BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

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Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Lawrence, M., Fodde, E., Paine, K. & Walker, P., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 413-421 9 p.

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Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Shea, A., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Nov 2012, In : Construction and Building Materials. 36, p. 270-275 6 p.

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101 Citations (Scopus)

Hygrothermal performance of bio-based insulation materials

Lawrence, M., Shea, A., Walker, P. & De Wilde, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 257-263 7 p.

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Hygrothermal Performance of Vernacular Stone in a Desert Climate

Makhlouf, N., Maskell, D., Marsh, A., Natarajan, S., Dabaieh, M. & Afify, M., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 687-696 10 p.

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Identification, extraction, and preparation of reliable lime samples for 14C dating of plasters and mortars with the “pure lime lumps” technique

Pesce, G. L. A., Ball, R. J., Quarta, G. & Calcagnile, L., 2012, In : Radiocarbon. 54, 3-4, p. 933-942 10 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of aggregate type on air lime mortar properties

Scannell, S., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Dec 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 62, p. 81 90 p.

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Impact of functionalised dispersing agents on the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of pigment coating

Touaiti, F., Pahlevan, M., Nilsson, R., Alam, P., Toivakka, M., Ansell, M. P. & Wilen, C. E., Jan 2013, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 76, 1, p. 101-106 6 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of functionalised dispersing agents on the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of porous composites

Touaiti, F., Pahlevan, M., Nilsson, R., Alam, P., Ansell, M., Wilen, C. E. & Toivakka, M., Jan 2013, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 76, 1, p. 101-106

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Impedance spectroscopy as a tool for moisture uptake monitoring in construction composites during service

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J., Evernden, M. & Jones, R., 28 Feb 2018, In : Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing. 105, p. 108-117 10 p.

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Improvement of glued-in-rod joint system using compressed wooden dowel

Jung, K., Murakami, S., Kitamori, A., Chang, W. S. & Komatsu, K., Oct 2010, In : Holzforschung. 64, 6, p. 799-804 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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Improvement of Water Resistance of Hemp Woody Substrates through Deposition of Functionalized Silica Hydrophobic Coating, while Retaining Excellent Moisture Buffering Properties

Jiang, Y., Bourebrab, M. A., Sid, N., Taylor, A., Collet, F., Pretot, S., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 6 Aug 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 8, p. 10151-10161 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the lateral load resistance of vernacular masonry walls subject to flooding

Platt, S., Erandi, I., Jayasinghe, C., Jayasinghe, T., Maskell, D., Ranasinghe, G. & Walker, P., 24 Jul 2020, In : ICE Construction Materials.

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Inertial stick-slip actuator for active control of shape and vibration

Darby, A. P. & Pellegrino, S., 1997, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 8, 12, p. 1001-1011 11 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of changes in cross section on the effectiveness of externally bonded FRP strengthening

Darby, A. P., Denton, S. R. & Ibell, T. J., 1 Jun 2009, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 13, 3, p. 208-216 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of clay minerals and associated minerals in alkali activation of soils

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 30 Dec 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 229, p. 1-16 16 p., 116816.

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Influence of eco-materials on Indoor Air Quality

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Maskell, D., Dengel, A., Ansell, P. & Ball, R. J., Jun 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 2, p. 72-80

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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.

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Innovative structural systems in timber

Harris, R., 1 Oct 2014, In : RFS Quarterly Journal of Forestry. 108, 4, p. 40-45 6 p.

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Innovative use and characterization of polymers for timber-related construction

Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 10 Feb 2010, In : Materials. 3, 2, p. 1104-1124 21 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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Inorganic Stabilisation Methods for Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 71, p. 602-609

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In situ measurements of near-surface hydraulic conductivity in engineered clay slopes

Dixon, N., Crosby, C., Stirling, R., Hughes, P., Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Hughes, D., Gunn, D., Hobbs, P., Loveridge, F., Glendinning, S., Dijkstra, T. & Hudson, A., 16 Oct 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 52, p. 123-135 13 p.

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In situ mechanical investigation of rammed earth: calibration of minor destructive testing

Lombillo, I., Villegas, L., Fodde, E. & Thomas, C., 31 Jan 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 51, p. 451-460

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Interpreting the influence of tree root water uptake on the long term hydrology of a clay fill railway embankment

Briggs, K., Smethurst, J., Powrie, W. & O'Brien, T., 1 Dec 2016, In : Transportation Geotechnics. 9, p. 31-48 18 p.

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Investigation into the antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO nanofluids)

Zhang, L., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y., Povey, M. & York, D. W., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 9, 3, p. 479-489 11 p.

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Investigations on cementitious composites based on rubber particle waste additions

Nacif, G. L., Panzera, T. H., Strecker, K., Christoforo, A. L. & Paine, K., Mar 2013, In : Materials Research. 16, 2, p. 259-268

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Is BS EN 459-1:2015 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. J. & Lawrence, M., 2016, In : The Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 23, p. 46-52

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Laboratory characterization of brick walls rendered with a pervious lime-cement mortar

Palomar, I., Barluenga, G., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 241-249 9 p.

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Laboratory-scale model of carbon dioxide deposition for soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Asadi, A., Huat, B., Westgate, P., Ball, R. & Pourakbar, S., 2016, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 8, 2, p. 1078-186 9 p.

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Laboratory scale testing of extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2013, In : Materials & Design. 45, p. 359-364

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Large Deflections in Thin Rectangular Plates Subjected to Uniform Load: Pitfalls in the Application of Analytical Methods

Lee, A., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 1 Oct 2020, In : Structures. 27, p. 1419-1432 14 p.

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Large Scale Application of Self-Healing Concrete: Design, Construction and Testing

Davies, R., Teall, O., Pilegis, M., Kanellopoulos, A., Sharma, T., Jefferson, A., Gardner, D., Al-Tabbaa, A., Paine, K. & Lark, R., 4 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Materials. 5, 51.

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Learning structural engineering

Ibell, T., 20 Apr 2010, In : The Structural Engineer. 88, 8, p. 17-19 3 p.

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Lightly modified bamboo for structural applications

Trujillo, D. J. A., Ramage, M. & Chang, W-S., Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 238-247 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Lightweight mortars containing expanded polystyrene and paper sludge ash

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Bond, T., García-Alcocel, E. & Cheeseman, C. R., 30 Jun 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 61, p. 285-292 8 p.

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58 Citations (Scopus)

Limit-equilibrium assessment of drystone retaining structures.

Mundell, C., McCombie, P. F., Bailey, C., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 162, 4, p. 203-212 10 p.

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Linear static behavior of curved beams coupled with strings representing also fiber-reinforced masonry arches

Chirivi, S., Ibell, T., Contento, A. & Di Egidio, A., 1 Jan 2016, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 19, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

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Long-term deformation monitoring of CERN concrete-lined tunnels using distributed fibre-optic sensing

Di Murro, V., Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Morton, R. F. & Scibile, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA . 50, 2, p. 1-7 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term mechanical properties of cellulose fibre-reinforced cement mortar with diatomite

Ince, C., Derogar, S., Ball, R. J., Ekinci, A. & Yuzer, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Advances in Cement Research. 31, 8, p. 343-352 10 p.

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Macropore structure and permeability of clay fill samples from a historic clay fill earthwork

Muddle, D. M. & Briggs, K. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Transportation Geotechnics. 19, p. 96-109 14 p.

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Managing the extent of tree removal from railway earthwork slopes

Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W., O'Brien, A. S. & Butcher, D. J. E., 1 Dec 2013, In : Ecological Engineering. 61, C, p. 690-696 7 p.

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Manufacture and characterisation of prototype straw bale insulation products

Platt, S., Maskell, D., Walker, P. & Laborel-Preneron, A., 9 Jul 2020, In : Construction and Building Materials. 262, 120035.

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Measurement and analysis of air quality in temporary shelters on three continents

Albadra, D., Kuchai, N., Acevedo De Los Ríos, A., Rondinel-Oviedo, D., Coley, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C. F., Rana, C., Mower, K., Dengel, A., Maskell, D. & Ball, R., 4 Sep 2020, In : Building and Environment. 185, 107259.

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