Departament de Ciència i Enginyeria Nàutiques

El Departament de Ciència i Enginyeria Nàutiques està involucrat en projectes de recerca nacionals i internacionals i participa en convenis de col·laboració amb altres universitats, centres de recerca i empreses del sector públic i privat, principalment del sector del transport marítim.


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Recent Submissions

Bioactive ion-releasing platforms for regenerative medicine applications 

Ximenes Carballo, Celia (Date of defense: 2023-07-07)

(English) One of the most exploited tissue-engineering-based strategies nowadays is to use scaffolds that allow local stimulation of the targeted tissues, increasing therapy effectiveness while reducing toxicity. Therefore, ...

Efectos a largo plazo de la descarga de las aguas residuales procedentes de los sistemas de limpieza de los gases de escape de ciclo abierto sobre el nivel de acidez de las aguas del Puerto de Barcelona : análisis de la situación actual, evolución y propuestas para combatir los efectos perjudiciales causados por la descarga de las aguas de lavado 

Díaz Delgado, Nelson Gustavo (Date of defense: 2023-09-28)

(English) This thesis is focused on analysing the impact produced by washwater discharges from exhaust gas cleaning systems fitted on ships on the pH level of Barcelona port waters. These systems are being used on board ...

Estudio y análisis de los procedimientos operativos de B.R.M. (Bridge Resource Management), para la preparación del viaje: Passage Plan; y maniobra en puerto para grandes buques, con esloras superiores a 300 m. 

Cabal Álvarez, Rafel (Date of defense: 2023-01-27)

(English) he aim of this study is to analyze and propose the procedures to be developed to safely handle and manoeuvre the large container ships arriving at the port of Barcelona. The Thesis consists of five chapters; ...

Aportaciones a la estabilidad de plantas marinas de generación eléctrica, con volantes de inercia 

Herrero Sabat, Antonio (Date of defense: 2023-04-17)

(English) The falls of electrical generation plants on board or Power Blackouts, put in check the safety of the crew, the ships and the environment. Induction motors with a significant power in kW in relation to the kVA ...

Constitutive model for fibre-reinforced composite materials exposed to high temperature 

Pacheco Blázquez, Rafael (Date of defense: 2021-09-06)

The high strength-weight ratio of composite materials have made them one of the best materials for the design of light-weight structures. However, its special complexity has made them not suitable for the design of structures ...

Digital transformation and business models in maritime trade supply chains 

Henríquez Larrazábal, Ricardo Daniel (Date of defense: 2022-07-18)

rmation, and the adoption of certain business models in the context of the maritime trade supply chain industry. Most specifically, it enquires the impact that the former might have on the latter. The question’s relevance ...

Vessel Traffic Services, towards e-Navigation : the role of Oceanic VTS in global maritime surveillance 

Uyà Juncadella, Àfrica (Date of defense: 2022-07-06)

This thesis presents the study and analysis of the Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), from its origins to the present, with further evaluation of future trends. Examining the current trend in terms of technologies that are ...

Mejora de la eficiencia en la compensación de agujas náuticas 

Moncunill Marimon, Jorge (Date of defense: 2022-01-21)

The objective of this thesis is to improve the efficiency in the compass adjustment. First, a complete, orderly, synthetic and updated study on this matter is performed, including the state of the art, as well as the ...

Ship propeller induced scour of non-cohesive sediment in low bed-clearance conditions 

Llull Marroig, Antoni Ignaci (Date of defense: 2022-01-13)

Ships maneuvering in low bed clearance conditions induce sediment scour due to the high speed jet generated by a rotating propeller. Sediment scour is known to cause instability to quay structures, damage to the bed ...

Desarrollo de un modelo avanzado de cálculo acoplado para el análisis del comportamiento en la mar de aerogeneradores flotantes 

Colom Cobb, Jonathan (Date of defense: 2021-10-15)

This thesis covers the implementation of a new tool to solve fluid problems capable of solving free-surface and fluid-solid interfaces. This tool is based on a Semi-Lagrangian Particle Finite Element Method (SL-PFEM) ...

Desarrollo e implementación de una formulación utilizando la teoría de mezclas serie/paralelo para la modelización de estructuras navales de materiales compuestos sometidas bajo cargas cíclicas 

Jurado Granados, Joel (Date of defense: 2021-05-10)

The main goal of this thesis is the simulation of the performance of composite naval structures subjected to cyclic loads. The predicted behavior expected is the fatigue life of the composite structure, as well as the ...

Los incidentes (near misses) en la gestión proactiva de la seguridad marítima : modelos y marco jurídico 

Lueje Fuente, Enrique (Date of defense: 2020-12-16)

The objective of this study is focused on the analysis of incidents or near misses as an essential factor in the proactive management of maritime safety. The IMO established in the ISM Code, Section 9th, provisions for the ...

The problematic aspects of the identification of the responsible party in seafarers’ employment contracts : a comparative analysis of the impact of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 to the identification of the responsible shipowner in maritime labour law 

Lielbarde, Sandra (Date of defense: 2020-10-16)

Considering the importance of shipping in world trade, the proficient and competent seafarers employed in the maritime industry play a key role in ensuring the international transport of goods by sea. The safety of the ...

Semantic interoperability assessment : iShare framework 

Marques, Fernando Sérgio Bryton Dias (Date of defense: 2018-11-16)

Interagency information sharing is widely acknowledged for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of several domains with high societal impact such as security, cybersecurity and health. Therefore, it comes as no ...

Innovación y desarrollo tecnológico de los procesos y técnicas de mantenimiento para las válvulas en buques de última generación 

Varela Geis, Ángel (Date of defense: 2018-09-07)

This PhD thesis analyzes and sets the bases the new contributions of maintenance engineering for motorized valves, as well as the most appropiate strategies and technologies to guarantee the operational safety margin. ...

Propuesta para mejorar la eficacia de la implementación del código de protección de buques e instalaciones portuarias en las instalaciones portuarias 

Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel (Date of defense: 2011-06-06)

La aplicación del Código ISPS (en español PBIP) y sus subsecuentes iniciativas han obligado a los puertos a convertirse en Puertos Seguros, lo que ocasiona un cambio radical en las políticas de los puertos para algunos, o ...

Identificación de mejores prácticas en seguridad en los puertos de interés general de Cataluña: propuesta de mejoras para la optimización de la respuesta a la activación de un plan de autoprotección 

Pérez Madariaga, Luis (Date of defense: 2017-09-12)

Ports serve as a point of entry, exit and storage for wide variety of goods. In order to ensure safety, these activities are subject to strict national and international laws that stipulate the standard safety and operational ...

Roll-on/roll-off terminals and truck freight : improving competitiveness in a motorways of the sea context 

Morales Fusco, Pau (Date of defense: 2016-10-07)

In recent years transport policy at an European Level has been focused on reducing the share of road transportation and promote alternative transportation means in order to reduce road congestion and carbon footprint. One ...

El funcionamiento de los primeros años de la Escuela de Náutica de Barcelona bajo la dirección de Sinibaldo Mas y factores socioenconómicos que motivaron su creación 

Ríos Delgado, Juan José (Date of defense: 2009-07-07)

Esta tesis tiene el doble propósito de analizar los motivos por los cuales se formó la primera escuela de náutica de Cataluña y de estudiar el funcionamiento de la escuela en sus inicios. Nuestra hipótesis de trabajo se ...

Metodología y criterios para la elaboración de un modelo sistémico para la investigación de accidentes marítimos acorde con el cumplimiento de la normativa internacional : caso de estudio : Venezuela 

Montes de Oca Rivera, Reynaldo (Date of defense: 2016-02-02)

The main objective of this study is: To design a Systemic Model for the investigation of marine accidents which allow transforming the information gathered in the determination of the causes, circumstances, consequences, ...

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