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Dr. Álvaro Ramírez-Gómez

Dr. Álvaro Ramírez-Gómez

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Associate Professor


Email: alvaro.ramirez@upm.es


Qualifications

Ph.D., (European Doctorate) Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

M.Sc, (Irrig), Irrigation and Drainage, Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, Spain

M.Sc, (Agr), Agricultural Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

B.Sc, (Eng), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain


Publications (Selected)

  1. Ramírez, A.; Nielsen, J.; Ayuga, F. (2010) Pressure measurements in full-scale steel silos with eccentric hopper. Powder Technology 201 (1), 7-20.
  2. Ramírez, A.; Nielsen, J.; Ayuga, F. (2010) On the use of plate-type normal pressure cells in silos. Part 2: Validation for pressure measurements. Computers and electronics in agriculture 71 (1), 64-70.
  3. Ramírez, A.; Nielsen, J.; Ayuga, F. (2010) On the use of plate-type normal pressure cells in silos. Part 1: Calibration and evaluation. Computers and electronics in agriculture 71 (1), 71-76.
  4. Ramírez, A.; Moya, M.; Ayuga, F. (2009) Determination of mechanical properties of powdered agricultural products and sugar. Particle & particle systems characterization 26, 220-230.
  5. Molenda, M., Stasiak, M., Moya, M., Ramírez, A., Horabik, J. Ayuga, F. (2006) Testing mechanical properties of food powders in two laboratories - degree of consistency of results. International Agrophysics, 20, 37-45.
  6. Ayuga, F., Aguado, P.J., Gallego, E., Ramírez, A. (2005) New steps towards the knowledge of silos behaviour. International Agrophysics, 19, 7-17.
  7. Ramírez, A.; Ansourian, P.; Nielsen, J.; Rasmussen, K.; Ayuga, F. (2009) Analysis of measurements obtained by plate-type pressure cells having a recess - DEM simulation. Bulk Solids & Powder Science & Technology, 4, 34-38.
  8. Ramírez, A.; Einav, I.; Ansourian, P.; Ayuga, F.; Rasmussen, K. (2007) Granular effects arising from mounted pressure cells in silo walls-DEM analyses. 2007 National Conference. Agriculture and Engineering: challenge today, technology tomorrow. Society for Engineering in Agriculture (SEAG). Adelaide. Australia. September, 23-26, 2007.
  9. Ramírez, A., Moya, M. and Ayuga, F. Determination of mechanical properties of agricultural powder materials and sugar to be used in silo design. ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting. Otawa, Ontario, Canada, August 1-4, 2004.