BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

The use of fibre optic instrumentation to monitor the O-Cell load test on a single working pile in London

Ouyang, Y., Broadbent, K., Bell, A., Pelecanos, L. & Soga, K., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Metakaolin with stabilised extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 78, 1, p. 172 180 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Cements
Clay

Wood composites

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd. 437 p. (Woodhead Publihsing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Wood
Composite materials
Coatings
Refining
Biomimetic materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wood microstructure: a cellular composite

Ansell, M. P., 1 Aug 2015, Wood Composites. Ansell, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 3-26 24 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering; no. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

microstructure
cell walls
hemicellulose
lignin
cellulose
9 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc oxide nanoparticle-coated films: fabrication, characterization, and antibacterial properties

Jiang, Y., O’Neill, A. J. & Ding, Y., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 17, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
zinc oxides
Nanoparticles
Fabrication
2014
21 Downloads (Pure)

A critical review of the effect of calcitic aggregate on air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 97. 101 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Repair
Restoration

Alkali-activated binders based on biomass fly ash

Bernal, S. A., Hussein, O. H., Mundra, S., Ball, R., Heath, A. & Provis, J. L., 2014, XIII Encontro da Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa em Materiais (SBPMat), Int. > Symposium on Cementitious Materials – ISCM2014, Joao Pessoa, Brazil, September 28 – October 2, 2014. Book of proceedings..

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

Ambient vibration testing and modal analysis of multi-storey cross laminated timber buildings

Reynolds, T., Bolmsvik, Å., Vessby, J., Chang, W-S., Bawcombe, J. & Bregulla, J., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)

Ambient Vibration Testing and Modal Analysis of Multi-Storey Cross-Laminated Timber Buildings

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 2014, Timber research and development agency (TRADA) Research Summary.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File

Ambient vibration testing to identify lateral stiffness and damping in modern multi-storey timber buildings

Reynolds, T., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., 2014, Experimental research with timber. Schober, K-U. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

24 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)

An inverse modelling approach to estimate the hygric parameters of clay-based masonry during a Moisture Buffer Value test

Dubois, S., McGregor, F., Evrard, A., Heath, A. & Lebeau, F., 30 Nov 2014, In : Building and Environment. 81, p. 192-203 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)

A review of methods for modelling drystone retaining walls

Le, H. H., Morel, J. C., Garnier, D. & McCombie, P. F., 1 Jun 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 167, 3, p. 262-269 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retaining walls
retaining wall
repair
Repair
distinct element method
18 Downloads (Pure)

A study of the impacts of calcitic aggregates on the properties of air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
limestone

Behaviour of non-metallic shear connections in fire

Brandon, D., Ansell, M., Bregulla, J., Harris, R. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fires
Timber
Veneers
Glass fibers
Wood

Benaviour of Taiwanese Traditional Dieh-Dou Timber Frame

Yeo, S. Y., Hsu, M-F., Komatsu, K., Chung, Y-L. & Chang, W-S., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

10 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-composites for structural applications: Poly-l-lactide reinforced with long sisal fiber bundles

Prajer, M. & Ansell, M. P., 5 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Composite materials
Caustic soda
Sodium Hydroxide
dilactide

Biomass fly ash as precursor for alkali-activated materials

Bernal, S. A., Mundra, S., Hussein, O. H., Ball, R., Heath, A. & Provis, J. L., 2014, Workshop in Waste Cementation, Sheffield, UK, September 17 2014. Book of proceeding of 34th Annual Conference on Cement and Concrete Science, Sheffield, UK..

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

107 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Comparing the environmental impact of stabilisers for unfired earth construction

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 132-143 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Brick
Earth (planet)
Clay
Global warming
10 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

Concrete upgrade to improve the vibration response of timber floors

Skinner, J., Martins, C., Bregula, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. A., Walker, P. J. & Dias, A., 1 Sep 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 9, p. 559-568 10 p., 1300057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Composite materials
Analytical models
40 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

Conditions affecting the moisture buffering measurement performed on compressed earth blocks

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Fodde, E. & Shea, A., May 2014, In : Building and Environment. 75, p. 11-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
buffering
Moisture
Earth (planet)
moisture
Isotherms
4 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

Design methods for flexibly formed concrete beams

Orr, J. J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 30 Nov 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 167, 11, p. 654-666 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concretes
Carbon
Iterative methods
Reinforcement
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discussion

Valerio, P., James, T., Darby, A. P. & Tedbury, G. E., 1 Mar 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Bridge Engineering. 167, 1, p. 75 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Durability characteristics of straw bales in building envelopes

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., 15 Oct 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 68, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Durability
Thermal insulation
Insurance
Condition monitoring

Dynamic relaxation: design of a strained timber gridshell

Adriaenssens, S., Barnes, M., Harris, R. & Williams, C., 22 Apr 2014, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization. Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. & Williams, C. (eds.). London, U. K.: Routledge, p. 89-102

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Editorial

Walker, P., Feb 2014, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 167, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Elastic properties of thermo-hydro-mechanically modified bamboo (Guadua angustifolia Kunth) measured in tension

Archila Santos, H. F., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
Poisson ratio
Elastic moduli
Mechanical properties
Water

Engineered timber structures in the UK

Harris, R., 26 Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Timber
Wood
Suppliers
Support services
Transport costs
190 Downloads (Pure)

Engineering Research into Traditional Timber Joints

Harris, R., Chang, W-S., Walker, P. & Shanks, J., May 2014, In : CONTEXT - Journal of The Institute of Historic Building Conservation. p. 41 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File

Environmental degradation assessment of pultruded FRP profiles

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J. & Evernden, M., 2014, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

21 Downloads (Pure)

Form: An adventure in concrete and brick

Orr, J. J., Apr 2014, In : The Structural Engineer. 92, 4, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Forms (concrete)
Brick
Concretes
Concrete industry
Engineers
6 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Geopolymer stabilisation of unfired earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Sodium
Bearings (structural)

Growing our way out of climate change by building with hemp and wood fibre

Lawrence, R., 25 Sep 2014, The Guardian.

Research output: Other contribution

Hemp
Museums
Climate change
Wood
Carbon

Heat transfer simulation and experimental studies of bamboo in radial direction

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M., Chew, J., Shea, A., Zeidler, A. & Pickering, S., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Heat transfer simulation and experimental study of bamboo in the radial direction

Huang, P., Chang, W. S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, J., Shea, A., Zeidler, A. & Pickering, S., 1 Jan 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

bamboo
bamboos
heat transfer
experimental study
Phyllostachys edulis
28 Downloads (Pure)

Hemp-Lime3: Highlighting room for improvement

Lawrence, M., Duffy, E. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 16. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
Carbon footprint
Space heating
Photosynthesis
6 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of aggregate type on air lime mortar properties

Scannell, S., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Dec 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 62, p. 81 90 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Limestone
Silicates
27 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Concrete construction
Lime
Calcium Carbonate
Testing
63 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative structural systems in timber

Harris, R., 1 Oct 2014, In : RFS Quarterly Journal of Forestry. 108, 4, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Timber
Wood
Wood products
Tall buildings
Sales
13 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Inorganic Stabilisation Methods for Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 71, p. 602-609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Stabilization
Brick
Earth (planet)
Moisture
Lime
17 Citations (Scopus)

In situ mechanical investigation of rammed earth: calibration of minor destructive testing

Lombillo, I., Villegas, L., Fodde, E. & Thomas, C., 31 Jan 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 51, p. 451-460

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Downloads (Pure)

In situ monitoring of pH changes in concrete and lime mortars

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Serrapede, M. & Denuault, G., 14 Sep 2014, p. 105-108.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
mortar
palladium
lime
alkaline environment
substrate
43 Citations (Scopus)

Lightweight mortars containing expanded polystyrene and paper sludge ash

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Bond, T., García-Alcocel, E. & Cheeseman, C. R., 30 Jun 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 61, p. 285-292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Polystyrenes
Sewage sludge
Mortar
Thermal conductivity

Lime Based Materials in Construction: Experimental investigations for the development and validation of atomic models

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Parker, S. & Grant, R., 2014, The International Conference on Environmentally Friendly Civil Engineering Construction and Materials: Creating and Adapting Sustainable Technologies. Manado: Civil Engineering Department Sam Ratulangi University, p. 29-36 8 p.

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

Carbonates
Decomposition
Carbonation
Calcium Carbonate
Gravimetric analysis

MANUFACTURING PROCESS CHALLENGES WHEN MACHINING SUPERALLOYS

Jamshidi, A., Maropoulos, P., Ansell, M. & Cave, J., Sep 2014, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 2014. Rehman, F., Woodfine, N. & Marasini, R. (eds.). Southampton, U. K.: Southampton Solent University, p. 139 - 144 6 p.

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

Superalloys
Machining
Industry
Inspection
Defects

Mechanics of failure in FRP strengthened reinforced concrete in shear

Grusova, M., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P., Evernden, M. & Orr, J. J., Feb 2014. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
Mechanics
Carbon fibers
Friction
20 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Methods to determine whole building hygrothermal performance of Hemp-lime buildings

Barclay, M., Holcroft, N. & Shea, A., Oct 2014, In : Building and Environment. 80, p. 204 - 212 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Hemp
Lime
lime
building
Moisture
55 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Minimising the global warming potential of clay based geopolymers

Heath, A., Paine, K. & McManus, M., 1 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 78, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of non-metallic timber connections at elevated temperatures

Brandon, D., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 231-241 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Timber
Veneers
Glass fibers
Wood
Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the influence of tree removal on embankment slope hydrology

Briggs, K., Smethurst, J. & Powrie, W., 2014, Landslide Science for a Safer Geoenvironment: Vol.1- The International Programme on Landslides (IPL). Sassa, K., Canuti, P. & Yin, Y. (eds.). Springer, p. 241-246 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

File
embankment
hydrology
railway
water uptake
suction