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5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing domestic heat storage requirements for energy flexibility over varying timescales

Allison, J., Bell, K., Clarke, J., Cowie, A., Elsayed, A., Flett, G., Oluleye, G., Hawkes, A., Hawker, G., Kelly, N., de Castro, M. M. M., Sharpe, T., Shea, A., Strachan, P. & Tuohy, P., 25 May 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 136, p. 602-616 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat storage
Space heating
Phase change materials
Magnetite
Thermal load

Biomimetic Cementitious Construction Materials for Next Generation Infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, B., Paine, K., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Gardner, D. & Embley, T., 26 Oct 2018, In : Smart Infrastructure and Construction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of nanoparticle batch-to-batch variability

Mülhopt, S., Diabaté, S., Dilger, M., Adelhelm, C., Anderlohr, C., Bergfeldt, T., de la Torre, J. G., Jiang, Y., Valsami-Jones, E., Langevin, D., Lynch, I., Mahon, E., Nelissen, I., Piella, J., Puntes, V., Ray, S., Schneider, R., Wilkins, T., Weiss, C. & Paur, H. R., 8 May 2018, In : Nanomaterials. 8, 5, 311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
Zinc Oxide
Polystyrenes
Cerium
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Alkalies
Portland cement
Leaching
Mortar

Comparative micro-structure and sorption isotherms of rice straw and wheat straw

Yin, X., Lawrence, R., Maskell, D. & Ansell, M., 15 Aug 2018, In : Energy and Buildings. 173, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Isotherms
Sorption
Microstructure
Durability
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative moisture and heat sorption properties of fibre and shiv derived from hemp and flax

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Walker, P., 23 Nov 2018, In : Cellulose. p. 1-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Construction and monitoring of experimental straw bale building in northeast China

Yin, X., Lawrence, M., Maskell, D. & Chang, W. S., 20 Sep 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 183, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Monitoring
Environmental impact
Lime
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of In Situ Esterification Parameters of Citric Acid-Glycerol Based Polymers for Wood Impregnation

Berube, M-A., Schorr, D., Ball, R. J., Landry, V. & Blanchet, P., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 26, 3, p. 970-979 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citric acid
Esterification
Glycerol
Impregnation
Citric Acid
7 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of optimal plaster thickness for moisture buffering of indoor air

Maskell, D., Thomson, A., Walker, P. & Lemke, M., 15 Feb 2018, In : Building and Environment. 130, p. 143-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Plaster
indoor air
buffering
building
Moisture
6 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed fiber optic sensing of axially loaded bored piles

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Elshafie, M., de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Gue, C. Y., Ouyang, Y. & Seo, H., 31 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 144, 3, p. 1-16 16 p., 04017122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fiber optics
Fiber optics
Piles
pile
gauge
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of fiber-reinforced polymer strengthening on moment redistribution in reinforced concrete members

Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Darby, A., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : ACI Structural Journal. 115, 4, p. 907-916 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Debonding
Concrete construction
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mechanical testing
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
Hardening
12 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrophobicity of Hemp Shiv treated with Sol-gel Coatings

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Schorr, D., Jiang, Y., Lawrence, M. & Blanchet, P., 15 Mar 2018, In : Applied Surface Science. 434, p. 850-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Hydrophobicity
Sol-gels
Coatings
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impedance spectroscopy as a tool for moisture uptake monitoring in construction composites during service

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. J., Evernden, M. & Jones, R., 28 Feb 2018, In : Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing. 105, p. 108-117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Moisture
Spectroscopy
Polymers
Monitoring
Composite materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of Water Resistance of Hemp Woody Substrates through Deposition of Functionalized Silica Hydrophobic Coating, while Retaining Excellent Moisture Buffering Properties

Jiang, Y., Bourebrab, M. A., Sid, N., Taylor, A., Collet, F., Pretot, S., Hussain, A., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 6 Aug 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 8, p. 10151-10161 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

In situ measurements of near-surface hydraulic conductivity in engineered clay slopes

Dixon, N., Crosby, C., Stirling, R., Hughes, P., Smethurst, J., Briggs, K., Hughes, D., Gunn, D., Hobbs, P., Loveridge, F., Glendinning, S., Dijkstra, T. & Hudson, A., 16 Oct 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 52, p. 123-135 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic conductivity
in situ measurement
hydraulic conductivity
Clay
clay
2 Citations (Scopus)

Large Scale Application of Self-Healing Concrete: Design, Construction and Testing

Davies, R., Teall, O., Pilegis, M., Kanellopoulos, A., Sharma, T., Jefferson, A., Gardner, D., Al-Tabbaa, A., Paine, K. & Lark, R., 4 Sep 2018, In : Frontiers in Materials. 5, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Concretes
Testing
Self-healing materials
Minerals
Crack closure

Long-term mechanical properties of cellulose fiber-reinforced cement mortar with diatomite

Ince, C., Derogar, S., Ball, R. J., Ekinci, A. & Yuzer, N., 9 Feb 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortar
Cellulose
Cements
Mechanical properties
Fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Sealants
Silicones
Elastic moduli
Adhesives
Synthetic rubber
12 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight geopolymer composites

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., 28 Feb 2018, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 86, p. 266-272 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Polystyrenes
Thermodynamic properties
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Insulation
Statistical methods
7 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing the Architectural Layouts and Technical Specifications of Curtain Walls to Minimize Use of Aluminium

Lee, A., Shepherd, P., Evernden, M. & Metcalfe, D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Structures. 13, p. 8-25 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Specifications
Aluminum
Facades
Extrusion
Metals
6 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of concrete with recycled plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand

Thorneycroft, J., Orr, J., Savoikar, P. & Ball, R., 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 161, p. 63-69

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sand
Concretes
Plastics
Concrete construction
Concrete industry
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Aerogels
Polypropylenes
Physical properties
Mechanical properties
5 Citations (Scopus)

Polycarboxylate / nanosilica modified quaternary cement formulations - enhancements and limitations

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 1 Jun 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research. 30, 6, p. 256-269 17.00111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Cements
Portland cement
Compressive strength
2 Citations (Scopus)

Response of concrete cast in permeable moulds to severe heating

Richards, O., Rickard, I., Orr, J. & Bisby, L., 30 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 526-538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spalling
Concretes
Heating
Flammability testing
Pore pressure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Slag and Activator Chemistry Control the Reaction Kinetics of Sodium Metasilicate-Activated Slag Cements

Criado, M., Walkley, B., Ke, X., Provis, J. L. & Bernal, S. A., 11 Dec 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 12, 4709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
File
Straw
Pollution
Farms
Inspection
Acoustic waves

The effect of FRP strengthening on moment redistribution in RC members

Darby, A., Tajaddini, A., Ibell, T., Evernden, M. & Silva, P., Jul 2018, In : ACI Structural Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforced concrete
Fibers
Polymers
Debonding
Concrete construction
4 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of constituents on the properties of the bio-aggregate composite hemp-lime

Williams, J., Lawrence, R. & Walker, P., 20 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 159, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
1 Citation (Scopus)
physicochemical property
litter
polymer
plastic
Plastics
5 Citations (Scopus)

The pozzolanic properties of inorganic and organomodified nano-montmorillonite dispersions

Papatzani, S., Badogiannis, E. & Paine, K., 10 Apr 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 167, p. 299-316

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)

Use of clay in the manufacture of lightweight aggregate

Ferrandiz-Mas, V., 20 Feb 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 162, p. 124-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Clay
Pore structure
Environmental impact
clay
Raw materials

Application of Alkali-Activated Palm Oil Fuel Ash Reinforced with Glass Fibers in Soil Stabilization

Abdeldjouad, L., Asadi, A., Ball, R., Nahazanan, H. & Huat, B., 1 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Soils and Foundations. 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axial Rotation and Lateral Torsional Buckling of Extruded Aluminium Mullions in Curtain Wall Facades

Lee, A., Alimanza, J., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 4 Jul 2019, In : Structures. 20, p. 658-675 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of novel building composites based on hemp and multi-functional silica matrix

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Lawrence, M., Ansell, M. P., Jiang, Y., Schorr, D. & Blanchet, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 156, p. 266-273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Composite materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed fibre optic sensing for monitoring reinforced concrete piles

Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., Nicholas, D. B. & Soga, K., 31 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA . 50, 2, p. 43-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber optics
Piles
Reinforced concrete
Monitoring
Optical cables

Editorial

Paine, K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 172, 2, p. 47-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effectiveness of Nanolime as a Stone Consolidant: A 4-Year Study of Six Common UK Limestones

Tzavellos, S., Pesce, G., Wu, Y., Henry, A., Robson, S. & Ball, R., 14 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Fracture of laminated bamboo and the influence of preservative treatments

Reynolds, T. P. S., Sharma, B., Serrano, E., Gustafsson, P. J. & Ramage, M. H., 7 Jun 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 174, 107017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

From Nanostructural Characterization of Nanoparticles to Performance Assessment of Low Clinker Fibre-Cement Nanohybrids

Papatzani, S. & Paine, K., 11 May 2019, In : Applied Sciences. 9, 9, p. 1-22 22 p., 1938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Hygrothermal Performance of Vernacular Stone in a Desert Climate

Makhlouf, N., Maskell, D., Marsh, A., Natarajan, S., Dabaieh, M. & Afify, M., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 687-689 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laboratory characterization of brick walls rendered with a pervious lime-cement mortar

Palomar, I., Barluenga, G., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 31 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term deformation monitoring of CERN concrete-lined tunnels using distributed fibre-optic sensing

Di Murro, V., Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Morton, R. F. & Scibile, L., 31 Mar 2019, In : Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA . 50, 2, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber optics
Tunnels
Concretes
Monitoring
Brillouin scattering
1 Citation (Scopus)