BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2016
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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
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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

3 Citations (Scopus)
56 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

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Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Concrete construction
Ductility
26 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
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Coal Ash
Geopolymers
mortar
slag
Mortar
29 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
60 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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Self-healing concrete full-scale site trials

Teall, O., Davies, R., Pilegis, M., Kanellopoulos, A., Sharma, T., Paine, K., Jefferson, A., Lark, R., Gardner, D. & Al-Tabbaa, A., 1 Jan 2016, Proceedings of the 11th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, FIB 2016. Maekawa, K., Yamazaki, J. & Kasuga, A. (eds.). A.A. Balkema Publishers, p. 639-646 8 p. (Proceedings of the 11th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, FIB 2016).

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

70 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Concrete construction
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Analytical models
Materials properties
15 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
32 Downloads (Pure)

Shifting perceptions: Establishing an Earth Building Organisation in the UK

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Earth (planet)
Religious buildings
Construction industry
Lead
Personnel
10 Citations (Scopus)
73 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

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Bamboo
Specific heat
Differential scanning calorimetry
42 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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pollution control
stabilization
atmospheric pollution
chloride
incineration

Straw bale construction

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Feb 2016, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications. Harries, K. A. & Sharma, B. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 127 155 p. (Woodhead Publish Series in Civil and StructuralEngineering; no. 58).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
82 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of Co–TiO2 nanostructured photocatalytic coatings for MDF substrates

Giampiccolo, A., Tobaldi, D., Ansell, M. & Ball, R., 2 Dec 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Coatings
Titanium dioxide
Substrates
Polyurethanes
Photocatalysis
49 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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hydration
microstructure
cement
gel
silicate
10 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of two crop by-products on the hygrothermal properties of earth plasters

Palumbo, M., McGregor, F., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 15 Aug 2016, In : Building and Environment. 105, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Plaster
Crops
Byproducts
Moisture
Earth (planet)
13 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Thermal cycling effects on the durability of a pultruded GFRP material for off-shore civil engineering structures

Grammatikos, S., Jones, R. G., Evernden, M. & Correia, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Composite Structures. 153, p. 297-310

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Thermal cycling
Civil engineering
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
1 Citation (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Thermal imaging assessment of drystone retaining walls: some case studies

Warren, L. A., Briggs, K. M. & McCombie, P. F., 31 Aug 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Forensic Engineering. 169, 3, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Retaining walls
Infrared imaging
Drilling
Defects
21 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

Use of shape memory alloy in construction: a critical review

Chang, W-S. & Araki, Y., May 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering. 169, 2, p. 87-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
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Using fabric to shape appropriate concrete structures

Kostova, K., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 7 Aug 2016, Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies SCMT4. Las Vegas, US, S174

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

Open Access
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Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Composite materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of fabric formwork for improving the durability of concrete from supersulfated cement

Ioannou, S., Badr, A., Kostova, K., Paine, K. & Ibell, T., 23 Sep 2016, In : Key Engineering Materials. 711, p. 615-621

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cements
Durability
Concretes
Carbonation
Water absorption
11 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Variability of the mechanical properties of hemp concrete

Niyigena, C., Amziane, S., Chateauneuf, A., Arnaud, L., Bessette, L., Collet, F., Lanos, C., Escadeillas, G., Lawrence, M., Magniont, C., Marceau, S., Pavia, S., Peter, U., Picandet, V., Sonebi, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jun 2016, In : Materials Today Communications. 7, p. 122-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hemp
Cannabis
Concretes
Mechanical properties
Testing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Virtual by design

Ibell, T., Mar 2016, In : The Structural Engineer. 94, 3, p. 88-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
12 Citations (Scopus)

A case study on the seismic performance of earth dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Nov 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 11, p. 923-935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A comparison of numerical modelling techniques to predict the effect of climate on infrastructure slopes

Hughes, D., Karim, M. R., Briggs, K., Glendinning, S., Toll, D., Dijkstra, T., Powrie, W. & Dixon, N., 31 Aug 2015, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development : Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), 2015. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), Vol. 7. p. 3663-3668 6 p.

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

infrastructure
climate
modeling
seepage
weather
58 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review of the models on the nanostructure of calcium silicate hydrates

Papatzani, S., Paine, K. & Holley, J., 15 Jan 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 74, p. 219-234

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Silicic Acid
Calcium silicate
Hydrates
Nanostructures
Cements
56 Downloads (Pure)

Advanced tests for durability studies of concrete with plastic waste

Savoikar, P., Orr, J. & Borkar, S., 2 Nov 2015, UKIERI Concrete Congress Concrete Research Driving Profit and Sustainability.

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

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Durability
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Fires
1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Advances in the assessment of drystone retaining walls - some case studies

Warren, L., Briggs, K. & McCombie, P., 13 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. London, U. K.: Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 3583-3588 6 p.

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

Open Access
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Retaining walls
Infrared imaging
Drilling
Defects
11 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient vibration tests of a cross-laminated timber building

Reynolds, T., Harris, R., Chang, W-S., Bregulla, J. & Bawcombe, J., Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 168, 3, p. 121-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic modelling for the construction industry

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Grant, R., Yeandel, S. & Parker, S., 26 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
construction industry
thermal decomposition
mortar
chemical process
modeling

A ‘complete’ characterization study of anomalous behaviour of hygrothermally aged FRPs

Grammatikos, S. & Evernden, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Behaviour of Deep Embedded FRP/Steel bars

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 7 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Steel
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
36 Downloads (Pure)

Bespoke Reinforcement for Optimised Concrete Structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Yang, Y., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fluidity
39 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass fly ash effect on fresh and hardened state properties of cement based materials

Rajamma, R., Senff, L., Ribeiro, M. J., Labrincha, J. A., Ball, R., Allen, G. C. & Ferreira, V. M., Aug 2015, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 77, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Cements
Biomass

Biomimetic multi-scale damage immunity for concrete

Paine, K., Lark, R. & Al-Tabbaa, A., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Calcite
Biomimetics
Shape memory effect
Concrete construction
Bacteria
139 Downloads (Pure)

Birmingham Gateway: structural assessment and strengthening

Orr, J. J., Pask, D., Weise, K. & Otlet, M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Structural Concrete . 16, 4, p. 458-469

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Concrete construction
Coastal zones
Rails

Carbonised and mineralised wood composites

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 395-409 15 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

incineration
municipal solid waste
ash
leaching
pollution control
3 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of metal free D- (-A)2 organic dye and its application as co-sensitizer along with N719 dye for efficient dye sensitized solar cells

Singh, M., Kurchania, R., Pockett, A., Ball, R., Koukaras, E., Cameron, P. & Sharma, G. D., Apr 2015, In : Indian Journal of Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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solar cells
dyes
metals
short circuits
open circuit voltage
31 Downloads (Pure)
File
Mortar
Binders
Conservation
Hydraulics
Mechanical properties

Combined characterization of the effects of hot/wet aging on a pultruded GFRP plate

Grammatikos, S., Evernden, M. & Ball, R., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

37 Downloads (Pure)

Creativity and fun: core strengths

Ibell, T., Feb 2015, In : The Structural Engineer. 93, 2, p. 10-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
3 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

Day one sustainability

Orr, J., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Darby, A., 2015, In : European Journal of Engineering Education. 40, 3, p. 285-296 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Sustainable development
Engineers
Carbon
Engineering education
Civil engineering
17 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Density distribution profile for internodes and nodes of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography scanning

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M., Chew, J. & Shea, A., 22 May 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 93, p. 197-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File

Design of the HIVE - An innovative research building for the University of Bath

Lawrence, M., Mander, T., Norman, J. & Walkden, E., 1 Sep 2015, In : The Structural Engineer. 93, 9, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rain
Environmental impact
Data acquisition
Planning
Costs

Dispersed Inorganic or Organomodified Montmorillonite Clay Nanoparticles for Blended Portland Cement Pastes: Effects on Microstructure and Strength

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 2015, Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5. Sobolev, K. & Shah, S. P. (eds.). Springer, p. 131-139

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

montmorillonite
microstructure
cement
clay
compressive strength

Dowel-type connections with multiple densified bamboo nails

Chang, W-S. & Betts, R., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nails
Bamboo
Timber
Metals
Stiffness