BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2020

2015
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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
40 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
189 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)
69 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
37 Downloads (Pure)
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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

43 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)
46 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)
82 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

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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

77 Downloads (Pure)

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
53 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

13 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

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

Holley, J. C., Paine, K. & Papatzani, S., 1 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
47 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
137 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
18 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)
134 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

Concretes
Sustainable development
44 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
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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
4 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)
36 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
56 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
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Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
4 Citations (Scopus)
63 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
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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

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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

28 Citations (Scopus)
181 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
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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)
129 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
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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)
105 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
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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

22 Citations (Scopus)
99 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
22 Citations (Scopus)
104 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
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Titanium dioxide
Coatings
Tin oxides
Fluorine
Substrates