BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Materials characterisation of NiTi and CuAIMn shape memory alloy bars under dynamic bending

Huang, H., Xie, W. & Chang, W. S., 2015, ASM International - International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies, SMST 2015. Ohio, U. S. A.: ASM International, p. 159-160 2 p.

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

28 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical and hydrological impacts of tree removal on a clay fill railway embankment

Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Powrie, W., Ridley, A. & Butcher, D., 1 Nov 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 11, p. 869-882 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Embankments
embankment
railway
Clay
fill
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modal frequencies of a reinforced timber-concrete composite Floor: testing and modeling

Santos, P. G. G. D., Martins, C. E. D. J., Skinner, J., Harris, R., Dias, A. M. P. G. & Godinho, L. M. C., 30 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Structural Engineering. 141, 11, p. 1-11 11 p., 04015029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Concretes
Composite materials
Testing
Reinforcement
43 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture Buffer Potential of Experimental Wall Assemblies Incorporating Formulated Hemp-lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 17 Jul 2015, In : Building and Environment. 93, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
lime
Moisture
moisture

Moisture Buffer Potential of Wall Assemblies Incorporating Hemp-Lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, M., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

25 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture uptake characteristics of a pultruded fibre reinforced polymer flat sheet subjected to hot/wet aging

Grammatikos, S. A., Zafari, B., Evernden, M. C., Mottram, J. T. & Mitchels, J. M., Nov 2015, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 121, p. 407–419 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
moisture
Polymers
Moisture
diffusion coefficient
Aging of materials

Moment redistribution in CFRP strengthened concrete t-beams: an experimental study

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., Dec 2015. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concretes
Composite materials
Concrete construction
Ductility

Natural fibre composites: Engineered bamboo for construction

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A. & Ramage, M., 2015, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2015 - Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites In Construction. NetComposites Limited, p. 41-46 6 p.

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

Bamboo
Natural fibers
Composite materials
Timber
Mechanical properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

New Insights into Potential Capacity of Olivine in Ground Improvement

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Westgate, P., Huat, B. B. K., Asadi, A., Ball, R., Nahazanan, H. & Singh, P., 1 Apr 2015, In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 20, 8, p. 2137-2148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olivine
ground improvement
Magnesia
magnesium
olivine

On the estimates of durability of glass fibre reinforced polymers subjected to hot /wet aging

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

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

23 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Performance characteristics of concrete based on a ternary calcium sulfoaluminate-anhydrite- fly ash cement

Ioannou, S., Paine, K. A., Reig, L. & Quillin, K., Jan 2015, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 55, p. 196-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
22 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Photocatalytic activity of electrophoretically deposited (EPD) TiO2 coatings

Nuño, M., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Kurchania, R. & Sharma, G. D., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Materials Science. 50, 14, p. 4822-4835 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Titanium dioxide
Coatings
Tin oxides
Fluorine
Substrates

Pile load testing – current trends and innovative monitoring

Pelecanos, L. & Nicholson, D., Apr 2015, GE Piling and Foundation Conference. London, UK

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

Preface

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

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

120 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of bio-based insulation materials and their potential impact on indoor air quality

Maskell, D., da Silva, C. F., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Shea, A., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Air quality
Insulation
Volatile organic compounds
Air
Formaldehyde
13 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)

Quantitative XRD characterisation and gas-phase photocatalytic activity testing for visible-light (indoor applications) of KRONOClean 7000®

Tobaldi, D., Seabra, M., Otero-Irurueta, G., Miguel, Y., Ball, R., Singh, M. K., Pullar, R. C. & Labrincha, J. A., 30 Nov 2015, In : RSC Advances. 124, p. 102911-102918 8 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Titanium dioxide
Gases
Interiors (building)
Carbon
Testing
43 Downloads (Pure)

Radiocarbon dating of lime mortars

Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 18 Sep 2015, p. 15-24. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File

RC structural walls under cyclic loading - Experimental verification of code overestimation of transverse reinforcement reduction potentials

Papatzani, S., Giannakis, I., Paine, K. & Kotsovos, M., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
Cracks
Shear walls
Steel structures
17 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing the environmental impact of construction by using renewable materials

Lawrence, M., Aug 2015, In : Journal of Renewable Materials. 3, 3, p. 163-174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Environmental impact
environmental impact
Photosynthesis
energy
Kyoto Protocol
1 Citation (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

Reinforced soil design using a two-part wedge mechanism: justification and evidence

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 13 Sep 2015, p. 1409-1414. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Reinforcement
Soils
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reinforced Soil Design using a two-part Wedge Mechanism: Justification and Evidence

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 29 Nov 2015, In : GeoResources Journal. 2015, 4, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement
Soils
7 Citations (Scopus)
275 Downloads (Pure)

Repair and reinforcement of timber columns and shear walls - A review

Chang, W-S., 30 Oct 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 97, p. 14-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Shear walls
Timber
Reinforcement
Repair
Mechanical properties
8 Citations (Scopus)

Research-informed design, management and maintenance of infrastructure slopes: development of a multi-scalar approach

Glendinning, S., Helm, P. R., Rouainia, M., Stirling, R. A., Asquith, J. D., Hughes, P. N., Toll, D. G., Clarke, D., Powrie, W., Smethurst, J., Hughes, D., Harley, R., Karim, R., Dixon, N., Crosby, C., Chambers, J., Dijkstra, T., Gunn, D., Briggs, K. & Muddle, D., 9 Sep 2015, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 26, 1, 012005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrastructure
earthworks
embankment
soil
road

Self-healing concrete set to transform the sector

Paine, K., 20 Feb 2015, Construction News.

Research output: Other contribution

Concretes
Costs
38 Downloads (Pure)

Serviceability limit state check in reinforced soil design

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 31 Aug 2015, Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation Infrastructure : Proceedings of the Sixteenth European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2015 - Volume 3 - Development. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 1415-1420 6 p.

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

File
Soils
Reinforcement
Retaining walls
Loads (forces)
48 Downloads (Pure)

Shear strength theories for beams of variable depth

Yang, Y., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Darby, A., 2015. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Shear strength
Stress concentration
Shear stress
Concretes
Fluidity
42 Downloads (Pure)

SmartBuildingAnalyser: A parametric early-stage analysis tool for multi-objective building design

Ramsden, J., Keeling, T., Shepherd, P., Shea, A. & Sharma, S., 16 Apr 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Sol-Gel Technology as a Seeding Agent for Portland Cement Systems: Compatibility Studies

Shakil, M., Holley, J., Paine, K. & Ansell, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Silicic Acid
Portland cement
Sol-gels
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Ointments

Straw homes are a cheap and green fix for the housing crisis

Walker, P., 9 Feb 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Straw

Strength of Bolted Bamboo Laminate Connections

Platt, S. & Harries, K., 2015, NOCMAT 2015: Construction for Sustainability - Green Materials & Technologies.

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

Bamboo
Structural members
Retrofitting
Timber
Laminates
9 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Structural and durability properties of hydraulic lime-pozzolan concretes

Grist, E., Paine, K., Heath, A., Norman, J. & Pinder, H., Sep 2015, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 62, p. 212-223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Lime
Durability
Hydraulics
Concretes

Structural deformation assessment of glass fibre reinforced polymers subjected to hygrothermal ageing

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

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

5 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)

Structural development and testing of a prototype house using timber and straw bales

Maskell, D., Gross, C. D., Thomson, A., Beadle (Wall), K., Walker, P. J. & Mander, T., 1 Jan 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 168, SB1, p. 67-75 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Timber
Testing
Bearings (structural)
Loads (forces)

Sustainable cement mortars with addition of expanded polystyrene for masonry, rendering and plastering

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Ortiz, C., Sarabia, L. A., Cheeseman, C. & García-Alcocel, E., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)

The costs of housing developments on sites with elevated landslide risk in the UK

Barclay, K. & Heath, A., 9 Sep 2015, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 26, 1, 012037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
landslide
cost
local planning
zoning
economics
7 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

The effective length of columns in multi-storey frames

Webber, A., Orr, J., Shepherd, P. & Crothers, K., 1 Nov 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 102, p. 132-143 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stiffness
Buckling
Axial loads
Structural analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)
95 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of drying on timber frame connections post flooding

Bradley, A., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., Jan 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 168, 3, p. 144-157

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
22 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

The environmental credentials of hydraulic lime-pozzolan concretes

Grist, E. R., Paine, K. A., Heath, A., Norman, J. & Pinder, H., 15 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 93, p. 26-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Lime
lime
Hydraulics
Concretes
46 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Lime
Environmental impact
Hemp
Thermal insulation
64 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of slope geology on landslide occurrence during extreme rainfall

Muddle, D., Briggs, K., Dashwood, C. & Dijkstra, T., 13 Sep 2015, XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2015.

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

File
landslide
geology
weather
rainfall
shear strength

The quality of Douglas-fir grown in the United Kingdom

Bawcombe, J., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 3, p. 99-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The requirements for autonomic microbiologically-induced calcite-precipitation in concrete

Sharma, T., Alazhari, M., Cooper, R., Heath, A. & Paine, K., Jun 2015. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

calcite
nutrients
spore-forming bacteria
bacteria
encapsulation
18 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Distributed Sensing in Understanding the Engineering Performance of Geotechnical Structures

Soga, K., Kwan, V., Pelecanos, L., Rui, Y., Schwamb, T., Seo, H. & Wilcock, M., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

The use of fibre optic instrumentation to monitor the O-Cell load test on a single working pile in London

Ouyang, Y., Broadbent, K., Bell, A., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)
203 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Metakaolin with stabilised extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 78, 1, p. 172 180 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Cements
Clay

Wood composites

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd. 437 p. (Woodhead Publihsing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Wood
Composite materials
Coatings
Refining
Biomimetic materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wood microstructure: a cellular composite

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 3-26 24 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

microstructure
cell walls
hemicellulose
lignin
cellulose
10 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc oxide nanoparticle-coated films: fabrication, characterization, and antibacterial properties

Jiang, Y., O’Neill, A. J. & Ding, Y., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 17, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
zinc oxides
Nanoparticles
Fabrication
2016
56 Downloads (Pure)

A Holistic Materials Design Requirements Framework (HoMDReF) For Future Housing Materials

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Reddy, V. & Evernden, M., 1 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
urban area
environmental economics
economics
sustainable development
economic development