BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2017

Biogas dome construction using pneumatics

Williamson, D., Orr, J. & Fulford, D., 2017, In : Journal of Construction in Developing Countries. 22, 2, p. 35-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biogas
Domes
Pneumatics
Load testing
Air
6 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)

Carbonation of Hydrous Materials at the Molecular Level: A Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Raman and Density Functional Theory Study

Pesce, G. L., Fletcher, I. W., Grant, R., Molinari, M., Parker, S. C. & Ball, R. J., 1 Mar 2017, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 17, 3, p. 1036-1044 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
secondary ion mass spectrometry
Density functional theory
density functional theory

Challenges for strengthening concrete structures in flexure, shear and compression using fibre reinforced polymers

Darby, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M., Tajaddini, A. & Raicic, V., 8 Dec 2017. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Compaction
Fibers
Polymers
Axial loads

Cob, Stone, Clay, Thatch and Timbered Buildings of the British Isles

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet. Piesik, S. (ed.). London: Thames & Hudson, p. 324-327 4 p.

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

Construction, demolition and excavation waste management in EU/Greece and its potential use in concrete

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 1 Sep 2017, In : Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 26, 9, p. 5572-5580

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Demolition
demolition
Waste management
Excavation
waste management
65 Downloads (Pure)

Dam Performance And Safety In Tropical Climates – Recent Developments On Field Monitoring And Computational Analysis

Pelecanos, L., Skarlatos, D. & Pantazis, G., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-6.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
dam
safety
monitoring
earth dam
climate variation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Developing an innovative lightweight concrete flooring system for sustainable buildings

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Shepherd, P., 19 Apr 2017, p. 66-67.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
113 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a Bio-Based Plasterboard

Maskell, D., Church, M., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Robinson, T., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gypsum
Environmental impact
Life cycle
Thermal conductivity
Clay
104 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of an Osterberg-cell pile test in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Chunge, M. P. M., Ouyang, Y., Kwan, V., Kechavarzi, C. & Nicholson, D., Jun 2017, In : Geotechnique Letters. 7, 2, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fiber optics
Fiber optics
Piles
pile
Soils

Distributed fibre optic strain sensing for monitoring underground structures - Tunnels Case Studies

Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., de Battista, N., Williamson, M., Gue, C. Y., Di Murro, V. & Elshafie, M., 29 Sep 2017, Underground Sensing: Monitoring and Hazard Detection for Environment and Infrastructure. Pamukcu, S. & Cheng, L. (eds.). Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed sensing of a masonry vault due to nearby piling

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., 1 Mar 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 3, 19 p., e1872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Piles
Arches
Optical cables
Lasers
Fiber optic sensors

Domestic thermal storage requirements for heat demand flexibility

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed Ali Hussin, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., Marinho De Castro, M. M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A. & Strachan, P., 28 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 170, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation

Orr, J., Bras, A. & Ibell, T., 1 Apr 2017, In : Energy and Buildings. 140, p. 61-67

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Life cycle
Carbon
Data fusion
Loads (forces)
Energy utilization
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concrete construction
Analytical models
66 Downloads (Pure)

Elastic response of cross laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading

Archila Santos, H., Walker, P., Ansell, M., Rhead, A. & Lizarazo-Marriaga, J., 5 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
Transducers
Elastic moduli
Correlation methods
Timber

Embedding creativity in structural engineering education

Ibell, T., 1 Jan 2017, p. 20-24. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engineering education
Structural design
Education
Curricula
Engineers

Encoding bamboo’s nature for freeform structure design

Wang, T. H., Espinosa Trujillo, O., Chang, W-S. & Deng, B., 1 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Architectural Computing. 15, 2, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Engineers
Shape optimization
Materials properties
Costs
6 Citations (Scopus)

Energy saving and carbon reduction in the operation stage of cross laminated timber residential buildings in China

Guo, H., Liu, Y., Chang, W. S., Shao, Y. & Sun, C., 17 Feb 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 2, 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
residential building
energy saving
Timber
timber
Energy conservation
6 Citations (Scopus)
Reinforced concrete
Failure modes
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental investigation of reinforced concrete T-beams strengthened in shear with externally bonded CFRP sheets

Foster, R., Brindley, M., Lees, J., Ibell, T., Morley, C., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 1 Apr 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 2, 04016086.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbon fibers
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Reinforcement
Steel
15 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Failures in transport infrastructure embankments

Briggs, K. M., Loveridge, F. A. & Glendinning, S., 9 Mar 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 219, p. 107-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Embankments
embankment
infrastructure
railway
porewater
35 Downloads (Pure)

Form-Fitting Strategies for Diversity-Tolerant Design

Bukauskas, A., Shepherd, P., Walker, P., Sharma, B. & Bregula, J., 25 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Bins
Timber
Structural design
Geometry
Steel
2 Citations (Scopus)

Green composites for the built environment

Ansell, M., Ball, R., Maskell, D., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, Green composites (2nd ed.): Natural and Waste-based Composites for a Sustainable Future. Baillie, C. & Jayasinghe, R. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 123-148 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hemp brings high technology to homes

Lawrence, R., 25 Sep 2017, Financial Times House & Home.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

44 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobic Sol-Gel Coatings on Bio-Based Materials - Influence of Catalyst and Solvent Concentration

Hussain, A., Schorr, D., Blanchet, P., Calabria-Holley, J. & Lawrence, R., 23 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Sol-gels
Coatings
Catalysts
Silicon Dioxide
4 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Improvement of indoor air quality by MDF panels containing walnut shells

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Stefanowski, B., Maskell, D., Ormondroyd, G., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., Oct 2017, In : Building and Environment. 123, p. 427-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
indoor air
Air quality
Atmospheric humidity
air quality
Volatile organic compounds
91 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative Structural Health Monitoring Of Foundation Piles Using Distributed Fibre-Optic Sensing

Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-8.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
16 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Bentonite
Dispersions
Cements
Arylsulfonates
Nanostructures

ISOBIO: trazando la vía para el desarrollo de materiales de construcción naturales a gran escala

Translated title of the contribution: ISOBIO: Tracing the way for the development of large-scale natural building materialsStyle, O., Bosque, B. C., Lawrence, R. & Moreno, P., 13 Dec 2017, Libro de Comunicaciones y Proyectos EECN IV Congreso Edificios Energía Casi Nula: Celebrado en Madrid, el 13-14 Diciembre 2017. Leal, I. (ed.). Spain: Independently published

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

Sol-gels
79 Downloads (Pure)

Layout Optimization of Space Frame Structures

Koronaki, A., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 25 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Fabrication
Structural design
Topology
Costs
Compliance
61 Downloads (Pure)

Load Transfer In Soil Anchors – Finite Element Analysis Of Pull-Out Tests

Seo, H. & Pelecanos, L., 6 Dec 2017, p. 1-7.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Anchors
Soils
Finite element method
Skin friction
Nails
11 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical characterisation of structural laminated bamboo

Sharma, B., Bauer, H., Schickhofer, G. & Ramage, M. H., Apr 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 170, 4, p. 250-264 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
Timber
Mechanical properties
Structural properties
Carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C. & Pearce, C. J., Mar 2017, In : Computers and Structures. 181, p. 21-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Composite Structures
Durability
Composite structures
Homogenization
Yarn
6 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

Net load‐displacement estimation in soil‐nailing pullout tests

Seo, H., Pelecanos, L., Kwon, Y-S. & Lee, I-M., 31 Dec 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 170, 6, p. 534-547 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pullout test
soil nailing
grout
Soils
Skin friction

Nonwood biobased materials: Straw

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (1st Ed.). Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). Duxford, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing, p. 112-119 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Optimization of Drilling Resistance Measurement (DRM) user-controlled variables

Dumitrescu, T., Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 6, 11 p., 243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drilling
Consolidation
Conservation
Repair
Wear of materials
65 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Optimizing the Cross-sectional Shapes of Extruded Aluminium Structural Members for Unitized Curtain Wall Facades

Lee, A. D., Shepherd, P., Evernden, M. C. & Metcalfe, D., 31 May 2017, In : Structures. 10, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Facades
Structural members
Aluminum
Extrusion
Facings
19 Downloads (Pure)

Phase Transformations and Ion Exchange During Early Age Carbonation

Pesce, G., Fletcher, I., Grant, R., Parker, S., Molinari, M. & Ball, R., 11 Sep 2017, p. 199-202.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Carbonates
Ion exchange
Phase transitions
Ions

Physical characterisation of hemp shiv: Cell wall structure and porosity

Jiang, Y., Ansell, M., jia, X., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, R., Jun 2017, Conference: 2nd International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials & 1st Conference on ECOlogical valorisation of GRAnular and FIbrous materials. Clermont-Ferrand, France, 7 p.

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

hemp
porosity
cell walls
computed tomography
mercury
25 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity, pore size distribution, micro-structure

Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 5 Feb 2017, Bio-aggregates Based Building Materials. Amziane, S. & Collet, F. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, p. 39-71 (RILEM State- of-the-Art-Reports; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pore size
Porosity
Microstructure
Thermal conductivity
Moisture
5 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity estimation of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography and back-scattered electron imaging

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, Y. M. J. & Shea, A., Jan 2017, In : Wood Science and Technology. 51, 1, p. 11-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Prediction of capacity for moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC T-beams

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 28 Feb 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 04016066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Fibers
Concrete construction
Debonding

Prolonging the life of our concrete structures: Deep embedment shear strengthening of continuous rc t-beams

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 1 Jan 2017, p. 362-363. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Fibers
Polymers
9 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Pull-out and shear-strength models for FRP spike anchors

Villanueva Llauradó, P., Ibell, T., Fernández Gómez, J. & González Ramos, F. J., 1 May 2017, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 116, p. 239-252 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Anchors
Shear strength
Polymers
Fibers
Retrofitting
12 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
5 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)

Seismic resilience timber connection—adoption of shape memory alloy tubes as dowels

Huang, H. & Chang, W-S., 1 Oct 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 10, e1980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel

Smart biomimetic construction materials for next generation infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, R., Paine, K., Jefferson, T. & Embley, T., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Biomimetic materials
Self-healing materials
Intelligent structures
Intelligent materials
Safety factor
1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Soil reinforcement through addition and subsequent carbonation of wollasonite microfibres

Pourakbar, S., Fasihnikoutalab, M., Ball, R., Cristelo, N. & Huat, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 554-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil reinforcement
Carbonation
Reinforcement
compressive strength
Soils
3 Citations (Scopus)

Steady-state and transient dynamic visco-elastic response of concrete and earth dams due to damreservoir interaction

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravković, L., Sep 2017, COMPDYN 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering: Volume 2. Papadrakakis, M. & Fragiadakis, M. (eds.). Athens, Greece: National Technical University of Athens, p. 3630-3646 17 p.

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

Concrete dams
Transient Dynamics
Embankment dams
earth dam
Dams