BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2017

Análise de Estabilidade de Muros de Contenção de Alvenaria por Método de Equilíbrio Limite com Verificação com Ensaios de Carga: Conferência Brasileira sobre Estabilidade de Encostas

Translated title of the contribution: Stability Analysis of a Masonry Retaining Wall by a Limit Equilibrium Method with Loading Test VerificationOliveira Mendes, L., Dewsbury, J. & Briggs, K., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Retaining walls
Brick
Sand
Friction
Timber

An Alternative to Gypsum Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 9 Dec 2017, p. 93 - 99. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gypsum
life cycle
thermal conductivity
buffering
environmental quality
1 Citation (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)

Anchorage and residual bond characteristics of 7-wire strand

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Thoday, N. & Valerio, P., 1 May 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 138, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Wire
Loads (forces)
Concretes
Prestressing
Prestressed concrete
39 Downloads (Pure)

A new route to exposed thermal mass: Sound absorbing poured concrete

Lombardo, S., Orr, J., Coley, D. & Wood, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 38, 4, p. 408-420 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ceilings
Acoustic waves
Concretes
Tile
Concrete construction
9 Citations (Scopus)
216 Downloads (Pure)

A state of the art of required techniques for employing activated carbon in renewable energy powered adsorption applications

Elsayed, A. M., Askalany, A. A., Shea, A. D., Dakkama, H. J., Mahmoud, S., Al-Dadah, R. & Kaialy, W., Nov 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 79, p. 503-519 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

File
Activated carbon
Adsorption
Specific heat
Thermodynamic properties
Cooling systems

Bacteria based concrete

De Belie, N., Wang, J., Bundur, Z. B. & Paine, K., 15 Nov 2017, Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures. Pacheco-Torgal, F., Melchers, R., de Belie, N., Shi, X., Van Tittelboom, K. & Saez Perez, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)

Bend-strength of novel filament wound shear reinforcement

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Ivanova, K., 15 Sep 2017, In : Composite Structures. 176, p. 244-253

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reinforcement
Polymers
Fibers
Concretes
Epoxy Resins
110 Downloads (Pure)

Bio-based plaster for improved indoor air quality

Maskell, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Thomson, A., Peter, U. & Walker, P., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Plaster
Volatile organic compounds
Air quality
Lime
Cements

Biogas dome construction using pneumatics

Williamson, D., Orr, J. & Fulford, D., 2017, In : Journal of Construction in Developing Countries. 22, 2, p. 35-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biogas
Domes
Pneumatics
Load testing
Air
7 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)

Carbonation of Hydrous Materials at the Molecular Level: A Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Raman and Density Functional Theory Study

Pesce, G. L., Fletcher, I. W., Grant, R., Molinari, M., Parker, S. C. & Ball, R. J., 1 Mar 2017, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 17, 3, p. 1036-1044 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
secondary ion mass spectrometry
Density functional theory
density functional theory

Challenges for strengthening concrete structures in flexure, shear and compression using fibre reinforced polymers

Darby, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M., Tajaddini, A. & Raicic, V., 8 Dec 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Compaction
Fibers
Polymers
Axial loads

Cob, Stone, Clay, Thatch and Timbered Buildings of the British Isles

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet. Piesik, S. (ed.). London: Thames & Hudson, p. 324-327 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Construction, demolition and excavation waste management in EU/Greece and its potential use in concrete

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 1 Sep 2017, In : Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 26, 9, p. 5572-5580

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Demolition
demolition
Waste management
Excavation
waste management
88 Downloads (Pure)

Dam Performance And Safety In Tropical Climates – Recent Developments On Field Monitoring And Computational Analysis

Pelecanos, L., Skarlatos, D. & Pantazis, G., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-6.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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dam
safety
monitoring
earth dam
climate variation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Developing an innovative lightweight concrete flooring system for sustainable buildings

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Shepherd, P., 19 Apr 2017, p. 66-67.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
165 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a Bio-Based Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gypsum
Environmental impact
Life cycle
Thermal conductivity
Clay
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of new FRP reinforcement for optimized concrete structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Nanni, A., 1 Jan 2017, High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium. Lukovic, M. & Hordijk, D. A. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 867-876 10 p. (High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

186 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of an Osterberg-cell pile test in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Chunge, M. P. M., Ouyang, Y., Kwan, V., Kechavarzi, C. & Nicholson, D., Jun 2017, In : Geotechnique Letters. 7, 2, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fiber optics
Fiber optics
Piles
pile
Soils

Distributed fibre optic strain sensing for monitoring underground structures - Tunnels Case Studies

Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., de Battista, N., Williamson, M., Gue, C. Y., Di Murro, V. & Elshafie, M., 29 Sep 2017, Underground Sensing: Monitoring and Hazard Detection for Environment and Infrastructure. Pamukcu, S. & Cheng, L. (eds.). Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed sensing of a masonry vault due to nearby piling

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., 1 Mar 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 3, 19 p., e1872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Piles
Arches
Optical cables
Lasers
Fiber optic sensors

Domestic thermal storage requirements for heat demand flexibility

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed Ali Hussin, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., Marinho De Castro, M. M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A. & Strachan, P., 28 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 170, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation

Orr, J., Bras, A. & Ibell, T., 1 Apr 2017, In : Energy and Buildings. 140, p. 61-67

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Life cycle
Carbon
Data fusion
Loads (forces)
Energy utilization
2 Citations (Scopus)
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concrete construction
Analytical models

Embedding creativity in structural engineering education

Ibell, T., 1 Jan 2017, p. 20-24. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engineering education
Structural design
Education
Curricula
Engineers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Encoding bamboo’s nature for freeform structure design

Wang, T. H., Espinosa Trujillo, O., Chang, W-S. & Deng, B., 1 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Architectural Computing. 15, 2, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Engineers
Shape optimization
Materials properties
Costs
8 Citations (Scopus)

Energy saving and carbon reduction in the operation stage of cross laminated timber residential buildings in China

Guo, H., Liu, Y., Chang, W. S., Shao, Y. & Sun, C., 17 Feb 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 2, 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
residential building
energy saving
Timber
timber
Energy conservation
9 Citations (Scopus)
Reinforced concrete
Failure modes
Experiments
9 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental investigation of reinforced concrete T-beams strengthened in shear with externally bonded CFRP sheets

Foster, R., Brindley, M., Lees, J., Ibell, T., Morley, C., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 1 Apr 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 2, 04016086.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Carbon fibers
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Reinforcement
Steel
18 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

Failures in transport infrastructure embankments

Briggs, K. M., Loveridge, F. A. & Glendinning, S., 9 Mar 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 219, p. 107-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Embankments
embankment
infrastructure
railway
porewater
49 Downloads (Pure)

Form-Fitting Strategies for Diversity-Tolerant Design

Bukauskas, A., Shepherd, P., Walker, P., Sharma, B. & Bregula, J., 25 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Bins
Timber
Structural design
Geometry
Steel
3 Citations (Scopus)

Green composites for the built environment

Ansell, M., Ball, R., Maskell, D., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, Green composites (2nd ed.): Natural and Waste-based Composites for a Sustainable Future. Baillie, C. & Jayasinghe, R. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 123-148 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hemp brings high technology to homes

Lawrence, R., 25 Sep 2017, Financial Times House & Home.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

59 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobic Sol-Gel Coatings on Bio-Based Materials - Influence of Catalyst and Solvent Concentration

Hussain, A., Schorr, D., Blanchet, P., Calabria-Holley, J. & Lawrence, R., 23 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Polymethyl Methacrylate
Sol-gels
Coatings
Catalysts
Silicon Dioxide
6 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Improvement of indoor air quality by MDF panels containing walnut shells

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Stefanowski, B., Maskell, D., Ormondroyd, G., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., Oct 2017, In : Building and Environment. 123, p. 427-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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indoor air
Air quality
Atmospheric humidity
air quality
Volatile organic compounds
115 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative Structural Health Monitoring Of Foundation Piles Using Distributed Fibre-Optic Sensing

Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-8.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Bentonite
Dispersions
Cements
Arylsulfonates
Nanostructures

ISOBIO: trazando la vía para el desarrollo de materiales de construcción naturales a gran escala

Translated title of the contribution: ISOBIO: Tracing the way for the development of large-scale natural building materialsStyle, O., Bosque, B. C., Lawrence, R. & Moreno, P., 13 Dec 2017, Libro de Comunicaciones y Proyectos EECN IV Congreso Edificios Energía Casi Nula: Celebrado en Madrid, el 13-14 Diciembre 2017. Leal, I. (ed.). Spain: Independently published

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sol-gels
100 Downloads (Pure)

Layout Optimization of Space Frame Structures

Koronaki, A., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 25 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Fabrication
Structural design
Topology
Costs
Compliance
77 Downloads (Pure)

Load Transfer In Soil Anchors – Finite Element Analysis Of Pull-Out Tests

Seo, H. & Pelecanos, L., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-7.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Anchors
Soils
Finite element method
Skin friction
Nails
13 Citations (Scopus)
213 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical characterisation of structural laminated bamboo

Sharma, B., Bauer, H., Schickhofer, G. & Ramage, M. H., 1 Apr 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 170, 4, p. 250-264 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
Timber
Mechanical properties
Structural properties
Carbon
8 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C. & Pearce, C. J., Mar 2017, In : Computers and Structures. 181, p. 21-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Composite Structures
Durability
Composite structures
Homogenization
Yarn
6 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Net load‐displacement estimation in soil‐nailing pullout tests

Seo, H., Pelecanos, L., Kwon, Y-S. & Lee, I-M., 31 Dec 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 170, 6, p. 534-547 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pullout test
soil nailing
grout
Soils
Skin friction

Nonwood biobased materials: Straw

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (1st Ed.). Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). Duxford, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing, p. 112-119 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of Drilling Resistance Measurement (DRM) user-controlled variables

Dumitrescu, T., Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 6, 11 p., 243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drilling
Consolidation
Conservation
Repair
Wear of materials
71 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Optimizing the Cross-sectional Shapes of Extruded Aluminium Structural Members for Unitized Curtain Wall Facades

Lee, A. D., Shepherd, P., Evernden, M. C. & Metcalfe, D., 31 May 2017, In : Structures. 10, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Facades
Structural members
Aluminum
Extrusion
Facings
25 Downloads (Pure)

Phase Transformations and Ion Exchange During Early Age Carbonation

Pesce, G., Fletcher, I., Grant, R., Parker, S., Molinari, M. & Ball, R., 11 Sep 2017, p. 199-202.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Carbonates
Ion exchange
Phase transitions
Ions

Physical characterisation of hemp shiv: Cell wall structure and porosity

Jiang, Y., Ansell, M., jia, X., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, R., Jun 2017, Conference: 2nd International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials & 1st Conference on ECOlogical valorisation of GRAnular and FIbrous materials. Clermont-Ferrand, France, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hemp
porosity
cell walls
computed tomography
mercury
37 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity, pore size distribution, micro-structure

Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 5 Feb 2017, Bio-aggregates Based Building Materials. Amziane, S. & Collet, F. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, p. 39-71 (RILEM State- of-the-Art-Reports; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pore size
Porosity
Microstructure
Thermal conductivity
Moisture
5 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity estimation of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography and back-scattered electron imaging

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, Y. M. J. & Shea, A., Jan 2017, In : Wood Science and Technology. 51, 1, p. 11-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access