BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2013
8 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)
43 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
File
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
25 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
15 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)
62 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
File
Tidal power
Farms
Electricity
Genetic algorithms
Geometry

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)
76 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Quality control
Earth (planet)
Hydrometers
Portable equipment
Soils
7 Citations (Scopus)
44 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
113 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

File
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

4 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
19 Citations (Scopus)
92 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
File
Geopolymers
Portland cement
Concretes
Inorganic polymers
Carbon Dioxide
6 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
21 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)
78 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
File
dowels
Timber
screws
timber connectors
vibration
22 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)

Wet winter pore pressures in railway embankments

Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W. & O'Brien, A. S., 20 Feb 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 166, 5, p. 451-465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pore pressure
Embankments
embankment
railway
pore pressure
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

A 30 level cross laminated timber building system and analysis of the eurocode dynamic wind loads

Chapman, J., Reynolds, T. & Harris, R., 2012, p. 49-56. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Timber
7 Citations (Scopus)

A case for houses to be constructed of FRP components

Evernden, M. & Mottram, T., Feb 2012, In : ICE Construction Materials. 165, CM1, p. 3-13 10 p., 1000002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Polymers
Pultrusion
Carbon footprint
Costs

Advanced composite reinforcement for fabric-formed structural elements

Kostova, K., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Jun 2012, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Flexible Formwork: icff2012. Orr, J., Evernden, M., Darby, A. & Ibell, T. (eds.). Bath: The BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials, p. 200-210

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

Reinforcement
Concretes
Composite materials
Glass fibers
Carbon footprint

Advanced composites for facade retrofit

Gates, P., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Kragh, M., Jan 2012, In : The Structural Engineer. 90, 1, p. 46-48 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of engineered timber panels using a strut and tie model for use in folded plate structures and deep beams

Pearson, H., Evernden, M. & Harris, R., 2012, p. 344-353. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Struts
Timber
Compaction
Composite materials
Testing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of lime/metakaolin paste using impedance spectroscopy

Ball, R., Pesce, G. & Bowen, C., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 487-494 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of low density hemp-lime building materials

Hirst, E. A. J., Walker, P., Paine, K. A. & Yates, T., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 165, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Binders
Phenolphthalein
24 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of binders in the historic lime mortars and plasters from 1A Royal Crescent, Bath

Raw-Rees, S., Pesce, G. L. A., Ball, R. J. & Fodde, E., 2012, In : Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 19, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Plaster
Mortar
Lime
Binders
Hydraulics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Creep behavior of epoxy-based adhesive reinforced with nanoparticles for bonded-in timber connection

Ahmad, Z., Ansell, M. P., Smedley, D. & Tahir, P. M., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 24, 7, p. 825-831 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Adhesives
Creep
Nanoparticles
Rubber
2 Citations (Scopus)

Creep of thixotropic adhesives in bonded-in timber connections as a function of temperature and humidity

Roseley, A., Ansell, M. P., Smedley, D. & Porter, S., 2012, World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012, WCTE 2012. Vol. 5. p. 377-378 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Timber
Adhesives
Atmospheric humidity
Creep
Temperature
4 Citations (Scopus)
177 Downloads (Pure)

Design and construction of the pods sports academy, Scunthorpe, England

Harris, R., Gusinde, B. & Roynon, J., 2012, p. 510-517. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Sports
Domes

Design guidance for strengthening concrete structures using fibre composite materials: report of a Concrete Society Working Party

Darby, A., Clarke, J., Shave, J. D. & Ibell, T., May 2012, 3rd ed. Camberley: The Concrete Society. 187 p. (Technical Report; vol. 55)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

12 Citations (Scopus)

Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house

Wall, K., Walker, P., Gross, C., White, C. & Mander, T., Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 6, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Straw
Testing
Air permeability
Fire resistance
Insulation
43 Citations (Scopus)

Differential Expression of Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Genes and Transcription Factor PcMYB10 in Pears (Pyrus communis L.)

Li, L., Ban, Z. J., Li, X. H., Wu, M. Y., Wang, A. L., Jiang, Y. Q. & Jiang, Y. H., 28 Sep 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 9, e46070.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pyrus
Pyrus communis
Anthocyanins
pears
anthocyanins

Double lap single and double bolt tension joints in PFRP leg angle connections

Evernden, M. & Mottram, T., 2012, (In preparation) In : ICE Construction Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Durability enhancements using fabric formwork

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 11 Jun 2012, p. 251-254. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Durability
Concretes
Carbonation
Timber
22 Downloads (Pure)

Durable Structural Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2012, p. 300-303.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Dynamic behaviour of timber perpendicular to the grain in dowel-type connections

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 15 Jul 2012, p. 566-573.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic Properties of a Traditional Complex Bracket Sets in an Oriental Temple

Chang, W-S., Wakita, T., Kitamori, A., Komatsu, K., Kataoka, Y. & Hsu, M-F., 2012, World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012, WCTE 2012. Vol. 5. p. 460-463 4 p.

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

Roofs
Timber
Natural frequencies
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Dynamic stiffness and damping of dowel-type connections for timber structures under service conditions

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 2012, p. 566-573. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Timber
Damping
Stiffness
Dynamic response
Softwoods

Editorial

Walker, P., Oct 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 5, p. 261-262 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of fiber gradation on the edge bearing strength of bamboo culms

Sharma, B. & Harries, K. A., Jun 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Bamboo
Materials properties
Fibers
Standardization

Effect of Timber Grain Orientation on Bonded-In Rod Connection Systems

Pearson, H., Evernden, M. & Harris, R., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, 1, p. 695-704

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Compaction
Steel
Materials properties