Artículos en revistas (desde 2010)


Sección Máquinas Térmicas

F.J. Martos, J.A. Soriano, M.P. Dorado, F. Soto, O. Armas. Modelling of particle size distributions produced by a Diesel engine fueled with different fossil and renewable fuels under like urban and extra-urban operating conditions. Fuel, Vol. 263,  116730, 2020.

Gómez, A., García-Contreras, R., Soriano, J.A., Mata, C. Comparative study of the opacity tendency of alternative diesel fuels blended with gasoline. Fuel. Vol. 264, 116860.1168602020.

Famiglietti, A.Lecuona-Neumann, A.Nogueira, J.Rahjoo, M. Direct solar production of medium temperature hot air for industrial applications in linear concentrating solar collectors using an open Brayton cycle. Viability analysis. Applied Thermal Engineering, 169, 114914. 2020.



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Rodrigues de Souza, G., de Castro Pellegrini, C., Lucas Ferreira, S., Soto Pau, F., Armas, O. Study of intake manifolds of an internal combustion engine: A new geometry based on experimental results and numerical simulations. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Vol. 9, 248-258. 2019.

R. García-Contreras, A. Agudelo, A. Gómez, P.  Fernández-Yáñez, O. Armas, A. Ramos. Thermoelectric energy recovery in a light-duty Diesel vehicle under real-world driving conditions at different altitudes with Diesel, Biodiesel and GTL Fuels. Energies, 12, 1105; doi:10.3390/en12061105. 2019.

F. Soto, G. Marques, E. Torres-Jimenez, B. Vieira, A. Lacerda, O. Armas, F. Guerrero-Villar. A comparative study of performance and regulated emissions in a medium-duty diesel engine fueled with sugarcane diesel-farnesane and sugarcane biodiesel-LS9. Energy 176, 392-409, 2019.

S. Ezzitouni, P. Fernández-Yáñez, L. Sánchez, O. Armas, F. Soto. Effect of the use of a thermoelectric generator on the pumping work of a Diesel engine. International Journal of Engine Research, 1–12. DOI: https// 2019.

J.A. Soriano, R. García-Contreras, A. Gómez, C. Mata. Comparative study of the effect of a new renewable paraffinic fuel on the combustion process of a light-duty diesel engine. Energy, DOI: 2019.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Rubio-Gomez, G., Corral-Gomez, L., Soriano, J. A., Gomez, A., & Castillo-Garcia, F. J. Vision based algorithm for automated determination of smoke point of diesel blends. Fuel, 235, 595-602. 2019.

Rubio-Gomez, G., Corral-Gomez, L., Rodriguez-Rosa, D., Sanchez-Cruz, F.A. and Martinez-Martinez S. A comparative study of the effect of compression ratio on the efficiency and flame development angle in CFR engine fueled with binary gasoline-alcohol blends. International Journal of Engine Research (Aceptado - en prensa). 2019



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

A. Tapia, S. Salgado, P. Martín, F. Villanueva, R. García-Contreras, B. Cabañas. Chemical composition and heterogeneous reactivity of soot generated in the combustion of diesel and GTL (Gas-to-Liquid) fuels and amorphous carbon Printex U with NO2 and CF3COOH gases. Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 177, 214–221, 2018.

Fernández-Yáñez, P., Gómez, A., García-Contreras, R. Armas. O. Evaluating thermoelectric modules in diesel exhaust systems: potential under urban and extra-urban driving conditions. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 182, 1070-1079, 2018.

Soto, F., Alves, M., Valdés, J.C., Armas, O., Crnkovic, P., Rodrigues, G., Lacerda, A.,  Melo, L. The determination of the activation energy of diesel and biodiesel fuels and the analysis of engine performance and soot emissions. Fuel Processing Technology, Vol. 174, 69–77, 2018.

García-Contreras, R., Gómez, A., Fernández-Yáñez, P., Armas, O. Estimation of thermal loads in a climatic chamber for vehicle testing. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Article in press., 2018.

Soriano J.A., García-Contreras R., Leiva-Candia D., Soto F.  Influence on Performance and Emissions of an Automotive Diesel Engine Fueled with Biodiesel and Paraffinic Fuels: GTL and Biojet Fuel Farnesane. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 32, 5125−51332018.

P. Fernández-Yañez, O. Armas, A. Capetillo, S. Martínez-Martínez. Thermal analysis of a thermoelectric generator for light-duty diesel engines. Applied Energy, Vol. 226, 690–702. 2018.

Soriano, J.A., Mata, C., Armas, O., Ávila, C. A zero-dimensional model to simulate injection rate from first generation common rail diesel injectors under thermodynamic diagnosis. Energy, Vol. 158,  845 – 858, 2018.

Fernández-Yáñez, P., Armas, O., Kiwan, R., Stefanopoulou, A.G., Boehman, A.L. A thermoelectric generator in exhaust systems of spark-ignition and compression-ignition engines. A comparison with an electric turbo-generator. Applied Energy, 229, pp. 80-87. 2018.

Torres-Jiménez, E., Armas, O., Lešnik, L., Cruz-Peragón, F. Methodology to simulate normalized testing cycles for engines and vehicles via design of experiments with low number of runs. Energy Conversion and Management, 177, 817-832. 2018.

A. Ramos, J. Muñoz, F. Andrés, O. Armas. NOx emissions from diesel light duty vehicle tested under NEDC and real-word driving conditions. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 63, 37–48. 2018.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Fernández-Yáñez, P., Armas, O., Gómez, A., Gil, A. Developing CFD models to evaluate available energy in exhaust systems of diesel light duty vehicles. Applied Sciences, Special Issue Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) for Ground Transport, Vol. 7, 590; doi:10.3390/app7060590. 2017.

García-Contreras, R., Armas, O., Mata, C., Villanueva, O. Impact of Gas To Liquid and diesel fuels on the engine cold start. Fuel, Volume 203, Pages 298-307. 2017.

Ezzitouni, S., Soriano, J.A., Gomez, A., Armas, O. Impact of injection strategy and GTL fuels on combustion process and performance under diesel engine start. Fuel, Volume 200, Pages 529-544. 2017.

Mata, C., Gómez, A., Armas, O. The influence of ethanol-diesel blend on pollutant emissions from different bus fleets under acceleration transitions. Fuel, Volume 209, Pages 322-329. 2017

Soriano, J.A, Agudelo, J.R. López A.F., Armas, O. Oxidation reactivity and nanostructural characterization of the soot coming from farnesane - A novel diesel fuel derived from sugar cane. Carbon 125, 516-529, 2017.

Payri, R., Gimeno, J., Mata, C., Viera, A. Rate of injection measurements of a direct-acting piezoelectric injector for different operating temperatures. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 154, 387-393, 2017.

Pinzi S, Redel-Macías M.D., Leiva-Candia D., Soriano J.A., Dorado M.P. Influence of ethanol/diesel fuel and propanol/diesel fuel blends over exhaust and noise emissions. Energy Procedia. Vol. 142, 849-854, 2017.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Rodriguez-Rosa, D., Payo-Gutierrez, I., Castillo-Garcia, F.J., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, A. Juarez-Perez, S. Improving Energy Efficiency of an Autonomous Bicycle with Adaptive Controller Design. Sustainability, Volume 9(5), doi: 10.3390/su9050866. 2017.

Payo, I., Sánchez, L., Caño, E., Armas, O. Control applied to a reciprocating internal combustion engine test bench under transient operation. Impact on engine performance and pollutant emissions. Special Issue "Automotive Engines Emissions and Control", Energies, 10 (11), 1690; doi:10.3390/en10111690, 2017.




Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Gómez, A., Mata, A. Armas, O. Effect of Ethanol–Diesel Fuel Blend on Diesel Engine Emissions Produced by Different Bus Fleets. Journal of Energy Engineering. Vol 142 (2), E4015003. 2016.

Cárdenas, M. D.; Gómez, A.; Armas, O. Pollutant Emissions from Starting a Common Rail Diesel Engine Fueled with Different Biodiesel Fuels. Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 142 (2), E4015012. 2016.

Armas, O., García-Contreras, R., Ramos, A. On-line thermodynamic diagnosis of diesel combustion process with paraffinic fuels in a vehicle tested under NEDC. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 138, 94-102, 2016.

Armas, O., Martínez-Martínez, S.,  Mata, C., Pacheco, C. Alternative method for bulk modulus estimation of Diesel fuels. Fuel 167, 199–207. 2016.

Mata., C.; Leite, W.O.; Moreno, R.; Agudelo, J.R.; Armas, O. Prediction of NOx emissions and fuel consumption of a city bus under real operating conditions by means of Biharmonic maps. Journal of Energy Engineering142 (4): 04016018. 

Agudelo, A.F., García-Contreras, R., Agudelo, J.R., Armas, O. Potential for exhaust gas energy recovery in a diesel passenger car under European driving cycle. Applied Energy, Vol. 74, 15, 201–212, 2016.

Fernández-Yañez, P., Armas, O., Martínez-Martínez, S. Impact of relative position vehicle-wind blower in a roller test bench under climatic chamber. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 106, 266-274. 2016.

Gómez, A., Soriano, J.A., Armas, O. Evaluation of sooting tendency of different oxygenated and paraffinic fuels blended with diesel fuel. Fuel, Vol. 184, 536-543, 2016.

Cárdenas, M.D., Armas, O., Mata, C., Soto, F. Performance and pollutant emissions from transient operation of a common rail diesel engine fueled with different biodiesel fuels. Fuel, Vol. 185, 743-762, 2016.

Ramos, A. García-Contreras, R., Armas, O. Performance, combustion timing and emissions from a light duty vehicle at different altitudes fueled with animal fat biodiesel, GTL and diesel fuels. Applied Energy, Vol. 182, 507-517, 2016.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Chocoteco, J., Morales, R., Feliu, V., & Sánchez, L. (2016). Trajectory Planning for a Stair-Climbing Mobility System Using Laser Distance Sensors. IEEE Systems Journal10(3), 944-956.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Armas, O., García Contreras, R., Ramos, A., López, A. F. Impact of animal fat biodiesel, GTL and HVO fuels on combustion, performance and pollutant emissions of a light duty diesel vehicle tested under the NEDC. Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 141, Issue 2.  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EY.1943-7897.0000237. ASCE. 2015.

García Contreras, R., Martínez, J.D., Armas, O., Murillo, R., García, T. Study of a residential boiler under start-transient conditions using a tire pyrolysis liquid (TPL)/diesel fuel blend. Fuel, Volume 158, 22. 744-752. 2015.

Lapuerta, M.; Rodríguez-Fernández, J.; García Contreras, R.; Bogarra, M. Molecular interactions in blends of alcohols with diesel fuels: Effect on stability and distillation. Fuel, Vol.: 139, 171-179. 2015.

Lapuerta, M.; Rodríguez-Fernández, J.; García Contreras, R. Effect of a glycerol-derived advanced biofuel -FAGE (fatty acid formal glycerol ester)- on the emissions of a diesel engine tested under the New European Driving Cycle. Energy, Vol.: 93, 568-579. 2015.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Armas, O., García Contreras, R., Ramos, A. Pollutant emissions from new European driving cycle with ethanol and butanol Diesel blends. Fuel Processing Technology. Vol. 122, 64-71, 2014.

Martinez, J.D., Ramos, A., Armas, O., Murillo, R., García, T. Potential for using a tire pyrolysis liquid-diesel fuel blend in a light duty engine under transient operation. Applied Energy. Vol. 130, 437-446, 2014.

Agudelo, J.R., Álvarez, A., Armas, O. Impact of crude vegetable oils on the oxidation reactivity and nanostructure of diesel particulate matter. Combustion and Flame., 2014.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Raúl Rivas Pérez; Vicente Feliu Batlle; Fernando José Castillo García; Luis Sánchez Rodríguez; Antonio Linares. Controlador robusto de orden fraccional implementado en el primer tramo del canal principal Imperial de Aragón. Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua.  5, nº1, 23 - 42. 2014.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Yehliu, K., Armas, O., Vander Wal, R.L., Boehman, A.L. Impact of engine operating modes and combustion phasing on the reactivity of diesel soot. Combustion and Flame, Vol. 160 (3) 680-691, 2013.

Armas, O., García Contreras, R., Ramos, Á. Impact of alternative fuels on performance and pollutant emissions of a light duty engine tested under the new European driving cycle. Applied Energy, Vol. 107 183-190, 2013.

Armas, O., Gómez, A., Mata, C., Ramos, Á. Particle size distributions from a city bus fuelled with ethanol–biodiesel–diesel fuel blends. Fuel,, 183-190, 2013.

Armas, O., Gómez, A., Ramos, A. Comparative study of pollutant emissions from engine starting with animal fat biodiesel and GTL fuels. Fuel. Vol. 113, 560-570, 2013.

Martínez, J.D.; Lapuerta, M.; García Contreras, R.; Murillo, R.; García, T. Fuel Properties of Tire Pyrolysis Liquid and Its Blends with Diesel Fuel. Energy & Fuels, Vol.: 27, 3296-3305, 2013.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Fernando J. Castillo García; Andrés San Millán Rodríguez; Vicente Feliu Batlle; Luis Sánchez Rodríguez. Fractional-Order PI Control of First Order Plants with Guaranteed Time Specifications. Journal of Applied Mathematics. ID197186, 1 - 10. Hindawi, 2013. ISSN 1110-757X. 2013.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Armas, O., R. Ballesteros, M.D. Cárdenas. Thermodynamic diagnosis of diesel and biodiesel combustion processes during load increase transient sequences. Applied Energy. Vol.: 97 558-568, 2012.

Armas, O., Mata, C.; Martínez-Martínez, S. Effect of an ethanol–diesel blend on a common-rail injection system. International Journal of Engine Research. 13(5) 417–428. 2012.

Armas, O., Lapuerta, M., Mata, C. Methodology for the analysis of pollutant emissions from a city bus. Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 23-11, 2012.

Armas, O., García Contreras, R., Ramos, A. Pollutant emissions from engine starting with ethanol and butanol diesel blends. Fuel Processing Technology, Vol.:100. 63–72, 2012.

Yehliu, K., Armas, O., Val, R.W., Boehman, A. L. Impact of Fuel Formulation on the Nanostructure and Reactivity of Diesel Soot. Combustion and Flame, Vol. 159 (12), 3597-3606, 2012.

Gómez, A., Armas, O., Lillik, G., Boehman, A. L. Estimation of volatile organic emission based on diesel particle size distributions. Measurement Science and Technology. Vol. 23 (10), 105305, 2012.

Armas, O., Gómez, A., Mata, C. Ramos, A. Particles emitted during the stops of an urban bus fuelled with ethanol-biodiesel-diesel blends. Urban Climate, Vol. 2 43-54, 2012.

Armas, O., Mata, C. Martínez-Martínez, S. Effect of diesel injection parameters on instantaneous fuel delivery using a solenoid-operated injector with different fuels. Revista Facultad de Ingenieria (64) 9-21, 2012.

Sukjit, E.; Herreros, J.M.; Dearn, K.D.; García-Contreras, R.; Tsolakis, A. The effect of the addition of individual methyl esters on the combustion and emissions of ethanol and butanol diesel blends. Energy, Vol.: 42, 364-374, 2012.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Armas, O.; Gómez, A.; Barrientos, E.; Boehman, A. Estimation of opacity tendency of ethanol- and biodiesel-diesel blends by means of the smoke point technique. Energy  & Fuel, Vol. 25 3283-3288, 2011.

Armas, O., Mata, C.; Martínez-Martínez, S. Effect of an ethanol-biodiesel-diesel blend on the durability of a common rail injection system. Fuel Processing Technology, Vol. 92  2145-2153, 2011.

Armas, O.; Gómez, A.; Mata, C. Methodology for measurement of diesel particle size distributions from a city bus working in real traffic conditions. Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 22 11, 2011.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Vicente Feliu Batlle; Raúl Rivas Pérez; Fernando José Castillo García; Luis Sánchez Rodríguez; Antonio Linares. Robust Fractional Order Controller for Irrigation Main Canal Pools with Time-varying Dynamical Parameters. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 76 nº2, 205 - 217. 2011.



Sección Máquinas Térmicas

Armas, O.,  Yehliu, K., Boehman, A. Effect of alternative fuels on diesel emissions during engine operation with matched combustion phasing. Fuel, Vol. 89 (2), 438-456, 2010.

Yehliu K., Boehman, A., Armas, O. Emissions from different alternative diesel fuels operating with single and split fuel injection. Fuel, Vol. 89 (2), 423-437, 2010.

Lapuerta, M., Rodríguez, J.;  Armas, O. Correlation for the estimation of the density of fatty acid esters and its implications. A proposed Biodiesel Cetane Index. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, Vol. 163, 720-727, 2010.

Lapuerta, M.; Armas, O., Hernández, J.J.; Tsolakis, A. Potential for reducing emissions in a diesel engine by fuelling with conventional biodiesel and Fischer-Tropsch diesel. Fuel, Vol. 89, 3106-3113, 2010.

Canoira, L., Galeán, J.G., Alcántara, R., Lapuerta, M., García Contreras, R. Fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) from castor oil: Production process assessment and synergistic effects in its properties. Renewable Energy,  Vol. 35 208-217, 2010.

Lapuerta, M.; García Contreras, R.; Agudelo, J.R. Lubricity of ethanol-biodiesel-diesel fuel blends. Energy & Fuels Vol. 24, 1374-1379, 2010.

Lapuerta, M.; García-Contreras, R.; Campos-Fernández, J.; Dorado, M.P. Stability, Lubricity, Viscosity, and Cold-Flow Properties of Alcohol-Diesel Blends. Energy & Fuels 24 (2010) 4497-4502. Vol.: 24,  4497-4502, 2010.


Sección Control Automático Aplicado

Fernando José Castillo García; Vicente Feliu Batlle; Raúl Rivas Pérez; Luis Sánchez Rodríguez. Design of a Class of Fractional Controllers from Frequency Specifications with Guaranteed Time Domain Behaviour. Computers Mathematics with Applications. 59(5), 1656 - 1666. 2010.

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