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2017

Tejedor B., Casals M., Gangolells M., Roca X. Quantitative internal infrared thermography for determining in-situ thermal behaviour of façades. Energy and Buildings, 2017, accepted. <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.040>.

Macarulla M., Casals M., Forcada N., Gangolells M. Implementation of predictive control in a commercial building energy management system using neural networks. Energy and Buildings, 2017, accepted <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.027>.

Macarulla M., Casals M., Carnevali M., Forcada N., Gangolells M. Modelling indoor air carbon dioxide concentration using grey-box models. Building and Environment, 2017, 117: 146-153. <https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.02.022>

Forcada N., Gangolells M., Casals M., Macarulla M. Factors affecting rework costs in construction. Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, 2017:143(8):1-9. <http://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CO.1943-7862.0001324>

Vaccarini M., Carbonari A., Casals M. Development and calibration of a model for the dynamic simulation of fans with induction motors. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, 111: 647-659. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.09.080>.

2016

Gaspar K., Casals M., Gangolells M. A comparison of standardized calculation methods for in situ measurements of façades U-value. Energy and Buildings, 2016, 130(15): 592-599. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.072>.

Vaccarini M., Giretti A., Tolve L.C., Casals M. Model predictive energy control of ventilation for underground stations. Energy and Buildings, 2016, 116: 326-340. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.01.020>.

Forcada N., Alvarez A., Love P., Edwards D. Rework in Urban Renewal Projects in Colombia. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2016, 23(2):1-11. <doi:10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000332>. 

Suárez S., Roca X., Gasso S. Product-specific life cycle assessment of recycled gypsum as a replacement for natural gypsum in ordinary Portland cement: application to the Spanish context. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 117:150-159. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.01.044>.

De Sousa A., Casas J., Villalba S. A Review of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors for Civil Engineering Applications. Sensors, 2016, 16(5): 748-783. <https://doi.org/10.3390/s16050748>.

Villalba S., Casas J. New structural joint by rebar looping applied to staged box girder bridge construction: static tests. Structural concrete, 2016, 17(5): 824-835. <https://doi.org/10.1002/suco.201500117>.

Gaspar, K.; Núñez-Andrés, M.A.; Rodriguez, J.; Jordana, F. Influence of admission marks on the academic performance of technical architecture students. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2016, 32(1): 209-218. <full text>

Casals M., Gangolells M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Reducing lighting electricity use in underground metro stations. Energy Conversion and Management, 2016, 119: 130–141. <doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.04.034>.

Casals M., Gangolells M., Forcada N., Macarulla M., Giretti A., Vaccarini M. SEAM4US: an intelligent energy management system for underground stations. Applied Energy, 2016, 166: 150-164. <doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.01.029>.

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Cuerva E. Energy mapping of existing building stock in Spain. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016,112: 3895–3904. <doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.05.105>.(abrir en una ventana nueva)

Trani M., Bossi B., Gangolells M., Casals M. Predicting fuel energy consumption during earthworks. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 112: 3798–3809. <doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.08.027>.(abrir en una ventana nueva)

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Giretti A. Energy performance assessment of an intelligent energy management system. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2016, 55: 662–667. <doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.11.006>.(abrir en una ventana nueva)

Forcada N., Macarulla M., Gangolells M., Casals M. Handover defects: comparison of construction and post-handover housing defects. Building Research & Information, 2016, 44(3): 278-288. <doi: 10.1080/09613218.2015.1039284>.

Gaspar K., Casals M, Gangolells M. Classifying system for façades and anomalies. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2016, 30(1): 1-10. <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000693>.

2015

Rodríguez G., Casas J., Villalba S. Cracking assessment in concrete structures by distributed optical fiber. Smart materials and structures, 2015, 24(3): 1-11 <https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/24/3/035005>.

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Giretti A. Environmental impacts related to the commissioning and usage phase of an intelligent energy management system. Applied Energy, 2015, 138: 216-223. <doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.10.070>.

2014

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Analysis of the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2014, 93: 99-111. <doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2014.10.006>.

Di Perna C., Carbonari A., Ansuini R., Casals M. Empirical approach for real-time estimation of air flow rates in a subway station. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 2014; 42: 25–39. <doi: 10.1016/j.tust.2014.01.003>.

Love P.E.D., Irani A. Edwards D., Forcada N. The latent causes of rework in floating production storage and offloading projects. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 2014, 20(3): 315-329. <doi: 10.3846/13923730.2013.802725>.

Forcada N., Rusiñol G., Macarulla M., Love, P.E.D. Rework in highway projects. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 2014, 20(4): 445-465. <doi: 10.3846/13923730.2014.893917>.

Forcada N., Macarulla M., Gangolells M.; Casals M. Assessment of construction defects in residential buildings in Spain. Building Research & Information, 2014, 42(5): 629-640. <doi: 10.1080/09613218.2014.922266>.

Casals M., Gangolells M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Giretti A. A breakdown of energy consumption in an underground station. Energy and Buildings, 2014, 78: 89-97. <doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.04.020>.

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Macarulla M. Predicting on-site environmental impacts of municipal engineering works. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 2014, 44: 43-57.  <doi: 10.1016/j.eiar.2013.08.004>.

Gaspar K., Núñez-Andrés M.A., Rodriguez J., Jordana F. Adaptation of the EHEA standards in degree programs. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2014, 30(2): 412-423. <full text>

2013

Forcada N., Macarulla M., Gangolells M., Casals M., Fuertes A., Roca, X. Post-handover housing defects: sources and origins. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2013, 27(6): 756-762.  <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000368>.

Macarulla M., Forcada N., Casals M., Gangolells M., Fuertes A., Roca X. Standardizing housing defects: classification, validation and benefits. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2013, 139(8): 968-976.  <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000669>.

Fuertes A., Casals M., Gangolells M.; Forcada N., Macarulla M., Roca X. An environmental impact causal model for improving the environmental performance of construction processes. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2013, 52:425-437. <doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.02.005>.

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Fuertes A. Roca X. Model for enhancing integrated identification, assessment and operational control of on‐site environmental impacts and health and safety risks in construction firms. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2013, 139(2): 138-147. <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000579>.

Forcada N., Fuertes A., Gangolells M.; Casals M., Macarulla M. Knowledge management perceptions in construction and design companies. Automation in Construction, 2013, 29: 83–91. <doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2012.09.001>.

Villalba S., Casas J. R. Application of optical fiber distributed sensing to health monitoring of concrete structures. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2013, 39(1-2): 441–451. <doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2012.01.027>.

Forcada N., Macarulla M., Love P.E.D. Assessment of residential defects at post-handover. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management-ASCE, 2013, 139(4): 327-378. <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000603>.

Villalba S., Casas J., Aparicio A., Villalba V. New structural joint by rebar looping applied to segmental bridge construction: fatigue strength tests. Journal of bridge engineering-ASCE, 2013, 18(11): 1174-1188.  <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000450>.

2012

Gangolells M., Casals M. An ontology-based approach for on-site integrated environmental and health and safety management. Revista de Ingeniería de Construcción, 2012, 27(3): 103-127.

Gangolells M., Casals M. Resilience to increasing temperatures: residential building stock adaptation through codes and standards. Building Research & Information, 2012, 40(6): 645-664. <doi: 10.1080/09613218.2012.698069>.

Forcada N., Macarulla M., Fuertes A., Casals M., Gangolells M., Roca X. (2012).  Influence of building type on post-handover defects in housing. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2012, 26(4):433-440.  <doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000225>.

2011

Gangolells M., Casals M., Gassó S., Forcada N., Roca X., Fuertes A. Assessing concerns of interested parties when prediciting the significance of environmental impacts related to the construction process of residential buildings. Building and Environment, 2011, 46(5): 1023-1037. <doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.004>.

Forcada N., Casals M., Roca X., Gangolells M., Fuertes A.  Improving design competences: experiences in group-based learning based on ICTs in a blended learning environment. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2011, (27):2: 292-302.

2010

Forcada N., Casals M., Fuertes A., Gangolells M., Roca X. A web-based system for sharing and disseminating research results: the underground construction case study. Automation in Construction, 2010, 19(4): 458-474. <doi: 10.1016/j.autcon.2009.12.018>.

Gangolells M., Casals M., Forcada N., Roca X., Fuertes A. Mitigating construction safety risks using prevention through design. Journal of Safety Research, 2010, 41(2):107-122.  <doi: 10.1016/j.jsr.2009.10.007>.

2009

Gangolells M., Casals M., Gassó S., Forcada N., Roca X. A methodology for predicting the severity of environmental impacts related to the construction process of residential buildings. Building and Environment, 2009,  44(3): 558-571. <doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2008.05.001>

2008

Forcada N., Casals M., Gangolells M., Roca X., Fuertes A. Experiences of success in industrial plants projects. Revista de Ingeniería de Construcción, 2008, 23: 82-93.

2007

Forcada N., Casals M., Roca X., Gangolells M. Students' perceptions and performance with traditional vs. Blended learning methods in an industrial plants course. The International Journal of Engineering Education, 2007, 23(6): 1199-1209.

Forcada N., Casals M., Roca X., Gangolells M. Adoption of web databases for document management in SMEs of the construction sector in Spain. Automation in Construction, 2007, 16(4): 411-424. <doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2006.07.011>