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Research Output 1985 2019

2015
40 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Moisture Buffer Potential of Experimental Wall Assemblies Incorporating Formulated Hemp-lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 17 Jul 2015, In : Building and Environment. 93, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
lime
Moisture
moisture

Moisture Buffer Potential of Wall Assemblies Incorporating Hemp-Lime

Latif, E., Lawrence, M., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

71 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of bio-based insulation materials and their potential impact on indoor air quality

Maskell, D., da Silva, C. F., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Walker, P. & Shea, A., 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Air quality
Insulation
Volatile organic compounds
Air
Formaldehyde

Straw homes are a cheap and green fix for the housing crisis

Walker, P., 9 Feb 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Straw
35 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Plaster
Lime
Environmental impact
Hemp
Thermal insulation

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)
115 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
2014
22 Downloads (Pure)

A critical review of the effect of calcitic aggregate on air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 97. 101 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Mortar
Lime
Air
Repair
Restoration
19 Downloads (Pure)

A study of the impacts of calcitic aggregates on the properties of air-lime mortar

Lawrence, M., Scannell, S. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
mortar
lime
air
compressive strength
limestone

Behaviour of non-metallic shear connections in fire

Brandon, D., Ansell, M., Bregulla, J., Harris, R. & Walker, P., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fires
Timber
Veneers
Glass fibers
Wood
128 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
90 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)
45 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
File
Timber
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Composite materials
Analytical models

Development of ultra-thin timber-concrete composite upgrades

Skinner, J., Bregulla, J., Harris, R., Paine, K. & Walker, P., 1 Jan 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

24 Citations (Scopus)
102 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
File
Straw
Durability
Thermal insulation
Insurance
Condition monitoring

Editorial

Walker, P., Feb 2014, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 167, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Citations (Scopus)
96 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
213 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
126 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)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Hemp-Lime3: Highlighting room for improvement

Lawrence, M., Duffy, E. & Walker, P., 2014, p. 16. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Hemp
Lime
Carbon footprint
Space heating
Photosynthesis
6 Citations (Scopus)
101 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
13 Citations (Scopus)
80 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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of non-metallic timber connections at elevated temperatures

Brandon, D., Ansell, M. P., Harris, R., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2014, Materials and Joints in Timber Structures: Recent Developments of Technology. Aicher, S., Reinhardt, H. W. & Garrecht, H. (eds.). Springer, p. 231-241 (RILEM Bookseries; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Timber
Veneers
Glass fibers
Wood
Temperature
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
2 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical analysis of triplet shear test on brickwork masonry

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2014, Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials III. Al-Bahar, S. K. & Zhao, J. Y. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications, p. 437-441 (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 831).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Numerical analysis
Mortar
Brick
Compressive stress
Shear strength
10 Citations (Scopus)
76 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)
65 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

Stiffness modelling of non-metallic timber connections with pultruded dowels

Brandon, D., Thomson, A., Ansell, M. P., Bregulla, J., Harris, R. & Walker, P. J., 2014, p. 37-49. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Timber
Stiffness
Glass fibers
Polymers
5 Citations (Scopus)
93 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
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Straw
Timber
Testing
Bearings (structural)
Loads (forces)
2013
47 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Compression resistance of confined timber stud walls

Gross, C., Walker, P. & Pritchett, I., Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials:. 166, 3, p. 175-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Timber
Lime
Cannabis
Compaction

Condition monitoring and durability assessment of straw bale construction

Thomson, A. & Walker, P. J., Oct 2013, Portugal SB13: Contribution of Sustainable Building to Meet EU 20-20-20 Targets. Braganca, L., Pinheiro, M. & Mateus, R. (eds.). p. 791-798 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Straw
Condition monitoring
Durability
Insurance
Construction industry

Contemporary non-metallic timber connections

Walker, P. J., Harris, R. & Thomson, A., 2013, TRADA. 11 p. (TRADA Research Summary)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Timber
Civil engineering
Metals
2 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Brick
Mortar
Clay
Earth (planet)
Binders
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of prefabricated construction products to increase use of natural materials

Walker, P. J. & Thomson, A., Jun 2013, p. 21-24.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Editorial

Ibell, T. J. & Walker, P. J., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 187-188

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Straw
Fibers
Thermal conductivity
Natural fibers
Thermal insulation
4 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental investigation of brickwork behaviour under shear, compression and flexure

Wang, J., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 1 Nov 2013, In : Construction and Building Materials. 48, p. 448-456 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mortar
Compaction
Brick
Shear strength
Numerical models
7 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)

Hygrothermal performance of bio-based insulation materials

Lawrence, M., Shea, A., Walker, P. & De Wilde, P., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Insulation
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Photosynthesis
Global warming
1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of interfacial material pore structure on the strength of the brick/lime mortar bond

Lawrence, M., Walker, P. & Zhou, Z., 2013, Historic Mortars: Characterisation, Assessment and Repair. Válek, J., Hughes, J. & Groot, C. (eds.). Dordrecht, Germany: Springer, p. 373-381 8 p. (Rilem Bookseries; vol. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lime brick
Pore structure
Brick
Mortar
Shear strength
20 Citations (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)

Laboratory scale testing of extruded earth masonry units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Mar 2013, In : Materials & Design. 45, p. 359-364

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brick
Earth (planet)
Testing
Molding
Compressive strength

Structural design for earth buildings

Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation . Zingoni, A. (ed.). Abingdon, U. K.: CRC Press, p. 1901-1905

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Structural design
Earth (planet)
Concrete blocks
Brick
Environmental impact

Suitable stabilisation methods for extruded earth masonry

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P. J., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Stabilization
Earth (planet)
Brick
Extrusion
Climate change
6 Citations (Scopus)

The potential of advanced textiles for fabric formwork

Brennan, J., Pedreschi, R., Walker, P. & Ansell, M., Aug 2013, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 166, 4, p. 229-237 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Textiles
Concrete aggregates
Construction industry
Reinforcement
Casting
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-thin topping upgrades for improved serviceability performance

Skinner, J., Harris, R., Paine, K., Walker, P. & Bregulla, J., 2013, In : Advanced Materials Research. 778, p. 673-681 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timber
Testing
Ceilings
Bending tests
Stiffness
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of low density hemp-lime building materials

Hirst, E. A. J., Walker, P., Paine, K. A. & Yates, T., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Construction Materials. 165, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemp
Cannabis
Lime
Binders
Phenolphthalein
12 Citations (Scopus)

Development and testing of a prototype straw bale house

Wall, K., Walker, P., Gross, C., White, C. & Mander, T., Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Construction Materials. 165, 6, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Straw
Testing
Air permeability
Fire resistance
Insulation
11 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

Drystone retaining walls: ductile engineering structures with tensile strength

McCombie, P. F., Mundell, C., Heath, A. & Walker, P., Dec 2012, In : Engineering Structures. 45, p. 238-243 6 p., JEST4017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Retaining walls
Tensile strength
Mortar
Concrete construction
Ductility
22 Downloads (Pure)

Durable Structural Extruded Earth Masonry Units

Maskell, D., Heath, A. & Walker, P., 2012, p. 300-303.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File