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2019

Buildings for Health, Cities for Wellbeing

Codinhoto, R., Boyko, C., Darby, A. & Watson, M., 26 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) Designing Future Cities for Wellbeing. Routledge, 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Physicochemical and mechanical properties of Portland cement

Paine, K. A., 8 Mar 2019, Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete. Hewlett, P. C. & Liska, M. (eds.). 5 ed. Oxford, U. K.: Elsevier, p. 285-340

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Bacteria based concrete

De Belie, N., Wang, J., Bundur, Z. B. & Paine, K., 15 Nov 2017, Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures. Pacheco-Torgal, F., Melchers, R., de Belie, N., Shi, X., Van Tittelboom, K. & Saez Perez, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Distributed fibre optic strain sensing for monitoring underground structures - Tunnels Case Studies

Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., de Battista, N., Williamson, M., Gue, C. Y., Di Murro, V. & Elshafie, M., 29 Sep 2017, Underground Sensing: Monitoring and Hazard Detection for Environment and Infrastructure. Pamukcu, S. & Cheng, L. (eds.). Elsevier

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Green composites for the built environment

Ansell, M., Ball, R., Maskell, D., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, Green composites (2nd ed.): Natural and Waste-based Composites for a Sustainable Future. Baillie, C. & Jayasinghe, R. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 123-148 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering).

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Nonwood biobased materials: Straw

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 7 Jul 2017, Performance of Bio-based Building Materials (1st Ed.). Jones, D. & Brischke, C. (eds.). Duxford, U. K.: Woodhead Publishing, p. 112-119 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

27 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity, pore size distribution, micro-structure

Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 5 Feb 2017, Bio-aggregates Based Building Materials. Amziane, S. & Collet, F. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, p. 39-71 (RILEM State- of-the-Art-Reports; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pore size
Porosity
Microstructure
Thermal conductivity
Moisture

To Your Health: health benefits of natural building materials

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Nov 2017, New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Planet. King, B. (ed.). New Society Publishers

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2016
160 Downloads (Pure)

Design and performance of bacteria-based self-healing Concrete

Paine, K., Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Cooper, R. & Heath, A., Jul 2016, The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete. Jones, M. R., Newlands, M. D., Halliday, J. E., Csetenyi, L. J., Zheng, L., McCarthy, M. J. & Dyer, T. D. (eds.). Dundee, p. 545-554

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Concretes
Impurities
Microbiology
Calcite
77 Downloads (Pure)

Photocatalytic Properties of Commercially Available TiO2 Powders for Pollution Control

Nuño, M., Ball, R. & Bowen, C., Aug 2016, Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials "Semiconductor Photocatalysis - Materials, Mechanisms and Applications". p. 613 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Pollution control
Powders
Polymorphism
Energy gap
Coloring Agents

Straw bale construction

Walker, P., Thomson, A. & Maskell, D., 1 Feb 2016, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications. Harries, K. A. & Sharma, B. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 127 155 p. (Woodhead Publish Series in Civil and StructuralEngineering; no. 58).

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2015

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).

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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
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
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).

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microstructure
cell walls
hemicellulose
lignin
cellulose
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)
30 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.

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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.).

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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

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)
119 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.

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File
embankment
hydrology
railway
water uptake
suction
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
2013

Condition monitoring and durability assessment of straw bale construction

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., Oct 2013, Portugal SB13: Contribution of Sustainable Building to Meet EU 20-20-20 Targets. Braganca, L., Pinheiro, M. & Mateus, R. (eds.). p. 791-798 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Straw
Condition monitoring
Durability
Insurance
Construction industry

Investigation of the potential of hot-pressed wood in all-timber connections

Chang, W. & Nearchou, N., 2013, Innovative timber composites – improving wood with other materials. Schober, K-U. (ed.). p. 21-25 5 p.

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Structural design for earth buildings

Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation . Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 1901-1905

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Structural design
Earth (planet)
Concrete blocks
Brick
Environmental impact
2012

Polymeric facades: advanced composites for retrofit

Gates, P., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M., Lo, S. N. G. & Kragh, M., 2012, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-VI 2012), Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 22-25 May 2011. Fam, A. Z., Green, M. F. & Wight, R. G. (eds.). Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Facades
Composite materials
Fatigue testing
Fiber reinforced materials
Fatigue of materials

Resistance of supersulfated cement concrete to carbonation and sulfate attack

Ioannou, S., Paine, K. & Quillin, K., Oct 2012, Construction: Essays on Architectural History, Theory & Technology. Patricios, N. & Alifragkis, S. (eds.). Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research, p. 293-305

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Conservation and Documentation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan: Heritage of the Silk Roads

Fodde, E., Watanabe, K. & Fujii, Y., 2011, Terra 2008: 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, 1-5 February, 2008, Bamako, Mali. Rainer, L., Bass Rivera, A. & Gandreau, D. (eds.). p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Buddhist
Monastery
Documentation
Tajikistan
Silk Road

Life cycle assessment of timber components in Taiwan traditional temples

Yeo, S. Y., Hsu, M. F., Chang, W. S. & Chen, J. L., Jan 2011, Proceedings of the 12th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, EASEC12. Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 14. p. 2683-2691 9 p. (Procedia Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Timber
Life cycle
Repair
Materials testing
Surveying

Use of recycled and secondary aggregates in concrete: an overview

Dhir, R. K., Paine, K. A., de Brito, J. M. C. L., Etxeberria, M., Ho, N. Y., Poon, C. S. & Tam, V. W. Y., Feb 2011, New Developments in Concrete Construction. Dhir, R. K. & Newlands, M. D. (eds.). Mumbai: Shroff Publishers and Distributors, p. 157-182 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Use of recycled and secondary aggregates in concrete: engineering and environmental considerations

Paine, K. A., Dhir, R. K., Halliday, J. E., Zheng, L., Collery, D. J. & Rai, H. S., Feb 2011, Concrete for High Performance Sustainable Infrastructure. Newlands, M. D. & Dhir, R. K. (eds.). Mumbai: Shroff Publishers and Distributors, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009
11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of curing conditions on the mechanical properties and durability of cement mortars

Ortega, J. M., Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Anton, C., Climent, M. A. & Sanchez, I., 2009, Materials Characterisation IV: Computational Methods and Experiments , Volume 64. Mammoli, A. A. & Brebbia, C. A. (eds.). Southampton, U. K.: WIT Press, p. 381-391

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

mortar
durability
relative humidity
mechanical property
cement
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lateral Stability of Prefabricated Straw Bale Housing

Gross, C., Fovargue, J., Homer, P., Mander, T., Walker, P. & White, C., 2009, Sustainability in Energy and Buildings. Berlin: Springer, p. 147-154 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Straw
Bearings (structural)
Timber
Lime
Loads (forces)
4 Citations (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring of the Moisture Content of Straw Bale Walls

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 24 Dec 2009, Sustainability in Energy and Buildings: Proceedings of the International Conference in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB'09). Howlett, R. J., Lakhmi, C. J. & Shaun, H. L. (eds.). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, Vol. Part 3. p. 155-164 10 p.

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File
2008

Conservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Heritage of the Ancient Silk Road (in Japanese)

Watanabe, K., Fujii, Y. & Fodde, E., 2008, Construction, Technology and Conservation of Historical Earthen Structure. p. 7 1 p.

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Effect of weather on early-age temperature rises in concrete

Zheng, L., Paine, K. A. & Dhir, R. K., Jul 2008, Proceedings of the International Conference, Dundee, July 2008: Designing concrete for the visual environment. Dhir, R. K., Newlands, M. D., Dyer, T. D. & Tang, M. C. (eds.). EP 89 ed. IHS BRE Press, p. 33-44 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Research towards sustainable concrete

Paine, K. A., Oct 2008, Concrete and Steel Yearbook 2008-09. Cheshire, UK: Ten Alps Publishing, p. 9-9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Faults in Earthen Archaeological Sites in Central Asia: Analysis and Repair Methods

Fodde, E., 2008, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction. D'Ayala, D. F. & Fodde, E. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, Vol. 2. p. 1415-1422 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

repair
UNESCO
shelter
loess
consolidation
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the water/lime ratio on the structural characteristics of air lime mortars

Lawrence, R. M. H. & Walker, P., 2008, Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance. Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom. D'Ayala, D. F. & Fodde, E. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 885-889 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mortar
Lime
Air
Water
Cements
2004
12 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising the properties of green composites

Aziz, S. H. & Ansell, M. P., 2004, Green Composites: Polymer Composites and the Environment. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., p. 154-180 27 p.

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