BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2017
69 Citations (Scopus)
76 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
22 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
32 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
5 Citations (Scopus)
123 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
10 Citations (Scopus)
60 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)
98 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
5 Citations (Scopus)
79 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)
17 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
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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
44 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

File
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
13 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

4 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
69 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
File
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)
111 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)
11 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
File
Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
7 Citations (Scopus)
37 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
File
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
44 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
File
urban area
environmental economics
economics
sustainable development
economic development
11 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)
53 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
File
Lime
Construction industry
Mortar
Chemical analysis
Binders
67 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
File
Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Cracks
Differential equations
Construction industry
35 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

File
Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel
4 Citations (Scopus)
66 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
File
Concrete construction
Forms (concrete)
Numerical methods
Concretes
Containers
2 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Compressive strength
Binders
24 Citations (Scopus)
121 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
12 Citations (Scopus)
68 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
File
residential building
life cycle assessment
cold region
Timber
timber
29 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
File
cement
carbon
chemical process
modeling
hydration
27 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
File
Carbonation
Dissolution
Carbonates
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
Atomic force microscopy
154 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
File
Bacteria
Concretes
Cracks
Calcite
Impurities
32 Downloads (Pure)

Carbonation performance of concrete with recycled plastics

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Concrete mixtures
52 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
File
sugar cane
cement
ash
durability
sand
41 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
61 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

7 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

6 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