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2 Citations (Scopus)

A new proposal to reinforce planked timber shear walls

Chang, W-S., Hsu, M-F. & Komatsu, K., 1 Dec 2011, In : Journal of Wood Science. 57, 6, p. 493-500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shear walls
Timber
Friction
Hardwoods
Energy dissipation
Flanges
Fibers
Differential equations
Polymers
Stiffness
39 Citations (Scopus)

Concrete structures using fabric formwork

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Otlet, M., 2011, In : Atkins Technical Journal. 7, 1, p. 99-107 9 p., 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concrete construction
Concretes
Energy conservation
Composite materials
39 Citations (Scopus)

Concrete structures using fabric formwork

Orr, J. J., Darby, A. P., Ibell, T. J., Evernden, M. C. & Otlet, M., 19 Apr 2011, In : The Structural Engineer. 89, 8, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concrete construction
Concretes
Composite materials
Energy conservation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Development of all-wood connections with plywood flitch plate and oak pegs

Chang, W-S., Thomson, A., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Shanks, J., Apr 2011, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 14, 2, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Plywood
Wood
Failure modes
Stiffness
42 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of nano-ZnO-coated active packaging on quality of fresh-cut ‘Fuji’ apple

Li, X., Li, W., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y., Yun, J., Tang, Y. & Zhang, P., 2011, In : International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 46, 9, p. 1947-1955 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erratum for "Characterization of Splitting Behavior of Bamboo Culms" by Derek Mitch, Kent A. Harries, and Bhavna Sharma

Mitch, D., Harries, K. A. & Sharma, B., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 23, 3, p. 350 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Pushover behaviour of bamboo portal frame structure

Sharma, B., Mitch, D., Harries, K. A., Ghavami, K. & Kharel, G., May 2011, In : International Wood Products Journal. 2, 1, p. 20-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
bamboo
bamboos
prototypes
engineering

Retrofitting for reinforcement - reinforced concrete structures

Isaac, P., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., Apr 2011, In : Materials World. 19, 4, p. 32-33 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Wood-a 45th anniversary review of JMS papers. Part 1: The wood cell wall and mechanical properties

Ansell, M. P., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Materials Science. 46, 23, p. 7357-7368 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Wood
Cells
Mechanical properties
Fatigue of materials
Materials science
2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

A case for houses to be constructed of FRP components

Evernden, M. & Mottram, T., Feb 2012, In : ICE Construction Materials. 165, CM1, p. 3-13 10 p., 1000002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Polymers
Pultrusion
Carbon footprint
Costs

Advanced composites for facade retrofit

Gates, P., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Kragh, M., Jan 2012, In : The Structural Engineer. 90, 1, p. 46-48 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of lime/metakaolin paste using impedance spectroscopy

Ball, R., Pesce, G. & Bowen, C., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 487-494 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of low density hemp-lime building materials

Hirst, E. A. J., Walker, P., Paine, K. A. & Yates, T., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 165, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Binders
Phenolphthalein

Characterization of binders in the historic lime mortars and plasters from 1A Royal Crescent, Bath

Raw-Rees, S., Pesce, G. L. A., Ball, R. J. & Fodde, E., 2012, In : Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 19, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Plaster
Mortar
Lime
Binders
Hydraulics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Creep behavior of epoxy-based adhesive reinforced with nanoparticles for bonded-in timber connection

Ahmad, Z., Ansell, M. P., Smedley, D. & Tahir, P. M., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 24, 7, p. 825-831 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Adhesives
Creep
Nanoparticles
Rubber
12 Citations (Scopus)

Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house

Wall, K., Walker, P., Gross, C., White, C. & Mander, T., Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 6, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Straw
Testing
Air permeability
Fire resistance
Insulation
42 Citations (Scopus)

Differential Expression of Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Genes and Transcription Factor PcMYB10 in Pears (Pyrus communis L.)

Li, L., Ban, Z. J., Li, X. H., Wu, M. Y., Wang, A. L., Jiang, Y. Q. & Jiang, Y. H., 28 Sep 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 9, e46070.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pyrus
Pyrus communis
Anthocyanins
pears
anthocyanins

Double lap single and double bolt tension joints in PFRP leg angle connections

Evernden, M. & Mottram, T., 2012, (In preparation) In : ICE Construction Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Editorial

Walker, P., Oct 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 5, p. 261-262 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of fiber gradation on the edge bearing strength of bamboo culms

Sharma, B. & Harries, K. A., Jun 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Bamboo
Materials properties
Fibers
Standardization

Effect of Timber Grain Orientation on Bonded-In Rod Connection Systems

Pearson, H., Evernden, M. & Harris, R., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, 1, p. 695-704

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Compaction
Steel
Materials properties

Effects of reinforcement geometry on strength and stiffness in adhesively bonded steel-timber flexural beams

Alam, P., Ansell, M. & Smedley, D., 2012, In : Intelligent Buildings International. 2, 3, p. 231-244

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing thermal properties of asphalt materials for heat storage and transfer applications

Dawson, A. R., Dehdezi, P. K., Hall, M. R., Wang, J. & Isola, R., 2012, In : Road Materials and Pavement Design. 13, 4, p. 784-803 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Heat storage
Asphalt
Asphalt concrete
Concrete pavements
Thermodynamic properties
22 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating shear test methods for stabilised rammed earth

Cheah, J. S. J., Walker, P., Heath, A. & Morgan, T. K. K. B., Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 165, 6, p. 325-334 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Shear strength
Earth (planet)
Flax
Compressive strength
Ductility
1 Citation (Scopus)

Flexible formwork for visual concrete

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. J. & Evernden, M., 1 May 2012, In : Concrete. 46, 5, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
80 Citations (Scopus)

Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Shea, A., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Nov 2012, In : Construction and Building Materials. 36, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Carbon
Fertilizers
17 Citations (Scopus)

Hygrothermal performance of an experimental hemp-lime building

Lawrence, M., Fodde, E., Paine, K. & Walker, P., 2012, In : Key Engineering Materials. 517, p. 413-421 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Carbon
Fertilizers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Identification, extraction, and preparation of reliable lime samples for 14C dating of plasters and mortars with the “pure lime lumps” technique

Pesce, G. L. A., Ball, R. J., Quarta, G. & Calcagnile, L., 2012, In : Radiocarbon. 54, 3-4, p. 933-942 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mortar
lime
dating
Mortar
14C Dating
14 Citations (Scopus)

Modern earth masonry: Structural properties and structural design

Heath, A., Maskell, D., Walker, P., Lawrence, M. & Fourie, C., Apr 2012, In : The Structural Engineer. 90, 4, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Structural design
Structural properties
Earth (planet)
Masonry construction
Forms (concrete)
5 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physical and mechanical characterization of Portland cement mortars made with expanded polystyrene particles addition (EPS)

Ferrándiz-Mas, V. & García-Alcocel, E., 2012, In : Materiales de Construccion. 62, 308, p. 547-566 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Polystyrenes
Portland cement
Mortar
Strength of materials
Stucco

Prediction of Reinforcement Effect by Screw on Triangular Embedment Perpendicular to the Grain with Variation of Screw Locations

Murakami, S., Kitamori, A., Jung, K., Chang, W-S. & Komatsu, K., 14 Sep 2012, In : Open Journal of Civil Engineering. 2, 1, p. 167-173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood
Reinforcement
Bearings (structural)
Screw threads
Stiffness
1 Citation (Scopus)

Render induced cracking of earth masonry

Heath, A., Walker, P., Jaquin, P. & Lawrence, M., Sep 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 165, 8, p. 435-442

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moisture
Earth (planet)
Timber
Environmental impact
Residual stresses

Structural use of full culm bamboo: the path to standardization

Harries, K. A., Sharma, B. & Richard, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction. 1, 2, p. 66-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Fire resistance
Carbonization
Wood
Polymers
Cements
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
45 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)

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
15 Citations (Scopus)

Bond characteristics of near surface mounted CFRP bars

Kalupahana, W. K., Ibell, T. & Darby, A., 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 43, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Polymers
Fibers
Bond length
Concretes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Building materials in the operational phase: Impacts of direct carbon exchanges and hygrothermal effects

Nordby, A. S. & Shea, A. D., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Industrial Ecology. 17, 5, p. 763-776 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buffering
carbon sequestration
carbon
heat
lime
3 Citations (Scopus)

Compression resistance of confined timber stud walls

Gross, C., Walker, P. & Pritchett, I., Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 166, 3, p. 175-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Timber
Lime
Cannabis
Compaction
23 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive strength development of binary and ternary lime-pozzolan mortars

Grist, E. R., Paine, K. A., Heath, A., Norman, J. & Pinder, H., Dec 2013, In : Materials & Design. 52, p. 514-523 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pozzolan
Mortar
Lime
Compressive strength
Hydraulics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Consolidation of weathered limestone using nanolime

Pesce, G. L., Morgan, D., Odgers, D., Henry, A., Allen, M. & Ball, R. J., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 213-228 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Consolidation
Drilling
2-Propanol
41 Citations (Scopus)

Cosensitization of dye sensitized solar cells with a thiocyanate free Ru dye and a metal free dye containing thienylfluorene conjugation

Sharma, G. D., Singh, S. P., Kurchania, R. & Ball, R. J., 1 Jan 2013, In : RSC Advances. 3, 17, p. 6036-6043 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coloring Agents
Dyes
Metals
Conversion efficiency
Electrolytes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Current research in embankment dam engineering at Imperial College London

Shire, T., Pelecanos, L., Han, B. & Taylor, H., Mar 2013, In : Dams and Reservoirs. 23, 1, p. 25-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

embankment dam
Embankment dams
engineering
Erosion
Earthquakes
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders
7 Citations (Scopus)

Durability enhancements using fabric formwork

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., Oct 2013, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 65, 20, p. 1236-1245 10 p., 1300120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Durability
Concretes
Carbonation
Chlorides
Hardness