 2 nas variáveis de dimensionamento altura [...]

  • A. Barbat, M. Carreño, O. Cardona, M. Marulanda
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (1)

    Abstract
    Risk has been defined, for management purposes, as the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of hazardous events that may occur in a specified period of [...]

  • J. González, S. Oller, J. Miquel, R. Miró
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (2)

    Abstract
    In this article a new methodology is presented for the mechanical characterization of the asphalt mixes, specially the recycled asphalt mixes, which leads to define the adequate [...]

  • R. Flores, E. Ortega, E. Oñate
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (2)

    Abstract
    The PUMI flow solver has been developed at CIMNE in order to address the need for fast solutions of the flow field around complex geometries. Nowadays calculations involving [...]

  • O. Manzoli, E. Rodrigues, A. Gamino
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (2)

    Abstract
    A combined constitutive model based on the Continuum Damage Mechanics is presented to represent the nonlinear behavior of quasi-brittle materials, which present different [...]

  • M. Ariza, C. Ventura, M. Ortiz
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (2)

    Abstract
    In view of the influence that topological defects have on the thermal and electrical properties of graphene, and given the pivotal role that such properties play in potential [...]

  • J. Díaz, S. Hernández, L. Romera, A. Fontán
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (2)

    Abstract
    In this work an uncertainty quantification procedure and a robust design method are applied to the thermal design of a skin panel and a wing box section. The uncertainty quantification [...]

  • R. Rossi, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate, J. Cotela, F. Pin
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    La interacción de los fluidos con las estructuras de su entorno es un desafío clásico para las técnicas numéricas. El objetivo de este trabajo es doble: en primer lugar [...]

  • G. Gavidia, E. Soudah, M. Martín-Landrove, M. Cerrolaza
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    The generation of anatomical models is one the most important concern to biomedical researchers as well as to medical doctors, due to needed to understand the human tissues. [...]

  • F. Prieto, J. Muñoz, L. Corvinos, E. Casino, Á. Acevedo
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    This paper shows the solution to the problem of seismic wave propagation in 2-D using generalized finite difference (GFD) explicit schemes. Regular and irregular meshes can [...]

  • J. Soler, M. Gómez, J. Rodellar
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    When it is carried out any movement of a gate or another mechanism of control of a canal in free surface flow, an answer of the flow can take a lot of time in being noticed [...]

  • S. Monleón, C. Lázaro
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    This paper is concerned with the general formulation of linear problems in rod elastostatics, and with the identification of their common formal and structural features, valid [...]

  • X. Martínez, S. Oller, E. Barbero
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    Este artículo presenta un nuevo procedimiento con el que simular el fallo por delaminación en materiales compuestos. El método propuesto utiliza la teoría de mezclas serie/paralelo, [...]

  • O. Manzoli
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    Estudam-se os aspectos referentes à qualidade e objetividade das respostas obtidas com as diferentes formulações (simétrica e não-simétrica) de elementos incorporados [...]

  • A. Carbonell, V. Yepes, F. González-Vidosa
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    This paper presents two gradient algorithms applied to the economic optimization of reinforced concrete vaults, typically used in the construction of underpasses. The algorithms [...]

  • B. Vera, M. Uzcátegui, M. Puglisi, L. Núñez, M. Marante
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

  • M. Carreño, O. Cardona, A. Barbat
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    The fuzzy sets theory and the artificial neural networks are computational intelligence tools which are nowadays widely used in earthquake engineering. This paper develops [...]

  • J. Vega, I. Rey, E. Alarcón
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    Bridges with deck supported either on sliding or elastomeric bearings are common in mid-seismicity regions. Pounding between deck and abutments is linked with their main seismic [...]

  • F. Martínez, F. González-Vidosa, A. Hospitaler
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (3)

    Abstract
    The present paper deals with the economic optimization of a series of 15 bridge piers with rectangular hollow sections. It combines height columns of 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 [...]

  • F. Flores, E. Oñate
    Rev. int. métodos numér. cálc. diseño ing. (2011). Vol. 27, (4)

    Abstract
    In this work a solid finite element based on a Total Lagrangian Formulation using logarithmic strains is combined with a classical assumed strain approach of the transverse [...]

  • R. Flores, E. Ortega, E. Oñate
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI351

    Abstract
    An explicit dynamic structural solver developed at CIMNE for the analysis of parachutes is presented. The canopy fabric has a negligible out-of-plane stiffness, therefore [...]

  • E. González, C. Sacco, E. Ortega, R. Flores
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI356

    Abstract
    The role parachutes have in many civil, humanitarian and military applications call for new and improved computational tools aimed at tackling the current lack of software [...]

  • (2011). Research Report, Nº PI358

    Abstract
    When people talks about research, development and technology transfer (RTD in short) and commercial industrial activities, it is quite usual to mix up objectives, resources [...]

  • E. Oñate
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI360

    Abstract
    The paper presents an overview of the advances in recent years on the finite element method (FEM) and on particle-based methods for the simulation of industrial metal forming [...]

  • E. Oñate, B. Suárez, F. Salazar, R. Morán, M. Celigueta, S. Latorre
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI365

    Abstract
    Se describen los conceptos básicos del método de partículas y elementos finitos (PFEM) para análisis de flujos de fluidos en lámina libre [...]

  • M. Font, E. Oñate, J. Carbonell
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI366

    Abstract
    El deflectòmetre d’impacte segurament és l’aparell més utilitzat per realitzar assaigs no destructius dels ferms. Els enginyers utilitzen [...]

  • E. Ortega, E. Oñate, S. Idelsohn
    (2011). Research Report, Nº PI368

    Abstract
    An adaptive Finite Point Method (FPM) for solving aeroelastic compressible flow problems is presented. The numerical methodology is based on a meshless upwind-biased discretization [...]