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  • Revista Politechnê

    Revista multidisciplinaria de la Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico (2015-2016, 2018)

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  • Improving Customer Satisfaction through Property Operations in Hospitality Industry 

    Serrano Rodriguez, Rafael (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Corrective Maintenance used to be the most common course of action in both service and manufacturing industry. Even though the new tendencies are moving towards Preventive Maintenance, many industries are stuck in the ...
  • Wind Blade Composite Design, Manufacturing and Experimental Testing 

    Hernandez Gelpi, Miguel J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    The design and manufacture of composite material sandwich type blade is presented. Stainless steel rods and ribs, are the internal structure, core is foam, between ribs. The skin is a laminate of fiber glass and a ...
  • Free Convection Fresnel Lenses Concentrator 

    Ortiz Rosado, Javier (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    This project involves an evaluation of an improved Fresnel lenses solar energy concentrator. Its innovation consists of preventing forced convection heat losses at the receiver area. Heat losses by convection and by ...
  • Evaluation of the Effects of Gas Plasma test in a Tangential Flow Filter 

    Calo, David (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    In this article you will see the combination of two technologies that produce an efficient product. One of the productions of the new form is the separation and filtration combined by retaining a plasma gas treatment. ...
  • Statistical Analysis for the Development of a Mathematical Model for Liquid Phase Color Reproduction 

    Rodríguez Rivera, Wilson (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstract - This study aims to develop a mathematical model, capable to give a receipt of the dies concentrations to be used to develop a desire color. The model helps to minimize, and in some cases eliminate, the trial and ...
  • Cleaning Process Optimization at Compression Area 

    Morales Beltrán, Vanessa (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstract - This article intends to present an improvement performed to a cleaning process for a Tablet Press Machine, to understand the origin of the problem and the importance of the project for Company Z and the ...
  • Guía para el Desarrollo de Proyectos de Construcción de la Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportación de Puerto Rico 

    Laham Bauzó, Salim (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Este artículo presenta los procesos típicos para el desarrollo de proyectos construcción de la Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportación de Puerto Rico. Se enumeran acciones que se deben ejecutar secuencialmente dentro ...
  • Lean and Safe Manufacturing for an Antidepressant Tablets Coating Process 

    Torres Santiago, Meraris (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstract - The Lean and Safe Manufacturing Process (6S event) was selected for implementation in an antidepressant tablets coating manufacturing process. The coating process was identified due to the utilization of toxic ...
  • Estudio de los Aspectos Ergonómicos en Laboratorios de Control de Calidad en Industrias Farmacéuticas 

    Figueroa Colón, Marielis (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstracto - El objetivo de esta investigación es conocer, cuan efectivo son los diseños ergonómicos en laboratorios de control de calidad de las industrias farmacéuticas. En esta investigación se realizó una evaluación de ...
  • Quality Improvement in a Medical Device Manufacturing Process Applying Six Sigma Tools 

    Rondón Nieves, Luis Daniel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstract - The current manufacturing process of a medical device product has great opportunities on scrap percent reduction, which has been impacting the material and labor costs of the product, as well as in defects per ...
  • Anticipando la Crisis 

    Blanco Colón, Luis A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstracto - Este proyecto tiene como meta orientar sobre los objetivos necesarios que una empresa debe establecer, para implementar un plan de contingencia para evitar interrupciones parciales o prolongadas de sus actividades ...
  • Comparación de Eficiencia en Cuanto a Comportamiento y Costo Entre el Diseño ASD y LRFD para el Edificio UNILOPEZ 

    Veras Meléndez, Leonardo (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2009)
    Abstracto - Este documento consistió en el análisis estructural del edificio de oficinas UNILOPEZ (estructura de acero), mediante el uso de un programa de computadoras llamado ETABS, el cual se especializa en el análisis ...
  • Vulnerability of Bridges to Natural Events 

    León Malavé, Patricia (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    This project utilized the HAZUS program and ArcGIS to perform vulnerability assessments on the bridges in Puerto Rico After conducting earthquake scenarios, the most probable bridge to experience failure or distress was ...
  • Glow Discharge Plasma Sterilization of Prokaryotic Microorganism Through Electrostatic Plasma 

    Cepeda Torres, Omar S.; Martes Martínez, José O. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    Plasma is the fourth state of the matter In this state the matter has enough energy to delocalize the subparticles of the atoms that make up the material At the subatomic level plasma is a mixture of highly energized ...
  • Analysis of Surface Electromyography Signals of the Arm in Adults 

    Colón, José E. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    In human history, medicine has always sought to improve the quality of life of patients with disabilities by designing what is now known as either an assistive device or prosthesis For a person who has an amputated arm, ...
  • Nickel Doped Carbon Nitride for Applications in Electrochemical Energy Systems 

    Acosta, José; Burgos, Ivonne; De La Luz, Natalie (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    Alkaline fuel cells and supercapacitors have attracted considerable attention over the last decades, mainly because these systems offer the possibility to produce and store energy in a sustainable manner Since the current ...
  • Infrastructure Condition Assessment Using Drones 

    Atra, Imad (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    The condition assessment in pavement is carried out by performing a traditional visual inspection, and by applying the Pavement Condition Index -PCI (Vásquez, 2002). The visual inspection implies to access the roadway and ...
  • Development of a Hydrokinetic Turbine for Puerto Rico 

    Rivera Rodríguez, Andrea; Diaz Mercado, Estefan L. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    The island of Puerto Rico has struggled for decades with antiquated power plants that produce excess greenhouse gases In 2017 the delicacy of the overall power system on the island was demonstrated when two Category 5 ...
  • Dielectric characterization of permittivity, conductivity and loss factors of porcine tissues by impedance spectroscopy 

    Fernóndez Lozada, Emy J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    This investigation was performed to determine whether the mean of fetal porcine tissues analyzed by impedance spectroscopy for their properties adhered to the idealized plots The statistical process was with the purpose ...
  • Comparative Study: Electric Vehicles vs. Combustion Vehicles 

    Soto Pomales, Angélica C. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020-11-13)
    In 2017, a study for Greenhouse emissions discovered that 82% of these emissions are Carbon Dioxide and its main cause is the production of gasoline and diesel for transportation. It’s believed that Electric Vehicles may ...

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