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14 Citations (Scopus)
151 Downloads (Pure)

Utilisation of carbonating olivine for sustainable soil stabilisation

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J., Pourakbar, S. & Singh, P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Geotechnics. 4, 3, p. 184-198 15 p.

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soil stabilization
Olivine
olivine
Stabilization
Soils
13 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Utilization of Alkali-Activated Olivine in Soil Stabilization and the Effect of Carbonation on Unconfined Compressive Strength and Microstructure

Fasihnikoutalab, M. H., Asadi, A., Unuler, C., Huat, B. K., Ball, R. J. & Pourakbar, S., 30 Jun 2017, In : ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29, 6, 11 p., 06017002.

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Olivine
Carbonation
Alkalies
Compressive strength
Stabilization
8 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo)

Huang, P., Latif, E., Chang, W-S., Ansell, M. & Lawrence, M., 5 Jun 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 141, p. 216-221

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Bamboo
R Factors
Steam
Water vapor
Direction compound

We make fake poo in a laboratory – to improve sanitation in Bangladesh

Deering, N., Briggs, K., Bryant, L. & Wenk, J., Jul 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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2018
7 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.

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Bentonite
Alkalies
Clay minerals
montmorillonite
illite
7 Citations (Scopus)

A mild conditions synthesis route to produce hydrosodalite from kaolinite, compatible with extrusion processing

Marsh, A., Heath, A., Patureau, P., Evernden, M. & Walker, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 264, p. 125-132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Kaolin
kaolinite
Kaolinite
Extrusion
routes
6 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

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
10 Citations (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)
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Mineral wool
Hemp
Lime
Wood
Boundary conditions
28 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)

Application of expanded perlite encapsulated bacteria and growth media for self-healing concrete

Alazhari, M., Sharma, T., Heath, A., Cooper, R. & Paine, K., 30 Jan 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 160, p. 610-619 10 p.

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calcium acetate
Bacteria
Concretes
Nutrients
Calcium compounds
7 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.

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Heat storage
Space heating
Phase change materials
Magnetite
Thermal load
66 Downloads (Pure)

Biomimetic Cementitious Construction Materials for Next Generation Infrastructure

Al-Tabbaa, A., Lark, B., Paine, K., Jefferson, T., Litina, C., Gardner, D. & Embley, T., 2018, In : Smart Infrastructure and Construction. 171, 2, p. 67-76

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Building bacterial bridges

Hoffmann, T., Reeksting, B., Cooper, R., Paine, K. & Gebhard, S., 15 May 2018, Microbiology Today, 45, 2, p. 60-63 4 p.

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Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Cell wall microstructure, pore size distribution and absolute density of hemp shiv: Microstructure, porosity and absolute density

Jiang, Y., Lawrence, R., Ansell, M. & Hussain, A., 4 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-15 15 p., 171945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hemp
Cannabis
Density (specific gravity)
Pore size
Porosity
8 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.

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Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
Zinc Oxide
Polystyrenes
Cerium
2 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical aspects related to using recycled geopolymers as aggregates

Chaliasou, N., Heath, A., Paine, K. & Calabria-Holley, J., 1 Sep 2018, In : Advances in Cement Research. 30, 8, p. 361-370 10 p.

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Geopolymers
Alkalies
Portland cement
Leaching
Mortar
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

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
3 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

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Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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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
9 Citations (Scopus)
70 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
10 Citations (Scopus)
79 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.

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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

Essential Knowledge Text No. 8. New structural materials

Evernden, M., 1 Oct 2018, The Essential Knowledge Series, 8, p. 1-40 40 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
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Mechanical testing
Glass fibers
Polymers
Durability
Hardening
14 Citations (Scopus)
6 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
6 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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
20 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
5 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.

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Open Access
Concretes
Testing
Self-healing materials
Minerals
Crack closure
6 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sealants
Silicones
Elastic moduli
Adhesives
Synthetic rubber
24 Citations (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight geopolymer composites

Colangelo, F., Roviello, G., Ricciotti, L., Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Messina, F., Ferone, C., Tarallo, O., Cioffi, R. & Cheeseman, C., 1 Feb 2018, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 86, p. 266-272 7 p.

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Geopolymers
Polystyrenes
Thermodynamic properties
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
5 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)
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Environmental impact
Insulation
Statistical methods
7 Citations (Scopus)
44 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.

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Specifications
Aluminum
Facades
Extrusion
Metals
19 Citations (Scopus)
47 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, p. 63-69 7 p.

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Sand
Concretes
Plastics
Concrete construction
Concrete industry
5 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Plaster
Aerogels
Polypropylenes
Physical properties
Mechanical properties
9 Citations (Scopus)
21 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.

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Coal Ash
Fly ash
Cements
Portland cement
Compressive strength
3 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
66 Downloads (Pure)

Response of Earth Dams to Earthquake Events – Field Data and Numerical Modelling

Pelecanos, L., Kontoe, S. & Zdravković, L., Jul 2018, SECED Newsletter, 29, 2, p. 1-5.

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Open Access
File
10 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.

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Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
30 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
6 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
10 Citations (Scopus)
physicochemical property
litter
polymer
plastic
Plastics
7 Citations (Scopus)
35 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.

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Open Access
File
17 Citations (Scopus)
28 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

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Clay
Pore structure
Environmental impact
clay
Raw materials
2019
Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

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., 24 Sep 2019, In : Soils and Foundations. 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Axial Rotation and Lateral Torsional Buckling of Extruded Aluminium Mullions in Curtain Wall Facades

Lee, A., Alimanza, J., Shepherd, P. & Evernden, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Structures. 20, p. 658-675 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle