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2019

Cement-fibre composites for additive building manufacturing

Dams, B., Amornrattanasereegul, N., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 9 Sep 2019, Proceedings of the IOMMM 39th Cement and Concrete Science Conference: University of Bath. UK, Vol. 39. p. 14-18 5 p.

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

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45 Downloads (Pure)

Sensing of damage and repair of cement mortar using electromechanical impedance

Taha, H., Ball, R. & Paine, K., 27 Nov 2019, In : Materials. 12, 23, 3925.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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14 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Performance of concrete with recycled plastic as a partial replacement for sand

Thorneycroft, J., Savoikar, P., Orr, J. & Ball, R., 4 Jul 2016, CTU Congress. Jones, R. (ed.). Dundee

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

Open Access
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182 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Optimization of Drilling Resistance Measurement (DRM) user-controlled variables

Dumitrescu, T., Pesce, G. & Ball, R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Materials and Structures. 50, 6, 11 p., 243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Cementitious mortars and polyurethane foams for additive building manufacturing

Dams, B., Peng, J., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 9 Apr 2018, p. 103-107. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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466 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Diagnosis of carbonation induced corrosion initiation and progression in reinforced concrete structures using piezo-impedance transducers

Talakokula, V., Bhalla, S., Ball, R. J., Bowen, C. R., Pesce, G. L., Kurchania, R., Bhattacharjee, B., Gupta, A. & Paine, K., 1 May 2016, In : Sensors and Actuators A-Physical. 242, p. 79-91 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Effectiveness of Nanolime as a Stone Consolidant: A 4-Year Study of Six Common UK Limestones

Tzavellos, S., Pesce, G., Wu, Y., Henry, A., Robson, S. & Ball, R., 22 Aug 2019, In : Materials. 12, 17, 17 p., 2673.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Is EN459-1 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 2016, Proceedings of the 36th Cement and Concrete Science Conference. 009

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

Open Access
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46 Downloads (Pure)
2020
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
82 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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, p. 1-13 13 p., 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Air Quality in Oxfam Superadobe Community Building, Zaatari camp, Jordan

Albadra, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Maskell, D. & Ball, R., 25 Jul 2018, 9 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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51 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Influence of eco-materials on Indoor Air Quality

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Maskell, D., Dengel, A., Ansell, P. & Ball, R. J., Jun 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 2, p. 72-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
167 Downloads (Pure)
2019
Open Access
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1286 Downloads (Pure)

Sustainable soil stabilisation with ground granulated blast-furnace slag activated by olivine and sodium hydroxide

Hamed Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R., Unuler, C. & Cristelo, N., 30 Nov 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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30 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
2018

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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Comparing the moisture permeability of limecrete and concrete floor slabs

Phillips, G., Briggs, K., McCaig, I. & Ball, R., 2019, 5th Historic Mortars Conference . Álvarez, J. I., Fernández, J. M., Navarro, Í., Durán, A. & Sirera, R. (eds.). RILEM, p. 1267-1278 12 p.

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

Open Access
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45 Downloads (Pure)
2016

An experimental and computational study to resolve the composition of dolomitic lime

Grant, J., Pesce, G. L., Ball, R. J., Molinari, M. & Parker, S. C., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 19, p. 16066-16072 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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63 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Bio-based plaster for improved indoor air quality

Maskell, D., Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Mower, K., Cheta, R., Dengel, A., Ball, R., Ansell, M., Thomson, A., Peter, U. & Walker, P., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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141 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Fibrous cementitious material development for additive building manufacturing.

Dams, B., Lumlerdwit, K., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 10 Sep 2018, Proceedings of the IOMMM 38th Cement and Concrete Science Conference: University of Coventry. Tyrer, M. (ed.). UK, Vol. 38.

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

Open Access
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8 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Phase Transformations and Ion Exchange During Early Age Carbonation

Pesce, G., Fletcher, I., Grant, R., Parker, S., Molinari, M. & Ball, R., 11 Sep 2017, p. 199-202.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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33 Downloads (Pure)
2019

A Study of PZT Sensors for Crack Detection in Reinforced Concrete

Tzoura, E., Vine, R., Ball, R. & Paine, K., 9 Sep 2019, 39th Cement and Concrete Science Conference. Ball, R., Dams, B., Ferrandiz-Mas, V., Ke, X., Paine, K., Tyrer, M. & Walker, P. (eds.). p. 99-102 4 p. 030

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

2016

Experimental and computational study of the dissolution mechanism of Portlandite nano-crystals

Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Ball, R., 22 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Mechanical properties of standard and commonly formulated NHL mortars used for retrofitting

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, Proceedings of the Integrated Design Conference ID@50: Building our Future. Emmitt, S. & Adeyeye, K. (eds.). Bath, UK: University of Bath, 68

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

Open Access
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72 Downloads (Pure)

Is BS EN 459-1:2015 fit for purpose in the context of conservation?

Figueiredo, C., Ball, R. J. & Lawrence, M., 2016, In : The Journal of the Building Limes Forum. 23, p. 46-52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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71 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Aerial additive building manufacturing of 3D printed cementitious structures

Dams, B., Wu, Y., Shepherd, P. & Ball, R., 12 Sep 2017, p. 345-348.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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86 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Non-linear response of environmentally aged polymer composites: a physicochemical and mechanical study

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. & Ball, R. J., 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Society for Composite Materials

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

Photocatalytic Properties of Commercially Available TiO2 Powders for Pollution Control

Nuño, M., Ball, R. & Bowen, C., Aug 2016, Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials "Semiconductor Photocatalysis - Materials, Mechanisms and Applications". p. 613 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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133 Downloads (Pure)
2020

Utilisation of waste marble dust for improved durability and cost efficiency of pozzolanic concrete

Ince, C., Hamza, A., Derogar, S. & Ball, R., 16 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 270, 61 p., 122213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Laboratory characterization of brick walls rendered with a pervious lime-cement mortar

Palomar, I., Barluenga, G., Ball, R. & Lawrence, R., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 23, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Improvement of indoor air quality by MDF panels containing walnut shells

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Stefanowski, B., Maskell, D., Ormondroyd, G., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., Oct 2017, In : Building and Environment. 123, p. 427-436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

Soil reinforcement through addition and subsequent carbonation of wollasonite microfibres

Pourakbar, S., Fasihnikoutalab, M., Ball, R., Cristelo, N. & Huat, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : Geosynthetics International. 24, 6, p. 554-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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., 31 Oct 2019, In : Soils and Foundations. 59, 5, p. 1552-1561 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Carbonation of Hydrous Materials at the Molecular Level: A Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, Raman and Density Functional Theory Study

Pesce, G. L., Fletcher, I. W., Grant, R., Molinari, M., Parker, S. C. & Ball, R. J., 1 Mar 2017, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 17, 3, p. 1036-1044 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
268 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Efficiency enhancement in dye sensitized solar cells through step wise cosensitization of TiO2 electrode with N719 and metal free dye

Singh, M., Kurchania, R., Ball, R. J. & Sharma, G. D., 14 Oct 2016, In : Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics. 54, p. 656-664

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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72 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
193 Downloads (Pure)
2018
Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Chemical and physical characterisation of three NHL 2 binders and the relationship with the mortar properties

Figueiredo, C., Lawrence, M. & Ball, R., 2016, REHABEND 2016 Euro-American Congress: Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology And Heritage Management (6th REHABEND Congress). Villegas, L., Lombillo, I., Blanco, H. & Boffill, Y. (eds.). Santander, Spain, 8 p. C2.2.17

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

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Green composites for the built environment

Ansell, M., Ball, R., Maskell, D., Lawrence, R., Shea, A. & Walker, P., 1 Feb 2017, Green composites (2nd ed.): Natural and Waste-based Composites for a Sustainable Future. Baillie, C. & Jayasinghe, R. (eds.). Woodhead Publishing, p. 123-148 (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Atomistic Modelling for the Study of Dissolution and Carbonation of Lime

Ball, R., Pesce, G., Molinari, M., Grant, R., Parker, S. & Fletcher, I., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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39 Downloads (Pure)

Correlation between physicochemical properties of natural building materials and adsorption behaviour of volatile organic compounds

Ferreira Pinto Da Silva, C., Rana, C., Mower, K., Ansell, M., Dengel, A. & Ball, R., 3 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2019

The initial reactions of lime-pozzolan pastes for conservation of masonry

Su, T. B., Ball, R. & Calabria-Holley, J., 19 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 5th Historic Mortars Conference: HMC 2019. Alvarez, J. I., Fernandez, J. M., Navarro, I., Duran, A. & Sirera, R. (eds.). PRO 130 ed. RILEM, p. 1361-1373 13 p.

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

Open Access
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15 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Atomistic modelling for low-carbon cement and concrete technologies

Pesce, G., Ball, R., Molinari, M., Grant, R. & Parker, S., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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44 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of Co–TiO2 nanostructured photocatalytic coatings for MDF substrates

Giampiccolo, A., Tobaldi, D., Ansell, M. & Ball, R., 2 Dec 2016, In : Green Materials. 4, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Long-term mechanical properties of cellulose fibre-reinforced cement mortar with diatomite

Ince, C., Derogar, S., Ball, R. J., Ekinci, A. & Yuzer, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Advances in Cement Research. 31, 8, p. 343-352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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32 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)
2017

The Effect of Olivine Content and Curing Time on the Strength of Treated Soil in Presence of Potassium Hydroxide

Fasihnikoutalab, M., Pourakbar, S., Ball, R. & Huat, B., 24 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. 3, 12, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2018

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
8 Citations (Scopus)