Research publications

A selection of recent publications and journal articles. For further information visit our staff pages.

  • Idowu O; Black L The Effect of Improper Curing on Properties Which May Affect Concrete Durability. Magazine of Concrete Research, . 
  • Adu-Amankwah S; Zajac M; Stabler C; Lothenbach B; Black L (2017) Influence of limestone on the hydration of ternary slag cements. Cement and Concrete Research, 100 , pp. 96-109.  
  • Ogirigbo OR; Black L (2017) Chloride binding and diffusion in slag blends: Influence of slag composition and temperature. Construction and Building Materials, 149 , pp. 816-825.  
  • Ogirigbo OR; Black L (2017) Chloride binding and diffusion in slag blends: Influence of slag composition and temperature. Construction and Building Materials, 149 , pp. 816-825. 
  • Tajuelo Rodriguez E; Garbev K; Merz D; Black L; Richardson IG (2017) Thermal stability of C-S-H phases and applicability of Richardson and Groves’ and Richardson C-(A)-S-H(I) models to synthetic C-S-H. Cement and Concrete Research, 93 , pp. 45-56.
  • Iacovidou E; Purnell P; Lim MK (2017) The use of smart technologies in enabling construction components reuse: A viable method or a problem creating solution?. Journal of Environmental Management, .  
  • Iacovidou E; Hahladakis J; Deans I; Velis C; Purnell P (2017) Technical properties of biomass and solid recovered fuel (SRF) co-fired with coal: Impact of on multi-dimensional resource recovery value. Waste Management, .  
  • Iacovidou E; Purnell P (2016) Mining the physical infrastructure: Opportunities, barriers and interventions in promoting structural components reuse. Science of the Total Environment, 557-558 , pp. 791-807.  
  • Black L; Purnell P (2016) Is carbon dioxide pricing a driver in concrete mix design?. Magazine of Concrete Research, 68 (11), pp. 561-567.  
  • Song M; Purnell P; Richardson I (2015) Microstructure of interface between fibre and matrix in 10-year aged GRC modified by calcium sulfoaluminate cement. Cement and Concrete Research, 76 , pp. 20-26.
  • Wang Y; Nanukuttan S; Bai Y; Basheer PAM (2017) Influence of combined carbonation and chloride ingress regimes on rate of ingress and redistribution of chlorides in concretes. Construction and Building Materials, 140 , pp. 173-183.  
  • McCarter WJ; Suryanto B; Taha HM; Nanukuttan S; Basheer PAM (2017) A testing methodology for performance-based specification. Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance, 2 (2), pp. 78-88. 
  • Basheer PAM Fluorescence based fibre optic pH sensor for the pH 10 -13 range suitable for corrosion monitoring in concrete structures. Sensors and Actuators B, .
  • Yue Y; Wang JJ; Basheer PAM; Boland JJ; Bai Y (2017) Characterisation of carbonated Portland cement paste with optical fibre excitation Raman spectroscopy. Construction and Building Materials, 135 , pp. 369-376.  
  • Kim J; McCarter WJ; Suryanto B; Nanukuttan S; Basheer PAM; Chrisp TM (2016) Chloride ingress into marine exposed concrete: A comparison of empirical- and physically- based models. Cement and Concrete Composites, 72 , pp. 133-145.  
  • Ma Q; Nanukuttan SV; Basheer PAM; Bai Y; Yang C (2016) Chloride transport and the resulting corrosion of steel bars in alkali activated slag concretes. Materials and Structures, 49 (9), pp. 3663-3677.  
  • Forth JP; Higgins L; Neville A; Hodgson T (2014) Response of reinforced concrete beams to hydrostatic pressure acting within primary cracks. Materials and Structures, 47 (9), pp. 1545-1557.  
  • Vu HM; Forth JP; Dao DV; Toropov VV (2014) The use of optimisation for enhancing the development of a novel sustainable masonry unit. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38 (3), pp. 853-863.  
  • Forth JP; Beeby AW (2014) Study of Composite Behavior of Reinforcement and Concrete in Tension. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL, 111 (2), pp. 397-406. 
  • Higgins L; Forth JP; Neville A; Jones R; Hodgson T (2013) Behaviour of cracked reinforced concrete beams under repeated and sustained load types. Engineering Structures, 56 , pp. 457-465.  
  • Forth JP; Ru M; Scott R; Jones A; Beeby AWB (2013) Verification of shrinkage curvature code prediction models. ICE Structures and Buildings, 167 (5), pp. 274-284.
  • Garcia-Taengua E; Martí-Vargas JR; Serna P (2016) Bond of reinforcing bars to steel fiber reinforced concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 105 , pp. 275-284.  
  • García-Taengua E; Sonebi M; Hossain KMA; Lachemi M; Khatib J (2015) Effects of the addition of nanosilica on the rheology, hydration and development of the compressive strength of cement mortars. Composites Part B: Engineering, 81 , pp. 120-129.  
  • Llano-Torre A; García-Taengua E; Martí-Vargas JR; Serna P (2015) Compilation and study of a database of tests and results on flexural creep behavior of fibre reinforced concrete specimens Concrete - Innovation and Design: fib Symposium Proceedings, pp. 253-254. 
  • Marti-Vargas JR; Garcia-Taengua E; Hale WM; ElBatanouny MK; Ziehl PH (2015) Bibliometric analysis of Web of Science-indexed papers on concrete segmental bridges. PCI Journal, 60 (1), pp. 118-133. 
  • García-Taengua E; Martí-Vargas JR; Serna P (2014) Splitting of concrete cover in steel fiber reinforced concrete: Semi-empirical modeling and minimum confinement requirements. Construction and Building Materials, 66 , pp. 743-751.