BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

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Sol gel graphene/TiO2 nanoparticles for the photocatalytic-assisted sensing and abatement of NO2

Giampiccolo, A., Tobaldi, D. M., Leonardi, S., Murdoch, B., Seabra, P., Ansell, M., Neri, G. & Ball, R., 1 Apr 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 243, p. 183-194 12 p.

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Solid-gas phase photo-catalytic behaviour of rutile and TiOn (1<n<2) sub-oxide phases for self-cleaning applications

Nuño, M., Adamaki, V., Tobaldi, D. M., Hortigüela Gallo, M., Otero-Irurueta, G., Bowen, C. & Ball, R., 7 Jan 2019, In : Materials. 12, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 170.

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Sowing the seeds of enhanced academic writing support in a research-intensive university

Day, T., Pritchard, J. & Heath, A., Sep 2010, In : Educational Developments. 11, 3, p. 18-21 4 p.

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Specific heat capacity measurement of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by differential scanning calorimetry

Huang, P., Zeidler, A., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, Y. M. J. & Shea, A., 30 Oct 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 125, p. 821-831

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Stiffness of dowel-type timber connections under pre-yield oscillating loads

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 15 Apr 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 65, p. 21-29 9 p.

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

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

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Strength and stiffness of all-timber pegged connections

Shanks, J. & Walker, P., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 21, 1, p. 10-18 9 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Strength characteristics of hydraulic lime mortared brickwork

Zhou, Z., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 1 Nov 2008, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 161, 4, p. 139-146 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

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

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Structural capacity of rammed earth in compression

Maniatidis, V. & Walker, P., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 20, 3, p. 230-238 9 p.

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73 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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Structural performance of fibrous plaster. Part 1: Physical and mechanical properties of hessian and glass fibre reinforced gypsum composites

Awang Ngah, S., Dams, B., Ansell, M., Stewart, J., Hempstead, R. & Ball, R., 2 Sep 2020, In : Construction and Building Materials. 259, 120396.

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Structural use of full culm bamboo: the path to standardization

Harries, K. A., Sharma, B. & Richard, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction. 1, 2, p. 66-75

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Study of solid/gas phase photocatalytic reactions by electron ionization mass spectrometry

Nuño, M., Ball, R. J. & Bowen, C. R., 1 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 49, 8, p. 716-726 11 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Sustainable masonry constructions: Initial structural tests of brick and hemp-lime composite walls

Molesworth, I. & Walker, P., 2010, In : Mauerwerk. 14, 3, p. 161-166 6 p.

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Sustainable soil stabilisation with ground granulated blast-furnace slag activated by olivine and sodium hydroxide

Hamed Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R., Unuler, C. & Cristelo, N., 31 Jul 2020, In : Acta Geotechnica. 15, p. 1981-1991 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable structures: Bamboo standards and building codes

Gatóo, A., Sharma, B., Bock, M., Mulligan, H. & Ramage, M. H., 1 Oct 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability. 167, 5, p. 189-196 8 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of magnetite/polyvinyl alcohol core–shell composite nanoparticles

Kurchania, R., Sawant, S. S. & Ball, R., 15 Oct 2014, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 97, 10, p. 3208–3215 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Co–TiO2 nanostructured photocatalytic coatings for MDF substrates

Giampiccolo, A., Tobaldi, D., Ansell, M. & Ball, R., 2 Dec 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

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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

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Technical note: Potential to use shape memory alloy in timber dowel-type connections

Chang, W-S., Murakami, S., Komatsu, K., Araki, Y., Shrestha, K., Omori, T. & Kainuma, R., Jul 2013, In : Wood and Fiber Science. 45, 3, p. 330-334 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Testing, numerical simulation and design of prestressed high strength steel arched trusses

Afshan, S., Theofanous, M., Wang, J., Gkantou, M. & Gardner, L., 15 Mar 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 183, p. 510-522 13 p.

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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.

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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.

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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

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The effect of FRP strengthening on moment redistribution in RC members

Darby, A., Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., Jul 2018, In : ACI Structural Journal.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

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

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The impact of climate and climate change on infrastructure slopes with particular reference to southern England

Loveridge, F., Spink, T., O'Brien, T., Briggs, K. & Butcher, D., 2010, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 43, 4, p. 461-472

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35 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of constituents on the properties of the bio-aggregate composite hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, R. & Walker, P., 20 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 159, p. 9-17 9 p.

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The influence of soluble salts on the decay of Moenjodaro, Pakistan

Fodde, E., 2008, In : Structural Survey. 26, 3, p. 223-241 19 p.

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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

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The influence of two crop by-products on the hygrothermal properties of earth plasters

Palumbo, M., McGregor, F., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 15 Aug 2016, In : Building and Environment. 105, p. 245-252 8 p.

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The moisture buffering capacity of unfired clay masonry

Mcgregor, F., Heath, A., Shea, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Dec 2014, In : Building and Environment. 82, p. 599-607 9 p.

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The potential for using geopolymer concrete in the UK

Heath, A., Paine, K., Goodhew, S., Ramage, M. & Lawrence, M., Mar 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 195-203 9 p.

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The potential of advanced textiles for fabric formwork

Brennan, J., Pedreschi, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 229-237 9 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

The pozzolanic properties of inorganic and organomodified nano-montmorillonite dispersions

Papatzani, S., Badogiannis, E. & Paine, K., 10 Apr 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 167, p. 299-316 18 p.

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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

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Thermal cycling effects on the durability of a pultruded GFRP material for off-shore civil engineering structures

Grammatikos, S., Jones, R. G., Evernden, M. & Correia, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Composite Structures. 153, p. 297-310

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Thermal imaging assessment of drystone retaining walls: some case studies

Warren, L. A., Briggs, K. M. & McCombie, P. F., 31 Aug 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Forensic Engineering. 169, 3, p. 111-120 10 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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Thermodynamic modelling of phase evolution in alkali-activated slag cements exposed to carbon dioxide

Ke, X., Bernal, S. A., Provis, J. L. & Lothenbach, B., 1 Oct 2020, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 136, 106158.

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The use of Passive House Planning Package to reduce energy use and CO emissions in historic dwellings

Moran, F., Blight, T., Natarajan, S. & Shea, A., Jun 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 75, p. 216-227 12 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

Through-culm wall mechanical behaviour of bamboo

Akinbade, Y., Harries, K. A., Flower, C. V., Nettleship, I., Papadopoulos, C. & Platt, S., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 485-495 11 p.

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Traditional Earthen Building Techniques in Central Asia

Fodde, E., Apr 2009, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 3, 2, p. 145-168 24 p.

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