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14 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

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

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Structural design
Structural properties
Earth (planet)
Masonry construction
Forms (concrete)
5 Citations (Scopus)
15 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)
76 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Fire resistance
Carbonization
Wood
Polymers
Cements
2011
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
40 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

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
40 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
9 Citations (Scopus)
60 Downloads (Pure)

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

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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)
64 Downloads (Pure)

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
2010

Aligned with nature

Harris, R., Roberts, P. & Hargreaves, I., Nov 2010, In : Civil Engineering. 80, 11, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

An approach to the design of buffer for a buffered impact damper

Li, K. & Darby, A., Feb 2010, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 17, 1, p. 68-82 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration control
Momentum
Computer simulation
Experiments
Optimal design

A newcomer's perspective

Gates, P., Jun 2010, In : Elevation: The Journal of the Society of Facade Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

Antibacterial and physical properties of poly(vinyl chloride)-based film coated with ZnO nanoparticles

Li, X. H., Xing, Y. G., Li, W. L., Jiang, Y. H. & Ding, Y. L., Jun 2010, In : Food Science and Technology International. 16, 3, p. 225-232 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vinyl Chloride
poly(vinyl chloride)
antibacterial properties
nanoparticles
films (materials)
13 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Behaviour of drystone retaining structures

Mundell, C., McCombie, P. F., Heath, A., Harkness, J. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2010, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 163, 1, p. 3-12 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Retaining walls
Testing
28 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of splitting behavior of bamboo culms

Mitch, D., Harries, K. A. & Sharma, B., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 22, 11, p. 1195-1199 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Timber
Mechanical properties

Concrete materials and structures research at the University of Bath

Paine, K. A., Darby, A. P., Ibell, T. J., Evernden, M., Ioannou, S. & Orr, J. J., Jul 2010, In : Concrete. 44, 6, p. 55-57 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concretes
Cements
Alkalies
Coal Ash
Silicates
7 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation and conflict in the central Asian silk roads

Fodde, E., Mar 2010, In : Journal of Architectural Conservation. 16, 1, p. 75-94 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silk
Conservation
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Asia
67 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chitosan-based coating and modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on browning and shelf life of fresh-cut lotus root (Nelumbo nucifera Gaerth)

Xing, Y., Li, X., Xu, Q., Jiang, Y., Yun, J. & Li, W., Oct 2010, In : Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 11, 4, p. 684-689 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nelumbo
Modified atmosphere packaging
Nelumbo nucifera
Lotus
modified atmosphere packaging
3 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental performance of non-metallic mechanically fastened timber connections

Thomson, A., Harris, R., Ansell, M. & Walker, P., 7 Sep 2010, In : The Structural Engineer. 88, 17, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Fabrication
Veneers
Fasteners
Thermosets
27 Downloads (Pure)

Fibre reinforced polymer reinforcement for fabric formed concrete structures

Orr, J., Ibell, T., Darby, A. & Evernden, M., Aug 2010, In : FRP International. 7, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
3 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of glued-in-rod joint system using compressed wooden dowel

Jung, K., Murakami, S., Kitamori, A., Chang, W. S. & Komatsu, K., Oct 2010, In : Holzforschung. 64, 6, p. 799-804 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood
Punching
Hardwoods
Tensile strength
1 Citation (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative use and characterization of polymers for timber-related construction

Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 10 Feb 2010, In : Materials. 3, 2, p. 1104-1124 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Timber
Polymers
Basalt
Creep
Durability
Concrete construction
Ductility
Design aids
5 Citations (Scopus)
46 Downloads (Pure)

Learning structural engineering

Ibell, T., 20 Apr 2010, In : The Structural Engineer. 88, 8, p. 17-19 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Structural design
Students
Radiators
Engineering education
Structural properties
272 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanistic investigation into antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles against E. coli

Zhang, L., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y., Daskalakis, N., Jeuken, L., Povey, M., O'Neill, A. J. & York, D. W., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 12, 5, p. 1625-1636 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli
Escherichia Coli
Nanoparticles
Suspensions
nanoparticles
6 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Optimised beam design using innovative fabric-formed concrete

Garbett, J., Darby, A. P. & Ibell, T. J., Oct 2010, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 13, 5, p. 849-860 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of shear wall composed of LVL and cement fiber board sheathing

Hadi, M., Murakami, S., Kitamori, A., Chang, W. S. & Komatsu, K., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering. 9, 2, p. 463-469 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recycled aggregates for concrete: Production, properties and characteristics

Paine, K. A., Mar 2010, In : The Masterbuilder. 12, 3, p. 118-124 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)

Recycled aggregates in concrete: a performance related approach

Paine, K. A. & Dhir, R. K., 1 Jul 2010, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 62, 7, p. 519-530 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concretes
Brick
Specifications
Concrete mixtures
Sustainable development
2 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Shear design of circular concrete sections using the Eurocode 2 truss model

Orr, J. J., Darby, A. P., Ibell, T. J., Denton, S. R. & Shave, J. D., 7 Dec 2010, In : The Structural Engineer. 88, 23-24, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concretes
Concrete construction

Sowing the seeds of enhanced academic writing support in a research-intensive university

Day, T., Pritchard, J. & Heath, A., Sep 2010, In : Educational Developments. 11, 3, p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable masonry constructions: Initial structural tests of brick and hemp-lime composite walls

Molesworth, I. & Walker, P., 2010, In : Mauerwerk. 14, 3, p. 161-166 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masonry construction
Hemp
Brick
Lime
Composite materials
30 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of climate and climate change on infrastructure slopes with particular reference to southern England

Loveridge, F., Spink, T., O'Brien, T., Briggs, K. & Butcher, D., 2010, In : Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 43, 4, p. 461-472

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

earthworks
Climate change
infrastructure
climate change
porewater
17 Citations (Scopus)

Value added sustainable use of recycled and secondary aggregates in concrete

Dhir, R. K. & Paine, K. A., Mar 2010, In : Indian Concrete Journal. 84, 3, p. 7-26 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concretes
Construction industry
Concrete products
Demonstrations
Specifications
2009
138 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial activities of ZnO powder-coated PVC film to inactivate food pathogens

Li, X., Xing, Y., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y. & Li, W., 2009, In : International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 44, 11, p. 2161-2168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Compressive strength of extruded unfired clay masonry units

Heath, A., Walker, P., Fourie, C. & Lawrence, M., Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 162, 3, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Compressive strength
Clay
Brick
Atmospheric humidity
Moisture

Concrete research within the BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials

Darby, A., Paine, K. & Ibell, T., Apr 2009, In : Concrete. 43, 3, p. 35-37 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Deep embedment of FRP for concrete shear strengthening

Valerio, P., Ibell, T. & Darby, A., 1 Oct 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 162, 5, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strengthening (metal)
Concrete construction
Concretes
Fibers
Prestressed concrete
35 Citations (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)

Determining moisture levels in straw bale construction

Lawrence, M., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Aug 2009, In : Construction and Building Materials. 23, 8, p. 2763-2768 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Moisture
Condition monitoring
Insulation
Atmospheric humidity
13 Citations (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)

Displacement based multiple wedge slope stability analysis

McCombie, P. F., Jan 2009, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 36, 1-2, p. 332-341 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Slope stability
slope stability
stability analysis
Kinematics
kinematics

Influence of changes in cross section on the effectiveness of externally bonded FRP strengthening

Darby, A. P., Denton, S. R. & Ibell, T. J., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 13, 3, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Bridge decks
Fibers
Debonding
Failure modes