BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2008

Effects of slab post-tensioning on supporting steel beams in steel framed parking deck structures

Sharma, B. & Harries, K. A., 1 Sep 2008, Engineering Journal, 45, 3, p. 197-210 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Erosion characteristics of rammed earth

Thomson, A., Pope, D. & Walker, P., 2008, p. 38-46. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evaporation measurement for the preservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan

Watanabe, K., Maung, M., Fujii, Y. & Fodde, E., Feb 2008, In : Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE. 52, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tajikistan
evaporation
crystallization
shelters
salts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fired brick conservation in the Kyrgyz Silk Roads: The case of Burana's Mausoleum 4

Fodde, E., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Architectural Conservation. 14, 1, p. 77-94 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silk
Brick
Conservation
Repair
Mausoleum

Flexural bond strength development of brickwork using natural hydraulic lime (NHL) mortar

Zhou, Z., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Full-scale experiment on traditional timber frames of Taiwan

Chang, W. S., Hsu, M. F. & Lo, M., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Growing your own building: Developments in straw and hemp construction

Walker, P., Nov 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Harnessing fibres for concrete construction

Dhir, R. K., Newlands, M. D., McCarthy, M. J. & Paine, K. A., 2008, Garston: IHS BRE Press. 434 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Hemp Lime Construction: a guide to building with hemp lime composites

Bevan, R., Woolley, T., Pritchett, I., Carpenter, R., Walker, P. & Duckett, M., 2008, London: BRE Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1 Citation (Scopus)

Human Perception of Vibrations due to Synchronised Crowd Loading

Browning, G. G., Darby, A. P. & Walker, I., 7 Jul 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Influence of materials on mortar and bond strength of hydraulic lime mortared brickwork

Zhou, Z., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 2008, p. 89-95. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Large Scale Testing of Drystone Retaining Walls

Mundell, C., Mccombie, P., Heath, A., Harkness, J., Walker, P., D'Ayala, D. F. (ed.) & Fodde, E. (ed.), 2008, p. 781-787. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

retaining wall
instrumentation
1 Citation (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Measurement of early-age temperature rises in concrete made with blended cements

Dhir, R. K., Zheng, L. & Paine, K. A., 1 Mar 2008, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 60, 2, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cements
Concretes
Temperature
Concrete construction
Hydration
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

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

Probabilistic Limit-State of Depassivation for the Deteriorating Concrete Structures under Environmental Actions

Kansara, K., Karusala, R. & Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR), Chennai, India, Nov 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Research towards sustainable concrete

Paine, K. A., Oct 2008, Concrete and Steel Yearbook 2008-09. Cheshire, UK: Ten Alps Publishing, p. 9-9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

56 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic Vulnerability of Dieh-Dou Timber structures in Taiwan

D'Ayala, D. F. & Tsai, P. H., Aug 2008, In : Engineering Structures. 30, 8, p. 2101-2113 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Stiffness
Loads (forces)
Earthquakes
Nonlinear analysis

Service-life-performance of RC bridges under environmental actions

Kansara, K., Ramanjaneyulu, K. & Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India, 17 Nov 2008, In : Journal of the Institution of Engineers. 89, November, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Service life
Chemical attack
Carbonation
Civil engineering
Reinforcement
10 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortar
Lime
Bending strength
Hand tools
Hydraulics
68 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
Axial compression
Struts
Structural design
Analytical models
8 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Faults in Earthen Archaeological Sites in Central Asia: Analysis and Repair Methods

Fodde, E., 2008, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction. D'Ayala, D. F. & Fodde, E. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, Vol. 2. p. 1415-1422 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

repair
UNESCO
shelter
loess
consolidation
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the water/lime ratio on the structural characteristics of air lime mortars

Lawrence, R. M. H. & Walker, P., 2008, Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance. Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom. D'Ayala, D. F. & Fodde, E. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 885-889 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mortar
Lime
Air
Water
Cements
3 Citations (Scopus)
90 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Salts
Conservation
Repair
Bronze
Brick
22 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)

The structural performance of traditional oak tension & scarf joints

Hirst, E., Brett, A., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Harris, R., 1 Dec 2008, 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2008. p. 1307-1314 8 p. (10th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2008; vol. 3).

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

2124 Downloads (Pure)

The structural performance of traditional oak tension and scarf joints

Hirst, E., Brett, A., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Harris, R., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Three-dimensional photogrammetric documentation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, heritage of the Ancient Silk Roads

Fujii, Y., Watanabe, K. & Fodde, E., 2008, p. 227-228. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2007
759 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation into the antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO nanofluids)

Zhang, L., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y., Povey, M. & York, D. W., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 9, 3, p. 479-489 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofluid
Nanoparticles
Suspensions
nanoparticles
bacteria
2006
42 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of carbonation profiles in non-hydraulic lime mortars using thermogravimetric analysis

Lawrence, R. M. H., Mays, T. J., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 2006, In : Thermochimica Acta. 444, 2, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonation
calcium oxides
Mortar
Lime
Thermogravimetric analysis
2005
97 Citations (Scopus)

Portable remote Raman system for monitoring hydrocarbon, gas hydrates and explosives in the environment

Sharma, S. K., Misra, A. K. & Sharma, B., 1 Aug 2005, In : Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 61, 10, p. 2404-2412 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Release of dioctyl phthalate (DOP) from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in apple packaging

Jiang, Y., Liu, D., Ding, Y., Li, X. & Wang, C., Sep 2005, In : Progress in Natural Science. 15, SUPPL., p. 145-148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diethylhexyl Phthalate
High performance liquid chromatography
Polyvinyl Chloride
Polyvinyl chlorides
Packaging
2004
66 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a direct tensile test for compacted earth blocks reinforced with natural fibers

Mesbah, A., Morel, J. C., Walker, P. & Ghavami, K., 1 Feb 2004, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 16, 1, p. 95-98 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising the properties of green composites

Aziz, S. H. & Ansell, M. P., 2004, Green Composites: Polymer Composites and the Environment. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 154-180 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Strengthening Concrete Structures With Fibre Composite Materials: Updating Technical Report 55

Clarke, J., Darby, A. & Ibell, T., 22 Apr 2004, Advanced Polymer Composites for Structural Applications in Construction: ACIC 2004. Elsevier, p. 651-658 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

123 Downloads (Pure)

The Winter Gardens, Sheffield, UK

Hennessy, R. & Harris, R., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
1997

Comprehensive strength testing of pressed earth blocks

Walker, P., Tawodzera, P., Pakathi, K. & Mason, K., 1 Dec 1997, In : International Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications. 21, 4, p. 249-260 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Inertial stick-slip actuator for active control of shape and vibration

Darby, A. P. & Pellegrino, S., 1997, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 8, 12, p. 1001-1011 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stick-slip
Actuators
Struts
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Analytical models