BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2018

Application and performance of bacteria-based self-healing concrete

Paine, K., Sharma, T., Alazhari, M., Heath, A. & Cooper, R., Jun 2018, Proceedings of Final Conference of RILEM TC 253-MCI: Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Bertron, A. & Jonkers, H. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 387-394

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

Bacteria
Concretes
Impurities
Permeation
Hardening
27 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)

Application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K., 30 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
33 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Self-Healing Concrete for Damage Management of Structures

De Belie, N., Gruyaert, E., Al-Tabbaa, A., Antonaci, P., Baera, C., Bajare, D., Darquennes, A., Davies, R., Ferrara, L., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Miljevic, B., Otlewska, A., Ranogajec, J., Roig-Flores, M., Paine, K., Lukowski, P., Serna, P., Tulliani, J-M., Vucetic, S. & 2 others, Wang, J. & Jonkers, H., 7 Sep 2018, In : Advanced Materials Interfaces. 5, 17, 28 p., 1800074.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Concretes
Cracks
Sustainable development
Self-healing materials
Minerals
7 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing domestic heat storage requirements for energy flexibility over varying timescales

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawkes, A., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., de Castro, M. M. M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A., Strachan, P. & Tuohy, P., 25 May 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 136, p. 602-616 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat storage
Space heating
Phase change materials
Magnetite
Thermal load
66 Downloads (Pure)

Biomimetic Cementitious Construction Materials for Next Generation Infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, B., Paine, K., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Gardner, D. & Embley, T., 2018, In : Smart Infrastructure and Construction. 171, 2, p. 67-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Building bacterial bridges

Hoffmann, T., Reeksting, B., Cooper, R., Paine, K. & Gebhard, S., 15 May 2018, Microbiology Today, 45, 2, p. 60-63 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
86 Downloads (Pure)

Building dams on rock or soft soil: frequency-domain analysis of dynamic dam-foundation interaction

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 26 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Building dams on rock or soft soil - Frequency-domain analysis of dynamic dam-foundation interaction

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 1 Jan 2018, Smart Dams and Reservoirs - Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society. Pepper, A. (ed.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 113-122 10 p. (Conference Proceedings: Dams, Reservoirs and Hydrology).

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Cell wall microstructure, pore size distribution and absolute density of hemp shiv: Microstructure, porosity and absolute density

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Ansell, M. & Hussain, A., 4 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-15 15 p., 171945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
401 Downloads (Pure)

Cementitious mortars and polyurethane foams for additive building manufacturing

Dams, B., Peng, J., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 9 Apr 2018, p. 103-107. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Mortar
Polyurethanes
Foams
Curing
3D printers
71 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of faecal sludge simulants for drying experiments

Deering, N., Briggs, K., Bryant, L. & Way, C., 9 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
sludge
dewatering
experiment
health and safety
drying
8 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of nanoparticle batch-to-batch variability

Mülhopt, S., Diabaté, S., Dilger, M., Adelhelm, C., Anderlohr, C., Bergfeldt, T., de la Torre, J. G., Jiang, Y., Valsami-Jones, E., Langevin, D., Lynch, I., Mahon, E., Nelissen, I., Piella, J., Puntes, V., Ray, S., Schneider, R., Wilkins, T., Weiss, C. & Paur, H. R., 8 May 2018, In : Nanomaterials. 8, 5, 311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
Zinc Oxide
Polystyrenes
Cerium
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical aspects related to using recycled geopolymers as aggregates

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A., Paine, K. & Calabria-Holley, J., 1 Sep 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research. 30, 8, p. 361-370 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Alkalies
Portland cement
Leaching
Mortar
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative micro-structure and sorption isotherms of rice straw and wheat straw

Yin, X., Lawrence, R., Maskell, D. & Ansell, M., 15 Aug 2018, In : Energy and Buildings. 173, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative moisture and heat sorption properties of fibre and shiv derived from hemp and flax

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Walker, P., 23 Nov 2018, In : Cellulose. p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of shear-beam and dynamic finite-element modal analysis of earth dams

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 1 Jan 2018, Smart Dams and Reservoirs - Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society. Pepper, A. (ed.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 103-111 9 p.

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

91 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of shear-beam and dynamic finite-element modal analysis of earth dams

Lo, E. & Pelecanos, L., 26 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
20 Downloads (Pure)
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Construction and monitoring of experimental straw bale building in northeast China

Yin, X., Lawrence, M., Maskell, D. & Chang, W. S., 20 Sep 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 183, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of In Situ Esterification Parameters of Citric Acid-Glycerol Based Polymers for Wood Impregnation

Berube, M-A., Schorr, D., Ball, R. J., Landry, V. & Blanchet, P., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 26, 3, p. 970-979 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citric acid
Esterification
Glycerol
Impregnation
Citric Acid
9 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of optimal plaster thickness for moisture buffering of indoor air

Maskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 15 Feb 2018, In : Building and Environment. 130, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Plaster
indoor air
buffering
building
Moisture
Fiber optics
Piles
Finite element method
Pile foundations
Time domain analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed fiber optic sensing of axially loaded bored piles

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Elshafie, M., de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Gue, C. Y., Ouyang, Y. & Seo, H., 31 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 144, 3, p. 1-16 16 p., 04017122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fiber optics
Fiber optics
Piles
pile
gauge

Editorial

Walker, P., 16 Feb 2018, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 171, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of fiber-reinforced polymer strengthening on moment redistribution in reinforced concrete members

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : ACI Structural Journal. 115, 4, p. 907-916 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Debonding
Concrete construction

Essential Knowledge Text No. 8. New structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 Oct 2018, The Essential Knowledge Series, 8, p. 1-40 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2 Downloads (Pure)

Fibrous cementitious material development for additive building manufacturing.

Dams, B., Lumlerdwit, K., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 10 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the IOMMM 38th Cement and Concrete Science Conference: University of Coventry. Tyrer, M. (ed.). UK, Vol. 38.

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

Open Access
File

Finite element analysis of soil-structure interaction in soil anchor pull-out tests

Seo, H. & Pelecanos, L., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Soil structure interactions
Anchors
Skin friction
Soils
Finite element method

Finite element analysis of the monitored long-term settlement behaviour of Kouris earth dam in Cyprus

Pelecanos, L., Skarlatos, D. & Pantazis, G., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

earth dam
dam
consolidation
reservoir impoundment
embankment dam
Soil structure interactions
Cements
Clay
Pile foundations
Geothermal energy

Flat Ring Flexure Test for Full-Culm Bamboo

Virgo, J., Moran, R., Harries, K., Garcia, J. J. & Platt, S., 2018, Non-Conventional Materials and Technologies: NOCMAT for the XXI Century. Ghavami, K. & Jesus Herrera Franco, P. (eds.). Materials Research Forum LLC, p. 349-358 10 p. 32. (Materials Research Proceedings; vol. 7).

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

Open Access
Bamboo
Tensile strength
Fibers

FOAM GLASS GRANULES, THEIR PREPARATION AND USE

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Cheeseman, C., Greaves, R. & Madan, S., 17 Jan 2018, IPC No. A1, Patent No. EP3268320, Priority date 17 Jan 2018

Research output: Patent

Geometry optimization of space frame structures for joint modularity

Koronaki, A., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 13 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mechanical testing
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
Hardening

How do we maintain invisible transport infrastructure?

Briggs, K., 30 Oct 2018, Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Human factors simulation for motion and serviceability in the built environment

Brownjohn, J. & Darby, A., 3 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobicity of Hemp Shiv treated with Sol-gel Coatings

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Schorr, D., Jiang, Y., Lawrence, M. & Blanchet, P., 15 Mar 2018, In : Applied Surface Science. 434, p. 850-860 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Cannabis
Hydrophobicity
Sol-gels
Coatings
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impedance spectroscopy as a tool for moisture uptake monitoring in construction composites during service

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J., Evernden, M. & Jones, R., 28 Feb 2018, In : Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing. 105, p. 108-117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Moisture
Spectroscopy
Polymers
Monitoring
Composite materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of Water Resistance of Hemp Woody Substrates through Deposition of Functionalized Silica Hydrophobic Coating, while Retaining Excellent Moisture Buffering Properties

Jiang, Y., Bourebrab, M. A., Sid, N., Taylor, A., Collet, F., Pretot, S., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 6 Aug 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 8, p. 10151-10161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative fabric integrated thermal storage systems and applications

Elsayed, A., Shea, A., Kelly, N. & Allison, J., 2 Feb 2018, Innovative fabric integrated thermal storage systems and applications. 5 p. (International Journal of Architectural, Civil and Construction Sciences).

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

Open Access
File
Electricity
Heating
Insulation
Pipe
Concretes
1 Citation (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

In situ measurements of near-surface hydraulic conductivity in engineered clay slopes

Dixon, N., Crosby, C., Stirling, R., Hughes, P., Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Hughes, D., Gunn, D., Hobbs, P., Loveridge, F., Glendinning, S., Dijkstra, T. & Hudson, A., 16 Oct 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 52, p. 123-135 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hydraulic conductivity
in situ measurement
hydraulic conductivity
Clay
clay

Inventory-Constrained Structural Design: New Objectives and Optimization Techniques

Bukauskas, A., Shepherd, P., Walker, P., Sharma, B. & Bregulla, J., 16 Jul 2018, Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia: IASS 2018 Boston Symposium: Environmentally compatible structures. p. 1-8 8 p. (Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia).

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Large Scale Application of Self-Healing Concrete: Design, Construction and Testing

Davies, R., Teall, O., Pilegis, M., Kanellopoulos, A., Sharma, T., Jefferson, A., Gardner, D., Al-Tabbaa, A., Paine, K. & Lark, R., 4 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Materials. 5, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Concretes
Testing
Self-healing materials
Minerals
Crack closure
6 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sealants
Silicones
Elastic moduli
Adhesives
Synthetic rubber
23 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight geopolymer composites

Colangelo, F., Roviello, G., Ricciotti, L., Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Messina, F., Ferone, C., Tarallo, O., Cioffi, R. & Cheeseman, C., 1 Feb 2018, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 86, p. 266-272 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Polystyrenes
Thermodynamic properties
Mechanical properties
Composite materials

Microencapsulated spores and growth media for self-healing mortars

Paine, K., Horne, I., Tan, L., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R., Virgoe, J., Palmer, D. & Kerr, A., 10 Oct 2018, Life-Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision. Caspeele, R., Taerwe, L. & Frangopol, D. M. (eds.). London, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 2247-2254

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

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