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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.

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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.

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4 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.

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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

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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Hygrothermal and mechanical characterisation of novel hemp shiv based thermal insulation composites

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Lawrence, R. & Jiang, Y., 10 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 212, p. 561-568 8 p.

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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.

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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.

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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)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Olivine as a reactive aggregate in lime mortars

Westgate, P., Ball, R. & Paine, K., 20 Jan 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 195, p. 115-126 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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1 Citation (Scopus)

Phase formation behaviour in alkali activation of clay mixtures

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : Applied Clay Science. 175, p. 10-21 12 p.

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Proposed design methodology for titanium reinforcing bars in concrete

Platt, S. & Harries, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 178, p. 543-553

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Resilient hemp shiv aggregates with engineered hygroscopic properties for the building industry

Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J. & Lawrence, R., 10 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 212, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Resistance to mold development assessment of bio-based building materials

Viel, M., Collet, F., Lecieux, Y., François, M. L. M., Colson, V., Lanos, C., Hussain, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 158, p. 406-418 13 p.

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Rocking of a bell tower - investigation by non-contact video measurement

McCombie, P., 15 Aug 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 193, p. 271-280 10 p., ENGSTRUCT_2018_1280.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Towers
Video recording
Natural frequencies
Religious buildings
Axles

Serviceability of non-prismatic concrete beams: Combined-interaction method

Tayfur, Y. R., Darby, A., Ibell, T., Orr, J. & Evernden, M., 15 Jul 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 191, p. 766-774 9 p.

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Simplified Numerical Load-transfer Finite Element Modelling of Tunnelling Effects on Piles

Nip, K. L. S. & Pelecanos, L., 30 Jun 2019, In : Nature, Tunnels and Underground Space. 21, 2, p. 117-129 13 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Sol gel graphene/TiO2 nanoparticles for the photocatalytic-assisted sensing and abatement of NO2

Giampiccolo, A., Tobaldi, D. M., Leonardi, S., Murdoch, B., Seabra, P., Ansell, M., Neri, G. & Ball, R., 1 Apr 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 243, p. 183-194 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Solid-gas phase photo-catalytic behaviour of rutile and TiOn (1<n<2) sub-oxide phases for self-cleaning applications

Nuño, M., Adamaki, V., Tobaldi, D. M., Hortigüela Gallo, M., Otero-Irurueta, G., Bowen, C. & Ball, R., 7 Jan 2019, In : Materials. 12, 1, 15 p., 170.

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Testing, numerical simulation and design of prestressed high strength steel arched trusses

Afshan, S., Theofanous, M., Wang, J., Gkantou, M. & Gardner, L., 15 Mar 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 183, p. 510-522 13 p.

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Through-culm wall mechanical behaviour of bamboo

Akinbade, Y., Harries, K. A., Flower, C. V., Nettleship, I., Papadopoulos, C. & Platt, S., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 485-495 11 p.

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Whole Timber Construction: A State of the Art Review

Bukauskas, A., Mayencourt, P., Shepherd, P., Sharma, B., Mueller, C., Walker, P. & Bregula, J., 20 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 213, p. 748-769 22 p.

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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.

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Reinforced concrete
Textiles
Concretes
Interpolation
Reinforcement
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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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.

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calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 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.

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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.

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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
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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
8 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
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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

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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)
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