BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2018

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

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)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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

12 Citations (Scopus)

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 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Hydrophobicity
Sol-gels
Coatings
5 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
2 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

116 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)
1 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

3 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

Long-term mechanical properties of cellulose fiber-reinforced cement mortar with diatomite

Ince, C., Derogar, S., Ball, R. J., Ekinci, A. & Yuzer, N., 9 Feb 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortar
Cellulose
Cements
Mechanical properties
Fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sealants
Silicones
Elastic moduli
Adhesives
Synthetic rubber
12 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight geopolymer composites

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., 28 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

4 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Insulation
Statistical methods

Nonlinear finite-element analysis of soil-pipe interaction for laterally-loaded buried offshore pipelines

Mallikarachchi, H. EM., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Offshore pipelines
Pipe
Soils
Finite element method
Pipelines
7 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Optimizing the Architectural Layouts and Technical Specifications of Curtain Walls to Minimize Use of Aluminium

Lee, A., Shepherd, P., Evernden, M. & Metcalfe, D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Structures. 13, p. 8-25 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Specifications
Aluminum
Facades
Extrusion
Metals
10 Citations (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Performance of concrete with recycled plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand

Thorneycroft, J., Orr, J., Savoikar, P. & Ball, R., 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 161, p. 63-69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sand
Concretes
Plastics
Concrete construction
Concrete industry
3 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Aerogels
Polypropylenes
Physical properties
Mechanical properties
5 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Polycarboxylate / nanosilica modified quaternary cement formulations - enhancements and limitations

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 1 Jun 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research. 30, 6, p. 256-269 17.00111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Cements
Portland cement
Compressive strength
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pore-structure and microstructural investigation of organomodified/Inorganic nano-montmorillonite cementitious nanocomposites

Papatzani, S., Grammatikos, S., Adl-Zarrabi, B. & Paine, K., 19 Apr 2018, 2018 6th International Conference on Nano and Materials Science( ICNMS). American Institute of Physics Inc., p. 1 - 5 5 p. 030004. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1957).

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

montmorillonite
nanocomposites
porosity
cements
formulations

Possibilities of bamboo construction: From vernacular techniques to industrialized solutions

Sousa, H. S. & Sharma, B., 19 Sep 2018, IABSE Symposium, Nantes 2018: Tomorrow's Megastructures. International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), p. S32-35-S32-42

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Response of concrete cast in permeable moulds to severe heating

Richards, O., Rickard, I., Orr, J. & Bisby, L., 30 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 526-538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spalling
Concretes
Heating
Flammability testing
Pore pressure
46 Downloads (Pure)

Response of Earth Dams to Earthquake Events – Field Data and Numerical Modelling

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravković, L., Jul 2018, SECED Newsletter, 29, 2, p. 1-5.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
File
17 Downloads (Pure)

SCREW REINFORCEMENT ON BEAM-TO-COLUMN DOWEL-TYPE CONNECTION

Zhang, C., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., 22 Aug 2018, Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering 2018: 2018 World Conference on timber Engineering, 20 - 23 Aug 2018.. WCTE, 6 p.

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

Open Access
File
Timber
Reinforcement
Tensile stress
Mechanical properties
Steel
3 Citations (Scopus)

Slag and Activator Chemistry Control the Reaction Kinetics of Sodium Metasilicate-Activated Slag Cements

Criado, M., Walkley, B., Ke, X., Provis, J. L. & Bernal, S. A., 11 Dec 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 12, 4709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Straw
Pollution
Farms
Inspection
Acoustic waves

The effect of FRP strengthening on moment redistribution in RC members

Darby, A., Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., Jul 2018, In : ACI Structural Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Debonding
Concrete construction

THE EFFECTS OF NONLINEAR DAM-FOUNDATION INTERACTION ON THE SEISMIC RESPONSE OF EARTH DAMS

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

earth dam
seismic response
dam
dynamic response
amplification

The field investigation of tension cracks on a slim cement grouted column during the thermal response test

Ouyang, Y., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of constituents on the properties of the bio-aggregate composite hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, R. & Walker, P., 20 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 159, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
2 Citations (Scopus)
physicochemical property
litter
polymer
plastic
Plastics
5 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The pozzolanic properties of inorganic and organomodified nano-montmorillonite dispersions

Papatzani, S., Badogiannis, E. & Paine, K., 10 Apr 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 167, p. 299-316

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Use of clay in the manufacture of lightweight aggregate

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., 20 Feb 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 162, p. 124-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Clay
Pore structure
Environmental impact
clay
Raw materials
2017
68 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
3D printers
Extrusion
Syringes
Polymers
Antennas
57 Downloads (Pure)

Aerial additive building manufacturing of 3D printed cementitious structures

Dams, B., Wu, Y., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 12 Sep 2017, p. 345-348.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Antennas
Cements
Robots
Extrusion
Adhesive pastes
1 Citation (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Affordable monsoon rain mitigation measures in the World Heritage site of Moenjodaro, Pakistan

Fodde, E. & Khan, M. S., 2017, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 11, 2, p. 161-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Rain
Monitoring
Bronze
Consolidation
Deterioration
11 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Germination
Spores
Bacillus
Phase-Contrast Microscopy

Análise de Estabilidade de Muros de Contenção de Alvenaria por Método de Equilíbrio Limite com Verificação com Ensaios de Carga: Conferência Brasileira sobre Estabilidade de Encostas

Translated title of the contribution: Stability Analysis of a Masonry Retaining Wall by a Limit Equilibrium Method with Loading Test VerificationOliveira Mendes, L., Dewsbury, J. & Briggs, K., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Retaining walls
Brick
Sand
Friction
Timber

An Alternative to Gypsum Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 9 Dec 2017, p. 93 - 99. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gypsum
life cycle
thermal conductivity
buffering
environmental quality
1 Citation (Scopus)
86 Downloads (Pure)

Anchorage and residual bond characteristics of 7-wire strand

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Thoday, N. & Valerio, P., 1 May 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 138, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Wire
Loads (forces)
Concretes
Prestressing
Prestressed concrete
26 Downloads (Pure)

A new route to exposed thermal mass: Sound absorbing poured concrete

Lombardo, S., Orr, J., Coley, D. & Wood, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 38, 4, p. 408-420 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ceilings
Acoustic waves
Concretes
Tile
Concrete construction
7 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

A state of the art of required techniques for employing activated carbon in renewable energy powered adsorption applications

Elsayed, A. M., Askalany, A. A., Shea, A. D., Dakkama, H. J., Mahmoud, S., Al-Dadah, R. & Kaialy, W., Nov 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 79, p. 503-519 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

File
Activated carbon
Adsorption
Specific heat
Thermodynamic properties
Cooling systems

Bacteria based concrete

De Belie, N., Wang, J., Bundur, Z. B. & Paine, K., 15 Nov 2017, Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures. Pacheco-Torgal, F., Melchers, R., de Belie, N., Shi, X., Van Tittelboom, K. & Saez Perez, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Bend-strength of novel filament wound shear reinforcement

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Ivanova, K., 15 Sep 2017, In : Composite Structures. 176, p. 244-253

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforcement
Polymers
Fibers
Concretes
Epoxy Resins
75 Downloads (Pure)

Bio-based plaster for improved indoor air quality

Maskell, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Thomson, A., Peter, U. & Walker, P., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Plaster
Volatile organic compounds
Air quality
Lime
Cements