BRE Centre in Innovative Construction Materials (BRE CICM)

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1997
17 Citations (Scopus)

Inertial stick-slip actuator for active control of shape and vibration

Darby, A. P. & Pellegrino, S., 1997, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 8, 12, p. 1001-1011 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stick-slip
Actuators
Struts
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Analytical models
2005
2 Citations (Scopus)

Release of dioctyl phthalate (DOP) from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in apple packaging

Jiang, Y., Liu, D., Ding, Y., Li, X. & Wang, C., Sep 2005, In : Progress in Natural Science. 15, SUPPL., p. 145-148 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diethylhexyl Phthalate
High performance liquid chromatography
Polyvinyl Chloride
Polyvinyl chlorides
Packaging
2006
37 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of carbonation profiles in non-hydraulic lime mortars using thermogravimetric analysis

Lawrence, R. M. H., Mays, T. J., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 2006, In : Thermochimica Acta. 444, 2, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonation
calcium oxides
Mortar
Lime
Thermogravimetric analysis
2007
705 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation into the antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO nanofluids)

Zhang, L., Jiang, Y., Ding, Y., Povey, M. & York, D. W., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 9, 3, p. 479-489 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanofluid
Nanoparticles
Suspensions
nanoparticles
bacteria
2008
4 Citations (Scopus)

A linear test method for determining early-age shrinkage of concrete

Newlands, M. D., Paine, K. A., Vemuri, N. A. & Dhir, R. K., 1 Dec 2008, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 60, 10, p. 747-757 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Concretes
Plastics
Dimensional stability
Hardening
Atmospheric humidity

Effects of slab post-tensioning on supporting steel beams in steel framed parking deck structures

Sharma, B. & Harries, K. A., 1 Sep 2008, Engineering Journal, 45, 3, p. 197-210 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Evaporation measurement for the preservation of the Buddhist Monastery of Ajina Tepa, Tajikistan

Watanabe, K., Maung, M., Fujii, Y. & Fodde, E., Feb 2008, In : Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, JSCE. 52, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tajikistan
evaporation
crystallization
shelters
salts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fired brick conservation in the Kyrgyz Silk Roads: The case of Burana's Mausoleum 4

Fodde, E., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Architectural Conservation. 14, 1, p. 77-94 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silk
Brick
Conservation
Repair
Mausoleum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Measurement of early-age temperature rises in concrete made with blended cements

Dhir, R. K., Zheng, L. & Paine, K. A., 1 Mar 2008, In : Magazine of Concrete Research. 60, 2, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cements
Concretes
Temperature
Concrete construction
Hydration
23 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural design of materials for aerostatic bearings

Panzera, T. H., Rubio, J. C., Bowen, C. R. & Walker, P. J., Aug 2008, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 30, 7, p. 649-660 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Silicon Dioxide
Composite materials
Silica
Compaction
51 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic Vulnerability of Dieh-Dou Timber structures in Taiwan

D'Ayala, D. F. & Tsai, P. H., Aug 2008, In : Engineering Structures. 30, 8, p. 2101-2113 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Stiffness
Loads (forces)
Earthquakes
Nonlinear analysis

Service-life-performance of RC bridges under environmental actions

Kansara, K., Ramanjaneyulu, K. & Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India, 17 Nov 2008, In : Journal of the Institution of Engineers. 89, November, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Service life
Chemical attack
Carbonation
Civil engineering
Reinforcement
9 Citations (Scopus)

Strength characteristics of hydraulic lime mortared brickwork

Zhou, Z., Walker, P. & D'Ayala, D., 1 Nov 2008, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 161, 4, p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortar
Lime
Bending strength
Hand tools
Hydraulics
64 Citations (Scopus)

Structural capacity of rammed earth in compression

Maniatidis, V. & Walker, P., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 20, 3, p. 230-238 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
Axial compression
Struts
Structural design
Analytical models
3 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of soluble salts on the decay of Moenjodaro, Pakistan

Fodde, E., 2008, In : Structural Survey. 26, 3, p. 223-241 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Salts
Conservation
Repair
Bronze
Brick
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)

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
34 Citations (Scopus)

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
12 Citations (Scopus)

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
20 Citations (Scopus)

Limit-equilibrium assessment of drystone retaining structures.

Mundell, C., McCombie, P. F., Bailey, C., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 162, 4, p. 203-212 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Retaining walls
retaining wall
prediction
programme
test
8 Citations (Scopus)

Racking shear resistance of prefabricated straw-bale panels

Lawrence, M., Drinkwater, L., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 162, 3, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Bearings (structural)
Straw
Carbon
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recycled aggregates in concrete: Fundamentals, knowledge and practice

Paine, K. A., Jul 2009, In : The Masterbuilder. 11, 7, p. 86-90 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Traditional Earthen Building Techniques in Central Asia

Fodde, E., Apr 2009, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 3, 2, p. 145-168 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Conservation
Central Asia
Building Techniques
Craftsmen
Manufacturing
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

57 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)

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
27 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
63 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

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)

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

File
Timber
Polymers
Basalt
Creep
Durability
Concrete construction
Ductility
Design aids
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
266 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)

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)

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)

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