BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

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2016

Distributed fibre optic monitoring of tension piles under a basement excavation at the V&A museum in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Hardy, S., Blair, A. & Carter, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Experimental and computational study of the dissolution mechanism of Portlandite nano-crystals

Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Ball, R., 22 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dissolution
Crystals
Refuse incinerators
Municipal solid waste
Industrial applications
39 Downloads (Pure)

Fabric formed concrete: physical modelling for assessment of digital form finding methods

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Shepherd, P. & Ibell, T., 29 Aug 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Forms (concrete)
Concretes
Geometry
Concrete construction
7 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Field monitoring of piling effects on a nearby masonry vault using distributed sensing

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
53 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the sustainability of concrete

Sharma, B. & Orr, J., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Sustainable development
Concretes
Raw materials
Developing countries
Cements
25 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative construction using flexible moulds

Orr, J., Spadea, S. & Miranda, H., 22 Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Concretes
Energy conservation
Durability

Investigation of the Recycling of Geopolymer Cement wastes as Fine Aggregates in Mortar Mixes

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., Apr 2016, p. 441-447. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
mortar
cement
recycling
mechanical property
slag
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modern earth construction techniques – an overview

Maskell, D., Reddy, V., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Jun 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Earth (planet)
Masonry materials
Geopolymers
Plaster
Clay minerals

Processing bamboo for structural composites: influence of preservative treatments on surface and interface properties

Shah, DU., Sharma, B. & Ramage, M. H., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

21 Downloads (Pure)

Recycling of fly ash-slag Geopolymer binder in mortar mixes

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A. & Paine, K., 12 Apr 2016. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Coal Ash
Geopolymers
mortar
slag
Mortar

Shear strengthening of continuous reinforced concrete t-beams using deep embedment technique

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 14 Dec 2016, p. 396-401. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Strengthening (metal)
Bending moments
27 Downloads (Pure)

Shifting perceptions: Establishing an Earth Building Organisation in the UK

Maskell, D. & Keable, R., Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Earth (planet)
Religious buildings
Construction industry
Lead
Personnel
32 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
pollution control
stabilization
atmospheric pollution
chloride
incineration
46 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
hydration
microstructure
cement
gel
silicate
2015
22 Downloads (Pure)

Atomistic modelling for the construction industry

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Grant, R., Yeandel, S. & Parker, S., 26 Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
construction industry
thermal decomposition
mortar
chemical process
modeling

Behaviour of Deep Embedded FRP/Steel bars

Raicic, V., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Orr, J., 7 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Steel
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Concrete construction
Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
31 Downloads (Pure)

Bespoke Reinforcement for Optimised Concrete Structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Yang, Y., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Concrete construction
Reinforcement
Concretes
Geometry
Fluidity

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
incineration
municipal solid waste
ash
leaching
pollution control
51 Downloads (Pure)

Educating the next generation of structural engineers

Ibell, T., Apr 2015. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
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
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

34 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
File

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
47 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
File
Clay
Minerals
Plaster
Atmospheric humidity
Ventilation
36 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
Bamboo
Lime
Cements
Weathering
Mortar

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

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
61 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of bio-based insulation materials and their potential impact on indoor air quality

Maskell, D., da Silva, C. F., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Shea, A., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Air quality
Insulation
Volatile organic compounds
Air
Formaldehyde
28 Downloads (Pure)

Radiocarbon dating of lime mortars

Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 18 Sep 2015, p. 15-24. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File

RC structural walls under cyclic loading - Experimental verification of code overestimation of transverse reinforcement reduction potentials

Papatzani, S., Giannakis, I., Paine, K. & Kotsovos, M., Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforced concrete
Reinforcement
Cracks
Shear walls
Steel structures
1 Citation (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Reinforced soil design using a two-part wedge mechanism: justification and evidence

McCombie, P. & Dobie, M., 13 Sep 2015, p. 1409-1414. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Reinforcement
Soils
39 Downloads (Pure)

Shear strength theories for beams of variable depth

Yang, Y., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Darby, A., 2015. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Shear strength
Stress concentration
Shear stress
Concretes
Fluidity
28 Downloads (Pure)

SmartBuildingAnalyser: A parametric early-stage analysis tool for multi-objective building design

Ramsden, J., Keeling, T., Shepherd, P., Shea, A. & Sharma, S., 16 Apr 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Sustainable cement mortars with addition of expanded polystyrene for masonry, rendering and plastering

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Ortiz, C., Sarabia, L. A., Cheeseman, C. & García-Alcocel, E., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

33 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Lime
Environmental impact
Hemp
Thermal insulation

The requirements for autonomic microbiologically-induced calcite-precipitation in concrete

Sharma, T., Alazhari, M., Cooper, R., Heath, A. & Paine, K., Jun 2015. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

calcite
nutrients
spore-forming bacteria
bacteria
encapsulation
15 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Distributed Sensing in Understanding the Engineering Performance of Geotechnical Structures

Soga, K., Kwan, V., Pelecanos, L., Rui, Y., Schwamb, T., Seo, H. & Wilcock, M., Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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
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

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

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

Engineered timber structures in the UK

Harris, R., 26 Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Timber
Wood
Suppliers
Support services
Transport costs

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
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