BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output

2017

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

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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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18 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Smart biomimetic construction materials for next generation infrastructure

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

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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

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

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16 Citations (Scopus)

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

7 Citations (Scopus)

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).

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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

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5 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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

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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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Workshop Design brief: A shelter for Glastonbury campers

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

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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

2018

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

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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.

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9 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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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10 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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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.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
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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

46 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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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

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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).

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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).

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1 Citation (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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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Characterisation of faecal sludge simulants for drying experiments

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

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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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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

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4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
21 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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of optimal plaster thickness for moisture buffering of indoor air

Maskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 15 Feb 2018, In : Building and Environment. 130, p. 143-150 8 p.

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