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9 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of two crop by-products on the hygrothermal properties of earth plasters

Palumbo, M., McGregor, F., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 15 Aug 2016, In : Building and Environment. 105, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Plaster
Crops
Byproducts
Moisture
Earth (planet)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal cycling effects on the durability of a pultruded GFRP material for off-shore civil engineering structures

Grammatikos, S., Jones, R. G., Evernden, M. & Correia, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Composite Structures. 153, p. 297-310

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Thermal cycling
Civil engineering
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Thermal imaging assessment of drystone retaining walls: some case studies

Warren, L. A., Briggs, K. M. & McCombie, P. F., 31 Aug 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Forensic Engineering. 169, 3, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Retaining walls
Infrared imaging
Drilling
Defects
16 Citations (Scopus)

Use of shape memory alloy in construction: a critical review

Chang, W-S. & Araki, Y., May 2016, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering. 169, 2, p. 87-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Utilization of fabric formwork for improving the durability of concrete from supersulfated cement

Ioannou, S., Badr, A., Kostova, K., Paine, K. & Ibell, T., 23 Sep 2016, In : Key Engineering Materials. 711, p. 615-621

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cements
Durability
Concretes
Carbonation
Water absorption
10 Citations (Scopus)

Variability of the mechanical properties of hemp concrete

Niyigena, C., Amziane, S., Chateauneuf, A., Arnaud, L., Bessette, L., Collet, F., Lanos, C., Escadeillas, G., Lawrence, M., Magniont, C., Marceau, S., Pavia, S., Peter, U., Picandet, V., Sonebi, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jun 2016, In : Materials Today Communications. 7, p. 122-133

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hemp
Cannabis
Concretes
Mechanical properties
Testing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Virtual by design

Ibell, T., Mar 2016, In : The Structural Engineer. 94, 3, p. 88-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017
Open Access
File
3D printers
Extrusion
Syringes
Polymers
Antennas

Affordable monsoon rain mitigation measures in the World Heritage site of Moenjodaro, Pakistan

Fodde, E. & Khan, M. S., 2017, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 11, 2, p. 161-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Rain
Monitoring
Bronze
Consolidation
Deterioration
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Germination
Spores
Bacillus
Phase-Contrast Microscopy

Anchorage and residual bond characteristics of 7-wire strand

Orr, J., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Thoday, N. & Valerio, P., 1 May 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 138, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Wire
Loads (forces)
Concretes
Prestressing
Prestressed concrete

A new route to exposed thermal mass: Sound absorbing poured concrete

Lombardo, S., Orr, J., Coley, D. & Wood, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 38, 4, p. 408-420 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ceilings
Acoustic waves
Concretes
Tile
Concrete construction
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bend-strength of novel filament wound shear reinforcement

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Ivanova, K., 15 Sep 2017, In : Composite Structures. 176, p. 244-253

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reinforcement
Polymers
Fibers
Concretes
Epoxy Resins

Biogas dome construction using pneumatics

Williamson, D., Orr, J. & Fulford, D., 2017, In : Journal of Construction in Developing Countries. 22, 2, p. 35-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biogas
Domes
Pneumatics
Load testing
Air
6 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonation of Hydrous Materials at the Molecular Level: A Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Raman and Density Functional Theory Study

Pesce, G. L., Fletcher, I. W., Grant, R., Molinari, M., Parker, S. C. & Ball, R. J., 1 Mar 2017, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 17, 3, p. 1036-1044 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbonation
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
secondary ion mass spectrometry
Density functional theory
density functional theory

Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of an Osterberg-cell pile test in London

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Chunge, M. P. M., Ouyang, Y., Kwan, V., Kechavarzi, C. & Nicholson, D., Jun 2017, In : Geotechnique Letters. 7, 2, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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fiber optics
Fiber optics
Piles
pile
Soils
14 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed sensing of a masonry vault due to nearby piling

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K., 1 Mar 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 3, 19 p., e1872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Piles
Arches
Optical cables
Lasers
Fiber optic sensors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effectiveness of design codes for life cycle energy optimisation

Orr, J., Bras, A. & Ibell, T., 1 Apr 2017, In : Energy and Buildings. 140, p. 61-67

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Life cycle
Carbon
Data fusion
Loads (forces)
Energy utilization

Elastic response of cross laminated engineered bamboo panels subjected to in-plane loading

Archila Santos, H., Walker, P., Ansell, M., Rhead, A. & Lizarazo-Marriaga, J., 5 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bamboo
Transducers
Elastic moduli
Correlation methods
Timber

Encoding bamboo’s nature for freeform structure design

Wang, T. H., Espinosa Trujillo, O., Chang, W-S. & Deng, B., 1 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Architectural Computing. 15, 2, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Engineers
Shape optimization
Materials properties
Costs
6 Citations (Scopus)

Energy saving and carbon reduction in the operation stage of cross laminated timber residential buildings in China

Guo, H., Liu, Y., Chang, W. S., Shao, Y. & Sun, C., 17 Feb 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 2, 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
residential building
energy saving
Timber
timber
Energy conservation
6 Citations (Scopus)
Reinforced concrete
Failure modes
Experiments
3 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of reinforced concrete T-beams strengthened in shear with externally bonded CFRP sheets

Foster, R., Brindley, M., Lees, J., Ibell, T., Morley, C., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., 1 Apr 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 2, 04016086.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Carbon fibers
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Reinforcement
Steel
15 Citations (Scopus)

Failures in transport infrastructure embankments

Briggs, K. M., Loveridge, F. A. & Glendinning, S., 9 Mar 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 219, p. 107-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Embankments
embankment
infrastructure
railway
porewater
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of indoor air quality by MDF panels containing walnut shells

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Stefanowski, B., Maskell, D., Ormondroyd, G., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., Oct 2017, In : Building and Environment. 123, p. 427-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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indoor air
Air quality
Atmospheric humidity
air quality
Volatile organic compounds
Open Access
Bentonite
Dispersions
Cements
Arylsulfonates
Nanostructures
9 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical characterisation of structural laminated bamboo

Sharma, B., Bauer, H., Schickhofer, G. & Ramage, M. H., Apr 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 170, 4, p. 250-264 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Bamboo
Timber
Mechanical properties
Structural properties
Carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C. & Pearce, C. J., Mar 2017, In : Computers and Structures. 181, p. 21-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Composite Structures
Durability
Composite structures
Homogenization
Yarn
6 Citations (Scopus)

Net load‐displacement estimation in soil‐nailing pullout tests

Seo, H., Pelecanos, L., Kwon, Y-S. & Lee, I-M., 31 Dec 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 170, 6, p. 534-547 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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pullout test
soil nailing
grout
Soils
Skin friction

Optimization of Drilling Resistance Measurement (DRM) user-controlled variables

Dumitrescu, T., Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 6, 11 p., 243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Drilling
Consolidation
Conservation
Repair
Wear of materials
63 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing the Cross-sectional Shapes of Extruded Aluminium Structural Members for Unitized Curtain Wall Facades

Lee, A. D., Shepherd, P., Evernden, M. C. & Metcalfe, D., 31 May 2017, In : Structures. 10, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Facades
Structural members
Aluminum
Extrusion
Facings
5 Citations (Scopus)

Porosity estimation of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography and back-scattered electron imaging

Huang, P., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. P., Chew, Y. M. J. & Shea, A., Jan 2017, In : Wood Science and Technology. 51, 1, p. 11-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of capacity for moment redistribution in FRP-strengthened continuous RC T-beams

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 28 Feb 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 04016066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Fibers
Concrete construction
Debonding
8 Citations (Scopus)

Pull-out and shear-strength models for FRP spike anchors

Villanueva Llauradó, P., Ibell, T., Fernández Gómez, J. & González Ramos, F. J., 1 May 2017, In : Composites Part B - Engineering. 116, p. 239-252 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Anchors
Shear strength
Polymers
Fibers
Retrofitting
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Hemp
Water absorption
Cannabis
Particle size analysis
Water content
5 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic resilience timber connection—adoption of shape memory alloy tubes as dowels

Huang, H. & Chang, W-S., 1 Oct 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 10, e1980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Timber
Shape memory effect
Steel
Alloy steel
Carbon steel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil reinforcement through addition and subsequent carbonation of wollasonite microfibres

Pourakbar, S., Fasihnikoutalab, M., Ball, R., Cristelo, N. & Huat, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 554-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil reinforcement
Carbonation
Reinforcement
compressive strength
Soils
8 Citations (Scopus)

Tailored Montmorillonite nanoparticles and their behaviour in the alkaline cement environment

Calabria-Holley, J., Papatzani, S., Naden, B., Mitchels, J. & Paine, K., Jul 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 143, p. 67-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
montmorillonite
Cements
cement
slurry

The Effect of Olivine Content and Curing Time on the Strength of Treated Soil in Presence of Potassium Hydroxide

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R. & Huat, B., 24 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. 3, 12, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydroxide
olivine
potassium
soil stabilization
soil
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of the casting process on the internal structure and physical properties of hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Apr 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 2, p. 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Casting
Physical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal relaxation of laminated bamboo for folded shells

Ramage, M. H., Sharma, B., Shah, D. & Reynolds, T., 15 Oct 2017, In : Materials & Design. 132, 2017, p. 582-589 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bamboo
Heating
Natural fibers
Polymers
Innovation
11 Citations (Scopus)

Utilisation of carbonating olivine for sustainable soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J., Pourakbar, S. & Singh, P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Geotechnics. 4, 3, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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soil stabilization
Olivine
olivine
Stabilization
Soils
10 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of Alkali-Activated Olivine in Soil Stabilization and the Effect of Carbonation on Unconfined Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Unuler, C., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J. & Pourakbar, S., 30 Jun 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29, 6, 11 p., 06017002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
5 Citations (Scopus)

Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo)

Huang, P., Latif, E., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 5 Jun 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 141, p. 216-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
R Factors
Steam
Water vapor
Direction compound
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali activation behaviour of un-calcined montmorillonite and illite clay minerals

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 15 Dec 2018, In : Applied Clay Science. 166, p. 250-261 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bentonite
Alkalies
Clay minerals
montmorillonite
illite
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Kaolin
kaolinite
Kaolinite
Extrusion
routes
3 Citations (Scopus)

An analytical failure envelope for the design of textile reinforced concrete shells

Hawkins, W., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Shepherd, P., 1 Aug 2018, In : Structures. 15, p. 56 - 65 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Textiles
Concretes
Interpolation
Reinforcement
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Mineral wool
Hemp
Lime
Wood
Boundary conditions
15 Citations (Scopus)

Application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K., Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
1 Citation (Scopus)