BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2016

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)
60 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

Open Access
File
Coatings
Titanium dioxide
Substrates
Polyurethanes
Photocatalysis
46 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
hydration
microstructure
cement
gel
silicate
9 Citations (Scopus)
65 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

Open Access
File
Plaster
Crops
Byproducts
Moisture
Earth (planet)
11 Citations (Scopus)
56 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

Open Access
File
Thermal cycling
Civil engineering
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
1 Citation (Scopus)
66 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

Open Access
File
Retaining walls
Infrared imaging
Drilling
Defects
17 Citations (Scopus)
86 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
63 Downloads (Pure)

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
1 Citation (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)
72 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
File
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
53 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
45 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

File
Durability
Concretes
Plastics
Sand
Fires
1 Citation (Scopus)
22 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
File
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

22 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
31 Downloads (Pure)

Bespoke Reinforcement for Optimised Concrete Structures

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fluidity
37 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
84 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

File
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)
44 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
25 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

30 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)
23 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
15 Citations (Scopus)
55 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Drystone Retaining Walls - Design, Construction and Assessment

McCombie, P., Morel, J-C. & Garnier, D., 25 Sep 2015, 1 ed. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press. 169 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Testing
Engineering Education
Replacement
Engineers
Reader

Editorial

Paine, K., Feb 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Editorial

Walker, P., Oct 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 5, p. 213-214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Downloads (Pure)

Educating the next generation of structural engineers

Ibell, T., Apr 2015. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Structural design
Engineers
Engineering education
Education
Students

Effect of nanolimestone particles on hydration and flexural strength of Portland limestone cement pastes

Holley, J., Donadeli, E., Milhoranca, C. & Paine, K., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Limestone
Bending strength
Hydration
Cements
Nanoparticles
45 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of processing methods on the mechanical properties of engineered bamboo

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A. & Ramage, M. H., 15 May 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 83, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Mechanical properties
Processing
Laminated composites
Timber
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of hygrothermal aging on pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymers: a complimentary study

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

12 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of nanosilica on the calcium silicate hydrates in Portland cement–fly ash systems

Holley, J. C., Paine, K. & Papatzani, S., 30 Apr 2015, In : Advances in Cement Research. 27, 4, p. 187-200 14 p., 1300098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Silicic Acid
Coal Ash
Calcium silicate
Portland cement
Hydrates
35 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered bamboo: state of the art

Sharma, B., Gatoo, A., Bock, M., Mulligan, H. & Ramage, M., 1 Apr 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 2, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Veneers
Mechanical properties
Lumber
Laminated composites
113 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered bamboo for structural applications

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A., Bock, M. & Ramage, M., 15 Apr 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 81, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Timber
Glues
Laminated composites
Structural design
16 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental performance of nano-structured Ca(OH)2/TiO2 photocatalytic coatings for buildings

Nuño, M., Pesce, G. L., Bowen, C. R., Xenophontos, P. & Ball, R. J., Oct 2015, In : Building and Environment. 92, p. 734-742

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Titanium dioxide
coating
building
Coatings
Carbonation
16 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Establishing rational use of recycled aggregates in concrete: a performance-related approach

Collery, D. J., Paine, K. A. & Dhir, R. K., 1 Jun 2015, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 67, 11, p. 559-574 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Concretes
Sustainable development
34 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the mechanical properties of cross laminated bamboo panels by digital image correlation and finite element modelling

Archila, H. A., Brandon, D., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Ormondroyd, G., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Experimental Investigation for the Development and Validation of Atomistic Models in Construction

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Grant, R., Yeandel, S., Parker, S. & Molinari, M., 10 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Minerals
Decomposition
Calcium Carbonate
Gravimetric analysis
Carbonates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental study of moment redistribution in reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with CFRP sheets

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites in Constructions, 2015. p. 116-121 6 p.

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

Concrete slabs
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Reinforced concrete
Composite materials
Bending moments