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9 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

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 8 p.

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Plaster
indoor air
buffering
building
Moisture
9 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

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

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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)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Mechanical testing
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
Hardening
13 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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 11 p.

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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

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Moisture
Spectroscopy
Polymers
Monitoring
Composite materials
4 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)
6 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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Hydraulic conductivity
in situ measurement
hydraulic conductivity
Clay
clay
4 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
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sealants
Silicones
Elastic moduli
Adhesives
Synthetic rubber
16 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

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

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Specifications
Aluminum
Facades
Extrusion
Metals
12 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)

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

Thorneycroft, J., Orr, J., Savoikar, P. & Ball, R., 10 Feb 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 161, 161, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Sand
Concretes
Plastics
Concrete construction
Concrete industry
3 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Plaster
Aerogels
Polypropylenes
Physical properties
Mechanical properties
7 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

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 14 p., 17.00111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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
5 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
1 Citation (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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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
5 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 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Composite materials
Binders
4 Citations (Scopus)
physicochemical property
litter
polymer
plastic
Plastics
6 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

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 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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File
13 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Clay
Pore structure
Environmental impact
clay
Raw materials
2017
82 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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3D printers
Extrusion
Syringes
Polymers
Antennas
1 Citation (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Rain
Monitoring
Bronze
Consolidation
Deterioration
10 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Calcium Carbonate
Germination
Spores
Bacillus
Phase-Contrast Microscopy
1 Citation (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

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
31 Downloads (Pure)

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
9 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

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

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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
7 Citations (Scopus)
180 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Carbonation
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
secondary ion mass spectrometry
Density functional theory
density functional theory
160 Downloads (Pure)

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)
78 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Piles
Arches
Optical cables
Lasers
Fiber optic sensors
1 Citation (Scopus)
91 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Life cycle
Carbon
Data fusion
Loads (forces)
Energy utilization
91 Downloads (Pure)

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

Archila Santos, H., Rhead, A., Ansell, M. P., Walker, P. & Lizarazo-Marriaga, J., 5 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 172, 6, p. 284-295 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bamboo
Transducers
Elastic moduli
Correlation methods
Timber
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
7 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
82 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Carbon fibers
Reinforced concrete
Polymers
Reinforcement
Steel
15 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)

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)
93 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
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indoor air
Air quality
Atmospheric humidity
air quality
Volatile organic compounds
10 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Bentonite
Dispersions
Cements
Arylsulfonates
Nanostructures
11 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

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
7 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)
75 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
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pullout test
soil nailing
grout
Soils
Skin friction
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
69 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
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