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Ángel Rodríguez

Ángel Rodríguez
Universidad de Burgos | UBU · Department of Architectural Constructions and Construction and Territory Engineering

Industrial Engineering, Building Engineering

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Publications (163)
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La situación creada por la Pandemia de COVID-19 ha trascendido a todos los ámbitos de la sociedad, condicionando la vida de las personas en aspectos relacionados con las actividades familiares, laborales, culturales y educativas. En este sentido, en todos los niveles educativos se han adoptado medidas que han suspendido la “actividad escolar presen...
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diferentes prácticas en el Laboratorio de Materiales de Construcción a lo largo del curso, recogidas en las guías docentes, dentro de los procesos educativos de cada asignaturas. Se plantea utilizar la Metodología Activa del Aprendizaje por Rincones dentro de las prácticas en el Laboratorio de Materiales, para conseguir el objetivo de implantar la...
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In the following analysis we want to show the work carried out at the University of Burgos, in which high school students are given their first notions about construction materials, both in their characterization and in the knowledge of new eco-materials. In this way, teenagers can have their first contact with the scientific world from a theoretic...
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In this paper, the LCA of two gypsum ceiling tiles is compared, the first one is a traditional gypsum tile and the second is a new eco ceiling tile in which polyurethane foam waste has been incorporated. Both tiles were made at one of the largest gypsum tile factories in Europe. The life cycle assessment has been considered from cradle to grave for...
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El presente estudio analiza el comportamiento térmico de placas de yeso fabricadas con adición de escorias blancas de Horno Cuchara LF, con sustituciones progresivas de yeso por escoria del 20%, 40%, 60%, 80%. Se estudia la reacción al fuego, la termogravimetría y la conductividad térmica en placas de yeso de (300 × 400 ×15) mm³. La adición de esco...
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La formación de los estudiantes universitarios y el desarrollo de sus capacidades humanas y profesionales precisan de metodológicas activas innovadoras que incentiven sus habilidades y destrezas, con el objetivo de incentivar el aprendizaje y hacer frente con garantía a los nuevos retos sociales. En las titulaciones técnicas, las Prácticas de Labo...
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This work shows an investigation in which plasterboard are designed, with the addition of ladle furnace slag, generated in the steel manufacturing process in the Secondary Metallurgy. The properties of gypsum mortars manufactured with the addition of ladle furnace slag have been characterized, with progressive substitutions of the conglomerate by...
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Our purpose is to produce a prefabricated lightweight cement structure with polymeric industrial waste from shredded recycled vehicle roofs, which is fire resistant. Mortars obtained are fabricate with Portland cement, sand, water and shredded roof wastes from the automobile industry that replaces different quantities of aggregates. The additives...
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Manual elaborado baja la coordinación de D. Felipe Romero Salvachúa por parte del Instituto de la Construcción de Castilla y León y con la colaboración en la asistencia técnica de la doctora Dña. Blasa María Villena Escribano por parte de Grupo GALI. De acuerdo con el Artículo 4 del Capítulo II del Real Decreto 396/2006, de 31 de marzo, por el que...
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La Universidad de Burgos afrontó el curso 2010-2011 el reto de iniciar un nuevo Grado en Ingeniería de la Edificación, que consistía en la adecuación de los estudios de Arquitectura Técnica en España según el Sistema de Bolonia. Uno de los objetivos era introducir criterios de sostenibilidad en esta titulación académica, por lo que se impartieron t...
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El grado en Arquitectura Técnica de la Universidad de Burgos lleva un recorrido de 10 años en el Plan Bolonia, que implantó de manera simultánea en el curso 2010-2011 para los cuatro cursos del grado. Dentro de las estrategias iniciales del Grado, la adquisición de competencias a través del trabajo por proyectos en las asignaturas de materiales de...
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La situación creada por la Pandemia de COVID 19 ha trascendido a todos los ámbitos de la sociedad, condicionando la vida de las personas en aspectos relacionados con las actividades familiares, laborales, culturales y educativas. En este sentido, en todos los niveles educativos se han adoptado medidas que han suspendido la “actividad escolar presen...
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La digitalización de la edificación se ha convertido en una de las claves en el sector con el objeto de mejorar los flujos de trabajo y por ende mejorar su competitividad. No obstante, la digitalización per se es un importante desafío que a nivel operativo resulta difícil implementar debido a los múltiples obstáculos ante los que nos encontramos en...
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Buildings generate a large part of the environmental impact on our planet. They are responsible for 50 % of energy consumption [1] and 30 % of greenhouse gas emissions [2]. This work aims to validate the energy simulation of buildings as an R&D&I tool to increase their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact, helping to mitigate the...
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This study analyzes the thermal behavior of different plasterboard with the addition of ladle furnace slag, with progressive substitutions of plaster for slag on 20%, 40%, 60% and 80%. The physical and mechanical properties have been analyzed to verify that all the mixtures fulfill with the minimum physical and mechanical parameters required by the...
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Safety training. Construction Sector. Occupational Risk-Prevention. Preventive culture. Reduction of occupational accident rates.
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The investigation exposes the irregularities that occur when contracting workers within the Construction Sector in Spain. In many cases, non-compliance is confirmed with current legislation and its application in preventive matters and safety [1]. These practices are contrary to the Law [2], yet they are accepted by workers to avoid conflict with t...
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The degree of compliance with occupational risk-prevention legislation among Construction Sector firms within Spain, most of which are micro-SMEs and SMEs, is studied in this research. Likewise, a meticulous analysis is completed of all aspects that are related with the training of workers within the Construction Sector. Information is collected th...
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El principal objetivo del presente trabajo es determinar las causas específicas que dificultan la integración de la prevención en el Sector de la Construcción, que por sus singulares características se posiciona como uno de los sectores con mayor siniestralidad laboral y con importantes carencias desde el punto de vista preventivo. El estudio reali...
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In the last few years, research in the field of sustainability has experienced a significant increase in interest between sustainability and other areas (inclusive education, active methodologies, and society). Moreover, the use of mixed research methods (quantitative and qualitative) along with the application of data mining techniques, enables th...
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The investigation reported in this paper is an evaluation of the mechanical behavior of full-scale ecological mortar slabs manufactured with a mixture of expanded clay and recycled concrete aggregates. The composite mortars form a compressive layer over laminated wooden joists to form a single construction unit. To do so, full-scale flexural tests...
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Improving the energy efficiency of buildings is one of the pressing problems that society faces. On the other hand, the acquisition of real-time data (RTD) of the variables that affect energy consumption is another challenge in the building sector. The high cost of this type of devices, the dearth of instrumentation for the measurement of specific...
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An ecological mortar is designed from industrial sub-products, with the objective of utilizing both the slag residues, generated during steel manufacturing processes, and the waste from Polyurethane Foam (PF) panels, generated during refrigerator chamber manufacturing processes. The ecological mortar design involves the dosing of Electric Arc Furna...
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Purpose: Aggressive variant prostate cancer (AVPC) represents a clinical subset distinguished by therapy resistance and poor prognosis, linked to combined losses of the tumor suppressor genes (TSG) PTEN, RB1, and TP53. Circulating tumor cells (CTC) provide a minimally-invasive opportunity for identification and molecular characterization of AVPC....
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The properties and the behaviour of plaster mortars designed with Polyurethane Foam Waste (PFW) are studied in this investigation. A characterization of the mixtures is completed, in accordance with the technical specifications of European Norms. The incorporation of polyurethane waste foam can yield porous and lighter mortars, with better resistan...
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Royal Decree 1627/97 [1] is the norm for the development of the ORP Law [2] in construction works and clearly establishes specific mechanisms for the application of the ORP as well as Royal Decree 39/1997 [3]. This regulation, pertaining to the Spanish legal system, is a direct transposition of Council Directive 92/57/EEC [4], which establishes the...
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Royal Decree 1627/97 [1] is the norm for the development of the ORP Law [2] in construction works and clearly establishes specific mechanisms for the application of the ORP as well as Royal Decree 39/1997 [3]. This regulation, pertaining to the Spanish legal system, is a direct transposition of Council Directive 92/57/EEC [4], which establishes the...
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Looking back, if we analyze the evolution of the accidents rate in the Construction Sector in Spain during the peak years of the economic crisis, a significant decrease can be seen. There has been a sustained decrease in the Total Work Accident Index with medical leave during working hours during the period from 2006 to 2012, mainly justified by a...
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Looking back, if we analyze the evolution of the accidents rate in the Construction Sector in Spain during the peak years of the economic crisis, a significant decrease can be seen. There has been a sustained decrease in the Total Work Accident Index with medical leave during working hours during the period from 2006 to 2012, mainly justified by a...
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Background: Tissue based tests of BRCA1/2 and other Homologous Recombination Gene (HRD) alterations associated with PARPi response are often limited by sample accessibility/availability, under-sampling due to tumor heterogeneity, and the lack of known clinical relevance for a significant fraction of DNA repair associated genomic alterations ( VUS m...
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La digitalización de la edificación se ha convertido en una de las claves en el sector con el objeto de mejorar los flujos de trabajo y por ende mejorar su competitividad. No obstante, la digitalización per se es un importante desafío que a nivel operativo resulta difícil implementar debido a los múltiples obstáculos ante los que nos encontramos en...
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The degree of compliance with the Registro de Empresas Acreditadas (REA) (Registry of Accredited Companies) and its implementation by the Public Administrations in Spain is compared with its implementation among private construction sector firms. The Registry of Accredited Companies is a tool for risk-prevention control that is defined by Law 32/20...
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The process of preparing a “Declaration of Performance” is presented for a masonry mortar manufactured with by-products from the steelmaking industry recycled as aggregates, for subsequent CE Marking, with the aim of promoting its commercialization within the European Union. Specific tests are applicable to construction mortars, both for masonry an...
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Esta patente de invención abarca la obtención de materiales derivados del yeso fabricados con grandes cantidades de escoria como reemplazo siderúrgico del conglomerante para ser utilizados como placas de yeso de aplicación en construcción, a la que se pueden incorporar aditivos que mejoren alguna propiedad. Asimismo, se estudia en profundidad el co...
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Background: Clinical benefit in response to chemotherapeutic agents that induce replication stress such as PARP inhibitors and cisplatin has been associated with mutations in DNA damage repair (DDR) genes. However, prediction of benefit is not solely explained by DDR mutations; therefore, additional biomarkers for prediction of clinical benefit of...
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Background: PARPi have recently demonstrated clinical activity in a subset of mCRPC pts with defects in homologous recombination (HRD). Predicting PARPi response with HRD gene mutations have struggled to show clinical specificity. Previously, we described a novel circulating tumor cell (CTC) based method (CTC-HRD) that identifies a specific cell mo...
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Background: Clinical benefit in response to chemotherapeutic agents that induce replication stress such as PARP inhibitors and cisplatin has been associated with mutations in DNA damage repair (DDR) genes. However, prediction of benefit is not solely explained by DDR mutations; therefore, additional biomarkers for prediction of clinical benefit of...
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The need to refurbish the housing stock with energy efficiency criteria is aligned with the European Union target in order to reduce the CO 2 emissions. This is very important for Spain, because the greater part of the existing housing, even the most recent, were built under codes from 1979 in the best-case scenario. This is because of the European...
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The aim of this paper is to analyze the reality of risk prevention in construction sector companies in Spain, from the perspective of training, management, and risk prevention, as well as the amount of resources that are allocated to those budget headings. An in-depth comparative review has been conducted, using the data obtained from two focus gro...
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Este trabajo de investigación estudia el cumplimiento real y efectivo de las disposiciones normativas en materia de Seguridad y Salud en las obras de construcción, prestando una especial atención al uso en obra de los instrumentos preventivos con que cuentan las empresas y los trabajadores del Sector de la Construcción en España. Para ello, se real...
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Este trabajo de investigación estudia el cumplimiento real y efectivo de las disposiciones normativas en materia de Seguridad y Salud en las obras de construcción, prestando una especial atención al uso en obra de los instrumentos preventivos con que cuentan las empresas y los trabajadores del Sector de la Construcción en España. Para ello, se real...
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Present waste management policies aim to reduce waste environmental impacts and improve resources’ efficiency. The use of waste and recycled materials to develop green construction materials are attracting researchers worldwide to develop new solutions addressed to increase the sustainability of buildings. This work presents a study of a new recycl...
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With regard to waste disposal, the reference regulation is Royal Decree 1481/2001 [1], which regulates the disposal of waste by landfilling, in addition to the MAM/304/2002 Order [2], which publishes the waste assessment and disposal operations and the Euro-pean Waste List (LER, by its acronym in Spanish). As established in the Technical Guide for...
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With regard to waste disposal, the reference regulation is Royal Decree 1481/2001 [1], which regulates the disposal of waste by landfilling, in addition to the MAM/304/2002 Order [2], which publishes the waste assessment and disposal operations and the Euro-pean Waste List (LER, by its acronym in Spanish). As established in the Technical Guide for...
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Industrial by-products generated in the steel manufacturing are successfully used as raw materials in the production of construction materials. However, steel slags, due to their nature and composition, can cause undesirable side-effects in mortars and concretes. The reactive components of LFS and EAFS can affect the stability of the cement matrix....
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This research work analyzes some of the aspects related to the formal compliance of the preventive document used in construction sites in Spain, the Health and Safety Plan [1]. Always from the point of view of the formal compliance of the current regulations and from the prism of the correct use on site of the preventive instruments available to fi...
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This research work analyzes some of the aspects related to the formal compliance of the preventive document used in construction sites in Spain, the Health and Safety Plan [1]. Always from the point of view of the formal compliance of the current regulations and from the prism of the correct use on site of the preventive instruments available to fi...
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In the European Union, the demand for polyurethane is continually growing. In 2017, the estimated value of polyurethane production was 700,400 Tn, of which 27.3% is taken to landfill, which causes an environmental problem. In this paper, the behaviour of various polyurethane foams from the waste of different types of industries will be analyzed wit...
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The aim of this study is to investigate the corrosion behavior of steel reinforcement embedded in mortar specimens in which both the aggregate and cement are partially replaced by ladle furnace slag (LFS) and different percentages of chloride ions by weight of cement are introduced into the mix at the time of kneading. The corrosion behavior was st...
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The physical and mechanical properties of prefabricated plaster materials prepared with large quantities of white slag as an aggregate replacement are studied in the form of plasterboards for use in construction. The initial characterization results show a reduction in the mechanical strength of the specimens as the amount of white slag increases,...
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The properties of structural lightweight mortars obtained with recovered foam polyurethane wastes have been studied, containing a low fraction of soluble non-ionic surfactant. The characterisation of mechanical properties, bulk density, microstructure and porosity highlights two types of behaviour according to the composition (e.g. hydrolysis grade...
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In the European Union, the demand for polyurethane is continually growing. In 2017, the estimated production value of polyurethane was 700,400T, of which 27.3% is taken to landfill, which causes an environmental problem. In this paper the behaviour of various polyurethane foams from the waste of different types of industries will be analysed with t...
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The fatigue behavior of lightweight polyurethane foam waste cement mortars was analyzed, in which the sand is replaced by polyurethane waste in volumetric proportions of 50%, 60% and 75%. For this purpose, having calculated the static modulus of elasticity of the mortars, successive loading and unloading cycles under compression are performed. Thes...
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In this paper, ecological masonry mortars as a new building material are design, using a mix of calcium lime and Portland cement as binder, together with steelmaking waste aggregate (Electric Arc Furnace Slag and Ladle Furnace Slag), in substitution of natural aggregate and, subsequently a comparative study was made using mathematical models. To do...
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The commitment of the European Union to a sustainable and environmentally friendly development is one of the main objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. The challenge to attain zero energy consumption buildings requires innovating in order to become more efficient and comply with the requirements of Directive 2010/31/EU on energy efficiency of bui...
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Resumen Esta investigación analiza las etapas formativas en materia de prevención en las Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (PYMES) del Sector Construcción en España, partiendo del indicador relativo a la elevada siniestralidad del Sector frente al resto de sectores productivos, para a través de los cuestionarios diseñados ex professo y las bases de dat...
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Both registration on the REA and the Duty of Preventive Coordination of Business Activities are inherent obligations for firms Registry that employ workers, as long as they act as contractors or subcontractors of construction works. The purpose of this research is to ascertain the extent to which Public Administrations that act as contractors compl...
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Resumen Este trabajo recoge una experiencia colaborativa docente entre el Grupo de Innovación Docente en Ingeniería de la Edificación de la Universidad de Burgos y el Equipo Docente del 3º Curso del Segundo Ciclo de Educación Infantil del Colegio Público Fernando de Rojas de Burgos. El Grupo de Innovación Docente en Ingeniería de la Edificación de...
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The aim of this research paper is to analyze occupational risk-prevention training in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Spanish Construction Sector. To do so, an in-depth study is completed on compliance with the entrepreneurial obligation to inform and to train workers in occupational risk-prevention, in accordance with the regulations la...
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Background: Expression of PD-L1 on tumor and immune markers in tumor tissue is associated with improved response to PD-1 and PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors. However, each alone has limited predictive utility. Multimodal characterization of both the tumor and host immune system is an unmet medical need for the improved prediction of response to immunot...
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Background: Recent studies show tumor mutation burden (TMB) is a biomarker for patient responses to immune checkpoint inhibitors whereas chromosomal instability (CIN) is a marker for PARP inhibitors drug response. Assessment of TMB and CIN in bulk tumor samples is well explored but limited by sample accessibility and tumor heterogeneity. Analysis o...
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Background: Genomic scars and HRD gene mutations are biomarkers for PARP inhibitor (PARPi) and platinum agent therapy response in breast cancer. Tests for these markers are usually performed by next-generation sequencing (NGS) of tumor tissue or circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) and have limitations such as sample accessibility/availability and under-s...
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Architectural and engineering studies in Higher Education Institutions face the challenge of modifying their teaching programmes, so that students acquire the competences linked to the new methodological techniques of Building Information Modelling (BIM) during their academic training. The experience of its adaptation at the Higher Polytechnic Scho...