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Development of solid oxide fuel cell stack models for monitoring, diagnosis and control applications
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-07-26)
In the present thesis different SOFC stack models have been presented. The results shown were obtained in the general framework of the GENIUS project (GEneric diagNosis Instrument for SOFC systems), funded by the European ...
Design and optimization of a protection device for laser weld beads of metal alloys for aerospace applications
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-09-09)
In the present thesis an automated laser welding apparatus was designed and developed in order to perform laser , that allows to achieve laser welding in a controlled, versatile, efficient, reliable, simple, and economical ...
Test and development of a solar-hybrid vehicle prototype and turbo-compressor model for automotive engines
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-03-31)
In last decade, Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) have emerged as real alternatives to engine-driven vehicles, in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.... [edited by author]
Molecular pathways involved in metabolic control of CCL5 in adipocytes
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-03-21)
Obesity is a chronic disorder characterized by a tonic low-grade activation of the innate immune system that affects steady-state measures of metabolic homeostasis over time. In addition, obesity is often accompanied ...
Innovative techniques for Structural Health Monitoring: a
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-07-08)
The here considered SHM procedure concerns innovative techniques for a structural monitoring of aeronautical components, all of them based upon the use of a Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer. The vibrometer is used to ...
Optimal tuning of control variables in CR Diesel engines via Multi-Zone modelling of combustion and emissions with experimental testing
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-03-30)
The interest in Diesel engines for automotive application has dramatically grown in the last decades, due to the benefits gained with the introduction of Common Rail system and electronic control. A strong increase in fuel ...
Development of a model-based diagnosis algorithm oriented towards solid oxide fuel cell systems: approach and application
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-07-07)
The present dissertation illustrates the complete procedure of developing a model-based diagnosis algorithm and shows its application to a pre-commercial Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) system. The main motivations of this ...
Experimental and numerical characterization of heating domestic appliances for energetic efficiency improvement
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2014-12-13)
Every year 5 million of boilers for domestic heating are sold in the European Union (EU). Because heating contributes to more than 20% to the whole energy use in the EU strategies for energy saving are of great ...
Un metodo di valutazione dell'ergonomia e del comfort delle macchine e dei luoghi di lavoro mediante misura e stima di parametri posturali
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-04-19)
Nel presente lavoro si sono definiti dei parametri antropometrici atti a descrivere i gradi di libertà, gli intervalli di movimento articolare e le posture ammissibili dal corpo umano. Sulla base di tale ricerca ...
Development and experimental validation of CPOx reforming dynamic model for fault detection and isolation in SOFC systems
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2015-06-13)
In the present work an investigation of the reforming technologies available for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) systems and their basic concepts has been carried out, with the aim to describe, test and simulate the reforming ...