BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2014
8 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring hydration in lime-metakaolin composites using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Pesce, G. L., Bowen, C. R., Rocha, J., Sardo, M., Allen, G. C., Walker, P. J., Denuault, G., Serrapede, M. & Ball, R., 1 Jun 2014, In : Clay Minerals. 49, 3, p. 341-358 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
hydration
Hydration
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
lime
4 Citations (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

Nanostructured Pd hydride microelectrodes: In situ monitoring of pH variations in a porous medium

Serrapede, M., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J. & Denuault, G., 17 Jun 2014, In : Analytical Chemistry. 86, 12, p. 5758-5765 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Microelectrodes
Hydrides
Porous materials
Carbonation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Natural fibre composites in a marine environment

Ansell, M. P., 2014, Natural Fibre Composites: Materials, Processes and Applications. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 365-374 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

marine environment
mechanical property
moisture
natural fibre
history
7 Citations (Scopus)

Non-homogeneous thermal properties of bamboo

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Shea, A., Ansell, M. P. & Lawrence, R. M. H., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 657-664 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bamboo
Thermal diffusivity
Specific heat
Thermal conductivity
Thermodynamic properties
3 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Nonlinear pre-yield modal properties of timber structures with large-diameter steel dowel connections

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W., 1 Oct 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 76, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Stiffness
Modal analysis
Steel
Energy dissipation
2 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical analysis of triplet shear test on brickwork masonry

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2014, Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials III. Al-Bahar, S. K. & Zhao, J. Y. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications, p. 437-441 (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 831).

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

Open Access
File
Numerical analysis
Mortar
Brick
Compressive stress
Shear strength
39 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Ocean warming, more than acidification, reduces shell strength in a commercial shellfish species during food limitation

Mackenzie, C., Ormondroyd, G., Curling, S., Ball, R. J., Whiteley, N. & Malham, S., 28 Jan 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., e86764.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shellfish
shell (molluscs)
Acidification
shellfish
Oceans and Seas

On the environmental degradation assessment of pultruded fibre reinforced polymers

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J. & Evernden, M., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Paper sludge ash as a precursor for production of alkali-activated materials

Bernal, S., Ball, R., Hussein, O., Heath, A. & Provis, J., 1 Jun 2014, Proceeding of the Second International Conference on Advances in Chemically-Activated Materials (CAM’2014). Changsha, China

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

Performance based design of low-carbon concrete structures

Orr, J. J., Darby, A. P., Ibell, T. J. & Evernden, M., 10 Feb 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Fluidity
Concretes
Carbon
Carbon footprint
47 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of a ternary calcium sulfoaluminate-calcium sulfate-fly ash cement

Ioannou, S., Reig, L., Paine, K. & Quillin, K., 1 Feb 2014, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 56, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal Ash
Calcium Sulfate
Fly ash
Calcium
Cements
24 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of wood plastic composite panels made from waste sanding dusts and nanoclay

Madhoushi, M., Chavooshi, A., Ashori, A., Ansell, M. P. & Shakeri, A., 1 Jun 2014, In : Journal of Composite Materials. 48, 14, p. 1661-1669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

Racking performance of timber studwork and hemp-lime walling

Gross, C. & Walker, P. J., 15 Sep 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 66, 15, p. 429-435 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Timber
Lime
Insulating materials
Construction industry
32 Downloads (Pure)

Reducing CO2: Optimum blend of binders in the UK

Heath, A. & Paine, K., Sep 2014, Book of proceeding of 34th Annual Conference on Cement and Concrete Science, Sheffield, UK..

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

File
1 Citation (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)

Reuse of Waste from the South West of England in Alkali-Activated Cement Concrete

Zografou, A., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Oct 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 629-630, p. 449-454

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
8 Citations (Scopus)

Screw connectors for thin topping, timber-concrete composites

Skinner, J., Bregulla, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. & Walker, P., Nov 2014, In : Materials and Structures. 47, 11, p. 1891-1899 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connectors (structural)
Timber
Concretes
Stiffness
Composite materials
7 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

Shear behaviour of non-prismatic steel reinforced concrete beams

Orr, J. J., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 15 Jul 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 71, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Concrete construction
Carbon

Shear capacity of FRP-strengthened reinforced concrete T-beams

Grusova, M., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Aug 2014, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Concrete construction
Anchorages (concrete construction)
132 Downloads (Pure)

Simulating reinforced concrete members. Part 1: Partial interaction properties

Oehlers, D. J., Visintin, P., Chen, J. F. & Ibell, T. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 11, p. 646-653 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Hinges
Rigidity
Ductility
14 Citations (Scopus)
100 Downloads (Pure)

Simulating reinforced concrete members. Part 2: Displacement-based analyses

Oehlers, D. J., Visintin, P., Chen, J. F. & Ibell, T. J., 31 Dec 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 167, 12, p. 718-727 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Testing
Mechanics
Concrete products
Costs

Stiffness modelling of non-metallic timber connections with pultruded dowels

Brandon, D., Thomson, A., Ansell, M. P., Bregulla, J., Harris, R. & Walker, P. J., 2014, p. 37-49. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Timber
Stiffness
Glass fibers
Polymers
8 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

Stiffness of dowel-type timber connections under pre-yield oscillating loads

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 15 Apr 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 65, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Cyclic loads
Stiffness
Wood products
Fasteners

Strength and deformation characteristics of concrete containing recycled aggregate fines

Collery, D. J., McKenna, P., Dunne, D. & Paine, K. A., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

demolition
excavation
sand
recycling
replacement
5 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Structural development and testing of a prototype house using timber and straw bales

Maskell, D., Gross, C. D., Thomson, A., Beadle (Wall), K., Walker, P. J. & Mander, T., 29 Jul 2014, In : ICE Proceedings Structures & Buildings. 168, 1, p. 67-75 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Timber
Testing
Bearings (structural)
Loads (forces)
5 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)

Study of solid/gas phase photocatalytic reactions by electron ionization mass spectrometry

Nuño, M., Ball, R. J. & Bowen, C. R., 1 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 49, 8, p. 716-726 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ionization
Mass spectrometry
Gases
Electrons
Irradiation
19 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable structures: Bamboo standards and building codes

Gatóo, A., Sharma, B., Bock, M., Mulligan, H. & Ramage, M. H., 1 Oct 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability. 167, 5, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Timber
Structural properties
Engineers
14 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of magnetite/polyvinyl alcohol core–shell composite nanoparticles

Kurchania, R., Sawant, S. S. & Ball, R., 15 Oct 2014, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 97, 10, p. 3208–3215 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyvinyl alcohols
Magnetite
magnetite

Synthesis of Co-doped TiO2 nanostructures for novel photo-catalytic coatings

Giampiccolo, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M. & Maskell, D., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nanostructures
Coatings
Nanoparticles
Ultraviolet spectrophotometers
Scanning electron microscopy
27 Downloads (Pure)

Teaching timber engineering

Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of drying condition on post flooding mechanical properties of timber shear walls

Bradley, A., Chang, W-S. & Harris, R., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
microstructure
cement
silica
calcium
hydration

The effects of material variations in high value manufacturing industries

Jamshidi, A., Maropoulos, P., Ansell, M. & Cave, J., 2014. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Superalloys
Industry
Machining
Hardness
Chemical analysis
48 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

The moisture buffering capacity of unfired clay masonry

Mcgregor, F., Heath, A., Shea, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Dec 2014, In : Building and Environment. 82, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
masonry
buffering
Clay
Moisture
moisture

The physical, chemical and mechanical properties of eco-materials for passive indoor environmental control

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C. F., Maskell, D., Ball, R. & Ansell, M., Oct 2014, p. 367-380. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

45 Downloads (Pure)

The use of bio-based materials to reduce the environmental impact of construction

Lawrence, M., 2014, p. 136. 141 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
carbon emission
environmental impact
construction industry
air conditioning
carbon sequestration
29 Citations (Scopus)

The use of Passive House Planning Package to reduce energy use and CO emissions in historic dwellings

Moran, F., Blight, T., Natarajan, S. & Shea, A., Jun 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 75, p. 216-227 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Energy efficiency
Energy conservation
Energy utilization
Decision making
110 Downloads (Pure)

Timber Gridshells: Design methods and their application to a temporary pavilion

Naicu, D., Harris, R. & Williams, C., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Timber
Engineers
23 Downloads (Pure)

Using smartphone to identify dynamic characteristics of timber bridges

Chang, W-S., Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Mosalam, K., 25 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in Antioxidant Metabolites and Enzymes of ‘Red Fuji’ Apple Pulp and Peel During Cold Storage

Li, L., Li, X., Ban, Z. & Jiang, Y., 2014, In : International Journal of Food Properties. 17, 5, p. 1067-1080 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Downloads (Pure)

Прочность и микроструктура цементного камня c добавками коллоидного SiO2

Translated title of the contribution: Strength and microstructure of colloidal nanosilica enhanced cement pastesPapatzani, S., Paine, K. & Holley, J., Oct 2014, In : Цемент и его применение. 2014, 4, p. 80-85 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
microstructure
cement
calcium
limestone
silicate
2013

Adhesively bonded plate and rod reinforcements for timber flexural beams

Alam, P., Ansell, M. P. & Smedley, D., Feb 2013, In : International Wood Products Journal. 4, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wood beams
laminated veneer lumber
Timber
reinforcement
timber
46 Citations (Scopus)

Advances on the assessment of soil suitability for rammed earth

Ciancio, D., Jacquin, P. & Walker, P., May 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 42, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil
sand and gravel
compressive strength
lime
silt
5 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

An analytical model for embedment stiffness of a dowel in timber under cyclic load

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 29 Jun 2013, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 71, 5, p. 609-622 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dowels
Cyclic loads
Timber
vibration
stiffness
6 Citations (Scopus)

An important pitfall of pseudo-static finite element analysis

Kontoe, S., Pelecanos, L. & Potts, D., Mar 2013, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 48, p. 41-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Static analysis
Finite element method
Time domain analysis
Retaining walls
Dynamic analysis

An Investigation into the Viability and Benefits of Modern Hydraulic Lime Concretes

Grist, E., Paine, K., Heath, A. & Pinder, H., 2013, Innovations in Concrete Construction. Dhir, R. K., Singh, S. P. & Goel, S. (eds.). New Delhi: Excel India Publishers, p. 967-981

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

A parametric study on moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC beams

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 26 Jun 2013, 11th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-11), 2013: Conference Proceedings . p. 203-204

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

Fiber reinforced materials
Reinforced concrete
Ductility
Polymers
Strengthening (metal)

A Preliminary Study on the Structural Stiffness of Taiwanese Traditional Dieh-Dou Asymmetric Timber Frame

Yeo, S. Y., Komatsu, K., Hsu, M-F., Chang, W-S., Wakita, T. & Kataoka, Y., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

26 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of boundary conditions for dam-reservoir interaction problems.

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Behaviour of fabric-formed concrete beams reinforced with FRP bars

Kostova, K. Z., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 2013, Advanced Composites in Construction 2013, ACIC 2013. p. 286-297

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

Biomimetic multi-scale damage immunity for construction materials: M4L project overview

Lark, R., Al-Tabbaa, A. & Paine, K. A., 13 Jun 2013, ICSHM 2013: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Ghent, Belgium, June 16-20, 2013. Ghent: Delft University of Technology, p. 400-404 5 p.

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

Biomimetics
Cracks
Composite materials
Self-healing materials
Chemical attack