BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2017
33 Downloads (Pure)

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

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., 15 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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earth dam
dam
amplification
dynamic response

Structural performance of flexibly formed concrete T beams with wound FRP reinforcement

Yang, Y., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Spadea, S., 2017, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2017 - Proceedings of the 8th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction. Keighley, S. & Guadagnini, M. (eds.). NetComposites Limited, p. 283-288 6 p.

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

Steel
Reinforcement
Polymers
Concretes
Fibers
11 Citations (Scopus)

Tailored Montmorillonite nanoparticles and their behaviour in the alkaline cement environment

Calabria-Holley, J., Papatzani, S., Naden, B., Mitchels, J. & Paine, K., Jul 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 143, p. 67-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
montmorillonite
Cements
cement
slurry

The Effect of Olivine Content and Curing Time on the Strength of Treated Soil in Presence of Potassium Hydroxide

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R. & Huat, B., 24 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. 3, 12, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroxide
olivine
potassium
soil stabilization
soil

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

Ouyang, Y., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 1 Dec 2017, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of the casting process on the internal structure and physical properties of hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Apr 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 2, p. 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Casting
Physical properties

Thermal Properties of Plant- and Earth-based Building materials

Lawrence, R., Oct 2017, Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a changing Planet. London: Thames & Hudson, p. 532-537 6 p.

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal relaxation of laminated bamboo for folded shells

Ramage, M. H., Sharma, B., Shah, D. & Reynolds, T., 15 Oct 2017, In : Materials & Design. 132, 2017, p. 582-589 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
Heating
Natural fibers
Polymers
Innovation
61 Downloads (Pure)

The use of distributed fibre-optic strain data to develop finite element models for foundation piles

Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., 5 Nov 2017, p. 1-9.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Pile foundations
Fiber optics
Piles
Soil structure interactions
Monitoring

To Your Health: health benefits of natural building materials

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Nov 2017, New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Planet. King, B. (ed.). New Society Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

11 Citations (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

Utilisation of carbonating olivine for sustainable soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J., Pourakbar, S. & Singh, P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Geotechnics. 4, 3, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soil stabilization
Olivine
olivine
Stabilization
Soils
10 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Utilization of Alkali-Activated Olivine in Soil Stabilization and the Effect of Carbonation on Unconfined Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Unuler, C., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J. & Pourakbar, S., 30 Jun 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29, 6, 11 p., 06017002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
6 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo)

Huang, P., Latif, E., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 5 Jun 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 141, p. 216-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bamboo
R Factors
Steam
Water vapor
Direction compound

We make fake poo in a laboratory – to improve sanitation in Bangladesh

Deering, N., Briggs, K., Bryant, L. & Wenk, J., Jul 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Workshop Design brief: A shelter for Glastonbury campers

Ibell, T., 1 Jan 2017, p. 378-379. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Engineers
Conceptual design

Wound FRP for concrete beams with optimised geometries

Yang, Y., Orr, J. & Spadea, S., 2017, High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium. Hordijk, D. & Luković, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 2466-2473 8 p.

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

Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fibers
Polymers
2016
40 Downloads (Pure)

A Holistic Materials Design Requirements Framework (HoMDReF) For Future Housing Materials

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Reddy, V. & Evernden, M., 1 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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urban area
environmental economics
economics
sustainable development
economic development
10 Citations (Scopus)

A method for the assessment of the internal structure of bio-aggregate concretes

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., 30 Jul 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 116, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Concrete aggregates
Strategic materials
Hemp
Construction industry
Cannabis
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental and computational study to resolve the composition of dolomitic lime

Grant, J., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J., Molinari, M. & Parker, S. C., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 19, p. 16066-16072 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Lime
Construction industry
Mortar
Chemical analysis
Binders
63 Downloads (Pure)

An explicit method for simulation of reinforced concrete structures based on peridynamic theory

Miranda, H., Williams, C. & Orr, J., Jul 2016, The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, (WCCM) XII, 2016.

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

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Cracks
Differential equations
Construction industry
29 Downloads (Pure)

A novel timber dowel-type connection using shape memory alloy

Huang, H. & Chang, W-S., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

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Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel
2 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

A numerical solution for the shape of fabric-formed concrete structures

Foster, R. & Ibell, T., 30 Nov 2016, In : Structures. 8, 1, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Forms (concrete)
Numerical methods
Concretes
Containers
2 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Compressive strength
Binders
21 Citations (Scopus)
95 Downloads (Pure)

A review on the buffering capacity of earth building materials

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Maskell, D., Fabbri, A. & Morel, J-C., 1 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 169, 5, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Assessing cross laminated timber (CLT) as an alternative material for mid-rise residential buildings in cold regions in China-A life-cycle assessment approach

Liu, Y., Guo, H., Sun, C. & Chang, W. S., 18 Oct 2016, In : Sustainability. 8, 10, 1047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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residential building
life cycle assessment
cold region
Timber
timber
26 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic modelling for low-carbon cement and concrete technologies

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Molinari, M., Grant, R. & Parker, S., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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cement
carbon
chemical process
modeling
hydration
25 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic Modelling for the Study of Dissolution and Carbonation of Lime

Ball, R., Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Fletcher, I., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Carbonation
Dissolution
Carbonates
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
Atomic force microscopy
126 Downloads (Pure)

Bacteria-based self-healing concrete: Effects of environment, exposure and crack size

Paine, K., Jun 2016, Proceedings of the RILEM Conference on Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Wiktor, V., Jonkers, H. & Bertron, A. (eds.). Paris: RILEM publications S.A.R.L, 15 p. 10

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

Open Access
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Bacteria
Concretes
Cracks
Calcite
Impurities
29 Downloads (Pure)

Carbonation performance of concrete with recycled plastics

Orr, J. & Savoikar, P., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Carbonation
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Concrete mixtures
48 Downloads (Pure)

Cement with Sugar Cane Bagasse Ash (SCBA) as a stabilizer in compressed earth blocks

Lamezon De pÁDua, P., Maskell, D., Walker, P. & Heath, A., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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sugar cane
cement
ash
durability
sand
37 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical and physical characterisation of three NHL 2 binders and the relationship with the mortar properties

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, REHABEND 2016 Euro-American Congress: Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology And Heritage Management (6th REHABEND Congress). Villegas, L., Lombillo, I., Blanco, H. & Boffill, Y. (eds.). Santander, Spain, 8 p. C2.2.17

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

Open Access
File
Mortar
Binders
Hydraulics
Physical properties
Chemical properties
50 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical aspects related to using recycled geopolymers as an aggregate

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., 5 Sep 2016, 36th Cement and Concrete Science conference. Perkins, G. (ed.). Cardiff: Cementitious Materials Group, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, Paper Number 10

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

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
cement
mortar
Concrete aggregates
Ointments

Correlation between physicochemical properties of natural building materials and adsorption behaviour of volatile organic compounds

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Mower, K., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., 3 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Citations (Scopus)

Dam-reservoir interaction effects on the elastic dynamic response of concrete and earth dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Mar 2016, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 82, p. 138-141

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Deagglomeration testing of airborne nanoparticle agglomerates: Stability analysis under varied aerodynamic shear and relative humidity conditions

Ding, Y., Stahlmecke, B., Kaminski, H., Jiang, Y., Kuhlbusch, T. A. J. & Riediker, M., 1 Nov 2016, In : Aerosol Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 1253-1263 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerosols
stability analysis
aerodynamics
relative humidity
Atmospheric humidity

Deep embedment shear strengthening of continuous reinforced concrete T-beams

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 29 Aug 2016, p. 823-830. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Reinforced concrete
Strengthening (metal)
Bending moments
Steel
Monitoring
153 Downloads (Pure)

Design and performance of bacteria-based self-healing Concrete

Paine, K., Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Cooper, R. & Heath, A., Jul 2016, The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete. Jones, M. R., Newlands, M. D., Halliday, J. E., Csetenyi, L. J., Zheng, L., McCarthy, M. J. & Dyer, T. D. (eds.). Dundee, p. 545-554

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Concretes
Impurities
Microbiology
Calcite
8 Citations (Scopus)

Design of bespoke lightweight cement mortars containing waste expanded polystyrene by experimental statistical methods

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Sarabia, L. A., Ortiz, M. C., Cheeseman, C. R. & García-Alcocel, E., 5 Jan 2016, In : Materials & Design. 89, p. 901-912 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Mortar
Statistical methods
Cements
Silica sand
24 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of hygrothermal parameters of experimental and commercial bio-based insulation materials

Palumbo, M., Lacasta, A. M., Holcroft, N., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 15 Oct 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 124, p. 269-275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Insulation
Moisture
Crops
Binders
Byproducts
11 Citations (Scopus)

Development and characterization of silver and zinc doped bioceramic layer on metallic implant materials for orthopedic application

Furko, M., Jiang, Y., Wilkins, T. & Balázsi, C., 1 Mar 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 4, p. 4924-4931 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioceramics
Orthopedics
Calcium phosphate
Silver
Zinc
26 Downloads (Pure)

Development of earth occupation standards within the UK

Translated title of the contribution: Entwicklung von Lehmbau Standards im Vereinigten KönigreichMaskell, D. & Keable, R., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

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

Open Access
File
17 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Diagnosis of carbonation induced corrosion initiation and progression in reinforced concrete structures using piezo-impedance transducers

Talakokula, V., Bhalla, S., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Pesce, G. L., Kurchania, R., Bhattacharjee, B., Gupta, A. & Paine, K., 1 May 2016, In : Sensors and Actuators A-Physical. 242, p. 79-91 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
concrete structures
Carbonation
Concrete construction
progressions
Reinforced concrete
38 Downloads (Pure)

Direct measurement of effective moisture buffering penetration depths in clay plasters

Translated title of the contribution: Direkte Messung effektiver Eindringtiefen von Feuchtedämpfung im LehmputzMaskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 12 Nov 2016, 7th International Conference on Building with Earth. Dachverband Lehm e.V.

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

Open Access
File
7 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

Distributed fibre optic long-term monitoring of concrete-lined tunnel section TT10 at CERN.

Di Murro, V., Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C. & Morton, R. F., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Distributed fibre optic monitoring of tension piles under a basement excavation at the V&A museum in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Hardy, S., Blair, A. & Carter, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of tension piles under a basement excavation at the V&A Museum in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Hardy, S., Blair, A., Carter, K. & Patel, P. D., 21 Jun 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 57-61 5 p.

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

Distributed optic fibre sensing for monitoring civil infrastructure: A practical guide

Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., de Battista, N., Pelecanos, L., Elshafie, M. & Mair, R., 2016, Thomas Telford.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

14 Citations (Scopus)

Dowelled structural connections in laminated bamboo and timber

Reynolds, T., Sharma, B., Harries, K. A. & Ramage, M. H., 7 Jan 2016, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 90, p. 232-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
Timber
Steel
Tensile strain
Strain measurement
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic properties of tall timber structures under wind-induced vibration

Feldmann, A., Huang, H., Chang, W. S., Harris, R., Dietsch, P., Gräfe, M. & Hein, C., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

dynamic property
Timber
vibration
timber
Towers