BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2017
7 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of capacity for moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC T-beams

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 28 Feb 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 04016066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Fibers
Concrete construction
Debonding

Prolonging the life of our concrete structures: Deep embedment shear strengthening of continuous rc t-beams

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 1 Jan 2017, p. 362-363. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Fibers
Polymers
11 Citations (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

Pull-out and shear-strength models for FRP spike anchors

Villanueva Llauradó, P., Ibell, T., Fernández Gómez, J. & González Ramos, F. J., 1 May 2017, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 116, p. 239-252 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Anchors
Shear strength
Polymers
Fibers
Retrofitting
15 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
7 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Seismic resilience timber connection—adoption of shape memory alloy tubes as dowels

Huang, H. & Chang, W-S., 1 Oct 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 10, e1980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel

Smart biomimetic construction materials for next generation infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, R., Paine, K., Jefferson, T. & Embley, T., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Biomimetic materials
Self-healing materials
Intelligent structures
Intelligent materials
Safety factor
2 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Soil reinforcement through addition and subsequent carbonation of wollasonite microfibres

Pourakbar, S., Fasihnikoutalab, M., Ball, R., Cristelo, N. & Huat, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 554-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil reinforcement
Carbonation
Reinforcement
compressive strength
Soils
3 Citations (Scopus)

Steady-state and transient dynamic visco-elastic response of concrete and earth dams due to damreservoir interaction

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravković, L., Sep 2017, COMPDYN 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering: Volume 2. Papadrakakis, M. & Fragiadakis, M. (eds.). Athens, Greece: National Technical University of Athens, p. 3630-3646 17 p.

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

Concrete dams
Transient Dynamics
Embankment dams
earth dam
Dams
57 Downloads (Pure)

Steady-state and transient dynamic visco-elastic response of concrete and earth dams due to dam-reservoir interaction

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., 15 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
earth dam
dam
amplification
dynamic response

Structural performance of flexibly formed concrete T beams with wound FRP reinforcement

Yang, Y., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Spadea, S., 2017, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2017 - Proceedings of the 8th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction. Keighley, S. & Guadagnini, M. (eds.). NetComposites Limited, p. 283-288 6 p.

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

Steel
Reinforcement
Polymers
Concretes
Fibers
16 Citations (Scopus)

Tailored Montmorillonite nanoparticles and their behaviour in the alkaline cement environment

Calabria-Holley, J., Papatzani, S., Naden, B., Mitchels, J. & Paine, K., Jul 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 143, p. 67-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
montmorillonite
Cements
cement
slurry

The Effect of Olivine Content and Curing Time on the Strength of Treated Soil in Presence of Potassium Hydroxide

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R. & Huat, B., 24 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. 3, 12, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroxide
olivine
potassium
soil stabilization
soil

The field investigation of tension cracks on a slim cement grouted column during the thermal response test

Ouyang, Y., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 1 Dec 2017, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of the casting process on the internal structure and physical properties of hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Apr 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 2, p. 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Casting
Physical properties

Thermal Properties of Plant- and Earth-based Building materials

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a changing Planet. London: Thames & Hudson, p. 532-537 6 p.

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal relaxation of laminated bamboo for folded shells

Ramage, M. H., Sharma, B., Shah, D. & Reynolds, T., 15 Oct 2017, In : Materials & Design. 132, 2017, p. 582-589 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
Heating
Natural fibers
Polymers
Innovation
80 Downloads (Pure)

The use of distributed fibre-optic strain data to develop finite element models for foundation piles

Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 5 Nov 2017, p. 1-9.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Pile foundations
Fiber optics
Piles
Soil structure interactions
Monitoring

To Your Health: health benefits of natural building materials

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Nov 2017, New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Planet. King, B. (ed.). New Society Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Utilisation of carbonating olivine for sustainable soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J., Pourakbar, S. & Singh, P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Geotechnics. 4, 3, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil stabilization
Olivine
olivine
Stabilization
Soils
13 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Utilization of Alkali-Activated Olivine in Soil Stabilization and the Effect of Carbonation on Unconfined Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Unuler, C., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J. & Pourakbar, S., 30 Jun 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29, 6, 11 p., 06017002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
8 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo)

Huang, P., Latif, E., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 5 Jun 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 141, p. 216-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
R Factors
Steam
Water vapor
Direction compound

We make fake poo in a laboratory – to improve sanitation in Bangladesh

Deering, N., Briggs, K., Bryant, L. & Wenk, J., Jul 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Workshop Design brief: A shelter for Glastonbury campers

Ibell, T., 1 Jan 2017, p. 378-379. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engineers
Conceptual design

Wound FRP for concrete beams with optimised geometries

Yang, Y., Orr, J. & Spadea, S., 2017, High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium. Hordijk, D. & Luković, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 2466-2473 8 p.

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

Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fibers
Polymers
2018
35 Downloads (Pure)

Air Quality in Oxfam Superadobe Community Building, Zaatari camp, Jordan

Albadra, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Maskell, D. & Ball, R., 25 Jul 2018, 9 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
7 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali activation behaviour of un-calcined montmorillonite and illite clay minerals

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 15 Dec 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 166, p. 250-261 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
Alkalies
Clay minerals
montmorillonite
illite
7 Citations (Scopus)

A mild conditions synthesis route to produce hydrosodalite from kaolinite, compatible with extrusion processing

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 264, p. 125-132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Kaolin
kaolinite
Kaolinite
Extrusion
routes
5 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

An analytical failure envelope for the design of textile reinforced concrete shells

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Shepherd, P., 1 Aug 2018, In : Structures. 15, p. 56 - 65 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Textiles
Concretes
Interpolation
Reinforcement
10 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mineral wool
Hemp
Lime
Wood
Boundary conditions

Application and performance of bacteria-based self-healing concrete

Paine, K., Sharma, T., Alazhari, M., Heath, A. & Cooper, R., Jun 2018, Proceedings of Final Conference of RILEM TC 253-MCI: Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Bertron, A. & Jonkers, H. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 387-394

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

Bacteria
Concretes
Impurities
Permeation
Hardening
27 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)

Application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K., 30 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
33 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Self-Healing Concrete for Damage Management of Structures

De Belie, N., Gruyaert, E., Al-Tabbaa, A., Antonaci, P., Baera, C., Bajare, D., Darquennes, A., Davies, R., Ferrara, L., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Miljevic, B., Otlewska, A., Ranogajec, J., Roig-Flores, M., Paine, K., Lukowski, P., Serna, P., Tulliani, J-M., Vucetic, S. & 2 others, Wang, J. & Jonkers, H., 7 Sep 2018, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 5, 17, 28 p., 1800074.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Concretes
Cracks
Sustainable development
Self-healing materials
Minerals
7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing domestic heat storage requirements for energy flexibility over varying timescales

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawkes, A., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., de Castro, M. M. M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A., Strachan, P. & Tuohy, P., 25 May 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 136, p. 602-616 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat storage
Space heating
Phase change materials
Magnetite
Thermal load
66 Downloads (Pure)

Biomimetic Cementitious Construction Materials for Next Generation Infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, B., Paine, K., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Gardner, D. & Embley, T., 2018, In : Smart Infrastructure and Construction. 171, 2, p. 67-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Building bacterial bridges

Hoffmann, T., Reeksting, B., Cooper, R., Paine, K. & Gebhard, S., 15 May 2018, Microbiology Today, 45, 2, p. 60-63 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
86 Downloads (Pure)

Building dams on rock or soft soil: frequency-domain analysis of dynamic dam-foundation interaction

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 26 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Building dams on rock or soft soil - Frequency-domain analysis of dynamic dam-foundation interaction

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 1 Jan 2018, Smart Dams and Reservoirs - Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society. Pepper, A. (ed.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 113-122 10 p. (Conference Proceedings: Dams, Reservoirs and Hydrology).

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Cell wall microstructure, pore size distribution and absolute density of hemp shiv: Microstructure, porosity and absolute density

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Ansell, M. & Hussain, A., 4 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-15 15 p., 171945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
401 Downloads (Pure)

Cementitious mortars and polyurethane foams for additive building manufacturing

Dams, B., Peng, J., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 9 Apr 2018, p. 103-107. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Mortar
Polyurethanes
Foams
Curing
3D printers
71 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of faecal sludge simulants for drying experiments

Deering, N., Briggs, K., Bryant, L. & Way, C., 9 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
sludge
dewatering
experiment
health and safety
drying
8 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of nanoparticle batch-to-batch variability

Mülhopt, S., Diabaté, S., Dilger, M., Adelhelm, C., Anderlohr, C., Bergfeldt, T., de la Torre, J. G., Jiang, Y., Valsami-Jones, E., Langevin, D., Lynch, I., Mahon, E., Nelissen, I., Piella, J., Puntes, V., Ray, S., Schneider, R., Wilkins, T., Weiss, C. & Paur, H. R., 8 May 2018, In : Nanomaterials. 8, 5, 311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
Zinc Oxide
Polystyrenes
Cerium
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical aspects related to using recycled geopolymers as aggregates

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A., Paine, K. & Calabria-Holley, J., 1 Sep 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research. 30, 8, p. 361-370 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Alkalies
Portland cement
Leaching
Mortar
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative micro-structure and sorption isotherms of rice straw and wheat straw

Yin, X., Lawrence, R., Maskell, D. & Ansell, M., 15 Aug 2018, In : Energy and Buildings. 173, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative moisture and heat sorption properties of fibre and shiv derived from hemp and flax

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Walker, P., 23 Nov 2018, In : Cellulose. p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
91 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of shear-beam and dynamic finite-element modal analysis of earth dams

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 26 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of shear-beam and dynamic finite-element modal analysis of earth dams

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 1 Jan 2018, Smart Dams and Reservoirs - Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society. Pepper, A. (ed.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 103-111 9 p.

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

20 Downloads (Pure)
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Construction and monitoring of experimental straw bale building in northeast China

Yin, X., Lawrence, M., Maskell, D. & Chang, W. S., 20 Sep 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 183, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of In Situ Esterification Parameters of Citric Acid-Glycerol Based Polymers for Wood Impregnation

Berube, M-A., Schorr, D., Ball, R. J., Landry, V. & Blanchet, P., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 26, 3, p. 970-979 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citric acid
Esterification
Glycerol
Impregnation
Citric Acid