BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

Micro-fabricated electrochemical chloride ion sensors: From the present to the future

Ke, X., 13 Jan 2020, In : Talanta. 211, 120734.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural changes of lime putty during aging

Margalha, M. G., Silva, A. S., Do Rosário Veiga, M., De Brito, J., Ball, R. J. & Allen, G. C., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 25, 10, p. 1524-1532 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Putty
Lime
Aging of materials
Mortar
Calcium Hydroxide
25 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural design of materials for aerostatic bearings

Panzera, T. H., Rubio, J. C., Bowen, C. R. & Walker, P. J., Aug 2008, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 30, 7, p. 649-660 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Silicon Dioxide
Composite materials
Silica
Compaction
66 Citations (Scopus)
243 Downloads (Pure)

Minimising the global warming potential of clay based geopolymers

Heath, A., Paine, K. & McManus, M., 1 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 78, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of non-metallic timber connections at elevated temperatures

Brandon, D., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 231-241 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Timber
Veneers
Glass fibers
Wood
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
175 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the influence of tree removal on embankment slope hydrology

Briggs, K., Smethurst, J. & Powrie, W., 2014, Landslide Science for a Safer Geoenvironment: Vol.1- The International Programme on Landslides (IPL). Sassa, K., Canuti, P. & Yin, Y. (eds.). Springer, p. 241-246 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File
embankment
hydrology
railway
water uptake
suction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modern earth construction techniques – an overview

Maskell, D., Reddy, V., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Earth (planet)
Masonry materials
Geopolymers
Plaster
Clay minerals
15 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Modern earth masonry: Structural properties and structural design

Heath, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lawrence, M. & Fourie, C., Apr 2012, In : The Structural Engineer. 90, 4, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Structural design
Structural properties
Earth (planet)
Masonry construction
Forms (concrete)

Modern innovations in unfired clay masonry in the UK

Walker, P., Heath, A. & Lawrence, R. M. H., 1 Feb 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Brick
Clay
Innovation
Mortar
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modern innovations with unfired clay masonry

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2008, p. 23-29. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

42 Citations (Scopus)
135 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)
111 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 "anchored" FRP-strengthened continuous RC beams: a theorectical study

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 2013, Advanced Composites in Construction 2013, ACIC 2013 - Conference Proceedings. p. 55-65

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

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
21 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring hydration in lime - metakaolin composites

Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Kurchania, R. & Bhalla, S., 2012, 32nd Cement & Concrete Science Conference, 17-18 September 2012, Queens University Belfast, Belfast. Russell, M. (ed.). p. 116-121

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

Open Access
File
21 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring hydration in lime - metakaolin composites

Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Kurchania, R. & Bhalla, S., 2012, Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction (CINCOS'12), 20-22 September 2012, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Ferreira, V. M., Dias, A. B., Afonso, A. S. & de Brito, J. (eds.). p. 319-328

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

File
9 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring hydration in lime-metakaolin composites using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Pesce, G. L., Bowen, C. R., Rocha, J., Sardo, M., Allen, G. C., Walker, P. J., Denuault, G., Serrapede, M. & Ball, R., 30 Jun 2014, In : Clay Minerals. 49, 3, p. 341-358 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
hydration
Hydration
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
lime
4 Citations (Scopus)
167 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring of the Moisture Content of Straw Bale Walls

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 24 Dec 2009, Sustainability in Energy and Buildings: Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB'09). Howlett, R. J., Lakhmi, C. J. & Shaun, H. L. (eds.). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, Vol. Part 3. p. 155-164 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File
5 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Insulation
Statistical methods
5 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-functional nano-materials for timber in construction

Ansell, M. P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 248-256 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Hardness
Coatings
Cleaning
Zinc Oxide
8 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C. & Pearce, C. J., Mar 2017, In : Computers and Structures. 181, p. 21-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Composite Structures
Durability
Composite structures
Homogenization
Yarn
5 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Nanostructured Pd hydride microelectrodes: In situ monitoring of pH variations in a porous medium

Serrapede, M., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J. & Denuault, G., 17 Jun 2014, In : Analytical Chemistry. 86, 12, p. 5758-5765 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Calcium Carbonate
Microelectrodes
Hydrides
Porous materials
Carbonation

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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Natural fibre composites in a marine environment

Ansell, M. P., 2014, Natural Fibre Composites: Materials, Processes and Applications. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 365-374 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

marine environment
mechanical property
moisture
natural fibre
history
6 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Net load‐displacement estimation in soil‐nailing pullout tests

Seo, H., Pelecanos, L., Kwon, Y-S. & Lee, I-M., 31 Dec 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 170, 6, p. 534-547 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pullout test
soil nailing
grout
Soils
Skin friction
2 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

New frontiers for the use of FRP reinforcement in geometrically complex concrete structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Nanni, A., Dec 2016, 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE), 2016. Teng, J-G. & Dai, J-G. (eds.). Hong Kong, China : Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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

Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Fibers
Polymers
Concretes
3 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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Nomenclature for engineered bamboo

Liu, X., Smith, G. D., Jiang, Z., Bock, M. C. D., Boeck, F., Frith, O., Gatóo, A., Liu, K., Mulligan, H., Semple, K. E., Sharma, B. & Ramage, M., 2016, In : BioResources. 11, 1, p. 1141-1161 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
bamboo
Terminology
nomenclature
terminology

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications

Sharma, B. (ed.) & Harries, K. A. (ed.), Feb 2016, Woodhead Publishing. 514 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

7 Citations (Scopus)

Non-homogeneous thermal properties of bamboo

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Shea, A., Ansell, M. P. & Lawrence, R. M. H., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 657-664 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bamboo
Thermal diffusivity
Specific heat
Thermal conductivity
Thermodynamic properties

Nonlinear coupled hydro-mechanical dynamic finite element analysis of the seismic response of earth dams

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 26 Jun 2019, 7th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. (COMPDYN Proceedings ).

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

Nonlinear finite-element analysis of soil-pipe interaction for laterally-loaded buried offshore pipelines

Mallikarachchi, H. EM., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Offshore pipelines
Pipe
Soils
Finite element method
Pipelines
5 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Nonlinear pre-yield modal properties of timber structures with large-diameter steel dowel connections

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W., 1 Oct 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 76, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Stiffness
Modal analysis
Steel
Energy dissipation

Non-linear response of environmentally aged polymer composites: a physicochemical and mechanical study

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. & Ball, R. J., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Society for Composite Materials

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

Polymers
Aging of materials
Composite materials
Moisture
Polyesters

Nonlinear seismic response of dam-reservoir systems

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Sep 2012, 10th Annual BGA (British Geotechnical Association) Conference. London, UK

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

Nonlinear seismic response of earth dams due to dam-reservoir interaction

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravković, L., 6 Sep 2019, Geotechnical Engineering, ​foundation of the future: ISSMGE Online Library.

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

Nonwood biobased materials: Straw

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (1st Ed.). Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). Duxford, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing, p. 112-119 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Normaliced cement mortar with expanded polystyrene

Ferrandiz-Mas, V. & García-Alcocel, E., 2011, CSIC, Instituto Eduardo Torroja, Ministerio de Ciencia e Inovación, Oficemen, IECA: XIII ICCC- International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement.

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

Novel splayed anchorage system for internally reinforced concrete members

Kostova, K., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical Analysis of the Seismic Response of La Villita Dam in Mexico

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical analysis of triplet shear test on brickwork masonry

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2014, Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials III. Al-Bahar, S. K. & Zhao, J. Y. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications, p. 437-441 (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 831).

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

Open Access
File
Numerical analysis
Mortar
Brick
Compressive stress
Shear strength
15 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of hydrodynamic pressures on dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Sep 2013, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 53, p. 68-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dams
Hydrodynamics
Quay walls
dam
hydrodynamics
5 Citations (Scopus)
44 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Ocean warming, more than acidification, reduces shell strength in a commercial shellfish species during food limitation

Mackenzie, C., Ormondroyd, G., Curling, S., Ball, R. J., Whiteley, N. & Malham, S., 28 Jan 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., e86764.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shellfish
shell (molluscs)
Acidification
shellfish
Oceans and Seas
2 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

Olivine as a reactive aggregate in lime mortars

Westgate, P., Ball, R. & Paine, K., 20 Jan 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 195, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

On the environmental degradation assessment of pultruded fibre reinforced polymers

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J. & Evernden, M., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

31 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

On the response to hygrothermal aging of pultruded FRPs used in the civil engineering sector

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M., Mitchels, J. M., Zafari, B., Mottram, J. T. & Papanicolaou, G. C., 15 Apr 2016, In : Materials & Design. 96, p. 283-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Civil engineering
Aging of materials
Moisture
Tomography
Water