BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2016

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

45 Citations (Scopus)
17 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
10 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Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Ball, R., 22 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).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
39 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)
31 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
24 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

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Hardwoods
Fires
Softwoods
Formaldehyde
Polyurethanes
11 Citations (Scopus)
103 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
39 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
62 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
53 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)
80 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
25 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)
69 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Concrete blocks
Heat losses
masonry
energy
heat
8 Citations (Scopus)
34 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
47 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
31 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
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lime
hydraulics
mortar
chemical property
silicate
5 Citations (Scopus)
66 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

45 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
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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
1 Citation (Scopus)
46 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
10 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
26 Citations (Scopus)
63 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
75 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
53 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
68 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
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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

Processing bamboo for structural composites: influence of preservative treatments on surface and interface properties

Shah, DU., Sharma, B. & Ramage, M. H., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Quantifying moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened RC beams

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 30 Nov 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 169, SB11, p. 853-862 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Concrete construction
Ductility
21 Downloads (Pure)

Recycling of fly ash-slag Geopolymer binder in mortar mixes

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., 12 Apr 2016. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Coal Ash
Geopolymers
mortar
slag
Mortar
26 Citations (Scopus)

Role of physical and chemical interactions in the antibacterial behavior of ZnO nanoparticles against E. coli

Jiang, Y., Zhang, L., Wen, D. & Ding, Y., 1 Dec 2016, In : Materials Science and Engineering C - Biomimetics Materials Sensors and Systems. 69, p. 1361-1366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Zinc Oxide
Escherichia
Zinc oxide
zinc oxides
Escherichia coli
53 Downloads (Pure)

Self-healing concrete: Current and potential future technologies

Heath, A., Jun 2016, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Technology, Materials and Construction Practices. Orr, J. & Savoikar, P. (eds.). Excel India, p. 6-9

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

Open Access
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Concretes
Concrete buildings
Deterioration
56 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Analytical models
Materials properties
13 Citations (Scopus)

Shaking table test of the Taiwanese traditional Dieh-Dou timber frame

Yeo, S. Y., Hsu, M-F., Komatsu, K., Chung, Y-L. & Chang, W-S., 2016, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 10, 5, p. 539-557

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Stiffness
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Natural frequencies
Earthquakes

Shear strengthening of continuous reinforced concrete t-beams using deep embedment technique

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 14 Dec 2016, p. 396-401. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Strengthening (metal)
Bending moments
27 Downloads (Pure)

Shifting perceptions: Establishing an Earth Building Organisation in the UK

Maskell, D. & Keable, R., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Earth (planet)
Religious buildings
Construction industry
Lead
Personnel
10 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

Specific heat capacity measurement of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by differential scanning calorimetry

Huang, P., Zeidler, A., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, Y. M. J. & Shea, A., 30 Oct 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 125, p. 821-831

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bamboo
Specific heat
Differential scanning calorimetry