José-Luis Vivancos

José-Luis Vivancos
Universitat Politècnica de València | UPV · Department of Engineering Projects

PhD

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Introduction
José-Luis Vivancos currently works at the Department of Engineering Projects, Universitat Politècnica de València. José-Luis does research in Simulation Energy Buildings.
Additional affiliations
November 2011 - present
Universitat Politècnica de València
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2006 - December 2017
Universitat Politècnica de València
Position
  • Researcher
Education
October 1998 - May 2005
Universitat Politècnica de València
Field of study
  • Life Cycle Assessment
October 1993 - July 1998
Universitat Politècnica de València
Field of study
  • Chemical Engineering

Publications

Publications (106)
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A fifteenth-century church in Spain has been studied to determine the temperature changes that occur inside due to the activity and use of the building. Daily thermal amplitude has been employed as a detection system to measure occupation and use. Eleven sensors have been sited around the building, recording temperature data every 10 min over 655 d...
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The number of buildings renovated following the introduction of European energy-efficiency policy represents a small number of buildings in Spain. So, the main Spanish building stock needs an urgent energy renovation. Using passive strategies is essential, and thermal characterization and predictive tests of the energy-efficiency improvements achie...
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The energy monitoring of heritage buildings has, to date, been governed by methodologies and standards that have been defined in terms of sensors that record scalar magnitudes and that are placed in specific positions in the scene, thus recording only some of the values sampled in that space. In this paper, however, we present an alternative to the...
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Silica mesoporous nanomaterials have been proved to have meaningful application in biotechnology and biomedicine. Particularly, mesoporous bioactive glasses are recently gaining importance thanks to their bone regenerative properties. Moreover, the mesoporous nature of these materials makes them suitable for drug delivery applications, opening new...
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Additive manufacturing, and more specifically 3D printing , is increasingly present in the industry as an alternative to traditional manufacturing. The aim of this chapter is to show how to develop and evaluate a project for the creation of a new company whose business is based on additive manufacturing. The analysis is based on a study of the stat...
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Opaque ventilated façades (OVFs) are increasingly gaining in importance in the design of sustainable buildings, given that they can lessen the building´s environmental impact. Opaque ventilated façades can reduce thermal gains in hot climate zones, improving the thermal comfort indoors, and reducing air conditioning demand. Nevertheless, the therma...
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The design of near zero energy offices is a priority, which involves looking to achieve designs which minimise energy consumption and balance energy requirements with an increase in the installation and consumption of renewable energy. In light of this, some authors have used computer software to achieve simulations of the energy behaviour of build...
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In this work the effect of partial or total replacement of fishmeal by plant protein sources and krill and squid meal on growth performance and shelf-life of gilthead sea bream was evaluated. Plant protein dietswith 50 g kg−1 of krill and 100 g kg−1 of squid were supplemented with synthetic amino acidsand at the end of the growing period weight sho...
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Energy consumption in the home is heavily influenced by the occupants and the routines they adopt. Although these routines tend to be regarded as somewhat static in nature, more recent evidence from the social sciences suggests that patterns of consumption are actually more fluid and constantly evolve to accommodate the contingencies of everyday li...
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In this paper, the building energy performance modelling tools TRNSYS (TRaNsient SYstem Simulation program) and TRNFlow (TRaNsient Flow) have been used to obtain the energy demand of a domestic building that includes the air infiltration rate and the effect of natural ventilation by using window operation data. An initial model has been fitted to m...
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The technology used in ventilated façades has allowed developing façades with vertical gardens. In this study, the behavior of such gardens will be analyzed, specifically the thermal behavior of the ventilated air chamber and it will be compared with a system of ventilated façade with stone cladding.
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A range of energy improvement measures applied to a typical Mediterranean residential building are modelled under various climate-change scenarios. Global Circulation Models (CNRM-CM5 and MPI-ESM-LR), under two emission scenarios (RCP4.5 and RCP8.5), downscaled by the Spanish Meteorological Agency, are used to generate four temperature projections....
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Increase of bone diseases incidence has boosted the study of ceramic biomaterials as a potential osteo‐inductive scaffolds. Particularly, mesoporous bioactive glasses have demonstrated to possess a broad application in the bone regeneration field, due their osteo‐regenerative capability and their ability to release drugs from its mesoporous structu...
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Infections represent one of the most frequent causes of arthroplasty revision. Thus, design of new antimicrobial scaffolds to reduce implant rejections, bone infections and associated medical costs is highly desired. In recent years, essential oil components (EOCs) have merged as compounds with significant antimicrobial activity that can be attache...
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Adaptive reuse of historic buildings as museums is an effective strategy for retaining heritage architectures while achieving environmental sustainability objectives. Building adaptation, retrofitting and preserving optimal environments for artwork and exhibit preservation are inherently complex, multifaceted tasks. However, indoor microclimates do...
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Food waste is one of the main issues for international organisms. It is not only an ethical and economic issue but it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources. Among strategies suitable for fighting such challenge, intelligent packaging is an interesting tool to reduce waste derived from households and retailers. A revision of 45...
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With attention increasingly shifting toward adaptation and energy upgrade of existing and historic buildings, research on Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) has grown notably in recent years. School buildings are a significant asset to the European building stock and an important field of investigation because of the peculiarities of the end users and...
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The realities of the current economic situation along with the potential for energy savings have led energy and economic policies to postulate retrofitting existing buildings; the business sector has also followed suite, as retrofitting creates commercial opportunities for companies. However, the lack of criteria for choosing an adequate energy ret...
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Statement of significance: Molecular-gated materials have recently been drawing attention due to their applications in fields as biomedicine and molecular recognition. For the first time as we are aware, we report herein a new enzymatic responsive molecular-gated device consisting in a mesoporous bioactive glass support implemented with two differ...
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Total acid number (TAN) has been considered an important indicator of the oil quality of used oils. TAN is determined by potentiometric titration, which is time-consuming and requires solvent. A more convenient approach to determine TAN is based on infrared (IR) spectral data and multivariate regression models. Predictive models for the determinati...
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In the past few years, the use of optoelectronic noses based on chromogenic arrays of nonspecific sensors has emerged as a promising, potent, and versatile approach to study complex chemical systems. These arrays are composed by a group of dyes able to offer information through suitable color changes. Optoelectronic noses can be applied to food mon...
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Although old houses are found in the housing stock which are affected by infiltration and condensation, resulting in humid walls, software generally consider properly maintained buildings, assuming dry walls. This study aims to simulate the effect of these pathologies under dwelling indoor conditions. The objective is to assess the reliability and...
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A simple method based on multivariate analysis of data from urine using an electronic voltammetric tongue is used to detect patients with prostate cancer. A sensitivity of 91% and a specificity of 73% was obtained to distinguish urine from cancer patients and urine from non cancer patients.
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Abstract In recent years, energy efficiency and thermal comfort in historic buildings have become high-interest topics among scholars. Research has demonstrated that retrofitting buildings to current energy efficiency and thermal comfort standards is essential for improving sustainability and energy performance and for maintaining built heritage of...
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Thermal comfort is an important aspect of residential buildings other than the usual safety and security aspects. However, because of the recent rise of occupant’s expectation for thermal confort level, the operation cost due to energy consumption in the buildings has increased considerably. Typically more tan 80% of total energy consumption occurs...
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The objective of this paper is to analyze the thermal comfort of visitors of the Museum of History of Valencia, a historic building originally used as a tank that provided the city with potable water. A beautiful example of Valencian industrial architecture, the building was built in 1850 and it is considered the first public engineering work of th...
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Energy efficiency in a project to build house types is an essential tool in strategic planning as it provides the opportunity to reduce energy consumption, to design houses with low energy demands and to promote more sustainable constructions. This paper analysed a house type project in Mexico by considering different climate zones to explore and s...
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The crystal structure of two neutral triarylmethane dyes with a p-quinone methide core was determined by X-ray diffraction analysis. The spectroscopic characteristics of both compounds in 23 solvents with different polarities or hydrogen-bonding donor (HBD) abilities has been studied as a function of three solvatochromic parameters (ET(30), π* and...
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This paper states the results of a large review of the literature on the topic of thermal comfort and energy efficiency assessment in historic buildings, which their original use has been modified to adapt them to new purposes. The reuse of historic buildings is being a very effective way to maintain them properly. Despite to that fact, the real ch...
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This paper presents an electronic system for the automatic detection of hazardous gases. The proposed system implements colorimetric sensing algorithms, thus providing a low-cost solution to the problem of gas sensing. It is remotely operated and it performs the tasks of image capturing and processing, hence obtaining colour measurements in RGB (Re...
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Food freshness indicator ink and method for the manufacture of a food freshness indicator ink. It comprises a varnish that constitutes between 90-98% of the total, said varnish comprising between 5-25% of the total amount of the varnish of at least one film-forming resin or at least one vinylic resin or a mixture thereof, between 10-25% of the amou...
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This paper presents the results of an extensive literature review on the topic of assessment of occupants' opinion of the internal environment in historical buildings, based upon their responses to questions relating to a range of discrete factors. The adaptive approach to modelling thermal comfort acknowledges that thermal perception in 'real worl...
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The aim of this work was to develop and evaluate a rapid, easy-to-use optoelectronic system for the shelf-life assessment of squid in cold storage. For this purpose, an optoelectronic nose was designed, which consisted of an array containing six sensing materials prepared by combining different dyes and two inorganic supports (aluminium oxide and s...
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A new chromogenic array for the identification and classification of blue cheeses has been developed. It is based on the response of a chromogenic array composed of five sensing materials prepared by the incorporation of pH indicators to MCM-41 and alumina. Four blue cheeses were tested: Roquefort, Blue Stilton, blue cheese with leaves and blue che...
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Abstract Detection and discrimination of several organophosphorus pesticides in water using a colorimetric probe array containing twelve dyes has been achieved. A clear discrimination for malathion, leptophos, dichlorvos, dibrom and diazinon was observed. The array was used to determine the concentration of diazinon in orange leaves.
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In this paper the building of the Museum of History of Valencia (2001), located in Mislata (Valencia, Spain) is analyzed from the energy point of view. The building was constructed in 1850, as general warehouse of drinkable waters of the city, supporting this use during more than one century. It is a beautiful example of the industrial Valencian ar...
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The enhancement of the energy efficiency in buildings implies the use of the energetic qualification to make the users aware of the importance not only of the use of efficient equipments, but also of the efficient buildings. The Spanish regulation (Real Decreto 235/2013) supersedes the exigencies of the European Union for existing buildings. In thi...
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The enhancement of the energy efficiency in buildings implies the use of the energetic qualification to make the users aware of the importance not only of the use of efficient equipments, but also of the efficient buildings. The Spanish regulation (Real Decreto 235/2013) supersedes the exigencies of the European Union for existing buildings. In thi...
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In this paper a review of the different contributions realized in the area of historical buildings from the energetic point of view is shown. The information has been compiled and papers have been characterised depending on the situation of the building, the type of climate and of building, the method analysis, as well as if a simulation and / or v...
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(EN) The degradation of an oil can be caused by three main mechanisms , hydrolysis, oxidation and thermal decomposition. This paper has analyzed a synthetic oil with characteristics of Type II thermal and oxidation stability , load capacity and flow characteristics at low temperatures. The effect of opening the can for 6 months was analyzed and it...
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Losses and heat gains through the facades have a significant influence on annual consumption of heating and cooling of buildings. Moreover, there is a recent trend among some architects considering facades as sophisticated membranes that should be carefully designed. Although the use of double-skin façades (glass skins separated by a cavity) in the...
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Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most frequent noncutaneous malignancy in the male population. Although prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood testing remains the most widely used tool for PCa detection, this suffers from a number of problems. In the particular case of PCa, metabolites for PCa detection have been measured using a large variety of techni...
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An optoelectronic nose for monitoring Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) spoilage has been developed. The chromogenic array uses eight sensing materials containing pH and a Lewis acid indicator adsorbed in aluminium oxide or silica gel. Colour modulations as RGB coordinates are measured on day 0 and for the salmon samples held in cold storage for 2, 5,...
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Abstract A model for a building with ventilated façade was created using the software tool TRNSYS, version 17, and airflow parameters were simulated using TRNFlow. The results obtained with the model are compared and validated with experimental data. The temperature distribution along the air cavity was analysed and a chimney effect was observed, w...
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We report herein the development of a new optoelectronic nose composed of seven sensing materials prepared by the incorporation of pH indicators and chromogenic reagents selective to metabolites into inorganic materials (UVM-7 and alumina). The nose has been applied to monitor fresh pork sausage ageing. Sausages were packaged together with the disp...
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A chromogenic array for monitoring boiled marinated turkey meat freshness in a modified packaging atmosphere (30% CO2, 70% N-2) has been developed. The chromogenic array was combined with commodity tools such as digital camera and Photoshop to extract and analyse the colour changes. The array was composed of 16 sensing materials prepared through th...
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This study reports the analysis of energy consumption of a historic building under a modeling program of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning system (HVAC) to improve the energy efficiency of the building. The building is a Museum located in Valencia (Spain), called “Museum of History of Valencia”. It was built in 1850, constructed as a water...
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We report herein the design, manufacture and use of a “humid electronic nose” prototype based on voltammetric techniques. It consists of an array of four working electrodes (i.e., Au, Pt, Ir and Rh) housed inside a homemade stainless steel cylinder, in contact with a fabric mesh made of nylon damped with a NaCl aqueous solution, used as the support...
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The multivariate techniques can represent an alternative, fast, easy, inexpensive and non-destructive to determine physicochemical properties of oils in service in aircraft internal combustion engines (MCI), such as kinematic viscosity and acid number which determine the end of their useful life. Numerous studies have been performed in lubrication...
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The aim of this paper was to reduce the overall consumption of the building. Besides getting to meet Passivhaus parameters in addition to improving indoor comfort. The space heating and the cooling loads, instead, are computed, on an hourly basis, by the building energy software tool TRNSYS, version 17, by accounting for the actual climate of the c...
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Passive solar heating on rainscreen façade of buildings in Mediterranean climates can be interesting for renewable energy applications and for the design of the insulation of the façade. In order to analyze the thermal behaviour of the rainscreen for a whole year and for four different orientations, temperature data were taken in a building with th...
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We report herein the design, manufacture and use of a "humid electronic nose" prototype. Its operation is based on the use of voltammetric techniques, and it consists of an array of four working electrodes (i.e. Au, Pt, Ir and Rh) that were housed inside a homemade stainless steel cylinder and a fabric mesh made of nylon damped with a NaCl aqueous...
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The development of rapid non-destructive techniques to determine fish quality and shelf-life is vital to guarantee food safety. The aim of this study was to evaluate a new optoelectronic nose composed by eight sensing materials prepared by the incorporation of pH indicators and chromogenic reagents selective to metabolites into inorganic materials...
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A colorimetric array for the chromogenic discrimination of organophosphorous derivatives in gas phase has been developed.
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A novel analytical sensing system has been designed for the characterization and discrimination of different detergents in water. This micro-sensor system could play a key role in the development of more efficient and environmentally-friendly washing machines by enabling the measurement of residual detergents. The sensing system comprises a dual sh...
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A new optoelectronic nose to monitor chicken meat ageing has been developed. It is based on 16 pigments prepared by the incorporation of different dyes (pH indicators, Lewis acids, hydrogenbonding derivatives, selective probes and natural dyes) into inorganic materials (UVM-7, silica and alumina). The colour changes of the sensor array were charact...
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The method involves analyzing water samples (1) with compounds that are dissolved in a chamber (2). Activation electrical signal (S1) is sent to a counter (6) that is arranged in the chamber. Electric current (I) is detected and generated in an electrode (3). A noble metal (5) is oxidized or reduced to the compounds that are dissolved in the water...
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Electronic equipment (IDM-1) especially designed for the application of voltammetric and impedometric electronic tongues is described. For impedance spectroscopy the equipment permits the generation of sinusoidal signals with a frequency in the range of 1 Hz to 1 MHz and programmable amplitude up to 1 Vpp. For voltammetry the IDM-1 equipment genera...
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The use of a voltammetric electronic tongue as tool for the prediction of concentration levels of certain water quality parameters from influent and effluent wastewater from a Submerged Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor pilot plant applied to domestic wastewater treatment is proposed here. The electronic tongue consists of a set of noble (Au, Pt, Rh, I...