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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

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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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Durability of expanded polystyrene mortars

Ferrándiz-Mas, V. & García-Alcocel, E., Sep 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 46, p. 175-182 8 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial

Ibell, T. J. & Walker, P. J., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 187-188

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Efficient dye-sensitized solar cells based on cosensitized metal free organic dyes with complementary absorption spectra

Sharma, G. D., Prakash Singh, S., Nagarjuna, P., Mikroyannidis, J. A., Ball, R. J. & Kurchania, R., 1 Jul 2013, In : Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 5, 4, 043107.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Engaging students with e-activities

Evernden, M., Darby, A. P. & Ibell, T. J., 1 Aug 2013, In : The Structural Engineer. 91, 8, p. 20-23 4 p.

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Environmental (wet and dry) cycling of hydraulic lime mortars

Morgan, R. C. & Ball, R. J., 2013, In : Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 20, p. 21-31 12 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
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17 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of brickwork behaviour under shear, compression and flexure

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Nov 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 48, p. 448-456 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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Extraordinary possibilities for future concrete structures

Ibell, T. J., Orr, J. J., Kostova, K., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., Nov 2013, In : The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering. 6, 4, p. 239-248 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Future use of life-cycle assessment in civil engineering

Glass, J., Dyer, T., Georgopoulos, C., Goodier, C., Paine, K., Parry, T., Baumann, H. & Gluch, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 204-212 9 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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Hygrothermal performance of bio-based insulation materials

Lawrence, M., Shea, A., Walker, P. & De Wilde, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 257-263 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Impact of functionalised dispersing agents on the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of pigment coating

Touaiti, F., Pahlevan, M., Nilsson, R., Alam, P., Toivakka, M., Ansell, M. P. & Wilen, C. E., Jan 2013, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 76, 1, p. 101-106 6 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of functionalised dispersing agents on the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of porous composites

Touaiti, F., Pahlevan, M., Nilsson, R., Alam, P., Ansell, M., Wilen, C. E. & Toivakka, M., Jan 2013, In : Progress in Organic Coatings. 76, 1, p. 101-106

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13 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Investigations on cementitious composites based on rubber particle waste additions

Nacif, G. L., Panzera, T. H., Strecker, K., Christoforo, A. L. & Paine, K., Mar 2013, In : Materials Research. 16, 2, p. 259-268

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Laboratory scale testing of extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2013, In : Materials & Design. 45, p. 359-364

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25 Citations (Scopus)
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Lightly modified bamboo for structural applications

Trujillo, D. J. A., Ramage, M. & Chang, W-S., Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 238-247 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Managing the extent of tree removal from railway earthwork slopes

Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W., O'Brien, A. S. & Butcher, D. J. E., 1 Dec 2013, In : Ecological Engineering. 61, C, p. 690-696 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
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Measuring evaporation distribution of mud brick and rammed earth

Fodde, E., Watanabe, K. & Fujii, Y., Apr 2013, In : Structural Survey. 32, 1, p. 32-48 18 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Methods of determining transverse mechanical properties of full-culm bamboo

Sharma, B., Harries, K. A. & Ghavami, K., Jan 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 38, p. 627-637 11 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural changes of lime putty during aging

Margalha, M. G., Silva, A. S., Do Rosário Veiga, M., De Brito, J., Ball, R. J. & Allen, G. C., 1 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 25, 10, p. 1524-1532 9 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-functional nano-materials for timber in construction

Ansell, M. P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 248-256 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of hydrodynamic pressures on dams

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravkovic, L., Sep 2013, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 53, p. 68-82

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Optimisation of tidal power arrays using a genetic algorithm

Sullivan, P. & McCombie, P., 1 Feb 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy. 166, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Performance Evaluation of Modern Building Thermal Envelope Designs in the Semi-Arid Continental Climate of Tehran

Mohammad, S. & Shea, A., 4 Oct 2013, In : Buildings. 3, 4, p. 674-688 15 p.

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Scanning electrochemical microscopy: using the potentiometric mode of SECM to study the mixed potential arising from two independent redox processes

Serrapede, M., Denuault, G., Sosna, M., Pesce, G. L. & Ball, R. J., 2013, In : Analytical Chemistry. 85, 17, p. 8341-8346 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Technical note: Potential to use shape memory alloy in timber dowel-type connections

Chang, W-S., Murakami, S., Komatsu, K., Araki, Y., Shrestha, K., Omori, T. & Kainuma, R., Jul 2013, In : Wood and Fiber Science. 45, 3, p. 330-334 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for using geopolymer concrete in the UK

Heath, A., Paine, K., Goodhew, S., Ramage, M. & Lawrence, M., Mar 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 195-203 9 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
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The potential of advanced textiles for fabric formwork

Brennan, J., Pedreschi, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 229-237 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-thin topping upgrades for improved serviceability performance

Skinner, J., Harris, R., Paine, K., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2013, In : Advanced Materials Research. 778, p. 673-681 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Viscoelastic embedment behaviour of dowels and screws in timber under in-service vibration

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 29 Jun 2013, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 71, 5, p. 623-634 12 p.

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Wet winter pore pressures in railway embankments

Briggs, K. M., Smethurst, J. A., Powrie, W. & O'Brien, A. S., 20 Feb 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 166, 5, p. 451-465

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2014

An inverse modelling approach to estimate the hygric parameters of clay-based masonry during a Moisture Buffer Value test

Dubois, S., McGregor, F., Evrard, A., Heath, A. & Lebeau, F., 1 Nov 2014, In : Building and Environment. 81, p. 192-203 12 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
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A review of methods for modelling drystone retaining walls

Le, H. H., Morel, J. C., Garnier, D. & McCombie, P. F., 1 Jun 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 167, 3, p. 262-269 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-composites for structural applications: Poly-l-lactide reinforced with long sisal fiber bundles

Prajer, M. & Ansell, M. P., 5 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131, 21

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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Comparing the environmental impact of stabilisers for unfired earth construction

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 132-143 12 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Concrete upgrade to improve the vibration response of timber floors

Skinner, J., Martins, C., Bregula, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. A., Walker, P. J. & Dias, A., 1 Sep 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 9, p. 559-568 10 p., 1300057.

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Conditions affecting the moisture buffering measurement performed on compressed earth blocks

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Fodde, E. & Shea, A., May 2014, In : Building and Environment. 75, p. 11-18

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Design methods for flexibly formed concrete beams

Orr, J. J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 1 Nov 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 167, 11, p. 654-666 13 p.

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Discussion

Valerio, P., James, T., Darby, A. P. & Tedbury, G. E., 1 Mar 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Bridge Engineering. 167, 1, p. 75 1 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Durability characteristics of straw bales in building envelopes

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., 15 Oct 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 68, p. 135-141 7 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
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Effect of moisture content on the mechanical characteristics of rammed earth

Bui, Q. B., Morel, J. C., Hans, S. & Walker, P., 15 Mar 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 54, p. 163-169 7 p.

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96 Citations (Scopus)

Elastic properties of thermo-hydro-mechanically modified bamboo (Guadua angustifolia Kunth) measured in tension

Archila Santos, H. F., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 111-120 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Engineering Research into Traditional Timber Joints

Harris, R., Chang, W-S., Walker, P. & Shanks, J., May 2014, In : CONTEXT - Journal of The Institute of Historic Building Conservation. p. 41 44 p.

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Form: An adventure in concrete and brick

Orr, J. J., Apr 2014, In : The Structural Engineer. 92, 4, p. 12-20 9 p.

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