BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2014
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Timber Gridshells: Design methods and their application to a temporary pavilion

Naicu, D., Harris, R. & Williams, C., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Timber
Engineers
30 Downloads (Pure)

Using smartphone to identify dynamic characteristics of timber bridges

Chang, W-S., Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Mosalam, K., 25 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in Antioxidant Metabolites and Enzymes of ‘Red Fuji’ Apple Pulp and Peel During Cold Storage

Li, L., Li, X., Ban, Z. & Jiang, Y., 2014, In : International Journal of Food Properties. 17, 5, p. 1067-1080 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Прочность и микроструктура цементного камня c добавками коллоидного SiO2

Translated title of the contribution: Strength and microstructure of colloidal nanosilica enhanced cement pastesPapatzani, S., Paine, K. & Holley, J., Oct 2014, In : Цемент и его применение. 2014, 4, p. 80-85 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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microstructure
cement
calcium
limestone
silicate
2015
12 Citations (Scopus)

A case study on the seismic performance of earth dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Nov 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 11, p. 923-935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A comparison of numerical modelling techniques to predict the effect of climate on infrastructure slopes

Hughes, D., Karim, M. R., Briggs, K., Glendinning, S., Toll, D., Dijkstra, T., Powrie, W. & Dixon, N., 31 Aug 2015, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development : Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), 2015. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), Vol. 7. p. 3663-3668 6 p.

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

infrastructure
climate
modeling
seepage
weather
63 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review of the models on the nanostructure of calcium silicate hydrates

Papatzani, S., Paine, K. & Holley, J., 15 Jan 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 74, p. 219-234

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Silicic Acid
Calcium silicate
Hydrates
Nanostructures
Cements
68 Downloads (Pure)

Advanced tests for durability studies of concrete with plastic waste

Savoikar, P., Orr, J. & Borkar, S., 2 Nov 2015, UKIERI Concrete Congress Concrete Research Driving Profit and Sustainability.

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

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Durability
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Fires
1 Citation (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Advances in the assessment of drystone retaining walls - some case studies

Warren, L., Briggs, K. & McCombie, P., 13 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. London, U. K.: Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 3583-3588 6 p.

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

Open Access
File
Retaining walls
Infrared imaging
Drilling
Defects
12 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient vibration tests of a cross-laminated timber building

Reynolds, T., Harris, R., Chang, W-S., Bregulla, J. & Bawcombe, J., Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 168, 3, p. 121-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic modelling for the construction industry

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Grant, R., Yeandel, S. & Parker, S., 26 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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construction industry
thermal decomposition
mortar
chemical process
modeling

A ‘complete’ characterization study of anomalous behaviour of hygrothermally aged FRPs

Grammatikos, S. & Evernden, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Behaviour of Deep Embedded FRP/Steel bars

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 7 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Steel
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
42 Downloads (Pure)

Bespoke Reinforcement for Optimised Concrete Structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Yang, Y., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fluidity
41 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass fly ash effect on fresh and hardened state properties of cement based materials

Rajamma, R., Senff, L., Ribeiro, M. J., Labrincha, J. A., Ball, R., Allen, G. C. & Ferreira, V. M., Aug 2015, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 77, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Cements
Biomass

Biomimetic multi-scale damage immunity for concrete

Paine, K., Lark, R. & Al-Tabbaa, A., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Calcite
Biomimetics
Shape memory effect
Concrete construction
Bacteria
207 Downloads (Pure)

Birmingham Gateway: structural assessment and strengthening

Orr, J. J., Pask, D., Weise, K. & Otlet, M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Structural Concrete . 16, 4, p. 458-469

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Concrete construction
Coastal zones
Rails

Carbonised and mineralised wood composites

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 395-409 15 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

incineration
municipal solid waste
ash
leaching
pollution control
3 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of metal free D- (-A)2 organic dye and its application as co-sensitizer along with N719 dye for efficient dye sensitized solar cells

Singh, M., Kurchania, R., Pockett, A., Ball, R., Koukaras, E., Cameron, P. & Sharma, G. D., Apr 2015, In : Indian Journal of Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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solar cells
dyes
metals
short circuits
open circuit voltage
38 Downloads (Pure)
File
Mortar
Binders
Conservation
Hydraulics
Mechanical properties

Combined characterization of the effects of hot/wet aging on a pultruded GFRP plate

Grammatikos, S., Evernden, M. & Ball, R., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

46 Downloads (Pure)

Creativity and fun: core strengths

Ibell, T., Feb 2015, In : The Structural Engineer. 93, 2, p. 10-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
3 Citations (Scopus)
54 Downloads (Pure)

Day one sustainability

Orr, J., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Darby, A., 2015, In : European Journal of Engineering Education. 40, 3, p. 285-296 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Sustainable development
Engineers
Carbon
Engineering education
Civil engineering
17 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Density distribution profile for internodes and nodes of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography scanning

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M., Chew, J. & Shea, A., 22 May 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 93, p. 197-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Design of the HIVE - An innovative research building for the University of Bath

Lawrence, M., Mander, T., Norman, J. & Walkden, E., 1 Sep 2015, In : The Structural Engineer. 93, 9, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rain
Environmental impact
Data acquisition
Planning
Costs

Dispersed Inorganic or Organomodified Montmorillonite Clay Nanoparticles for Blended Portland Cement Pastes: Effects on Microstructure and Strength

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 2015, Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5. Sobolev, K. & Shah, S. P. (eds.). Springer, p. 131-139

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

montmorillonite
microstructure
cement
clay
compressive strength

Dowel-type connections with multiple densified bamboo nails

Chang, W-S. & Betts, R., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nails
Bamboo
Timber
Metals
Stiffness
3 Citations (Scopus)

Drystone Retaining Walls - Design, Construction and Assessment

McCombie, P., Morel, J-C. & Garnier, D., 25 Sep 2015, 1 ed. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press. 169 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Testing
Engineering Education
Replacement
Engineers
Reader

Editorial

Walker, P., Oct 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 5, p. 213-214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Editorial

Paine, K., Feb 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Downloads (Pure)

Educating the next generation of structural engineers

Ibell, T., Apr 2015. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Structural design
Engineers
Engineering education
Education
Students

Effect of nanolimestone particles on hydration and flexural strength of Portland limestone cement pastes

Holley, J., Donadeli, E., Milhoranca, C. & Paine, K., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Limestone
Bending strength
Hydration
Cements
Nanoparticles
54 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of processing methods on the mechanical properties of engineered bamboo

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A. & Ramage, M. H., 15 May 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 83, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Mechanical properties
Processing
Laminated composites
Timber
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of hygrothermal aging on pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymers: a complimentary study

Grammatikos, S., Evernden, M. & Ball, R., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

13 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of nanosilica on the calcium silicate hydrates in Portland cement–fly ash systems

Holley, J. C., Paine, K. & Papatzani, S., 1 Apr 2015, In : Advances in Cement Research. 27, 4, p. 187-200 14 p., 1300098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Silicic Acid
Coal Ash
Calcium silicate
Portland cement
Hydrates
50 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered bamboo: state of the art

Sharma, B., Gatoo, A., Bock, M., Mulligan, H. & Ramage, M., 1 Apr 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 2, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Veneers
Mechanical properties
Lumber
Laminated composites
145 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered bamboo for structural applications

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A., Bock, M. & Ramage, M., 15 Apr 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 81, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Timber
Glues
Laminated composites
Structural design
18 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental performance of nano-structured Ca(OH)2/TiO2 photocatalytic coatings for buildings

Nuño, M., Pesce, G. L., Bowen, C. R., Xenophontos, P. & Ball, R. J., Oct 2015, In : Building and Environment. 92, p. 734-742

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Titanium dioxide
coating
building
Coatings
Carbonation
16 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Establishing rational use of recycled aggregates in concrete: a performance-related approach

Collery, D. J., Paine, K. A. & Dhir, R. K., 1 Jun 2015, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 67, 11, p. 559-574 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concretes
Sustainable development
45 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the mechanical properties of cross laminated bamboo panels by digital image correlation and finite element modelling

Archila, H. A., Brandon, D., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Ormondroyd, G., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Experimental Investigation for the Development and Validation of Atomistic Models in Construction

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Grant, R., Yeandel, S., Parker, S. & Molinari, M., 10 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Minerals
Decomposition
Calcium Carbonate
Gravimetric analysis
Carbonates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental study of moment redistribution in reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with CFRP sheets

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites in Constructions, 2015. p. 116-121 6 p.

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

Concrete slabs
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Reinforced concrete
Composite materials
Bending moments
4 Citations (Scopus)

Fire performance of metal-free timber connections

Brandon, D., Maluk, C., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P., Bisby, L. & Bregulla, J., 31 Aug 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 4, p. 173-186 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Fires
Metals
Steel
Flammability testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Hot-pressed dowels in bonded-in rod timber connections

Chang, W-S. & Nearchou, N., Apr 2015, In : Wood and Fiber Science. 47, 2, p. 199-208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid wood composites-integration of wood with other engineering materials

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 411-426 16 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Wood
Composite materials
Nails
Fasteners
Bolts
58 Downloads (Pure)

Improving hygrothermal properties of clay

Thomson, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lemke, M., Shea, A. & Lawrence, R., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
4 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Innovation in low carbon construction technologies: an historic analysis for obviating defects

Forster, A. M., Fernie, S., Carter, K., Walker, P. & Thomson, D., 2015, In : Structural Survey. 33, 1, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Innovation
Defects
Carbon
Sustainable development
Environmental technology

Investigation of thread configuration for self-tapping screws as reinforcement for embedment strength.

Zhang, C., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

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Limeboo: Lime as a Replacement for Cement in Wall-Framing Systems with Bamboo-Guadua (Bahareque Encementado)

Archila Santos, H., Pesce, G., Ansell, M. & Ball, R., 11 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Bamboo
Lime
Cements
Weathering
Mortar