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    • A Condition Monitoring System for Blades of Wind Turbine Maintenance Management 

      Segovia Ramirez, Isaac; Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro (Springer Singapore, 2016-08-24)
      Wind energy is one of the most competitive and efficient renewable en- ergy. It requires an efficient management system to reduce costs, predict failures and increase the production. The main objective of this paper is to ...
    • A Condition Monitoring System for Blades of Wind Turbine Maintenance Management 

      Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Segovia Ramírez, Isaac (Springer Singapore, 2016-08-24)
      Wind energy is one of the most competitive and efficient renewable energy. It requires an efficient management system to reduce costs, predict failures and increase the production. The main objective of this paper is to ...
    • “A heuristic method for detecting and locating faults employing electromagnetic acoustic transducers” 

      Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Arcos Jiménez, Alfredo; Papelias, Mayorkinos (2015)
      The objective of this paper is to demonstrate a novel signal processing for detection, identification and flaw sizing of structural damage using ultrasonic testing with Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMATs). Damage ...
    • A New Approach for Fault Detection, Location and Diagnosis by Ultrasonic Testing 

      García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio (MDPI, 2020-03)
      Wind turbine blades are constantly submitted to different types of particles such as dirt, ice, etc., as well as all the different environmental parameters that affect the behaviour and efficiency of the energy generation ...
    • A New Condition Monitoring Approach for Maintenance Management in Concentrate Solar Plants 

      Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Cheng, Liang; Kogia, Maria; Mohimi, Abbas; Papaelias, Mayorkinos (Springer, 2015-05-21)
      The concentrated solar energy is one of the most important renewable energy source. It is crucial to ensure that the solar receivers work properly to avoid failures, and to increase the reliability, availability, safety ...
    • A New Fault Location Approach for Acoustic Emission Techniques in Wind Turbines 

      García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio (2016-01-12)
      The renewable energy industry is undergoing continuous improvement and development worldwide, wind energy being one of the most relevant renewable energies. This industry requires high levels of reliability, availability, ...
    • A New Ranking Method Approach for Decision Making in Maintenance Management 

      García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Lorente Lavirgen, José; Trapero Arenas, Juan Ramón; Pliego Marugán, Alberto (Springer, 2013-09-19)
      Decision making process in maintenance management produces a final choice. Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) is proposed as a graphical representation of logical relationships between the elements that comprise the decision making ...
    • A new SVM-based ensemble approach for time series forecasting 

      Villegas García, Marco Antonio; Pedregal Tercero, Diego José; Trapero, Juan Ramón (Elsevier, 2018)
      Time series analysis has remained as an extremely active research area for decades, receiving a great deal of attention from very different domains like econometrics, statistics, engineering, mathematics, medicine and ...
    • A novel approach to diagnostic and prognostic evaluations applied to railways: A real case study 

      Pliego Marugán, Alberto; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro (Sage Publishing, 2015-08)
      This paper presents qualitative and quantitative analyses of the action of points, a critical component of railway networks. They allow diagnostic and prognostic evaluations of the points using health monitoring systems, ...
    • A novel time-varying bullwhip effect metric. An application to promotional sales 

      Trapero Arenas, Juan Ramón; Pedregal Tercero, Diego José (Elsevier, 2016-10-13)
      Bullwhip effect is a problem of paramount importance that reduces competitiveness of supply chains around the world. A significant effort is being devoted by both practitioners and academics to understand its causes and ...
    • A novel walking robot based system for non-destructive testing in wind turbines 

      Huerta Herráiz, Álvaro; Pliego Marugán, Alberto; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Segovia Ramírez, Isaac; Papaelias, Mayorkinos (2019-05)
      The constant increasing of renewable energy demand is leading wind turbines to become very complex and sophisticated devices. These technological developments imply new methods and tools to ensure the reliability of the ...
    • A resource-based analysis of realized knowledge relatedness in diversified firms 

      Villasalero, Manuel (Elsevier, 2017)
      The competitiveness of related diversified firms depends upon their ability to exploit knowledge relatedness by using the internal knowledge transfer processes within the organizational network. However, most existing ...
    • A review of non-destructive testing on wind turbines blades 

      García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Peco Chacón, Ana María (Elsevier, 2020-12)
      Wind energy, with an exponential growth in the last years, is nowadays one of the most important renewable energy sources. Modern wind turbines are bigger and complex to produce more energy. This industry requires to reduce ...
    • A review of the application performances of concentrated solar power systems 

      Peinado Gonzalo, Alfredo; Pliego Marugán, Alberto; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro (Elsevier, 2019-12)
      The global energy production model is changing from fossil fuels to renewable and nuclear energies. Concentrated solar power is one of the growing technologies that is leading this process. This growth implies the ...
    • A Simulink library for supply chain simulation 

      Ramos, Francisco; Holgado de Frutos, Enrique; Trapero, Juan Ramón (Springer, Cham, 2019)
      Despite the links between forecasting and inventory control, both areas have evolved separately. This work presents a supply chain simulation library de-veloped in Simulink to bridge that gap. To simulate a supply chain ...
    • A Survey of Artificial Neural Network in Wind Energy Systems 

      Pliego Marugán, Alberto; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Pinar Pérez, Jesús María; Ruíz-Hernández, Diego (Elsevier, 2018-10)
      Wind energy has become one of the most important forms of renewable energy. Wind energy conversion systems are more sophisticated and new approaches are required based on advance analytics. This paper presents an exhaustive ...
    • A unified approach for hierarchical time series forecasting 

      Villegas García, Marco Antonio; Pedregal Tercero, Diego José (Elsevier, 2018)
      In this paper an approach for hierarchical time series forecasting based on State Space modelling is proposed. Previous developments provide solutions to the hierarchical forecasting problem by algebra manipulations based ...
    • Acoustic emission and signal processing for fault detection and location in composite materials 

      Gómez Muñoz, Carlos Quiterio; Ruiz de la Hermosa González-Carrato, Raúl; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro (Elsevier, 2015-11-01)
      The renewable energy industry is in a constant improvement in order to compete and cover any evolving opportunity presented. Nowadays one of those remarkable competitive advantages is focused on maintenance management and ...
    • Acoustic inspection system with unmanned aerial vehicles for wind turbines structure health monitoring 

      García Márquez, Fausto Pedro; Bernalte, Pedro; Segovia Ramírez, Isaac (SAGE Publications, 2021-04-10)
      Wind energy is considered as one of the most important renewable energies in the world, employing larger and more complex wind turbines. They need novel condition monitoring systems to ensure the reliability, availability, ...
    • Acoustic Maintenance Management Employing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Renewable Energies 

      Borja Moraleda, Victoria; Pliego Marugán, Alberto; García Márquez, Fausto Pedro (Springer, 2018)
      Nowadays, wind energy is one of the most important renewable energy sources for covering the current electrical demand. The sophistication and the complexity of the wind energy systems are constantly growing. Therefore, ...