BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2015
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Educating the next generation of structural engineers

Ibell, T., Apr 2015. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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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
46 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)
124 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
39 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
120 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
17 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)
122 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
File
Concretes
Sustainable development
37 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fire performance of metal-free timber connections

Brandon, D., Maluk, C., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P., Bisby, L. & Bregulla, J., Aug 2015, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 4, p. 173-186 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Fires
Metals
Steel
Flammability testing
1 Citation (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)

Hot-pressed dowels in bonded-in rod timber connections

Chang, W-S. & Nearchou, N., Apr 2015, In : Wood and Fiber Science. 47, 2, p. 199-208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid wood composites-integration of wood with other engineering materials

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 411-426 16 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Wood
Composite materials
Nails
Fasteners
Bolts
51 Downloads (Pure)

Improving hygrothermal properties of clay

Thomson, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lemke, M., Shea, A. & Lawrence, R., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
3 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Innovation in low carbon construction technologies: an historic analysis for obviating defects

Forster, A. M., Fernie, S., Carter, K., Walker, P. & Thomson, D., 2015, In : Structural Survey. 33, 1, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Innovation
Defects
Carbon
Sustainable development
Environmental technology

Investigation of thread configuration for self-tapping screws as reinforcement for embedment strength.

Zhang, C., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

38 Downloads (Pure)

Limeboo: Lime as a Replacement for Cement in Wall-Framing Systems with Bamboo-Guadua (Bahareque Encementado)

Archila Santos, H., Pesce, G., Ansell, M. & Ball, R., 11 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Bamboo
Lime
Cements
Weathering
Mortar
1 Citation (Scopus)

Materials characterisation of NiTi and CuAIMn shape memory alloy bars under dynamic bending

Huang, H., Xie, W. & Chang, W. S., 2015, ASM International - International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies, SMST 2015. Ohio, U. S. A.: ASM International, p. 159-160 2 p.

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

27 Citations (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical and hydrological impacts of tree removal on a clay fill railway embankment

Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Powrie, W., Ridley, A. & Butcher, D., 1 Nov 2015, In : Geotechnique. 65, 11, p. 869-882 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Embankments
embankment
railway
Clay
fill
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modal frequencies of a reinforced timber-concrete composite Floor: testing and modeling

Santos, P. G. G. D., Martins, C. E. D. J., Skinner, J., Harris, R., Dias, A. M. P. G. & Godinho, L. M. C., 30 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Structural Engineering. 141, 11, p. 1-11 11 p., 04015029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Concretes
Composite materials
Testing
Reinforcement
42 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture Buffer Potential of Experimental Wall Assemblies Incorporating Formulated Hemp-lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 17 Jul 2015, In : Building and Environment. 93, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
lime
Moisture
moisture

Moisture Buffer Potential of Wall Assemblies Incorporating Hemp-Lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, M., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

24 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture uptake characteristics of a pultruded fibre reinforced polymer flat sheet subjected to hot/wet aging

Grammatikos, S. A., Zafari, B., Evernden, M. C., Mottram, J. T. & Mitchels, J. M., Nov 2015, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 121, p. 407–419 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
moisture
Polymers
Moisture
diffusion coefficient
Aging of materials

Moment redistribution in CFRP strengthened concrete t-beams: an experimental study

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., Dec 2015. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concretes
Composite materials
Concrete construction
Ductility

Natural fibre composites: Engineered bamboo for construction

Sharma, B., Gatóo, A. & Ramage, M., 2015, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2015 - Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites In Construction. NetComposites Limited, p. 41-46 6 p.

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

Bamboo
Natural fibers
Composite materials
Timber
Mechanical properties
3 Citations (Scopus)

New Insights into Potential Capacity of Olivine in Ground Improvement

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Westgate, P., Huat, B. B. K., Asadi, A., Ball, R., Nahazanan, H. & Singh, P., 1 Apr 2015, In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 20, 8, p. 2137-2148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olivine
ground improvement
Magnesia
magnesium
olivine

On the estimates of durability of glass fibre reinforced polymers subjected to hot /wet aging

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

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

21 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

Performance characteristics of concrete based on a ternary calcium sulfoaluminate-anhydrite- fly ash cement

Ioannou, S., Paine, K. A., Reig, L. & Quillin, K., Jan 2015, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 55, p. 196-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
21 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Photocatalytic activity of electrophoretically deposited (EPD) TiO2 coatings

Nuño, M., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Kurchania, R. & Sharma, G. D., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Materials Science. 50, 14, p. 4822-4835 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Titanium dioxide
Coatings
Tin oxides
Fluorine
Substrates

Pile load testing – current trends and innovative monitoring

Pelecanos, L. & Nicholson, D., Apr 2015, GE Piling and Foundation Conference. London, UK

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

Preface

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

77 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of bio-based insulation materials and their potential impact on indoor air quality

Maskell, D., da Silva, C. F., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Shea, A., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Air quality
Insulation
Volatile organic compounds
Air
Formaldehyde
13 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Quantitative XRD characterisation and gas-phase photocatalytic activity testing for visible-light (indoor applications) of KRONOClean 7000®

Tobaldi, D., Seabra, M., Otero-Irurueta, G., Miguel, Y., Ball, R., Singh, M. K., Pullar, R. C. & Labrincha, J. A., 30 Nov 2015, In : RSC Advances. 124, p. 102911-102918 8 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Titanium dioxide
Gases
Interiors (building)
Carbon
Testing
32 Downloads (Pure)

Radiocarbon dating of lime mortars

Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 18 Sep 2015, p. 15-24. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File

RC structural walls under cyclic loading - Experimental verification of code overestimation of transverse reinforcement reduction potentials

Papatzani, S., Giannakis, I., Paine, K. & Kotsovos, M., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
Cracks
Shear walls
Steel structures
15 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing the environmental impact of construction by using renewable materials

Lawrence, M., Aug 2015, In : Journal of Renewable Materials. 3, 3, p. 163-174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Environmental impact
environmental impact
Photosynthesis
energy
Kyoto Protocol
1 Citation (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Reinforced soil design using a two-part wedge mechanism: justification and evidence

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 13 Sep 2015, p. 1409-1414. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Reinforcement
Soils
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reinforced Soil Design using a two-part Wedge Mechanism: Justification and Evidence

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 29 Nov 2015, In : GeoResources Journal. 2015, 4, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement
Soils
6 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

Repair and reinforcement of timber columns and shear walls - A review

Chang, W-S., 30 Oct 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 97, p. 14-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Shear walls
Timber
Reinforcement
Repair
Mechanical properties
8 Citations (Scopus)

Research-informed design, management and maintenance of infrastructure slopes: development of a multi-scalar approach

Glendinning, S., Helm, P. R., Rouainia, M., Stirling, R. A., Asquith, J. D., Hughes, P. N., Toll, D. G., Clarke, D., Powrie, W., Smethurst, J., Hughes, D., Harley, R., Karim, R., Dixon, N., Crosby, C., Chambers, J., Dijkstra, T., Gunn, D., Briggs, K. & Muddle, D., 9 Sep 2015, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 26, 1, 012005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrastructure
earthworks
embankment
soil
road

Self-healing concrete set to transform the sector

Paine, K., 20 Feb 2015, Construction News.

Research output: Other contribution

Concretes
Costs
33 Downloads (Pure)

Serviceability limit state check in reinforced soil design

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 31 Aug 2015, Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation Infrastructure : Proceedings of the Sixteenth European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2015 - Volume 3 - Development. Winter, M. G., Smith, D. M., Eldred, P. J. L. & Toll, D. G. (eds.). Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing), p. 1415-1420 6 p.

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

File
Soils
Reinforcement
Retaining walls
Loads (forces)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Shear strength theories for beams of variable depth

Yang, Y., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Darby, A., 2015. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Shear strength
Stress concentration
Shear stress
Concretes
Fluidity
34 Downloads (Pure)

SmartBuildingAnalyser: A parametric early-stage analysis tool for multi-objective building design

Ramsden, J., Keeling, T., Shepherd, P., Shea, A. & Sharma, S., 16 Apr 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Sol-Gel Technology as a Seeding Agent for Portland Cement Systems: Compatibility Studies

Shakil, M., Holley, J., Paine, K. & Ansell, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Silicic Acid
Portland cement
Sol-gels
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Ointments

Straw homes are a cheap and green fix for the housing crisis

Walker, P., 9 Feb 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Straw

Strength of Bolted Bamboo Laminate Connections

Platt, S. & Harries, K., 2015, NOCMAT 2015: Construction for Sustainability - Green Materials & Technologies.

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

Bamboo
Structural members
Retrofitting
Timber
Laminates