BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2016
12 Citations (Scopus)

A method for the assessment of the internal structure of bio-aggregate concretes

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., 30 Jul 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 116, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Concrete aggregates
Strategic materials
Hemp
Construction industry
Cannabis
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental and computational study to resolve the composition of dolomitic lime

Grant, J., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J., Molinari, M. & Parker, S. C., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 19, p. 16066-16072 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Lime
Construction industry
Mortar
Chemical analysis
Binders
81 Downloads (Pure)

An explicit method for simulation of reinforced concrete structures based on peridynamic theory

Miranda, H., Williams, C. & Orr, J., Jul 2016, The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, (WCCM) XII, 2016.

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

Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Cracks
Differential equations
Construction industry
42 Downloads (Pure)

A novel timber dowel-type connection using shape memory alloy

Huang, H. & Chang, W-S., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

File
Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel
6 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

A numerical solution for the shape of fabric-formed concrete structures

Foster, R. & Ibell, T., 30 Nov 2016, In : Structures. 8, Part 1, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Forms (concrete)
Numerical methods
Concretes
Containers
2 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Compressive strength
Binders
28 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)

A review on the buffering capacity of earth building materials

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Maskell, D., Fabbri, A. & Morel, J-C., 1 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 169, 5, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing cross laminated timber (CLT) as an alternative material for mid-rise residential buildings in cold regions in China-A life-cycle assessment approach

Liu, Y., Guo, H., Sun, C. & Chang, W. S., 18 Oct 2016, In : Sustainability. 8, 10, 1047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
residential building
life cycle assessment
cold region
Timber
timber
34 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic modelling for low-carbon cement and concrete technologies

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Molinari, M., Grant, R. & Parker, S., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
cement
carbon
chemical process
modeling
hydration
32 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic Modelling for the Study of Dissolution and Carbonation of Lime

Ball, R., Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Fletcher, I., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Dissolution
Carbonates
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
Atomic force microscopy
206 Downloads (Pure)

Bacteria-based self-healing concrete: Effects of environment, exposure and crack size

Paine, K., Jun 2016, Proceedings of the RILEM Conference on Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Wiktor, V., Jonkers, H. & Bertron, A. (eds.). Paris: RILEM publications S.A.R.L, 15 p. 10

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

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Concretes
Cracks
Calcite
Impurities
38 Downloads (Pure)

Carbonation performance of concrete with recycled plastics

Orr, J. & Savoikar, P., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Concrete mixtures
60 Downloads (Pure)

Cement with Sugar Cane Bagasse Ash (SCBA) as a stabilizer in compressed earth blocks

Lamezon De pÁDua, P., Maskell, D., Walker, P. & Heath, A., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
sugar cane
cement
ash
durability
sand
1 Citation (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical and physical characterisation of three NHL 2 binders and the relationship with the mortar properties

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, REHABEND 2016 Euro-American Congress: Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology And Heritage Management (6th REHABEND Congress). Villegas, L., Lombillo, I., Blanco, H. & Boffill, Y. (eds.). Santander, Spain, 8 p. C2.2.17

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

Open Access
File
Mortar
Binders
Hydraulics
Physical properties
Chemical properties
85 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical aspects related to using recycled geopolymers as an aggregate

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., 5 Sep 2016, 36th Cement and Concrete Science conference. Perkins, G. (ed.). Cardiff: Cementitious Materials Group, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, Paper Number 10

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

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
cement
mortar
Concrete aggregates
Ointments

Correlation between physicochemical properties of natural building materials and adsorption behaviour of volatile organic compounds

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Mower, K., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., 3 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Dam-reservoir interaction effects on the elastic dynamic response of concrete and earth dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Mar 2016, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 82, p. 138-141

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Deagglomeration testing of airborne nanoparticle agglomerates: Stability analysis under varied aerodynamic shear and relative humidity conditions

Ding, Y., Stahlmecke, B., Kaminski, H., Jiang, Y., Kuhlbusch, T. A. J. & Riediker, M., 1 Nov 2016, In : Aerosol Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 1253-1263 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerosols
stability analysis
aerodynamics
relative humidity
Atmospheric humidity

Deep embedment shear strengthening of continuous reinforced concrete T-beams

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 29 Aug 2016, p. 823-830. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Reinforced concrete
Strengthening (metal)
Bending moments
Steel
Monitoring
184 Downloads (Pure)

Design and performance of bacteria-based self-healing Concrete

Paine, K., Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Cooper, R. & Heath, A., Jul 2016, The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete. Jones, M. R., Newlands, M. D., Halliday, J. E., Csetenyi, L. J., Zheng, L., McCarthy, M. J. & Dyer, T. D. (eds.). Dundee, p. 545-554

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Concretes
Impurities
Microbiology
Calcite
13 Citations (Scopus)

Design of bespoke lightweight cement mortars containing waste expanded polystyrene by experimental statistical methods

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Sarabia, L. A., Ortiz, M. C., Cheeseman, C. R. & García-Alcocel, E., 5 Jan 2016, In : Materials & Design. 89, p. 901-912 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Mortar
Statistical methods
Cements
Silica sand
35 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of hygrothermal parameters of experimental and commercial bio-based insulation materials

Palumbo, M., Lacasta, A. M., Holcroft, N., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 15 Oct 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 124, p. 269-275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Insulation
Moisture
Crops
Binders
Byproducts
11 Citations (Scopus)

Development and characterization of silver and zinc doped bioceramic layer on metallic implant materials for orthopedic application

Furko, M., Jiang, Y., Wilkins, T. & Balázsi, C., 1 Mar 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 4, p. 4924-4931 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioceramics
Orthopedics
Calcium phosphate
Silver
Zinc
38 Downloads (Pure)

Development of earth occupation standards within the UK

Translated title of the contribution: Entwicklung von Lehmbau Standards im Vereinigten KönigreichMaskell, D. & Keable, R., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

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

Open Access
File
24 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Diagnosis of carbonation induced corrosion initiation and progression in reinforced concrete structures using piezo-impedance transducers

Talakokula, V., Bhalla, S., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Pesce, G. L., Kurchania, R., Bhattacharjee, B., Gupta, A. & Paine, K., 1 May 2016, In : Sensors and Actuators A-Physical. 242, p. 79-91 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
concrete structures
Carbonation
Concrete construction
progressions
Reinforced concrete
47 Downloads (Pure)

Direct measurement of effective moisture buffering penetration depths in clay plasters

Translated title of the contribution: Direkte Messung effektiver Eindringtiefen von Feuchtedämpfung im LehmputzMaskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

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

Open Access
File
7 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed fibre optic long-term monitoring of concrete-lined tunnel section TT10 at CERN.

Di Murro, V., Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C. & Morton, R. F., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Distributed fibre optic monitoring of tension piles under a basement excavation at the V&A museum in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Hardy, S., Blair, A. & Carter, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of tension piles under a basement excavation at the V&A Museum in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Hardy, S., Blair, A., Carter, K. & Patel, P. D., 21 Jun 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 57-61 5 p.

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

Distributed optic fibre sensing for monitoring civil infrastructure: A practical guide

Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., de Battista, N., Pelecanos, L., Elshafie, M. & Mair, R., 2016, Thomas Telford.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

16 Citations (Scopus)

Dowelled structural connections in laminated bamboo and timber

Reynolds, T., Sharma, B., Harries, K. A. & Ramage, M. H., 7 Jan 2016, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 90, p. 232-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
Timber
Steel
Tensile strain
Strain measurement
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic properties of tall timber structures under wind-induced vibration

Feldmann, A., Huang, H., Chang, W. S., Harris, R., Dietsch, P., Gräfe, M. & Hein, C., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

dynamic property
Timber
vibration
timber
Towers

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 169, 5, p. 239-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells through step wise cosensitization of TiO2 electrode with N719 and metal free dye

Singh, M., Kurchania, R., Ball, R. J. & Sharma, G. D., 14 Oct 2016, In : Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics. 54, p. 656-664

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
solar cells
dyes
electrodes
augmentation
metals
12 Citations (Scopus)
Bioceramics
calcium phosphates
Calcium phosphate
Silver
Zinc

Employing super-elastic alloy to enhance the damping and re-centring capacity of a single bracket unit in traditional temples in Asia

Xie, W. & Chang, W. S., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

Damping
High strength steel
Wood
Timber
Stiffness

Essential Knowledge Text No. 6. Introduction to structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 May 2016, The Essential Knowledge Series, 6, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Essential Knowledge Text No. 7. Traditional structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 May 2016, The Essential Knowledge Series, 7, p. 1-51 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Evaluation of experimental methodology to assess the sealing efficiency of bacteria-based self-healing mortar : Round robin test

Tziviloglou, E., Wiktor, V., Wang, J., Paine, K., Alazhari, M., Richardson, A., Gueguen, M., De Belie, N., Schlangen, E. & Jonkers, H., Jun 2016, Proceedings of the RILEM Conference on Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Wiktor, V., Jonkers, H. & Bertron, A. (eds.). 15 p.

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

Experimental and computational study of the dissolution mechanism of Portlandite nano-crystals

Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Ball, R., 22 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dissolution
Crystals
Refuse incinerators
Municipal solid waste
Industrial applications
49 Downloads (Pure)

Fabric formed concrete: physical modelling for assessment of digital form finding methods

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Shepherd, P. & Ibell, T., 29 Aug 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Forms (concrete)
Concretes
Geometry
Concrete construction
7 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

Field monitoring of piling effects on a nearby masonry vault using distributed sensing

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
32 Downloads (Pure)

Fire performance of hardwood finger joints

Ong, C. B., Chang, W. S., Brandon, D., Sterley, M., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

File
Hardwoods
Fires
Softwoods
Formaldehyde
Polyurethanes
14 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Flexible formwork technologies: a state of the art review

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T., Shepherd, P., Michael, H., Kromoser, B., Michaelski, A., Pedreschi, R., Schipper, H. R., Veenendaal, D., Wansdronk, R., West, M. & Pronk, A., Dec 2016, In : Structural Concrete . 17, 6, p. 911-935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concretes
Fluidity
Geometry
Cement manufacture
Carbon footprint
55 Downloads (Pure)

Geopolymers: The future cement replacement?

Heath, A., Jun 2016, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Technology, Materials and Construction Practices. Orr, J. & Savoikar, P. (eds.). Excel India, p. 48-51

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

Open Access
File
cement
replacement
fly ash
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
slag
2 Citations (Scopus)

GFRP connectors for thin topping timber-concrete composites

Skinner, J., Salisbury, E. & Harris, R., May 2016, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 74, 3, p. 477-479 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite materials
Timber
screws
shears
timber

Global stability of high-rise timber buildings

Hein, C., Kaluzni, L., Twohig, B. & Chang, W. S., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

Timber
Office buildings
Concretes
94 Downloads (Pure)

Hydraulic lime – pozzolan concretes: Properties, uses and research needs

Grist, E., Paine, K. & Heath, A., Jul 2016, The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete. Jones, M. R., Newlands, M. D., Halliday, J. E., Csetenyi, L. J., Zheng, L., McCarthy, M. J. & Dyer, T. D. (eds.). Dundee, p. 314-326

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

Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Lime
Hydraulics
Concretes
Portland cement
95 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the sustainability of concrete

Sharma, B. & Orr, J., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Sustainable development
Concretes
Raw materials
Developing countries
Cements