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2015
21 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

The environmental credentials of hydraulic lime-pozzolan concretes

Grist, E. R., Paine, K. A., Heath, A., Norman, J. & Pinder, H., 15 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 93, p. 26-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Lime
lime
Hydraulics
Concretes

The quality of Douglas-fir grown in the United Kingdom

Bawcombe, J., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 168, 3, p. 99-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Use of Metakaolin with stabilised extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 78, 1, p. 172 180 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Lime
Cements
Clay
10 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc oxide nanoparticle-coated films: fabrication, characterization, and antibacterial properties

Jiang, Y., O’Neill, A. J. & Ding, Y., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 17, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
zinc oxides
Nanoparticles
Fabrication
2014
25 Citations (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

An inverse modelling approach to estimate the hygric parameters of clay-based masonry during a Moisture Buffer Value test

Dubois, S., McGregor, F., Evrard, A., Heath, A. & Lebeau, F., 30 Nov 2014, In : Building and Environment. 81, p. 192-203 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)

A review of methods for modelling drystone retaining walls

Le, H. H., Morel, J. C., Garnier, D. & McCombie, P. F., 1 Jun 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical engineering. 167, 3, p. 262-269 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retaining walls
retaining wall
repair
Repair
distinct element method
11 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-composites for structural applications: Poly-l-lactide reinforced with long sisal fiber bundles

Prajer, M. & Ansell, M. P., 5 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Composite materials
Caustic soda
Sodium Hydroxide
dilactide
148 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)

Comparing the environmental impact of stabilisers for unfired earth construction

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 132-143 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Environmental impact
Brick
Earth (planet)
Clay
Global warming
10 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Concrete upgrade to improve the vibration response of timber floors

Skinner, J., Martins, C., Bregula, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. A., Walker, P. J. & Dias, A., 1 Sep 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 9, p. 559-568 10 p., 1300057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Timber
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Composite materials
Analytical models
44 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

Conditions affecting the moisture buffering measurement performed on compressed earth blocks

McGregor, F., Heath, A., Fodde, E. & Shea, A., May 2014, In : Building and Environment. 75, p. 11-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
buffering
Moisture
Earth (planet)
moisture
Isotherms
4 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

Design methods for flexibly formed concrete beams

Orr, J. J., Darby, A., Ibell, T. & Evernden, M., 30 Nov 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 167, 11, p. 654-666 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Concretes
Carbon
Iterative methods
Reinforcement
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discussion

Valerio, P., James, T., Darby, A. P. & Tedbury, G. E., 1 Mar 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Bridge Engineering. 167, 1, p. 75 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)

Durability characteristics of straw bales in building envelopes

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., 15 Oct 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 68, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Straw
Durability
Thermal insulation
Insurance
Condition monitoring
83 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of moisture content on the mechanical characteristics of rammed earth

Bui, Q. B., Morel, J. C., Hans, S. & Walker, P., 15 Mar 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 54, p. 163-169 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
107 Downloads (Pure)

Elastic properties of thermo-hydro-mechanically modified bamboo (Guadua angustifolia Kunth) measured in tension

Archila Santos, H. F., Ansell, M. P. & Walker, P., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 111-120 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bamboo
Poisson ratio
Elastic moduli
Mechanical properties
Water
231 Downloads (Pure)

Engineering Research into Traditional Timber Joints

Harris, R., Chang, W-S., Walker, P. & Shanks, J., May 2014, In : CONTEXT - Journal of The Institute of Historic Building Conservation. p. 41 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
23 Downloads (Pure)

Form: An adventure in concrete and brick

Orr, J. J., Apr 2014, In : The Structural Engineer. 92, 4, p. 12-20 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Forms (concrete)
Brick
Concretes
Concrete industry
Engineers
6 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Geopolymer stabilisation of unfired earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., Mar 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 600, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geopolymers
Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Sodium
Bearings (structural)
6 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of aggregate type on air lime mortar properties

Scannell, S., Lawrence, M. & Walker, P., Dec 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 62, p. 81 90 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Limestone
Silicates
39 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pozzolan
Concrete construction
Lime
Calcium Carbonate
Testing
76 Downloads (Pure)

Innovative structural systems in timber

Harris, R., 1 Oct 2014, In : RFS Quarterly Journal of Forestry. 108, 4, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Timber
Wood
Wood products
Tall buildings
Sales
14 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

Inorganic Stabilisation Methods for Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 71, p. 602-609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Stabilization
Brick
Earth (planet)
Moisture
Lime
17 Citations (Scopus)

In situ mechanical investigation of rammed earth: calibration of minor destructive testing

Lombillo, I., Villegas, L., Fodde, E. & Thomas, C., 31 Jan 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 51, p. 451-460

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Lightweight mortars containing expanded polystyrene and paper sludge ash

Ferrándiz-Mas, V., Bond, T., García-Alcocel, E. & Cheeseman, C. R., 30 Jun 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 61, p. 285-292 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Polystyrenes
Sewage sludge
Mortar
Thermal conductivity
22 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Methods to determine whole building hygrothermal performance of Hemp-lime buildings

Barclay, M., Holcroft, N. & Shea, A., Oct 2014, In : Building and Environment. 80, p. 204 - 212 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Hemp
Lime
lime
building
Moisture
58 Citations (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)

Minimising the global warming potential of clay based geopolymers

Heath, A., Paine, K. & McManus, M., 1 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 78, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
8 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring hydration in lime-metakaolin composites using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Pesce, G. L., Bowen, C. R., Rocha, J., Sardo, M., Allen, G. C., Walker, P. J., Denuault, G., Serrapede, M. & Ball, R., 1 Jun 2014, In : Clay Minerals. 49, 3, p. 341-358 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
hydration
Hydration
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
lime
5 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Nanostructured Pd hydride microelectrodes: In situ monitoring of pH variations in a porous medium

Serrapede, M., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J. & Denuault, G., 17 Jun 2014, In : Analytical Chemistry. 86, 12, p. 5758-5765 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Calcium Carbonate
Microelectrodes
Hydrides
Porous materials
Carbonation
4 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Nonlinear pre-yield modal properties of timber structures with large-diameter steel dowel connections

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W., 1 Oct 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 76, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Stiffness
Modal analysis
Steel
Energy dissipation
39 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Ocean warming, more than acidification, reduces shell strength in a commercial shellfish species during food limitation

Mackenzie, C., Ormondroyd, G., Curling, S., Ball, R. J., Whiteley, N. & Malham, S., 28 Jan 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., e86764.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shellfish
shell (molluscs)
Acidification
shellfish
Oceans and Seas
48 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of a ternary calcium sulfoaluminate-calcium sulfate-fly ash cement

Ioannou, S., Reig, L., Paine, K. & Quillin, K., 1 Feb 2014, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 56, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal Ash
Calcium Sulfate
Fly ash
Calcium
Cements
24 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of wood plastic composite panels made from waste sanding dusts and nanoclay

Madhoushi, M., Chavooshi, A., Ashori, A., Ansell, M. P. & Shakeri, A., 1 Jun 2014, In : Journal of Composite Materials. 48, 14, p. 1661-1669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Racking performance of timber studwork and hemp-lime walling

Gross, C. & Walker, P. J., 15 Sep 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 66, 15, p. 429-435 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Timber
Lime
Insulating materials
Construction industry
1 Citation (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Reuse of Waste from the South West of England in Alkali-Activated Cement Concrete

Zografou, A., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Oct 2014, In : Key Engineering Materials. 629-630, p. 449-454

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
8 Citations (Scopus)

Screw connectors for thin topping, timber-concrete composites

Skinner, J., Bregulla, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. & Walker, P., Nov 2014, In : Materials and Structures. 47, 11, p. 1891-1899 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connectors (structural)
Timber
Concretes
Stiffness
Composite materials
7 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Shear behaviour of non-prismatic steel reinforced concrete beams

Orr, J. J., Ibell, T. J., Darby, A. P. & Evernden, M., 15 Jul 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 71, p. 48-59 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Steel
Concrete construction
Carbon
171 Downloads (Pure)

Simulating reinforced concrete members. Part 1: Partial interaction properties

Oehlers, D. J., Visintin, P., Chen, J. F. & Ibell, T. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings. 167, 11, p. 646-653 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Concretes
Hinges
Rigidity
Ductility
17 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Simulating reinforced concrete members. Part 2: Displacement-based analyses

Oehlers, D. J., Visintin, P., Chen, J. F. & Ibell, T. J., 31 Dec 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Structures and Buildings. 167, 12, p. 718-727 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reinforced concrete
Testing
Mechanics
Concrete products
Costs
8 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

Stiffness of dowel-type timber connections under pre-yield oscillating loads

Reynolds, T., Harris, R. & Chang, W-S., 15 Apr 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 65, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Timber
Cyclic loads
Stiffness
Wood products
Fasteners
5 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Structural development and testing of a prototype house using timber and straw bales

Maskell, D., Gross, C. D., Thomson, A., Beadle (Wall), K., Walker, P. J. & Mander, T., 29 Jul 2014, In : ICE Proceedings Structures & Buildings. 168, 1, p. 67-75 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Straw
Timber
Testing
Bearings (structural)
Loads (forces)
5 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Study of solid/gas phase photocatalytic reactions by electron ionization mass spectrometry

Nuño, M., Ball, R. J. & Bowen, C. R., 1 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 49, 8, p. 716-726 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ionization
Mass spectrometry
Gases
Electrons
Irradiation
20 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable structures: Bamboo standards and building codes

Gatóo, A., Sharma, B., Bock, M., Mulligan, H. & Ramage, M. H., 1 Oct 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability. 167, 5, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Timber
Structural properties
Engineers
14 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of magnetite/polyvinyl alcohol core–shell composite nanoparticles

Kurchania, R., Sawant, S. S. & Ball, R., 15 Oct 2014, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 97, 10, p. 3208–3215 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyvinyl alcohols
Magnetite
magnetite
51 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

The moisture buffering capacity of unfired clay masonry

Mcgregor, F., Heath, A., Shea, A. & Lawrence, M., 1 Dec 2014, In : Building and Environment. 82, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
masonry
buffering
Clay
Moisture
moisture
32 Citations (Scopus)

The use of Passive House Planning Package to reduce energy use and CO emissions in historic dwellings

Moran, F., Blight, T., Natarajan, S. & Shea, A., Jun 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 75, p. 216-227 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Energy efficiency
Energy conservation
Energy utilization
Decision making
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in Antioxidant Metabolites and Enzymes of ‘Red Fuji’ Apple Pulp and Peel During Cold Storage

Li, L., Li, X., Ban, Z. & Jiang, Y., 2014, In : International Journal of Food Properties. 17, 5, p. 1067-1080 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Downloads (Pure)

Прочность и микроструктура цементного камня c добавками коллоидного SiO2

Translated title of the contribution: Strength and microstructure of colloidal nanosilica enhanced cement pastesPapatzani, S., Paine, K. & Holley, J., Oct 2014, In : Цемент и его применение. 2014, 4, p. 80-85 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
microstructure
cement
calcium
limestone
silicate
2013

Adhesively bonded plate and rod reinforcements for timber flexural beams

Alam, P., Ansell, M. P. & Smedley, D., Feb 2013, In : International Wood Products Journal. 4, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wood beams
laminated veneer lumber
Timber
reinforcement
timber
49 Citations (Scopus)

Advances on the assessment of soil suitability for rammed earth

Ciancio, D., Jacquin, P. & Walker, P., May 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials,. 42, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil
sand and gravel
compressive strength
lime
silt