BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

Research Output 1997 2019

2014

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
36 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)
117 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
39 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Concrete construction
Lime
Calcium Carbonate
Testing
77 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
14 Citations (Scopus)
88 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

44 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
22 Citations (Scopus)
102 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
58 Citations (Scopus)
189 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)
137 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
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
5 Citations (Scopus)
75 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
5 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
4 Citations (Scopus)
38 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)
91 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
48 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

10 Citations (Scopus)
85 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
37 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)
76 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)
63 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)
171 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
17 Citations (Scopus)
136 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)
69 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)
106 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)
94 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
20 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
29 Downloads (Pure)

Teaching timber engineering

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 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