BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2016
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
29 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
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19 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
42 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)
44 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
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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

Editorial

Walker, P., 1 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 169, 5, p. 239-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells through step wise cosensitization of TiO2 electrode with N719 and metal free dye

Singh, M., Kurchania, R., Ball, R. J. & Sharma, G. D., 14 Oct 2016, In : Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics. 54, p. 656-664

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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solar cells
dyes
electrodes
augmentation
metals
11 Citations (Scopus)
Bioceramics
calcium phosphates
Calcium phosphate
Silver
Zinc

Employing super-elastic alloy to enhance the damping and re-centring capacity of a single bracket unit in traditional temples in Asia

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

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

Damping
High strength steel
Wood
Timber
Stiffness

Essential Knowledge Text No. 6. Introduction to structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 May 2016, The Essential Knowledge Series, 6, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Essential Knowledge Text No. 7. Traditional structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 May 2016, The Essential Knowledge Series, 7, p. 1-51 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Evaluation of experimental methodology to assess the sealing efficiency of bacteria-based self-healing mortar : Round robin test

Tziviloglou, E., Wiktor, V., Wang, J., Paine, K., Alazhari, M., Richardson, A., Gueguen, M., De Belie, N., Schlangen, E. & Jonkers, H., Jun 2016, Proceedings of the RILEM Conference on Microorganisms-Cementitious Materials Interactions. Wiktor, V., Jonkers, H. & Bertron, A. (eds.). 15 p.

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

Experimental and computational study of the dissolution mechanism of Portlandite nano-crystals

Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Ball, R., 22 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dissolution
Crystals
Refuse incinerators
Municipal solid waste
Industrial applications
44 Downloads (Pure)

Fabric formed concrete: physical modelling for assessment of digital form finding methods

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Shepherd, P. & Ibell, T., 29 Aug 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Forms (concrete)
Concretes
Geometry
Concrete construction
7 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Field monitoring of piling effects on a nearby masonry vault using distributed sensing

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
27 Downloads (Pure)

Fire performance of hardwood finger joints

Ong, C. B., Chang, W. S., Brandon, D., Sterley, M., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

File
Hardwoods
Fires
Softwoods
Formaldehyde
Polyurethanes
12 Citations (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)

Flexible formwork technologies: a state of the art review

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T., Shepherd, P., Michael, H., Kromoser, B., Michaelski, A., Pedreschi, R., Schipper, H. R., Veenendaal, D., Wansdronk, R., West, M. & Pronk, A., Dec 2016, In : Structural Concrete . 17, 6, p. 911-935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Concretes
Fluidity
Geometry
Cement manufacture
Carbon footprint
46 Downloads (Pure)

Geopolymers: The future cement replacement?

Heath, A., Jun 2016, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Technology, Materials and Construction Practices. Orr, J. & Savoikar, P. (eds.). Excel India, p. 48-51

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

Open Access
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cement
replacement
fly ash
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
slag
2 Citations (Scopus)

GFRP connectors for thin topping timber-concrete composites

Skinner, J., Salisbury, E. & Harris, R., May 2016, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 74, 3, p. 477-479 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite materials
Timber
screws
shears
timber

Global stability of high-rise timber buildings

Hein, C., Kaluzni, L., Twohig, B. & Chang, W. S., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

Timber
Office buildings
Concretes
72 Downloads (Pure)

Hydraulic lime – pozzolan concretes: Properties, uses and research needs

Grist, E., Paine, K. & 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. 314-326

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

Open Access
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Pozzolan
Lime
Hydraulics
Concretes
Portland cement
59 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the sustainability of concrete

Sharma, B. & Orr, J., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Sustainable development
Concretes
Raw materials
Developing countries
Cements
7 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of eco-materials on Indoor Air Quality

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Maskell, D., Dengel, A., Ansell, P. & Ball, R. J., Jun 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 2, p. 72-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Air quality
Volatile Organic Compounds
Volatile organic compounds
Adsorption
Air Pollutants
27 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative construction using flexible moulds

Orr, J., Spadea, S. & Miranda, H., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Concretes
Energy conservation
Durability
6 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Concrete blocks
Heat losses
masonry
energy
heat
10 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

Interpreting the influence of tree root water uptake on the long term hydrology of a clay fill railway embankment

Briggs, K., Smethurst, J., Powrie, W. & O'Brien, T., 31 Dec 2016, In : Transportation Geotechnics. 9, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hydrology
Embankments
water uptake
embankment
railway

Investigation of the Recycling of Geopolymer Cement wastes as Fine Aggregates in Mortar Mixes

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., Apr 2016, p. 441-447. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
mortar
cement
recycling
mechanical property
slag
3 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of thread configuration of self-tapping screws as reinforcement for dowel-type connection

Zhang, C., Chang, W. S. & Harris, R., 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

Reinforcement
Timber
Load limits
Mechanical properties
53 Downloads (Pure)

Is BS EN 459-1:2015 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. J. & Lawrence, M., 2016, In : The Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 23, p. 46-52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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lime
hydraulics
mortar
chemical property
physical property
34 Downloads (Pure)

Is EN459-1 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 2016, Proceedings of the 36th Cement and Concrete Science Conference. 009

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

Open Access
File
lime
hydraulics
mortar
chemical property
silicate
5 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Laboratory-scale model of carbon dioxide deposition for soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Asadi, A., Huat, B., Westgate, P., Ball, R. & Pourakbar, S., 2016, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 8, 2, p. 1078-186 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil stabilization
Olivine
Carbon dioxide
Stabilization
carbon dioxide

Learning by doing: a joint studio experiment on the theme of timber building design

Wu, J., Li, M., Xu, 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

Studios
Timber
Architectural design
Experiments
Curricula
1 Citation (Scopus)

Linear static behavior of curved beams coupled with strings representing also fiber-reinforced masonry arches

Chirivi, S., Ibell, T., Contento, A. & Di Egidio, A., 1 Jan 2016, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 19, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical properties of standard and commonly formulated NHL mortars used for retrofitting

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, Proceedings of the Integrated Design Conference ID@50: Building our Future. Emmitt, S. & Adeyeye, K. (eds.). Bath, UK: University of Bath, 68

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

Open Access
File
Retrofitting
Mortar
Lime
Binders
Hydraulics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modern earth construction techniques – an overview

Maskell, D., Reddy, V., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Earth (planet)
Masonry materials
Geopolymers
Plaster
Clay minerals
2 Citations (Scopus)
52 Downloads (Pure)

New frontiers for the use of FRP reinforcement in geometrically complex concrete structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Nanni, A., Dec 2016, 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE), 2016. Teng, J-G. & Dai, J-G. (eds.). Hong Kong, China : Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Fibers
Polymers
Concretes
11 Citations (Scopus)

Nomenclature for engineered bamboo

Liu, X., Smith, G. D., Jiang, Z., Bock, M. C. D., Boeck, F., Frith, O., Gatóo, A., Liu, K., Mulligan, H., Semple, K. E., Sharma, B. & Ramage, M., 2016, In : BioResources. 11, 1, p. 1141-1161 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
bamboo
Terminology
nomenclature
terminology

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications

Sharma, B. (ed.) & Harries, K. A. (ed.), Feb 2016, Woodhead Publishing. 514 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Non-linear response of environmentally aged polymer composites: a physicochemical and mechanical study

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. & Ball, R. J., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Society for Composite Materials

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

Polymers
Aging of materials
Composite materials
Moisture
Polyesters
28 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

On the response to hygrothermal aging of pultruded FRPs used in the civil engineering sector

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M., Mitchels, J. M., Zafari, B., Mottram, J. T. & Papanicolaou, G. C., 15 Apr 2016, In : Materials & Design. 96, p. 283-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Civil engineering
Aging of materials
Moisture
Tomography
Water
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising the bioreceptivity of porous glass tiles based on colonization by the alga Chlorella vulgaris

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Bond, T., Zhang, Z., Melchiorri, J. & Cheeseman, C. R., 1 Sep 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 563-564, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
Tile
colonization
glass
alga
87 Downloads (Pure)

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

Thorneycroft, J., Savoikar, P., Orr, J. & Ball, R., 4 Jul 2016, CTU Congress. Jones, R. (ed.). Dundee

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

Open Access
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Sand
Concretes
Plastics
Concrete mixtures
Compressive strength
56 Downloads (Pure)

Peridynamics for concrete structures – a new explicit analysis method

Miranda, H., Williams, C. & Orr, J., 4 Jul 2016, CTU Congress Dundee. Jones, R. (ed.). Dundee

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

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Mechanics
Cracks
Particle interactions
Integral equations
90 Downloads (Pure)

Photocatalytic Properties of Commercially Available TiO2 Powders for Pollution Control

Nuño, M., Ball, R. & Bowen, C., Aug 2016, Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials "Semiconductor Photocatalysis - Materials, Mechanisms and Applications". p. 613 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Pollution control
Powders
Polymorphism
Energy gap
Coloring Agents

Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Concrete Technology Materials and Construction Practice

Savoikar, P. & Orr, J., Jun 2016, New Delhi, India: Excel India. 476 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook