BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2013

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Apr 2013, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 2, p. 63-64 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

15 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient dye-sensitized solar cells based on cosensitized metal free organic dyes with complementary absorption spectra

Sharma, G. D., Prakash Singh, S., Nagarjuna, P., Mikroyannidis, J. A., Ball, R. J. & Kurchania, R., 1 Jul 2013, In : Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 5, 4, 043107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption spectra
Dyes
Conversion efficiency
Metals
Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Engaging students with e-activities

Evernden, M., Darby, A. P. & Ibell, T. J., 1 Aug 2013, In : The Structural Engineer. 91, 8, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Civil engineering
Teaching
Students
39 Downloads (Pure)

Environmental (wet and dry) cycling of hydraulic lime mortars

Morgan, R. C. & Ball, R. J., 2013, In : Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 20, p. 21-31 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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mortar
lime
hydraulics
hydration
compressive strength
25 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Straw
Fibers
Thermal conductivity
Natural fibers
Thermal insulation
15 Citations (Scopus)
Concrete slabs
Glass fibers
Ductility
Polymers
Flanges
4 Citations (Scopus)
193 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental investigation of brickwork behaviour under shear, compression and flexure

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Nov 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 48, p. 448-456 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Mortar
Compaction
Brick
Shear strength
Numerical models

Experimentally observed behaviour of CFRP sheet strengthening across a shear plane

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Carbon fibers
Reinforcement
Polymers
Steel fibers
Shear strength
3 Citations (Scopus)

Extraordinary possibilities for future concrete structures

Ibell, T. J., Orr, J. J., Kostova, K., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Nov 2013, In : The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering. 6, 4, p. 239-248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concrete construction
Fluidity
Concretes
Carbon footprint
Fluids
3 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Extraordinary possibilities for future concrete structures

Ibell, T., Orr, J., Kostova, K., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 22 Nov 2013, 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering: Future Cities. 15 p.

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

File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extraordinary possibilities using fabric to form concrete structures

Orr, J., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 14 Aug 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation. Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: Taylor and Francis, p. 813-818 6 p.

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

Forms (concrete)
Concrete construction
Fluidity
Concretes
Carbon footprint
14 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Future use of life-cycle assessment in civil engineering

Glass, J., Dyer, T., Georgopoulos, C., Goodier, C., Paine, K., Parry, T., Baumann, H. & Gluch, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 204-212 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Civil engineering
Life cycle
Engineers
Engineering education
Construction industry

Hydraulic lime mortars: A study of mechanical properties

Ball, R. J. & Allen, G. C., Sep 2013, 33rd Cement & Concrete Science Conference. Barnett, S. (ed.). Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth

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

7 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Insulation
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Photosynthesis
Global warming
11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Latex
Latexes
Pigments
Coatings
carbopol 940
11 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Latex
Latexes
Composite materials
Elastic moduli
Styrene
6 Citations (Scopus)
Failure modes
Reinforced concrete
Structural members
Equations of motion
Analytical models
27 Downloads (Pure)

In-service dynamic stiffness of dowel-type connections

Reynolds, T., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., Aug 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Investigation of the potential of hot-pressed wood in all-timber connections

Chang, W. & Nearchou, N., 2013, Innovative timber composites – improving wood with other materials. Schober, K-U. (ed.). p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

19 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rubber
rubber
composite materials
Composite materials
Particle size
21 Citations (Scopus)
159 Downloads (Pure)

Laboratory scale testing of extruded earth masonry units

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Brick
Earth (planet)
Testing
Molding
Compressive strength
27 Downloads (Pure)

Lifetime extension of reinforced concrete structures

Grusova, M., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Sep 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

File
11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Structural design
Environmental impact
Sustainable development
Raw materials

Low Carbon Concrete: Research with Non-Portland Cements

Paine, K., Ioannou, S., Abora, K. & Quillin, K., 2013, Innovations in Concrete Construction. Dhir, R. K., Singh, S. P. & Goel, S. (eds.). New Delhi: Excel India Publishers, p. 749-762

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

14 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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earthworks
railway
Embankments
Soils
Swelling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Measuring evaporation distribution of mud brick and rammed earth

Fodde, E., Watanabe, K. & Fujii, Y., Apr 2013, In : Structural Survey. 32, 1, p. 32-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brick
Evaporation
Earth (planet)
Salts
Weathering
27 Citations (Scopus)

Methods of determining transverse mechanical properties of full-culm bamboo

Sharma, B., Harries, K. A. & Ghavami, K., Jan 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 38, p. 627-637 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Bamboo
Materials properties
Strategic materials
Mechanical properties
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

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

4 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

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

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
8 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)

Optimisation of tidal power arrays using a genetic algorithm

Sullivan, P. & McCombie, P., 1 Feb 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy. 166, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Tidal power
Farms
Electricity
Genetic algorithms
Geometry

Performance Evaluation of Modern Building Thermal Envelope Designs in the Semi-Arid Continental Climate of Tehran

Mohammad, S. & Shea, A., 4 Oct 2013, In : Buildings. 3, 4, p. 674-688 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Polymeric facades: Fatigue performance of pultruded panel connections

Gates, P. T., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 9 Dec 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013. p. 625-629 5 p. (Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013).

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

Polymeric facades: fatigue performance of pultruded panel connections

Gates, P., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 20 Aug 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013. Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 625-629

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

Pultrusion
Facades
Glass fibers
Fatigue of materials
Fatigue testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Quality control
Earth (planet)
Hydrometers
Portable equipment
Soils
8 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Scanning electrochemical microscopy: using the potentiometric mode of SECM to study the mixed potential arising from two independent redox processes

Serrapede, M., Denuault, G., Sosna, M., Pesce, G. L. & Ball, R. J., 2013, In : Analytical Chemistry. 85, 17, p. 8341-8346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Microscopic examination
Microscopes
Oxygen
Scanning
Hydrogen

Seismic response and analysis of earth dams

Pelecanos, L., 2013, London.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
136 Downloads (Pure)

Shear strengthening of rectangular and circular concrete members using FRP

Shave, J., Bennetts, J., Orr, J. J. & Darby, A. P., 10 Sep 2013. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Strengthening (metal)
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Fibers
Polymers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Shear transfer in CFRP strengthened reinforced concrete

Grusova, M., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 2013, Advanced Composites in Construction 2013, ACIC 2013 - Conference Proceedings. p. 43-54

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

Carbon fibers
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Reinforcement
Friction

Structural design for earth buildings

Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation . Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 1901-1905

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Structural design
Earth (planet)
Concrete blocks
Brick
Environmental impact

Suitable stabilisation methods for extruded earth masonry

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Brick
Extrusion
Climate change

Sustainable concrete construction using fabric formwork

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dowels
Timber
Shape memory effect
timber
Steel
21 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Geopolymers
Portland cement
Concretes
Inorganic polymers
Carbon Dioxide
8 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Textiles
Concrete aggregates
Construction industry
Reinforcement
Casting
26 Downloads (Pure)

The shear behaviour of non-prismatic reinforced concrete beams determined using digital image correlation

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M., Lava, P. & Debruyne, D., 2013, 5th International Conference on Optical Measurement Techniques for Systems & Structures. 10 p.

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

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Steel
Struts
Concrete construction
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-thin topping upgrades for improved serviceability performance

Skinner, J., Harris, R., Paine, K., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2013, In : Advanced Materials Research. 778, p. 673-681 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Testing
Ceilings
Bending tests
Stiffness
8 Citations (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

Viscoelastic embedment behaviour of dowels and screws in timber under in-service vibration

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 29 Jun 2013, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 71, 5, p. 623-634 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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dowels
Timber
screws
timber connectors
vibration