BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output

2009

The effect of carbonation on the mechanical and microstructural properties of lime and cement mortars

El-Turki, A., Ball, R. J. & Allen, G. C., Sep 2009.

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The goal for the FRP industry to be in Quadrant 1: ongoing research to assist in this quest

Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Denton, S., 2009, Advanced Composites in Construction 2009, ACIC 2009: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference. p. 31-40 10 p.

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The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE): non-conventional materials in mainstream construction

Harris, R., Shanks, J., Hodson, T. & Borer, P., Sep 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Traditional Earthen Building Techniques in Central Asia

Fodde, E., Apr 2009, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 3, 2, p. 145-168 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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19 Citations (Scopus)
175 Downloads (Pure)
2008

A linear test method for determining early-age shrinkage of concrete

Newlands, M. D., Paine, K. A., Vemuri, N. A. & Dhir, R. K., 1 Dec 2008, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 60, 10, p. 747-757 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Conservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Heritage of the Ancient Silk Road (in Japanese)

Watanabe, K., Fujii, Y. & Fodde, E., 2008, Construction, Technology and Conservation of Historical Earthen Structure. p. 7 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Construction of Topographic Maps Using Close-range Photogrammetry for the Preservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan

Fujii, Y., Watanabe, K. & Fodde, E., 2008, p. 244-248. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

28 Citations (Scopus)

Development of rational guidelines for traditional joints in oak frame

Shanks, J., Walker, P. & Harris, R., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Durability Perspective for Concrete Structures in Codes of Practice

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Effect of weather on early-age temperature rises in concrete

Zheng, L., Paine, K. A. & Dhir, R. K., Jul 2008, Proceedings of the International Conference, Dundee, July 2008: Designing concrete for the visual environment. Dhir, R. K., Newlands, M. D., Dyer, T. D. & Tang, M. C. (eds.). EP 89 ed. IHS BRE Press, p. 33-44 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

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

25 Citations (Scopus)

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

Modern innovations with unfired clay masonry

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

56 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

10 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

70 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

8 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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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

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

787 Citations (Scopus)
2006

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

44 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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

98 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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2004

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

69 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

12 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Winter Gardens, Sheffield, UK

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

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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